First Trading Co, was founded in 2005. In 2012 became the exclusive distributor for BAIC Motor international in Kuwait, it’s a subsidiary of Mutawa Alkazi group that was founded in 1958. in 1959 became the exclusive distributor for Honda Motor Company in Kuwait.
It cooperated with international automobile companies as the exclusive distributor for their products in Kuwait, which varied from included cars, motorcycles, power generators and many other equipment.
In 1974 the number of employees in the main office were only 15 employees following a quarter of a century, this number steadily grew to reach more than 300.
The Mutawa Alkazi Company name in Kuwait became synonymous with consumer confidence and satisfaction as a result of its endeavors throughout the years.
Since inception the Company ethos has been centered on providing the highest level of service to its customers and in doing so it has received many awards for customer satisfaction for both its sales and after sales operations from both international and local well known survey companies.
In March 1996, the Company expanded operations when it opened an exclusive 3S facility in Ahmadi covering 5,000 square meters. The Centre included a Car Showroom, Motorcycle and Power Product Showroom, a Service Centre, Body Repair Centre, Spare Parts Warehouse and Sales Outlet in addition to several Quick Service bays and a Car Wash station.
In 2004, the Shuwaikh Service Centre underwent a major renovation programme which included the addition of Quick Service bays, a Car Showroom and a Spare Parts Sales Outlet thereby making the Service Centre a second fully fledged 3S facility.
Both 3S facilities are equipped with the latest technical equipment and machinery for examination and easy diagnosis for any type of fault. The Company has a team of professional, highly trained and experienced mechanics and technicians who have the support of a knowledgeable and reassuring reception team. As a result customers are well taken care of from the minute they arrive at any one of the service facilities.
Mutawa Alkazi Company further expanded its operations in 2012 with the opening of the exclusive Automotive Showroom in the upmarket Al Tilal Complexin Shuwaikh.
The Showroom is one of the largest and most prestigious automotive showrooms in Kuwait.
Presently the First Trading Co, represents the following global automotive manufacturer:
With 55 years of constant development, BAIC Automotive Group Co., Ltd (BAIC Group) is one of the five largest automotive groups in China. With its headquarters located in Beijing and at the Turin Styling Center in Italy, and production bases all over China, BAIC Group currently has around 90,000 employees.
The company provides exceptional quality and craftsmanship in its products thanks to its extensive experience and multiple technologies which it has gained from its joint ventures with global automotive manufacturers. BAIC bases its cars on technology purchased from Sweden’s SAAB and from the experience that it gained from its joint venture with Hyundai and Mercedes Benz. As of 2010 Beijing Benz, a BAIC joint venture with German automaker Daimler AG, Produces the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, and GLK off-road vehicles for sale in China. Furthermore, the manufacturer sources various components of its cars from international suppliers such as Bosch and Durr from Germany.
In 2014, BAIC Group achieved the promising results of 49.1544 billion USD in sales and 2,401,000 sold units, making BAIC Group No.5 in China’s automotive sector in terms of income and profit, and No.3 in terms of brand value. Today, BAIC Group ranks No. 207 in the fortune Global 500.