Ghabbour Group

The Ghabbour Group (including UK car or AUTO.CA on the Egyptian Stock Exchange) is an Egyptian vehicle manufacturer with headquarters in Cairo.

History

The importing enterprise Ghabbour Brothers was founded in 1960 by the brothers Kamal and Sadek Ghabbour.

Were introduced brand cars Chevrolet, Buick and Cadillac. With the economic success of the company was expanded rapidly. To minimize the cost of imports, began in the same year of a new plant and a few years later the first vehicles rolled off the production line.

The manufacturer now builds motorcycles, three-wheeled vehicles from the Indian manufacturer Bajaj Auto and trucks since 2002 for the African continent. It produces approximately 150,000 units / year, the market share of vehicles sold in Egypt is 25 percent. Thus, the Ghabbour Group is the largest automobile manufacturer in the Middle East.

On 25 June 2008 agreed the Ghabbour Group, a joint venture with the Brazilian MVC Marco Polo, for which extra one plant was built in the city of Suez. The opening ceremony which was held on 20 August 2008. The production capacity is 1,500 units per year of production, which is to be increased by 2014 to 8,000 units. Among other things, the work of the model range of Volvo Trucks is intended to expand. First vehicle from the new plant is the Volvo B9R Oreon.

Model Overview

Chevrolet

Fuso

  • Mitsubishi Canter
  • Mitsubishi Cruiser
  • Mitsubishi Eagle
  • Mitsubishi FP
  • Mitsubishi FV
  • Mitsubishi Rosa

Hyundai

  • Hyundai Accent
  • Hyundai Accent Sport
  • Hyundai Atos Prime
  • Hyundai Elantra
  • Hyundai Elantra SE
  • Hyundai Getz
  • Hyundai H-1
  • Hyundai H-1 Van
  • Hyundai H100 Pick -up
  • Hyundai i30
  • Hyundai i30 CW
  • Hyundai Matrix
  • Hyundai Nova
  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Hyundai Sonata
  • Hyundai Tucson ix35
  • Hyundai Verna
  • Hyundai Verna Star
  • Hyundai Verna Viva

Volvo Trucks

  • Volvo B9R Oreon
  • Volvo FH
  • Volvo FL6
  • Volvo FM
  • Volvo Splendido ( B12B bus of the type GVW)

Largest holdings

  • Ola Lotfy Zaki Wahba (8.4%)
  • Sulaiman Bin Abdul Mohsen Bi Abanmy (6.7%)
  • Lord Abbett & Co. LLC ( 0.3 %)
  • Investec Asset Management Ltd.. (0.1%)
  • Swedbank Robur AB ( 0.1 %)
  • Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt ( 0.1 %)

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