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Ferrari Portofino: the Italian Grand Tourer par excellence

Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 200 km/h in just 10.8 seconds, the Ferrari Portofino is the most powerful convertible to combine the advantages of a retractable hard top, a roomy boot and generous cockpit space complete with two rear seats suitable for short trips.     The new car, which takes its name, Portofino, from one of the most charming villages on the Italian Riviera, an eponym for stylish elegance, is the most versatile model in the range. A Ferrari designed to be driven every day that also effortlessly converts ......read more

Airbus signs MoU with Dubai Land Department to explore the use of advanced geospatial solutions for promoting Dubai properties

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 September 2017:  Airbus today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Land Department (DLD) to provide geospatial solutions that will enhance the promotion of properties in the Emirate.    The MoU was signed by H.E Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department and Mikail Houari, Airbus President for Africa and Middle East at the 16 edition of the renowned real estate exhibition, Cityscape Global, which is taking place in Dubai’s World Trade Centre from 11-13 September.   The agreement supports Dubai’s Smart Government directives and it is in line with the UAE Vision 2021 to develop government services and to achieve high quality of life for the UAE citizens and residents. The Dubai Land Department vision is to implement innovative ......read more

New Discovery SVX: Land Rover Reveals All-Terrain Champion at Frankfurt IAA

New Discovery SVX revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show is a production preview of the ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Discovery, with a 525PS 5.0-litre supercharged V8 petrol powertrain  Most extreme Land Rover yet, with go-anywhere capability – increased ground clearance, body and suspension lifts, more wheel articulation and large all-terrain tyres  Specially tuned Terrain Response 2 system and Active Roll Control are firsts for new Discovery Discovery SVX will be the first Land Rover assembled by hand at the SVO Technical Centre when production begins in 2018 Film introducing Discovery SVX available here  Prospective customers and Land Rover enthusiasts are invited to register their interest in new Discovery SVX at www.landrover.com Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 September 2017:  Land Rover has ......read more

Nissan extends global UEFA Champions League partnership

Dubai, UAE, September 11, 2017:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today confirmed a three-year extension to its global partnership with the UEFA Champions League, including the UEFA Super Cup. Legend Gareth Bale celebrated the announcement by surprising a group of schoolchildren in Madrid, Spain and teaching them how to recreate his iconic winning goal from the 2014 final against Club Atlético de Madrid.   The agreement comes ahead of the first game of the 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League season and will see the Japanese manufacturer stay as an official partner up to and including the 2020/2021 season. The UEFA Champions League continues to be Nissan’s largest investment in sports sponsorship, which began at the start of the 2014/2015 season. The UEFA Champions League continues to be the most watched annual sporting ......read more

Jaguar E-type Zero: “The Most Beautiful Electric Car in the World”

Jaguar Land Rover Classic electrifies the past with an inventive Jaguar E-type sports car featuring fully electric powertrain Acclaimed by Enzo Ferrari as “the most beautiful car in the world”, the Jaguar E-type now combines breathtaking beauty with zero emissions for the first time E-type Zero is based on 1968 Series 1.5 Jaguar E-type Roadster, and features a cutting-edge electric powertrain enabling 0-62mph in just 5.5 seconds Engineered by Jaguar Land Rover Classic at company’s new ‘Classic Works’ in Warwickshire, UK E-type Zero made world debut during Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.  E-type Zero sat alongside the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE at Tech Fest, which goes on sale in 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 10 September 2017: ......read more

Ras Al Khaimah sees more than 30% growth in Transportation Sector over the last Five Years

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, September 10, 2017:  Ras Al Khaimah Chamber announced that the growth rate in the transportation sector in the Emirate reached 30.3% during the years 2011-2015, according to a study published by the Chamber based on statistics published by the Ras Al Khaimah Center for Statistics and Studies.  Growth in the productivity of the transportation sector  Dr. Ahmed Rashed Al Shemaili, Assistant Director-General of Commercial Service and Business Development Sector at Ras Al Khaimah Chamber, said: “The transportation sector is one of the essential supporting sectors in any economic entity aiming towards global markets. The performance of this sector is considered an indicator of the extent development in other production sectors and its ability to succeed in global commerce, as well as the ability ......read more

Back to School: Al Naboodah Group Enterprises Delivers Over 750 New School Buses Across the UAE

Estimated 400,000 UAE school children transported daily across a fleet of school buses provided to-date Dubai, UAE – 10th September 2017:  Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE), one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates with a diverse portfolio of businesses, is kick starting the upcoming academic year by providing 750 new school buses. Partnering with operators such as Emirates Transport, Dubai Taxi Corporation, School Transport Services and other private schools, ANGE’s buses are transporting hundreds of thousands of children safely to and from school across the UAE.  Buti Al Naboodah, Deputy Chief Executive Officer: Commercial for ANGE said: “Over the past 30 years, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises has been a trusted partner, providing government bodies with school buses that ......read more

Every Jaguar and Land Rover Launched From 2020 Will Be Electrified

Commitment to electrification demonstrated with new electric models from Jaguar’s past, present and future at inaugural Tech Fest event Past – iconic Jaguar E-type now electrified for the 21st century  Present – all-new electric Jaguar I-PACE Concept, the SUV that combines a supercar silhouette with sports car performance, goes on sale next year Future – visionary FUTURE-TYPE virtual concept imagines autonomous, connected, electric and shared mobility for 2040 and beyond Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest takes place at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London Free-to-enter festival open from Friday 8 September to Sunday 10 September Dubai, UAE, 7 September 2017:  From 2020 all new Jaguar Land Rover vehicles will be electrified. The company made the announcement at its inaugural ......read more

The Aston Martin Vanquish S Pearl Edition

Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2017:  The Aston Martin Vanquish S Pearl Edition is a bold showcase of the bespoke personalistion service offered by Q by Aston Martin. The Vanquish S Pearl Edition will be limited to just 15 examples, available exclusively in the Middle East which has a long association with the pearl industry. The fascinating cultural history of this spectacularly rare and elegant natural material has been at the heart of the region's heritage for thousands of years, capturing the imagination through mythology and legend. The Pearl Edition celebrates this.   Marek Reichman, EVP and Chief Creative Officer, who oversees the dedicated Q by Aston Martin team at the company's HQ in Gaydon, Warwickshire commented: 'The Vanquish S Pearl Edition is an extremely special car, it is a chance for us to demonstrate ......read more

Premier Motors Supports 2017 International Paralympic Committee General Assembly & Conference

Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2017:  Premier Motors, one of the leading automobile dealerships in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2017 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) General Assembly and Conference as its exclusive automotive partner. The 2017 event will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, from 3 – 9 September in Abu Dhabi with the Conference being held from 5 - 6 September and the General Assembly from 7 - 8 September. Speaking about the sponsorship, Helal Hanei Omar, Vice-President, Premier Motors said: “It is an honour for Premier Motors to be associated with the IPC event being held in the UAE for the first time. We are ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover extends commitment to customers with dedicated APPROVED used-car facility

In partnership with Al Tayer Motors, the 55,000 sqm facility is the first of its kind in the GCC. Jaguar Land Rover looks to expand used-car services across MENA Jaguar Land Rover APPROVED customers benefit from a full live view on current stock available at any period of time. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2017:  Jaguar Land Rover has launched its first APPROVED used-car facility in Dubai. The state-of-the-art showroom seeks to enhance and improve a customer’s experience when purchasing an APPROVED pre-owned vehicle.     The facility was opened in partnership with Al Tayer Motors, Jaguar Land Rover’s exclusive retailer in the UAE, and is its biggest standalone, used-car showroom in the United Arab Emirates. The eco-friendly structure is fitted with a 660KW solar rooftop generating ......read more

BMW at the IAA Cars 2017 in Frankfurt.

Dubai, UAE, August 29, 2017:  The new products unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt show highlight the status of BMW as a manufacturer of vehicles that transmit unrivalled levels of emotional appeal with their inspirational design, trailblazing innovations and the driving pleasure for which the brand is renowned. BMW is also showcasing the latest technological developments for the future of personal mobility, in which powertrain electrification, comprehensive digitalisation and other advances in the field of automated driving will play a particularly important role. Hall 11 at the main entrance to the Frankfurt trade fair site has been prepared for the shared BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad stand, and serves as a forum for current and future highlights of the product range. This is where the new products and features from all the brands ......read more

The Ferrari Portofino revealed: a GT that represents a unique combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort

Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2017:  The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of sportiness, elegance and on board comfort. Ferrari has chosen a particularly evocative moniker for this exceptionally versatile drop-top car, referencing one of Italy’s most beautiful towns. Portofino is renowned for its charming tourist port and, over the years, has become internationally synonymous with elegance, sportiness and understated luxury. The launch colour of the new Ferrari has also been dedicated to this marvellous town: Rosso Portofino. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds, the Ferrari Portofino is the most powerful convertible to combine the advantages of a retractable hard top, a roomy boot and generous cockpit space plus ......read more

Ford Performance to Offer Tribute Livery of Historic 1967 Le Mans Winner with Ford GT '67 Heritage Edition

  Ford GT ’67 Heritage edition with unique red-and-white-stripe livery celebrates 1967 Le Mans-winning GT40 Mark IV race car driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt   Ford GT ‘67 Heritage edition honouring historic No. 1 race car introduced for forthcoming model year  Limited-edition Ford GT features exclusive race-number graphics, plus unique interior colours, materials and details   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 22, 2017 – The Ford GT will be available in a new limited-edition Heritage theme honouring the GT40 Mark IV race car driven to victory by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt at Le Mans in 1967. The car will feature unique interior and exterior colour themes, and an exclusive wheel finish.   “In creating a worthy successor to the ’66 Heritage edition, we ......read more

Lexus International and The Weinstein Company announce Patty Jenkins and Antoine Fuqua to join Taylor Sheridan as members ýof the Lexus Short Films Season 4 selection committee

Dubai, UAE – August 21, 2017:  After an exciting launch in June 2017 at ‘Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia’ (SSFF & ASIA) in Tokyo for Season 4 of Lexus Short Films, Lexus International and ‎The Weinstein Company have now announced Patty Jenkins, best known for directing Warner Bros. Pictures and DC ‎Comics’ Wonder Woman and her debut feature Monster, and Antoine Fuqua, best known for directing the films The Magnificent Seven, The Equalizer and Training Day, to join Taylor Sheridan for the film program’s selection committee.  The selection committee will be analyzing these aspiring filmmakers’ work to find the best of the best to move ‎forward and bring their new films produced by The Weinstein Company to life. As a part of the selection ‎committee, Patty Jenkins, ......read more

Harley-Davidson Issues Global Call to Embrace The Freedom of the Open Road

“All For Freedom. Freedom For All.” Celebrates Individuality of Riders and Non-Riders Alike   Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2017:   Since 1903, Harley-Davidson has built motorcycles for one reason: to fulfill dreams of personal freedom. The Motor Company’s recently launched new brand platform – “All for Freedom, Freedom for All” – celebrates Harley-Davidson’s enduring legacy and the pursuit of freedom that unites all. With a focus on the universal pursuit of independence, authenticity and the feeling of the open road, the new work is an open invitation to riders and non-riders across the globe to embrace their individuality.    The new platform comes to life via 30 and 90-second videos containing user-generated and filmed content and is set to pique the interest of ......read more

UAE Welcomes the Finalists of the Most Popular INFINITI Engineering Academy Edition Ever

Recruitment for the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy closes on a high with another student applications record set as entries triple last year’s total 70 finalists worldwide will compete to secure one of the seven, one-year placements with INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team UAE Final to take place on 6th & 7th September, where the 2017 winner will be selected Dubai, UAE, August 17, 2017:  After an exhaustive global search for the freshest and brightest young engineering talent, the recruitment phase of the 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy closes with another year-on-year leap in applications.    Driven by the success of previous editions, the fourth running of this unique automotive-to-motorsport engineering recruitment program attracted some 12,020 registrations, a near-threefold ......read more

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to Join BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye in Developing Autonomous Driving Platform

BMW Group, Intel Corporation, Mobileye, an Intel company, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) signed a memorandum of understanding for FCA to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform The cooperation allows the companies to leverage each other’s individual strengths, capabilities and resources The platform will be scalable for Level 3 to Level 4/5 automated driving and can be used by multiple automakers around the world while maintaining their unique brand identities Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017:   BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for ......read more

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

Sharjah Municipality and Emirates Transport test electric hydrogen-running Toyota Mirai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 16, 2017:  In its continuous effort to support the UAE Vision 2021’s environmental objectives, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, introduced the zero-emission hydrogen-running Toyota Mirai to Sharjah Municipality and Emirates Transport, as part of its Government outreach program, aiming at building awareness about the benefits fuel cell technology and the positive environmental potentials of a hydrogen-based society. The four-door Toyota Mirai is the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, that generates electricity through an onboard Fuel Cell stack, using oxygen from the air with hydrogen stored in the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches Consumer Happiness Counter initiative

Dubai, August 16, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, in partnership with the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) sector in Dubai Economy, have launched the ‘Consumer Happiness Counter’ initiative across all its locations in Dubai.  The initiative is in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to make happiness and positivity an inherent part of the UAE lifestyle and in support of Dubai Economy’s objectives of enhancing happiness across the emirate.  The Consumer Happiness Counter will ensure that customer feedback is dealt with quickly and effectively.   Colin Cordery, Regional Managing Director at ......read more

The Aston Martin Vanquish Zagatos: Speedster and Shooting Brake join Coupe and Volante to complete quartet

Dubai, UAE, August 16, 2017:  One of the most enduring creative partnerships in the automotive industry has reached another milestone. First with the global debut of the Vanquish Zagato Volante, followed by confirmation that not only will the Vanquish Zagato Speedster enter production, but it will be joined by a spectacular Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake. This ‘family’ of four Vanquish Zagato models will yield a total of 325 cars.

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Al-Futtaim Motors and Saaed sign service and spare parts partnership

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 8, 2017:  In an effort to deliver business excellence, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, and SAAED, the UAE’s leading traffic safety services organization, have signed a partnership agreement that will see all service and spare parts work for SAAED’s fleet of Toyota vehicles being carried out by Al-Futtaim Motors. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Our relationship with SAAED has been reinforced with the signing of this agreement, which will allow Al-Futtaim Motors to continue delivering premium service and genuine spare parts to meet SAAED’s ongoing efforts in managing traffic and road incidents in the UAE.”  Ibrahim Raml, Chief Executive Officer of SAAED ......read more

Nissan's Juke and Kicks dominate Gulf's small urban crossover segment

Nissan captures almost 60% of the B-segment crossover sales in ME markets*   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 7, 2017:  Since pioneering the segment with the Murano back in 2003 before following up with the X-Trail, Qashqai and Juke, Nissan has dominated the global market in crossover vehicles. That dominance has been underscored in the Middle East with Nissan capturing almost 60% of small urban crossover sales in the region. The Juke and newly launched Kicks models are vying for top spot in different markets.   Sales figures for the year to date show that Nissan has captured 59.7% of the B-segment (small car) urban crossover market with the Juke accounting for 44.2% of that share and the recently introduced Kicks taking already taking a healthy 15.5% (figures exclude KSA).    The Kicks has ......read more

GCAA “The UAE will not only be the first country to allow operation of flying pilotless taxis, it also wants ‘the safest'

Dubai, UAE, August 5, 2017:  The UAE may be a small country but thanks to the vision of its leaders, the country has set its mark globally in many fields. Dubai is known as the home of the tallest building on earth. “Where is the largest shopping mall of the world” is an easy question to answer now. Some of the best-known global brands in aviation too are based in this country. Keeping the same spirit alive, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced the concept of ‘Dubai Air Taxi – a driverless flying car’ or ‘Autonomous Unmanned Air System Taxi’ in technical terms, which would fly the passengers from one place to another without needing any pilot. Dubai Air Taxi would become part of Dubai’s Smart Autonomous Mobility Strategy, bringing eco-friendly and faster modes ......read more

The New Jaguar F-type Four-Cylinder: a Pure Sports Car with Even Greater Agility and Efficiency

New Jaguar F-TYPE gains turbocharged four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine A true Jaguar sports car and a true F-TYPE, with its own unique character New 300PS 2.0-litre is the most powerful four-cylinder ever in a production Jaguar Acceleration from 0-100 km/h takes just 5.7 seconds, maximum speed 250 km/h Fuel consumption reduction of more than 16 per cent compared to the 340PS V6, and with CO2 emissions of just 163g/km Weight reduction of 52kg and bespoke chassis tuning delivers even greater agility Maximum torque of 400Nm together with 8-speed Quickshift transmission delivers excellent response throughout the rev range Intake and exhaust meticulously tuned to deliver renowned F-TYPE sound Enhanced suite of driver assistance systems including Autonomous Emergency Braking, Traffic Sign Recognition, Adaptive Speed ......read more

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Arabian Automobiles Company launches Infiniti Halo Model the Q50 RED SPORT 400…

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Central Motors & Equipment Announces Sole Distributorship Agreement with Cyclo Industries…

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QX Sport Inspiration: A daring new SUV vision from INFINITI…

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Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2016:  Nissan today unveiled the latest in a series of innovations designed to bring the benefits of its Intelligent Mobility blueprint to the daily lives of customers. Following the success of the Intelligent Parking Chair earlier this year, the newly-developed ProPILOT Chair negotiates queues on behalf of its occupant, sparing them the hassle of standing in ......read more

2017 Infiniti Q50 Sports Sedan: New Engines and Chassis Technologies Deliver Empowering Performance ...…

New powerful and efficient turbocharged V6 gasoline engines headlined by Q50 Red Sport 400 delivering 400 hp Key technology additions feature Dynamic Digital Suspension & Rack Electronic Power Steering Next-generation Direct Adaptive Steering leads dynamic enhancements Safety and connectivity technologies complete premium sports sedan package Dubai, UAE, September 26, 2016: ......read more

Nissan Navara EnGuard Concept: the ultimate all-terrain rescue pick-up with portable EV battery ...…

World debut of Navara-based emergency rescue concept World debut of Nissan EV portable battery pack prototype, further developing Nissan’s Intelligent Mobility vision Navara EnGuard Concept showcases how award-winning Nissan Navara is suited to use in the most challenging conditions Nissan’s LCV range also includes ‘flexible for business’ vans and ......read more

The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T revealed…

First four-seater in Prancing Horse history with V8 Turbo Official debut at upcoming Paris Show Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2016:  The upcoming Paris Motor Show provides the venue for the unveiling of the GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater in Prancing Horse history to sport a V8 turbo engine, hailing a whole new Ferrari GT concept aimed at owners seeking a car that is sporty and ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Gives Opportunity to End September with A Brand New Infiniti…

Infiniti extends its ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign till the end of September  Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2016:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is extending its hugely popular ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign until end of September. New car buyers are ......read more

Audi Approved: plus unveils new ‘Solutions' finance plan…

Abu Dhabi, 22 September, 2016:  Ali & Sons, the official Audi dealer for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has announced a new and bespoke finance plan called ‘Solutions’, for customers purchasing a pre-owned Audi Approved: plus vehicle. The new ‘Solutions’ finance plan administered by A plus Financial Services, the branded financial service provider for Audi, is a bespoke ......read more

Alstom unveils its zero-emission train Coradia iLint at InnoTrans…

Dubai, UAE, September 21, 2016:  Alstom has today presented its zero-emission train at InnoTrans, the railway industry’s largest trade fair, which takes place in Berlin from 20 to 23 September 2016. Despite numerous electrification projects in several countries, a significant part of Europe’s rail network will remain non-electrified in the long term. In many countries, the ......read more

Renault-Nissan acquires French software-development company…

Sylpheo acquisition enables Renault-Nissan to accelerate its connectivity and mobility technology capabilities 40 engineers and consultants will bring their development expertise to the Alliance Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 20, 2016:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its ......read more

Another month of successful sales for Maserati…

Excellent results in Italy and Europe Middle East, India & Africa region reports 38% increase Modena, 19 September 2016 – Maserati returns excellent sales results for the month of August on all the main European markets. Italy is once again the company's biggest European market, with 97 new registrations last month, representing a 273% increase compared to August 2015. This ......read more

All-New 2016 Ford Edge is now in UAE Showrooms…

The Full Range of the All-New 2016 Ford Edge, with a New Sophisticated Design, More Technologies and Greatly Improved Driving Dynamics, is now in UAE Showrooms  All-new from wheels to roof, Edge has been redesigned to meet higher expectations for quality, and reengineered with additional features and technologies for a more rewarding driving experience Customers can now choose from ......read more

A-MAP unveils 15% discount offer on Solite Batteries at Emarat Fast Track fuel stations…

Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has announced a special 15% discount offer on its Solite batteries at Fast Track outlets at Emarat fuel stations in the UAE. The special offer, valid till September 30, is aimed at enhancing the cooperation between Fast Track and A-Map in the UAE. Solite is the preferred ......read more

‘Exchange to Infiniti' Campaign by Arabian Automobiles Company to Return for the Second Time this ...…

 Capitalise on a brief September window to trade-in and purchase a-new Infiniti Dubai, UAE, September 8, 2016:   Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is bringing back its hugely popular ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign for the second time as it proved to be wildly ......read more

100,000th Mercedes-Benz Actros handed over to Messrs. Al Khaldi…

100,000 units of Mercedes-Benz’ premium heavy-duty truck sold in the Middle East and in North Africa over the past 20 years. Handover of the milestone truck to customer Messrs. A-Khaldi at the Daimler Commercial Vehicles Regional Center in Dubai. Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Daimler Trucks and Buses: “Our Actros is the most ......read more

Maserati Levante deliveries begin in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016:   Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer of Maserati in the UAE, and Premier Motors, the official dealer for Maserati in Abu Dhabi, have commenced deliveries of the Maserati Levante in the UAE.  Maserati Levante cars are now available in the country for client test drives from showrooms located on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, Khalidiya in Abu ......read more

Refreshed 2017 Toyota Yaris now available at Al-Futtaim Motors…

First-in-class Multi-Drive 7-Speed Sequential Transmission and New Dual VVT-I engine Additional safety features now standard across the full Yaris range Dubai, UAE, September 7, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the refreshed 2017 Yaris in Hatchback and Sedan guises, retaining its bold and sporty design and now featuring the ......read more

INFINITI Gears Up for Engineering Academy UAE Final…

Dubai, UAE, September 1, 2016:  After a three-month global search for the best up-and-coming engineering talent, ten finalists from the UAE have been selected to progress to the INFINITI Engineering Academy Regional Final, to be held in Dubai on 25 September.  Now entering its third edition, the INFINITI Engineering Academy provides students with the opportunity to secure a year-long ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Receives Five ISO Certifications…

14001, 18001, 22301, 28000 and 50001 among accreditations received by dealership Dubai, UAE, August 30, 2016: Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has received five ISO certifications covering all its facilities from SGS Gulf Ltd -the region’s leading provider of inspection, verification, testing and certification services. The standards ......read more

Nissan's2017 Patrolmakes global debut in the Middle East with a new V6 engine…

Built for the region, the new V6 engine brings better fuel efficiencywhile increasing power and torque performance Dubai, United Arab Emirates, August 29, 2016: Nissan today announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes its global debut in the Middle East in September 2016 in complement tothe current Patrol V8 lineup while offering the same levels of prestige to a broader ......read more

A-MAP showcases world-class products from ASIMCO at Automechanika Moscow 2016…

Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, showcased the world-class products from ASIMCO – oneof the leading players in automobile aftermarketmarketand distributed regionally by A-MAP, at the MIMS Automechanika Moscow 2016. At the exhibition, organized between August 22 and 25, 2016 at Moscow Expo Centre, A-MAP ......read more

All-New Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight Engine Powers Enhanced Touring Motorcycle Experience…

Newest Harley Big Twin Delivers More Performance, Fuel Economy and Comfort  Dubai, UAE, August 25, 2016:  The all-new Harley-Davidson® Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, ninth in the lineage of the company’s iconic Big Twin engines, delivers more power and an improved motorcycling experience for riders and passengers while retaining the iconic look, sound and feel of its ......read more

Filipinos in the UAE prefer Toyota…

Toyota wins Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year at The Filipino Times Awards 2016 Dubai, UAE, August 23, 2016:  Toyota has added another accolade to their impressive list of wins, claiming the “Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year” at The Filipino Times (TFT) Awards 2016. The win comes following a round of voting through public survey to find out the most favoured brands by ......read more

Lexus Design Award 2017 is now open for entries with “Yet” as a creative theme…

Al-Futtaim Motors calls all UAE artists and designers to take part in the international contest Dubai, UAE, August 21, 2016:  Following Lexus International’s announcement on the start of the Lexus Design Award 2017, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, calls all UAE-based artists and designers to take part in the international contest. Lexus Design Award ......read more

ASIMCO unveils global marketing plan; to reinforce brand in Africa from Kenya hub…

African foray comes amidst unprecedented growth potential in the continent, where auto accessories market is growing 11% year-on-year Company to also launchmarketing plans soon in the UAE Dubai, August 21, 2016:ASIMCO, one of the leading players in brake products in the global automotive aftermarket being distributed regionally by Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], has ......read more

Jaguar Racing: Electrifying Our Future in Formula E…

Dubai, UAE, August 20, 2016:  Back to electrify the track, watch as Jaguar prepares for its return to racing in the third season of the FIA Formula E Championship.    Enabling Jaguar to engineer and test its advanced technologies under extreme performance conditions, The Championship is the world's biggest stage for electric racing, and Jaguar is ready to lead the ......read more

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