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2018 Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE

New Vantage road car forms basis of Aston Martin Racing’s 2018 WEC challenger   Developed in parallel with the new Vantage road car Development car has already completed 13,000km of testing, including two 30hr tests  Three new key technical partners: Alcon brakes; Öhlins suspension; Michelin tyres Established AMR drivers joined by British star Alex Lynn Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Aston Martin revealed the new Vantage: a dynamic successor to the biggest-selling road car in the British marque’s history. In an unprecedented synchronised launch, Aston Martin Racing revealed the new Vantage GTE: the spectacular new FIA World Endurance Championship challenger poised to replace the team’s most successful competition car of all-time, the multiple Le Mans-winning V8 Vantage ......read more

Nissan Bags Two Trophies at the Annual Arab Wheels Awards

New Nissan Altima voted best mid-size sedan in 2017 New Nissan Kicks voted best compact-SUV in 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 22, 2017:  Nissan secured two awards at this year’s third annual Arab Wheels Awards, held at a prestigious ceremony in Dubai’s Meydan Hotel. The awards recognized the new Nissan Altima as the best mid-size sedan and the new Nissan Kicks as the best compact-SUV.    "The two awards are a testament to Nissan’s commitment to deliver a wide portfolio of cars to its customers in the region, powered by advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology” said Kalyana Sivagnanam, President of Nissan Middle East and Regional Vice President Marketing and Sales for Africa, the Middle East and India, “For not only one, but two of our cars, Nissan ......read more

Introducing the new Vantage: the successor to a true sporting dynasty

New Vantage defined by bold new look, intensified performance and dynamics   Powered by 4.0-litre, 510PS/685Nm twin-turbo V8 mated to eight-speed ZF transmission Maximum speed 195mph. 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds  First Aston Martin to be fitted with an Electronic Rear Differential (E-Diff) Deliveries scheduled to begin second quarter of 2018 Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Vantage. An evocative name for a magnificent bloodline of thoroughbred sports cars. For seven decades the heartbeat of Aston Martin’s purest models, the Vantage nameplate has been worn by some true icons. First used in 1951 on a high-output engine option for the DB2, Vantage was quickly established as a model in its own right. Highlights include the William Towns-designed V8 Vantage, spectacular twin-supercharged V600 Le Mans and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda and RoadSafetyUAE organize ‘first-ever' UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event

Event helps raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by riders   Dubai, November 22, 2017:  Supporting the efforts by the UAE and Dubai government to reduce the number of road accidents and deaths, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE jointly with RoadSafetyUAE, organized the ‘first ever’ UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event.    The event aimed to raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by motorcycle riders who are the most vulnerable on the road.    According to the data revealed by Dubai Police, there were a total of 276 motorbike related incidents in 2016 including 16 fatalities. Motorcyclists were ......read more

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements dedicated to the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. Groupe Renault is entering Pakistan, a new market for the Group. The assembly will be done in a brand new state-of-the-art plant in Karachi. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 21, 2017:  Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim today announced that they have signed definitive agreements for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.   “Groupe Renault is delighted to extend its international footprint by entering Pakistan, a fast-growing market with a 10% annual growth rate. By partnering with Al-Futtaim, a very professional and renowned automotive partner, Groupe Renault aims to become a major player in Pakistan. We aim to bring our latest ......read more

Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One

Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One with a video retracing its history in the pinnacle of motorsport – view it here Over 40 years the French manufacturer has achieved 170 wins from 24 drivers and 481 podium finishes 40 ‘Yellow Teapots’ have been created to mark the anniversary, a special tribute to the heroic RS01 model Middle East, 19th November 2017:   As the Renault team prepares for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, the French manufacturer is celebrating 40 years of success, passion and pride in Formula One.    The success story began in 1977 with the RS01 model and is still very much alive today with Renault’s two drivers, Carlos Sainz Jr. and Nico Hülkenberg currently sitting in 9th and 12th place respectively ahead of the Abu Dhabi event, which will ......read more

Toyota goes Xtreme with Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Fortuner

Xtreme line-up now in an action-packed off-road activity at the Dubai Motor Show Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 18, 2017:  Keeping the adrenaline fueled off-roaders in mind, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, has introduced the Xtreme kit to the Toyota Fortuner, inducting it into the Xtreme family along with the Land Cruiser and FJ Cruiser. Fans of the Xtreme lineup can see the cars’ limits being pushed at the action-packed off-road activity taking place during the Dubai International Motor Show at the outdoor Toyota 4x4 Adventure. “Following the intense demand of the off-roading community in the UAE, we are proud to introduce a new Xtreme variant to the Toyota Fortuner, bringing it to the ranks of the Land Cruiser Xtreme and FJ Cruiser ......read more

Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region

First of its kind Zero Emission school bus. Bus specially adopted to meet UAE’s school transport specifications.   Emirates Transport Media Dept.  Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, launched on Monday 6th November, the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region.   The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind worldwide.   Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager of Emirates Transport, said: “The launch of a Zero Emission school bus comes as part of our efforts to achieve the vision of the government for a green economy and ......read more

Almaeeni: 100% growth in supplier response past 3 months

18,000 registration request for vehicle’s tires smart card in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017:  The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has witnessed a strong demand from the manufacturers and suppliers of tires in the UAE to apply for registration in the tire tracking system and its specifications since it was approved by the board of directors of ESMA in early June.   The number of suppliers and registrants in the RFID system has reached 17,838 suppliers registered over the past three months, an increase of nearly double, compared to 9 thousand and 774 transactions were recorded in the second quarter of this year. HE Abdulla Almaeeni, Director General of “ESMA” said. The rapid response by suppliers to join the tire tracking system contributes to ......read more

The New Jaguar E-Pace Makes Middle East Debut at Dubai International Motor Show

Jaguar E-PACE: the design and dynamics of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV Latest connectivity technologies and practicality solutions for busy families Sports car-inspired design includes first-in-class 21-inch alloy wheels Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their favourite apps on the move Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road Configurable Dynamics technology delivers Jaguar dynamics, allowing drivers to personalise throttle, steering and transmission settings Lightweight suspension architecture, all-wheel drive, Active Driveline and torque vectoring technologies provide excellent agility and all-surface ......read more

Aston Martin at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Middle Eastern show debut of Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar Iconic, rare original DB5 Convertible displayed  Regional debut of newly launched V8-powered DB11  Premiere of Middle East exclusive, Vanquish S Pearl Edition November 14, 2017, Dubai:  Aston Martin marks the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.   The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar makes a hugely anticipated appearance, being shown for the first time in the region to the public. The product of a unique Innovation Partnership between the British luxury brand and eminent F1TM team Red Bull Racing, this ambitious, uncompromising and wholly extraordinary collaboration combines the vision and skills of two ......read more

2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes appearance at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show In addition to its striking stylish design, the 2018 Camry HEV provides over 70% greater fuel economy than a regular petrol engine Camry, thanks to a revised hybrid system. With a 2.5L engine, the new Camry’s improved electric motor produces more torque and helps make acceleration even more responsive, delivering 212 horsepower. The 2018 model’s elevated efficiency arrives with a remarkably stunning drive, that ......read more

Lexus launches reimagined flagship, all-new 'LS' in the UAE

All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid System on LS 500h Lexus Safety System+ and other advanced safety technologies United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, announced, from its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) exclusive stand at the Dubai International Motor Show, the launch of all-new Lexus LS, the fifth-generation of the original luxury disruptor, that has set benchmarks for powertrain smoothness, ......read more

Maserati Middle East and Africa reveals new Ghibli at Dubai International Motor Show 2017

2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on display Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all Maserati models have been thoroughly upgraded, adopting additional high-tech contents. The new Ghibli as well as the Levante MY18 are now available in GranLusso and GranSport trims, previously introduced in the Quattroporte range. Ghibli and Quattroporte now feature Adaptive full LED headlights with glare free high-beam, based on Matrix technology for Ghibli, developed in collaboration with Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting, and on L-shape technology for Quattroporte. Both Maserati ......read more

Ferrari and Al Tayer Motors launch Ferrari Portofino in the Middle East at Dubai International Motor Show

The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence   Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofino takes pride of place on the Ferrari stand, displayed amongst an elegant Ferrari fleet comprising the dynamic 812 Superfast, the exuberant 488 GTB and the luxurious GTC4 Lusso T.   The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 200 ......read more

INFINITI unveils new QX80 at Dubai International Motor Show

New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  INFINITI Motor Company revealed the new QX80 full-size luxury SUV today for the first time at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI’s market-leading presence in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the QX80 takes INFINITI’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language in a bold new direction, creating a powerful, contemporary and commanding aesthetic.    “The new INFINITI QX80 ......read more

Trendier and sportier new Toyota Yaris Hatchback 2018 to be previewed at Dubai International Motor Show

Newly designed exterior and improved interior features Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November, 2017:  Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be previewing the all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback during the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Over the years, the Toyota Yaris Hatchback has branded itself as a fun and agile car, which is complemented by its low fuel consumption and driving comfort. This year, at the Dubai International Motor Show, the latest iteration of the Toyota Yaris Hatchback will make an appearance. Redesigned for 2018, the new Toyota Yaris enjoys a sportier and trendier look and comes with a completely new front bumper and radiator grille combination with a glossy finish on the mesh. A new design for the lower back also ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to unveil one-off Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy' Ghost at Dubai International Motor Show

Dubai, UAE: November 13, 2017:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will showcase the capa-bilities of its unparalleled Bespoke programme at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show as it unveils a special one-off commission - the Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Ghost. Conceptualized by brand experts at AGMC, the sole dealers of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, and hand-crafted by the experts at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, the Spirit of Calligraphy is a unique Ex-tended Wheel Base Rolls-Royce Ghost that combines the words of the luxury brand’s founder with the region’s Arabian heritage.  The Rolls-Royce ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Bespoke Ghost draws its design inspiration from the ancient art of Arabic Calligraphy, where words are ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover rolls out new ‘ARCH' corporate identity across MENA dealer network

Customer experience sits at heart of ARCH concept, delivering a premium experience every step of the journey Significant investment by retailer network will contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s future growth and success Consistent look and feel will be found at all Jaguar Land Rover retail sites thanks to globally implemented standard architecture, interior design and use of materials Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 October, 2017:  An ambitious four-year programme to roll out Jaguar Land Rover’s all-new retailer corporate identity is well underway throughout the British carmaker’s Middle East and North Africa dealer network. Known as the ‘ARCH Concept,’ within the next two years every Jaguar Land Rover showroom and workshop facility within the region will have benefited from the redesign, ......read more

Counterfeit parts warning from ACDelco Middle East after major new seizure

Fake parts can lead to mechanical problems, breakdowns, accidents and even personal injury   Middle East, 7 November 2017:  With the recent destruction by authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, of a major haul of fake spare parts, premium aftermarket supplier ACDelco is highlighting the dangers of purchasing counterfeit parts and warning Middle East customers to be vigilant when purchasing any auto parts.   While fake parts may often be less expensive to buy, the cost can prove to be far higher in the long run, and not just financially. Imitation parts typically don’t last as long as genuine parts, making it necessary to replace them more frequently. Typically, these parts aren’t built to a particular car’s specifications, which can also lead to mechanical problems and breakdowns. ......read more

BMW M5 and BMW Concept X7 iPerformance to headline Dubai International Motor Show.

BMW Group is preparing for regional premieres of the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the BMW M5 and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:   BMW Middle East and AGMC, the official BMW importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, will showcase an impressive display of 20 models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show held on November 14-18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Heading up the display will be the much-anticipated BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the all-new BMW M5 Sedan and the upgraded BMW X3 - each premiering in the Middle East for the first time. Other highlight models on the stand include the BMW i3s, the BMW X1 25i M Sport and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Joining BMW Group Middle East and AGMC officials at the show will be Domagoj Dukec, Vice President ......read more

GMC opens new chapter in Middle East with ‘Like A Pro' campaign

New campaign personifies what it means to be Professional Grade Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:   GMC, the truck and SUV manufacturer has announced the launch of ‘Like A Pro’, a new campaign evolving its ‘We Are Professional Grade’ positioning. ‘Like A Pro’ celebrates GMC vehicles and customers — people who passionately live life to a higher standard. The ‘Like A Pro’ campaign illustrates the core values of ‘We Are Professional Grade’ and shows the emotional connection customers have with their GMC trucks and SUV models. With the new campaign, this is first time in the region that the brand, which has been present in the Middle East for over 93 years, has taken its brand messaging in a new direction, marking a key moment in the brand’s ongoing ......read more

Jaguar's Stellar Dubai International Motor Show Line-up Will Be Its Biggest Yet at Region's Premier Automotive Showcase Event

Six models are making their Middle East debut, including one hero appearance by an all-new highly anticipated model in the region Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 2, 2017:  Jaguar announced today that it will put on a stunning display of six new vehicles at the upcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from November 14 - 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In what is its largest line-up presented at the show to date, the British premium car manufacturer has confirmed that six new vehicles are making an appearance for the first time in the Middle East region, including a new record breaking model which is one of the brands most highly anticipated products in this region.    XF SPORTBRAKE Making its regional debut at the Dubai International Motorshow is the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, which ......read more

Indian automobile manufacturer invests AED 40 million at RAKEZ

Ras Al Khaimah, 1 November 2017:  Auto Bus Laser LLC, a newly established commercial vehicle parts manufacturer, has joined Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone’s (RAKEZ) bustling family of industrialists in its Al Ghail Industrial Zone. The company has been set up to exclusively support Ashok Leyland’s operations by supplying bus bodies, engines, exhausts, clutches, breaks, radiators, and other vehicle parts.  With around AED 40 million worth of investment, Auto Bus Laser has acquired a massive 20,100 square metre of land at RAKEZ’s Al Ghail Industrial Zone where the company will construct a state-of-the-art facility that will house the next generation of laser machines.  Commenting on the company’s establishment, Auto Bus Laser’s Chief Executive Officer Raman Macker stated: “We are ......read more

Premier Motors Supports 2nd USIP World Police Games

Abu Dhabi, 01 November 2017:  Premier Motors, the official dealer for Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford, Lincoln, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2nd World Police Games organised by the International Police Sports Union (USIP) as its exclusive automotive partner.  The 2017 event will be held under the auspices of Lt. General H. H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, from 3 – 10 November in Abu Dhabi. The UAE, which is one of the founding member countries of USIP, is the first Arab country to host the event.  Premier Motors will be supporting the event with a fleet of some of the latest Jaguar Land Rover vehicles including the flagship Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, the versatile Land Rover Discovery and the Jaguar XF and XJ. Speaking about ......read more

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Family get a Kicks out of ICC Champions Trophy 2017!…

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Al-Futtaim Motors and Dubai Police aim at heightened road safety this summer…

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The New Jaguar XE SV Project 8…

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Clearsy Announces The SIL4 Certification of its Safety Vital Relay Range…

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Lexus Adds Design Flair and Imaginative Technologies to Luc Besson's Upcoming Sci-fi Epic Valerian…

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Aston Martin Confirms Production of First All-Electric Model…

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Al-Futtaim Motors sees stellar growth in its hybrid sales…

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

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Al Ghandi Auto Sells First Chevrolet Vehicle Via Its ‘Shop Click Drive' Site…

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

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

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Dubai, 05 June 2017:  A Ford F-550 Super Duty delivery truck belonging to Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles in the UAE, has driven more than a million kilometres in 2014 days, or just over five and a half years, living up to its ‘Built Tough’ tagline. Used by the dealership to transport customer vehicles to showrooms and customer deliveries, ......read more

On its First Anniversary Al Habtoor Motors Salutes Saudi Arabia…

Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017:  Al Habtoor Motors Saudi Arabia is proud to announce its first anniversary in Saudi Arabia selling Daimler-Fuso trucks. To kick off its anniversary celebration, the company will launch a number of promotional campaigns for its customers & resellers. Furthermore, the company plans to host Kingdom wide promotional events to celebrate this milestone.  The ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles Announces Massive Ramadan Deals…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 29 May 2017:  Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Nissan, Infiniti and Renault in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has launched a major promotional campaign during the holy month of Ramadan.   Exceptional deals are on offer for a select range of cars that includes Nissan and Infiniti line-ups and select Renault models. They include support on ......read more

Al Ghandi Auto and Chevrolet to Offer Customers…

~~During the holy month Customers will experience great value on 2017 Chevrolet Models, including savings up to AED 50,000 Dubai, UAE– The holy month of Ramadan is a time of giving and Al Ghandi Auto, the exclusive Chevrolet dealer in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is sharing its most generous offers of the year to customers in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. Chevrolet’s powerful, ......read more

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

New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is next Collector’s Edition sports car designed, engineered and assembled by SVO Production strictly limited to 300 units worldwide  Project 8 will offer supercar performance and dynamics in a sedan  600PS 5.0-litre V8 will make Project 8 the most powerful road legal Jaguar in history  Project 8 prototype featuring unique camouflage by ......read more

EMC Provides 50 Mercedes-Benz Trucks To Readymix Firm…

  Emirates Motor Company Daimler Commercial Vehicles delivers 50 heavy duty vehicles to Transgulf Readymix.  All Actros 4440 8x4 vehicles are equipped with Leibherr 12cbm mixers 24/05/2017, Abu Dhabi: Emirates Motor Company (EMC) Daimler Commercial Vehicles has delivered 50 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Transgulf Readymix that will help the UAE concrete firm fulfil on its ......read more

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

  Winning campaign developed in partnership with Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 May 2017: Nissan’s Aqdar Drive Safely program has been officially recognised by the Middle East Road & Bridge Forum for its innovative and engaging approach to road safety in the UAE, just three months after its launch.  The program, developed by ......read more

Ferrari's GTC4Lusso T, Arrives in the UAE…

First four-seater Ferrari with a V8 engine is now at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi Dubai, 23 May 2017:  Ferrari’s GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to sport a V8 engine, has arrived in UAE showrooms and can be viewed at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi. Ushering in a whole new Ferrari GT concept, the car is aimed squarely at drivers ......read more

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

  Tom Brady and Aston Martin enter new long-term partnership  Brady will collaborate with the British luxury brand on a new content series entitled Category of One, to premiere later this year  Tom Brady pictured with new Aston Martin DB11 22 May 2017, Dubai - UAE:  Aston Martin today announces the start of a new long-term partnership with Tom Brady, ......read more

Al Habtoor Motors offers Mitsubishi customers a chance to win 10 Lancer EX Cars with "Pick ...…

Dubai, UAE, May 21 2017:   Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, is ready to treat customers with absolute value along with greater savings on the entire fleet of Mitsubishi passenger cars during the holy month of giving. What makes it even more exciting is they also get a chance to win 5 Lancer EX cars in Dubai and 5 in Sharjah.  The Mitsubishi range is now ......read more

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

Marking the holy month with generous offers, a 100% down payment promise and a complimentary five year service package Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is offering its customers the chance to win up to AED 100,000 in instant ......read more

2018 Nissan Pathfinder Ups Adventure-Ready Credentials with Refined Styling & Design, Enhanced ...…

  Major redesign includes bold new front end with signature boomerang-shaped headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights and available LED headlights New 3.5-liter V6 engine adds direct injection system, horsepower increases to 271, with towing capacity of 1,500 KG Enhanced user friendliness features range from Motion-Activated liftgate to a new touch screen monitor to be added for ......read more

Volvo Cars partners with Google to build Android into next generation connected cars…

Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2017:  Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years. The ......read more

UD Trucks Launches Croner in the Middle East…

•    UD Trucks’ all-new medium duty truck range helps customers maximise productivity  •    Available with a wide range of customisable configurations for superior uptime  (Middle East, 16th May 2017) Japanese manufacturer, UD Trucks has launched Croner, an all-new medium duty truck, in the Middle East, East and North Africa. ......read more

Lexus Unveils All-New LC luxury Coupe to Open a New Chapter in Brand History…

•    Alluring, expressively designed performance coupe defines a new era for the global luxury brand •    Flagship model introduces new Multi Stage Hybrid powertrain and the first-ever 10-speed automatic transmission for a luxury automobile •    All-new rear-wheel drive GA-L platform realizes a significantly agile, more refined ......read more

More value for you this Ramadan with Al-Futtaim Honda…

Dubai, May 16, 2017:  This Ramadan, customers will receive more from Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE. The Al-Futtaim company will be offering exciting starting prices and excellent value with free service and warranty across the car range.  In addition, customers purchasing a new Honda cars during the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors showcase its vision for a more sustainable future in-line with the UAE Vision 2021…

Director General of the Municipality in Ajman tests zero emission Toyota Mirai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, introduced His Excellency Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Municipality and Planning ......read more

Application deadline approaches for INFINITI Engineering Academy 2017…

This unique recruitment program will offer one young engineer studying in the UAE a 12-month placement with INFINITI and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017:  The deadline for applications draws close for the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy - INFINITI’s global search for the best and brightest engineering talent.  Now in ......read more

Nissan Reports Full-Year Results for Fiscal Year 2016…

  Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 11, 2017) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2017.  Nissan generated an operating profit of 742.2 billion yen on net revenues of 11.72 trillion yen as strong sales in the US, China and Western Europe partly offset the impact of foreign exchange and weakness in emerging ......read more

Edel & Stark Group – the Swiss luxury car hirer opens new office in Dubai…

After the opening of new locations in Munich, Germany in March 2014 and in Nice, France in January 2015, the opening of a new office in Dubai followed in April 2017. The Edel & Stark Group finances the strategic expansion of the branch network with a long-term investment of a sports car enthusiast and visionary as well as through the corporation with a local partner in the United Arab ......read more

Federal-Mogul Motorparts Launches Mid-Range Wagner QSTM Aftermarket Brake Pads…

  Pads cover 90 percent of truck and trailer vehicles in operation to generate cost benefits Dubai, May 9,2017: Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC today announced the launch of Wagner QS® application-specific brake pads for commercial vehicles. The new range is targeted to meet the expectations of workshop and fleet operators who are looking for reduced parts ......read more

Custom Super Tourer and Innovative Spray-on Body Finish Drawing Attention at Automechanika Dubai…

Dubai, UAE:  Super-modified tourers and trailers purpose-built to take on the rigours of the desert and its extreme conditions and an innovative protective spray-on exterior finish, were among the many special features attracting trade visitors at the ongoing Automechanika Dubai 2017, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dominating the show floor with its powerful ......read more

‘The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV makes Middle East debut'…

The European Car of the year 2017 launched in Dubai Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017:  The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV was unveiled last Wednesday during a regional launch event at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. The high-profile event was attended by Jean-Philippe Imparato, Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot brand, Jean-Christophe Quemard, Executive Vice-President Africa-Middle East of PSA Group, ......read more

Automechanika Dubai 2017 gets off to flying start featuring 1,954 exhibitors from 57 countries…

Biggest names in global automotive aftermarket converge for three-days to boost business ties in Middle East and Africa  Dubai, UAE, May 7, 2017:  The biggest names in the global automotive aftermarket are gathering in Dubai this week, as they take aim at a Middle East spare parts market and auto services industry that’s estimated to grow by 4.9 per cent over the next five ......read more

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