Mannai Auto Group Beats World’s Best At General Motors Grandmaster Award

May 13,2019


Doha, Qatar - Mannai Auto Group, the exclusive dealer of Cadillac in Qatar, received high accolade at the 2018 General Motors Grandmaster Award. The premium automotive dealer won the prestigious award for the significant value and quality of their Cadillac operations, exemplified with the recent opening of the region’s first fully CI-compliant Cadillac showroom.

Representing Mannai Autos at the annual award night, Mr. Mohamed Helmy, Group General Manager, Automotive at Mannai Corporation received the award and said: "Mannai Auto Group is proud to hold high another elite General Motors Grandmasters Award. It reaffirms the group's strong commitment to providing continuous support and delivering quality services to our customers."


Praising the excellent standards and achievements Mannai Auto Group had attained, Christian Soemmer, Managing Director Cadillac Middle East, said: “It is great to see our Middle East dealers competing at the top of the international leader board for the General Motors Grandmasters Award. Mannai Autos’ award win is well-deserved and recognises their exceptional efforts in delivering high-quality services to Cadillac customers in Qatar in a way that well represent the premium standing of the brand.”


In line with the global brand direction in upgrading its customer experience, the new 2,500 square-meter Cadillac facility in Qatar houses a number of amenities including the first built-in Service Lane and Virtual Reality Room. The showroom is located in E Industrial Street and can accommodate up to 24 vehicles - 16 new and 8 certified pre-owned vehicles.


To celebrate the brand’s first-of-its-kind Cadillac facility in the region last month, Mannai Auto Group also revealed the all-new XT6 which marked the SUV’s first appearance in the Middle East. Cadillac all-new three-row crossover centers on a luxurious, adaptable and connected cabin, complemented with responsive handling and a comprehensive suite of standard and available safety technologies.


Additionally, the first-ever XT4 has also made its local debut at the Cadillac Qatar showroom opening event, allowing customers to be one of the first to own the all-new compact SUV. Developed on an exclusive compact SUV architecture, the XT4 delivers expressive design, confident performance, spacious accommodations and class-leading technologies, created to attract the Middle East’s millennial audience.


Having been won 13 times by Mannai Auto Group, the General Motors Grandmaster Award are the highest accolades granted by General Motors to its global dealer partners. The program rewards GM’s best dealers, based on vehicle and parts sales, service, customer satisfaction and facility standards. Winners are selected on the value and the quality of their operations.


Mannai Automotive Group

The Mannai Group, founded in 1951 as an auto spare parts distributor, has over the last six decades, grown to become one of Qatar's leading private sector groups.

Mannai Automotive Group has two segments: Passenger & Commercial vehicles and Heavy Equipment & Construction Machinery. Over the decades together they've represented more than 40 principals from across the globe.

It has consistently delivered exceptional service and added value, in line with Mannai’s Vision Statement, making it the most dependable business partner in the region.

This is achieved by offering clients the widest range of vehicles, heavy equipment and machinery, well supported by an extensive network of after sales service centres and deploying mobile service vans to assure all its customers convenience, speed of execution and quality of service.


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