When it comes to 6-wheelers, Foton’s Tornado series remains to be the market’s top choice. This strong market acceptance enabled Foton Motor Philippines, Inc. (FMPI) to remain among the country’s Top 3 with the best overall truck sales record this year, as reported by the Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. or Campi
FMPI is confident that with this encouraging performance it will be able to end the year within the country’s elite Top 10 with the best overall automotive sales, just like it did in 2020.
According to FMPI president Rommel Sytin, Foton in the Philippines boasts a formidable array of commercial vehicles as it endeavors to further improve its position in the truck segment amidst the rapid growth in the logistics, transportation, and infrastructure industries. “Supporting various industries, including the cold-storage requirements for the transport of the COVID-19 vaccines, inspires us to continue pursuing the country’s mobility needs. We’ll relentlessly defy obstacles and challenges to continue empowering Filipino lives.”
The top-listed Foton Tornado Series, categorized as Light Duty Trucks, have been consistently in demand for their dependable performance, rugged and long-lasting chassis, and innovative features that come with an unbeatable value, perfectly suiting the mobility requirements of different industries, from start-up businesses to large fleet ones.
The Foton Tornado Series features multi-functional capabilities combined with a selection of high-strength customizable bodies including Ref-Van, MPV, F-Van, Dropside, Water Tanker, Fuel Tanker, Self-Loader and Crane Trucks that are ideal for a wide variety of delivery and transportation needs and services.
Notable sales chunk
Even with the challenges posed by the pandemic, FMPI conquered a notable sales chunk with 677 truck units sold in the Category III to Category V categories last month. Backstopped by the successful Tornado Series, the brand makes up a whopping 80.35 percent of its market sales, as it meets high demand from small- to medium-business enterprises and fleet partners.
Foton achieved an impressive total sales growth of 109 percent for the month of May compared to the same month last year, based from Campi reports.
Foton trucks are built with technological advancements from American Cummins engines, German ZF transmissions, Bosch electronics, and WABCO air brakes, producing world-class performance and superior functionality.
With more than 10,000,000 users worldwide, Foton has accumulated significant milestones in bringing the world to greater levels of transportation breakthroughs, even earning the title of being the largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in Asia.
For inquiries, call your nearest Foton dealer or sales hotline at 0999-999-9998. You may also explore and reach Foton PH on various digital platforms via https://linktr.ee/FOTONPhilippines.
Charles E. Buban is an old timer in the Philippine automotive journalism scene. He first started covering the automotive beat in 2003, writing news and reviews of new models and car tech, among other car-related stuff. When not writing about cars, he could often be seen riding his mountain bike or doing long walks in the hope of catching a couple of legendary Pokemons.