MAN Truck & Bus announced its participation at the 2015 edition of Project Qatar which is currently going on till May 6, 2015. At the exhibition, MAN is showcasing its latest construction truck for concrete transport in addition to other services and value added solutions.
Project Qatar is the country’s largest exhibition for construction, environmental technology & materials. In another significant development, MAN also officially inaugurated its new showroom located next to the Midmac roundabout in Doha on May 4 to deliver a great experience for customers in Qatar.
Qatar International Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of MAN Truck & Bus in Qatar, is present at Project Qatar with a MAN TGS 8×4 BB on the exhibition stand HM 30 which is co-hosted by IMER Group.
The truck has a load variant of 42 tons and comes with 360HP engine. For the heavy duty transport it has reinforced front and rear springs. The wheelbase of 2505 mm allows for small turning radius and excellent maneuverability. Driver comfort is guaranteed with its spacious M-cab. The body mounted on the truck is a 10cbm IMER transit mixer.
Franz von Redwitz, Managing Director of MAN Truck & Bus Middle East, said: “Project Qatar provides us with a great opportunity to showcase our proven and unsurpassed credentials as a preferred supplier to the construction industry. We see enormous potential in the construction industry in Qatar and the continued focus on infrastructure development bodes well for the sector. We hope to build on this and reinforce our leadership position in the commercial vehicle industry in Qatar.”
Speaking on the occasion, General Manager of Qatar International Automobiles, Iyad Jaradat, said: “Project Qatar is a very important platform for us to raise awareness about our strengths in terms of commercial vehicles for the construction industry. The construction sector in Qatar is the biggest market for MAN with almost 90% of our vehicles operating in this segment. MAN is well recognized in the construction industry for its track record in supplying the most optimum transportation solutions for the industry. We have a wide portfolio of MAN trucks supporting the construction industry with a multitude of tailor made options like reinforced axles and springs, heavy duty cooling and filters.”
In addition to participating at Project Qatar, Qatar International Automobiles’s new showroom next to the Midmac roundabout will greatly enhance the customer experience and allow them to see MAN’s extended range of vehicles. The new showroom measures 540sqm and has a permanent vehicle display in the outdoor area. Customers and visitors can use to opportunity to see the extended range of vehicles within the portfolio at the showroom such as 3 and 4 axle tippers and 2 axle tractor heads and inform themselves about the range of service and parts offerings of MAN.
“2015 is a very special year for us because MAN Truck & Bus celebrates 100 years of commercial vehicle manufacturing and we are proud to be part of the celebrations.” Iyad Jaradat continued. “The excellent results last year and the strong momentum in 2015 shows the confidence of customers in the brand which has proven its expertise in production of reliable and durable vehicles for the past 100 years, with a history of engine manufacturing which goes all the way back to 1758,” he concluded.