Lipa City, Batangas, January 21, 2021 – Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation (SFP), the general distributor of FUSO Commercial Vehicles in the country and Gateway Group of Companies, one of the largest automotive retail company in the country has inaugurated its newest member of the FUSO Family, FUSO Lipa.
Strategically located at Lipa City, Batangas, this new FUSO dealership is ready to deliver the right FUSO commercial vehicles in the province and its nearby towns and cities. FUSO Lipa is handled by FUSO Certified Sales and After-Sales team members that guarantee the best customer service; from sales up to after-sales.
Gateway Group of Companies Chief Executive Officer Mr. Markane Goho said during the inauguration “We welcome you today to the grand opening of FUSO Lipa, as we mark another milestone for both Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation and Gateway Group of Companies, this is just the beginning of our new partnership. We are looking forward to grow our FUSO business together.”
FUSO Lipa is under the management of Gateway Group of Companies. The Goho family-led automotive retail firm has a track record of approximately two decades of automotive sales and after-sales experience under its name. “Today is the start of a long relationship with Gateway Group of Companies. I would like to thank you again for joining our team.” as stated by Mr. Yoshihisa Hosaka, President & CEO of Sojitz Fuso Philippines Corporation.
Gateway Group Fuso Lipa is located at J.P. Laurel Highway, Purok 1, Lipa City, Batangas with business and service hours from 8:00am – 5:00pm, Mondays to Sundays.
FUSO at a Glance
FUSO is a Daimler Truck brand, covering nearly all regions around the world. FUSO’s light-duty to heavy-duty trucks (GVW 3.5–49 tons), vans, industrial engines, and buses are sold in more than 170 markets. The FUSO brand is based on four core brand values; Trusted Quality, Economic Efficiency, Solid & Functional Design, and Committed Services.
MFTBC at a Glance
Based in Kawasaki, Japan, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturer. 89.29% of its shares are owned by Daimler AG and10.71% by various Mitsubishi group companies. MFTBC is an integral part of the Daimler Trucks division of Daimler AG.
Daimler Trucks Asia at a Glance
Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA) is an organizational unit that jointly operates Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) – an icon of the Japanese commercial vehicle industry with more than 80 years of history – and Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), a young challenger in the Indian market. DTA has a strategic business model that allows its group entities to collaborate in product development, production, exports, sourcing and research activity to provide the best of value products.
As a general trading company, the Sojitz Group is engaged in a wide range of businesses globally, including buying, selling, importing, and exporting goods, manufacturing and selling products, providing services, and planning and coordinating projects, in Japan and overseas. The Group also invests in various sectors and conducts financing activities. The broad range of sectors in which Sojitz operates includes those related to automobiles, plants, energy, mineral resources, chemicals, foodstuff resources, agricultural and forestry resources, consumer goods, and industrial parks. Sojitz has run so many kinds of automotive business all over the world such as CKD production, wholesale, and Retail. In the case of the business in Philippine, Sojitz has been engaged to the automotive business since 1969.