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Nissan shares vision for future mobility at CES Asia 2019

Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies merge real and virtual worlds, tap brain signals to help drivers Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 June 2019:   Nissan will share its vision for the future of mobility at CES Asia 2019 by showing technologies that access brain waves and merge the real and virtual worlds to assist drivers. Nissan will demonstrate its innovative Invisible-to-Visible and Brain-to-Vehicle technologies and show the electric, all-wheel-drive IMs concept car at the trade show in Shanghai. Together, these displays will give customers insight into Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the brand’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. “At Nissan, we always aim to be ahead of the curve,” said Roel De Vries, senior vice president for marketing at Nissan. ......read more

BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover announce collaboration for next-generation electrification technology

• BMW “Gen 5” eDrive technology supports future evolutions with Jaguar Land Rover • Both companies share vision of future-oriented drive technologies     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019:   As it develops its plans for the mobility of the future, the BMW Group is increasingly focusing on co-operations to help make next-level electrification technology more widely available to customers by the start of the coming decade.   Cooperation between car manufacturers to share know-how and resources is important as the automotive industry tackles the significant technological challenges of autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification and services (ACES).   After three years of Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, the BMW Group remains firmly on track, having ......read more

Britain's Greatest Test Driver, Norman Dewis Obe, Passes Away

• Legendary former Jaguar test driver and works racer, Norman Dewis OBE, has passed away aged 98 • Dewis was Britain’s greatest ever test driver, having developed 25 of the most significant Jaguars ever over his 33-year career • Jaguar’s most famous models, including the Le Mans 24 Hours-winning D-type as well as the iconic E-type, were honed with Dewis’ expertise • Dewis also set a land speed record for Jaguar and competed with a D-type at Le Mans and Goodwood during the 1950s • Even at 98, Dewis remained a global ambassador of Jaguar and an asset to the brand legacy he helped to establish   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:    The man responsible for developing some of the most iconic Jaguars ever, Norman Dewis OBE, has passed away aged 98. Over ......read more

Arabian Automobiles INFINITI team sweeps regional aftersales skills contest with three honours

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive distributor for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, secured another glorious year of big wins at the INFINITI Regional Aftersales Skills Contest 2019 that rewards excellence in customer service.  A platform designed by INFINITI Middle East to recognise and award INFINITI frontline brand ambassadors, the regional skills contest evaluated the competencies of the team in providing exceptional customer satisfaction and total ownership experience. Covering INFINITI service teams from across the GCC, the contest tests the level of innovation, commitment, dedication and passion that members show in enhancing customer service standards.  Arabian Automobiles INFINITI team ......read more

Aston Martin Produces First Cars at St Athan

• British luxury carmaker’s second manufacturing facility is now producing cars • Aston Martin St Athan is on target to go into full production in the first half of 2020 • Testing of the Aston Martin DBX continues apace   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:  Aston Martin Lagonda’s second UK manufacturing plant has started to produce cars, as the latest pre-production models of the luxury British carmaker’s first SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, are built.   The 90-acre, former Ministry of Defence site at St Athan in Wales was announced as the second UK plant for Aston Martin Lagonda in early 2016 and since then the whole site, including three ‘Super Hangars’, has been transformed into a modern manufacturing facility for our hand-crafted British ......read more

Backseat battles: kids driving their parents to distraction – and danger on the roads, Nissan reveals

• More than six in 10 European parents are distracted by kids’ back seat behaviour  • One in three admit road safety suffers; red traffic lights missed, swerving across lanes and hands off the steering wheel • One in three parents will look for driving assistance technology on their next car    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:  More than six in 10 European parents (63%) admit they struggle to fully concentrate on the road when their children are misbehaving in the car.  But even more worrying is that nearly one in three adults (29%) reveal they know they’re less safe behind the wheel as a result, according to new research conducted by Nissan.   Parents say the level of distraction means they’ve taken their eyes off the road and their hands ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover & Bmw Group Announce Collaboration for Next Generation Electrification Technology

● Jaguar Land Rover and BMW are joining forces to develop next generation electric drive systems. ● Collaboration seeks to advance development of electrification technology to support transition to ACES. ● Joint investment in research & development, engineering and procurement will provide the necessary economies of scale to support increased consumer adoption of electric vehicles.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11 June 2019: Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group today confirmed they are joining forces to develop next generation Electric Drive Units (EDUs) in a move that will support the advancement of electrification technologies, a central part of the automotive industry’s transition to an ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric, Shared) future.   The strategic collaboration ......read more

Diesel Technic (ME) Fze and Jafza Stimulate the Automotive Sector

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 June 2019:   According to the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dubai’s automotive sector is poised for growth and is expected to increase by 35 per cent between 2017 and 2021 due to the spare parts and accessories market.  A key player in the automotive sector, Diesel Technic (ME) FZE is manoeuvring itself to capitalise on this advancement. The German-headquartered group has 41,000 products covering the full range of automotive parts and accessories and has been a leading player in the GCC’s automotive and spare parts and accessories sector since 1995.  Diesel Technic, however, has not been alone in building its brand in the Middle East. Since its inception in the region, the company has received ample support from Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) by utilising ......read more

Lexus ES 300h crowned ‘Best Midsize Luxury Sedan' at Middle East Car of the Year awards 2019

Pioneering hybrid electric vehicle recognized as finest in its class at prestigious annual award ceremony by panel of 19 independent automotive editors Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2019:  Lexus’ enduring commitment to excellence in engineering, innovation and driving dynamics has once again been highlighted with a prestigious industry recognition. The brand’s tireless pursuit of emotional design, exceptional comfort and class-leading performance was endorsed recently when the Lexus ES 300h was honoured in the ‘Best Midsize Luxury Sedan’ category at the 2019 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards, one of the premier annual award ceremonies for the region’s automotive industry, which took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Combining class-leading handling with unparalleled luxury, the Lexus ES ......read more

Aston Martin Ready to Race in the Spirit of '59 as It Honours 60th Anniversary Le Mans Victory

• Aston Martin Racing targets GTE Pro and Am victory at Le Mans • Team in high state of readiness ahead of FIA World Endurance Championship finale • Le Mans-winning V8 Vantage GTE to take its final bow    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 11 June 2019:   Aston Martin Racing heads into the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans as a serious contender for victory in the fiercely-contested GTE Pro class, as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season reaches its climax at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe in France this weekend (15-16 June).   Sixty years on from Aston Martin’s greatest victory, when Roy Salvadori (GB) and Carroll Shelby (USA) took Aston Martin’s only outright win at Le Mans, the crews of the Vantage GTEs once again prepare to fight. In the front-running GTE ......read more

The Ultimate Q-Car: New Touring Specification for World's Fastest Production Sedan, Jaguar XE SV Project 8

 Limited-run collector’s edition Jaguar XE SV Project 8 features discreet fixed spoiler in place of rear aerodynamic wing   600PS road-focused Touring specification delivers exceptional performance with 0-60mph in 3.3sec and top speed of 186mph (300km/h)  Production strictly limited to no more than 15 four-seat vehicles worldwide, making Touring specification the most exclusive XE SV Project 8 derivative*  Touring specification available in four signature Project 8 paint finishes, including British Racing Green and Corris Grey Satin  Future classic evokes spirit of iconic motorsport-proven Jaguar touring cars including ‘Coombs’ Mk II and ‘Broadspeed’ XJC – in the Mk II’s 60th anniversary year  For more information on the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Lexus launches the innovative Rewards by Lexus Prepaid Card

As rewarding as owning your own Lexus Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 10, 2019:  Al-Futtaim Lexus has launched one of the most innovative automotive prepaid cards in the Middle East in partnership with Noor Bank, Mastercard and Flex-e-card. The Rewards by Lexus Prepaid Card, offers customers buying a new Lexus attractive cashback on the card, which can be used across Al-Futtaim Lexus Service Centres, Intersect by Lexus, along with a diverse portfolio of Al-Futtaim brands and other retail stores in the UAE.  Customers taking advantage of the Rewards by Lexus Prepaid Card will also be able to access special aftersales benefits including 25% off all parts and 20% off all labour. Other benefits include, attractive discounts at Intersect by Lexus, dining benefits at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Crowne Plaza Dubai ......read more

New Land Rover Defender Completes Tusk Testing to Support Lion Conservation in Kenya

● Tested by experts: New Defender undergoes testing in Kenya with Tusk to support lion conservation initiatives in Africa ● Tougher than ever: Specially camouflaged Defender prototype was used by wildlife managers to support conservation operations across the 14,000-hectare Borana Conservancy  ● Unstoppable capability: New Defender was put to the test towing supplies in support of operations and fording rivers while tracking prides of lion ● Trusted partners: Land Rover has been an official partner of wildlife conservation charity, Tusk, for 15 years and 2019 is its Year of the Lion, to highlight declining lion numbers in Africa   Sunday 9 June 2019, Dubai, UAE: The new Land Rover Defender has moved a step closer to production after successfully completing a demanding testing program with ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Plots Further MENA Expansion Following Remarkable Sales Growth

• Jaguar Land Rover reports outstanding 2018/2019 financial year results for MENA  • Jaguar’s MENA retail sales were 46 % up year-on-year, while Land Rover’s MENA retail sales were 13 % up for the same period  • The luxury manufacturer looks to maintain its growth for the 2019/2020 financial year with a series of new model launches across the region   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2019:  Despite all the challenges in the region’s automotive sector, luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has reported an impressive increase in annual sales in MENA across its two brands for 2018/2019, compared to 2017/2018 results.    Jaguar’s MENA retail sales were up significantly by 46 %, while Land Rover MENA displayed a 13 % year-on-year ......read more

Volvo's Car configurator tool now allows for a high degree of personalization

Customers can customize their dream Volvo model with multiple combinations and options Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May 2019:    Trading Enterprises – Volvo, the exclusive distributor of Volvo vehicles in the UAE, is now offering customers additional flexibility of configuring their Volvo vehicle with the recently launched configurator tool that is now available at volvocars.com/en-ae/build.  The car configurator tool allows customers to configure their choice of Volvo model with different engines and trim levels together with various possible combinations of colours, wheels, upholstery, exterior styling, packages and options available. The configurator offers an easy, interactive and premium experience by creating a final rendering of choices showing interior and exterior of the configured ......read more

Sensory Steering Wheel Keeps Your Eyes on the Road

● Jaguar Land Rover researches rapid heating and cooling of the steering wheel for use with turn-by-turn navigation ● ‘Sensory steering wheel’ helps reduce driver distraction by keeping eyes on the road ● Drivers not paying attention is a major contributor to road accidents ● Thermal changes could also be used to warn of approaching junctions and roads with poor visibility     Wednesday, 29 May 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   A steering wheel developed by Jaguar Land Rover could help keep drivers’ eyes on the road – by using heat to tell drivers when to turn left or right.   The research, in partnership with Glasgow University, has created a ‘sensory steering wheel’, parts of which can be quickly heated and cooled to ......read more

New initiatives introduced by MG Motor to enhance customer satisfaction across the Middle East

 Three new initiatives launched by British-born car brand after record 2018   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 28, 2019:   MG Motor has introduced three important new initiatives in the Middle East this year as the car brand looks to build on its growing popularity across the region. The launches of a new spare parts online system, a customer referral incentive and a free clinic/trade-in campaign are all designed to bolster awareness of the brand while contributing to increased levels of customer satisfaction.   MG has been carefully working on improving its customer service standards – in February this year, the brand’s Customer Service Index (CSI) rating hit 90 percent, significantly up from the 2018 figure of 73 percent. Providing further peace of mind, all new MG cars come with a six ......read more

Genesis G70 Wins Best Luxury Sedan Award

May 28, 2019:  The 2019 Genesis G70’s exquisite attention to detail has contributed to it being named as the ‘Best Luxury Sedan’ by Sport Motor, KSA. The magazine announces a list of best car awards each year to recognize remarkable vehicles with judging criteria that involves the evaluation of essential features, unique design display, and functionality that enhances user experience.  The award-winning Genesis G70 has been recognized by magazines both regionally and internationally, as well as by review boards, winning ‘Car of the Year’ by the Motor Trend and ‘North American Car of the Year’ by an independent jury from North America. These accolades are testament to Genesis creating the finest automobiles and related products and services for driving connoisseurs around the ......read more

Ferrari's V8 takes its fourth consecutive International Engine & Powertrain of the Year award

The Ferrari engine also takes Performance Engine of the Year and two other categories Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   The 21st edition of the International Engine & Powertrain of the Year has seen Ferrari triumph again, taking the overall title with its 720-cv, 3.9-litre V8 for the fourth year running, a feat never achieved by any other engine in the history of the awards. The 3902 cc V8 engine that powers the 488 GTB, 488 Spider, 488 Pista and 488 Pista Spider took the overall honours and also the Performance Engine award. With this year’s change from capacity categories to power output categories, to ensure a fairer judging of hybrid powertrains, Ferrari’s V8 took a further two categories: the same engine was voted the best power unit over 650 PS, while the 3855 cc version that powers ......read more

Rolls-Royce Unveils Wraith Eagle VIII Collection

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled its latest Collection Car, Wraith Eagle VIII, on the shores of Lake Como at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, 24-26 May. Created by the Bespoke Collective at the House of Rolls-Royce, a Collection of just 50 Wraith Eagle VIII motor cars will tell the epic tale of one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century.  Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Brown braved uncharted skies to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June, 1919. Contemporaries of Sir Henry Royce, Alcock and Brown flew non-stop from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Clifden, Ireland in a modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber aircraft. The bi-plane was powered by twin 20.3 litre, 350 bhp, Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII engines. It ......read more

Toyota Yaris WRC races to victory in first-ever Rally Chile

Ott Tänak and GAZOO Racing World Rally Team dominate track to claim second win of the season in round six of the 2019 World Rally Championship   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   GAZOO Racing (GR) World Rally Team and driver Ott Tänak clinched their second victories of the season recently at the inaugural Rally Chile in Talcahuano during the sixth round of the 2019 FIA's World Rally Championship (WRC). Tänak completed an outstanding performance in the No. 8 Toyota Yaris WRC to secure the fastest time on the rally-ending Power Stage during the demanding four-day event, gaining extra points to climb up to second place in the drivers' championship.   Tänak finished 1.3 seconds faster than anyone else in the Power Stage, as he and co-driver Martin Järveoja ......read more

A Strong Q1 2019 Start for Renault Middle East

 With a growing market share, sales volume and presence through industry recognition at the Middle East Car of the Year Awards 2019, Renault Middle East has a positive outlook for the coming year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 26, 2019:  Renault Middle East announced its first-quarter 2019 commercial results, which were strengthened by higher-quality revenue and benefits from its digital strategy and award-winning vehicles.    The first quarter results showcased Renault Middle East achieving 3.54% market share in the Middle East, a growth of +0.53 points in comparison to the same period in 2018. This in accordance saw Renault, the No 1 European brand in the Middle East, achieve a sales volume increase of 23% when compared to Q1 2018, in an overall car market slightly growing by ......read more

Germany the next step for Nissan e.dams' Formula E Challenge

Berlin airfield circuit awaits Buemi and Rowland Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Nissan e.dams takes its Formula E challenge to Germany this week with the electric street racing championship staging its penultimate European round at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. Nissan heads to the German capital following its best Formula E result to date in Monaco on May 11 where Oliver Rowland earned his third pole position of the season and finished on the podium in second place. Sebastien Buemi backed that up with a fifth-place finish. As the market leader for electric vehicles in Europe, Nissan is using Formula E to demonstrate the power and performance of its electric vehicle technology – a key part of the company’s Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision.  The Nissan LEAF was the best-selling ......read more

Jaguar I-pace Wins Three Titles at the International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards 2019

● I-PACE wins Best Electric Powertrain, Best New Engine, and the 350 to 450PS category at The International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards ● State-of-the-art 90kWh Lithium-ion battery delivers range of up to 292 miles (WLTP) and can charge from 0-80% in only 40 minutes (100kW DC) ● Two light, compact and efficient electric motors generate a combined output of 400PS and 696Nm of torque together with all-wheel drive traction ● Electrifying performance with 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds ● Winners announced at the Engine Expo + The Powertrain Technology Show, Stuttgart ● The Jaguar I-PACE is available to order now, priced from £60,9951 in the UK, and can be configured at www.jaguar.com   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   The all-electric Jaguar ......read more

New Discovery Sport: Enhanced for Every Family Adventure

‘Go anywhere’ premium compact SUV embodies Land Rover spirit of Discovery   • New Discovery Sport: The world’s most versatile compact 5+2 SUV has been updated with the latest user-friendly technology and more efficient, electrified engines • Transformed Interior: Premium cabin delivers great levels of craftsmanship and comfort, while updated exterior enhances distinctive Discovery design • Versatile by design: Practical 5+2 seating enhanced with 40:20:40 second row seats – providing 24 possible seat configurations – offer more flexibility for family adventures • Efficient hybrid-electric power: 48-volt MHEV, 3-cylinder PHEV or three- and four-cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel engines deliver increased customer choice • RDE2 certified: New Discovery Sport (as ......read more

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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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota and UAE Government Authorities confiscate 453,456 counterfeit car parts in UAE ...…

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 ......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 ......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 ......read more

Maserati Levante: the Allegra Antinori one-off and the interactive journey through Italian ...…

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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 ......read more

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

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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 ......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 ......read more

Bentley at the Geneva International Motor Show…

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Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition…

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Automechanika Jeddah opens with 80 exhibitors from 15 countries…

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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 ......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 ......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 ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive displays present and future sustainable vehicles at the 10th annual Car Free ...…

Dubai, UAE, February 25, 2019: At the 10th annual Dubai Municipality’s ‘Car Free Day’, Al-Futtaim Automotive displayed several of its current and future green technologies, including the Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) sustainable power terrains. Through a fleet of Toyota Camry HEV, the Mirai FCEV and the Lexus ES Hybrid Platinum giving ......read more

Perfect in Portugal as UAE Team Emirates' Tadej Pogacar wins the Volta Algarve…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 25, 2019:  UAE Team Emirates’ young Slovenian talent Tadej Pogacar shone as brightly as the Portuguese sunshine yesterday, closing out the five day Tour of the Algarve by winning the General Classification (GC) in the team’s first stage race win of the season. Still wearing the yellow leader’s jersey that he earned on stage two, ......read more

UAE's first ever Ferrari Cavalcade with 100 sports cars drives through Ferrari World Abu Dhabi…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 February 2019: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi witnessed approximately one hundred Ferrari owners drive their luxury vehicles through the park on Saturday, February 23. Ferrari owners and collectors from all over the world came together under the iconic red roof of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi as part of the UAE’s first Ferrari Cavalcade. Park guests admired the stunning designs of ......read more

GMC Bin Hamoodah Auto concludes 2018 with Sierra sales record…

Sales campaign saw a lucky customer enjoy double the joy with a second Sierra as a prize   February 24, 2019 - Abu Dhabi. GMC Bin Hamoodah Auto – the official dealer of the premium American auto brand in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has achieved record sales of the Sierra model with the premium lightweight pickup truck representing half of the total sales in the final quarter of ......read more

The new BMW X3 M and BMW X3 M Competition…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 21, 2019:  BMW M GmbH is expanding its high-performance model line-up to include models in the mid-size Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segments for the first time.   The BMW X3 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km*) and BMW X4 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 ......read more

António Félix da Costa finishes second on the podium for BMW i Andretti Motorsport in Mexico ...…

António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season, in second place, to take his second podium of the season after his win in Ad Diriyah (KSA)   February 17th, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of ......read more

DHL chosen as Global Logistics Partner of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Championship…

DHL is announced as Global Logistics Partner of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race series ahead of the Mexico City race The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY is the world’s first all-electric production-based series and supports the ABB FIA Formula E Championship  Nine races remaining until Jaguar crowns winner of inaugural series  DHL has been Jaguar Land Rover’s lead logistics ......read more

Bentley launches World's fastest, most luxurious SUV…

New Bentayga Speed is world’s fastest production SUV Top speed of 190 mph (306 km/h); 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.9 secs 6.0-litre W12 develops 635 PS (626 bhp), 900 Nm (664 lb.ft) of torque Bespoke revisions to Sport mode provide more dynamic drive Purposeful styling matches performance credentials Unique cabin features first use of Alcantara trim in Bentayga Enhanced ......read more

Strong Regional Performance Shows Luxurious Lincoln is a Brand on the Up…

Lincoln sales were up six per cent across the GCC in 2018; Navigator sales triple, with 30 per cent of customers opting for top of the range Presidential Line  Impressive growth has been led by the luxury marque’s utilities, with new models in the pipeline for the Middle East  DUBAI, U.A.E., February 14, 2019 – Lincoln continued its ascent up the market share ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover expands Ingenium family with straight six-cylinder petrol engine…

New six-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine to debut on Range Rover Sport Mild hybrid electric engine system reduces emissions New engine technology optimises performance and fuel economy  Designed in-house using the company’s flexible engine architecture  Manufactured at Jaguar Land Rover’s UK Engine Manufacturing Centre    Dubai, United Arab ......read more

Nissan and Groupe Hasnaoui to build new car plant in Algeria…

$160 million investment supports economic growth and job creation as Nissan expands in Africa to meet rising demand Dubai, UAE (Feb. 14, 2019) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Groupe Hasnaoui will invest a total of $160 million in a new Nissan vehicle plant in Algeria to meet growing customer demand in the country and across Africa. The two companies will set up a joint venture in coming ......read more

The future of the Modena plant: Maserati meets with public authorities and unions…

Dubai UAE, 12 February 2019 – Today, at its offices in Via Ciro Menotti, Modena, Harald J. Wester, CEO of Maserati S.p.A., met with Palma Costi, Emilia-Romagna Regional Government Councillor for Productive Activities, and the Mayor of Modena, Gian Carlo Muzzarelli. Meetings were also held with union representatives during the afternoon.  The meetings re-affirmed the strategic ......read more

Exclusive position in the front row of the grid: The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition…

February 12th, 2019 - Dubai, UAE   BMW presents a special edition model of the new luxury sports car limited worldwide to 400 units – exclusive exterior and interior trim with specific design features by BMW Individual.   The new BMW 8 Series Coupe is able in a unique way to inspire with its dynamic driving characteristics, whilst at the same time fascinating with ......read more

Pirelli gives New Ice Zero 2 Studded Tyres Their Debut on Ice in Sweden at the World Skiing ...…

The Premiere took place at the headlining event of the winter sports calendar, where pirelli and audi are main sponsors February 7, 2019 United Arab Emirates:  The new Pirelli Ice Zero 2 studded tyres made their debut in an exclusive preview on the roads of the World Skiing Championships at Are in Sweden, where Pirelli is the main sponsor. Pirelli in fact equips the Audi e-tron cars used ......read more

Lagonda All-Terrain Concept to make Global Debut at Geneva…

Aston Martin Lagonda stand hosts global debut for new Lagonda All-Terrain Concept First glimpse of the luxury brand’s first production model driven by zero emission powertrain technologies Core sportscar range represented by Vantage, DB11 AMR and DBS Superleggera Vantage and DBS Superleggera showcase bespoke personalization skills of Q by Aston Martin Visit Aston Martin ......read more

First-ever Cadillac XT4 arrives in the Middle East…

The Cadillac XT4 is the brand’s first compact SUV to debut in the fastest-growing luxury segment All XT4 models feature an all-new Cadillac 2.0L Turbo engine Enhanced technology features with next-generation Cadillac user experience The Cadillac XT4 marks the brand’s SUV model range expansion and new product offensive   February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE– ......read more

Another year of sustained growth for Ferrari…

All 2018 targets met or exceeded   Total shipments of 9,251 units, up +10.2% Net revenues of Euro 3,420 million, up +0.1% or +3.2% at constant currency Dubai UAE, February 06, 2019 – Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA: RACE) (“Ferrari” or the “Company”) announced its consolidated preliminary results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, ......read more

New Range Rover Velar Svautobiography Dynamic Edition – Refined Power…

Velar: The world’s most beautiful mid-size SUV is taken to the next level with the exclusive SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition   Refined for every occasion: Building on Velar’s elegant simplicity with heightened levels of luxury and comfort that provide a rewarding experience on every journey Exceptional Performance: Supercharged 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine seamlessly ......read more

Bonanza for all Kia customers: Al Majid Motors offers limited period offer of AED10,000 off on ...…

Until Feb. 15, gain from the unprecedented value offer on Kia Mohave, Sorento, Sportage, Soul and Cadenza cars  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6  February 2019: Al Majid Motors Company, the automotive division of the Juma Al Majid Holding Group and an exclusive distributor for Kia Motors in the UAE, is offering an unprecedented bonanza for Kia customers, with a straight-off AED10,000 ......read more

Unbeatable benefits with the Al-Futtaim Toyota Rewards Card…

Al-Futtaim Toyota offers free insurance and cashback worth up to AED 10,000 on a wide range of 2019 Toyota models  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 05, 2019: For the month of February, Al-Futtaim Toyota is offering customers purchasing a new Toyota free insurance and cashback worth up to AED 10,000 with the Toyota Rewards Card, the regions 1st automotive rewards card launched in ......read more

A Century Apart – Bentley Begins Year of Exclusive Celebrations…

VIP event marks start of year of activity to celebrate Bentley’s Centenary Historic EXP 2 accompanied by all-new Continental GT Convertible at Retromobile in Porte de Versailles Global programme of classic and heritage events to run across 2019 Dubai, UAE, February 05, 2019:  As Bentley enters its Centenary year, the oldest remaining and first racing model – EXP 2 ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Renault rewards AED 50,000 instant cash reward to Pruthvi C.R. Devarinti…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 February 2019: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, rewarded Pruthvi C.R. Devarinti, with an instant cash prize of AED50,000, when he purchased a new Renault Duster, as part of the Renault Dubai Shopping Festival promotion.  Arabian ......read more

The new Audi A6 now available at Audi Al Nabooda…

Smooth ride comfort and unshakable stability with enhanced sportiness for business and leisure  Generous, elegant interior, touch operating concept and high-tech navigation Dynamic quattro drive for agile handling and best traction   Dubai, February 03, 2018 – Following the new Audi A8 and the new Audi A7, Audi Dubai now introduces the next generation of the Audi A6 ......read more

Cadillac's global best-selling XT5 SUV arrives in the Middle East…

New exterior and interior color options now available on the brand’s 2019 crossover    February 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Cadillac Middle East has announced the regional arrival of the 2019 Cadillac XT5, the brand’s global best-selling mid-size luxury SUV.  Tailored for comfort and designed for all occasions, the 2019 Cadillac XT5 offers versatility with ......read more

Catch the early bird deals from Al-Futtaim Honda…

Dubai, February 02, 2019: Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched its early bird deals across showrooms in the UAE giving customers the perfect opportunity to own their dream Honda cars. Customers can drive away in the sleek and charismatic Honda Civic starting from AED 69,900 or Honda’s best-selling midsize ......read more

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

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