United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI), the exclusive distributor of Foton vehicles in the Philippines, has opened a new dealership in Cebu. The newly-opened Foton dealership located in Talisay, Cebu will be Foton's second in the region together with the Mandaue dealership which opened in 2013.
“In behalf of the Gateway Group, I would like to thank UAAGI for granting us this dealership. We are dazed with the brand’s extensive product line up and we are confident that these vehicles will surely provide first-rate mobility solutions for various types of businesses and organizations here in Cebu,” said Foton Talisay, Cebu Dealer Principal Markane Goho.
Also known as Foton Cebu South, the 2,400 square meter dealership is divided into two phases. The first area is for Foton's passenger vehicle segment. Meanwhile, the second part is reserved for the light and heavy duty truck showrooms and service bays. At the moment phase 2 is still currently under construction and is set to open later this year.
Highlighting the dealership opening was the launch of Foton's all-new Tornado M light duty truck. The Tornado M is the brand's latest addition to their commercial vehicle segment and is powered by the ISF 3.8 Foton Cummins Blue Energy Euro 4 engine. It also hosts numerous safety features that is said to present a combination of car comfort and truck capability in one.
Known as one of the country’s most-developed provinces in terms of commerce, trade, and industry, Cebu has thrived into a global hub for shipping, furniture-making, tourism, business processing services, and heavy industry. The new Foton dealership is expected to help provide mobility solutions and impove businesses in the region.
Foton Philippines is continuously expanding their dealership network in the country. Foton dealerships are expected to rise in the areas of Bohol and in Sasa, Davao later this year.