- The largest order for SAIC MAXUS overseas
Auto class Cars, the authorized general distributor of Maxus in Qatar, delivered more than 400 units of SAIC Maxus T60 pickups to Point Junction Company to support their operations and business. This deal marks the largest order ever recorded by the company’s overseas rental market and the largest order for Chinese pickup brands in Qatar.
With the arrival of the 400 units T60 pickups, Maxus T60 is expected to increase its market share to 15%, enhancing its position as one of the top-selling brands in Qatar for this month.
HE Shiekh Faleh Bin Nawaf Bin Nasser Al Thani, NBKS Group Managing Director-Automotive stated: “As we celebrate this very important deal with our partners, we at NBKS Group are also keen to keep the trust that is given to Maxus in Qatar. Our company will always make sure to deliver the suitable products and services of best quality guaranteed in the state of Qatar”
SAIC MAXUS, is one of the leading Automakers in China and expanding their network overseas in the global market with wide range of vehicles, and new products that serves all commercial and passengers vehicles needs.
Mr. Hisham Al Sahn, General Manager, Auto Class Cars said: “we are proud to deliver the largest order ever in Qatar to our client Point Junction Company. This demonstrates the confidence and trust in Maxus T 60 pick-ups which proved their high capabilities in meeting the operations’ needs. The new T 60 has enhanced its position as one of the best light multi-purpose trucks, thanks to its high performance, durability and modern technology. This is another milestone achievement in our successful journey, and we are happy to achieve one of the highest market shares in this category during 2020”.
Mr. Harvinder Sahni, Head of Operations, Point Junction Company in Qatar commented: “With the expansion of our projects and business in Qatar, we need a reliable partner to fulfil our needs and requirements. This agreement with Auto Class Cars and Maxus is a clear indication of our trust in the brand and its flagship pick-up T 60. We are thankful to our partners for their collaboration and responding to our requests in the real time”.
Equipped with SAIC π 2.0T Petrol engine with a maximum power of 165 kW and a maximum torque of 360 N.m, Maxus T60 delivers impressively powerful performances and achieves high reliability. In addition, it has already won Australian ANCAP Five-Star Safety Grading.
T60’s body structure measures 5,365 mm in length, 1,900 mm in width and 1,809 mm in height.
Thanks to its automatic air-conditioning system, constant speed cruising, T60 pickup creates a much more comfortable traveling environment for both drivers and passengers.
According to SAIC Maxus, its V80, G10, T60, D90 and other vehicle models have successfully entered eight countries in the Middle East. In 2019, the company witnessed an impressive growth rate of 102.3% in its sales in the Middle East.
In the first seven months this year, SAIC Maxus sold 2,924 units V80 light vans in the Middle East. The light van has already increased its market share to 15%, ranking the fourth place in the region.
Formerly known as LDV (Leyland DAF Vans), Maxus is one of the most respected companies for light passenger and cargo transport. Maxus has emerged as one of Europe’s most influential and recognizable commercial vehicle brands. It embodies a century of experience and unmatched technical prowess in commercial vehicle development. The Maxus brand is now universally revered as a legend in the international commercial vehicle industry. Maxus vans and buses are a perfect blend of legacy and technology, integrating Europe’s century-honoured commercial vehicle culture with SAIC Motor’s three-decade experience of passenger vehicle manufacturing and R&D. Over the years, the Maxus brand has won several awards including “Fleet Van of the Year”, “Best New Van”, “Innovation Award” and also “Van of the Year” for four Consecutive Years (2005 – 2008). After its acquisition by SAIC Motors (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) in the late 2000s, it was re-branded and re-developed into the Marquee brand for SAIC Motors. Maxus is distributed across four major continents and is being recognized for the level of comfort, technology and sophistication that it offers.