National Food Products Company takes delivery of first Hino 300 Series hybrid truck
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, handed over a Hino 300 Series hybrid truck to Oasis Water Company, in line with its environmental mobility agenda.
The handover, which took place at Oasis Water’s Headquarters, was attended by Ramez Hamdan, General Manager of Hino at Al-Futtaim Motors accompanied by a delegation from Hino Japan, George Antonios, Marketing Director of National Food Products Company in addition to a number of senior officials from both organizations.
The custom-built Hino 300 series Hybrid light-duty truck has been modified by Gorica to suit the requirements of the business and now features a mounted half chiller, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 July 2017: Motorists in Dubai are being encouraged to get their tyres checked out, free of charge, next time they get their car washed at selected car washes in the emirate. The Tyres and Accessories divisions of Dubai-based Bridgestone distributor, Nasser Al Serkal is implementing the Bridgestone MEA campaign with Autopro, a full-service car repair provider.
Free tyre-check services are being offered in Autopro Car Wash till 27 July, 4pm-9pm at their locations in ENOC service stations in Media City, Ibn Battuta and Meadows.
“Tyre safety is a major issue here in the Emirates given the extreme climatic conditions which degrade tyres much quicker than in other parts of the world with less harsh climates,” said General Manager of Nasser Al Serkal, Adel Boutros. “In offering ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2017: Alstom presented to a delegation of RTA, headed by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General & Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors RTA (Roads &Transport Authority), the mock-up of the Metropolis trains for the Route 2020 project in Coignères in Paris.
A full-size mock-up of the Dubai Metro was unveiled to HE Mattar Al Tayer and his accompanying RTA delegation. During this successful visit, the RTA took the opportunity to inspect the aesthetic design and the interiors of the train and validated all comfort aspects.
They are the result of the joint development between RTA architectural experts and Alstom one of the members of the ExpoLink Consortium.
The Alstom-led consortium ExpoLink, also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport ......read more
All-new Jaguar E-PACE revealed with epic barrel roll
Dynamic twist sets an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Furthest Barrel Roll in a Production Vehicle
Final test proves E-PACE lives up to Jaguar’s ‘Art of Performance’ philosophy
Inspiration from cinema’s most iconic car stunt
Attitude and stance come as standard with Jaguar’s new compact performance SUV
Sports car looks with SUV practicality for the next generation of Jaguar customers
Agile, responsive chassis and sports car driveline technology make E-PACE the hot hatch of its segment
Next-generation digital tech keeps you connected, with 4G Wi-Fi, and a super-sized touchscreen as standard
All-weather, all-surface traction technology and all-wheel drive keeps you connected to ......read more
Scheme available on all 2017 and 2018 Toyota models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the “Up to 20% Down Payment on Us” campaign, whereby customers can avail up to 20% down payment covered by Al-Futtaim Motors on all 2017 and 2018 Toyota models, giving buyers the opportunity to own their dream Toyota without the hassle of securing an up-front payment, while the remaining amount can be funded through any of the financial institutions in the UAE.
Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Al-Futtaim Motors strives to provide its customers with offers that make their buying decision seamless and hassle-free. This offer gives an added value to buyers who wish to own ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 15, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has announced a 225% increase in its hybrid sales for the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2016, bolstering the company’s support for the UAE Vision 2021.
The upsurge in hybrid sales was mainly driven by the Lexus RX h, which accounted for approximately 25% of all RX sales, followed by CT h, GS h and LS h. The recently launched LC 500h Coupe is the latest addition to the growing Lexus hybrid line-up, and introduces the world’s first multi-stage hybrid system in an emotionally captivating, high-performance model.
Christopher Buxton, Managing Director of Lexus at Al-Futtaim Motors, commented: “We take pride in leading the green luxury mobility ......read more
Jaguar Land Rover takes a step closer to future vehicles which could drive themselves through a city
Autonomous Urban Drive is prototype technology engineered in Britain as part of the UK Autodrive research and development project
Jaguar Land Rover completes final trials of connected and autonomous research technology before tests on public roads in Milton Keynes and Coventry
UAE, Dubai, 15 July 2017: Jaguar Land Rover will today demonstrate prototype autonomous technology called Autonomous Urban Drive that can enable a vehicle to operate autonomously through a city, obeying traffic lights as well as negotiating T-junctions and roundabouts.
This research technology, called Autonomous Urban Drive, is designed and developed in the UK. It is a step closer to achieving ‘level ......read more
Refined, advanced and sophisticated design
Multi Drive 7S transmission for enhanced fuel efficiency and enhanced driving pleasure
New standard safety features across the line-up
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the launch of the 2018 Toyota Corolla, with two efficient and enjoyable engines, including a choice of 1.6-litre and a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines, combining great fuel economy with driving pleasure.
Keeping the dynamic and modern design unveiled with the 2017 Corolla, the latest iteration of this crowd favourite features a premium interior, outstanding fuel efficiency offering up to 27% better efficiency than its nearest competitor thanks to its efficient engine ......read more
10 July 2017
UAE-based total FM company first to bring Renault ZOE into transport fleet; company initially looking to save over 17,000 kilos of carbon emissions over 12 months
UAE-based sustainability leader and total FM company Farnek, has bought its first electric car from Renault as it continues to strive for a more sustainable way of operating its business, especially its growing transportation fleet, currently comprising over 200 vehicles.
Renault’s ZOE electric model will help Farnek to reduce its carbon footprint by saving 17 tonnes (78%) of carbon emissions annually, compared with any of the existing saloon cars in its fleet, that travel approximately 72,000 kilometres per year.
In Europe, Renault is a leader in the field of electric mobility with one out of every four EVs sold being a Renault. Globally, ......read more
(Dubai, UAE) 6 July 2017: The Jaguar F-PACE, winner of the Best and Most Beautiful Car at the 2017 World Car Awards, has broadened its range with the introduction of the new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine. The lightweight construction improves efficiency, enhances vehicle dynamics and delivers exceptional performance and refinement while meeting the most stringent global emissions regulations.
The new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine is available with an eight speed automatic ZF transmission and standard AWD drivetrain. It has single twin-scroll turbo that produces 365Nm of torque from only 1,200rpm. The smooth and responsive petrol engine powers F-PACE from 0-100km/h in 6.8 seconds.
The new Jaguar F-PACE line-up comes with 5 years service package as well as 5 ......read more
Lucky winners of competition run by Nissan on the OSN network are handed keys to brand-new Nissan Kicks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 06, 2017: The Menon family from Dubai had a double cause for celebration as a result of the recent ICC Champions Trophy 2017, held in England and Wales.
Not only did they enjoy the drama and excitement of the tournament thanks to Nissan’s innovative tie-up with OSN which offered free in-game highlights throughout the event, but they were the lucky winners of a Nissan competition which took place during the event to win a brand-new Nissan Kicks.
Kalyana, Sivagnanam, Nissan’s Regional VP, Marketing and Sales for the AMI region, said “We had a huge response to the competition, which reflected the massive viewing figures for both the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 6, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus, in the UAE, has announced its official sponsorship of Dubai Police’s participation in the Ministry of Interior’s “Summer Without Accidents” campaign aiming at promoting road safety among residents in the UAE and educating motorists on summer-related accident causes.
Yousuf Al Raeesi, Director of Government Affairs at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Al-Futtaim Motors’ efforts to promote safety go many years back and vary between anti-counterfeit campaigns, drivers training and school outreach programs, to name just a few. Participating in this initiative cements our decades-long partnership with the Dubai Police and reiterates our commitment to safety. Using an ......read more
New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sits at the pinnacle of the world’s performance sedans, with a thrilling mix of explosive power, dynamic agility and all-wheel drive traction
Significant SVO enhancements made to award-winning XE include lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre exterior panels to meet extreme performance targets
322kmph and 0-100 km/h in 3.7sec – supercar performance from Jaguar’s most compact four-door sedan
Project 8 is the most powerful Jaguar road car ever – and first road-legal Jaguar with a 600PS 5.0-litre supercharged V8
Just 300 examples of the ultimate expression of Jaguar performance are available worldwide – exclusively left-hand drive
Project 8 features manually adjustable ride height, aerodynamics and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics settings for circuit use. ......read more
Ford has earned the No. 2 ranking of all non-premium brands in this year’s J.D. Power Initial Quality Study – the brand’s best ranking in the report’s 31-year history
Expedition and Mustang earn segment quality awards, with seven Ford and Lincoln models leading the top three of their segments
Ford’s has been improving the capability and quality of new technologies, including SYNC 3 equipped on 70 percent of vehicles
DUBAI, UAE. July 3, 2017 – Ford has jumped to No. 2 of all non-premium brands in J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study – the brand’s best-ever ranking in the annual study now in its 31st year.
The Ford brand improved to 86 problems per 100 vehicles from 102 in 2016. This improvement helped Ford tie for fourth among all ......read more
INFINITI’s popular models such as the QX50 and QX70 will be part of the brand’s exceptional offers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2nd, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched an exclusive range of offers for ‘Dubai Summer Surprises 2017’ – the 20th edition of Dubai’s favourite summer sales celebration. The exceptional offers will run from 1st July until 31st August, offering unbeatable prices on popular INFINITI models and allowing customers to make significant savings of up to AED 50,000 at this time of year.
Salah Yamout, Director of Sales & Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “Arabian Automobiles and the Dubai ......read more
RAIL NETWORK SAFETY
The six safety vital relays developed by Clearsy France are the very first self-controlled safety vital relays guaranteeing opening of their NO contacts at a SIL4 level. Since 2016, these safety vital relays are SIL4-certified according to the EN 50129 and EN 50155 standards. Applications of these relays include Lyon (France) tram level crossing protection systems, Nice (France) tram onboard control system and Luxembourg-City tram SIL 4 signaling system.
The availability of these relays with NO contacts guarantee on opening and independently certified SIL 4 by Certifer is a first on the railway market.
We owe this new development to Clearsy an Aix-en-Provence (France)-based company, which employs more than one hundred people specialized in the production of SIL 0 to SIL4 ......read more
Take a closer look behind the scenes of Lexus’ collaboration with Luc and the Valerian design team to create the SKYJET
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: July 2, 2017: To celebrate its creative partnership with Luc Besson’s upcoming sci-fi epic, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, luxury automotive brand Lexus has recently unveiled a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the SKYJET collaboration, as well as the brand’s design and technology philosophy that inspired elements of the final SKYJET, in a way that has never been seen before.
The ambition is to immerse automotive and film fans alike further into the development of the SKYJET and to offer a unique insight and experience into how Lexus collaborated with Luc Besson and his design team to bring the single-seat pursuit craft of the future to life on the ......read more
Aston Martin confirms production of RapidE - the brand’s first all-electric model
Williams Advanced Engineering confirmed as lead engineering partner
RapidE will be based on the Rapide AMR
Limited build run of 155 cars with production set for 2019
28 June 2017, Dubai, UAE: Less than two years after being unveiled as a concept, Aston Martin is today confirming that the all-electric RapidE will enter production in 2019.
Set for a limited production run of 155 cars, RapidE is Aston Martin’s first all-electric model. As such it spearheads development of the brand’s low- and zero-emission vehicle strategy laid out by Aston Martin’s President and CEO, Dr Andy Palmer, in the company’s Second Century Plan.
RapidE sees a continuation of the ......read more
Toyota Prius and Camry Hybrid key players in the UAE sustainability movement
AED 6.7 for every 100kms in a Prius*
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 28, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced an unprecedented increase in its Toyota hybrid sales led by the Prius and Camry hybrid, registering 535% and 430% growth respectively in the first half of this year, in comparison to the same period in 2016.
Launched last year in the UAE, Toyota Prius delivers enhanced fuel efficiency of 26.1 Km/L, and is the world’s first mass-produced hybrid vehicle employing both a petrol engine and an electric motor. The hybrid car can be powered by the engine, the electric motor or a combination of both, automatically choosing the most efficient mode for the ......read more
Dubai, June 21, 2017: Al-Futtaim Automall, the largest retailer of pre-owned vehicles in the UAE, has announced the opening of a new super site at Dubai Festival City that will display over 400 cars.
Customers looking to buy good quality used cars can head to the new 12,000 sqm site, located opposite IKEA and alongside ACE, where they can view the widest range of pre-owned vehicles from all leading manufacturers including Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Dodge, Ford, Mitsubishi, Chevrolet, Jeep and luxury models including BMW, Mercedes, Lexus, Volvo, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover and Porsche amongst others.
Declan McCluskey, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Automall, said: “Right from day one, Automall has always been about providing customers with the widest choice of good quality used cars and a memorable shopping ......read more
Jaguar E-PACE combines sports car design and agility with everyday SUV practicality
Joins World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE and Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE Concept SUVs
World Premiere of Jaguar E-PACE 13 July 2017
21 June 2017, Whitley, UK: Jaguar introduces its new compact performance SUV, the Jaguar E-PACE.
Joining Jaguar’s PACE family of performance SUVs, the E-PACE follows on from the successful F-PACE, which helped boost Jaguar’s sales by 83 per cent last year, and the all-electric I-PACE Concept which will go into production in 2018.
Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar, said: “The combination of sports car looks with Jaguar performance will ensure that the E-PACE stands out. Every Jaguar is designed to excite the senses, and we think E-PACE will do just that, albeit ......read more
#36 au TOM’S LC 500 secures first win of the season at Autopolis
Dubai, UAE – June 20, 2017: Having dominated the first two rounds of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT500 series in Okayama and Fuji Speedway, the new Lexus LC 500 displayed its prowess once again at the Autopolis racing circuit to make it three wins in a row. This time, it was the turn of the #36 au TOM’S LC 500 driven by Kazuki Nakajima and James Rossiter to keep the Lexus flag flying as they raced to victory in the third round of the championship.
In a race held under clear bright skies and fought over a challenging 300-km distance, the au TOM’S LC 500 battled its way from seventh on the grid to the top step of the podium to continue Lexus’ scintillating start to the season and consolidate the team’s position on top of the ......read more
Lucky QX60 Purchaser Drives Away with AED 100,000 and a Brand-New INFINITI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 18th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced the first winner of INFINITI’s ongoing Ramadan campaign. The AED 100,000 prize was won through a scratch and win voucher presented to Mr. Kutalmis Kaan Damar when he bought the QX60 – INFINITI’s seven-passenger SUV.
Commenting on the win, Mr. Kutalmis Kaan Damar commented: “I am absolutely thrilled to have been offered this opportunity by Arabian Automobiles Company – winning AED 100,000 was a huge surprise! I feel very fortunate and grateful, because I made significant savings on my INFINITI QX60 and drove away ......read more
Dubai, UAE (18 June, 2017) - Hussein M. Dajani has joined Nissan as General Manager, Digital Marketing, for Africa, the Middle East and India. He will lead Nissan’s digital and social media strategy in the region, which is becoming ever more significant for Nissan’s global business. Working with teams in local markets, his role will be to ensure that the company delivers an innovative experience online for customers, matching the innovation in Nissan’s cars. He will also take the lead on digital and content for Nissan’s regional Communications function, working on strategies to support the company’s business goals.
Hussein, who has a BS in Business Administration from the American University in Beirut said: “I am delighted to be joining Nissan and I am looking forward to further strengthening ......read more
With nearly all new cars expected to offer voice recognition by 2022, future systems may evolve to interpret tone of voice and facial expressions
Ford’s in-car connectivity system SYNC 3 already enables voice control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and will soon enable drivers to use Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa§
Ford with RWTH Aachen University is researching using multiple microphones to improve speech processing and reduce the effect of external noise and potential disruptions
DUBAI, UAE. June 14, 2017 – We are now used to cars that understand what we say. Experts predict that in future they may also know how we feel – sometimes without us having to say a word.
Nearly 90 per cent* of all new cars are expected to offer voice recognition capability by 2022. The next step for the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 21, 2016: Alstom has today presented its zero-emission train at InnoTrans, the railway industry’s largest trade fair, which takes place in Berlin from 20 to 23 September 2016.
Despite numerous electrification projects in several countries, a significant part of Europe’s rail network will remain non-electrified in the long term. In many countries, the ......read more
Sylpheo acquisition enables Renault-Nissan to accelerate its connectivity and mobility technology capabilities
40 engineers and consultants will bring their development expertise to the Alliance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 20, 2016: The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its ......read more
Excellent results in Italy and Europe
Middle East, India & Africa region reports 38% increase
Modena, 19 September 2016 – Maserati returns excellent sales results for the month of August on all the main European markets.
Italy is once again the company's biggest European market, with 97 new registrations last month, representing a 273% increase compared to August 2015. This ......read more
The Full Range of the All-New 2016 Ford Edge, with a New Sophisticated Design, More Technologies and Greatly Improved Driving Dynamics, is now in UAE Showrooms
All-new from wheels to roof, Edge has been redesigned to meet higher expectations for quality, and reengineered with additional features and technologies for a more rewarding driving experience
Customers can now choose from ......read more
Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has announced a special 15% discount offer on its Solite batteries at Fast Track outlets at Emarat fuel stations in the UAE. The special offer, valid till September 30, is aimed at enhancing the cooperation between Fast Track and A-Map in the UAE.
Solite is the preferred ......read more
Capitalise on a brief September window to trade-in and purchase a-new Infiniti
Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is bringing back its hugely popular ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign for the second time as it proved to be wildly ......read more
100,000 units of Mercedes-Benz’ premium heavy-duty truck sold in the Middle East and in North Africa over the past 20 years.
Handover of the milestone truck to customer Messrs. A-Khaldi at the Daimler Commercial Vehicles Regional Center in Dubai.
Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Daimler Trucks and Buses: “Our Actros is the most ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016: Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer of Maserati in the UAE, and Premier Motors, the official dealer for Maserati in Abu Dhabi, have commenced deliveries of the Maserati Levante in the UAE.
Maserati Levante cars are now available in the country for client test drives from showrooms located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, Khalidiya in Abu ......read more
First-in-class Multi-Drive 7-Speed Sequential Transmission and New Dual VVT-I engine
Additional safety features now standard across the full Yaris range
Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the refreshed 2017 Yaris in Hatchback and Sedan guises, retaining its bold and sporty design and now featuring the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 1, 2016: After a three-month global search for the best up-and-coming engineering talent, ten finalists from the UAE have been selected to progress to the INFINITI Engineering Academy Regional Final, to be held in Dubai on 25 September.
Now entering its third edition, the INFINITI Engineering Academy provides students with the opportunity to secure a year-long ......read more
14001, 18001, 22301, 28000 and 50001 among accreditations received by dealership
Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2016: Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has received five ISO certifications covering all its facilities from SGS Gulf Ltd -the region’s leading provider of inspection, verification, testing and certification services.
The standards ......read more
Built for the region, the new V6 engine brings better fuel efficiencywhile increasing power and torque performance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2016: Nissan today announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes its global debut in the Middle East in September 2016 in complement tothe current Patrol V8 lineup while offering the same levels of prestige to a broader ......read more
Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, showcased the world-class products from ASIMCO – oneof the leading players in automobile aftermarketmarketand distributed regionally by A-MAP, at the MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2016.
At the exhibition, organized between August 22 and 25, 2016 at Moscow Expo Centre, A-MAP ......read more
Newest Harley Big Twin Delivers More Performance, Fuel Economy and Comfort
Dubai, UAE, August 25, 2016: The all-new Harley-Davidson® Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its ......read more
Toyota wins Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year at The Filipino Times Awards 2016
Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2016: Toyota has added another accolade to their impressive list of wins, claiming the “Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year” at The Filipino Times (TFT) Awards 2016.
The win comes following a round of voting through public survey to find out the most favoured brands by ......read more
Al-Futtaim Motors calls all UAE artists and designers to take part in the international contest
Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2016: Following Lexus International’s announcement on the start of the Lexus Design Award 2017, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, calls all UAE-based artists and designers to take part in the international contest.
Lexus Design Award ......read more
African foray comes amidst unprecedented growth potential in the continent, where auto accessories market is growing 11% year-on-year
Company to also launchmarketing plans soon in the UAE
Dubai, August 21, 2016:ASIMCO, one of the leading players in brake products in the global automotive aftermarket being distributed regionally by Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], has ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 20, 2016: Back to electrify the track, watch as Jaguar prepares for its return to racing in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship.
Enabling Jaguar to engineer and test its advanced technologies under extreme performance conditions, The Championship is the world's biggest stage for electric racing, and Jaguar is ready to lead the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 17, 2016: Land Rover Middle East and North Africa has worked closely with Emirati film director and producer Ali F. Mostafa to reveal the seventh installment of its ‘My Journey, My Inspiration’ film series. Dubbed the UAE’s first director of international standing, Ali F. Mostafa has come a long way changing the face of film and TV production in the ......read more
Latest multi-purpose vehicle (MPV), show-stopping vehicle combines signature Mercedes-Benz luxury and cutting-edge technology for unparalleled comfort, style and safety
Abu Dhabi, UAE, August 17, 2016: Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, has introduced its newly-designed V-Class ......read more
Nissan Future Lab “Living Labs” merge Nissan “hardware,” software developers and service providers to map tomorrow’s mobility solutions
Collaborative approach focuses on understanding transportation trends and application of new vehicle technology in real-world settings
Research includes new vehicle ownership structures and expanded uses for electric ......read more
New Limited grade now available with unique exterior and interior additions
Additional safety features now standard across the Camry range
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the new 2017 Camry, the world’s most popular mid-size sedan, and winner of the MECOTY 2016 “Best Midsize Sedan”. The new ......read more
The season kicks off with The Guide Oman’s off-roading adventure followed by monthly trips to the Dubai desert and once in a lifetime trip to the snow terrains of Iceland in 2017
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016: Arctic Trucks, the region’s specialist in 4WD vehicles modification has a brand new season planned for off- roading enthusiasts, a schedule which gets into gear this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2016: For 10 days only, Al-Futtaim Honda is giving customers a fabulous opportunity to own a new Honda vehicle during its Hot Spot offers.
Valid up to August 23 across all Honda showrooms in the UAE, the Honda Pilot EX 2WD is now available for AED 109,900 (was AED 129,900) and the Accord LX-B is available for AED 79,900 (was AED 89,900) in addition to ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 13, 2016: INFINITI in the Middle East and RoadSafetyUAE builds on their two year partnership, advising drivers on the adverse effects the extreme summer temperatures can have on their vehicles. In order to counteract these harsh conditions, the two organisations have created a set of simple guidelines that will ensure that both the passengers and their vehicles will ......read more
New Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic derivative combines Range Rover desirability with enhanced dynamic performance
Innovative semi-autonomous driving technologies including Advanced Tow Assist and join unique All-Terrain Progress Control system
Market-leading InControl Touch Pro infotainment system features enhanced 10-inch touchscreen display
New All-Terrain Info Centre and Low ......read more
Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has signed an agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite automotive batteries for their fleet for 2016 and 2017.
The agreement was formally handed over by Ashik Muhammed, Sales Manager-Fleet and Corporate at A-MAP, to Abdul Rahim Mohammed – Head of Purchase ......read more
Cruising Range Of 600km-Plus for Zero-Emission Bio-Ethanol Fuel-Cell Model
Dubai, UAE, August 9, 2016: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. revealed the world’s first Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype vehicle in Brazil that runs on bio-ethanol electric power.
The breakthrough model, an all-new light–commercial vehicle, can rely on multiple fuels, including ethanol and ......read more
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck enables fully electric transport for the first time ever with an admissible total weight of 26 tonnes
Ranges of up to 200 kilometres, load capacity comparable with diesel drive
Series production for urban short-radius distribution conceivable at the beginning of the next decade
Fuso Canter E-Cell: fully electric drive of Daimler Trucks in a light ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 7, 2016: Al Tayer Group, one of the leading UAE-based diversified business groups, has donated 10 ambulances to Emirates Red Crescent.
The 10 Ford E-350 DRW cut-away units were specially converted into ambulances by Horton Emergency Vehicles in Ohio, USA.
HE Ahmed Al Tayer, Director, Al Tayer Group handed over the ambulances to Mr. Mohammed Abdullah Alhaj Al ......read more
A first for Infiniti, the new Q30 paves the path for success and innovation in the premium compact hatch segment!
Dubai, UAE, August 7, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has welcomed the dynamic Infiniti Q30 across Arabian Automobiles centres. The ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 6, 2016: As part of its MYLAND (Ardhi in Arabic) creative communications platform, Land Rover Middle East and North Africa will be following Land Rover fan and adventure aficionado Zaid Siwady, the man behind ProjectOverLandy, as he sets off in a Land Rover LR4 on a nine day expedition to visit some of Jordan’s most iconic locations.
Siwady, a ......read more
Overall, the Japanese company will supply about 4,200 vehicles to the Games
Official handover event held at Rio de Janeiro’s Sambadrome, where archery competitions will take place
Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2016: The vehicle fleet that will be used during the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially delivered by automotive partner Nissan to the Local Organizing ......read more
IONIQ Leads the Industry with Flexible Approach to Electric Vehicles
Buyers to Choose from Three Drivetrain Options: Hybrid, Plug-in, and Full Electric
Hybrid and Electric Versions Will Arrive in Middle East by End of 2016
July 25, 2016 – Hyundai has officially released its ground-breaking IONIQ range of alternative-fuel cars for sale, with international journalists having their ......read more
Hugely successful activation awarded by world’s leading experts
Dubai, UAE, July 25, 2016: Nissan has won a Bronze Shorty Award for its recent, highly successful activation, Patrol: The Movie, which had its global debut at the Dubai International Motor Show in November, 2015.
The annual Shorty Awards, known globally as ‘The Shortys’, has become ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 24, 2016: Also third year of profitability, increases in research and development investment and new shareholding
Five years since the first McLaren 12C left the McLaren Production Centre.
McLaren Automotive posts operational profit for the third consecutive year in only five years of building cars.
Record sales of 1,654 cars in 2015, expected to double in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 20, 2016: The booming Capital of the UAE is setting the stage to host one of the most highly anticipated exhibitions of the year – NATRANS Expo 2016; which will be held from 25 to 26 October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuami, Minister of Infrastructure Development, and ......read more
Existing and prospective customers were invited to an exclusive gathering and test drive event at Lamborghini Kuwait showroom in Shuwaikh
Kuwait, July 19, 2016: Lamborghini Kuwait hosted an exclusive event on Wednesday, June 22 at Shuwaikh showroom for Lamborghini owners and prospective customers during a ‘Bulls & Coffee’ evening.
The gathering, hosted by Fouad ......read more
Dubai, UAE July 18, 2016: The new generation Mercedes-Benz GLS promises to increase the SUV sales share for Gargash Enterprises this year. As per the current scenario, the SUV segment constitutes to approximately 40% of the total sales share and is expected to increase with the launch of the unique 7-seater GLS in the region.
The all-new GLS fulfills every SUV enthusiast’s ......read more
Datsun brings quality and reliability at competitive prices to new car buyers in Lebanon
Datsun aims for leadership of entry segment in the coming 3 years
Beirut, Lebanon – July 14, 2016: Nissan Motor is bringing the legendary Datsun brand back to the Middle East with the exclusive launch of two models in Lebanon, the on-DO and mi-DO. Both models make owning a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 13, 2016: As part of its ongoing MYLAND regional communications platform, Land Rover has once again tied up with one of the region’s more unconventional pioneers to release the next episode in its ‘My Journey, My Inspiration’ film series. This time, Karim Jawaad, Bahraini car enthusiast and the first certified Land Rover Lead Instructor in the Middle East ......read more
The new limited-edition special series to be unveiled at the Paris Show
Order book closes after client preview
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2016: These are the first photographs of the open-top version of the LaFerrari, the new limited-edition special series aimed at clients and collectors who refuse to compromise on the joy of al fresco driving even when at the wheel of a ......read more
First ‘NISMO Corner’ worldwide to be introduced in the Middle East and rolled out globally
Dubai, UAE, July 11, 2016: Nissan today announced that the world’s first ‘NISMO Corner’ dedicated showroom space will be launched in the Middle East and then rolled out across Nissan’s dealerships globally. The ‘NISMO Corner’ is a unique, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2016: Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS), a global luxury lifestyle brand, is delighted to announce a new partnership with McLaren-Honda, becoming the official lifestyle partner of the world championship Formula 1 team. Both McLaren-Honda and Michael Kors celebrate design and speed, with the partnership strengthening and amplifying both brands’ embodiment of a fast, jet-set ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 4, 2016: Premium performance car manufacturer Jaguar follows Loai Naseem, founder of prominent Saudi fashion house Lomar, as he drives around the city in his Jaguar XE and talks design in the latest instalment of the ‘Forward Thinker’ series.
Constantly drawing inspiration from his surroundings to revolutionise the way men wear traditional Saudi ......read more
With Gold Rewards and guaranteed prizes to be won, car buyers rejoice during the Holy month!
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has welcomed AED 50,000 winners as part of the ‘Gold Rewards’ Ramadan offers. Ms. Sharon ......read more
Latest Hyundai Models Tested on Mountain Roads as Part of Media Tour
Group Watches Ronaldo Make UEFA History in Portugal v Hungary Match
Hyundai Excited to Support Fan Experience at EURO 2016
June 29, 2016 - Hyundai has matched its passion for motoring with a passion for football, with Middle East media giving the latest models an exclusive Euro test in France, and then watching two ......read more
Dubai, June 27, 2016:ASIMCO, one of the leading players in brake products in the global automotive aftermarket being distributed regionally by Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], has announced that its product portfolio has been reinforced to build on its strong reputation in the sector worldwide, amidst surging demand for world-class products.
The company, which launched its range ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, - 19th June 26, 2016 - The most advanced and appealing super sports car workshop in the UAE and Middle East, ARMotors is offering a 50% discount for Minor and Major services on Ferrari & Maserati cars. This offer is designed for all models and is valid throughout the month of Ramadan.
We asked Alex Renner, Partner of ARMotors why his company decided to create ......read more
Sole distributer for Volkswagen in Dubai and Northern Emirates awards four winners with the value of their child’s semester fees following Passat test drive
Dubai, UAE, June 26, 2016: Four winners from Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah have been presented with cheques totalling one school semester’s fees following their participation in Al Nabooda Automobiles’ ......read more