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Mobile Malaria Project Embarks on Journey of Discovery

Land Rover Bursary awarded to the ‘Mobile Malaria Project’  Driving a modified Land Rover Discovery, eight-week expedition will travel through Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya Land Rover Bursary is awarded annually in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) – Land Rover’s longest standing humanitarian and conservation partner Oxford University researchers with portable laboratory equipment will work with African scientists to learn about the challenges facing malaria research and investigate the potential of portable DNA sequencing technology  Project vehicle enhanced by Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations in celebration of 30 years of Discovery as the most capable full-sized premium SUV Thursday 21 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates –   Land ......read more

Volvo Cars celebrates 60 years of sharing safety knowledge with open-for-all digital library

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:   Volvo Cars is for the first time making its safety knowledge easily accessible in a central digital library which it urges the car industry to use, in the interest of safer roads for all.   The announcement symbolises the company’s philosophy of boosting safety through sharing knowledge that helps save lives and comes on the 60-year anniversary of what may have been the most important invention in the history of automotive safety, the three-point safety belt.   Introduced by Volvo Cars in 1959, the three-point safety belt is estimated to have saved over one million lives globally, not just in Volvos but in numerous other cars, thanks to its decision to share the invention in the interest of improving traffic safety. Since then it has continued to prioritise societal progress ......read more

Jaguar F-Pace: 300 Sport and Chequered Flag Special Editions Join Award-winning Range

Jaguar introduces F-PACE 300 SPORT and Chequered Flag special editions to the World Car  of the Year and World Car Design of the Year award-winning F-PACE range Performance-focused 300 SPORT, available with both clean and efficient 300PS petrol and diesel AWD powertrains, features assertive sporting exterior and interior changes Feature-packed Chequered Flag has an impressive standard specification including 10-way electric seats, Touch Pro Navigation and Meridian Sound System, distinctive design details throughout, and is available with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel Ingenium engines  Every model in the F-PACE range, from the 163PS 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel model to the halo 5.0-litre 550PS V8 F-PACE SVR, now features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard 20 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab ......read more

Bentley Collection Celebrates Centenary Milestone

Limited edition items mark 100 years of Bentley Motors Centenary gold finish on individual pieces mirrors all cars built in 2019 Extraordinary statement pieces define exciting vision for the future   (Middle East, 20 March 2019) On July 10 2019 Bentley marks its 100th year. To celebrate this remarkable milestone we have created the new Centenary Collection which is available to order now.   The pieces in this limited edition collection feature the Bentley ‘100 Extraordinary Years’ alongside Centenary gold detailing similar to those that appear on every car built during this very special year.   The spirit and style of an incredible century is embedded into every piece. For the home, the exquisite gold-plated tealight holder and set of two napkins rings featuring the distinctive ......read more

Nissan announces arrival of 2019 Nissan KICKS in dual color tones across the Middle East

Dual tone Nissan KICKS available in three choices - grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; and white with orange roof Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 19, 2019 –   Nissan has made the award-winning Nissan KICKS even more distinctive for Middle East customers and enthusiasts, with the introduction of three new Dual Tone options. Customers now have the freedom to choose the colours for their favourite Nissan KICKS that match their expectations and define their individuality. There are three bold colour options to choose from: grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; or white with orange roof – all assured to stand out and add to the personality and personal preferences of the motorists. Kalyana Sivagnanam, Regional Vice President, Marketing and Sales, AMI said: “Since its launch in ......read more

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 its flagship facelifted sedan model alongside the new XT4 compact SUV, the XT5 mid-size SUV and the 2019 Escalade full-size SUV.   Making its regional debut on the exhibition’s Cadillac stand at the Hilton Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the new 2019 CT6 incorporates the brand’s new “Y” trim level strategy, which first came to the Cadillac XT4.   Represented at the show by the 335hp 3.6L V6 model, the new 2019 ......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 team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.  The 5 Continents Drive was introduced to help everyone at Toyota to develop vehicles that excite the company’s customers and exceed their expectations. The seven-year project of unparalleled scale that has the power to unite all of Toyota’s 370,000 members around the world, has now covered four of the world's continents, since its ......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 discerning collectors have already purchased.   The reveal at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show comes alongside the release of a beautifully filmed video interview with Matt Danton, the lead designer on Collection Cars.   Both the short film, and the Phantom Tranquillity motor car design, embrace the theme of the serenity of space. This is in keeping with the Phantom Tranquillity’s name and craft, which celebrates the feeling of ......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 anticipated annual five-day motorsport events and forms the third round of this year’s FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. This is the 16th year that Nissan Middle East has sponsored the prestigious motorsport event. Nissan’s support of ADDC begins even before the event gets underway, with a fleet of Nissan Patrols being supplied to the race organisers. These allow officials to travel through the desert dunes and map out the ......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 Bloor, as well as others. The event was held at the fast-growing Dubai Investment Park (DIP) district, a prefect location to reach a large and diverse customer base. The day began with guests invited to enjoy refreshments and view the inside and outside of the large and decorated mega store, complete with new signage and painting, revamped interior, and newly installed waiting room. A ribbon was cut to kick off the main event, where speakers ......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, 2019:  Continental, the leading German tire and automotive technology company, is partnering with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to develop an eTorque mild-hybrid technology that will be applied on the all-new Jeep® Wrangler. Continental’s industry-first, liquid-cooled 48-volt Eco Drive supports the eTorque system, contributing to the SUV’s legendary performance, while simultaneously improving fuel ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota and UAE Government Authorities confiscate 453,456 counterfeit car parts in UAE raids last year

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 Emirates mainly in Dubai, Al Ain, Um AL Quwain, Sharjah and Ajman. The majority of items were serviceable goods such as oil filters, fuel filters and spark plugs. Al- Futtaim Toyota trained a total of 258 Economic Department Field Inspectors across the UAE in 2018 to increase their expertise in identifying counterfeit parts. These officials were also provided with the necessary tools to educate consumers about the importance of using genuine ......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 as a fun and sporty SUV which has been designed for life. The HR-V comes in three grades – the DX, LX and top-of-the-range EX and is available across all Al-Futtaim Honda showrooms in the UAE.    Commenting on the launch, Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises said, “With the addition of the HR-V, the Honda SUV line-up is now complete. The HR-V falls in the SUV sub-compact segment – which is ......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 Gatsby-inspired black-tie event was attended by stylish VIP guests and glamorous stars. Now in its 12th year, TLNI awards celebrate the world’s leading luxury brands while also raising money for charity. A mix of established and emerging brands, who each represent the pinnacle of luxury in their chosen field, were honoured at the glamourous event, which also provided attendees with a platform for high-level networking ......read more

Maserati Levante: the Allegra Antinori one-off and the interactive journey through Italian excellence at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

 Maserati Levante: Allegra Antinori one-off fully personalized by the Maserati Centro Stile   An interactive experience involving working tables of Italian excellence: Maserati presents the first step in customization United Arab Emirates -  March 6, 2019:  Europe's biggest Motor Show of the year gets under way and Maserati presents a one-off Levante, giving a glimpse of the future customization programme. It has been customized to fit the requirements of Allegra Antinori, Vice President of Italian wine producer Marchesi Antinori. At the 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show, Maserati further highlights customization and the expression of Italian identity combined with exquisite craftsmanship, state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated aesthetics: a unique, exclusive mix achieved ......read more

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 homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history.  The F8 Tributo sets the market benchmark for performance, driving pleasure and ease of handling. It makes the exhilarating performance of the best 8-cylinder in the world accessible to all drivers, with unprecedented handling and superior ride comfort.    With a massive 720 cv and a record specific power output of 185 cv/l, it is the most powerful V8 ever to be mounted in a ......read more

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

 Project 003 becomes AM-RB 003, with the confirmation of Red Bull Advanced Technologies’ involvement  RBAT already integrated in the development of AM-RB 003   AM-RB 003 follows Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro as third mid-engined Aston Martin  Concept car makes debut at 2019 Geneva Motor Show  RBAT to focus on optimisation of AM-RB 003’s chassis and aerodynamics  AM-RB 003 to feature new Aston Martin hybrid turbo V6 engine  Aston Martin’s Matt Becker and Chris Goodwin leading AM-RB 003’s dynamic set-up  Overall development led by Chief Engineer, Fraser Dunn, Advanced Operations  Project team using RBAT’s world-leading F1TM modelling and simulation technology  Programme run from new Aston Martin Advanced Performance Centre ......read more

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 Bespoke Cullinan commission. In addition, two powerful visions of Black Badge and a highly Bespoke Dawn will be revealed, each informed by the taste patterns of a younger, more assertive breed of entrepreneur drawn to the brand.    The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex continues to be celebrated as a global centre of luxury manufacturing excellence and the remarkable business record set in 2018 – the greatest sales ......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 launch a year ago    4 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has been voted ‘Car of the Year’ at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019. This is the first time a Jaguar has won the coveted prize.    The European Car of the Year jury comprises 60 motoring journalists from 23 countries, and the award recognises technical innovation, design, performance, ......read more

Bentley at the Geneva International Motor Show

Centenary stand celebrates Bentley’s remarkable first 100 years Global debut of special Limited Edition inspired by iconic racing model European Show Debut of Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner Global debut of new Bentayga Speed – world’s fastest production SUV Public debut of stylish new Continental GT Convertible Live press conference 08:20 CET, Hall 1 Stand 1261   (Dubai,UAE - 3 March 2018) Bentley celebrates its Centenary at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show with a range of new models, including a highly evocative new Centenary Limited Edition, inspired by one of the British brand’s most iconic racing cars.   Making its first ever appearance on the world stage in Geneva will be the new Bentayga Speed. The world’s fastest production SUV features ......read more

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition

50 examples of special edition DBS Superleggera produced to celebrate Aston Martin’s partnership with TAG Heuer Special edition TAG Heuer Carrera created to provide collectors timepiece to each owner Each of the 50 cars inspected personally by Aston Martin Lagonda President and Group CEO, Andy Palmer, before leaving the factory   28 February 2019, Dubai, UAE: In celebration of its partnership with Swiss luxury watch company TAG Heuer, Aston Martin has launched the striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition. Just 50 of these stunning sports cars, finished in Monaco Black paint with red accents, will be available globally and built to a luxurious fixed specification.   Each of the 50 cars will be accompanied with a limited edition TAG Heuer watch, the DBS Edition Carrera Heuer 02. Powered ......read more

Automechanika Jeddah opens with 80 exhibitors from 15 countries

Global brands make inroads in Saudi’s $7.6 billion spare parts and auto services market February 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi’s foremost auto aftermarket trade fair opened today (26 February) in Jeddah, with more than 80 exhibitors from 15 countries tapping into the Kingdom’s auto services and spare parts market that’s estimated to grow six percent annually over the next five years. Mr. Mazen Batterjee, the Vice President of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry opened the show. Running until tomorrow (27th February) at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Automechanika Jeddah 2019 arrives in its 3rd edition as new government policies and a significant boost in car parc (vehicles in operation) fuel rising demand for related auto aftermarket supplies a services.  Initiatives such as allowing women to drive ......read more

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 environment. Citi Taxi has bolstered its ranks with 450 Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicles currently on its fleet, directly contributing to reducing pollution on Sharjah’s streets. This amounts to around half of the company’s fleet comprised of Hybrid-Electric Vehicles, producing on average 53 per cent less harmful emissions compared to a conventional vehicle and saving significant amounts of fuel with the Camry Hybrid’s range of around ......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 and responsive  Smart Settings technology uses artificial intelligence to learn the preferences of individual drivers and adjusts seat, mirror, audio and climate settings automatically Segment-first ClearSight rear view mirror provides uninterrupted rearward visibility Efficient Ingenium diesel and petrol engines available in AWD and RWD form 300 PS petrol-engine AWD derivative accelerates from 0-100km/h in 5.7 seconds. Lightweight ......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 the 150km ride from the Honda showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Their first stop was the Al-Futtaim Honda Umm Al Nar showroom in Abu Dhabi where they were joined by riders from the Capital. After a short showroom tour, the riders set course for Al Hudayriat Island, Abu Dhabi where they were welcomed with breakfast and refreshments.  Commenting on the event, Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises said, “The ......read more

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MG Motor unleashes the all-new MG6 in the Middle East…

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Land Rover Supports Red Cross Disaster Projects Worldwide…

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Cadillac brings exclusive launch to Sole DXB 2018…

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‘Celebrate 2019 Now' with special deals from Al-Futtaim Toyota…

For a limited time only, customers can celebrate the New Year early with remarkable value on select Toyota SUV models   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 06, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota is ringing in the New Year festivities early with the launch of its “Celebrate 2019 Now” campaign, inviting customers to celebrate the New Year by treating themselves to special ......read more

A new 2019 Toyota Rush grade hits the road…

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One-off Land Rover Defender Hits The ‘designer Street' in Selfridges…

Selfridges Edition Land Rover Defender takes centre stage as London store unveils its new menswear space Unique Defender 110 Works V8 Soft Top, complete with branded hood in trademark Selfridges yellow, will be on permanent display in the store Shoppers will be able to sit in the one-off model and get a real feel for the iconic British vehicle Finished 4x4 took five Land Rover Classic ......read more

Scania's New Truck Generation Is Now in the Gulf…

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F-Type Chequered Flag Celebrates 70 Years Of Jaguar Sports Cars…

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Cadillac adds power and performance with all-new 2.0L engine…

Strong and efficient turbo engine features an industry-first tri-power system The engine will debut in the Middle East later this year on the all-new Cadillac XT4 Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018:  Cadillac has developed a new 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbo engine as part of an all-new global architecture of versatile, high-efficiency engines representing the next generation of ......read more

Maserati offers an exclusive customer care service with an upgraded seven-year package on 2018 ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018:   Maserati announces an extended customer care service for its customers in the Middle East and Africa offering a seven-year maintenance and warranty package ensuring owners have peace of mind that their vehicle is kept in perfect working condition.  The 7-year Service Package is Maserati’s exclusive service that ensures that its cars are ......read more

Ford's Self-Driving Business Development Expands to Washington, D.C.…

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Their Royal Highnesses Present First Medals to Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Competitors…

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Every Land Has Its Legend: Nissan Continues to Dominate On and Off Road with Expansions to Patrol ...…

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Aston Martin Lagonda's Sixth Global Region – Middle East, North Africa & Turkey – begins operations…

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The first-ever BMW X7…

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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to Expand Talented Workforce…

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Toyota's legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition…

With striking new design details and a comprehensive list of equipment upgrades, the new Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition brings the king’s indomitable spirit to the city streets   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2018:   Having firmly positioned itself as the King of the Desert with bullet-proof reliability and exceptional off-road abilities, the Toyota Land ......read more

Nissan to Make Official On-track Formula E Debut…

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The Ford F-150 Raptor: Your Ultimate Partner for Off-Road Adventure…

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Self-driving Range Rover Runs Autonomous Rings Round Coventry…

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UAE Tour Debut Edition - Logo and Trophy unveiled in Dubai…

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Lexus Design Award 2019 open for entries…

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Al-Futtaim Toyota says BYE. BYE. BUY on select 2018 models…

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Winners Announced at the Land Rover Born Awards Global Final 2018…

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Limited Edition 755 Hp Ford F-150 Shelby Debuts in UAE…

Powerful vehicle now available at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  The Ford F-150 vehicle line up in the UAE received a powerful boost with the Limited Edition Shelby version with 755 HP arriving at Al Tayer Motors’ showrooms in Dubai & the Northern Emirates, and Premier Motors’ showrooms in Abu Dhabi. A limited number of vehicles are ......read more

Meet the Ferrari 488 Pista Spider: the highest performance Prancing Horse drop-top ever…

 Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  After its world premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, the new special series Ferrari 488 Pista Spider has made its European debut at the Paris Motor Show. The 50th drop-top model to be introduced by the Prancing Horse is also the most powerful series production spider in Ferrari history, with an unprecedented weight/power ratio of ......read more

“2019 International Truck of the Year Award” goes to the new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX!…

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  F-MAX, the new tractor that Ford Trucks launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year”. The competition was adjudicated by a panel of independent judges, comprising leading specialised journalists from 23 European countries.  The new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX, which was launched at IAA ......read more

Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2: the first in a new concept of limited series ‘Icona' cars…

Models inspired by the Sports cars that made history Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:   The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 are the forerunners in a new concept, known as ‘Icona’ (Icon), that taps into a leitmotif of the most evocative cars in the company’s history to create a new segment of special limited series cars for clients and collectors. The intention is to use ......read more

Cadillac Escalade: 20 Years on the Road…

Segment-leading icon celebrates its history of innovation Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Since its public debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August 1998, the Cadillac Escalade has become a cultural phenomenon and defined the full-size luxury SUV segment.    Escalade quickly grew to dominate its segment in the US, leading in total sales since 2014 ......read more

Abu Dhabi Motors expands its unparalleled range of Bespoke Rolls-Royce Motor Cars with arrival of ...…

Adamas and Luminary Collections take ‘Bespoke’ to new heights  Abu Dhabi, UAE; 02 October 2018:   Abu Dhabi Motors, the sole authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has welcomed two limited edition Collections to its award-winning showroom. Expanding its unparalleled range of premium and Bespoke vehicles, the arrival of the Adamas and ......read more

Nissan Refreshes MY19 Patrol with Bold New Look…

110% year-on-year increase in sales of Nissan Patrol in the UAE in Q1 of fiscal year MY19 model available in two new stylish colours and with refreshed exterior accessories Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 01 October 2018:   Nissan Middle East has unveiled the latest updates to the Nissan Patrol MY19 in the UAE, with two bold new colours added to the line-up, along with ......read more

The new Ford Trucks tractor unveiled: The 2019 International Truck of the Year (ITOY) Winner…

All New Ford Trucks F-MAX is ready to offer comfort, Power & Efficiency, and Cutting-Edge Technology  The F-MAX, the all-new tractor developed by Ford Trucks, launched at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover, Germany.  In its global debut, the F-MAX also won the prestigious International Truck of the Year award.  The newly designed 2.5m cabin combines ......read more

Ford F-150: The Middle East's Best 4x4 Full-Size Pickup Truck by Far…

Tougher, smarter and more capable 2018 F-150 is built to take on the region’s toughest terrain New engines and powertrain combinations offer best in class performance 2018 F-150 debuts Co-Pilot 360 package of safety technologies Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:  With class-leading power, smart technology and unrivaled capability and safety features, the Ford F-150 is built ......read more

GMC Acadia All-Terrain Pro Tips…

The mid-size crossover takes the path less travelled, thanks to a blend of professional-grade capability and premium appointments   Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:   The GMC Acadia All-Terrain mid-size crossover is aimed at helping adventurous and thrill-seeking drivers stray from the beaten path while remaining confident and connected. This family-friendly SUV provides ......read more

Al Masaood to support the operations of Special Olympics World Games 2019…

Abu Dhabi, 26 September 2018: Al Masaood, one of the leading family businesses in Abu Dhabi, will be supporting the transport logistics of the Special Olympics World Games, which will be hosted for the first time in the Middle East in March 2019. The leading UAE-based conglomerate has signed an agreement with the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi, to ......read more

9 Ways Motorola's Changed in 90 Years – Before and After…

Dubai, UAE, 25 September, 2018:  In sweet home Chicago on September 25, 1928 brothers Paul and Joseph Galvin incorporated Motorola’s founding company, Galvin Manufacturing Corporation, with only one product and five employees. Flash forward through #90yearsmotorola and there’s no doubt we have transformed the tech industry. Join us as we travel back through 90 years of innovation ......read more

Jaguar XE Sets Lap Record at Forgotten Grand Prix Circuit…

Jaguar XE sports saloon establishes lap record for a production saloon at the original Circuit de Charade, Clermont Ferrand Record set on first flying lap of the former GP circuit for 30 years Vincent Radermecker piloted an XE 300 SPORT around the 8km, 48 turn track in 4min 09sec at an average speed of 116kmh (72mph) 300 SPORT model is powered by a 300PS 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol ......read more

Maserati honoured for outstanding design: Readers of auto motor und sport put Ghibli first…

Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2018:   The readers' choice "autonis - the best design novelty 2018" of auto motor und sport, the renowned German car magazine, is always a special indicator of the design capabilities of a car brand. During this year's prestigious vote, readers chose the Maserati Ghibli as their number 1 in its “upper-class” segment with more ......read more

Pirelli P Zero World Opens in Monte Carlo: Tyre Excellence in the World's Capital of Luxury Cars…

Pirelli’s Third Flagship Store Now Opens Its Doors: Next Up Is Dubai at the Beginning of 2019 Pirelli Design Mv Agusta Dragster 800 Rr Also Makes Its World Debut at the Monaco P Zero World Launch UAE, Dubai, September 24, 2018 –   Just a few metres from the Portier corner on the Monaco Grand Prix circuit, which Formula 1 cars go through at 80kph in first gear ......read more

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: The pinnacle of Lamborghini V12 super sports cars…

The new generation of the iconic V12 Lamborghini flagship,  limited to 900 units Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap record for production cars:  6:44.97 minutes  New design features focused on aerodynamic performance  Naturally-aspirated V12 engine, 770 hp, four-wheel drive  and four-wheel steering for technical supremacy Lightweight materials, racing solutions ......read more

Ferrari Proudly Pays Tribute to the Portofino in the Middle East…

New video campaign links the beauty of the Portofino with the unique values of the Middle East    Dubai, 23 September 2018 –   Ferrari pays tribute to the deep-rooted characteristics and unique values of the Middle East with a new ‘Portofino’ campaign; a breathtaking series of videos showcasing the attributes of four Middle Eastern countries, as ......read more

The vintage cars with a high-tech secret…

Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018:   While most vintage car enthusiasts seek to return vehicles to their former glory, Jonathan Ward prizes and preserves the beauty in their decay, while hiding some high tech secrets under the hood. Ward is the founder of ICON, a California-based company that reimagines classic SUVs like Toyota FJs and Ford Broncos with modern tech and ......read more

The New Generation MG6 Arrives in the Middle East…

Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  MG Motor has confirmed that its stylish all-new MG6 sedan will be launched in the Middle East in late October this year. The all-new MG6 is the latest model from the British-born automotive brand, which is enjoying a major resurgence in popularity across the region as its expanding new product line-up continues to attract a rapidly increasing number of ......read more

The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 unveiled – the first models in a new concept of limited-edition ...…

Iconic cars whose sophisticated design and engineering is inspired by legendary Ferrari Sports cars of the past    Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2018:  The new Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 have been unveiled in occasion of the company’s Capital Market’s Day at the factory in Maranello. These limited-edition special-series cars are the first in a new segment called ......read more

Maserati is the official car of the 41st Cannes Yachting Festival…

Maserati is the official car of the Cannes Yachting Festival for the second consecutive year The entire Maserati MY19 range is on show at the Trident Brand’s Lounge Exclusive “Drive & Sail” programme combining driving sessions with experiences on board Maserati Multi 70 with Giovanni Soldini Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2018:  For the second consecutive year, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota swoops another win at the Filipino Times Awards…

Toyota wins Most Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year at The 2018 Filipino Times Awards  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 17, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, took home “Most Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year” award at The 2018 Filipino Times Awards. The unanimous win came following a rigorous round of voting ......read more

Cadillac XT4 Delivers Dynamic Driving Experience…

New turbocharged propulsion system and advanced chassis systems drive performance, efficiency and agility Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018:  Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 leverages the brand’s legacy of technology leadership to reward drivers and passengers with a responsive and refined driving experience.    “The new Cadillac XT4 brings a new vitality to ......read more

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