Since striking the agreement, the company reports that initial demand for the Invis-A-Rack has been positive, with enquiries from sectors such as construction, plumbing & heating, landscaping and electrical increasing as these industries invest in new vehicles.
According to recent figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Retailers (SMMT), sales of commercial vehicles, which include pick-up trucks, rose by 25.5% in June 2014 putting total sales for the first six months of the year up by 16.4% compared to the same period in 2013.
The Invis-A-Rack Cargo Management System is a practical carrying solution that is designed for tradespeople and contractors, including plumbers, builders and joiners. The retractable cab-level racking system enables user to carry ladders, timber or pipework on a pick-up truck.
Manufactured from lightweight aluminium, coated with a black textured finish, Invis-A-Rack provides a sturdy frame when erected and looksneat when folded back into its cassette. The rack can hold 220 kg static load, and comes fully assembled and uses a non-drill clamping system to mount to the vehicle.
Auto Styling Truckman stocks The Invis-A-Rack for Double Cab, Extra Cab and Single Cab versions of the current models of the most popular pick-up trucks:Ford Ranger, Isuzu D-Max (Double / Extra Cab Only),Nissan Navara,Mitsubishi L200, Toyota Hilux (Double / Extra Cab Only) and Volkswagen Amarok.
The Double Cab retails for £499.00 (inc. VAT) and the Single Cab and Extra Cab versions cost £573.10 (inc. VAT).
Commenting on the popularity of the product, Mike Wheeler, managing director of Auto Styling Truckman, said: ‘The Invis-A-Rack is a major innovation for commercial pick-up truck users and we are expecting a surge in enquiries based on the growth of vehicle sales and the initial level of interest in the racking system.
‘Its ability to go from invisible to invaluable in seconds makes the Invis-A-Rack ideal for tradespeople like plumbers, builders and landscapers who require the flexibility a pick-up truck bed offers while providing a sturdy and reliable storage option for long items.'