Petromin Corporation to join Alissa as Nissan’s dealer in the kingdom
Nissan has appointed Saudi Arabia’s Petromin Corporation as its new dealer in the kingdom, the Japanese manufacturer announced.
Operating in Saudi Arabia for over 40 years, Petromin offers a range of automotive services including car dealerships, car servicing, fuel retailing and lubricants. The company will join Alissa as Nissan’s second Saudi dealer.
“The kingdom has always been a key market for Nissan. Going forward, we remain committed to deliver our business objectives and are proud to enter a second chapter of Nissan expansion in the kingdom by announcing a new, second business partnership in Saudi Arabia, with Petromin,” said Christian Mardrus, Nissan senior vice president and chairman for Africa, Middle East and India.
Samir Nawar, CEO of Petromin, said: “We could not be more excited about working alongside Nissan.”
“The addition of car showrooms and workshops to our vast network of service facilities, which comprehensively covers the entire country, is perfectly placed to provide Nissan owners with the kind of customer service they expect and demand.”
Nissan sold a total of 61,806 vehicles in Saudi Arabia in 2014, claiming a market share of 7.2%. In the GCC, Nissan recorded an 18.1% sales increase in the same year, with 185,135 units sold in 2014 versus 156,778 in 2013.