Ennakl is celebrating the launch of its Renault Trucks business

Ennakl is celebrating the launch of its Renault Trucks business


Ennakl Cars and Renault Trucks formalize their partnership with the official launch of operations. It should be said that the two couples know each other well after 47 years. Their partnership was interrupted for seven years, following the sale of the Ennakl Vehicules Industriels (EVI) subsidiary to the Loukil group at the end of 2014.

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To celebrate the occasion with dignity, a reception was held on Monday September 5, 2022 at the site of La Charguia, in the presence of the Chairman and CEO of Renault Trucks, Bruno Blin, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ennakl Automobiles, Abdellatif. Hmam, and its general manager Ibrahim Debache, of Ennakl Automobiles, in front of distinguished guests, especially customers and partners of the brand, as well as senior executives from the two companies.

This is an investment of more than five million dinars, Mr. Debache told Business News.

The amount of investment on the Charguia site is 1.2 million dinars, knowing that the new brand of heavy goods vehicle took advantage of the existing infrastructure of Ennakl. The company has also invested in building a team with 25 employees dedicated to the brand in the network and in spare parts with 4 MD stocks and soon more than 2,000 references that will be located in the logistics center in La Goulette. But this is just the beginning as we plan new developments, hoping that the economic situation will improve to ensure the respect of our commitments in the business plan. “, he noted.

And indicating that next year, the company plans to start a project to build ” the new Renault Trucks equipment center » with a showroom, workshop and spare parts store, to provide a dedicated and comprehensive service to the brand’s customers. In addition to the fact that the company has the ability, with the Charguia site, to increase the power, reaching fifteen receptions per day without counting the telephone workshops that will make it possible to intervene directly on the clients’ sites.

Still according to the CEO, Ennakl Automoblies aims to establish, from 2023, a network of Renault Truks as the company has done in other sectors: the aim being to be present in all the major cities of the country (Tunis, Sousse, Sfax). and Gabes). The company also has three mobile, equipped and automated garages, with the aim of having five to six by 2023/2024 to cover all regions and especially to intervene with customers who want repairs on site. ” The availability of equipment is important for them, especially in mining regions, at road infrastructure construction sites or for customers far from the main sites of the brand. “, he noted.

And add” We will put up a spider web to be able to meet all the needs. These mobile workshops will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help our customers on site at their site or scan point. “.

The brand’s new site has administrative and commercial buildings of 50 m2 as well as an after-sales area and a spare parts store of 450 m2.

It also has a main workshop with 11 bays on a built-up area of ​​1,100 m2 covering mainly maintenance, mechanical repairs and body work, tires and geometry, hydraulics and air conditioning.

Ennakl Vehicles offers a wide range of products tailored to the needs of customers and covering all sectors of activity between construction and distribution:

  • Ca range in 8×4, 6×4 rigid or 6×4 and 4×2 tractors
  • 4×2 ADR type C tractor with mechanical or pneumatic suspension in 440 horsepower
  • D18 distribution specialist with a wheelbase of up to 6.2 m

The seller has opted for a 360-degree offer that covers a warranty of up to three years or 450.00 km, a two-year spare part warranty, a maintenance plan adapted to use and delivered at the time of delivery, truck connectivity for better scheduling of workshop visits. and an attractive Start and Save maintenance contract offer, allowing customers to anticipate maintenance costs for up to three years. Indeed, a regular maintenance package with discounts ranging from one to three years, and which allows price stability for professionals throughout the contract period, is offered to customers with visibility regarding maintenance costs and two years. spare parts warranty and repairs done.

The 360-degree version also offers solutions to improve fleet management. Therefore, Optifuel enables drivers to learn to drive rationally, mainly by showing them predictive features to help fuel efficient driving, which saves up to 15% on fuel consumption. In turn, Optifeet is a manufacturer’s tool for fleet management with geo-location and a dashboard that analyzes driver behavior. It also allows the dealer to carry out a preliminary investigation before intervention, with the technician having the possibility to access the truck to obtain information on the nature of the damage and also on computer error codes.

When asked by Business News, Ibrahim Debache explained that the semiconductor crisis is also affecting the trucking sector, in the same way as other stock sectors.

Thanks to this new partnership, we have been able to secure the necessary amount of shares to be able to ensure that we will once again be leaders in the Tunisian heavy goods market by 2024. We hope to reach 23 to 24% of the market share. . Better still, the seller aims to match the performance achieved in 2010, that is, a market share of 30%.

For electric mobility, Bruno Blin challenged Ennakl to be the first electric truck importer in Africa.

In fact, this type of vehicle will initially focus on the distribution and transportation sector on urban circuits, the so-called last kilometer. Uhuru will ensure enough recharging to ensure the vehicle’s range (currently 300 km which will soon increase to 400 km). The company will invest in cooperation with the installer of charging stations, of different jurisdictions and different capacities, to be able to charge according to the capacity of the charger from six to eight hours to one to two hours. “, supported DG.

This new partnership thus unites a large website of brands sold by a Tunisian importer.

Through this partnership, Ennakl Automobiles pursues its quest for quality and further develops its business strategy focused on innovation and promoting better customer experience with one of the largest heavy goods vehicle markets, whose sales exceeded 51,000 vehicles worldwide in 2021.

The dealership offers the support of dedicated, highly qualified and trained sales and technical teams to brand standards, whose primary goal is to satisfy customers and guarantee reliable and personalized service.

Imeni NOUIRA