On the 26th of May a lot of guests have visited our facility in Szigetszentmiklós, because of the Ford Trucks open day. They could get even more familiar with the newly introduced trucks by testing them on road.
What could show the degree of the event even better than the visit of Ford Trucks representatives, Haydar Yenigün CEO, Ahmet Kınay Deputy CEO and Emrah Duman international sales director while the president of Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), Róbert Ésik was also there.
Péter Stefkó, CEO of Delta-Truck, said that the agreement was preceded by a 2 years long preparation procedure. “ The basis of mutual trust is vocation, proficiency, mutual enthusiasm and the faith in the product “ said by Péter Stefkó. Haydar Yenügin, CEO of Ford Trucks, emphasized the benefits of Hungary such as economic stability, strong commercial vehicle market, increasing infrastructural investments and the favourable geographical location at the transit route what connect West and East. The site of Delta-Truck is just by this route. Róbert Ésik, president of Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency, beside the stable economic growth and the favourable taxation conditions, he also praised the intensifying economic relation between Turkey and Hungary.
Ferenc Gőgh, director of heavy trucks at Delta-Truck, highlighted that as the exclusive distributor of the brand the warranty is up to 3 years without mileage limitation and the trucks fit all the European requirements. Beside these, customers can customize the financial constructions flexibly, personalized maintenance contracts for the trucks are available as well and the EBTS 7/24 international service system and the 7/24 Service Assistance extended for entire Europe is available for every Ford customer. Moreover, sales leads can try the product for free in the short run and for a very favourable fee in the long run. The success of the first half year is well shown by the already sold 40 units, two fleets were just handed over during the open day.
The speeches were followed by ribbon-cutting and then the customers could try the 480 hp, tractor with two beds and the 420 hp, 8×4, tipper truck. Both trucks have the Ford in-line, six-cylinder, 12.7 l Euro VI diesel engine, the tractor has the new, 12 speed ZF TraXon automatized gearbox, while the tipper has the 16 speed ZF manual gearbox. There were no lack of inquiry, everybody has tried the vehicles and absolutely positive first impressions were reported.
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