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Famous UK car brand MG inks deal for UAE distribution

Agreement signed between MG's parent company, SAIC Motor, and Al Yousuf Motors

Famous UK car brand MG inks deal for UAE distribution

Famous British born car brand MG has announced the appointment of Al Yousuf Motors as its UAE distributor.

The move comes after the auto brand launched its new MG RX5 and MG ZS SUVs in the Middle East.

The agreement between MG’s parent company, SAIC Motor, and Al Yousuf Motors will see the UAE automotive services company begin servicing MG’s customers with immediate effect.

Operating from five locations across the UAE, they will introduce a fresh new line-up of models aimed at meeting the demands of today’s modern motorists, a statement said.

The line-up includes the new MG ZS and MG RX5 SUVs, as well as the MG 360 compact sedan.

Tom Lee, managing director, SAIC Motor Middle East said: “Al Yousuf Motors delivers the ideal combination of automotive experience and high-quality customer service and efficiency. At MG we are experiencing positive growth globally and view the Middle East as a very important market.”

Mohamed Iqbal Yousuf, deputy president and head of marketing, Al Yousuf Group, added: “This is a major step for Al Yousuf Motors. MG has an exciting model line-up and even more so following the introduction of the MG RX5 and MG ZS.

"The brand is in a strong position to build its presence in the Middle East market and we are looking forward to a fruitful and extensive partnership. The MG brand will be an extension of our automobile sector and services which will continue to bring success to the group at a local and regional level.”

MG was established in 1924 and has benefited from heavy investment from SAIC Motor, which was listed in the 2017 Fortune Global 500 List for the 13th consecutive year.

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