Almazora Motors Corporation

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Almazora Motors Corporation
Industry Automotive
Founded 1925
Founder Canado Almazora
Perfecto Almazora
Headquarters Carmona, Cavite, Philippines
Area served
Key people
Conrad Almazora (Vice President)
Products Asian utility vehicles, trucks, buses
Website Almazora Motors Corporation Global

Almazora Motors Corporation (AMC) is a Philippine company that manufactures buses, trucks and other Asian Utility Vehicles headquarters in Carmona, the province of Cavite. it is the world's Philippine first largest bus maker, based on annual vehicle sales in 2013 after Santarosa Motor Works Inc., Del Monte Motor Works, Inc. and Pilipinas Hino Inc. on comprise sales.


Almazora Motors Corporation's history dates back to 1900, when Canado Almazora sold horse-driven carriages under Carroceria de Almazora. In 1925, Perfecto Almazora, son of Canado, took over the company and evolved it into a manufacturer of passenger buses. The company is also responsible for making the Jardinera, a wooden made bus type with seven long benches in rows and two entry points. In 1968, Conrado handed the company to his son Cecilio.


Almazora Motors manufactures the "Family Business" (FB) variant of the Mitsubishi L300 van. The company also assembles bus bodies for Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, Isuzu, MAN Truck & Bus and Mercedes-Benz, as well as truck bodies for special purposes such as fire engines, dump trucks, cargo trucks and ambulances.


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