AUBURN HILLS — Since Fiat SpA aligned with Chrysler Group LLC, the companies have opened Mopar warehouses in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the Middle East, and the United Arab Emirates. Today, both companies announced the opening of a new parts distribution center in Pretoria, South Africa.
“We will strategically grow our parts distribution network in order to support our brands and customers in the marketplace,” said Pietro Gorlier, president and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC’s and Fiat SpA’s service, parts and customer-care brand. “Our new parts distribution center will further improve service to our dealers, distributors and customers in this region. We will continue to look for opportunities to support our growth.”
Mopar’s new parts distribution center is located in Pretoria, South Africa. The 19,000 sq.-meter facility will distribute more than 50,000 part numbers to 80 delivery points in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.
Mopar is Chrysler Group LLC’s service, parts and customer-care brand and distributes 280,000 parts and accessories. With the creation of the industrial alliance between Chrysler Group and Fiat SpA, Mopar is extending its global reach, integrating service, parts and customer-care operations in order to enhance dealer and customer support worldwide. Mopar’s global portfolio includes more than 500,000 parts and accessories that are distributed in more than 130 markets. Mopar is the source for genuine parts and accessories for Chrysler Group brands as well as Fiat brands.