In late In 2008, the company entered a joint venture that has built a state-of-the-art bus assembly plant in Suez with global giant Marcopolo. The partnership has built an 8,000 unit-per-year capacity bus body assembly facility in Suez targeting local and export markets and is a move to capture export opportunities in commercial vehicle manufacturing by leveraging Ghabbour Auto’s quality standards and low-cost, highly-trained workforce.