The official importer of Mazda vehicles for Bulgaria and Northern Macedonia – Star Motors Ltd. – now has a new owner – M Trucks Bulgaria Ltd.
“Star Motors” Ltd. is a company established in 2000 as an official importer of Mazda cars in Bulgaria and Macedonia. The company offers a full range of new cars manufactured for the European market, as well as a comprehensive range of after-sales services – mechanical repairs, tuning and painting repairs, spare parts and extended warranty.
The sales and service center in Sofia, at Blvd. Christopher Columbus 43, as well as the entire network in the country, were completely renovated in 2017 and all centers meet the latest brand requirements for providing a customer experience at Mazda dealerships. The second location of Star Motors Ltd. has been realized in the city of Sofia by presenting its status Gallery – Sofia Blvd. Arsenalski 2. The company also has its own, authorized by the manufacturer, locations in the cities of Plovdiv and Stara Zagora, as well as a showroom with a service center in Skopje, and authorized sales and service centers in the country are located in the cities of Varna, Burgas, Veliko Tarnovo, Haskovo, Yambol and Pleven.
After a long and successful partnership with Mazda Europe, on 11 May 2022 Avto Union AD entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its subsidiary Star Motors Ltd. The new owner is M Trucks Bulgaria Ltd – the official importer of MAN brand trucks for Bulgaria. By decision No ACT-1206-09.12.2021, the Commission for Protection of Competition in the Republic of Bulgaria cleared the acquisition without conditions.
The deal is part of the development strategy of Eurohold Bulgaria S.A., which not long ago said it envisages selling the group’s automotive and leasing businesses and focusing on the energy and insurance businesses, following the acquisition of the CEZ Group companies in Bulgaria.
It should be recalled that in June 2021 another sale of a subsidiary company took place – N Auto Sofia EAD – a major dealer of Nissan brand cars and majority owner of Espas Auto Ltd, the largest distributor in Bulgaria of Renault and Dacia brand cars. The buyer is Bulpharma Ltd, owner of the private hospital “Sofiamed”.