AAV (Arab American Vehicles)
Arab American Vehicles (abbreviated AAV ) is an Egyptian car manufacturer based in Cairo . AAV is a joint venture of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (51% owned) and the American Chrysler LLC (49%).
After its founding in 1977, the company began production of military vehicles on December 14, 1978. These models of the CJ series were sold to the military in Egypt and other Arab states. Other models were Wagoneer, AM720, Wrangler and Cherokee. Tractors and models and brands such as Ritmo , Polonez , Suzuki , Peugeot , Kia , Citroën , Hyundai and Komodo (Automotivr Gate) were also assembled . Since 2008, the J8 is manufactured. For civilian customers also the Jeep Cherokee
By 2009, the company had produced 40,655 Jeep vehicles and 39,737 units of other makes and models. In 2008, the company produce up to 17,600 vehicles per year Since 2012, AAV has also produced Toyota models.
Automotive manufacturer of Egypt from 1978 on