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2018 Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE

New Vantage road car forms basis of Aston Martin Racing’s 2018 WEC challenger   Developed in parallel with the new Vantage road car Development car has already completed 13,000km of testing, including two 30hr tests  Three new key technical partners: Alcon brakes; Öhlins suspension; Michelin tyres Established AMR drivers joined by British star Alex Lynn Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Aston Martin revealed the new Vantage: a dynamic successor to the biggest-selling road car in the British marque’s history. In an unprecedented synchronised launch, Aston Martin Racing revealed the new Vantage GTE: the spectacular new FIA World Endurance Championship challenger poised to replace the team’s most successful competition car of all-time, the multiple Le Mans-winning V8 Vantage ......read more

Nissan Bags Two Trophies at the Annual Arab Wheels Awards

New Nissan Altima voted best mid-size sedan in 2017 New Nissan Kicks voted best compact-SUV in 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 22, 2017:  Nissan secured two awards at this year’s third annual Arab Wheels Awards, held at a prestigious ceremony in Dubai’s Meydan Hotel. The awards recognized the new Nissan Altima as the best mid-size sedan and the new Nissan Kicks as the best compact-SUV.    "The two awards are a testament to Nissan’s commitment to deliver a wide portfolio of cars to its customers in the region, powered by advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology” said Kalyana Sivagnanam, President of Nissan Middle East and Regional Vice President Marketing and Sales for Africa, the Middle East and India, “For not only one, but two of our cars, Nissan ......read more

Introducing the new Vantage: the successor to a true sporting dynasty

New Vantage defined by bold new look, intensified performance and dynamics   Powered by 4.0-litre, 510PS/685Nm twin-turbo V8 mated to eight-speed ZF transmission Maximum speed 195mph. 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds  First Aston Martin to be fitted with an Electronic Rear Differential (E-Diff) Deliveries scheduled to begin second quarter of 2018 Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Vantage. An evocative name for a magnificent bloodline of thoroughbred sports cars. For seven decades the heartbeat of Aston Martin’s purest models, the Vantage nameplate has been worn by some true icons. First used in 1951 on a high-output engine option for the DB2, Vantage was quickly established as a model in its own right. Highlights include the William Towns-designed V8 Vantage, spectacular twin-supercharged V600 Le Mans and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda and RoadSafetyUAE organize ‘first-ever' UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event

Event helps raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by riders   Dubai, November 22, 2017:  Supporting the efforts by the UAE and Dubai government to reduce the number of road accidents and deaths, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE jointly with RoadSafetyUAE, organized the ‘first ever’ UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event.    The event aimed to raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by motorcycle riders who are the most vulnerable on the road.    According to the data revealed by Dubai Police, there were a total of 276 motorbike related incidents in 2016 including 16 fatalities. Motorcyclists were ......read more

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements dedicated to the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. Groupe Renault is entering Pakistan, a new market for the Group. The assembly will be done in a brand new state-of-the-art plant in Karachi. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 21, 2017:  Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim today announced that they have signed definitive agreements for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.   “Groupe Renault is delighted to extend its international footprint by entering Pakistan, a fast-growing market with a 10% annual growth rate. By partnering with Al-Futtaim, a very professional and renowned automotive partner, Groupe Renault aims to become a major player in Pakistan. We aim to bring our latest ......read more

Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One

Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One with a video retracing its history in the pinnacle of motorsport – view it here Over 40 years the French manufacturer has achieved 170 wins from 24 drivers and 481 podium finishes 40 ‘Yellow Teapots’ have been created to mark the anniversary, a special tribute to the heroic RS01 model Middle East, 19th November 2017:   As the Renault team prepares for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, the French manufacturer is celebrating 40 years of success, passion and pride in Formula One.    The success story began in 1977 with the RS01 model and is still very much alive today with Renault’s two drivers, Carlos Sainz Jr. and Nico Hülkenberg currently sitting in 9th and 12th place respectively ahead of the Abu Dhabi event, which will ......read more

Toyota goes Xtreme with Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Fortuner

Xtreme line-up now in an action-packed off-road activity at the Dubai Motor Show Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 18, 2017:  Keeping the adrenaline fueled off-roaders in mind, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, has introduced the Xtreme kit to the Toyota Fortuner, inducting it into the Xtreme family along with the Land Cruiser and FJ Cruiser. Fans of the Xtreme lineup can see the cars’ limits being pushed at the action-packed off-road activity taking place during the Dubai International Motor Show at the outdoor Toyota 4x4 Adventure. “Following the intense demand of the off-roading community in the UAE, we are proud to introduce a new Xtreme variant to the Toyota Fortuner, bringing it to the ranks of the Land Cruiser Xtreme and FJ Cruiser ......read more

Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region

First of its kind Zero Emission school bus. Bus specially adopted to meet UAE’s school transport specifications.   Emirates Transport Media Dept.  Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, launched on Monday 6th November, the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region.   The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind worldwide.   Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager of Emirates Transport, said: “The launch of a Zero Emission school bus comes as part of our efforts to achieve the vision of the government for a green economy and ......read more

Almaeeni: 100% growth in supplier response past 3 months

18,000 registration request for vehicle’s tires smart card in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017:  The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has witnessed a strong demand from the manufacturers and suppliers of tires in the UAE to apply for registration in the tire tracking system and its specifications since it was approved by the board of directors of ESMA in early June.   The number of suppliers and registrants in the RFID system has reached 17,838 suppliers registered over the past three months, an increase of nearly double, compared to 9 thousand and 774 transactions were recorded in the second quarter of this year. HE Abdulla Almaeeni, Director General of “ESMA” said. The rapid response by suppliers to join the tire tracking system contributes to ......read more

The New Jaguar E-Pace Makes Middle East Debut at Dubai International Motor Show

Jaguar E-PACE: the design and dynamics of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV Latest connectivity technologies and practicality solutions for busy families Sports car-inspired design includes first-in-class 21-inch alloy wheels Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their favourite apps on the move Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road Configurable Dynamics technology delivers Jaguar dynamics, allowing drivers to personalise throttle, steering and transmission settings Lightweight suspension architecture, all-wheel drive, Active Driveline and torque vectoring technologies provide excellent agility and all-surface ......read more

Aston Martin at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Middle Eastern show debut of Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar Iconic, rare original DB5 Convertible displayed  Regional debut of newly launched V8-powered DB11  Premiere of Middle East exclusive, Vanquish S Pearl Edition November 14, 2017, Dubai:  Aston Martin marks the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.   The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar makes a hugely anticipated appearance, being shown for the first time in the region to the public. The product of a unique Innovation Partnership between the British luxury brand and eminent F1TM team Red Bull Racing, this ambitious, uncompromising and wholly extraordinary collaboration combines the vision and skills of two ......read more

2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes appearance at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show In addition to its striking stylish design, the 2018 Camry HEV provides over 70% greater fuel economy than a regular petrol engine Camry, thanks to a revised hybrid system. With a 2.5L engine, the new Camry’s improved electric motor produces more torque and helps make acceleration even more responsive, delivering 212 horsepower. The 2018 model’s elevated efficiency arrives with a remarkably stunning drive, that ......read more

Lexus launches reimagined flagship, all-new 'LS' in the UAE

All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid System on LS 500h Lexus Safety System+ and other advanced safety technologies United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, announced, from its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) exclusive stand at the Dubai International Motor Show, the launch of all-new Lexus LS, the fifth-generation of the original luxury disruptor, that has set benchmarks for powertrain smoothness, ......read more

Maserati Middle East and Africa reveals new Ghibli at Dubai International Motor Show 2017

2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on display Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all Maserati models have been thoroughly upgraded, adopting additional high-tech contents. The new Ghibli as well as the Levante MY18 are now available in GranLusso and GranSport trims, previously introduced in the Quattroporte range. Ghibli and Quattroporte now feature Adaptive full LED headlights with glare free high-beam, based on Matrix technology for Ghibli, developed in collaboration with Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting, and on L-shape technology for Quattroporte. Both Maserati ......read more

Ferrari and Al Tayer Motors launch Ferrari Portofino in the Middle East at Dubai International Motor Show

The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence   Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofino takes pride of place on the Ferrari stand, displayed amongst an elegant Ferrari fleet comprising the dynamic 812 Superfast, the exuberant 488 GTB and the luxurious GTC4 Lusso T.   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 ......read more

INFINITI unveils new QX80 at Dubai International Motor Show

New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  INFINITI Motor Company revealed the new QX80 full-size luxury SUV today for the first time at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI’s market-leading presence in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the QX80 takes INFINITI’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language in a bold new direction, creating a powerful, contemporary and commanding aesthetic.    “The new INFINITI QX80 ......read more

Trendier and sportier new Toyota Yaris Hatchback 2018 to be previewed at Dubai International Motor Show

Newly designed exterior and improved interior features Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November, 2017:  Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be previewing the all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback during the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Over the years, the Toyota Yaris Hatchback has branded itself as a fun and agile car, which is complemented by its low fuel consumption and driving comfort. This year, at the Dubai International Motor Show, the latest iteration of the Toyota Yaris Hatchback will make an appearance. Redesigned for 2018, the new Toyota Yaris enjoys a sportier and trendier look and comes with a completely new front bumper and radiator grille combination with a glossy finish on the mesh. A new design for the lower back also ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to unveil one-off Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy' Ghost at Dubai International Motor Show

Dubai, UAE: November 13, 2017:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will showcase the capa-bilities of its unparalleled Bespoke programme at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show as it unveils a special one-off commission - the Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Ghost. Conceptualized by brand experts at AGMC, the sole dealers of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, and hand-crafted by the experts at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, the Spirit of Calligraphy is a unique Ex-tended Wheel Base Rolls-Royce Ghost that combines the words of the luxury brand’s founder with the region’s Arabian heritage.  The Rolls-Royce ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Bespoke Ghost draws its design inspiration from the ancient art of Arabic Calligraphy, where words are ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover rolls out new ‘ARCH' corporate identity across MENA dealer network

Customer experience sits at heart of ARCH concept, delivering a premium experience every step of the journey Significant investment by retailer network will contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s future growth and success Consistent look and feel will be found at all Jaguar Land Rover retail sites thanks to globally implemented standard architecture, interior design and use of materials Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 October, 2017:  An ambitious four-year programme to roll out Jaguar Land Rover’s all-new retailer corporate identity is well underway throughout the British carmaker’s Middle East and North Africa dealer network. Known as the ‘ARCH Concept,’ within the next two years every Jaguar Land Rover showroom and workshop facility within the region will have benefited from the redesign, ......read more

Counterfeit parts warning from ACDelco Middle East after major new seizure

Fake parts can lead to mechanical problems, breakdowns, accidents and even personal injury   Middle East, 7 November 2017:  With the recent destruction by authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, of a major haul of fake spare parts, premium aftermarket supplier ACDelco is highlighting the dangers of purchasing counterfeit parts and warning Middle East customers to be vigilant when purchasing any auto parts.   While fake parts may often be less expensive to buy, the cost can prove to be far higher in the long run, and not just financially. Imitation parts typically don’t last as long as genuine parts, making it necessary to replace them more frequently. Typically, these parts aren’t built to a particular car’s specifications, which can also lead to mechanical problems and breakdowns. ......read more

BMW M5 and BMW Concept X7 iPerformance to headline Dubai International Motor Show.

BMW Group is preparing for regional premieres of the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the BMW M5 and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:   BMW Middle East and AGMC, the official BMW importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, will showcase an impressive display of 20 models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show held on November 14-18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Heading up the display will be the much-anticipated BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the all-new BMW M5 Sedan and the upgraded BMW X3 - each premiering in the Middle East for the first time. Other highlight models on the stand include the BMW i3s, the BMW X1 25i M Sport and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Joining BMW Group Middle East and AGMC officials at the show will be Domagoj Dukec, Vice President ......read more

GMC opens new chapter in Middle East with ‘Like A Pro' campaign

New campaign personifies what it means to be Professional Grade Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:   GMC, the truck and SUV manufacturer has announced the launch of ‘Like A Pro’, a new campaign evolving its ‘We Are Professional Grade’ positioning. ‘Like A Pro’ celebrates GMC vehicles and customers — people who passionately live life to a higher standard. The ‘Like A Pro’ campaign illustrates the core values of ‘We Are Professional Grade’ and shows the emotional connection customers have with their GMC trucks and SUV models. With the new campaign, this is first time in the region that the brand, which has been present in the Middle East for over 93 years, has taken its brand messaging in a new direction, marking a key moment in the brand’s ongoing ......read more

Jaguar's Stellar Dubai International Motor Show Line-up Will Be Its Biggest Yet at Region's Premier Automotive Showcase Event

Six models are making their Middle East debut, including one hero appearance by an all-new highly anticipated model in the region Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 2, 2017:  Jaguar announced today that it will put on a stunning display of six new vehicles at the upcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from November 14 - 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In what is its largest line-up presented at the show to date, the British premium car manufacturer has confirmed that six new vehicles are making an appearance for the first time in the Middle East region, including a new record breaking model which is one of the brands most highly anticipated products in this region.    XF SPORTBRAKE Making its regional debut at the Dubai International Motorshow is the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, which ......read more

Indian automobile manufacturer invests AED 40 million at RAKEZ

Ras Al Khaimah, 1 November 2017:  Auto Bus Laser LLC, a newly established commercial vehicle parts manufacturer, has joined Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone’s (RAKEZ) bustling family of industrialists in its Al Ghail Industrial Zone. The company has been set up to exclusively support Ashok Leyland’s operations by supplying bus bodies, engines, exhausts, clutches, breaks, radiators, and other vehicle parts.  With around AED 40 million worth of investment, Auto Bus Laser has acquired a massive 20,100 square metre of land at RAKEZ’s Al Ghail Industrial Zone where the company will construct a state-of-the-art facility that will house the next generation of laser machines.  Commenting on the company’s establishment, Auto Bus Laser’s Chief Executive Officer Raman Macker stated: “We are ......read more

Premier Motors Supports 2nd USIP World Police Games

Abu Dhabi, 01 November 2017:  Premier Motors, the official dealer for Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford, Lincoln, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2nd World Police Games organised by the International Police Sports Union (USIP) as its exclusive automotive partner.  The 2017 event will be held under the auspices of Lt. General H. H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, from 3 – 10 November in Abu Dhabi. The UAE, which is one of the founding member countries of USIP, is the first Arab country to host the event.  Premier Motors will be supporting the event with a fleet of some of the latest Jaguar Land Rover vehicles including the flagship Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, the versatile Land Rover Discovery and the Jaguar XF and XJ. Speaking about ......read more

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Geely's All New Emgrand X7 Sport SUV Launches in the UAE…

Impresses UAE Media with Successful Test Drive Available Exclusively with Union Motors Price Starts at AED 55,000 for Its Basic Model Dubai, UAE, 7th May 2017:  Global auto major, Geely Auto, the sister brand of Volvo, launched its all new Emgrand X7 Sport SUV in the UAE with a test drive being undertaken by key UAE media. The launch and the positive response form the UAE media, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors Reiterates Its Environmental Leadership in the UAE…

Sharjah Police tests Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology and receives 127 new Toyota Vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has handed over 127 Toyota vehicles to Sharjah Police, cementing the long-term partnership between the two entities. Al-Futtaim Motors also ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors and Dubai Police One Step Closer to UAE Vision 2021's Sustainability Targets…

Dubai Police tests zero-emissions Toyota Mirai and welcomes its first Lexus ES hybrid to the fleet Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, have joined Dubai Police in reinforcing both organizations’ support for UAE Vision 2021’s ......read more

Arctic Trucks has introduced its very first modified Isuzu in the Middle East…

~ Explore without limits with the newly launched Isuzu D-Max AT35 ~  Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2017: The modified Isuzu D-Max AT35, that launched earlier this month at Abu Dhabi’s Custom Show, is an exciting addition for conversion enthusiasts in the region. Boasting higher ground clearance and better traction control, this model provides a softer ride and higher all round visibility. Very ......read more

Buy now and pay in 2018 with Al-Futtaim Motors' Toyota Ramadan deals…

Ramadan promotion starts as early as May 1st  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2017 – Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched this year’s Ramadan offers with customers able to avail the best Toyota deals one month prior to the Holy Month, and enjoying these benefits until the end of ......read more

Intersect By Lexus Offers a Peek Into the Future of Lexus' Design and Technology…

Fuel Cell LF-FC concept car takes centre stage at the restaurant’s Garage Dubai, UAE – April 27, 2017: Intersect By Lexus, the award-winning dynamic eatery and cultural hub located at the heart of DIFC, will be hosting Lexus’ first ever Fuel Cell flagship concept, the Lexus LF-FC at its Garage, from April 21st until the end of August. Initially revealed at the Tokyo Motor ......read more

Launch of Auger Torque Middle East with the Support of British Embassy, UK Department of ...…

  UK-based global engineering equipment manufacturer Auger Torque to unveil grand opening of Middle East operations centre in the U.A.E following business partnership with United Motors Heavy Equipment  Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 26, 2017: World leading earthmoving attachment manufacturer and engineering solutions business Auger Torque Europe Ltd will announce the opening of its ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Announces ‘Buy Now Pay Later' Scheme…

Deferred payment allows INFINITI customers to purchase now and start the payments after six months Dubai, UAE, April 26th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced that customers purchasing the QX60 2016 now will only pay six months later, with INFINITI covering ......read more

Al Ghandi Auto Inks Landmark Deal with Dubai Camel Racing Club for the Sale of 112 Chevrolet ...…

24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE:  In a landmark deal, Al Ghandi Auto, a leading General Motors dealership selling Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, signed an agreement with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, for the sale of 112 Chevrolet vehicles – 109 Trailblazers and three Tahoes. Commenting on the agreement, Ali Saeed Bin Saroud, Executive Manager, Dubai ......read more

Renault Trucks' Ultra-Tough, New K Xtrem Arrives in the Middle East…

  •    New K Xtrem offers the most robust chassis on the market •    New model is now available across the Middle East •    Designed for the most extreme conditions (Middle East, 24th April, 2017) Renault Trucks has introduced the new K Xtrem to the Middle East market. The robust model, developed to take on the most ......read more

MG E-motion Concept Makes World Premiere at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show…

•    New high-performance technology delivers acceleration of 0-100KM/h in under 4 seconds •    Model stands alongside new Liverpool customised version of the MG ZS (Middle East, 20th April 2017) : The new MG electric supercar concept - MG E-motion, made its global debut on the MG stand at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show. With 94 years of ......read more

Digital Key Shapes Future Car Connectivity…

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Al-Futtaim Motors launches the UAE's first hybrid truck…

Light duty Hino 300 Series Hybrid offers cleaner, more efficient transport  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2017 – In line with its efforts to make a significant difference in the environmental footprint and contribute to a cleaner air quality in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, has launched the ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Renault Announces Successful 17% Growth Results for 2016…

Hosting the Renault Duster as the lead in the SUV B segment, the dealership secures growth in sales volume Dubai, UAE, April 16th, 2017:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has released Renault’s 2016 Growth Report confirming the brand’s remarkable ......read more

New INFINITI Q60 sports coupe: designed and engineered to perform…

New V6 powertrain technology, offering 400 hp, delivers exhilarating drive ‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy inspires daring exterior Empowering performance from world-first technologies Dubai, April 13, 2017:  The INFINITI Q60 is a premium sports coupe that combines a completely all-new design with exhilarating performance and dynamics. The taut, muscular lines ......read more

Q by Aston Martin: Vanquish S Red Arrows Edition…

Limited edition Vanquish S takes inspiration from the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows The third Q by Aston Martin - Commission by Aston Martin Cambridge Tenth car will be gifted to the RAF Benevolent Fund 11 April 2017, Gaydon: Spectacular British aviation skills are the inspiration for Aston Martin's latest Q by Aston Martin creation; the Vanquish S Red Arrows edition. Just ......read more

Renault-Nissan Alliance forms light commercial vehicle business unit…

Ashwani Gupta Appointed Alliance Senior Vice President of the Renault-Nissan LCV Business Unit, effective April 1 Move expected to expand light commercial vehicle market leadership under a single business unit and boost sales by unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key markets. Alliance partners to create more synergies by having ......read more

Renault Offers Limited-Time 0% Interest at Arabian Automobiles this Spring…

Until the end of April, customers can pay 0% interest for up to five years on select Renault models Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has launched its special spring offers, which will run until stocks last. The offer ......read more

Ferrari 812 Superfast arrives in the UAE…

Al Tayer Motors is world’s first dealer to launch new V12 Prancing Horse Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017:  The Ferrari 812 Superfast made its first international dealer launch at a special preview in Dubai by Al Tayer Motors - the official Ferrari importer-dealer in the UAE. The car, which roared into this year’s Geneva International Motorshow, was revealed to VIP guests at an ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Wins Three 2017 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) Awards…

Dubai, April 3, 2017 – Jaguar Land Rover scooped up three prestigious motoring accolades at the fourth edition of the 2017 Middle East Car of the Year Awards (MECOTY) that were held in Dubai on Thursday, March 30th  2017.  Nominated alongside peers from the automotive industry, Jaguar saw the F-PACE win the “Best Compact Premium Performance SUV” title followed ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Announces 10 Days of Exceptional Discounts Across Nissan Models…

Limited-time offers across all Nissan models featuring special promotions on the popular Juke, all-new Altima and Pathfinder Dubai, UAE, April 2nd, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched its limited-time spring offers – running from 1st to 10th ......read more

New vehicle detailing services and automated body shop systems among latest innovations at ...…

Repair and Maintenance in focus as leading global players line up cutting edge solutions at three-day auto aftermarket trade fair Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017:  The finest in automotive repair and maintenance solutions will be under the spotlight at the Middle East’s largest auto aftermarket trade fair next month in Dubai, from non-wax based vehicle detailing services to automated body ......read more

INFINITI QX60 features a host of upgrades for a premium motoring experience…

Dubai, UAE, March 29, 2017:  Last year INFINITI unveiled the completely redesigned QX60 to the Middle East region. For 2017, the model features additional enhancements that are aimed at empowering the driver with a more premium experience. The first in a host of upgrades is on the QX60’s powerplant. The Intelligent All-Wheel Drive vehicle featuring the powerful yet efficient 3.5 ......read more

Celebrate the start of the spring with Lexus Select Event…

Exclusive offers on a large Lexus line-up  Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, proudly presents the Spring Edition of the Lexus Select Event, giving customers the opportunity to purchase their preferred Lexus at exclusive prices starting at AED 122,000. “The much anticipated Lexus ......read more

Nissan signs actor Margot Robbie as its first electric vehicle ambassador…

Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan’s electric vehicle and zero emission programme In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 22, 2017:  Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as ......read more

A-MAP applauds new legal regulations in auto Spare parts in UAE…

New laws to come into force soon, setting ethical standards for fair trade practices The new regulations, approved by the Directors of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) encompasses all areas of the auto spare parts industry, from manufacturing and packaging right down to transportation and sales and use of these products. It is expected to be announced by ESMA once ......read more

Bridgestone MEA and distributor Alserkal go the extra mile for occupational health and safety with ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2017:  Bridgestone Middle East and its sole importer and distributor for Dubai and the Northern Emirates Nasser bin Abdullatif Alserkal Est. have teamed up to help promote occupational health safety at Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport and auto services corporation.  The global tyre maker and its distributor are jointly sponsoring a ......read more

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

Product safety education paramount to stopping dangerous counterfeit parts Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, recently participated in a raid with the Al Ain Economic Development Department, in cooperation with the legal authorities, which led to the confiscation of ......read more

PSA Group inaugurates its first Regional Headquarters for the Middle East…

PSA Group inaugurated its first regional headquarters in the "Dubai Airport Free Zone" (DAFZ) to promote the group’s presence in the region.  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  The high-profile event was attended by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni; Director General of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, ......read more

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

All-New Discovery showcases unrivalled capability and technology  Dubai, March 18 2017: Land Rover’s All-New Discovery made its highly anticipated UAE entrance this weekend at one of Dubai’s most popular adventure spots, Kite Beach in Jumeirah. The newest addition to the Land Rover Discovery Family of vehicles brought to life the philosophy of true adventure and discovery with ......read more

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

Artificial intelligence: Bosch teaches cars how to learn and take appropriate action Bosch CEO Denner: “Automated driving makes roads safer. Artificial intelligence is the key to that. We’re making the car smart.” New AI onboard computer can interpret road traffic  Blockchain: Bosch and TÜV Rheinland present a solution for odometer fraud Connected repair ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017:  Thales has been selected by Alstom (leader of Expolink consortium), and Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to deliver the systems’ extension and upgrade of the Dubai metro's Red Line. The Red Line is one of the longest driverless metro lines in the world and will be used by the 25 million visitors expected at World Expo 2020. The ......read more

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to jointly develop driverless vehicle fleet system for future ...…

Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 13, 2017:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. The companies will collaborate to develop a ......read more

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

Premium 3.0T and 2.0T variant now available across INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Centers Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has introduced the highly anticipated and all-new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe, announcing the availability of the ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2017:  Liberty Automobiles Co., one of the largest General Motors dealerships and the sole dealer of Cadillac in the UAE and an authorised dealer for Chevrolet, Opel and AC Delco, has scooped seven top awards in the GM ‘Service & Parts Excellence Program’ and ‘Service Advisor Skills Competition.’ The company has been the ......read more

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

Effortless, exclusive and exhilarating, Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept brings luxury ownership experience to EV sector Luxury customer demands met by Bentley levels of craftsmanship and refinement, with electric performance and grand touring capabilities Bentley’s vision includes rapid inductive charging and connected on-board concierge services EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to gauge ......read more

Etihad Rail showcases at Middle East Rail 2017…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 March 2017:  Etihad Rail has been participating in the region’s largest rail exhibition and conference, Middle East Rail (MER), held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre over the 7th and 8th March. During the two-day event, the national rail network has showcased an Etihad Rail Virtual Reality experience, planned network maps and an insight into ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, March 8, 2017:  The new PEUGEOT 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year on Monday 6 March in Geneva by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists. The judging panel acclaimed its style, interior design and performance. This prestigious trophy joins the twenty other prizes the new PEUGEOT 3008 has already won. The vehicle is the fifth PEUGEOT to win Car of the Year and the ......read more

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough…

F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according to internal Ford research 2017 marks 40 consecutive years for Ford F-Series as top-selling truck ......read more

AMR - Taking Aston Martin to new Extremes…

New AMR brand strengthens the connection between road and race cars AMR derivatives planned for every core model in the Aston Martin range AMR Pro models to have increased power, sharper dynamics and unique exterior and interior treatment Rapide AMR and Vantage AMR Pro concepts confirmed for production Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Aston Martin has chosen the 2017 Geneva Motor ......read more

Ford Edge, the Region's Most Nominated CUV, Scoops Another Recognition During Awards Season with ...…

Award caps impressive year for Edge which also includes other segment-best titles in UAE, Lebanon and Oman Proving its credentials as one of the region’s most impressive vehicles, Ford Edge is also a finalist for a coveted Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) trophy, the results of which will be announced later this month All-new Ford Edge CUV delivers premium comfort and refinement, ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 05, 2017:  Toyota Fortuner, the highly popular seven-seat SUV, bagged Wheels’ Readers’ Choice Award at the ninth Wheels Car of the Year ceremony, the UAE’s largest independent automotive awards, held recently for the automotive industry in the UAE. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “With the ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017:  Alstom will be present in Eurasia Rail – the third biggest rolling stock rail industry exhibition in the world and the largest in the Eurasia Region – from 2-4 March 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The company will showcase its complete rail transport solutions from urban to high speed trains, and from signalling to services.  “Alstom has been ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has showcased its latest flagship performance coupe at the Dubai Mall, the all-new LC 500, marking a new chapter of “Experience Amazing”. Ushering a new era in the brand’s design direction, the new LC 500 showcase offered a ......read more

Gael's Great in an R8…

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017:  Tournament fourth seed Gael Monfils took a break from practice today to test out the latest Audi R8 V10 plus in Vegas Yellow. Having owned an R8 in the past, the world number 12 player was delighted to test the fastest series production Audi of all time, hitting a top speed of 330km/h and capable of doing 0 to 100 in 3.3 seconds. The Audi has 610 hp and the ......read more

Keen interest from Central Asia in Automechanika Dubai 2017…

Roadshow across Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan raises profile of Dubai automotive aftermarket trade fair Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017:  More than 100 automotive aftermarket professionals from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are attending a two-day Automechanika Roadshow in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as they look at ways to boost interregional business ties with the vibrant Middle ......read more

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

INFINITI reaffirmed its long-term technical partnership with Renault Sport Formula One at the Team’s new race car unveil. The all-new R.S.17 incorporates for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy Recovery System. INFINITI also provides the Renault Sport Formula One Team with new and diverse talent through its highly successful INFINITI Engineering ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive associates honoured at Mashkoor Award Ceremony…

Dubai, February 22, 2017:  As part of its strategy to promote a culture of recognition and excellence, Al-Futtaim’s Emiratisation department and Al-Futtaim Automotive have awarded a group of 22 distinguished associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive the prestigious Mashkoor award.  The award recognises the contribution of 18 distinguished Emiratis and four expat associates within ......read more

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

High-calibre expert panel honours tyre manufacturer’s exceptional investments in research and development, testing and production equipment Vision 2025 triggered impressive number of projects in 2016 Over 150 million passenger car and light truck tyres were produced in markets including the Middle East region Middle East – 20th February, 2017:  Continental, the ......read more

UD Trucks offers eight features for lowering the cost of ownership for Middle East businesses…

Middle East, 20th February 2017:  As part of its commitment to reducing the overall cost of ownership, Japanese manufacturer, UD Trucks, has revealed eight key features of its new Quester range and aftermarket service that are helping Middle East businesses to run with greater efficiency. The Quester, a multi-purpose truck for a wide variety of applications, including ‎off and on-road ......read more

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