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Ford terminates Kuwait dealership, appoints new distributor

|By Arabian Post Staff| Ford Motor Company has terminated its dealership agreement with Kuwait’s Arabian Motors Group WLL for the Ford and Lincoln brands, a top functionary of the US carmaker confirmed.

The company will now go with Alghanim Auto, with which it had a relationship since March this year as an official importer. Alghanim Industries is one of the largest privately-owned and professionally managed companies in the region that enjoys an exceptional track record of success in automotive distribution, sales and service, as well as being a market leader in almost every sector in which it operates, Ford said in a statement.

Ford Motor Company said it is committed to growing its business in Kuwait and most importantly, better serve Ford and Lincoln customers with the best brand representation.

Speaking to the local news media in Kuwait, Kalyana Sivagnanam, Marketing, Sales and Services Vice President, Ford Middle East and Africa, said: “Kuwait is an important market for Ford in the Middle East and we are committed to serving the Kuwaiti market and our customers.

Ford also clarified Alghanim Auto is the only importer authorized by Ford Motor Company to perform warranty repairs for Ford and Lincoln vehicles in Kuwait, and that customers with Ford or Lincoln Extended Service Plans™ will be able to fulfill their contracts only at Alghanim Auto.