RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, 4 February, 2003 – Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co., the Ford and Lincoln importer-dealer in Saudi Arabia since November 1986, has sold an astonishing 100,000 vehicles, the company announced today.
Sh. Abdullah Al Kraidees, president of Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies said: “This is an important milestone for Al Jazirah Vehicles in Saudi Arabia, and for Ford and Lincoln in the Kingdom. The fact that we have sold and delivered 100,000 units shows how much consumers value the quality of Ford and Lincoln products, not to mention the levels of service Al Jazirah Vehicles strives to deliver.”
The Ford Crown Victoria full-size passenger sedan has been the lynchpin of Al Jazirah’s success over the years, accounting for 50,000 unit sales, including 10,000 units of the Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, Ford’s class-leading police patrol vehicle.
Jim Benintende, managing director of Ford Middle East & North Africa (MENA), said: “Al Jazirah Vehicles deserves tremendous praise for what is an immense achievement in such a competitive market. The company’s performance is a fine example to our dealer partners across the region, and a ringing endorsement of our products.”
Benintende continued: “Ford is committed to delivering customers in the Middle East greater product choice and higher levels of service, and today’s announcement demonstrates why. Al Jazirah Vehicles is a proven pacesetter in the region. It has established ever-higher standards of commitment to the highest quality in customer service. The dealership’s team performance keeps surpassing itself, and deserves heartfelt congratulations on its achievements.”
Headquartered in Riyadh, Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co. is the sole distributor of Ford and Lincoln products throughout Saudi Arabia, with showrooms in Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, Al Madinah, Abha, Al Qaseem and sixteen sub-dealers covering the rest of the Kingdom. Al Jazirah’s Dammam branch, boasts the world’s largest Ford dealership facility under one roof.