An ultra-modern office facility which will cater for Sales of Commercial vehicles in a bid to bring sales closer to the company’s service centre, was officially opened as part of the workshop.
The all-new MCV240 bus, the Actros3040& 4048 and the Atego1814 &1725 trucks were introduced at the workshop attended by high profile customers, including transport operators, fleet managers and users.
In his welcome address, the Chief Executive Officer of SSAL, Mr. Nouhad Kalmoni, noted that as part of efforts to meet the needs of its Mercedes-Benz customers, the company was introducing the thee new commercial vehicles with guaranteed high performance for smooth and effective business operations.
“Our new office facility which will cater for sales of commercial vehicles, has been strategically positioned at our office here in Tema, to bring the Sales Office closer to the workshop for efficiency in sales and after-sales service delivery”.
Presenting the new Commercial vehicles, Mr. Mustafa Kalmoni, Deputy CEO, and Head of Commercial Vehicles, expressed optimism about the new vehicles, key attributes the powerful yet economical engines, robust chassis and multifunctional applications. “They are simply trucks that you can trust”.
He said the Actros truck particularly is robust, superior in quality and has high payload capability. It comes with or without Power take off (PTO) for either tipping or ordinary trailers, 400 HP V6 turbocharged engine, large cab with bed, reinforced cab suspension and is suited for long haul operations.
The All new Atego truck is a high performance Truck perfectly suited for short and medium distance, high security with immobiliser that minimises risk of theft, adding that, it had ample space with driver seats equipped with pneumatic suspension and a cab suspension that absorbs road impacts.
He said he MCV bus was “an urban transporter with 33 comfortable seats fitted with seat belts for all passenger”.
He urged businesses to target the new Mercedes-Benz Commercial vehicles to be guaranteed value for money.
The participants were also taken on a tour round the company’s workshop where Mr. Osama Alhafez, General Manager, After-Sales briefed them.
Other models displayed on the day included the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Executive Bus, Ambulance and cargo vans suitable for city and intercity distribution.
The participants were also informed about the opening of the newest SSAL – Sales and Service centre in Kumasi, located at Prempeh 1 Street, Adum.