Chinese automotiv company BYD Company and Sudanese automotive manufacturer Giad Motor Company signed a purchase agreement for 10,000 units of BYD passenger vehicles, the largest order from an overseas market to a Chinese auto company.
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The signing ceremony was witnessed by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, along with Sudan's ambassador to China, Omer Eisa Ahmed, Giad Motor Company’s General Manager Mohamed Ahmed Al-Amin, the country’s Ministers of Industry and Transport, and other senior officials and representatives from both China and Sudan.
The 10,000 BYD vehicles to be supplied to Sudan include hybrid and gasoline models, among which, chiefly the SUV S7 and the sedan L3. This contract marks a new sales record for a Chinese Automaker to an overseas market, and consolidates BYD as a force to be reckoned with in the global automotive industry.
The company’s success in the EV market can be seen through global EV Sales rankings, in which BYD has featured as the top EV seller for three consecutive months since May this year – ahead of Nissan and Tesla – and comes to prove the company’s commitment to state-of-the-art technology and world class quality standards, which also extend into its internal combustion product range.
All vehicles comply with the strictest safety regulations and have reached the highest levels in C-NCAP testing.
BYD’s Sudanese partner, Giad Motor Co. Ltd., is a subsidiary of Sudan’s Giad Group, the only corporation with a license to produce vehicles in the country, as well as its largest state-owned company.
With strong governmental and financial support, it relies on a broad network of car dealerships, thorough experience in auto production, sales and after-sales services. ■
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