Ford Otosan's heavy commercial vehicle brand Ford Trucks continues to grow and grow in international markets through its dealer structuring abroad. Finally, Ford Trucks took its structuring in Europe a step further with the new 3S plant in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, a thriving business center in Europe.
Ford Otosan's heavy commercial vehicle brand Ford Trucks continues its global growth with investments in Europe. Within the framework of its growth plans in Europe, Ford Trucks has now opened its new plant in Serbia, one of the most important trade and logistics routes of the Balkans, with the cooperation of BC Trucks, one of the leading companies in the region. Ford Trucks will offer its customers sales, service and spare parts services under the same roof. The new 3S concept plant in the capital Belgrade will make an important contribution to the growth plans and operations of Ford Trucks in the European market.
Stating that Serbia is an important trade route for Europe with its strategic geographic location and investments, Ford Trucks Executive Vice President Serhan Turfan said the following:
“As Ford Trucks, we continue to expand our dealer structure in 3 continents: Europe, Asia and Africa. We currently operate in 36 countries and by 2020, we are taking firm steps towards our goal of existence in a total of 51 countries. The European market has a very important place in Ford Trucks' global growth plans. Located in one of the region's major locations in Serbia is among Turkey and Western Europe, and in particular making significant investments in many host the context of economic and political integration process with the European Union. Our distributor BC Trucks is one of the leading companies in the region with 10 years of experience in the Serbian market. Part of Braca Crnomarkovic, with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry. We do not doubt that they will make an important contribution to our brand in Serbia, as well as their experience, professionalism and customer-oriented approach in their heavy commercial field. We believe that they will carry the Ford Trucks brand to an important place in this market with its spare parts operations and distribution network as well as the quality customer service they offer throughout Serbia. ”
The new F-MAX, the 2019 International Truck of the Year, has an important role in our growth plans
Stating that the new F-MAX, which has been awarded the '2019 International Truck of the Year (ITOY)' award, summarizes the point Ford Trucks has reached in its truck production journey, Turfan said, “With the evaluations of 24 jury members representing 23 European countries, it was deemed worthy of the '2019 International Truck of the Year (ITOY)' award. The new F-MAX is a masterpiece of Ford Trucks' experience in truck production for nearly 60 years. We are confident that the new F-MAX will set a new benchmark in the international transport industry. While 5 Ford Otosan engineers took part in the 500-year design, development and production process at our Ford Otosan R&D Center and İnönü factory, many domestic manufacturers also contributed to the production process. Developed entirely by Turkish engineers, our tractor kazanAfter its success, we received nearly 70 dealership requests from Europe. Thereupon, we brought forward our plans for the Western European market and started dealership negotiations, primarily in Spain, Italy and Portugal. In this sense, our award-winning tow truck continues to play an important role worldwide for our sustainable growth.”