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Ferrari Portofino: the Italian Grand Tourer par excellence

Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 200 km/h in just 10.8 seconds, the Ferrari Portofino is the most powerful convertible to combine the advantages of a retractable hard top, a roomy boot and generous cockpit space complete with two rear seats suitable for short trips.     The new car, which takes its name, Portofino, from one of the most charming villages on the Italian Riviera, an eponym for stylish elegance, is the most versatile model in the range. A Ferrari designed to be driven every day that also effortlessly converts ......read more

Airbus signs MoU with Dubai Land Department to explore the use of advanced geospatial solutions for promoting Dubai properties

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 September 2017:  Airbus today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Land Department (DLD) to provide geospatial solutions that will enhance the promotion of properties in the Emirate.    The MoU was signed by H.E Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department and Mikail Houari, Airbus President for Africa and Middle East at the 16 edition of the renowned real estate exhibition, Cityscape Global, which is taking place in Dubai’s World Trade Centre from 11-13 September.   The agreement supports Dubai’s Smart Government directives and it is in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to develop government services and to achieve high quality of life for the UAE citizens and residents. The Dubai Land Department vision is to implement innovative ......read more

New Discovery SVX: Land Rover Reveals All-Terrain Champion at Frankfurt IAA

New Discovery SVX revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show is a production preview of the ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Discovery, with a 525PS 5.0-litre supercharged V8 petrol powertrain  Most extreme Land Rover yet, with go-anywhere capability – increased ground clearance, body and suspension lifts, more wheel articulation and large all-terrain tyres  Specially tuned Terrain Response 2 system and Active Roll Control are firsts for new Discovery Discovery SVX will be the first Land Rover assembled by hand at the SVO Technical Centre when production begins in 2018 Film introducing Discovery SVX available here  Prospective customers and Land Rover enthusiasts are invited to register their interest in new Discovery SVX at www.landrover.com Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 September 2017:  Land Rover has ......read more

Nissan extends global UEFA Champions League partnership

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today confirmed a three-year extension to its global partnership with the UEFA Champions League, including the UEFA Super Cup. Legend Gareth Bale celebrated the announcement by surprising a group of schoolchildren in Madrid, Spain and teaching them how to recreate his iconic winning goal from the 2014 final against Club Atlético de Madrid.   The agreement comes ahead of the first game of the 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League season and will see the Japanese manufacturer stay as an official partner up to and including the 2020/2021 season. The UEFA Champions League continues to be Nissan’s largest investment in sports sponsorship, which began at the start of the 2014/2015 season. The UEFA Champions League continues to be the most watched annual sporting ......read more

Jaguar E-type Zero: “The Most Beautiful Electric Car in the World”

Jaguar Land Rover Classic electrifies the past with an inventive Jaguar E-type sports car featuring fully electric powertrain Acclaimed by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car in the world”, the Jaguar E-type now combines breathtaking beauty with zero emissions for the first time E-type Zero is based on 1968 Series 1.5 Jaguar E-type Roadster, and features a cutting-edge electric powertrain enabling 0-62mph in just 5.5 seconds Engineered by Jaguar Land Rover Classic at company’s new ‘Classic Works’ in Warwickshire, UK E-type Zero made world debut during Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.  E-type Zero sat alongside the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE at Tech Fest, which goes on sale in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 10 September 2017: ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah sees more than 30% growth in Transportation Sector over the last Five Years

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, September 10, 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah Chamber announced that the growth rate in the transportation sector in the Emirate reached 30.3% during the years 2011-2015, according to a study published by the Chamber based on statistics published by the Ras Al Khaimah Center for Statistics and Studies.  Growth in the productivity of the transportation sector  Dr. Ahmed Rashed Al Shemaili, Assistant Director-General of Commercial Service and Business Development Sector at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, said: “The transportation sector is one of the essential supporting sectors in any economic entity aiming towards global markets. The performance of this sector is considered an indicator of the extent development in other production sectors and its ability to succeed in global commerce, as well as the ability ......read more

Back to School: Al Naboodah Group Enterprises Delivers Over 750 New School Buses Across the UAE

Estimated 400,000 UAE school children transported daily across a fleet of school buses provided to-date Dubai, UAE – 10th September 2017:  Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates with a diverse portfolio of businesses, is kick starting the upcoming academic year by providing 750 new school buses. Partnering with operators such as Emirates Transport, Dubai Taxi Corporation, School Transport Services and other private schools, ANGE’s buses are transporting hundreds of thousands of children safely to and from school across the UAE.  Buti Al Naboodah, Deputy Chief Executive Officer: Commercial for ANGE said: “Over the past 30 years, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises has been a trusted partner, providing government bodies with school buses that ......read more

Every Jaguar and Land Rover Launched From 2020 Will Be Electrified

Commitment to electrification demonstrated with new electric models from Jaguar’s past, present and future at inaugural Tech Fest event Past – iconic Jaguar E-type now electrified for the 21st century  Present – all-new electric Jaguar I-PACE Concept, the SUV that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance, goes on sale next year Future – visionary FUTURE-TYPE virtual concept imagines autonomous, connected, electric and shared mobility for 2040 and beyond Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest takes place at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London Free-to-enter festival open from Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September Dubai, UAE, 7 September 2017:  From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified. The company made the announcement at its inaugural ......read more

The Aston Martin Vanquish S Pearl Edition

Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2017:  The Aston Martin Vanquish S Pearl Edition is a bold showcase of the bespoke personalistion service offered by Q by Aston Martin. The Vanquish S Pearl Edition will be limited to just 15 examples, available exclusively in the Middle East which has a long association with the pearl industry. The fascinating cultural history of this spectacularly rare and elegant natural material has been at the heart of the region's heritage for thousands of years, capturing the imagination through mythology and legend. The Pearl Edition celebrates this.   Marek Reichman, EVP and Chief Creative Officer, who oversees the dedicated Q by Aston Martin team at the company's HQ in Gaydon, Warwickshire commented: 'The Vanquish S Pearl Edition is an extremely special car, it is a chance for us to demonstrate ......read more

Premier Motors Supports 2017 International Paralympic Committee General Assembly & Conference

Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2017:  Premier Motors, one of the leading automobile dealerships in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly and Conference as its exclusive automotive partner. The 2017 event will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, from 3 – 9 September in Abu Dhabi with the Conference being held from 5 - 6 September and the General Assembly from 7 - 8 September. Speaking about the sponsorship, Helal Hanei Omar, Vice-President, Premier Motors said: “It is an honour for Premier Motors to be associated with the IPC event being held in the UAE for the first time. We are ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover extends commitment to customers with dedicated APPROVED used-car facility

In partnership with Al Tayer Motors, the 55,000 sqm facility is the first of its kind in the GCC. Jaguar Land Rover looks to expand used-car services across MENA Jaguar Land Rover APPROVED customers benefit from a full live view on current stock available at any period of time. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2017:  Jaguar Land Rover has launched its first APPROVED used-car facility in Dubai. The state-of-the-art showroom seeks to enhance and improve a customer’s experience when purchasing an APPROVED pre-owned vehicle.     The facility was opened in partnership with Al Tayer Motors, Jaguar Land Rover’s exclusive retailer in the UAE, and is its biggest standalone, used-car showroom in the United Arab Emirates. The eco-friendly structure is fitted with a 660KW solar rooftop generating ......read more

BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt.

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2017:  The new products unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt show highlight the status of BMW as a manufacturer of vehicles that transmit unrivalled levels of emotional appeal with their inspirational design, trailblazing innovations and the driving pleasure for which the brand is renowned. BMW is also showcasing the latest technological developments for the future of personal mobility, in which powertrain electrification, comprehensive digitalisation and other advances in the field of automated driving will play a particularly important role. Hall 11 at the main entrance to the Frankfurt trade fair site has been prepared for the shared BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad stand, and serves as a forum for current and future highlights of the product range. This is where the new products and features from all the brands ......read more

The Ferrari Portofino revealed: a GT that represents a unique combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort

Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2017:  The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort. Ferrari has chosen a particularly evocative moniker for this exceptionally versatile drop-top car, referencing one of Italy’s most beautiful towns. Portofino is renowned for its charming tourist port and, over the years, has become internationally synonymous with elegance, sportiness and understated luxury. The launch colour of the new Ferrari has also been dedicated to this marvellous town: Rosso Portofino. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds, the Ferrari Portofino is the most powerful convertible to combine the advantages of a retractable hard top, a roomy boot and generous cockpit space plus ......read more

Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of Historic 1967 Le Mans Winner with Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

  Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt   Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honouring historic No. 1 race car introduced for forthcoming model year  Limited-edition Ford GT features exclusive race-number graphics, plus unique interior colours, materials and details   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 22, 2017 – The Ford GT will be available in a new limited-edition Heritage theme honouring the GT40 Mark IV race car driven to victory by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. The car will feature unique interior and exterior colour themes, and an exclusive wheel finish.   “In creating a worthy successor to the ’66 Heritage edition, we ......read more

Lexus International and The Weinstein Company announce Patty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua to join Taylor Sheridan as members ýof the Lexus Short Films Season 4 selection committee

Dubai, UAE – August 21, 2017:  After an exciting launch in June 2017 at ‘Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia’ (SSFF & ASIA) in Tokyo for Season 4 of Lexus Short Films, Lexus International and ‎The Weinstein Company have now announced Patty Jenkins, best known for directing Warner Bros. Pictures and DC ‎Comics’ Wonder Woman and her debut feature Monster, and Antoine Fuqua, best known for directing the films The Magnificent Seven, The Equalizer and Training Day, to join Taylor Sheridan for the film program’s selection committee.  The selection committee will be analyzing these aspiring filmmakers’ work to find the best of the best to move ‎forward and bring their new films produced by The Weinstein Company to life. As a part of the selection ‎committee, Patty Jenkins, ......read more

Harley-Davidson Issues Global Call to Embrace The Freedom of the Open Road

“All For Freedom. Freedom For All.” Celebrates Individuality of Riders and Non-Riders Alike   Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2017:   Since 1903, Harley-Davidson has built motorcycles for one reason: to fulfill dreams of personal freedom. The Motor Company’s recently launched new brand platform – “All for Freedom, Freedom for All” – celebrates Harley-Davidson’s enduring legacy and the pursuit of freedom that unites all. With a focus on the universal pursuit of independence, authenticity and the feeling of the open road, the new work is an open invitation to riders and non-riders across the globe to embrace their individuality.    The new platform comes to life via 30 and 90-second videos containing user-generated and filmed content and is set to pique the interest of ......read more

UAE Welcomes the Finalists of the Most Popular INFINITI Engineering Academy Edition Ever

Recruitment for the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy closes on a high with another student applications record set as entries triple last year’s total 70 finalists worldwide will compete to secure one of the seven, one-year placements with INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team UAE Final to take place on 6th & 7th September, where the 2017 winner will be selected Dubai, UAE, August 17, 2017:  After an exhaustive global search for the freshest and brightest young engineering talent, the recruitment phase of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy closes with another year-on-year leap in applications.    Driven by the success of previous editions, the fourth running of this unique automotive-to-motorsport engineering recruitment program attracted some 12,020 registrations, a near-threefold ......read more

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel Corporation, Mobileye, an Intel company, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) signed a memorandum of understanding for FCA to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform The cooperation allows the companies to leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and resources The platform will be scalable for Level 3 to Level 4/5 automated driving and can be used by multiple automakers around the world while maintaining their unique brand identities Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017:   BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors reiterates its environmental commitment with zero-emission Fuel Cell Vehicles

Sharjah Municipality and Emirates Transport test electric hydrogen-running Toyota Mirai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 16, 2017:  In its continuous effort to support the UAE Vision 2021’s environmental objectives, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, introduced the zero-emission hydrogen-running Toyota Mirai to Sharjah Municipality and Emirates Transport, as part of its Government outreach program, aiming at building awareness about the benefits fuel cell technology and the positive environmental potentials of a hydrogen-based society. The four-door Toyota Mirai is the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, that generates electricity through an onboard Fuel Cell stack, using oxygen from the air with hydrogen stored in the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches Consumer Happiness Counter initiative

Dubai, August 16, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, in partnership with the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in Dubai Economy, have launched the ‘Consumer Happiness Counter’ initiative across all its locations in Dubai.  The initiative is in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make happiness and positivity an inherent part of the UAE lifestyle and in support of Dubai Economy’s objectives of enhancing happiness across the emirate.  The Consumer Happiness Counter will ensure that customer feedback is dealt with quickly and effectively.   Colin Cordery, Regional Managing Director at ......read more

The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagatos: Speedster and Shooting Brake join Coupe and Volante to complete quartet

Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017:  One of the most enduring creative partnerships in the automotive industry has reached another milestone. First with the global debut of the Vanquish Zagato Volante, followed by confirmation that not only will the Vanquish Zagato Speedster enter production, but it will be joined by a spectacular Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake. This ‘family’ of four Vanquish Zagato models will yield a total of 325 cars.

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Al-Futtaim Motors and Saaed sign service and spare parts partnership

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 8, 2017:  In an effort to deliver business excellence, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, and SAAED, the UAE’s leading traffic safety services organization, have signed a partnership agreement that will see all service and spare parts work for SAAED’s fleet of Toyota vehicles being carried out by Al-Futtaim Motors. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Our relationship with SAAED has been reinforced with the signing of this agreement, which will allow Al-Futtaim Motors to continue delivering premium service and genuine spare parts to meet SAAED’s ongoing efforts in managing traffic and road incidents in the UAE.”  Ibrahim Raml, Chief Executive Officer of SAAED ......read more

Nissan's Juke and Kicks dominate Gulf's small urban crossover segment

Nissan captures almost 60% of the B-segment crossover sales in ME markets*   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 7, 2017:  Since pioneering the segment with the Murano back in 2003 before following up with the X-Trail, Qashqai and Juke, Nissan has dominated the global market in crossover vehicles. That dominance has been underscored in the Middle East with Nissan capturing almost 60% of small urban crossover sales in the region. The Juke and newly launched Kicks models are vying for top spot in different markets.   Sales figures for the year to date show that Nissan has captured 59.7% of the B-segment (small car) urban crossover market with the Juke accounting for 44.2% of that share and the recently introduced Kicks taking already taking a healthy 15.5% (figures exclude KSA).    The Kicks has ......read more

GCAA “The UAE will not only be the first country to allow operation of flying pilotless taxis, it also wants ‘the safest'

Dubai, UAE, August 5, 2017:  The UAE may be a small country but thanks to the vision of its leaders, the country has set its mark globally in many fields. Dubai is known as the home of the tallest building on earth. “Where is the largest shopping mall of the world” is an easy question to answer now. Some of the best-known global brands in aviation too are based in this country. Keeping the same spirit alive, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the concept of ‘Dubai Air Taxi – a driverless flying car’ or ‘Autonomous Unmanned Air System Taxi’ in technical terms, which would fly the passengers from one place to another without needing any pilot. Dubai Air Taxi would become part of Dubai’s Smart Autonomous Mobility Strategy, bringing eco-friendly and faster modes ......read more

The New Jaguar F-type Four-Cylinder: a Pure Sports Car with Even Greater Agility and Efficiency

New Jaguar F-TYPE gains turbocharged four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine A true Jaguar sports car and a true F-TYPE, with its own unique character New 300PS 2.0-litre is the most powerful four-cylinder ever in a production Jaguar Acceleration from 0-100 km/h takes just 5.7 seconds, maximum speed 250 km/h Fuel consumption reduction of more than 16 per cent compared to the 340PS V6, and with CO2 emissions of just 163g/km Weight reduction of 52kg and bespoke chassis tuning delivers even greater agility Maximum torque of 400Nm together with 8-speed Quickshift transmission delivers excellent response throughout the rev range Intake and exhaust meticulously tuned to deliver renowned F-TYPE sound Enhanced suite of driver assistance systems including Autonomous Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Adaptive Speed ......read more

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Nissan Reports Nine-Month Results for Fiscal Year 2016…

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Dubai, UAE, December 7th, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has today announced a range of exclusive offers for December, across the entire line-up of Renault vehicles. The compilation of unmissable Renault offers includes both well-established and newly-launched ......read more

Dial-A-Battery invites motorists to get under the hood and pick up some valuable tips on car ...…

Dial-A-Battery invites motorists to get under the hood and pick up some valuable tips on car batteries. The iconic Captain Volt shares his super-expert advice. It happens to the best of us. You’re dashing off to work or an appointment… you turn the ignition key on and well, your car won’t start. Frustration immediately kicks in. You’ve guessed right– ......read more

Masdar's PRT System Functions at 99% Since Launch in 2010…

Over 2 million passengers transported in 6 years Abu Dhabi/Dubai 6 December, 2016:  The driverless Masdar Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system at the carbon neutral Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has functioned at over 99% efficiency since it began services 6 years ago! This remarkable achievement is indicative of the system’s quality technology, dynamic safety features and ......read more

Dubai South to hit the road with its first E-bus…

The world’s largest greenfield urban development, Dubai South takes the green approach towards developing its mass transit system Dubai-UAE: 6 December, 2016:  In a significant step towards building a low carbon footprint city, Dubai South today signed an agreement with Transit Australia Group (TAG). The signing was witnessed by Ahmed Al Ansari, Acting CEO, Dubai South and ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover MENA Scoops Up Top Accolades at the Global Technician of the Year 2016 Awards ...…

Global Technician of the Year 2016 Top Scoring Market – MENA Land Rover Global Technician of the Year 2016 – Jinto Thomas, Al Tayer Motors, UAE Jaguar Global Technician of the Year 2016, First Runner Up – Koudi Kamal, SMEIA, Morocco Dubai, UAE, November 30, 2016:  At a ceremony held in the UK Global Head Quarters, luxury automotive manufacturer, Jaguar Land ......read more

Land Rover Reveals its Discovery Sport #WeekendAdventure Film Series…

The new series drives enthusiasts to trace and share their weekend adventures across the region through the Land Rover Ardhi Mobile App Dubai, 30 November, 2016:  As part of its #MYLAND (Ardhi in Arabic) creative communications platform, Land Rover Middle East and North Africa has just launched the first film in its new Discovery Sport #WeekendAdventure series.  Featuring a ......read more

Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing unveil radical AM-RB 001 hypercar in the Middle East…

Regional premiere of revolutionary AM-RB 001 kicks off Formula 1 weekend  Presented in Abu Dhabi by Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer and Red Bull Racing Driver Max Verstappen 29 November 2016, UAE:  Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have unveiled the groundbreaking hypercar AM-RB 001 for the first time in the Middle East. Fittingly making its debut on the eve of the 2016 ......read more

A Picture of Refinement: Range Rover and Jonas Bendiksen Capture the World's Ultimate Vistas…

Land Rover works with Magnum Photos to showcase some of the most dramatic landscapes on Earth World-renowned photographer Jonas Bendiksen used Range Rover, the ultimate SUV, to reach superior vantage points for each stunning shot  Epic vistas of Norway are the first in a series of photographic works Subjects range from vast fjords and islands to the breathtaking mountains of ......read more

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

Dubai, November 24, 2016:  Customers looking to buy a new Honda Car or Bike will receive discounts up to AED 20,000 as part of Al-Futtaim Honda’s Hot Spot offers.  Upon purchase of a new Honda vehicle, customers will receive 25% off on service contracts and accessories, 50% off on window tints and 30% off on rust proofing. Honda Bike customers will receive 20% off on after ......read more

INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Establishes the First Certified Pre-Owned Center in the MENA Region…

State-of-the-art Center is the first of its kind and will cater significantly to INFINITI’S ever expanding customer base Dubai, UAE, November 23, 2016:   Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, achieves yet another milestone: the first ever Certified Pre-Owned Center in the MENA ......read more

Ford Trucks Showcases its 2017 Line-up at BIG 5…

Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2016:   Ford Trucks, with the official importer-dealer in the United Arab Emirates, Al Tayer Motors, is showcasing its 2017 line-up of the powerful Construction Series including the 4143M and 3543M mixers alongside the 1843T tractor, at the Big 5 Exhibition in Dubai from November 21 – 24, 2016. Powered by the new Ford Ecotorq engine family, the 2017 ......read more

Jaguar XF Wins Golden Steering Wheel Award For Best Saloon Car…

Jaguar XF voted ‘Best Saloon’ in Medium-Full-size category  Jaguar F-PACE takes second place in the Large SUV category Video interview with Dr Ralf Speth, Jaguar Land Rover CEO, available to view and share here  Dubai, 20 November 2016:  Jaguar has won Germany’s top car award, the Golden Steering Wheel. The Jaguar XF was voted ‘Best Saloon’ ......read more

Ferrari Unleashes a Spectrum of Emotions With The Launch of The 488 Passione Rossa…

Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016:   Ferrari reaffirms its ability to unleash an unparalleled spectrum of emotions in people with the release of its 488 Passione Rossa video this month. Inspired by the passion, adrenaline and pure joy associated with the 488 range, the footage showcases the agility, responsiveness and breathless exhilaration of the 488GTB and 488 Spider, seen through the eyes of ......read more

The ‘New Original': Jaguar XKSS Makes World Debut in Los Angeles…

Jaguar Classic reveals ‘new original’ XKSS to media at Petersen Museum in Los Angeles  One-off car has been authentically produced to exact 1957 specification by Jaguar Land Rover Classic’s expert craftsmen  Nine examples to be hand-built in the UK with deliveries to customers beginning in 2017 Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016:  The first genuine Jaguar ......read more

H.R.H. Prince Michael of Kent inaugurates the Gulf Concours event at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah…

Gulf Concours celebrates automotive excellence with some of the world’s rarest and most valuable cars on display for the first time in the UAE Dubai, UAE, November 19, 2016:  His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent today inaugurated the prestigious Gulf Concours event at the iconic seven star Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. The exclusive, invitation-only event is showcasing some of ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Scoops Four Top Accolades at ArabWheels Awards 2016…

Dubai, 17 November 2016:  Luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover took home four top motoring awards at the second edition of the ArabWheels 2016 Awards at a ceremony held on Tuesday, 15th November at the 5-star Meydan hotel. Nominated alongside its peers in the automotive industry, Jaguar Land Rover’s flagship models were recognised at the ArabWheels Awards 2016. The ......read more

Vanquish S takes Aston Martin's ultimate Super GT to the next level…

Power of naturally-aspirated 6.0 litre V12 engine increased to 600PS    Suspension set-up honed to deliver greater poise and precision  Exterior features new exposed carbon fibre splitter and diffuser, plus striking new quad exhaust outlets  Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016:  Aston Martin has turned up the heat on it’s ultimate Super GT to create the new ......read more

Gulf region can lead global movement toward fully autonomous vehicle, say industry experts…

‘Road to autonomy inevitable’, speakers say ahead of 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can be at the forefront of the global movement toward the fully autonomous vehicle and Mobility as a Service (MaaS), transport and automotive industry experts have said. Jacob Bangsgaard, ......read more

New Lotus and Caterham Experiences unveiled at Dubai Autodrome…

ERAS Customs & Classics partner to provide exclusive vehicles Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2016:   ERAS Customs & Classics, part of Al-Futtaim Group, has partnered with Dubai Autodrome to introduce two new motorsport experiences for the public, allowing guests to experience the thrill of three different high performance cars. Motoring fans will get a choice of two track ......read more

RTA and Hyperloop One Sign Agreement to Start Connecting the Emirates…

Agreement to study high-speed routes that reduce travel time between Abu Dhabi and Dubai to 12 minutes UAE could see a Hyperloop ‘within next five years’, according to company Hyperloop One vision includes original concept for autonomous vehicles and Hyperloop One Portal design Dubai, UAE, November 10, 2016:  The UAE is one step closer to being the world’s first ......read more

Nissan Introduces New Electric-Motor Drivetrain: e-POWER…

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2016:  Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., today introduced its new drive system called e-POWER to customers. It marks the first time that e-POWER technology is available for consumers, marking a significant milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan Intelligent Mobility. e-POWER borrows from the EV technology perfected in the Nissan LEAF, the best-selling pure ......read more

Al Tayer Motors unveils the New Maserati Quattroporte at Salon des Grandes Complications…

The new Quattroporte: restyling and range strategy for a new product experience      Dubai, UAE, November 8, 2016:   After three and a half years of unprecedented success in the international markets, the Quattroporte continues its success story that commenced over 50 years ago by undergoing a substantial restyling. The new flagship was unveiled at the Salon Des Grandes ......read more

Emirates Motor Company (EMC) and Mercedes-Benz to show the Zetros 3643 AS Tractor-head at ADIPEC ...…

The Zetros is available in 4x4 and 6x6 configurations as tractor-head and chassis version for various heavy-duty applications, with GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) variants ranging from 18 – 40t. The vehicle exhibited at ADIPEC is a Zetros 3643 AS 6x6 Tractor-head, sporting 426hp and providing a GCW (Gross Combination Weight) of up to 116 tonnes, thus highly capable of hauling large and ......read more

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