Almajdouie Motors, dealers of Hyundai cars for the Eastern and Northern parts of Saudi Arabia, opened "Almajdouie Hyundai Academy for Training and Technology", the foremost academy of its kind in Saudi Arabia and is targeted at training Saudi youths to maintain Hyundai cars. The opening ceremony was attended by delegates from Hyundai Motor Company, led by Mike Song, Vice Chairman of Hyundai Motor Company and Head of Africa and Middle East Operations.
Nissan has launched the all-new Nissan Kicks compact crossover in the Middle East, its latest addition to the crossover segment. The all-new Nissan Kicks was first rolled out in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the 2016 Summer Olympics held there, and is poised to add a whole new dimension to the compact end of the crossover field in more than 80 countries.
As always at the beginning of each year, the Arabian Petroleum Supply Company (APSCO), held its usual annual meeting in the Levanto Ballroom in Jeddah; in the presence of a group of the company's highest management, led by Mr. Mohammed Alireza, CEO of the company. In addition to a number of senior officials of the company and its staff. The meeting, as well, was attended by senior delegation of ExxonMobil. This annual meeting occurs to the closure of last year's business; to talk over the results and look into the strengths and weaknesses that have come out over the past year.
Global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached 265 million tonnes (MT) in 2016 – enough to supply power to around 500 million homes a year. This included an increase in net LNG imports of 17 MT.
Hyundai has showcased its complete range of sedan and SUV models to Saudi motoring journalists at a special ‘Day with Hyundai’ event at the Reem International Circuit outside Riyadh, demonstrating the commitment to quality and innovation that has established the Korean brand as the world’s fifth biggest carmaker by sales volume.