September 25, 2016


Liberty Automobiles Rewards Customers at ACDelco

Liberty Automobiles Co., an authorized dealer of ACDelco, has delivered the grand prize, a 2016 Opel Mokka as part of a promotion celebrating the renovation of their ‘’ First Ever’ ACDelco Center in the world. This campaign aimed to reward customers who visit the newly expanded ACDelco Center.

Sheikh Khalid Abdulaziz Al Qasimi, Chairman of Liberty Automobiles said, “At Liberty Automobiles, our customers come first which is why"...

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September 20, 2016


Towards lifting ban on used car import

ALGIERS- The Government has decided, as part of the finance bill 2017, to lift the ban on used car import under some conditions, said Monday in Algiers Minister of Trade Bakhti Belaib.

"We will lift the ban and draw up defined terms and conditions, which will allow not importing vehicles representing dangers to road users. This means that we will authorize the import of these vehicles under some conditions," he explained during El Moudjahid Forum.


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September 20, 2016


Car industry: Significant progress in discussions on Volkswagen project

ALGIERS- The discussions on the car project with the German manufacturer Volkswagen have significantly progressed, said Monday in Algiers Director General of the Algerian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHN), Marko Ackermann.

"Negotiations are under way. They are 60 to 80% complete. There are still few points to be finalized," said Ackermann on the sidelines of the meeting held by the Forum of Algerian Business Managers (FCE) in collaboration"...

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September 7, 2016


Setting a New Benchmark for Intelligent Manufacturing of China: Foton Motor Becomes Official Vehicle Partner of G20 Summit

Foton Motor announced that it became the official vehicle supplier of G20 Hangzhou Summit, which kicked off on September 4, 2016, gathering leaders of G20 members, some guest countries and international organizations to discuss the pressing challenges faced by world economic governance under the theme of "Towards an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy."


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September 6, 2016


Tailgating is a growing concern, but overall UAE driving perceptions improve – UAE Road Safety Monitor

  • RoadSafetyUAE and QIC Insured present the findings of the 3rd cycle of the ‘UAE Road Safety Monitor’, a unique perception study of UAE driving behaviour.
  • Tailgating is on the rise.
  • Positive perception trends of improved infrastructure, commute time and driving enjoyment.
  • Perception of improved behaviour linked to dangerous driving, speeding, lane swerving and distracted driving.

The good"...

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September 5, 2016


Vehicle imports: Assessments to be made soon to set 2017 quota, says Bouchouareb

Several sectors will soon make assessments aimed at setting the quantitative quota of vehicles imports for 2017 said Sunday, in Algiers, the minister of Industry and Mining Abdesselem Bouchouareb.

“The quota for 2016 was set for 2016 and 2017, the working group (bringing together the sectors of Trade, Industry and Finances) will meet to make assessments and proposals to the concerned departments namely the ministries of Trade and Industry,”"...

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September 1, 2016


JAC’s Long-Awaited Four-Wheel Drive Pick-Up to Hit Middle East and African Markets Next Year

JAC (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600418) is currently developing a new four-wheel drive pick-up following the success of their Frison model in the international market. The Chinese auto maker aims to repeat the success the Frison has achieved globally, when it unveils its new model in Africa and the Middle East next year. Sales of the Frison were particularly high in Chile, where it quickly became the No.1 Chinese pick-up model after its release in May. This followed the model’s strong performance in the Philippines and Paraguay. During the first half year JAC"......

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August 29, 2016


New fiscal encouraging measures to support cars industry in Algeria

Although the government attracted many car making brands as part of partnerships, it decided to continue encouraging this industry through fiscal measures.

The draft financial act 2017 will include fiscal measures meant to encourage investment in cars assembly. This reflects the government’s endeavour to concretize a local industry and cover national demands. This would also lighten the burden on the Public Treasury by reducing cars importing bill.


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August 28, 2016


Car imports drop by 68% in first seven months of 2016

ALGIERS-The car imports bill decreased to USD 768 million during the first seven months of 2016 against USD 2.4 billion during the same period in 2015, i.e. a drop by USD 1.63 billion (-68%), Customs told APS.

As for imported quantities, they decreased by 73.74% with 53,356 imported cars between early January and late July 2016 against 203.174 cars during the same period in 2015, i.e. 149,818 cars less, the Customs' National Statistics Center (CNIS)"...

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