On March 31, 328 FOTON AUMAN AMT trucks set sail to Colombia from Tianjin port. Together with these 328 units, FOTON Motor has exported a combined total of 439 automatic heavy-duty trucks to Colombia in the first quarter, for applications across different industries such as hazardous chemical transportation, bulk cargo transportation and vehicle leasing. The delivery will contribute to the rise of the market share of AUMAN automatic products following its successful introduction into the Colombian market.
FOTON AUMAN automatic Heavy-duty truck was first introduced into the Colombian market in September 2019. Currently, automatic heavy truck market in Colombia is still mainly dominated by European and U.S. brands. FOTON Motor is the first among the Chinese brands to introduce automatic products to Colombia, where the share of automatic products are expected to exceed 40% by 2022.
AUMAN AMT ‘s two major advantages lies in fuel economy and efficiency that will help improve the transport efficiency. Besides, its safety assistance systems including hydraulic retarder, FCWS, LDWS can reduce the driving risk. With the availability of spare parts for maintenance and repair services in Colombia, FOTON AUMAN AMT will bring you a highly competitive travelling experience. It can save up to 5% more fuel than American manual transmission counterparts and therefore are highly recognized by customers combined with its high efficiency, safety and premium quality. With the opening of the main transport routes in Colombia, the travel speed of tractors on mountain roads is expected to increase by more than 15km/h. At that time, Colombia will see an increasing demand from customers for medium and long-distance efficient logistics vehicles and AUMAN AMT is expected to be among the best option in the tractor market for its easy maneuverability, economic and fuel-saving features as well as proven reliability in Colombia.
The product delivery signifies that FOTON’s automatic products are gaining increasing recognition among more and more industrial users in Colombia. In the future, FOTON Motor will exploit its multi-scenario operation service capability to jointly promote the innovation and development in Colombia’s transportation industry and the transformation of the entire transportation industry.