Audi Oman Achieves 40 percent Growth in 2012

Audi Oman Achieves 40 percent Growth in 2012

Audi Oman represented by Wattayah Motors announces record sales results for 2012. The German premium car manufacturer recorded a significant increase of 40 percent compared to the previous year.

The sales increase has been attributed to innovative new model launches and campaigns, particularly during the Holy Month of Ramadan, as well as several larger fleet deals with the government sector. The top-of-the-range A8 L was Audi's most successful model in 2012. Its sales increased by 139 percent compared to 2011. The Audi A6 also contributed to the success witnessing an increase of 98 percent in sales during 2012. Furthermore, in the SUV models, Audi Q7 sales increased by 14 percent.

Commenting on the Audi's success, Abdul Karim Awwad, National Sales and Marketing Manager, said: "We are very proud of our achievements in 2012. They reflect the good reputation that Audi already enjoys in the Oman market."

Ahmed Shariefi, General Manager of Audi Oman, continued: "In addition to new model launches, our 2013 plans focus on the development of capacity and quality in sales and after sales service. Audi Oman will expand its sales and service facilities and personnel in line with Audi's ambitious growth targets and overall goal of becoming the number one premium brand by 2020. We are actively investing in professional training and Omani talent as well as the increased availability of Audi Genuine parts."

With further strong growth expected for the Audi brand, Audi Oman has kicked off a major construction project for a new state of the art Audi dealership offering sales of Audi new and used cars and Audi after sales service.
" will accommodate 40 showroom vehicles on multiple floors and is expected to be completed by 2015. As the new dealership will be built at Audi Oman's current site in Wattayah, Audi sales and after sales operations will move into an interim facility in Azaiba in the second quarter.

To find out more about Audi Oman or to arrange a test drive, call 24573730  or log on to www.audi-oman.com, or visit your Azaiba showroom.