In the 1940s, Sheikh Abdulatif Alissa (May ALLAH have mercy) began his career as a distributor of cars produced by General Motors Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of automobiles. Throughout his fruitful life, he nurtured a reputation for good business dealings and ethics.
Today, Alissa Group strives to expand and evolve in all areas of the innovative automotive industry. Our expansion is due to the hard work and tireless dedication of our management and employees. This dedication has resulted in a consistent gain of customers’ confidence and respect. The Abdulatif Alissa Group has established itself as a leader in the Automotive sector, through the products and services provided by the premium companies that form part of the group - National General Automotive Co., Alissa Automobile Company (AACO), General Automotive Company - AutoStar & Alissa Universal Motors (AUM).
Autostar was established in 1998 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In its early days, Autostar was simply a company that provided all makes of cars and spare parts. The Company, with its few branches, started small but was nurtured with great care. Thanks to of our deep belief in Autostar’s ideals, the Company has moved forward successfully. Over time, we have had our share of ups and downs but we have maintained our focus on one goal-to be at the top of Saudi Arabia’s automotive sector.
The newly-established company was created to fill a growing gap in the market. With sixty years of experience in the automotive field, along with the support and efforts of chairman, Sheikh Abdulmohsen Alissa, and members of the Board of Directors, the devotion was rewarded by the grace of Allah.
Autostar moved forward, extending its presence throughout the Kingdom by offering a wider range of comprehensive services in the automotive industry. A greater variety of new cars of highest standard under one roof enabled Autostar to be recognized as one of the Kingdom leader automotive dealers.. The Company also provides a wide range of high quality, reliable spare parts and accessories. Finally, Autostar offers finance programs and payment facilities through our partner, Al Yusr Installments Co. Ltd.
Backed by years of experience and professionalism, Autostar has the credibility of a well-established company.