SSANGYONG MOTORS UK SUCCESSFULLY APPOINTED AS A SUPPLIER ON GOVERNMENT FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

Nov 15, 2018

Specialist Korean 4x4 brand, SsangYong Motors, has today announced that it has been successfully appointed as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Vehicle Purchase Framework RM6060 Agreement.

   

SsangYong Tivoli

SsangYong Tivoli XLV

   

SsangYong Korando

SsangYong Rexton 4x4

  

 

SsangYong Musso 1 tonne Pick-up

 

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is a public sector organisation which acts on behalf of the UK Government to drive savings for the taxpayer through procurement efficiencies and improved quality of commercial and procurement activity.  Its procurement arrangements can be used by central government departments and organisations across the public sector, including local government, health, education, not-for-profit and devolved administrations.

Nick Laird, managing director of SsangYong Motors UK, commented:  “The whole SsangYong team is delighted and proud to have been successful as a supplier for the UK’s largest public sector framework agreements.”  Laird continued; “Being part of the framework will enable us to develop partnerships with a number of public sector organisations and help them meet their mobility needs, particularly, in rural and hard to reach areas.”

Established in 1954, SsangYong Motors started producing trucks, buses and special purpose vehicles for the export market, establishing the strong and reliable DNA of its products on the market today.  The brand designs and manufactures its own key components including state of the art high-technology engines offering a tough, versatile, value for money proposition to the UK market.

As Korea’s leading and only SUV and 4x4 specialist manufacturer, SsangYong is committed to refreshing its entire product portfolio, starting with Tivoli, Rexton, and new Musso pick-up, and is expecting a new Korando in 2019, followed by an all-electric variant shortly thereafter.

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NOTES TO EDITORS

Industry leading warranty from SsangYong
All SsangYong vehicles are covered by an industry leading 7-year 150,000 mile warranty.

Designed to be totally transparent and give customers complete peace of mind, this warranty covers all the major mechanical components including wheel bearings, suspension joints and bushes, steering joints, shock absorbers and even the audio system.  Wearable components such as clutch discs and brake friction materials which could have their life reduced by poor driving are covered for one year or 12,500 miles, and the battery and paintwork for three years.

Made in Korea
SsangYong cars are manufactured in South Korea by SsangYong Motor, which is 73 per cent owned by the Indian engineering conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra, and imported into the UK by SsangYong Motor UK.  Established in 1954, SsangYong is Korea's oldest vehicle manufacturer and only 4x4 and SUV specialist producer.  There are currently some 65 SsangYong dealers covering England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with new locations being added to the network all the time.

To download hi res images via the SsangYong online press office go to: SsangYong Press Office

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For further information, please contact:

Vanessa Cox
PR and key relationships manager
SsangYong Motor UK
Tel:
E-mail:
07535 875997
vanessa.cox@smotor.co.uk
 
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Jeremy Clarke / Sue Hitchcock
SsangYong Press Office
Tel:
E-mail:
01285 659212
jeremy.clarke@smotor.co.uk
sue.hitchcock@smotor.co.uk


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