Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros. Co. W.L.L. was founded in the year 1958 by one of Qatar's pioneering business families. Established by our revered fathers – Abdullah Abdulghani Nasser, Abduljaleel Abdulghani Nasser and Abdulghani Abdulghani Nasser, the company was formed with a commitment towards nation building.
The core values and fair work ethics instilled by the visionary founders run deep and is carried through to the present generation and employees.
AAB has since grown into a strong diversified business group covering the automotive industry and associated businesses.
In 1964, the Toyota dealership was awarded to AAB by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Japan and this was the turning point in AAB's business. The strong 50 years of partnership with TMC has been based on shared trust and values.
The Toyota distributorship began with a fleet of 20 cars and 20 employees.
In 1968, four years into the partnership with Toyota, the caring customer service combined with the innovative cars, resulted into an annual sales of 1,630 units.
In 1982, 6,083 Toyota cars were sold out in the Qatar market, accounting for almost four times as much as the 1968 figure.
On 7th December 1997, the Al Abdulghani Tower was inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Minister of Finance, Economy & Commerce.
The Al Abdulghani Tower now forms one of the iconic landmarks in Qatar skyline and is home to the Toyota and Lexus showrooms
An important milestone was achieved when the Main Service workshop was launched at Street 5 of the Salwa Industrial Area. The workshop is equipped with state of the art technology and skilled technicians to meet the requirements of our valued customers.
To meet the demanding needs of our customers the RAC department was set up with 15 vehicles and limited facilities. Now we have become one of the leasing rental companies in Qatar with around 9,000 vehicles in our fleet and provide short term rental and long term leasing.
In the year 2000, the Al Abdulghani Mosque was built within the premises of the Al Abdulghani Tower. Fully lighted in the evening, it is a sight to behold.
The Spare Parts Department growth enabled the set -up of a central building to manage the spare parts operations. We currently have reached 94% spare parts availability with our 4 authorized dealers and 21 branches across Qatar.
The first Quick Service Center (QSC) from our QSC Network. The QSC provides fast work on selected repair jobs by skilled Toyota technicians for accurate diagnosis.
Initially called as the Heavy Equipment Department (HED), the Commercial Industrial & Automotive Solutions department was the beginning of business diversification of products and services provided by the AAB group.
AAB has since become a multi-product and multi-brand business unit which provides Sales & After Sales services of Heavy Equipment, Auto Ancillary products, 3M products & services. Construction & Material handling equipment, Warehouse Solution, Security Solution and Electrical Solutions.
Established in 2004, the Madinat Khalifa QSC (known as Landmark QSC) is the 2nd Service Center established by AAB. The 8th largest among the Service Network when it comes to space, Landmark QSC is located at the eastern side of Qatar.
This visit marks a significant and momentous occasion for AAB as Dr. Shoichiro Toyoda was the Honorary Chairman & Member of the Board of TMC
To reach out to more of our customers, our second Toyota showroom was opened at a very strategic location at the City Centre Mall in West Bay.
Abu Hamour QSC is the 4th Service Center established by AAB in May 2009. It is the 5th largest among the Service Network when it comes to space. The QSC is the first to be TSM Kodawari Certified in January 2010.
In 2016, it received the Express Maintenance Certification.
Wakra is located at the southern side of Qatar and about 30 minutes drive from the Main Service Center in Street 5, Industrial Area.
To reach out to our customers in the area, the 5th Quick Service Center (QSC) was established. It is the 3rd largest among the Service Network when it comes to space. Currently, it is one of the QSC's providing Express Maintenance Service.
Al Khor is one of the oldest cities in Qatar and is North of Doha. 57 km away from Doha, this facility was built to give more accessibility and convenience to our customers for servicing their vehicles.
The Golf Course Quick Service Centre is the 6th QSC established by AAB. It is located before the Doha Golf Club along Al Khor Coastal Road in Lusail.
With the Consumer Protection Department (CPD) announcement to foster closer customer interaction with car dealerships in Qatar, AAB was one of the first automotive companies to support this initiative. A CPD office was set up at our Main Service workshop to enable the CPD officers to directly deal with customers who had queries on CPD laws on automotive issues.
AAB Call Center is a dedicated one stop shop for all customer needs and enquiries for Toyota and Lexus. Through surveys, customer get-togethers, service appointments along with website and Facebook inquiries, we manage to get close to our customers’ hearts and minds. With the latest in-house complaint management system, we have also managed to track and close cases at a low average of 1-day resolution.
Toyota 800 1800 | Lexus 800 2929
AAB constructed the biggest covered car storage in the Gulf Region introducing the Super Span Shades. This car storage facility can accommodate approximately 6,000+ vehicles.
The family core values in conducting business and as a basis of all actions and decisions was formally launched in the organization. The values are Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Superior Performance and Teamwork
AAB was awarded the prestigious Diamond Award from TMC as a result of achieving the Marketing Award for Excellence - Vehicle (Gold Award) and the Customer Satisfaction Award (Gold Award).
AAB achieved the World Record of the Largest off-road convoy in the world with the participation of the Toyota vehicle owners in Qatar. Under the theme, ‘1 Nation, 1 Record,’ the Guinness attempt was organized as part of the celebrations for the 50th partnership anniversary with TMC.
True to its slogan “1 Nation 1 Record”, the event was attended by consumers and non-consumers of various nationalities in Qatar, who were united in achieving the world record.
The celebration of 50 glorious years of partnership between TMC and AAB was held at the Museum of Islamic Art. It was well attended by senior government officials and respective leaders from the private sector and other industries. Top executives of TMC came from Japan for the prestigious occasion, led by Mr. Yasumori Ihara, Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of TMC. GCC Toyota dealers also joined the festive occasion.
The Al Nayef Quick Service Centre was inaugurated in the presence of Mr. Osama Al Abdulghani and representatives from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) - Japan. The 7th QSC is a testimony to AAB's commitment of providing excellent customer service. Customers are given more access to our services.
AAB was awarded the Gold Marketing Award for Excellence, Outstanding Customer Service Award and the coveted Diamond Award from Toyota Motors Corporation (TMC).
In addition to the above, the Gold Marketing Marketing Award for Excellence was awarded for achieving a remarkable market share in Qatar . The Outstanding Customer Service Award was given in recognition of the tireless and innovative customer service activities for the 2014 performance.
The over-all Diamond Award was conferred by TMC in recognition of both Vehicle Sales and level of Customer Service.
The Al Aziz Quick Service Centre was inaugurated in the presence of Dr. Nasser Al Abdulghani, AAB’s Managing Director & Acting CEO and Mr. Motoyuki Yanai, General Manager of Bahrain Representative Office (BRO) of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC).
Al Aziz QSC has ten Working Bays and two Maintenance Bays to accommodate customers’ needs.
In 2016, AAB won Gold at the SAP Quality Awards for Middle East and North Africa region in Business Transformation for the successful implementation of SAP ERP and SAP DBM System. We won Bronze at the Europe, Middle East and Africa finals. AAB was marked as one of the world’s fastest deployment of DBM system.
AAB Green Team was created to spearhead the sustainable practices of Reduce, Re-use and Recycle of excess materials by transforming them into aesthetically functional items to be used within the company and the community. Having a dedicated team to initiate and promote such practices, wastage of excess packaging materials, old tyres, pallets, cartons, plastic bottles and the like is minimized and transformed.
Moteri Auto Care Centre was launched as a new business adding value to our already successful automotive tradition. It is dedicated to the delivery of auto care services. Moteri Auto Care Centre already has two outlets located at the Airport Road and at the Al Nayyef Petrol Station at Al Rayyan Al Jadeed.
As part of AAB’s commitment to offer the highest level of quality and service to our valued customers, the Airport Road Service Center was inaugurated to meet the Service requirements of those living in areas such as Matar Qadeem(Old Airport), Al Hilal, Al Thumama, Umm Ghuwailina, Al Mansoora, Doha Jadeed, Ras Abu Aboud, Najma & Bank Street, C-Ring and D-Ring Roads.
The new Service Center has 15 fully air-conditioned working bays with 13 lifters and 4 car wash bays. Necessary tools and equipment are available to perform all types of periodic maintenance, Air conditioning jobs, Suspension works and timing belt replacement.
A state-of-the art facility with a total area of 28,000 square meters, the Lexus showroom provides a sophisticated, tranquil environment where customers can feel at ease and privileged in owning a Lexus.
The showroom can display a total of 34 vehicles. The concept built around transforming function into emotion, performance into passion and technology into imagination can be seen. The showroom is inspired by the best modern applications of traditional Japanese culture combined with an amazing experiential Salon.
The First Express Service Center was inaugurated in Shahaniya. It is located in Woqod Petrol Station, Shahaniya Dukhan, Road.
Aside from maintenance services, highlighted among the services in the Center is the Express Lube Plus Service which is a new concept from AAB.
Founded in the late 50’s of the last century by our revered fathers, Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros. (AAB) has grown from modest beginnings into a leading Group in Qatar, which is renowned across the entire region.
AAB started as a construction company with a vision for growth. And to stay true to our aspirations and to keep pace with the continuous development in Qatar; we diversified our sectors into the automotive industry in 1964. Since then, we have sustained a continuously blossoming partnership with Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC).
Through our firm and serious commitment to our entrenched values of fairness, integrity, respect, superior performance, and teamwork; we succeeded into making AAB a regional model for success and remarkable achievements; characterized by sustainability, business diversification and growth, and harmonious competent team. We have neither lost sight of our social responsibilities nor the importance of playing a vital role in the contribution to our community.
Our incessant success has been fueled by our dedication to putting customers first. We are no longer aiming at exceeding the expectations of our customers; however, creating a unique and enjoyable journey is our new passion. Accordingly, we have taken measures to create an unparalleled customer experience through our highly accessible and reliable products and services.
We pledge, as a company with a deep-rooted pioneering spirit, to remain at the cutting edge of each industry we work in. We will always remain committed to providing substantial value to our society, under the wise vision of our beloved country's lead, on top of which is HH Emir Tamim Bin-Hamad Al Thani; while continuing to grow sustainable and ever-flourishing businesses.
We are proud of our past and passionate about our future, and we look forward to continuing our journey of success alongside our partners.
Dr. Nasser Abdulghani Al Abdulghani