HISTORY & MILESTONES
2011-2014  |  2007-2011  |   1997-2006  |   1975-1996

Saud Bahwan Group's success has been fuelled by steadfast determination and a strong urge to excel. From a humble trading house to a respected business group with diverse activities, the Group has come a long way. Its long path has been dotted with historic milestones and many achievements.

SBG Milestones

2014
  • Toyota Awards Saud Bahwan Automotive with Overall Excellence
  • Toyota Honours Saud Bahwan Automotive with Marketing Award for Excellence (vehicle sales)
  • Saud Bahwan Automotive receives Toyota’s Distinguished Outstanding Customer Service Award
  • Hino Motors, Japan honours Saud Bahwan Automotive with Kaizen Gold
  • Saud Bahwan Automotive receives Hino’s Overall Excellence Award

2013
  • Mr. Kunio Noji, President and CEO, Komatsu Ltd, Japan, honours SBG with visit to Oman
  • Hino honours Saud Bahwan Automotive with Excellence Awards
  • Omani Entrepreneurs felicitation meet held in Muscat
  • SBG felicitates Omanis on completion of training programme
  • SBG felicitates 227 Omanis on completion of 18-month training programme
2012
  • Oman hosts prestigious Toyota GCC Management Meet
  • Mr. Y. Komamura, President Construction & Mining Equipment, Komatsu visits Oman
  • Mr. Akira Okabe, Executive Advisor, Toyota Motor Corporation, honours Toyota and Lexus Oman with Excellence Awards
  • Mr. Koji Nagata, General Manager, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan, inaugurates integrated Toyota Facility at Jaalan Bani Bu Ali
  • Mr. Peter Schreyer, Chief Design Officer, Kia Motors along with Mr. J.Y. Chung, Mr. S.N. Lee and Mr. I. Won launch Kia Quoris in Oman.
  • Arabian Car Marketing Honoured with Ford Service Excellence Award

2011
  • Minister of Commerce & Industry and Mr. Hisayuki Inoue – Managing Officer, Toyota Motor Corporation inaugurate Toyota and Lexus Barka facilities
  • Mr. Y. Komamura, President Construction & Mining Equipment, Komatsu visits Oman
  • Mr. T. Nagumo, President, Yokohama Rubber Company inaugurates Barka facility
2010
  • Mr. Akio Toyoda, President, Toyota Motor Corporation inaugurates Toyota Body & Paint Centre and Lexus Service
  • New Kia Integrated Facility at Muscat, inauguration by Mr. Eisun Chung, Vice Chairman Hyundai and Mr. H.K. Lee, President Kia Motors
  • New Toyota 3S facilities inauguration at Sohar, Liwa
  • Toyota Middle East Technical Service Conference
  • Mr. N. Sato, President, Overseas Marketing, Komatsu visits Oman
  • Inauguration of new Continental facility by Mr. Hartmut Wohler, Executive Vice President, Continental AG
  • SBG presents Hanae Mori Haute Couture fashion show

2009
  • New Toyota 2S facility inaugurated at Al Gabbi
  • New Toyota 3S facility inaugurated at Sumail
  • New Toyota 3S facility launched at Suwaiq
  • Mr. N. Karashima, Director & Senior Managing Corporate Officer, Yokohama Rubber Co, Japan visits Oman
  • New Hino intergrated facility at Azaiba inaugurated by Mr. Masakazu Ichikawa, Senior Managing Director, Hino Motor Corporation
  • Mr. Y. Shirai, President, Member of the Board, Hino Motors Ltd. visits SBG facilities
  • Saud Bahwan Group receives ISO 9001: 2008 Certification
2008
  • Grand inauguration of Lexus Showroom, Toyota Service facility and Toyota Parts flagship retail outlet by Mr. Akio Toyoda, President, Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Toyota honours Saud Bahwan Automotive with the Gold Award in the 2008 Customer Service Excellence Award Programme
  • Daihatsu Motor Corporation presents the Gold Prize in the 2nd Daihatsu Parts Operation Award Programme to Saud Bahwan Automotive
  • New Toyota 3S facility launched at Mabela, Sanaya
  • Unveiling of the MAN integrated 3S facility, the largest of its kind in the region by Peter Erichreineke, Executive Board member, MAN
  • Mr. Hiroshi Okuda, Toyaota Motor Corporation visits Oman
2007
  • Toyota Motor Corporation presents the ‘Gold Award’ 2007 for Customer Service Excellence to Saud Bahwan Automotive
  • Saud Bahwan Automotive wins Gold Prize in the first ever Daihatsu Parts Operation Award Program.
  • Mr. Anton Weinmann, Chairman, MAN visits Oman and presents Excellence Award to Mr. Mohammed Saud Bahwan
  • Mr. Hagiwara, Chairman Komatsu visits facility in Oman and ranks SBG amongst top 10 in the world
  • Excellence Award from HINO for Outstanding Performance in Sales, Parts & Service
2011-2014  |  2007-2011  |   1997-2006  |   1975-1996