F Trucks Named Ford Trucks Importer in the Czech Republic

Ford Trucks, one of the largest international heavy truck manufacturers in the world, recently announced that it has selected F Trucks as the official dealer for Ford Trucks Heavy Commercial Vehicles in the Czech Republic. F Trucks is a joint venture between of Auto In and Kar Group.

The company will provide sales, after sales and spare parts to Ford Trucks customers in Prague. Ford Trucks will also continue to expand its network through F Trucks' 5 additional locations in Czech Republic by 2018. Auto In has been representing world-leading automotive brands for more than 15 years and is one of the largest Ford dealers in the Czech Republic. Kar Group runs a wide range of businesses including, logistics, parts distribution and Trucks&Bus services.

This new partnership was announced and celebrated during a press event at the Corinthia Hotel Prague. The event was attended by Milos Pavlicek and Tomas Vratny, the founders of Auto In and Kar Group, Vice President of Ford Trucks, Serhan Turfan, Director of International Markets at Ford Trucks, Emrah Duman, various executives from Ford Trucks, Auto In and Kar Group as well as other guests.

Director of International Markets at Ford Trucks, Emrah Duman, said: “Since our first contact with these two professional business groups, we understood that both share the same vision in business and will be good partners in the future. We are very pleased to partner with F Trucks to launch our range of heavy commercial vehicles for the first time in the Czech Republic. They are now expanding their successful Ford business with Ford Trucks distributorship to serve our customers with a wide range of products from passenger cars to heavy commercial vehicles. With our new partner, F Trucks, we are committed to providing the highest levels of customer service and competitive aftersales solutions through dedicated facilities for sales, service and parts. I believe F Trucks will represent our brand in the best possible way in the Czech Republic.

”E6 Ecotorq Engine, the source of power, technology and efficiency in Ford Trucks:

Improvement in fuel economy, and a higher performance with up to 480 PS of powerThe new Ford Trucks series offers a range of power options from 330 to 480 PS with E6 emissions. The latest Ecotorq engines deliver better fuel economy than previous versions and are the most competitive in the segment, according to tests conducted by independent bodies. They increase both the torque and power for performance in all conditions.

The new Ford Trucks models have improved power but also braking force, with a braking system seven times more powerful than in the previous generation of vehicles. The retarder option and engine brake provide 600kW and 400kW of braking force respectively, for a total braking output of 1,000kW. With these new features, the new generation of Ford Trucks vehicles provide greater reliability and safety.

All vehicles are also offered with 10mm, 500-megapascal chassis frames that further improve the durability of the vehicle.

The new Ford Trucks models also yield savings after purchase. Maintenance costs have been reduced, while service periods have been extended to reduce scheduled downtime and provide further competitive advantage for Ford customers in the logistics and construction sectors. These service periods have been extended to 120,000 km in the Tractor and Construction series and gives customers the most competitive maintenance advantage in the logistics and construction sectors.