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The Nordic Hall of the Heros is Open for Business - Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valhalla Take Flight

• Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valhalla take flight at Aston Martin’s development home – Silverstone, UK • First time Aston Martin Valhalla ‘dynamic concept’ shown • Aston Martin Valhalla makes North American debut today at Monterey Car Week’s “The Quail” • Aston Martin Valkyrie testing continues at pace following British Grand Prix debut   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  17, August 2019:  The Nordic hall of the heroes is officially open for business as Aston Martin’s latest mid-engined sportscar – Valhalla – has taken flight for the first time alongside the world’s most highly-anticipated hypercar, Aston Martin Valkyrie.   Celebrating Aston Martin Valhalla’s North American debut at the world-famous ......read more

Jaguar I-pace: Redefining What It Means to Be a ‘CAR'

• Jaguar is calling for the Oxford English Dictionary and Oxford Dictionaries to update their online definition of the word ‘car’  • The online definition currently only defines a car as being powered by an ‘internal combustion engine’ • The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE was named 2019 World Car of the Year in April but using the current definitions it isn’t a ‘car’ • Jaguar is encouraging people to contact them on social media using #RedefineTheCar with how the word ‘car’ should be defined     Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:   Jaguar is spearheading a campaign for the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) and Oxford Dictionaries (OxfordDictionaries.com) to change their official online definitions of the word ......read more

Making History: the Aston Martin Db4 Gt Zagato Continuation Programme is Handcrafting Excellence

• Around 4,500 hours of work go into each of the 19 DB4 GT Zagato Continuation sports cars being handmade at Aston Martin Works • Once-in-a-lifetime build programme ramps up as more than half of the cars are now in various stages of construction • Engineering car is testing dynamically and future owners are looking forward to deliveries starting in Q4 2019   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:   Newport Pagnell, UK: A never-to-be-repeated scene graces staff as they enter the impressive new Continuation build facilities at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, with no fewer than ten DB4 GT Zagato Continuation models currently going through a painstaking build process there.    Production of the brand’s most valuable new car to date is now in full swing at ......read more

Bentley Motors Celebrates Centenary at Monterey Car Week

 Centenary celebrations marking past, present and future of Bentley  US debut of EXP 100 GT, the future of grand touring  Featured marque of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance  First public showing of third generation, all-new Flying Spur - the definitive luxury four-door Grand Tourer  Continental and Bentayga lines on display  Record-breaking Pikes Peak Continental GT leads Centenary Parade  The Home of Bentley celebrates 100 years through a showcase of British craftsmanship and design  W.O. Bentley Tour of pre-war Bentleys to feature iconic Team Blower   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  14, August 2019:   As part of its centenary celebrations, Bentley today announces the events and special introductions the British marque will host during Monterey ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota delivers strong H1 results

 80% increase in Hybrid Electric Vehicle sales   Dubai, UAE, August 08, 2019:  Al-Futtaim Toyota has registered a strong performance in the first half of 2019, thanks to the launch of a number of new models as well as robust Land Cruiser sales.    Sales increased by 5.4% versus the same period last year – a strong achievement considering the overall non-luxury market dropped by 2% in 2019.    In the first six months of the year, Al-Futtaim Toyota introduced several new models including the Land Cruiser GTS, the all-new RAV 4 – including a hybrid variant and the region’s first hybrid SUV – and the all-new 2020 Corolla which also featured a hybrid variant for the first time ever.    Al-Futtaim Toyota registered sales increase across all ......read more

Express Auto Wash offers festive deals during Eid Al Adha

Revolutionary car wash facility behind Mushrif Mall promises efficient 5-minute car wash service for customers Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  08, August 2019:   Express Auto Wash (EAW), a premium environment automatic car wash facility located behind Mushrif Mall in Abu Dhabi will be offering a special festive rate of AED 20/- for car wash and 20% off Platinum Wash during Eid Al Adha to customers using the promo code #EidAlAdha2019 between the 10th to the 15th of August, 2019. The environment friendly facility allows multiple cars to be washed simultaneously saving your valuable time and ensures 95% of the water is recycled. Express Auto Wash has the most reliable and safest high-tech car wash systems with high-pressure undercarriage water nozzles that add to the efficiency of the wash while the MN Tech 21 Turbo ......read more

Aston Martin Vantage Gt3 Clinches First Title at Brands Hatch

Aston Martin Vantage GT3 secures third successive British GT race victory • Partner team Optimum Motorsport wins British GT Silver championship TF Sport maintains form as works driver Jonny Adam wins with Graham Davidson • Beechdean AMR closes in on seventh championship success with Aston Martin    Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  06, August 2019:   Brands Hatch: Aston Martin enjoyed a red letter day at Brands Hatch as partner team TF Sport secured the Vantage GT3’s third successive British GT victory with works driver Jonny Adam (GB) and Graham Davidson (GB). Meanwhile, Optimum Motorsport clinched its second championship in as many years as AMR Academy driver Ollie Wilkinson (GB) and Bradley Ellis (GB) won the Silver Cup title.    It was TF Sport’s second victory in ......read more

How To Avoid Regretting Your Decision To Buy A Used Car

The last thing car buyers want when they purchase new cars in Dubai or used car is to regret the purchase later. Especially if you're purchasing your first car, it's quite easy to fall victim to a number of pitfalls that could have you wondering what you were thinking when you made the choice to drive if off the lot.   Buying a Used Car You Can't Afford It's quite tempting to convince yourself that you can stretch your budget to purchase a more expensive used car than you can really handle. If you fall into this trap, you're going to have to cut other conveniences and expenses in order to make your car payment. Along with that, you're risking your credit value if you end up defaulting on the car loan or skip payments on other things in favour of the lavish car expenditure. So be careful to choose a ......read more

INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles records remarkable 19% growth in sales of all-new QX50 in H1 2019

A rewarding start to 2019 with a noteworthy increase in popularity for the all-new INFINITI QX50 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06 August 2019:  INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group, has recorded exceptional growth in the sale of the all-new and popular QX50 in the first six months of the year. Since its launch in 2018, the all-new INFINITI QX50 has endeared itself to discerning customers for its ultimate blend of performance, efficiency, design excellence and ease of handling.  Michel Ayat, CEO of Arabian Automobiles, said: “The INFINITI QX50 is highly sought-after for its remarkable responsiveness by continuously adapting to the drive. Highlighting the demand for the elegant car that stands out for its super aesthetics and performance, sales of INFINITI QX50 increased by 19 per ......read more

Popularity of MG cars in UAE booms as Al Yousuf Motors celebrates anniversary

More MGs sold in the UAE in first half of 2019 than whole of 2018 Al Yousuf Motors acquired exclusive MG distributorship last year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 06 August 2019:   As it celebrates its first anniversary as the UAE distributor for MG Motor, Al Yousuf Motors has revealed that customers in the Emirates are buying MG cars in record numbers in 2019, with sales in the first six months of the year already exceeding the total figure for 2018.   Since acquiring the UAE distribution rights for the British-born car brand earlier in 2018, and against the backdrop of a highly competitive and challenging marketplace, Al Yousuf Motors’ commitment to the brand and its customers has seen the UAE become one of MG’s best performing markets globally.    The RX5 ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota makes new-car ownership easier this August

• Drive free with Toyota • Buy now, pay next year    Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Toyota is making it easier than ever to own a new Toyota vehicle by offering up to 20% down payment on behalf of the customer.    Furthermore, Al-Futtaim Toyota is also offering the option of deferred payment, allowing customers to make their first payments in January 2020. Customers will also have the option to trade-in their old vehicle for a new one.    Customers can choose from an array of vehicles to suit their needs, including the Land Cruiser, Prado, FJ Cruiser, the all-new RAV 4 and the all-new 2020 Corolla which also features a hybrid variant for the first time ever amongst others.   “At Al-Futtaim Toyota, we are always looking for ways to make it ......read more

More vroom on the road with the all-new Altima Turbo from Arabian Automobiles Nissan

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4th August 2019:   When it comes to power matched by style, there are few contenders to the all-new Altima 2019 by Arabian Automobiles Nissan, which offers a choice of two models to satisfy your power-on-the-road craving.  Apart from the 2.5 litre engine model, Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is bringing to market for the first time a new power-driven model with a 2.0T engine that is simply unbeatable.  Cruise the highways, set out on excursions, and hit the accelerator to experience the superb performance of the 2.0T engine, which provides more than 248 hp, comparable to a V6 engine – but with more fuel efficiency. That brings two advantages to Altima lovers ......read more

New Powertrain Technologies of Lincoln Nautilus Bring Power and Performance to Luxury SUV Sector

Nautilus boasts smooth power delivered by three advanced technologies – turbocharging, direct injection, and independent variable camshaft timing – and an AWD drivetrain with adaptive suspension and all-wheel drive disconnect New Lincoln Co-Pilot360 bundles popular intuitive technologies, and advanced driver-assist features, previously available only as separate options  Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  04, August 2019:   The all-new Nautilus, Lincoln’s newest entry to the popular midsize luxury SUV market, made its regional debut earlier this year with a new turbocharged engine lineup and a standard suite of advanced technologies offering the driver assistance from the front, rear and sides. “Built to the highest of standards, Lincoln Nautilus delivers so much more than style and ......read more

Red Cross Experts Push New Land Rover Defender Prototype to the Limit in Desert Testing to Celebrate Renewal of 65-year Partnership

● Expert know-how: Land Rover visits the 4x4 experts at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) global fleet base in Dubai on the next step in the new Defender’s testing programme ● Breadth of capability: New Defender tackles the region’s famous sand dunes and the hairpins of the renowned Jebel Jais highway, which winds its way up the tallest mountain in the UAE  ● Renewed relationship: Land Rover and the IFRC have agreed a new three-year global partnership to focus on disaster preparedness and response initiatives ● Established partners: Land Rover has supported the IFRC since 1954 and is proud to work with the world’s largest humanitarian organisation in its centenary year     Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  03, August ......read more

5G mobile network goes live at all BMW Brilliance Automotive production sites in China

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  31, July  2019:    Shenyang. BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) has become the first automobile manufacturer to enable full 5G wireless coverage at all its plants. The new wireless standard allows large quantities of data to be transferred within a very short space of time, since data will now be processed in small, high-performance computer centres directly on site and no longer has to travel long distances. This means that networked machines and systems can exchange data in real time, for instance, and align themselves even better with the production process. 5G provides the ideal conditions for numerous digital innovations and has the potential to further increase efficiency, quality and flexibility in production. BBA is also implementing the technology in a pilot project that uses ......read more

Land Rover Breathes New Life Into Older Defenders

• Land Rover Classic upgrade kits for 90 and 110 wheelbase derivatives give enhanced on-road dynamics and improved performance • Wheel, suspension, braking and engine upgrades inspired by Defender Works V8  • All parts designed, approved and tested to Land Rover manufacturer standards, covered by Land Rover’s standard aftermarket parts and accessories warranty • Prices start from £432 in the UK for a diamond-turned 18-inch Sawtooth alloy wheel • Visit the new Jaguar Land Rover Classic Parts website for more information: parts.jaguarlandroverclassic.com/defenderupgrade   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 July 2019:  Land Rover Classic is introducing a range of upgrades for older Defender models which deliver enhanced performance and on-road agility inspired by the ......read more

Ericsson and Telefónica to make 5G car manufacturing a reality for Mercedes-Benz

July 30, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Ericsson is teaming up with Telefónica Germany to enable 5G car production via a private 5G network for Mercedes-Benz at the company’s Sindelfingen plant in southern Germany. All production systems and machines in the new-build Factory 56 will be connected and operated via secure 5G with gigabit data rates and almost real-time latency times while handling large amounts of data. The 5G network will enable Mercedes-Benz to boost flexibility, production precision and efficiency as industry digitalization and Internet of Things becomes a reality in car production. The 5G network will facilitate data linking or product tracking on the assembly line. All processes will be optimized and made more robust, and if necessary, be able to be adapted at short notice to fit market requirements. As a private ......read more

Aston Martin Clinches First Class Victory in Total 24 Hours of Spa

• Partner team TF Sport Racing with Oman dominates Am class with Vantage GT3 • Aston Martin Racing works driver Nicki Thiim takes third 24-hour class win • Maiden 24-hour win for Vantage GT3 and Aston Martin's first at Spa since 2010   Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  28, July  2019:   Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium): Aston Martin has claimed victory in the Pro-Am class of a rain-interrupted 2019 TOTAL 24 Hours of Spa, after a brilliant performance by partner team TF Sport Racing with Oman with the new Vantage GT3. It was the maiden win in a 24-hour race for Aston Martin Racing's new customer-focussed machine and also the first for the British sportscar marque since the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup event became a GT3-only competition.   TF Sport's triumph was made ......read more

MG's spacious new compact sedan, the technologically advanced MG5 will arrive in the Middle East this August

MG Motor’s newest car brings no-compromise offering to the compact sedan segment, packed with luxury car features.  Available from USD 9,900 British-born brand enjoying impressive rise in popularity around the region   (29 July 2019, Middle East) MG Motor has confirmed that the all-new MG5 will go on sale across the Middle East this August, with prices from USD 9,900 for the entry level model up to USD 12,600 (excluding VAT) for the top of the range. Ensuring that the region’s car buyers will no longer have to compromise when choosing a compact sedan, the all-new MG5 brings together spacious sporty styling with an impressive list of hi-tech features and entertaining performance and handling.   The arrival of the all-new MG5 is the latest stage in the exciting expansion of the British-born ......read more

Arabian Automobiles offers a world-first experience with the all-new INFINITI QX50

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 29, 2019:  Breakthrough research and technology innovation are redefining the motoring experience in the all-new INFINITI QX50, which is today among the top favourite of customers for its power-packed performance, fuel efficiency and exceptional features.  One of the stand-out features of the new QX50 is its VC-Turbo engine – one of the world’s most advanced internal combustion engines created through over 20 years of research. For customers, the VC-Turbo engine brings more power to the wheels in addition to motoring efficiency and the assurance of less environmental emissions.  A master-stroke in automobile engineering, the VC-Turbo brings the power of a high-performance 2.0 litre gas engine with superb power and efficiency. This means drivers have at their command a ......read more

Jaguar XE SV Project 8, the World's Fastest Saloon Car, Beats Its Own Nürburgring Nordschleife Record

 Jaguar’s 200mph, 600PS performance sedan lowers the fastest Nürburgring time for a four-door production car to 7min 18.361sec on 20.6km Nordschleife lap  Project 8 development driver Vincent Radermecker returns to legendary German circuit and cuts 2.9 seconds off his previous fastest time, set in November 2017   Brand-new official record also set for the whole 20.832km Nordschleife lap: 7min 23.164sec  Officially-verified lap times achieved using off-the-shelf Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tyres  Experience a 360-degree onboard view of XE SV Project 8’s record Nürburgring lap here: https://youtu.be/Ox42jY1cfjM      Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  25, July  2019:  The Jaguar Special Vehicle Operations-developed XE SV Project 8 has ......read more

Sedans are a top choice among younger buyers, survey finds

Nissan expands lineup of all-new sedans as research shows 8 in 10 millennials would consider buying one     Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  21 July  2019:   Nissan is doubling down on sedans with a growing global lineup of all-new models as research shows the segment retains strong appeal – especially for younger buyers.   Among drivers who don’t own a sedan, 75% would consider buying one now or in the future, according to a recent Nissan survey of car owners and would-be buyers around the world. For millennials, the number rises to eight in 10.    Nissan is introducing a series of new sedan models globally that cater to these potential customers. Sixty years after launching the Skyline, the company is continuing to reinvent sedans with bold new designs, the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota makes car ownership easier than ever with Toyota Choices

Personal Contract Purchase with low monthly installments   Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2019: As part of its customer-centric ethos and commitment to offer its customers the best in town products and services, Al-Futtaim Toyota is delighted to offer customers more with, its Choices, Personal Contract Purchase Program (PCP), making it easier and more affordable than ever to own a brand new or pre-owned Toyota vehicle. For those looking for a low Equated Monthly Installment (EMI), Choices is a delightfully convenient, low-risk way to finance a Toyota.    At purchase, the vehicle is set at a Guaranteed Future Value (GFV) based on the term of your agreement (24months/40,000kms or 36months/60,000kms). Not only does this preserve the value of the car at the end of the agreement, it also offers unprecedented peace of ......read more

The Car That Responds to Your Mood: New Jaguar Land Rover Tech Helps Reduce Stress

● Jaguar Land Rover is developing new AI technology to better understand changes in the driver’s mood while behind the wheel  ● Cabin settings will be altered in response to the driver’s facial expressions to help tackle stress ● Reports suggest 74 per cent of people admit to feeling stressed or overwhelmed every day ● New mood-detection system is one of a suite of technologies Jaguar Land Rover is exploring as part of its ‘tranquil sanctuary’ vision to improve the overall driving experience    Wednesday, 17 July 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   Jaguar Land Rover is researching new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to understand our state of mind while driving – and adjust cabin settings to improve driver ......read more

Trading Enterprises – Honda makes dreams a reality this Summer

Up to 12,000 Dirhams saving when buying a new Honda car Dubai, July 16, 2019:  This summer is the perfect time for all Honda lovers to fulfil their dream of owning a new Honda vehicle as Trading Enterprises - Honda introduces its “Summer Dreams” promotion allowing customers to save up to AED 12,000 when buying a new car. Starting today July 16th till end of September, new car buyers can benefit from the promotion and save big when purchasing a new Honda Pilot EXL for AED 2,249 per month, Odyssey EXL for AED 2,249 per month, Accord 2L Turbo Sport for AED 1,949 per month or Civic S for AED 1,094 per month, across all Al-Futtaim Honda showrooms in the UAE. Also, the recently launched all new HR-V has a great offer for its fans with “free insurance”. Fardeen Sara, General Manager of Sales and Marketing, ......read more

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Make Room for Elegance…

Sahara Centre Launches Ramadan/Summer Promotion to Reward Customers with 2 BMW8 Series Cars and Home Store Vouchers Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 08 May 2019:  Sahara Centre, Sharjah’s leading retail, dining, entertainment and leisure destination, is marking the Holy Month of Ramadan and the summer monthith an unprecedented promotion that will bring exceptional value for ......read more

BMW Group's operational performance on course…

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Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, together with implementation partner Britehouse, wins top SAP prize for ...…

The JSAP program is one of the largest SAP projects in the automotive distribution industry More than 300 staff and 140 consultants from Britehouse were involved in the flagship initiative, which took over 1.5 million working hours to complete over 22 months Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 05, 2019:  ABDUL Latif Jameel Motors, together with their SAP implementation partner, ......read more

‘Level Up' – Free upgrade during Ramadan from Al-Futtaim Honda…

Dubai, May 05, 2019: This special season of Ramadan, when customers purchase a new Honda car, they will be surprised with an upgrade to an even better and more exciting model absolutely free of cost.   As part of the offer, customers paying AED 69,900 for a HR-V DX model will get an upgrade to the HR-V LX while Civic DX customers can drive away in a Civic LX Sport. Additionally, ......read more

Ferrari F8 Tributo arrives in the UAE…

The mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta pays homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history       Dubai, UAE, 4 May 2019 - Al Tayer Motors, the UAE’s official importer-dealer for Ferrari, launched the iconic Italian brand’s latest car the F8 Tributo at a launch event in Dubai held at the luxurious Bulgari Hotel Yacht Club.   The F8 Tributo ......read more

Al Habtoor Motors Ramadan Promotion offers customers One Million Dirhams Cashback…

Dubai, UAE, May 01, 2019:  Al Habtoor Motors-Mitsubishi focuses on offering Mitsubishi customers greater peace of mind this Ramadan.  With One Million Dirhams lined up for cashback, one hundred customers get a chance to win back AED 10,000 each. And not just that, all customers get to drive their new car or SUV for free with complimentary Petrol, Salik and Service for one whole ......read more

Vantage AMR: Pure, Engaging, Manual Performance…

Vantage AMR delivers ultimate driving experience for customers Seven-speed manual transmission inspired by iconic motorsport setups Maximum speed 195mph*. 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds*  95kg lighter than standard Vantage Limited to 200 units worldwide with 59 units dedicated to ‘Vantage 59’ specification Powered by 4.0-litre, 510PS/625Nm twin-turbo V8 Deliveries ......read more

Lincoln Driving Q1 Success with Popular Aspirational Products, Effortless Services, and Exceptional ...…

Lincoln sales were up nearly 50 per cent across the GCC in the first quarter of 2019 over the same period last year driven mainly by strong performance in the UAE and Kuwait Impressive growth has been led by the luxury marque’s established nameplates, and momentum is set to continue with new mid-size SUV Nautilus Distributor engagement, investments in facilities, personalized ......read more

On the Money: Earn as You Drive With Jaguar Land Rover…

Innovative ‘Smart Wallet’ technology will let drivers earn cryptocurrency on the go Credits can be earned for sharing information about traffic jams and potholes and used to automatically pay for tolls, parking and electric charging Connected services are part of Jaguar Land Rover’s Destination Zero vision - zero accidents, zero congestion and zero emissions Technology ......read more

PEUGEOT announces record-breaking Q1 sales in the GCC…

• French brand posts +143 per cent YoY sales growth in Q1 2019 • Award-winning 3008 and 5008 SUVs amongst best-selling PEUGEOT models in the region • PEUGEOT Boxer commercial vehicle positively impacting sales growth   (28 April 2019, Dubai, UAE) As French automotive manufacturer, PEUGEOT, continues its comeback in the Middle East, the brand announces ......read more

2020 Genesis G90 Luxury Flagship Sedan Enters the Middle East…

 Redesigned G90 luxury sedan elevates Genesis brand prestige  Flagship sedan features “Quad Lamp” design, evolving the brand’s Athletic Elegance styling  Wide range of new standard driver-assistance technologies, including Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Avoidance-Assist Dubai, UAE - April 25, 2019:  Today, Genesis unveiled the brand’s ......read more

A Century of Innovation: the Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur…

 Elegant S2 Continental Flying Spur a landmark car in Bentley history  Flagship four-door saloon launched 60 years ago to great acclaim  Ground-breaking 6.2-litre aluminium V8 vastly improved performance  Luxury features included press button window lifts, enhanced air conditioning and window demisters  Electrically-operated ride control offered luxurious Grand ......read more

Al-Futtaim Trading Enterprises Honda technician to represent Middle East region at Honda's World ...…

Prajeeth Chandran will be among 26 finalists from over 75,000 mechanical technicians worldwide  Dubai, April 25, 2019:   40-year-old Prajeeth Naduvalappil Chandran, a Mechanical Technician at Al-Futtaim Honda has been elected to represent the Middle East region at the inaugural Honda World Skills Contest, which will be held in Japan in May this year.  Mr. Prajeeth ......read more

Young artists take centre stage at 5th Annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest…

Dubai, UAE, April 25, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Toyota has announced the winners of the 5th annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest at a special award ceremony held at Alserkal Avenue, Dubai.   The contest is a global initiative that runs across 81 countries, attracting over 900,000 submissions annually from children up to 15 years of age. The format of the competition allows children ......read more

All-new 2019 GMC Sierra arrives in the Middle East…

New Sierra Crew Cab now available across the region in six models GMC’s full-size pickup truck can be specified as Sierra, SLE, SLT and Denali models as well as new Elevation and AT4 versions Dubai, UAE, April 24, 2019:  GMC’s completely redesigned 2019 Sierra lightweight pickup truck is now on sale across the Middle East. Available in Crew Cab body style, the all-new ......read more

Abu Dhabi Motors launches new BMW & MINI Leasing Programme that puts flexibility, luxury and ...…

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Driving your own luxury BMW or MINI vehicle is now easier and more convenient than ever before thanks to great new leasing offers and options from Abu Dhabi Motors. The exclusive BMW Group importer in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain - Abu Dhabi Motors - has launched an innovative and flexible leasing programme which includes the BMW 3 Series, BMW 5 Series, BMW X3 models and MINI 5-door ......read more

New Peugeot 508 The Radical Saloon Makes Its Middle East Debut…

New Peugeot 508 makes regional debut at brand-new Peugeot Concept Store in Yas Mall Available in Middle East showrooms now with prices starting from $24,600 Completely redesigned Peugeot 508 sets world-class quality standards in the executive salon segment Cutting-edge PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® technology fitted as standard Iconic feline-inspired design cues denote Peugeot’s new ......read more

UAE Team Emirates' Main Man Martin Aiming for Major Success in the Ardennes Classics…

United Arab Emirates - April 23, 2019:  The Ardennes Classics continue on Wednesday with UAE Team Emirates announcing a stellar line-up to take on La Flèche Wallonne and the fourth Monument of the season, Liège–Bastogne–Liège. Spearheading the team of seven riders will be Dan Martin. The Irishman picked up the race victory at Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 2013, and has ......read more

Nissan launches bold and powerful refreshed 2019 Maxima in the Middle East…

Enhancements to Nissan’s flagship sedan include V-motion-inspired exterior, new wheel designs, refined interior   Dubai, UAE - 23 April 2019:  Nissan today revealed the new 2019 Nissan Maxima in the Middle East at a regional launch event in Dubai. With captivating performance stance, 19-inch diamond-cut wheels, boomerang signature LED lighting framing the enlarged V-motion ......read more

Premier Motors and Maserati host ‘Le Donne Di Maserati' – a stylish evening…

Event featured Selma Benomar’s Ramadan 2019 collection, jewellery by designer Nada G™ and make-up by Iman Al Tamimi Abu Dhabi, 23 April 2019 -  Premier Motors, the official dealer for Maserati vehicles in Abu Dhabi, hosted a stylish evening event titled ‘Le Donne Di Maserati’ at its showroom in Khalidiya. The event showcased 20 exquisite creations from ......read more

BMW Group sales up 2.8% in March, beating market trends in several major markets…

BMW Group global number one in premium segment in first quarter BMW brand delivers 221,631 in March, up 3.7% All major sales regions contribute to sales increase First quarter sales grow at BMW, Rolls-Royce, BMW Motorrad BMW i3 sales up 16% for best-ever first quarter: 9,227 sold Nota: “Our focus remains on sustainable, profitable growth” Dubai, UAE, April 18, ......read more

Buying a Used Car, Worth It or Not?…

April 18, 2019 - Dubai, UAE The market for used cars always existed, but has started thriving in the last few years. This is because after your house, a car is probably the next expensive purchase that you will make and used cars sometimes give better value for money compared to new cars. But how much is it worth? Not just in terms of cost but also what it gives back. To help you answer ......read more

Hyundai Announces Project to Generate Electricity Using Hydrogen Vehicle Technology…

Hyundai Motor signs MOU to build 1 MW hydrogen fuel cell power facility in Korea NEXO power module to generate 8,000 MWh of electricity annually with zero emissions Hyundai continues effort to build Hydrogen Society in line with ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2019:  Hyundai Motor Company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with two South Korean ......read more

UD Trucks launches New Quester to help companies in the MEENA region overcome business challenges ...…

New Quester designed to extend uptime and provide MEENA fleet customers with a higher return on investment. Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2019:   UD Trucks today unveiled New Quester in the Middle East, East and North Africa (MEENA). This new version of the brand’s well-established heavy-duty truck introduces a range of enhancements that will enable logistics companies across the ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Finds the Teenagers Writing the Code for a Self-driving Future…

Fully-autonomous vehicles will require an estimated one billion lines of code – compared to just 145,000 needed to land on the moon in 1969 Tomorrow’s engineers are already learning to code at school to prepare for self-driving future and bridge the skills gap Land Rover 4x4 In Schools programme is inspiring future talent to offset global STEM skills shortage Almost five ......read more

W Motors and ICONIQ Motors reveal their first Autonomous Vehicle “MUSE” to the world at Auto ...…

Dubai, UAE - 16th April 2019:  W Motors and ICONIQ Motors have officially unveiled the MUSE Autonomous car to the world at Auto Shanghai.  The fully-electric self-driving MUSE offers a unique and futuristic travel experience. It features an advanced infotainment system and smart onboard services, innovative wide screen user interfaces and advanced cloud-computed ......read more

Renault Trucks Gives Its Customers an Adventure Experience in the Middle East…

Renault Trucks welcomed customers from more than 30 different countries at its annual event on 8th to 12th April in Bahrain The event hosted more than 450 participants from all corners of the globe including 80 from the Middle East, and hundreds from Africa, Turkey and Algeria, at the Bahrain International Circuit 60 customers from Saudi Arabia joined the event on a day dedicated to ......read more

Dubai Police supports green vision with addition of 13 Renault ZOE electric cars from Arabian ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 15th, 2019:   Dubai Police today announced that is has added 13 Renault ZOE electric cars from Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, to its patrol fleet.  The collaboration between Dubai Police and Arabian Automobiles is in line with ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota rewards customers ahead of the holy month of Ramadan…

Customers can choose between an Umrah or a holiday destination with the purchase of every new Toyota vehicle  Dubai, UAE - April 11, 2019:  Al-Futtaim Toyota is welcoming the holy month of Ramadan earlier this year with the launch of new rewards. Customers will no longer have to wait until Ramadan to snag the best deals and can do it a full month earlier with the purchase of ......read more

Bentley Offers First Glimpse of New Flying Spur…

Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019:   The world’s leading luxury automotive company is innovating beyond the existing boundaries of performance, refinement and luxury with the introduction of an all-new four-door Grand Tourer.  ...read more

Consumers Plug Into BMW's Eco-friendly Range at Middle East E-mobility Auto Show…

BMW Group Middle East partners with Bassoul-Heneine, the official BMW Group importer in Lebanon, to make big impact at e-MotorShow Middle East in Beirut on April 11-15. Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2019:  BMW Group Middle East, together with Bassoul-Heneine, the official BMW Group importer in Lebanon, will put on a high-voltage display at the region’s first auto show dedicated ......read more

Trains, Planes and Automobiles: The Story of Bentley's Innovative Founder…

British luxury car company founded 100 years ago by W.O. Bentley Original Bentley Rotary One (BR1) engine developed during First World War Founding father of Bentley considered one of the greatest British automotive engineers of all time Innovation remains at heart of successful luxury brand Dubai, UAE, April 09, 2019:   As Bentley marks its Centenary year, the ......read more

BMW at Auto Shanghai 2019…

April 09, 2019:  BMW takes to the stage at Auto Shanghai 2019 with the spotlight on two model premieres in particular. The new BMW 3 Series Sedan is making its Chinese debut at the international motor show, and the latest generation of the globally popular sports sedan will be built for the Chinese market by BMW Brilliance Automotive in Shenyang. Also rolling off the assembly line here will ......read more

Express Auto Wash introduces premium new services…

Revolutionary 5 minutes car wash recycles 95% of water  Dubai, UAE, April 08, 2019:  Express Auto Wash (EAW) located behind the Mushrif Mall introduces new premium services to meet the discerning requirements of car owners in Abu Dhabi. The environment friendly car wash facility recycles 95% of the water used and allows multiple cars to be washed simultaneously saving your ......read more

Italian flair adds exciting touch to Automechanika Dubai 2019's powerful European presence…

Leading manufacturers from Italy target growing Middle East and Africa at region’s premier automotive aftermarket trade fair    Dubai, UAE, April 07, 2019:  The powerful European presence at this year’s Automechanika Dubai exhibition will have a big boost of turbo-charged Italian flair, with a host of companies from Italy revving their engines ahead of the Middle ......read more

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets Dubai Autodrome Lap Record…

  Jaguar XE SV Project 8 confirms its place as the world’s fastest production, four door saloon car with new record in Dubai Most extreme performance road-legal Jaguar four door saloon – designed, engineered and hand-assembled by Special Vehicles Operations – is capable of 0-100kmh in 3.7sec and a limited top speed of 320kmh Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April ......read more

Volvo Cars introduces Care Key as standard on all cars for safe car sharing…

Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2019:   Volvo Cars today reveals the Care Key, allowing any Volvo buyer to set a speed limit for themselves, their family members or friends. The Care Key will come as standard on all Volvo cars from model year 2021.   The Care Key allows Volvo drivers to set limitations on the car’s top speed, before lending their car to other family members or to ......read more

The all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4 is shaking up the SUV game again…

Al-Futtaim Toyota’s 1st Hybrid Electric SUV in the UAE   Trend setting design, tougher looks and class-leading fuel economy  Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2019:   In 1994 Toyota did something unprecedented in motoring by launching its first crossover sport utility vehicle (SUV), the Toyota RAV4, revolutionizing the segment and redefining the meaning of adventure ever ......read more

Big data and artificial intelligence to play a big role in Middle East's automotive aftermarket ...…

Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:  An ongoing transformation in the Middle East automotive industry will have a sizeable impact on the regional aftermarket, with big data and analytics playing a pivotal role in how industry players optimise their value chain, experts said today (27 March 2019.) Vishal Sanghavi, Project Manager for Automotive and Transportation at research and advisory firm ......read more

Innovative gel sealant enters UAE to prevent tyre bursts in soaring temperatures…

High-quality product prevents punctures and blowouts to guarantee safety on the road   Dubai, United Arab Emirates (April 1, 2019):   Even the thought of a burst tyre in a moving vehicle, however rare, is enough to induce paranoia amongst motorists. And in an unfortunate event when a poorly-maintained tyre gives way, the consequences can be fatal — both for drivers and ......read more

Six Reasons Why Gmc's 2019 Yukon Is the Ideal Family-friendly Vehicle…

Smart design, advanced technologies and versatile functionality make GMC’s full-size SUV stand out from its rivals   Dubai, UAE, April 01, 2019:   With their bold styling, premium interior appointments and powerful engine lineup, GMC’s Yukon and Yukon Denali are undoubtedly professional-grade full-size SUVs. Thanks to their smart design, advanced technologies ......read more

Future Jaguar Land Rover Models Could Help Stop the Spread of Superbugs…

Using a type of ultraviolet light, Jaguar Land Rover believes it could help to stop the spread of bacteria and harmful viruses Future ventilation systems could neutralise pathogens which cause infections  UV-C technology can help stop the spread of cold and flu, while reducing the transmission of major superbugs by up to 30%*  Jaguar Land Rover is exploring a wide range of ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Opens World's Largest Lincoln Vitrine Facility…

Integrated 3S complex and new-look Lincoln and Ford showrooms on Sheikh Zayed Road to provide sales impetus in 2019 Dubai, 31 March 2019:   Continuing its network expansion, Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s leading automobile dealerships and official importer-dealer for Ford and Lincoln vehicles, has opened the world’s largest Lincoln Vitrine facility at Al Ittihad Road ......read more

Al Majid Motors celebrates KIA's top laurels at Middle East Car of the Year Awards 2019…

KIA Cerato wins the Best Compact Sedan award and KIA Stinger is voted as Best Compact Premium Sedan  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 March 2019:   Al Majid Motors, the sole distributor for KIA passenger vehicles in the UAE, today announced that KIA has won two top laurels at the Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) Awards 2019.  While KIA Cerato won the Best Compact ......read more

The new BMW 1 Series: final test phase in Miramas.…

Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2019:  Camouflaged pre-series vehicles of the third-generation BMW 1 Series are currently still undergoing extensive test drives at the BMW proving ground in Miramas, Southern France. The facility’s diverse handling tracks offer the optimal conditions for refining agility and dynamics of the new BMW 1 Series. This was preceded by five years of intensive ......read more

The King of Toyota gets a sportier makeover with new design details…

The Land Cruiser Grand Touring Sport now available in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 28, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Toyota announces the arrival of the new Land Cruiser VXR Grand Touring Sport (GTS). Having firmly positioned itself as the king of all terrains, the mighty Toyota Land Cruiser GTS is set to dominate the concrete jungle once more.  With a host of upgrades ......read more

The BMW iX3, the BMW i4 and the BMW iNEXT undergo cold testing in the Arctic Circle…

Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2019:   BMW i is preparing to launch the next generation of solely electrically powered models. Three of the brand’s electric models are currently going through a key phase of their series development process at the BMW Group’s winter test centre in Arjeplog, Sweden. Together with the BMW iX3 already due to go on sale next year, the BMW i4 and the ......read more

Renault Takes Top Honors at Middle East Car of the Year 2019…

Renault’s all-new Duster won the MECOTY Public Award for 2019 The new Renault Megane R.S. was voted best in class for the Performance Hatchback category Leading the Electric Vehicles segment, Renault’s Zoe Z.E. 40 charged to first place Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2019:  On March 25, 2019, Renault Middle East made swift wins across multiple award categories at the ......read more

Aston Martin Db11 Volante Wins at Middle East Car of the Year Awards…

DB11 Volante wins in Luxury Coupe (Convertible) category Recognised at region’s most prestigious automotive awards 26 March 2019, Dubai:   Aston Martin triumphed at the prestigious Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards on 25th March, with the DB11 Volante winning best in class in the Luxury Coupe (Convertible) category.   The DB11 Volante sets new ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive drives Green initiative for sustainable future…

Huge desert clean-up results in 2,000 bags of rubbish collected Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2019:   As part of its efforts to protect the environment and keeping in line with the UAE Vision 2021, over 650 associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive, participated in a desert clean-up.  Organised in association with Dubai Municipality and Dubai Police, the clean-up covered approximately ......read more

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