Al Habtoor reveals plan for Chinese auto giant

  • Share via facebook
  • Tweet this
  • Bookmark and Share

Al Habtoor Motors, the Dubai-based car dealer, has announced plans to launch vehicles by Chinese auto maker JAC Motors in the UAE.

The Chinese car manufacturer will make its foray into the UAE with its line-up of passenger cars and trucks following an agreement signed with Al Habtoor.

Part of Al Habtoor Motors strategic long term vision, this new partnership aims to make JAC Motors one of the car brands in the UAE in the next five years, a statement said.

Joe Rogan, director of sales at Al Habtoor Motors, said: "Al Habtoor Motors plans to open the first JAC Motors showroom in Dubai followed by Abu Dhabi in the first quarter of 2014.

"We have plans to expand its dealership network to other emirates within two years after the first showroom is launched."

With an annual production capacity of more than 700,000 units, JAC, officially known as Jianghuai Automobile Co Ltd, was established in 1964 and has been listed in Shanghai Stock Exchange since 2001.

Currently, JAC Motors has over 500 dealerships and 14 assembly plants in over 50 countries in the world spread across Latin America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, South Asia and South East Asia.

Related:
Join the Discussion

Disclaimer:The view expressed here by our readers are not necessarily shared by Arabian Business, its employees, sponsors or its advertisers.

Please post responsibly. Commenter Rules

  • No comments yet, be the first!

Enter the words above: Enter the numbers you hear:

All comments are subject to approval before appearing

Further reading

Features & Analysis
Dubai's nightlife bubble: When is it going to burst?

Dubai's nightlife bubble: When is it going to burst?

A new breed of clubs and bars is sprouting in the city, but which...

12
Chocolate: worth its weight in gold?

Chocolate: worth its weight in gold?

Middle Eastern consumers with a sweet tooth are buying up ever...

Country focus: Lebanon’s start-up success

Country focus: Lebanon’s start-up success

A new-wave of entrepreneurship is helping Lebanon become a hot...

Most Discussed