Foton opens new dealership in Cavite, updates 3 passenger cars

Foton Motor Philippines Inc. (FMPI) just opened their new dealership in GMA Cavite in partnership with Frontier Automotive Marilao Corporation (FAMC). It’s the second Foton dealership for FAMC (the first one being in Marilao, Bulacan), but it’s Foton’s 25th overall in the country. The new showroom is located along Governor’s Drive, Brgy. Gavino Maderan, GMA, Cavite. 

The event was graced by GMA Cavite Vice Mayor Percival Cabuhat, Foton Motor Philippines Chairman Rommel Sytin, and Foton Motor Philippines General Manager Levy Santos. 

In his speech, the dealer principal for Foton GMA Cavite, Mark Chiongbian, expressed their commitment in serving customers. “This dealership is committed to delivering only the best sales and service experience to our customers. We aim to provide easy and convenient access to genuine parts at affordable prices. Our facility is equipped with a complete array of automotive tools and service equipment, and we have well-trained technicians who can provide reliable and hassle-free after-sales service.”

Foton Thunder pickup Photos by Vincent Villa

Foton GMA Cavite can fit three of the brand’s passenger cars in the showroom area. On display was the Traveller X passenger van, Thunder pickup truck, and the Toano premium van. There is also a guest room with a comfortable couch and a TV for those waiting for their Foton to be serviced. 

New Foton Traveller X

“Foton GMA Cavite is not just a dealership, it’s a symbol of our commitment to reaching every corner of the Philippines. It represents our promise to make Foton vehicles accessible to all, whether you’re in the heart of the city, on the bustling streets of Metro Manila, or in the serene landscapes of Cavite,” said FMPI General Manager Levy Santos

Foton Toano luxury van

Updated haulers

Apart from the new showroom, FMPI also unveiled the updated Traveller X, Thunder, and Toano. All three now come with an automatic transmission, but there are also added bits to each vehicle. 

The Traveller X gets a bigger grille along with its 6-speed automatic, and its 16 seats all have separate reclining backrests and 3-point seatbelts. It also comes with a spritely engine that makes 135hp and 330Nm of torque. SRP is at PHP 1,700,000.

Things are more plush with the new Toano that’s now available with four 6-way Lazy Boy-style seats and same automatic transmission as the Traveller X. You can have this artista van for PHP 2,990,000. Taking centerstage is the Thunder 4×4 pickup truck that comes with an 8-speed automatic along with front, side, and curtain airbags. The price for the newest Foton Thunder is yet to be announced.

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