Welcome to the Ateco Group

The Ateco Group is a leading independent automotive vehicle distributor and automotive service provider headquartered in Australia and operating in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
For nearly four decades the Ateco Group has been a driving force behind the launch of new automotive brands across in Australia and New Zealand, and the development and growth of brands in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

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The Ateco Group provides unrivalled local market knowledge, expertise as well as a range of automotive support services that enables it to either offer the complete package required for the launch and management of automotive brands or for OEMs to select support services offered by the Ateco Group to bolster their own operations in the local markets.

“The Ateco Group is uniquely positioned to be able to assist any automotive company to launch their products in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, whether it is a complete turn key operation or to supply specific support services to an existing operation. The Ateco Group’s facilities enables new market entries to punch well above their weight at launch and not to be hampered by a lack of support services when undergoing growth. In short, the Ateco Group is the complete solution for automotive distribution and sales in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.” Neville Crichton, Executive Chairman, The Ateco Group


The Ateco Group’s Unique Record

  • Ateco, the largest locally-owned, independent distributor has been in business for nearly 40 years.
  • It has represented brands such as Suzuki, Audi, Volkswagen, Citroën, Alfa Romeo, Kia, Fiat, Ferrari, Maserati, Chery, Great Wall, Ssangyong, Foton and Lotus.
  • In Australia Ateco distributes LDV and Maserati as well as remanufacturing RAM Trucks into right hand drive for sale in Australia and New Zealand.
  •  In New Zealand Ateco distributes the full Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) range as well as Maserati.
  • In South Africa Ateco is the importer and distributor of Maserati.
  • Ateco operates warehousing in Sydney, Melbourne, Auckland and Johannesburg, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland and Johannesburg.
  • Ateco has more than 130 active dealers in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Latest Updates

13 Nov 2019
New Network Development GM for Ateco Group

The Ateco Group, Australia’s largest independently-owned automotive distribution company, has appointed Paula Miller to the role of General Manager of Network Development.

3 Feb 2019

The Parramatta Lions will be able to spend more time on the road to making Parramatta a better place to live, work and grow, raising funds for a wide range of charities and providing vital assistance in emergencies thanks to LDV Parramatta which has provided the Parramatta Lions with a brand new LDV G10 van to use for their work.

27 Sep 2019
Maserati announces plans for all-new models to be developed, electrified and produced in Italy

Modena, 26 September 2019 – In line with FCA’s €5 billion investment program for Italy, Maserati announces its innovation plan for production, electrification and autonomous driving technologies. With regards to production, Maserati announces plans for its lineup of new and electrified products at Modena, Cassino and Turin (Mirafiori and Grugliasco).

20 Mar 2019

As if its imposing presence on the road and the inimitable rumble of its 5.7 litre Hemi V8 engine was not enough, the 2019 RAM 1500 Laramie will be unmistakable on Australian roads thanks to its new grille and 30 cm high raised chrome badging on the tailgate. The new ‘high viz’ RAM badging for the 1500 Laramie is the most obvious change to the RAM 1500 model since its launch last year. The RAM 1500 Express has also gained a new reversing camera and the Trailer Brake Control.