OCTOBER 2021 IS a special date for Autokid as it is at this month that it will celebrate 10 years of driving your business with quality truck solutions.
October 2011—Autokid Subic Trading Corporation (shortened as ASTC) started as a dealer of second-hand cars online. ASTC was founded by businessmen Kevin McHale Yao, Marvin Tiu Lim, and Eric Lim who are still serving the company as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Executive Vice President respectively. In 2014, the company saw that the competitive landscape proved favorable for trucks. They then shifted their main business from distributing second-hand cars to surplus trucks. They then became known as Autokid Truck Solutions.
January 2019—Autokid named Filipino-British journalist James Deakin as its brand ambassador. Around the same time, it also announced that Coolaire Consolidated, Inc. is its provider of equipment for cold chain trucks.
March 2019—Autokid announced that Pilipinas Shell is its official provider of lubricants for motor vehicles.
May 2019—Standard Insurance became the key insurance provider of Autokid.
June 2019—Autokid hosted a launching ceremony to announce its partnership with the China-based motors and truck manufacturer Dongfeng.
December 2019—Autokid Truck Solutions was named the Top Overseas Dealer at the Dongfeng Dealer Assembly Summit in China, besting other dealers from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan, Chile, and Pakistan, among others. They also got the Best 4S (Sales, Service, Spare parts and Survey) Award for Customer Service at the same summit.
July 2020—Autokid partnered with automotive battery-provider Emtrac Plus Philippines.
February 2021—Autokid Subic Trading Corporation (ASTC) officially became ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certified as DQS Certification Philippines Inc. awarded them the certificate in an online ceremony via Zoom. In the same month, Autokid became an authorized distributor of trucks from FAW Group.
March 2021—Fuso Philippines announced that it made Autokid a genuine spare parts retailing partner in the country.
Aside from partnerships with manufacturers of trucks and heavy equipment, Autokid also signed deals with truck engine providers Yuchai, Weichai, and Cummins.
Autokid currently employs over 400 personnel and has a total of 16 branches nationwide: Isabela, Dagupan, Pampanga, Subic, Sta. Rita in Bulacan, Quezon Avenue, Quezon City, EDSA, Cavite, Batangas City, Lipa, Oas in Albay, Naga, Tacloban, Iloilo, Cagayan De Oro, and Davao. Autokid has its headquarters in Quezon City, but it mainly operates in Subic. It also has service centers in Guiguinto in Bulacan, Subic, Batangas, and Bicol. The company also plans to open more service centers to accommodate more trucks.
As of today, Autokid Truck Solutions is an authorized distributor of heavy-duty trucks and heavy equipment from Dongfeng, FAW, Sany, Shantui, and XCMG in the Philippines.
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