Thus, the companies received exclusive rights to import FORLAND light and medium-tonnage chassis and decided on plans to expand the joint business.The official start of sales of FORLAND in the Russian Federation is scheduled for the second half of 2023. These plans to supply a wide range of chassis with a gross weight of 3.5 to 18 tons to the Russian market. In addition, cooperation with local body manufacturers and the sale of complete vehicles with various body types, which are most in demand by Russian consumers, are in the plans of the companies.
The official start of sales of FORLAND in the Russian Federation is scheduled for the second half of 2023. These plans to supply a wide range of chassis with a gross weight of 3.5 to 18 tons to the Russian market. In addition, cooperation with local body manufacturers and the sale of complete vehicles with various body types, which are most in demand by Russian consumers, are in the plans of the companies.
Andrey Olkhovsky, General Director of AVTODOM Group of Companies: â€œWe started negotiations with the Forland brand at the end of last year. Today we are pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement. The commercial vehicle segment is an important strategic business area for us. We plan to expand this area and attract reliable partners from Russia and other countries. We are grateful to our colleagues for their trust. We are confident that the technologically advanced and durable FORLAND equipment is exactly what the Russian market is currently lacking. The start of sales in Russia is scheduled for the second half of 2023. We will provide consumers with the most comfortable conditions for purchase and operation and guarantee affordable after-sales service in the shortest possible timeâ€.
Natalya Koroleva, General Director of Mercedes-Benz RUS JSC: â€œWe are confident that many years of successful experience as a general distributor, a professional team of specialists and an impeccable reputation will allow Mercedes-Benz RUS JSC to become a reliable partner and representative of the FORLAND brand on Russian market in the segments of light vehicles and medium-duty trucks. The new agreement will allow us to expand our product portfolio and offer our customers a level of service that will meet their high demands. We look forward to continuing cooperation with our sales and service centers and to attracting new partners interested in this projectâ€.
The FORLAND brand focuses on customer needs and develops high performance vehicles. FORLAND produces equipment for various business segments to meet the industrial and domestic needs of users around the world. They produce light duty vehicles and medium duty trucks as well. The use of advanced world technologies, quality control at all stages of production in accordance with international standards, a guarantee a high level of the production process and product quality are the main advantages of the brand.
AVTODOM Group of Companies was founded in 1992. Today it is one of the largest automotive holdings in Russia, specializing in sales and maintenance of premium and luxury cars. There are 14 brands in the company’s portfolio: AURUS, BMW, BMW Motorrad, MINI, Lamborghini, Porsche, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Land Rover, Jaguar, Ducati, BRP and KTM. 36 dealer centers are located in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Krasnodar.