Incorporated in 1967, Zahid Tractor & Heavy Machinery is a leading provider of construction machinery and commercial vehicles in Saudi Arabia, serving virtually every major part of the Kingdom’s public and private sectors. In addition to representing quality products from world-renowned brands, the company is known for its unparalleled level of support and dedicated after-sales service.
Zahid Tractor’s commercial vehicles division distributes Renault and Volvo trucks and buses across Saudi Arabia. Providing total transportation solutions for heavy truck and fleet operators. The division additionally represents the renowned brands of Sunwin, PM Cranes and Marini.
Formed in 1998 as a joint venture with Volvo Truck Corporation, AVI assembles and sells Volvo and Renault trucks in the Kingdom. AVI has since increased its annual production capacity from 600 units in 1999 to almost 3,000 units in 2015. To meet growing demands, a state-of-the-art, 55,000-square- meter- facility was built in King Abdullah Economic City. It is one of the first plants in the world to assemble both Volvo and Renault trucks on the same production line, with a designed capacity of 5,000 trucks per year in a single shift.
AVI develops local talent by hiring and training young Saudis who are then employed at AVI’s factories. AVI adheres to the highest international standards. It became ISO 9002-certified in 2000 and OHSAS 18001:2007-certified in 2010.
Founded in 1980, China International Marine Containers (Group) Ltd. (CIMC) is a world leading supplier of logistics and energy equipment, with headquarters in Shenzhen, China. With over 60,000 employees, CIMC is dedicated to supplying high-quality reliable equipment and services which includes marine containers, vehicles, offshore platforms, logistics services, airport facilities, and semi-trailer superstructures. CIMC has over 300 member enterprises as well as listed companies in Asia, North America, Europe and Australia with extensive customer and sales networks covering more than 100 countries. Today, Zahid Tractor is the exclusive distributor of CIMC superstructure equipment in Saudi Arabia.
In 2016 CIMC and Zahid Tractor established CIMC Vehicles (Bahrain) Factory W.L.L., a joint venture that caters for the assembly of high quality reefers’ truck bodies and reefers’ semi-trailers to the GCC and North African markets.