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Fouad Alghanim brands bag 10 gold medals in Fleet Award 2007

Kuwait: Wednesday, May 16 - 2007 @ 11:13

The four brands of the Volkswagen Group were also awarded six second and four third place prizes recently during an official ceremony at the AMI Motor Show in Leipzig, Germany.

“We are thrilled with the accolades awarded to the brands represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive and the popularity of these brands is mirrored by the strong growth of sales of the Audi, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial and Skoda vehicles in Kuwait,” FAA General Manager, Irfan Tansel, remarked on this achievement.

“Such recognition will only force our team of professionals to strive for continuous excellence and to achieve further growth of our brands in the Kuwaiti car market,” he added.

Audi took four first places with the A3 and A6 models in the lower and top mid-class segments and the Q7 in the offroader/SUV segment. The Audi A8 took pole position in the luxury class for the fourth time in succession.

The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand received the awards for the Fox in the mini segment and the Passat in the mid-class segment, as well as for the Touran Eco Fuel in the alternative drivetrain category. The Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Caddy was voted the best compact utility van. In the importers ranking, Skoda Octavia was the winner in the lower mid-class segment.

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