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Al-Futtaim Automall Opens New Destination for Used Cars in the UAE that Displays Over 400 Cars

Dubai, June 21, 2017: Al-Futtaim Automall, the largest retailer of pre-owned vehicles in the UAE, has announced the opening of a new super site at Dubai Festival City that will display over 400 cars. Customers looking to buy good quality used cars can head to the new 12,000 sqm site, located opposite IKEA and alongside ACE, where they can view the widest range of pre-owned vehicles from all leading manufacturers including Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Dodge, Ford, Mitsubishi, Chevrolet, Jeep and luxury models including BMW, Mercedes, Lexus, Volvo, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover and Porsche amongst others.  Declan McCluskey, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Automall, said: “Right from day one, Automall has always been about providing customers with the widest choice of good quality used cars and a memorable shopping ......read more

Jaguar E-PACE: The New Compact Performance SUV

Jaguar E-PACE combines sports car design and agility with everyday SUV practicality Joins World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE and Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE Concept SUVs  World Premiere of Jaguar E-PACE 13 July 2017 21 June 2017, Whitley, UK:  Jaguar introduces its new compact performance SUV, the Jaguar E-PACE.  Joining Jaguar’s PACE family of performance SUVs, the E-PACE follows on from the successful F-PACE, which helped boost Jaguar’s sales by 83 per cent last year, and the all-electric I-PACE Concept which will go into production in 2018. Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar, said: “The combination of sports car looks with Jaguar performance will ensure that the E-PACE stands out. Every Jaguar is designed to excite the senses, and we think E-PACE will do just that, albeit ......read more

Lexus LC 500 Takes Three-in-a-Row 2017 SUPER GT500 Victory

#36 au TOM’S LC 500 secures first win of the season at Autopolis  Dubai, UAE – June 20, 2017: Having dominated the first two rounds of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT500 series in Okayama and Fuji Speedway, the new Lexus LC 500 displayed its prowess once again at the Autopolis racing circuit to make it three wins in a row. This time, it was the turn of the #36 au TOM’S LC 500 driven by Kazuki Nakajima and James Rossiter to keep the Lexus flag flying as they raced to victory in the third round of the championship.  In a race held under clear bright skies and fought over a challenging 300-km distance, the au TOM’S LC 500 battled its way from seventh on the grid to the top step of the podium to continue Lexus’ scintillating start to the season and consolidate the team’s position on top of the ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Announces the First Lucky Winner of INFINITI's Ramadan Campaign

Lucky QX60 Purchaser Drives Away with AED 100,000 and a Brand-New INFINITI Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 18th, 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 announced the first winner of INFINITI’s ongoing Ramadan campaign. The AED 100,000 prize was won through a scratch and win voucher presented to Mr. Kutalmis Kaan Damar when he bought the QX60 – INFINITI’s seven-passenger SUV. Commenting on the win, Mr. Kutalmis Kaan Damar commented: “I am absolutely thrilled to have been offered this opportunity by Arabian Automobiles Company – winning AED 100,000 was a huge surprise! I feel very fortunate and grateful, because I made significant savings on my INFINITI QX60 and drove away ......read more

Hussein M. Dajani Appointed General Manager, Digital Marketing, for Africa, Middle East and India, of Nissan Middle East

Dubai, UAE (18 June, 2017) - Hussein M. Dajani has joined Nissan as General Manager, Digital Marketing, for Africa, the Middle East and India. He will lead Nissan’s digital and social media strategy in the region, which is becoming ever more significant for Nissan’s global business. Working with teams in local markets, his role will be to ensure that the company delivers an innovative experience online for customers, matching the innovation in Nissan’s cars. He will also take the lead on digital and content for Nissan’s regional Communications function, working on strategies to support the company’s business goals. Hussein, who has a BS in Business Administration from the American University in Beirut said: “I am delighted to be joining Nissan and I am looking forward to further strengthening ......read more

Your Ford Could Become Virtual Personal Assistant, and Even Know When You've Had a Bad Day at the Office

  With nearly all new cars expected to offer voice recognition by 2022, future systems may evolve to interpret tone of voice and facial expressions Ford’s in-car connectivity system SYNC 3 already enables voice control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and will soon enable drivers to use Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa§ Ford with RWTH Aachen University is researching using multiple microphones to improve speech processing and reduce the effect of external noise and potential disruptions DUBAI, UAE. June 14, 2017 – We are now used to cars that understand what we say. Experts predict that in future they may also know how we feel – sometimes without us having to say a word. Nearly 90 per cent* of all new cars are expected to offer voice recognition capability by 2022. The next step for the ......read more

Vantage AMR - The First of a Fierce New Breed

  Aston Martin’s most successful sports car is the first AMR model to enter production Global Vantage AMR production limited to just 300 cars: 100 V12 and 200 V8 Inspired by the FIA World Endurance Championship winning V8 Vantage GTE  14 June 2017, Dubai - UAE: The Vantage name has long been synonymous with more extreme performance Aston Martins since the 1950s, so it’s entirely appropriate that the Vantage AMR should be the first series production derivative of Aston Martin’s new race-inspired performance range.        Launched at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, AMR amplifies and accentuates the sporting prowess of the British marque’s road cars, by taking inspiration or direct influence from Aston Martin Racing’s participation in the FIA World ......read more

All-New 2017 Lincoln Continental Rides to Success in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2017:  The recently launched, impressively-elegant, all-new Lincoln Continental has made an impressive entry into the UAE market to an enthusiastic response across the emirates, according to Al Tayer Motors – the official UAE importer-dealer for the brand. The 2017 version of the iconic Continental, that served to carry state leaders and monarchs for decades, has been delivered to customers in almost all the emirates including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. “We are delighted with the enthusiastic response to the all-new Lincoln Continental from retail as well as corporate customers in the UAE, with the first shipment of the car already close to a sell-out,” said Martin Penny, Senior Vice President - Lincoln, Al Tayer Motors. “The Continental is a stylish ......read more

Maserati GranTurismo ‘Special Edition' Arrives in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017:  Following its international launch at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the Maserati GranTurismo ‘Special Edition’ has arrived at official importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors showroom in the UAE. The car is on display at Al Tayer Motors Sheikh Zayed Road showroom in Dubai and comes with the standard three year/ 60,000 kilometre extended service package. “The UAE is one of the few Middle East markets, which is able to present a small number of units of this limited edition GranTurismo car to our Maserati aficionados. It is a rare opportunity to own a car with a classic design and now in a distinctive colour,” said Hossam Hosni, Vice President – Maserati at Al Tayer Motors. The first Maserati Grand Touring car, the 3500 GT, was produced 60 years ago and made ......read more

Racing to the Future: How Ford Created the GT Supercar to Test Technologies for Tomorrow's Vehicles

All-new race-winning Ford GT supercar serves as a test bed for new technologies and advanced lightweight material that will benefit future Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electric vehicles Patent-pending rear wing improves track performance by changing shape like an airplane wing, increasing downforce on the car, with minimal impact on drag, to help aid acceleration, cornering and braking GT’s aerodynamics produce positive downforce in all conditions, giving GT stability and grip on and off the track DUBAI, UAE. June 11, 2017 – In creating the all-new high performance Ford GT, the pioneers behind the supercar designed it not only to win races but also to serve as a test bed for new technologies and ideas for future vehicles across Ford’s vehicle lineup. “When we began work on the all-new Ford GT in ......read more

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Unveils Pilot Project to Classify Automotive Workshops in Abu Dhabi

System to Rate Services of Vehicle Repair Facilities in Abu Dhabi  Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has launched a pilot project to classify automotive workshops in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with SAAEDaeed for Trafficking Systems. Abu Dhabi’s first classification scheme for automotive workshops seeks to elevate the standard of vehicle repair services in the emirate by rating them through a system of one to five stars. A team of representatives of all concerned entities including the private sector developed the star-rating classification scheme based on a number of mandatory and optional requirements. These requirements fall into seven standard areas: security, health and safety, ......read more

Raptor's All-New Terrain Management System Enabled by Cutting-Edge AWD/4WD Transfer Case

All-new 2017 F-150 Raptor features a cutting-edge transfer case that merges all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive capabilities for handling virtually any situation – including sport, weather, four-high desert and four-low locked off-road driving Controlled automatically via all-new Terrain Management System™, or manually by the 4x4 switch, innovative transfer case offers an electronically controlled clutch-based, on-demand system that delivers outstanding performance – for confidence whether on-road or off Specially designed transfer case employs an electronic shift-on-the-fly system featuring mechanical locks to tackle all types of terrain for serious off-road performance – including over 4,000 km of off-road competition testing DUBAI, UAE. June 7, 2017 – When the all-new F-150 Raptor first hit ......read more

KIA Offers its Customers Special Prices and up to AED 10,000 Discounts for Ramadan

Exclusive offers including one year complimentary free insurance enhance the limited-time campaign Dubai, UAE, 07 June 2017:  KIA Motors Corp., through its sole UAE distributor Al Majid Motors Co., is offering its customers the opportunity to save up to AED 10,000 on popular 2017 KIA models including the Cerato, Optima, Cadenza and Sorento this Ramadan. The special prices are enhanced by a range of other exclusive offers – including one year complimentary free insurance – that will be available throughout the holy month, making it the ideal time for customers to drive away in new KIA vehicles.  During Ramadan, fans of the KIA Cerato and KIA Sorento are in for a particularly happy surprise as both models are subject to exceptional AED 10,000 discounts, starting at special prices of AED 49,900 and AED 79,900 ......read more

RTA's Dubai Taxi Corporation is using FMS-Tech. Telematics Technology for its Limousine Service

06 June, 2017, Dubai, UAE:  FMS Tech., a global telematics systems provider, along with its business partner in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Technologica, has been awarded a project with Dubai Taxi Corporation, subsidiary of RTA, for the supply and installation of FMS Tech.’s Telematics device on DTC fleet and FMS Tech. Device Management Platform.  The project will include over 100 telematics parameters obtained by the FMS TECH. device from limousine vehicles and sent across to the RTA RMS (Regulatory Monitoring System) Platform. This data is then analyzed to evaluate the performance of the drivers and vehicles by DTC’s fleet managers and relayed to the drivers to improve their driving habits. Road safety is only one aspect that the new system will aim to enhance, as it will also aid in better understanding ......read more

Beat the heat with free AC checks this June at PAL Auto Garage

Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2017:  As the mercury rises, PAL Auto Garage reminds motorists that high temperatures take their toll on cars as well as people. A lot of pressure is put on engines during the harsh summer months which can cause engines to overheat, leaving drivers stranded on the roadside. To help keep you safe (and cool) on the roads this month, PAL Auto Garage are offering UAE car owners a free AC check at either of their two branches located in Deira and Al Quoz. The complimentary service can be availed by prior booking at Deira branch on 04 2971222 / 055 2655857 or Al Quoz branch on 04 340 6448 / 056 5390506 using the code SUMMER.  The offer is valid for the first 50 registrations until the end of June. The AC check at PAL Auto garage includes a visual inspection of the air conditioning system, leakage inspection, AC ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Ford F-550 Delivery Vehicle Drives more than a Million Kilometres in 2014 days

Dubai, 05 June 2017:  A Ford F-550 Super Duty delivery truck belonging to Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles in the UAE, has driven more than a million kilometres in 2014 days, or just over five and a half years, living up to its ‘Built Tough’ tagline. Used by the dealership to transport customer vehicles to showrooms and customer deliveries, the vehicle is estimated to have made over 14,000 deliveries since it was brought into service in October 2011. The distance covered by the vehicle would equate to around 25 trips around the world. Martin Penny, Senior Vice President-Ford at Al Tayer Motors said: “Ford commercial vehicles are among the best loved vehicles in the United States and increasingly, we are seeing them in greater numbers on UAE roads as well. Covering a million ......read more

On its First Anniversary Al Habtoor Motors Salutes Saudi Arabia

Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  Al Habtoor Motors Saudi Arabia is proud to announce its first anniversary in Saudi Arabia selling Daimler-Fuso trucks. To kick off its anniversary celebration, the company will launch a number of promotional campaigns for its customers & resellers. Furthermore, the company plans to host Kingdom wide promotional events to celebrate this milestone.  The early success of Habtoor Motors in Saudi Arabia indicates a growing demand for reduced truck operating costs through quick and efficient service and highest possible standards of repair. “We are amazed by the support and response we have received from our Saudi Team and our customers during this year. Our success is due to the commitment and hard work of our team plus our international standards of customer care, competitive pricing and ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles Announces Massive Ramadan Deals

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 29 May 2017:  Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Nissan, Infiniti and Renault in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has launched a major promotional campaign during the holy month of Ramadan.   Exceptional deals are on offer for a select range of cars that includes Nissan and Infiniti line-ups and select Renault models. They include support on down-payments, reduced monthly instalments and complimentary service packages as well as free add-on special services, such as insurance and a five year car paint protection warranty.  Flexible financing schemes on select Nissan cars will also provide customers with complimentary add-on services as well as a variety of credit options. Under the promotion the recently launched Nissan Kicks is available for as low as AED 899 per month, the ......read more

SVO Unleashes Jaguar XE SV Project 8: The Most Extreme Performance Jaguar Ever

New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is next Collector’s Edition sports car designed, engineered and assembled by SVO Production strictly limited to 300 units worldwide  Project 8 will offer supercar performance and dynamics in a sedan  600PS 5.0-litre V8 will make Project 8 the most powerful road legal Jaguar in history  Project 8 prototype featuring unique camouflage by SVO Design now on test at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.  Dubai, May 28, 2017:  Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) today announces the most powerful, agile and extreme performance Jaguar: the new XE SV Project 8.  A prototype version of the 600PS Jaguar sports sedan offering supercar performance has now undertaken its debut test at the gruelling Nürburgring Nordschleife, adorned with an exclusive camouflage ......read more

EMC Provides 50 Mercedes-Benz Trucks To Readymix Firm

  Emirates Motor Company Daimler Commercial Vehicles delivers 50 heavy duty vehicles to Transgulf Readymix.  All Actros 4440 8x4 vehicles are equipped with Leibherr 12cbm mixers 24/05/2017, Abu Dhabi: Emirates Motor Company (EMC) Daimler Commercial Vehicles has delivered 50 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Transgulf Readymix that will help the UAE concrete firm fulfil on its growing list of contracts. EMC officially handed the fleet of trucks over to the Abu Dhabi-based firm today in what is believed to be one of the largest deals of its kind in the UAE. Transgulf are one of the region’s largest ready mix firms and the 50 Actros 4440 8x4 vehicles represent a vital cog that will allow the firm to deliver to its clients as it continues to expand. EMC is the authorised Mercedes-Benz distributor in Abu Dhabi ......read more

Nissan Wins ‘Best Road Safety Innovation Campaign by an Automobile Company' Award at ME Road & Bridge Forum

  Winning campaign developed in partnership with Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 May 2017: Nissan’s Aqdar Drive Safely program has been officially recognised by the Middle East Road & Bridge Forum for its innovative and engaging approach to road safety in the UAE, just three months after its launch.  The program, developed by Nissan, Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE, won the award for 'Best Road Safety Innovation Campaign Award by an Automobile Company' at the recent Middle East Road & Bridge Forum Awards hosted by the UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development. The recipient of the award was determined by delegates attending the recent Forum conference who had to nominate the developers of “a road safety strategy that has resulted in the increased awareness ......read more

Ferrari's GTC4Lusso T, Arrives in the UAE

First four-seater Ferrari with a V8 engine is now at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi Dubai, 23 May 2017:  Ferrari’s GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to sport a V8 engine, has arrived in UAE showrooms and can be viewed at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi. Ushering in a whole new Ferrari GT concept, the car is aimed squarely at drivers looking for range as well as sporty driving and versatility. “Ferraristi looking for a sporty and versatile vehicle that does not compromise on performance, while providing greater fuel efficiency, have the perfect solution in the form of the GTC4 Lusso T,” said Hossam Hosni, Vice President – Ferrari at Al Tayer Motors. The GTC4Lusso T adopts an evolution of the 3.9-litre V8 turbo which punches out a maximum of 610 cv at ......read more

Aston Martin and Tom Brady Unite Introducing ‘Category of One: Why Beautiful Matters'

  Tom Brady and Aston Martin enter new long-term partnership  Brady will collaborate with the British luxury brand on a new content series entitled Category of One, to premiere later this year  Tom Brady pictured with new Aston Martin DB11 22 May 2017, Dubai - UAE:  Aston Martin today announces the start of a new long-term partnership with Tom Brady, record-breaking National Football League star and one of the most renowned and respected athletes of all time. In collaboration with Aston Martin’s VP & Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman, the designer currently responsible for creative direction of the Aston Martin brand and model range, Brady and Reichman will explore their affinity for The Love of Beautiful via a new content series entitled Category of One, premiering later this ......read more

Al Habtoor Motors offers Mitsubishi customers a chance to win 10 Lancer EX Cars with "Pick your deal" Ramadan Promotion.

Dubai, UAE, May 21 2017:   Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, is ready to treat customers with absolute value along with greater savings on the entire fleet of Mitsubishi passenger cars during the holy month of giving. What makes it even more exciting is they also get a chance to win 5 Lancer EX cars in Dubai and 5 in Sharjah.  The Mitsubishi range is now available at special prices  with the legendary Pajero starting from AED 1,390 per month, the smart crossover ASX from AED 926, the stylish Outlander from AED 1127 per month, the spacious Lancer EX from AED 617 per month and the powerful Montero Sport from AED 1,082 per month.  Pajero buyers will get an exclusive ZERO Interest for four years. and ZERO Deposit, Free Service up to 50,000 Km, Free Insurance and Free Warranty. ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Customers can Earn up to AED 100,000 in Rewards When They Buy a New INFINITI This Ramadan

Marking the holy month with generous offers, a 100% down payment promise and a complimentary five year service package Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is offering its customers the chance to win up to AED 100,000 in instant rewards when they buy a new INFINITI vehicle this Ramadan. The offer is part of a range of outstanding promotions that have been launched to celebrate the holy month.  Purchasers of new INFINITI vehicles will be presented with scratch and win vouchers that will offer them the opportunity to earn guaranteed rewards up to AED 100,000. The company will also be covering 100 per cent of the down payment for every new vehicle purchase and ......read more

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Al-Futtaim Motors launches the UAE's first hybrid truck…

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Arabian Automobiles Renault Announces Successful 17% Growth Results for 2016…

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New INFINITI Q60 sports coupe: designed and engineered to perform…

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Renault Offers Limited-Time 0% Interest at Arabian Automobiles this Spring…

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Ferrari 812 Superfast arrives in the UAE…

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Jaguar Land Rover Wins Three 2017 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) Awards…

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Arabian Automobiles Announces 10 Days of Exceptional Discounts Across Nissan Models…

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INFINITI QX60 features a host of upgrades for a premium motoring experience…

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Nissan signs actor Margot Robbie as its first electric vehicle ambassador…

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Effortless, exclusive and exhilarating, Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept brings luxury ownership experience to EV sector Luxury customer demands met by Bentley levels of craftsmanship and refinement, with electric performance and grand touring capabilities Bentley’s vision includes rapid inductive charging and connected on-board concierge services EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to gauge ......read more

Etihad Rail showcases at Middle East Rail 2017…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 March 2017:  Etihad Rail has been participating in the region’s largest rail exhibition and conference, Middle East Rail (MER), held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre over the 7th and 8th March. During the two-day event, the national rail network has showcased an Etihad Rail Virtual Reality experience, planned network maps and an insight into ......read more

New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV named “Car of the Year 2017”…

Dubai, UAE, March 8, 2017:  The new PEUGEOT 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year on Monday 6 March in Geneva by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists. The judging panel acclaimed its style, interior design and performance. This prestigious trophy joins the twenty other prizes the new PEUGEOT 3008 has already won. The vehicle is the fifth PEUGEOT to win Car of the Year and the ......read more

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough…

F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according to internal Ford research 2017 marks 40 consecutive years for Ford F-Series as top-selling truck ......read more

AMR - Taking Aston Martin to new Extremes…

New AMR brand strengthens the connection between road and race cars AMR derivatives planned for every core model in the Aston Martin range AMR Pro models to have increased power, sharper dynamics and unique exterior and interior treatment Rapide AMR and Vantage AMR Pro concepts confirmed for production Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Aston Martin has chosen the 2017 Geneva Motor ......read more

Ford Edge, the Region's Most Nominated CUV, Scoops Another Recognition During Awards Season with ...…

Award caps impressive year for Edge which also includes other segment-best titles in UAE, Lebanon and Oman Proving its credentials as one of the region’s most impressive vehicles, Ford Edge is also a finalist for a coveted Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) trophy, the results of which will be announced later this month All-new Ford Edge CUV delivers premium comfort and refinement, ......read more

Stylish Toyota Fortuner wins Readers' Choice trophy at the Wheels 2017 Car of the Year Awards…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 05, 2017:  Toyota Fortuner, the highly popular seven-seat SUV, bagged Wheels’ Readers’ Choice Award at the ninth Wheels Car of the Year ceremony, the UAE’s largest independent automotive awards, held recently for the automotive industry in the UAE. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “With the ......read more

Alstom showcases its complete rail transport solutions at Eurasia Rail Turkey 2017…

Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017:  Alstom will be present in Eurasia Rail – the third biggest rolling stock rail industry exhibition in the world and the largest in the Eurasia Region – from 2-4 March 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The company will showcase its complete rail transport solutions from urban to high speed trains, and from signalling to services.  “Alstom has been ......read more

Performance coupe Lexus LC 500 brings a new chapter of amazing experiences in its first UAE debut…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has showcased its latest flagship performance coupe at the Dubai Mall, the all-new LC 500, marking a new chapter of “Experience Amazing”. Ushering a new era in the brand’s design direction, the new LC 500 showcase offered a ......read more

Gael's Great in an R8…

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017:  Tournament fourth seed Gael Monfils took a break from practice today to test out the latest Audi R8 V10 plus in Vegas Yellow. Having owned an R8 in the past, the world number 12 player was delighted to test the fastest series production Audi of all time, hitting a top speed of 330km/h and capable of doing 0 to 100 in 3.3 seconds. The Audi has 610 hp and the ......read more

Keen interest from Central Asia in Automechanika Dubai 2017…

Roadshow across Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan raises profile of Dubai automotive aftermarket trade fair Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017:  More than 100 automotive aftermarket professionals from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are attending a two-day Automechanika Roadshow in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as they look at ways to boost interregional business ties with the vibrant Middle ......read more

INFINITI co-developed second generation ERS unveiled with all-new R.S.17…

INFINITI reaffirmed its long-term technical partnership with Renault Sport Formula One at the Team’s new race car unveil. The all-new R.S.17 incorporates for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy Recovery System. INFINITI also provides the Renault Sport Formula One Team with new and diverse talent through its highly successful INFINITI Engineering ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive associates honoured at Mashkoor Award Ceremony…

Dubai, February 22, 2017:  As part of its strategy to promote a culture of recognition and excellence, Al-Futtaim’s Emiratisation department and Al-Futtaim Automotive have awarded a group of 22 distinguished associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive the prestigious Mashkoor award.  The award recognises the contribution of 18 distinguished Emiratis and four expat associates within ......read more

Continental named 2017 Tire Manufacturer of the Year by Tire Technology International…

High-calibre expert panel honours tyre manufacturer’s exceptional investments in research and development, testing and production equipment Vision 2025 triggered impressive number of projects in 2016 Over 150 million passenger car and light truck tyres were produced in markets including the Middle East region Middle East – 20th February, 2017:  Continental, the ......read more

UD Trucks offers eight features for lowering the cost of ownership for Middle East businesses…

Middle East, 20th February 2017:  As part of its commitment to reducing the overall cost of ownership, Japanese manufacturer, UD Trucks, has revealed eight key features of its new Quester range and aftermarket service that are helping Middle East businesses to run with greater efficiency. The Quester, a multi-purpose truck for a wide variety of applications, including ‎off and on-road ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Announces Winners of AED 100,000 and AED 50,000 for DSF 2017!…

AED100,000 and AED 50,000 in gift vouchers were rewarded to lucky INFINITI enthusiasts this festive season Dubai, UAE, February 19th, 2017:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has recently announced the AED 50,000 and AED 100,000 winners in its DSF 2017 ......read more

Renault-Nissan Alliance delivers significant growth in 2016, extends electric vehicle sales record…

Alliance sales reach 9,961,347 vehicles in 2016 – one in nine cars sold worldwide. The Alliance confirms its zero-emission* leadership; cumulative sales reach 424,797 electric vehicles worldwide. 18-year old partnership sees boost in innovation for the vehicle of the future. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 19, 2017:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance delivered ......read more

Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover Celebrates Second Year Anniversary of Land Rover Experience Centre ...…

Dubai, 19 February, 2017:  Jaguar Land Rover along with its exclusive importer and distributor in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Euro Motors, celebrated the 2nd year anniversary of the Land Rover Experience Centre Bahrain, by holding a spectacular two day event at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) in Sakhir.  The celebratory event, which was held on the 17th and 18th of February 2017, ......read more

The Ferrari 812 Superfast: Geneva world premiere for the new, extreme performance V12 berlinetta…

Most powerful ever 800 cv production engine  Maranello, February 18, 2017 – Ferrari has selected the 87th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show for the world premiere of the new 12-cylinder berlinetta, the 812 Superfast, the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history.  This new car not only introduces a plethora of innovative features but is ......read more

Etihad Rail achieves a new milestone with transporting 10 million tonnes of sulphur…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 18 February 2017:  Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's multi-billion dollar fully integrated national railway network, has since commencing Stage One operations, transported 10 million tonnes of granulated sulphur for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) as of February 10, from sources at Shah and Habshan to its point of export at Ruwais. Since ......read more

Global auto aftermarket players turn to Automechanika Dubai 2017 amid upward trend of Mid-East ...…

Exedy, Meritor, Al Dobowi, among more than 2,000 exhibitors readying for the return of three-day showcase in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2017:  An upward trend of both vehicle sales and spare parts demand across the Middle East has been welcomed by global automotive aftermarket players, as they ready themselves for the return of the region’s largest automotive service ......read more

Al Habtoor Motors launches the new Big Bigger Biggest offer…

Al Habtoor Motors, the official dealer of Mitsubishi in the UAE introduces one of the most exciting promotions that's poised to capture customers' attention.  The Big Bigger Biggest offer promises bigger deals and greater savings on the entire range of Mitsubishi cars. Customers can now buy the legendary Pajero at prices starting from AED 89,900 and monthly EMI from AED 1,378, the ......read more

Tesla Launches in the UAE with Model S and Model X…

Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2017:  Tesla today will begin accepting online orders for Model S and Model X in the UAE. Customers in the UAE can now visit the online design studio to customize and order the Tesla vehicle that best suits their lifestyle. First orders of Model S and Model X vehicles are expected to be delivered in Dubai this summer.  The launch of the UAE’s dedicated ......read more

Al Tayer: Mohammed bin Rashid's vision transforms Dubai into a global driverless mobility leader by ...…

Trial operation starts for driverless vehicles, mini-buses, boats Phase II of Dubai Tram includes fully driverless trams  Study commissioned to the deployment of driverless express shuttle buses and taxis RTA - Mohammed Al Munji: HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), said: “The Autonomous Mobility had ......read more

Nissan Reports Nine-Month Results for Fiscal Year 2016…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 9 February 2017:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the nine-month period to December 31, 2016. “In the first nine months of the fiscal year, Nissan generated an operating profit of 503.2 billion yen, which represents a 6.1% margin on net revenues of 8.26 trillion yen,” said Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive ......read more

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