Autobot Offroad opens first international franchise in Doha, Qatar
Autobot Offroad is one of the most popular aftermarket 4x4 specialists in the Philippines. Over the years, it has dedicated its craft to giving customers a quality experience in transforming their vehicles into unique creations.
After celebrating its 15th year in the industry, Autobot Offroad brings its expertise in customization closer to 4x4 enthusiasts living in the Middle East with the opening of its Salwa Road showroom in Doha, Qatar on March 12, 2023.
Autobot Qatar is the first official franchise branch of Autobot Offroad outside Philippine soil. It was graced with the presence of Her Excellency Lillibeth Pono, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to Qatar; His Excellency Shiekh Ahmad bin Nawaf Al Thani, Autobot Qatar president; Mr. Ziad Eissa Aboukloub, Suhail Industrial Holding Group CEO; Mr. Malik Abu Alwafa, Ushaiqer Holding Group Executive Director; Mr. Hossam Ashmawy, Ushaiqer Holding Group, General Manager; Mr. Akhshith Shetty, Autobot Qatar General Manager; and Mr. Randy Ronald M. Lao, Autobot Offroad PH president and CEO.
The new 1,200-square-meter facility is at Building 433, Street 340, Zone 56, Salwa Road, Doha, Qatar. The new Autobot outlet aims to be a one-stop shop for everything 4x4 for Qatari enthusiasts.
"Our new Qatar expansion allows us to share our world-class Autobot quality builds and deliver the customer experience to a broader market. We thank our brand partners and customers who fueled our journey for the past 15 years as continue our journey to greater heights," said Mr. Randy Ronald Lao, Autobot Offroad founder.
From steel bumpers to lift kits and overlanding equipment, Autobot Qatar's complete shop equipment also offers custom fabrication and installation works for a wide variety of 4x4 vehicles. In addition, the Autobot outlet also provides modifications and aftermarket parts services for 2WD vehicles such as sedans, hatchbacks, and crossovers.
"Our expansion to Qatar is a great opportunity not only for Autobot Offroad Philippines but also for our fellow Filipinos as it opens job opportunities for skilled workers in a very progressive and promising country," added Lao.
Autobot Offroad Qatar will open its 3,500 square-meter main showroom and workshop at Building 343, Street 53, Zone 92, Logistics Park A, Birkat Al Awamer, Al Wakrah, Qatar by Q2 of 2023.