HHA introduces new Chinese MAXUS brand in Kingdom

Updated 06 October 2013
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HHA introduces new Chinese MAXUS brand in Kingdom

HAJI HUSEIN ALIREZA & CO. LTD. (HHA) launched a new Chinese car brand MAXUS in Saudi Arabia.
MAXUS produces multipurpose commercial vehicles of international designs and long wheelbase.
MAXUS produces various models including V80, which was revealed by the company during the launch ceremony.
V80 comes in two variants, the Minibus model that can accommodate 15 passengers, and the Cargo Van model with its spacious loading area for large payloads.
Ali Husein Alireza, MD, Haji Husein Alireza & Co. Ltd., expressed the company’s pride for introducing the new Chinese car brand MAXUS to the Saudi market, and to add it to the group of Chinese car brands under the umbrella of the company already launched in the Saudi market over the last two years.
He added: “Chinese cars have proved worthy of the Saudi consumer confidence through offering cars of advanced technology at affordable prices, as well as capable to perform all the tasks assigned to it. The great demand for the Chinese cars, which we launched in the Saudi market two years ago, encouraged us to continue introducing new Chinese car markers to the Saudi market, this time in the field of commercial vehicles that are increasingly used in view of the major expansion of business activities in the country.
Husam Hanbali, general director of MAXUS brand in Saudi Arabia, pointed out that the new brand is a global standard for multipurpose vehicles, and provides great capacities and larges spaces for both passengers and payloads.
He said: “The vast and long experience of Haji Husein Alireza & Co. Ltd., in automotive area for more than 70 years, enabled us to continue providing best services to our customers to the fullest, as well as providing products that satisfy all needs. Now we are adding the Chinese commercial motor brand MAXUS to our group of car brands in order to provide our clients with more options to choose from.
The new car model MAXUS V80 comes in two variants - the Minibus and the Cargo Van. Both models are fitted with 2.5L diesel turbocharged engine with direct fuel injection system that produces 100KW and maximum torque of 330 Nm linked to a 5-speed manual transmission. The car's maximum speed is 160 km/hr, and the fuel tank capacity is 80 liters.
The car features many fittings such as front and rear brakes discs, McPherson suspension, independent in the front and connected in the rear, anti-theft system, one side sliding door, airbags for the driver, pre-tightening seat belt, splitter between the cabin and the rear compartment and LED adjustable headlights.


Saudi sports authority to broadcast the Italian Super Cup online

Updated 20 min 29 sec ago
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Saudi sports authority to broadcast the Italian Super Cup online

  • The match starts at 8:30 p.m.
  • Juventus and AC Milan are up against each other

DUBAI: Football fans who are following the Italian Super Cup can watch the match tonight through Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority’s (GSA) Twitter page, the authority announced.

In partnership with Twitter, the GSA will be livestreaming the match between Juventus and AC Milan at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Updates on the match can also be viewed through a dedicated page for the Italian Super Cup, also known as Supercoppa Italiana, in Arabic on Twitter.

In October, GSA broadcasted the SuperClasico Championship on Twitter that took place in Riyadh and Jeddah between the Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Brazil and Argentina. The livestream generated almost 300,000 viewers.