March 28, 2015


18th Motor Show of Algiers: Decline in number of visitors, disappointing prices

The 18th International Motor Show in Algiers, which will end Saturday after ten days of exhibitions, was marked by a sharp decline in the number of visitors compared to previous editions, as they were disappointed by the increase in process.

Most vehicles' disposal costs have augmented by 3% to 20% compared to 2014, i.e. an increase that reached even 50% in comparison"...

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March 25, 2015


India-made Suzuki Alto 800, K10 with dual airbags, ABS launched

Elsecom Automobiles, official dealer of Suzuki cars in Algeria, presented three new cars at the ongoing Algerian Auto Show – Alto 800, Alto K10, and the Celerio. Shipped from Maruti Suzuki’s Manesar plant in Haryana, the Algerian-spec cars get additional safety features and different interiors.


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March 22, 2015


Car imports rationalized from 2016

The government will rationalize car imports from 2016, when import-export licences come into force, Minister of Trade Amara Benyounes said Saturday.

"The ministry of Trade and those of Industry and Finance, in consultation with the Association of Car Dealers and consumer groups, will work for further rationalization of car imports," Benyounes told reporters on"...

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March 19, 2015


International Car Show of Algiers opens

Minister of Industry and Mines Abdesselam Bouchouareb has inaugurated Wednesday the 18th International Car Show of Algiers which will last until 28 March in Exhibition Center.

Organized by the Algerian Company of Fairs Exhibitions (Safex) and the Association of the Algerian Car Dealers (AC2A), this year’s edition includes 54 exhibitors, including 30 dealers and"...

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March 16, 2015


Trade Ministry bans the marketing of cars that are manufactured before March 2014

Trade Ministry decides, days before the start of the 18th Edition of Algiers International Car Show, to prevent the marketing of vehicles that were manufactured before March 2014, calling upon the licensed car concessionaires to respect the new book of conditions, which includes preventing the marketing of cars which the difference between the date of manufacture and entry to Algeria does not exceed 12 months.

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March 11, 2015


Rouiba plant releases new Mercedes Benz truck model

A new truck model, assembled in Algeria of Mercedes Benz brand, was released Tuesday from the plant of the National Company of the Industrial Vehicles (SNVI) of Rouiba (Algiers), fruit of the Algerian-German-Emirati investment.

The ceremony of the release of this first military truck of type Mercedes-Zetros 6X6 in its version of transport of troops was chaired by Major"...

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March 9, 2015


Biometric driver's license, identification cards postponed until further notice

Interior Ministry was unable to adopt electronic biometric identification cards, and decided to postpone the adoption of the biometric driving licenses to an indefinite date, after it was scheduled to be adopted officially on last February, thing which would postpone the work with the only national serial number for all Algerians, as a reference base to extract any administrative document from the various bodies, despite the government's ratification of the file and the issuance of the executive decree since five years.


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