• 19,000 sq m facility in Pretoria, South Africa
  • More than 50,000 parts
  • Facility to support Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep and SRT

Since Fiat merged with Chrysler, the two automakers have opened Mopar parts warehouses in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the Middle East, and the United Arab Emirates. On Monday (24 June), they announced the opening of a new centre in Pretoria, South Africa.

"We will strategically grow our parts distribution network in order to support our brands and customers in the marketplace," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, the service, parts and customer care brand.

"Our new parts distribution centre will further improve service to our dealers, distributors and customers in this region. We will continue to look for opportunities to support our growth."

The 19,000sq m facility will distribute more than 50,000 part numbers to 80 delivery points in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.

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Chrysler Group LLC and Fiat SpA Open Mopar Operations in South Africa

Mopar Continues to Support Growth Markets and Provide Improved Service to Customers

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

    --  19,000 sq.-meter facility in Pretoria, South Africa

    --  More than 50,000 parts

    --  Facility to support Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat

        Professional, Jeep®, and SRT

Since Fiat SpA aligned with Chrysler Group LLC, the companies have opened Mopar warehouses in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the Middle East, and the United Arab Emirates. Today, both companies announced the opening of a new parts distribution center in Pretoria, South Africa.

"We will strategically grow our parts distribution network in order to support our brands and customers in the marketplace," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC's and Fiat SpA's service, parts and customer-care brand. "Our new parts distribution center will further improve service to our dealers, distributors and customers in this region. We will continue to look for opportunities to support our growth."

Mopar's new parts distribution center is located in Pretoria, South Africa. The 19,000 sq.-meter facility will distribute more than 50,000 part numbers to 80 delivery points in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.

Original source: PRN