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Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One

Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One with a video retracing its history in the pinnacle of motorsport – view it here Over 40 years the French manufacturer has achieved 170 wins from 24 drivers and 481 podium finishes 40 ‘Yellow Teapots’ have been created to mark the anniversary, a special tribute to the heroic RS01 model Middle East, 19th November 2017:   As the Renault team prepares for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, the French manufacturer is celebrating 40 years of success, passion and pride in Formula One.    The success story began in 1977 with the RS01 model and is still very much alive today with Renault’s two drivers, Carlos Sainz Jr. and Nico Hülkenberg currently sitting in 9th and 12th place respectively ahead of the Abu Dhabi event, which will ......read more

Toyota goes Xtreme with Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Fortuner

Xtreme line-up now in an action-packed off-road activity at the Dubai Motor Show Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 18, 2017:  Keeping the adrenaline fueled off-roaders in mind, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, has introduced the Xtreme kit to the Toyota Fortuner, inducting it into the Xtreme family along with the Land Cruiser and FJ Cruiser. Fans of the Xtreme lineup can see the cars’ limits being pushed at the action-packed off-road activity taking place during the Dubai International Motor Show at the outdoor Toyota 4x4 Adventure. “Following the intense demand of the off-roading community in the UAE, we are proud to introduce a new Xtreme variant to the Toyota Fortuner, bringing it to the ranks of the Land Cruiser Xtreme and FJ Cruiser ......read more

Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region

First of its kind Zero Emission school bus. Bus specially adopted to meet UAE’s school transport specifications.   Emirates Transport Media Dept.  Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, launched on Monday 6th November, the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region.   The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind worldwide.   Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager of Emirates Transport, said: “The launch of a Zero Emission school bus comes as part of our efforts to achieve the vision of the government for a green economy and ......read more

Almaeeni: 100% growth in supplier response past 3 months

18,000 registration request for vehicle’s tires smart card in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017:  The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has witnessed a strong demand from the manufacturers and suppliers of tires in the UAE to apply for registration in the tire tracking system and its specifications since it was approved by the board of directors of ESMA in early June.   The number of suppliers and registrants in the RFID system has reached 17,838 suppliers registered over the past three months, an increase of nearly double, compared to 9 thousand and 774 transactions were recorded in the second quarter of this year. HE Abdulla Almaeeni, Director General of “ESMA” said. The rapid response by suppliers to join the tire tracking system contributes to ......read more

The New Jaguar E-Pace Makes Middle East Debut at Dubai International Motor Show

Jaguar E-PACE: the design and dynamics of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV Latest connectivity technologies and practicality solutions for busy families Sports car-inspired design includes first-in-class 21-inch alloy wheels Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their favourite apps on the move Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road Configurable Dynamics technology delivers Jaguar dynamics, allowing drivers to personalise throttle, steering and transmission settings Lightweight suspension architecture, all-wheel drive, Active Driveline and torque vectoring technologies provide excellent agility and all-surface ......read more

Aston Martin at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Middle Eastern show debut of Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar Iconic, rare original DB5 Convertible displayed  Regional debut of newly launched V8-powered DB11  Premiere of Middle East exclusive, Vanquish S Pearl Edition November 14, 2017, Dubai:  Aston Martin marks the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.   The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar makes a hugely anticipated appearance, being shown for the first time in the region to the public. The product of a unique Innovation Partnership between the British luxury brand and eminent F1TM team Red Bull Racing, this ambitious, uncompromising and wholly extraordinary collaboration combines the vision and skills of two ......read more

2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes appearance at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show In addition to its striking stylish design, the 2018 Camry HEV provides over 70% greater fuel economy than a regular petrol engine Camry, thanks to a revised hybrid system. With a 2.5L engine, the new Camry’s improved electric motor produces more torque and helps make acceleration even more responsive, delivering 212 horsepower. The 2018 model’s elevated efficiency arrives with a remarkably stunning drive, that ......read more

Lexus launches reimagined flagship, all-new 'LS' in the UAE

All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid System on LS 500h Lexus Safety System+ and other advanced safety technologies United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, announced, from its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) exclusive stand at the Dubai International Motor Show, the launch of all-new Lexus LS, the fifth-generation of the original luxury disruptor, that has set benchmarks for powertrain smoothness, ......read more

Maserati Middle East and Africa reveals new Ghibli at Dubai International Motor Show 2017

2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on display Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all Maserati models have been thoroughly upgraded, adopting additional high-tech contents. The new Ghibli as well as the Levante MY18 are now available in GranLusso and GranSport trims, previously introduced in the Quattroporte range. Ghibli and Quattroporte now feature Adaptive full LED headlights with glare free high-beam, based on Matrix technology for Ghibli, developed in collaboration with Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting, and on L-shape technology for Quattroporte. Both Maserati ......read more

Ferrari and Al Tayer Motors launch Ferrari Portofino in the Middle East at Dubai International Motor Show

The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence   Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofino takes pride of place on the Ferrari stand, displayed amongst an elegant Ferrari fleet comprising the dynamic 812 Superfast, the exuberant 488 GTB and the luxurious GTC4 Lusso T.   The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 200 ......read more

INFINITI unveils new QX80 at Dubai International Motor Show

New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  INFINITI Motor Company revealed the new QX80 full-size luxury SUV today for the first time at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI’s market-leading presence in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the QX80 takes INFINITI’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language in a bold new direction, creating a powerful, contemporary and commanding aesthetic.    “The new INFINITI QX80 ......read more

Trendier and sportier new Toyota Yaris Hatchback 2018 to be previewed at Dubai International Motor Show

Newly designed exterior and improved interior features Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November, 2017:  Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be previewing the all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback during the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Over the years, the Toyota Yaris Hatchback has branded itself as a fun and agile car, which is complemented by its low fuel consumption and driving comfort. This year, at the Dubai International Motor Show, the latest iteration of the Toyota Yaris Hatchback will make an appearance. Redesigned for 2018, the new Toyota Yaris enjoys a sportier and trendier look and comes with a completely new front bumper and radiator grille combination with a glossy finish on the mesh. A new design for the lower back also ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to unveil one-off Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy' Ghost at Dubai International Motor Show

Dubai, UAE: November 13, 2017:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will showcase the capa-bilities of its unparalleled Bespoke programme at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show as it unveils a special one-off commission - the Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Ghost. Conceptualized by brand experts at AGMC, the sole dealers of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, and hand-crafted by the experts at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, the Spirit of Calligraphy is a unique Ex-tended Wheel Base Rolls-Royce Ghost that combines the words of the luxury brand’s founder with the region’s Arabian heritage.  The Rolls-Royce ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Bespoke Ghost draws its design inspiration from the ancient art of Arabic Calligraphy, where words are ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover rolls out new ‘ARCH' corporate identity across MENA dealer network

Customer experience sits at heart of ARCH concept, delivering a premium experience every step of the journey Significant investment by retailer network will contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s future growth and success Consistent look and feel will be found at all Jaguar Land Rover retail sites thanks to globally implemented standard architecture, interior design and use of materials Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 October, 2017:  An ambitious four-year programme to roll out Jaguar Land Rover’s all-new retailer corporate identity is well underway throughout the British carmaker’s Middle East and North Africa dealer network. Known as the ‘ARCH Concept,’ within the next two years every Jaguar Land Rover showroom and workshop facility within the region will have benefited from the redesign, ......read more

Counterfeit parts warning from ACDelco Middle East after major new seizure

Fake parts can lead to mechanical problems, breakdowns, accidents and even personal injury   Middle East, 7 November 2017:  With the recent destruction by authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, of a major haul of fake spare parts, premium aftermarket supplier ACDelco is highlighting the dangers of purchasing counterfeit parts and warning Middle East customers to be vigilant when purchasing any auto parts.   While fake parts may often be less expensive to buy, the cost can prove to be far higher in the long run, and not just financially. Imitation parts typically don’t last as long as genuine parts, making it necessary to replace them more frequently. Typically, these parts aren’t built to a particular car’s specifications, which can also lead to mechanical problems and breakdowns. ......read more

BMW M5 and BMW Concept X7 iPerformance to headline Dubai International Motor Show.

BMW Group is preparing for regional premieres of the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the BMW M5 and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:   BMW Middle East and AGMC, the official BMW importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, will showcase an impressive display of 20 models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show held on November 14-18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Heading up the display will be the much-anticipated BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the all-new BMW M5 Sedan and the upgraded BMW X3 - each premiering in the Middle East for the first time. Other highlight models on the stand include the BMW i3s, the BMW X1 25i M Sport and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Joining BMW Group Middle East and AGMC officials at the show will be Domagoj Dukec, Vice President ......read more

GMC opens new chapter in Middle East with ‘Like A Pro' campaign

New campaign personifies what it means to be Professional Grade Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:   GMC, the truck and SUV manufacturer has announced the launch of ‘Like A Pro’, a new campaign evolving its ‘We Are Professional Grade’ positioning. ‘Like A Pro’ celebrates GMC vehicles and customers — people who passionately live life to a higher standard. The ‘Like A Pro’ campaign illustrates the core values of ‘We Are Professional Grade’ and shows the emotional connection customers have with their GMC trucks and SUV models. With the new campaign, this is first time in the region that the brand, which has been present in the Middle East for over 93 years, has taken its brand messaging in a new direction, marking a key moment in the brand’s ongoing ......read more

Jaguar's Stellar Dubai International Motor Show Line-up Will Be Its Biggest Yet at Region's Premier Automotive Showcase Event

Six models are making their Middle East debut, including one hero appearance by an all-new highly anticipated model in the region Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 2, 2017:  Jaguar announced today that it will put on a stunning display of six new vehicles at the upcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from November 14 - 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In what is its largest line-up presented at the show to date, the British premium car manufacturer has confirmed that six new vehicles are making an appearance for the first time in the Middle East region, including a new record breaking model which is one of the brands most highly anticipated products in this region.    XF SPORTBRAKE Making its regional debut at the Dubai International Motorshow is the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, which ......read more

Indian automobile manufacturer invests AED 40 million at RAKEZ

Ras Al Khaimah, 1 November 2017:  Auto Bus Laser LLC, a newly established commercial vehicle parts manufacturer, has joined Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone’s (RAKEZ) bustling family of industrialists in its Al Ghail Industrial Zone. The company has been set up to exclusively support Ashok Leyland’s operations by supplying bus bodies, engines, exhausts, clutches, breaks, radiators, and other vehicle parts.  With around AED 40 million worth of investment, Auto Bus Laser has acquired a massive 20,100 square metre of land at RAKEZ’s Al Ghail Industrial Zone where the company will construct a state-of-the-art facility that will house the next generation of laser machines.  Commenting on the company’s establishment, Auto Bus Laser’s Chief Executive Officer Raman Macker stated: “We are ......read more

Premier Motors Supports 2nd USIP World Police Games

Abu Dhabi, 01 November 2017:  Premier Motors, the official dealer for Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford, Lincoln, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2nd World Police Games organised by the International Police Sports Union (USIP) as its exclusive automotive partner.  The 2017 event will be held under the auspices of Lt. General H. H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, from 3 – 10 November in Abu Dhabi. The UAE, which is one of the founding member countries of USIP, is the first Arab country to host the event.  Premier Motors will be supporting the event with a fleet of some of the latest Jaguar Land Rover vehicles including the flagship Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, the versatile Land Rover Discovery and the Jaguar XF and XJ. Speaking about ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors leads the charge against counterfeit car parts in the UAE

20 raids on counterfeit car part traders conducted in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Al Ain Over AED 36 million worth of counterfeit part seized 240 government officials trained Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 1, 2017:  As part of its on-going efforts to protect the rights and safety of consumers, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in the UAE, conducted, in partnership with government authorities, 20 raids on counterfeit car part distributors in the first three quarters of this year, resulting in the confiscation of over AED 36 million worth of counterfeit parts.   In order to help raise awareness on the dangers of counterfeit car parts, Al-Futtaim Motors conducted a series of trainings, helping over 240 government officials in Dubai and ......read more

Lexus leads green luxury mobility with a hybrid-exclusive presence at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017:  Lexus, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, is taking “Experience Amazing” to a new level at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show, with its sustainability-centered stand through an exclusive display luxury hybrid electric lineup. To complement the extensive display of hybrid electric vehicles consisting of LC 500 h, RX h F Sport, GS h F Sport, ES h and CT, Lexus will be launching a new generation of a much-anticipated hybrid electric model, which has historically played a great role in the success of the brand, not only in the UAE, but worldwide too. Motor Show goers will also be able to enjoy hand-made artisanal garments at the dedicated Crafted For Lexus display. The mini boutique will ......read more

INFINITI unveils two new vehicles ahead of Dubai International Motor Show 2017

Refreshed exterior and interior design, with new grade structure for INFINITI  Q50 All-new INFINITI QX30 with Intelligent All Wheel Drive Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017:   INFINITI has today taken the covers of two new vehicles that will premiere at the Dubai International Motor Show. With the INFINITI Q50 and the all-new INFINITI QX30, the premium brand continues its product expansion story here in the region with the introduction of the new version of the executive sedan and the all-new premium active crossover.   “At INFINITI we seek to empower our customers on their journey and experience with us through our product offering as well as our forward looking technologies. The introductions of the Q50 as well as the all-new QX30 are two vehicles that will continue deliver on this promise to our ......read more

Let Jaguar Land Rover‘s Innovation Lab and Formula E racing simulator take you on an immersive journey at the Dubai International Motor Show

Virtual reality experience to take visitors on a sensory journey into Jaguar Racing’s Formula E driver’s seat  Jaguar Land Rover’s Innovation Lab to showcase the latest technologies implemented in the company’s product range, including Cabin Air Ionisation,  Vision Technology and the Ingenium Petrol Engines Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017:  When visitors to the Dubai International Motor Show head to the Jaguar Land Rover stand, they will find an astonishing experience. Not only they will have the opportunity to try the cutting-edge automotive technology deployed on current Jaguar Land Rover products in the premium carmaker’s Innovation Lab, but they will also get a taste of an electrifying adrenaline rush endured by the modern racing driver.  ......read more

3rd International Conference on Future Mobility to open November 7th in Dubai

UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modes has thrown the spotlight on the UAE to be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai.  The UAE has already seen a series of announcements from various government entities towards achieving the goals outlined in the national agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, and Dubai’s Autonomous Transportation Strategy. With electric vehicles standards and regulations now in place and with autonomous driving becoming a core component of future mobility, the UAE’s federal standardisation governing body, the ......read more

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Al Tayer Motors to Celebrate Ferrari's 70th Anniversary in the UAE…

UAE dealership unveils LaFerrari Aperta and two Special Edition Cars to mark occasion 25th September 2017 Dubai:  Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ferrari in the UAE, announced plans to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the legendary Italian brand. On September 29th, a number of Ferrari owners will gather at the recently opened Ferrari service centre within Al ......read more

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Ferrari Portofino: the Italian Grand Tourer par excellence…

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New Discovery SVX: Land Rover Reveals All-Terrain Champion at Frankfurt IAA…

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Al Habtoor Motors joins hands with Dubai Economy to launch ‘Consumer Happiness Counters'…

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Nissan extends global UEFA Champions League partnership…

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Jaguar E-type Zero: “The Most Beautiful Electric Car in the World”…

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Ras Al Khaimah sees more than 30% growth in Transportation Sector over the last Five Years…

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Back to School: Al Naboodah Group Enterprises Delivers Over 750 New School Buses Across the UAE…

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Every Jaguar and Land Rover Launched From 2020 Will Be Electrified…

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The Aston Martin Vanquish S Pearl Edition…

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Premier Motors Supports 2017 International Paralympic Committee General Assembly & Conference…

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Jaguar Land Rover extends commitment to customers with dedicated APPROVED used-car facility…

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BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt.…

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Nissan captures almost 60% of the B-segment crossover sales in ME markets*   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 7, 2017:  Since pioneering the segment with the Murano back in 2003 before following up with the X-Trail, Qashqai and Juke, Nissan has dominated the global market in crossover vehicles. That dominance has been underscored in the Middle East with Nissan capturing almost ......read more

GCAA “The UAE will not only be the first country to allow operation of flying pilotless taxis, it ...…

Dubai, UAE, August 5, 2017:  The UAE may be a small country but thanks to the vision of its leaders, the country has set its mark globally in many fields. Dubai is known as the home of the tallest building on earth. “Where is the largest shopping mall of the world” is an easy question to answer now. Some of the best-known global brands in aviation too are based in this ......read more

The New Jaguar F-type Four-Cylinder: a Pure Sports Car with Even Greater Agility and Efficiency…

New Jaguar F-TYPE gains turbocharged four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine A true Jaguar sports car and a true F-TYPE, with its own unique character New 300PS 2.0-litre is the most powerful four-cylinder ever in a production Jaguar Acceleration from 0-100 km/h takes just 5.7 seconds, maximum speed 250 km/h Fuel consumption reduction of more than 16 per cent compared to the 340PS V6, and ......read more

Federal-Mogul Motorparts strengthens strategic partnership with Rolman…

Extensive distribution network sees premium automotive parts brand gain market share in the UAE and MENA region Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2017:  Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC, has strengthened its strategic partnership with regional distributor Rolman World to advance its premium automotive parts in the Middle Eastern market.  The deepening partnership is ......read more

UAE's transport projects' value reaches $87 billion in H1 2017…

The number of active transport projects exceeds 481 in June 2017, according to BNC Network   News Announcements: As many as 481 transport projects are currently being executed in the UAE The total value of these projects hit US$87.6 billion (Dh321.49 bn) in June 2017 The value of 364 road projects reached US$36.5 billion in the UAE There are 39 on going rail projects, with ......read more

SAIC Motor achieves highest ever ranking on the Fortune 500 list…

Middle East, 30th July 2017:  SAIC Motor has achieved its highest ever ranking on the Fortune 500 list. Appearing on the prestigious list for a 13th consecutive year, SAIC Motor has been ranked No. 41 by US-based Fortune magazine, with a sales revenue of 113.86 billion US dollars for the 2016 financial year. As the largest auto manufacturer in China, SAIC Motor also ranked seventh ......read more

Nissan Reports First Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2017…

Nissan reports financial results in line with company expectations despite rising raw material costs, adverse foreign exchange impacts, and slower than anticipated growth in key markets. Sales in Japan up 45.6%, US sales up more than total industry volume at 1.2%, sales in China up 5.3%, sales in Europe up 1.1%, and sales in other markets, including Asia and Oceania, Latin America, the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors ushers low-carbon mobility through commercial vehicles…

National Food Products Company takes delivery of first Hino 300 Series hybrid truck Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, handed over a Hino 300 Series hybrid truck to Oasis Water Company, in line with its environmental mobility agenda. The handover, which took place at Oasis ......read more

Bridgestone and Autopro launch tyre safety initiative to safeguard UAE's roads…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 July 2017:  Motorists in Dubai are being encouraged to get their tyres checked out, free of charge, next time they get their car washed at selected car washes in the emirate. The Tyres and Accessories divisions of Dubai-based Bridgestone distributor, Nasser Al Serkal is implementing the Bridgestone MEA campaign with Autopro, a full-service car repair ......read more

Al Habtoor Motors rewards 10 Mitsubishi customers of Pick your deal Ramadan Promotion with Lancer ...…

Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, announced the names of the ten winners of its Ramadan Promotion who won Lancer EX cars. They include Sultan Murshed Esmaeel Alastad, Ramy Mohamed Tawadros Badros, Tapas K. Roychowdhory, Rana Caye Garces, Mohamed Reda Saad Zaghlool, Raymond Scholly Michelle, Mahmoud Amir Elsaid Elbana,  Sharaf Mohamed Shafik, Afroze Ahmed and ......read more

Alstom presents to RTA a full size train Mock-up for the Route 2020 project in Paris…

Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2017:  Alstom presented to a delegation of RTA, headed by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General & Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors RTA (Roads &Transport Authority), the mock-up of the Metropolis trains for the Route 2020 project[1] in Coignères in Paris. A full-size mock-up of the Dubai Metro was unveiled to HE Mattar Al Tayer and his accompanying ......read more

New Jaguar E-PACE rolls into the record books…

All-new Jaguar E-PACE revealed with epic barrel roll Dynamic twist sets an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Furthest Barrel Roll in a Production Vehicle   Final test proves E-PACE lives up to Jaguar’s ‘Art of Performance’ philosophy  Inspiration from cinema’s most iconic car stunt Attitude and stance come as standard with ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors launches “Up to 20% Down payment on Us” purchase campaign…

Scheme available on all 2017 and 2018 Toyota models Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the “Up to 20% Down Payment on Us” campaign, whereby customers can avail up to 20% down payment covered by Al-Futtaim Motors on all 2017 and 2018 Toyota models, giving ......read more

Lexus hybrid sales soar 225% in the first half of 2017 in the UAE…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 15, 2017:   Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has announced a 225% increase in its hybrid sales for the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2016, bolstering the company’s support for the UAE Vision 2021. The upsurge in hybrid sales was mainly driven by the Lexus RX h, ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Cars Closer To Driving City Streets Autonomously…

Jaguar Land Rover takes a step closer to future vehicles which could drive themselves through a city  Autonomous Urban Drive is prototype technology engineered in Britain as part of the UK Autodrive research and development project  Jaguar Land Rover completes final trials of connected and autonomous research technology before tests on public roads in Milton Keynes and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors launches 2018 Toyota Corolla…

Refined, advanced and sophisticated design Multi Drive 7S transmission for enhanced fuel efficiency and enhanced driving pleasure New standard safety features across the line-up  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017:   Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the launch of the 2018 Toyota Corolla, ......read more

Farnek First GCC Corporate to Add Renault's Electric Car to Fleet…

10 July 2017 UAE-based total FM company first to bring Renault ZOE into transport fleet; company initially looking to save over 17,000 kilos of carbon emissions over 12 months  UAE-based sustainability leader and total FM company Farnek, has bought its first electric car from Renault as it continues to strive for a more sustainable way of operating its business, especially its growing ......read more

Jaguar F-Pace Now With A New 250ps Turbo Engine That Delivers More Efficiency, More Choice And More ...…

(Dubai, UAE) 6 July 2017:  The Jaguar F-PACE, winner of the Best and Most Beautiful Car at the 2017 World Car Awards,  has broadened its range with the introduction of the new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine. The lightweight construction improves efficiency, enhances vehicle dynamics and delivers exceptional performance and refinement while meeting the most ......read more

Family get a Kicks out of ICC Champions Trophy 2017!…

Lucky winners of competition run by Nissan on the OSN network are handed keys to brand-new Nissan Kicks Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 06, 2017:  The Menon family from Dubai had a double cause for celebration as a result of the recent ICC Champions Trophy 2017, held in England and Wales.  Not only did they enjoy the drama and excitement of the tournament thanks to ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors and Dubai Police aim at heightened road safety this summer…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 6, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus, in the UAE, has announced its official sponsorship of Dubai Police’s participation in the Ministry of Interior’s “Summer Without Accidents” campaign aiming at promoting road safety among residents in the UAE and educating ......read more

The New Jaguar XE SV Project 8…

New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sits at the pinnacle of the world’s performance sedans, with a thrilling mix of explosive power, dynamic agility and all-wheel drive traction  Significant SVO enhancements made to award-winning XE include lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre exterior panels to meet extreme performance targets 322kmph and 0-100 km/h in 3.7sec – supercar ......read more

Ford Becomes No. 2 Non-Premium Brand in J.D. Power's 2017 Initial Quality Study; Ford's Best ...…

  Ford has earned the No. 2 ranking of all non-premium brands in this year’s J.D. Power Initial Quality Study – the brand’s best ranking in the report’s 31-year history  Expedition and Mustang earn segment quality awards, with seven Ford and Lincoln models leading the top three of their segments Ford’s has been improving the capability and quality ......read more

INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Launches Exclusive ‘Dubai Summer Surprises' Campaign…

INFINITI’s popular models such as the QX50 and QX70 will be part of the brand’s exceptional offers Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2nd, 2017:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched an exclusive range of offers for ‘Dubai Summer Surprises ......read more

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