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Mobile Malaria Project Embarks on Journey of Discovery

Land Rover Bursary awarded to the ‘Mobile Malaria Project’  Driving a modified Land Rover Discovery, eight-week expedition will travel through Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya Land Rover Bursary is awarded annually in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) – Land Rover’s longest standing humanitarian and conservation partner Oxford University researchers with portable laboratory equipment will work with African scientists to learn about the challenges facing malaria research and investigate the potential of portable DNA sequencing technology  Project vehicle enhanced by Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations in celebration of 30 years of Discovery as the most capable full-sized premium SUV Thursday 21 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates –   Land ......read more

Volvo Cars celebrates 60 years of sharing safety knowledge with open-for-all digital library

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:   Volvo Cars is for the first time making its safety knowledge easily accessible in a central digital library which it urges the car industry to use, in the interest of safer roads for all.   The announcement symbolises the company’s philosophy of boosting safety through sharing knowledge that helps save lives and comes on the 60-year anniversary of what may have been the most important invention in the history of automotive safety, the three-point safety belt.   Introduced by Volvo Cars in 1959, the three-point safety belt is estimated to have saved over one million lives globally, not just in Volvos but in numerous other cars, thanks to its decision to share the invention in the interest of improving traffic safety. Since then it has continued to prioritise societal progress ......read more

Jaguar F-Pace: 300 Sport and Chequered Flag Special Editions Join Award-winning Range

Jaguar introduces F-PACE 300 SPORT and Chequered Flag special editions to the World Car  of the Year and World Car Design of the Year award-winning F-PACE range Performance-focused 300 SPORT, available with both clean and efficient 300PS petrol and diesel AWD powertrains, features assertive sporting exterior and interior changes Feature-packed Chequered Flag has an impressive standard specification including 10-way electric seats, Touch Pro Navigation and Meridian Sound System, distinctive design details throughout, and is available with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel Ingenium engines  Every model in the F-PACE range, from the 163PS 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel model to the halo 5.0-litre 550PS V8 F-PACE SVR, now features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard 20 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab ......read more

Bentley Collection Celebrates Centenary Milestone

Limited edition items mark 100 years of Bentley Motors Centenary gold finish on individual pieces mirrors all cars built in 2019 Extraordinary statement pieces define exciting vision for the future   (Middle East, 20 March 2019) On July 10 2019 Bentley marks its 100th year. To celebrate this remarkable milestone we have created the new Centenary Collection which is available to order now.   The pieces in this limited edition collection feature the Bentley ‘100 Extraordinary Years’ alongside Centenary gold detailing similar to those that appear on every car built during this very special year.   The spirit and style of an incredible century is embedded into every piece. For the home, the exquisite gold-plated tealight holder and set of two napkins rings featuring the distinctive ......read more

Nissan announces arrival of 2019 Nissan KICKS in dual color tones across the Middle East

Dual tone Nissan KICKS available in three choices - grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; and white with orange roof Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 19, 2019 –   Nissan has made the award-winning Nissan KICKS even more distinctive for Middle East customers and enthusiasts, with the introduction of three new Dual Tone options. Customers now have the freedom to choose the colours for their favourite Nissan KICKS that match their expectations and define their individuality. There are three bold colour options to choose from: grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; or white with orange roof – all assured to stand out and add to the personality and personal preferences of the motorists. Kalyana Sivagnanam, Regional Vice President, Marketing and Sales, AMI said: “Since its launch in ......read more

New 2019 Cadillac CT6 makes its Middle East debut

EXCS luxury car show to host regional debut of 2019 CT6 with 3.6L powerplant Cadillac SUV lineup led by the all-new XT4 to complement the brand’s premium model display Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Middle East – Cadillac revealed the new 2019 CT6 for the first time in the Middle East at this year’s EXCS luxury car show (14-17 March) The luxury car brand showcased its flagship facelifted sedan model alongside the new XT4 compact SUV, the XT5 mid-size SUV and the 2019 Escalade full-size SUV.   Making its regional debut on the exhibition’s Cadillac stand at the Hilton Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the new 2019 CT6 incorporates the brand’s new “Y” trim level strategy, which first came to the Cadillac XT4.   Represented at the show by the 335hp 3.6L V6 model, the new 2019 ......read more

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took on UAE's unique terrain in final stage of '5 Continents Drive'

The team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah as part of their country-wide itinerary Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  Following the success of its expedition in Africa, TOYOTA’s GAZOO Racing arrived in the UAE for the final stage of its 5 Continents Drive project in Asia, which started in the Middle East. As part of the itinerary, the team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.  The 5 Continents Drive was introduced to help everyone at Toyota to develop vehicles that excite the company’s customers and exceed their expectations. The seven-year project of unparalleled scale that has the power to unite all of Toyota’s 370,000 members around the world, has now covered four of the world's continents, since its ......read more

Rolls-Royce Showcases ‘out of This World' Phantom Tranquillity at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

25 examples worldwide  Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  As masters of the luxuriously Bespoke, Rolls-Royce have showcased the most recent interpretation of their motoring finesse and expertise in the shape of the latest, Bespoke Phantom Tranquillity. This Collection is strictly limited to just 25 examples worldwide and available as both Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase, which discerning collectors have already purchased.   The reveal at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show comes alongside the release of a beautifully filmed video interview with Matt Danton, the lead designer on Collection Cars.   Both the short film, and the Phantom Tranquillity motor car design, embrace the theme of the serenity of space. This is in keeping with the Phantom Tranquillity’s name and craft, which celebrates the feeling of ......read more

Nissan Powers Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge for 16th Consecutive Year

Sponsorship underscores Nissan Middle East’s commitment to the Middle East motorsport Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019:   Nissan Middle East is gearing up for another exciting season of desert racing, as it looks forward to powering the 2019 edition of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ADDC). Taking to the dunes from 31 March to 4 April, ADDC is one of the region’s most anticipated annual five-day motorsport events and forms the third round of this year’s FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. This is the 16th year that Nissan Middle East has sponsored the prestigious motorsport event. Nissan’s support of ADDC begins even before the event gets underway, with a fleet of Nissan Patrols being supplied to the race organisers. These allow officials to travel through the desert dunes and map out the ......read more

Giti Tire Celebrates New Beginnings with Opening of First Middle East Flagship Store in Dubai

March 16, 2019 - Dubai, U.A.E. – With top executives from Singapore-based Giti Tire gathered in Dubai, the company inaugurated its first Giti flagship store on 7th March, 2019. In partnership with Amin Auto Care, the festive event included exciting displays, a ceremonial signing of a Commitment to Service, as well as remarks by Executive Director of International Sales and Marketing, Chris Bloor, as well as others. The event was held at the fast-growing Dubai Investment Park (DIP) district, a prefect location to reach a large and diverse customer base. The day began with guests invited to enjoy refreshments and view the inside and outside of the large and decorated mega store, complete with new signage and painting, revamped interior, and newly installed waiting room. A ribbon was cut to kick off the main event, where speakers ......read more

Continental Technology Powers Jeep® Wrangler's New eTorque Mild-Hybrid System

Powerful new eTorque technology contributes to improved fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions  Continental’s industry-first, liquid-cooled 48-volt Eco Drive is now available on the iconic Jeep® Wrangler  Marks the technology’s first application in the sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment and with an American vehicle manufacturer  Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2019:  Continental, the leading German tire and automotive technology company, is partnering with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to develop an eTorque mild-hybrid technology that will be applied on the all-new Jeep® Wrangler. Continental’s industry-first, liquid-cooled 48-volt Eco Drive supports the eTorque system, contributing to the SUV’s legendary performance, while simultaneously improving fuel ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota and UAE Government Authorities confiscate 453,456 counterfeit car parts in UAE raids last year

Counterfeit Toyota spare parts reach AED 20.68 million of forfeiture value in 2018 Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, in partnership with UAE government authorities, has confiscated more than 453,456 counterfeit Toyota parts valued at AED20.68 million (USD 5.63 million) throughout 2018. A total of 26 raids on counterfeit car part dealers took place in 2018 across the Emirates mainly in Dubai, Al Ain, Um AL Quwain, Sharjah and Ajman. The majority of items were serviceable goods such as oil filters, fuel filters and spark plugs. Al- Futtaim Toyota trained a total of 258 Economic Department Field Inspectors across the UAE in 2018 to increase their expertise in identifying counterfeit parts. These officials were also provided with the necessary tools to educate consumers about the importance of using genuine ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches the all-new Honda HR-V

Entry-level SUV completes Honda’s SUV line-up   Dubai, March 10, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new Honda HR-V.    The HR-V marks the presence of an entry level SUV from the Honda range and this 5-seater vehicle has been positioned as a fun and sporty SUV which has been designed for life. The HR-V comes in three grades – the DX, LX and top-of-the-range EX and is available across all Al-Futtaim Honda showrooms in the UAE.    Commenting on the launch, Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises said, “With the addition of the HR-V, the Honda SUV line-up is now complete. The HR-V falls in the SUV sub-compact segment – which is ......read more

Rolls-Royce Cullinan named ‘Best Luxury SUV' at The Luxury Network International Awards

TLNI’s glamorous Great Gatsby-inspired black-tie event in Dubai celebrated the best global luxury lifestyle brands Dubai, March 07, 2019: The Rolls-Royce Cullinan was named ‘Best Luxury SUV’ at the 2019 edition of The Luxury Network International’s (TLNI) awards show. Held at the sumptuous Caesar’s Palace hotel on Bluewaters Island in Dubai Marina, the Great Gatsby-inspired black-tie event was attended by stylish VIP guests and glamorous stars. Now in its 12th year, TLNI awards celebrate the world’s leading luxury brands while also raising money for charity. A mix of established and emerging brands, who each represent the pinnacle of luxury in their chosen field, were honoured at the glamourous event, which also provided attendees with a platform for high-level networking ......read more

Maserati Levante: the Allegra Antinori one-off and the interactive journey through Italian excellence at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

 Maserati Levante: Allegra Antinori one-off fully personalized by the Maserati Centro Stile   An interactive experience involving working tables of Italian excellence: Maserati presents the first step in customization United Arab Emirates -  March 6, 2019:  Europe's biggest Motor Show of the year gets under way and Maserati presents a one-off Levante, giving a glimpse of the future customization programme. It has been customized to fit the requirements of Allegra Antinori, Vice President of Italian wine producer Marchesi Antinori. At the 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show, Maserati further highlights customization and the expression of Italian identity combined with exquisite craftsmanship, state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated aesthetics: a unique, exclusive mix achieved ......read more

Ferrari F8 Tributo, a celebration of excellence

The mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta that pays homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history   United Arab Emirates, 5 March 2019:  The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta.   It is a car with unique characteristics and, as its name implies, is an homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history.  The F8 Tributo sets the market benchmark for performance, driving pleasure and ease of handling. It makes the exhilarating performance of the best 8-cylinder in the world accessible to all drivers, with unprecedented handling and superior ride comfort.    With a massive 720 cv and a record specific power output of 185 cv/l, it is the most powerful V8 ever to be mounted in a ......read more

AM-RB 003:The Third in the Mid-Engined Family

 Project 003 becomes AM-RB 003, with the confirmation of Red Bull Advanced Technologies’ involvement  RBAT already integrated in the development of AM-RB 003   AM-RB 003 follows Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro as third mid-engined Aston Martin  Concept car makes debut at 2019 Geneva Motor Show  RBAT to focus on optimisation of AM-RB 003’s chassis and aerodynamics  AM-RB 003 to feature new Aston Martin hybrid turbo V6 engine  Aston Martin’s Matt Becker and Chris Goodwin leading AM-RB 003’s dynamic set-up  Overall development led by Chief Engineer, Fraser Dunn, Advanced Operations  Project team using RBAT’s world-leading F1TM modelling and simulation technology  Programme run from new Aston Martin Advanced Performance Centre ......read more

Rolls-Royce to Showcase full bespoke portfolio at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

March 05, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will return to the Geneva Motor Show and debut its full current product portfolio for the first time on an international stage. Representing the near-infinite Bespoke possibilities at the heart of its record-breaking success in 2018, the marque will present one of an extraordinary collection of 25 Phantoms alongside the first publicly-revealed Bespoke Cullinan commission. In addition, two powerful visions of Black Badge and a highly Bespoke Dawn will be revealed, each informed by the taste patterns of a younger, more assertive breed of entrepreneur drawn to the brand.    The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex continues to be celebrated as a global centre of luxury manufacturing excellence and the remarkable business record set in 2018 – the greatest sales ......read more

Jaguar I-Pace is European Car of the Year

Jaguar I-PACE wins European Car of the Year 2019 award 60 expert journalists chose Jaguar’s all-electric performance SUV above six other finalists  European sales to date represent 75 per cent of total global I-PACE volume*  Jaguar public charging service provides easy access to more than 85,000 charging points throughout Europe I-PACE has won 55 awards globally since launch a year ago    4 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has been voted ‘Car of the Year’ at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019. This is the first time a Jaguar has won the coveted prize.    The European Car of the Year jury comprises 60 motoring journalists from 23 countries, and the award recognises technical innovation, design, performance, ......read more

Bentley at the Geneva International Motor Show

Centenary stand celebrates Bentley’s remarkable first 100 years Global debut of special Limited Edition inspired by iconic racing model European Show Debut of Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner Global debut of new Bentayga Speed – world’s fastest production SUV Public debut of stylish new Continental GT Convertible Live press conference 08:20 CET, Hall 1 Stand 1261   (Dubai,UAE - 3 March 2018) Bentley celebrates its Centenary at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show with a range of new models, including a highly evocative new Centenary Limited Edition, inspired by one of the British brand’s most iconic racing cars.   Making its first ever appearance on the world stage in Geneva will be the new Bentayga Speed. The world’s fastest production SUV features ......read more

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition

50 examples of special edition DBS Superleggera produced to celebrate Aston Martin’s partnership with TAG Heuer Special edition TAG Heuer Carrera created to provide collectors timepiece to each owner Each of the 50 cars inspected personally by Aston Martin Lagonda President and Group CEO, Andy Palmer, before leaving the factory   28 February 2019, Dubai, UAE: In celebration of its partnership with Swiss luxury watch company TAG Heuer, Aston Martin has launched the striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition. Just 50 of these stunning sports cars, finished in Monaco Black paint with red accents, will be available globally and built to a luxurious fixed specification.   Each of the 50 cars will be accompanied with a limited edition TAG Heuer watch, the DBS Edition Carrera Heuer 02. Powered ......read more

Automechanika Jeddah opens with 80 exhibitors from 15 countries

Global brands make inroads in Saudi’s $7.6 billion spare parts and auto services market February 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi’s foremost auto aftermarket trade fair opened today (26 February) in Jeddah, with more than 80 exhibitors from 15 countries tapping into the Kingdom’s auto services and spare parts market that’s estimated to grow six percent annually over the next five years. Mr. Mazen Batterjee, the Vice President of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry opened the show. Running until tomorrow (27th February) at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Automechanika Jeddah 2019 arrives in its 3rd edition as new government policies and a significant boost in car parc (vehicles in operation) fuel rising demand for related auto aftermarket supplies a services.  Initiatives such as allowing women to drive ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota and Citi Taxi Sharjah committed to improving UAE air quality

Citi Taxi Sharjah leads sustainability efforts with 450 Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicles in its fleet   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 27, 2019: In line with the UAE Vision 2021 goals for a smart, sustainable society, Al-Futtaim Toyota and Citi Taxi in Sharjah are investing into a better future with Toyota Hybrid-Electric Vehicles (HEV) to help ease the burden on the environment. Citi Taxi has bolstered its ranks with 450 Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicles currently on its fleet, directly contributing to reducing pollution on Sharjah’s streets. This amounts to around half of the company’s fleet comprised of Hybrid-Electric Vehicles, producing on average 53 per cent less harmful emissions compared to a conventional vehicle and saving significant amounts of fuel with the Camry Hybrid’s range of around ......read more

New Jaguar XE: Enhanced exterior all-new luxurious interior and intuitive new technology

Enhanced exterior provides a more assertive appearance with new front and rear bumpers, advanced all-LED headlights and tail-lights with distinctive LED signatures  All-new luxurious interior features beautiful details and premium materials  New Touch Pro Duo infotainment system and 12.3-inch interactive driver display shared with all-electric I-PACE are customisable, intuitive and responsive  Smart Settings technology uses artificial intelligence to learn the preferences of individual drivers and adjusts seat, mirror, audio and climate settings automatically Segment-first ClearSight rear view mirror provides uninterrupted rearward visibility Efficient Ingenium diesel and petrol engines available in AWD and RWD form 300 PS petrol-engine AWD derivative accelerates from 0-100km/h in 5.7 seconds. Lightweight ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda hosts its annual ‘Born To Ride' road trip for its biking community

Honda Bike owners enjoy a fun day out with a ride to Al Hudayriat Island in Abu Dhabi  Dubai, February 26, 2019: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, recently hosted its first bike ride event for 2019 - ‘Born To Ride’ which saw the Honda biking community turn up in full force.  The bikers began the 150km ride from the Honda showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Their first stop was the Al-Futtaim Honda Umm Al Nar showroom in Abu Dhabi where they were joined by riders from the Capital. After a short showroom tour, the riders set course for Al Hudayriat Island, Abu Dhabi where they were welcomed with breakfast and refreshments.  Commenting on the event, Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises said, “The ......read more

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Unveils Innovative Electric Vehicle Charging and Automated Parking Systems Concept…

The System to enable smoother EV charging experience with autonomous feature    Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019:  Kia Motors Corporation unveiled a video featuring the concept of electric vehicle wireless charging system with the Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS).    The system will offer a convenience to drivers who are faced with an overcrowding of both ......read more

Exclusive Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Makes Middle East Debut…

Collaboration between Nissan and Italdesign reimagines Nissan’s GT-R as a custom-bodied, ultra-limited edition supercar UAE is the latest destination in the GT-R50’s global tour Dubai, United Arab Emirates 28, January 2019:  The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign –the ultimate expression of the GT-R - made its Middle East debut today at Dubai Autodrome, as part of a ......read more

Inmotion Ventures Invests in Urgent.ly As Part of $21 Million Round…

Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm invests in mobility and roadside assistance provider Urgent.ly New model for roadside assistance with ability to connect to autonomous, electric and connected vehicles  InMotion Ventures co-invests in the Series B round with a number of other premium global automotive brands  Dubai-  United Arab Emirates, 27 January, 2019 ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Lights Up the Road Ahead for Self-driving Vehicles of the Future…

Intelligent system projects images onto the road ahead to inform pedestrians of direction of travel  Projections show when the vehicle is preparing to stop, pull away or turn The technology helps understand how self-driving vehicles can gain pedestrian trust by communicating their intentions Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019:  Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that ......read more

Audi electrifies the World Economic Forum in Davos…

Audi e-tron fleet powered by green electricity  Research project on reuse of electric cars’ batteries  Audi CEO Bram Schot: “Focus on sustainable mobility solutions”  Dubai, January 24, 2019 -  Sustainable mobility for the World Economic Forum in Davos: As the exclusive shuttle partner, Audi is providing a fleet of 50 Audi e-tron cars for the ......read more

Nissan Energy demonstration hits the spot…

Nissan recharges CES visitors with macchiato brewed using LEAF power January 20, 2019:  Nissan gave CES trade show attendees a taste of Nissan Energy. Nissan Energy is part of Nissan Intelligent Integration, the company’s vision of a connected world where new developments in battery technology and power generation enable homes and vehicles to better harness and power each ......read more

Al Masaood announced as official automotive sponsor of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by ...…

Abu Dhabi, January 17, 2019 - Al Masaood Group in partnership with Nissan has been confirmed as the official automotive sponsor of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA. The 14th edition of the award-winning European Tour golf tournament will run till 19th  January 2019 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, bringing together a stunning line-up of the world’s best golfers in what promises ......read more

Royal Enfield 650 Twins launched in the UAE…

Highly anticipated Royal Enfield Twin motorcycles launched in Dubai - The Interceptor INT 650 to be available starting at AED 19,999 and the Continental GT 650 to be available starting at AED 20,399 Bookings to open on January 15, 2019 and motorcycles to be on display at dealership in Dubai starting February 2019   January 16, 2019, Dubai:   Following an enthusiastic ......read more

Audi turns the car into a virtual reality experience platform at CES…

Audi e-tron takes backseat passengers on adventure through outer space  Technology combines VR content with vehicle movements in real time  Debuts “Marvel’s Avengers: Rocket’s Rescue Run” futuristic prototype created with Disney Games and Interactive Experiences for CES showcase Start-up company, holoride, to establish new entertainment category via open ......read more

2020 Cadillac XT6 Makes Global Debut…

All-new three-row crossover makes every seat the best seat in the house and offers comprehensive standard and available safety technologies Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Cadillac expands its popular crossover and SUV lineup with today’s global debut of the 2020 XT6.    Created to make the most of passengers’ time on the road, this all-new three-row ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Achieves Historic Business Record…

Annual sales of 4,107 are the highest in the marque’s 115-year history Year-on-year sales growth in all regions; the Americas remains largest market Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to generate a meaningful financial contribution to its shareholder, the BMW Group  Buoyant demand for all model families, with Phantom a major growth driver  Record levels of Bespoke ......read more

Cadillac announces Middle East arrival of the 2019 ATS model…

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Premier Motors in collaboration with ADNOC Distribution provides…

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New Lamborghini Huracán EVO: elevation of technologies for amplified driving pleasure…

New design for improved aerodynamics First Lamborghini with predictive logic on vehicle dynamics control: fully-integrated Lamborghini Vehicle Dynamics Control System combined with all-wheel drive, all-wheel steering for redefined parameters of responsiveness, agility and easiness to drive Engine from the Huracán Performante with 640 hp and 600 Nm of torque New infotainment system ......read more

Continental Commissions First Driverless Tyre Test Vehicle…

Newly developed tyres are being tested under real life conditions to ensure premium quality Automation allows for improved processes and more conclusive results  Driverless tyre tests based on prototypes of Continental’s automated Cruising Chauffeur January 7, 2019 -   Continental, the premium German tyre and technology company, has commissioned the first ......read more

This DSF, every INFINITI customer wins it big with Arabian Automobiles…

From guaranteed cash rewards for all, even up to the value of the new INFINITI to VAT on-the-house,  Arabian Automobiles offers premium with value Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 January 2019:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, offers an opportunity to make ......read more

Sportier and more efficient than ever thanks to state-of-the-art BMW eDrive Technology: the new BMW ...…

Dubai, UAE, December 30, 2018:  Engine portfolio supplemented for the new generation of the sports sedan with the addition of plug-in hybrid drive – electrically powered range increased as compared to predecessor model by 50 per cent to 60 kilometres* – CO2 emissions reduced by more than 10 per cent – enhanced sprint power: standard XtraBoost further increases drive output ......read more

Design your personalised McLaren 720S Spider with the McLaren Automotive digital configurator…

Digital configurator showcasing full range of colours and options now available online  Buyers can explore millions of unique permutations for new McLaren convertible supercar  McLaren 720S Spider can be ordered now at McLaren retailers, priced from £237,000 (UK) Dubai, UAE, December 30, 2018:  Anyone with internet access can ‘build’ their dream car ......read more

Jaguar's Award-winning I-PACE to Electrify Regional Showrooms Next Year…

All Electric Jaguar I-PACE will be available for purchase in the second half of 2019 The I-PACE made its regional dynamic debut this month in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  More than 600 people tested and loved the car during the Smart Cones Challenge organised by the brand   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 23, 2018:   Jaguar’s highly awarded All-Electric ......read more

BMW Group increases worldwide sales in November…

Dubai, UAE, December 23, 2018:  BMW deliveries grow 1.6% in November, up 1.8% in year-to-date +++ All three major sales regions contributed to year-to-date growth +++ November sees double-digit increase in China, Germany +++ Best-ever single month for BMW Group electrified sales +++ Every fifth BMW 5 Series sedan delivered is electrified +++    Munich. The BMW Group has ......read more

The BMW iFE.18 drivetrain: Unprecedented teamwork between motorsport and production development.…

Dubai, UAE, December 20, 2018:  On 15th December, the new BMW iFE.18 and the BMW i Andretti Motorsport Team will contest their first race in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Ad Diriyah (KSA). At the heart of the car, which was developed for Season 5, lies the drivetrain: The Racing eDrive01. It brings together the pioneering spirit, innovation and technological expertise of both BMW ......read more

Word-of-Mouth and Online Research Have Big Impact on Model and Dealer Selection, J.D. Power Finds…

Kia Ranks Highest among Mass Market Brands; Land Rover Ranks Highest among Luxury Brands   Dubai, United Arab of Emirates: 20 Dec. 2018 —   Nearly three-fourths of new vehicle buyers in the U.A.E. either rely on consulting with friends or relatives or on online research to decide not only on the vehicle brand and model to purchase, but also the specific dealership from ......read more

The world's favourite family sedan is ready to thrill again…

Limited Edition 2019 Toyota Corolla XLi Exclusive now available in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 19, 2018:   The world’s most popular sedan with over 44 million units sold worldwide, the Toyota Corolla, is now available in an exclusive variant in the UAE, loaded with new refined and sophisticated features.  Available in limited quantities, the 2019 ......read more

Nissan to create electric vehicle ‘ecosystem'…

Nissan Energy vision connects electric cars with homes, businesses and power grids; develops new ways to reuse batteries   Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018:  Nissan has created a vision to make electric vehicles even more useful to customers by introducing new convenient ways to utilize their batteries’ ability to store and share energy.   Under the plan, called ......read more

Lamborghini SC18: the first ‘one-off' created by Squadra Corse…

A unique car developed by Lamborghini Squadra Corse in conjunction with the customer Aerodynamics derived from experience in Lamborghini Super Trofeo and GT3 racing Track-oriented use and exclusive racing contents Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018:  Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveils the SC18, the first one-off in the history of the Sant’ Agata Bolognese motorsport division. The ......read more

Safe, Convenient, Award-Winning: Continental Receives CES 2019 Innovation Award for Intelligent ...…

High level of convenience: Passive Start and Entry system (PASE) and power door control support autonomous opening and closing  Greater safety: Intelligent obstacle detection prevents collisions Optimal protection: Intelligent door brake system supports opening and closing operations, while stopping uncontrolled slamming Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018:  Continental, the ......read more

V-KOOL™ Emirates opens its new flagship store in Dubai Unveils its new Car-Care concept in Heat & ...…

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2018:   V-KOOL™ Emirates, the global leader in the high-performance premium window film market for both automotive and architectural glass, announced the opening of its flagship store at AWR Business Center with a renewed Car Care concept; in the presence of an elite clientele, channel partners, Eastman Chemicals Ltd and senior management from KAPICO ......read more

GAZOO Racing Wins Australia Rally at FIA World Rally Championship…

Team claims manufacturers’ title in second season since return to the WRC   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 5, 2018:   GAZOO Racing World Rally Team recently claimed the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' title in style, with a rally victory for Jari-Matti Latvala in the No. 7 Toyota Yaris WRC at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. Esapekka ......read more

Five-Star Euro NCAP for Jaguar's Electric I-PACE…

Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE earns five-star Euro NCAP safety rating Five-seat performance SUV achieves high scores in all main safety categories All three members of Jaguar’s PACE SUV family have the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating I-PACE is tenth consecutive vehicle produced by Jaguar Land Rover to receive five stars Lightweight aluminium body and integrated battery ......read more

Ford's Desert Driving Tips, Episode 4: Driving Safely in the Desert…

Latest episode covers convoy driving tips, and how to maintain a safe distance between cars Weekly video series hosted by Ford engineers, starring the Ford Ranger pickup Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2018:   The wide-open desert is the perfect playground for off-roaders but there are a few things to bear in mind when venturing into the dunes as part of a group for the first ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM Launches Cullinan…

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM Launches Cullinan Drive-the Most Anticipated Drive Event of the Year in KSA Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018:  Arabia- the MYNM Cullinan Drive. VIP customers, invited guests, and the editors of KSA’s top motoring and lifestyle titles were invited to the exclusive event to experience Rolls-Royce’s most anticipated vehicle that combines the finest ......read more

UD Trucks names ‘Ultimate Truck Driver' in global Extra Mile Challenge 2018…

300 participants from across the globe took part in qualifying rounds in nine countries Nine finalists completed the ultimate challenge at UD Trucks Headquarters in Ageo, Japan Truck driver representing the MEENA region, Dipendra Balami from Promar Marine Contracting, named for ‘Best Driving Skill’ in the Quester category  Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018:  UD ......read more

The new BMW M8 en route to series production…

From the race track to the road: the new BMW M8 Coupe (fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km [26.2 – 26.4 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 246 – 243 g/km*) is rounding the final corner en route to series production. BMW M GmbH is putting an early prototype of its upcoming flagship through its paces at the Estoril grand-prix racing circuit in Portugal.  New ......read more

Cadillac to bring first ever Cadillac HOTEL to SOLE DXB…

Festival-goers will journey through Cadillac’s unique Structure with a host of activations  The First ever Cadillac XT4 will be revealed at SOLE DXB This is the fourth year Cadillac has collaborated with the region’s biggest cultural festival Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018:  With just over two weeks until the UAE’s biggest street-culture event, SOLE DXB, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda celebrates UAE National Day with Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer…

Dubai, November 27, 2018:   As a part of the UAE National Day Celebrations, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched the Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer at the Big Shopper Event at Sharjah Expo.  Valid from November 28 to December 2, the National Day offers provides customers with the best ......read more

Eye-Catching New 2019 Lincoln MKC arrives in the UAE, with even more luxury, driver-focused ...…

Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors present the 2019 MKC, with a signature grille and styling cues that exemplify the new face of Lincoln, first introduced on the flagship Navigator SUV and Continental sedan The MKC welcomes owners with a dynamic signature lighting embrace that gracefully flows outward from beneath the HID headlights, exterior LED lamps that illuminate elegantly and luminous ......read more

Start of production in Dingolfing: First BMW 8 Series Convertible rolls off the line.…

Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018:  Second BMW 8 Series model from Lower Bavaria +++ Open sportscar with classic textile soft top +++ Market launch in March 2019 with two model variants  Dingolfing. Four months after production of the new BMW 8 Series Coupé ramped up in Dingolfing, the BMW 8 Series family is joined by another new addition from Lower Bavaria. Earlier this week, BMW Group ......read more

World Premiere: Introducing the New Range Rover Evoque, the Luxury Suv for the City and Beyond…

The next-generation Range Rover Evoque premiered with a high-energy dynamic display in London’s creative hub The New Range Rover Evoque sets new standards of refinement, capability and sustainability in the compact SUV segment, created from an all-new vehicle architecture  Featuring a modernist exterior design, with a luxurious technology-rich interior with new materials crafted ......read more

Cadillac V-type engines: over 100 years of automotive innovation…

Cadillac’s V-Series models are engineered proof of the brand’s promise of passion without compromise Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2018:  Cadillac has been at the forefront of automotive innovation throughout its 116-year history, leading the way with V-type engines. From V6 up to V16, the American premium car brand has evolved its V-type engine range since 1914, becoming the ......read more

Lexus RX 450H named Best Premium Midsize SUV at the ArabWheels Awards 2018…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2018:  Al-Futtaim Lexus, leader in green luxury mobility since 2010 and distributor of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, walked away with the Best Premium Midsize SUV of the year Award at the fourth edition of the "ArabWheels Awards 2018”. Lexus RX450, introduced to the UAE in 2012 and winner of the trophy, ......read more

Deals on Wheels launches MILAN RED in UAE, one of the world's fastest hypercars…

The prestigious dealership becomes exclusive agent of the hypercar in GCC, which was unveiled at the Deals on Wheels Sheikh Zayed Road showroom The hypercar will be on display at Formula 1 2018 Abu Dhabi.  The new-generation MILAN RED can speed up to 100kms per hour in just 2.5 seconds November 22, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  An exciting new addition to the UAE’s growing ......read more

The 2018 Ford Expedition's Sand Mode Secrets: Ford's First Full-Sized SUV with Terrain Management ...…

New-generation Ford Expedition built to take owners anywhere they want to go, with advanced four-wheel-drive system and Terrain Management System calibrated in the Middle East Seven driving modes developed for the region, including Sand-mode for deep sand adventure Two-speed transfer case and electronic locking rear differential give the Expedition superior off-road ability Dubai, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches ‘The Great Escape' promotion…

Dubai, November 15, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched “The Great Escape” promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE, offering customers the perfect opportunity to buy a Honda vehicle before the end of the year.   The Great Escape promotion from Al-Futtaim Honda ......read more

Aston Martin Lagonda celebrates opening of flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi…

Luxury carmaker expands dealer network in the Middle East Aston Martin Abu Dhabi opens in prestigious location close to Emirates Palace 15 November 2018, Abu Dhabi:   Luxury British carmaker, Aston Martin Lagonda celebrated the opening of a new flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi last night in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. At an ......read more

Audi Innovation Award Winner Announced at Dubai Design Week…

The third winner of the Audi Innovation Award is Elias El Soueidi from Lebanon with his project ‘Ruin to Reality’  His prize is $25,000 worth of consultancy together with a trophy and a trip to the Audi Headquarters in Ingolstadt to meet the team in Audi Design.  Second and third places were awarded to Dubai based designers Abdhul Hazeeb with ‘Connect to ......read more

Jaguar F-Type Rally Cars Celebrate 70 Years of Sports Car Heritage…

 Jaguar creates two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars to continue its celebration of  70 years of Jaguar sports cars With design cues from F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, the 300PS 2.0-litre rally cars feature bespoke FIA-spec modifications  One-off rally cars pay homage to the Jaguar XK 120, introduced in 1948, which itself achieved competition success in the RAC, Tulip ......read more

Audi Middle East Announce Third Audi Innovation Award…

Third Winner of the Audi Innovation Award to be announced on 13th November at 3pm at Design Week in the Audi Innovation Hub The Audi Innovation Hub is a space designed by Riyad Joucka, founder – MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) and will be the base for Audi Innovation Talks during Dubai Design Week Konrad Troeger, Senior Lighting Designer from Audi AG attending Design Week ......read more

The new BMW 8 Series Convertible.…

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity. The new BMW 8 Series Convertible blends ultra-sporty driving properties with distinctive design elegance and offers an extremely exclusive passport to hallmark BMW ......read more

InMotion Ventures Invests in Arc Vector – the World's Most Advanced Electric Motorcycle…

Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet Vector has been revealed in Milan on 6 November Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2018 –   InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, announces its ......read more

Toyota reveals future environmental insights at the 4th International Conference on Future Mobility…

Al-Futtaim Automotive showcases a diversified fleet of passenger and commercial green vehicles echoing the UAE’s commitment to a sustainable future Toyota to sell 5 million electrified vehicles including more than 1 million zero-emission vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs) by 2030 Toyota will invest 14 billion dollars to support the new plans United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Nov 7th ......read more

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