Weststar Associates has ended its distributorship agreement with FCA.
The decision which followed a mutual agreement between both parties according to Weststar is to enable it focus on the Mercedes-Benz brand.
The auto company said in a statement that the decision resulted from it’s plans to consolidate and expand the Mercedes-Benz business in Nigeria.
“Weststar and FCA have agreed to mutually terminate its distributorship agreement. This means that with effect from, Monday, December 5, 2017, Weststar will no longer distribute the FCA brands (Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM and Fiat).
“The mutual arrangement between both parties is in line with Weststar’s plans to provide undivided focus to the Mercedes-Benz brand as it embarks on an increased business scale of activities in the coming year,” the statement quoted Mr. Mirko Plath, the Managing Director/CEO of Weststar Associates as saying.
Speaking on customers that have purchased FCA vehicles Plath stated that Weststar owes a duty to continue to support its customers with after-sales services for the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM and Fiat vehicles until a new distributor is announced by FCA.
“We reassure our valued customers of our unfailing commitment to continue to provide excellent services as always, however the distributorship for the FCA brands in Nigeria will be announced anytime soon,” Plath added.