Tata Motors has partnered with Inchcape plc, a global automotive distributor, as their distributor for their commercial vehicles in Thailand. Through this partnership, Tata Motors will commence the sales and service of its commercial vehicles across the country.
Commenting on the announcement, Anurag Mehrotra, Vice President, International Business & Strategy, Commercial Vehicle Business, Tata Motors, said “We are delighted to partner with a reputed distributor like Inchcape. This agreement is a momentous step towards expanding our market presence in Thailand, as it will benefit local businesses that are looking to build their fleet for short and long-haul solutions.”
Tata Motors offers range of sub-1-tonne to 55-tonne cargo vehicles and 10-seater to 51-seater mass mobility solutions, ranging in SCV&PUs (Small Commercial Vehicles & Pick-ups), I&LCV (Intermediate & Light Commercial Vehicles), M&HCV (Medium & Heavy Commercial Vehicles) and buses segments to address the evolving needs of logistics and mass mobility segments.
Commenting on the partnership, Ruslan Kinebas, CEO of Asia-Pacific, Inchcape, said “With this distributorship, we see good opportunities to leverage Inchcape’s existing presence and network to drive business growth in Thailand and deliver excellent customer experience journey. This is a great example of our Accelerate strategy in action, delivering on the Group's ambition to expand its existing global footprint and being the automotive distributor of choice.”
Charnchai Mahantakhun, Managing Director of Inchcape Thailand, comments "We target to open ten retail sites across Thailand focusing on business sustainability, professionalism and transparency in working with our retail partners."
With more than seven decades of expertise, Tata Motors is present in 44 countries spread across Africa, Middle East South and South East Asia, South America and CIS, among others.