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Cadillac IMPEX Announces VAT-Free Offers for the Holy Month of Ramadan

May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE – Cadillac Middle East and IMPEX – the exclusive dealer of Cadillac in Lebanon, are offering customers significant incentives, this Ramadan, to join the premium experience of Cadillac and own a brand-new 2018 model during the holy Month. Available on all the Cadillac model range, the IMPEX Ramadan offer will provide customers the opportunity to buy a Cadillac with enjoy a ‘daring’ VAT-free price tag on the brand’s sedan and SUV model lineup.  Christian Soemmer, Managing Director, Cadillac Middle East, said, “On behalf of Cadillac Middle East and our local partner in Lebanon, I would like to wish the Lebanese people a blessed Ramadan with friends and family. We are happy to share in the holy month’s spirit of giving and present to our new and existing customers an ......read more

MINI Middle East launches partnership with ekar to provide premium cars to carshare customers

MINI will provide fleet of cars to meet growing need for flexible mobility solutions in urban areas  Dubai, UAE, May 20, 2018:  MINI Middle East follows the BMW Group regarding its systematic development as a customer-centric mobility company with the announcement that it has signed a partnership with ekar, the first and largest carshare operator in the Middle East.  The world’s leading provider of premium mobility will supply a selection of MINI 3 Door and 5 Door Hatch cars for the RTA program known as ‘Dubai Car’. The program allows ekar users to rent premium cars via ekar’s mobile app for 50 fils per minute, or 30 AED an hour. This price includes free fuel, free parking, and no additional insurance costs.  “We wanted selecting an ekar to be like choosing an item of clothing, ......read more

Instant gifts and unbeatable new deals starting first of Ramadan at all Al-Futtaim Toyota showrooms

Savings around AED 40,000 on new cars and AED 10,000 on pre-owned Two special edition Land Cruisers Car Care packages Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16th, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota announces new deals on its previously launched Ramadan campaign, giving customers a wide array of choices between offers on new cars, pre-owned vehicles and aftersales services.   With savings over AED 40,000 on certain new models, the one-year free insurance, free registration and four years/80,000 Km Toyota care bundle is topped with instant valuable gifts for customers buying their cars during the holy month of Ramdan.   More interestingly, the Toyota Ramadan promotion covers two special white and black Land Cruisers editions, which feature exclusively designed leather seats,  front coloured grille, ......read more

New Master Maserati Driving Courses for 2018

An exclusive driving experience with professional drivers on board the Maserati range Dubai - UAE, 16  May 2018 – The new Master Maserati programmes are tailored for the various levels of experience, under the constant watchful eye of the best Maserati drivers, enabling participants to learn all the secrets of sporty driving and put their skills at the wheel to the test, thanks to a completely renewed fleet of cars including all the models in the Maserati range.  The 2018 season comprises a selection of programmes: Master on track – subdivided into four courses, Practice, Qualifying, Race and Championship, Master off road – offering two courses, Rally Shakedown and Rally Power Stage, and Master Incentive, conceived for groups and companies, which can be personalised to the customer's requirements. ......read more

Toyota Rush makes a new beginning in the UAE

Authentic small SUV designed for an active lifestyle Roomy three-row seating in a compact  body with ample loading and storage space Top level fuel economy Class top ground clearance  Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, welcomes Rush, a new versatile 7-seater SUV into the Toyota line-up , designed for those looking for the functionality and space of a large SUV as well upgraded lifestyle and affordability of a small SUV.   Carving itself a niche in the growing small SUV segment, Rush enjoys a unique offering, as it combines the space and solid road performance of a large SUV, with  top level-leading fuel economy performance, and Toyota-guaranteed dependability, all packaged in a stylishly designed body.   “Crossover utility ......read more

New Renault Megane GT Arrives in the Middle East

(Dubai - UAE, 13 May 2018) Renault Middle East has announced the arrival of the all-new Megane GT. The newest member of the Megane family, tuned by Renault Sport, boasts a sportier look and the TCE 205 engine mated to 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, achieving a swift 0-100km/h in just 7.1 seconds. The model is now available across the GCC, at a recommended starting price of around USD 29,400 in the GCC (prices may vary by market). The Megane GT showcases an attractive sporty design, notably in the front grill and bumper, front C-shape DRL and full LED headlamps, and proudly wears the Renault Sport and GT logo on the front wings and at the rear. Rear LED tail lamp with distinctive 3D light effect and 18” GT MAGNY-COURS alloy wheels ensure the new model stands out from a crowd. Combining dynamic style and ride comfort, ......read more

Effortless Everywhere: The Rolls-Royce Cullinan

#RollsRoyceCullinan #effortlesseverywhere   12 May 2018 - Dubai, UAE:   “The super-luxury lifestyle is evolving and Rolls-Royce is in the lead. Luxury is no longer an urban concept. More and more it is about embracing and experiencing the wider world. Our customers expect to go everywhere in luxury, effortlessly and without compromise, conquering the most challenging terrain to enjoy life’s most enriching experiences, wherever they may be. For this reason, they have asked us to create a Rolls-Royce that offers uncompromised luxury wherever they dare to venture. Cullinan is that car. It is Effortless, Everywhere.   It is incomparable and dramatically evolves the parameters of super-luxury travel, translating Rolls-Royce’s ethos of ‘Effortlessness’ into physical capability, ......read more

Toyota Corolla scoops ‘Best Small Sedan' award at 2018 Middle East Car of the Year awards

Dubai, UAE – May 07, 2018:   Adding a new feather in its cap, the 2018 Toyota Corolla has been recently honored with the recognition for the best car in the ‘Small Sedan’ category at the 2018 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards, the biggest and most prestigious awards program for the regional automotive sector.  The most successful production car model ever built was chosen by a judging panel comprised of 16 independent senior editors from leading automotive publications representing the Middle East and North Africa. The 12th generation Toyota Corolla emerged as the winner after impressing the judges on ten aspects that have been set as the selection criteria for the fifth edition of MECOTY. These included design and quality, exterior and interior, handling and drivability, safety and ......read more

GMC announces Exclusive Ramadan Offers for customers in the UAE

Up to AED 35,000 cashback offers available across the GMC model range Dubai, UAE, May 07, 2018:   GMC Middle East, with its local partners across the UAE, are celebrating the joy of giving this Ramadan with the launch of exclusive offers on a diverse range of the brand’s premium vehicles. This year, customers seeking to own an all-new 2018 Terrain compact SUV, a refined 2018 Acadia crossover, a premium Yukon large SUV or an iconic Sierra truck can take advantage of GMC’s offers and enjoy savings of up to AED 35,000 with every purchase, including GMC’s top-of-the-line Denali models throughout the holy month. “It is the time of the year where everyone will be part of the Ramadan spirit of giving and we are pleased to be celebrating this year with our customers in the UAE through exceptional ......read more

It's Time to Celebrate the Best Ramadan Deals from Al-Futtaim Honda

Dubai, May 06, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, motorcycles, marine engines and power products in the UAE, is offering the best deals this Ramadan.  Customers will receive great savings across the Honda car and SUV line-up with monthly instalments starting for as low as AED 444* and service contracts on select models.  The exciting deals will see customers drive away in the Honda City for AED 44,900, Jazz for AED 59,900, Civic 1.6 LX Sport for AED 69,900, CR-V LX 2WD for AED 79,900 and Pilot EX 2WD for AED 119,900. All prices are VAT included.  The Al-Futtaim company is also offering five years unlimited mileage warranty, roadside assistance, and customers can also trade in their vehicles of all makes and models for a brand-new Honda.  The Ramadan offers from Al-Futtaim ......read more

Liberty Automobiles and Cadillac Announce this Year's Deals for the Holy Month of Ramadan

May 06, 2018 - Dubai, U.A.E – On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Liberty Automobiles Co., the dealer of Cadillac in the UAE, has announced, in coordination with Cadillac Middle East, a series of exclusive offers on 2018 models that will be available to all customers across the UAE starting this month.  Customers looking to purchase an Escalade, CT6, XT5, ATS or CTS will have the first year of instalments paid off, with payments on the vehicle only starting in Ramadan 2019, giving the consumer the ability to enjoy the vehicle immediately with added peace of mind of no payments over the first 12 months of ownership. The vehicle will also come with a comprehensive four-year service/100,000 km package and ten-year warranty / unlimited mileage. To further elevate the customer’s experience, Liberty recently ......read more

NEXEN TIRE partners with Al Saeedi Group

With this strategic partnership, Al Saeedi becomes the exclusive distributor in the UAE for NEXEN TIRES, the South Korean tyre major. DUBAI – May 3, 2018:   South Korea’s NEXEN TIRE Corporation, one of the fastest growing tyre manufacturers in the world, has announced an exclusive partnership in the UAE with Al Saeedi Group, the Dubai-headquartered specialists in tyre distribution and Tyre service solutions. NEXEN TIRE manufacturers superior quality tyres that comply with international quality standards. NEXEN TIRE sells 40 million tires to more than 140 countries annually, with more than four million tires sold throughout the Middle East. NEXEN TIRE is a longtime partner of Manchester City Football Club, the newly crowned English Premier League Champions.  Al Saeedi Group is at the forefront of ......read more

Drive Out Your Reward This Ramadan with INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles' generous campaign

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Arabian Automobiles is giving customers the ultimate offer on their new INFINITI vehicle    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3rd May 2018:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is giving customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win back the value of their brand new INFINITI vehicle with the brand’s generous Ramadan campaign, which starts on 3rd May and runs until the end of the holy month.    During the campaign, every customer purchasing a new INFINITI vehicle will be provided with a scratch and win voucher giving them the chance to win up to the value of their car back. The campaign is part of Arabian Automobiles’ 50th ......read more

GMC marks Yukon's 25th anniversary with limited-edition model in the Middle East

The 25th Anniversary edition is exclusively available on the 2018 Yukon SLE and SLT models with chrome-trimmed premium, personalized appearance Revealing an upgraded 2018 Yukon Denali with a new front grille and a 10-speed automatic transmission Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018:   The GMC Yukon family of full-size SUVs has been expanded in the Middle East with the launch of a special-edition Yukon to commemorate the model’s 25th anniversary. Offered exclusively on the SLE and SLT model range marked with an exclusive 25th Anniversary badge, the limited-edition 2018 GMC Yukon features a chrome-trimmed premium, personalized appearance with bright chrome accents and body side moldings, including chrome mirror caps, chrome accessory grille inserts, chrome door-handles in addition to polished chrome exhaust tip, chrome tow ......read more

DAFZA Records Continued Growth in the Number of Automotive Companies in the Free Zone

DAFZA is the Lead Free zone Sponsor of Automechanika Dubai 2018 focusing on automotive industry and after sale services    01 May 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced continued growth in the number of automotive, car part and accessories companies within the free zone. The announcement was made during Automechanika Dubai 2018, in which DAFZA is the lead free zone sponsor of the 16th edition and is also exhibiting with a stand, No. C12 located in Hall 2 of the exhibition. The event, which specializes in automotive, automobile parts and accessories, is being hosted at Dubai World Trade Centre from 1 – 3 May 2018.    DAFZA’s sponsorship and participation of the event aims to shed light on the range of excellent services it provides to ......read more

His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer Opens Automechanika Dubai 2018 with 1,812 Exhibitors From 61 Countries on Display

Innovation Zone trains spotlight on Middle East’s auto aftermarket future at region’s largest industry trade and networking event  May 1, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: The 16th edition of the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) largest automotive aftermarket trade and networking event opened today (1 May 2018) in Dubai, featuring 1,812 exhibitors from 61 countries. Running for three days and spanning 63,350sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Automechanika Dubai 2018 was flagged off by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors at Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The biggest names in the global auto services industry are out in force, showcasing their latest innovations across the show’s six product groups of ......read more

GMC announces exclusive Ramadan offers for KSA

Customers can avail from a number of offers for GMC during the holy month of Ramadan Yukon 25th anniversary limited-edition will also be included in this year’s exclusive Ramadan offers Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2018:  GMC Middle East, with its national partners in Saudi Arabia, has announced exclusive offers for its existing and potential customers during the holy month of Ramadan. A brand known for its heritage in the Middle East, GMC is providing customers top-of-the-line offers and savings on the full GMC vehicles this year throughout the Holy month of Ramadan. “GMC and our dealer partners in Saudi Arabia would like to wish everyone in the Kingdom a blessed Ramadan,” said Sajed Sbeih, Head of Brand, GMC Middle East. “As a brand that has been in the region for over 93 years, Ramadan has always ......read more

Dubai Auto Zone Expands Capacity

DAZ becomes a leader in pre-owned vehicles market serving over 440 companies Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2018:   The UAE and the GCC form one of the world's largest and most dynamic markets for automobiles with Dubai traditionally a centre for used vehicles providing a range of integrated support services for businesses operating in multiple locations. The Dubai Auto Zone (DAZ) launched in 2000 by DP World UAE region has rapidly become a trading hub for the pre-owned vehicle trade. It provides a range of services for the industry at one place, meeting all the business requirements of buyers, sellers, service providers and government organisations such as Dubai Customs’ inspection operations and documentation and the Dubai Road Transport Authority (RTA). DAZ is a unique concept that targets emerging markets across ......read more

Maserati at the Auto China 2018

Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018:  Maserati introduces its 2018 range with three significantly restyled models at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing and proudly showcases its GranLusso and GranSport trim strategy. 

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Arabian Automobiles Announces Winners of Nissan's ‘Test Drive Carnival'

Two lucky customers are heading to the UEFA Champions League Finals in Kiev, Ukraine Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 April 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced the lucky winners of Nissan’s ‘Test Drive Carnival’, who will be travelling on an all-expense paid trip to the UEFA Champions League Finals on 26th May in Kiev, Ukraine.  Vijay Albert Furtado and Anju Joy both won the premium packages, which include flight tickets, hotel stays and match tickets to the UEFA Champions League Finals.  During the month-long campaign, which started on 7th March and drew to a close on 6th April 2018, any customer who test drove a Nissan model received one raffle coupon, while those who ......read more

Ramadan starts early this year at Al-Futtaim Toyota showrooms

Not-to-be-missed bundle deals on 2018 models from April 21st Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2018:  In line with its tradition of delighting customers, Al-Futtaim Toyota leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, has launched this year’s Ramadan offers with customers able to avail the best Toyota deals as early as April 21st and enjoying these benefits until the end of the Holy Month. This year’s Ramadan offer includes a bundle of one-year free insurance, free registration coupled with four years/80,000 Km Toyota care service package and more, allowing customers to own their dream Toyota car with savings of up to AED 37,000 on certain models. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota, said: “Customers in need of some new shining wheels that come with the famous Toyota quality, ......read more

New XE 300 Sport Edition Wins Gripping Ice Race

Jaguar XE 300 SPORT showcases  dynamic handling against Olympic champion speed skater Shaolin Sándor Liu, on 3km outdoor ice track Sports saloon grips frozen surface in unique time trial against Hungarian short track speed skating gold medallist, with Team GB’s Elise Christie on board New performance model with 300PS 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine laps the world’s longest ice track at Flevonice, the Netherlands, at average speed of 59km/h 300 SPORT model features Dark Satin Grey exterior details, interior Contrast Yellow Stitch and bespoke 300 SPORT branding 300 SPORT editions in Jaguar XE and XF available to order now   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 April 2018 - The new Jaguar XE 300 SPORT has made its debut by setting a unique lap record. The special edition sports saloon became the ......read more

The new BMW M2 Competition

Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2018:  With the new BMW M2 Competition (combined fuel consumption with six-speed manual gearbox: 10,0 – 9,9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 228 – 225 g/km*; combined with optional M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT): 9,2 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 210 – 209 g/km)*, BMW M GmbH is setting fresh benchmarks in the compact high-performance sports car segment and adding marked refinement to the character of the BMW M2 Coupé New six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, based on the power unit from the BMW M3/M4, three-litre cubic capacity, 302 kW/410 HP, peak torque of 550 Nm (combined fuel consumption with six-speed manual gearbox: 10,0 – 9,9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 228 – 225 g/km*; combined with optional M Double Clutch Transmission (M ......read more

MINI at Auto China Beijing 2018

April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: A unique combination of driving fun, premium quality and individual style, characterise the models with which MINI continues to increase its popularity on the Chinese automotive market. The model update for the MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door and the MINI Convertible set fresh impulses for the success of the brand. The Asian premiere of the new models will take place at the Auto China 2018 in Beijing. Furthermore, MINI will be presenting its range of models in the premium compact segment. More than 1600 exhibitors from all over the world will be presenting current models, technological innovations and services at the Auto China 2018. The international automotive meeting, which began in 1990, takes place every two years and is spread over 220 000 square metres at the China International Exhibition Center. The 15th ......read more

'Global Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturers Gear Up for Robust Business Growth at Automechanika Dubai 2018'

Demand for Middle East spare parts and auto services on upward trend with market tipped to surpass US$15 billion mark by 2021 April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: 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 trend.  IQR is a Spanish producer of lubricants under the brand name Matrix, and is launching its operations in the Gulf region to find new partners, while Autopumps from the UK is testing the regional waters for the supply of its aftermarket parts not only for the automotive industry, but for industrial, agricultural, and marine applications.  And Cyprus headquartered ALCO Filters is looking to build on its millions of dollars of ......read more

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BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt.…

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

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Al-Futtaim Honda launches Consumer Happiness Counter initiative…

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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, ......read more

Farnek First GCC Corporate to Add Renault's Electric Car to Fleet…

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 ......read more

Jaguar F-Pace Now With A New 250ps Turbo Engine That Delivers More Efficiency, More Choice And 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 ......read more

Family get a Kicks out of ICC Champions Trophy 2017!…

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 ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors and Dubai Police aim at heightened road safety this summer…

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 ......read more

The New Jaguar XE SV Project 8…

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 ......read more

Ford Becomes No. 2 Non-Premium Brand in J.D. Power's 2017 Initial Quality Study; Ford's Best ...…

  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 ......read more

INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Launches Exclusive ‘Dubai Summer Surprises' Campaign…

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 ......read more

Clearsy Announces The SIL4 Certification of its Safety Vital Relay Range…

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 ......read more

Lexus Adds Design Flair and Imaginative Technologies to Luc Besson's Upcoming Sci-fi Epic Valerian…

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 ......read more

Aston Martin Confirms Production of First All-Electric Model…

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 ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors sees stellar growth in its hybrid sales…

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% ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automall Opens New Destination for Used Cars in the UAE that Displays Over 400 Cars…

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 ......read more

Jaguar E-PACE: The New Compact Performance SUV…

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 ......read more

Al Ghandi Auto Sells First Chevrolet Vehicle Via Its ‘Shop Click Drive' Site…

Dubai, UAE – A Few weeks after its official launch in Dubai, ‘Shop Click Drive’, the region’s first online shopping site from Al Ghandi Auto with a wide range of Chevrolet vehicles, saw its first customer complete the purchase of a brand-new 2017 Chevrolet Trax. Andre Muller, a South Africa national and a UAE resident, experienced firsthand the smooth journey of ......read more

Lexus LC 500 Takes Three-in-a-Row 2017 SUPER GT500 Victory…

#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 ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Announces the First Lucky Winner of INFINITI's Ramadan Campaign…

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 ......read more

Hussein M. Dajani Appointed General Manager, Digital Marketing, for Africa, Middle East and India, ...…

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 ......read more

Your Ford Could Become Virtual Personal Assistant, and Even Know When You've Had a Bad Day at the ...…

  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 ......read more

Vantage AMR - The First of a Fierce New Breed…

  Aston Martin’s most successful sports car is the first AMR model to enter production Global Vantage AMR production limited to just 300 cars: 100 V12 and 200 V8 Inspired by the FIA World Endurance Championship winning V8 Vantage GTE  14 June 2017, Dubai - UAE: The Vantage name has long been synonymous with more extreme performance Aston Martins since the 1950s, so ......read more

All-New 2017 Lincoln Continental Rides to Success in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2017:  The recently launched, impressively-elegant, all-new Lincoln Continental has made an impressive entry into the UAE market to an enthusiastic response across the emirates, according to Al Tayer Motors – the official UAE importer-dealer for the brand. The 2017 version of the iconic Continental, that served to carry state leaders and monarchs for decades, ......read more

Maserati GranTurismo ‘Special Edition' Arrives in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017:  Following its international launch at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the Maserati GranTurismo ‘Special Edition’ has arrived at official importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors showroom in the UAE. The car is on display at Al Tayer Motors Sheikh Zayed Road showroom in Dubai and comes with the standard three year/ 60,000 kilometre extended ......read more

Racing to the Future: How Ford Created the GT Supercar to Test Technologies for Tomorrow's Vehicles…

All-new race-winning Ford GT supercar serves as a test bed for new technologies and advanced lightweight material that will benefit future Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electric vehicles Patent-pending rear wing improves track performance by changing shape like an airplane wing, increasing downforce on the car, with minimal impact on drag, to help aid acceleration, cornering and ......read more

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