Al Habtoor Motors introduces the No. 1 UK tyre brand in the UAE

13th June 2013

In a meeting held at Al Habtoor Motors’ corporate office on 13th June 2013, Al Habtoor Motorssigned the contract with Avon Tyres, UK’s no. 1 Tyrebrand , as an exclusive GCC distributorwith the exception of Kuwait. The contract was signed by Mr. Sultan Al Habtoor, President of Al Habtoor Motors and Mr. Graham Mitchell, International Sales Director for AVON Tyres&Mitch Wycheslavzoff - Regional Manager from AVON tyres in the presence of all Al Habtoor Motors Directors.

Avon tyres that are designed and engineered in the UK have been making high quality tyres that fit a variety of cars, motorbikes, vans and trailers since 1904. Mr. Neil Coolledge, the General Manager of SpeedFit said “Over the years Avon has not only proved itself on the road but also on the racetracks of the world, on two wheels as well as four. Al Habtoor Motors is glad to be associated with Avon and are excited to bring it to GCC as the exclusive distributors of this region. We are on a look out for Agents across other GCC countries that would help us increase Avon’s reach to a wider audience. Currently, we are introducing the ZZ3 and Ranger tyres from the Ultra High Performance range and the ZT5 tyres from the Premium range and expect our stock to arrive in 2 months’ time. “

“Avon Tyres was recently displayed in Automechanika Dubai 2013 at the Al Habtoor Motors stand and received a massive response from the visitors and investors alike. We are immensely encouraged by this response and are looking out to close the distributorship of Avon in other GCC countries shortly.” said Mr. Neil Coolledge. .

About Avon Tyres

About Avon Tyres Avon has been making high quality tyres since 1904, tyres that fit all sorts of cars and motorbikes, vans and trailers. Today, Avon's century of tyre-making experience is combined with the latest UK design and manufacturing technology. Add in a punishing test regime and you can see why Avon makes tyres of unparalleled quality and ability. Avon Tyres is owned by the Cooper Tyre& Rubber Company.

About Al Habtoor Motors

About Al Habtoor Motors Al Habtoor Motors is the exclusive distributor of Mitsubishi, Bentley, Fuso, TEMSA, Bugatti and McLaren in the UAE, and a part of the UAE based diversified multi-billion dirham business conglomerate Al Habtoor Group. Al Habtoor Group has varied interests and substantial investments ranging from Engineering, Real Estate, Hotels, Leasing, Education, Publication and Automobiles. The relationship between Al Habtoor Motors and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) goes way back to 1983, and ever since Al Habtoor Motors has been the exclusive partner for MMC in the UAE.