Auto Spare Parts: More Sales Points

In Guatemala, Excel Automotriz announced that it will launch four automotive parts stores, three of which will be in the metropolitan area and one in the department of Quetzaltenango.

Monday, January 28, 2019

The company announced that the sales points that will open in the metropolitan area will be in Roosevelt Road, Concepcion County and Pradera. The fourth store will be in the western part of the country, in the department of Quetzaltenango.

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Leonel Fonseca, general manager of Excel Automotriz Guatemala, said to that "... We are convinced that the useful life of a vehicle depends on efficient preventive and corrective maintenance services, together with proven high quality spare parts, and the proper advice of our staff. Therefore, we bring to our customers this new experience of buying spare parts'."

The article adds that "... Excel spare parts in Guatemala serves more than 7 thousand monthly customers of the brands Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, Kia, BMW and Fuso."

Also see "Autoparts market figures up to 1st Semester - 2018"

CentralAmericaData reports detail that in the region operate about 15 thousand lubrication centers, spare parts stores and auto mechanics workshops, and about 65% of the establishments are in Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama.

Regarding imports of vehicle parts and spare parts, the report states that from January to June last year the main buyer in the region remained Guatemala with $160 million, followed by Panama with $111 million, Costa Rica with $99 million, Honduras with $78 million, El Salvador with $77 million and Nicaragua with $37 million.

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