Bangkok, August 25th, 2022 – RMA Automotive have entered into a Framework Purchase Agreement with Daimler Truck AG. This agreement is independent of and separate to the Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Framework Purchase Agreement entered into between RMA Automotive and Mercedes-Benz in March of this year.
Daimler Truck is one of the world’s largest vehicle manufacturers. The company split from Mercedes-Benz in December 2021 and manufactures extensive lines of heavy duty Trucks and Busses. Besides Mercedes-Benz Trucks it owns well-known brands such as Fuso, Freightliner, Western Star and newcomer BharatBenz dedicated to the Indian market. It employs over 100,000 people at more than 40 manufacturing locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America with numerous sales and service locations in most countries in the world.
Under the agreement, RMAA will now be able to purchase Daimler Trucks directly from Daimler for the purposes of modification and conversion and for resell of these trucks worldside (excluding blacklisted and sanctioned countries).
Pricing is set almost at wholesale level which puts RMAA in a very competitive position to sell modified and built-for-purpose Daimler Trucks.
The available range of trucks covers the Mercedes-Benz Actros series, Atego, Arocs, Econic, Unimog and Zetros.
A part of the Daimler Trucks division, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has been a hallmark of premium quality for more than 100 years. The brand stands for reliability and economic efficiency, as well as for superior product and service quality and comprehensive expertise in the area of customer-oriented transport solutions.
Be it for long-haul, construction site, or distribution transportation, the Mercedes-Benz brand offers the right solution for the light-duty, medium-duty and heavy-duty truck segments.
RMA Automotive, RMA Special Vehicles and TPSV (Technical Panels Special Vehicles) perform vehicle modifications for a range of applications covering medical, police and rescue, security and industrial. Providing Access to Daimler Trucks is a key component to expanding the companies’ extensive product offerings and at competitive prices.
RMAA companies gain access to the Daimler Trucks BB Portal which contains extensive engineering data. They will also have the full support of Daimler HQ engineers to assist with vehicle modifications if required. A dedicated key account manager for RMAA is in place at Daimler HQ.
As part of the Agreement, Daimler Trucks will retain their manufacturer’s warranties. Customers’ warranty claims will be covered in every market by the local Daimler organization.