24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: In a landmark deal, Al Ghandi Auto, a leading General Motors dealership selling Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, signed an agreement with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, for the sale of 112 Chevrolet vehicles – 109 Trailblazers and three Tahoes.
Commenting on the agreement, Ali Saeed Bin Saroud, Executive Manager, Dubai Camel Racing Club, said, “We have chosen Al Ghandi Auto from a line of other auto dealers in Dubai because of the great commitment and flexibility shown in their sales proposition. We were looking for the ideal vehicles that mixed luxury and practicality, and we’re happy with the decision to choose Al Ghandi Auto as a valued partner in this deal.”
Mark Jenkins, CEO, Al Ghandi Auto, said: “I am delighted to ......read more
• New K Xtrem offers the most robust chassis on the market
• New model is now available across the Middle East
• Designed for the most extreme conditions
(Middle East, 24th April, 2017) Renault Trucks has introduced the new K Xtrem to the Middle East market. The robust model, developed to take on the most challenging environments found in the Middle East, was launched during Renault Trucks XTREM DAYS event in Marrakech, Morocco, for industry leaders from Greater Middle East, Sub-Sahara Africa, Algeria, Morocco and Turkey.
Designed for the most heavy-duty uses on the most extreme terrains such as quarries and mines, the K Xtrem comes with a reinforced chassis and an automated, reinforced Optidriver Xtrem gearbox. The new model offers a total ......read more
• New high-performance technology delivers acceleration of 0-100KM/h in under 4 seconds
• Model stands alongside new Liverpool customised version of the MG ZS
(Middle East, 20th April 2017) : The new MG electric supercar concept - MG E-motion, made its global debut on the MG stand at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show. With 94 years of history, this legendary British brand is enjoying a significant revival thanks to recent scientific and technical innovation, delivering a stunning new concept model that combines high standards in design and performance that marks an exciting new era for the manufacturer.
The MG E-motion concept embodies MG’s brand-new exterior design essence. The concept model has dynamic and elegant body proportions, with the positioning of the ......read more
• LYNK & CO tested its in-car, app-based sharing feature live for the first time in Shanghai on April 16, 2017
• Digital keys are spawning new ownership and collaboration models
• With Ericsson cloud technology, LYNK & CO delivers on their core brand promise of enabling new services through connectivity
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: LYNK & CO, which has been hailed as the world’s “most connected car” after its launch in October 2016, has partnered with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to help shape the future of car connectivity. Thanks to Ericsson’s Connected Vehicle Cloud service and its leadership in Cloud and Internet of Things, LYNK & CO have demonstrated the world’s first built-in share function.
Research suggests ......read more
Light duty Hino 300 Series Hybrid offers cleaner, more efficient transport
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2017 – In line with its efforts to make a significant difference in the environmental footprint and contribute to a cleaner air quality in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, has launched the country’s first hybrid truck at the 8th edition of the Cold Food Chain Conference, which was held on the 5th of April the Meydan Hotel in Dubai.
The Hino 300 Series Hybrid light-duty truck features the world’s first hybrid diesel engine designed to deliver cleaner, more efficient transport solutions. Like the conventional petrol-engine Hino light-duty trucks, the hybrid variants are totally customizable and can be used with mounted ......read more
Hosting the Renault Duster as the lead in the SUV B segment, the dealership secures growth in sales volume
Dubai, UAE, April 16th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has released Renault’s 2016 Growth Report confirming the brand’s remarkable performance.
The report reveals that Arabian Automobiles achieved positive volume growth of 17% for Renault, and that the company’s market share performance ranks number one among Renault distributors in the GCC.
Mr. Salah Yamout, Director of Sales and Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “Renault’s positive performance growth is a testimony that its products are continuously attracting new customers in ......read more
New V6 powertrain technology, offering 400 hp, delivers exhilarating drive
‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy inspires daring exterior
Empowering performance from world-first technologies
Dubai, April 13, 2017: The INFINITI Q60 is a premium sports coupe that combines a completely all-new design with exhilarating performance and dynamics. The taut, muscular lines of the exterior underline the Q60’s considerable performance potential – reinforced by an advanced all-new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine.
The high performance 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine from the new and exclusive ‘VR’ powertrain family is born out of the brand’s extensive in-house experience in six-cylinder powertrain development. The new engine available with 400hp in the Q60 Red Sport 400 – has been ......read more
Limited edition Vanquish S takes inspiration from the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows
The third Q by Aston Martin - Commission by Aston Martin Cambridge
Tenth car will be gifted to the RAF Benevolent Fund
11 April 2017, Gaydon: Spectacular British aviation skills are the inspiration for Aston Martin's latest Q by Aston Martin creation; the Vanquish S Red Arrows edition.
Just ten examples of the Red Arrows inspired cars are being commissioned by Aston Martin Cambridge, each with special design features, hand-crafted interiors and graphic elements that draw on the visual language of aviation, as well as the skill and agility of the RAF's globally acclaimed official aerobatic unit, the Red Arrows.
Founded in 1965, the Red Arrows quickly achieved a reputation for incredible precision and awesome spectacle. ......read more
Ashwani Gupta Appointed Alliance Senior Vice President of the Renault-Nissan LCV Business Unit, effective April 1
Move expected to expand light commercial vehicle market leadership under a single business unit and boost sales by unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key markets.
Alliance partners to create more synergies by having one business unit, while ensuring brand differentiation, maximizing cross-development and cross-manufacturing, technology sharing and cost reduction.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: April 11, 2017 – The Renault-Nissan Alliance is creating a light commercial vehicle business unit to expand its global presence in this growing segment.
By unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key ......read more
Until the end of April, customers can pay 0% interest for up to five years on select Renault models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has launched its special spring offers, which will run until stocks last. The offer allows customers to become owners of new cars that strike the perfect balance between product and pricing.
During the promotion period, Arabian Automobiles will be taking care of interest costs for its customers by giving them the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of 0% interest for five years on Renault’s popular Duster, Captur and Symbol, and 0% interest for three years on the all-new 2017 Talisman and Koleos models. This gives customers a ......read more
Al Tayer Motors is world’s first dealer to launch new V12 Prancing Horse
Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017: The Ferrari 812 Superfast made its first international dealer launch at a special preview in Dubai by Al Tayer Motors - the official Ferrari importer-dealer in the UAE. The car, which roared into this year’s Geneva International Motorshow, was revealed to VIP guests at an exclusive event held on the roof-top of the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai – the city’s newest hospitality venue.
The event, themed ‘Shift to the 12th Dimension’, referring to the V12 heritage of the car, incorporated various elements representing the number 12 to highlight the powerful engine under the bonnet of the car.
Speaking at the launch event, Hossam Hosni, Vice-President - Ferrari at Al Tayer Motors said: “It ......read more
Dubai, April 3, 2017 – Jaguar Land Rover scooped up three prestigious motoring accolades at the fourth edition of the 2017 Middle East Car of the Year Awards (MECOTY) that were held in Dubai on Thursday, March 30th 2017.
Nominated alongside peers from the automotive industry, Jaguar saw the F-PACE win the “Best Compact Premium Performance SUV” title followed by another success for the brand with the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR awarded “Best Premium Performance Coupe”.
Recognized for innovation, Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque Convertible also received the special “Industry Pioneer” award.
Commenting on Jaguar Land Rover’s three wins, Bruce Robertson, Managing Director of Jaguar Land Rover Middle East and North Africa, said: “Trusted award platforms such as ......read more
Limited-time offers across all Nissan models featuring special promotions on the popular Juke, all-new Altima and Pathfinder
Dubai, UAE, April 2nd, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched its limited-time spring offers – running from 1st to 10th April, customers will be spoilt for choice with outstanding discounts across Nissan’s entire line-up. Fans of the company’s popular Juke, Altima and Pathfinder models are in for a particularly happy surprise, as these vehicles will see the greatest price cuts.
During the 10 day promotion period, the Nissan Juke will be available for a starting price of only AED 54,500, while the Altima will be up for grabs at only AED 69,500 ......read more
Repair and Maintenance in focus as leading global players line up cutting edge solutions at three-day auto aftermarket trade fair
Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017: The finest in automotive repair and maintenance solutions will be under the spotlight at the Middle East’s largest auto aftermarket trade fair next month in Dubai, from non-wax based vehicle detailing services to automated body shop systems that save time and money.
Auto professionals searching for the latest innovations in workshop repairs and equipment will be in for a treat at Automechanika Dubai 2017, with leading global suppliers set to descend upon the annual showcase from 7-9 May at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Italian company Symach will launch Fixline – an automated body shop repair process that utilises robotics, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 29, 2017: Last year INFINITI unveiled the completely redesigned QX60 to the Middle East region. For 2017, the model features additional enhancements that are aimed at empowering the driver with a more premium experience.
The first in a host of upgrades is on the QX60’s powerplant. The Intelligent All-Wheel Drive vehicle featuring the powerful yet efficient 3.5 litre V6 gasoline engine now delivers 295hp (+30hp) at 6,400 rpm with a torque output of 350NM (+24) at 4,800rpm.
Never compromising on convenience with the driver always in mind, the 2017 INFINITI QX60 also comes equipped with the Motion Activated Liftgate. This unique technology allows uses to simply swipe their foot in a ‘kicking motion’ under the rear bumper and this action causes the liftagate to open automatically – ......read more
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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
• 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Ferrari GTC4Lusso debuts: a unique mix of benchmark sports car performance, all-weather versatility and sublime elegance
Also on the stand the California T featuring the new Handling Speciale package
Geneva, March 2, 2016: The Ferrari GTC4Lusso which premieres at the Geneva Motor Show is a new four-seater model that integrates rear-wheel steering with four-wheel drive for ......read more
Up to AED10, 000 added value on offer when customers exchange any make or model for a brand-new Nissan
Dubai, UAE, March 2, 2016: Arabian Automobiles, Flagship Company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai and the Northern Emirates has announced the return of its renowned Automania Exchange – a limited time trade-in campaign running from 3rd ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment in the UAE, announced their sponsorship of the 4th Ajman Environmental Conference, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ajman, the Municipality and Planning Department and ......read more
• Land Rover reveals key technical areas where expertise is being applied to the Land Rover BAR boat development
• Jaguar Land Rover’s highly skilled engineers and Land Rover BAR marry knowledge to gain performance advantage over competitors
• Land Rover BAR CEO Martin Whitmarsh confident ‘F1 on water’ will be won with the help of Land ......read more
• 7% growth for 2015
Dubai, UAE - 22 February 2016: It has been a little over a year since the introduction of the new QX80 – the marque’s flagship full size SUV, and the vehicle continues to deliver in spades for Infiniti.
Launched in December 2014, the uptake for the new model has been strong with Infiniti delivering 1,521 vehicles in 2015, up 7% compared to the ......read more
Regular Car maintenance workshops to help keep women safe and savvy
21st February 2016, Dubai, UAE - Hammerhead, UAE’s Auto Repair & Maintenances specialists hosted last Thursday the country’s first woman’s car maintenance workshop to help provide basic automotive training to a primary female audience.
Attended by more than 45 working women, stay-at-home mums and ......read more
Modena, 21 February 2016 – Maserati gives the first glimpse of the external look of the Levante, the first SUV in the Brand's more than one hundred years of history: the new model completes the existing range of sedans and sports cars, extending the offering together with the Quattroporte, Ghibli, GranTurismo and GranCabrio models.
The Levante's design features clear associations ......read more
The Future is Now!
Groundbreaking environmentally-friendly performance
Bold new design
Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has officially launched the fourth generation Toyota Prius, the most popular hybrid vehicle in the world.
First revealed at the 13th Dubai International Motor Show in ......read more
- Kia’s first plug-in hybrid showcases advanced efficiency and boasts technological refinements
- Advancements in Kia’s hybrid system and increases in electric power combine for increased range and improved driving dynamics
- Packed with new technology, the Optima PHEV arrives with a new suite of ECO telematics and infotainment upgrades, including Android ......read more
Two lucky DSF Infiniti Customers walk away with AED100,000 in gift vouchers as part of Infiniti’s extended DSF promotions!
Dubai, UAE, February 16th, 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 another two lucky winners of its extended DSF Infiniti ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment in the UAE, has appointed Bertrand Thiebaut as Senior Managing Director to overlook the business and maintain the company’s position as the leading automotive dealer in the UAE.
“This is a great new adventure for me as I start a new journey in ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2016: Toyota today announced the availability of the fourth generation Prius in the Middle East to unveil the latest version of this global green icon, which takes the hybrid concept further than ever. Paired with a striking design, higher expected fuel economy ratings, and greater ride comfort this car is made to serve the greater good. The arrival of the ......read more
Volvo revamps retail design concept with a warm Swedish welcome
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2016: Embarking on new standards that transform the traditional retail landscape, Volvo Cars MENA and Trading Enterprises inaugurated the new Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) in Abu Dhabi. Located at Mina Zayed, the new showroom reflects Scandinavian-inspired values of calm, clean lines with 'cool ......read more
Visually striking SUV from Volvo shows the future of Scandinavian car design
World’s most powerful and cleanest 7-seat premium SUV
World-first safety and convenience features
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2016: Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, unveils the arrival of the most anticipated car of recent years – the all new XC90 to the Middle East. The new SUV presents a ......read more
Lexus’ all-new luxury coupe drives away with design excellence awards for Production Car and for its Interior Design
First ever luxury automobile to feature a 10-speed automatic transmission
Dubai, UAE – February 14, 2016: The all-new Lexus LC 500 luxury coupe grabbed two awards for design excellence on its debut at the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 10, 2016: Italian luxury car manufacturer Maserati has achieved its 5th consecutive record year in terms of sales across the Middle East, India and Africa (MEIA) region in 2015. While 2013 saw the launch of the new Maserati Quattroporte and 2014 the launch of the new Ghibli, in 2015 the Trident brand prepared for the arrival of its next new model in ......read more
Class-leading performance, versatility in all driving conditions, sublime elegance.
A unique car, a whole new world
Maranello, 9 February 2016 – Ferrari announces the addition to its range of the Ferrari GTC4Lusso, the new four-seater which hails a major evolution of the sporting Grand Tourer concept by integrating rear-wheel steering with four-wheel drive for the first ......read more
Agreement to offer substantial discounts on Toyota and Lexus vehicles to all Armed Forces personnel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 9th, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in the UAE, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, offering all staff special discounted prices of up to ......read more
• Technical partner of new Renault Sport Formula One team from 2016 season
• Contributing Infiniti’s expertise in hybrid performance
• Leveraging opportunities within the RenaultNissan Alliance
Dubai, UAE - 09 February 2016: Infiniti’s successful involvement in Formula One enters the next phase. Starting with the new 2016 season, Infiniti will be a ......read more
Huge discounts on Civic, CR-V, Pilot and Accord Coupe models
Dubai, February 07, 2016: The Honda Clearance is on across all Al-Futtaim Honda showrooms in the UAE with huge savings on the Civic, CR-V, Pilot and the Accord Coupe.
With an AED 10,000 discount, the sleek and efficient Honda Civic is now available for AED 59,900 while the fuel efficient CR-V is available for AED 79,900. ......read more
• Tenth Golf GTE plug-in hybrid model arrives in the United Arab Emirates
• Partnership between Volkswagen and Dubai Municipality demonstrates dedication to sustainability
Dubai, 07 February 2016: Volkswagen Middle East and Al Nabooda Automobiles, in collaboration with Dubai Municipality, Thursday marked the handover of the tenth and final Golf GTE plug-in hybrid ......read more
• Infiniti continues to refresh and grow its product line-up
• Q60 and QX30 have been ‘designed to perform’, inspired by daring concepts
• New models broaden Infiniti’s product portfolio at a time of record sales growth
Dubai, UAE - 07 February 2016: Infiniti will present two all-new expressive models at the Geneva International Motor Show on 1 ......read more
Scheme available on all 2015 and 2016 Toyota models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 4, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched a one-of-a-kind zero down payment purchase plan on all 2015 and 2016 Toyota models, giving customers the opportunity to own their dream Toyota with a unique monthly plan offer.
The Zero Down Payment offer ......read more
Automotive division of AW Rostamani Group partners with The British University in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has partnered with UAE’s first research–based university, The British University in Dubai (BUiD) to offer ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 1 February 2016: Emirates Motor Company Daimler Commercial Vehicles (EMC), authorized Mercedes-Benz distributor in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, has supplied 100 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans converted into ambulances to the National Ambulance Company and delivered them at the Arab Health Expo on 27 January 2016.
At the handover, ......read more
Ferrari Pays Tribute to the Middle East with stunning desert video
Dubai, UAE, January 31, 2016: Ferrari pays tribute to the deep-rooted traditions of the Middle East Region with “Deserto Rosso”, a breathtaking video showcasing the majestic beauty of the desert celebrated by the stunning design of its cars.
The phrase Deserto Rosso is Italian for ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 31st January, 2016: Manufacturer of premium luxury vehicles, Jaguar Land Rover MENA, has just announced Koudi Kamal from Morocco as Jaguar’s Technician of the Year 2015 while Jinto Thomas from the United Arab Emirates was named Land Rover’s Technician of the Year for MENA.
Making it through the semi-finals as part of the twelve Jaguar Land Rover finalists who emerged ......read more
F-TYPE Project 7 made its debut at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed – in the 60th anniversary year of the Jaguar D-type racer that inspired its design
F-TYPE Project 7 is the most performance-focused derivative of the acclaimed F-TYPE range and Jaguar’s fastest and most powerful production model to date
Jaguar produced the F-TYPE Project 7 in an ......read more
New striking design and technologically-innovative features make the second generation Tiguan one of the world’s most advanced Compact SUV
The latest model is available in three new powertrains
Doha, Qatar, 27 January 2016 – Volkswagen Middle East presents the new generation of the best-selling Tiguan – the ultimate SUV for the urban jungle - at this year’s ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 26th 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, announced that they have joined forces with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to raise awareness of child safety amongst youth in the UAE.
The competition, dubbed “Junior Publisher”, encourages students to spread awareness messages to more than 144,000 of their peers ......read more
Dedicated facility designed to embody Renault’s new brand slogan ‘Passion for life’
Dubai, UAE, January 26, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has opened its first ever Renault Store in the UAE. The launch event for the dedicated new facility, ......read more
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 23 January, 2016 – Emirates Motor Company (EMC), the authorized distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, has offered visitors a glimpse of the first Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrid model in the region - the ‘S 500 e’ – as part of its participation at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) currently ......read more
Latest film in the Jaguar XJ Innovation Series
High fashion is developing fast in the Middle East and Jaguar took its innovative new XJ to Dubai to discover how designers are pushing the boundaries with a focus on blending traditional and modern elements. As Dubai becomes a new hub for high-end style, it is that rare combination that is also defining a new wave of fashion in the Middle ......read more
• New Tiguan Middle East debut at Qatar Motor Show 2016
• Innovative technological features, off road capability and striking design make the new Tiguan the ideal ‘urban jungle’ SUV
UAE, 21 January 2016: The all-new Tiguan will make its Middle East debut at this year’s Qatar Motor Show at the Doha Exhibition and Conference Center (DECC), 28th January to ......read more
Elegant and sophisticated, the Kia Telluride combines breakthrough technology, rugged beauty, and functionality in a full-size sport utility vehicle
Telluride takes Kia’s design language in a bold new direction and suggests styling of a possible future premium large SUV in the brand’s lineup
Telluride pushes the boundaries of technology with unique in-cabin ......read more