CFAO Equipment has signed up as a co-distributor of Sinotruk Howo in Nigeria with plans to increase the market share of the truck brand in the country.
It comes with a promise to users of heavy-duty trucks and equipment in the country of better deals, and a boost in their productivity and profit going forward.
“As an internationally recognized company selling premium automotive brands in Nigeria, the Sinotruk Howo models will be giving the CFAO advantage backed by over a century-old service and technical know-how experience in Nigeria,” the firm stated.
The company said CFAO has been providing products and services across different countries over the years, giving key products and services to its teeming patrons, in automobile and construction equipment.
Amongst other products distributed by the group, CFAO Equipment, (which is under her mobility subsidiary) currently distributes FUSO Trucks, King Long buses and Cargo Vans, JCB Construction Equipment and Toyota Forklift Machines.
It stated, “The company has taken another bold step by adding the renowned Sinotruk Howo brand (N Series) to its line-up, with 371hp, 420hp and 430hp respectively with the following models -Tractor head – 6×4, CNG Tractor head – 6×4, Tipper – 6×4/8×4, Mixer-6×4/8×4 and Rigid chassis 6×4 (up to 30 tons).
“These models come with different specifications and applications depending on the end user needs in construction, logistics or even agricultural usage.”
The statement quoted the General Manager of CFAO Equipment, Mr Francois Van Bladel, as saying, “As a leading automotive company in Nigeria, we have established a wide and efficient distribution network that can deliver the trucks to every part of the country.
“We have the pedigree and the right personnel and technical support for customers, dealers and service centres so they have the necessary skills and knowledge to handle Howo Sinotruk’s products effectively.”
The Sinotruk Howo N series, according to him, offers a combination of competitive price, power, efficiency, comfort, safety, and versatility, making it an excellent choice for commercial trucking applications and long-term service intervals.
He also said with lower-priced service parts, and the long life of vehicles of up to 10-15 years, its models and configurations make them suitable for a wide range of commercial applications such as tipper trucks, mixers, cargo or tanker trucks/tractor units.
“The N-series trucks are designed to handle heavy loads and rough terrain, making them ideal for heavy-duty commercial use.
“Also, the N-series is characterized by reliability and ease of activation. It has a feature that is not found in any Chinese-made truck, it is a completely automatic Eaton transmission made in the United States. This way, you can fully enjoy driving the HOWO Trucks with automatic gear shifting,” the statement said.
The Head of Sales for Trucks and Buses, CFAO Equipment, Mr Idris Siyaka, said the partnership would enable CFAO Nigeria to expand its product portfolio with SINOTRUK’s range of high-quality trucks at affordable prices.
He noted that with the overall package of better after-sales support, including maintenance, repairs, and spare parts, businesses could keep their vehicles in good condition and reduce downtime.