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Safe, Convenient, Award-Winning: Continental Receives CES 2019 Innovation Award for Intelligent Door System

High level of convenience: Passive Start and Entry system (PASE) and power door control support autonomous opening and closing  Greater safety: Intelligent obstacle detection prevents collisions Optimal protection: Intelligent door brake system supports opening and closing operations, while stopping uncontrolled slamming Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018:  Continental, the premium German tyre and technology company, has been recognised for its intelligent door system as a CES 2019 Innovation Award honouree in the Vehicle Intelligence and Self-Driving Technology category. The CES organiser CTA (Consumer Technology Association) announced the honourees during its annual CES Unveiled New York event, a tech event that offers a sneak peek of the products and trends expected at the upcoming CES 2019.   Boast to be ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2018:   V-KOOL™ Emirates, the global leader in the high-performance premium window film market for both automotive and architectural glass, announced the opening of its flagship store at AWR Business Center with a renewed Car Care concept; in the presence of an elite clientele, channel partners, Eastman Chemicals Ltd and senior management from KAPICO Group, the group holding company of AUTO1 – Car Care Division that is a master franchisee for V-KOOL™ for UAE, Oman & Kuwait.   The outlet was inaugurated jointly by Mr. Vipan K. Handa, Deputy Group CEO & Board Member-KAPICO Group, Mr. Andrew Vickers, Commercial Manager – EMEA for Advanced Materials – Performance Films of Eastman Chemicals Company and Mr. Ranveer Handa, CEO – KAPICO Group. The ......read more

GAZOO Racing Wins Australia Rally at FIA World Rally Championship

Team claims manufacturers’ title in second season since return to the WRC   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 5, 2018:   GAZOO Racing World Rally Team recently claimed the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' title in style, with a rally victory for Jari-Matti Latvala in the No. 7 Toyota Yaris WRC at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. Esapekka Lappi finished fourth in the No. 9 Toyota Yaris WRC to enable GAZOO Racing to clinch the manufacturers' crown in just the second season since its return to the WRC.   GAZOO Racing World Rally Team’s Toyota Yaris WRC machines demonstrated their strong performance during the final round of the season, with Ott Tänak and Latvala moving to the top of the leaderboard on the fourth and final day of the race. The victory sealed ......read more

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

Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE earns five-star Euro NCAP safety rating Five-seat performance SUV achieves high scores in all main safety categories All three members of Jaguar’s PACE SUV family have the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating I-PACE is tenth consecutive vehicle produced by Jaguar Land Rover to receive five stars Lightweight aluminium body and integrated battery pack deliver exceptional structural stiffness for maximum occupant protection  5 December 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, confirming it as one of the safest vehicles on the road.   Jaguar’s first electric performance SUV scored 91% for adult occupant protection, 81% for child occupant protection and 81% for safety assist. ......read more

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

Latest episode covers convoy driving tips, and how to maintain a safe distance between cars Weekly video series hosted by Ford engineers, starring the Ford Ranger pickup Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2018:   The wide-open desert is the perfect playground for off-roaders but there are a few things to bear in mind when venturing into the dunes as part of a group for the first time.   Pacing and spacing is the subject of the fourth episode of Ford’s Desert Driving Tips series – and mastering both will make your desert drive a lot more relaxed and enjoyable.   “The spacing in front of you and behind you is important,” explains Mike Chavez, series co-host and Ford Middle East Product Development Lead Technologist. “You can fall back and catch up, but maintain a safe ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM Launches Cullinan

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM Launches Cullinan Drive-the Most Anticipated Drive Event of the Year in KSA Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018:  Arabia- the MYNM Cullinan Drive. VIP customers, invited guests, and the editors of KSA’s top motoring and lifestyle titles were invited to the exclusive event to experience Rolls-Royce’s most anticipated vehicle that combines the finest materials in the world with the ultimate ‘Magic Carpet Ride’ driving experience over every terrain. The pinnacle of Effortless Everywhere, the MYNM Cullinan Drive, which took place from 6th November - 13th November. Mr. Alan Gall Rolls-Royce Brand Manager of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM: “Cullinan is the culmination of Rolls-Royce’s proud legacy and traditions coupled with the demands of ......read more

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

300 participants from across the globe took part in qualifying rounds in nine countries Nine finalists completed the ultimate challenge at UD Trucks Headquarters in Ageo, Japan Truck driver representing the MEENA region, Dipendra Balami from Promar Marine Contracting, named for ‘Best Driving Skill’ in the Quester category  Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018:  UD Trucks hosted the final of its ‘Extra Mile Challenge 2018’ last month at the UD Experience Center in its corporate headquarters in Ageo, Japan. Out of 300 truck drivers from across the globe just nine participants made it through local qualifying rounds to the prestigious final.    Amongst the finalists, Dipendra Balami, representing the MEENA region from Qatar was named for ‘Best Driving Skills’ in the final ......read more

The new BMW M8 en route to series production

From the race track to the road: the new BMW M8 Coupe (fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km [26.2 – 26.4 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 246 – 243 g/km*) is rounding the final corner en route to series production. BMW M GmbH is putting an early prototype of its upcoming flagship through its paces at the Estoril grand-prix racing circuit in Portugal.  New BMW M8 (Fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km [26.2 – 26.4 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 246 – 243 g/km) in the final phase of the series production development process. Customary BMW M dynamic prowess, agility and precision enter a new dimension. Performance-oriented vehicle concept with minimised weight, low centre of gravity, even weight distribution, optimum wheelbase and wide tracks. M-specific ......read more

Cadillac to bring first ever Cadillac HOTEL to SOLE DXB

Festival-goers will journey through Cadillac’s unique Structure with a host of activations  The First ever Cadillac XT4 will be revealed at SOLE DXB This is the fourth year Cadillac has collaborated with the region’s biggest cultural festival Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018:  With just over two weeks until the UAE’s biggest street-culture event, SOLE DXB, Cadillac has revealed the details of its bespoke activation at the festival that will form the backdrop of the regional unveiling of Cadillac’s first ever compact SUV, the XT4; Cadillac HOTEL.    As a daring concept specifically created for SOLE DXB 2018, Cadillac HOTEL will house a variety of activation rooms where guests can experience themes relating to safety, technology, and design. The Cadillac HOTEL will be built around ......read more

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

Dubai, November 27, 2018:   As a part of the UAE National Day Celebrations, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched the Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer at the Big Shopper Event at Sharjah Expo.  Valid from November 28 to December 2, the National Day offers provides customers with the best opportunity to buy their dream Honda and save up to AED 11,000. The Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer brings new discounted prices to customers allowing them to make massive savings while purchasing selected Honda models. The offer extends along four models from Honda’s lineup of sedans and SUVs.  Exclusive to the Big Shopper event, this offer will see huge discounts on Honda’s flagship SUV Honda Pilot EX 2WD, where customers ......read more

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

Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors present the 2019 MKC, with a signature grille and styling cues that exemplify the new face of Lincoln, first introduced on the flagship Navigator SUV and Continental sedan The MKC welcomes owners with a dynamic signature lighting embrace that gracefully flows outward from beneath the HID headlights, exterior LED lamps that illuminate elegantly and luminous welcome mats that quietly appear on the ground DUBAI, UAE, November 27, 2018 –   The new 2019 Lincoln MKC is poised to attract even more luxury SUV buyers, thanks to its commanding new design, elevated levels of refinement, driver-focused technologies and enhanced safety features. The 2019 Lincoln MKC arrived at the showrooms of UAE importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors, official Abu Dhabi ......read more

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

Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018:  Second BMW 8 Series model from Lower Bavaria +++ Open sportscar with classic textile soft top +++ Market launch in March 2019 with two model variants  Dingolfing. Four months after production of the new BMW 8 Series Coupé ramped up in Dingolfing, the BMW 8 Series family is joined by another new addition from Lower Bavaria. Earlier this week, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing began series production of the new BMW 8 Series Convertible, which will be built alongside BMW 5 Series and 7 Series variants on a single assembly line. The BMW Group has invested a total amount in the low three-digit-million-euro range in the new model family at the site in Lower Bavaria, strengthening Dingolfing’s role as the lead plant for the upper luxury-class segment. Newly developed textile soft top  The ......read more

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

The next-generation Range Rover Evoque premiered with a high-energy dynamic display in London’s creative hub The New Range Rover Evoque sets new standards of refinement, capability and sustainability in the compact SUV segment, created from an all-new vehicle architecture  Featuring a modernist exterior design, with a luxurious technology-rich interior with new materials crafted from eucalyptus, wool and recycled plastics Available with a range of efficient four-cylinder diesel and petrol engines and Land Rover’s first mild-hybrid electric technology (MHEV) Range Rover fans, including Guy Ritchie, Richard Madden, Taron Egerton, Luke Evans, Stephen Graham, Edith Bowman and Mollie King attended the reveal and an exclusive Boiler Room X Evoque gig curated by activist and model Adwoa Aboah  Adwoa Aboah ......read more

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

Cadillac’s V-Series models are engineered proof of the brand’s promise of passion without compromise Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2018:  Cadillac has been at the forefront of automotive innovation throughout its 116-year history, leading the way with V-type engines. From V6 up to V16, the American premium car brand has evolved its V-type engine range since 1914, becoming the first automobile maker in the world to mass-produce V8 engines.   The first 1902 one-cylinder Cadillac car was a quality product, thanks to the insistence on precision by the brand’s General Manager, Henry Leland. A four-cylinder car was then invented in 1905, confirming Cadillac’s place in the luxury market.   In 1912, Cadillac wowed the automotive world with the groundbreaking electric self-starter that made ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2018:  Al-Futtaim Lexus, leader in green luxury mobility since 2010 and distributor of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, walked away with the Best Premium Midsize SUV of the year Award at the fourth edition of the "ArabWheels Awards 2018”. Lexus RX450, introduced to the UAE in 2012 and winner of the trophy, has always driven the growth in Lexus Hybrid Electric (HEV) sales, as it accounts for approximately 50% of the brand’s HEV sales in the UAE. Commenting on the achievement, Mohammed Maktari, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Lexus said: “We are very proud to receive this award and we thank the ArabWheels team for their dedicated efforts reviewing all shortlisted vehicles across all categories. Winning the best Premium  Midsize ......read more

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

The prestigious dealership becomes exclusive agent of the hypercar in GCC, which was unveiled at the Deals on Wheels Sheikh Zayed Road showroom The hypercar will be on display at Formula 1 2018 Abu Dhabi.  The new-generation MILAN RED can speed up to 100kms per hour in just 2.5 seconds November 22, 2018; Dubai, UAE:  An exciting new addition to the UAE’s growing line of luxury vehicles, MILAN RED – one of the fastest hypercars in the world – was unveiled in UAE in a grand ceremony. The hypercar was launched by Deals on Wheels at their Sheikh Zayed Road showroom, giving the dealership exclusive rights to the sales of the car in the GCC, and placing them among the four distinguished agents worldwide to launch the hypercar. MILAN RED, which has already made an impression globally for its ......read more

The 2018 Ford Expedition's Sand Mode Secrets: Ford's First Full-Sized SUV with Terrain Management System, Developed with Middle East Drivers in Mind

New-generation Ford Expedition built to take owners anywhere they want to go, with advanced four-wheel-drive system and Terrain Management System calibrated in the Middle East Seven driving modes developed for the region, including Sand-mode for deep sand adventure Two-speed transfer case and electronic locking rear differential give the Expedition superior off-road ability Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2018:  For Middle East owners with an eye on the great outdoors, the all-new Expedition’s four-wheel-drive and Terrain Management System opens the region’s remote reaches to adventure for the entire family.   Ford Expedition has always put families first, with class-leading levels of comfort, safety and convenience and now – with its superior off-road ability plus a dedicated driving mode for sand ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches ‘The Great Escape' promotion

Dubai, November 15, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched “The Great Escape” promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE, offering customers the perfect opportunity to buy a Honda vehicle before the end of the year.   The Great Escape promotion from Al-Futtaim Honda allows customers to buy their dream Honda vehicle, with a five-year instalment plan with zero percent interest. The offer is available across the entire Honda Sedan, SUV and MPV range, making it the best time to buy a Honda. The Al-Futtaim company is also offering 5 years unlimited mileage warranty, up to 100% finance and roadside assistance on all new cars and up to 5-year or 100,000 kms service contract on selected new car models. Trade-in ......read more

Aston Martin Lagonda celebrates opening of flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi

Luxury carmaker expands dealer network in the Middle East Aston Martin Abu Dhabi opens in prestigious location close to Emirates Palace 15 November 2018, Abu Dhabi:   Luxury British carmaker, Aston Martin Lagonda celebrated the opening of a new flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi last night in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. At an exclusive evening reception, guests mingled with senior personnel from Aston Martin, including Dan Balmer, President, Aston Martin Lagonda Middle East, North Africa & Turkey and David King, Vice President and Chief Special Operations Officer.    Aston Martin Abu Dhabi is situated in a prime location in the prestigious Etihad Towers, overlooking the beautiful Emirates Palace. The dealership boasts a state-of the-art 521m2 showroom ......read more

Audi Innovation Award Winner Announced at Dubai Design Week

The third winner of the Audi Innovation Award is Elias El Soueidi from Lebanon with his project ‘Ruin to Reality’  His prize is $25,000 worth of consultancy together with a trophy and a trip to the Audi Headquarters in Ingolstadt to meet the team in Audi Design.  Second and third places were awarded to Dubai based designers Abdhul Hazeeb with ‘Connect to Thrive’ and Andrea Sensoli with ‘CyRCLE’.  Dubai, November 14, 2018 –   At Dubai Design Week, Audi Middle East announced the third winner of the Audi Innovation Award. Elias El Soueidi from Lebanon, with his project ‘ R2R’, took home the winning trophy and prize of $25,000 worth of consultancy to develop his idea, together with a trip to the Audi factory in Ingolstadt and the opportunity to meet ......read more

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

 Jaguar creates two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars to continue its celebration of  70 years of Jaguar sports cars With design cues from F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, the 300PS 2.0-litre rally cars feature bespoke FIA-spec modifications  One-off rally cars pay homage to the Jaguar XK 120, introduced in 1948, which itself achieved competition success in the RAC, Tulip and Alpine rallies Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2018:   Jaguar has developed two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars, with design cues from the F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, to continue its celebration of 70 years of sports car heritage since the XK 120 was revealed in 1948.   The one-off F-TYPE rally cars also pay homage to the legendary Jaguar XK 120 registered ‘NUB 120’ which, in the early ......read more

Audi Middle East Announce Third Audi Innovation Award

Third Winner of the Audi Innovation Award to be announced on 13th November at 3pm at Design Week in the Audi Innovation Hub The Audi Innovation Hub is a space designed by Riyad Joucka, founder – MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) and will be the base for Audi Innovation Talks during Dubai Design Week Konrad Troeger, Senior Lighting Designer from Audi AG attending Design Week and to give Innovation Talk  Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018:  The Audi Innovation Award is now in its third year and has consistently grown in status and popularity since its inception in 2016. The first of its kind in the Middle East, the Audi Innovation Award seeks to empower local designers and inspire the region with innovative creations that can improve the way we live. It is an annual competition open to anyone residing in the ......read more

The new BMW 8 Series Convertible.

Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018:  BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity. The new BMW 8 Series Convertible blends ultra-sporty driving properties with distinctive design elegance and offers an extremely exclusive passport to hallmark BMW driving pleasure and a full-blooded open-top driving experience.  Premiere for the second model in the new BMW 8 Series luxury-class line-up: New BMW 8 Series Convertible combines dynamic flair and serene long-distance ability with a sumptuous open-top driving experience. Open-air driving pleasure for four people. Classical soft-top roof with fully electric, extremely quiet operation, minimised weight and outstanding acoustic ......read more

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

Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet Vector has been revealed in Milan on 6 November Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2018 –   InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, announces its investment in Arc, which unveils ‘Vector’ – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle with Human Machine Interface (HMI). Arc Vector is the most advanced electric motorcycle ever brought to market, using exotic materials, thoroughbred componentry and cutting-edge architecture, wrapped in a futuristic body.     The investment from InMotion Ventures, along with Mercia Fund Managers, the Proof of Concept & ......read more

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

Al-Futtaim Automotive showcases a diversified fleet of passenger and commercial green vehicles echoing the UAE’s commitment to a sustainable future Toyota to sell 5 million electrified vehicles including more than 1 million zero-emission vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs) by 2030 Toyota will invest 14 billion dollars to support the new plans United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Nov 7th 2018:   Displaying a variety of green technologies through a sample fleet of over nine electrified vehicles including models from Toyota, Lexus, Hino trucks and Toyota Material Handling, Al-Futtaim Automotive is front and centre at this year's International Conference on Future Mobility, being the Headline  Sponsor for what has grown to become one of the region’s biggest sustainability forums.   Featuring a hydrogen ......read more

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Al Furat to set up AED 20 million auto body building unit…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  Industrial refrigeration specialist company Al Furat has announced the setting up of a unit to build a wide range of vehicle bodies. The new unit, being developed as part of the business diversification of the thirty-year-old company, will help build trailers, semi-trailers, curtain side semi-trailers, low bed trailers, municipal utility equipment and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda hosts members of Honda UAE Club to celebrate launch of all-new Accord…

Dubai, March 19, 2018:   To celebrate the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, hosted at its Dubai Festival City showroom members of the Honda UAE Club.   During the event, product experts from Al-Futtaim Honda highlight some of the key features of the new Accord ......read more

Nissan powers Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge for 15th year…

Manufacturer extends one of Middle East motor sport’s longest running partnerships Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2018:   One of the longest running partnerships in Middle East motor sport has entered its 15th year with the approach of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan, which turns the focus of the cross country rallying world on the UAE capital again later this ......read more

Nissan's e-POWER technology wins environmental award…

Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissions Dubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) –   Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 ......read more

GMC sets a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in partnership with Abu Dhabi Police…

The ‘largest parade of GMC cars’ title was achieved during GCC Traffic Week Leading the parade, a GMC Sierra flew the flag of Year of Zayed as it cruised Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018:  As part of the GCC Traffic Week (11-15 March), GMC Middle East set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title, for the ‘largest parade of GMC cars’, in ......read more

Al Fahim to provide 85 vehicles to Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018…

Sponsorship includes 70 Mercedes Benz and 15 Jeep Grand Cherokee cars    14th March, 2018, ABU DHABI:  UAE-based conglomerate, ALFAHIM, has been confirmed as an official sponsor of Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018 at a signing ceremony in Abu Dhabi today.   As part of the agreement the family-run ALFAHIM will provide 85 vehicles, made up of 70 Mercedes-Benz ......read more

FAMCO launches Volvo Trucks Advanced Safety Features in UAE…

Volvo Trucks commitment to safety helps drive the success of customers business by putting the well-being of drivers and their families first. Volvo Truck’s attention to safety lowers insurance costs related to accidents and reduces cargo loss and downtime due to accidents Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 13, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) has announced the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches 10th generation Honda Accord…

Dubai, March 12, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord.   The all-new Accord is the 10th generation of Honda’s perennially best-selling midsize sedan.    All-new from the ground up, the 2018 Accord is built on a new platform ......read more

Luxury First: Range Rover Sv Coupé Debuts at Geneva Motor Show…

Land Rover has created the world’s first full-size luxury SUV coupé – a seductive limited-edition two-door Range Rover  Beautifully curated interiors set new standards for materials and craftsmanship, with extensive personalization options for SV Coupé clients  565PS and 700Nm 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 petrol powertrain makes SV Coupé the fastest-ever full-size Range ......read more

W Motors at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show…

Fenyr Supersport - Global Debut and World Premiere Iconiq Seven - Europeean Premiere  Dubai, March 6th 2018–  W Motors, the first Arab brand of high-performance luxury sports cars from the Middle East, achieved a new milestone today with the world premiere of the Fenyr SuperSport launched at the renowned Geneva International Motor Show. W Motors was also joined on the ......read more

CONIQ Model SEVEN makes European debut ICONIQ MOTORS to work with Microsoft and AKKA Technologies ...…

6 MARCH 2018, UAE:  ICONIQ Motors celebrated the European debut of its Model SEVEN at the Geneva Motor Show, showcasing the world’s first all-electric passenger-focused MPV, with a focus on bringing an unparalleled level of connectivity and convenience to passengers. ICONIQ President Alan Wu commented: “ICONIQ’ SEVEN’s debut in Europe marks another milestone for ......read more

New Jaguar E-PACE to debut in the UAE…

The British manufacturer is inviting all car enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies to attend the launch event  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 06 March 2018:   To mark the arrival of the latest compact performance SUV in the UAE, Jaguar Middle East and Al Tayer Motors will be hosting an exciting launch event for the New Jaguar E-PACE at City Walk 2 on the 9 & 10 March 2018 ......read more

BMW Group Plant Leipzig starts series production of BMW i8 Roadster.…

Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018:  BMW i8 Roadster: combined fuel consumption 2,1 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption 14,5 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 46 g/km. BMW i8 Coupe: combined fuel consumption 1,9 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption 14,0 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 42 g/km. (Calculated in the EU test cycle, in combination with standard tyres). All figures ......read more

Nissan at Geneva Motor Show 2018: Transforming the way we drive, transforming the way we live…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 6, 2018) –  The acceleration of electrification was the key theme at the Nissan stand during this year’s Geneva Motor Show.   Taking center stage was the world premiere of the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship race car, seen in its concept livery for the first time. The car will make its city circuit debut at the start ......read more

Jaguar Charges Ahead With All-new Electric I-PACE…

New all-electric I-PACE places Jaguar at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution Designed from the outset as an electric vehicle (EV), the I-PACE offers bold aero-efficient design, and interior space from the segment above Electrifying all-wheel drive performance from twin Jaguar-designed motors with a combined 400PS and 696Nm delivering 0-100km/h in 4.8s 90kWh Lithium-ion ......read more

Iconic Nissan 370Z NISMO launched in UAE…

The Nissan 370Z NISMO is the third offering from Nissan’s in-house performance division to be introduced to the region Nissan 370Z NISMO marked by distinctive exterior appearance and unique interior features Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018:   The 2018 Nissan 370Z NISMO has launched in UAE for the first time, as part of the global automaker’s continued drive to bring ......read more

AGMC breaks ground at new multi-million Dubai Motor City site…

New BMW and MINI showroom and aftersales facility will be first automotive dealership in Dubai Motor City as part of AGMC’s network expansion to cater to its existing and potential customers across Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates  Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2018:   AGMC, the official importer of BMW Group products for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has ......read more

Top Global Security Experts to travel in Land Rover vehicles from Premier Motors…

Dealership signs as event’s Exclusive Automotive Partner  Dubai, 27 February 2018:  VVIP and VIP delegates to the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR), will travel in a fleet of 60 premium luxury Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles provided by Premier Motors - the official Land Rover importer-dealer in Abu Dhabi. The dealership has signed as the ......read more

MAG Lifestyle Development Unveils the Biggest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Ghost Motor Cars in the World…

The luxury vehicles deliver on MAG’s promise to exceed its customers’ expectations at every turn Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 February 2018:  MAG Lifestyle Development (MAG), the property development arm of the MAG Group, has unveiled the biggest fleet of Rolls-Royce Ghost motor cars in the world, making it the leading global customer for the ultra-luxury ......read more

Front-Row Seats at Global Premiere of All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE…

New all-electric I-PACE to be unveiled on Jaguar social channels in live global broadcast at 18:00 GMT on 1 March I-PACE is Jaguar’s first electric vehicle and the newest member of the PACE family Official public debut of I-PACE will be at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March Watch the live I-PACE reveal on 1 March here Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 February 2018 –  ......read more

Ford Transit Vans to Power DHL Express in UAE…

Automatic vehicles enable logistics provider to employ more female drivers Dubai, UAE, 26 February 2018:  DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has taken delivery of its first batch of Ford Transit vans from National Car Rental (NCR), one of the UAE’s leading car rental companies. It is the first time that DHL Express will operate ......read more

Nissan and DeNA to start Easy Ride robo-vehicle mobility service trial…

Field test to begin March 5 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25, 2018:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. will begin a field test of Easy Ride, the robo-vehicle mobility service being developed by both companies, on March 5. Easy Ride is envisioned as a mobility service for anyone who wants to travel freely to their destination of choice in a robo-vehicle. During the ......read more

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Promises the Best Seat in the House…

Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2018:  As the arrival of Cullinan nears and final preparations are made, Rolls-Royce this week offers a glimpse into what will undoubtedly be the best seat in the house. So much more than an SUV, Crossover or Off-roader, Rolls-Royce Cullinan will be Effortless, Everywhere, delivering effortless luxury everywhere its owner chooses to venture. Such boundless luxury ......read more

Ferrari 488 Pista: a brilliant track-derived combination of exhilaration and performance…

First images released ahead of unveiling at Geneva Motor Show     Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2018:  The Ferrari 488 Pista, which will be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, is the successor to Ferrari’s V8-engined special series - the 360 Challenge Stradale, 430 Scuderia and 458 Speciale – which have received critical acclaim for their performance and ......read more

British Snowboard sensation Jamie Barrow breaks Guinness World Record for fastest speed on a ...…

Record breaking feat took place on the frozen lake of St Moritz in Switzerland, with Barrow and the Maserati Levante SUV hitting a maximum speed of 151.57 km/h Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018:   Britain's fastest snowboarder Jamie Barrow has broken his own Guinness World Record, clocking a new fastest speed on a snowboard while being towed by a vehicle on the frozen lakes of St ......read more

2018 XTS arrives in the Middle East featuring Cadillac's new generation of design and technology…

Freshened exterior and interior appearances Enhanced technology features with next-generation Cadillac user experience Improved chassis for even greater ride comfort with less noise, vibration and harshness Advanced driver assistance systems for safer experience Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2018:   Cadillac has announced the Middle East arrival of the redesigned 2018 XTS, the ......read more

Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers gear up for robust business growth at Automechanika ...…

Demand for Middle East spare parts and auto services on upward trend with market tipped to surpass US$15 billion mark by 2021 Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018:  Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers are gearing up for period of robust business growth in the Middle East, while new research indicates car sales and the corresponding demand for spare parts and auto services is on an upward ......read more

GreenParking EV Network to power electric vehicle across UAE and Oman…

Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2018:   A new network of over 200 state-of-the-art charging points has been established by GreenParking to power electric vehicles across UAE and Oman.  The GreenParking Network of EV Charging stations allows electrical car owners to travel through the Emirates and cross-border all the way to Muscat with few recharging stops, GreenParking expects to ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Awarded as Company of the Year…

AutoBest award ceremony in Salzburg for the first time Jurors represent 31 European countries Prof. Dr. Ralf Speth accepted the CompanyBest Award in Salzburg  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 February 2018:   On the evening of Wednesday the 7th of February 2018, the AutoBest award ceremony was held in Salzburg for the first time. The judging panel consisted of 31 ......read more

Name of New High-sided Vehicle to Be Rolls-royce Cullinan…

Dubai, UAE, February 14, 2018:  Three years ago in the pages of The Financial Times, Rolls-Royce announced to the world that it would create an all-new, high-bodied car that would redefine luxury travel by making it Effortless, Everywhere. Since that day the world has waited, anticipating the arrival of this mould-breaking new Rolls-Royce.  Today, the wait is almost over as ......read more

The new BMW HP4 RACE arrives at Abu Dhabi Motors – one of just 750 built…

Individually crafted high-tech and innovation for top performance on the race track   Dubai, UAE, February 12, 2018:  Abu Dhabi Motors, BMW Group’s importer in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has welcomed a new and rare BMW HP4 RACE to its dealership – one of a limited production run of just 750.   Fascinating technical solutions for maximum performance on the race ......read more

First Ever UAE Race Car Fitted with Immensa 3D Printed Parts…

The innovative vehicle won a TRD 86 race at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi earlier this month [Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 February 2018]:   In a UAE first, Immensa Technology Labs — the country’s leading Additive Manufacturing (AM or 3D printing) company — has provided 3D printed parts for a Toyota GT86 race car. The innovative vehicle was driven by Mohammed ......read more

Ounass Pop-Up Shop…

Dubai, February 8,2018:  Ounass to launch their very first pop-up shop at the One & Only The Palm’s prestigious 101 Privè space. Launching to VIP customers on the 10th February, and following with an exclusive Press preview from 12pm-5pm on the 11th February,  the week long pop-up store ending on the 17th February, will be open to all customers between the hours of ......read more

Nissan puts Saudi women behind the wheel with surprise instructors…

#SheDrives campaign offers an unforgettable driving experience Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Feb. 6, 2018) –   Celebrating Saudi Arabia’s historic decision to grant women driver’s licenses, Nissan recently offered a group of young women the chance to get behind the wheel for the first time – with a surprise group of driving instructors. The company today ......read more

World Government Summit 2018 delegates to be transported in Land Rover vehicles from Al Tayer Motors…

Dubai, 06 February 2018:  VIP delegates to the World Government Summit (WGS), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will travel in a fleet of 80 premium luxury Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles provided by Al Tayer Motors - the official Land Rover importer-dealer in the United ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover Ingenium Petrol Engine Named Top 10 in the World…

Ingenium 250PS 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine is recognised as one of the ‘10 Best Engines for 2018’ by industry experts, WardsAuto  Jaguar E-PACE latest new product to feature the powertrain Ingenium engines are designed, engineered and manufactured by Jaguar Land Rover  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 February 2018:   Jaguar Land ......read more

Emirates Motor Company Commercial Vehicles wins two prestigious titles at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz ...…

February 03, 2018, Abu Dhabi:   Emirates Motor Company - Commercial Vehicles (EMC - CV) was awarded two honorable awards at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MENA Conference. Held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, the conference included the Mercedez-Benz Commercial Vehicles MENA Awards for 2017. Emirates Motor Company - Commercial Vehicles was presented ......read more

Kia Motors posts global sales of 205,126 vehicles in January…

United Arab Emirates February 1, 2018 –   Kia Motors Corporation announced its January 2018 global sales figures for passenger cars, recreational vehicles (RVs) and commercial vehicles, recording a total of 205,126 units sold, increasing 5.2% from 2017. In January, sales in Korea totaled 39,105 units, representing an increase of 11.7% compared with the same month last year, ......read more

5th Mercedes-Benz International set for January 2018…

The Mercedes-Benz International Pro-Am Supported by Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Eastern Motors returns for its fifth edition from 28 January – 01 February 2018 at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai, UAE, February 01, 2018:   Following on from successful staging of their International Pro Am event dating back to 2014, the AESGC is ......read more

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Sells 10.6 Million Vehicles in 2017…

Combined sales by Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors rise 6.5% to 10,608,366 units in 2017 – one in nine passenger cars and light commercial vehicles sold worldwide Zero-emission leadership maintained with cumulative sales of 540,623 electric vehicles since 2010  Dubai, United Arab Emirates (January 31, 2018) –   Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the world’s ......read more

All-new Toyota Camry 2018 brings Unprecedented Change to the way it looks and drives…

New 3.5-liter V6 engine with eight-speed automatic transmission promises emotionally-charged performance Sporty look with aggressive character lines and low center of gravity  Ultra-modern interior enhancing comfort and convenience for all passengers Advanced safety technologies ensure passenger safety  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 29, 2018 -  ......read more

Continental set to boost bus and truck safety in the Middle East with ContiPressureCheckTM…

A first-of-its-kind system that continuously monitors bus and truck tyre pressure and temperature via sensors placed inside the tyre An increasing number of vehicles have been equipped with ContiPressureCheckTM since its global launch in 2013 Suitable for integration in almost all existing telematic fleet management systems Dubai, UAE, January 29, 2018:   Continental, the ......read more

Limited Edition Range Rover SV Coupé Set for World Debut in Geneva…

Land Rover announces the introduction of a new addition to the Range Rover portfolio – the Range Rover SV Coupé Seductive coupé design pays homage to the original Range Rover, in Land Rover’s 70th Anniversary year  No more than 999 examples of the Range Rover SV Coupé will be offered to clients worldwide, each hand-assembled by Special Vehicle Operations in Warwickshire, ......read more

Cadillac raises the luxury bar further with Middle East arrival of the 2018 Escalade…

Powerful and efficient engine enhanced with new 10-speed transmission New Maple Sugar interior with Jet Black accents for Platinum models Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018:  Middle East – Cadillac has announced the Middle East arrival of the 2018 Escalade, which now includes a new standard 10-speed automatic transmission with an even wider 7.39 gear ratio ......read more

INFINITI QX80 makes Middle East debut…

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 Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018:  Following the World Premiere at the 2017 Dubai International Motor ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches all-new 2018 Honda Jazz…

Dubai, January 22, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Jazz.   Featuring a bold yet sophisticated exterior and interior design the all-new Jazz offers unmatched versatility as well as class-leading space, with a range of configurations for carrying ......read more

Electrification is the future and the present, says Nissan at World Future Energy Summit 2018…

21 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE:   Ismail Sethi, Regional Product Marketing Manager for SUV, Crossovers and Electric Vehicles at Nissan, spoke at the first edition of the Mobility Conference during a panel discussing the challenges and opportunities for mass low emission vehicle adoption in the UAE. The session took place January 18, 2018, at the 11th World Future Energy Summit in Abu ......read more

Aston Martin reveals new Art of Living experiences for 2018…

Unique driving experiences await Art of Living guests in 2018  Be at the heart of the action at the Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018:   Aston Martin has revealed the initial offering of ‘Art of Living by Aston Martin’ experiences for 2018. These exclusive experiences will offer unparalleled access to guests who would like ......read more

Toyota and Lexus on a mission to drive decarbonized mobility at Abu Dhabi's World Future Energy ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 18, 2018:  Toyota and Lexus, leaders in sustainable mobility in the UAE, shared insights on decarbonized mobility at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, through a series of talks on how to take green mobility from niche to mainstream and the global mega trends driving the energy transformation in big cities, as well the potential of hydrogen to ......read more

Defender Lives on: Land Rover Launches V8 Edition To Celebrate 70th Anniversary…

405PS Defender Works V8 celebrates 70 years of Land Rover marque 5.0-litre petrol V8 Defender is the most powerful and fastest ever created by Land Rover, with 0-60mph in 5.6sec* Collector’s edition – Limited run of up to 150 Defenders badged 70th Edition  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 January 2018:  Land Rover today announces a limited-edition ......read more

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