The year 2016 and ending with the data encouraging for Peugeot. The French brand became the leader in sales of commercial vehicles with 24.955 enrollment. At the podium continued to Citroën and Renault, but Peugeot itself from them with a market share of 14.4%. It is not surprising that remarquen the importance of the professional sector and his intention to take care of it with some transformations that we have been able to see live.
A data encouraging is that in Peugeot around the 47% of total sales correspond to companies and the self-employed. This has been achieved with a growth of 27% in the past 2016, and has been made possible thanks to a number of improvements. In the first place the good offer in the range of commercial vehicles, with the addition of the Peugeot Expert recently. Second, a great effort in the sales network, including improvements in Peugeot Proffesional.
today Peugeot has a network of about 110 dealers in Spain. 46 of them are also points of sale Peugeot Professional, which means that they are specialized for the sale to companies and self-employed. Among these places are spread up to 135 sellers B2B (business to business) formed of a special form for this purpose. They will also have a stock of commercial vehicles larger.
Although one of the keys that you have searched for Peugeot is the ability to adapt to each business. To do this it has signed contracts with some of the body shops most representative of the country and carried out vehicles unique and very eye-catching. It should be noted that there are transformations of all the models in the range: from the Bipper to Boxer (going through Partner and Expert). According to the brand, they cover up to 91% of the needs on the market.
The transformations have wanted to distribute them into several groups according to their function. For example we have the Ice Edition, that thanks to Recapol becomes any of the vehicles in the range in insulated or refrigerated. Are fully certified and allow the transport of perishable goods or delicate material. Within this category would fall the range Pharma, specifically for medications.
Other branch is the 4×4 Edition, that increases the skills off-road vehicles with the help of Dangel. There will be versions of all-wheel drive to the Partner, Expert and Boxer; in addition to the Partner Trek with front-wheel drive. These versions come with protections, body high, and reinforcement of the mobility. In another wave range Advantage Edition which, in cooperation with Sortimo, they installed a series of modular elements to organize the material with tray, drawers and fixing systems.
Movility Edition features the work of Rehatrans for the transport of persons with reduced mobility. The Bipper, Partner and Boxer can adapt to improve accessibility installing a platform lift, ramp or manual ramp with a recess of the floor. There is also the option of the Smartfloor, that configures to the letter of the passenger compartment for all occupants are in the best place.
we Cannot leave of side the Ambulance Edition, which, as its name says will transform the Bipper and Boxer vehicles of health care thanks to Rodríguez López Auto. There will also be Minibus Edition with the help of Servicar, which transforms the Peugeot Boxer for the transport of passengers. These are some of the examples of the transformations of commercial vehicles from Peugeot, although the possibilities are almost endless, we could even see the Boxer converted in to a crane or adapted for the transport of horses.
All the transformations of which we have spoken have several advantages. Due to the good relationship with the builders will stand out for the high quality and used less time than on other occasions. Also by having models in stock, have a two year warranty and to comply with the legal regulations. The next step will be will be include versions of GLP of all the models in the range.