Tata Motors Officially Opened New 3S Dealer in Lampung

Offering strong commercial and passenger vehicles with global-standard quality.Optimistic in competing in the Lampung market with the Tata Super Ace and Tata Ace EX2, 700cc pick-up dieseland other range of vehicles aiming at agricultural and rural sectors

Bandar Lampung, 28 March 2015 – After celebrating its more than 1,200 units of sales within a 16-month period, Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia (TMDI), authorised agent of Tata Motors in Indonesia, officially launchesits 3S (Sales, Service, & Spare parts) dealer in Bandar Lampung, a developing province which is also a gateway to SumateraIsland.

Lampung is the 12th 3S dealer of TMDI. At the moment, apart from these 12 3S dealers, TMDI also have 60 2S (Service and Spare parts), Tata Certified Workshops (TCW) in Java, Bali and Sumatra Island.

As per March 2015 TMDI has 3S dealer facilities in:

  1. Jakarta-Kramat Senen
  2. Jakarta-MT Haryono
  3. Banten-Serpong
  4. West Java-Cikarang
  5. Central Java-Purwokerto
  6. Central Java-Solo
  7. East Java-Malang
  8. East Java-Surabaya
  9. East Java-Banyuwangi
  10. Riau-Pekanbaru
  11. Denpasar-Bali
  12. Lampung

“Lampung is the 12th 3S dealer of TMDI and the second in Sumatera. After developing a network in Java and Bali, our focus is now Sumatera. Lampung in particular, and Sumatera in general, are promising areas for sales growth of Tata Motors in Indonesia,” said Biswadev Sengupta, President Director of TMDI.

Biswadev added that they have planned to become close to prospective customers in Lampung and have learned that economic growth in Lampung in 2014 was triggered by the agricultural sector, followed by the trading sector (hotel and restaurant), and last is the processingindustry sector. Moreover, other sectors that have showna growing number compared to last year are the service and transportation sectors.

“Tata Motors is the biggest vehicle manufacturer in India and has a wide variety of vehicles,both passenger and commercial vehicles. For the commercial segment, we have a small commercial vehicle in the form of a mini pick-up called Tata Ace EX2 (Pioneer of Mini Pick up diesel segment in Indonesia), with a 700cc diesel engine andcompatible for rural and agricultural transportation. Also, we have the Tata Super Ace which has a 1400cc diesel engine, which can be a solution for goods as well as passenger transportation,” explained Biswadev.

Biswadevis optimistic that the Tata Motors dealer in Lampung can contribute significantly to the national sales volume of TMDI in Indonesia. In addition to providing products that meet the needs of the people in Lampung, TMDI also has the ‘Peace of Mind’service program.

The ‘Peace of Mind’ program by TMDI is a 24-hour On-Road Assistance, 5-year or 100,000 km guarantee for Passenger Car, 3-year or 100.000 km for Commercial Vehiclesand for1x24 hoursspare parts assurance (or rendered free). For further information on Tata Motors, customers can contact Tata Motors IndonesiaCall Center at0-800-1-828200.

The Tata Motors 3S dealer in Lampung is owned and managed by PT Simpur Mobil Lampung (SML). Covering a land area of 1800 m2 and total of building area of 1200 m2, the showroom space is 800 m2. Also available a comfortable andmodern designed waiting room. The area for vehicle service is 400 m2 with 5 units stall. Then there is a spare part stock room filled with acomplete collection of Tata Motors Genuine Parts.

Mr. Yendiawan Toyip, President of SML, showed his optimism, and that the tough, strong, and global-standard quality products of Tata Motors can compete in the Lampung automotive market. Tata Motors commercial vehiclesareknown for its high efficiency in fuel-consumptionand low ownership cost. Itis also supported by the best affordable spare parts in its class.

About Tata Motors

Tata Motors is the biggest Indian car manufacturer with consolidated revenue of USD 34.7 billion in 2012-13, and is ranked the fourth biggest truck and bus manufacturer in the world. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Tata Motors is operating in the United Kingdom, South Korea, Thailand, Spain, South Africa, and Indonesia. Tata Motors owns British premium automaker Jaguar Land Rover, and is also involved in a joint venture with Fiat in India.With more than 8 million Tata Motors vehicles running on the roads of India, Tata Motors Limited has become a market leader in each segment of the commercial vehicle industry, and is one of the frontrunners in the passenger vehicle industry covering the compact, mid-sized cars, and multifunction segments. Cars, buses and trucks manufactured by Tata Motors have been distributed in various countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, South America, and the Russian Federation.
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For further information on PT Tata Motors Distribusi Indonesia, please contact:
Mr. Kiki Fajar
Public Relations – Manager
PT. Tata Motors Indonesia
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Mr. Hendri Satrio
Triliant Communications