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

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.

Al Habtoor Motors launches a multi faceted Mitsubishi showroom complex in Al Ain!

To meet the growing demand of Mitsubishi customers in Al Ain, Al Habtoor Motors has launched its latest state-of-the-art Mitsubishi showroom and After-sales complex. The launch of the new facility coincides with Al Habtoor Motors’ vision to expand its presence in the United Arab Emirates, especially in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Recently, Al Habtoor Motors commissioned the world’s largest Mitsubishi showroom spanning a built up area of 235,000-square-foot in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi.

With addition of the new 121,169-square-foot facility in the industrial hub of Al Ain, Al Habtoor Motors plans to cover all bases in the Abu Dhabi market.

The new Mitsubishi complex was launched in the presence of Mr. Ahmed Al Habtoor, CEO of Al Habtoor Motors, , Senior management of Al Habtoor Motors and Mr. Toshiaki Nomura, President – MMMEA FZE.

Speaking of the new showroom and After-sales complex, Mr. Joe Rogan, Sales Director of Al Habtoor Motors added “This new state-of-the-art complex reflects our dedication and commitment to our existing and our prospective customers. Al Ain is one of the important cities in Abu Dhabi and this evergreen garden city has experienced a steady growth both as an industrial and a residential hub. There’s always a great demand for quality commercial and passenger vehicles. We are ensuring to bring a quality motoring and ownership experience to the resident of Al Ain.”

The new multi-storied showroom complex features a basement, ground floor and mezzanine. While the basement features covered parking area for hundred cars, the ground floor features Mitsubishi passenger vehicles showroom, an After-sales area featuring spare parts center and separate service facilities for passenger and commercial vehicles.

The showroom reflects Mitsubishi’s 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 for the finest automobiles backed by efficient After-sales service, which is why, the Mitsubishi showroom also features a separate service and parts section under one roof.

“We have a very special relationship with the people of the UAE. Al Habtoor Motors and Mitsubishi continue to share a unique and decades long partnership of trust and success. We are both driven by professionalism, quality and high standards of customer service. We love challenges and we keep challenging our own achievements. This has helped us to reach new frontiers as we continue to expand our network.” added Mr. Ahmed Al Habtoor, CEO of Al Habtoor Motors.

“A great product cannot be one, if it fails to satisfy the customer. In the case of automobiles, unfailing After-sales support becomes as critical as the sales efforts itself. This is where our association with Al Habtoor Motors has helped us ensure that all Mitsubishi customers in the UAE enjoy a great ownership experience. We at Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) are proud of Al Habtoor Motors achievements as they continue to expand their network thus enabling Mitsubishi to maintain its leading position in the UAE market as well as the region.”, said Mr. Toshiaki Nomura, President – MMMEA FZE.


The official signing ceremony was held on 26th September 2016 at Al Habtoor Motors Head Office and was attended by Mr Sultan Al Habtoor, President, Mr Jagdish Parulekar, CFO, Mr Joe Rogan Prestige Director and Mr Shibu Thomas , General Manager Fleet & Commercial Vehicles at Al Habtoor Motors along with Mr Paul Brannigan Middle East Manager for Wrightbus International. Under the new agreement, Al Habtoor Motors will become the official distributor for Wrightbus International’s products in the United Arab Emirates.

Paul Brannigan, Wrightbus International Middle East Manager, who heads up the company’s office in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, said: “We are both honoured and delighted to form this new relationship with Al Habtoor Motors and pleased to have them acting as our official distributor in the UAE. “We see a great synergy between the two family owned companies as Al Habtoor is highly respected in working with the most prestigious automotive marques in the region and has a close rapport with the people of the United Arab Emirates. We believe this heralds the start of a mutually successful and long term relationship for us and comes at a time when we are penetrating new market segments in the UAE.” Jagdish Parulekar, CFO for Al Habtoor Motors, said: “We are proud of our new association with Wrightbus, a truly innovative Bus manufacturer with a long history and global presence. Wrightbus has an excellent global reputation based around the quality, design and latest technology of its bus products. We are excited to be made their official distributor for the UAE and are looking forward to working with them to grow their market share in the region. Al Habtoor Motors have a very strong after sales division with best in class customer care to offer aftersales support for Wrightbus International clients in the region”.


Established in 1946, Wrightbus is a leading manufacturer of Buses and is perhaps best known for its iconic New London Routemaster. Wrightbus International aims to bring product innovation, industry knowledge and experience of the Wright Group to a Global audience. Its range of Buses include Midi, Articulated, as well as Double Deck and as a trendsetter in vehicle design it leads the field in fuel efficient technology as well as low emissions. Wrightbus has multiple manufacturing plants across the world and a customer base which extends across the USA, Middle East, Asia and Australia.


Al Habtoor Motors is the exclusive distributor of Mitsubishi, Fuso, Chery, JAC, Bentley, Bugatti and McLaren in the UAE and a part of the 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.