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MAN’s East Coast foray

POSTED BY Ayisy Yusof ON 01 July 2015
Mueller, (3rd from left) explaining about the terms in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Dr. Sunny Chan (3rd from right) during the signing ceremony at Malaysia International Bus, Truck and Components Expo 2015 (MIBTC 2015).

Mueller, (3rd from left) explaining about the terms in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Dr. Sunny Chan (3rd from right) during the signing ceremony at Malaysia International Bus, Truck and Components Expo 2015 (MIBTC 2015).

MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MTBM) has further strengthened its network of dealerships in Malaysia with the signing of a dealership agreement with Minufa Automobile Sdn Bhd (MINUFA).

The agreement signifies the collaboration of Minufa with MTBM to distribute MAN commercial vehicles as well as provide quality after sales services in the East Coast.

MTBM managing director Hartmut Mueller said: “MAN has a reputation for reliability and cost-efficiency and we recognize that convenient access to after sales service and ease of obtaining genuine spare parts is crucial in keeping vehicles operational and maintenance costs low in the long run. The appointment of Minufa as MAN’s 3s dealer will help us advance this objective and further strengthen our presence in the East Coast, adding to both our sales and service networks in the country.”

Under the agreement, Minufa is inaugurated as a MAN aftersales service partner as well as have a dedicated branch solely for MAN commercial vehicles. The Minufa service centre in Kuantan, Pahang will provide a complete range of aftersales services, maintenance and spare parts supply for MAN vehicles.

With its headquarters in Kuantan and with several 3s service centres in the East Coast and the Klang Valley, Minufa provides sales support and aftersales services for commercial vehicles including bodywork engineering, spare parts supply and maintenance vehicle inspection.

Minufa Global Group executive chairman and chief executive officer Dr Sunny Chan said, “The formation of this dedicated service centre shows the trust MTBM has in Minufa’s abilities as a strategic partner. MTBM will be able to take advantage of Minufa’s technologically advanced facilities and award-winning maintenance services. The centre will also have MAN trucks stocked and ready for purchase, providing customers in the East Coast a quick solution to their trucking needs.”