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Nissan shares vision for future mobility at CES Asia 2019

Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies merge real and virtual worlds, tap brain signals to help drivers Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 16 June 2019:   Nissan will share its vision for the future of mobility at CES Asia 2019 by showing technologies that access brain waves and merge the real and virtual worlds to assist drivers. Nissan will demonstrate its innovative Invisible-to-Visible and Brain-to-Vehicle technologies and show the electric, all-wheel-drive IMs concept car at the trade show in Shanghai. Together, these displays will give customers insight into Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the brand’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. “At Nissan, we always aim to be ahead of the curve,” said Roel De Vries, senior vice president for marketing at Nissan. ......read more

BMW Group and Jaguar Land Rover announce collaboration for next-generation electrification technology

• BMW “Gen 5” eDrive technology supports future evolutions with Jaguar Land Rover • Both companies share vision of future-oriented drive technologies     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 June 2019:   As it develops its plans for the mobility of the future, the BMW Group is increasingly focusing on co-operations to help make next-level electrification technology more widely available to customers by the start of the coming decade.   Cooperation between car manufacturers to share know-how and resources is important as the automotive industry tackles the significant technological challenges of autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification and services (ACES).   After three years of Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, the BMW Group remains firmly on track, having ......read more

Britain's Greatest Test Driver, Norman Dewis Obe, Passes Away

• Legendary former Jaguar test driver and works racer, Norman Dewis OBE, has passed away aged 98 • Dewis was Britain’s greatest ever test driver, having developed 25 of the most significant Jaguars ever over his 33-year career • Jaguar’s most famous models, including the Le Mans 24 Hours-winning D-type as well as the iconic E-type, were honed with Dewis’ expertise • Dewis also set a land speed record for Jaguar and competed with a D-type at Le Mans and Goodwood during the 1950s • Even at 98, Dewis remained a global ambassador of Jaguar and an asset to the brand legacy he helped to establish   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:    The man responsible for developing some of the most iconic Jaguars ever, Norman Dewis OBE, has passed away aged 98. Over ......read more

Arabian Automobiles INFINITI team sweeps regional aftersales skills contest with three honours

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive distributor for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, secured another glorious year of big wins at the INFINITI Regional Aftersales Skills Contest 2019 that rewards excellence in customer service.  A platform designed by INFINITI Middle East to recognise and award INFINITI frontline brand ambassadors, the regional skills contest evaluated the competencies of the team in providing exceptional customer satisfaction and total ownership experience. Covering INFINITI service teams from across the GCC, the contest tests the level of innovation, commitment, dedication and passion that members show in enhancing customer service standards.  Arabian Automobiles INFINITI team ......read more

Aston Martin Produces First Cars at St Athan

• British luxury carmaker’s second manufacturing facility is now producing cars • Aston Martin St Athan is on target to go into full production in the first half of 2020 • Testing of the Aston Martin DBX continues apace   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:  Aston Martin Lagonda’s second UK manufacturing plant has started to produce cars, as the latest pre-production models of the luxury British carmaker’s first SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, are built.   The 90-acre, former Ministry of Defence site at St Athan in Wales was announced as the second UK plant for Aston Martin Lagonda in early 2016 and since then the whole site, including three ‘Super Hangars’, has been transformed into a modern manufacturing facility for our hand-crafted British ......read more

Backseat battles: kids driving their parents to distraction – and danger on the roads, Nissan reveals

• More than six in 10 European parents are distracted by kids’ back seat behaviour  • One in three admit road safety suffers; red traffic lights missed, swerving across lanes and hands off the steering wheel • One in three parents will look for driving assistance technology on their next car    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12 June 2019:  More than six in 10 European parents (63%) admit they struggle to fully concentrate on the road when their children are misbehaving in the car.  But even more worrying is that nearly one in three adults (29%) reveal they know they’re less safe behind the wheel as a result, according to new research conducted by Nissan.   Parents say the level of distraction means they’ve taken their eyes off the road and their hands ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover & Bmw Group Announce Collaboration for Next Generation Electrification Technology

● Jaguar Land Rover and BMW are joining forces to develop next generation electric drive systems. ● Collaboration seeks to advance development of electrification technology to support transition to ACES. ● Joint investment in research & development, engineering and procurement will provide the necessary economies of scale to support increased consumer adoption of electric vehicles.    Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11 June 2019: Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group today confirmed they are joining forces to develop next generation Electric Drive Units (EDUs) in a move that will support the advancement of electrification technologies, a central part of the automotive industry’s transition to an ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric, Shared) future.   The strategic collaboration ......read more

Diesel Technic (ME) Fze and Jafza Stimulate the Automotive Sector

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 June 2019:   According to the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dubai’s automotive sector is poised for growth and is expected to increase by 35 per cent between 2017 and 2021 due to the spare parts and accessories market.  A key player in the automotive sector, Diesel Technic (ME) FZE is manoeuvring itself to capitalise on this advancement. The German-headquartered group has 41,000 products covering the full range of automotive parts and accessories and has been a leading player in the GCC’s automotive and spare parts and accessories sector since 1995.  Diesel Technic, however, has not been alone in building its brand in the Middle East. Since its inception in the region, the company has received ample support from Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) by utilising ......read more

Lexus ES 300h crowned ‘Best Midsize Luxury Sedan' at Middle East Car of the Year awards 2019

Pioneering hybrid electric vehicle recognized as finest in its class at prestigious annual award ceremony by panel of 19 independent automotive editors Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 11, 2019:  Lexus’ enduring commitment to excellence in engineering, innovation and driving dynamics has once again been highlighted with a prestigious industry recognition. The brand’s tireless pursuit of emotional design, exceptional comfort and class-leading performance was endorsed recently when the Lexus ES 300h was honoured in the ‘Best Midsize Luxury Sedan’ category at the 2019 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards, one of the premier annual award ceremonies for the region’s automotive industry, which took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Combining class-leading handling with unparalleled luxury, the Lexus ES ......read more

Aston Martin Ready to Race in the Spirit of '59 as It Honours 60th Anniversary Le Mans Victory

• Aston Martin Racing targets GTE Pro and Am victory at Le Mans • Team in high state of readiness ahead of FIA World Endurance Championship finale • Le Mans-winning V8 Vantage GTE to take its final bow    Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 11 June 2019:   Aston Martin Racing heads into the 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans as a serious contender for victory in the fiercely-contested GTE Pro class, as the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Super Season reaches its climax at the legendary Circuit de la Sarthe in France this weekend (15-16 June).   Sixty years on from Aston Martin’s greatest victory, when Roy Salvadori (GB) and Carroll Shelby (USA) took Aston Martin’s only outright win at Le Mans, the crews of the Vantage GTEs once again prepare to fight. In the front-running GTE ......read more

The Ultimate Q-Car: New Touring Specification for World's Fastest Production Sedan, Jaguar XE SV Project 8

 Limited-run collector’s edition Jaguar XE SV Project 8 features discreet fixed spoiler in place of rear aerodynamic wing   600PS road-focused Touring specification delivers exceptional performance with 0-60mph in 3.3sec and top speed of 186mph (300km/h)  Production strictly limited to no more than 15 four-seat vehicles worldwide, making Touring specification the most exclusive XE SV Project 8 derivative*  Touring specification available in four signature Project 8 paint finishes, including British Racing Green and Corris Grey Satin  Future classic evokes spirit of iconic motorsport-proven Jaguar touring cars including ‘Coombs’ Mk II and ‘Broadspeed’ XJC – in the Mk II’s 60th anniversary year  For more information on the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Lexus launches the innovative Rewards by Lexus Prepaid Card

As rewarding as owning your own Lexus Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 10, 2019:  Al-Futtaim Lexus has launched one of the most innovative automotive prepaid cards in the Middle East in partnership with Noor Bank, Mastercard and Flex-e-card. The Rewards by Lexus Prepaid Card, offers customers buying a new Lexus attractive cashback on the card, which can be used across Al-Futtaim Lexus Service Centres, Intersect by Lexus, along with a diverse portfolio of Al-Futtaim brands and other retail stores in the UAE.  Customers taking advantage of the Rewards by Lexus Prepaid Card will also be able to access special aftersales benefits including 25% off all parts and 20% off all labour. Other benefits include, attractive discounts at Intersect by Lexus, dining benefits at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Crowne Plaza Dubai ......read more

New Land Rover Defender Completes Tusk Testing to Support Lion Conservation in Kenya

● Tested by experts: New Defender undergoes testing in Kenya with Tusk to support lion conservation initiatives in Africa ● Tougher than ever: Specially camouflaged Defender prototype was used by wildlife managers to support conservation operations across the 14,000-hectare Borana Conservancy  ● Unstoppable capability: New Defender was put to the test towing supplies in support of operations and fording rivers while tracking prides of lion ● Trusted partners: Land Rover has been an official partner of wildlife conservation charity, Tusk, for 15 years and 2019 is its Year of the Lion, to highlight declining lion numbers in Africa   Sunday 9 June 2019, Dubai, UAE: The new Land Rover Defender has moved a step closer to production after successfully completing a demanding testing program with ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Plots Further MENA Expansion Following Remarkable Sales Growth

• Jaguar Land Rover reports outstanding 2018/2019 financial year results for MENA  • Jaguar’s MENA retail sales were 46 % up year-on-year, while Land Rover’s MENA retail sales were 13 % up for the same period  • The luxury manufacturer looks to maintain its growth for the 2019/2020 financial year with a series of new model launches across the region   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2019:  Despite all the challenges in the region’s automotive sector, luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover has reported an impressive increase in annual sales in MENA across its two brands for 2018/2019, compared to 2017/2018 results.    Jaguar’s MENA retail sales were up significantly by 46 %, while Land Rover MENA displayed a 13 % year-on-year ......read more

Volvo's Car configurator tool now allows for a high degree of personalization

Customers can customize their dream Volvo model with multiple combinations and options Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 30 May 2019:    Trading Enterprises – Volvo, the exclusive distributor of Volvo vehicles in the UAE, is now offering customers additional flexibility of configuring their Volvo vehicle with the recently launched configurator tool that is now available at volvocars.com/en-ae/build.  The car configurator tool allows customers to configure their choice of Volvo model with different engines and trim levels together with various possible combinations of colours, wheels, upholstery, exterior styling, packages and options available. The configurator offers an easy, interactive and premium experience by creating a final rendering of choices showing interior and exterior of the configured ......read more

Sensory Steering Wheel Keeps Your Eyes on the Road

● Jaguar Land Rover researches rapid heating and cooling of the steering wheel for use with turn-by-turn navigation ● ‘Sensory steering wheel’ helps reduce driver distraction by keeping eyes on the road ● Drivers not paying attention is a major contributor to road accidents ● Thermal changes could also be used to warn of approaching junctions and roads with poor visibility     Wednesday, 29 May 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   A steering wheel developed by Jaguar Land Rover could help keep drivers’ eyes on the road – by using heat to tell drivers when to turn left or right.   The research, in partnership with Glasgow University, has created a ‘sensory steering wheel’, parts of which can be quickly heated and cooled to ......read more

New initiatives introduced by MG Motor to enhance customer satisfaction across the Middle East

 Three new initiatives launched by British-born car brand after record 2018   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 28, 2019:   MG Motor has introduced three important new initiatives in the Middle East this year as the car brand looks to build on its growing popularity across the region. The launches of a new spare parts online system, a customer referral incentive and a free clinic/trade-in campaign are all designed to bolster awareness of the brand while contributing to increased levels of customer satisfaction.   MG has been carefully working on improving its customer service standards – in February this year, the brand’s Customer Service Index (CSI) rating hit 90 percent, significantly up from the 2018 figure of 73 percent. Providing further peace of mind, all new MG cars come with a six ......read more

Genesis G70 Wins Best Luxury Sedan Award

May 28, 2019:  The 2019 Genesis G70’s exquisite attention to detail has contributed to it being named as the ‘Best Luxury Sedan’ by Sport Motor, KSA. The magazine announces a list of best car awards each year to recognize remarkable vehicles with judging criteria that involves the evaluation of essential features, unique design display, and functionality that enhances user experience.  The award-winning Genesis G70 has been recognized by magazines both regionally and internationally, as well as by review boards, winning ‘Car of the Year’ by the Motor Trend and ‘North American Car of the Year’ by an independent jury from North America. These accolades are testament to Genesis creating the finest automobiles and related products and services for driving connoisseurs around the ......read more

Ferrari's V8 takes its fourth consecutive International Engine & Powertrain of the Year award

The Ferrari engine also takes Performance Engine of the Year and two other categories Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   The 21st edition of the International Engine & Powertrain of the Year has seen Ferrari triumph again, taking the overall title with its 720-cv, 3.9-litre V8 for the fourth year running, a feat never achieved by any other engine in the history of the awards. The 3902 cc V8 engine that powers the 488 GTB, 488 Spider, 488 Pista and 488 Pista Spider took the overall honours and also the Performance Engine award. With this year’s change from capacity categories to power output categories, to ensure a fairer judging of hybrid powertrains, Ferrari’s V8 took a further two categories: the same engine was voted the best power unit over 650 PS, while the 3855 cc version that powers ......read more

Rolls-Royce Unveils Wraith Eagle VIII Collection

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   Rolls-Royce Motor Cars unveiled its latest Collection Car, Wraith Eagle VIII, on the shores of Lake Como at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, 24-26 May. Created by the Bespoke Collective at the House of Rolls-Royce, a Collection of just 50 Wraith Eagle VIII motor cars will tell the epic tale of one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century.  Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Brown braved uncharted skies to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June, 1919. Contemporaries of Sir Henry Royce, Alcock and Brown flew non-stop from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Clifden, Ireland in a modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber aircraft. The bi-plane was powered by twin 20.3 litre, 350 bhp, Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII engines. It ......read more

Toyota Yaris WRC races to victory in first-ever Rally Chile

Ott Tänak and GAZOO Racing World Rally Team dominate track to claim second win of the season in round six of the 2019 World Rally Championship   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 27, 2019:   GAZOO Racing (GR) World Rally Team and driver Ott Tänak clinched their second victories of the season recently at the inaugural Rally Chile in Talcahuano during the sixth round of the 2019 FIA's World Rally Championship (WRC). Tänak completed an outstanding performance in the No. 8 Toyota Yaris WRC to secure the fastest time on the rally-ending Power Stage during the demanding four-day event, gaining extra points to climb up to second place in the drivers' championship.   Tänak finished 1.3 seconds faster than anyone else in the Power Stage, as he and co-driver Martin Järveoja ......read more

A Strong Q1 2019 Start for Renault Middle East

 With a growing market share, sales volume and presence through industry recognition at the Middle East Car of the Year Awards 2019, Renault Middle East has a positive outlook for the coming year   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 26, 2019:  Renault Middle East announced its first-quarter 2019 commercial results, which were strengthened by higher-quality revenue and benefits from its digital strategy and award-winning vehicles.    The first quarter results showcased Renault Middle East achieving 3.54% market share in the Middle East, a growth of +0.53 points in comparison to the same period in 2018. This in accordance saw Renault, the No 1 European brand in the Middle East, achieve a sales volume increase of 23% when compared to Q1 2018, in an overall car market slightly growing by ......read more

Germany the next step for Nissan e.dams' Formula E Challenge

Berlin airfield circuit awaits Buemi and Rowland Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   Nissan e.dams takes its Formula E challenge to Germany this week with the electric street racing championship staging its penultimate European round at Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport. Nissan heads to the German capital following its best Formula E result to date in Monaco on May 11 where Oliver Rowland earned his third pole position of the season and finished on the podium in second place. Sebastien Buemi backed that up with a fifth-place finish. As the market leader for electric vehicles in Europe, Nissan is using Formula E to demonstrate the power and performance of its electric vehicle technology – a key part of the company’s Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision.  The Nissan LEAF was the best-selling ......read more

Jaguar I-pace Wins Three Titles at the International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards 2019

● I-PACE wins Best Electric Powertrain, Best New Engine, and the 350 to 450PS category at The International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Awards ● State-of-the-art 90kWh Lithium-ion battery delivers range of up to 292 miles (WLTP) and can charge from 0-80% in only 40 minutes (100kW DC) ● Two light, compact and efficient electric motors generate a combined output of 400PS and 696Nm of torque together with all-wheel drive traction ● Electrifying performance with 0-60mph in just 4.5 seconds ● Winners announced at the Engine Expo + The Powertrain Technology Show, Stuttgart ● The Jaguar I-PACE is available to order now, priced from £60,9951 in the UK, and can be configured at www.jaguar.com   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 23, 2019:   The all-electric Jaguar ......read more

New Discovery Sport: Enhanced for Every Family Adventure

‘Go anywhere’ premium compact SUV embodies Land Rover spirit of Discovery   • New Discovery Sport: The world’s most versatile compact 5+2 SUV has been updated with the latest user-friendly technology and more efficient, electrified engines • Transformed Interior: Premium cabin delivers great levels of craftsmanship and comfort, while updated exterior enhances distinctive Discovery design • Versatile by design: Practical 5+2 seating enhanced with 40:20:40 second row seats – providing 24 possible seat configurations – offer more flexibility for family adventures • Efficient hybrid-electric power: 48-volt MHEV, 3-cylinder PHEV or three- and four-cylinder Ingenium petrol and diesel engines deliver increased customer choice • RDE2 certified: New Discovery Sport (as ......read more

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Nissan Energy demonstration hits the spot…

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Al Masaood announced as official automotive sponsor of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by ...…

Abu Dhabi, January 17, 2019 - Al Masaood Group in partnership with Nissan has been confirmed as the official automotive sponsor of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA. The 14th edition of the award-winning European Tour golf tournament will run till 19th  January 2019 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, bringing together a stunning line-up of the world’s best golfers in what promises ......read more

Royal Enfield 650 Twins launched in the UAE…

Highly anticipated Royal Enfield Twin motorcycles launched in Dubai - The Interceptor INT 650 to be available starting at AED 19,999 and the Continental GT 650 to be available starting at AED 20,399 Bookings to open on January 15, 2019 and motorcycles to be on display at dealership in Dubai starting February 2019   January 16, 2019, Dubai:   Following an enthusiastic ......read more

Audi turns the car into a virtual reality experience platform at CES…

Audi e-tron takes backseat passengers on adventure through outer space  Technology combines VR content with vehicle movements in real time  Debuts “Marvel’s Avengers: Rocket’s Rescue Run” futuristic prototype created with Disney Games and Interactive Experiences for CES showcase Start-up company, holoride, to establish new entertainment category via open ......read more

2020 Cadillac XT6 Makes Global Debut…

All-new three-row crossover makes every seat the best seat in the house and offers comprehensive standard and available safety technologies Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2019:  Cadillac expands its popular crossover and SUV lineup with today’s global debut of the 2020 XT6.    Created to make the most of passengers’ time on the road, this all-new three-row ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Achieves Historic Business Record…

Annual sales of 4,107 are the highest in the marque’s 115-year history Year-on-year sales growth in all regions; the Americas remains largest market Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to generate a meaningful financial contribution to its shareholder, the BMW Group  Buoyant demand for all model families, with Phantom a major growth driver  Record levels of Bespoke ......read more

Cadillac announces Middle East arrival of the 2019 ATS model…

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Premier Motors in collaboration with ADNOC Distribution provides…

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New Lamborghini Huracán EVO: elevation of technologies for amplified driving pleasure…

New design for improved aerodynamics First Lamborghini with predictive logic on vehicle dynamics control: fully-integrated Lamborghini Vehicle Dynamics Control System combined with all-wheel drive, all-wheel steering for redefined parameters of responsiveness, agility and easiness to drive Engine from the Huracán Performante with 640 hp and 600 Nm of torque New infotainment system ......read more

Continental Commissions First Driverless Tyre Test Vehicle…

Newly developed tyres are being tested under real life conditions to ensure premium quality Automation allows for improved processes and more conclusive results  Driverless tyre tests based on prototypes of Continental’s automated Cruising Chauffeur January 7, 2019 -   Continental, the premium German tyre and technology company, has commissioned the first ......read more

This DSF, every INFINITI customer wins it big with Arabian Automobiles…

From guaranteed cash rewards for all, even up to the value of the new INFINITI to VAT on-the-house,  Arabian Automobiles offers premium with value Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 January 2019:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, offers an opportunity to make ......read more

Sportier and more efficient than ever thanks to state-of-the-art BMW eDrive Technology: the new BMW ...…

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Design your personalised McLaren 720S Spider with the McLaren Automotive digital configurator…

Digital configurator showcasing full range of colours and options now available online  Buyers can explore millions of unique permutations for new McLaren convertible supercar  McLaren 720S Spider can be ordered now at McLaren retailers, priced from £237,000 (UK) Dubai, UAE, December 30, 2018:  Anyone with internet access can ‘build’ their dream car ......read more

Jaguar's Award-winning I-PACE to Electrify Regional Showrooms Next Year…

All Electric Jaguar I-PACE will be available for purchase in the second half of 2019 The I-PACE made its regional dynamic debut this month in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  More than 600 people tested and loved the car during the Smart Cones Challenge organised by the brand   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 23, 2018:   Jaguar’s highly awarded All-Electric ......read more

BMW Group increases worldwide sales in November…

Dubai, UAE, December 23, 2018:  BMW deliveries grow 1.6% in November, up 1.8% in year-to-date +++ All three major sales regions contributed to year-to-date growth +++ November sees double-digit increase in China, Germany +++ Best-ever single month for BMW Group electrified sales +++ Every fifth BMW 5 Series sedan delivered is electrified +++    Munich. The BMW Group has ......read more

The BMW iFE.18 drivetrain: Unprecedented teamwork between motorsport and production development.…

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Word-of-Mouth and Online Research Have Big Impact on Model and Dealer Selection, J.D. Power Finds…

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The world's favourite family sedan is ready to thrill again…

Limited Edition 2019 Toyota Corolla XLi Exclusive now available in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 19, 2018:   The world’s most popular sedan with over 44 million units sold worldwide, the Toyota Corolla, is now available in an exclusive variant in the UAE, loaded with new refined and sophisticated features.  Available in limited quantities, the 2019 ......read more

Nissan to create electric vehicle ‘ecosystem'…

Nissan Energy vision connects electric cars with homes, businesses and power grids; develops new ways to reuse batteries   Dubai, UAE, December 18, 2018:  Nissan has created a vision to make electric vehicles even more useful to customers by introducing new convenient ways to utilize their batteries’ ability to store and share energy.   Under the plan, called ......read more

Lamborghini SC18: the first ‘one-off' created by Squadra Corse…

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Safe, Convenient, Award-Winning: Continental Receives CES 2019 Innovation Award for Intelligent ...…

High level of convenience: Passive Start and Entry system (PASE) and power door control support autonomous opening and closing  Greater safety: Intelligent obstacle detection prevents collisions Optimal protection: Intelligent door brake system supports opening and closing operations, while stopping uncontrolled slamming Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018:  Continental, the ......read more

V-KOOL™ Emirates opens its new flagship store in Dubai Unveils its new Car-Care concept in Heat & ...…

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GAZOO Racing Wins Australia Rally at FIA World Rally Championship…

Team claims manufacturers’ title in second season since return to the WRC   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 5, 2018:   GAZOO Racing World Rally Team recently claimed the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' title in style, with a rally victory for Jari-Matti Latvala in the No. 7 Toyota Yaris WRC at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. Esapekka ......read more

Five-Star Euro NCAP for Jaguar's Electric I-PACE…

Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE earns five-star Euro NCAP safety rating Five-seat performance SUV achieves high scores in all main safety categories All three members of Jaguar’s PACE SUV family have the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating I-PACE is tenth consecutive vehicle produced by Jaguar Land Rover to receive five stars Lightweight aluminium body and integrated battery ......read more

Ford's Desert Driving Tips, Episode 4: Driving Safely in the Desert…

Latest episode covers convoy driving tips, and how to maintain a safe distance between cars Weekly video series hosted by Ford engineers, starring the Ford Ranger pickup Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2018:   The wide-open desert is the perfect playground for off-roaders but there are a few things to bear in mind when venturing into the dunes as part of a group for the first ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM Launches Cullinan…

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UD Trucks names ‘Ultimate Truck Driver' in global Extra Mile Challenge 2018…

300 participants from across the globe took part in qualifying rounds in nine countries Nine finalists completed the ultimate challenge at UD Trucks Headquarters in Ageo, Japan Truck driver representing the MEENA region, Dipendra Balami from Promar Marine Contracting, named for ‘Best Driving Skill’ in the Quester category  Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018:  UD ......read more

The new BMW M8 en route to series production…

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Cadillac to bring first ever Cadillac HOTEL to SOLE DXB…

Festival-goers will journey through Cadillac’s unique Structure with a host of activations  The First ever Cadillac XT4 will be revealed at SOLE DXB This is the fourth year Cadillac has collaborated with the region’s biggest cultural festival Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018:  With just over two weeks until the UAE’s biggest street-culture event, SOLE DXB, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda celebrates UAE National Day with Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer…

Dubai, November 27, 2018:   As a part of the UAE National Day Celebrations, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched the Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer at the Big Shopper Event at Sharjah Expo.  Valid from November 28 to December 2, the National Day offers provides customers with the best ......read more

Eye-Catching New 2019 Lincoln MKC arrives in the UAE, with even more luxury, driver-focused ...…

Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors present the 2019 MKC, with a signature grille and styling cues that exemplify the new face of Lincoln, first introduced on the flagship Navigator SUV and Continental sedan The MKC welcomes owners with a dynamic signature lighting embrace that gracefully flows outward from beneath the HID headlights, exterior LED lamps that illuminate elegantly and luminous ......read more

Start of production in Dingolfing: First BMW 8 Series Convertible rolls off the line.…

Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018:  Second BMW 8 Series model from Lower Bavaria +++ Open sportscar with classic textile soft top +++ Market launch in March 2019 with two model variants  Dingolfing. Four months after production of the new BMW 8 Series Coupé ramped up in Dingolfing, the BMW 8 Series family is joined by another new addition from Lower Bavaria. Earlier this week, BMW Group ......read more

World Premiere: Introducing the New Range Rover Evoque, the Luxury Suv for the City and Beyond…

The next-generation Range Rover Evoque premiered with a high-energy dynamic display in London’s creative hub The New Range Rover Evoque sets new standards of refinement, capability and sustainability in the compact SUV segment, created from an all-new vehicle architecture  Featuring a modernist exterior design, with a luxurious technology-rich interior with new materials crafted ......read more

Cadillac V-type engines: over 100 years of automotive innovation…

Cadillac’s V-Series models are engineered proof of the brand’s promise of passion without compromise Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2018:  Cadillac has been at the forefront of automotive innovation throughout its 116-year history, leading the way with V-type engines. From V6 up to V16, the American premium car brand has evolved its V-type engine range since 1914, becoming the ......read more

Lexus RX 450H named Best Premium Midsize SUV at the ArabWheels Awards 2018…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2018:  Al-Futtaim Lexus, leader in green luxury mobility since 2010 and distributor of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, walked away with the Best Premium Midsize SUV of the year Award at the fourth edition of the "ArabWheels Awards 2018”. Lexus RX450, introduced to the UAE in 2012 and winner of the trophy, ......read more

Deals on Wheels launches MILAN RED in UAE, one of the world's fastest hypercars…

The prestigious dealership becomes exclusive agent of the hypercar in GCC, which was unveiled at the Deals on Wheels Sheikh Zayed Road showroom The hypercar will be on display at Formula 1 2018 Abu Dhabi.  The new-generation MILAN RED can speed up to 100kms per hour in just 2.5 seconds November 22, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  An exciting new addition to the UAE’s growing ......read more

The 2018 Ford Expedition's Sand Mode Secrets: Ford's First Full-Sized SUV with Terrain Management ...…

New-generation Ford Expedition built to take owners anywhere they want to go, with advanced four-wheel-drive system and Terrain Management System calibrated in the Middle East Seven driving modes developed for the region, including Sand-mode for deep sand adventure Two-speed transfer case and electronic locking rear differential give the Expedition superior off-road ability Dubai, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches ‘The Great Escape' promotion…

Dubai, November 15, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched “The Great Escape” promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE, offering customers the perfect opportunity to buy a Honda vehicle before the end of the year.   The Great Escape promotion from Al-Futtaim Honda ......read more

Aston Martin Lagonda celebrates opening of flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi…

Luxury carmaker expands dealer network in the Middle East Aston Martin Abu Dhabi opens in prestigious location close to Emirates Palace 15 November 2018, Abu Dhabi:   Luxury British carmaker, Aston Martin Lagonda celebrated the opening of a new flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi last night in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. At an ......read more

Audi Innovation Award Winner Announced at Dubai Design Week…

The third winner of the Audi Innovation Award is Elias El Soueidi from Lebanon with his project ‘Ruin to Reality’  His prize is $25,000 worth of consultancy together with a trophy and a trip to the Audi Headquarters in Ingolstadt to meet the team in Audi Design.  Second and third places were awarded to Dubai based designers Abdhul Hazeeb with ‘Connect to ......read more

Jaguar F-Type Rally Cars Celebrate 70 Years of Sports Car Heritage…

 Jaguar creates two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars to continue its celebration of  70 years of Jaguar sports cars With design cues from F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, the 300PS 2.0-litre rally cars feature bespoke FIA-spec modifications  One-off rally cars pay homage to the Jaguar XK 120, introduced in 1948, which itself achieved competition success in the RAC, Tulip ......read more

Audi Middle East Announce Third Audi Innovation Award…

Third Winner of the Audi Innovation Award to be announced on 13th November at 3pm at Design Week in the Audi Innovation Hub The Audi Innovation Hub is a space designed by Riyad Joucka, founder – MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) and will be the base for Audi Innovation Talks during Dubai Design Week Konrad Troeger, Senior Lighting Designer from Audi AG attending Design Week ......read more

The new BMW 8 Series Convertible.…

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity. The new BMW 8 Series Convertible blends ultra-sporty driving properties with distinctive design elegance and offers an extremely exclusive passport to hallmark BMW ......read more

InMotion Ventures Invests in Arc Vector – the World's Most Advanced Electric Motorcycle…

Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet Vector has been revealed in Milan on 6 November Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2018 –   InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, announces its ......read more

Toyota reveals future environmental insights at the 4th International Conference on Future Mobility…

Al-Futtaim Automotive showcases a diversified fleet of passenger and commercial green vehicles echoing the UAE’s commitment to a sustainable future Toyota to sell 5 million electrified vehicles including more than 1 million zero-emission vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs) by 2030 Toyota will invest 14 billion dollars to support the new plans United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Nov 7th ......read more

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

New model features bold new dynamic look with premium exterior styling upgrade Smart interior includes dual-tone leather trim and latest cutting-edge technology Fastback family sedan’s 1.5 L turbo engine offers 169hp and 0-100 kph in seven seconds  MG6 is the most spacious C Segment car on the market Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018:  The all-new MG6 sedan has ......read more

Land Rover Supports Red Cross Disaster Projects Worldwide…

Land Rover works with the Red Cross to help people in remote areas susceptible to disaster World Disaster Report states 134 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2018 Mexican Red Cross project alone aims to support 55,000 people in vulnerable communities  Together Land Rover and the Red Cross have helped over one million people globally since 2013 Dubai, United ......read more

Cadillac brings exclusive launch to Sole DXB 2018…

Festival-goers will be the first in the region to set sight on Cadillac’s first-ever compact SUV model This is the fourth year the brand has collaborated with the region’s biggest cultural festival  Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018:  Cadillac has announced that the region’s biggest cultural festival, SOLE DXB, will set the stage for the unveiling of the ......read more

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

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

A new 2019 Toyota Rush grade hits the road…

Al- Futtaim Toyota introduces the new GX grade  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 04, 2018:   Following the launch of the 2019 seven-seater Rush EX SUV earlier this year, Al-Futtaim Toyota, introduces the GX grade offering customers even greater value for money with a longer list of standard equipment.  Powered by an economical 1.5L four-cylinder engine making 103 ......read more

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