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Celebrate the start of the spring with Lexus Select Event

Exclusive offers on a large Lexus line-up  Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, proudly presents the Spring Edition of the Lexus Select Event, giving customers the opportunity to purchase their preferred Lexus at exclusive prices starting at AED 122,000. “The much anticipated Lexus Select Event brings to our customers a host of exclusive offers and benefits, giving them the chance join the world of luxury by choosing their preferred car from a selection of Lexus vehicles, all while enjoying amazing experiences that extend well beyond the car,” said Christopher Buxton, Managing Director of Lexus at Al-Futtaim Motors. Customers wishing to learn more about the offer can visit any of the Lexus showrooms across the UAE.

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Nissan signs actor Margot Robbie as its first electric vehicle ambassador

Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan’s electric vehicle and zero emission programme In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 22, 2017:  Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker’s radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight. The prototype 190km/h Nissan BladeGlider, which hits 100km/h in less than five seconds, challenges the conventional thinking of what an all-electric sports car could look like in the future. Showcasing all the fun and excitement of pure electric vehicles, the ......read more

Bridgestone MEA and distributor Alserkal go the extra mile for occupational health and safety with Emirates Transport

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2017:  Bridgestone Middle East and its sole importer and distributor for Dubai and the Northern Emirates Nasser bin Abdullatif Alserkal Est. have teamed up to help promote occupational health safety at Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport and auto services corporation.  The global tyre maker and its distributor are jointly sponsoring a month’s worth of activities, including training and promotions, backed up with the provision of the technical hardware which will help keep the 20,000-strong fleet of vehicles serviced by Emirates Transport in peak condition. Taking place throughout the month of March, the initiative dovetails with the sixth Emirates Transport Month of Occupational Health and Safety inaugurated by Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, ET General Manager. Mete ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors continues crackdown on counterfeit car parts with support of Al Ain Economic and Development Department

Product safety education paramount to stopping dangerous counterfeit parts Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, recently participated in a raid with the Al Ain Economic Development Department, in cooperation with the legal authorities, which led to the confiscation of counterfeit Toyota and Lexus spare parts worth approximately AED 7.6 million. The raid was the culmination of months of investigation and organization between inspectors from the Al Ain Economic Development Department, legal authorities and Al-Futtaim Motors, leading to the confiscation of nearly 100,000 pieces of counterfeit Toyota and Lexus spare parts including air and oil filters, both of which are fundamental to the proper functionality of ......read more

PSA Group inaugurates its first Regional Headquarters for the Middle East

PSA Group inaugurated its first regional headquarters in the "Dubai Airport Free Zone" (DAFZ) to promote the group’s presence in the region.  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  The high-profile event was attended by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni; Director General of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, Jean-Christophe Quémard, Executive Vice-President; Africa-Middle East of PSA Group and Cedric Zayoun; Managing Director of the GCC  region at PSA Group. Welcoming PSA Group to DAFZA, Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni said: “The opening of PSA Group new facilities in DAFZA is a welcome addition to the diverse range of high-value and leading brands that have chosen to set up their offices here. Their presence will allow them the advantage of utilizing ......read more

World's Best Family SUV – the All-New Land Rover Discovery Makes its Debut in the United Arab Emirates

All-New Discovery showcases unrivalled capability and technology  Dubai, March 18 2017: Land Rover’s All-New Discovery made its highly anticipated UAE entrance this weekend at one of Dubai’s most popular adventure spots, Kite Beach in Jumeirah. The newest addition to the Land Rover Discovery Family of vehicles brought to life the philosophy of true adventure and discovery with daring stunt drives through a challenging obstacle course to the backdrop of crashing waves.  With unbeatable capability and versatility, the All-New Discovery clearly embodies the brand’s promise to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure. The fifth-generation model benefits from Land Rover’s strong, safe and light full-size SUV architecture, delivering comfort and ......read more

Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017- Bosch teaches cars how to learn and take appropriate action

Artificial intelligence: Bosch teaches cars how to learn and take appropriate action Bosch CEO Denner: “Automated driving makes roads safer. Artificial intelligence is the key to that. We’re making the car smart.” New AI onboard computer can interpret road traffic  Blockchain: Bosch and TÜV Rheinland present a solution for odometer fraud Connected repair shops can repair vehicles in passing Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017:  At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the computer can apply machine learning methods. The AI onboard computer is expected to guide self-driving cars through even complex traffic situations, or ones that are new ......read more

Thales to upgrade and extend Dubai metro Red Line signalling systems for World Expo 2020

Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017:  Thales has been selected by Alstom (leader of Expolink consortium), and Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to deliver the systems’ extension and upgrade of the Dubai metro's Red Line. The Red Line is one of the longest driverless metro lines in the world and will be used by the 25 million visitors expected at World Expo 2020. The Alstom-led consortium Expolink , also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade the system of the existing line. The total value of the project is 2.6 billion euros. Known as Route 2020, the 15 km extension will include seven stations and is currently under construction to connect the existing network with the World ......read more

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to jointly develop driverless vehicle fleet system for future public and on-demand transportation

Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 13, 2017:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. The companies will collaborate to develop a comprehensive, modular transportation system to enable clients to book rides, and mobility operators to monitor and operate self-driving car fleets. “As the mobility services landscape keeps evolving, we have a great opportunity to offer innovative, connected mobility solutions for the evolving needs of our customers, fully aligned with our vision of a zero-emission, zero-fatalities society,” said Ogi Redzic, Renault-Nissan Alliance senior vice ......read more

INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Company debuts all-new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe

Premium 3.0T and 2.0T variant now available across INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Centers Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has introduced the highly anticipated and all-new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe, announcing the availability of the premium 3.0T and 2.0T variant across INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Centers. Mr. Salah Yamout, Director of Sales & Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “The introduction of the Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe represents an important step in Arabian Automobiles Company’s pursuit of innovation and style, thanks to its state-of-the-art features, daring curves and powerful stance. We plan to grow market share and lead the ......read more

Liberty Automobiles Co. scoops top General Motors awards, making it the region's leading dealership for customer service

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2017:  Liberty Automobiles Co., one of the largest General Motors dealerships and the sole dealer of Cadillac in the UAE and an authorised dealer for Chevrolet, Opel and AC Delco, has scooped seven top awards in the GM ‘Service & Parts Excellence Program’ and ‘Service Advisor Skills Competition.’ The company has been the highest performing dealership for the last three years, winning the highly coveted Service Advisor award for the third year running at the awards event hosted last month.  Rimoun Hanouch – Group General Manager at Liberty Automobiles Co. – commented: “Customer satisfaction is central to Liberty’s mission of providing outstanding car-buying and ownership experiences. We demonstrate our commitment to our customers by ......read more

Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept: The Luxury Electric Vehicle

Effortless, exclusive and exhilarating, Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept brings luxury ownership experience to EV sector Luxury customer demands met by Bentley levels of craftsmanship and refinement, with electric performance and grand touring capabilities Bentley’s vision includes rapid inductive charging and connected on-board concierge services EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to gauge public and customer feedback to shape Bentley’s future luxury strategy Concept showcases future Bentley exterior and interior design direction EXP 12 Speed 6e is on display at the Geneva Motor Show until 19 March Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017:  Bentley Motors is today sharing its ambition to define the electric luxury segment with the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. Wolfgang Dürheimer, ......read more

Etihad Rail showcases at Middle East Rail 2017

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 March 2017:  Etihad Rail has been participating in the region’s largest rail exhibition and conference, Middle East Rail (MER), held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre over the 7th and 8th March. During the two-day event, the national rail network has showcased an Etihad Rail Virtual Reality experience, planned network maps and an insight into the future passenger operations of the operator. H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of Etihad Rail, and Eng. Faris Saif Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Rail, hosted a series of discussions with international rail delegates across the event, including Paul Maynard MP, UK Rail Minister,  Philip Parham, UK Ambassador to the UAE, and H.E. Dr Rumaih al Rumaih, President of Saudi Railways Organisation and the Public ......read more

New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV named “Car of the Year 2017”

Dubai, UAE, March 8, 2017:  The new PEUGEOT 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year on Monday 6 March in Geneva by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists. The judging panel acclaimed its style, interior design and performance. This prestigious trophy joins the twenty other prizes the new PEUGEOT 3008 has already won. The vehicle is the fifth PEUGEOT to win Car of the Year and the first SUV honoured in the history of the COTY prize. Car of the Year 2017: the new Peugeot 3008 SUV arrived right on time! It appeals to choosy customers who want to stand out and have new experiences, aiming to become a major contender in the compact SUV category. The new PEUGEOT 3008 offers a unique blend of style, comfort and road handling. The spectacular PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® is state of the art and gives new meaning to being in the ......read more

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough

F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according to internal Ford research 2017 marks 40 consecutive years for Ford F-Series as top-selling truck in America DUBAI, U.A.E., March 8, 2017:  American truck owners who value Built Ford Tough pickups are taking in some more great news: Ford F-150 is J.D. Power’s 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study award recipient for large light duty pickup. “All customers demand quality vehicles, and truck customers depend on toughness and reliability most of all,” said Bennie Fowler, Ford group vice president for quality. ......read more

AMR - Taking Aston Martin to new Extremes

New AMR brand strengthens the connection between road and race cars AMR derivatives planned for every core model in the Aston Martin range AMR Pro models to have increased power, sharper dynamics and unique exterior and interior treatment Rapide AMR and Vantage AMR Pro concepts confirmed for production Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Aston Martin has chosen the 2017 Geneva Motor Show to launch AMR - an exciting new brand that brings a new dimension of race inspired dynamism and performance.  Reflecting Aston Martin’s racing pedigree, AMR takes technology and inspiration from motorsport to amplify the sporting prowess present across the model range. With enhanced performance, sharper dynamics and more powerful design language, AMR takes Aston Martin’s road cars to new and exciting extremes. The AMR ......read more

Ford Edge, the Region's Most Nominated CUV, Scoops Another Recognition During Awards Season with wheels' Crossover of the Year 2017 Title

Award caps impressive year for Edge which also includes other segment-best titles in UAE, Lebanon and Oman Proving its credentials as one of the region’s most impressive vehicles, Ford Edge is also a finalist for a coveted Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) trophy, the results of which will be announced later this month All-new Ford Edge CUV delivers premium comfort and refinement, cutting-edge technologies, and class leading space and driving dynamics  Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2017: At its annual awards ceremony in Dubai last night, wheels magazine bestowed the title of Crossover of the Year for 2017 on the new Ford Edge, adding another trophy to the impressive crossover utility vehicle’s cabinet.  Edge has proved to be exceptionally popular in the Middle East since its launch, having already topped ......read more

Stylish Toyota Fortuner wins Readers' Choice trophy at the Wheels 2017 Car of the Year Awards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 05, 2017:  Toyota Fortuner, the highly popular seven-seat SUV, bagged Wheels’ Readers’ Choice Award at the ninth Wheels Car of the Year ceremony, the UAE’s largest independent automotive awards, held recently for the automotive industry in the UAE. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “With the medium SUV segment contributing to the growth of the automotive industry in the UAE, the Fortuner has proven to be a key player for Toyota. It’s no surprise that the new Fortuner, with its fully redesigned exterior and interior styling, has become so popular since its launch last year, and we would like to thank the thousands of voters that brought this award home to Toyota.” Renowned for its durability, on-road comfort and off-road ......read more

Alstom showcases its complete rail transport solutions at Eurasia Rail Turkey 2017

Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017:  Alstom will be present in Eurasia Rail – the third biggest rolling stock rail industry exhibition in the world and the largest in the Eurasia Region – from 2-4 March 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The company will showcase its complete rail transport solutions from urban to high speed trains, and from signalling to services.  “Alstom has been a reliable partner for the Turkish railway sector for more than 60 years,” says Mrs Arban Citak, Managing Director of Alstom Turkey. “Alstom’s dedication to the Turkish market and to the development of the transport network which includes high speed and regional trains, metro, as well as signalling is confirmed by the growth in number and in expertise of our MEA Regional Hub in Istanbul’. Alstom is looking forward to ......read more

Performance coupe Lexus LC 500 brings a new chapter of amazing experiences in its first UAE debut

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has showcased its latest flagship performance coupe at the Dubai Mall, the all-new LC 500, marking a new chapter of “Experience Amazing”. Ushering a new era in the brand’s design direction, the new LC 500 showcase offered a hands-on experience with the provocative flagship coupe, complemented by Crafted For Lexus, the brand’s ultimate representation of craftsmanship, giving visitors an entry into the artisanal world of Lexus through a display of the latest collection of handmade lifestyle garments. Featuring avant garde elegance in a dynamic coupe package, the attractive form of the new LC 500 embodies the future design direction as it remains true to the key ......read more

Gael's Great in an R8

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017:  Tournament fourth seed Gael Monfils took a break from practice today to test out the latest Audi R8 V10 plus in Vegas Yellow. Having owned an R8 in the past, the world number 12 player was delighted to test the fastest series production Audi of all time, hitting a top speed of 330km/h and capable of doing 0 to 100 in 3.3 seconds. The Audi has 610 hp and the maximum torque of 560 NM is available at 6500rpm. Audi is the official car sponsor of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and has supported the event for the last 12 years. Play in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships continues until 4 March, and along with Monfils, features Wimbledon, Olympic and ATP Finals champion and ATP world number one Andy Murray, Australian Open champion and seven-time Dubai winner Roger Federer, and two-time ......read more

Keen interest from Central Asia in Automechanika Dubai 2017

Roadshow across Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan raises profile of Dubai automotive aftermarket trade fair Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017:  More than 100 automotive aftermarket professionals from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are attending a two-day Automechanika Roadshow in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as they look at ways to boost interregional business ties with the vibrant Middle East.  The Automechanika Roadshow to the CIS is making its first stop in Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana today (28 February), before moving onto Tashkent, Uzbekistan tomorrow (1 March), to analyse recent trends and future opportunities in the two vast automotive aftermarkets. The event is part of the Kazakhstan International Automotive Expo, supported by Automechanika, the world’s leading international automotive trade show ......read more

INFINITI co-developed second generation ERS unveiled with all-new R.S.17

INFINITI reaffirmed its long-term technical partnership with Renault Sport Formula One at the Team’s new race car unveil. The all-new R.S.17 incorporates for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy Recovery System. INFINITI also provides the Renault Sport Formula One Team with new and diverse talent through its highly successful INFINITI Engineering Academy. Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017:  INFINITI has reaffirmed once again its long-term technical partnership with the Renault Sport Formula One Team at the team’s 2017 race car unveil and driver line up presentation in London today. Following the successful debut of the INFINITI and Renault Sport Racing collaboration in 2016, the newly launched R.S.17 introduces for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive associates honoured at Mashkoor Award Ceremony

Dubai, February 22, 2017:  As part of its strategy to promote a culture of recognition and excellence, Al-Futtaim’s Emiratisation department and Al-Futtaim Automotive have awarded a group of 22 distinguished associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive the prestigious Mashkoor award.  The award recognises the contribution of 18 distinguished Emiratis and four expat associates within the Automotive division.  The Emirati associates were nominated by their respective businesses based on their skills and the value they added to the business, while the expat associates were nominated based on their contribution towards the group’s Nationalisation efforts. Congratulating the associates on their achievement, Abdulrahman Saqr, HR Director at Al-Futtaim Automotive, said: “We value the contribution of each and ......read more

Continental named 2017 Tire Manufacturer of the Year by Tire Technology International

High-calibre expert panel honours tyre manufacturer’s exceptional investments in research and development, testing and production equipment Vision 2025 triggered impressive number of projects in 2016 Over 150 million passenger car and light truck tyres were produced in markets including the Middle East region Middle East – 20th February, 2017:  Continental, the premium German automotive manufacturer, has been honoured by trade journal ‘Tire Technology International’ for initiating key innovation and excellence projects over the past 12 months. Continental recently collected the award for ‘Tire Manufacturer of the Year,’ having competed with other leading tyre brands for the accolade.  On its 10th anniversary, the Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and ......read more

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LaFerrari Aperta: the joy of extreme open-top driving…

The World Premiere at the Paris Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016:  Technological excellence, performance, style, exclusivity. These are Ferrari’s unique core values which are perfectly represented by the car launched to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the company. Designed for Ferrari’s most passionate clients, the LaFerrari Aperta is the new ......read more

Sporty, agile and versatile: the new Ferrari GTC4Lusso T…

The first Ferrari V8-engined four-seater World Premier of the GTC4Lusso T at the Paris Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016:  Following on from the success of GTC4Lusso, which raised the performance bar for Ferrari’s traditional four-seater V12 GTs, the Prancing Horse announces the arrival of the new GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to be powered by a V8 engine. Ushering in a ......read more

Renault-Nissan and Microsoft partner to deliver the future of connected driving…

Companies sign global, multiyear contract to work on next-generation connected car technologies and driving experiences Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 5, 2016:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft Corp. have signed a global, multiyear agreement to partner on next-generation technologies to advance connected driving experiences worldwide.     ......read more

Maserati debuts the new Quattroporte and Ghibli Model Year 2017 at Paris Motor Show…

Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2016:   Maserati’s focus for this year’s Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, its on updates for its sedan range. The Trident brand’s executive sedan, the Ghibli, and the flagship, the new Quattroporte, adopt additional high-tech content in the area of on-board comfort and driver assistance systems and offer an even higher degree of ......read more

Hero Motocorp Appoints Al-futtaim as Its Distributor for GCC Market Hero's First GCC Showroom Opens ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016:  Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, has appointed Al-Futtaim, one of the most diversified conglomerates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a constantly expansionary outlook, as its distributor for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.  Mr. Colin Cordery of Al-Futtaim and Mr. Deepak Mokashi, Head – ......read more

Infiniti Gives Uae Student the Formula One™ Career Opportunity of a Lifetime…

Shihab Solaiman is the United Arab Emirates winner of the INFINITI Engineering Academy 2016 He secures one of just seven, year-long placements with INFINITI Motor Company and the Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team 23-year-old  Shihab Solaiman will begin his 12-month placement in the UK this November Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016:  A university student from the United Arab ......read more

Land Rover Reveals All-new Discovery…

All-New Discovery is highly desirable with unrivalled capability and technology like no other. It has been designed from the outset to enable Land Rover customers to live the lifestyle they aspire to. The result is the best family SUV in the world. The All-New Land Rover Discovery is a full-sized, three-row, seven-seat SUV with unbeatable capability and versatility It embodies Land ......read more

Vtools opens first ever-exclusive showroom bringing a complete range of Ford Tools and Ford Power ...…

Dubai, UAE, September 29, 2016:   This month see’s Ford Tools and Ford Power Equipment in partnership with VTools launch their first exclusive store in Dubai. VTools has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of Ford Tools and Ford Power Equipment in the Middle East.  Whether you are a DIY enthusiast, tradesman or professional contractor, Ford Tools and Ford Power ......read more

Al Tayer Motors is First Regional Dealer to Win Ford's The Chairman's Award for 2015…

Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016 Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has added one more feather to its cap by winning Ford’s coveted The Chairman’s Award for 2015.  The UAE dealership is the first in the Middle East region to win the trophy from Jim Farley, Chairman & CEO of Ford of Europe, and Executive Vice President and President ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Offers Customers Guaranteed Smiles with Exclusive Deals on Nissan Models…

Upgrades, deferred payments, aftersales benefits and much more on offer  Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles, Flagship Company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, welcomes customers to its state-of-the-art showrooms to indulge themselves with a brand new Nissan car this month, with a range of deals that ensure ......read more

Daimler Trucks presents Fuso eCanter and Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck at 2016 IAA…

Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016: Urban all-electric Trucks for the future World premiere: the all-electric and networked Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck World premiere: the new all-electric Fuso eCanter At this year's IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover (22 to 29 September 2016) the focus is on the megatrends of the future: digitalisation and ......read more

Nissan develops an autonomous chair for people who can't stand queuing…

Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2016:  Nissan today unveiled the latest in a series of innovations designed to bring the benefits of its Intelligent Mobility blueprint to the daily lives of customers. Following the success of the Intelligent Parking Chair earlier this year, the newly-developed ProPILOT Chair negotiates queues on behalf of its occupant, sparing them the hassle of standing in ......read more

2017 Infiniti Q50 Sports Sedan: New Engines and Chassis Technologies Deliver Empowering Performance ...…

New powerful and efficient turbocharged V6 gasoline engines headlined by Q50 Red Sport 400 delivering 400 hp Key technology additions feature Dynamic Digital Suspension & Rack Electronic Power Steering Next-generation Direct Adaptive Steering leads dynamic enhancements Safety and connectivity technologies complete premium sports sedan package Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2016: ......read more

Nissan Navara EnGuard Concept: the ultimate all-terrain rescue pick-up with portable EV battery ...…

World debut of Navara-based emergency rescue concept World debut of Nissan EV portable battery pack prototype, further developing Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision Navara EnGuard Concept showcases how award-winning Nissan Navara is suited to use in the most challenging conditions Nissan’s LCV range also includes ‘flexible for business’ vans and ......read more

The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T revealed…

First four-seater in Prancing Horse history with V8 Turbo Official debut at upcoming Paris Show Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2016:  The upcoming Paris Motor Show provides the venue for the unveiling of the GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater in Prancing Horse history to sport a V8 turbo engine, hailing a whole new Ferrari GT concept aimed at owners seeking a car that is sporty and ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Gives Opportunity to End September with A Brand New Infiniti…

Infiniti extends its ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign till the end of September  Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2016:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is extending its hugely popular ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign until end of September. New car buyers are ......read more

Audi Approved: plus unveils new ‘Solutions' finance plan…

Abu Dhabi, 22 September, 2016:  Ali & Sons, the official Audi dealer for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has announced a new and bespoke finance plan called ‘Solutions’, for customers purchasing a pre-owned Audi Approved: plus vehicle. The new ‘Solutions’ finance plan administered by A plus Financial Services, the branded financial service provider for Audi, is a bespoke ......read more

Alstom unveils its zero-emission train Coradia iLint at InnoTrans…

Dubai, UAE, September 21, 2016:  Alstom has today presented its zero-emission train at InnoTrans, the railway industry’s largest trade fair, which takes place in Berlin from 20 to 23 September 2016. Despite numerous electrification projects in several countries, a significant part of Europe’s rail network will remain non-electrified in the long term. In many countries, the ......read more

Renault-Nissan acquires French software-development company…

Sylpheo acquisition enables Renault-Nissan to accelerate its connectivity and mobility technology capabilities 40 engineers and consultants will bring their development expertise to the Alliance Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 20, 2016:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its ......read more

Another month of successful sales for Maserati…

Excellent results in Italy and Europe Middle East, India & Africa region reports 38% increase Modena, 19 September 2016 – Maserati returns excellent sales results for the month of August on all the main European markets. Italy is once again the company's biggest European market, with 97 new registrations last month, representing a 273% increase compared to August 2015. This ......read more

All-New 2016 Ford Edge is now in UAE Showrooms…

The Full Range of the All-New 2016 Ford Edge, with a New Sophisticated Design, More Technologies and Greatly Improved Driving Dynamics, is now in UAE Showrooms  All-new from wheels to roof, Edge has been redesigned to meet higher expectations for quality, and reengineered with additional features and technologies for a more rewarding driving experience Customers can now choose from ......read more

A-MAP unveils 15% discount offer on Solite Batteries at Emarat Fast Track fuel stations…

Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has announced a special 15% discount offer on its Solite batteries at Fast Track outlets at Emarat fuel stations in the UAE. The special offer, valid till September 30, is aimed at enhancing the cooperation between Fast Track and A-Map in the UAE. Solite is the preferred ......read more

‘Exchange to Infiniti' Campaign by Arabian Automobiles Company to Return for the Second Time this ...…

 Capitalise on a brief September window to trade-in and purchase a-new Infiniti Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is bringing back its hugely popular ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign for the second time as it proved to be wildly ......read more

100,000th Mercedes-Benz Actros handed over to Messrs. Al Khaldi…

100,000 units of Mercedes-Benz’ premium heavy-duty truck sold in the Middle East and in North Africa over the past 20 years. Handover of the milestone truck to customer Messrs. A-Khaldi at the Daimler Commercial Vehicles Regional Center in Dubai. Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Daimler Trucks and Buses: “Our Actros is the most ......read more

Maserati Levante deliveries begin in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016:   Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer of Maserati in the UAE, and Premier Motors, the official dealer for Maserati in Abu Dhabi, have commenced deliveries of the Maserati Levante in the UAE.  Maserati Levante cars are now available in the country for client test drives from showrooms located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, Khalidiya in Abu ......read more

Refreshed 2017 Toyota Yaris now available at Al-Futtaim Motors…

First-in-class Multi-Drive 7-Speed Sequential Transmission and New Dual VVT-I engine Additional safety features now standard across the full Yaris range Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the refreshed 2017 Yaris in Hatchback and Sedan guises, retaining its bold and sporty design and now featuring the ......read more

INFINITI Gears Up for Engineering Academy UAE Final…

Dubai, UAE, September 1, 2016:  After a three-month global search for the best up-and-coming engineering talent, ten finalists from the UAE have been selected to progress to the INFINITI Engineering Academy Regional Final, to be held in Dubai on 25 September.  Now entering its third edition, the INFINITI Engineering Academy provides students with the opportunity to secure a year-long ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Receives Five ISO Certifications…

14001, 18001, 22301, 28000 and 50001 among accreditations received by dealership Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2016: Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has received five ISO certifications covering all its facilities from SGS Gulf Ltd -the region’s leading provider of inspection, verification, testing and certification services. The standards ......read more

Nissan's2017 Patrolmakes global debut in the Middle East with a new V6 engine…

Built for the region, the new V6 engine brings better fuel efficiencywhile increasing power and torque performance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2016: Nissan today announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes its global debut in the Middle East in September 2016 in complement tothe current Patrol V8 lineup while offering the same levels of prestige to a broader ......read more

A-MAP showcases world-class products from ASIMCO at Automechanika Moscow 2016…

Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, showcased the world-class products from ASIMCO – oneof the leading players in automobile aftermarketmarketand distributed regionally by A-MAP, at the MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2016. At the exhibition, organized between August 22 and 25, 2016 at Moscow Expo Centre, A-MAP ......read more

All-New Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight Engine Powers Enhanced Touring Motorcycle Experience…

Newest Harley Big Twin Delivers More Performance, Fuel Economy and Comfort  Dubai, UAE, August 25, 2016:  The all-new Harley-Davidson® Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its ......read more

Filipinos in the UAE prefer Toyota…

Toyota wins Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year at The Filipino Times Awards 2016 Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2016:  Toyota has added another accolade to their impressive list of wins, claiming the “Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year” at The Filipino Times (TFT) Awards 2016. The win comes following a round of voting through public survey to find out the most favoured brands by ......read more

Lexus Design Award 2017 is now open for entries with “Yet” as a creative theme…

Al-Futtaim Motors calls all UAE artists and designers to take part in the international contest Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2016:  Following Lexus International’s announcement on the start of the Lexus Design Award 2017, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, calls all UAE-based artists and designers to take part in the international contest. Lexus Design Award ......read more

ASIMCO unveils global marketing plan; to reinforce brand in Africa from Kenya hub…

African foray comes amidst unprecedented growth potential in the continent, where auto accessories market is growing 11% year-on-year Company to also launchmarketing plans soon in the UAE Dubai, August 21, 2016:ASIMCO, one of the leading players in brake products in the global automotive aftermarket being distributed regionally by Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], has ......read more

Jaguar Racing: Electrifying Our Future in Formula E…

Dubai, UAE, August 20, 2016:  Back to electrify the track, watch as Jaguar prepares for its return to racing in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship.    Enabling Jaguar to engineer and test its advanced technologies under extreme performance conditions, The Championship is the world's biggest stage for electric racing, and Jaguar is ready to lead the ......read more

Emirati Film Director, and long-term Land Rover Ambassador, Ali F. Mostafa takes us ...…

Dubai, UAE, August 17, 2016:  Land Rover Middle East and North Africa has worked closely with Emirati film director and producer Ali F. Mostafa to reveal the seventh installment of its ‘My Journey, My Inspiration’ film series. Dubbed the UAE’s first director of international standing, Ali F. Mostafa has come a long way changing the face of film and TV production in the ......read more

Mercedes-Benz launches V-class: a new concept in luxury passenger travel…

Latest multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), show-stopping vehicle combines signature Mercedes-Benz luxury and cutting-edge technology for unparalleled comfort, style and safety Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 17, 2016:  Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, has introduced its newly-designed V-Class ......read more

Nissan's Future Lab experiments imagine new vehicle ownership models and map the future of mobility…

Nissan Future Lab “Living Labs” merge Nissan “hardware,” software developers and service providers to map tomorrow’s mobility solutions Collaborative approach focuses on understanding transportation trends and application of new vehicle technology in real-world settings Research includes new vehicle ownership structures and expanded uses for electric ......read more

New 2017 Toyota Camry now available at Al-Futtaim Motors…

New Limited grade now available with unique exterior and interior additions Additional safety features now standard across the Camry range Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the new 2017 Camry, the world’s most popular mid-size sedan, and winner of the MECOTY 2016 “Best Midsize Sedan”. The new ......read more

Arctic Trucks Middle East is back with a brand new off – roading season!…

The season kicks off with The Guide Oman’s off-roading adventure followed by monthly trips to the Dubai desert and once in a lifetime trip to the snow terrains of Iceland in 2017 Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016:  Arctic Trucks, the region’s specialist in 4WD vehicles modification has a brand new season planned for off- roading enthusiasts, a schedule which gets into gear this ......read more

Discounts up to AED 20,000 during the Honda Hot Spot offers…

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2016:   For 10 days only, Al-Futtaim Honda is giving customers a fabulous opportunity to own a new Honda vehicle during its Hot Spot offers.  Valid up to August 23 across all Honda showrooms in the UAE, the Honda Pilot EX 2WD is now available for AED 109,900 (was AED 129,900) and the Accord LX-B is available for AED 79,900 (was AED 89,900) in addition to ......read more

INFINITI and RoadSafetyUAE Advise Drivers During the Hot Summer Months…

Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2016:  INFINITI in the Middle East and RoadSafetyUAE builds on their two year partnership, advising drivers on the adverse effects the extreme summer temperatures can have on their vehicles. In order to counteract these harsh conditions, the two organisations have created a set of simple guidelines that will ensure that both the passengers and their vehicles will ......read more

Elevated Performance and Desirability for 2017 Range Rover…

New Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic derivative combines Range Rover desirability with enhanced dynamic performance Innovative semi-autonomous driving technologies including Advanced Tow Assist and join unique All-Terrain Progress Control system Market-leading InControl Touch Pro infotainment system features enhanced 10-inch touchscreen display New All-Terrain Info Centre and Low ......read more

A-MAP finalizes agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite batteries…

Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has signed an agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite automotive batteries for their fleet for 2016 and 2017. The agreement was formally handed over by Ashik Muhammed, Sales Manager-Fleet and Corporate at A-MAP, to Abdul Rahim Mohammed – Head of Purchase ......read more

Nissan Unveils World's First Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell Vehicle…

Cruising Range Of 600km-Plus for Zero-Emission Bio-Ethanol Fuel-Cell Model  Dubai, UAE, August 9, 2016:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype vehicle in Brazil that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The breakthrough model, an all-new light–commercial vehicle, can rely on multiple fuels, including ethanol and ......read more

Mercedes-Benz is presenting the first fully electric truck for heavy distribution operations…

Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck enables fully electric transport for the first time ever with an admissible total weight of 26 tonnes  Ranges of up to 200 kilometres, load capacity comparable with diesel drive Series production for urban short-radius distribution conceivable at the beginning of the next decade  Fuso Canter E-Cell: fully electric drive of Daimler Trucks in a light ......read more

Al Tayer Group Donates Ten Ambulances to Emirates Red Crescent…

Dubai, UAE, August 7, 2016:  Al Tayer Group, one of the leading UAE-based diversified business groups, has donated 10 ambulances to Emirates Red Crescent. The 10 Ford E-350 DRW cut-away units were specially converted into ambulances by Horton Emergency Vehicles in Ohio, USA.  HE Ahmed Al Tayer, Director, Al Tayer Group handed over the ambulances to Mr. Mohammed Abdullah Alhaj Al ......read more

The First Ever Infiniti Q30 set to be a ‘game-changer'…

A first for Infiniti, the new Q30 paves the path for success and innovation in the premium compact hatch segment!  Dubai, UAE, August 7, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has welcomed the dynamic Infiniti Q30 across Arabian Automobiles centres. The ......read more

Land Rover Supports Brand Enthusiast and Adventure Seeker ProjectOverLandy on Expedition to ...…

Dubai, UAE, August 6, 2016:  As part of its MYLAND (Ardhi in Arabic) creative communications platform, Land Rover Middle East and North Africa will be following Land Rover fan and adventure aficionado Zaid Siwady, the man behind ProjectOverLandy, as he sets off in a Land Rover LR4 on a nine day expedition to visit some of Jordan’s most iconic locations.  Siwady, a ......read more

Rio 2016 Organizing Committee receives from Nissan the official vehicle fleet for the Rio 2016 ...…

Overall, the Japanese company will supply about 4,200 vehicles to the Games Official handover event held at Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, where archery competitions will take place Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2016:  The vehicle fleet that will be used during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially delivered by automotive partner Nissan to the Local Organizing ......read more

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