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2018 Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE

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 Lynn Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Aston Martin revealed the new Vantage: a dynamic successor to the biggest-selling road car in the British marque’s history. In an unprecedented synchronised launch, Aston Martin Racing revealed the new Vantage GTE: the spectacular new FIA World Endurance Championship challenger poised to replace the team’s most successful competition car of all-time, the multiple Le Mans-winning V8 Vantage ......read more

Nissan Bags Two Trophies at the Annual Arab Wheels Awards

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 Nissan Kicks as the best compact-SUV.    "The two awards are a testament to Nissan’s commitment to deliver a wide portfolio of cars to its customers in the region, powered by advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology” said Kalyana Sivagnanam, President of Nissan Middle East and Regional Vice President Marketing and Sales for Africa, the Middle East and India, “For not only one, but two of our cars, Nissan ......read more

Introducing the new Vantage: the successor to a true sporting dynasty

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, 2017:  Vantage. An evocative name for a magnificent bloodline of thoroughbred sports cars. For seven decades the heartbeat of Aston Martin’s purest models, the Vantage nameplate has been worn by some true icons. First used in 1951 on a high-output engine option for the DB2, Vantage was quickly established as a model in its own right. Highlights include the William Towns-designed V8 Vantage, spectacular twin-supercharged V600 Le Mans and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda and RoadSafetyUAE organize ‘first-ever' UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event

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 RoadSafetyUAE, organized the ‘first ever’ UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event.    The event aimed to raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by motorcycle riders who are the most vulnerable on the road.    According to the data revealed by Dubai Police, there were a total of 276 motorbike related incidents in 2016 including 16 fatalities. Motorcyclists were ......read more

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan

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 that they have signed definitive agreements for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.   “Groupe Renault is delighted to extend its international footprint by entering Pakistan, a fast-growing market with a 10% annual growth rate. By partnering with Al-Futtaim, a very professional and renowned automotive partner, Groupe Renault aims to become a major player in Pakistan. We aim to bring our latest ......read more

Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One

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 2017:   As the Renault team prepares for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, the French manufacturer is celebrating 40 years of success, passion and pride in Formula One.    The success story began in 1977 with the RS01 model and is still very much alive today with Renault’s two drivers, Carlos Sainz Jr. and Nico Hülkenberg currently sitting in 9th and 12th place respectively ahead of the Abu Dhabi event, which will ......read more

Toyota goes Xtreme with Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Fortuner

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 Cruiser and FJ Cruiser. Fans of the Xtreme lineup can see the cars’ limits being pushed at the action-packed off-road activity taking place during the Dubai International Motor Show at the outdoor Toyota 4x4 Adventure. “Following the intense demand of the off-roading community in the UAE, we are proud to introduce a new Xtreme variant to the Toyota Fortuner, bringing it to the ranks of the Land Cruiser Xtreme and FJ Cruiser ......read more

Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region

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 school bus in the region.   The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind worldwide.   Speaking at the launch ceremony, Mohammed Abdullah Al Jarman, general manager of Emirates Transport, said: “The launch of a Zero Emission school bus comes as part of our efforts to achieve the vision of the government for a green economy and ......read more

Almaeeni: 100% growth in supplier response past 3 months

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 directors of ESMA in early June.   The number of suppliers and registrants in the RFID system has reached 17,838 suppliers registered over the past three months, an increase of nearly double, compared to 9 thousand and 774 transactions were recorded in the second quarter of this year. HE Abdulla Almaeeni, Director General of “ESMA” said. The rapid response by suppliers to join the tire tracking system contributes to ......read more

The New Jaguar E-Pace Makes Middle East Debut at Dubai International Motor Show

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 favourite apps on the move Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road Configurable Dynamics technology delivers Jaguar dynamics, allowing drivers to personalise throttle, steering and transmission settings Lightweight suspension architecture, all-wheel drive, Active Driveline and torque vectoring technologies provide excellent agility and all-surface ......read more

Aston Martin at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Middle Eastern show debut of Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar Iconic, rare original DB5 Convertible displayed  Regional debut of newly launched V8-powered DB11  Premiere of Middle East exclusive, Vanquish S Pearl Edition November 14, 2017, Dubai:  Aston Martin marks the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.   The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar makes a hugely anticipated appearance, being shown for the first time in the region to the public. The product of a unique Innovation Partnership between the British luxury brand and eminent F1TM team Red Bull Racing, this ambitious, uncompromising and wholly extraordinary collaboration combines the vision and skills of two ......read more

2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes appearance at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show In addition to its striking stylish design, the 2018 Camry HEV provides over 70% greater fuel economy than a regular petrol engine Camry, thanks to a revised hybrid system. With a 2.5L engine, the new Camry’s improved electric motor produces more torque and helps make acceleration even more responsive, delivering 212 horsepower. The 2018 model’s elevated efficiency arrives with a remarkably stunning drive, that ......read more

Lexus launches reimagined flagship, all-new 'LS' in the UAE

All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid System on LS 500h Lexus Safety System+ and other advanced safety technologies United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, announced, from its Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) exclusive stand at the Dubai International Motor Show, the launch of all-new Lexus LS, the fifth-generation of the original luxury disruptor, that has set benchmarks for powertrain smoothness, ......read more

Maserati Middle East and Africa reveals new Ghibli at Dubai International Motor Show 2017

2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on display Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all Maserati models have been thoroughly upgraded, adopting additional high-tech contents. The new Ghibli as well as the Levante MY18 are now available in GranLusso and GranSport trims, previously introduced in the Quattroporte range. Ghibli and Quattroporte now feature Adaptive full LED headlights with glare free high-beam, based on Matrix technology for Ghibli, developed in collaboration with Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting, and on L-shape technology for Quattroporte. Both Maserati ......read more

Ferrari and Al Tayer Motors launch Ferrari Portofino in the Middle East at Dubai International Motor Show

The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence   Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofino takes pride of place on the Ferrari stand, displayed amongst an elegant Ferrari fleet comprising the dynamic 812 Superfast, the exuberant 488 GTB and the luxurious GTC4 Lusso T.   The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 200 ......read more

INFINITI unveils new QX80 at Dubai International Motor Show

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 Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  INFINITI Motor Company revealed the new QX80 full-size luxury SUV today for the first time at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI’s market-leading presence in the full-size luxury SUV segment, the QX80 takes INFINITI’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language in a bold new direction, creating a powerful, contemporary and commanding aesthetic.    “The new INFINITI QX80 ......read more

Trendier and sportier new Toyota Yaris Hatchback 2018 to be previewed at Dubai International Motor Show

Newly designed exterior and improved interior features Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November, 2017:  Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be previewing the all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback during the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Over the years, the Toyota Yaris Hatchback has branded itself as a fun and agile car, which is complemented by its low fuel consumption and driving comfort. This year, at the Dubai International Motor Show, the latest iteration of the Toyota Yaris Hatchback will make an appearance. Redesigned for 2018, the new Toyota Yaris enjoys a sportier and trendier look and comes with a completely new front bumper and radiator grille combination with a glossy finish on the mesh. A new design for the lower back also ......read more

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to unveil one-off Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy' Ghost at Dubai International Motor Show

Dubai, UAE: November 13, 2017:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will showcase the capa-bilities of its unparalleled Bespoke programme at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show as it unveils a special one-off commission - the Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Ghost. Conceptualized by brand experts at AGMC, the sole dealers of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, and hand-crafted by the experts at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, the Spirit of Calligraphy is a unique Ex-tended Wheel Base Rolls-Royce Ghost that combines the words of the luxury brand’s founder with the region’s Arabian heritage.  The Rolls-Royce ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Bespoke Ghost draws its design inspiration from the ancient art of Arabic Calligraphy, where words are ......read more

Jaguar Land Rover rolls out new ‘ARCH' corporate identity across MENA dealer network

Customer experience sits at heart of ARCH concept, delivering a premium experience every step of the journey Significant investment by retailer network will contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s future growth and success Consistent look and feel will be found at all Jaguar Land Rover retail sites thanks to globally implemented standard architecture, interior design and use of materials Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 October, 2017:  An ambitious four-year programme to roll out Jaguar Land Rover’s all-new retailer corporate identity is well underway throughout the British carmaker’s Middle East and North Africa dealer network. Known as the ‘ARCH Concept,’ within the next two years every Jaguar Land Rover showroom and workshop facility within the region will have benefited from the redesign, ......read more

Counterfeit parts warning from ACDelco Middle East after major new seizure

Fake parts can lead to mechanical problems, breakdowns, accidents and even personal injury   Middle East, 7 November 2017:  With the recent destruction by authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, of a major haul of fake spare parts, premium aftermarket supplier ACDelco is highlighting the dangers of purchasing counterfeit parts and warning Middle East customers to be vigilant when purchasing any auto parts.   While fake parts may often be less expensive to buy, the cost can prove to be far higher in the long run, and not just financially. Imitation parts typically don’t last as long as genuine parts, making it necessary to replace them more frequently. Typically, these parts aren’t built to a particular car’s specifications, which can also lead to mechanical problems and breakdowns. ......read more

BMW M5 and BMW Concept X7 iPerformance to headline Dubai International Motor Show.

BMW Group is preparing for regional premieres of the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the BMW M5 and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:   BMW Middle East and AGMC, the official BMW importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, will showcase an impressive display of 20 models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show held on November 14-18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Heading up the display will be the much-anticipated BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the all-new BMW M5 Sedan and the upgraded BMW X3 - each premiering in the Middle East for the first time. Other highlight models on the stand include the BMW i3s, the BMW X1 25i M Sport and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Joining BMW Group Middle East and AGMC officials at the show will be Domagoj Dukec, Vice President ......read more

GMC opens new chapter in Middle East with ‘Like A Pro' campaign

New campaign personifies what it means to be Professional Grade Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:   GMC, the truck and SUV manufacturer has announced the launch of ‘Like A Pro’, a new campaign evolving its ‘We Are Professional Grade’ positioning. ‘Like A Pro’ celebrates GMC vehicles and customers — people who passionately live life to a higher standard. The ‘Like A Pro’ campaign illustrates the core values of ‘We Are Professional Grade’ and shows the emotional connection customers have with their GMC trucks and SUV models. With the new campaign, this is first time in the region that the brand, which has been present in the Middle East for over 93 years, has taken its brand messaging in a new direction, marking a key moment in the brand’s ongoing ......read more

Jaguar's Stellar Dubai International Motor Show Line-up Will Be Its Biggest Yet at Region's Premier Automotive Showcase Event

Six models are making their Middle East debut, including one hero appearance by an all-new highly anticipated model in the region Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 2, 2017:  Jaguar announced today that it will put on a stunning display of six new vehicles at the upcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from November 14 - 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In what is its largest line-up presented at the show to date, the British premium car manufacturer has confirmed that six new vehicles are making an appearance for the first time in the Middle East region, including a new record breaking model which is one of the brands most highly anticipated products in this region.    XF SPORTBRAKE Making its regional debut at the Dubai International Motorshow is the Jaguar XF Sportbrake, which ......read more

Indian automobile manufacturer invests AED 40 million at RAKEZ

Ras Al Khaimah, 1 November 2017:  Auto Bus Laser LLC, a newly established commercial vehicle parts manufacturer, has joined Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone’s (RAKEZ) bustling family of industrialists in its Al Ghail Industrial Zone. The company has been set up to exclusively support Ashok Leyland’s operations by supplying bus bodies, engines, exhausts, clutches, breaks, radiators, and other vehicle parts.  With around AED 40 million worth of investment, Auto Bus Laser has acquired a massive 20,100 square metre of land at RAKEZ’s Al Ghail Industrial Zone where the company will construct a state-of-the-art facility that will house the next generation of laser machines.  Commenting on the company’s establishment, Auto Bus Laser’s Chief Executive Officer Raman Macker stated: “We are ......read more

Premier Motors Supports 2nd USIP World Police Games

Abu Dhabi, 01 November 2017:  Premier Motors, the official dealer for Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford, Lincoln, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2nd World Police Games organised by the International Police Sports Union (USIP) as its exclusive automotive partner.  The 2017 event will be held under the auspices of Lt. General H. H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, from 3 – 10 November in Abu Dhabi. The UAE, which is one of the founding member countries of USIP, is the first Arab country to host the event.  Premier Motors will be supporting the event with a fleet of some of the latest Jaguar Land Rover vehicles including the flagship Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, the versatile Land Rover Discovery and the Jaguar XF and XJ. Speaking about ......read more

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Jaguar Land Rover Scoops Four Top Accolades at ArabWheels Awards 2016…

Dubai, 17 November 2016:  Luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover took home four top motoring awards at the second edition of the ArabWheels 2016 Awards at a ceremony held on Tuesday, 15th November at the 5-star Meydan hotel. Nominated alongside its peers in the automotive industry, Jaguar Land Rover’s flagship models were recognised at the ArabWheels Awards 2016. The ......read more

Vanquish S takes Aston Martin's ultimate Super GT to the next level…

Power of naturally-aspirated 6.0 litre V12 engine increased to 600PS    Suspension set-up honed to deliver greater poise and precision  Exterior features new exposed carbon fibre splitter and diffuser, plus striking new quad exhaust outlets  Dubai, UAE, November 16, 2016:  Aston Martin has turned up the heat on it’s ultimate Super GT to create the new ......read more

Gulf region can lead global movement toward fully autonomous vehicle, say industry experts…

‘Road to autonomy inevitable’, speakers say ahead of 2nd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2016:  The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can be at the forefront of the global movement toward the fully autonomous vehicle and Mobility as a Service (MaaS), transport and automotive industry experts have said. Jacob Bangsgaard, ......read more

New Lotus and Caterham Experiences unveiled at Dubai Autodrome…

ERAS Customs & Classics partner to provide exclusive vehicles Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2016:   ERAS Customs & Classics, part of Al-Futtaim Group, has partnered with Dubai Autodrome to introduce two new motorsport experiences for the public, allowing guests to experience the thrill of three different high performance cars. Motoring fans will get a choice of two track ......read more

RTA and Hyperloop One Sign Agreement to Start Connecting the Emirates…

Agreement to study high-speed routes that reduce travel time between Abu Dhabi and Dubai to 12 minutes UAE could see a Hyperloop ‘within next five years’, according to company Hyperloop One vision includes original concept for autonomous vehicles and Hyperloop One Portal design Dubai, UAE, November 10, 2016:  The UAE is one step closer to being the world’s first ......read more

Nissan Introduces New Electric-Motor Drivetrain: e-POWER…

Dubai, UAE, November 9, 2016:  Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., today introduced its new drive system called e-POWER to customers. It marks the first time that e-POWER technology is available for consumers, marking a significant milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan Intelligent Mobility. e-POWER borrows from the EV technology perfected in the Nissan LEAF, the best-selling pure ......read more

Al Tayer Motors unveils the New Maserati Quattroporte at Salon des Grandes Complications…

The new Quattroporte: restyling and range strategy for a new product experience      Dubai, UAE, November 8, 2016:   After three and a half years of unprecedented success in the international markets, the Quattroporte continues its success story that commenced over 50 years ago by undergoing a substantial restyling. The new flagship was unveiled at the Salon Des Grandes ......read more

Emirates Motor Company (EMC) and Mercedes-Benz to show the Zetros 3643 AS Tractor-head at ADIPEC ...…

The Zetros is available in 4x4 and 6x6 configurations as tractor-head and chassis version for various heavy-duty applications, with GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) variants ranging from 18 – 40t. The vehicle exhibited at ADIPEC is a Zetros 3643 AS 6x6 Tractor-head, sporting 426hp and providing a GCW (Gross Combination Weight) of up to 116 tonnes, thus highly capable of hauling large and ......read more

Dr. Mahareiq Group Opens Strokerz Middle East in Dubai…

Region First Specialized Company for Motors Maintenance and Customization Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016:   On Friday, Dr. Mahareiq Group opened the second branch of Strokerz Middle East in Dubai Investment Park, Dubai. The event was attended by VIPs, motorcycles fans, and riders from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon. Strokerz Middle East-Dubai will be the first ......read more

British Airways celebrates first anniversary of the Dreamliner launch with special fares from Abu ...…

Eight reasons for travelers from the UAE to fly British Airways’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to London Abu Dhabi, UAE, 06 November 2016:  British Airways have announced a special fares campaign to mark the one year anniversary since the launch of the Dreamliner 787-9 on its Abu Dhabi to London service. The special fares campaign will run until 16 November with travel valid until 31 ......read more

Land Rover Driving Ben Ainslie's Race to Win America's Cup…

Land Rover engineers find new aerodynamics solutions as they work with the team to make Sir Ben Ainslie’s catamaran the fastest boat in the America’s Cup  Engineers’ pioneering work creates software that has the potential to unlock crucial extra performance and manoeuvrability to get team over the line first Sophisticated computer analysis of carbon fibre wingsail ......read more

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

Expanding Powertrain Line-Up with the Q50 Red Sport 400 tailored to sport performance seekers  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1 November, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, announced the launch of the Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400.  Infiniti’s ......read more

Masdar Institute Links up with QinetiQ and Sand-X Motors to Develop Automated Unmanned Rover System ...…

Using SAND-X Motor’s All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) as a Platform, the Collaborative Project Aims to Develop an Automated URS Ground Vehicle that Can Take on Local Terrain Abu Dhabi-UAE: 29 October, 2016:  The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy, and sustainable technologies, along with UK-based ......read more

World's first Audi Sport Center officially opens in Abu Dhabi…

Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 29th, 2016:  Audi Sport CEO, Stephan Winkelmann and H.E. Ali Bin Khalfan Al Mutawa Al Dhaheri, Founder and Chairman of Family Council Ali and Sons, officially inaugurated the world’s first Audi Sport Center in Abu Dhabi last night.  They were joined by VIP guests at the Audi Sport Center, located in Al Sawari Tower A on the prestigious Corniche Road, to ......read more

Ali & Sons to open the first Audi Sport Center in the world in Abu Dhabi…

Exclusive home for the Audi Sport RS and R models Ali & Sons have invested over US $60 million in the brand Regional launch of Audi’s new performance brand Audi Sport  Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 23, 2016 : Ali &Sons, the exclusiveAudi representative in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, will celebrate the inauguration of their new Audi Sport Center on October 26th. The Audi ......read more

Land Rover Diaries: Range Rover SVAutobiography…

Dubai, UAE, October 17, 2016:  The latest episode in our test drive series titled ‘The Land Rover Diaries’ has just been release in the Middle East - join us as we test drive the Range Rover SVAutobiography around the city.  Building on 45-years success, the Range Rover SVAutobiography produced exclusively by Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations bespoke ......read more

A-MAP conducts car battery maintenance training to the Fasttrack team…

A-MAP conducts car battery maintenance training to the Fasttrack team Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], a global player in the distribution of aftermarket automotive products, has recently conducted car battery maintenance training to 70 personnel of the Sales and Technical team at Fasttrack. The training was conducted by Ramamurthy Rao who heads up the R&D, Technical & ......read more

Kia Introduces Its First Front-Wheel Drive Eight-Speed Automatic Transmission…

Advanced transmission developed in-house for front-wheel drive models Intelligent packaging ensureslighter weight and similardimensions as a conventional six-speed automatic transmission 143 new patents filed throughout development of advanced transmission Eight-speed FWD automatic transmission to debut in 2017 Kia Cadenza Dubai ,UAE,October 11, 2016: Kia Motors has revealed details ......read more

Renault-Nissan Alliance hits milestone of 350,000 electric vehicles sold, maintains position as ...…

Dubai, UAE,October 11, 2016: The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world’s leader in zero-emissions mobility, has sold its 350,000th electric vehicle since  December 2010, when the Nissan LEAF went on sale. The Alliance achieved the historic milestone in August, while also setting an industry record of 100,000 EVs sold in a single year. The Alliance today accounts for half of the EVs ......read more

Modern day Concours comes to Dubai…

Gulf Concours announced with a stunning line-up of unique cars set for inaugural showpiece event on the  lawns of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Dubai, UAE – October 11, 2016:   A combination of near priceless, classic cars mixed with the ultimate in modern, bespoke luxury and supercars have been confirmed to headline the inaugural Gulf Concours to be held on the lawns of the ......read more

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

CM&E to Have Exclusive Rights to Distribute High Performance specialty chemicals in Automotive, Heavy duty/ Fleet, Industrial, Agricultural and Marine segments in UAE Market Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 9, 2016:  Central Motors & Equipment (CM&E), a member of Al Fahim Group with exclusive agency agreements for leading global brands of tyres, automotive parts, lubricants, service ......read more

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

Hints at future INFINITI mid-sized premium SUV Latest interpretation of ‘Powerful Elegance’ form language Design evolved for European premiere in Paris Dubai, UAE, October 8, 2016:  The INFINITI QX Sport Inspiration is an elegant and powerful expression of progressive SUV design. Laying down markers for future INFINITI QX models, the QX Sport Inspiration explores the ......read more

Score for Charity: Gargash Enterprises Mercedes-Benz collaborates with Al Ahli Football Club to ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016:    Gargash Enterprises, The authorized general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah & Northern Emirates, reaffirms its social commitment yet again by introducing ‘Score for Charity’, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region. In a unique collaboration with Al Ahli Football Club, Gargash Enterprises has announced a contribution of ......read more

LaFerrari Aperta: the joy of extreme open-top driving…

The World Premiere at the Paris Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016:  Technological excellence, performance, style, exclusivity. These are Ferrari’s unique core values which are perfectly represented by the car launched to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the company. Designed for Ferrari’s most passionate clients, the LaFerrari Aperta is the new ......read more

Sporty, agile and versatile: the new Ferrari GTC4Lusso T…

The first Ferrari V8-engined four-seater World Premier of the GTC4Lusso T at the Paris Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016:  Following on from the success of GTC4Lusso, which raised the performance bar for Ferrari’s traditional four-seater V12 GTs, the Prancing Horse announces the arrival of the new GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to be powered by a V8 engine. Ushering in a ......read more

Renault-Nissan and Microsoft partner to deliver the future of connected driving…

Companies sign global, multiyear contract to work on next-generation connected car technologies and driving experiences Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 5, 2016:  The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft Corp. have signed a global, multiyear agreement to partner on next-generation technologies to advance connected driving experiences worldwide.     ......read more

Maserati debuts the new Quattroporte and Ghibli Model Year 2017 at Paris Motor Show…

Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2016:   Maserati’s focus for this year’s Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, its on updates for its sedan range. The Trident brand’s executive sedan, the Ghibli, and the flagship, the new Quattroporte, adopt additional high-tech content in the area of on-board comfort and driver assistance systems and offer an even higher degree of ......read more

Hero Motocorp Appoints Al-futtaim as Its Distributor for GCC Market Hero's First GCC Showroom Opens ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016:  Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, has appointed Al-Futtaim, one of the most diversified conglomerates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a constantly expansionary outlook, as its distributor for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.  Mr. Colin Cordery of Al-Futtaim and Mr. Deepak Mokashi, Head – ......read more

Infiniti Gives Uae Student the Formula One™ Career Opportunity of a Lifetime…

Shihab Solaiman is the United Arab Emirates winner of the INFINITI Engineering Academy 2016 He secures one of just seven, year-long placements with INFINITI Motor Company and the Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team 23-year-old  Shihab Solaiman will begin his 12-month placement in the UK this November Dubai, UAE, October 4, 2016:  A university student from the United Arab ......read more

Land Rover Reveals All-new Discovery…

All-New Discovery is highly desirable with unrivalled capability and technology like no other. It has been designed from the outset to enable Land Rover customers to live the lifestyle they aspire to. The result is the best family SUV in the world. The All-New Land Rover Discovery is a full-sized, three-row, seven-seat SUV with unbeatable capability and versatility It embodies Land ......read more

Vtools opens first ever-exclusive showroom bringing a complete range of Ford Tools and Ford Power ...…

Dubai, UAE, September 29, 2016:   This month see’s Ford Tools and Ford Power Equipment in partnership with VTools launch their first exclusive store in Dubai. VTools has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of Ford Tools and Ford Power Equipment in the Middle East.  Whether you are a DIY enthusiast, tradesman or professional contractor, Ford Tools and Ford Power ......read more

Al Tayer Motors is First Regional Dealer to Win Ford's The Chairman's Award for 2015…

Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016 Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has added one more feather to its cap by winning Ford’s coveted The Chairman’s Award for 2015.  The UAE dealership is the first in the Middle East region to win the trophy from Jim Farley, Chairman & CEO of Ford of Europe, and Executive Vice President and President ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Company Offers Customers Guaranteed Smiles with Exclusive Deals on Nissan Models…

Upgrades, deferred payments, aftersales benefits and much more on offer  Dubai, UAE, September 28, 2016:  Arabian Automobiles, Flagship Company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, welcomes customers to its state-of-the-art showrooms to indulge themselves with a brand new Nissan car this month, with a range of deals that ensure ......read more

Daimler Trucks presents Fuso eCanter and Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck at 2016 IAA…

Daimler Trucks at the IAA 2016: Urban all-electric Trucks for the future World premiere: the all-electric and networked Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck World premiere: the new all-electric Fuso eCanter At this year's IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover (22 to 29 September 2016) the focus is on the megatrends of the future: digitalisation and ......read more

Nissan develops an autonomous chair for people who can't stand queuing…

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

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

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

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

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

The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T revealed…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Renault-Nissan acquires French software-development company…

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

Another month of successful sales for Maserati…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Maserati Levante deliveries begin in the UAE…

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

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

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

INFINITI Gears Up for Engineering Academy UAE Final…

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

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