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    Historic Day Marked by Female Racing Driver as Saudi Women Gain the Right to Drive

    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 anyone who is as passionate about driving as we are, to share a photo or video of their ultimate driving memory (image or anecdote) using the #worlddrivingday Dubai, UAE, June 24, 2018:​  Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated ......read more

    Saudi Women Drive

    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. Quote “This is a wonderful moment in history for women in Saudi Arabia because the moment you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle, life can change in so many positive ways. We look forward to supporting a whole new generation of women drivers in the Kingdom” – Jim Farley, Executive Vice ......read more

    Audi A8 most innovative model of 2018

    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 consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, who together present the “Automotive Innovations Award,” reached this verdict.   “We are absolutely delighted with these awards,” said Peter Mertens, Board Member for Technical ......read more

    Emirates Motor Company wins prestigious global award for outstanding customer service and after-sales care

    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 from the MENA region has been presented with the trophy. EMC - CV, the authorized distributor of Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of ALFAHIM, saw off competition from distributors in 116 countries to win ......read more

    Maserati joins Cash & Rocket Tour 2018

    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 charity road trip along with other luxury brands.    Five Levante SUVs in GranLusso and GranSport trims, all in red - the official colours of this unique event - are enlisted in the glamorous convoy of forty cars. The four-day ......read more

    Axalta and Mohamed Naser Al Sayer Toyota Service Body Shop Go Green in Kuwait

    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 its “go-green” initiatives. Axalta’s line of Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC water-based refinish technology will now be used across Mohamed Naser Al Sayer Toyota Service Body Shop Operations.    “We are excited to ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Renault Pakistan confirms Faisalabad home to new car manufacturing plant

    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 Colin Cordery, Senior Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Automotive International. “We, together with Groupe Renault, are delighted to have completed the land acquisition, which is an important milestone in the project. We believe this to be the ......read more

    Maserati Is Hosting the 5th Edition of Paris-modena, Kilometers for Charity!

    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 a large number of VIP participants, including F1 former driver and actor Paul Belmondo, Italian national cycling team coach Davide Cassani, former professional cyclists such as Alessandro Ballan, Marco Velo and Paolo Fornaciari. Also attending are ......read more

    New open-air member of the AMG GT family

    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 axles.   Compared to the AMG GT Roadster, the AMG GT S Roadster is rendered even more dynamic by numerous modifications to the engine, suspension, brakes, design and interior. This positions it between the AMG GT Roadster and the even more ......read more

    Al Ghandi Auto brings the most Affordable Electric Vehicle - Chevrolet Bolt EV - to the UAE Market

    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 Emirates.   The launch of the most affordable electric vehicle in the UAE market is aligned with the Dubai government’s sustainable mobility strategy, as envisioned and outlined by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ......read more

    The UAE's first car manufacturer forms team for debut drive at America's second oldest motorsport event

    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 pioneer, PureDrive Automotive, and supported by Pirelli.  Speaking on the joint-venture, Jannarelly Co-Founder, Anthony Jannarelly, said: "Providing the OSC through our partnership with PureDrive is a fantastic introduction to the racing ......read more

    Crescent Enterprises, Bee'ah Launch Joint Venture ‘ION' to Power Sustainable Commercial Transport Solutions

    •     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 transport company. ION’s operations include the development, acquisition and management of electric vehicle (EV) fleets for commercial use, deployed through platforms such as ride-hailing services, as well as corporate and government ......read more

    Toyota Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle now available for retail motorists in the UAE

    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 pleasure of Toyota’s HEV cutting-edge technology in an engaging driving experience.   Toyota Camry HEV was introduced in the UAE in 2008 in a limited quantity, to be tested by fleet operators in the local weather conditionss. After the ......read more

    Tamam All Brands Quick Service Offers 50% Discount on All Vehicle Services During Ramadan

    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 offerings to its dedicated and prospective customers in the UAE. Located opposite Dubai Airport at the Ittihad Road, Tamam Service Center has 10 fully functioning bays and the capacity to service customers in a quick and highly dedicated ......read more

    Al Tayer Motors begins deliveries of all-new Lincoln Navigator

    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 2018:   Al Tayer Motors, the official UAE Lincoln importer-dealer, has commenced deliveries of the eagerly awaited all-new Navigator. The full-size luxury SUV is available through Al Tayer Motors showrooms in Dubai and the Northern Emirates and ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Toyota and Lexus receive three prestigious awards from Toyota Motor Corporation

    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 Murakami, CEO & Senior Managing Officer, East Asia, Oceania & Middle East at TMC. These awards are a tribute to the dedicated daily efforts of the Al-Futtaim Toyota and Lexus’ customer service teams, and are in line with TMC’s ......read more

    Land Rover Is Making All-Terrain Autonomy a Reality

    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: dirt, rain, ice, snow or fog. As part of the project, a ‘5D’ technique combining acoustic, video, radar, light detection and distance sensing (LiDAR) data live in real-time is being engineered. Access to this combined data improves the ......read more

    Al Tayer Motors Is Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament

    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 3x3 basketball, Futsal for People with Hearing Disabilities and Jiu-Jitsu, in addition to futsal, football, volleyball, padel tennis, fencing, NAS Night Challenge, the 5km and 10km run, 75km cycle race and wheelchair basketball. “Events ......read more

    FAMCO names the best truck driver in the UAE in the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018

    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 best truck driver in the UAE. Pakistani national, Mr Younis Khan, from a Ras Al Khaimah-based company, completed 50km. In second place was, Mr Khalil Hamza, from Sharja and the third runner up was Mr Marcello Penamante from ......read more

    Experience MG Motor This Ramadan

    (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 quality of the MG brand.  The MG RX5 compact SUV will be available for 60 monthly payments of AED835. The model will appeal to a range of customers across the region, especially younger buyers looking for value for money in a stylish, ......read more

    Cadillac IMPEX Announces VAT-Free Offers for the Holy Month of Ramadan

    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 Cadillac Middle East and our local partner in Lebanon, I would like to wish the Lebanese people a blessed Ramadan with friends and family. We are happy to share in the holy month’s spirit of giving and present to our new and existing customers an ......read more

    MINI Middle East launches partnership with ekar to provide premium cars to carshare customers

    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 rent premium cars via ekar’s mobile app for 50 fils per minute, or 30 AED an hour. This price includes free fuel, free parking, and no additional insurance costs.  “We wanted selecting an ekar to be like choosing an item of clothing, ......read more

    Instant gifts and unbeatable new deals starting first of Ramadan at all Al-Futtaim Toyota showrooms

    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 their cars during the holy month of Ramdan.   More interestingly, the Toyota Ramadan promotion covers two special white and black Land Cruisers editions, which feature exclusively designed leather seats,  front coloured grille, ......read more

    New Master Maserati Driving Courses for 2018

    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, Practice, Qualifying, Race and Championship, Master off road – offering two courses, Rally Shakedown and Rally Power Stage, and Master Incentive, conceived for groups and companies, which can be personalised to the customer's requirements. ......read more

    Toyota Rush makes a new beginning in the UAE

    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 offering, as it combines the space and solid road performance of a large SUV, with  top level-leading fuel economy performance, and Toyota-guaranteed dependability, all packaged in a stylishly designed body.   “Crossover utility ......read more

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    2018 Aston Martin Racing Vantage GTE

    New Vantage road car forms basis of Aston Martin Racing’s 2018 WEC challenger   Developed in parallel with the new Vantage road car Development car has already completed 13,000km of testing, including two 30hr tests  Three new key technical partners: Alcon brakes; Öhlins suspension; Michelin tyres Established AMR drivers joined by British star Alex Lynn Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Aston Martin revealed the new Vantage: a dynamic successor to the biggest-selling road car in the British marque’s history. In an unprecedented synchronised ......read more

    Nissan Bags Two Trophies at the Annual Arab Wheels Awards

    New Nissan Altima voted best mid-size sedan in 2017 New Nissan Kicks voted best compact-SUV in 2017 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 22, 2017:  Nissan secured two awards at this year’s third annual Arab Wheels Awards, held at a prestigious ceremony in Dubai’s Meydan Hotel. The awards recognized the new Nissan Altima as the best mid-size sedan and the new Nissan Kicks as the best compact-SUV.    "The two awards are a testament to Nissan’s commitment to deliver a wide portfolio of cars to its customers in the region, powered by ......read more

    Introducing the new Vantage: the successor to a true sporting dynasty

    New Vantage defined by bold new look, intensified performance and dynamics   Powered by 4.0-litre, 510PS/685Nm twin-turbo V8 mated to eight-speed ZF transmission Maximum speed 195mph. 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds  First Aston Martin to be fitted with an Electronic Rear Differential (E-Diff) Deliveries scheduled to begin second quarter of 2018 Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2017:  Vantage. An evocative name for a magnificent bloodline of thoroughbred sports cars. For seven decades the heartbeat of Aston Martin’s purest models, the Vantage nameplate has been worn ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Honda and RoadSafetyUAE organize ‘first-ever' UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event

    Event helps raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks and dangers faced by riders   Dubai, November 22, 2017:  Supporting the efforts by the UAE and Dubai government to reduce the number of road accidents and deaths, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE jointly with RoadSafetyUAE, organized the ‘first ever’ UAE Motorcycle Delivery Fleet Safety Event.    The event aimed to raise awareness among fleet owners and other key stakeholders on the risks ......read more

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign agreements to assemble and distribute Renault vehicles in Pakistan

    Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim sign definitive agreements dedicated to the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. Groupe Renault is entering Pakistan, a new market for the Group. The assembly will be done in a brand new state-of-the-art plant in Karachi. Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 21, 2017:  Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim today announced that they have signed definitive agreements for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.   “Groupe Renault is delighted to extend its international ......read more

    Al Ghandi GROUP rises to the Dubai fitness challenge

    650 staff members participate in the challenge al ghandi GROUP’s challenge ranks 3rd across the uae Dubai, UAE: As part of its ongoing mission to align its strategic social responsibility efforts with the recent Dubai Fitness Challenge initiative, launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai Government and Dubai Sports Council, Al Ghandi Group organized a sports day for its 650-strong staff. “Al Ghandi Group’s Walk-a-Thon fitness activity, which took place at ......read more

    Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One

    Renault celebrates 40 years in Formula One with a video retracing its history in the pinnacle of motorsport – view it here Over 40 years the French manufacturer has achieved 170 wins from 24 drivers and 481 podium finishes 40 ‘Yellow Teapots’ have been created to mark the anniversary, a special tribute to the heroic RS01 model Middle East, 19th November 2017:   As the Renault team prepares for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, the French manufacturer is celebrating 40 years of success, passion and pride in Formula One.    The ......read more

    Toyota goes Xtreme with Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Fortuner

    Xtreme line-up now in an action-packed off-road activity at the Dubai Motor Show Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 18, 2017:  Keeping the adrenaline fueled off-roaders in mind, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, has introduced the Xtreme kit to the Toyota Fortuner, inducting it into the Xtreme family along with the Land Cruiser and FJ Cruiser. Fans of the Xtreme lineup can see the cars’ limits being pushed at the action-packed off-road activity taking place during the Dubai International Motor Show at the outdoor ......read more

    Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus in the region

    First of its kind Zero Emission school bus. Bus specially adopted to meet UAE’s school transport specifications.   Emirates Transport Media Dept.  Dubai, UAE, November 15, 2017:  Emirates Transport (ET), the leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, launched on Monday 6th November, the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region.   The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwin Bus Cooperation, in one of the first projects of its kind ......read more

    Almaeeni: 100% growth in supplier response past 3 months

    18,000 registration request for vehicle’s tires smart card in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 15 November 2017:  The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) has witnessed a strong demand from the manufacturers and suppliers of tires in the UAE to apply for registration in the tire tracking system and its specifications since it was approved by the board of directors of ESMA in early June.   The number of suppliers and registrants in the RFID system has reached 17,838 suppliers registered over the past three months, an increase of nearly ......read more

    The New Jaguar E-Pace Makes Middle East Debut at Dubai International Motor Show

    Jaguar E-PACE: the design and dynamics of a Jaguar sports car in a five-seat compact performance SUV Latest connectivity technologies and practicality solutions for busy families Sports car-inspired design includes first-in-class 21-inch alloy wheels Up to eight devices can stream content using E-PACE’s 4G Wi-Fi hotspot Touch Pro infotainment system connects customers to their favourite apps on the move Large 12.3-inch full colour TFT driver display and Head-Up Display means the driver need never take their eyes off the road Configurable Dynamics technology delivers ......read more

    Middle East versions of Borgward's BX7 &BX5 SUVs officially unveiled in UAE

    Dubai, November 14, 2017 - German-based automotive brand Borgward has officially entered the GCC car market with the rollout of the Middle East versions of its premier BX5 and BX7 SUV models at the ongoing 14th Dubai International Motor Show. Known for their advanced technology, high performance, and characteristic Borgward design, the flagship models’ distinct features are being showcased at Hall 2 - Stand 200 of the motor show's venue. Borgward's entry to the GCC comes amid robust customer demand for compact and mid-size SUVs in the region, where sales for these types of ......read more

    Aston Martin at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

    Middle Eastern show debut of Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar Iconic, rare original DB5 Convertible displayed  Regional debut of newly launched V8-powered DB11  Premiere of Middle East exclusive, Vanquish S Pearl Edition November 14, 2017, Dubai:  Aston Martin marks the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.   The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar makes a hugely anticipated appearance, being shown for the first time in the region ......read more

    2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes appearance at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

    Over 70% fuel efficiency improvement  Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 14, 2017:  Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14th edition of the Dubai International Motor Show In addition to its striking stylish design, the 2018 Camry HEV provides over 70% greater fuel economy than a regular petrol engine Camry, thanks to a revised hybrid system. With a ......read more

    Lexus launches reimagined flagship, all-new 'LS' in the UAE

    All-new fifth generation Lexus LS flagship sedan exhibits a coupe-like silhouette with the spaciousness of a luxury sedan Radical new design with a daring coupe-like silhouette Innovative styling, emotional driving and advanced technologies Newly developed 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine with 10-Speed Transmission 3.5-liter V6 Multi Stage Hybrid System on LS 500h Lexus Safety System+ and other advanced safety technologies United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 14, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008 and exclusive distributor of Lexus in ......read more

    Maserati Middle East and Africa reveals new Ghibli at Dubai International Motor Show 2017

    2018 Levante, Quattroporte, and GranCabrio are also on display Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Maserati Middle East and Africa revealed almost its entire upgraded product portfolio at the Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) 2017. Starting with the new Ghibli, which has adopted a new range strategy and features a significant exterior restyling, all Maserati models have been thoroughly upgraded, adopting additional high-tech contents. The new Ghibli as well as the Levante MY18 are now available in GranLusso and GranSport trims, previously introduced in the Quattroporte range. Ghibli and ......read more

    Ferrari and Al Tayer Motors launch Ferrari Portofino in the Middle East at Dubai International Motor Show

    The Prancing Horse stable showcases an Italian Grand Tourer par excellence   Dubai, 14 November 2017:  Following its recent global debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, today, Ferrari revealed the Ferrari Portofino in the Middle Eastern region at the Dubai International Motor Show, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The Portofino takes pride of place on the Ferrari stand, displayed amongst an elegant Ferrari fleet comprising the dynamic 812 Superfast, the exuberant 488 GTB and the luxurious GTC4 Lusso T.   The Ferrari Portofino is the new V8 GT set to ......read more

    INFINITI unveils new QX80 at Dubai International Motor Show

    New QX80 exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment Bold proportions and a commanding exterior design Luxurious cabin with quality materials, a hand-crafted feel, and advanced technologies Comfort assured by taut, refined dynamics and drive assist technologies Full media information available at www.INFINITIpresspacks.com  Dubai, UAE, November 14, 2017:  INFINITI Motor Company revealed the new QX80 full-size luxury SUV today for the first time at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Further advancing INFINITI’s market-leading presence ......read more

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

    Newly designed exterior and improved interior features Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 13 November, 2017:  Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be previewing the all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris Hatchback during the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show. Over the years, the Toyota Yaris Hatchback has branded itself as a fun and agile car, which is complemented by its low fuel consumption and driving comfort. This year, at the Dubai International Motor Show, the latest iteration of the Toyota Yaris Hatchback will make ......read more

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

    Dubai, UAE: November 13, 2017:  Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will showcase the capa-bilities of its unparalleled Bespoke programme at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show as it unveils a special one-off commission - the Bespoke ‘Spirit of Calligraphy’ Ghost. Conceptualized by brand experts at AGMC, the sole dealers of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, and hand-crafted by the experts at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, the Spirit of Calligraphy is a unique Ex-tended Wheel Base Rolls-Royce Ghost that combines the words of ......read more

    Jaguar Land Rover rolls out new ‘ARCH' corporate identity across MENA dealer network

    Customer experience sits at heart of ARCH concept, delivering a premium experience every step of the journey Significant investment by retailer network will contribute to Jaguar Land Rover’s future growth and success Consistent look and feel will be found at all Jaguar Land Rover retail sites thanks to globally implemented standard architecture, interior design and use of materials Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 October, 2017:  An ambitious four-year programme to roll out Jaguar Land Rover’s all-new retailer corporate identity is well underway throughout ......read more

    Counterfeit parts warning from ACDelco Middle East after major new seizure

    Fake parts can lead to mechanical problems, breakdowns, accidents and even personal injury   Middle East, 7 November 2017:  With the recent destruction by authorities in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, of a major haul of fake spare parts, premium aftermarket supplier ACDelco is highlighting the dangers of purchasing counterfeit parts and warning Middle East customers to be vigilant when purchasing any auto parts.   While fake parts may often be less expensive to buy, the cost can prove to be far higher in the long run, and not just financially. Imitation parts ......read more

    BMW M5 and BMW Concept X7 iPerformance to headline Dubai International Motor Show.

    BMW Group is preparing for regional premieres of the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the BMW M5 and the MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept. Dubai, UAE, November 5, 2017:   BMW Middle East and AGMC, the official BMW importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, will showcase an impressive display of 20 models at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show held on November 14-18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Heading up the display will be the much-anticipated BMW Concept X7 iPerformance, the all-new BMW M5 Sedan and the upgraded BMW X3 - each premiering in the Middle ......read more

    GMC opens new chapter in Middle East with ‘Like A Pro' campaign

    New campaign personifies what it means to be Professional Grade Dubai, UAE, November 2, 2017:   GMC, the truck and SUV manufacturer has announced the launch of ‘Like A Pro’, a new campaign evolving its ‘We Are Professional Grade’ positioning. ‘Like A Pro’ celebrates GMC vehicles and customers — people who passionately live life to a higher standard. The ‘Like A Pro’ campaign illustrates the core values of ‘We Are Professional Grade’ and shows the emotional connection customers have with their GMC trucks and SUV ......read more

    Jaguar's Stellar Dubai International Motor Show Line-up Will Be Its Biggest Yet at Region's Premier Automotive Showcase Event

    Six models are making their Middle East debut, including one hero appearance by an all-new highly anticipated model in the region Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 2, 2017:  Jaguar announced today that it will put on a stunning display of six new vehicles at the upcoming Dubai International Motor Show, taking place from November 14 - 18 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In what is its largest line-up presented at the show to date, the British premium car manufacturer has confirmed that six new vehicles are making an appearance for the first time in the Middle East ......read more

    Indian automobile manufacturer invests AED 40 million at RAKEZ

    Ras Al Khaimah, 1 November 2017:  Auto Bus Laser LLC, a newly established commercial vehicle parts manufacturer, has joined Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone’s (RAKEZ) bustling family of industrialists in its Al Ghail Industrial Zone. The company has been set up to exclusively support Ashok Leyland’s operations by supplying bus bodies, engines, exhausts, clutches, breaks, radiators, and other vehicle parts.  With around AED 40 million worth of investment, Auto Bus Laser has acquired a massive 20,100 square metre of land at RAKEZ’s Al Ghail Industrial Zone where ......read more

    Premier Motors Supports 2nd USIP World Police Games

    Abu Dhabi, 01 November 2017:  Premier Motors, the official dealer for Jaguar, Land Rover, Ford, Lincoln, Maserati, Ferrari and Ford Trucks in Abu Dhabi, is supporting the 2nd World Police Games organised by the International Police Sports Union (USIP) as its exclusive automotive partner.  The 2017 event will be held under the auspices of Lt. General H. H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, from 3 – 10 November in Abu Dhabi. The UAE, which is one of the founding member countries of USIP, is the first Arab country to host the ......read more

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

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

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

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017:  Lexus, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, is taking “Experience Amazing” to a new level at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show, with its sustainability-centered stand through an exclusive display luxury hybrid electric lineup. To complement the extensive display of hybrid electric vehicles consisting of LC 500 h, RX h F Sport, GS h F Sport, ES h and CT, Lexus will be launching a new generation of a much-anticipated hybrid electric model, which has ......read more

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

    Refreshed exterior and interior design, with new grade structure for INFINITI  Q50 All-new INFINITI QX30 with Intelligent All Wheel Drive Dubai, UAE, October 31, 2017:   INFINITI has today taken the covers of two new vehicles that will premiere at the Dubai International Motor Show. With the INFINITI Q50 and the all-new INFINITI QX30, the premium brand continues its product expansion story here in the region with the introduction of the new version of the executive sedan and the all-new premium active crossover.   “At INFINITI we seek to empower our ......read more

    Let Jaguar Land Rover‘s Innovation Lab and Formula E racing simulator take you on an immersive journey at the Dubai International Motor Show

    Virtual reality experience to take visitors on a sensory journey into Jaguar Racing’s Formula E driver’s seat  Jaguar Land Rover’s Innovation Lab to showcase the latest technologies implemented in the company’s product range, including Cabin Air Ionisation,  Vision Technology and the Ingenium Petrol Engines Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 31, 2017:  When visitors to the Dubai International Motor Show head to the Jaguar Land Rover stand, they will find an astonishing experience. Not only they will have the opportunity to try the ......read more

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

    UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport Dubai, UAE, October 30, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modes has thrown the spotlight on the UAE to be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai.  The UAE has already seen a series of announcements from various government entities towards achieving the goals outlined in the national agenda of the UAE Vision 2021, ......read more

    Nissan tests fully autonomous prototype technology on streets of Tokyo

    Public road demonstration of next-generation ProPILOT technology shows significant advancement Dubai, UAE, October 29, 2017:   Nissan demonstrated a prototype of its most advanced autonomous driving technology, planned for real-world use from 2020, on public roads in Tokyo. Nissan Motor Corp. tested the next-generation ProPILOT technology on a modified INFINITI Q50 sports sedan. The technology enables the vehicle to operate autonomously on urban roads and freeways, beginning when the driver selects a destination using the navigation system, until arrival. The ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Honda introduces all-new Odyssey

    Dubai, October 29, 2017:  Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Odyssey. With over 2.7 million units sold across four generations, the Odyssey is one of the most popular MPV’s around the world.  Available in a range of exterior colours, the fifth generation 2018 Odyssey features world class technologies such as CabinWatch, CabinTalk, 10 Speed AT and Magic Slide 2nd row seats amongst others.  The exterior of the Odyssey has been completely ......read more

    Range Rover Velar Arrives in the UAE

    Car on Display at Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors Showrooms Dubai, 29 October 2017:  One of the most hotly anticipated vehicles announced by Land Rover, the Range Rover Velar, has arrived at official UAE importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors showrooms. Velar, which fills the white space between the Range Rover Evoque and the Range Rover Sport, is a mid-size luxury SUV that delivers new levels of refinement, elegance and technology. The Range Rover Velar brings a new dimension of glamour, modernity and elegance to the Range Rover family and offers levels of ......read more

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

    Dubai, UAE: Ahead of the much-anticipated Dubai Motor Show, Al Ghandi Auto, the leading General Motors automotive dealership that sells Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, announced today its Super Sale Weekend on used GMC and Chevrolet vehicles, scheduled during November 2-4 at its showrooms in Deira and Sheikh Zayed Road. Considered to be one of Al Ghandi Auto’s biggest promotional campaigns in 2017 for its used vehicles, the November 2-4 weekend will be packed with major discounts and guaranteed gifts of IPhone 8 for all purchases, as well as the ......read more

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

    Dubai, 26 October 2017:  Al Tayer Motors, the official Maserati importer-dealer in the UAE, launched the 2018 GranTurismo and GranCabrio at the Dubai Autodrome marking the regional debut of the Italian luxury sports cars.   The event was designed to showcase the exhilarating performance of the cars and give customers the opportunity to fully experience their sporty character on the racing track.   “The GranTurismo has evolved over time to become one of the world’s most iconic sports cars and remains a resolutely sporty luxury coupé with a uniquely ......read more

    Nissan unveils IMx zero-emission concept at Tokyo Motor Show

    All-electric, fully autonomous concept vehicle embodies the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility Dubai, UAE, October 25, 2017:   The Nissan IMx, an all-electric crossover concept vehicle offering fully autonomous operation and a driving range of more than 600 kilometers, was unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show. The innovative concept vehicle provides a glimpse into the future of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, Nissan’s approach to changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated with society. It’s designed to strengthen the link between car and driver as a ......read more

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

    Dubai, UAE: Al Ghandi Auto, the leading General Motors automotive dealership that sells Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, announced today the hosting of a delegation from the Boy Scouts of America 813 at its service center in Ras Al Khor, as part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility and in line with the company’s strategic direction to support the young generation in their endeavor to develop their skills and enrich their life experiences.   The Boy Scouts of America’s visit is part of the group’s efforts to achieve an ......read more

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

    DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2017:  Home to more than 51 million people, the GCC is a rapidly developing region that faces growing demands on its infrastructure. Estimates suggest that the population could rise to 65 million by 2030, placing extra pressure not only on natural resources, but also on national infrastructure and governments to lay significant foundation plans for the future. Along with other stakeholders, Ford recognises that massive changes are coming to the way people and goods move around cities and is working with local governments, companies and citizens on finding ......read more

    Al Masaood Automobiles Company Inaugurates the First State of the Art Retail Concept Nissan Showroom in the Region

    The Abu Dhabi distributor adds excitement to the inauguration by launching the newest SUV – the 2018 Nissan X-TRAIL Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, October 23, 2017:  Al Masaood Automobiles Company, the exclusive distributor of Nissan vehicles in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has recently inaugurated its highly anticipated Nissan Retail Environment Design Initiative “NREDI” in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan at the grand reopening of its Khalidiya Showroom.    At the event, the distributor also launched the latest 2018 ......read more

    Nissan to unveil new ambulance and electric delivery vehicle

    New Paramedic Concept and e-NV200 Fridge Concept to debut at Tokyo Motor Show Dubai, UAE, October 22, 2017:   Nissan will unveil two new fully customized vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show to improve city mobility: the new Paramedic Concept and the all-electric e-NV200 Fridge Concept. Packed with new technologies and features, the new Paramedic Concept will be Nissan’s fifth-generation ambulance and builds on the success of the previous versions, which are sold exclusively in Japan. The next-generation ambulance is based on Nissan’s NV350 Caravan, providing better ......read more

    AGMC welcomes much anticipated plug-in hybrid fleet

    AGMC’s new fleet of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) includes the BMW 330e iPerformance, 530e iPerformance, 740Le iPerformance, and BMW X5 XDrive40e, which join the existing plug-in hybrid BMW i8 The new fleet is in showrooms now The UAE is installing electric car-charging stations across the country, with more than 50 already available across Dubai  The fully-electric BMW i3 will be on show at events across Dubai over the coming months, and will join the fleet by 2018 Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  AGMC, the official BMW Group importer for Dubai, Sharjah ......read more

    UAE government steps up initiatives to boost sustainable transport

    Key theme Towards Sustainable and Intelligent Mobility under spotlight at the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility Dubai, UAE, October 19, 2017:  Recent government initiatives aimed at reducing transport carbon emissions and transforming transportation to intelligent and autonomous modeshas thrown the spotlight on the UAEto be one of the best countries in the world, as the countdown begins to the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility in Dubai.  The UAE has already seen a series of announcements from various government entities towards achieving the goals ......read more

    Renault KOLEOS achieves five-star Euro NCAP rating

    (Middle East, 18th October 2017)   The Renault KOLEOS has received a five-star rating in safety tests administered by the independent organisation Euro NCAP, one of the industry’s most rigorous tests of vehicle safety. The KOLEOS, which was named ‘Best Sub Compact SUV’ at the Middle East Car of the Year Awards earlier this year, passed the new protocol of 2016 Euro NCAP tests with flying colours, highlighting Renault's commitment to safety on the roads and cementing the KOLEOS as the ideal family SUV.  With strong sales of 5,300 units in H1 2017, the ......read more

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

    Abu Dhabi, 12 October, 2017:  Ali & Sons Audi, the official Audi dealer for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has launched the second generation of the Audi Q5 and SQ5 across its showrooms in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.  The new Q5 and SQ5 represent a significant update on their predecessors both inside and out with a number of new and improved features designed to cement them as segment leaders.  Mark Austin, General Manager of Ali & Sons Audi, said: “The new Audi Q5 is a segment leading SUV that balances style, comfort and practicality. Its larger wheelbase makes it perfect ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Motors and Air Liquide officially inaugurate first hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric vehicles in the UAE

    Endorses both entities’ commitment to the UAE Vision 2021 Supports a larger scale deployment of Toyota Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 11, 2017:   Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, in collaboration with Air Liquide, one of the most established suppliers of hydrogen stations in the world, have jointly inaugurated the UAE’s first hydrogen station in Dubai Festival City, to be used by Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs).   The new facility comes following ......read more

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

    The new 2018 Range Rover will make its debut in the Middle East at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show Redesigned cabin delivers peerless refinement – whether travelling for business or pleasure Elegant and intuitive Touch Pro Duo infotainment system with twin high-definition touchscreen controls is a digital butler fit for the 21st Century Available to order from Land Rover retailers now Customers should visit www.landrover-me.com for more information Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 October 2017:  More than ever, Range Rover represents the pinnacle of luxury ......read more

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

    USD2.9 million ICONA Vulcano Titanium to make regional debut; McLaren promises exciting show reveals; traditional heavyweights line-up on ‘Boulevard of Dreams’ at Middle East’s premiere automotive industry event Dubai, 11 October, 2017:  The GCC has an enduring obsession with supercars and some of the world’s fastest and most expensive models will turn regional admirers’ heads on the Boulevard of Dreams - a dedicated supercars zone - at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show, which runs from 14-18 November at Dubai World Trade Centre ......read more

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

    Kantar TNS report looks at the impact of the recent Royal Decree   Key beneficiary: Small and medium sized vehicle brands such as Toyota, Hyundai, Ford and Nissan amongst the top 5 brands that women aspire to buy, BMW being the aspirational brand in the premium segment. 82 percent of Saudi women intend to get driving license; driving to work as their primary motivation and males are endorsing this change. 60% intend to buy a car in next 3 years; 38 percent in 2018; non-premium, small and medium car segments more in demand Taxi and Uber services to suffer a setback with ......read more

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