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Nissan shares vision for future mobility at CES Asia 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aston Martin Produces First Cars at St Athan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jaguar Land Rover Plots Further MENA Expansion Following Remarkable Sales Growth

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

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

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

Sensory Steering Wheel Keeps Your Eyes on the Road

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

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

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

Genesis G70 Wins Best Luxury Sedan Award

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

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

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

Rolls-Royce Unveils Wraith Eagle VIII Collection

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

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

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

A Strong Q1 2019 Start for Renault Middle East

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

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

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

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

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

New Discovery Sport: Enhanced for Every Family Adventure

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

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One-off Land Rover Defender Hits The ‘designer Street' in Selfridges…

Selfridges Edition Land Rover Defender takes centre stage as London store unveils its new menswear space Unique Defender 110 Works V8 Soft Top, complete with branded hood in trademark Selfridges yellow, will be on permanent display in the store Shoppers will be able to sit in the one-off model and get a real feel for the iconic British vehicle Finished 4x4 took five Land Rover Classic ......read more

Scania's New Truck Generation Is Now in the Gulf…

Scania has launched its new truck generation in the UAE in full range – long-haulage, urban, and construction (XT) applications Scania’s new truck generation focuses on customer profitability, by providing customised transportation solutions for an even better total operating economy Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018:  Scania, the world’s leading provider of transport ......read more

F-Type Chequered Flag Celebrates 70 Years Of Jaguar Sports Cars…

F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition Coupé and Convertible revealed,  celebrating 70 years of Jaguar sports cars since the XK 120’s introduction Features include Chequered Flag badging, and unique branding on the headrests, tread plates and dark brushed aluminium centre console finisher Windsor Leather interior with embossed Performance Seats, Ebony Suedecloth headlining and ......read more

Cadillac adds power and performance with all-new 2.0L engine…

Strong and efficient turbo engine features an industry-first tri-power system The engine will debut in the Middle East later this year on the all-new Cadillac XT4 Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018:  Cadillac has developed a new 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbo engine as part of an all-new global architecture of versatile, high-efficiency engines representing the next generation of ......read more

Maserati offers an exclusive customer care service with an upgraded seven-year package on 2018 ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018:   Maserati announces an extended customer care service for its customers in the Middle East and Africa offering a seven-year maintenance and warranty package ensuring owners have peace of mind that their vehicle is kept in perfect working condition.  The 7-year Service Package is Maserati’s exclusive service that ensures that its cars are ......read more

Ford's Self-Driving Business Development Expands to Washington, D.C.…

By Sherif Marakby, CEO, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC Ford is expanding its autonomous vehicle testing to Washington, D.C. Ford and Washington, D.C. officials are committed to exploring how self-driving vehicles can be deployed in an equitable way across the various neighborhoods that make up Washington, D.C., and in a way that promotes job creation Ford is also collaborating with the ......read more

Masdar City to introduce first operational autonomous mobility service in MENA with unveiling of ...…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; October 23, 2018:  Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s flagship sustainable urban development, has embarked on the next phase of its sustainable mobility network with today’s formal unveiling of its first NAVYA autonomous vehicle. Capable of transporting up to 12 people, the ‘Autonom® Shuttle’ was inaugurated in the presence of dignitaries ......read more

Their Royal Highnesses Present First Medals to Invictus Games Sydney 2018 Competitors…

France wins gold in the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge, with hosts Australia claiming silver and United Kingdom bronze First medals of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 awarded by TRH Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Cockatoo Island, Sydney, ahead of tonight’s Invictus Games opening ceremony Jaguar Land Rover is the Presenting Partner of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, the ......read more

Every Land Has Its Legend: Nissan Continues to Dominate On and Off Road with Expansions to Patrol ...…

Nissan Patrol Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle X added to iconic Safari line-up Dubai, UAE: 21 October 2018 –   Nissan has expanded the iconic Patrol Safari range with the introduction of three exciting new editions. Exclusively developed for and available to customers in the Middle East, these cars are inspired by and named after two of the most iconic animals to inhabit the desert ......read more

Aston Martin Lagonda's Sixth Global Region – Middle East, North Africa & Turkey – begins operations…

October 21, 2018:  Aston Martin Lagonda’s sixth region – Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (MENAT) – has been fully integrated into international operations with its UAE-based representative office now up and running. Previously President of Aston Martin UK & South Africa, Dan Balmer has taken the role of President, MENAT, and will head the team from the luxury ......read more

The first-ever BMW X7…

The BMW X7 is the first car to fuse the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury model with the agile and versatile driving properties expected of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).   A new dimension in luxury: The first BMW X7 combines the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury car with the versatile, agile driving properties of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). ......read more

Cell Phones, Sporting Goods, and Soon, Cars: Ford Innovates with “Miracle” Material, Powerful ...…

Graphene is a material used in coating, cell phones and even some sporting goods – and soon, will be used under the hood in Ford vehicles, a first in automotive Ford, along with Eagle Industries and XG Sciences, has found a way to use a very small amount of graphene while achieving major property improvements – more lightweight, better heat conductivity and noise reduction ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to Expand Talented Workforce…

Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that it is recruiting for 200 new positions, all based at the company’s Head Office and Manufacturing Plant in Goodwood, West Sussex. The new roles will bring the total workforce to over 2000 for the first time, a six-fold increase on the original total when the company first opened, at Goodwood, in 2003. The new ......read more

W Motors and Safe City Group introduce the BEAST PATROL at GITEX: One of the most advanced police ...…

Dubai, UAE; Monday 15th October 2018 –   W Motors has launched the all-new ‘BEAST PATROL’ in partnership with Safe City Group, following the advanced technology company’s initiative to develop the most advanced police vehicle in the world. The distinctive and highly advanced BEAST PATROL was showcased for the first time at GITEX Technology Week from 14th-18th ......read more

Toyota's legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition…

With striking new design details and a comprehensive list of equipment upgrades, the new Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition brings the king’s indomitable spirit to the city streets   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2018:   Having firmly positioned itself as the King of the Desert with bullet-proof reliability and exceptional off-road abilities, the Toyota Land ......read more

Nissan to Make Official On-track Formula E Debut…

Brand partnership with Shell begins at preseason test Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018:   Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begin a new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test this week. The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, ......read more

The Ford F-150 Raptor: Your Ultimate Partner for Off-Road Adventure…

The F-150 Raptor re-defines what it means to be the only purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck Second generation 3.5-litre twin turbo EcoBoost, producing 421 horsepower and up to 691 Nm of terrain-busting torque Raptor’s versatility as a motorway cruiser and off-roader put to the test in Omani adventure over summer DUBAI, UAE, October 10, 2018 –   Great ......read more

Self-driving Range Rover Runs Autonomous Rings Round Coventry…

First self-driving journey on challenging Coventry Ring Road completed by a Range Rover Sport Vehicle can handle junctions, slip roads and lane changes – all autonomously at 40mph speed limit Trials are part of £20 million government-funded UK Autodrive project that ends this month  Jaguar Land Rover plans to make self-driving vehicles a reality for customers within 10 ......read more

UAE Tour Debut Edition - Logo and Trophy unveiled in Dubai…

The new UAE Tour’s event identity and winner’s prize are presented in style  The Middle East’s only WorldTour race is scheduled from 24 February to 2 March 2019 Audi Al Nabooda is confirmed as the official car of the race Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:  In the Audi Dubai Showroom, home of Al Nabooda Automobiles, the Supreme Organising Committee of the UAE ......read more

Lexus Design Award 2019 open for entries…

Al-Futtaim Lexus invites UAE-based creators to design a better tomorrow Dubai, UAE –October 8th,  2018:   Al-Futtaim Lexus invites all UAE-based artists and creators to participate in the 7th edition of the Lexus Design Award 2019. Since its launch in 2013, the worldwide design competition has served as a platform for emerging designers and creators whose works can lead to ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota says BYE. BYE. BUY on select 2018 models…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 07, 2018:  Whether you are in the market for the mighty Land Cruiser, the practical and reliable Camry or the nippy Yaris city car, there are exceptional deals to be had on a range of 2018 Toyota vehicles this October.  Available for a limited period of time ‘Bye. Bye. Buy’ is Al-Futtaim Toyota’s latest campaign, and it ......read more

Winners Announced at the Land Rover Born Awards Global Final 2018…

Six global winners, three special prizes from 47 regional winners Eighth annual Land Rover BORN Awards held at The Design Museum, London Honouring creative intelligence in six categories: architecture, interiors, sport, fashion, mobility and technology The 2019 awards theme announced as ‘Desire’ Online registration now open for Land Rover BORN Awards 2019 Dubai, United ......read more

Limited Edition 755 Hp Ford F-150 Shelby Debuts in UAE…

Powerful vehicle now available at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  The Ford F-150 vehicle line up in the UAE received a powerful boost with the Limited Edition Shelby version with 755 HP arriving at Al Tayer Motors’ showrooms in Dubai & the Northern Emirates, and Premier Motors’ showrooms in Abu Dhabi. A limited number of vehicles are ......read more

Meet the Ferrari 488 Pista Spider: the highest performance Prancing Horse drop-top ever…

 Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  After its world premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, the new special series Ferrari 488 Pista Spider has made its European debut at the Paris Motor Show. The 50th drop-top model to be introduced by the Prancing Horse is also the most powerful series production spider in Ferrari history, with an unprecedented weight/power ratio of ......read more

“2019 International Truck of the Year Award” goes to the new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX!…

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  F-MAX, the new tractor that Ford Trucks launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year”. The competition was adjudicated by a panel of independent judges, comprising leading specialised journalists from 23 European countries.  The new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX, which was launched at IAA ......read more

Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2: the first in a new concept of limited series ‘Icona' cars…

Models inspired by the Sports cars that made history Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:   The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 are the forerunners in a new concept, known as ‘Icona’ (Icon), that taps into a leitmotif of the most evocative cars in the company’s history to create a new segment of special limited series cars for clients and collectors. The intention is to use ......read more

Cadillac Escalade: 20 Years on the Road…

Segment-leading icon celebrates its history of innovation Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Since its public debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August 1998, the Cadillac Escalade has become a cultural phenomenon and defined the full-size luxury SUV segment.    Escalade quickly grew to dominate its segment in the US, leading in total sales since 2014 ......read more

Abu Dhabi Motors expands its unparalleled range of Bespoke Rolls-Royce Motor Cars with arrival of ...…

Adamas and Luminary Collections take ‘Bespoke’ to new heights  Abu Dhabi, UAE; 02 October 2018:   Abu Dhabi Motors, the sole authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has welcomed two limited edition Collections to its award-winning showroom. Expanding its unparalleled range of premium and Bespoke vehicles, the arrival of the Adamas and ......read more

Nissan Refreshes MY19 Patrol with Bold New Look…

110% year-on-year increase in sales of Nissan Patrol in the UAE in Q1 of fiscal year MY19 model available in two new stylish colours and with refreshed exterior accessories Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 01 October 2018:   Nissan Middle East has unveiled the latest updates to the Nissan Patrol MY19 in the UAE, with two bold new colours added to the line-up, along with ......read more

The new Ford Trucks tractor unveiled: The 2019 International Truck of the Year (ITOY) Winner…

All New Ford Trucks F-MAX is ready to offer comfort, Power & Efficiency, and Cutting-Edge Technology  The F-MAX, the all-new tractor developed by Ford Trucks, launched at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover, Germany.  In its global debut, the F-MAX also won the prestigious International Truck of the Year award.  The newly designed 2.5m cabin combines ......read more

Ford F-150: The Middle East's Best 4x4 Full-Size Pickup Truck by Far…

Tougher, smarter and more capable 2018 F-150 is built to take on the region’s toughest terrain New engines and powertrain combinations offer best in class performance 2018 F-150 debuts Co-Pilot 360 package of safety technologies Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:  With class-leading power, smart technology and unrivaled capability and safety features, the Ford F-150 is built ......read more

GMC Acadia All-Terrain Pro Tips…

The mid-size crossover takes the path less travelled, thanks to a blend of professional-grade capability and premium appointments   Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:   The GMC Acadia All-Terrain mid-size crossover is aimed at helping adventurous and thrill-seeking drivers stray from the beaten path while remaining confident and connected. This family-friendly SUV provides ......read more

Al Masaood to support the operations of Special Olympics World Games 2019…

Abu Dhabi, 26 September 2018: Al Masaood, one of the leading family businesses in Abu Dhabi, will be supporting the transport logistics of the Special Olympics World Games, which will be hosted for the first time in the Middle East in March 2019. The leading UAE-based conglomerate has signed an agreement with the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi, to ......read more

9 Ways Motorola's Changed in 90 Years – Before and After…

Dubai, UAE, 25 September, 2018:  In sweet home Chicago on September 25, 1928 brothers Paul and Joseph Galvin incorporated Motorola’s founding company, Galvin Manufacturing Corporation, with only one product and five employees. Flash forward through #90yearsmotorola and there’s no doubt we have transformed the tech industry. Join us as we travel back through 90 years of innovation ......read more

Jaguar XE Sets Lap Record at Forgotten Grand Prix Circuit…

Jaguar XE sports saloon establishes lap record for a production saloon at the original Circuit de Charade, Clermont Ferrand Record set on first flying lap of the former GP circuit for 30 years Vincent Radermecker piloted an XE 300 SPORT around the 8km, 48 turn track in 4min 09sec at an average speed of 116kmh (72mph) 300 SPORT model is powered by a 300PS 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol ......read more

Maserati honoured for outstanding design: Readers of auto motor und sport put Ghibli first…

Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2018:   The readers' choice "autonis - the best design novelty 2018" of auto motor und sport, the renowned German car magazine, is always a special indicator of the design capabilities of a car brand. During this year's prestigious vote, readers chose the Maserati Ghibli as their number 1 in its “upper-class” segment with more ......read more

Pirelli P Zero World Opens in Monte Carlo: Tyre Excellence in the World's Capital of Luxury Cars…

Pirelli’s Third Flagship Store Now Opens Its Doors: Next Up Is Dubai at the Beginning of 2019 Pirelli Design Mv Agusta Dragster 800 Rr Also Makes Its World Debut at the Monaco P Zero World Launch UAE, Dubai, September 24, 2018 –   Just a few metres from the Portier corner on the Monaco Grand Prix circuit, which Formula 1 cars go through at 80kph in first gear ......read more

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: The pinnacle of Lamborghini V12 super sports cars…

The new generation of the iconic V12 Lamborghini flagship,  limited to 900 units Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap record for production cars:  6:44.97 minutes  New design features focused on aerodynamic performance  Naturally-aspirated V12 engine, 770 hp, four-wheel drive  and four-wheel steering for technical supremacy Lightweight materials, racing solutions ......read more

Ferrari Proudly Pays Tribute to the Portofino in the Middle East…

New video campaign links the beauty of the Portofino with the unique values of the Middle East    Dubai, 23 September 2018 –   Ferrari pays tribute to the deep-rooted characteristics and unique values of the Middle East with a new ‘Portofino’ campaign; a breathtaking series of videos showcasing the attributes of four Middle Eastern countries, as ......read more

The vintage cars with a high-tech secret…

Dubai, UAE, September 23, 2018:   While most vintage car enthusiasts seek to return vehicles to their former glory, Jonathan Ward prizes and preserves the beauty in their decay, while hiding some high tech secrets under the hood. Ward is the founder of ICON, a California-based company that reimagines classic SUVs like Toyota FJs and Ford Broncos with modern tech and ......read more

The New Generation MG6 Arrives in the Middle East…

Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018:  MG Motor has confirmed that its stylish all-new MG6 sedan will be launched in the Middle East in late October this year. The all-new MG6 is the latest model from the British-born automotive brand, which is enjoying a major resurgence in popularity across the region as its expanding new product line-up continues to attract a rapidly increasing number of ......read more

The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 unveiled – the first models in a new concept of limited-edition ...…

Iconic cars whose sophisticated design and engineering is inspired by legendary Ferrari Sports cars of the past    Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2018:  The new Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 have been unveiled in occasion of the company’s Capital Market’s Day at the factory in Maranello. These limited-edition special-series cars are the first in a new segment called ......read more

Maserati is the official car of the 41st Cannes Yachting Festival…

Maserati is the official car of the Cannes Yachting Festival for the second consecutive year The entire Maserati MY19 range is on show at the Trident Brand’s Lounge Exclusive “Drive & Sail” programme combining driving sessions with experiences on board Maserati Multi 70 with Giovanni Soldini Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2018:  For the second consecutive year, ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota swoops another win at the Filipino Times Awards…

Toyota wins Most Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year at The 2018 Filipino Times Awards  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 17, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, took home “Most Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year” award at The 2018 Filipino Times Awards. The unanimous win came following a rigorous round of voting ......read more

Cadillac XT4 Delivers Dynamic Driving Experience…

New turbocharged propulsion system and advanced chassis systems drive performance, efficiency and agility Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018:  Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 leverages the brand’s legacy of technology leadership to reward drivers and passengers with a responsive and refined driving experience.    “The new Cadillac XT4 brings a new vitality to ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches ‘Explore the Ultimate' promotion all through September…

Dubai, September 16, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched ‘Explore the Ultimate’ promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE making it easier for customers to purchase their dream car. The campaign, which runs all through September, covers the entire Honda sedan, SUV  ......read more

New Homologations for Pirelli Tyres…

Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018:   The robustness of a BMW X-model, combined with the power of a sports car and the aesthetics of a coupé: this is the second generation of the BMW X4 pre-sented at its premiere at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.   The dynamic side lines and coupé-like roof line give the BMW X4 a sporty silhouette. This is additionally reinforced by the wide ......read more

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets New Speed Record…

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 confirms status as the world’s fastest production sedan with a new lap record in the USA Driver Randy Pobst clocked 1min 37.54sec in Project 8 on the 2.2-mile course at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California Achievement follows the Nürburgring Nordschleife production sedan lap record of 7min 21.23sec set in November 2017 XE SV Project 8 is the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota's Upgrade campaign brings back the hottest car deals…

Receive a car upgrade worth up to AED63,000 when purchasing a Toyota this month Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, is bringing back its much anticipated Upgrade campaign on a host of SUVs including the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser, Parado, RAV4, Fortuner and FJ Cruiser. Available across ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Takes the Luxury of Privacy to a New Level…

10th September 2018, Dubai - UAE: As the world’s leading luxury brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is best placed to understand and harness the many different possibilities of luxury for its influential clients. Throughout history the power brokers and history makers have negotiated some of the most historical agreements in confidence thanks to the ‘luxury of privacy’ afforded to ......read more

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