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Hyundai to Strengthen SUV Line-up with Fourth Generation Santa Fe

Powerful SUV with best-in-class safety and exceptional roominess New model builds on the company’s strong SUV heritage Elegant design includes signature Cascading Grille and Composite Light Innovative safety features make advanced technology more accessible. Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Hyundai’s New-generation Santa Fe is set to arrive in Africa and Middle East markets in September, setting a new benchmark in Hyundai’s SUV line-up, and offering customers outstanding design, the latest safety features, and a great value-for-money ratio. It will build on Hyundai’s strong SUV heritage, developed through successive generations since the launch of the first Santa Fe in 2000.   The fourth generation Santa Fe is expected to attract more customers with its premium design, more space and ......read more

Middle East factories could be the ‘world's best' say leading automation solutions suppliers

New technologies and Industry 4.0 key for future manufacturing success according to SPS Automation Middle East exhibitors Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Middle East factories could be some of the most advanced in the world in the coming years, with global automation suppliers saying regional government investment in new technologies and Industry 4.0 could play a key role in the future of world-wide production.   German-headquartered Indu-Sol, Japanese-based Mitsubishi Electric, and Cannon Automata from Italy, are among the latest global corporations commenting on the opportunities in a GCC industrial and building automation that’s projected to be worth US$10.3 billion in 2023. Indu-Sol, which ensures the proper function of industrial automation systems, serves direct requests from the Middle East, and works ......read more

The new BMW X7 undergoes endurance tests under extreme conditions.

Prototypes of the first Sports Activity Vehicle for the luxury segment demonstrate their supreme versatility during test drives at the polar circle, on desert tracks and on the highway. Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  The Sports Activity Vehicle is heading for the luxury segment. And on its way there it is undergoing a true endurance test marathon. An equally extensive and diverse test programme takes the camouflaged prototypes of the new BMW X7 across challenging terrain all over the world. Earlier winter test drives on snow and ice at the edge of the polar circle were followed by long-distance endurance tests on desert and gravel tracks under the South African sun. Hectic stop-and-go-traffic in the urban jungle alternates with dynamic load tests on winding country roads and highways. Under extreme challenges and a wide spectrum ......read more

SAIC Motor continues to climb the Fortune 500 List

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  SAIC Motor has achieved its highest ever position on the Fortune 500 list, ranking first among Chinese auto companies. Appearing on the prestigious list for a 14th consecutive year, SAIC Motor has been ranked No. 36 by US-based Fortune magazine, five places higher than the previous year. The accolade follows the brand achieving a sales revenue of 128.819 billion US Dollars and car sales of 6.93 million units in the 2017 financial year, a 6.8 percent increase on the previous year. Already well established globally, SAIC Motor has sales networks in 13 core countries and regions including ASEAN, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Oceania, as well as an innovation centre in Silicon Valley. As the largest auto manufacturer in China, the brand ranked 7th among all global automakers on the Fortune 500 List, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches Next Change programme to reward loyal customers

Dubai, August 7, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has introduced a new programme to reward its existing customers.  The Honda Next Change programme makes it easier for existing Honda owners to trade-in their current model for a brand-new Honda. Customers purchasing through the programme will receive free warranty on the sixth-year, discounts on annual service contracts, in addition to benefits of the Honda Gold Card including great discounts on parts and labour and exclusive finance offers.  Eric Benavente, Regional Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Honda, said, “At Al-Futtaim Honda, we are always looking at ways to provide more value and the Honda Next Change programme makes it easier for our customers to purchase a new ......read more

Ferrari introduces the world's first low-bake paint technology

Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018:  Thanks to the on-going collaboration with PPG, Ferrari has introduced an innovative low temperature paint system, making the Prancing Horse the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt the new Low Cure clear coats technology.  This move further underscores Ferrari’s ongoing commitment to the pursuit of both excellence and sustainability. In 2004, it became one of the first companies in the world to introduce a water-based paint system which significantly lowered the environmental impact of its cars.  The new two-component paint system incorporates a specially formulated clear coat which makes it possible for the car to be baked at 100 degrees instead of 150 degrees, thereby cutting energy costs and enhancing the sustainability of the process.  The Low Cure resins ......read more

Audi Abu Dhabi leads regional sales for “World Luxury Car 2018” – the all-new Audi A8

Abu Dhabi is leading the Middle East market for sales of Audi’s flagship all-new A8 model The Audi A8 was voted as “World Luxury Car 2018” by the World Car Awards at the New York Auto Show Audi Abu Dhabi have achieved 100 percent of their sales target for the Audi A8   Abu Dhabi, 05 August 2018:  Abu Dhabi is leading the way for regional sales of the luxury all-new Audi A8, achieving 100 per cent of their sales target for May, June and July, outselling all other GCC markets for this flagship model. The Abu Dhabi based dealership also achieved the highest number of new car sales across the Middle East region for the month of June.   The Audi A8 was recently voted as ‘World Luxury Car 2018” at New York Auto Show by a panel of 82 jury members from 24 countries. Criteria ......read more

Ten facts that distinguish the Escalade's innovative 10-speed transmission

The automatic transmission is an all-new design and the first to be introduced to a luxury SUV Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018:  Engineers for the 2018 Cadillac Escalade’s new 10-speed automatic transmission have built on the experience of the previously critically acclaimed Hydra-Matic multispeed transmissions to push its performance, refinement and efficiency advantages to a new threshold. The 10-speed automatic transmission is an all-new design – and the first-ever application in an SUV – with a wider, 7.39 overall gear ratio spread, that enables the Escalade’s powerful and efficient 6.2L V-8 engine to achieve a more immediate feeling of performance.   The Escalade has long defined spacious luxury driving with its modern design, powerful capability and lavish amenities that keep luxury ......read more

Lexus sweeps the board in fourth round of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series

Lexus races to a decisive victory and ignites the passion of motorsport fans   Dubai, UAE – 26 July 2018:   Lexus powered to an overwhelming victory in the GT500 class race in the fourth round of the 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series held recently at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand, taking the first four places in the race. The No. 39 Lexus LC 500 DENSO KOBELCO SARD driven by Heikki Kovalainen and Kamui Kobayashi, claimed its first win of the season, which also gave Kobayashi his first-ever GT500 win.    Commenting on this significant win, Yugo Miyamoto, Chief Representative, Middle East and North Africa Representative Office, Toyota Motor Corporation, said, “I would like to congratulate the teams on this outstanding result. This triumph adds to our proven record in ......read more

Naomie Harris Opens 007 Elements

Spectre and Skyfall actress opens new 007 cinematic installation in the Alps 007 ELEMENTS cinematic installation focuses on Spectre and celebrates the legacy of the James Bond films Jaguar Land Rover is official partner of the experience with star cars from Spectre on display  Located over 3,000m above sea level, it is the highest visitor experience of its kind Dubai, UAE, 24 July 2018:  007 ELEMENTS, an exciting new James Bond experience built inside the summit of the Gaislachkogl mountain in Sölden, Austria, is now open to the public.   The cinematic installation was opened by actress Naomie Harris who plays Moneypenny (Spectre, Skyfall) and Jakob Falkner Managing Director of Bergbahnen Sölden.   Visitors can learn how the thrilling action sequences in Spectre were filmed in ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Enters Fast Vehicle Servicing Business

First ‘Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center’ facility opened in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Park area  Abu Dhabi, 22 July 2018:   Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automotive dealerships, has entered into the fast vehicle servicing business.  The company, represented by Premier Motors in Abu Dhabi, has opened the first Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Park area. Staffed by a team of experienced factory-trained technicians, the facility provides services ranging from periodic maintenance, oil & filters change, battery and brakes check, coolant and brake fluid change, AC service, tire replacement as well as wheel balancing and alignment for all makes & models, including light commercial vehicles. “Our after-sales department has won numerous awards ......read more

MG Motor introduces new MG GS 2019 to the Middle East

Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018:  MG Motor has announced the arrival of the New MG GS 2019 in the Middle East. While the previous generation MG GS was the first SUV to be launched by the British-born car brand onto the global market, the new, improved model now takes a major step forward with its refreshed and practical interior, high levels of equipment and dynamic design.   The New MG GS is available across the region in two trim levels: 2.0T COM and 2.0T LUX AWD. With prices starting from just USD 17,200, depending on market, MG’s SUV offers fun family versatility in a highly affordable package.   The changes are immediately visible from the outside, with the New GS showing off a sportier, yet more aggressive look from the front. The newly designed bumper helps to improve aerodynamics and is nicely ......read more

Cadillac Middle East expands its 2019 SUV lineup with the all-new XT4

Revealed worldwide in March 2018, Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 will launch in the Middle East later this year Boosting Cadillac’s 10-year expansion plan, the XT4 complements the brand’s SUV line up alongside the flagship Escalade and mid-size premium XT5 Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018:  The Middle East is set to eye the regional launch of Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 later this year, as the luxury car maker expands its SUV model range up to three, including the flagship full-size Escalade and the premium mid-size XT5. Revealed globally at Cadillac House in Manhattan earlier this year, the all-new compact SUV exemplifies Cadillac’s 10-year expansion plan, leading the brand’s product offensive to more than double the number of models available in its lineup over the next four years.   Over ......read more

Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years

The 3.9-litre V8 takes the International Engine of theYear Award for the third year running a record number of six awards Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2018:  The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the world for the third year running in the 2018 International Engine of the Year Awards. In this, the award’s 20th anniversary edition, Ferrari took no fewer than six awards, the highest number for any manufacturer in any one year, bringing the total of Ferrari’s trophies up to 27, a record number of wins for any sports car company. Along with the overall Engine of the Year honour, the 720-cv 3.9-litre V8 that powers the new 488 Pista also took the 3-litre to 4-litre class, the Performance ......read more

Audi sales grow by 4.5 percent in the first half of the year

Worldwide around 949,300 deliveries since January Interim CEO and Sales chief Bram Schot: “Performed well despite the difficult environment” Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  AUDI AG delivered around 164,000 premium automobiles to customers in June. In the United States, sales of the Four Rings were up 0.3 percent, on a par with the prior-year level. As a result, Audi of America achieved its 90th consecutive record-breaking month. In China, deliveries failed to reach the record-breaking level from 2017 (-7.2%) due to the announced tariff reductions. In Europe too, Audi sales were down 1.8 percent on last year. Worldwide and across all Audi models, deliveries increased by 4.5 percent since the start of the year. Cumulative sales total around 949,300 units.   “Despite the difficult environment, we ......read more

MAN Truck & Bus Middle East hosts safety workshop for Dubai Police

Highlights included various road safety initiatives as well as solutions to reduce heavy commercial traffic incidents Dubai - UAE, July 15, 2018:   Aimed at emphasizing the role of heavy vehicles in ensuring safety on UAE roads, MAN Truck & Bus Middle East, in partnership with RoadSafetyUAE, Michelin tires and WABCO recently hosted a Safety Workshop for Dubai Police officers, showcasing various road safety initiatives and solutions to reduce heavy commercial traffic incidents in the country. The training highlighted the ongoing efforts to increase road safety, both by building safety into its trucks and fostering a culture of safe driving. Participants gained insights into how proper safety measures, best tire and load practices, technology-driven solutions and driver training support programs can lead to a ......read more

The Mulsanne W.o. Edition by Mulliner: A Unique Car to Mark an Extraordinary Milestone

Limited edition of 100 Mulsannes to celebrate upcoming centenary Homage to founder W.O. Bentley’s famous final 1930 design Each Mulsanne holds a slice of crankshaft from W.O.’s personal car Mulliner designers take inspiration from golden age of British motoring True collector’s item as Bentley approaches centenary in 2019 Public debut to be at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (August 28) Watch a film about the limited edition at www.BentleyMotors.com/MulsanneWOEdition Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  Bentley Motors is demonstrating the beauty of bespoke with a new very special limited edition Mulsanne. The Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner pays homage to the founding father of the company and incorporates a genuine piece of Bentley history in every car.   Inside each of the 100 ......read more

Michelin introduces the new MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 in GCC region

Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  Michelin today announced the availability of MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 tyres in the GCC region. True to its Mission of sustainable mobility, this latest update of the popular PRIMACY range, the new MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 tyre is a reference in tyre safety. After three years of development, this tyre provides a high level of performance in both dry and wet roads.  Going with its tagline of “Safe when new, Safe when worn”, MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 tyres respond to the customers’ need of long-lasting performance with exceptional braking results from new until it is worn (up to level of tread wear indicator) even when tested in most demanding wet conditions.  Thanks to the use of latest generation elastomers, the new MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 tyre delivers a very high level of grip, from the ......read more

Dubai Camel Racing Club Honours Al Tayer Motors

Dubai, July 15, 2018:  The Dubai Camel Racing Club, a pioneering and leading sports establishment, has honoured Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, for its support to the 2017-18 racing season as a platinum sponsor. Al Tayer Motors and Land Rover have been long-term supporters of camel racing as a sport and the Dubai Camel Racing Club for many years, as it is one of the UAE’s traditional sports. The award was presented at the Al Tayer Motors Land Rover showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road. Speaking during the presentation, Abdulla Ahmad Faraj, Director of Marketing, Partnerships & Events said, “The strong partnership that has been created between Dubai Camel Racing Club (DCRC) and Al Tayer Motors is in harmony and in line with the club’s future trends and vision. Our ......read more

Nissan Reports Continued Growth in the Middle East

Nissan’s share in the Gulf sees year-on-year growth of more than 20 per cent  Middle East set to play a key role in expansion plans as part of Nissan M.O.V.E to 2022 strategy Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 12, 2018:  Nissan today announced its fiscal year 2017 (FY17) business results in the Middle East, which demonstrate the company’s successful performance across the region. In the Gulf (GCC without KSA), Nissan’s market share grew by more than 20 per cent year on year. Nissan’s market share in the wider Middle East region also experienced a steady growth of almost 10 per cent.   “Our priority as a business is providing the best to our customers in terms of both service and products, and our latest sales figures are a recognition we are doing our job well” said ......read more

Ferrari takes the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” design award for the fourth year running

The Ferrari Portofino is recognized for its ground-breaking design Red Dot awards also for the 812 Superfast And the FXX K EVO Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018:  Ferrari has received the Red Dot: Best of the Best award for the ground-breaking design of the Portofino, Ferrari’s most recent V8-engined GT car. This is the consecutive fourth year that the Prancing Horse receives this prestigious honour for one of its new models. The Ferrari Portofino is an elegant and versatile convertible which features a retractable hard top together with class-leading performance and luggage space. Its styling impressed the international judging panel which stated: “Embodying an impressive evolutionary advancement, the Ferrari Portofino fascinates with an exciting design language. It comes across as a fascinating sculptural ......read more

Rolls-royce Motor Cars Announces New Regional PR & Communications Manager for Middle East, Africa & India

Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018:  Rolls-Royce has announced Rami Joudi as Regional PR & Communications Manager, Middle East, Africa & India. He will be based in Dubai. Born in Kuwait and of Syrian descent, Joudi graduated from Lincoln University in the UK with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He started his career in 1999 as Assistant Editor for Motorsport Magazine in Dubai. As a journalist, his experience includes heading a number of Dubai-based publications, including Editor at Gulf Auto Magazine and Auto News Magazine, and Managing Editor at Sport Auto Magazine. As a PR professional, his experience encompasses both the agency and corporate worlds. Agencies included Grayling PR (PR Senior Account Manager for Audi Middle East), ExtraCake (PR Account Manager for Audi Middle East) and Hill & Knowlton (PR ......read more

DALBY and its 50 years of experience in hydraulic hooklifts will be present at the IAA commercial vehicle trade show in Hannover on 20-27 September 2018.

Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018:  DALBY designs, builds and markets hydraulic hooklifts for all types of 2- to 32-ton vehicle, along with roll-off containers, and container trailers for road transport and agriculture. With its complementary offering, DALBY is a major player and a clear leader in the roll-off transport and handling equipment market in France.   Through its vast distribution and services network, DALBY offers its customers a comprehensive range of equipment for roll-off containers, designed to ensure efficiency, simplicity, reliability and cost effectiveness, and assembled in its French manufacturing plants and workshops.    DALBY's strength is its adaptability and flexibility. Our engineering teams are continuously developing or modernising our products and tailoring them to meet the specific ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota delivers a large fleet of Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Hybrid Vehicles to Tawasul Transport

Abu Dhabi’s public transport a step closer to the sustainability targets of the UAE Vision 2021 907 Camry HEV estimated to save over 47,000 000 kg of CO2 52,000 kg of CO2 saving per Camry Taxi lifecycle Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 5, 2018:   In line with its commitment to spearhead the environmental mobility agenda within the UAE Vision 2021’s environmental targets, Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, announced the handover of 907 Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) to Abu Dhabi’s Tawasul Transport, a subsidiary of Das Holding Group of Companies, marking Tawasul as Abu Dhabi’s largest hybrid fleet operator.    The strategic introduction of the Camry HEVs comes in line with Tawasul’s long-term vision aiming at converting its ......read more

The most anticipated launch of the year - The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class arrives in style to the Middle East

Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  The arrival of the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class was celebrated at Al Serkal Avenue in Dubai this week. The event introduced to the region the legendary flagship model – taking a leap into a new era in terms of technology while staying true to its unrivalled legacy. Haven undergone its greatest change in history, the new G-Class maintains its iconic design and remains a benchmark for originality, ruggedness and luxury - with regards to comfort and safety. Beneath its classic rugged exterior lies the latest cutting-edge technology, giving its drivers a much better performance than ever before.  The new model presents itself in top form – whether on or off the road and whatever the operating conditions, the off-road vehicle impresses with its performance, advanced assistance systems, ......read more

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Range Rover Velar Named Most Beautiful Car in the World…

Range Rover Velar named World Car Design of the Year at 2018 World Car Awards Victory announced at New York International Auto Show Velar features unique combination of design excellence and engineering integrity Takes over from Jaguar F-PACE, which won the award last year Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 29 March 2018: The Range Rover Velar has been judged the most beautifully ......read more

Bosch is turning the car into a lifesaver…

Beginning March 31, connected vehicles with eCall will automatically call for help in an accident     Thanks to the automatic eCall, emergency responders can arrive at the scene of an accident up to twice as fast     eCall service from Bosch speaks 16 languages     The telematics eCall plug is the retrofit eCall solution for all vehicles     ......read more

Refinement Ventures Off-Road with All-New Sierra AT4…

Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2018:   GMC redefines the off-road space by introducing the all-new 2019 Sierra AT4. For the first time ever, the Sierra AT4 delivers a unique formula of authentic off-road capability and innovative technology paired with premium refinement and a bold appearance expected from GMC.   “The 2019 Sierra AT4 is designed for the customer who wants an ......read more

The Jaguar F-PACE SVR : Sportscar Performance, Suv Design…

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Rolls-Royce Takes Bespoke to New Heights With ‘Wraith Luminary Collection'…

Limited Collection of 55 unique Rolls-Royce motor cars  First ever shooting star headliner World debut of illuminated wooden paneling  Stainless steel hand-woven fabric incorporated into cabin  Global debut of Sunburst Grey paint. Solid grey with rich copper tones Oxford English Dictionary definition Luminary: 1) A person who inspires or influences others, ......read more

Famco introduces Euro 5 emission standard Volvo Trucks in the UAE…

Move follows ESMA’s directives to import trucks that meet Euro 4 emission standards  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 27, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (Famco), exclusive distributor of Volvo Trucks in the UAE, recently announced the launch of the Volvo Trucks that meets Euro 5 emission standards.  The introduction of the new Euro 5 engines ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda introduces 2018 GL1800 Gold Wing in the UAE…

Dubai, March 25, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has introduced the 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing.  Since its introduction as a naked 1000cc machine in 1975, the Honda Goldwing has always been the ultimate in two-wheeled travel. It is a motorcycle that has been very much on its own journey, growing ......read more

Special Edition Maserati Quattroporte GTS ‘Nerissimo' arrive at Al Tayer Motors showrooms in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2018:  Limited units of the Maserati Quattroporte GTS GranSport ‘Nerissimo’ Special Edition cars have arrived at official importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors showrooms in the UAE   Only 50 of the Limited Edition vehicles are being made specifically for the Middle East region and Japan. One of the cars is currently on display at the Al Tayer Motors ......read more

Al Furat to set up AED 20 million auto body building unit…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  Industrial refrigeration specialist company Al Furat has announced the setting up of a unit to build a wide range of vehicle bodies. The new unit, being developed as part of the business diversification of the thirty-year-old company, will help build trailers, semi-trailers, curtain side semi-trailers, low bed trailers, municipal utility equipment and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda hosts members of Honda UAE Club to celebrate launch of all-new Accord…

Dubai, March 19, 2018:   To celebrate the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, hosted at its Dubai Festival City showroom members of the Honda UAE Club.   During the event, product experts from Al-Futtaim Honda highlight some of the key features of the new Accord ......read more

Nissan powers Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge for 15th year…

Manufacturer extends one of Middle East motor sport’s longest running partnerships Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2018:   One of the longest running partnerships in Middle East motor sport has entered its 15th year with the approach of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan, which turns the focus of the cross country rallying world on the UAE capital again later this ......read more

Nissan's e-POWER technology wins environmental award…

Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissions Dubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) –   Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 ......read more

GMC sets a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in partnership with Abu Dhabi Police…

The ‘largest parade of GMC cars’ title was achieved during GCC Traffic Week Leading the parade, a GMC Sierra flew the flag of Year of Zayed as it cruised Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018:  As part of the GCC Traffic Week (11-15 March), GMC Middle East set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title, for the ‘largest parade of GMC cars’, in ......read more

Al Fahim to provide 85 vehicles to Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018…

Sponsorship includes 70 Mercedes Benz and 15 Jeep Grand Cherokee cars    14th March, 2018, ABU DHABI:  UAE-based conglomerate, ALFAHIM, has been confirmed as an official sponsor of Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018 at a signing ceremony in Abu Dhabi today.   As part of the agreement the family-run ALFAHIM will provide 85 vehicles, made up of 70 Mercedes-Benz ......read more

FAMCO launches Volvo Trucks Advanced Safety Features in UAE…

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Al-Futtaim Honda launches 10th generation Honda Accord…

Dubai, March 12, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord.   The all-new Accord is the 10th generation of Honda’s perennially best-selling midsize sedan.    All-new from the ground up, the 2018 Accord is built on a new platform ......read more

Luxury First: Range Rover Sv Coupé Debuts at Geneva Motor Show…

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W Motors at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show…

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CONIQ Model SEVEN makes European debut ICONIQ MOTORS to work with Microsoft and AKKA Technologies ...…

6 MARCH 2018, UAE:  ICONIQ Motors celebrated the European debut of its Model SEVEN at the Geneva Motor Show, showcasing the world’s first all-electric passenger-focused MPV, with a focus on bringing an unparalleled level of connectivity and convenience to passengers. ICONIQ President Alan Wu commented: “ICONIQ’ SEVEN’s debut in Europe marks another milestone for ......read more

New Jaguar E-PACE to debut in the UAE…

The British manufacturer is inviting all car enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies to attend the launch event  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 06 March 2018:   To mark the arrival of the latest compact performance SUV in the UAE, Jaguar Middle East and Al Tayer Motors will be hosting an exciting launch event for the New Jaguar E-PACE at City Walk 2 on the 9 & 10 March 2018 ......read more

BMW Group Plant Leipzig starts series production of BMW i8 Roadster.…

Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018:  BMW i8 Roadster: combined fuel consumption 2,1 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption 14,5 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 46 g/km. BMW i8 Coupe: combined fuel consumption 1,9 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption 14,0 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 42 g/km. (Calculated in the EU test cycle, in combination with standard tyres). All figures ......read more

Nissan at Geneva Motor Show 2018: Transforming the way we drive, transforming the way we live…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 6, 2018) –  The acceleration of electrification was the key theme at the Nissan stand during this year’s Geneva Motor Show.   Taking center stage was the world premiere of the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship race car, seen in its concept livery for the first time. The car will make its city circuit debut at the start ......read more

Jaguar Charges Ahead With All-new Electric I-PACE…

New all-electric I-PACE places Jaguar at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution Designed from the outset as an electric vehicle (EV), the I-PACE offers bold aero-efficient design, and interior space from the segment above Electrifying all-wheel drive performance from twin Jaguar-designed motors with a combined 400PS and 696Nm delivering 0-100km/h in 4.8s 90kWh Lithium-ion ......read more

Iconic Nissan 370Z NISMO launched in UAE…

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AGMC breaks ground at new multi-million Dubai Motor City site…

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Top Global Security Experts to travel in Land Rover vehicles from Premier Motors…

Dealership signs as event’s Exclusive Automotive Partner  Dubai, 27 February 2018:  VVIP and VIP delegates to the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR), will travel in a fleet of 60 premium luxury Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles provided by Premier Motors - the official Land Rover importer-dealer in Abu Dhabi. The dealership has signed as the ......read more

MAG Lifestyle Development Unveils the Biggest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Ghost Motor Cars in the World…

The luxury vehicles deliver on MAG’s promise to exceed its customers’ expectations at every turn Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 February 2018:  MAG Lifestyle Development (MAG), the property development arm of the MAG Group, has unveiled the biggest fleet of Rolls-Royce Ghost motor cars in the world, making it the leading global customer for the ultra-luxury ......read more

Front-Row Seats at Global Premiere of All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE…

New all-electric I-PACE to be unveiled on Jaguar social channels in live global broadcast at 18:00 GMT on 1 March I-PACE is Jaguar’s first electric vehicle and the newest member of the PACE family Official public debut of I-PACE will be at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March Watch the live I-PACE reveal on 1 March here Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 February 2018 –  ......read more

Ford Transit Vans to Power DHL Express in UAE…

Automatic vehicles enable logistics provider to employ more female drivers Dubai, UAE, 26 February 2018:  DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has taken delivery of its first batch of Ford Transit vans from National Car Rental (NCR), one of the UAE’s leading car rental companies. It is the first time that DHL Express will operate ......read more

Nissan and DeNA to start Easy Ride robo-vehicle mobility service trial…

Field test to begin March 5 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25, 2018:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. will begin a field test of Easy Ride, the robo-vehicle mobility service being developed by both companies, on March 5. Easy Ride is envisioned as a mobility service for anyone who wants to travel freely to their destination of choice in a robo-vehicle. During the ......read more

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Promises the Best Seat in the House…

Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2018:  As the arrival of Cullinan nears and final preparations are made, Rolls-Royce this week offers a glimpse into what will undoubtedly be the best seat in the house. So much more than an SUV, Crossover or Off-roader, Rolls-Royce Cullinan will be Effortless, Everywhere, delivering effortless luxury everywhere its owner chooses to venture. Such boundless luxury ......read more

Ferrari 488 Pista: a brilliant track-derived combination of exhilaration and performance…

First images released ahead of unveiling at Geneva Motor Show     Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2018:  The Ferrari 488 Pista, which will be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, is the successor to Ferrari’s V8-engined special series - the 360 Challenge Stradale, 430 Scuderia and 458 Speciale – which have received critical acclaim for their performance and ......read more

British Snowboard sensation Jamie Barrow breaks Guinness World Record for fastest speed on a ...…

Record breaking feat took place on the frozen lake of St Moritz in Switzerland, with Barrow and the Maserati Levante SUV hitting a maximum speed of 151.57 km/h Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018:   Britain's fastest snowboarder Jamie Barrow has broken his own Guinness World Record, clocking a new fastest speed on a snowboard while being towed by a vehicle on the frozen lakes of St ......read more

2018 XTS arrives in the Middle East featuring Cadillac's new generation of design and technology…

Freshened exterior and interior appearances Enhanced technology features with next-generation Cadillac user experience Improved chassis for even greater ride comfort with less noise, vibration and harshness Advanced driver assistance systems for safer experience Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018:   Cadillac has announced the Middle East arrival of the redesigned 2018 XTS, the ......read more

Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers gear up for robust business growth at Automechanika ...…

Demand for Middle East spare parts and auto services on upward trend with market tipped to surpass US$15 billion mark by 2021 Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018:  Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers are gearing up for period of robust business growth in the Middle East, while new research indicates car sales and the corresponding demand for spare parts and auto services is on an upward ......read more

GreenParking EV Network to power electric vehicle across UAE and Oman…

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2018:   A new network of over 200 state-of-the-art charging points has been established by GreenParking to power electric vehicles across UAE and Oman.  The GreenParking Network of EV Charging stations allows electrical car owners to travel through the Emirates and cross-border all the way to Muscat with few recharging stops, GreenParking expects to ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Awarded as Company of the Year…

AutoBest award ceremony in Salzburg for the first time Jurors represent 31 European countries Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth accepted the CompanyBest Award in Salzburg  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2018:   On the evening of Wednesday the 7th of February 2018, the AutoBest award ceremony was held in Salzburg for the first time. The judging panel consisted of 31 ......read more

Name of New High-sided Vehicle to Be Rolls-royce Cullinan…

Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018:  Three years ago in the pages of The Financial Times, Rolls-Royce announced to the world that it would create an all-new, high-bodied car that would redefine luxury travel by making it Effortless, Everywhere. Since that day the world has waited, anticipating the arrival of this mould-breaking new Rolls-Royce.  Today, the wait is almost over as ......read more

The new BMW HP4 RACE arrives at Abu Dhabi Motors – one of just 750 built…

Individually crafted high-tech and innovation for top performance on the race track   Dubai, UAE, February 12, 2018:  Abu Dhabi Motors, BMW Group’s importer in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has welcomed a new and rare BMW HP4 RACE to its dealership – one of a limited production run of just 750.   Fascinating technical solutions for maximum performance on the race ......read more

First Ever UAE Race Car Fitted with Immensa 3D Printed Parts…

The innovative vehicle won a TRD 86 race at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi earlier this month [Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018]:   In a UAE first, Immensa Technology Labs — the country’s leading Additive Manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) company — has provided 3D printed parts for a Toyota GT86 race car. The innovative vehicle was driven by Mohammed ......read more

Ounass Pop-Up Shop…

Dubai, February 8,2018:  Ounass to launch their very first pop-up shop at the One & Only The Palm’s prestigious 101 Privè space. Launching to VIP customers on the 10th February, and following with an exclusive Press preview from 12pm-5pm on the 11th February,  the week long pop-up store ending on the 17th February, will be open to all customers between the hours of ......read more

Nissan puts Saudi women behind the wheel with surprise instructors…

#SheDrives campaign offers an unforgettable driving experience Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Feb. 6, 2018) –   Celebrating Saudi Arabia’s historic decision to grant women driver’s licenses, Nissan recently offered a group of young women the chance to get behind the wheel for the first time – with a surprise group of driving instructors. The company today ......read more

World Government Summit 2018 delegates to be transported in Land Rover vehicles from Al Tayer Motors…

Dubai, 06 February 2018:  VIP delegates to the World Government Summit (WGS), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will travel in a fleet of 80 premium luxury Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles provided by Al Tayer Motors - the official Land Rover importer-dealer in the United ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium Petrol Engine Named Top 10 in the World…

Ingenium 250PS 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine is recognised as one of the ‘10 Best Engines for 2018’ by industry experts, WardsAuto  Jaguar E-PACE latest new product to feature the powertrain Ingenium engines are designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 February 2018:   Jaguar Land ......read more

Emirates Motor Company Commercial Vehicles wins two prestigious titles at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz ...…

February 03, 2018, Abu Dhabi:   Emirates Motor Company - Commercial Vehicles (EMC - CV) was awarded two honorable awards at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MENA Conference. Held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, the conference included the Mercedez-Benz Commercial Vehicles MENA Awards for 2017. Emirates Motor Company - Commercial Vehicles was presented ......read more

Kia Motors posts global sales of 205,126 vehicles in January…

United Arab Emirates February 1, 2018 –   Kia Motors Corporation announced its January 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 205,126 units sold, increasing 5.2% from 2017. In January, sales in Korea totaled 39,105 units, representing an increase of 11.7% compared with the same month last year, ......read more

5th Mercedes-Benz International set for January 2018…

The Mercedes-Benz International Pro-Am Supported by Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Eastern Motors returns for its fifth edition from 28 January – 01 February 2018 at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018:   Following on from successful staging of their International Pro Am event dating back to 2014, the AESGC is ......read more

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Sells 10.6 Million Vehicles in 2017…

Combined sales by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors rise 6.5% to 10,608,366 units in 2017 – one in nine passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold worldwide Zero-emission leadership maintained with cumulative sales of 540,623 electric vehicles since 2010  Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 31, 2018) –   Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s ......read more

All-new Toyota Camry 2018 brings Unprecedented Change to the way it looks and drives…

New 3.5-liter V6 engine with eight-speed automatic transmission promises emotionally-charged performance Sporty look with aggressive character lines and low center of gravity  Ultra-modern interior enhancing comfort and convenience for all passengers Advanced safety technologies ensure passenger safety  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 29, 2018 -  ......read more

Continental set to boost bus and truck safety in the Middle East with ContiPressureCheckTM…

A first-of-its-kind system that continuously monitors bus and truck tyre pressure and temperature via sensors placed inside the tyre An increasing number of vehicles have been equipped with ContiPressureCheckTM since its global launch in 2013 Suitable for integration in almost all existing telematic fleet management systems Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018:   Continental, the ......read more

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