Dubai, UAE, September 20, 2018: MG Motor has confirmed that its stylish all-new MG6 sedan will be launched in the Middle East in late October this year. The all-new MG6 is the latest model from the British-born automotive brand, which is enjoying a major resurgence in popularity across the region as its expanding new product line-up continues to attract a rapidly increasing number of buyers.
The sleek, dynamic profile of the all-new MG6 is boosted by carbon fibre trim on the front bumper, headlamps featuring a ‘London Eye’ design concept, twin chrome exhaust pipes and a ‘Star Rider’ front grille, which takes inspiration from the brand’s expressive design language. The sporty, premium vibe continues inside the cabin with a smartly configured dashboard and central console, complemented by stylish ......read more
Iconic cars whose sophisticated design and engineering is inspired by legendary Ferrari Sports cars of the past
Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2018: The new Ferrari Monza SP1 and SP2 have been unveiled in occasion of the company’s Capital Market’s Day at the factory in Maranello. These limited-edition special-series cars are the first in a new segment called ‘Icona’ and draw inspiration from the most evocative Ferraris of the 1950s and feature the most advanced sports car technology available today.
Aimed at dedicated clients and collectors, the Monza SP1 and SP2 reference the iconic Ferrari racing barchettas of the past, not least the 1948 166 MM, which originally inspired the name ‘barchetta’, and the 750 Monza and 860 Monza. Designed with the sole aim of ......read more
Maserati is the official car of the Cannes Yachting Festival for the second consecutive year
The entire Maserati MY19 range is on show at the Trident Brand’s Lounge
Exclusive “Drive & Sail” programme combining driving sessions with experiences on board Maserati Multi 70 with Giovanni Soldini
Dubai, UAE, September 19, 2018: For the second consecutive year, Maserati will be taking part as official car in the 41st edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival, with a comprehensive programme of events placing the Trident Brand firmly in the centre of Europe’s top yachting show.
Throughout the event, the Croisette will provide the backdrop for test drives involving the entire Maserati 2019 range: Levante, the first SUV in the Modena constructor’s more than a century of history, the ......read more
Toyota wins Most Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year at The 2018 Filipino Times Awards
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 17, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, took home “Most Preferred SUV Car Brand of the Year” award at The 2018 Filipino Times Awards. The unanimous win came following a rigorous round of voting through public survey, settling the battle of the most favoured brands by the Filipino community in the UAE. The voting included a total of 12 automotive brands and several categories such as dining, banking, electronics, shopping outlets.
Commenting on the win Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota said, “We are delighted to have been voted the top car brand in the SUV category by the Filipino community for the second time. ......read more
New turbocharged propulsion system and advanced chassis systems drive performance, efficiency and agility
Dubai, UAE, September 17, 2018: Cadillac’s first-ever XT4 leverages the brand’s legacy of technology leadership to reward drivers and passengers with a responsive and refined driving experience.
“The new Cadillac XT4 brings a new vitality to Cadillac, in one of the industry’s fastest-growing segments,” said Steve Carlisle, Cadillac president. “It pairs the agility of our award-winning sports sedans with a youthful SUV character.”
A new turbocharged propulsion system and an available Active Sport Suspension with Continuous Damping Control and precise, electronically calibrated steering, plus an available twin-clutch AWD system coalesce in the XT4 ......read more
Dubai, September 16, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched ‘Explore the Ultimate’ promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE making it easier for customers to purchase their dream car.
The campaign, which runs all through September, covers the entire Honda sedan, SUV and MPV range including the all-new Honda Accord which is available from as low as AED 999 per month, the sleek and sporty Honda Civic from AED 799 per month, delivering advanced sporty design, best comfort and best fuel efficiency in its category – Honda City from AED 599 per month and the Honda Jazz offering unmatched versatility as well as class-leading space starting from AED 699 per month.
The all-new urban chic Honda CR-V is also ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 16, 2018: The robustness of a BMW X-model, combined with the power of a sports car and the aesthetics of a coupé: this is the second generation of the BMW X4 pre-sented at its premiere at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.
The dynamic side lines and coupé-like roof line give the BMW X4 a sporty silhouette. This is additionally reinforced by the wide and athletically flat rear and the narrow full LED combi-nation rear lights. The powerful front with the LED headlights, the wide wheelbase and the beefy wheel arches emphasise the vehicle's X genes.
The high-seat coupé is available in the following model variants:
BMW X4 xDrive20i (184 HP*), rims from 18 to 21 inches,
BMW X4 xDrive 30i (252 hp*), rims from 18 to 21 inches,
BMW X4 M40i (354 HP*), rims from 20 to 21 ......read more
Jaguar XE SV Project 8 confirms status as the world’s fastest production sedan with a new lap record in the USA
Driver Randy Pobst clocked 1min 37.54sec in Project 8 on the 2.2-mile course at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, California
Achievement follows the Nürburgring Nordschleife production sedan lap record of 7min 21.23sec set in November 2017
XE SV Project 8 is the quickest, most powerful road-legal Jaguar ever, with a 600PS supercharged V8 petrol engine, 0-60mph in 3.3sec (0-100km/h in 3.7sec) and 200mph top speed
Strictly limited to 300 units; all hand-built at Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations in Coventry, available from £149,995 in the UK
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2018 – Jaguar’s supercar-rivalling XE SV Project 8 has confirmed its ......read more
Receive a car upgrade worth up to AED63,000 when purchasing a Toyota this month
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 11, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, is bringing back its much anticipated Upgrade campaign on a host of SUVs including the legendary Toyota Land Cruiser, Parado, RAV4, Fortuner and FJ Cruiser.
Available across Al-Futtaim Toyota showrooms in the UAE and for the entire month of September, this exclusive campaign allows customers to enjoy either upgraded car models, trims or engine worth up to AED 63,000.
As part of the campaign, customers purchasing a new Corolla can choose to drive off with a RAV4 for the same price of the Corolla, while customers planning to purchase a RAV4 have the option to upgrade to a Toyota Fortuner or an FJ Cruiser. Customers ......read more
10th September 2018, Dubai - UAE:
As the world’s leading luxury brand, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is best placed to understand and harness the many different possibilities of luxury for its influential clients. Throughout history the power brokers and history makers have negotiated some of the most historical agreements in confidence thanks to the ‘luxury of privacy’ afforded to them by the rear compartment of a Rolls-Royce.
In this spirit, Rolls-Royce announced at the 2018 Chengdu Motor Show today the introduction of the ‘Privacy Suite’ for the new Extended Wheelbase Phantom; an innovation that provides unrivalled levels of privacy and luxury.
As it has over the past 90 years, Phantom today stands as the most celebrated luxury item in the world. Its legend compels the world’s most influential and ......read more
Al Tayer Motors to stage unique art exhibit featuring creations by technicians
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2018: Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships representing Ford, Lincoln, Jaguar, Land Rover, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks, is staging a unique exhibit of some truly stunning works of art made by recycling discarded automobile parts and scrap material.
Titled ‘Unseen Potential’, the display is the result of an internal competition organised for the technicians of Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors. The exhibition will be held from September 14 – 22 and the outcomes of the exhibition will support UAE- approved charitable causes.
The art objects will be on display at the dealership’s Sheikh Zayed Road showroom in Dubai and is open to everyone, especially ......read more
Brand confirms factory commitments in Formula E and DTM top-caliber series
Fans to see fully electric motorsport and popular touring car races
Board Member for Technical Development Mertens: Increased reference to production development
Dubai, UAE, September 09, 2018: In 2019, Audi will continue to compete with electric power in motorsport. At the same time, the manufacturer will prolong its factory-backed commitment in the popular DTM touring car series.
In the 2017/2018 season, Audi was the first German automobile manufacturer on the Formula E grid. Having scored four victories and a total of eleven podiums after twelve races around the globe, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler claimed the teams’ championship. The commitment in the fully electric racing series that is currently experiencing a boom with the ......read more
Four-door coupe embodies progressiveness in design and technology
All-digital control system, comprehensive connectivity and mild hybrid technology
Gran Turismo with enhanced handling and more long-distance comfort
Dubai, 6th September 2018 - The new A7 Sportback represents the new Audi design language and delivers on the design promise made by the prologue concept car studies. The four-door coupe sets standards in the luxury class when it comes to progressiveness. It embodies a new style of Gran Turismo, with dynamic lines, systematic digitalization, a sporty driving experience and a versatile space concept. The new A7 is now available in Audi Showrooms throughout the Middle East.
The body concept: Coupé, Sedan and Avant in one
The A7 Sportback combines the best of all worlds and is a ......read more
Daring styling with a smart package to support a distinguishable personality
Newly developed 8-speed automatic transmission with 3.5L V6 Engine realizing class-top power performance and fuel efficiency
Innovative features and Toyota Safety Sense package to enhance passenger comfort and safety
Wireless charging, Head-up Display and premium audio with 14-speaker JBL surround sound system
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 05, 2018: Combining a new level of authenticity and exhilaration, the all-new 5th generation Toyota Avalon has been launched in the UAE by Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, heralding a new, refined driving experience that inspires confidence and luxury.
Long known for its class-top roomy interior, style and fuel economy, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, September 04, 2018: Hyundai Motor Company’s Xcient truck has completed a 40km autonomously navigated highway journey, the first to take place in South Korea.
The semi-trailer truck, which has a maximum load capacity of 40 tons, was semi-equipped with a Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standard Level 3 autonomous driving system, enabling it to steer, accelerate or decelerate, and maneuver through traffic without human input.
“This successful demonstration proves that innovative autonomous driving technology can be used to transform the trade logistics industry,” said Maik Ziegler, Ph.D., Director of Commercial Vehicle R&D Strategy Group at Hyundai Motor Company.
“At this stage, a human driver is still used to control the vehicle manually in certain situations, but I think ......read more
Self-driving pods have large ‘virtual eyes’ to interact with other road users
Intelligent pods make ‘eye contact’ with pedestrians to signal intent
Engineers work with psychologists to understand human trust in self-driving vehicles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 02 September 2018: Jaguar Land Rover has fitted ‘virtual eyes’ to intelligent pods to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles, as research studies suggest that as many as 63% of pedestrians worry about how safe it will be to cross the road in the future.
The friendly-faced ‘eye pods’ have a vital job: helping work out how much information future self-driving cars should share with users or pedestrians to ensure that people trust the technology.
As part of ......read more
Vehicle services firm extends its range of affordable and premium tyre brands.
Abu Dhabi company introduces established European tyre-maker to UAE.
Abu Dhabi, September 02, 2018: Central Motors and Equipment (CM&E) has announced the addition of TAURUS tyres to its extensive portfolio of high-quality automotive products and parts.
CM&E, an automotive member of ALFAHIM, will offer the established European tyre-maker’s products to private motorists, company fleets and transport firms across Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
As the official distributor of MICHELIN tyres in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, CM&E has been supplying motorists in the capital with the highest standards of service and best-in-class automotive parts for more than 30 years.
The addition of TAURUS tyres to ......read more
Land Rover has created a unique rhino design in Trafalgar Square, London, as part of the Tusk Rhino Trail
Gerry McGovern, Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer, is one of 21 internationally respected artists and designers to embellish one of the 1.2m-long rhinos
Project aims to raise funds for the conservation of this endangered species with a charity auction on 9 October and celebrates World Rhino Day on 22 September
Land Rover has been an official partner of the Tusk wildlife conservation charity, helping to reach some of the world’s most remote locations, for 15 years
Watch Gerry McGovern introduce his unique design here: https://youtu.be/FFLFpfOEBoc
The Rhino trail will run until Saturday 22 September across London. To discover more visit tuskrhinotrail.com and join in with ......read more
Zero-emissions conversions for iconic sports car get production go-ahead
Production follows successful debut of E-type Zero concept in 2017
Latest concept made US debut at California’s Monterey Car Week
Prospective clients invited to contact Jaguar Classic with expressions of interest
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 28 August 2018: Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s successful debut in concept form at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in September 2017.
Combining its restoration expertise with cutting-edge technology from the Jaguar I-PACE, the award-winning zero-emissions ......read more
UAE-first, Hybrid Electric model
F-SPORT Model newly introduced to the ES lineup
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, August 27, 2018: Long known for its unparalleled comfort, refinement and luxury appointments, the seventh-generation Lexus ES builds on its strengths with an all-new platform and is now available through the Al-Futtaim Lexus network in the UAE, the largest distributor of green luxury vehicles, and leader in sustainable mobility for over eight years.
After six generations of unprecedented success in the luxury sedan segment, the 2019 Lexus ES makes an extraordinary leap with a striking coupe-like design, enhanced performance, and innovative technologies.
One of two major additions to the all-new Lexus ES lineup includes the ES 300h, an electrified hybrid model, which combines ......read more
Bosch solution makes electrical powertrains for delivery vehicles cheaper and more efficient.
Huge market potential: UAE’s light commercial vehicle market set to grow by 8.25 per cent by 2022.
Dubai, UAE, August 27, 2018: Bosch is launching eCityTruck, an electrical powertrain suitable for the vast majority of delivery vehicles. The first vehicles to feature the new electric powertrain will be launched in Germany in 2019.
The eCityTruck powertrain will equip electric vans that especially handle last-mile deliveries from distribution centers to recipients. The kind of stop-and-go traffic that often take place within ecommerce deliveries is an area where electric vehicles are particularly efficient, because they can recuperate the energy from constant braking, which increases their range. Most delivery ......read more
Powerful SUV with best-in-class safety and exceptional roominess
New model builds on the company’s strong SUV heritage
Elegant design includes signature Cascading Grille and Composite Light
Innovative safety features make advanced technology more accessible.
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018: Hyundai’s New-generation Santa Fe is set to arrive in Africa and Middle East markets in September, setting a new benchmark in Hyundai’s SUV line-up, and offering customers outstanding design, the latest safety features, and a great value-for-money ratio. It will build on Hyundai’s strong SUV heritage, developed through successive generations since the launch of the first Santa Fe in 2000.
The fourth generation Santa Fe is expected to attract more customers with its premium design, more space and ......read more
New technologies and Industry 4.0 key for future manufacturing success according to SPS Automation Middle East exhibitors
Dubai, UAE, August 19, 2018: Middle East factories could be some of the most advanced in the world in the coming years, with global automation suppliers saying regional government investment in new technologies and Industry 4.0 could play a key role in the future of world-wide production.
German-headquartered Indu-Sol, Japanese-based Mitsubishi Electric, and Cannon Automata from Italy, are among the latest global corporations commenting on the opportunities in a GCC industrial and building automation that’s projected to be worth US$10.3 billion in 2023.
Indu-Sol, which ensures the proper function of industrial automation systems, serves direct requests from the Middle East, and works ......read more
Prototypes of the first Sports Activity Vehicle for the luxury segment demonstrate their supreme versatility during test drives at the polar circle, on desert tracks and on the highway.
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2018: The Sports Activity Vehicle is heading for the luxury segment. And on its way there it is undergoing a true endurance test marathon. An equally extensive and diverse test programme takes the camouflaged prototypes of the new BMW X7 across challenging terrain all over the world. Earlier winter test drives on snow and ice at the edge of the polar circle were followed by long-distance endurance tests on desert and gravel tracks under the South African sun. Hectic stop-and-go-traffic in the urban jungle alternates with dynamic load tests on winding country roads and highways. Under extreme challenges and a wide spectrum ......read more
Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2018: SAIC Motor has achieved its highest ever position on the Fortune 500 list, ranking first among Chinese auto companies. Appearing on the prestigious list for a 14th consecutive year, SAIC Motor has been ranked No. 36 by US-based Fortune magazine, five places higher than the previous year. The accolade follows the brand achieving a sales revenue of 128.819 billion US Dollars and car sales of 6.93 million units in the 2017 financial year, a 6.8 percent increase on the previous year.
Already well established globally, SAIC Motor has sales networks in 13 core countries and regions including ASEAN, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Oceania, as well as an innovation centre in Silicon Valley. As the largest auto manufacturer in China, the brand ranked 7th among all global automakers on the Fortune 500 List, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 08, 2018: DALBY designs, builds and markets hydraulic hooklifts for all types of 2- to 32-ton vehicle, along with roll-off containers, and container trailers for road transport and agriculture. With its complementary offering, DALBY is a major player and a clear leader in the roll-off transport and handling equipment market in France.
Through its vast distribution and services network, DALBY offers its customers a comprehensive range of equipment for roll-off containers, designed to ensure efficiency, simplicity, reliability and cost effectiveness, and ......read more
Abu Dhabi’s public transport a step closer to the sustainability targets of the UAE Vision 2021
907 Camry HEV estimated to save over 47,000 000 kg of CO2
52,000 kg of CO2 saving per Camry Taxi lifecycle
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 5, 2018: In line with its commitment to spearhead the environmental mobility agenda within the UAE Vision 2021’s environmental targets, Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, announced the handover of 907 Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) to Abu Dhabi’s Tawasul Transport, a ......read more
Dubai, UAE, July 05, 2018: The arrival of the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class was celebrated at Al Serkal Avenue in Dubai this week. The event introduced to the region the legendary flagship model – taking a leap into a new era in terms of technology while staying true to its unrivalled legacy.
Haven undergone its greatest change in history, the new G-Class maintains its iconic design and remains a benchmark for originality, ruggedness and luxury - with regards to comfort and safety. Beneath its classic rugged exterior lies the latest cutting-edge technology, giving its drivers a ......read more
Audi, Ducati, Ericsson, Qualcomm, SWARCO, and Technical University of Kaiserslautern Collaborate to Demonstrate Advanced Connected Car Capabilities for Road Safety and Traffic Efficiency
Dubai, UAE, July 04, 2018: AUDI AG, Ducati, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), SWARCO, the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, and Qualcomm CDMA Technologies GmbH, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced Europe’s first live demonstration for C-V2X direct communication interoperability between a motorcycle, vehicles and roadside infrastructure. The companies, which ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 3, 2018 – In a joint effort to decrease emissions and global environmental footprint, Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, handed over 454 Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) to Arabia Taxi, member of Arabia Holdings Group of companies and one of the UAE’s largest taxi operators, as part of a larger deal of 1000 Toyota cars that comprises Camry HEV, Prius and petrol engine Camry.
Thanks to their superb fuel efficiency of 26km/L, it is estimated that each of the Toyota HEVs saves around 88 tons of CO2 ......read more
Bentley encourages young women into engineering
Educational outreach and apprenticeships key to transformation
International Women in Engineering Day aims to redress gender imbalance
Search #INWED18 and #RaisingTheBar for more information
Dubai, UAE, July 03, 2018: Bentley Motors celebrated International Women in Engineering Day by shining a light on its successful female engineers and encouraging young women to consider engineering as a future career.
Bentley recently held an open day for young girls from the company’s partner schools. Female ......read more
30,000 m2 facility in Corbeil-Essonnes/Évry spans four soccer fields, signals UPS’s confidence in French economy & growing cross-border trade;
Advanced technology Paris Hub is part of UPS’s ongoing $2 billion investment plan through 2019 to enhance its European network;
Highly efficient tech-enabled building placed at strategic point in UPS’s smart global logistics network.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2, 2018 - Today UPS® (NYSE: UPS) officially opened a new 30,000-square-meter, advanced technology package sorting and delivery hub outside ......read more
The Elevation variation comes as an all new trim to the Sierra line-up
Crew-cab model boasts a bold and confident attitude with elevated capability
Additional regular-cab model will exclusively be available only in the Middle East
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: The launch of the next generation Sierra lineup continues with the introduction of an all-new trim, the 2019 GMC Sierra Elevation, to the region. Adding to other recently revealed bold, powerful models of the Sierra, the Elevation makes a statement in design, capability and advanced connectivity. In addition to the ......read more
Solution monitors, analyses and reports data about tyre temperature and pressure for commercial fleets
New platform delivers increased uptime and lower maintenance costs, while maximising efficiency
Dubai, UAE, July 02, 2018: Continental, the leading automotive, tyre and technology company, has announced that its new digital tyre monitoring platform for commercial fleets, ContiConnect™, is set to be introduced in the Middle East by 2019. This efficient solution for remote tyre monitoring helps fleets to maximise efficiency and sends alerts if tyre pressure deviates from ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 30, 2018: Bentley Motors announces a new and exclusive partnership with Graf von Faber-Castell to launch a collection of luxury writing instruments and accessories that perfectly combine timeless design, passion for precision and extraordinary craftsmanship. The ‘Graf von Faber-Castell for Bentley’ collection comprises three ranges of writing instruments and matching accessories.
Saudi woman racer Aseel Al Hamad commemorates the reversal of the ban on female drivers with a lap of honour in her home country
Today, Jaguar and Aseel join forces to remember this historic day each year by kicking off World Driving Day – a global programme which invites both men and women to celebrate the enjoyment of driving now and in the future
Aseel, who has never raced in her home country before, completed the emotional drive in a Jaguar F-TYPE
Watch the video of Aseel’s drive here. Jaguar was built for people who love driving and so today we invite ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 23, 2018: On June 24, 2018, women in Saudi Arabia will be legally able to drive on the roads of the Kingdom. This is a momentous time in history and we are delighted to be able to welcome Saudi women “to the front”, to the driver’s seat.
Ford Motor Company was built on the belief that freedom of movement drives human progress, and we are thrilled to be part of this historical milestone, and have the opportunity to support women in the Kingdom during such an extraordinary time.
“This is a wonderful moment in history for women in ......read more
Two victories in “Automotive Innovations Award”
A8 most innovative model, Audi most innovative premium brand for autonomous driving
Audi Board Member for Technical Development Peter Mertens: “The Audi A8 is at the forefront of technology and is successfully doing pioneering work with automated driving”
Dubai, UAE, June 21, 2018: The Audi A8 is the most innovative model of the year 2018 and Audi is the most innovative premium brand in the “Autonomous driving and safety” category. The “Center of Automotive Management” and ......read more
18/06/2018, Abu Dhabi: Emirates Motor Company - Commercial Vehicles (EMC - CV) has been honoured with a prestigious international industry award in recognition of its outstanding levels of after-sales service and customer care.
Abu Dhabi-based EMC - CV was presented with the prize for ‘Best Service and Parts Performance for 2017 - Vans’, as the top performing general distributor of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles outside of Europe.
This is the first time EMC - CV wins this global award from the Daimler AG Vans division, and the first time a general distributor ......read more
A fleet of forty cars with eighty high-profile women on board depart today from San Francisco for a charity tour to Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
Five teams of influential ladies in five red Maserati Levante SUVs join their forces to raise funds and global awareness for three charitable projects in Africa.
In its fifth edition, Cash & Rocket Tour aims to break the previous fundraising record of 1.4 million euros.
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2018 – Cash & Rocket Tour 2018 started yesterday in San Francisco and Maserati is a proud official partner of this ......read more
Customers will now have the opportunity to repair their vehicles using Axalta’s leading waterborne refinish technology
Dubai, UAE – June 12, 2018: Axalta Middle East, part of Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has ramped up its environmentally responsible strategy for the region’s leading automotive distributors..
As part of its commitment to technology and product innovations that assist partners in fostering sustainability, Axalta is working with Mohamed Naser Al Sayer Toyota Service Body Shop Operations in Kuwait on ......read more
Al-Futtaim completes land acquisition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 12, 2018: Al-Futtaim today announced the acquisition of an industrial plot of land to set-up a brand new automotive plant for the exclusive manufacture/assembly of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.
The world-class facility will be set up at M-3 Industrial City in Faisalabad, which is strategically located in the country and is Pakistan’s largest Special Economic Zone.
“Al-Futtaim is fully committed to the Pakistani market and to this project,” said ......read more
From June 7th to June 13th 2018
Dubai, UAE, June 12, 2018: The Paris-Modena race is a gathering for athletes and fans of a challenge. It will take place from June 7th to June 13th 2018.
Under the leadership of the famous Italian car brand Maserati and the Maserati West Europe offices, this race, as its name suggests, take place between Paris and Modena. Besides the personal challenge, each kilometer covered during this race (around 100km per day) will raise money for the association “Rêves” to realize to dreams of ill children.
Once again Paris-Modena has attracted ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2018: Mercedes-AMG is extending its sports car portfolio with the new AMG GT S Roadster as an attractive open-air model. With this latest addition the AMG GT family now has a dozen members: four two-door Coupés, three Roadsters, two customer sports racing cars and three four-door Coupés. The basis for the high Driving Performance of the new AMG GT S Roadster is the combination of a lightweight aluminium spaceframe, a V8 biturbo engine, a seven-speed dual clutch transmission, a rear axle locking differential and a sport suspension with aluminium double wishbone ......read more
Aligned with the Dubai government’s sustainable mobility strategy
Advanced technologies help maximize the range for up to 520 Kilometers on a single full charge
The Chevrolet Bolt EV is one of the most affordable electric vehicles on the market and a game-changer in its segment
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2018: Following its recent release in the US, the innovative electric vehicle, Chevrolet Bolt EV, is now available in the UAE market, announced Al Ghandi Auto, the leading General Motors automotive dealership that sells Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the Northern ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 7, 2018: On June 24, 2008, the UAE’s first-ever car manufacturer, Jannarelly, will become the first emirates-based enterprise to take part in the USA’s second oldest motorsport event, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) in Colorado, which this year celebrates its 102nd anniversary.
In a truly home-grown endeavour, a specially developed version of Jannarelly’s Design-1 sportscar will feature as the honoured ‘Official Safety Car’ (OSC); designed, developed and operated by a team co-created with fellow Dubai-based automotive ......read more
• New venture coinciding with World Environment Day plans to roll out electric vehicles across nine cities in MENA by 2020
• Fleet of electric vehicles for commercial transport launched in Dubai through Careem in pilot phase
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 05 June, 2018: Crescent Enterprises, the UAE-based diversified conglomerate, and Bee'ah, the Middle East's leading and award-winning environmental management company, today announced the launch of a joint venture, ION – a sustainable commercial ......read more
70% better fuel economy compared to 2.5L Camry petrol engine
26KM/L fuel consumption
Stylish exterior with aggressive character lines
Upgraded emotionally-charged performance
Dubai, UAE – June 5th, 2018: In line with its commitment towards providing environmentally- friendly vehicles, Al-Futtaim Toyota, the UAE sustainable mobility leader since 2008, announced the launch of the all-new Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), offering individuals and corporations the opportunity to be part of of the sustainalbe motoring movement, and to experience the power and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2018: Tamam All Brands Quick Service, part of National Auto and the Al Ghandi Auto Group, recently announced the launch of its Ramadan promotion, aimed at providing all vehicle brands a one-stop-shop servicing center, coupled with a highly dedicated team of mechanics.
Inspired by the month of giving and the Year of Zayed, the management of Tamam All Brands Quick Service is offering throughout Ramadan a 50% discount on all vehicles, regardless of their brands and models. This announcement comes as part of the company’s relentless efforts to expand its ......read more
Full-size SUV Combining Modern Luxury with Advanced Technology, Elevates Family Travel to First Class
The all-new Navigator includes 71 new features and technologies, and now leads its segment in many categories, such as power and torque, offering even greater levels of prestige
With more space for your belongings than any other large SUV*, the all-new Navigator assures almost nothing is left behind
Navigator comes to the UAE with brand-new Presidential trim options, increasing the level of luxury available to Lincoln customers
Dubai, 04 June ......read more
Abu Dhabi, June 02, 2018: Nissan Middle East awarded Al Masaood Automobiles for ‘Exemplary performance in Sales and Customer Experience in FY17’. The authorized distributor for Nissan was awarded this prestigious title for increasing its market share in 2017 and showcasing impressive customer service standards in the automobile industry.
The award aims to highlight the achievements of the company’s distributors, recognize sales efforts, outstanding customer and aftersales service as well as the commitment to achieving the highest ranking in market surveys.
As part of ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 30, 2018: Al Futtaim Toyota and Lexus are the proud recipients of the prestigious Toyota Outstanding Customer Service Award, the Toyota Marketing Award as well as the Toyota Marketing Award for Excellence for 2017 from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). These awards recognize the performance of distributors that achieve customer service and other performance targets set by the manufacturer in sales and after sales.
At an exclusive ceremony held at Al Badia Festival City, the Al Futtaim Toyota and Lexus teams were presented the trophies by Mr. Nobuhiko ......read more
Jaguar Land Rover is developing off-road self-driving SUVs in project CORTEX
The £3.7m project is exploring all-terrain, all- weather autonomous capability
World-first '5D' technology is enabling Level 4 and 5 off-road automation
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 May 2018 – Jaguar Land Rover is developing autonomous cars capable of all-terrain, off-road driving in any weather condition.
The world-first ‘CORTEX’ project will take self-driving cars off-road, ensuring they are fully capable in any weather condition: ......read more
Event visitors can win four Land Rover vehicles in raffle draw
Dubai, 27 May 2018. Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Land Rover vehicles in the UAE, is the exclusive automotive sponsor of the Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Tournament for the fifth consecutive year.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, the tournament’s theme for 2018 is ‘Limitless Abilities’.
Making their debut at the event this year are sporting disciplines such as ......read more
27th May 2018 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) has named the best truck driver in the UAE in the 2018 Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge.
The global competition, hosted by Volvo Trucks, is bold new initiative which sees truck drivers put their skills to the test in a challenge of fuel efficiency, safety and productivity. The UAE part of the Driver Challenge saw 35 drivers from across the Emirates participate over four days, showcasing their driving capabilities.
At the end of the Driver Challenge event one winner was crowned Volvo’s ......read more
(Dubai - UAE, 24 May 2018) In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, MG Motor together with its UAE retail partner, Al Yousuf Motors has launched special offers on their latest vehicles. The MG ZS, MG 360 and MG RX5 are now available at prices that start as low as AED575 per month.
Valid until the end of Ramadan, the offer allows customers to purchase the MG ZS SUV at a starting price of AED720 per month, in 60 monthly payments. Based on ‘Emotional Dynamism’, the MG ZS SUV embodies an expressive design language that emphasizes the premium experience and commitment to ......read more
May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE – Cadillac Middle East and IMPEX – the exclusive dealer of Cadillac in Lebanon, are offering customers significant incentives, this Ramadan, to join the premium experience of Cadillac and own a brand-new 2018 model during the holy Month. Available on all the Cadillac model range, the IMPEX Ramadan offer will provide customers the opportunity to buy a Cadillac with enjoy a ‘daring’ VAT-free price tag on the brand’s sedan and SUV model lineup.
Christian Soemmer, Managing Director, Cadillac Middle East, said, “On behalf of ......read more
MINI will provide fleet of cars to meet growing need for flexible mobility solutions in urban areas
Dubai, UAE, May 20, 2018: MINI Middle East follows the BMW Group regarding its systematic development as a customer-centric mobility company with the announcement that it has signed a partnership with ekar, the first and largest carshare operator in the Middle East. The world’s leading provider of premium mobility will supply a selection of MINI 3 Door and 5 Door Hatch cars for the RTA program known as ‘Dubai Car’. The program allows ekar users to ......read more
Savings around AED 40,000 on new cars and AED 10,000 on pre-owned
Two special edition Land Cruisers
Car Care packages
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16th, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota announces new deals on its previously launched Ramadan campaign, giving customers a wide array of choices between offers on new cars, pre-owned vehicles and aftersales services.
With savings over AED 40,000 on certain new models, the one-year free insurance, free registration and four years/80,000 Km Toyota care bundle is topped with instant valuable gifts for customers buying ......read more
An exclusive driving experience with professional drivers on board the Maserati range
Dubai - UAE, 16 May 2018 – The new Master Maserati programmes are tailored for the various levels of experience, under the constant watchful eye of the best Maserati drivers, enabling participants to learn all the secrets of sporty driving and put their skills at the wheel to the test, thanks to a completely renewed fleet of cars including all the models in the Maserati range.
The 2018 season comprises a selection of programmes: Master on track – subdivided into four courses, ......read more
Authentic small SUV designed for an active lifestyle
Roomy three-row seating in a compact body with ample loading and storage space
Top level fuel economy
Class top ground clearance
Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, welcomes Rush, a new versatile 7-seater SUV into the Toyota line-up , designed for those looking for the functionality and space of a large SUV as well upgraded lifestyle and affordability of a small SUV.
Carving itself a niche in the growing small SUV segment, Rush enjoys a unique ......read more
(Dubai - UAE, 13 May 2018) Renault Middle East has announced the arrival of the all-new Megane GT. The newest member of the Megane family, tuned by Renault Sport, boasts a sportier look and the TCE 205 engine mated to 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, achieving a swift 0-100km/h in just 7.1 seconds. The model is now available across the GCC, at a recommended starting price of around USD 29,400 in the GCC (prices may vary by market).
The Megane GT showcases an attractive sporty design, notably in the front grill and bumper, front C-shape DRL and full LED headlamps, and proudly wears ......read more
12 May 2018 - Dubai, UAE:
“The super-luxury lifestyle is evolving and Rolls-Royce is in the lead. Luxury is no longer an urban concept. More and more it is about embracing and experiencing the wider world. Our customers expect to go everywhere in luxury, effortlessly and without compromise, conquering the most challenging terrain to enjoy life’s most enriching experiences, wherever they may be. For this reason, they have asked us to create a Rolls-Royce that offers uncompromised luxury wherever they dare to ......read more
Dubai, UAE – May 07, 2018: Adding a new feather in its cap, the 2018 Toyota Corolla has been recently honored with the recognition for the best car in the ‘Small Sedan’ category at the 2018 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards, the biggest and most prestigious awards program for the regional automotive sector.
The most successful production car model ever built was chosen by a judging panel comprised of 16 independent senior editors from leading automotive publications representing the Middle East and North Africa.
The 12th generation Toyota ......read more
Up to AED 35,000 cashback offers available across the GMC model range
Dubai, UAE, May 07, 2018: GMC Middle East, with its local partners across the UAE, are celebrating the joy of giving this Ramadan with the launch of exclusive offers on a diverse range of the brand’s premium vehicles. This year, customers seeking to own an all-new 2018 Terrain compact SUV, a refined 2018 Acadia crossover, a premium Yukon large SUV or an iconic Sierra truck can take advantage of GMC’s offers and enjoy savings of up to AED 35,000 with every purchase, including GMC’s ......read more
Dubai, May 06, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, motorcycles, marine engines and power products in the UAE, is offering the best deals this Ramadan.
Customers will receive great savings across the Honda car and SUV line-up with monthly instalments starting for as low as AED 444* and service contracts on select models.
The exciting deals will see customers drive away in the Honda City for AED 44,900, Jazz for AED 59,900, Civic 1.6 LX Sport for AED 69,900, CR-V LX 2WD for AED 79,900 and Pilot EX 2WD for AED 119,900. All prices are VAT ......read more
May 06, 2018 - Dubai, U.A.E – On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Liberty Automobiles Co., the dealer of Cadillac in the UAE, has announced, in coordination with Cadillac Middle East, a series of exclusive offers on 2018 models that will be available to all customers across the UAE starting this month.
Customers looking to purchase an Escalade, CT6, XT5, ATS or CTS will have the first year of instalments paid off, with payments on the vehicle only starting in Ramadan 2019, giving the consumer the ability to enjoy the vehicle immediately with added peace of mind of no ......read more
With this strategic partnership, Al Saeedi becomes the exclusive distributor in the UAE for NEXEN TIRES, the South Korean tyre major.
DUBAI – May 3, 2018: South Korea’s NEXEN TIRE Corporation, one of the fastest growing tyre manufacturers in the world, has announced an exclusive partnership in the UAE with Al Saeedi Group, the Dubai-headquartered specialists in tyre distribution and Tyre service solutions.
NEXEN TIRE manufacturers superior quality tyres that comply with international quality standards. NEXEN TIRE sells 40 million tires to more than 140 countries ......read more
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Arabian Automobiles is giving customers the ultimate offer on their new INFINITI vehicle
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3rd May 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is giving customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win back the value of their brand new INFINITI vehicle with the brand’s generous Ramadan campaign, which starts on 3rd May and runs until the end of the holy ......read more
The 25th Anniversary edition is exclusively available on the 2018 Yukon SLE and SLT models with chrome-trimmed premium, personalized appearance
Revealing an upgraded 2018 Yukon Denali with a new front grille and a 10-speed automatic transmission
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: The GMC Yukon family of full-size SUVs has been expanded in the Middle East with the launch of a special-edition Yukon to commemorate the model’s 25th anniversary. Offered exclusively on the SLE and SLT model range marked with an exclusive 25th Anniversary badge, the limited-edition 2018 GMC Yukon ......read more
DAFZA is the Lead Free zone Sponsor of Automechanika Dubai 2018 focusing on automotive industry and after sale services
01 May 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced continued growth in the number of automotive, car part and accessories companies within the free zone. The announcement was made during Automechanika Dubai 2018, in which DAFZA is the lead free zone sponsor of the 16th edition and is also exhibiting with a stand, No. C12 located in Hall 2 of the exhibition. The event, which specializes in automotive, ......read more
Innovation Zone trains spotlight on Middle East’s auto aftermarket future at region’s largest industry trade and networking event
May 1, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: The 16th edition of the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) largest automotive aftermarket trade and networking event opened today (1 May 2018) in Dubai, featuring 1,812 exhibitors from 61 countries.
Running for three days and spanning 63,350sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Automechanika Dubai 2018 was flagged off by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Director General and Chairman ......read more
Customers can avail from a number of offers for GMC during the holy month of Ramadan
Yukon 25th anniversary limited-edition will also be included in this year’s exclusive Ramadan offers
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2018: GMC Middle East, with its national partners in Saudi Arabia, has announced exclusive offers for its existing and potential customers during the holy month of Ramadan. A brand known for its heritage in the Middle East, GMC is providing customers top-of-the-line offers and savings on the full GMC vehicles this year throughout the Holy month of ......read more
DAZ becomes a leader in pre-owned vehicles market serving over 440 companies
Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2018: The UAE and the GCC form one of the world's largest and most dynamic markets for automobiles with Dubai traditionally a centre for used vehicles providing a range of integrated support services for businesses operating in multiple locations.
The Dubai Auto Zone (DAZ) launched in 2000 by DP World UAE region has rapidly become a trading hub for the pre-owned vehicle trade. It provides a range of services for the industry at one place, meeting all the business ......read more
Opening of facility coincides with release of 2018 Jeep Compass
New Western Motors 1,975 sqm headquarters at ALFAHIM’s Airport Road automotive complex will offer unrivalled customer service and set new standards in capital’s automotive sector
Abu Dhabi, 28 April 2018: Western Motors, the sole distributor of Jeep, Fiat, and Mopar in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and a member of ALFAHIM, has officially announced the grand opening of its headquarters alongside the launch of the new 2018 model Jeep Compass.
The opening of the Western Motors 1,975 sqm facility at ......read more