THE pandemic did little to halt the progress of the ANC Group of Companies lead by its Chief Executive Officer and president Anthony Cheng. One of the largest automotive dealership networks in the country, ANC has interests in Honda, Suzuki, Mitsubishi and Ford as well as some commercial vehicle brands.
And in the midst of a pandemic, Cheng inaugurated two dealerships–in a space of three days. First, he brings back the Honda emblem to Kalookan City with an all-new, full-service dealer. Then he launched Suzuki Auto Marikina to enhance the presence of the compact car brand there.
Cheng, a veteran of three decades in the automotive business is elated at his company’s new dealerships.
Honda inaugurates 36th dealership in Kalookan City
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, officially inaugurates its 36th full-service dealership in the country, Honda Cars Kalookan last November 27, 2020.
Honda Cars Kalookan is the business group’s 6th Honda dealership to be operated under Barrhorn Motors Corporation. It is strategically located along the main EDSA highway and nearby commercial areas at 598 Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, East Grace Park, Caloocan City.
With a total lot size of 4,800 square meters and 60-meter frontage, Honda Cars Kalookan can accommodate up to ten (10) Honda vehicles for display. Furthermore, with 3,300 square meters service area lot size, twenty-five (25) work bay areas are available with advanced equipment to cater to the service and maintenance needs of the customers such as preventive maintenance, general repair, body and paint,.
“We welcome Honda Cars Kalookan as HCPI’s 36th dealership in the country. Its opening will surely create a great contribution to our mission of providing excellent customer satisfaction for Honda customers.” Masahiko Nakamura, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. president said.
The new Kalookan City Honda dealership is open Monday to Saturday, at 9:00AM to 5:00PM for Sales, and 8:00AM to 5:00PM for service. Visit HCPI’s official website at for more details.
Three days earlier on November 24, Cheng launched Suzuki Auto Marikina in a virtual grand opening, the first of its kind for the ANC Group of Companies.
Suzuki PH opens Marikina dealership Suzuki Philippines Inc. (SPH), the pioneer compact car distributor in the country welcomes another dealership in the roster of their successful automobile shops in the country. With the grand opening of Suzuki Auto Marikina (SA Marikina), a member of the ANC+ Group of Companies, Suzuki is now more reachable and accessible to residents within the vicinity of Marikina City and its neighboring communities.
With the new normal we now experience in our country, celebrations and events that require gathering and face-to-face interaction are the last options to commemorate milestones and achievements especially for companies with a significant number of loyal and hardworking employees.
As a direct response to this change, Suzuki Philippines took on the challenge of taking to available digital resources to honor the grand opening of Suzuki Auto Marikina through a Virtual Ceremony led by its Dealer Principal, Anthony Cheng , and its Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Dr. Mike Tan. This is the first time a Suzuki Dealership grand opening was done online, the most efficient and safe route to take in a time of social distancing.“The opening of Suzuki Auto Marikina is yet another reason to remain committed and relentless in servicing our customers. These trying times may have presented countless deterrents in our society, but we in Suzuki took on the challenge of helping the community bounce back and stay reliable to those who consider Suzuki automobiles as their dependable partner in rising above the situation. We are optimistic that more Filipinos, especially those in close proximity to SA Marikina, will welcome us with warmth and excitement as we continue to champion the Suzuki way of life!” says Keiichi Suzuki, Vice President and General Manager for the Automobile Division of Suzuki Philippines said.
SA Marikina is the 12th dealership under ANC+ Group of Companies, offering sales, service, and spare parts to its customers. Standing in a 1,000 sqm lot area at Brgy. Sto. Nino, Gil Fernando Avenue Ext. Marikina City, SA Marikina will be able to display in optimum presentation the three newest Suzuki car units in its showroom. The dealership is also capable of receiving vehicles for repair and other services with six bays made available. The vast experience of the group is an assurance that quality and reliable customer service will be provided to the city of Marikina.