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KAT adds Detroit to its portfolio

KAT adds Detroit to its portfolio

NZ Truck & Driver News

 August 2020   
The Keith Andrews Trucks portfolio continues to grow - the group announcing that, in addition to its FUSO, Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner representation, it is now also an approved parts and service dealer for Detroit in Hamilton, Auckland and Whangarei.

The appointment is the latest in a list of recent additions to a KAT stable that it says makes it New Zealand’s largest commercial vehicle dealer.

CEO Aaron Smith says the business is now well positioned for growth: “There have been a lot of changes to the business over the past 12 months – by far the biggest being the loss of its founder Keith Andrews. I think Keith would be pretty happy with the progress that’s been made. There is still a lot of work to do to achieve his aspirations – and that’s what drives us each and every day.”
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The Keith Andrews Trucks portfolio continues to grow - the group announcing that, in addition to its FUSO, Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner representation, it is now also an approved parts and service dealer for Detroit in Hamilton, Auckland and Whangarei.
The appointment is the latest in a list of recent additions to a KAT stable that it says makes it New Zealand’s largest commercial vehicle dealer.
CEO Aaron Smith says the business is now well positioned for growth: “There have been a lot of changes to the business over the past 12 months – by far the biggest being the loss of its founder Keith Andrews. I think Keith would be pretty happy with the progress that’s been made. There is still a lot of work to do to achieve his aspirations – and that’s what drives us each and every day.”
Smith adds: “Detroit are a cornerstone of the Daimler product and KAT’s inclusion in the manufacturer’s approved dealer network adds further weight to its position as a Daimler specialist. 
“Now, across the top of the North Island, Keith Andrews Trucks is the one-stop shop if an operator is looking for a Daimler solution.”  

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