Company Profile

Automotive and Machinery was established in the year 1956, by Mr. Abobakr Omer Bazara, a visionary and pioneering entrepreneur, who is very popular among Yemenis. AMTC is the subsidiary of the old Bazara business in Aden, who were in the business of Timber and Foodstuff for over 200 years till the 1950’s and 60's, when the company branched out into importing Harvesters and Trucks from the USA and Skoda cars from Czechoslovakia, which is now Czech Republic.

AMTC kept growing under the patronage and able leadership of Mr Abobakr Omer Bazara who never looked back. AMTC imported the 1st Land cruiser (BJ Series) at Aden Port in 1956. During that time Yemen was the ninth biggest Auto importer in the world. Toyota's popularity grew sharply throughout the 1960's and Land Cruiser went on to became extremely popular among the local Yemenis.

Through 1970 to 1990, AMTC kept on growing by expanding the network at other cities such as Taiz, Hodeidah and Sana'a. In 2001, AMTC management added another model showroom at Aden to honor customers commitment. In the year 2006 added a state-of-the-art 1 S facility at Sana'a.

AMTC commemorated its 50th anniversary in 2006 since its inception in Yemen.Now under the patronage of young, dynamic, ambitious and able leadership of Mr.Aidrous A. Bazara, Managing Director, AMTC is scaling new heights of success. Today, AMTC is regarded as the most reputed and highly respected organization in the country and enjoys a very strong corporate and brand equity with a turnover of over 300 Million US$.

Now the AMTC flagship has diversified its core business from distribution of cars in Yemen to other core business such as Lubricants, Auto accessories, Garage equipments, Auto paints, Automotive finishing Products, as well as Fisheries, Banking, Insurance, Steel manufacturing, Industrial and  medical gases, Energy management and also as the sole distributor of Yanmar Marine Diesel Engines of Japan.

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