UD trucks assembled in the kingdom today for the kingdom of tomorrow
UD Trucks is currently being assembled in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the Zahid Group Arab Vehicle and Truck Industry (AVI) facility in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, May 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – UD Trucks, Japan’s premier truck manufacturer, with a range of medium and heavy duty vehicles that provide complete solutions that meet the needs of the Kingdom’s demanding transportation industry is underway assembly, with excellence, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the factory of the Arab Vehicle and Truck Industry (AVI) of the Zahid group in the Economic City of King Abdullah (KAEC).
AVI is now the only installation in the world which assembles Volvo Trucks, Renault Trucks and UD Trucks on the same production line; an achievement that showcases the tireless commitment of Zahid Tractor, AVI and Zahid Group to creating career opportunities and enhancing the careers of Saudi nationals.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Nasser J. Bayram, Group President – Transport at Zahid Group, said: “From the start of our journey with UD Trucks, our main goal has been to get UD Trucks to join the league of ‘Made in Saudi Mr Bayram added: “It has been a year since the brand relaunched Saudi Arabia and we are very happy to see that we are delivering on our plan and strategy; today we can finally say that UD joined the league as the first trucks leave the AVI assembly plant at KAEC.
Zahid Tractor’s Commercial Vehicle Division, drives the Kingdom’s manufacturing and transportation industries towards the achievement of Vision2030 and is committed to continually investing in people and advanced technology along the way.
Mr. Mohamed W. Zahid, Director of Commercial Vehicles Division of Zahid Tractor, added: “For the past 41 years, we have proudly represented the AB Volvo truck brands in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and added UD Trucks to the existing Volvo and Renault Trucks portfolio in January 2020. We have seen significant interest and demand for UD Trucks. With our kingdom-wide branch network, state-of-the-art facilities, and our well-trained and experienced team, UD truck owners across the kingdom receive service, support and advice. advice needed. Mr. Zahid added: “Considering the Japanese technology that differentiates UD Trucks, and considering our customer relationships based on professionalism, excellence and integrity, we are convinced that the assembly of UD Trucks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will spearhead continued growth. of demand for UD trucks. “
On behalf of UD Trucks, Mr. Mourad Hedna, President of UD Trucks MEENA, said: “Saudi Arabia is and will continue to be one of the biggest and most important markets for UD Trucks in the Middle East. East, East Africa and North Africa. Thanks to the professionalism and long experience of Zahid Tractor in the trucking industry, together with the reputation of UD Trucks and the strong Japanese heritage based on quality and reliability, we are confident that we will contribute to the success of our clients. During the launch ceremonies held in February 2020, I promised that UD Trucks would be assembled in the Kingdom soon and here we are today, 12 months later, celebrating the assembly of the first UD Truck in Saudi Arabia!
UD Trucks is one of Japan’s leading providers of commercial vehicle solutions, active in more than 60 countries on all continents. Since its inception in 1935, the company has been an innovation leader with a clear vision to provide the trucks and services the world needs today. The company is committed to going the extra mile for smart logistics with the most reliable solutions for demanding customers. For better support in all applications and geographies, UD Trucks offers a full range of heavy duty trucks – Quon and Quester, medium trucks – Condor and Croner, and light trucks – Kazet and Kuzer, as well as operational and financial services. associates.
UD Trucks is proud to be part of the Volvo Group, which recorded a 9% year-over-year sales increase in 2018 and employs 100,000 people worldwide.
For more information on UD trucks, please visit: http://www.udtrucks.com/en-int/home
Zahid Tractor is a Zahid group company. The Zahid Group has successfully evolved over the past century from its origins as a small trading company to become a multinational organization encompassing a diverse portfolio of companies operating in 11 sectors.
The Group’s success is based on long-standing partnerships, associations with world-renowned brands and its adherence to the highest levels of professionalism and operation.
For more information about Zahid Group, please visit: www.zahid.com
Ali Al Tarawneh
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