24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: In a landmark deal, Al Ghandi Auto, a leading General Motors dealership selling Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, signed an agreement with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, for the sale of 112 Chevrolet vehicles – 109 Trailblazers and three Tahoes.
Commenting on the agreement, Ali Saeed Bin Saroud, Executive Manager, Dubai Camel Racing Club, said, “We have chosen Al Ghandi Auto from a line of other auto dealers in Dubai because of the great commitment and flexibility shown in their sales proposition. We were looking for the ideal vehicles that mixed luxury and practicality, and we’re happy with the decision to choose Al Ghandi Auto as a valued partner in this deal.”
Mark Jenkins, CEO, Al Ghandi Auto, said: “I am delighted to ......read more
• New K Xtrem offers the most robust chassis on the market
• New model is now available across the Middle East
• Designed for the most extreme conditions
(Middle East, 24th April, 2017) Renault Trucks has introduced the new K Xtrem to the Middle East market. The robust model, developed to take on the most challenging environments found in the Middle East, was launched during Renault Trucks XTREM DAYS event in Marrakech, Morocco, for industry leaders from Greater Middle East, Sub-Sahara Africa, Algeria, Morocco and Turkey.
Designed for the most heavy-duty uses on the most extreme terrains such as quarries and mines, the K Xtrem comes with a reinforced chassis and an automated, reinforced Optidriver Xtrem gearbox. The new model offers a total ......read more
• New high-performance technology delivers acceleration of 0-100KM/h in under 4 seconds
• Model stands alongside new Liverpool customised version of the MG ZS
(Middle East, 20th April 2017) : The new MG electric supercar concept - MG E-motion, made its global debut on the MG stand at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show. With 94 years of history, this legendary British brand is enjoying a significant revival thanks to recent scientific and technical innovation, delivering a stunning new concept model that combines high standards in design and performance that marks an exciting new era for the manufacturer.
The MG E-motion concept embodies MG’s brand-new exterior design essence. The concept model has dynamic and elegant body proportions, with the positioning of the ......read more
• LYNK & CO tested its in-car, app-based sharing feature live for the first time in Shanghai on April 16, 2017
• Digital keys are spawning new ownership and collaboration models
• With Ericsson cloud technology, LYNK & CO delivers on their core brand promise of enabling new services through connectivity
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: LYNK & CO, which has been hailed as the world’s “most connected car” after its launch in October 2016, has partnered with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to help shape the future of car connectivity. Thanks to Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud service and its leadership in Cloud and Internet of Things, LYNK & CO have demonstrated the world’s first built-in share function.
Research suggests ......read more
Light duty Hino 300 Series Hybrid offers cleaner, more efficient transport
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2017 – In line with its efforts to make a significant difference in the environmental footprint and contribute to a cleaner air quality in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, has launched the country’s first hybrid truck at the 8th edition of the Cold Food Chain Conference, which was held on the 5th of April the Meydan Hotel in Dubai.
The Hino 300 Series Hybrid light-duty truck features the world’s first hybrid diesel engine designed to deliver cleaner, more efficient transport solutions. Like the conventional petrol-engine Hino light-duty trucks, the hybrid variants are totally customizable and can be used with mounted ......read more
Hosting the Renault Duster as the lead in the SUV B segment, the dealership secures growth in sales volume
Dubai, UAE, April 16th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has released Renault’s 2016 Growth Report confirming the brand’s remarkable performance.
The report reveals that Arabian Automobiles achieved positive volume growth of 17% for Renault, and that the company’s market share performance ranks number one among Renault distributors in the GCC.
Mr. Salah Yamout, Director of Sales and Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “Renault’s positive performance growth is a testimony that its products are continuously attracting new customers in ......read more
New V6 powertrain technology, offering 400 hp, delivers exhilarating drive
‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy inspires daring exterior
Empowering performance from world-first technologies
Dubai, April 13, 2017: The INFINITI Q60 is a premium sports coupe that combines a completely all-new design with exhilarating performance and dynamics. The taut, muscular lines of the exterior underline the Q60’s considerable performance potential – reinforced by an advanced all-new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine.
The high performance 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine from the new and exclusive ‘VR’ powertrain family is born out of the brand’s extensive in-house experience in six-cylinder powertrain development. The new engine available with 400hp in the Q60 Red Sport 400 – has been ......read more
Limited edition Vanquish S takes inspiration from the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows
The third Q by Aston Martin - Commission by Aston Martin Cambridge
Tenth car will be gifted to the RAF Benevolent Fund
11 April 2017, Gaydon: Spectacular British aviation skills are the inspiration for Aston Martin's latest Q by Aston Martin creation; the Vanquish S Red Arrows edition.
Just ten examples of the Red Arrows inspired cars are being commissioned by Aston Martin Cambridge, each with special design features, hand-crafted interiors and graphic elements that draw on the visual language of aviation, as well as the skill and agility of the RAF's globally acclaimed official aerobatic unit, the Red Arrows.
Founded in 1965, the Red Arrows quickly achieved a reputation for incredible precision and awesome spectacle. ......read more
Ashwani Gupta Appointed Alliance Senior Vice President of the Renault-Nissan LCV Business Unit, effective April 1
Move expected to expand light commercial vehicle market leadership under a single business unit and boost sales by unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key markets.
Alliance partners to create more synergies by having one business unit, while ensuring brand differentiation, maximizing cross-development and cross-manufacturing, technology sharing and cost reduction.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: April 11, 2017 – The Renault-Nissan Alliance is creating a light commercial vehicle business unit to expand its global presence in this growing segment.
By unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key ......read more
Until the end of April, customers can pay 0% interest for up to five years on select Renault models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has launched its special spring offers, which will run until stocks last. The offer allows customers to become owners of new cars that strike the perfect balance between product and pricing.
During the promotion period, Arabian Automobiles will be taking care of interest costs for its customers by giving them the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of 0% interest for five years on Renault’s popular Duster, Captur and Symbol, and 0% interest for three years on the all-new 2017 Talisman and Koleos models. This gives customers a ......read more
Al Tayer Motors is world’s first dealer to launch new V12 Prancing Horse
Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017: The Ferrari 812 Superfast made its first international dealer launch at a special preview in Dubai by Al Tayer Motors - the official Ferrari importer-dealer in the UAE. The car, which roared into this year’s Geneva International Motorshow, was revealed to VIP guests at an exclusive event held on the roof-top of the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai – the city’s newest hospitality venue.
The event, themed ‘Shift to the 12th Dimension’, referring to the V12 heritage of the car, incorporated various elements representing the number 12 to highlight the powerful engine under the bonnet of the car.
Speaking at the launch event, Hossam Hosni, Vice-President - Ferrari at Al Tayer Motors said: “It ......read more
Dubai, April 3, 2017 – Jaguar Land Rover scooped up three prestigious motoring accolades at the fourth edition of the 2017 Middle East Car of the Year Awards (MECOTY) that were held in Dubai on Thursday, March 30th 2017.
Nominated alongside peers from the automotive industry, Jaguar saw the F-PACE win the “Best Compact Premium Performance SUV” title followed by another success for the brand with the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR awarded “Best Premium Performance Coupe”.
Recognized for innovation, Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque Convertible also received the special “Industry Pioneer” award.
Commenting on Jaguar Land Rover’s three wins, Bruce Robertson, Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Middle East and North Africa, said: “Trusted award platforms such as ......read more
Limited-time offers across all Nissan models featuring special promotions on the popular Juke, all-new Altima and Pathfinder
Dubai, UAE, April 2nd, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched its limited-time spring offers – running from 1st to 10th April, customers will be spoilt for choice with outstanding discounts across Nissan’s entire line-up. Fans of the company’s popular Juke, Altima and Pathfinder models are in for a particularly happy surprise, as these vehicles will see the greatest price cuts.
During the 10 day promotion period, the Nissan Juke will be available for a starting price of only AED 54,500, while the Altima will be up for grabs at only AED 69,500 ......read more
Repair and Maintenance in focus as leading global players line up cutting edge solutions at three-day auto aftermarket trade fair
Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017: The finest in automotive repair and maintenance solutions will be under the spotlight at the Middle East’s largest auto aftermarket trade fair next month in Dubai, from non-wax based vehicle detailing services to automated body shop systems that save time and money.
Auto professionals searching for the latest innovations in workshop repairs and equipment will be in for a treat at Automechanika Dubai 2017, with leading global suppliers set to descend upon the annual showcase from 7-9 May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Italian company Symach will launch Fixline – an automated body shop repair process that utilises robotics, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 29, 2017: Last year INFINITI unveiled the completely redesigned QX60 to the Middle East region. For 2017, the model features additional enhancements that are aimed at empowering the driver with a more premium experience.
The first in a host of upgrades is on the QX60’s powerplant. The Intelligent All-Wheel Drive vehicle featuring the powerful yet efficient 3.5 litre V6 gasoline engine now delivers 295hp (+30hp) at 6,400 rpm with a torque output of 350NM (+24) at 4,800rpm.
Never compromising on convenience with the driver always in mind, the 2017 INFINITI QX60 also comes equipped with the Motion Activated Liftgate. This unique technology allows uses to simply swipe their foot in a ‘kicking motion’ under the rear bumper and this action causes the liftagate to open automatically – ......read more
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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Region First Specialized Company for Motors Maintenance and Customization
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: On Friday, Dr. Mahareiq Group opened the second branch of Strokerz Middle East in Dubai Investment Park, Dubai. The event was attended by VIPs, motorcycles fans, and riders from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon.
Strokerz Middle East-Dubai will be the first ......read more
Eight reasons for travelers from the UAE to fly British Airways’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to London
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 06 November 2016: British Airways have announced a special fares campaign to mark the one year anniversary since the launch of the Dreamliner 787-9 on its Abu Dhabi to London service. The special fares campaign will run until 16 November with travel valid until 31 ......read more
Land Rover engineers find new aerodynamics solutions as they work with the team to make Sir Ben Ainslie’s catamaran the fastest boat in the America’s Cup
Engineers’ pioneering work creates software that has the potential to unlock crucial extra performance and manoeuvrability to get team over the line first
Sophisticated computer analysis of carbon fibre wingsail ......read more
Expanding Powertrain Line-Up with the Q50 Red Sport 400 tailored to sport performance seekers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 November, 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, announced the launch of the Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400.
Infiniti’s ......read more
Using SAND-X Motor’s All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) as a Platform, the Collaborative Project Aims to Develop an Automated URS Ground Vehicle that Can Take on Local Terrain
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 October, 2016: The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, along with UK-based ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 29th, 2016: Audi Sport CEO, Stephan Winkelmann and H.E. Ali Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Founder and Chairman of Family Council Ali and Sons, officially inaugurated the world’s first Audi Sport Center in Abu Dhabi last night.
They were joined by VIP guests at the Audi Sport Center, located in Al Sawari Tower A on the prestigious Corniche Road, to ......read more
Exclusive home for the Audi Sport RS and R models
Ali & Sons have invested over US $60 million in the brand
Regional launch of Audi’s new performance brand Audi Sport
Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 23, 2016 : Ali &Sons, the exclusiveAudi representative in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, will celebrate the inauguration of their new Audi Sport Center on October 26th. The Audi ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2016: The latest episode in our test drive series titled ‘The Land Rover Diaries’ has just been release in the Middle East - join us as we test drive the Range Rover SVAutobiography around the city.
Building on 45-years success, the Range Rover SVAutobiography produced exclusively by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations bespoke ......read more
A-MAP conducts car battery maintenance training to the Fasttrack team
Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], a global player in the distribution of aftermarket automotive products, has recently conducted car battery maintenance training to 70 personnel of the Sales and Technical team at Fasttrack.
The training was conducted by Ramamurthy Rao who heads up the R&D, Technical & ......read more
Advanced transmission developed in-house for front-wheel drive models
Intelligent packaging ensureslighter weight and similardimensions as a conventional six-speed automatic transmission
143 new patents filed throughout development of advanced transmission
Eight-speed FWD automatic transmission to debut in 2017 Kia Cadenza
Dubai ,UAE,October 11, 2016: Kia Motors has revealed details ......read more
Dubai, UAE,October 11, 2016: The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world’s leader in zero-emissions mobility, has sold its 350,000th electric vehicle since December 2010, when the Nissan LEAF went on sale.
The Alliance achieved the historic milestone in August, while also setting an industry record of 100,000 EVs sold in a single year.
The Alliance today accounts for half of the EVs ......read more
Gulf Concours announced with a stunning line-up of unique cars set for inaugural showpiece event on the lawns of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah
Dubai, UAE – October 11, 2016: A combination of near priceless, classic cars mixed with the ultimate in modern, bespoke luxury and supercars have been confirmed to headline the inaugural Gulf Concours to be held on the lawns of the ......read more
CM&E to Have Exclusive Rights to Distribute High Performance specialty chemicals in Automotive, Heavy duty/ Fleet, Industrial, Agricultural and Marine segments in UAE Market
Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 9, 2016: Central Motors & Equipment (CM&E), a member of Al Fahim Group with exclusive agency agreements for leading global brands of tyres, automotive parts, lubricants, service ......read more
Hints at future INFINITI mid-sized premium SUV
Latest interpretation of ‘Powerful Elegance’ form language
Design evolved for European premiere in Paris
Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2016: The INFINITI QX Sport Inspiration is an elegant and powerful expression of progressive SUV design. Laying down markers for future INFINITI QX models, the QX Sport Inspiration explores the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016: Gargash Enterprises, The authorized general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah & Northern Emirates, reaffirms its social commitment yet again by introducing ‘Score for Charity’, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region. In a unique collaboration with Al Ahli Football Club, Gargash Enterprises has announced a contribution of ......read more
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
100,000 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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