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AMW trucks make a foray into Kenya and Uganda

15 April 2014

FEIL (Farm Engineering Industries Limited) has been appointed as dealer for both countries

FEIL are AMW’s dealers for Kenya and Uganda, two of the African continent’s rapidly growing economies. FEIL will offer transporters and companies a wide range of medium and heavy trucks for goods haulage and the infrastructure sector, manufactured at AMW’s modern truck plant in India. The company will provide customers a full range of services including vehicle sales, maintenance and repair and spare parts support.

The truck market in Africa and in particular Kenya and Uganda is expected to achieve high growth rates in the next few years due to significant investments in the infrastructure sector and the need for modern, high performance, high productivity commercial vehicles.

Mr. Anirudh Bhuwalka, Managing Director, AMW Motors, said, “AMW vehicles have proven their superiority as robust, reliable and fuel efficient vehicles offering higher return on investments. As we enter the two important markets of Kenya and Uganda, we are confident that our partnership with FEIL will enable customers in the region to get the benefits of our products and service.”

FEIL is East Africa’s leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural, forestry, mining, construction and commercial transport equipment. FEIL currently operates out of the Kisumu headquarters and has offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kampala.

The company‘s founder, Jit Bhurji, a first-generation entrepreneur with more than 40 years in the engineering industry, said, “Our success has been due to our focus on customer satisfaction and our experience in the engineering and transport sector. We are delighted to be associated with AMW and are committed to be an active partner in the company’s growth.”

AMW profile
AMW Motors Ltd (AMW) is India's leading manufacturer of heavy commercial vehicles and has achieved a unique position in India's transportation sector through innovative engineering and customer orientation. The company also received six consecutive awards for its vehicles from various industry forums.

Wide product range
AMW offers trucks ranging from 16 to 49 tonnes and has pioneered several segments in the Indian CV market.

Manufacturing facilities
AMW's fully integrated manufacturing facility in Bhuj, Gujarat, has a planned capacity of 50,000 commercial vehicles per annum. The facilities include a fully integrated assembly line, contemporary cab and paint shops and world-class testing facilities. AMW's 200-seat research centre focuses on research and development of new products and technologies that impact performance characteristics, safety, environment and comfort.

For additional information, please contact:

Mr Sadique Shaheedi
General Manager - Brand and Marketing
Phone: +91 22 33826161 / 6165
Email: communications@amwmotors.com

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