Automotive Atelier ARES Announces New Partnership

Leading armoured vehicle manufacturer STREIT Group to distribute ARES cars


Vienna, Austria -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/07/2015 -- Modena based automotive design house ARES is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the STREIT Group. The development means that STREIT Group will have the rights to distribute ARES vehicles throughout their established networks in the Middle East and Africa. In addition to this, both companies have agreed to collaborate together on exclusive armoured passenger vehicles.

ARES specialises in the creation of unique, handcrafted high-performance cars and provides traditional Italian craftsmanship alongside state-of-the- art technology to develop cars that are perfectly tailored to meet the specific requirements of ultra-high net worth individuals. ARES provides design inspiration, German engineering expertise and one-to-one guidance throughout the personalisation process ensuring that the clients needs are paramount.

More than twenty three years of war zone experience have made STREIT Group one of the most trusted and reliable suppliers of armoured vehicles. The team behind ARES felt that both companies shared very similar values, in particular their approach towards using the very best materials available and the very latest technology to deliver the unsurpassed results for their exclusive clients.

Waleed Al Ghafari, ARES Executive Chairman, said: "We have long been admirers of STREIT Group's work. Their reputation is second to none, in an industry where safety and security are paramount, they are one of the leading companies. Both companies share a rapid response approach to client's requirements, adapting and evolving with the individual needs of the people and companies we work with. I think the two businesses complement each other perfectly."

Guerman Goutorov, STREIT Group CEO and Chairman, said: "Our vision has always been to lead in our field and we have a commitment to our clients to only work with very best partners and suppliers. When I saw ARES work first hand I knew that we have a mutual respect and understanding of quality and pride in delivering the best possible results to our clients and I'm delighted that we have found a way to unite and work together going forward.

The announcement comes just two weeks after ARES launched in the United Arab Emirates in front of an audience of thousands of car fans at the Dubai Grand Parade. ARES Dubai flagship store is set to open in quarter one of 2015.

About ARES
Based in Modena, Italy, ARES is a luxury automotive atelier creating unique, handcrafted high-performance cars. ARES uses traditional Italian handcraftsmanship along with German engineering knowledge and advanced technology from yacht building to develop cars that are perfectly tailored to the values and lifestyle of each individual customer.

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About STREIT Group
Established in Canada in 1992 - STREIT Group is one of the world's leading, privately owned armoured vehicles manufacturers with 12 state-of-the- art production facilities and 25 offices worldwide. STREIT Group produces a large variety of Armoured Personnel Carriers, Cash-in-Transit, Luxury and Security vehicles which are designed to provide effective protection in high- risk situations. All STREIT Group vehicles undergo internationally recognized ballistics and impact tests, with STANAG 3 certification for military tactical vehicles and VPAM BRV 2009 VR7 for luxury and special purpose vehicles. They are a leading supplier of armoured vehicles with 100% safety record; STREIT Group vehicles are deployed by armed forces all over the world.

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