INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles announces winners of internal QX55 Walk Around contest


Dubai: Arabian Automobiles (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, collaborated with the INFINITI International Markets team on the annual regional QX55 Walk Around contest. 

The Walk Around encourages INFINITI’s knowledgeable and expert automotive consultants to test their sales training of the provocative QX55 for 15 – 20 mins — unscripted. A number of videos were submitted, and the results were announced on 27th January 2022. 

Mehdi Al Rais, General Manager of Sales, DND and CQ, INFINITI International Markets, said: “Over the years, Arabian Automobiles has continuously empowered its team to be among the most talented in the market. The annual Walk Around contest puts sales consultants to the test by challenging them to demonstrate their expertise of the QX55 against their peers. Congratulations to the winners who exceled against tough competition. We’re pleased to have them represent the INFINITI brand on behalf of the Middle East in the upcoming Global Walk Around contest.” 

Following a detailed and thorough review of the entries presented, the winner, whose video will represent the global QX55 Walk Around contest, was Arabian Automobiles’ Abdo Sabbagh. Coming in a close second was Arabian Automobiles’ Nizar Bou Hamdan, and the winning trainer was identified as Manindar Pal Singh/Subramanyam Krishnappa. All three proved exceptionally proficient and knowledgeable of the QX55 and perfectly reflect the dedication of the INFINITI team.

About Arabian Automobiles Company:

Arabian Automobiles Company (AAC) is the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group. With over 50+ years in the business, AAC is one of the leading automotive dealers in the GCC and exclusive distributor for Nissan, INFINITI and Renault vehicles in Dubai and the Northern Emirates. Arabian Automobiles is looking back on 50+ years of excellence and passion, and forging ahead with its vision to enrich customer lives and remain the trusted automotive brand of choice.

Arabian Automobiles became the first automotive company in the UAE to be awarded the prestigious ‘Dubai Quality Gold Award’ by Dubai Economy in May 2017. In the same year, INFINITI won ‘Best Performing Brand’ in the automotive category of the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme; an accolade previously won by Nissan in 2016 and Renault in 2015. In 2015, Arabian Automobiles received the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum business award for most outstanding performance and in 2013 it became the first private company in the UAE to be inducted into the prestigious Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for strategy execution. Arabian Automobiles Company is currently the holder of Nissan Motor Company’s ‘Global Nissan Aftersales Award and is the only Nissan distributor to have won the award for a total of 21 times with 10 consecutive wins between 2007 and 2016. 

Across its Dubai and Northern Emirates network, Arabian Automobiles operates:

  • New vehicle sales showrooms: 9 Nissan, 4 INFINITI and 2 Renault 
  • 6 pre-owned car showrooms
  • Central Logistics Centre at Dubai Industrial City
  • Service centres: 10 Nissan, 4 INFINITI, and 3 Renault
  • 60-minute Express Service 
  • 9 spare parts outlets
  • Arabian Automobiles is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certified.