National Food Products Company takes delivery of first Hino 300 Series hybrid truck
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 19, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, handed over a Hino 300 Series hybrid truck to Oasis Water Company, in line with its environmental mobility agenda.
The handover, which took place at Oasis Water’s Headquarters, was attended by Ramez Hamdan, General Manager of Hino at Al-Futtaim Motors accompanied by a delegation from Hino Japan, George Antonios, Marketing Director of National Food Products Company in addition to a number of senior officials from both organizations.
The custom-built Hino 300 series Hybrid light-duty truck has been modified by Gorica to suit the requirements of the business and now features a mounted half chiller, ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 19 July 2017: Motorists in Dubai are being encouraged to get their tyres checked out, free of charge, next time they get their car washed at selected car washes in the emirate. The Tyres and Accessories divisions of Dubai-based Bridgestone distributor, Nasser Al Serkal is implementing the Bridgestone MEA campaign with Autopro, a full-service car repair provider.
Free tyre-check services are being offered in Autopro Car Wash till 27 July, 4pm-9pm at their locations in ENOC service stations in Media City, Ibn Battuta and Meadows.
“Tyre safety is a major issue here in the Emirates given the extreme climatic conditions which degrade tyres much quicker than in other parts of the world with less harsh climates,” said General Manager of Nasser Al Serkal, Adel Boutros. “In offering ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 17, 2017: Alstom presented to a delegation of RTA, headed by HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director General & Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors RTA (Roads &Transport Authority), the mock-up of the Metropolis trains for the Route 2020 project in Coignères in Paris.
A full-size mock-up of the Dubai Metro was unveiled to HE Mattar Al Tayer and his accompanying RTA delegation. During this successful visit, the RTA took the opportunity to inspect the aesthetic design and the interiors of the train and validated all comfort aspects.
They are the result of the joint development between RTA architectural experts and Alstom one of the members of the ExpoLink Consortium.
The Alstom-led consortium ExpoLink, also composed of ACCIONA and Gulermak, has signed a contract with RTA (Roads & Transport ......read more
All-new Jaguar E-PACE revealed with epic barrel roll
Dynamic twist sets an official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Furthest Barrel Roll in a Production Vehicle
Final test proves E-PACE lives up to Jaguar’s ‘Art of Performance’ philosophy
Inspiration from cinema’s most iconic car stunt
Attitude and stance come as standard with Jaguar’s new compact performance SUV
Sports car looks with SUV practicality for the next generation of Jaguar customers
Agile, responsive chassis and sports car driveline technology make E-PACE the hot hatch of its segment
Next-generation digital tech keeps you connected, with 4G Wi-Fi, and a super-sized touchscreen as standard
All-weather, all-surface traction technology and all-wheel drive keeps you connected to ......read more
Scheme available on all 2017 and 2018 Toyota models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 16, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched the “Up to 20% Down Payment on Us” campaign, whereby customers can avail up to 20% down payment covered by Al-Futtaim Motors on all 2017 and 2018 Toyota models, giving buyers the opportunity to own their dream Toyota without the hassle of securing an up-front payment, while the remaining amount can be funded through any of the financial institutions in the UAE.
Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Al-Futtaim Motors strives to provide its customers with offers that make their buying decision seamless and hassle-free. This offer gives an added value to buyers who wish to own ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 15, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has announced a 225% increase in its hybrid sales for the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2016, bolstering the company’s support for the UAE Vision 2021.
The upsurge in hybrid sales was mainly driven by the Lexus RX h, which accounted for approximately 25% of all RX sales, followed by CT h, GS h and LS h. The recently launched LC 500h Coupe is the latest addition to the growing Lexus hybrid line-up, and introduces the world’s first multi-stage hybrid system in an emotionally captivating, high-performance model.
Christopher Buxton, Managing Director of Lexus at Al-Futtaim Motors, commented: “We take pride in leading the green luxury mobility ......read more
Jaguar Land Rover takes a step closer to future vehicles which could drive themselves through a city
Autonomous Urban Drive is prototype technology engineered in Britain as part of the UK Autodrive research and development project
Jaguar Land Rover completes final trials of connected and autonomous research technology before tests on public roads in Milton Keynes and Coventry
UAE, Dubai, 15 July 2017: Jaguar Land Rover will today demonstrate prototype autonomous technology called Autonomous Urban Drive that can enable a vehicle to operate autonomously through a city, obeying traffic lights as well as negotiating T-junctions and roundabouts.
This research technology, called Autonomous Urban Drive, is designed and developed in the UK. It is a step closer to achieving ‘level ......read more
Refined, advanced and sophisticated design
Multi Drive 7S transmission for enhanced fuel efficiency and enhanced driving pleasure
New standard safety features across the line-up
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 10, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the launch of the 2018 Toyota Corolla, with two efficient and enjoyable engines, including a choice of 1.6-litre and a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines, combining great fuel economy with driving pleasure.
Keeping the dynamic and modern design unveiled with the 2017 Corolla, the latest iteration of this crowd favourite features a premium interior, outstanding fuel efficiency offering up to 27% better efficiency than its nearest competitor thanks to its efficient engine ......read more
10 July 2017
UAE-based total FM company first to bring Renault ZOE into transport fleet; company initially looking to save over 17,000 kilos of carbon emissions over 12 months
UAE-based sustainability leader and total FM company Farnek, has bought its first electric car from Renault as it continues to strive for a more sustainable way of operating its business, especially its growing transportation fleet, currently comprising over 200 vehicles.
Renault’s ZOE electric model will help Farnek to reduce its carbon footprint by saving 17 tonnes (78%) of carbon emissions annually, compared with any of the existing saloon cars in its fleet, that travel approximately 72,000 kilometres per year.
In Europe, Renault is a leader in the field of electric mobility with one out of every four EVs sold being a Renault. Globally, ......read more
(Dubai, UAE) 6 July 2017: The Jaguar F-PACE, winner of the Best and Most Beautiful Car at the 2017 World Car Awards, has broadened its range with the introduction of the new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine. The lightweight construction improves efficiency, enhances vehicle dynamics and delivers exceptional performance and refinement while meeting the most stringent global emissions regulations.
The new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine is available with an eight speed automatic ZF transmission and standard AWD drivetrain. It has single twin-scroll turbo that produces 365Nm of torque from only 1,200rpm. The smooth and responsive petrol engine powers F-PACE from 0-100km/h in 6.8 seconds.
The new Jaguar F-PACE line-up comes with 5 years service package as well as 5 ......read more
Lucky winners of competition run by Nissan on the OSN network are handed keys to brand-new Nissan Kicks
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 06, 2017: The Menon family from Dubai had a double cause for celebration as a result of the recent ICC Champions Trophy 2017, held in England and Wales.
Not only did they enjoy the drama and excitement of the tournament thanks to Nissan’s innovative tie-up with OSN which offered free in-game highlights throughout the event, but they were the lucky winners of a Nissan competition which took place during the event to win a brand-new Nissan Kicks.
Kalyana, Sivagnanam, Nissan’s Regional VP, Marketing and Sales for the AMI region, said “We had a huge response to the competition, which reflected the massive viewing figures for both the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 6, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus, in the UAE, has announced its official sponsorship of Dubai Police’s participation in the Ministry of Interior’s “Summer Without Accidents” campaign aiming at promoting road safety among residents in the UAE and educating motorists on summer-related accident causes.
Yousuf Al Raeesi, Director of Government Affairs at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “Al-Futtaim Motors’ efforts to promote safety go many years back and vary between anti-counterfeit campaigns, drivers training and school outreach programs, to name just a few. Participating in this initiative cements our decades-long partnership with the Dubai Police and reiterates our commitment to safety. Using an ......read more
New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sits at the pinnacle of the world’s performance sedans, with a thrilling mix of explosive power, dynamic agility and all-wheel drive traction
Significant SVO enhancements made to award-winning XE include lightweight aluminium and carbon fibre exterior panels to meet extreme performance targets
322kmph and 0-100 km/h in 3.7sec – supercar performance from Jaguar’s most compact four-door sedan
Project 8 is the most powerful Jaguar road car ever – and first road-legal Jaguar with a 600PS 5.0-litre supercharged V8
Just 300 examples of the ultimate expression of Jaguar performance are available worldwide – exclusively left-hand drive
Project 8 features manually adjustable ride height, aerodynamics and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics settings for circuit use. ......read more
Ford has earned the No. 2 ranking of all non-premium brands in this year’s J.D. Power Initial Quality Study – the brand’s best ranking in the report’s 31-year history
Expedition and Mustang earn segment quality awards, with seven Ford and Lincoln models leading the top three of their segments
Ford’s has been improving the capability and quality of new technologies, including SYNC 3 equipped on 70 percent of vehicles
DUBAI, UAE. July 3, 2017 – Ford has jumped to No. 2 of all non-premium brands in J.D. Power’s 2017 Initial Quality Study – the brand’s best-ever ranking in the annual study now in its 31st year.
The Ford brand improved to 86 problems per 100 vehicles from 102 in 2016. This improvement helped Ford tie for fourth among all ......read more
INFINITI’s popular models such as the QX50 and QX70 will be part of the brand’s exceptional offers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2nd, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched an exclusive range of offers for ‘Dubai Summer Surprises 2017’ – the 20th edition of Dubai’s favourite summer sales celebration. The exceptional offers will run from 1st July until 31st August, offering unbeatable prices on popular INFINITI models and allowing customers to make significant savings of up to AED 50,000 at this time of year.
Salah Yamout, Director of Sales & Marketing at Arabian Automobiles Company, commented: “Arabian Automobiles and the Dubai ......read more
RAIL NETWORK SAFETY
The six safety vital relays developed by Clearsy France are the very first self-controlled safety vital relays guaranteeing opening of their NO contacts at a SIL4 level. Since 2016, these safety vital relays are SIL4-certified according to the EN 50129 and EN 50155 standards. Applications of these relays include Lyon (France) tram level crossing protection systems, Nice (France) tram onboard control system and Luxembourg-City tram SIL 4 signaling system.
The availability of these relays with NO contacts guarantee on opening and independently certified SIL 4 by Certifer is a first on the railway market.
We owe this new development to Clearsy an Aix-en-Provence (France)-based company, which employs more than one hundred people specialized in the production of SIL 0 to SIL4 ......read more
Take a closer look behind the scenes of Lexus’ collaboration with Luc and the Valerian design team to create the SKYJET
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: July 2, 2017: To celebrate its creative partnership with Luc Besson’s upcoming sci-fi epic, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, luxury automotive brand Lexus has recently unveiled a behind-the-scenes sneak peek of the SKYJET collaboration, as well as the brand’s design and technology philosophy that inspired elements of the final SKYJET, in a way that has never been seen before.
The ambition is to immerse automotive and film fans alike further into the development of the SKYJET and to offer a unique insight and experience into how Lexus collaborated with Luc Besson and his design team to bring the single-seat pursuit craft of the future to life on the ......read more
Aston Martin confirms production of RapidE - the brand’s first all-electric model
Williams Advanced Engineering confirmed as lead engineering partner
RapidE will be based on the Rapide AMR
Limited build run of 155 cars with production set for 2019
28 June 2017, Dubai, UAE: Less than two years after being unveiled as a concept, Aston Martin is today confirming that the all-electric RapidE will enter production in 2019.
Set for a limited production run of 155 cars, RapidE is Aston Martin’s first all-electric model. As such it spearheads development of the brand’s low- and zero-emission vehicle strategy laid out by Aston Martin’s President and CEO, Dr Andy Palmer, in the company’s Second Century Plan.
RapidE sees a continuation of the ......read more
Toyota Prius and Camry Hybrid key players in the UAE sustainability movement
AED 6.7 for every 100kms in a Prius*
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 28, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced an unprecedented increase in its Toyota hybrid sales led by the Prius and Camry hybrid, registering 535% and 430% growth respectively in the first half of this year, in comparison to the same period in 2016.
Launched last year in the UAE, Toyota Prius delivers enhanced fuel efficiency of 26.1 Km/L, and is the world’s first mass-produced hybrid vehicle employing both a petrol engine and an electric motor. The hybrid car can be powered by the engine, the electric motor or a combination of both, automatically choosing the most efficient mode for the ......read more
Dubai, June 21, 2017: Al-Futtaim Automall, the largest retailer of pre-owned vehicles in the UAE, has announced the opening of a new super site at Dubai Festival City that will display over 400 cars.
Customers looking to buy good quality used cars can head to the new 12,000 sqm site, located opposite IKEA and alongside ACE, where they can view the widest range of pre-owned vehicles from all leading manufacturers including Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Dodge, Ford, Mitsubishi, Chevrolet, Jeep and luxury models including BMW, Mercedes, Lexus, Volvo, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover and Porsche amongst others.
Declan McCluskey, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Automall, said: “Right from day one, Automall has always been about providing customers with the widest choice of good quality used cars and a memorable shopping ......read more
Jaguar E-PACE combines sports car design and agility with everyday SUV practicality
Joins World Car of the Year-winning F-PACE and Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE Concept SUVs
World Premiere of Jaguar E-PACE 13 July 2017
21 June 2017, Whitley, UK: Jaguar introduces its new compact performance SUV, the Jaguar E-PACE.
Joining Jaguar’s PACE family of performance SUVs, the E-PACE follows on from the successful F-PACE, which helped boost Jaguar’s sales by 83 per cent last year, and the all-electric I-PACE Concept which will go into production in 2018.
Ian Callum, Director of Design, Jaguar, said: “The combination of sports car looks with Jaguar performance will ensure that the E-PACE stands out. Every Jaguar is designed to excite the senses, and we think E-PACE will do just that, albeit ......read more
#36 au TOM’S LC 500 secures first win of the season at Autopolis
Dubai, UAE – June 20, 2017: Having dominated the first two rounds of the 2017 AUTOBACS SUPER GT500 series in Okayama and Fuji Speedway, the new Lexus LC 500 displayed its prowess once again at the Autopolis racing circuit to make it three wins in a row. This time, it was the turn of the #36 au TOM’S LC 500 driven by Kazuki Nakajima and James Rossiter to keep the Lexus flag flying as they raced to victory in the third round of the championship.
In a race held under clear bright skies and fought over a challenging 300-km distance, the au TOM’S LC 500 battled its way from seventh on the grid to the top step of the podium to continue Lexus’ scintillating start to the season and consolidate the team’s position on top of the ......read more
Lucky QX60 Purchaser Drives Away with AED 100,000 and a Brand-New INFINITI
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 18th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced the first winner of INFINITI’s ongoing Ramadan campaign. The AED 100,000 prize was won through a scratch and win voucher presented to Mr. Kutalmis Kaan Damar when he bought the QX60 – INFINITI’s seven-passenger SUV.
Commenting on the win, Mr. Kutalmis Kaan Damar commented: “I am absolutely thrilled to have been offered this opportunity by Arabian Automobiles Company – winning AED 100,000 was a huge surprise! I feel very fortunate and grateful, because I made significant savings on my INFINITI QX60 and drove away ......read more
Dubai, UAE (18 June, 2017) - Hussein M. Dajani has joined Nissan as General Manager, Digital Marketing, for Africa, the Middle East and India. He will lead Nissan’s digital and social media strategy in the region, which is becoming ever more significant for Nissan’s global business. Working with teams in local markets, his role will be to ensure that the company delivers an innovative experience online for customers, matching the innovation in Nissan’s cars. He will also take the lead on digital and content for Nissan’s regional Communications function, working on strategies to support the company’s business goals.
Hussein, who has a BS in Business Administration from the American University in Beirut said: “I am delighted to be joining Nissan and I am looking forward to further strengthening ......read more
With nearly all new cars expected to offer voice recognition by 2022, future systems may evolve to interpret tone of voice and facial expressions
Ford’s in-car connectivity system SYNC 3 already enables voice control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and will soon enable drivers to use Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa§
Ford with RWTH Aachen University is researching using multiple microphones to improve speech processing and reduce the effect of external noise and potential disruptions
DUBAI, UAE. June 14, 2017 – We are now used to cars that understand what we say. Experts predict that in future they may also know how we feel – sometimes without us having to say a word.
Nearly 90 per cent* of all new cars are expected to offer voice recognition capability by 2022. The next step for the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2016: The amazing New Prius has finally arrived. The world is heavily praising Toyota’s latest release, which is more advanced than anyone could have imagined. Here in the Middle East, the introduction of the Prius is likely to change perceptions about environmentally friendly vehicles while adding a new look to the city streets.
Stunning ......read more
First award for new Aston Martin DB11
DB11 named winner by a jury of experts from ten global automotive magazines
19 June 2016, Frankfurt am Main/Torino: Aston Martin is celebrating a victory in the prestigious Car Design Award, presented at the Salone dell’ Auto Torino, Italy.
The new DB11 was named Production Car of the year by a jury of experts from ten international ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 19, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, will provide Emirates Driving Institute (EDI) two units of ToyotaCamryHybrid to install ontheir existing Roll Carsimulators that demonstratesafety afforded through the use of seatbelts during a rollover collision.EDI, one of the largest driver training institutes in the country started this ......read more
Service station total area spreads over 51 thousand square meters
Comprised of nine islands for different types of fuel
The largest service station within the company’s network in UAE
Plan to operate an integrated center for vehicle inspection and licensing services comprised of four tracks
Abu Dhabi-UAE: June 18, 2016: ADNOC Distribution announced the opening of ......read more
Amongst all other masterminds, was also the all-new 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, premiering at its classiest best.
Dubai, UAE, June 16, 2016: Artistic, inspiring and impressively modern, the first-ever ‘She’s Mercedes’ event in the region was hosted by Gargash Enterprises at the Leila Heller Gallery on Saturday June 4th, devoted to encourage, connect and empower local ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2016: Juma Al Majid Est., exclusive distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, have announced Ramadan promotions for all of its new 2017 models and selected 2016 models, with its ‘Be the First’ offer - where customers can be the first to take advantage of the great deals on offer.
Customers visiting Hyundai UAE showrooms throughout the Holy Month can ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 14, 2016 – The second generation of the highly popular Toyota Fortuner seven-seat SUV, featuring fully redesigned exterior and interior styling, coupled with legendary off-road performance synonymous with Toyota SUVs, has seen its UAE sales increase by an impressive 25% compared to the same period last year.
Launched earlier this year by Al-Futtaim ......read more
Special Ramadan offer sees Mr. and Mrs. Li scratch and win after purchasing Infiniti QX70
Dubai, UAE, June 13, 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, has awarded the first winner of its ‘10% Down Payment on us and a chance to get the value of your car ......read more
Exclusive distributor for Audi in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, Ali & Sons celebrates the Holy Month of Ramadan with a complete range of complementary peace of mind packages for their customers.
Abu Dhabi, June 12, 2016: The exclusive Audi Extra campaign offer from Audi Ali & Sons is making it extra attractive for customers to own a new car this Ramadan.
Under the slogan ......read more
Art of Living by Aston Martin presents a curated collection of the finest products and experiences, capturing the essence of Aston Martin
Gaydon, June 9, 2016: British luxury brand introduces Art of Living by Aston Martin, an opportunity to experience the company’s legendary reputation for cutting-edge technology, iconic design and exceptional craftsmanship across a portfolio ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota Material Handling (TMH) equipment in the UAE, has been recognized with two awards at the Toyota Material Handling International (TMHI) Distributor Conference, which was held in Japan in April of this year.
The ‘Service Award’ and ‘Vision 2020 Award’ recognize Al-Futtaim Motors’ ......read more
Chevrolet to offer cash voucher worth AED 3670 to all SOUQ.com customers during Ramadan
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2016: The auto e-commerce has been growing globally at a staggering rate as per a recent Carmudi survey, and as many as 80% of new car customers begin their car shopping experience online. Within the Middle East specifically, 62% of car buyers reported using the internet to ......read more
Al Nabooda Automobiles drives home support for A Safe Ramadan with Al Ihsan Charity Association
Dubai, UAE, 5 June 2016: The award-winning UAE road safety campaign, A Safe Ramadan, is returning with an ambitious target to help drivers reduce accidents throughout the Holy Month.
Al Nabooda Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen in Dubai and ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 5, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, today announced the return of the highly anticipated Ramadan Upgrades program on a host of Toyota vehicles, including Toyota Land Cruiser, RAV4, Corolla, Toyota 86, Avalon, Camry, Yaris Hatchback and Sedan.
This year’s Toyota Ramadan Upgrades brings with it up to AED 29,000 ......read more
Range includes light, medium and heavy trucks, pickups, buses and 4x4; Liberty anticipates 200% sales growth in 2016
Dubai, June 5, 2016: Foton, the world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has extended its relationship with Liberty Automobiles Company by appointing it the exclusive dealer for its entire range of vehicles. For the past two years, Liberty has been Foton ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 2, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, announced its Ramadan Rewards by Lexus Pre-Owned packages offering customers the exclusive opportunity to drive away their dream luxury car from 2012 to 2016 models, with a complimentary two-year/30,000 kilometer service contract.
The festive offer is available across the entire range of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 1, 2016: As part of Sharjah Government’s Waffer initiative for employees and their families, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the launch of the new Affinity Programme which aims to reward Sharjah Government employees with special benefits and discounts across the Toyota model range.
Al-Futtaim Motors’ Affinity ......read more
Exclusive distributor for Audi in Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah, Al Nabooda Automobiles celebrates the Holy Month with 0% profit rates, a 120 day deferred holiday payment plan and complimentary service and maintenance benefits.
Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2016: The exclusive Audi Extra campaign on offer from Al Nabooda Automobiles is making it extra easy for customers to drive into ......read more
Etihad Rail Stage One attains distinction for project quality in exceeding international standards
Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 28, 2016: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national rail network, announced today that it has been recognised by the Middle East Economic Digest’s (MEED’s) 2016 Quality Awards for Projects; receiving the GCC Rail Project of the Year for ......read more
Al-Futtaim Motors sees more than 2,000 local entries from 30 different schools
Nine local winners submitted to international competition
Chance to win a trip to Japan
Dubai, UAE, May 25, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has seen double the participation in its second edition of Toyota’s global initiative, the Toyota Dream Car Art ......read more
The leading mobile battery service provider extends its 24-hour mobile car services to Abu Dhabi
Dubai, May 24, 2016: Battmobile, a leading provider of car battery support and replacement services, has announced the expansion of its services to Abu Dhabi. A provider of quick and efficient 24-hour services, Battmobile is fast expanding its service offerings in the region to ensure ......read more
Short Films Tell the Story of Ramadan Blessings in a Family Setting
Special Campaign Inspires Charity and Service During the Holy Month
Car Manufacturer Aims to Share Something of Value with the Community
Dubai, UAE - May 23, 2016
Hyundai will celebrate the spirit of the Holy Month this Ramadan, with a special series of short films that create a better understanding of religious and social ......read more
Children with special needs enjoy vibrant fun as they throw paint on a Renault Dokker as part of a very special morning for artistic expression
Dubai, UAE – May 23, 2016
This morning 10 children from Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities received an unusual experience ahead of Ramadan where they really let their creative expression ......read more
The move is part of a strategy to elevate service and maintenance facilities for the capital’s demanding Cadillac fans
Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2016: Liberty, authorised dealer for Cadillac in the UAE, has taken customer care to the next level by opening a state of the art, customer-friendly Cadillac Service Centre at Umm Al Nar, near Maqta Bridge, Abu Dhabi.
The brand-new, 28-bay ......read more
American aftermarket leader to launch new battery at three-day trade show as car numbers on regional roads continue to rise.
Dubai, UAE May 22, 2016: One of the world’s largest automotive aftermarket players is staking the Middle East out as a key international growth market, as analysts estimate the region will add another 9.7 million cars to its roads over the next four years, bringing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 19 May 2016: In the spirit of sharing goodness during the holy month of Ramadan, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, launched its Ramadan Rewards by Lexus giving customers immediate access to the luxury automotive world by paying 100% of the down payment on their behalf.
This offer is applicable on a wide range of the brand’s 2016 model ......read more
Savings on new and pre-owned models throughout the Holy Month across Dubai and Northern Emirates
Dubai, 17 May 2016: UAE motorists are being encouraged to stop dreaming and start driving, with the launch of the new Volkswagen Ramadan packages available in Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah showrooms.
Al Nabooda Automobiles has announced that a range of Volkswagen models – ......read more
Applications open until June 30th, 2016
Open to all engineering students in the UAE
Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016: Infiniti’s global search for the best up-and-coming engineering undergraduate talent begins its third successive year with the launch today of the 2016 Infiniti Engineering Academy. Engineering students from all disciplines will have the chance to earn the career ......read more
Latest Infiniti Q70 Now Available From AVIS ‘Chauffeur Drive’ Program
Dubai, UAE, May 15, 2016: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, revealed today that it would be supplying the class-leading Infiniti Q70 to AVIS as part of the car rental giant’s ......read more
Under the patronage of H.H. Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2016: Under the patronage of H.H. Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Representative of the Ruler in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus in the UAE, announced the official launch of its newest 3S facilities (Sales, Service and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2016: Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) is here to save us all; the housewife that dings her over-sized SUV, the very proud sports car owner that obviously prefers dent-free, and the general public that wants to maximise on asking price when they come to sell.
PDR is an affordable, while-you-wait service brought to us by British owned and run Automotive ......read more
Mike Song Will Lead Regional Activities from Dubai RHQ
Has 23 Years’ Experience with Hyundai Motor Company
Previously Worked at Hyundai Headquarters, and in North America
May 11, 2016- Carmaker Hyundai has appointed Mike Song as its new Head of Africa and Middle East Region, commencing during the second week of May. Based in the Dubai Regional Headquarters, Mr. Song will oversee ......read more
Record turnout at three-day event underlines buoyant Mid East market for spare parts – estimated to value US$17.27 billion by 2020
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2016: A healthy outlook for the Middle East’s auto spare parts and service industry has put the global spotlight on Dubai this week, as the region’s largest automotive aftermarket exhibition got underway today.
Running ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 1, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, reiterated its increased focus on providing the right vehicles to customers in the luxury automotive market, by offering the Lexus IS range at new attractive prices.
Starting from AED 139,000, the IS 2.0-litre turbo is the perfect entry point to the brand’s luxury sedan line-up, offering the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2016: BMW M GmbH has launched the all-new BMW M2 Coupé, a high-performance Coupé that succeeds the BMW 1 Series M Coupé. The new model continues the tradition of the compact high-performance BMW sports cars that started over 40 years ago with the BMW 2002 turbo. With the M2 Coupé’s powerful six-cylinder in-line engine with either automatic or manual ......read more
FMS Tech’s new Journey Management System software and the 360 series of hardware devices help drivers and fleet managers plan journeys ahead of time and reduce costs
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 April, 2016: FMS Tech, a global telematics system provider, simplifies the way fleet managers monitor and manage their fleets with its new Journey Management System (JMS). JMS acts like ......read more
Dubai, UAE – 27 April 2016: Lexus International announced recently that an elite judging committee has named ‘AGAR PLASTICITY - A Potential Usefulness of Agar for Packaging and More’ by AMAM, the Grand Prix winner of the Lexus Design Award 2016.
“This is a bold and ambitious experiment, which aims to address one of the biggest pollution problems of our time. ......read more
Transport infrastructure investment continues to rise in the UAE
Increased city bus travel set to relieve regional road congestion
Dubai, UAE - April 27, 2016: As the public transport sector across the UAE and other GCC countries continues to expand in response to ever-growing demand, the city bus segment in particular is proving one of the preferred areas for investment ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 25, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced a never-before-seen low monthly payments scheme with remittance starting from as low as AED 299 per month and 0% financing for two years on a wide range of passenger cars and SUVs.
The new Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) offer applies to hot selling vehicles such as Yaris ......read more
Middle East launch of Jaguar’s first ever Sports SUV will mark a world-first at the iconic Burj Khalifa on 2 May 2016 starting at 9.10pm UAE Time (8.10pm KSA Time, 5.10pm GMT)
Jaguar will be the first commercial brand in the world to use the world’s tallest architectural landmark for a spectacular LED show
Watch the dramatic ......read more
• Enrico Atanasio of Audi Middle East: “…client satisfaction does not end after the ‘sale’…”
• Ali & Sons’ Audi Sales Team rank first in terms of customer satisfaction, quality of service, product knowledge and effectiveness.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 23 April, 2016 - Ali & Sons Audi have won the prestigious award of Sales Team of ......read more
RX 350 garners accolades for its winning blend of head-turning design, exceptional comfort and performance
Dubai, UAE – April 19, 2016: Lexus earned top honours at the 2016 Middle East Car of the Year Awards (MECOTY), the premier annual award ceremony for the region’s automotive industry, winning the award in the ‘Best Small Premium SUV’ category for its popular ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 18, 2016: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling in the UAE, has been named Platinum Sponsor of the Arab Traffic Week 2016, taking place from April 17th until April 21st, at Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi.
Held under the theme of “Your safety matters”, the event is organized by SAAED, the region’s leading ......read more
World’s largest stand-alone Audi service center opens to offer decreased lead times, expert staff and state of the art equipment
Dubai, UAE, 18 April, 2016 – The world’s largest stand-alone Audi service center has been inaugurated in a VIP ceremony to commemorate the launch of a new standard bearer in car servicing and customer care.
Al Nabooda Automobiles, the sole ......read more
INTERSECT BY LEXUS introduces an innovative art installation at the creative eatery
“Keep Your Head in The Clouds”
Dubai, UAE, April 17, 2016 – INTERSECT BY LEXUS DUBAI continues to cement its status as a new cultural hub with a unique and creative collaboration with Dubai based graphic artist, Marwan Shakarchi. His design brand Myneandyours is a contemporary fusion ......read more
• 10-day Event Kicks-off on 14 April, 2016
• Features over 50 of the World’s Best Custom-built Cars
• Prominent UAE Personalities from Motor Sport Circuit Open Festival
• Visitors Witness Region’s Best Automotive Technicians, Builders in Action
Dubai-UAE: 16 April 2016: CITY WALK, the urban living destination by Meraas, has transformed ......read more
Dubai, UAE - April 13, 2016: A new chapter in Aston Martin’s history began at the 86th International Geneva Motor Show with the unveiling of the DB11. The first product launched under the company’s ‘Second Century’ plan, DB11 is the bold new figurehead of the illustrious ‘DB’ bloodline and an authentic, dynamic sporting GT in the finest Aston Martin ......read more
Dubai, UAE– Big Boys Toys is the Middle East’s premier luxury, innovations and technology expo, featuring the most unique and luxurious products and services from an amazing lineup of the world’s bespoke innovations and state of the art technologies.
The 7th edition will take place from the 23rd to the 26th of November 2016 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center ......read more
Most advanced 911 launches with new engine technology
Dubai. Bursting with more power, refined design and increased efficiency, the new Porsche 911 range has arrived at Porsche Centre Dubai, Al Nabooda Automobiles, showcasing cutting-edge technological advancements in what is the most highly evolved 911 to date.
Now available in a range of model variants including coupe and cabriolet, the ......read more
An easier way to find parking
Community-based parking helps drivers navigate straight to a suitable parking space
Cars report the available curbside spaces they detect as they drive by
Dr. Dirk Hoheisel: “Searching for a parking space is inconvenient, stressful, and time-consuming”
Bosch service expected to be available to drivers by 2018 or earlier
Stuttgart – ......read more