December 27, 2018
Proving more of FOTON Philippines’ rapid progress in dealership expansion, United Asia Automotive Group, Inc. (UAAGI) – the exclusive distributor of FOTON vehicles in the country, together with its authorized dealer Antara Ventures Inc., officially opened the doors of FOTON Santa Rosa, Laguna last October 17, 2017.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was presided by (L-R) FOTON Santa Rosa, Laguna Chairman Tomas Lorenzo, FOTON Philippines President Rommel Sytin; Santa Rosa Mayor Dan Fernandez; FOTON Santa Rosa, Laguna Finance Director Irene Montemayor; and Executive Officer Buddy Pratte
FOTON Santa Rosa, Laguna also serves as the passenger and commercial vehicle brand’s 3rd dealership in the province of Laguna along with FOTON Calamba and FOTON San Pablo.
Sitting in a 2,500 sqm lot area (including a 300 sqm parking space for customers), FOTON Santa Rosa, Laguna is located along Greenfield Automall – the most prominent automotive row along Santa Rosa – Tagaytay Road. The 3S (Sales, Service, Spare parts) capable-facility boasts of 4 passenger vehicle service bays and 4 light duty truck service pits housing 2 lifters.
“FOTON Santa Rosa, Laguna is here to step up and raise the bar of sales and service excellence. Our team’s ultimate goal is to surpass the expectations of our market in terms of customer satisfaction – from being an inquirer to being an end-user.” said FOTON Santa Rosa Laguna Dealer Principal Tomas Lorenzo.
FOTON Philippines President Rommel Sytin positively shared, “FOTON Sta. Rosa, Laguna has a great potential in bringing passenger and commercial vehicles closer to businesses because of its location’s diverse market: from small and medium enterprises to large multinational companies thriving in the territory surrounded by special economic zones and industrial parks.”
Dubbed as the Lion City of South Luzon, Santa Rosa City is a premier city and hub of the Southern Tagalog region. Since 2013, the City of Sta. Rosa has already surpassed the income of Calamba City and Batangas City, now making it the richest city in the region in terms of annual income.
Lorenzo announced, “We are very impressed with FOTON’s demand, marketability and sales performance in the Philippine automotive industry. That’s why Antara Ventures, Inc. isn’t just looking at one FOTON dealership. Very soon, at least two other FOTON full dealerships in two different locations will rise under our ownership and management.”
“We thank Antara Ventures Inc. for the trust and confidence in the brand. We will continue to support your team in grabbing opportunities that will contribute in sustaining the growth and steadfast progress of Laguna through our products, services and programs.” gratefully noted Sytin.