Volvo Cars Middle East has announced, Friday, 11 December, the appointment of Ezz Elarab Automotive Group as their sole importer for their cars in Egypt. The announcement was made during the official corporate contract signing ceremony which took place in Egypt in the presence of the Swedish ambassador to Egypt H.E. Ms Malin Kärre.
The deal was formalized with the signing of the partnership agreement between Tomas Ernberg, Volvo Managing Director – Middle East and Hisham Ezz Elarab, President of Ezz Elarab Automotive Group. Both parties affirmed that the operational launch for sales and after sales and the facilities network should be due end of first quarter of 2010.
Founded in 1975 as a family business with just one showroom and five employees, Ezz Elarab Automotive Group has become one of the fastest growing automotive sales and service companies in Egypt.
Mr. Tomas Ernberg, Volvo Managing Director – Middle East, commented: “The Egyptian market is very important for Volvo especially when it comes to establishing Volvo in the premium segment in Egypt. Ezz Elarab is a highly regarded importer with a strong focus on customer satisfaction. We look forward to a long term partnership with Ezz Elarab Automotive Group that will ensure sustainability, growth and visibility for Volvo.”
Ernberg added: “We also would like to express our sincere thanks to Kasco, our previous dealer in Egypt, for the commitment that it has shown to the Volvo brand and customers.”
Ezz Elarab Automotive Group brings 30 years of experience in the automotive industry. With their renowned dedication to personalized customer care and their thorough expertise in the automotive field, Volvo will be looking forward to a strong and successful partnership with Ezz Elarab Automotive Group.
Hisham Ezz Elarab, President Ezz Elarab Automotive Group commented: “We are proud to be representing Volvo in Egypt and are committed to providing the full range of automotive services that will meet and exceed the standards set by our customers and Volvo.”
Ezz Elarab Automotive Group will showcase the full range of Volvo models including the C30, C70, S40, S60, S80, XC90 and the all new XC60. The network will include 3 different facilities to cover the 3 major cities: Giza (First quarter of 2010), Cairo (Flagship 2011) and Alexandria (3S facility 2012).