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 roles are available across all skilled production areas, including Wood, Leather, Assembly, Test & Finish, Paint and Logistics. The successful applicants will undergo extensive training before handbuilding the company’s model family members, including Phantom, Ghost, Wraith, Dawn and Cullinan.
Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said, “I am delighted to announce our new recruitment programme. This ......read more
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 October 2018, Dubai.
The BEAST PATROL integrates distinctive and highly advanced technologies, functionality and reliability, setting a new standard for security vehicles on an international level. With the introduction of this state-of-the-art vehicle - created by its Special Project Operations Division - W Motors demonstrates that its design and manufacturing capabilities go beyond the development of hypercars.
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 Cruiser also dominates the concrete jungle, as the 2019line-up sees the introduction of the ultimate urban-spec SUV, the Grand Touring edition (GT) that comes with a host of features, designed to make city driving even more fulfilling than ever before.
Adding to the existing line-up of the entry level EXR, GXR and top-of-the-line VXR, the new GT edition, available exclusively in the GXR grade with a 4.0-litre V6 or 4.6-litre V8 ......read more
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, alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship.
As the first Japanese company to enter Formula E, Nissan will draw on its track record of selling more than 365,000 Nissan LEAF vehicles since introducing the model in 2010. The company has used its experience building electric vehicles for the road to develop the all-new powertrain for its Formula E race car, which features a bespoke electric ......read more
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 vehicles inspire great adventure – and the Ford F-150 Raptor is the perfect tool for thrill-seekers and wanderlusters looking to explore corners of the region that lie beyond the reach of ordinary off-roaders.
With more horsepower and torque than any other truck on the market, the F-150 Raptor’s benchmark dependability and capability in extreme conditions open the frontiers to adventure.
Ford created the ......read more
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 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 10 October 2018 – A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts. A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph.
The trial is part of the £20 million ......read more
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 Tour have unveiled the event’s new logo and the new winner’s trophy. Both heptagonal – seven sided – shapes to reference the seven United Arab Emirates involved: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, and Umm al-Quwain. The merger between the Dubai Tour and Abu Dhabi Tour created a new seven-stage race that, in 2019, will start from Abu Dhabi and end in Dubai, while the 2020 race will reverse the route. ......read more
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 a better future for all. The annual event attracts thousands of upcoming creative talents from around the world, who aspire to win the coveted award for innovative design excellence.
Making the world a better place through design has always been the program’s purpose, and now, in its seventh year, the Lexus Design Award 2019 makes that objective clearer than ever under the directive of ‘Design for a Better ......read more
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 offers customers unprecedented value when choosing a brand new 2018 Toyota vehicle including Land Cruiser, Prado, FJ Cruiser, RAV4, Camry, Corolla and Yaris, making car ownership easier than ever before.
Commenting on the campaign Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota, said: “Toyota vehicles have earned a solid reputation for reliability and strong residual value the world over and that makes them great family cars that ......read more
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 Arab Emirates; 07 October 2018 – Creative greats from around the world gathered at the Design Museum for the eighth annual Land Rover BORN Awards. Honouring creative intelligence in six categories – architecture, interiors, sport, fashion, mobility and technology – the awards are a celebration of global design.
The award criteria – a product realised and available for the consumer to buy ......read more
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 available for sale through the UAE’s official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles, which retails 24 variants of the multiple award-winning full-size pickup truck.
Also joining the line-up for the first time is the Ford F-150 Shelby Raptor Baja, said to be the ultimate off-road vehicle, giving customers a wider range of options. Off-road aficionados, looking to take to the sand dunes of the UAE in the cooler season ahead now have more ......read more
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 1.92 kg/cv.
The Ferrari 488 Pista Spider combines the finest race-developed technological solutions with the joy of en plein air driving to deliver an exhilarating experience behind the wheel. The driver feels absolutely as one with the car in a symbiotic relationship that guarantees instantaneous responsiveness to commands and absolute control when executing even the most complex manoeuvres. This is hardly surprising as ......read more
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 Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover, Germany, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year” award. The prestigious award of the heavy commercial vehicles industry was presented by Gianenrico Griffini, chairman of the International Truck of the Year (IToY) jury, to Haydar Yenigün, Ford Otosan General Manager at the Ford Trucks stand at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018.
Members of the International Truck of the Year (IToY) jury, which ......read more
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 a modern aesthetic to reinterpret a timeless style, with technologically advanced components and the highest performance possible through continuous innovation.
The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 are inspired by barchettas of the 1950s which were driven to victory in international motor sport not just by official works team drivers from the Scuderia, but also by a legion of gentlemen drivers who, in those years, frequently found themselves wheel ......read more
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 and for 15 of the last 20 years. In fact, each year since the Escalade was redesigned in 2015, consumers have spent about USD 3 billion or more on the model. Sales have topped more than three-quarters of a million in the US and 836,000 cumulative global sales (including ESV, EXT and Hybrid models).
Launched in the Middle East in 2000, the Escalade was an instant hit with consumers looking for luxurious full-size SUVs which are ......read more
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 Luminary Collections further define Abu Dhabi Motors’ commitment to excellence, offering discerning customers the ultimate in Rolls-Royce luxury.
Embodying its namesake, the Adamas collection weaves a dark aesthetic of unbreakable carbon structures in its limited edition range of Black Badge Wraiths and Black Badge Dawns, curated to celebrate the darker side of contemporary craftmanship. Boasting the Spirit of Ecstasy formed in ......read more
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 exterior accessories that are exclusive to the UAE. Tough on the outside yet welcoming on the inside, the Nissan Patrol is an all-terrain vehicle that effortlessly combines luxurious style and intelligent mobility features, with robust off-road power.
The Patrol’s ruggedly-stylish appearance and all-conquering performance has led the model to become an inseparable part of the social and cultural fabric of the Middle East. ......read more
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 innovation with cutting-edge technology, and has a cozy but spacious feel to make our drivers feel special.
Cost of ownership is key attribute of the new F-MAX. Cost of ownership is what sets the F-Max apart from the competition, thanks to the vehicle’s powerful and efficient 12.7L E6D Ecotorq engine.
Ford Trucks offers tailor-made solutions to address a range of customers’ needs and expectations.
Ford Trucks also takes ......read more
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 to take anything the Middle East can throw at it.
The 2018 F-150 is the distillation of more than 100 years of truck development and the refinement of 42 years of F-Series leadership, making it the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever. It’s also the safest, with the inclusion of Ford’s new Co-Pilot 360’s suite of driver assist technologies.
Building on its proven heritage, the F-150 is ......read more
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 premium amenities and professional-grade capability that can deliver both on-road and off-road experiences.
Available with five-, six- and seven-passenger seating configurations on both the SLE and SLT models, the 2019 Acadia All-Terrain is designed to offer great versatility, more refinement and advanced safety technologies, while featuring an efficient powertrain, a lightweight body structure and enhanced off-road ......read more
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 and technological breakthroughs to see how we have changed from then to now.
1.) We said “goodbye” to Galvin and “hello” to Motorola
Galvin Manufacturing introduced the Motorola car radio in 1930. The Motorola brand name became so popular that in 1947 Galvin Manufacturing Corporation changed its name to Motorola Incorporated. A short eight years later in 1955 the iconic Motorola batwing was born.
2.) Our 1st ......read more
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 engine
Feat follows the Nürburgring lap record set by the XE’s track-ready stablemate, the SV Project 8
Track played host to French Grand Prix in 1965, 1969, 1970 and 1972
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 September 2018: The Jaguar XE has followed the SV Project 8 performance saloon onto the track by setting a unique lap record, this time around a long-forgotten Grand Prix circuit in France.
The 8km Circuit de ......read more
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 than 20 percent of the 11,990 votes. Overall, readers of auto motor und sport had around 90 models to choose from.
The Ghibli sedan is one of the most important models within the Maserati range. The sporty four-door car has contributed significantly to the success of Maserati all over the world. Its dynamic appearance is shaped by the coupe-like silhouette and the large radiator grille derived from the legendary Maserati A6 GCS ......read more
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 before charging into the famous tunnel, Pirelli launches its latest P Zero World store. This is the flagship boutique that takes its name from Pirelli’s signature range of ultra high performance tyres. Both the tyres for the world’s most desirable road cars as well as those for Formula 1 are named P Zero, underlining the Italian firm’s sporting heritage. The new Monte Carlo store is the third P Zero World store to be opened in total ......read more
The new generation of the iconic V12 Lamborghini flagship,
limited to 900 units
Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap record for production cars:
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 and ALA 2.0
for best handling performance
0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds, top speed over 350 km/h
Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2018: The distillation of extraordinary design, groundbreaking technologies and the ultimate in handling, performance and driver enjoyment, the Aventador SVJ creates pure driving perfection, taking the concept of a super sports car to a new dimension.
The new Aventador SVJ, ......read more
Land Rover announces the introduction of a new addition to the Range Rover portfolio – the Range Rover SV Coupé
Seductive coupé design pays homage to the original Range Rover, in Land Rover’s 70th Anniversary year
No more than 999 examples of the Range Rover SV Coupé will be offered to clients worldwide, each hand-assembled by Special Vehicle Operations in Warwickshire, ......read more
Powerful and efficient engine enhanced with new 10-speed transmission
New Maple Sugar interior with Jet Black accents for Platinum models
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: Middle East – Cadillac has announced the Middle East arrival of the 2018 Escalade, which now includes a new standard 10-speed automatic transmission with an even wider 7.39 gear ratio ......read more
New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment
Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design
Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies
Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies
Dubai, UAE, January 22, 2018: Following the World Premiere at the 2017 Dubai International Motor ......read more
Dubai, January 22, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Jazz.
Featuring a bold yet sophisticated exterior and interior design the all-new Jazz offers unmatched versatility as well as class-leading space, with a range of configurations for carrying ......read more
21 January 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Ismail Sethi, Regional Product Marketing Manager for SUV, Crossovers and Electric Vehicles at Nissan, spoke at the first edition of the Mobility Conference during a panel discussing the challenges and opportunities for mass low emission vehicle adoption in the UAE. The session took place January 18, 2018, at the 11th World Future Energy Summit in Abu ......read more
Unique driving experiences await Art of Living guests in 2018
Be at the heart of the action at the Monaco Grand Prix and 24 Hours of Le Mans
Dubai, UAE, January 21, 2018: Aston Martin has revealed the initial offering of ‘Art of Living by Aston Martin’ experiences for 2018. These exclusive experiences will offer unparalleled access to guests who would like ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 18, 2018: Toyota and Lexus, leaders in sustainable mobility in the UAE, shared insights on decarbonized mobility at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, through a series of talks on how to take green mobility from niche to mainstream and the global mega trends driving the energy transformation in big cities, as well the potential of hydrogen to ......read more
405PS Defender Works V8 celebrates 70 years of Land Rover marque
5.0-litre petrol V8 Defender is the most powerful and fastest ever created by Land Rover, with 0-60mph in 5.6sec*
Collector’s edition – Limited run of up to 150 Defenders badged 70th Edition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 January 2018: Land Rover today announces a limited-edition ......read more
All-new Lincoln Navigator is North American Truck of the Year – as awarded by a jury of U.S. and Canadian journalists
This marks the first time a Lincoln vehicle has captured North American Car, Truck or Utility of the Year honors
Lincoln Navigator combines modern luxury with unmatched, refined capability and advanced technology that elevates travel to first-class
DUBAI, ......read more
Paving the way for enhanced future mobility with more autonomous, connected and eco/electric vehicles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 January 2018: KIA Motors Corp., through its sole UAE distributor Al Majid Motors Co., has revealed its ‘Boundless for all’ vision and ‘ACE’ strategy for future mobility, which were presented at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show ......read more
Global competition winner to supply latest models of autonomous electric vehicles
New Bloomberg New Energy Finance research published today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week predicts that by 2040 half of all vehicles sold will be electric
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 16, 2018 – Following the results of a global industry competition launched at Abu Dhabi ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 16, 2018 – Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company), ICONIQ Motors, a China-based electric vehicle company, and its strategic partner Safe City Group today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to test the latest autonomous driving concepts at Masdar City.
The ICONIQ SEVEN, one of the world’s latest EV models, is on display ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2018: The Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bespoke department is an extraordinary collective of designers, engineers and craftspeople, who bring the marque’s discerning and influential patrons’ most ambitious and personal visions to reality.Today, almost every motor car that leaves the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, is Bespoke. 2017 was the year that ......read more
Juergen Schmitz named Managing Director of Nissan Middle East
Markus Leithe named Managing Director of INFINITI Middle East
Dubai, UAE, 15 January, 2018 – Nissan has announced key management changes to its leadership here in the Middle East region. Juergen Schmitz is appointed as Managing Director of Nissan Middle East and Markus Leithe has been named as the Managing Director of ......read more
Nissan Middle East is official sponsor for the Mobility Conference
Nissan will take part in a panel discussion on low-emission vehicles in the UAE
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 14 January 2018: Nissan will take part in the Mobility Conference, which is taking place for the first time at the World Future Energy Summit on January 18 at the Abu Dhabi National ......read more
Power, luxury, usability and sportiness
4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine develops 542 bhp (550 PS) and 568 lb.ft. (770 Nm) of torque
0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds); top speed of 180 mph (290 km/h)
Unmistakable V8 engine burble adds to emotional allure
Optional carbon-ceramic brakes – world’s largest front brake system
Twin-quad tailpipes, ......read more
Update to research agreement will help Nissan develop the technology for prototype transportation services
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2018: Today at CES 2018, Nissan North America, Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., announced an agreement with NASA Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley to collaborate on research and technology development for ......read more
Dubai, January 11, 2018: As the year begins, Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, is offering customers more value with savings up to AED 10,000 across selected models.
Drive away in the powerful Honda Accord Coupe EX 2.4L which comes with the best mix of sportiness and style only for AED 94,900 (was AED ......read more
Land Rover will celebrate its 70th anniversary year throughout 2018, starting with a unique restoration project: the original launch Land Rover
The first Land Rovers were shown at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show; this original launch vehicle has been missing for the last 63 years
Recently discovered, it’s the world’s most historically significant unrestored Land ......read more
---Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Technology Has the Potential to Help Cities Around the World Create Safer, More Capable Infrastructure and Connect Vehicles to a Larger Communications System---
DUBAI, UAE– January 10, 2018 – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), are accelerating the ......read more
Hong Kong – INFINITI will debut a new concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2018.
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: The concept previews a new generation of INFINITI vehicles and represents the first manifestation of a new INFINITI form language.
“As a new wave of technologies begin to take shape, our Detroit concept car heralds a new ......read more
251% increase in Lexus HEV sales in 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 9, 2018: Lexus at Al-Futtaim Motors, supplier of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, is reaping the benefits of its diverse Hybrid Electric range with sales rising 251% in 2017 compared with 2016.
Lexus Managing Director at Al-Futtaim Motors, Chris Buxton, attributed the hike to ......read more
Mobility Conference to be hosted by Nicki Shields, Formula E TV Presenter
Expert panelists to represent Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Siemens, Nissan and others
Masdar City and Bloomberg New Energy Finance to launch report on technologies for future smart city transit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2018: The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018 will ......read more
Day of high-octane motorsports action perfect way to introduce customers to the world of Mercedes-AMG.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 08 2017: This year marks the 50th anniversary of AMG, the high performance division of luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz.
To celebrate this landmark occasion Emirates Motor Company, authorized distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the ......read more
An additional 5% atop the 20% down payment on new car purchases giving customers a treasured start to 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7th January 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, welcomes the New Year with great savings. The premium brand kicks off Dubai Shopping ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: Union Insurance Company, a leading provider of innovative customer-focused solutions for individuals and organisations in the region has introduced a simple, online facility for individuals to file and track their motor claims.
Now customers are no longer required to visit branch offices and can use the online claims submission service for smooth ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th December 2017: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has recently announced the availability of the new INFINITI Q50 2018 year model, designed for all progressive challengers seeking power, elegance and performance to fuel their drive.
The ......read more
Electrified vehicles to be available across the entire Toyota and Lexus line-up by around 2025
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 20, 2017: Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced its plans toward the popularization of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. Toyota's electrified vehicle strategy centers on a significant acceleration in the development and ......read more
Offering customers a generously subsidised down payment and extended warranty on new Cadillac purchases before the introduction of VAT.
[Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 18 December 2017]: Liberty Automobiles, the exclusive dealership for Cadillac in the UAE, is treating its customers to a grand finale to 2017 with the Cadillac End of Year campaign, which features a range of ......read more
16th December, 2017, Muscat, Oman: The new Rolls-Royce Phantom has made its debut in Oman. Following its recent global debut in London, the new flagship of the luxury car manufacturer was presented by Al Jenaibi International Automobiles the exclusive importer for BMW, MINI and authorized dealership for Rolls-Royce in Oman. The who’s who of Oman’s society gathered to be some of ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 13th December 2017: MG Motor has announced that it will showcase its new RX5 compact SUV for the first time in the Middle East at this year’s Saudi International Motor Show (17-21 December). The launch of the RX5, which encapsulates the famous British brand’s exciting future, coincides with the company’s debut at this important automotive ......read more
UAE dealership stages largest F-150 parade with more than 200 vehicles to Sharjah’s Badayer desert
Dubai, 12 December 2017. Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles in the UAE, celebrated 100 years of Ford pick-up trucks with an event that brought together F-150 and F-150 Raptor customers and enthusiasts from all over the Emirates.
The event ......read more
2018 Looking Further with Ford Trends Report shines light on global shift toward activism, compassion and self-expression as consumers grapple with cultural and societal changes around the world
54 percent of adults globally agree they feel more stressed than they did a year ago, and Millennials feel this even more strongly – 65 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds agree
Sixth-annual ......read more
Sector set to grow at 5,1% CAGR to be worth SAR 33.6 billion by 2021
New women drivers set to drive vehicle sales
Dubai, UAE, December 5, 2017: The Middle East's premier international trade and networking event, Automechanika, is now headed to Riyadh, capital and largest city of the region's largest automotive market, Saudi Arabia.
With the launch of Automechanika ......read more
600PS Jaguar XE SV Project 8 laps Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7min 21.23sec – the fastest time ever by a saloon of production-intent specification
Most extreme performance road-legal Jaguar – designed, engineered and hand-assembled by SVO – is capable of 0-60mph in 3.3sec and a top speed of 200mph*
Watch XE SV Project 8 prototype’s record 7min 21.23sec lap of ......read more
Toyota Mobility Foundation and Nesta's Challenge Prize Centre to expand mobility across the globe for people with lower-limb paralysis
Mobility Unlimited Challenge will reward development of personal mobility devices incorporating intelligent systems
Solutions will come from across the technological and design spectrum
Challenge supported by international ambassadors from worlds of ......read more
Al-Futtaim Motors named Dealer of the Year 2017
Toyota Corolla wins in Small Sedan Category
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 28, 2017: The communication team at Al-Futtaim Motors walked away with two trophies at the third edition of the "ArabWheels Awards”. Al-Futtaim Motors, the leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Toyota ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 November, 2017: In celebration of the UAE National Day, Bridgestone has announced a special offer on its range of tyres exclusively for Homat Al Watan card holders.
Bridgestone, being part of the UAE community, is celebrating this special day with the entire nation, and especially those serving in the army and police.
Commenting on the offer, Berna ......read more
New Vantage road car forms basis of Aston Martin Racing’s 2018 WEC challenger
Developed in parallel with the new Vantage road car
Development car has already completed 13,000km of testing, including two 30hr tests
Three new key technical partners: Alcon brakes; Öhlins suspension; Michelin tyres
Established AMR drivers joined by British star Alex ......read more
New Nissan Altima voted best mid-size sedan in 2017
New Nissan Kicks voted best compact-SUV in 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 22, 2017: Nissan secured two awards at this year’s third annual Arab Wheels Awards, held at a prestigious ceremony in Dubai’s Meydan Hotel. The awards recognized the new Nissan Altima as the best mid-size sedan and the new ......read more
New Vantage defined by bold new look, intensified performance and dynamics
Powered by 4.0-litre, 510PS/685Nm twin-turbo V8 mated to eight-speed ZF transmission
Maximum speed 195mph. 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds
First Aston Martin to be fitted with an Electronic Rear Differential (E-Diff)
Deliveries scheduled to begin second quarter of 2018
Dubai, UAE, November 22, ......read more
Event helps raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by riders
Dubai, November 22, 2017: Supporting the efforts by the UAE and Dubai government to reduce the number of road accidents and deaths, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE jointly with ......read more
Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements dedicated to the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.
Groupe Renault is entering Pakistan, a new market for the Group.
The assembly will be done in a brand new state-of-the-art plant in Karachi.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 21, 2017: Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim today announced ......read more
650 staff members participate in the challenge
al ghandi GROUP’s challenge ranks 3rd across the uae
Dubai, UAE: As part of its ongoing mission to align its strategic social responsibility efforts with the recent Dubai Fitness Challenge initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council ......read more
Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One with a video retracing its history in the pinnacle of motorsport – view it here
Over 40 years the French manufacturer has achieved 170 wins from 24 drivers and 481 podium finishes
40 ‘Yellow Teapots’ have been created to mark the anniversary, a special tribute to the heroic RS01 model
Middle East, 19th November ......read more
Xtreme line-up now in an action-packed off-road activity at the Dubai Motor Show
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 18, 2017: Keeping the adrenaline fueled off-roaders in mind, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, has introduced the Xtreme kit to the Toyota Fortuner, inducting it into the Xtreme family along with the Land ......read more
First of its kind Zero Emission school bus.
Bus specially adopted to meet UAE’s school transport specifications.
Emirates Transport Media Dept.
Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017: Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, launched on Monday 6th November, the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered ......read more
18,000 registration request for vehicle’s tires smart card in the UAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017: The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has witnessed a strong demand from the manufacturers and suppliers of tires in the UAE to apply for registration in the tire tracking system and its specifications since it was approved by the board of ......read more
Jaguar E-PACE: the design and dynamics of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV
Latest connectivity technologies and practicality solutions for busy families
Sports car-inspired design includes first-in-class 21-inch alloy wheels
Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot
Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their ......read more
Dubai, November 14, 2017 - German-based automotive brand Borgward has officially entered the GCC car market with the rollout of the Middle East versions of its premier BX5 and BX7 SUV models at the ongoing 14th Dubai International Motor Show. Known for their advanced technology, high performance, and characteristic Borgward design, the flagship models’ distinct features are being showcased ......read more