Commercial vehicle assembly begins in Saudi Arabia

  • Date
    October 1977
  • Description
    National Automotive Industry Company Ltd. (NAI) based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, begins assembly of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles. Daimler-Benz has a 50 % holding in the company, which was founded on 3 March 1975 and is run jointly with long-standing sales partner E.A. Juffali & Bros.