Doha, Qatar: Doha Marketing Services Company (DOMASCO), the exclusive distributor of Volvo Buses in Qatar and part of Al-Futtaim Automotive, has signed a deal with MBM Transport, a renowned name in the transportation services for the supply of Volvo Sansundagi ultra luxury coach buses. These buses will cater to the transportation needs of the VVIP segment. Domasco has delivered the very first Volvo Sansundagi super luxury bus to MBM Transport, a leading company in the premium transport services.
MBM Transport was founded in 1997 and since then has been revolutionizing the transport culture in Qatar, providing a class above “luxury & safety”. It caters to the diverse transportation needs of corporates, which include high-profile government and semi-government organizations. Its fleet comprise of state of-the-art luxury vehicles that are tailor made for varying requirements.
The first Volvo Bus was built in 1928. Ever since, Volvo has been a trusted developer, manufacturer and partner to the bus and coach business in more than 85 countries. Innovation is a cornerstone, powered by Volvo’s long experience. It’s the synergies between the two that can turn new ideas and new technologies into tangible benefits for customers – and their passengers.
“Al-Futtaim’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables us to continue to grow and expand, responding to the changing needs of our customers. The quality of the products and services we supply is crucial to our customers business performance. Quality is a core Volvo value and deeply rooted in its rich history. At Domasco, working closely with Volvo, we’re dedicated to ensuring that what we deliver; products, services and solutions, allow us to exceed our customers’ expectations and to deliver on the Al-Futtaim promise of enriching every day.” Said Mr. Faisal Sharif, Managing Director, Domasco Volvo Buses.
The deal with MBM Transport is a result of Volvo’s dedication to quality, durability, and proactiveness to incorporate safety features in all of its vehicles.
“We proudly welcome the new addition to our existing Volvo luxury bus fleet, a Volvo - Sansundagi Super luxury bus. This bus is a first of its kind in the region. The design and luxury features of this bus makes it a very premium bus that is ready for FIFA 2022 to be utilized for VVIP’s.” Said Mr. Saeed Mohamed Nazeer, CEO, MBM Transport.
In addition to their premium streamlined exterior, Volvo Sansundagi bus boasts of many features that significantly enhances the passenger and driver comfort & safety. The premium touch and detailing of the Bus, its ambiance makes it feel like an ultra-luxury lounge.
The Volvo Sansundagi bus is a package of super luxury features with ultra comfortable seats, premium cabin interior, decorative day/ night lights. A coffee machine, refrigerator adds to the five-star ambiance inside the bus. A highlight of the vehicle is its exterior design that has been designed by a professional Spanish designer.
The bus comes with an I-shift automated gearbox, Volvo disc brake system combined with EBS, ABS and ASR functions with ESP for yaw control and rollover prevention. New ergonomic seats offer much more comfort for the passengers and strong structural design with safety certifications. Driven by a passion to help create the cities of the future, free from congestion, emissions and noise, Volvo Buses’ mission is to offer people safe, clean and efficient transportation to and from work, around the city or across the continent.
Volvo buses are distributed in Qatar by Doha Marketing Services Company (DOMASCO), a leading multi-brand company in Qatar and a member of the Al-Futtaim Group. It has a diversified portfolio of passenger cars, motor bikes, commercial vehicles, marine and power products, watches and electronics representing some of the world's most visible and award-winning brands. Al-Futtaim Automotive is one of five divisions within the Al-Futtaim Group which provides quality products and services that enrich people’s lives and aspirations each and every day.
Doha Marketing Services Company W.L.L. (DOMASCO), an Al-Futtaim Automotive company, is a leading multi-brand company in Qatar with businesses in passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, electronics, watches, marine and power products with a diversified portfolio representing some of the world's most visible and award-winning brands such as Honda, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, GAC Motor, King Long, Linde, CMC, MasterGas, Carrier, Aftron, Raymond Weil, Titan, Police, Gant, Casio and many more. DOMASCO has more than 15 directly operated showrooms and shops as well as a presence in numerous dealer stores in Doha. A major retail and service company, DOMASCO is renowned for its exceptional after sales services for all the reputed brands it represents in Qatar. DOMASCO’s customer focus is enabled by an almost 500 strong team of associates with the ultimate goal of customer satisfaction. Established in 1965 in Qatar, the company evolved into its present form in 1995 as DOMASCO.
Customer delight is the aim of every DOMASCO team member, and this is the reason its brands have enjoyed steady growth in Qatar over the years. From the very first enquiry all the way to ownership, it aims to give a great customer service experience. That's why they were ranked 1st in Qatar for aftersales service in an independent study carried out by the Japanese Automobiles Manufacturers Association.
About Al-Futtaim Automotive
Al-Futtaim Automotive, one of the main five operating divisions within the UAE-based Al-Futtaim Group of companies, is a conglomerate of motoring-related businesses, franchising some of the world’s most-recognized automotive brands and services.
Operating in 10 countries across the Middle East, Asia and Africa and empowered by around 9,000 associates, the UAE-headquartered Group’s services span across distribution of new and used vehicles, manufacturing, leasing, and aftersales.
Ranging from passenger cars to SUVs, commercial vehicles, industrial and construction equipment as well as motorbikes and quads, Al-Futtaim Automotive Group offers an integrative customer-centric experience for motorists, fleet operators and contractors alike, and strives to become the leader in tailor-made mobility solutions
Volvo Cars was founded in 1927. Today, it is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 705,452 cars in 2019 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding since 2010.
In 2019, Volvo Cars employed on average approximately 41,500 (41,500) full-time employees. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars head office for APAC is located in Shanghai. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium), South Carolina (US), Chengdu and Daqing (China), while engines are manufactured in Skövde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofström (Sweden).
Under its new company purpose, Volvo Cars aims to provide customers with the Freedom to Move in a personal, sustainable and safe way. This purpose is reflected into a number of business ambitions: for example, by the middle of this decade it aims for half of its global sales to be fully electric cars and to establish five million direct consumer relationships. Volvo Cars is also committed to an ongoing reduction of its carbon footprint, with the ambition to be a climate-neutral company by 2040.