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Electrifying Future of Bahrain with Behbehani

Behbehani Brothers W.L.L are pleased to announce that, alongside their Manufacturer partners, they are in the final stage of achieving homologation under BH 1:2021 Bahraini Technical Regulation for Electric Vehicles. Currently this homologation will extend to the Porsche and Audi Electric Vehicle ranges available in the region, with further Brands and models to follow in the near future.

As a part of the Homologation requirements, Behbehani Brothers will be hosting the first dedicated Electric Vehicle focused training session to representatives of the MOICT, Traffic and Civil Defence Ministries on the 14th & 15th March at their Training Centre in Sitra. This bespoke EV “Familiarisation” course will be the first of its kind in the Kingdom, bringing the wealth of technical knowledge and experience from Behbehani Brothers alongside our OEM partners and the authorities of Bahrain. Focusing on a range of elements during the course, the team will be covering a range of topics including; overview of Electric Vehicle ranges, technologies, Charging, Safety, and Rescue Data.

Speaking on behalf of Behbehani Brothers, Steven Hill, Group General Manager, commented – “We are so pleased to be the first Automotive Business in Bahrain to deliver this training to the relevant authorities and extend our sincere thanks to all parties who have been involved in the standards and homologation journey as we enter a new era for mobility in Bahrain”. The importance of a clear path and vision for the introduction of EV’s into Bahrain is in the interest of all Consumers who will enjoy and experience these incredible products in the future. As with any product, standards, safety and training is essential and we at Behbehani Brothers are already fully prepared for the next era of mobility and recognise the significant efforts made by the Bahrain team in defining and actioning the standards for the future.”

Speaking on behalf of the MOICT, Mr Ali Alhayki, Chief of Metrology, Chairman OF GSO Mechanical Technical Committee, Testing & Metrology Directorate, commented – “We are excited to begin our transition to the era of Electric Mobility, as it is in the developed countries, EV signifies the future of mobility in the soon upcoming future. Finally, the dream will come true by owning an electric car in Bahrain commercially after all the work and efforts made by the local and Gulf committee in this field. We are also grateful to the Behbehani Brothers for being an important partner that contributes with us to a major role in achieving this transition, this training workshop illustrates the great cooperation between MOICT as a governmental entity and Private sector, sure we look forward to expanding this cooperation in a way that contributes to spreading the culture of Electric cars in Bahrain society.”

At Behbehani Brothers, we look forward to an electrified future in the Kingdom of Bahrain and welcoming our customers into these amazing new products within our extensive range in the future.


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