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Top automotive industry trends 2021 by sought-after entrepreneur Mohsin Hani Al-Bahrani.

He is a game-changer in the automotive industry with establishing the Renewable Energy and Electric Vehicles Division, the first of its kind in Oman.

The level of developments and advancements industries have seen today is truly a sight to behold. Entrepreneurs and organizations are adopting more sustainable ways of doing business and attracting more attention from people and customers all over the world while also focusing on technological advances in their respective industries. The automotive industry is one, which has seen innumerable developments so far, which also includes the rise of astute professionals and entrepreneurs like Mohsin Hani Al-Bahrani, who today is seen as one of the youngest CEOs in the Sultanate of Oman with MHD ACERE (Automotive, Construction Equipment & Renewable Energy), a cluster of Mohsin Haider Darwish Group.

Mohsin Hani Al-Bahrani has come forward to throw some light on some of the top automotive industry trends in 2021 as he is the sole distributor of reputed brands in Oman like BF Good Rich, Riken, Weir Trio, Terex Finlay, XCMG, Mitsubishi Fork-Lifts, Opus and Drager cranes, Land Rover, McLaren, Ashok Leyland and the list is long.

• Increased connectivity: With the increased use of technological advances, it was time to bring something new to the automotive sector as well. Today, vehicles come with a tamper-proof digital identity that helps in differentiating them from vehicles in the network. This enables the vehicular data to be tracked easily for multiple use cases like driver safety, maintenance, fleet management, etc.
• Artificial intelligence (AI): Various AI technologies like computer vision, deep learning and machine learning help in finding robotic automation within the automotive industry. These technologies assist drivers in improving safety and services.
• Autonomous vehicles (AV): To change the game of transportation, the rise of autonomous vehicles has been noticed in the industry. This is aimed at minimizing the need for human drivers. Apart from the various advantages it offers, AVs are also well-equipped with advanced recognition technologies like AI-enhanced computer vision for identifying any hurdles or obstacles along the road.

Mohsin Hani Al-Bahrani is known across the industry for successfully bringing in brands like McLaren Automotive, ABB EV Chargers, Varta Batteries, XCMG & Weir Trio. This has resulted in multiple job opportunities for people in Oman as well as created an influx of investment into the growth of the country by maintaining a steady cash flow cycle. He even ensured that MHD ACERE regained leadership in the commercial vehicles market with Ashok Leyland, apart from setting up 7 new sales facilities for the business across different locations in Oman and expanding from three facilities to 12 after sales facilities in 2021, inspiring the younger brigade in Oman.