SpeedFit arrives in Ras Al Khaimah The first SpeedFit Clinic launched in RAK Mall

After its unprecedented success in Dubai, Al Habtoor Group’s most successful fast fit servicing concept SpeedFit Clinic has now arrived in Ras Al Khaimah. The residents of Ras Al Khaimah will now have the convenience of having their vehicles serviced while they shop at RAK Mall.

The state-of-the-art facility was officially inaugurated by Mr. Karl Hamer, Managing Director of Al Habtoor Motors, Mr. Hussain K Jamal, Manager of RAK Mall and Neil Coolledge, General Manager of SpeedFit.

Speaking at the launch, Mr. Karl Hamer, Managing Director of Al Habtoor Motors said “I extend my gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Faisal Bin Saqr Al Qasimi for providing SpeedFit Clinic the ideal locale in Ras Al Khaimah to start its operations. I would also like to thank Mr. Hussain Jamal and the management of RAK Mall for their persistent support and co-operation which has made the launch of SpeedFit Clinic possible. We look forward to launching more SpeedFit Clinics across the UAE in the coming future.”

Apart from standalone services, customers can opt for the comprehensive Gold Service Package for AED 96 which includes all fluid top ups & vehicle health check with oil change. The Clinic also offers a Platinum Service Package with many more additional benefits for AED 96 net.

Speaking on the occasion Neil Coolledge added “I would like to thank the management of RAK Mall for their foresight in supporting a revolutionary concept that will change the way customers will enjoy a superlative shopping experience while having their vehicles cared for by experts. I am sure SpeedFit Clinic will create a new benchmark for others to follow.”

“The hallmark of SpeedFit Clinic is that customers do not have to take any prior appointments and can have the advantage of convenient working hours. Furthermore, the centre’s ‘While-U-Wait’ service ensures a quick turnaround time where vehicles are ready in less than one and half hours. To maintain the highest standards of quality in all aspects of vehicle service and repair, SpeedFit has tie ups with leading tire companies, oil giant Mobil, the number one battery brand Energizer® as well as original equipped spare parts from Global Auto Parts.” Mr. Neil added.

SpeedFit Clinic offers cutting edge, one-stop shop, value for money service and repair experience for owners of all makes and models of passenger cars, SUV’s and light commercial vehicles. SpeedFit Clinic customers can avail a wide range of vehicle services which include tires, brakes, lubricants, oil, batteries, steering, suspension, air conditioning, exhaust and car servicing. In addition to this, SpeedFit Clinic offers a wide choice of leading tire brands from around the world. The centre also offers fitting, balancing and computerized wheel alignment services.

One of the leading business conglomerates in the UAE, the Al Habtoor Group has made a major investment in creating SpeedFit. With an impressive blue-print of 42 locations throughout the Gulf region, the group aims to make SpeedFit the leading fast-fit company in the Middle East, and has plans to expand its network to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain.

Al Habtoor Motors presents a wide range of Genuine Parts for Mitsubishi & FUSO vehicles at Automechanika Dubai 2014

Al Habtoor Motors, the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors and FUSO trucks and buses in the UAE, is all set to welcome visitors to its exclusive stand no. H5-124 (Hall no. 5) at Automechanika Dubai 2014 and looks forward to presenting its vast assortment of genuine Mitsubishi auto parts, its Mitsubishi value 2nd selection parts and diamond value parts.

Mitsubishi genuine parts and accessories are designed, engineered and manufactured to ensure perfect fit and optimal performance – first time, every time. Committed to delivering value for money, all Mitsubishi genuine parts are competitively priced and ensure the best quality.

Furthermore, by supplying Mitsubishi parts which follow stringent quality measures, Al Habtoor Motors offers full support and backing to all customers who get their vehicle serviced at any of the Al Habtoor service centers These measures have to be met by any supplier to become one of Mitsubishi’s official and approved reseller. The parts that are shipped to Al Habtoor Motors are certified by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in Japan and are fitted by fully trained technicians at Al Habtoor Motors.

Al Habtoor Motors has invested in a new 25,000 sq. m fully automated warehouse in Dubai Investments Park which stocks over 65,000 line items. With ample stock and excellent logistical support backed by an efficient delivery service, Al Habtoor Motors has ensured a 95% first pick rate when it comes to spare part availability. Which is why, Al Habtoor Motors has been recognized more than once by Mitsubishi Motors Middle East and Africa for its outstanding sales performance and marketing support to Genuine Mitsubishi Spare Parts in the UAE.
Ensuring the protection of your investment in your Mitsubishi vehicle, we strongly advice at all times, you use Mitsubishi genuine parts purchased from Al Habtoor Motors and fix it in our Mitsubishi service centers.

Global Auto Parts offers lucrative distributor opportunities for Genuine Quality aftermarket auto parts at Automechanika.

Global Auto Parts, one of the largest independent suppliers of quality automotive spare parts in the UAE, sponsors the region’s largest and most comprehensive trade and networking exhibition for the automotive aftermarket.

Automechanika Dubai is all set to present a unique spectrum of products from the fields of automotive parts, car washing, workshop and filling-station equipment, IT products and services, accessories and tuning from 3rd to 5th June 2014.

Global Auto Parts (GAP) is a fully integrated aftermarket parts supplier, specializing in genuine quality high mortality parts for all the major Japanese and Korean passenger vehicle brands, and major European & American passenger cars and truck brands.

With the steady growth of the automotive parts industry in the Middle East & Africa, Global Auto Parts, part of the renowned Al Habtoor Group aims to raise the bar in the products and services available for automotive aftermarket distributors in the GCC, Africa and wider global regions. Presently Global Auto Parts is one of the largest independent UAE-based suppliers of genuine quality spare parts.

Global Auto Parts offers auto parts distributors maximum convenience while providing them quality parts with highly competitive pricing to match, and is continuously exploring ways to expand its range of products and improve its services.

Global Auto Parts has established long term relationship with leading OEM component manufacturers around the world and its uninterrupted supply chain consistently offers genuine quality parts at the most competitive pricing. In just a year, Global Auto Parts has established a wide network of distributors & direct customers and is looking to expand rapidly.

“Global Auto Parts is constantly on the lookout to expand its distributor network and is looking for interested parties in the GCC, Africa & beyond. We have our own 25,000 square meters, fully automated warehouse facility in Dubai. Our team of parts professionals ensure all inquires are handled quickly and efficiently so that they can be picked, packed and shipped from our vast stocks in Dubai, affording GAP distributors absolute piece of mind about quality, price and availability at all times ” said Mr. Gary Carscadden, Director of Global Auto Parts.

Global Auto Parts are exhibiting their Genuine Quality proposition at Automechanika Dubai, 2014 which is to be held from 3rdto 5th June and can be found in Hall #5, Stand #118. They are actively recruiting local and international distributors at this event. For those not attending this event, more information can be obtained on www.globalautoparts.com.

Al Habtoor Motors – Tires & Batteries Division presents key international tire and battery brands in Automechanika Dubai 2014

Al Habtoor Motors – Tires & Batteries Division is all set to present its comprehensive line-up of automotive tires, accessories and batteries from world leading brands to the visitors of Automechanika, Dubai in Saeed Hall, stand number S2-140 from 3rd – 5th June 2014 . The event is the region’s largest and most comprehensive trade and networking exhibition for the automotive aftermarket.

The Al Habtoor Motors – Tires & Batteries Division is the exclusive official distributor for Sumo Firenza and Avon Tyres in the GCC, and General Tires in the UAE. Recently, the division added Mastercraft to its growing portfolio of tire brands as the exclusive distributor of the brand in the GCC except Kuwait & UAE.

Part of Continental Tires, General Tires is originally from the USA. Based on a 100-year old American Heritage, the brand has proven its ability to compete time and again in the ever changing tire industry with manufacturing and technological advancements.

Avon Tyres has been making high quality tires since 1904, and has an impressive presence in the UK and rest of Europe. Over the years, Avon has not only proven itself on the road but also on the race tracks of the world. Today, Avon’s century of tire-making experience is combined with the very latest design and manufacturing technology.

Since 1909, Mastercraft Tires has earned a reputation for building high mileage tires and 100 years later continues to build car tires to today’s highest American quality standards.

Guided by its corner stone philosophy of quality, dependability and evolution, Sumo Firenza from Singapore is a premium budget tire brand that has evolved into a global brand. During the past decade Sumo Firenza has steadily evolved into a growing brand that is well respected within the industry.

Apart from tires, the division is the world’s only exclusive dealer for Fix & Go in the GCC and Energizer® batteries in the UAE. Fix&Go Tire Puncture Repair Kits from Italy are manufactured by TEK Group. Fix&Go brings a new safety concept for every man, woman and child across the world and allows the repair of a flat tire on the roadside without using a spare tire in 5 minutes as compared to 45 minutes for the conventional spare tire change. Fix & Go comes with a 2 years warranty along with a 5 years shelf life for the sealant. Fix & Go is fitted standard as OEM to 24 manufacturers worldwide.

Energizer®premium vehicle batteries from USA is a world leader in automotive batteries. Part of Johnson Controls Group, Energizer® batteries use PowerFrame® Grid Technology for more consistent power. It provides reliable starting power thanks to its streamlined range of batteries which boasts top European quality, performance and reliability and for the first time in the UAE Energizer are now offering 18 months warranty on all passenger and commercial batteries.

The Al Habtoor Motors Tires & Batteries Division currently offers customers a Free Vehicle Health Check & One Shot AC Treatment on the purchase of 2 General Tires. The One Shot AC Treatment kills germs and bacteria, deep cleanses the airways and restores fresh as new interior cabin with lemon, strawberry & apple fragrance.

Furthermore, customers who purchase 4 General Tires get a Free Car Wash, Body Wax Polishing, Vacuum & Full Compound Body Polish, Body Shine Polishing, Engine Bay De-Greasing, RIM Cleaning and Tire Polishing.

“As the authorized dealer for some of the world’s top automotive brands in the UAE, we have a long association with automotive customers and fully understand their needs for quality replacements in their vehicles. We have chosen some of the finest names from around the world in automotive ancillary products like tires and batteries so that our customers get the best options at the most competitive prices. Coupled with the best promotional offers they get an unbeatable value for their money.” said Mr. Neil Coolledge, Head of Tires & Batteries Division and General Manager of SpeedFit.

Mitsubishi and Chery Online Ipad Mini Draw

Al Habtoor Motors announced the 3 lucky winners of the Mitsubishi and Chery Online iPad Mini draw on 4th June 2014. The winners were congratulated in a small ceremony held in the respective Mitsubishi and Chery showrooms in Deira.

The winners of the Mitsubishi iPad Online Competition- Ms. Marynes Esguerra, Mr. Fedaa Nassef and Mr. Ahmed Gouhan received the Ipad mini from Mr. Nassib Nassar, Senior Marketing Manager for Al Habtoor Motors whereas the winners of the Chery iPad Online Competition – Mr. James Samuel Coward, Mr. Ashraf Bastawisy and Mr. Bibsi Hamza received the Ipad mini from Mr. Muhammed Shahnawaz, Marketing Specialist for Al Habtoor Motors.

“We at Al Habtoor Motors are very overwhelmed with the response received for the competition. Al Habtoor Motors has conducted many such draws in the past. It is pivotal to our organization that we engage with our customers and our senior management thought of this to be a great opportunity to stir some excitement among our existing and potential consumers.” said Mr. Nassar.

Al Habtoor opens first JAC Motors showroom in Dubai

Automotive giant Al Habtoor Motors on Monday, June 16, launched the first JAC Motors showroom in Dubai, featuring its line-up of passenger and commercial vehicles. Located at Airport Road, Port Saeed in Deira, Dubai, the showroom was officially opened by Al Habtoor CEO, Ahmed Khalaf Al Habtoor, and Jac Motors General Manager Xiang Xingchu on Monday, June 16. “In the global market, JAC ranks No. 1 position in Brazil among Chinese auto brands and No. 2 of exported brands, and has successfully established a high-end and luxury auto brand image. “Here in the UAE, with the introduction of JAC, we aim to change the face of competition amongst the Chinese auto brands, by offering the market a premium automobile brand,” Ahmed Khalaf Al Habtoor said. JAC J4 is a five-seater luxury sedan with 1.5 liter four cylinder turbo engine that is said to be a perfect combination of fashion and class, featuring safety equipments such as ISO FIX for child seat, ABS-EBD, tyre pressure monitoring system, and dual airbags, among others. J4 generates 113HP with CVT transmission. JAC J5, on the other hand, is a five-seater luxury sedan with 1.8 liter engine which reflects international auto design trends and fashion, which is also loaded with safety features such as dual airbags, motion-sensitive auto door lock, and side impact protection beam, among others. JAC J6, is meanwhile, equipped with energy-saving feature with its sportive design which ensures low wind drag, resulting to less fuel consumption. The seven-seater J6 compact MPV has 1.8 liter engine. JAC M5 is a seven-seater MPV with leather seats, electrical sunroof, visual parking sensor, and adjustable mid row seats that allow versatile seating arrangement, among others. It has 2-liter turbo-charged engine.
JAC Sunray is a van and mini bus first released in 2010. The bus version is equipped with reclining seat backs giving it the touch of luxury, while the van version comes with massive 12 cubic meters cargo capacity. JAC light commercial vehicles are available in the range of 3.5 and 4.2 tons and the heavy weight commercial vehicles are available in 8.6 and 12 tons. Both vehicle segments come with turbocharged diesel engines providing heavy duty performance, air conditioning, power steering and radio with CD player and much more. “After our incredible success by being the No. 1 in Brazil we are looking forward to establishing a strong presence in the Middle East. I can foresee a great demand for JAC in the UAE as it is a market where quality products are the most sought after” Xingchu, for his part, said. Xingchu said they ranked No. 1 in export sales for 12 consecutive years, and is one of the top 10 brands in the automobile industry of China. In Qatar, Xingchu noted that they had 1000 units of heavy duty truck sold in just one year. “The products of JAC Motors will give great global appeal and we are proud to bring this global brand into the UAE,” Karl Hamer, managing director of Al Habtoor Motors said.

Al Habtoor Motors announces the winner of the Routine Maintenance Contracts promotion WINNER WINS AED 40,000 CASH REWARD!

Al Habtoor Motors announces the winner of the Routine Maintenance Contracts promotion WINNER WINS AED 40,000 CASH REWARD!

Al Habtoor Motors continues to enthrall its customers with a superior motoring experience and unbeatable value with its after sales service. In keeping with its commitment, Al Habtoor Motors recently held a special 8-Service Contract promotion for its Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Lancer Fortis, Lancer EX, Pajero, Pajero Sport and L200 customers from 8th March – 7th May 2014. The 2-month long 8-Service Contract promotion included intermediate, standard and major Services, along with a chance to win a vacation to a fabulous destination of the customer’s choice, or AED 40,000 in cash. After the much anticipated final draw Mr. Sudher Jones was declared the winner of AED 40,000. “I still cannot believe that I have won. I saw the promotion as a great savings since I would be assured of timely quality service for my vehicle without much financial strain. Now the savings aspect has proved to be more than what I had even imagined. I thank Al Habtoor Motors for their excellent service and for organizing such value-added promotions”, commented Mr. Sudher Jones. Priced at AED 4,440 for the Lancer, AED 4,500 for the Lancer Fortis and EX, AED 4600 for the ASX, AED 4,999 – AED 5100 for the various Pajero models, AED 5,050 for the Pajero Sport and AED 4,700 to AED 6,700 for the different L200 models, the 8 Service Contract encourages customers to undertake automotive care for their Mitsubishi vehicles with Genuine Service thus avoiding the risk of non guaranteed service and repair by unauthorized service centers. “Service contracts always offer customers total peace of mind and additional benefits such as easy warranty claims if and when needed and better resale value for the vehicle by providing the service history. The contract also ensures manufacturer recommended services are carried out by Mitsubishi authorized personnel. This in turn protects the investment of the customer.” added Mr. Anan Nimer, Aftersales Director for Al Habtoor Motors.

Al Habtoor Motors launches the biggest automotive showroom complex in the region!

In keeping with its commitment to offer its customers a superlative vehicle buying experience and in line with its vision to expand its presence in the United Arab Emirates, Al Habtoor Motors recently launched its first multi brand passenger and commercial vehicle showroom facility featuring separate Mitsubishi and CarZone showrooms in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi. The new multi level showroom complex spans a total area of 13,933 sq m and is one of the largest automobile showrooms in the Middle East region. The new three-storied facility was launched in the presence of Ahmed Al Habtoor, CEO of Al Habtoor Motors and senior management of Al Habtoor Motors. “We are at the threshold of aggressive expansion to meet the growing demands of the customers in the UAE. Mussafah with its exponential growth both as an industrial as well as a residential city has increased the demand for quality commercial and passenger vehicles. We, at Habtoor Motors, felt the immediate need for a truly world class vehicle experience. This facility is a beginning of a new relationship with our customers here in Mussafah.”said an enthusiastic Mr. Joe Rogan, Sales Director of Al Habtoor Motors. Featuring a Mitsubishi commercial vehicles showroom on the top floor, the showroom houses CarZone the multi brand quality used car showroom on the second floor. The first floor features the offices of Al Habtoor Motors followed by the Mitsubishi cars showroom along with the service and parts section on the ground floor. “We are committed to expanding high quality aftersales service in Musaffah & the South-West region to ensure that our brand product is well distributed in the UAE market. Our support to the dealer network and the fleet owners with technical and quality related services will help us promote the sale of services, service parts and accessories, and will ensure better customer satisfaction.” said Mr. Anan Nimer, Aftersales Director of Al Habtoor Motors. The unprecedented success of the CarZone Megastore Boutique showrooms on Sheikh Zayed Road and Sharjah along with the largest used car megastore in the UAE at Dubai Investments Park, has paved the way for the first showroom in Abu Dhabi at Mussafah. The multi brand used car showroom on the second floor follows a supermarket

like approach for selling cars. It features various brands of vehicles like Mitsubishi, Toyota, GMC, Ford, Nissan, Honda, Mazda, Hyundai and other popular brands, all under one roof. The Mitsubishi showroom reflects Al Habtoor Motors’ winning spirit and features large display areas for the entire range of Mitsubishi vehicles. The showroom design focuses on sporty elegance and customer convenience. Al Habtoor Motors has constantly strived to offer its clients some of the finest automobiles backed by efficient after sales service, which is why the Mitsubishi showroom also features a separate service and parts section in the same facility. “Mitsubishi commercial vehicles have been highly revered in the industrial sector as true work horses and in the passenger car segment that have an established reputation for quality, performance and reliability. CarZone brings in a supermarket like approach for selling quality used cars. Together, Mitsubishi and CarZone will offer an unprecedented vehicle buying experience for our customers.” added Mr. Joe Rogan.

Al Habtoor Group collaborates with Road & Transport Authority to open SpeedFit Vehicle Testing Centre

After its success in the automotive sector for nearly three decades as the dealer of some of the world’s most popular and prestigious automobile brands, Al Habtoor Group has tied up with Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai, to open SpeedFit Vehicle Testing Centre (SVTC) at Umm Ramool, Dubai. Mr. Ahmed Al Habtoor, CEO of Al Habtoor Motors, Mr. Ahmed Bahrozyan, Dubai Licensing CEO, Mr. Neil Coolledge, General Manager of SpeedFit and Head of Tires & Batteries Division along with multiple RTA delegates attended the inauguration of the first SpeedFit Vehicle Testing Centre in the UAE on Sunday, 4th May 2014. Mr. Neil Coolledge, General Manager of SpeedFit and Head of Tires & Batteries Division said “We are proud to inaugurate the first SpeedFit Vehicle Testing Centre in the UAE. This is a great addition to our existing portfolio of SpeedFit services which include tires, brakes, lubricants, oil, batteries, steering, suspension, air conditioning, exhaust and car servicing. We would like to thank RTA, Dubai for their support and cooperation. SpeedFit Vehicle Testing Centre is committed to offering superior and trusted services for meeting the overall safety of vehicles & registration renewal purposes in Dubai”. Neil Coolledge, GM of Speedfit and Head of Tires and Batteries Division added “With our working schedule of 7 am to 10 pm, Saturday to Thursday, the customers can have the advantage of convenient service hours ensuring a quick turnaround time.” The centre now has 2 lanes with a capacity to service up to 175 vehicles per day. Within midyear it will expand to 4 lanes with capacity of 350 vehicles/day. About SpeedFit Set in an impressive 40,000 sq. ft. area, the state-of-the-art SpeedFit center can handle up to 100 vehicles in a day. Manned by over 12 well trained technicians, the centre is dedicated to providing a class leading one-stop shop, value for money service and repair experience for owners of any make or model of passenger cars, SUV’s and light commercial vehicles. SpeedFit concept resembles Jiffy Lube and Quick Fit which are the largest service centers in the fast lube industry in North America and UK. Please visit our website for more details www.speedfit.me

Al Habtoor Motors appointed distributor for the UAE by one of the world’s largest oil Companies

Al Habtoor Motors is teaming up with LUKOIL, one of the world’s largest oil companies, to be the UAE distributor of LUKOIL automotive oils and lubricants, as it expands on its ever growing product portfolio in the UAE’s automotive sector.

The announcement was made at a press conference at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah on Thursday 4th December, 2014 in the presence of Sultan Al Habtoor, President, Al Habtoor Motors; Karl Hamer, Managing Director and other senior management from Al Habtoor Motors. Present from the oil giant was Maxim Donde, Global head of LUKOIL lubes; Victor Zhuravskiy, CEO, Marine lubes; June Manoharan, Regional Director Marine lubes and Joginder Singh Dahiya, Sales Director of Auto Lubes.

LUKOIL, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, is engaged in the exploration, production, refining, marketing and distribution of oil. Karl Hamer, Managing Director, Al Habtoor Motors said, “When we were approached by LUKOIL, I was surprised that one of the world’s largest oil companies was not present in the UAE automotive market. We have partnered with LUKOIL to bring a new dimension to our business. More and more business partners are turning to Al Habtoor Motors recognising our achievements in the automotive industry.

Sultan Al Habtoor, President, Al Habtoor Motors added, “Al Habtoor Motors has teamed up with some of the best-known brands in the business. LUKOIL is a major global brand to add to our portfolio and we look forward to a strong partnership.” Oil and lubricant production and sales are an important part of LUKOIL’s business. In 2005, LLK-International (LUKOIL Lubricants), a company 100 per cent owned by LUKOIL, was formed, and lubricants became an independent business unit. LUKOIL Lubricants currently controls the manufacturing of more than 40 per cent of all lubricants produced in Russia, amounting to around 1.2 million tons. The company sells more than 1,000 different kind of lubricants for the automotive sector, heavy-duty transport, mining, power generation and general engineering in more than 40 countries. LUKOIL’s exhaustive product range includes passenger car oils, motorcycle oils, diesel engine oils, coolants, ATF, industrial oils, hydraulic oils, metal working fluid, marine lubricants, transmission oils, turbine lubricants, circulating oils, brake fluid and Industrial oils. In addition to having approved by API, LUKOIL lubricants have OEM approvals from all leading OEM’s, including Porsche, BMW, MAN, MACK, Mercedes Benz, SCANIA, Cummins, Volkswagen, FORD, General Motors, Renault, , SIEMENS, WARTSILA, ZF, Detroit Diesel and many more.