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AMW Motors announces appointment of Uttara Motors as dealer for medium and heavy commercial vehicles in Bangladesh

2 April 2014

Dhaka: India's third largest heavy commercial vehicle manufacturer, AMW Motors Limited (AMW) announced the appointment of Uttara Motors as its dealer for Bangladesh. Uttara Motors will provide customers a full range of services including vehicle sales, maintenance and repair and spare parts support.

"This appointment is a positive beginning of our interest in expanding our footprint in Bangladesh," said Mr. Anirudh Bhuwalka, Managing Director, AMW Motors. "We are entering into an association with one of Bangladesh's most progressive companies and are confident of a bright future ahead for both companies," Mr. Bhuwalka added.

Uttara Group of Companies was established in March 1972 and is one of the leading industrial, trading and agency houses in Bangladesh. They are also the largest dealer of automobiles in the country, representing leading Indian and Japanese automobile companies. Its portfolio of representations include Suzuki, Bajaj Motor cycles and Auto rickshaws, Maruti, Bridgestone Tyres and a number of other companies in the pharmaceutical, ready-made garments and fashion sectors.

Bangladesh is a fast growing market for medium and heavy commercial vehicles, with a number of large projects in infrastructure sectors like power, shipbuilding and ports, roads and highways. AMW Motors has a product portfolio that covers haulage vehicles, of which there is a growing need in port and general applications and also tippers for a wide range of standard and special applications.

Mr. Matiur Rahman, Chairman and Managing Director, Uttara Motors said, "Our success here has been due to our focus on customer satisfaction by delivering value for money products and services and completing projects on time. 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 (AMW) is India's third largest 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 by various industry forums.

The company has a widespread and growing dealer and service network across India with 123 dealerships and over 1,500 touch points. This network includes sales and service centres, authorized service outlets, mobile vans, workshops and a 24x7 helpline called 'AMW Seva', which ensures a rapid response to customer needs.

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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