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Premium automotive brand 'Bestune' launched


Gulf Great Sands (GGS) LLC has launched Bestune, a popular automotive global brand in the Sultanate of Oman. Bestune, brand is owned by the Chinese automaker FAW Group which is ranked 66 among global fortune 500 companies. Bestune is positioned as a mid-to-high-end brand in the mainstream automobile market.

GGS LLC is part of the Bahwan International Group Company (BIG), which is a reputed distributor of many international automotive brands in Oman. FAW Group produces and distributes passenger cars, commercial trucks & buses, Established in 1953, the company is China's oldest and largest automotive company.

A spokesperson for GGS LLC said, “We are pleased to be the official distributor for Bestune brand of vehicles produced by FAW Group, a respected name in the automobile industry. Customers will be able to experience the dynamic design, sporty character mixed with absolute elegance, high quality, high performance from Bestune brand of vehicles which will be at par with some luxury end cars which has cutting edge technologies and radar-based features. We are certain that auto enthusiasts in Oman will find the premium models very impressive. To begin with models including compact crossover Bestune T77, mid-size crossover Bestune T99 and mid-size sedan Bestune B70 will be available in Oman.”

Founded in 1953, FAW Group employs 175,000 people around the world and sells products in over 70 countries and has five production bases and 14 factories. FAW is a diversified maker of quality automobiles with total sales in excess of seven million vehicles worldwide. FAW maintains the lead market position within China while continuing to expand into new international markets, executing a carefully planned strategy to build a comprehensive global organisation. FAW takes advantage of the latest cutting-edge technologies, process and management practices to bring customers the latest in automobile world.

Adhering to FAW Group's long history of automobile manufacturing, Bestune brand is representative of high-quality performance. Bestune brand is present in 30 countries including Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa. Bestune has won several prestigious automobile awards which demonstrates its strong comprehensive strength in performance, research and development.

Bestune's factory covers an area of 270,000 square metres, with a construction area of 200,000 square metres. The production capacity can reach 200,000 vehicles per year. The factory includes four workshops of stamping, welding, painting and assembly. Most of the internal production equipment is imported from Europe. With a highly automated production line, it's a Chinese automobile production base of leading high quality and high level.

Following the principle of “developing original and innovative technologies”, FAW Group has continuously infused powerful technology vitality into new Bestune brand and established a global R&D. FAW has established a global R&D layout and organised a global R&D team with more than 5,000 top technologists. The R&D system is seen in nine regions of three countries in the world, focusing on innovations and breakthroughs in pioneering design, new energy vehicles, artificial intelligence, 5G application, new materials and process and intelligent manufacturing.

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