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Auto Future Tech, Official importer of Continental and Castrol, Opens its First Official Outlet in Qatar

Doha, Qatar 23 September 2014: Auto Future Tech, the latest addition of companies to Alfardan Group’s well-established repertoire, officially launched their first outlet on Salwa Road in a ribbon cutting ceremony that took place on 22 September 2014.

The ribbon cutting took place at 6 pm, with Mr. Mohamed Kandeel, Chief Operating Officer, Alfardan Group – Automotive Division, and Mr. Nabil Srougi, General Manager, Auto Future Tech, doing the honours. The Salwa Road branch will be the first outlet to officially open in Qatar, with additional stores set for the nearby future.

Auto Future Tech was launched in 2013 and has since formed partnerships with world-renowned brands to introduce new sectors of the automotive industry to the Qatar market, including Continental and Castrol.

“The launch of Auto Future Tech’s first branch in Qatar is a true testament to the unrivalled growth of the Alfardan Group,” said Mr. Mohamed Kandeel, Chief Operating Officer, Alfardan Group – Automotive Division: “We are constantly offering our customers the best products and services and we are pleased with our partnership with both Continental and Castrol as they are globally recognized brands, with years of industry experience and success to boot. They have pioneered technological advancements in their respective industry sectors.”

In this occasion, Mr. Nabil Srougi, General Manager, Auto Future Tech, stated: “We are proud of Auto Future Tech’s partnerships with some of the world’s leaders in the automotive product offerings and we are eager to start serving the Qatar public with our unique products and extraordinary service.”

Continental, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers and manufacturers of premium and high-performance tires, appointed Auto Future Tech as its official exclusive distributor to the Qatar market in December of last year. Auto Future Tech will stock Continental’s full range of passenger, van and truck products. In the occasion of the opening of their first official outlet, Auto Future Tech’s clients will enjoy special offers on Continental Tires.

Another official and exclusive appointment was that of Castrol, the industry’s market and technical leader for automotive lubricants for trade and retail. Auto Future Tech will supply the Qatar market with Castrol’s latest generation of automotive lubricants for cars and trucks, including the premium product brands - Castrol Edge®, Castrol Magnatec® and Castrol GTX® - across high street lubricant outlets and independent workshops.

The Alfardan Group has built a strong and well-reputed company in Qatar for more than 50 years and with the inclusion of Auto Future Tech, they aim to enhance their constantly growing automotive portfolio and boost their customer satisfaction.