UK: Tata's JLR names Indonesian Land Rover importer
PT Grandauto Dinamika (PT GAD) takes charge of the additional brand in January 2013.
The joint venture between Wearnes Automotive group and Hadi Widjaja Tanaga has been the official importer for Jaguar in Indonesia since 2000. It will rebranding and renovate of its current Jaguar facility to add Land Rover and will build three new facilities across Jakarta to service and support for the brands.
Wearnes Automotive has been the Land Rover importer in Singapore since 2009.
JAGUAR LAND ROVER APPOINTS NEW LAND ROVER IMPORTER AND DISTRIBUTOR IN INDONESIA
Whitley, UK: Jaguar Land Rover is pleased to announce that it is appointing PT Grandauto Dinamika (“PT GAD”) as its new Land Rover importer and distributor in Indonesia. The appointment will take effect in January 2013.
PT GAD, a joint venture between Wearnes Automotive group and Mr. Hadi Widjaja Tanaga, has been the official importer for Jaguar in Indonesia since 2000. From January 2013 PT GAD will complete the rebranding and renovating of its current Jaguar facility to accommodate Land Rover and will be making significant investment in three brand new facilities across Jakarta to ensure world class customer service and support for the Jaguar and Land Rover brands.
Mr. David Blackhall, Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover Asia Pacific said: “Appointing PT GAD opens a new chapter in Jaguar Land Rover’s continued commitment to the Indonesian market for premium vehicles. This is an important market for Jaguar Land Rover with strong growth potential. Having selected the right partner and having great products are the foundations to being successful across the region.”
Mr. Andre Roy, Group Managing Director, Wearnes Automotive said: “We are delighted to be appointed as the new importer and distributor for Land Rover in Indonesia. Looking at the fantastic range of vehicles from Land Rover, such as the Evoque and All New Range Rover as well as future product plans, we are confident that we will be able to replicate the sales success we have enjoyed in Singapore, since we began importing Land Rovers in 2009.”
Mr. Hadi Tanaga added: “This new appointment demonstrates Jaguar Land Rover’s confidence in us, and we will ensure that we continue to uphold impeccable standards with regards to serving our customers in Jakarta and establishing a strong partnership network across Indonesia."
Original source: Newspress
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