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Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to Expand Talented Workforce

Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that it is recruiting for 200 new positions, all based at the company’s Head Office and Manufacturing Plant in Goodwood, West Sussex. The new roles will bring the total workforce to over 2000 for the first time, a six-fold increase on the original total when the company first opened, at Goodwood, in 2003. The new roles are available across all skilled production areas, including Wood, Leather, Assembly, Test & Finish, Paint and Logistics. The successful applicants will undergo extensive training before handbuilding the company’s model family members, including Phantom, Ghost, Wraith, Dawn and Cullinan. Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said, “I am delighted to announce our new recruitment programme. This ......read more

W Motors and Safe City Group introduce the BEAST PATROL at GITEX: One of the most advanced police vehicles in the world

Dubai, UAE; Monday 15th October 2018 –   W Motors has launched the all-new ‘BEAST PATROL’ in partnership with Safe City Group, following the advanced technology company’s initiative to develop the most advanced police vehicle in the world. The distinctive and highly advanced BEAST PATROL was showcased for the first time at GITEX Technology Week from 14th-18th October 2018, Dubai.  The BEAST PATROL integrates distinctive and highly advanced technologies, functionality and reliability, setting a new standard for security vehicles on an international level. With the introduction of this state-of-the-art vehicle - created by its Special Project Operations Division - W Motors demonstrates that its design and manufacturing capabilities go beyond the development of hypercars. 

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Toyota's legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition

With striking new design details and a comprehensive list of equipment upgrades, the new Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition brings the king’s indomitable spirit to the city streets   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2018:   Having firmly positioned itself as the King of the Desert with bullet-proof reliability and exceptional off-road abilities, the Toyota Land Cruiser also dominates the concrete jungle, as the 2019line-up sees the introduction of the ultimate urban-spec SUV, the Grand Touring edition (GT) that comes with a host of features, designed to make city driving even more fulfilling than ever before.   Adding to the existing line-up of the entry level EXR, GXR and top-of-the-line VXR, the new GT edition, available exclusively in the GXR grade with a 4.0-litre V6 or 4.6-litre V8 ......read more

Nissan to Make Official On-track Formula E Debut

Brand partnership with Shell begins at preseason test Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018:   Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begin a new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test this week. The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship. As the first Japanese company to enter Formula E, Nissan will draw on its track record of selling more than 365,000 Nissan LEAF vehicles since introducing the model in 2010. The company has used its experience building electric vehicles for the road to develop the all-new powertrain for its Formula E race car, which features a bespoke electric ......read more

The Ford F-150 Raptor: Your Ultimate Partner for Off-Road Adventure

The F-150 Raptor re-defines what it means to be the only purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck Second generation 3.5-litre twin turbo EcoBoost, producing 421 horsepower and up to 691 Nm of terrain-busting torque Raptor’s versatility as a motorway cruiser and off-roader put to the test in Omani adventure over summer DUBAI, UAE, October 10, 2018 –   Great vehicles inspire great adventure – and the Ford F-150 Raptor is the perfect tool for thrill-seekers and wanderlusters looking to explore corners of the region that lie beyond the reach of ordinary off-roaders.   With more horsepower and torque than any other truck on the market, the F-150 Raptor’s benchmark dependability and capability in extreme conditions open the frontiers to adventure.   Ford created the ......read more

Self-driving Range Rover Runs Autonomous Rings Round Coventry

First self-driving journey on challenging Coventry Ring Road completed by a Range Rover Sport Vehicle can handle junctions, slip roads and lane changes – all autonomously at 40mph speed limit Trials are part of £20 million government-funded UK Autodrive project that ends this month  Jaguar Land Rover plans to make self-driving vehicles a reality for customers within 10 years Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 10 October 2018 –   A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts. A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph.   The trial is part of the £20 million ......read more

UAE Tour Debut Edition - Logo and Trophy unveiled in Dubai

The new UAE Tour’s event identity and winner’s prize are presented in style  The Middle East’s only WorldTour race is scheduled from 24 February to 2 March 2019 Audi Al Nabooda is confirmed as the official car of the race Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018:  In the Audi Dubai Showroom, home of Al Nabooda Automobiles, the Supreme Organising Committee of the UAE Tour have unveiled the event’s new logo and the new winner’s trophy. Both heptagonal – seven sided – shapes to reference the seven United Arab Emirates involved: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, and Umm al-Quwain. The merger between the Dubai Tour and Abu Dhabi Tour created a new seven-stage race that, in 2019, will start from Abu Dhabi and end in Dubai, while the 2020 race will reverse the route. ......read more

Lexus Design Award 2019 open for entries

Al-Futtaim Lexus invites UAE-based creators to design a better tomorrow Dubai, UAE –October 8th,  2018:   Al-Futtaim Lexus invites all UAE-based artists and creators to participate in the 7th edition of the Lexus Design Award 2019. Since its launch in 2013, the worldwide design competition has served as a platform for emerging designers and creators whose works can lead to a better future for all. The annual event attracts thousands of upcoming creative talents from around the world, who aspire to win the coveted award for innovative design excellence.  Making the world a better place through design has always been the program’s purpose, and now, in its seventh year, the Lexus Design Award 2019 makes that objective clearer than ever under the directive of ‘Design for a Better ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota says BYE. BYE. BUY on select 2018 models

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 07, 2018:  Whether you are in the market for the mighty Land Cruiser, the practical and reliable Camry or the nippy Yaris city car, there are exceptional deals to be had on a range of 2018 Toyota vehicles this October.  Available for a limited period of time ‘Bye. Bye. Buy’ is Al-Futtaim Toyota’s latest campaign, and it offers customers unprecedented value when choosing a brand new 2018 Toyota vehicle including Land Cruiser, Prado, FJ Cruiser, RAV4, Camry, Corolla and Yaris, making car ownership easier than ever before.  Commenting on the campaign Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota, said: “Toyota vehicles have earned a solid reputation for reliability and strong residual value the world over and that makes them great family cars that ......read more

Winners Announced at the Land Rover Born Awards Global Final 2018

Six global winners, three special prizes from 47 regional winners Eighth annual Land Rover BORN Awards held at The Design Museum, London Honouring creative intelligence in six categories: architecture, interiors, sport, fashion, mobility and technology The 2019 awards theme announced as ‘Desire’ Online registration now open for Land Rover BORN Awards 2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 07 October 2018 –   Creative greats from around the world gathered at the Design Museum for the eighth annual Land Rover BORN Awards. Honouring creative intelligence in six categories – architecture, interiors, sport, fashion, mobility and technology – the awards are a celebration of global design.    The award criteria – a product realised and available for the consumer to buy ......read more

Limited Edition 755 Hp Ford F-150 Shelby Debuts in UAE

Powerful vehicle now available at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Dubai, UAE, October 07, 2018:  The Ford F-150 vehicle line up in the UAE received a powerful boost with the Limited Edition Shelby version with 755 HP arriving at Al Tayer Motors’ showrooms in Dubai & the Northern Emirates, and Premier Motors’ showrooms in Abu Dhabi. A limited number of vehicles are available for sale through the UAE’s official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles, which retails 24 variants of the multiple award-winning full-size pickup truck.  Also joining the line-up for the first time is the Ford F-150 Shelby Raptor Baja, said to be the ultimate off-road vehicle, giving customers a wider range of options. Off-road aficionados, looking to take to the sand dunes of the UAE in the cooler season ahead now have more ......read more

Meet the Ferrari 488 Pista Spider: the highest performance Prancing Horse drop-top ever

 Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  After its world premiere at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance®, the new special series Ferrari 488 Pista Spider has made its European debut at the Paris Motor Show. The 50th drop-top model to be introduced by the Prancing Horse is also the most powerful series production spider in Ferrari history, with an unprecedented weight/power ratio of 1.92 kg/cv.     The Ferrari 488 Pista Spider combines the finest race-developed technological solutions with the joy of en plein air driving to deliver an exhilarating experience behind the wheel. The driver feels absolutely as one with the car in a symbiotic relationship that guarantees instantaneous responsiveness to commands and absolute control when executing even the most complex manoeuvres. This is hardly surprising as ......read more

“2019 International Truck of the Year Award” goes to the new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX!

Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  F-MAX, the new tractor that Ford Trucks launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year”. The competition was adjudicated by a panel of independent judges, comprising leading specialised journalists from 23 European countries.  The new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX, which was launched at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover, Germany, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year” award. The prestigious award of the heavy commercial vehicles industry was presented by Gianenrico Griffini, chairman of the International Truck of the Year (IToY) jury, to Haydar Yenigün, Ford Otosan General Manager at the Ford Trucks stand at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. Members of the International Truck of the Year (IToY) jury, which ......read more

Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2: the first in a new concept of limited series ‘Icona' cars

Models inspired by the Sports cars that made history Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:   The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 are the forerunners in a new concept, known as ‘Icona’ (Icon), that taps into a leitmotif of the most evocative cars in the company’s history to create a new segment of special limited series cars for clients and collectors. The intention is to use a modern aesthetic to reinterpret a timeless style, with technologically advanced components and the highest performance possible through continuous innovation. The Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 are inspired by barchettas of the 1950s which were driven to victory in international motor sport not just by official works team drivers from the Scuderia, but also by a legion of gentlemen drivers who, in those years, frequently found themselves wheel ......read more

Cadillac Escalade: 20 Years on the Road

Segment-leading icon celebrates its history of innovation Dubai, UAE, October 03, 2018:  Since its public debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August 1998, the Cadillac Escalade has become a cultural phenomenon and defined the full-size luxury SUV segment.    Escalade quickly grew to dominate its segment in the US, leading in total sales since 2014 and for 15 of the last 20 years. In fact, each year since the Escalade was redesigned in 2015, consumers have spent about USD 3 billion or more on the model. Sales have topped more than three-quarters of a million in the US and 836,000 cumulative global sales (including ESV, EXT and Hybrid models).   Launched in the Middle East in 2000, the Escalade was an instant hit with consumers looking for luxurious full-size SUVs which are ......read more

Abu Dhabi Motors expands its unparalleled range of Bespoke Rolls-Royce Motor Cars with arrival of limited edition Collections

Adamas and Luminary Collections take ‘Bespoke’ to new heights  Abu Dhabi, UAE; 02 October 2018:   Abu Dhabi Motors, the sole authorised dealer of Rolls-Royce vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has welcomed two limited edition Collections to its award-winning showroom. Expanding its unparalleled range of premium and Bespoke vehicles, the arrival of the Adamas and Luminary Collections further define Abu Dhabi Motors’ commitment to excellence, offering discerning customers the ultimate in Rolls-Royce luxury.  Embodying its namesake, the Adamas collection weaves a dark aesthetic of unbreakable carbon structures in its limited edition range of Black Badge Wraiths and Black Badge Dawns, curated to celebrate the darker side of contemporary craftmanship. Boasting the Spirit of Ecstasy formed in ......read more

Nissan Refreshes MY19 Patrol with Bold New Look

110% year-on-year increase in sales of Nissan Patrol in the UAE in Q1 of fiscal year MY19 model available in two new stylish colours and with refreshed exterior accessories Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 01 October 2018:   Nissan Middle East has unveiled the latest updates to the Nissan Patrol MY19 in the UAE, with two bold new colours added to the line-up, along with exterior accessories that are exclusive to the UAE. Tough on the outside yet welcoming on the inside, the Nissan Patrol is an all-terrain vehicle that effortlessly combines luxurious style and intelligent mobility features, with robust off-road power.    The Patrol’s ruggedly-stylish appearance and all-conquering performance has led the model to become an inseparable part of the social and cultural fabric of the Middle East. ......read more

The new Ford Trucks tractor unveiled: The 2019 International Truck of the Year (ITOY) Winner

All New Ford Trucks F-MAX is ready to offer comfort, Power & Efficiency, and Cutting-Edge Technology  The F-MAX, the all-new tractor developed by Ford Trucks, launched at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover, Germany.  In its global debut, the F-MAX also won the prestigious International Truck of the Year award.  The newly designed 2.5m cabin combines innovation with cutting-edge technology, and has a cozy but spacious feel to make our drivers feel special.  Cost of ownership is key attribute of the new F-MAX. Cost of ownership is what sets the F-Max apart from the competition, thanks to the vehicle’s powerful and efficient 12.7L E6D Ecotorq engine. Ford Trucks offers tailor-made solutions to address a range of customers’ needs and expectations.  Ford Trucks also takes ......read more

Ford F-150: The Middle East's Best 4x4 Full-Size Pickup Truck by Far

Tougher, smarter and more capable 2018 F-150 is built to take on the region’s toughest terrain New engines and powertrain combinations offer best in class performance 2018 F-150 debuts Co-Pilot 360 package of safety technologies Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:  With class-leading power, smart technology and unrivaled capability and safety features, the Ford F-150 is built to take anything the Middle East can throw at it.   The 2018 F-150 is the distillation of more than 100 years of truck development and the refinement of 42 years of F-Series leadership, making it the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever. It’s also the safest, with the inclusion of Ford’s new Co-Pilot 360’s suite of driver assist technologies.   Building on its proven heritage, the F-150 is ......read more

GMC Acadia All-Terrain Pro Tips

The mid-size crossover takes the path less travelled, thanks to a blend of professional-grade capability and premium appointments   Dubai, UAE, September 27, 2018:   The GMC Acadia All-Terrain mid-size crossover is aimed at helping adventurous and thrill-seeking drivers stray from the beaten path while remaining confident and connected. This family-friendly SUV provides premium amenities and professional-grade capability that can deliver both on-road and off-road experiences.    Available with five-, six- and seven-passenger seating configurations on both the SLE and SLT models, the 2019 Acadia All-Terrain is designed to offer great versatility, more refinement and advanced safety technologies, while featuring an efficient powertrain, a lightweight body structure and enhanced off-road ......read more

9 Ways Motorola's Changed in 90 Years – Before and After

Dubai, UAE, 25 September, 2018:  In sweet home Chicago on September 25, 1928 brothers Paul and Joseph Galvin incorporated Motorola’s founding company, Galvin Manufacturing Corporation, with only one product and five employees. Flash forward through #90yearsmotorola and there’s no doubt we have transformed the tech industry. Join us as we travel back through 90 years of innovation and technological breakthroughs to see how we have changed from then to now. 1.) We said “goodbye” to Galvin and “hello” to Motorola Galvin Manufacturing introduced the Motorola car radio in 1930. The Motorola brand name became so popular that in 1947 Galvin Manufacturing Corporation changed its name to Motorola Incorporated. A short eight years later in 1955 the iconic Motorola batwing was born. 2.) Our 1st ......read more

Jaguar XE Sets Lap Record at Forgotten Grand Prix Circuit

Jaguar XE sports saloon establishes lap record for a production saloon at the original Circuit de Charade, Clermont Ferrand Record set on first flying lap of the former GP circuit for 30 years Vincent Radermecker piloted an XE 300 SPORT around the 8km, 48 turn track in 4min 09sec at an average speed of 116kmh (72mph) 300 SPORT model is powered by a 300PS 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine Feat follows the Nürburgring lap record set by the XE’s track-ready stablemate, the SV Project 8 Track played host to French Grand Prix in 1965, 1969, 1970 and 1972 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25 September 2018:   The Jaguar XE has followed the SV Project 8 performance saloon onto the track by setting a unique lap record, this time around a long-forgotten Grand Prix circuit in France.   The 8km Circuit de ......read more

Maserati honoured for outstanding design: Readers of auto motor und sport put Ghibli first

Dubai, UAE, September 25, 2018:   The readers' choice "autonis - the best design novelty 2018" of auto motor und sport, the renowned German car magazine, is always a special indicator of the design capabilities of a car brand. During this year's prestigious vote, readers chose the Maserati Ghibli as their number 1 in its “upper-class” segment with more than 20 percent of the 11,990 votes. Overall, readers of auto motor und sport had around 90 models to choose from. The Ghibli sedan is one of the most important models within the Maserati range. The sporty four-door car has contributed significantly to the success of Maserati all over the world. Its dynamic appearance is shaped by the coupe-like silhouette and the large radiator grille derived from the legendary Maserati A6 GCS ......read more

Pirelli P Zero World Opens in Monte Carlo: Tyre Excellence in the World's Capital of Luxury Cars

Pirelli’s Third Flagship Store Now Opens Its Doors: Next Up Is Dubai at the Beginning of 2019 Pirelli Design Mv Agusta Dragster 800 Rr Also Makes Its World Debut at the Monaco P Zero World Launch UAE, Dubai, September 24, 2018 –   Just a few metres from the Portier corner on the Monaco Grand Prix circuit, which Formula 1 cars go through at 80kph in first gear before charging into the famous tunnel, Pirelli launches its latest P Zero World store. This is the flagship boutique that takes its name from Pirelli’s signature range of ultra high performance tyres. Both the tyres for the world’s most desirable road cars as well as those for Formula 1 are named P Zero, underlining the Italian firm’s sporting heritage. The new Monte Carlo store is the third P Zero World store to be opened in total ......read more

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ: The pinnacle of Lamborghini V12 super sports cars

The new generation of the iconic V12 Lamborghini flagship,  limited to 900 units Nürburgring-Nordschleife lap record for production cars:  6:44.97 minutes  New design features focused on aerodynamic performance  Naturally-aspirated V12 engine, 770 hp, four-wheel drive  and four-wheel steering for technical supremacy Lightweight materials, racing solutions and ALA 2.0  for best handling performance  0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds, top speed over 350 km/h Dubai, UAE, September 24, 2018:   The distillation of extraordinary design, groundbreaking technologies and the ultimate in handling, performance and driver enjoyment, the Aventador SVJ creates pure driving perfection, taking the concept of a super sports car to a new dimension.    The new Aventador SVJ, ......read more

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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 ......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 ......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+ ......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 ......read more

Ferrari and Al Tayer Motors launch Ferrari Portofino in the Middle East at Dubai International ...…

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 ......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, ......read more

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

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 ......read more

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

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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......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 ......read more

Jaguar's Stellar Dubai International Motor Show Line-up Will Be Its Biggest Yet at Region's Premier ...…

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 ......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, ......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 ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors leads the charge against counterfeit car parts in the UAE…

20 raids on counterfeit car part traders conducted in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Al Ain Over AED 36 million worth of counterfeit part seized 240 government officials trained Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 1, 2017:  As part of its on-going efforts to protect the rights and safety of consumers, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive ......read more

Lexus leads green luxury mobility with a hybrid-exclusive presence at the 2017 Dubai International ...…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017:  Lexus, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, is taking “Experience Amazing” to a new level at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show, with its sustainability-centered stand through an exclusive display luxury hybrid electric lineup. To complement the ......read more

INFINITI unveils two new vehicles ahead of Dubai International Motor Show 2017…

Refreshed exterior and interior design, with new grade structure for INFINITI  Q50 All-new INFINITI QX30 with Intelligent All Wheel Drive Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017:   INFINITI has today taken the covers of two new vehicles that will premiere at the Dubai International Motor Show. With the INFINITI Q50 and the all-new INFINITI QX30, the premium brand continues its ......read more

Let Jaguar Land Rover‘s Innovation Lab and Formula E racing simulator take you on an immersive ...…

Virtual reality experience to take visitors on a sensory journey into Jaguar Racing’s Formula E driver’s seat  Jaguar Land Rover’s Innovation Lab to showcase the latest technologies implemented in the company’s product range, including Cabin Air Ionisation,  Vision Technology and the Ingenium Petrol Engines Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, ......read more

3rd International Conference on Future Mobility to open November 7th in Dubai…

UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modes has thrown the spotlight on the UAE to be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on ......read more

Nissan tests fully autonomous prototype technology on streets of Tokyo…

Public road demonstration of next-generation ProPILOT technology shows significant advancement Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017:   Nissan demonstrated a prototype of its most advanced autonomous driving technology, planned for real-world use from 2020, on public roads in Tokyo. Nissan Motor Corp. tested the next-generation ProPILOT technology on a modified INFINITI Q50 sports sedan. ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda introduces all-new Odyssey…

Dubai, October 29, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey. With over 2.7 million units sold across four generations, the Odyssey is one of the most popular MPV’s around the world.  Available in a range of exterior colours, the fifth generation ......read more

Range Rover Velar Arrives in the UAE…

Car on Display at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Showrooms Dubai, 29 October 2017:  One of the most hotly anticipated vehicles announced by Land Rover, the Range Rover Velar, has arrived at official UAE importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors showrooms. Velar, which fills the white space between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport, is a mid-size luxury SUV ......read more

Al Ghandi Auto Super sale WEEKEND to offer used car buyers remarkable discounts and valuable prizes…

Dubai, UAE: Ahead of the much-anticipated Dubai Motor Show, Al Ghandi Auto, the leading General Motors automotive dealership that sells Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, announced today its Super Sale Weekend on used GMC and Chevrolet vehicles, scheduled during November 2-4 at its showrooms in Deira and Sheikh Zayed Road. Considered to be one of Al Ghandi Auto’s ......read more

Al Tayer Motors launches 2018 Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio in the UAE…

Dubai, 26 October 2017:  Al Tayer Motors, the official Maserati importer-dealer in the UAE, launched the 2018 GranTurismo and GranCabrio at the Dubai Autodrome marking the regional debut of the Italian luxury sports cars.   The event was designed to showcase the exhilarating performance of the cars and give customers the opportunity to fully experience their sporty character ......read more

Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at Tokyo Motor Show…

All-electric, fully autonomous concept vehicle embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2017:   The Nissan IMx, an all-electric crossover concept vehicle offering fully autonomous operation and a driving range of more than 600 kilometers, was unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show. The innovative concept vehicle provides a glimpse into the future ......read more

Al Ghandi Auto Hosts Boy Scouts Of America; Supports Them In Earning An Automotive Merit Badge…

Dubai, UAE: Al Ghandi Auto, the leading General Motors automotive dealership that sells Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, announced today the hosting of a delegation from the Boy Scouts of America 813 at its service center in Ras Al Khor, as part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility and in line with the company’s strategic direction to support the young ......read more

Ford Embraces Future Investment Initiatives to Boost Smart Mobility in the Middle East…

DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2017:  Home to more than 51 million people, the GCC is a rapidly developing region that faces growing demands on its infrastructure. Estimates suggest that the population could rise to 65 million by 2030, placing extra pressure not only on natural resources, but also on national infrastructure and governments to lay significant foundation plans for the ......read more

Al Masaood Automobiles Company Inaugurates the First State of the Art Retail Concept Nissan ...…

The Abu Dhabi distributor adds excitement to the inauguration by launching the newest SUV – the 2018 Nissan X-TRAIL Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2017:  Al Masaood Automobiles Company, the exclusive distributor of Nissan vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has recently inaugurated its highly anticipated Nissan Retail Environment Design Initiative ......read more

Nissan to unveil new ambulance and electric delivery vehicle…

New Paramedic Concept and e-NV200 Fridge Concept to debut at Tokyo Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:   Nissan will unveil two new fully customized vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show to improve city mobility: the new Paramedic Concept and the all-electric e-NV200 Fridge Concept. Packed with new technologies and features, the new Paramedic Concept will be Nissan’s ......read more

AGMC welcomes much anticipated plug-in hybrid fleet…

AGMC’s new fleet of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) includes the BMW 330e iPerformance, 530e iPerformance, 740Le iPerformance, and BMW X5 XDrive40e, which join the existing plug-in hybrid BMW i8 The new fleet is in showrooms now The UAE is installing electric car-charging stations across the country, with more than 50 already available across Dubai  The fully-electric ......read more

UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport…

Key theme Towards Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility under spotlight at the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modeshas thrown the spotlight on the UAEto be one of the best countries in the world, as the ......read more

Renault KOLEOS achieves five-star Euro NCAP rating…

(Middle East, 18th October 2017)   The Renault KOLEOS has received a five-star rating in safety tests administered by the independent organisation Euro NCAP, one of the industry’s most rigorous tests of vehicle safety. The KOLEOS, which was named ‘Best Sub Compact SUV’ at the Middle East Car of the Year Awards earlier this year, passed the new protocol of 2016 Euro ......read more

Ali & Sons Audi unveils all new Q5 and SQ5 in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain…

Abu Dhabi, 12 October, 2017:  Ali & Sons Audi, the official Audi dealer for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has launched the second generation of the Audi Q5 and SQ5 across its showrooms in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.  The new Q5 and SQ5 represent a significant update on their predecessors both inside and out with a number of new and improved features designed to cement them as segment ......read more

Al-Futtaim Motors and Air Liquide officially inaugurate first hydrogen station for Fuel Cell ...…

Endorses both entities’ commitment to the UAE Vision 2021 Supports a larger scale deployment of Toyota Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 11, 2017:   Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, in collaboration with Air Liquide, one of the most established suppliers of hydrogen stations ......read more

The New 2018 Range Rover – to be Revealed for the First Time in the Region at Dubai International ...…

The new 2018 Range Rover will make its debut in the Middle East at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show Redesigned cabin delivers peerless refinement – whether travelling for business or pleasure Elegant and intuitive Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with twin high-definition touchscreen controls is a digital butler fit for the 21st Century Available to order from Land Rover ......read more

Dubai International Motor Show in a league of its own with eye-catching line-up of awe-inspiring ...…

USD2.9 million ICONA Vulcano Titanium to make regional debut; McLaren promises exciting show reveals; traditional heavyweights line-up on ‘Boulevard of Dreams’ at Middle East’s premiere automotive industry event Dubai, 11 October, 2017:  The GCC has an enduring obsession with supercars and some of the world’s fastest and most expensive models will turn regional ......read more

Automotive industry & job market to grow as KSA empowers women drivers…

Kantar TNS report looks at the impact of the recent Royal Decree   Key beneficiary: Small and medium sized vehicle brands such as Toyota, Hyundai, Ford and Nissan amongst the top 5 brands that women aspire to buy, BMW being the aspirational brand in the premium segment. 82 percent of Saudi women intend to get driving license; driving to work as their primary motivation and males ......read more

Renault Middle East celebrates Saudi women in the driver's seat with model giveaway…

Renault’s seven KSA showrooms to hand over seven Renault Capturs to Saudi female drivers  Renault Captur is first model designed by gender balanced team Middle East, 8th October 2017:  To celebrate the Saudi Royal Decree allowing women to drive, Renault Middle East, together with its distributor, Gulf Advantage Automobiles, is giving away seven brand-new cars to the ......read more

Five-Year Warranty and Service Package on Maserati vehicles in Middle East and Africa…

Dubai, 5th of October 2017:  Across the Middle East and Africa region, official importer and dealers of new Maserati vehicles, will now offer a five-year warranty and service package on all cars sold, upping the ante in the luxury sports car segment.  With distinctive Italian style and breath-taking design features – and now with this value-added offer for the region, the brand ......read more

Thales sign maintenance contract with SAR for signaling and telecom systems for the region's ...…

Dubai, UAE, October 5, 2017:  Thales has signed a two year contract with the Saudi Railway Company (SAR) to maintain the signalling, telecommunication and electromechanical systems of the 2,400 km Northern Train. This contract also includes the transfer of knowledge to SAR national human capital teams, which complies with the objectives of “Saudi Arabia Vision 2030”. The ......read more

The New 2018 Range Rover Sport – to Be Revealed at Dubai Motor Show…

The new 2018 Range Rover Sport will make its debut in the Middle East at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Latest consumer technology to tackle all life’s obstacles with Touch Pro Duo infotainment system, your twin high-definition touchscreen digital butler Customers can choose from clean Ingenium four-cylinder* 2.0 Litre Petrol turbo engine (currently available for the GCC), ......read more

Al-Futtaim Automotive associates honoured at Mashkoor award ceremony…

Dubai, October 02, 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 18 distinguished associates from Al-Futtaim Automotive the prestigious Mashkoor award. The award recognises the contribution of 18 distinguished Emiratis based on their skills and the value they ......read more

Nissan named one of the best global brands for 2017…

Nissan jumps to 39th place in Interbrand study as brand value rises to $11.5 billion  Dubai, UAE, October 2, 2017:  The Nissan brand has been named one of the world's most valuable in 2017 by the leading consultancy Interbrand.  Nissan ranks 39th in Interbrand’s annual Best Global Brands study, released today. The study estimates the value of the Nissan brand at ......read more

Otis Elevators Selected for Riyadh Metro…

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, September 27th, 2017:   Otis Saudi Arabia has been selected for the prestigious Riyadh Metro – lines 4, 5 and 6 – by FAST Consortium of companies, which is led by Spanish construction group FCC and includes partners Samsung C&T, Alstom, Strukton, Freyssinet Saudi Arabia; and is contracted by the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh. Otis, ......read more

Al Tayer Motors to Celebrate Ferrari's 70th Anniversary in the UAE…

UAE dealership unveils LaFerrari Aperta and two Special Edition Cars to mark occasion 25th September 2017 Dubai:  Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ferrari in the UAE, announced plans to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the legendary Italian brand. On September 29th, a number of Ferrari owners will gather at the recently opened Ferrari service centre within Al ......read more

Al Habtoor Motors celebrates Mitsubishi's 100th Anniversary with Mitsubishi Super Win Promotion. ...…

This year Mitsubishi is celebrating its 100th year of success and innovation anniversary. Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, marks the automobile giant's achievement with the Mitsubishi Super Win  promotion - a special treat for its customers. One of the biggest promotions till date, Mitsubishi customers can look forward to great winnings, never-before ......read more

Ferrari Portofino: the Italian Grand Tourer par excellence…

Dubai, UAE, September 13, 2017:  The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to dominate its segment thanks to a perfect combination of outright performance and versatility in addition to a level of driving pleasure and on-board comfort unparalleled on the market. Capable of unleashing a massive 600 cv and sprinting from 0 to 200 km/h in just 10.8 seconds, the Ferrari Portofino is the ......read more

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 September 2017:  Airbus today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai Land Department (DLD) to provide geospatial solutions that will enhance the promotion of properties in the Emirate.    The MoU was signed by H.E Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director General of Dubai Land Department and Mikail Houari, Airbus President for Africa and ......read more

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

New Discovery SVX revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show is a production preview of the ultimate all-terrain Land Rover Discovery, with a 525PS 5.0-litre supercharged V8 petrol powertrain  Most extreme Land Rover yet, with go-anywhere capability – increased ground clearance, body and suspension lifts, more wheel articulation and large all-terrain tyres  Specially tuned Terrain ......read more

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