Al Kasid Group, Ford’s authorized distributor in all of Iraq, today held the grand opening of its dedicated Ford sales, service and spare parts facility in Erbil, at a special event held in presence of HE the Minister of Trade and industry in Kurdistan, HE the US Consul General, a delegation from Ford Middle East management as well as local dignitaries and press.
The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition has earned the US government’s highest possible crash test rating of five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, making this full-size SUV a leader in safety.
Ford has a long history of SUV leadership, with all-time favourite nameplates such as Escape, Edge, Explorer and Expedition setting the benchmarks for their segments since their debut. Having sold more than 1.5 million SUVs globally last year and plans to introduce four all-new SUV’s in the next five years, Ford is sure to reinforce that leadership.
Growth in SUV sales globally have been rising steadily as millennials starting families lend strong support to the SUV boom – with surge in the Middle East specifically, expected to double in the next 10 years. Vying for a greater market share, leading the charge on its Middle East launch, is the all-new Ford Edge.
Ford Motor Company said it is committed to growing its business in Kuwait and most importantly, better serve Ford and Lincoln customers with the best brand representation, at a news conference held earlier today.