The Group operates one of the largest and most successful automotive enterprises in Fiji. With a staff of over 500, Carpenters Motors enjoys substantial markets for its various franchises for cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks and tractors.
With its enviable stable of vehicle franchises Nissan, Honda, Holden, Hyundai and Isuzu, Carpenters Motors is the industry leader enjoying almost a third of the new vehicle market.
Carpenters Motors is a substantial dealer in imported used vehicles. This business is marketed under the branding “Autofields” with backup support provided by Carpenters Motors a reputable and trusted name in the market. Moves are underway to expand into the non-genuine parts market in a big way.
Carpenters Motors branches are located in Suva, Raiwaqa, Namaka, Lautoka, Ba in Viti Levu and in Labasa and Savusavu in Vanua Levu.
The division has modern servicing departments which includes Endrust rust proofing and Metalock cold repair of castings.
The light and heavy repair shops and the paint and panel repair shops are located in Suva, Lautoka and Labasa. A light repair facility is operated at the Namaka Branch. Recently a new light repair workshop was commissioned at Raiwai under the Autofields name to offer repair facilities to the price conscious lower end of the market. The main workshops are equipped with the latest automobile repair equipment including computerised engine diagnostic and tuning equipment. The workshops have fully computerised booking and processing systems and offers repair services to all makes and models of vehicles.
A sophisticated, computerised spare parts department with over 30,000 line items in stock, complements the service department and supports retail sales through outlets in all branches.
In additional to the parts agencies held for a range of vehicle franchises, agencies are also held for other well known brands such as Champion spark plugs, Repco and Hella products to name a few.
Carpenters Motors are the leading retailer in tyres catering to all segments of the market with its range of agencies – Goodyear, Firestone, Hankook and MRF. The tyres are retailed through a network of specialised sales outlets spread throughout the country. The merchandise offering in these outlets also includes a range of accessories including alloy wheels and batteries. The main outlets offer other related services such as tyre repair services and wheel alignment and balancing using the latest equipment.
Carptrac is the machinery department of Carpenters Motors. Carptrac holds the franchise and markets a full range of caterpillar machines, engines and forklift trucks in Fiji. It offers a fully computerised backup spare parts service with over 7,000 line items of stock to support a range of Caterpillar equipment and operates a modern heavy machinery repair facility which also offers mobile repair services to customers on the field.
On the light machinery side, Carpenters Motors holds agencies for Tohatsu Outboard Engines, Karcher cleaning equipment, EZGO golf equipment, Victa lawn mowers and Onga pumps.