Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
Featured in Automobile, Cars and Racing
Mobile Malaria Project Embarks on Journey of Discovery

Land Rover Bursary awarded to the ‘Mobile Malaria Project’  Driving a modified Land Rover Discovery, eight-week expedition will travel through Namibia, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya Land Rover Bursary is awarded annually in association with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) – Land Rover’s longest standing humanitarian and conservation partner Oxford University researchers with portable laboratory equipment will work with African scientists to learn about the challenges facing malaria research and investigate the potential of portable DNA sequencing technology  Project vehicle enhanced by Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations in celebration of 30 years of Discovery as the most capable full-sized premium SUV Thursday 21 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates –   Land ......read more

Volvo Cars celebrates 60 years of sharing safety knowledge with open-for-all digital library

Dubai, UAE, March 21, 2019:   Volvo Cars is for the first time making its safety knowledge easily accessible in a central digital library which it urges the car industry to use, in the interest of safer roads for all.   The announcement symbolises the company’s philosophy of boosting safety through sharing knowledge that helps save lives and comes on the 60-year anniversary of what may have been the most important invention in the history of automotive safety, the three-point safety belt.   Introduced by Volvo Cars in 1959, the three-point safety belt is estimated to have saved over one million lives globally, not just in Volvos but in numerous other cars, thanks to its decision to share the invention in the interest of improving traffic safety. Since then it has continued to prioritise societal progress ......read more

Jaguar F-Pace: 300 Sport and Chequered Flag Special Editions Join Award-winning Range

Jaguar introduces F-PACE 300 SPORT and Chequered Flag special editions to the World Car  of the Year and World Car Design of the Year award-winning F-PACE range Performance-focused 300 SPORT, available with both clean and efficient 300PS petrol and diesel AWD powertrains, features assertive sporting exterior and interior changes Feature-packed Chequered Flag has an impressive standard specification including 10-way electric seats, Touch Pro Navigation and Meridian Sound System, distinctive design details throughout, and is available with 2.0-litre petrol and diesel Ingenium engines  Every model in the F-PACE range, from the 163PS 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel model to the halo 5.0-litre 550PS V8 F-PACE SVR, now features Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard 20 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab ......read more

Bentley Collection Celebrates Centenary Milestone

Limited edition items mark 100 years of Bentley Motors Centenary gold finish on individual pieces mirrors all cars built in 2019 Extraordinary statement pieces define exciting vision for the future   (Middle East, 20 March 2019) On July 10 2019 Bentley marks its 100th year. To celebrate this remarkable milestone we have created the new Centenary Collection which is available to order now.   The pieces in this limited edition collection feature the Bentley ‘100 Extraordinary Years’ alongside Centenary gold detailing similar to those that appear on every car built during this very special year.   The spirit and style of an incredible century is embedded into every piece. For the home, the exquisite gold-plated tealight holder and set of two napkins rings featuring the distinctive ......read more

Nissan announces arrival of 2019 Nissan KICKS in dual color tones across the Middle East

Dual tone Nissan KICKS available in three choices - grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; and white with orange roof Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 19, 2019 –   Nissan has made the award-winning Nissan KICKS even more distinctive for Middle East customers and enthusiasts, with the introduction of three new Dual Tone options. Customers now have the freedom to choose the colours for their favourite Nissan KICKS that match their expectations and define their individuality. There are three bold colour options to choose from: grey with orange roof; orange with black roof; or white with orange roof – all assured to stand out and add to the personality and personal preferences of the motorists. Kalyana Sivagnanam, Regional Vice President, Marketing and Sales, AMI said: “Since its launch in ......read more

New 2019 Cadillac CT6 makes its Middle East debut

EXCS luxury car show to host regional debut of 2019 CT6 with 3.6L powerplant Cadillac SUV lineup led by the all-new XT4 to complement the brand’s premium model display Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2019:  Middle East – Cadillac revealed the new 2019 CT6 for the first time in the Middle East at this year’s EXCS luxury car show (14-17 March) The luxury car brand showcased its flagship facelifted sedan model alongside the new XT4 compact SUV, the XT5 mid-size SUV and the 2019 Escalade full-size SUV.   Making its regional debut on the exhibition’s Cadillac stand at the Hilton Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, the new 2019 CT6 incorporates the brand’s new “Y” trim level strategy, which first came to the Cadillac XT4.   Represented at the show by the 335hp 3.6L V6 model, the new 2019 ......read more

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing took on UAE's unique terrain in final stage of '5 Continents Drive'

The team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah as part of their country-wide itinerary Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  Following the success of its expedition in Africa, TOYOTA’s GAZOO Racing arrived in the UAE for the final stage of its 5 Continents Drive project in Asia, which started in the Middle East. As part of the itinerary, the team had stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Khorfakkan, Fujairah, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.  The 5 Continents Drive was introduced to help everyone at Toyota to develop vehicles that excite the company’s customers and exceed their expectations. The seven-year project of unparalleled scale that has the power to unite all of Toyota’s 370,000 members around the world, has now covered four of the world's continents, since its ......read more

Rolls-Royce Showcases ‘out of This World' Phantom Tranquillity at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

25 examples worldwide  Dubai, UAE, March 18, 2019:  As masters of the luxuriously Bespoke, Rolls-Royce have showcased the most recent interpretation of their motoring finesse and expertise in the shape of the latest, Bespoke Phantom Tranquillity. This Collection is strictly limited to just 25 examples worldwide and available as both Phantom and Phantom Extended Wheelbase, which discerning collectors have already purchased.   The reveal at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show comes alongside the release of a beautifully filmed video interview with Matt Danton, the lead designer on Collection Cars.   Both the short film, and the Phantom Tranquillity motor car design, embrace the theme of the serenity of space. This is in keeping with the Phantom Tranquillity’s name and craft, which celebrates the feeling of ......read more

Nissan Powers Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge for 16th Consecutive Year

Sponsorship underscores Nissan Middle East’s commitment to the Middle East motorsport Dubai, UAE, March 17, 2019:   Nissan Middle East is gearing up for another exciting season of desert racing, as it looks forward to powering the 2019 edition of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ADDC). Taking to the dunes from 31 March to 4 April, ADDC is one of the region’s most anticipated annual five-day motorsport events and forms the third round of this year’s FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. This is the 16th year that Nissan Middle East has sponsored the prestigious motorsport event. Nissan’s support of ADDC begins even before the event gets underway, with a fleet of Nissan Patrols being supplied to the race organisers. These allow officials to travel through the desert dunes and map out the ......read more

Giti Tire Celebrates New Beginnings with Opening of First Middle East Flagship Store in Dubai

March 16, 2019 - Dubai, U.A.E. – With top executives from Singapore-based Giti Tire gathered in Dubai, the company inaugurated its first Giti flagship store on 7th March, 2019. In partnership with Amin Auto Care, the festive event included exciting displays, a ceremonial signing of a Commitment to Service, as well as remarks by Executive Director of International Sales and Marketing, Chris Bloor, as well as others. The event was held at the fast-growing Dubai Investment Park (DIP) district, a prefect location to reach a large and diverse customer base. The day began with guests invited to enjoy refreshments and view the inside and outside of the large and decorated mega store, complete with new signage and painting, revamped interior, and newly installed waiting room. A ribbon was cut to kick off the main event, where speakers ......read more

Continental Technology Powers Jeep® Wrangler's New eTorque Mild-Hybrid System

Powerful new eTorque technology contributes to improved fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions  Continental’s industry-first, liquid-cooled 48-volt Eco Drive is now available on the iconic Jeep® Wrangler  Marks the technology’s first application in the sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment and with an American vehicle manufacturer  Dubai, UAE, March 12, 2019:  Continental, the leading German tire and automotive technology company, is partnering with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to develop an eTorque mild-hybrid technology that will be applied on the all-new Jeep® Wrangler. Continental’s industry-first, liquid-cooled 48-volt Eco Drive supports the eTorque system, contributing to the SUV’s legendary performance, while simultaneously improving fuel ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota and UAE Government Authorities confiscate 453,456 counterfeit car parts in UAE raids last year

Counterfeit Toyota spare parts reach AED 20.68 million of forfeiture value in 2018 Dubai, UAE, March 11, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Toyota, in partnership with UAE government authorities, has confiscated more than 453,456 counterfeit Toyota parts valued at AED20.68 million (USD 5.63 million) throughout 2018. A total of 26 raids on counterfeit car part dealers took place in 2018 across the Emirates mainly in Dubai, Al Ain, Um AL Quwain, Sharjah and Ajman. The majority of items were serviceable goods such as oil filters, fuel filters and spark plugs. Al- Futtaim Toyota trained a total of 258 Economic Department Field Inspectors across the UAE in 2018 to increase their expertise in identifying counterfeit parts. These officials were also provided with the necessary tools to educate consumers about the importance of using genuine ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches the all-new Honda HR-V

Entry-level SUV completes Honda’s SUV line-up   Dubai, March 10, 2019:   Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new Honda HR-V.    The HR-V marks the presence of an entry level SUV from the Honda range and this 5-seater vehicle has been positioned as a fun and sporty SUV which has been designed for life. The HR-V comes in three grades – the DX, LX and top-of-the-range EX and is available across all Al-Futtaim Honda showrooms in the UAE.    Commenting on the launch, Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises said, “With the addition of the HR-V, the Honda SUV line-up is now complete. The HR-V falls in the SUV sub-compact segment – which is ......read more

Rolls-Royce Cullinan named ‘Best Luxury SUV' at The Luxury Network International Awards

TLNI’s glamorous Great Gatsby-inspired black-tie event in Dubai celebrated the best global luxury lifestyle brands Dubai, March 07, 2019: The Rolls-Royce Cullinan was named ‘Best Luxury SUV’ at the 2019 edition of The Luxury Network International’s (TLNI) awards show. Held at the sumptuous Caesar’s Palace hotel on Bluewaters Island in Dubai Marina, the Great Gatsby-inspired black-tie event was attended by stylish VIP guests and glamorous stars. Now in its 12th year, TLNI awards celebrate the world’s leading luxury brands while also raising money for charity. A mix of established and emerging brands, who each represent the pinnacle of luxury in their chosen field, were honoured at the glamourous event, which also provided attendees with a platform for high-level networking ......read more

Maserati Levante: the Allegra Antinori one-off and the interactive journey through Italian excellence at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show

 Maserati Levante: Allegra Antinori one-off fully personalized by the Maserati Centro Stile   An interactive experience involving working tables of Italian excellence: Maserati presents the first step in customization United Arab Emirates -  March 6, 2019:  Europe's biggest Motor Show of the year gets under way and Maserati presents a one-off Levante, giving a glimpse of the future customization programme. It has been customized to fit the requirements of Allegra Antinori, Vice President of Italian wine producer Marchesi Antinori. At the 89th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show, Maserati further highlights customization and the expression of Italian identity combined with exquisite craftsmanship, state-of-the-art technology and sophisticated aesthetics: a unique, exclusive mix achieved ......read more

Ferrari F8 Tributo, a celebration of excellence

The mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta that pays homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history   United Arab Emirates, 5 March 2019:  The F8 Tributo is the new mid-rear-engined sports car that represents the highest expression of the Prancing Horse’s classic two-seater berlinetta.   It is a car with unique characteristics and, as its name implies, is an homage to the most powerful V8 in Ferrari history.  The F8 Tributo sets the market benchmark for performance, driving pleasure and ease of handling. It makes the exhilarating performance of the best 8-cylinder in the world accessible to all drivers, with unprecedented handling and superior ride comfort.    With a massive 720 cv and a record specific power output of 185 cv/l, it is the most powerful V8 ever to be mounted in a ......read more

AM-RB 003:The Third in the Mid-Engined Family

 Project 003 becomes AM-RB 003, with the confirmation of Red Bull Advanced Technologies’ involvement  RBAT already integrated in the development of AM-RB 003   AM-RB 003 follows Aston Martin Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro as third mid-engined Aston Martin  Concept car makes debut at 2019 Geneva Motor Show  RBAT to focus on optimisation of AM-RB 003’s chassis and aerodynamics  AM-RB 003 to feature new Aston Martin hybrid turbo V6 engine  Aston Martin’s Matt Becker and Chris Goodwin leading AM-RB 003’s dynamic set-up  Overall development led by Chief Engineer, Fraser Dunn, Advanced Operations  Project team using RBAT’s world-leading F1TM modelling and simulation technology  Programme run from new Aston Martin Advanced Performance Centre ......read more

Rolls-Royce to Showcase full bespoke portfolio at 2019 Geneva Motor Show

March 05, 2019 - Dubai, UAE Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will return to the Geneva Motor Show and debut its full current product portfolio for the first time on an international stage. Representing the near-infinite Bespoke possibilities at the heart of its record-breaking success in 2018, the marque will present one of an extraordinary collection of 25 Phantoms alongside the first publicly-revealed Bespoke Cullinan commission. In addition, two powerful visions of Black Badge and a highly Bespoke Dawn will be revealed, each informed by the taste patterns of a younger, more assertive breed of entrepreneur drawn to the brand.    The Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex continues to be celebrated as a global centre of luxury manufacturing excellence and the remarkable business record set in 2018 – the greatest sales ......read more

Jaguar I-Pace is European Car of the Year

Jaguar I-PACE wins European Car of the Year 2019 award 60 expert journalists chose Jaguar’s all-electric performance SUV above six other finalists  European sales to date represent 75 per cent of total global I-PACE volume*  Jaguar public charging service provides easy access to more than 85,000 charging points throughout Europe I-PACE has won 55 awards globally since launch a year ago    4 March 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has been voted ‘Car of the Year’ at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019. This is the first time a Jaguar has won the coveted prize.    The European Car of the Year jury comprises 60 motoring journalists from 23 countries, and the award recognises technical innovation, design, performance, ......read more

Bentley at the Geneva International Motor Show

Centenary stand celebrates Bentley’s remarkable first 100 years Global debut of special Limited Edition inspired by iconic racing model European Show Debut of Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner Global debut of new Bentayga Speed – world’s fastest production SUV Public debut of stylish new Continental GT Convertible Live press conference 08:20 CET, Hall 1 Stand 1261   (Dubai,UAE - 3 March 2018) Bentley celebrates its Centenary at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show with a range of new models, including a highly evocative new Centenary Limited Edition, inspired by one of the British brand’s most iconic racing cars.   Making its first ever appearance on the world stage in Geneva will be the new Bentayga Speed. The world’s fastest production SUV features ......read more

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition

50 examples of special edition DBS Superleggera produced to celebrate Aston Martin’s partnership with TAG Heuer Special edition TAG Heuer Carrera created to provide collectors timepiece to each owner Each of the 50 cars inspected personally by Aston Martin Lagonda President and Group CEO, Andy Palmer, before leaving the factory   28 February 2019, Dubai, UAE: In celebration of its partnership with Swiss luxury watch company TAG Heuer, Aston Martin has launched the striking Aston Martin DBS Superleggera TAG Heuer Edition. Just 50 of these stunning sports cars, finished in Monaco Black paint with red accents, will be available globally and built to a luxurious fixed specification.   Each of the 50 cars will be accompanied with a limited edition TAG Heuer watch, the DBS Edition Carrera Heuer 02. Powered ......read more

Automechanika Jeddah opens with 80 exhibitors from 15 countries

Global brands make inroads in Saudi’s $7.6 billion spare parts and auto services market February 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Saudi’s foremost auto aftermarket trade fair opened today (26 February) in Jeddah, with more than 80 exhibitors from 15 countries tapping into the Kingdom’s auto services and spare parts market that’s estimated to grow six percent annually over the next five years. Mr. Mazen Batterjee, the Vice President of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry opened the show. Running until tomorrow (27th February) at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Automechanika Jeddah 2019 arrives in its 3rd edition as new government policies and a significant boost in car parc (vehicles in operation) fuel rising demand for related auto aftermarket supplies a services.  Initiatives such as allowing women to drive ......read more

Al-Futtaim Toyota and Citi Taxi Sharjah committed to improving UAE air quality

Citi Taxi Sharjah leads sustainability efforts with 450 Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicles in its fleet   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 27, 2019: In line with the UAE Vision 2021 goals for a smart, sustainable society, Al-Futtaim Toyota and Citi Taxi in Sharjah are investing into a better future with Toyota Hybrid-Electric Vehicles (HEV) to help ease the burden on the environment. Citi Taxi has bolstered its ranks with 450 Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicles currently on its fleet, directly contributing to reducing pollution on Sharjah’s streets. This amounts to around half of the company’s fleet comprised of Hybrid-Electric Vehicles, producing on average 53 per cent less harmful emissions compared to a conventional vehicle and saving significant amounts of fuel with the Camry Hybrid’s range of around ......read more

New Jaguar XE: Enhanced exterior all-new luxurious interior and intuitive new technology

Enhanced exterior provides a more assertive appearance with new front and rear bumpers, advanced all-LED headlights and tail-lights with distinctive LED signatures  All-new luxurious interior features beautiful details and premium materials  New Touch Pro Duo infotainment system and 12.3-inch interactive driver display shared with all-electric I-PACE are customisable, intuitive and responsive  Smart Settings technology uses artificial intelligence to learn the preferences of individual drivers and adjusts seat, mirror, audio and climate settings automatically Segment-first ClearSight rear view mirror provides uninterrupted rearward visibility Efficient Ingenium diesel and petrol engines available in AWD and RWD form 300 PS petrol-engine AWD derivative accelerates from 0-100km/h in 5.7 seconds. Lightweight ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda hosts its annual ‘Born To Ride' road trip for its biking community

Honda Bike owners enjoy a fun day out with a ride to Al Hudayriat Island in Abu Dhabi  Dubai, February 26, 2019: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, recently hosted its first bike ride event for 2019 - ‘Born To Ride’ which saw the Honda biking community turn up in full force.  The bikers began the 150km ride from the Honda showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Their first stop was the Al-Futtaim Honda Umm Al Nar showroom in Abu Dhabi where they were joined by riders from the Capital. After a short showroom tour, the riders set course for Al Hudayriat Island, Abu Dhabi where they were welcomed with breakfast and refreshments.  Commenting on the event, Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises said, “The ......read more

Other Top Stories from Automobile, Cars and Racing
 
MINI at Auto China Beijing 2018…

April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: A unique combination of driving fun, premium quality and individual style, characterise the models with which MINI continues to increase its popularity on the Chinese automotive market. The model update for the MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door and the MINI Convertible set fresh impulses for the success of the brand. The Asian premiere of the new models will take place at the ......read more

'Global Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturers Gear Up for Robust Business Growth at Automechanika ...…

Demand for Middle East spare parts and auto services on upward trend with market tipped to surpass US$15 billion mark by 2021 April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers are gearing up for period of robust business growth in the Middle East, while new research indicates car sales and the corresponding demand for spare parts and auto services is on an upward ......read more

Global Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturers Gear Up for Robust Business Growth at Automechanika ...…

Demand for Middle East spare parts and auto services on upward trend with market tipped to surpass US$15 billion mark by 2021 April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers are gearing up for period of robust business growth in the Middle East, while new research indicates car sales and the corresponding demand for spare parts and auto services is on an upward ......read more

UL's Safety Standard for Battery Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Helps Make Skies Safer…

    UL 3030 certification designed to ensure battery operated systems used to power remote-controlled drones meet rigorous safety criteria     Standard designed to make help ensure electrical system mitigates risk of fire, electric shock and other hazardous malfunctions that can result in damage to property and personal injury Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 17 ......read more

Jafza's Automotive & Spare Parts Sector Logs Business Worth AED 39.5 Billion in 2017…

DP World top management meets industry leaders to mark success Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 April 2018:  The automotive and spare parts companies operating in DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) recorded business worth AED 39.5 billion in 2017.  DP World, UAE Region recently held a forum for automotive companies to celebrate the close ties with the industry ......read more

Genesis G70 Luxury Sedan Arrives in Middle East…

All-new compact model completes Genesis core sedan range Graceful exterior styling matched by sophisticated interior Performance and handling focus on driver experience Advanced technology for convenience and safety Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018:   Genesis has officially launched its compact G70 luxury sedan in Middle East markets, completing the ambitious brand’s core ......read more

Honda take home prestigious awards…

Jazz, CR-V and Accord win at Wheels COTY and MECOTY awards  Dubai, April 16, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced that the Honda Jazz, Accord and CR-V has won top honours at two leading automotive award functions.  The recently launched Jazz won Best Compact car award at the ......read more

Record first quarter for BMW Group sales…

Deliveries up 3.0%: 604,629 units sold worldwide Sales growth achieved in all major sales regions  First-quarter electrified sales up 38.3%: 26,858 delivered worldwide March 2018 best-ever single month for BMW Group United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2018:  The BMW Group has achieved its best ever first-quarter sales with a total of 604,629 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles ......read more

MG Motor and Al Yousuf Motors Open New Dubai Showroom…

(Middle East, 11th April 2018) MG Motor, along with their new UAE distributor, Al Yousuf Motors has opened the doors to a new showroom. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the showroom will showcase the MG ZS, and, the MG RX5 SUVs, as well as the MG 360 compact sedan.   As the recently appointed UAE distributor of MG Motor, Al Yousuf Motors will provide a range of services for new and ......read more

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Scoops Best SUV Car of the Year trophy…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2018 –   Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, one of the world’s toughest and most reliable SUVs and leader of the midsize SUV segment in the UAE acquired the Best SUV Car of the Year title at the Wheels Car of the Year Awards 2018, the region’s most established independent automotive awards, thanks to its new dynamic, modern and robust ......read more

Al Tayer Motors Launches New Ford Trucks 6x4 Tractor Head series…

Dubai, April , 2018 –   Al Tayer Motors, the official Ford Trucks importer-dealer in the United Arab Emirates, launched the new 6x4 Tractor Head series (3543T) at an event held in Dubai.   The new Ford Trucks 6x4 Tractor Head series (3543T) offers advanced specifications such as 10mm 500 MPa strong steel chassis, twin clutch, 16-speed ZF manual transmission, and day ......read more

Nissan starts exchange program for Nissan LEAF batteries in Japan…

LEAF owners will be able to trade in old batteries for refabricated ones Dubai, UAE (April 5, 2018) :  Nissan LEAF owners in Japan will be able to exchange their cars’ old batteries for refabricated ones under a new, fee-based program. Starting in May, owners of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF can turn in their used batteries and, for a fee, receive refabricated ones. Nissan is ......read more

Feel the adrenaline rush with the Xtreme Toyota obstacle course at the 4th Custom Show Emirates…

Enjoy the amazing line-up of Lexus’ popular luxury vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4th, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Toyota leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be flexing its off-road muscles at the 4th Custom Show Emirates, the biggest custom cars and bikes show in the Middle East, which will take place concurrently with the 3rd International Motor Show Abu ......read more

Arabian Automobiles Nissan outperforms the market in 2017, achieving 13% market share…

The brand asserted its leading position in the automotive market by increasing its market share from 11.1% to 13% Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4th April 2018:  Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has outperformed the market in 2017, reaching an impressive 13% of the UAE ......read more

The Audi A8 is the “World Luxury Car 2018”…

Flagship model wins prestigious award Ninth victory for Audi in the World Car Awards Audi Board Member for Development Peter Mertens: “The Audi A8 is an innovation driver for our entire industry.” Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2018:  The Audi A8 is the “World Luxury Car 2018.” The win underscores the status of the brand’s flagship as the embodiment of ......read more

All-New 2018 Nissan LEAF Named ‘2018 World Green Car of the Year'…

All-new 2018 Nissan LEAF named “2018 World Green Car” by the World Car Awards Nissan LEAF is the first all-electric vehicle to win award since category was created Dubai, UAE (April 02, 2018) –   The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling electric vehicle, was named the “2018 World Green Car” at the 2018 New York International ......read more

BMW celebrates its dealers with the Excellence in Sales Award…

Middle East received two awards for Jordan and Qatar  Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2018:  BMW honoured its best dealers from around the world at a celebratory awards evening in the BMW Group Classic. Pieter Nota, BMW AG management board member responsible for Sales and Brand BMW handed out the awards to the 41 top dealers, saying they were a thank-you from the company to its international ......read more

Range Rover Velar Named Most Beautiful Car in the World…

Range Rover Velar named World Car Design of the Year at 2018 World Car Awards Victory announced at New York International Auto Show Velar features unique combination of design excellence and engineering integrity Takes over from Jaguar F-PACE, which won the award last year Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 29 March 2018: The Range Rover Velar has been judged the most beautifully ......read more

Bosch is turning the car into a lifesaver…

Beginning March 31, connected vehicles with eCall will automatically call for help in an accident     Thanks to the automatic eCall, emergency responders can arrive at the scene of an accident up to twice as fast     eCall service from Bosch speaks 16 languages     The telematics eCall plug is the retrofit eCall solution for all vehicles     ......read more

Refinement Ventures Off-Road with All-New Sierra AT4…

Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2018:   GMC redefines the off-road space by introducing the all-new 2019 Sierra AT4. For the first time ever, the Sierra AT4 delivers a unique formula of authentic off-road capability and innovative technology paired with premium refinement and a bold appearance expected from GMC.   “The 2019 Sierra AT4 is designed for the customer who wants an ......read more

The Jaguar F-PACE SVR : Sportscar Performance, Suv Design…

Supercharged 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine developing 550PS and 680Nm of torque  0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds (0-60mph in 4.1 seconds) with a top speed of 283km/h (176mph) SVR aerodynamic package features unique front and rear bumpers, lower body sides and rear flip spoiler to enhance cooling, reduce lift and drag and aid high-speed stability. SVR-tuned chassis features uprated dampers ......read more

Rolls-Royce Takes Bespoke to New Heights With ‘Wraith Luminary Collection'…

Limited Collection of 55 unique Rolls-Royce motor cars  First ever shooting star headliner World debut of illuminated wooden paneling  Stainless steel hand-woven fabric incorporated into cabin  Global debut of Sunburst Grey paint. Solid grey with rich copper tones Oxford English Dictionary definition Luminary: 1) A person who inspires or influences others, ......read more

Famco introduces Euro 5 emission standard Volvo Trucks in the UAE…

Move follows ESMA’s directives to import trucks that meet Euro 4 emission standards  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 27, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (Famco), exclusive distributor of Volvo Trucks in the UAE, recently announced the launch of the Volvo Trucks that meets Euro 5 emission standards.  The introduction of the new Euro 5 engines ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda introduces 2018 GL1800 Gold Wing in the UAE…

Dubai, March 25, 2018:   Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has introduced the 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing.  Since its introduction as a naked 1000cc machine in 1975, the Honda Goldwing has always been the ultimate in two-wheeled travel. It is a motorcycle that has been very much on its own journey, growing ......read more

Special Edition Maserati Quattroporte GTS ‘Nerissimo' arrive at Al Tayer Motors showrooms in the UAE…

Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2018:  Limited units of the Maserati Quattroporte GTS GranSport ‘Nerissimo’ Special Edition cars have arrived at official importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors showrooms in the UAE   Only 50 of the Limited Edition vehicles are being made specifically for the Middle East region and Japan. One of the cars is currently on display at the Al Tayer Motors ......read more

Al Furat to set up AED 20 million auto body building unit…

Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018:  Industrial refrigeration specialist company Al Furat has announced the setting up of a unit to build a wide range of vehicle bodies. The new unit, being developed as part of the business diversification of the thirty-year-old company, will help build trailers, semi-trailers, curtain side semi-trailers, low bed trailers, municipal utility equipment and ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda hosts members of Honda UAE Club to celebrate launch of all-new Accord…

Dubai, March 19, 2018:   To celebrate the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, hosted at its Dubai Festival City showroom members of the Honda UAE Club.   During the event, product experts from Al-Futtaim Honda highlight some of the key features of the new Accord ......read more

Nissan powers Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge for 15th year…

Manufacturer extends one of Middle East motor sport’s longest running partnerships Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2018:   One of the longest running partnerships in Middle East motor sport has entered its 15th year with the approach of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan, which turns the focus of the cross country rallying world on the UAE capital again later this ......read more

Nissan's e-POWER technology wins environmental award…

Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissions Dubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) –   Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 ......read more

GMC sets a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title in partnership with Abu Dhabi Police…

The ‘largest parade of GMC cars’ title was achieved during GCC Traffic Week Leading the parade, a GMC Sierra flew the flag of Year of Zayed as it cruised Yas Marina Circuit Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018:  As part of the GCC Traffic Week (11-15 March), GMC Middle East set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title, for the ‘largest parade of GMC cars’, in ......read more

Al Fahim to provide 85 vehicles to Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018…

Sponsorship includes 70 Mercedes Benz and 15 Jeep Grand Cherokee cars    14th March, 2018, ABU DHABI:  UAE-based conglomerate, ALFAHIM, has been confirmed as an official sponsor of Special Olympics IX MENA Games Abu Dhabi 2018 at a signing ceremony in Abu Dhabi today.   As part of the agreement the family-run ALFAHIM will provide 85 vehicles, made up of 70 Mercedes-Benz ......read more

FAMCO launches Volvo Trucks Advanced Safety Features in UAE…

Volvo Trucks commitment to safety helps drive the success of customers business by putting the well-being of drivers and their families first. Volvo Truck’s attention to safety lowers insurance costs related to accidents and reduces cargo loss and downtime due to accidents Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 13, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) has announced the ......read more

Al-Futtaim Honda launches 10th generation Honda Accord…

Dubai, March 12, 2018:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord.   The all-new Accord is the 10th generation of Honda’s perennially best-selling midsize sedan.    All-new from the ground up, the 2018 Accord is built on a new platform ......read more

Luxury First: Range Rover Sv Coupé Debuts at Geneva Motor Show…

Land Rover has created the world’s first full-size luxury SUV coupé – a seductive limited-edition two-door Range Rover  Beautifully curated interiors set new standards for materials and craftsmanship, with extensive personalization options for SV Coupé clients  565PS and 700Nm 5.0-litre Supercharged V8 petrol powertrain makes SV Coupé the fastest-ever full-size Range ......read more

W Motors at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show…

Fenyr Supersport - Global Debut and World Premiere Iconiq Seven - Europeean Premiere  Dubai, March 6th 2018–  W Motors, the first Arab brand of high-performance luxury sports cars from the Middle East, achieved a new milestone today with the world premiere of the Fenyr SuperSport launched at the renowned Geneva International Motor Show. W Motors was also joined on the ......read more

CONIQ Model SEVEN makes European debut ICONIQ MOTORS to work with Microsoft and AKKA Technologies ...…

6 MARCH 2018, UAE:  ICONIQ Motors celebrated the European debut of its Model SEVEN at the Geneva Motor Show, showcasing the world’s first all-electric passenger-focused MPV, with a focus on bringing an unparalleled level of connectivity and convenience to passengers. ICONIQ President Alan Wu commented: “ICONIQ’ SEVEN’s debut in Europe marks another milestone for ......read more

New Jaguar E-PACE to debut in the UAE…

The British manufacturer is inviting all car enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies to attend the launch event  Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 06 March 2018:   To mark the arrival of the latest compact performance SUV in the UAE, Jaguar Middle East and Al Tayer Motors will be hosting an exciting launch event for the New Jaguar E-PACE at City Walk 2 on the 9 & 10 March 2018 ......read more

BMW Group Plant Leipzig starts series production of BMW i8 Roadster.…

Dubai, UAE, March 06, 2018:  BMW i8 Roadster: combined fuel consumption 2,1 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption 14,5 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 46 g/km. BMW i8 Coupe: combined fuel consumption 1,9 l/100 km; combined electricity consumption 14,0 kWh/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 42 g/km. (Calculated in the EU test cycle, in combination with standard tyres). All figures ......read more

Nissan at Geneva Motor Show 2018: Transforming the way we drive, transforming the way we live…

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (March 6, 2018) –  The acceleration of electrification was the key theme at the Nissan stand during this year’s Geneva Motor Show.   Taking center stage was the world premiere of the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship race car, seen in its concept livery for the first time. The car will make its city circuit debut at the start ......read more

Jaguar Charges Ahead With All-new Electric I-PACE…

New all-electric I-PACE places Jaguar at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution Designed from the outset as an electric vehicle (EV), the I-PACE offers bold aero-efficient design, and interior space from the segment above Electrifying all-wheel drive performance from twin Jaguar-designed motors with a combined 400PS and 696Nm delivering 0-100km/h in 4.8s 90kWh Lithium-ion ......read more

Iconic Nissan 370Z NISMO launched in UAE…

The Nissan 370Z NISMO is the third offering from Nissan’s in-house performance division to be introduced to the region Nissan 370Z NISMO marked by distinctive exterior appearance and unique interior features Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018:   The 2018 Nissan 370Z NISMO has launched in UAE for the first time, as part of the global automaker’s continued drive to bring ......read more

AGMC breaks ground at new multi-million Dubai Motor City site…

New BMW and MINI showroom and aftersales facility will be first automotive dealership in Dubai Motor City as part of AGMC’s network expansion to cater to its existing and potential customers across Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates  Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2018:   AGMC, the official importer of BMW Group products for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has ......read more

Top Global Security Experts to travel in Land Rover vehicles from Premier Motors…

Dealership signs as event’s Exclusive Automotive Partner  Dubai, 27 February 2018:  VVIP and VIP delegates to the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR), will travel in a fleet of 60 premium luxury Land Rover and Range Rover vehicles provided by Premier Motors - the official Land Rover importer-dealer in Abu Dhabi. The dealership has signed as the ......read more

MAG Lifestyle Development Unveils the Biggest Fleet of Rolls-Royce Ghost Motor Cars in the World…

The luxury vehicles deliver on MAG’s promise to exceed its customers’ expectations at every turn Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 February 2018:  MAG Lifestyle Development (MAG), the property development arm of the MAG Group, has unveiled the biggest fleet of Rolls-Royce Ghost motor cars in the world, making it the leading global customer for the ultra-luxury ......read more

Front-Row Seats at Global Premiere of All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE…

New all-electric I-PACE to be unveiled on Jaguar social channels in live global broadcast at 18:00 GMT on 1 March I-PACE is Jaguar’s first electric vehicle and the newest member of the PACE family Official public debut of I-PACE will be at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March Watch the live I-PACE reveal on 1 March here Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 February 2018 –  ......read more

Ford Transit Vans to Power DHL Express in UAE…

Automatic vehicles enable logistics provider to employ more female drivers Dubai, UAE, 26 February 2018:  DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has taken delivery of its first batch of Ford Transit vans from National Car Rental (NCR), one of the UAE’s leading car rental companies. It is the first time that DHL Express will operate ......read more

Nissan and DeNA to start Easy Ride robo-vehicle mobility service trial…

Field test to begin March 5 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 25, 2018:  Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and DeNA Co., Ltd. will begin a field test of Easy Ride, the robo-vehicle mobility service being developed by both companies, on March 5. Easy Ride is envisioned as a mobility service for anyone who wants to travel freely to their destination of choice in a robo-vehicle. During the ......read more

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Promises the Best Seat in the House…

Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2018:  As the arrival of Cullinan nears and final preparations are made, Rolls-Royce this week offers a glimpse into what will undoubtedly be the best seat in the house. So much more than an SUV, Crossover or Off-roader, Rolls-Royce Cullinan will be Effortless, Everywhere, delivering effortless luxury everywhere its owner chooses to venture. Such boundless luxury ......read more

Ferrari 488 Pista: a brilliant track-derived combination of exhilaration and performance…

First images released ahead of unveiling at Geneva Motor Show     Dubai, UAE, February 22, 2018:  The Ferrari 488 Pista, which will be unveiled at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, is the successor to Ferrari’s V8-engined special series - the 360 Challenge Stradale, 430 Scuderia and 458 Speciale – which have received critical acclaim for their performance and ......read more

British Snowboard sensation Jamie Barrow breaks Guinness World Record for fastest speed on a ...…

Record breaking feat took place on the frozen lake of St Moritz in Switzerland, with Barrow and the Maserati Levante SUV hitting a maximum speed of 151.57 km/h Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018:   Britain's fastest snowboarder Jamie Barrow has broken his own Guinness World Record, clocking a new fastest speed on a snowboard while being towed by a vehicle on the frozen lakes of St ......read more

  • Page 6 of 6   300
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
Search PR 
Filter PR by


RSS DubaiPRNetwork.com on Twitter DubaiPRNetwork.com on InstaGram DubaiPRNetwork.com on Linkedin
 
Top Stories
 
Top Sections