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Global Fleet - Saudi Arabia

October 2017 - Feature

State of the Middle East Commercial Fleet Market

All countries in the Middle East have been impacted by lower oil prices and the institution of austerity programs. Countering these economic headwinds are major infrastructure investments geared to stimulate national economies.

Tags: Global, State of Fleet Market Report, Saudi Arabia

September 2017 - Global News

Saudi Arabia to Let Women Drive in 2018

Saudi Arabia will allow women to drive starting in June 2018, ending the country's long-established policy which has arrested and jailed women for taking the wheel.

Tags: Drivers, Saudi Arabia, Global

April 2017 - Global News

Saudi Company to Assemble Ssangyong Pickup In Saudi Arabia

Ssangyong Motor Co., South Korean unit of India’s Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., is expanding its sales into the Middle East by granting the Saudi National Automoibile Manufacturing Co. (SNAM) a license to assemble and ship its vehicles in Saudi Arabia starting in 2020.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Global, Mahindra Group, Middle East

March 2017 - Global News

Saudi Transport Group Buys 540 Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Al Khaldi from Dammam (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) signed a purchase order for approximately 540 medium- and heavy-duty trucks from Mercedes-Benz on March 23, 2017, in Dubai. With this deal the Al Khaldi transport group increased its total fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks to approximately 1,045 units.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Medium-Duty Trucks, Saudi Arabia, Global

February 2017 - Global News

Fresh Del Monte Produce Expands Fleet in Saudi Arbia and UAE

Fresh Del Monte Produce is expanding its business in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates by increasing its presence in the foodservice space

Tags: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Global, Food and Beverage Fleets

February 2017 - Global News

Tata Motors Launches Truck Brand in Saudi Arabia

Tata Motors, India’s largest automotive manufacturer and one of the top 10 commercial vehicle manufacturers globally, launched its “World-Smart Truck” brand — the Tata PRIMA — in Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Tata Motors, Saudi Arabia, Global, Smart Technology

December 2016 - Global News

Chery Debuts Arrizo 5 in UAE, Saudi Arabia

Chinese automaker Chery launched its Arrizo 5 in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. The UAE and Saudi Arabia were the new legs of the global launch tour of Arrizo 5, after it was launched in Chile, China, Iran and Peru.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Chery Arrizo 5

August 2016 - Global News

Chery Flagship Models Test the Extremes of Saudi Arabia

During July, Chery and its local dealer group launched a two-month summer extreme heat adaptive road test-drive in Saudi Arabia with its flagship models, including Tiggo 5, Arrizo 3 and Arrizo 7.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Test Drive, Chery

May 2016 - Global News

Chery Enters Saudi Arabian Market

Chinese automaker Chery recently launched its brand in Saudi Arabia with three new models: Tiggo 3, Tiggo 5, and Arrizo 7. The automaker is partnering with Saudi Arabian distributor the Yemni Group.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Distributors, Chery

May 2016 - Global News

McNeilus Refuse Trucks to be Offered in Saudi Arabia

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has announced plans to market its McNeilus Metro-Pak and M2-S refuse compactor vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the surrounding region.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Refuse Fleets

March 2016 - Global News

Cummins Announces Middle East Joint Venture

Cummins Inc. and The Olayan Group have announced the formation of Cummins Arabia, a 50-50, three-country distribution joint venture company in the Middle East.

Tags: Cummins, Joint Venture, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE

January 2016 - Global News

Geely Launches Flagship Vehicle in Saudi Arabia

Geely Auto recently launched its flagship Geely GC9 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Geely

October 2015 - Global News

FUSO Awards Franchise in Saudi Arabia

Al Habtoor Motors , the official dealer of MFTBC in the UAE, has expanded its regional presence as the Al Habtoor Group's automotive division has been awarded the franchise of Mitsubishi Fuso in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Saudi Arabia

June 2015 - Global News

Saudi Arabian Company Adds 300 MAN Trucks to Fleet

Al-Bassami International Business Group added 300 more MAN trucks to support growth in its vehicle and equipment transport business in Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, MAN Trucks

June 2015 - Global News

Tata Motors Opens Showroom, Service Facility in Saudi Arabia

Indian automaker Tata Motors has opened a flagship showroom and service facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Dealership, Saudi Arabia, Service Center, Tata

March 2015 - Global News

Saudi Arabia Drives Surge in Spare Parts

Manufacturers and distributors of the GCC's automotive aftermarket recently gathered in Dubai to discuss new opportunities in the region's commercial vehicle (CV) market, as Saudi Arabia spearheads a regional surge in demand for CV spare parts and services.

Tags: Parts, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Commercial Vehicles

January 2015 - Global News

Saudi Arabia's Tire Market to Grow 17 Percent

Saudi Arabia lacks in terms of vehicle production as only a handful automobile assembly units are located across the country. As a result, the entire domestic demand for automobiles as well as tyres is met solely through imports.

Tags: Yokohama, Goodyear, Michelin, Continental, Bridgestone, Tires, Saudi Arabia

December 2014 - Global News

TomTom Traffic Now in Southeast Asia and Middle East

TomTom is offering its traffic feature in Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates.

Tags: TomTom, Malaysia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia

December 2014 - Global News

Saudi Arabia Tire Market Expected to Grow 17.19%

According to the recently released TechSci Research report, "Saudi Arabia Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019," the tire market in Saudi Arabia is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 17.19 percent in value terms during 2014-19.

Tags: Truck Tires, Saudi Arabia, Market Research

December 2014 - Global News

Speed Camera Blamed for 12-Vehicle Pileup in Saudi Arabia

A driver jamming on the brakes when he noticed a speed-enforcement camera caused a 12-car accident on a Saudi Arabian highway that resulted in four injuries.

Tags: Accidents, Red-Light Cameras, Saudi Arabia

November 2014 - Global News

Easy Taxi Adds Cab Meters in Saudi Arabia

The global taxi hailing service is implementing meters in its taxi fleets in anticipating of the Saudi Ministry of Transport's plans to make meters mandatory in cabs by February 2015.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Taxi Fleets, Kuwait, Fare Meters

May 2014 - Global News

Hertz Dayim Expands its Saudi Arabia Presence

The Hertz Corporation has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Riyadh, the country's capital and largest city.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Hertz Equipment Rental

April 2014 - Global News

Saudi Arabia Electronics Distributor Implements Fleet Management Solution

MECL- SONY, the exclusive distributor of Sony consumer electronics, IT, entertainment related products for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected MobiWork MWS to help manage its field marketing operations fleet and merchandiser network.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Fleet Management Solution, Sony

October 2013 - Global News

Hertz to Launch Greenfield in Jeddah

Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has announced its intention of launching a Greenfield in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Hertz Equipment Rental

October 2013 - Global News

Tristar Transport Commits to Joint Venture in Saudi Arabia

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) plans a joint venture agreement with Tristar Transport to improve Saudi Arabia's petroleum and chemicals sector's services.

Tags: Saudi Arabia

September 2013 - Global News

Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental Expands Saudi Arabian Operations

The Hertz Corporation has announced that Hertz Dayim Equipment Rental has further expanded in Saudi Arabia by opening a greenfield location in Jeddah.

Tags: Saudi Arabia, Hertz Equipment Rental

February 2013 - Global News

Hertz Saudi Arabia Launches New Website

Hertz Saudi Arabia recently launched its new website in response to the increase of online shopping in the region.

Tags: Saudi Arabia

December 2012 - Global News

Hana Water Orders 245 Fuso Light-Duty Trucks in Saudi Arabia

STUTTGART and KAWASAKI, JAPAN - The Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) received an order from its long-standing customer “National Plant for Healthy Water,” also known as “Hana Water” in Saudi Arabia.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Canter, Saudi Arabia

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