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Ford Opens Doors to Customers at the Subic Freeport

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Text: / Photos: FGP Press | posted May 25, 2010 07:46

Laus Group opens its fifth Ford dealership

The Laus Auto Group (LAG), one of the biggest auto dealership networks in the country, officially opened the doors to its fifth Ford dealership now located in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, bringing Ford vehicles closer to residents, businesses, and over 1,000 locators in the area.

To mark the momentous occasion, present in the ribbon cutting ceremony were (from Left to Right): Edwin Tiano, President - Subic Bay Freeport Chamber of Commerce; Steven Tan, FGP Vice President for Marketing and Sales; Stefani C. Sano, Deputy Administrator for Business Development Group - SBMA; Lisset Laus-Velasco, General Manager - Laus Auto Group; Levy P. Laus - Dealer Principal; Randy Krieger, Incoming FGP President; Bruce Shallcross, FGP Vice President for Finance; and Dave Macasadia, FGP Vice President for Customer Service Operations.

"The Laus Auto Group understands that the Ford brand is on a growth trajectory in the Philippines and globally, and has the vision to participate in its growth as business partners. We are grateful to have the Laus Auto Group as our partners in this endeavor. Levy Laus has been a Ford franchise holder since the early 80's and also represents one of the biggest auto dealership networks in the country. We thank him and his team for their vote of confidence and continued support to the Ford business," said Randy Krieger, Incoming Ford Group Philippines President.

A landmark business venture for the LAG, the facility is the first local automotive dealership inside the economic zone. Ford Subic marks another milestone for Ford Philippines as it is a modern, globally competitive, and commercially viable location that is a part of our expansion program to service the growing requirements of customers in the western part of Luzon.

Ford Subic (West Coast Automotive) is situated on a 1,175 square-meter lot along Argonaut Road and J.P. Rizal Highway in the Subic Freeport. It boasts of a five-car showroom and eight service bays, with provision for a second level that can hold eight more service bays.

The Laus Auto Group currently has four other Ford dealerships in Libis, Quezon City; San Fernando, Pampanga; Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija; and Dagupan, Pangasinan.