Chinese Automotive Giant Explores Bahrain’s Market
Manama, Bahrain: – Mohammed Jalal & Sons WLL, Automotive Division announced its partnership with Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM), one of the top four automobile manufacturers in China. A state owned corporation, Dongfeng ranks at 142 out of the world’s top 500 enterprises.
In addition to manufacturing, DFM’s operations also span R&D, facilitated by its state-of-the-art infrastructure and industrial expertise. Counting six global automakers as partners, it has more Sino-foreign joint ventures than any other Chinese carmaker. As part of its expansion plans, Dongfeng is working towards making its presence felt in Bahrain’s market, with an aggressive marketing campaign, offering maximum exposure to the brand and its product lines.
DFM manufactures both consumer and commercial vehicles. Its industrial automobiles’ portfolio includes medium, light and heavy duty trucks and buses. Having rich experience in R&D and manufacturing, this range also extends to special purpose and modified vehicles used in mines, ports, oil fields, deserts and urban construction. Dongfeng also customises manufacturing to meet clients’ demands for special vehicles.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr.Jamal Alsayed, General Manager of Mohammed Jalal & Sons Automotive Division said, “We are delighted to have partnered with Dongfeng Motor Corporation. Bahrain offers a lucrative market and is the perfect destination for Dongfeng to explore its operations. This strategic partnership also promises opportunities for Bahrain’s skilled labour force and highlights the Kingdoms presence in the global automotive sector.
Over 40 years old, Mohammed Jalal Group’s businesses span several sectors including construction & building, engineering & technology, chemical services, drinking water, tobacco general trading and more. The automotive division of Mohammed Jalal & Sons WLL. was established in 1964 and in addition to being the exclusive dealer for Jaguar and Suzuki in the Kingdom, holds the franchise for Peugeot and Subaru. The company has a full service department and body shop for all brands of vehicles and a comprehensive spare parts division located in Al-Khamis.
For further information contact, Tel. +973 1753 3311 or the showroom in Sitra