Emirates Motor Company Daimler Commercial Vehicles delivers 50 heavy duty vehicles to Transgulf Readymix.
All Actros 4440 8x4 vehicles are equipped with Leibherr 12cbm mixers
24/05/2017, Abu Dhabi: Emirates Motor Company (EMC) Daimler Commercial Vehicles has delivered 50 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Transgulf Readymix that will help the UAE concrete firm fulfil on its growing list of contracts.
EMC officially handed the fleet of trucks over to the Abu Dhabi-based firm today in what is believed to be one of the largest deals of its kind in the UAE.
Transgulf are one of the region’s largest ready mix firms and the 50 Actros 4440 8x4 vehicles represent a vital cog that will allow the firm to deliver to its clients as it continues to expand.
EMC is the authorised Mercedes-Benz distributor in Abu Dhabi ......read more
Winning campaign developed in partnership with Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 May 2017: Nissan’s Aqdar Drive Safely program has been officially recognised by the Middle East Road & Bridge Forum for its innovative and engaging approach to road safety in the UAE, just three months after its launch.
The program, developed by Nissan, Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE, won the award for 'Best Road Safety Innovation Campaign Award by an Automobile Company' at the recent Middle East Road & Bridge Forum Awards hosted by the UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development. The recipient of the award was determined by delegates attending the recent Forum conference who had to nominate the developers of “a road safety strategy that has resulted in the increased awareness ......read more
First four-seater Ferrari with a V8 engine is now at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi
Dubai, 23 May 2017: Ferrari’s GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to sport a V8 engine, has arrived in UAE showrooms and can be viewed at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi.
Ushering in a whole new Ferrari GT concept, the car is aimed squarely at drivers looking for range as well as sporty driving and versatility.
“Ferraristi looking for a sporty and versatile vehicle that does not compromise on performance, while providing greater fuel efficiency, have the perfect solution in the form of the GTC4 Lusso T,” said Hossam Hosni, Vice President – Ferrari at Al Tayer Motors.
The GTC4Lusso T adopts an evolution of the 3.9-litre V8 turbo which punches out a maximum of 610 cv at ......read more
Tom Brady and Aston Martin enter new long-term partnership
Brady will collaborate with the British luxury brand on a new content series entitled Category of One, to premiere later this year
Tom Brady pictured with new Aston Martin DB11
22 May 2017, Dubai - UAE: Aston Martin today announces the start of a new long-term partnership with Tom Brady, record-breaking National Football League star and one of the most renowned and respected athletes of all time.
In collaboration with Aston Martin’s VP & Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman, the designer currently responsible for creative direction of the Aston Martin brand and model range, Brady and Reichman will explore their affinity for The Love of Beautiful via a new content series entitled Category of One, premiering later this ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 21 2017: Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, is ready to treat customers with absolute value along with greater savings on the entire fleet of Mitsubishi passenger cars during the holy month of giving. What makes it even more exciting is they also get a chance to win 5 Lancer EX cars in Dubai and 5 in Sharjah.
The Mitsubishi range is now available at special prices with the legendary Pajero starting from AED 1,390 per month, the smart crossover ASX from AED 926, the stylish Outlander from AED 1127 per month, the spacious Lancer EX from AED 617 per month and the powerful Montero Sport from AED 1,082 per month.
Pajero buyers will get an exclusive ZERO Interest for four years. and ZERO Deposit, Free Service up to 50,000 Km, Free Insurance and Free Warranty. ......read more
Marking the holy month with generous offers, a 100% down payment promise and a complimentary five year service package
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is offering its customers the chance to win up to AED 100,000 in instant rewards when they buy a new INFINITI vehicle this Ramadan. The offer is part of a range of outstanding promotions that have been launched to celebrate the holy month.
Purchasers of new INFINITI vehicles will be presented with scratch and win vouchers that will offer them the opportunity to earn guaranteed rewards up to AED 100,000. The company will also be covering 100 per cent of the down payment for every new vehicle purchase and ......read more
Major redesign includes bold new front end with signature boomerang-shaped headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights and available LED headlights
New 3.5-liter V6 engine adds direct injection system, horsepower increases to 271, with towing capacity of 1,500 KG
Enhanced user friendliness features range from Motion-Activated liftgate to a new touch screen monitor to be added for the first time in the Nissan line-up in the Middle East
New advanced driver assistance technology includes Intelligent Emergency Braking, Intelligent Cruise Control, Blind Spot Warning, Forward Collision Warning and Intelligent Around View Monitor with Moving Object Detection
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 20, 2017: Nissan has launched today the new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder in the Middle East during an event set against the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2017: Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years.
The partnership promises to revolutionize how Volvo customers engage and interact with their cars. The large catalogue of popular Android apps – developed by Google, Volvo, or third party app developers – will offer connected and predictive services in and around the car.
“We are making an important strategic step with the Google partnership. Google’s platform and services will enhance the user experience by enabling more ......read more
• UD Trucks’ all-new medium duty truck range helps customers maximise productivity
• Available with a wide range of customisable configurations for superior uptime
(Middle East, 16th May 2017) Japanese manufacturer, UD Trucks has launched Croner, an all-new medium duty truck, in the Middle East, East and North Africa. Continuing its rich Japanese legacy of building the “truck that the world needs today”, UD Trucks has designed the Croner range specifically for growth markets across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and South America.
Named after the Greek god of time, Cronos, the Croner is a reliable and versatile truck range built with robust and quality components to deliver extra productivity and superior uptime. Designed with customers’ ......read more
• Alluring, expressively designed performance coupe defines a new era for the global luxury brand
• Flagship model introduces new Multi Stage Hybrid powertrain and the first-ever 10-speed automatic transmission for a luxury automobile
• All-new rear-wheel drive GA-L platform realizes a significantly agile, more refined driving experience
• New multimedia and safety technologies complement the car’s masterful craftsmanship to provide a comfortable, pleasurable drive
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16, 2017: The emotional designs and high-performance models issued by Lexus in the last few years prefaced a new chapter for the brand, one that begins now with the arrival of the all-new 2018 Lexus LC flagship performance coupe. ......read more
Dubai, May 16, 2017: This Ramadan, customers will receive more from Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE. The Al-Futtaim company will be offering exciting starting prices and excellent value with free service and warranty across the car range.
In addition, customers purchasing a new Honda cars during the campaign period will also receive an Al-Futtaim Retail gift card which can be used at participating stores including F&F, Plug Ins, GUESS, Marks & Spencer, Al-Futtaim ACE, The Watch House and Toys “R” Us with values ranging from AED 200-AED 2,000.
Honda Ramadan Offers
Save up to AED 12,000 on 5 years’ service and warranty on the edgy and sporty sedan. Bluetooth, Cruise Control and Electric Parking ......read more
Director General of the Municipality in Ajman tests zero emission Toyota Mirai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, introduced His Excellency Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman, to the zero emission hydrogen fuel cell Toyota Mirai at its headquarters, as part of its efforts in providing more sustainable motoring in-line with the UAE Vision 2021, moving a step closer towards a future of greener mobility.
His Excellency highlighted the importance of the Emirate of Ajman’s efforts in introducing greener mobility, as well as the use of renewable energy and decreasing harmful emissions.
The meeting was ......read more
This unique recruitment program will offer one young engineer studying in the UAE a 12-month placement with INFINITI and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: The deadline for applications draws close for the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy - INFINITI’s global search for the best and brightest engineering talent.
Now in its fourth successive year, the Academy will once again offer one engineering student currently enrolled in the UAE an unparalleled opportunity to join a 12-month placement working on both automotive and Formula One™ technologies, thanks to the technical partnership and strong collaboration between INFINITI Motor Company and the Renault Sport Formula OneTM Team.
Engineering students can now apply at academy.infiniti.com Applicants ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 11, 2017) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2017.
Nissan generated an operating profit of 742.2 billion yen on net revenues of 11.72 trillion yen as strong sales in the US, China and Western Europe partly offset the impact of foreign exchange and weakness in emerging markets.
Fiscal Year 2016 Full-Year Financial Highlights
The following table summarizes Nissan’s financial results for the 12-month period to March 31, 2017, calculated under the equity accounting method for the Group’s China joint venture.
Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Highlights
(TSE report basis – China JV equity basis)1
Yen in billions
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After the opening of new locations in Munich, Germany in March 2014 and in Nice, France in January 2015, the opening of a new office in Dubai followed in April 2017. The Edel & Stark Group finances the strategic expansion of the branch network with a long-term investment of a sports car enthusiast and visionary as well as through the corporation with a local partner in the United Arab Emirates.
The Edel & Stark Group originated as a start-up company in Switzerland in June 2011, supported by a local university. After three years of development, the company opened a second office in Munich to cover German and Austrian markets as well. The branch in Nice, France was the result of an expansion into the South European luxury car rental market. Consequently, the Edel & Stark Group can access an attractive and diverse fleet of 55 ......read more
Pads cover 90 percent of truck and trailer vehicles in operation to generate cost benefits
Dubai, May 9,2017: Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC today announced the launch of Wagner QS® application-specific brake pads for commercial vehicles. The new range is targeted to meet the expectations of workshop and fleet operators who are looking for reduced parts cost with no compromise on quality or safety in the EMEA and GCC regions.
Designed, tested and certified to meet the most demanding expectations and supported by the Federal-Mogul Motorparts global distribution network, Wagner QS brake pads provide a highly cost-effective option for workshops and fleet operators in the GCC region.
"This reliable and affordable range adds new options to the market for commercial vehicle ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Super-modified tourers and trailers purpose-built to take on the rigours of the desert and its extreme conditions and an innovative protective spray-on exterior finish, were among the many special features attracting trade visitors at the ongoing Automechanika Dubai 2017, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Dominating the show floor with its powerful appearance, the LC79 Tourer from Patriot Campers, was quite the attraction. Built up on a brand-new Toyota Land Cruiser GXL chassis with dual cab, Patriot Campers have turned this into an off-road super performer, complete with special Mickey Thompson ROH wheels and chassis extension. Based on a very capable offroad platform with V8 turbo diesel power, upgraded suspension and custom-built Super Tourer body, the vehicle comes with front and rear ......read more
The European Car of the year 2017 launched in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017: The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV was unveiled last Wednesday during a regional launch event at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. The high-profile event was attended by Jean-Philippe Imparato, Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot brand, Jean-Christophe Quemard, Executive Vice-President Africa-Middle East of PSA Group, Cedric Zayoun, Managing Director of the GCC region at PSA Group and UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, in addition to over 100 key figures from the industry and prominent media outlets from the UAE and the region.
Under the theme “Stop imagining the future; Drive it”, the event featured futuristic multi-sensorial stations, where the attendees got the chance to discover the vehicle with a unique ......read more
Biggest names in global automotive aftermarket converge for three-days to boost business ties in Middle East and Africa
Dubai, UAE, May 7, 2017: The biggest names in the global automotive aftermarket are gathering in Dubai this week, as they take aim at a Middle East spare parts market and auto services industry that’s estimated to grow by 4.9 per cent over the next five years.
Automechanika Dubai 2017 opened today (7 May) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where 1,954 exhibitors from 57 countries are looking to make inroads in a regional market where spare parts revenue will be worth US$14.8 billion by 2021.
The 15th edition of the Middle East and Africa’s largest auto aftermarket trade fair was flagged off by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman ......read more
Impresses UAE Media with Successful Test Drive
Available Exclusively with Union Motors
Price Starts at AED 55,000 for Its Basic Model
Dubai, UAE, 7th May 2017: Global auto major, Geely Auto, the sister brand of Volvo, launched its all new Emgrand X7 Sport SUV in the UAE with a test drive being undertaken by key UAE media. The launch and the positive response form the UAE media, underscores the immense potential that the UAE market holds for Geely.
Available across the UAE, exclusively with Union Motors, The Emgrand X7 Sport embodies a design language inspired by Peter Horbury and his global Geely design team based in California, Barcelona and Shanghai. Living up to its ‘Sports’ tag, the Emgrand X7 Sport has the perfect silhouette to compliment one of the finest interiors. The cabin is of ......read more
Sharjah Police tests Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology and receives 127 new Toyota Vehicles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has handed over 127 Toyota vehicles to Sharjah Police, cementing the long-term partnership between the two entities. Al-Futtaim Motors also supported Sharjah Police in their plans to drive the UAE Vision 2021’s sustainable environment initiatives, by test driving Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology in the form of the hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Toyota Mirai.
Unlike battery-powered electric vehicles, Mirai, a hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Electric vehicle, is driven by an electric motor, but instead of being powered by a battery, it creates electricity through an onboard ......read more
Dubai Police tests zero-emissions Toyota Mirai and welcomes its first Lexus ES hybrid to the fleet
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, have joined Dubai Police in reinforcing both organizations’ support for UAE Vision 2021’s sustainable environment initiatives, by test driving Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology in the form of the hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Toyota Mirai.
Al-Futtaim Motors also handed over the first Lexus ES 350 hybrid, which will help Dubai Police spread awareness of greener transport solutions, while aiding its efforts in more sustainable mobility.
Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, ......read more
~ Explore without limits with the newly launched Isuzu D-Max AT35 ~
Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2017: The modified Isuzu D-Max AT35, that launched earlier this month at Abu Dhabi’s Custom Show, is an exciting addition for conversion enthusiasts in the region. Boasting higher ground clearance and better traction control, this model provides a softer ride and higher all round visibility. Very popular in Europe especially in countries like Norway and UK, the vehicle now aims to makes its mark in the UAE and the growing conversion market of the Middle East.
The Isuzu D-Max AT35 is fitted with 35“ tyres on 17x10 wheels and the body has been raised by 30mm with 20mm raised suspension. The extended wheel flares are not only designed for housing the 35” tyres, but they have also given the Isuzu D-Max ......read more
Ramadan promotion starts as early as May 1st
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2017 – Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched this year’s Ramadan offers with customers able to avail the best Toyota deals one month prior to the Holy Month, and enjoying these benefits until the end of Ramadan.
This year’s Ramadan offers include deferred payments for up to 12 months on select vehicles, with Al-Futtaim Motors covering up to 8 months of payments. The offer also features three unique Toyota Land Cruiser models available in a limited edition, the company has made available exclusively for this occasion. Other exclusive deals include a one-time chance to own the 2017 Toyota Camry Platinum, featuring luxury leather upholstered seats, ......read more
Fuel Cell LF-FC concept car takes centre stage at the restaurant’s Garage
Dubai, UAE – April 27, 2017: Intersect By Lexus, the award-winning dynamic eatery and cultural hub located at the heart of DIFC, will be hosting Lexus’ first ever Fuel Cell flagship concept, the Lexus LF-FC at its Garage, from April 21st until the end of August. Initially revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015, the LF-FC flagship concept, is a visionary vehicle that offers a peek into the design and technology direction of the brand’s future flagship sedans, evoking inspiring emotions with its distinctive design that exceeds conventional imagination, automated driving technology and high-tech vision.
“Intersect By Lexus is the ideal host platform for such an attractive and unique concept vehicle, embodying the future emotional ......read more
UK-based global engineering equipment manufacturer Auger Torque to unveil grand opening of Middle East operations centre in the U.A.E following business partnership with United Motors Heavy Equipment
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 26, 2017: World leading earthmoving attachment manufacturer and engineering solutions business Auger Torque Europe Ltd will announce the opening of its operational headquarters – Auger Torque Middle East in the UAE following a successful exclusive distribution agreement of its equipment by the region’s leading construction company, United ......read more
Deferred payment allows INFINITI customers to purchase now and start the payments after six months
Dubai, UAE, April 26th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced that customers purchasing the QX60 2016 now will only pay six months later, with INFINITI covering three months of instalments after the bank pays the initial three months.
The market-leading deferred payment plan reflects Arabian Automobiles Company’s customer-centric philosophy, ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: In a landmark deal, Al Ghandi Auto, a leading General Motors dealership selling Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, signed an agreement with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, for the sale of 112 Chevrolet vehicles – 109 Trailblazers and three Tahoes.
Commenting on the agreement, Ali Saeed Bin Saroud, Executive Manager, Dubai Camel Racing Club, said, “We have chosen Al Ghandi Auto from a line of other auto dealers in Dubai because of the great commitment and flexibility shown in their sales proposition. We were ......read more
• New K Xtrem offers the most robust chassis on the market
• New model is now available across the Middle East
• Designed for the most extreme conditions
(Middle East, 24th April, 2017) Renault Trucks has introduced the new K Xtrem to the Middle East market. The robust model, developed to take on the most challenging environments found in the Middle East, was launched during Renault Trucks XTREM DAYS event in Marrakech, Morocco, for industry leaders from Greater Middle East, Sub-Sahara Africa, Algeria, ......read more
• New high-performance technology delivers acceleration of 0-100KM/h in under 4 seconds
• Model stands alongside new Liverpool customised version of the MG ZS
(Middle East, 20th April 2017) : The new MG electric supercar concept - MG E-motion, made its global debut on the MG stand at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show. With 94 years of history, this legendary British brand is enjoying a significant revival thanks to recent scientific and technical innovation, delivering a stunning new concept model that combines high standards in ......read more
• LYNK & CO tested its in-car, app-based sharing feature live for the first time in Shanghai on April 16, 2017
• Digital keys are spawning new ownership and collaboration models
• With Ericsson cloud technology, LYNK & CO delivers on their core brand promise of enabling new services through connectivity
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: LYNK & CO, which has been hailed as the world’s “most connected car” after its launch in October 2016, has partnered with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to help ......read more
Light duty Hino 300 Series Hybrid offers cleaner, more efficient transport
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2017 – In line with its efforts to make a significant difference in the environmental footprint and contribute to a cleaner air quality in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, has launched the country’s first hybrid truck at the 8th edition of the Cold Food Chain Conference, which was held on the 5th of April the Meydan Hotel in Dubai.
The Hino 300 Series Hybrid light-duty truck ......read more
Hosting the Renault Duster as the lead in the SUV B segment, the dealership secures growth in sales volume
Dubai, UAE, April 16th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has released Renault’s 2016 Growth Report confirming the brand’s remarkable performance.
The report reveals that Arabian Automobiles achieved positive volume growth of 17% for Renault, and that the company’s market share performance ranks number one among Renault ......read more
New V6 powertrain technology, offering 400 hp, delivers exhilarating drive
‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy inspires daring exterior
Empowering performance from world-first technologies
Dubai, April 13, 2017: The INFINITI Q60 is a premium sports coupe that combines a completely all-new design with exhilarating performance and dynamics. The taut, muscular lines of the exterior underline the Q60’s considerable performance potential – reinforced by an advanced all-new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine.
The high performance 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo ......read more
Limited edition Vanquish S takes inspiration from the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows
The third Q by Aston Martin - Commission by Aston Martin Cambridge
Tenth car will be gifted to the RAF Benevolent Fund
11 April 2017, Gaydon: Spectacular British aviation skills are the inspiration for Aston Martin's latest Q by Aston Martin creation; the Vanquish S Red Arrows edition.
Just ten examples of the Red Arrows inspired cars are being commissioned by Aston Martin Cambridge, each with special design features, hand-crafted interiors and graphic elements that draw on the visual ......read more
Ashwani Gupta Appointed Alliance Senior Vice President of the Renault-Nissan LCV Business Unit, effective April 1
Move expected to expand light commercial vehicle market leadership under a single business unit and boost sales by unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key markets.
Alliance partners to create more synergies by having one business unit, while ensuring brand differentiation, maximizing cross-development and cross-manufacturing, technology sharing and cost reduction.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: April 11, 2017 ......read more
Until the end of April, customers can pay 0% interest for up to five years on select Renault models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has launched its special spring offers, which will run until stocks last. The offer allows customers to become owners of new cars that strike the perfect balance between product and pricing.
During the promotion period, Arabian Automobiles will be taking care of interest costs for its ......read more
Al Tayer Motors is world’s first dealer to launch new V12 Prancing Horse
Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017: The Ferrari 812 Superfast made its first international dealer launch at a special preview in Dubai by Al Tayer Motors - the official Ferrari importer-dealer in the UAE. The car, which roared into this year’s Geneva International Motorshow, was revealed to VIP guests at an exclusive event held on the roof-top of the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai – the city’s newest hospitality venue.
The event, themed ‘Shift to the 12th Dimension’, referring to the ......read more
• New car from iconic British brand now on sale at MG distributors across the region
• MG saloon features exquisite design, a range of intelligent technologies and impressive interior flexibility and space
(April 4th 2017, Middle East): Iconic British automotive brand, MG today announced the launch of the new MG 360 in the Middle East, the first region in the world to market the brand’s exciting new model. Now on sale across the region, the MG 360 is the newest model from one of the automotive world’s most famous ......read more
Dubai, April 3, 2017 – Jaguar Land Rover scooped up three prestigious motoring accolades at the fourth edition of the 2017 Middle East Car of the Year Awards (MECOTY) that were held in Dubai on Thursday, March 30th 2017.
Nominated alongside peers from the automotive industry, Jaguar saw the F-PACE win the “Best Compact Premium Performance SUV” title followed by another success for the brand with the Jaguar F-TYPE SVR awarded “Best Premium Performance Coupe”.
Recognized for innovation, Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque Convertible ......read more
Limited-time offers across all Nissan models featuring special promotions on the popular Juke, all-new Altima and Pathfinder
Dubai, UAE, April 2nd, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched its limited-time spring offers – running from 1st to 10th April, customers will be spoilt for choice with outstanding discounts across Nissan’s entire line-up. Fans of the company’s popular Juke, Altima and Pathfinder models are in for a ......read more
Repair and Maintenance in focus as leading global players line up cutting edge solutions at three-day auto aftermarket trade fair
Dubai, UAE, April 2, 2017: The finest in automotive repair and maintenance solutions will be under the spotlight at the Middle East’s largest auto aftermarket trade fair next month in Dubai, from non-wax based vehicle detailing services to automated body shop systems that save time and money.
Auto professionals searching for the latest innovations in workshop repairs and equipment will be in for a treat at Automechanika Dubai 2017, with leading ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 29, 2017: Last year INFINITI unveiled the completely redesigned QX60 to the Middle East region. For 2017, the model features additional enhancements that are aimed at empowering the driver with a more premium experience.
The first in a host of upgrades is on the QX60’s powerplant. The Intelligent All-Wheel Drive vehicle featuring the powerful yet efficient 3.5 litre V6 gasoline engine now delivers 295hp (+30hp) at 6,400 rpm with a torque output of 350NM (+24) at 4,800rpm.
Never compromising on convenience with the driver always in mind, the 2017 ......read more
Exclusive offers on a large Lexus line-up
Dubai, UAE, March 23, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, proudly presents the Spring Edition of the Lexus Select Event, giving customers the opportunity to purchase their preferred Lexus at exclusive prices starting at AED 122,000.
“The much anticipated Lexus Select Event brings to our customers a host of exclusive offers and benefits, giving them the chance join the world of luxury by choosing their preferred car from a selection of Lexus vehicles, all while ......read more
Suicide Squad and The Wolf of Wall Street actor revealed as the new face of Nissan’s electric vehicle and zero emission programme
In first mini-movie, Robbie takes Nissan BladeGlider for a midnight spin around Monaco as company moves to attract new audience to the electric revolution
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: March 22, 2017: Actor Margot Robbie has been revealed as Nissan’s new electric vehicle (EV) ambassador by racing the carmaker’s radical all-electric BladeGlider sports car around the world-famous Monaco Grand Prix circuit, at midnight.
The ......read more
New laws to come into force soon, setting ethical standards for fair trade practices
The new regulations, approved by the Directors of Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) encompasses all areas of the auto spare parts industry, from manufacturing and packaging right down to transportation and sales and use of these products. It is expected to be announced by ESMA once approved by the cabinet.
Mr. Asad Badami Managing Director of A-MAP, welcomed the announcement “This is great news for genuine dealers. It was time that a regulatory board set strict new laws ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 20 March 2017: Bridgestone Middle East and its sole importer and distributor for Dubai and the Northern Emirates Nasser bin Abdullatif Alserkal Est. have teamed up to help promote occupational health safety at Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport and auto services corporation.
The global tyre maker and its distributor are jointly sponsoring a month’s worth of activities, including training and promotions, backed up with the provision of the technical hardware which will help keep the 20,000-strong fleet of vehicles serviced by ......read more
Product safety education paramount to stopping dangerous counterfeit parts
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 20, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, recently participated in a raid with the Al Ain Economic Development Department, in cooperation with the legal authorities, which led to the confiscation of counterfeit Toyota and Lexus spare parts worth approximately AED 7.6 million.
The raid was the culmination of months of investigation and organization between inspectors from the Al Ain Economic ......read more
PSA Group inaugurated its first regional headquarters in the "Dubai Airport Free Zone" (DAFZ) to promote the group’s presence in the region.
Dubai, UAE, March 19, 2017: The high-profile event was attended by Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni; Director General of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, Jean-Christophe Quémard, Executive Vice-President; Africa-Middle East of PSA Group and Cedric Zayoun; Managing Director of the GCC region at PSA Group.
Welcoming PSA Group to DAFZA, Dr. Mohammed Al ......read more
All-New Discovery showcases unrivalled capability and technology
Dubai, March 18 2017: Land Rover’s All-New Discovery made its highly anticipated UAE entrance this weekend at one of Dubai’s most popular adventure spots, Kite Beach in Jumeirah. The newest addition to the Land Rover Discovery Family of vehicles brought to life the philosophy of true adventure and discovery with daring stunt drives through a challenging obstacle course to the backdrop of crashing waves.
With unbeatable capability and versatility, the All-New Discovery clearly embodies the ......read more
Artificial intelligence: Bosch teaches cars how to learn and take appropriate action
Bosch CEO Denner: “Automated driving makes roads safer. Artificial intelligence is the key to that. We’re making the car smart.”
New AI onboard computer can interpret road traffic
Blockchain: Bosch and TÜV Rheinland present a solution for odometer fraud
Connected repair shops can repair vehicles in passing
Dubai, UAE, March 16, 2017: At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin, the supplier of technology and services presented an ......read more