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this mini truck are quite intresting to europe market also, i talk with some sellers and they start to sell in some european countries, i will also provide selling for croatian market and all markets near of former yugoslavia

http://www.dfmbil.se/
this is a web site from swedish company, i find also companies in spain, turkey and germany

here is some more photos:




quality of products look very good, for european market they are equipmet with 1.1 engine which have 38.5 kw and complies whith euro 4 regulation
 

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Micodelija, I don't see the same good quality that you do. Take another look at those seats, and look closer at that instrument panel. But yes, I do see a good value in a utility vehicle that sells for a dirt cheap price. I think DFM is having no problem exporting a bunch of them.

i try to make an compare here at our market in cars which are in loading capacity between 600 and 900 kg, cheapest car at our market start from 10000 euros, and dfm will be maybe 2 or 3000 euros less, when i compare it with others at the market who offers mini vans, like piaggio commercial vehicles they cost over 12000 euros, don't have a/c, front fog ligts, radio, central lock...nothing, also it's much smaller

personaly i think that if you take care of your car he can be good to you, if don't...well, this is another problem :)
 

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yes, complete DFM group this year have big car sale, i think this year was the best for them, also this vans and trucks are very competetive at european market, will full equipment you can buy them much cheaper than suzuki or piaggio
 

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i was in gonow company and by the production line i personaly think that DFM is better, simply it's more modern and bigger comapny then gonow, you know what happend to some dude in bosnia???

he also buy a gonow suv, and after only 30.000 km the whole engine brakets fall off, almost whole engine fall off, i think that gonow still have to do many investments in production to success
 

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:D kebab truck ,what an good idea, in last couple of year kebab is very popular here in croatia, on that mini truck we can build something like a small shop on it, it can be good for selling lot of other simillar thing, ice cream truck, hot dog truck, candy truck, chocolate truck...:thumb:
 

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yes, because of good reputation of my company in china the people from DFM contact me, i have been there couple of times, also i meet them at autoshows

i got the contract from them and lincence for selling where in like, for most of states of former yugoslavia, i buy them directly in china, also today i succesfully finish homologation progress in croatia, without any problems for two days only :thumb: first time that any chinese vehicle pass that homologation so easily

for now i got only one problem, the seat in the mini truck is fixed, but they promise to me that in my future order all will have normal seat rails, also i can say that they are taking all of my comments and suggestion, i am very suprised with them how they work, also they are very well informed about situation at european market, important is that all of my suggestion they are willing to solve at my satisfaction :D

as you ask me for prices at the market i will offer the models with lot of extra equipment, like a/c, radio cd, central lock etc, the prices will be from 8000 euros to more, without any equipment basic price can be from 7000 euros, if we compare it with suzuki or piaggio which is in same range it's almost 40% lower, piaggio cost between 12000 euros and don't have a/c, with all equipment price is almost 13.500 euros, also piaggio is much smaller, 3.4 meters, while DFM is 3.8 meters, company warranty is 2 year or 50000 km, it's quite good for this type of vehicle

i know that it's difficult to comapre famos piaggio with DFM because DFM is still not so popular here in europe, but anyway, for now i have big intresred in them and very soon i will order much bigger quantity

my first impression on them was quite good, much better comparing to piaggio and to be onest i didn't expect that, first minivan is much bigger and have much more space and it's very pratical, have 2 side doors and big rear doors, second it's very funny to drive them (remember rodney and delboy), the engine complites to euro 4 regulation and isn't noisy, i only want one thing, most of competitors don't have but i wish that DFM install abd and 2 airbags in them, in my future orders they will provide for me the driver airbag, nobody at the market offer something like this

i am sure that this vehicles have potencial to succes at european market, first in that class of vehicle which have payload between 600-900 kg it have the best price, also because of small compact dimension it's good for big city's because of very small passeges in them, usually on normal road you will have parked cars on both side of the road, i rember that with my hover i stuck one time in paris and other time in rome
 

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here is some more photos of my DFM's...i really like them, already sold couple of them,here are the photos:



it's have very attractive design, usually people here like it




cargo area for every respect, 2.3 meters and 900 kg of payload

also i got the information that vehicles will have 4x4 also,this will be quite intresting
 

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depends where you live, in china...the suv vehicles is very often sold with only 2wd,many customers here ask me for 4x4 because in croatia and bosnia there is lot of villiages which are outside city area where you don't have any normal road to came there,during winter it's very difficult to came there, many times when something happend fire department vehicles must go there to drive the people to the hospital or something simmilar, so with good price and 4x4 i am sure that we will have plenty of customers, here is some more photos:


i just sold this red one, here it is with croatian plate, day before i deliver it to the customers


here i try to compare the trunk with my atv, it fits there...now i just must to atv ramps for it :)
 

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it's really good that DFM is becoming more famous brand in Europe, here is one my truck:


already have 2700 km
max.speed...135 km/h :D
fuel consuption between 6-9 liters, depends where i drive it
i also try to drive between 500-600 kg on it, no problem

that red one i already sold :thumb:
 

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i just took my small atv on the registration to make it road legal, i use my dfm mini truck to deliver it to station where i can do it:

plenty of people came there and look at the vehicle, it's quite useful for reasonoble price
 

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DFM - CHINA POWER :lol: :lol: :thumb:

hahaha, driving on the highway, over 130 km/h with only 35 kw "under the hood", but with this type of driving fuel consuption is quite big, between 10 liters
 

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what is the homologation procedure in czech republic? here in croatia and in germany we can offer only minivan, mini truck nad mini truck with double cab like pick up, i see on this photos the mini van with 5 seats and 3rd window, i also see on the site form the importer the models with only chasis

this models have some kind of national approval in czech?
 

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in croatia we can't do this, we must have all eu type approval certificates per each model, per each modification at the vehicles, problem is that because croatia don't have any car industry


today one more time I use my truck for some vineyard job, I drive all kind of stuff, over 600 kg, without any problem :thumb:
 

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here is some updated photos:

new type headlight, lexus style, they used it for some models


here is also a photo of new rear lights, also little bit redesigned


here is also one electric model


here is photos of battery, can be used on DC or AC, power is between 6 and 10 kw, top speed is only 55 km/h and range is between 150 km, i think that this type of vehciles can be used for city delivery
 

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dragin said:
Dongfeng has done a great job of marketing these models overseas. They seem to be light years ahead of other Chinese minivan and minitruck makers in that respect.

Are these photos taken in your place Micodelija?
What happened to the pickup headlamp (old type) in the above photo? It doesn't look fastened/aligned to the body openiing.....
Also how vulnerable-looking these battery packs are, to the winter elements, etc....
yes, dfm is making a very good sale at china market and in overseas also, i think that they are first to enter european market with type approval, dfm is temporary second in the list of best selling model, first is hafei, but they have big plans and they still need to finish all of their factories

this photos i take at the company near production like because i visit them couple of weeks ago, i also had a test ride of it, it's really funny, you don't hear anything
 
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