Riyadh, 16 May 2017:
Under the patronage and inauguration of H.R.H Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Riyadh, Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies has opened successfully the world’s largest Ford’s dealer showroom in Riyadh branch of Al Jazirah Vehicles, the sole authorized dealer of Ford and Lincoln vehicles in Saudi Arabia, located on Khurais road. The opening was attended by a number of officials, diplomats, businessmen, partners, local and regional media representatives; and an elite group of Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies customers and top executives of Ford Motor Company.
This opening is a part of the Al Jazirah vehicles’ strategic expansion plan, which aims to enhance its visibility, have an access and provide the best services to its customers. The showroom features advanced equipment and supported with state-of-the-art technologies to showcase Ford and Lincoln vehicles. This facility is world’s largest Ford showroom after Jeddah and Dammam showrooms located within a branch spreading over an area of more than 23,000sqm, and includes an integrated car service center equipped with the latest technologies and a warehouse for spare parts. The new giant branch will be added to Al Jazirah vehicles’ portfolio that consists of more than 200 facilities across Saudi Arabia.
On this occasion, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Fahad Al Kraidees, Chairman of Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co., expressed his pleasure with this achievement added to the track record of the Company, and said: “In this special occasion, we emphasize our confidence in the Saudi economy and our commitment to develop our business in this blessed nation that offers numerous promising investment opportunities. These opportunities are set to increase with the ambitious Vision 2030, which we believe it will bring good to all of us. Now, we are working to align business development strategy to this vision. Being here today in this giant facility will make us more determined to boost our investment in development and planning in order to open more facilities including showrooms as well as service and spare parts centers. These facilities would create many jobs for Saudi youth, which is our responsibility and priority. We will continue to develop the skills of our employees in order to provide the best customer service.”
Mr. Jacques Brent, President of Ford Middle East and Africa said from his side: “Saudi Arabia is a critical market for us and our partnership with Al Jazirah Vehicles is absolutely integral to our success.” He added: “We also recognize the wider impact Al Jazirah Vehicles leadership has made in growing the Ford and Lincoln retail footprint right across the Kingdom with their continued investments. Despite challenging times our industry is currently witnessing, their commitment to grow the business by delivering world-class products and after sales services through a network of world-class dealership facilities is unwavering thirty years into the business. We’re delighted that this partnership continues to go from strength to strength and testament to this is the state-of-the-art facility we are standing in. This facility promises to deliver higher levels of customer satisfaction and experience for both the Ford and Lincoln brands.”
During the ceremony, H.R.H Emir of Riyadh and the audience watched a documentary film on to mark the 30th Anniversary of Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co., after that H.R.H went in tour to see some of Ford classic and modern cars with the Chairman of Al Jazirah Vehicles.
The new branch is featured by its capacity. Being the world’s largest Ford’s dealer showroom, the new branch has a service department with a large reception capacity, in addition to other areas allocated for spare parts and for accommodating cars.
About Aljazirah Vehicles Agencies:
Aljazirah Vehicles Agencies, the leading automotive provider in the Kingdom and the sole distributor of Ford and Lincoln vehicles, currently operates more than 200 outlets and facilities encompassing state-of-the-art showrooms, service centers, vehicle storage centers, and parts’ distribution centers with nearly 4,300 employees. The dealership also owns three of the world’s largest Ford’s dealer showrooms, located in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, as well as the largest parts distribution warehouse among Ford dealers in the Middle East.
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