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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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Al-Futtaim Honda launches ‘Explore the Ultimate' promotion all through September…

Dubai, September 16, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched ‘Explore the Ultimate’ promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE making it easier for customers to purchase their dream car. The campaign, which runs all through September, covers the entire Honda sedan, SUV  ......read more

New Homologations for Pirelli Tyres…

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018:   The robustness of a BMW X-model, combined with the power of a sports car and the aesthetics of a coupé: this is the second generation of the BMW X4 pre-sented at its premiere at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.   The dynamic side lines and coupé-like roof line give the BMW X4 a sporty silhouette. This is additionally reinforced by the wide ......read more

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Speed Record…

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 confirms status as the world’s fastest production sedan with a new lap record in the USA Driver Randy Pobst clocked 1min 37.54sec in Project 8 on the 2.2-mile course at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California Achievement follows the Nürburgring Nordschleife production sedan lap record of 7min 21.23sec set in November 2017 XE SV Project 8 is the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota's Upgrade campaign brings back the hottest car deals…

Receive a car upgrade worth up to AED63,000 when purchasing a Toyota this month Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, is bringing back its much anticipated Upgrade campaign on a host of SUVs including the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser, Parado, RAV4, Fortuner and FJ Cruiser. Available across ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Takes the Luxury of Privacy to a New Level…

10th September 2018, Dubai - UAE: As the world’s leading luxury brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is best placed to understand and harness the many different possibilities of luxury for its influential clients. Throughout history the power brokers and history makers have negotiated some of the most historical agreements in confidence thanks to the ‘luxury of privacy’ afforded to ......read more

‘Unseen Potential' - Art from Scrap and Discarded Parts…

Al Tayer Motors to stage unique art exhibit featuring creations by technicians  Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2018:  Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships representing Ford, Lincoln, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks, is staging a unique exhibit of some truly stunning works of art made by recycling discarded automobile parts and scrap ......read more

Audi headed for the future with Formula E and DTM…

Brand confirms factory commitments in Formula E and DTM top-caliber series Fans to see fully electric motorsport and popular touring car races Board Member for Technical Development Mertens: Increased reference to production development Dubai, UAE, September 09, 2018:   In 2019, Audi will continue to compete with electric power in motorsport. At the same time, the ......read more

The new Audi A7 Sportback: Sporty face of Audi in the luxury class now available in the Middle East…

Four-door coupe embodies progressiveness in design and technology All-digital control system, comprehensive connectivity and mild hybrid technology Gran Turismo with enhanced handling and more long-distance comfort Dubai, 6th September 2018 -   The new A7 Sportback represents the new Audi design language and delivers on the design promise made by the prologue concept car ......read more

Luxurious all-new 2019 Toyota Avalon infuses admired confidence…

Daring styling with a smart package to support a distinguishable personality  Newly developed 8-speed automatic transmission with 3.5L V6 Engine realizing class-top power performance and fuel efficiency Innovative features and Toyota Safety Sense package to enhance passenger comfort and safety  Wireless charging, Head-up Display and premium audio with ‎14-speaker JBL ......read more

Hyundai Motor Company Completes South Korea's First Domestic Autonomous Truck Highway Journey…

Dubai, UAE, September 04, 2018:  Hyundai Motor Company’s Xcient truck has completed a 40km autonomously navigated highway journey, the first to take place in South Korea. The semi-trailer truck, which has a maximum load capacity of 40 tons, was semi-equipped with a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standard Level 3 autonomous driving system, enabling it to steer, accelerate or ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover's Virtual Eyes Look at Trust in Self-Driving Cars…

Self-driving pods have large ‘virtual eyes’ to interact with other road users Intelligent pods make ‘eye contact’ with pedestrians to signal intent Engineers work with psychologists to understand human trust in self-driving vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 02 September 2018:   Jaguar Land Rover has fitted ‘virtual eyes’ to ......read more

ALFAHIM's Central Motors & Equipment introduces established European tyre-maker TAURUS to UAE…

Vehicle services firm extends its range of affordable and premium tyre brands. Abu Dhabi company introduces established European tyre-maker to UAE. Abu Dhabi, September 02, 2018:  Central Motors and Equipment (CM&E) has announced the addition of TAURUS tyres to its extensive portfolio of high-quality automotive products and parts.   CM&E, an automotive ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles supports Al Ain Championship for Rmdha Challenge Round 2 as main sponsor…

Abu Dhabi, September 01, 2018: Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorized distributor of Nissan, Infiniti and Renault in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, announced that it is the main sponsor of the exciting Round 2 of Al Ain Championship for Rmdha Challenge, the popular Bedouin sport event in the UAE. This year’s challenge in Al Ain was held on September 01, 2018 under the patronage ......read more

Land Rover on the Trail of London's Endangered Rhinos…

Land Rover has created a unique rhino design in Trafalgar Square, London, as part of the Tusk Rhino Trail Gerry McGovern, Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer, is one of 21 internationally respected artists and designers to embellish one of the 1.2m-long rhinos Project aims to raise funds for the conservation of this endangered species with a   charity auction on 9 October and ......read more

E-lectric! Jaguar Classic Will Build Zero-Emissions E-types…

Zero-emissions conversions for iconic sports car get production go-ahead Production follows successful debut of E-type Zero concept in 2017 Latest concept made US debut at California’s Monterey Car Week Prospective clients invited to contact Jaguar Classic with expressions of interest  Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28 August 2018:   Following an overwhelmingly ......read more

All-new 2019 Lexus ES ushers a new era of performance and sophistication…

UAE-first, Hybrid Electric model F-SPORT Model newly introduced to the ES lineup United Arab Emirates, Dubai, August 27, 2018:   Long known for its unparalleled comfort, refinement and luxury appointments, the seventh-generation Lexus ES builds on its strengths with an all-new platform and is now available through the Al-Futtaim Lexus network in the UAE, the largest ......read more

Vans Featuring Bosch's Newest Electric Powertrain to Roll Out in 2019…

Bosch solution makes electrical powertrains for delivery vehicles cheaper and more efficient. Huge market potential: UAE’s light commercial vehicle market set to grow by 8.25 per cent by 2022. Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2018:  Bosch is launching eCityTruck, an electrical powertrain suitable for the vast majority of delivery vehicles. The first vehicles to feature the new electric ......read more

Hyundai to Strengthen SUV Line-up with Fourth Generation Santa Fe…

Powerful SUV with best-in-class safety and exceptional roominess New model builds on the company’s strong SUV heritage Elegant design includes signature Cascading Grille and Composite Light Innovative safety features make advanced technology more accessible. Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Hyundai’s New-generation Santa Fe is set to arrive in Africa and Middle East ......read more

Middle East factories could be the ‘world's best' say leading automation solutions suppliers…

New technologies and Industry 4.0 key for future manufacturing success according to SPS Automation Middle East exhibitors Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018:  Middle East factories could be some of the most advanced in the world in the coming years, with global automation suppliers saying regional government investment in new technologies and Industry 4.0 could play a key role in the future of ......read more

The new BMW X7 undergoes endurance tests under extreme conditions.…

Prototypes of the first Sports Activity Vehicle for the luxury segment demonstrate their supreme versatility during test drives at the polar circle, on desert tracks and on the highway. Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018:  The Sports Activity Vehicle is heading for the luxury segment. And on its way there it is undergoing a true endurance test marathon. An equally extensive and diverse test ......read more

SAIC Motor continues to climb the Fortune 500 List…

Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018:  SAIC Motor has achieved its highest ever position on the Fortune 500 list, ranking first among Chinese auto companies. Appearing on the prestigious list for a 14th consecutive year, SAIC Motor has been ranked No. 36 by US-based Fortune magazine, five places higher than the previous year. The accolade follows the brand achieving a sales revenue of 128.819 billion ......read more

Emerson Named IIoT Corporate Leader of the Year…

August 12, 2018 - Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global automation technology and software company, has been named “IIoT Corporate Leader of the Year” by McRock Capital. The award recognizes Emerson’s unique and successful deployment of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Emerson’s IIoT solutions have been deployed extensively across the globe helping manufacturing ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles elated over INFINITI ranking first in J.D. Power customer satisfaction ...…

Abu Dhabi, August 11, 2018: Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorized distributor of INFINITI in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, was elated after INFINITI gained the highest score for customer satisfaction in the luxury automotive segment in the inaugural J.D. Power 2018 U.A.E. Customer Service Index (CSI) Study. The survey results have further cemented the company’s status as a provider of world-class ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles reveals the exclusive upgrade of Nissan Patrol Titanium V8 …

Abu Dhabi, August 08, 2018: Al Masaood Automobiles, the authorized distributor of Nissan in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and the Western Region, recently revealed that exclusive feature upgrades have been added to the 2018 Nissan Patrol Titanium V8. The latest additions further reinforce the interior technology embedded into the top-notch, sleek vehicle, thereby solidifying anew its status as the most ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches Next Change programme to reward loyal customers…

Dubai, August 7, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has introduced a new programme to reward its existing customers.  The Honda Next Change programme makes it easier for existing Honda owners to trade-in their current model for a brand-new Honda. Customers purchasing through the programme will ......read more

Al Masaood announces opening of new Volvo Penta Spare Parts Centre in Sharjah…

UAE, August 06, 2018: Al Masaood has announced the opening of a new Volvo Penta Spare Parts Centre in Sharjah. The opening of the new facility addressing the UAE’s northern region’s increased demand for spare parts of Volvo Penta, a global manufacturer of power solutions for marine and industrial applications. The new Spare Parts Centre in Sharjah will offer genuine Spare parts, ......read more

Ferrari introduces the world's first low-bake paint technology…

Dubai, UAE, August 06, 2018:  Thanks to the on-going collaboration with PPG, Ferrari has introduced an innovative low temperature paint system, making the Prancing Horse the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt the new Low Cure clear coats technology.  This move further underscores Ferrari’s ongoing commitment to the pursuit of both excellence and sustainability. In ......read more

Audi Abu Dhabi leads regional sales for “World Luxury Car 2018” – the all-new Audi A8…

Abu Dhabi is leading the Middle East market for sales of Audi’s flagship all-new A8 model The Audi A8 was voted as “World Luxury Car 2018” by the World Car Awards at the New York Auto Show Audi Abu Dhabi have achieved 100 percent of their sales target for the Audi A8   Abu Dhabi, 05 August 2018:  Abu Dhabi is leading the way for regional sales of the ......read more

Ten facts that distinguish the Escalade's innovative 10-speed transmission…

The automatic transmission is an all-new design and the first to be introduced to a luxury SUV Dubai, UAE, August 05, 2018:  Engineers for the 2018 Cadillac Escalade’s new 10-speed automatic transmission have built on the experience of the previously critically acclaimed Hydra-Matic multispeed transmissions to push its performance, refinement and efficiency advantages to a new ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles pilots global launch of ‘MyINFINITI' exclusive car services program…

Abu Dhabi, August 04, 2018: Al Masaood Automobiles announced that INFINITI car owners in Abu Dhabi will be among the first customers globally to take benefit from a range of highly-advanced services of INFINITI’s exclusive ‘MyINFINITI’ car servicing program and experience convenience in getting premium after sales services. Al Masaood Automobiles is piloting the new program in ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles launches latest model of all-electric Renault Zoe to boost zero emissions ...…

Abu Dhabi, August 01, 2018: Abu Dhabi’s bid to create a green metropolis and reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cars has received a new boost with Al Masaood Automobiles’ launch of Renault Zoe’s latest electric car model across the emirate. Renault, which was the first to introduce a full electric vehicle (EV) in the Middle East, is delivering this time the Renault Zoe long ......read more

Lexus sweeps the board in fourth round of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series…

Lexus races to a decisive victory and ignites the passion of motorsport fans   Dubai, UAE – 26 July 2018:   Lexus powered to an overwhelming victory in the GT500 class race in the fourth round of the 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT series held recently at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand, taking the first four places in the race. The No. 39 Lexus LC 500 DENSO ......read more

Naomie Harris Opens 007 Elements…

Spectre and Skyfall actress opens new 007 cinematic installation in the Alps 007 ELEMENTS cinematic installation focuses on Spectre and celebrates the legacy of the James Bond films Jaguar Land Rover is official partner of the experience with star cars from Spectre on display  Located over 3,000m above sea level, it is the highest visitor experience of its kind Dubai, UAE, 24 ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Enters Fast Vehicle Servicing Business…

First ‘Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center’ facility opened in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Park area  Abu Dhabi, 22 July 2018:   Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automotive dealerships, has entered into the fast vehicle servicing business.  The company, represented by Premier Motors in Abu Dhabi, has opened the first Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center ......read more

MG Motor introduces new MG GS 2019 to the Middle East…

Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018:  MG Motor has announced the arrival of the New MG GS 2019 in the Middle East. While the previous generation MG GS was the first SUV to be launched by the British-born car brand onto the global market, the new, improved model now takes a major step forward with its refreshed and practical interior, high levels of equipment and dynamic design.   The New MG ......read more

Cadillac Middle East expands its 2019 SUV lineup with the all-new XT4…

Revealed worldwide in March 2018, Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 will launch in the Middle East later this year Boosting Cadillac’s 10-year expansion plan, the XT4 complements the brand’s SUV line up alongside the flagship Escalade and mid-size premium XT5 Dubai, UAE, July 18, 2018:  The Middle East is set to eye the regional launch of Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 ......read more

Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years…

The 3.9-litre V8 takes the International Engine of theYear Award for the third year running a record number of six awards Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2018:  The latest iteration of Ferrari’s turbo-charged V8 that equips, in various forms, all Ferrari’s V8-engined cars, has been nominated the best engine in the world for the third year running in the 2018 International ......read more

Audi sales grow by 4.5 percent in the first half of the year…

Worldwide around 949,300 deliveries since January Interim CEO and Sales chief Bram Schot: “Performed well despite the difficult environment” Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  AUDI AG delivered around 164,000 premium automobiles to customers in June. In the United States, sales of the Four Rings were up 0.3 percent, on a par with the prior-year level. As a result, Audi of ......read more

MAN Truck & Bus Middle East hosts safety workshop for Dubai Police…

Highlights included various road safety initiatives as well as solutions to reduce heavy commercial traffic incidents Dubai - UAE, July 15, 2018:   Aimed at emphasizing the role of heavy vehicles in ensuring safety on UAE roads, MAN Truck & Bus Middle East, in partnership with RoadSafetyUAE, Michelin tires and WABCO recently hosted a Safety Workshop for Dubai Police officers, ......read more

The Mulsanne W.o. Edition by Mulliner: A Unique Car to Mark an Extraordinary Milestone…

Limited edition of 100 Mulsannes to celebrate upcoming centenary Homage to founder W.O. Bentley’s famous final 1930 design Each Mulsanne holds a slice of crankshaft from W.O.’s personal car Mulliner designers take inspiration from golden age of British motoring True collector’s item as Bentley approaches centenary in 2019 Public debut to be at Pebble Beach Concours ......read more

Michelin introduces the new MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 in GCC region…

Dubai, UAE, July 15, 2018:  Michelin today announced the availability of MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 tyres in the GCC region. True to its Mission of sustainable mobility, this latest update of the popular PRIMACY range, the new MICHELIN PRIMACY 4 tyre is a reference in tyre safety. After three years of development, this tyre provides a high level of performance in both dry and wet ......read more

Dubai Camel Racing Club Honours Al Tayer Motors…

Dubai, July 15, 2018:  The Dubai Camel Racing Club, a pioneering and leading sports establishment, has honoured Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, for its support to the 2017-18 racing season as a platinum sponsor. Al Tayer Motors and Land Rover have been long-term supporters of camel racing as a sport and the Dubai Camel Racing Club for many ......read more

Nissan Reports Continued Growth in the Middle East…

Nissan’s share in the Gulf sees year-on-year growth of more than 20 per cent  Middle East set to play a key role in expansion plans as part of Nissan M.O.V.E to 2022 strategy Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 12, 2018:  Nissan today announced its fiscal year 2017 (FY17) business results in the Middle East, which demonstrate the company’s successful ......read more

Ferrari takes the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” design award for the fourth year running…

The Ferrari Portofino is recognized for its ground-breaking design Red Dot awards also for the 812 Superfast And the FXX K EVO Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018:  Ferrari has received the Red Dot: Best of the Best award for the ground-breaking design of the Portofino, Ferrari’s most recent V8-engined GT car. This is the consecutive fourth year that the Prancing Horse receives ......read more

Rolls-royce Motor Cars Announces New Regional PR & Communications Manager for Middle East, Africa & ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 10, 2018:  Rolls-Royce has announced Rami Joudi as Regional PR & Communications Manager, Middle East, Africa & India. He will be based in Dubai. Born in Kuwait and of Syrian descent, Joudi graduated from Lincoln University in the UK with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He started his career in 1999 as Assistant Editor for Motorsport Magazine ......read more

DALBY and its 50 years of experience in hydraulic hooklifts will be present at the IAA commercial ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018:  DALBY designs, builds and markets hydraulic hooklifts for all types of 2- to 32-ton vehicle, along with roll-off containers, and container trailers for road transport and agriculture. With its complementary offering, DALBY is a major player and a clear leader in the roll-off transport and handling equipment market in France.   Through its vast ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota delivers a large fleet of Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Hybrid Vehicles to Tawasul ...…

Abu Dhabi’s public transport a step closer to the sustainability targets of the UAE Vision 2021 907 Camry HEV estimated to save over 47,000 000 kg of CO2 52,000 kg of CO2 saving per Camry Taxi lifecycle Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 5, 2018:   In line with its commitment to spearhead the environmental mobility agenda within the UAE Vision 2021’s ......read more

The most anticipated launch of the year - The new Mercedes-Benz G-Class arrives in style to the ...…

Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018:  The arrival of the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class was celebrated at Al Serkal Avenue in Dubai this week. The event introduced to the region the legendary flagship model – taking a leap into a new era in terms of technology while staying true to its unrivalled legacy. Haven undergone its greatest change in history, the new G-Class maintains its iconic design ......read more

ConVeX Consortium Hosts Europe's First Live C-V2X Direct Communication Interoperability ...…

Audi, Ducati, Ericsson, Qualcomm, SWARCO, and Technical University of Kaiserslautern Collaborate to Demonstrate Advanced Connected Car Capabilities for Road Safety and Traffic Efficiency Dubai, UAE, July 04, 2018:  AUDI AG, Ducati, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), SWARCO, the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, and Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated ......read more

Arabia Taxi welcomes 1000 new Toyota vehicles…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 3, 2018 –   In a joint effort to decrease emissions and global environmental footprint, Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, handed over 454 Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) to Arabia Taxi, member of Arabia Holdings Group of companies and one of the UAE’s largest taxi operators, as part of a larger deal of 1000 ......read more

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