Al Habtoor Motors expands Fuso truck facilities in Riyadh

Daimler Trucks Asia President inaugurates two new sales, service and parts points


Al Habtoor Motors, the official dealer of the Fuso brand of trucks in Saudi Arabia, has opened two new sales, service and parts facilities in Riyadh.

They are situated at Khurais Road, Exit 30 and Eastern Ring Road, Exit 17, Al Habtoor Motors said in a statement.

Michael Kamper, senior vice president, Daimler Trucks Asia, inaugurated the Riyadh facilities, while Fuso delegates included Roland Schneider, president and CEO, MENA and other senior officials, Al Habtoor said. Representing Al Habtoor Motors were Karl Hamer, managing director, and Simon Monahan, country head KSA, along with the KSA senior management team.

“We are delighted to make this investment in Saudi Arabia and have been very impressed by the welcome we have received. We place very high importance on training our Saudi team to be the best in the industry and this will help us provide excellent service to the KSA truck market,” said Hamer.

“Fuso Trucks is a division of Daimler and delivers the best of German design and Japanese manufacturing. With our UAE experience we are confident of dramatically increasing Fuso sales in Saudi Arabia and are proud of our brand new facilities and head office in Riyadh.”

Al Habtoor Motors is one of the largest automotive distributors in the UAE, claiming an 80% market share in the trucks segment with its Fuso range. The company is currently expanding its facilities in Saudi Arabia with a SAR250m investment. The company said it plans to expand its presence to 13 sites across the kingdom in two years’ time along with an increase in its workforce to 325 personnel by the end of 2016.

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