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Celebrate the start of the spring with Lexus Select Event

Exclusive offers on a large Lexus line-up  Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, proudly presents the Spring Edition of the Lexus Select Event, giving customers the opportunity to purchase their preferred Lexus at exclusive prices starting at AED 122,000. “The much anticipated Lexus Select Event brings to our customers a host of exclusive offers and benefits, giving them the chance join the world of luxury by choosing their preferred car from a selection of Lexus vehicles, all while enjoying amazing experiences that extend well beyond the car,” said Christopher Buxton, Managing Director of Lexus at Al-Futtaim Motors. Customers wishing to learn more about the offer can visit any of the Lexus showrooms across the UAE.

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Nissan signs actor Margot Robbie as its first electric vehicle ambassador

Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan’s electric vehicle and zero emission programme In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 22, 2017:  Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker’s radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight. The prototype 190km/h Nissan BladeGlider, which hits 100km/h in less than five seconds, challenges the conventional thinking of what an all-electric sports car could look like in the future. Showcasing all the fun and excitement of pure electric vehicles, the ......read more

Bridgestone MEA and distributor Alserkal go the extra mile for occupational health and safety with Emirates Transport

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2017:  Bridgestone Middle East and its sole importer and distributor for Dubai and the Northern Emirates Nasser bin Abdullatif Alserkal Est. have teamed up to help promote occupational health safety at Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport and auto services corporation.  The global tyre maker and its distributor are jointly sponsoring a month’s worth of activities, including training and promotions, backed up with the provision of the technical hardware which will help keep the 20,000-strong fleet of vehicles serviced by Emirates Transport in peak condition. Taking place throughout the month of March, the initiative dovetails with the sixth Emirates Transport Month of Occupational Health and Safety inaugurated by Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, ET General Manager. Mete ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors continues crackdown on counterfeit car parts with support of Al Ain Economic and Development Department

Product safety education paramount to stopping dangerous counterfeit parts Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, recently participated in a raid with the Al Ain Economic Development Department, in cooperation with the legal authorities, which led to the confiscation of counterfeit Toyota and Lexus spare parts worth approximately AED 7.6 million. The raid was the culmination of months of investigation and organization between inspectors from the Al Ain Economic Development Department, legal authorities and Al-Futtaim Motors, leading to the confiscation of nearly 100,000 pieces of counterfeit Toyota and Lexus spare parts including air and oil filters, both of which are fundamental to the proper functionality of ......read more

PSA Group inaugurates its first Regional Headquarters for the Middle East

PSA Group inaugurated its first regional headquarters in the "Dubai Airport Free Zone" (DAFZ) to promote the group’s presence in the region.  Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017:  The high-profile event was attended by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni; Director General of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, Jean-Christophe Quémard, Executive Vice-President; Africa-Middle East of PSA Group and Cedric Zayoun; Managing Director of the GCC  region at PSA Group. Welcoming PSA Group to DAFZA, Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni said: “The opening of PSA Group new facilities in DAFZA is a welcome addition to the diverse range of high-value and leading brands that have chosen to set up their offices here. Their presence will allow them the advantage of utilizing ......read more

World's Best Family SUV – the All-New Land Rover Discovery Makes its Debut in the United Arab Emirates

All-New Discovery showcases unrivalled capability and technology  Dubai, March 18 2017: Land Rover’s All-New Discovery made its highly anticipated UAE entrance this weekend at one of Dubai’s most popular adventure spots, Kite Beach in Jumeirah. The newest addition to the Land Rover Discovery Family of vehicles brought to life the philosophy of true adventure and discovery with daring stunt drives through a challenging obstacle course to the backdrop of crashing waves.  With unbeatable capability and versatility, the All-New Discovery clearly embodies the brand’s promise to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of adventure. The fifth-generation model benefits from Land Rover’s strong, safe and light full-size SUV architecture, delivering comfort and ......read more

Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017- Bosch teaches cars how to learn and take appropriate action

Artificial intelligence: Bosch teaches cars how to learn and take appropriate action Bosch CEO Denner: “Automated driving makes roads safer. Artificial intelligence is the key to that. We’re making the car smart.” New AI onboard computer can interpret road traffic  Blockchain: Bosch and TÜV Rheinland present a solution for odometer fraud Connected repair shops can repair vehicles in passing Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017:  At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the computer can apply machine learning methods. The AI onboard computer is expected to guide self-driving cars through even complex traffic situations, or ones that are new ......read more

Thales to upgrade and extend Dubai metro Red Line signalling systems for World Expo 2020

Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017:  Thales has been selected by Alstom (leader of Expolink consortium), and Dubai's Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to deliver the systems’ extension and upgrade of the Dubai metro's Red Line. The Red Line is one of the longest driverless metro lines in the world and will be used by the 25 million visitors expected at World Expo 2020. The Alstom-led consortium Expolink , also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport Authority) to design and build the extension of Dubai’s Red metro line and upgrade the system of the existing line. The total value of the project is 2.6 billion euros. Known as Route 2020, the 15 km extension will include seven stations and is currently under construction to connect the existing network with the World ......read more

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to jointly develop driverless vehicle fleet system for future public and on-demand transportation

Companies sign research contract to develop mobility services system for self-driving vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 13, 2017:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev have agreed to jointly explore development of mobility services with fleets of electric driverless vehicles for public and on-demand transportation. The companies will collaborate to develop a comprehensive, modular transportation system to enable clients to book rides, and mobility operators to monitor and operate self-driving car fleets. “As the mobility services landscape keeps evolving, we have a great opportunity to offer innovative, connected mobility solutions for the evolving needs of our customers, fully aligned with our vision of a zero-emission, zero-fatalities society,” said Ogi Redzic, Renault-Nissan Alliance senior vice ......read more

INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Company debuts all-new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe

Premium 3.0T and 2.0T variant now available across INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Centers Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2017:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has introduced the highly anticipated and all-new Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe, announcing the availability of the premium 3.0T and 2.0T variant across INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Centers. Mr. Salah Yamout, Director of Sales & Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “The introduction of the Q60 Red Sport 400 Coupe represents an important step in Arabian Automobiles Company’s pursuit of innovation and style, thanks to its state-of-the-art features, daring curves and powerful stance. We plan to grow market share and lead the ......read more

Liberty Automobiles Co. scoops top General Motors awards, making it the region's leading dealership for customer service

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 March 2017:  Liberty Automobiles Co., one of the largest General Motors dealerships and the sole dealer of Cadillac in the UAE and an authorised dealer for Chevrolet, Opel and AC Delco, has scooped seven top awards in the GM ‘Service & Parts Excellence Program’ and ‘Service Advisor Skills Competition.’ The company has been the highest performing dealership for the last three years, winning the highly coveted Service Advisor award for the third year running at the awards event hosted last month.  Rimoun Hanouch – Group General Manager at Liberty Automobiles Co. – commented: “Customer satisfaction is central to Liberty’s mission of providing outstanding car-buying and ownership experiences. We demonstrate our commitment to our customers by ......read more

Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept: The Luxury Electric Vehicle

Effortless, exclusive and exhilarating, Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept brings luxury ownership experience to EV sector Luxury customer demands met by Bentley levels of craftsmanship and refinement, with electric performance and grand touring capabilities Bentley’s vision includes rapid inductive charging and connected on-board concierge services EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to gauge public and customer feedback to shape Bentley’s future luxury strategy Concept showcases future Bentley exterior and interior design direction EXP 12 Speed 6e is on display at the Geneva Motor Show until 19 March Dubai, UAE, March 9, 2017:  Bentley Motors is today sharing its ambition to define the electric luxury segment with the EXP 12 Speed 6e concept at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show. Wolfgang Dürheimer, ......read more

Etihad Rail showcases at Middle East Rail 2017

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 8 March 2017:  Etihad Rail has been participating in the region’s largest rail exhibition and conference, Middle East Rail (MER), held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre over the 7th and 8th March. During the two-day event, the national rail network has showcased an Etihad Rail Virtual Reality experience, planned network maps and an insight into the future passenger operations of the operator. H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of Etihad Rail, and Eng. Faris Saif Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Rail, hosted a series of discussions with international rail delegates across the event, including Paul Maynard MP, UK Rail Minister,  Philip Parham, UK Ambassador to the UAE, and H.E. Dr Rumaih al Rumaih, President of Saudi Railways Organisation and the Public ......read more

New PEUGEOT 3008 SUV named “Car of the Year 2017”

Dubai, UAE, March 8, 2017:  The new PEUGEOT 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year on Monday 6 March in Geneva by a judging panel comprising 58 European journalists. The judging panel acclaimed its style, interior design and performance. This prestigious trophy joins the twenty other prizes the new PEUGEOT 3008 has already won. The vehicle is the fifth PEUGEOT to win Car of the Year and the first SUV honoured in the history of the COTY prize. Car of the Year 2017: the new Peugeot 3008 SUV arrived right on time! It appeals to choosy customers who want to stand out and have new experiences, aiming to become a major contender in the compact SUV category. The new PEUGEOT 3008 offers a unique blend of style, comfort and road handling. The spectacular PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® is state of the art and gives new meaning to being in the ......read more

F-150 Dependability Award Underscores Built Ford Tough

F-150 builds on its renowned toughness as truck is recognized for top dependability among large light duty pickup pickups in the J.D. Power 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study Truck shoppers prioritize F-150 quality above all other attributes, and consistently say it is a differentiator, according to internal Ford research 2017 marks 40 consecutive years for Ford F-Series as top-selling truck in America DUBAI, U.A.E., March 8, 2017:  American truck owners who value Built Ford Tough pickups are taking in some more great news: Ford F-150 is J.D. Power’s 2017 Vehicle Dependability Study award recipient for large light duty pickup. “All customers demand quality vehicles, and truck customers depend on toughness and reliability most of all,” said Bennie Fowler, Ford group vice president for quality. ......read more

AMR - Taking Aston Martin to new Extremes

New AMR brand strengthens the connection between road and race cars AMR derivatives planned for every core model in the Aston Martin range AMR Pro models to have increased power, sharper dynamics and unique exterior and interior treatment Rapide AMR and Vantage AMR Pro concepts confirmed for production Dubai, UAE, March 7, 2017:  Aston Martin has chosen the 2017 Geneva Motor Show to launch AMR - an exciting new brand that brings a new dimension of race inspired dynamism and performance.  Reflecting Aston Martin’s racing pedigree, AMR takes technology and inspiration from motorsport to amplify the sporting prowess present across the model range. With enhanced performance, sharper dynamics and more powerful design language, AMR takes Aston Martin’s road cars to new and exciting extremes. The AMR ......read more

Ford Edge, the Region's Most Nominated CUV, Scoops Another Recognition During Awards Season with wheels' Crossover of the Year 2017 Title

Award caps impressive year for Edge which also includes other segment-best titles in UAE, Lebanon and Oman Proving its credentials as one of the region’s most impressive vehicles, Ford Edge is also a finalist for a coveted Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) trophy, the results of which will be announced later this month All-new Ford Edge CUV delivers premium comfort and refinement, cutting-edge technologies, and class leading space and driving dynamics  Dubai, UAE, March 05, 2017: At its annual awards ceremony in Dubai last night, wheels magazine bestowed the title of Crossover of the Year for 2017 on the new Ford Edge, adding another trophy to the impressive crossover utility vehicle’s cabinet.  Edge has proved to be exceptionally popular in the Middle East since its launch, having already topped ......read more

Stylish Toyota Fortuner wins Readers' Choice trophy at the Wheels 2017 Car of the Year Awards

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 05, 2017:  Toyota Fortuner, the highly popular seven-seat SUV, bagged Wheels’ Readers’ Choice Award at the ninth Wheels Car of the Year ceremony, the UAE’s largest independent automotive awards, held recently for the automotive industry in the UAE. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “With the medium SUV segment contributing to the growth of the automotive industry in the UAE, the Fortuner has proven to be a key player for Toyota. It’s no surprise that the new Fortuner, with its fully redesigned exterior and interior styling, has become so popular since its launch last year, and we would like to thank the thousands of voters that brought this award home to Toyota.” Renowned for its durability, on-road comfort and off-road ......read more

Alstom showcases its complete rail transport solutions at Eurasia Rail Turkey 2017

Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2017:  Alstom will be present in Eurasia Rail – the third biggest rolling stock rail industry exhibition in the world and the largest in the Eurasia Region – from 2-4 March 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The company will showcase its complete rail transport solutions from urban to high speed trains, and from signalling to services.  “Alstom has been a reliable partner for the Turkish railway sector for more than 60 years,” says Mrs Arban Citak, Managing Director of Alstom Turkey. “Alstom’s dedication to the Turkish market and to the development of the transport network which includes high speed and regional trains, metro, as well as signalling is confirmed by the growth in number and in expertise of our MEA Regional Hub in Istanbul’. Alstom is looking forward to ......read more

Performance coupe Lexus LC 500 brings a new chapter of amazing experiences in its first UAE debut

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 2, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has showcased its latest flagship performance coupe at the Dubai Mall, the all-new LC 500, marking a new chapter of “Experience Amazing”. Ushering a new era in the brand’s design direction, the new LC 500 showcase offered a hands-on experience with the provocative flagship coupe, complemented by Crafted For Lexus, the brand’s ultimate representation of craftsmanship, giving visitors an entry into the artisanal world of Lexus through a display of the latest collection of handmade lifestyle garments. Featuring avant garde elegance in a dynamic coupe package, the attractive form of the new LC 500 embodies the future design direction as it remains true to the key ......read more

Gael's Great in an R8

Dubai, UAE, March 1, 2017:  Tournament fourth seed Gael Monfils took a break from practice today to test out the latest Audi R8 V10 plus in Vegas Yellow. Having owned an R8 in the past, the world number 12 player was delighted to test the fastest series production Audi of all time, hitting a top speed of 330km/h and capable of doing 0 to 100 in 3.3 seconds. The Audi has 610 hp and the maximum torque of 560 NM is available at 6500rpm. Audi is the official car sponsor of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and has supported the event for the last 12 years. Play in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships continues until 4 March, and along with Monfils, features Wimbledon, Olympic and ATP Finals champion and ATP world number one Andy Murray, Australian Open champion and seven-time Dubai winner Roger Federer, and two-time ......read more

Keen interest from Central Asia in Automechanika Dubai 2017

Roadshow across Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan raises profile of Dubai automotive aftermarket trade fair Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2017:  More than 100 automotive aftermarket professionals from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are attending a two-day Automechanika Roadshow in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as they look at ways to boost interregional business ties with the vibrant Middle East.  The Automechanika Roadshow to the CIS is making its first stop in Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana today (28 February), before moving onto Tashkent, Uzbekistan tomorrow (1 March), to analyse recent trends and future opportunities in the two vast automotive aftermarkets. The event is part of the Kazakhstan International Automotive Expo, supported by Automechanika, the world’s leading international automotive trade show ......read more

INFINITI co-developed second generation ERS unveiled with all-new R.S.17

INFINITI reaffirmed its long-term technical partnership with Renault Sport Formula One at the Team’s new race car unveil. The all-new R.S.17 incorporates for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy Recovery System. INFINITI also provides the Renault Sport Formula One Team with new and diverse talent through its highly successful INFINITI Engineering Academy. Dubai, UAE, February 23, 2017:  INFINITI has reaffirmed once again its long-term technical partnership with the Renault Sport Formula One Team at the team’s 2017 race car unveil and driver line up presentation in London today. Following the successful debut of the INFINITI and Renault Sport Racing collaboration in 2016, the newly launched R.S.17 introduces for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive associates honoured at Mashkoor Award Ceremony

Dubai, February 22, 2017:  As part of its strategy to promote a culture of recognition and excellence, Al-Futtaim’s Emiratisation department and Al-Futtaim Automotive have awarded a group of 22 distinguished associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive the prestigious Mashkoor award.  The award recognises the contribution of 18 distinguished Emiratis and four expat associates within the Automotive division.  The Emirati associates were nominated by their respective businesses based on their skills and the value they added to the business, while the expat associates were nominated based on their contribution towards the group’s Nationalisation efforts. Congratulating the associates on their achievement, Abdulrahman Saqr, HR Director at Al-Futtaim Automotive, said: “We value the contribution of each and ......read more

Continental named 2017 Tire Manufacturer of the Year by Tire Technology International

High-calibre expert panel honours tyre manufacturer’s exceptional investments in research and development, testing and production equipment Vision 2025 triggered impressive number of projects in 2016 Over 150 million passenger car and light truck tyres were produced in markets including the Middle East region Middle East – 20th February, 2017:  Continental, the premium German automotive manufacturer, has been honoured by trade journal ‘Tire Technology International’ for initiating key innovation and excellence projects over the past 12 months. Continental recently collected the award for ‘Tire Manufacturer of the Year,’ having competed with other leading tyre brands for the accolade.  On its 10th anniversary, the Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and ......read more

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Lexus more attractive than ever before through its 2016 IS range…

Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, reiterated its increased focus on providing the right vehicles to customers in the luxury automotive market, by offering the Lexus IS range at new attractive prices. Starting from AED 139,000, the IS 2.0-litre turbo is the perfect entry point to the brand’s luxury sedan line-up, offering the ......read more

The all-new BMW M2 Coupé: A Powerful Athlete for the Compact Segment…

Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2016:  BMW M GmbH has launched the all-new BMW M2 Coupé, a high-performance Coupé that succeeds the BMW 1 Series M Coupé.  The new model continues the tradition of the compact high-performance BMW sports cars that started over 40 years ago with the BMW 2002 turbo. With the M2 Coupé’s powerful six-cylinder in-line engine with either automatic or manual ......read more

Journey Management System helps reduce the burden on fleet drivers and managers…

FMS Tech’s new Journey Management System software and the 360 series of hardware devices help drivers and fleet managers plan journeys ahead of time and reduce costs Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 April, 2016:  FMS Tech, a global telematics system provider, simplifies the way fleet managers monitor and manage their fleets with its new Journey Management System (JMS). JMS acts like ......read more

AGAR PLASTICITY wins the Lexus Design Award 2016…

Dubai, UAE – 27 April 2016:  Lexus International announced recently that an elite judging committee has named ‘AGAR PLASTICITY - A Potential Usefulness of Agar for Packaging and More’ by AMAM, the Grand Prix winner of the Lexus Design Award 2016.  “This is a bold and ambitious experiment, which aims to address one of the biggest pollution problems of our time. ......read more

City Bus Segment Key for GCC Public Transport Expansion…

Transport infrastructure investment continues to rise in the UAE Increased city bus travel set to relieve regional road congestion Dubai, UAE - April 27, 2016:  As the public transport sector across the UAE and other GCC countries continues to expand in response to ever-growing demand, the city bus segment in particular is proving one of the preferred areas for investment ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors launches exceptional low monthly payments scheme…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 25, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced a never-before-seen low monthly payments scheme with remittance starting from as low as AED 299 per month and 0% financing for two years on a wide range of passenger cars and SUVs. The new Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) offer applies to hot selling vehicles such as Yaris ......read more

Jaguar set for a World-First with Spectacular F-Pace Launch in Downtown Dubai…

#JaguarWorldFirst  #BurjKhalifa Middle East launch of Jaguar’s first ever Sports SUV will mark a world-first at the iconic Burj Khalifa on 2 May 2016 starting at 9.10pm UAE Time (8.10pm KSA Time, 5.10pm GMT) Jaguar will be the first commercial brand in the world to use the world’s tallest architectural landmark for a spectacular LED show  Watch the dramatic ......read more

Ali & Sons Audi wins Sales Team of the Year 2015 for second consecutive year…

• Enrico Atanasio of Audi Middle East: “…client satisfaction does not end after the ‘sale’…” • Ali & Sons’ Audi Sales Team rank first in terms of customer satisfaction, quality of service, product knowledge and effectiveness. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 April, 2016 - Ali & Sons Audi have won the prestigious award of Sales Team of ......read more

Lexus RX 350 named ‘Best Small Premium SUV' at 2016 Middle East Car of the Year Awards…

RX 350 garners accolades for its winning blend of head-turning design, exceptional comfort and performance Dubai, UAE – April 19, 2016:  Lexus earned top honours at the 2016 Middle East Car of the Year Awards (MECOTY), the premier annual award ceremony for the region’s automotive industry, winning the award in the ‘Best Small Premium SUV’ category for its popular ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors named Platinum Sponsor of Arab Traffic Week 2016…

Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling in the UAE, has been named Platinum Sponsor of the Arab Traffic Week 2016, taking place from April 17th until April 21st, at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi. Held under the theme of “Your safety matters”, the event is organized by SAAED, the region’s leading ......read more

New levels of car servicing, customer care from Audi, Al Nabooda Automobiles…

World’s largest stand-alone Audi service center opens to offer decreased lead times, expert staff and state of the art equipment Dubai, UAE, 18 April, 2016 – The world’s largest stand-alone Audi service center has been inaugurated in a VIP ceremony to commemorate the launch of a new standard bearer in car servicing and customer care. Al Nabooda Automobiles, the sole ......read more

INTERSECT of Cars and Clouds…

INTERSECT BY LEXUS introduces an innovative art installation at the creative eatery   “Keep Your Head in The Clouds” Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2016 – INTERSECT BY LEXUS DUBAI continues to cement its status as a new cultural hub with a unique and creative collaboration with Dubai based graphic artist, Marwan Shakarchi. His design brand Myneandyours is a contemporary fusion ......read more

CITY WALK Revs-up Engines for Second Edition of ‘CITY OVERDRIVE'…

• 10-day Event Kicks-off on 14 April, 2016 • Features over 50 of the World’s Best Custom-built Cars • Prominent UAE Personalities from Motor Sport Circuit Open Festival • Visitors Witness Region’s Best Automotive Technicians, Builders in Action Dubai-UAE: 16 April 2016: CITY WALK, the urban living destination by Meraas, has transformed ......read more

Aston Martin Unveils the DB11: The Latest in an Illustrious Bloodline…

Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2016: A new chapter in Aston Martin’s history began at the 86th International Geneva Motor Show with the unveiling of the DB11. The first product launched under the company’s ‘Second Century’ plan, DB11 is the bold new figurehead of the illustrious ‘DB’ bloodline and an authentic, dynamic sporting GT in the finest Aston Martin ......read more

An Exclusive Experience at Big Boys Toys 2016…

Dubai, UAE– Big Boys Toys is the Middle East’s premier luxury, innovations and technology expo, featuring the most unique and luxurious products and services from an amazing lineup of the world’s bespoke innovations and state of the art technologies.   The 7th edition will take place from the 23rd to the 26th of November 2016 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center ......read more

Porsche Centre Dubai celebrates arrival of the new Porsche 911…

Most advanced 911 launches with new engine technology Dubai. Bursting with more power, refined design and increased efficiency, the new Porsche 911 range has arrived at Porsche Centre Dubai, Al Nabooda Automobiles, showcasing cutting-edge technological advancements in what is the most highly evolved 911 to date. Now available in a range of model variants including coupe and cabriolet, the ......read more

New service for drivers: Bosch lets cars find parking spaces themselves…

An easier way to find parking Community-based parking helps drivers navigate straight to a suitable parking space Cars report the available curbside spaces they detect as they drive by Dr. Dirk Hoheisel: “Searching for a parking space is inconvenient, stressful, and time-consuming” Bosch service expected to be available to drivers by 2018 or earlier Stuttgart – ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Promotes Passenger & Vehicle Safety…

Exclusive dealer for Nissan and Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates now offers a special service to help keep your cars safe! Dubai, UAE, April 11, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Nissan and Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, launched an exclusive Service campaign for its customers ......read more

Toyota Mirai Wins 2016 World Green Car Award…

Dubai, UAE – April 11, 2016:  Toyota Mirai was declared the 2016 World Green Car recently at the New York International Auto Show. In order to win the award, tailpipe emissions, fuel consumption and use of a major advanced power plant technology (beyond engine components), aimed specifically at increasing the vehicle's environmental responsibility, were all taken into ......read more

Lexus Sedan Select Event offers exclusive prices on a wide range of luxury sedans…

Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2016:  Following the exceptional demand witnessed during the 2016 ‘Lexus SUV Select Event’ launched on April 1st, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE extends the offer to include exclusive prices on its entire line-up of Lexus passenger cars. Running from 11th until 20th April 2016, Lexus Sedan Select Event offers attractive ......read more

Maserati Polo Tour 2016 in collaboration with La Martina gains speed in Dubai: Desert Palm wins 1st ...…

Dubai, UAE, April 10, 2016:   Acceleration combined with excellent off-road handling was the focus as the Maserati Polo Tour 2016 continued in Dubai this week, with the first Maserati Dubai Polo Challenge taking place at Desert Palm Polo Club. The winning team, “Desert Palm”, produced an impressive performance at this inaugural tournament.  Played over five days, ......read more

Africa Auto Parts and Accessories Market to Reach US$15.3 billion by 2020.…

The opportunities and trends of East Africa’s automotive aftermarket is under the microscope, as more than 200 industry professionals attend a two-day roadshow analysing the region’s fast-growing potential. The annual Automechanika Roadshow is making its first stop in Africa this week, as the double-digit growth for auto-parts demand in the world’s second largest continent ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors launches all-new tough and sophisticated Toyota Innova…

Bold new design seamlessly blends toughness and sophistication Enhanced performance and versatility Comprehensive safety features offer all-round protection Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2016:   Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, today launched the all-new 2016 Toyota Innova, which combines the essence of a Multi-purpose-vehicle (MPV) with the tough, emotional ......read more

‘Upgrade to Infiniti' Campaign by Arabian Automobiles Company Is Back by Popular Demand…

A limited time trade-in opportunity for the purchase of a new Infiniti Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2016: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is launching its popular ‘Upgrade to Infiniti’ campaign starting on 7th April and running until 16th April at all Infiniti Centers throughout Dubai, ......read more

Win your child's school semester fee back when you test drive the new Passat…

• Al Nabooda Automobiles offering contribution towards school fees    • Discount vouchers worth AED 3,000 distributed throughout malls in Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah Dubai, 3 April 2016: A new competition has been launched in the UAE which will see winners receive their child’s school semester fees paid, and entering to win is as easy as driving a ......read more

Continental and Mercedes-AMG continue to promote best-in-class German engineering at UAE drive event…

•    Mercedes-AMG cars featuring the ContiSportContact tires and engineering blaze onto the Yas Marina Circuit  •    Key delegates, VIP customers and media test models featuring super-sports tires in Abu Dhabi  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3rd April, 2016– Continental, the premium tire manufacturer and international automotive supplier, has once again ......read more

Lexus most popular SUVs on offer at Lexus SUV Select Event…

Dubai, UAE, 2nd April 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors staged ‘Lexus SUV Select Event’ giving the brand lovers from across the UAE a unique opportunity to benefit from special prices on models featuring innovative technologies and leading-edge designs. Started on April 1st, the 10-day event offers customers the best of Lexus 2016 GX and LX SUV models at the best price. The Lexus GX ......read more

Great savings with Toyota Happy Days at Al-Futtaim Motors' Toyota showrooms…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, today announced that the highly anticipated Toyota Happy Days promotion has kicked-off at all Al-Futtaim Motors showrooms starting April 1st. For the third year running, Toyota Happy Days offers the best automotive deals in town, including savings of up to AED 26,000 on select ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Launches Successful Blood Donation Campaign…

Blood donation initiative creates awareness of humanitarian involvement amongst employees Dubai, UAE, March 29, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, held its blood donation drive. The event, in collaboration with Dubai Blood Donation Centre forms part of the company’s ......read more

Infiniti and Nest® Launch “Infiniti Accelerator 2.0”…

Second generation of successful support program for entrepreneurs Startup companies from around the world can apply now at http://infiniti-hklab.com/ Program based at the Infiniti LAB in Hong Kong Expanding the program globally to other regions and cities Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2016:  Infiniti and Nest®, a Hong Kong-based investment company, today announced that the second ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company proved its supremacy in Nissan Aftersales Service…

Three Golds in Customer Service Regional Skill Contest and Kaizen Awards for innovation in customer experience excellence, lauded as best-performing dealer in the region Dubai, UAE, March 26, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Infiniti, Nissan and Renault in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has acquired three new awards. ......read more

Jaguar to Build Iconic XKSS – ‘The World's First Supercar'…

Ultra-exclusive sports car to be hand-built by Jaguar Classic All nine cars built to exact same specification as those made in 1957, replacing cars lost due to the Browns Lane fire Jaguar originally made the  as a road-going version of the Le Mans winning D-type  Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2016 Jaguar is to build the stunning XKSS as an ultra-exclusive continuation ......read more

Kia Motors Launches All-New 4th-Gen Kia Sportage…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2016 – Al Majid Motors Co., the sole distributor for Kia cars in the UAE has recently announced the launch of its all-new Kia Sportage- the fourth generation of Kia’s popular compact SUV- which is on sale starting March 2016.  Kia achieved the historic milestone of 1.6 million overseas vehicle exports of the third-generation Kia Sportage ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors and Emirates Driving Institute sign partnership…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 23, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, and the Emirates Driving Institute (EDI), the leading driving school in the Middle East, have signed a partnership agreement that will see a new fleet of Toyota Yaris Hatchback and Sedan become the preferred choice for existing and new students. An initial batch of 140 Toyota Yaris ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors and General Headquarter of UAE Armed Forces announce winner of new Land Cruiser…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 21, 2016:   Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in the UAE, and the General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, have announced the winner of a new Toyota Land Cruiser, offered by Al-Futtaim Motors, following the draw which took place at the at the Abu Dhabi GHQ Officers Club on the back of the Memorandum of ......read more

Awards continue to roll in for Mazda's “Little Wonder”…

All-New 2016 Mazda 2 Crowned “Best Compact Car of the Year 2016”  Dubai, 21 March 2016:  Mazda, the leading Japanese car manufacturer, continues to claim major prestigious automotive awards both locally and globally with its all-new 2016 Mazda2. The latest award “Best Compact Car of the Year 2016” was received by Galadari Automobiles, sole distributor of Mazda ......read more

First Automotive Luxury Virtual Showroom on Google Maps Launched by Infiniti of Arabian Automobiles…

Automotive division of AW Rostamani Group pioneers online experience for customers  Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has announced the launch of its new Infiniti Virtual Showroom on Google Maps powered by Street View Technology, the ......read more

Yas marina circuit says ‘welcome to hyper-speed' at the 2016 abu dhabi grand prix…

Yas Marina Circuit announce tickets for the region’s biggest and best sporting and entertainment weekend now on sale   The sooner you buy, the better the price say organisers with this year’s new dynamic purchasing offers   Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, March 20, 2016: Yas Marina Circuit today announced that tickets to the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI ......read more

MICHELIN launches 110th TYREPLUS branch in GCC; first in Ras Al Khaimah…

Plans include 180 outlets in GCC by end of 2018 Ras Al Khaimah, UAE (March 20, 2016):  In a bid to further strengthen its presence in the region, MICHELIN - a global manufacturer and leader of tyres and travel related services - opened its 110th TYREPLUS branch in the GCC today. Located in the Al Nakheel area of Ras Al Khaimah, the 28th outlet in the United Arab Emirates and first in the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors confirms partnership with Al Marmoum Camel Racing Championship…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 17th, 2016 – Al-Futtaim Motors has announced its platinum sponsorship of the Al Marmoum Camel Racing Championship for the third year in a row, in-line with the company’s commitment to supporting the mainstay of Emirati culture and heritage. Saud Abbasi, Managing Director, Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Having been in operation in the ......read more

Toyota cements its position as the undisputed automotive choice for SMEs in the UAE…

Al-Futtaim Motors sole automotive partner at the SME World Summit for third year running Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 March, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, remains the sole automotive partner at the SME World Summit for the third year in a row, working closely with SMEs from around the UAE to provide customized automotive business solutions, ......read more

The winning four – the new-generation Audi A4…

Benchmarking synthesis of technology and esthetics Best drag coefficient in its class New equipment concept with sport and design selection Kuwait, March 15, 2016 – The new-generation Audi A4 is a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the ......read more

The McLaren Sports Series expands track appeal with 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint…

• Track-only 570S GT4 and 570S Sprint models to be added to the McLaren Sports Series • Ansar Ali joins McLaren Automotive as Motorsport Director • 570S GT4 to enter a season-long competitive development programme in British championship with Black Bull Ecurie Ecosse McLaren Automotive has confirmed two new track-only models of the recently-launched Sports ......read more

Own your dream Toyota from Al-Futtaim Motors at 0% interest rate…

Multiple offers available on select 2015 and 2016 Toyota models Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 14, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has extended its attractive Zero Down Payment Purchase Plan on select 2015 and 2016 Toyota models throughout the month of March. As part of the new promotion, Al-Futtaim Motors is also offering an optional 0% interest ......read more

Italian Sartorial Excellence arrives in the UAE…

Maserati ‘Ermenegildo Zegna Interiors’ are now available at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors showrooms Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2016:   Maserati’s latest highlight in terms of customisation and sartorial excellence, the new Ermenegildo Zegna Interiors, have arrived at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors showrooms in the UAE. The Ermenegildo Zegna Interiors are available ......read more

Ferrari Owners Club UAE Track Day at Dubai Autodrome…

Dubai, UAE, March 10, 2016:   The Ferrari Owners Club UAE staged its first track day of 2016 at the Dubai Autodrome with more than two dozen cars including a Ferrari F12berlinetta tdf roaring down the circuit. Dorado Pilots from the Ferrari Racing Academy in Italy were at hand to make sure the action was held in safe conditions with all necessary safety precautions taken to make ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors named exclusive car sponsor of the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016…

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 8th, 2016:  Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment in the UAE, today announced their sponsorship of the 4th International Aviation Exhibition in the Middle East – the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016 – as the Exclusive Car Sponsor for the event taking place from March 8-10, 2016 at the ......read more

KIA Roadshow 2016 is back…

Dubai, UAE, March 07, 2016:  KIA Motors Corp.  – through its sole distributor in the UAE, Al Majid Motors Co. – will be taking its current portfolio of passenger vehicles around the UAE during the latest instalment of its popular Roadshow, which starts on February 19th to March 25th. Kia will be showcasing its range at several locations in the country for 6 ......read more

Double-Win for Jaguar at the 2016 Wheels Car Of The Year Awards…

Dubai, 3 March 2016 – Luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar was the proud recipient of two awards at the 2016 Wheels magazine’s Car of The Year 2016 awards ceremony. The new Jaguar XE was named ‘Best Executive Saloon of the Year’, reaffirming this vehicle as the true driver’s car in its segment. With innovative vehicle dynamics, ground-breaking performance, ......read more

Three European premieres for Infiniti at 2016 Geneva Motor Show…

Daring Q60 sports coupe, QX30 premium active crossover and Q50 sports sedan share the limelight on Infiniti stand  Debut for Infiniti’s advanced all-new 3.0 V6 twin-turbo  Dubai, UAE, March 3, 2016:  Infiniti’s European debuts include two all-new models and one comprehensively updated vehicle today at the Geneva International Motor Show. All three share ......read more

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