Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 18, 2018: Toyota and Lexus, leaders in sustainable mobility in the UAE, shared insights on decarbonized mobility at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, through a series of talks on how to take green mobility from niche to mainstream and the global mega trends driving the energy transformation in big cities, as well the potential of hydrogen to change the global mobility landscape.
Being the pioneer of the Hybrid Electric Vehicle technology (HEV) since 2008 and the frontrunner of zero-emission Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle mobility (FCEV) since 2017 Toyota has been represented by Dr. Prof. Katsuhiko Hirose, Professional Partner and Senior Advisor for Future Technology, Toyota, and Matthew Clark, General Manager Toyota Sales Operations at Al-Futtaim, in three different panel ......read more
405PS Defender Works V8 celebrates 70 years of Land Rover marque
5.0-litre petrol V8 Defender is the most powerful and fastest ever created by Land Rover, with 0-60mph in 5.6sec*
Collector’s edition – Limited run of up to 150 Defenders badged 70th Edition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 17 January 2018: Land Rover today announces a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with up to 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary in 2018.
The Defender Works V8 pays homage to the early high-powered engines in both the Series III Stage 1 V8 from 1979 and subsequent Defenders including the 50th Anniversary Edition, which are highly sought after by enthusiasts and collectors today.
Defender Works ......read more
All-new Lincoln Navigator is North American Truck of the Year – as awarded by a jury of U.S. and Canadian journalists
This marks the first time a Lincoln vehicle has captured North American Car, Truck or Utility of the Year honors
Lincoln Navigator combines modern luxury with unmatched, refined capability and advanced technology that elevates travel to first-class
DUBAI, U.A.E., Jan. 17, 2018 – The all-new Lincoln Navigator has been named North American Truck of the Year, marking the first time a Lincoln vehicle has captured this prestigious honor now in its 24th year. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator took the honors over the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 and all-new Ford Expedition to win the award presented at the 2018 North American International Auto Show.
“Lincoln is honored to be named the best among such ......read more
Paving the way for enhanced future mobility with more autonomous, connected and eco/electric vehicles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 January 2018: KIA Motors Corp., through its sole UAE distributor Al Majid Motors Co., has revealed its ‘Boundless for all’ vision and ‘ACE’ strategy for future mobility, which were presented at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on 8th January. KIA’s manifesto envisions a future in which opportunities for mobility and transportation are limitless, while its ‘ACE’ strategy aims to make its cars more Autonomous, Connected and Eco/Electric.
As part of its ‘ACE’ strategy, KIA will commercialise Level 4 autonomous driving technology, adopt connected car technologies across every vehicle segment, and make every single model a ......read more
Global competition winner to supply latest models of autonomous electric vehicles
New Bloomberg New Energy Finance research published today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week predicts that by 2040 half of all vehicles sold will be electric
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 16, 2018 – Following the results of a global industry competition launched at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week last year, Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has selected autonomous vehicle producer NAVYA as the most technically and commercially qualified contestant for the next phase of the mobility network of Masdar City.
The iconic driverless vehicle network currently serving the sustainable urban community will be expanded along a new one-kilometre route.
Since 2010, the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; January 16, 2018 – Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company), ICONIQ Motors, a China-based electric vehicle company, and its strategic partner Safe City Group today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to test the latest autonomous driving concepts at Masdar City.
The ICONIQ SEVEN, one of the world’s latest EV models, is on display at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW). The futuristic ICONIQ SEVEN built on an intelligent, connected vehicle platform integrated with Microsoft’s AZURE cloud technology, is set to hit the market in 2019.
ICONIQ is also displaying its L5 autonomous driving concept at ADSW. As part of the collaboration, the L5 autonomous prototype will undergo extensive testing at Masdar City during 2018.
“Masdar City has put smart and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2018: The Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Bespoke department is an extraordinary collective of designers, engineers and craftspeople, who bring the marque’s discerning and influential patrons’ most ambitious and personal visions to reality.Today, almost every motor car that leaves the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England, is Bespoke. 2017 was the year that Rolls-Royce elevated Bespoke to unprecedented new levels, resulting in one of the most significant years for Bespoke in the 114-year history of the brand. What follows is a snapshot of some of the finest examples of Bespoke design and craftsmanship to be completed by the luxury house over the past 12 months.
Rolls-Royce ‘Sweptail’, the realisation of one customer’s coachbuilt dream. Premiered in 2017, ......read more
Juergen Schmitz named Managing Director of Nissan Middle East
Markus Leithe named Managing Director of INFINITI Middle East
Dubai, UAE, 15 January, 2018 – Nissan has announced key management changes to its leadership here in the Middle East region. Juergen Schmitz is appointed as Managing Director of Nissan Middle East and Markus Leithe has been named as the Managing Director of INFINITI Middle East.
Juergen Schmitz brings more than 25 years’ experience in the automotive industry to the role. He joins Nissan from Infiniti Middle East, where he led the Nissan subsidiary since 2011 – first as General Manager and then as Managing Director. Juergen Schmitz joined Nissan in 2007 as Regional Director for Infiniti Central Europe, where he was responsible for sales and marketing, as well as ......read more
Nissan Middle East is official sponsor for the Mobility Conference
Nissan will take part in a panel discussion on low-emission vehicles in the UAE
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 14 January 2018: Nissan will take part in the Mobility Conference, which is taking place for the first time at the World Future Energy Summit on January 18 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The global automaker will take part in a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities for low-emission vehicles in the UAE, as well as showcasing its all-new, fully-electric Nissan LEAF.
Now in its 11th edition, the World Future Energy Summit is an annual event that gathers global industry leaders, policy-makers and businesses across a series of exhibitions and conferences. With transportation accounting for around ......read more
Power, luxury, usability and sportiness
4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine develops 542 bhp (550 PS) and 568 lb.ft. (770 Nm) of torque
0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds (0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds); top speed of 180 mph (290 km/h)
Unmistakable V8 engine burble adds to emotional allure
Optional carbon-ceramic brakes – world’s largest front brake system
Twin-quad tailpipes, high-gloss carbon-fibre interior panels and wood and hide steering wheel
Dubai, UAE, January 14, 2018: Since its introduction, the Bentley Bentayga has defined a new sector and set the luxury SUV benchmark, offering customers the ultimate Grand Touring experience unrestricted by landscape or conditions. The award-winning Bentley model is now available in its most sporting guise to date – the Bentayga V8.
At the ......read more
Update to research agreement will help Nissan develop the technology for prototype transportation services
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2018: Today at CES 2018, Nissan North America, Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., announced an agreement with NASA Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley to collaborate on research and technology development for future autonomous mobility services, including a working demonstration in Silicon Valley. This update to the existing research collaboration between Nissan and NASA builds on previous success to define a new scope of activities into 2019.
Under the terms of the five-year research and development partnership, researchers from the Nissan Research Center in Silicon Valley and NASA Ames have been working together to advance autonomous vehicle systems. ......read more
Dubai, January 11, 2018: As the year begins, Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, is offering customers more value with savings up to AED 10,000 across selected models.
Drive away in the powerful Honda Accord Coupe EX 2.4L which comes with the best mix of sportiness and style only for AED 94,900 (was AED 104,900).
With a classic look, elegant performance, and real road presence, Honda Civic EXI 2.0L is now for AED 72,900 (was AED 82,900) while the all-new urban chic Honda CR-V LX plus 2.4L 2WD is available for AED 94,900, previously priced at AED 99,900. The modern family SUV Pilot EXL 3.5L 4WD is now AED 145,900 (was AED 155,900). All prices are VAT inclusive.
The Al-Futtaim company is also offering 5 years unlimited mileage warranty, ......read more
Land Rover will celebrate its 70th anniversary year throughout 2018, starting with a unique restoration project: the original launch Land Rover
The first Land Rovers were shown at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show; this original launch vehicle has been missing for the last 63 years
Recently discovered, it’s the world’s most historically significant unrestored Land Rover
Experts at Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry will preserve the history and sympathetically restore the famous vehicle in 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2018 – Land Rover will mark its 70th anniversary with a series of events and celebrations in 2018, beginning with the restoration of the vehicle that started it all – one of the three pre-production Land Rovers shown at the 1948 Amsterdam ......read more
---Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Technology Has the Potential to Help Cities Around the World Create Safer, More Capable Infrastructure and Connect Vehicles to a Larger Communications System---
DUBAI, UAE– January 10, 2018 – Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), and Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), are accelerating the development of connected cars with the extension of their long-standing relationship into the development of advanced connectivity systems for Ford vehicles and upcoming Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology testing. C-V2X is a highly advanced wireless connectivity technology for safety-conscious and automated driving solutions, which has the potential to help cities create more capable infrastructure as they look at how to connect vehicles to ......read more
Hong Kong – INFINITI will debut a new concept car at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2018.
Dubai, UAE, January 10, 2018: The concept previews a new generation of INFINITI vehicles and represents the first manifestation of a new INFINITI form language.
“As a new wave of technologies begin to take shape, our Detroit concept car heralds a new generation of INFINITI. A seamless and stunning new design philosophy demonstrating INFINITI artistry in the new age of autonomy and breakthrough drivetrains. In Detroit, shown alongside Prototype 9, INFINITI aims to showcase a new elegance, one that strikes harmony and simplicity in a complex world.”
Alfonso Albaisa, SVP Global Design
“The new INFINITI concept car will take the traditional sedan architecture to its next ......read more
251% increase in Lexus HEV sales in 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 9, 2018: Lexus at Al-Futtaim Motors, supplier of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, is reaping the benefits of its diverse Hybrid Electric range with sales rising 251% in 2017 compared with 2016.
Lexus Managing Director at Al-Futtaim Motors, Chris Buxton, attributed the hike to an increased interest in HEV technology in general, the introduction of two new HEV models in 2017 including Lexus LC 500h and LS 500h, supported by dedicated efforts and promotional activities by the brand, including a Hybrid Drive-in experience in November, dedicated HEV-only display at the Dubai International Motor Show and other incentivizing offers throughout the year.
"Being the first choice when it comes to green luxury motoring ......read more
Mobility Conference to be hosted by Nicki Shields, Formula E TV Presenter
Expert panelists to represent Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Siemens, Nissan and others
Masdar City and Bloomberg New Energy Finance to launch report on technologies for future smart city transit
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 8, 2018: The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2018 will include the inaugural edition of the Mobility Conference, organisers of the annual event announced today. Held January 18 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, the Mobility Conference will feature a series of specialist sessions on low emission vehicles, underlining their growing importance in the UAE and around the Middle East.
WFES is a foremost global platform dedicated to innovation and digitalization trends driving ......read more
Day of high-octane motorsports action perfect way to introduce customers to the world of Mercedes-AMG.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 08 2017: This year marks the 50th anniversary of AMG, the high performance division of luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz.
To celebrate this landmark occasion Emirates Motor Company, authorized distributor of Mercedes-Benz in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of ALFAHIM, hosted the AMG Performance Tour at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.
The tour visited the home of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on December 22nd with a host of high-performance cars such as the C43 AMG Coupe, the E43 Sport AMG 4M and the G63 Manufaktur available for test drives around the track.
This annual event, which is now in its sixth year, will be testing a series of exciting vehicles, such as the recently ......read more
An additional 5% atop the 20% down payment on new car purchases giving customers a treasured start to 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7th January 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, welcomes the New Year with great savings. The premium brand kicks off Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) - by covering 20% down payment on all new INFINITI purchases in addition to 5% VAT paid by INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Company from 2nd January until the 27th of January 2018.
Arabian Automobiles and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment initiated their strategic relationship over two decades ago and INFINITI’s customer-centric approach and brand presence gets stronger as they enter 2018 with two new models ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 27, 2017: Union Insurance Company, a leading provider of innovative customer-focused solutions for individuals and organisations in the region has introduced a simple, online facility for individuals to file and track their motor claims.
Now customers are no longer required to visit branch offices and can use the online claims submission service for smooth uploading and tracking for their motor insurance claims. It offers vehicle owners convenience and time saving while keeping them regularly updated on the status of their claims through emails and sms.
“Enhancing customer service through useful, technology-led applications is a continuous pursuit at Union Insurance.” says Abdul Muttaleb Al Jaedi, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Union Insurance Company. “The new ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 25th December 2017: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has recently announced the availability of the new INFINITI Q50 2018 year model, designed for all progressive challengers seeking power, elegance and performance to fuel their drive.
The commanding new contender in the sedan segment follows INFINITI’s renowned belief of ‘Safety is seeing ahead.’ The Blind Spot Warning & Prevention feature provides extended peripheral views and trigger steering input to guide the car until it’s safe to switch lanes. These safety features are further enhanced by Around View Monitor which provides a real-time illustration of the driver’s surroundings that help ......read more
Electrified vehicles to be available across the entire Toyota and Lexus line-up by around 2025
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 20, 2017: Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced its plans toward the popularization of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. Toyota's electrified vehicle strategy centers on a significant acceleration in the development and launch plans of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).
Addressing environmental challenges, such as global warming, air pollution, and limited natural resources and energy supply are of utmost importance to Toyota. In2015, Toyota launched the Toyota Environmental Challenge 2050, which aims to reduce the negative impact of ......read more
Offering customers a generously subsidised down payment and extended warranty on new Cadillac purchases before the introduction of VAT.
[Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 18 December 2017]: Liberty Automobiles, the exclusive dealership for Cadillac in the UAE, is treating its customers to a grand finale to 2017 with the Cadillac End of Year campaign, which features a range of unbeatable offers including a subsidised down payment and an extended warranty across the entire Cadillac 2017 line-up.
Customers benefiting from the campaign will receive 50% support on their down payments, a 10-year extended warranty, and complimentary insurance and registration for their first year of Cadillac ownership. The offers have been designed to offer complete peace of mind, while also providing an ideal window for ......read more
16th December, 2017, Muscat, Oman: The new Rolls-Royce Phantom has made its debut in Oman. Following its recent global debut in London, the new flagship of the luxury car manufacturer was presented by Al Jenaibi International Automobiles the exclusive importer for BMW, MINI and authorized dealership for Rolls-Royce in Oman. The who’s who of Oman’s society gathered to be some of the first to see the new Phantom – the world’s leading luxury item.
The New Phantom features a spectacular Bespoke advancement with ‘The Gallery’. An unprecedented new concept in luxury, ‘The Gallery’ reinterprets the motor car’s dashboard for the first time in 100 years. Owners will be able to commission a truly individual work of art that spans the width of ‘The Gallery’ and sits behind a ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 13th December 2017: MG Motor has announced that it will showcase its new RX5 compact SUV for the first time in the Middle East at this year’s Saudi International Motor Show (17-21 December). The launch of the RX5, which encapsulates the famous British brand’s exciting future, coincides with the company’s debut at this important automotive extravaganza.
Mr. Tom Lee, Managing Director SAIC Motor Middle East, said: “The Saudi International Motor Show is one of the most important events in the Middle East motoring calendar, so we feel it is the ideal platform for us to launch such an important new car to the region. The MG RX5 embodies the positive, new direction this famous brand is taking, and we are looking forward to rolling it out across the region.”
The RX5 will be the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 14, 2017: The recently launched, impressively-elegant, all-new Lincoln Continental has made an impressive entry into the UAE market to an enthusiastic response across the emirates, according to Al Tayer Motors – the official UAE importer-dealer for the brand.
The 2017 version of the iconic Continental, that served to carry state leaders and monarchs for decades, has been delivered to customers in almost all the emirates including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
“We are delighted with the enthusiastic response to the all-new ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017: Following its international launch at the Geneva International Motor Show in March, the Maserati GranTurismo ‘Special Edition’ has arrived at official importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors showroom in the UAE.
The car is on display at Al Tayer Motors Sheikh Zayed Road showroom in Dubai and comes with the standard three year/ 60,000 kilometre extended service package.
“The UAE is one of the few Middle East markets, which is able to present a small number of units of this limited edition GranTurismo car to our Maserati aficionados. It is a rare ......read more
All-new race-winning Ford GT supercar serves as a test bed for new technologies and advanced lightweight material that will benefit future Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electric vehicles
Patent-pending rear wing improves track performance by changing shape like an airplane wing, increasing downforce on the car, with minimal impact on drag, to help aid acceleration, cornering and braking
GT’s aerodynamics produce positive downforce in all conditions, giving GT stability and grip on and off the track
DUBAI, UAE. June 11, 2017 – In creating the all-new high performance Ford ......read more
System to Rate Services of Vehicle Repair Facilities in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 June, 2017 – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), the entity responsible for developing quality infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has launched a pilot project to classify automotive workshops in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with SAAEDaeed for Trafficking Systems.
Abu Dhabi’s first classification scheme for automotive workshops seeks to elevate the standard of vehicle repair services in the emirate by rating them through a system of one to five stars. A team of ......read more
All-new 2017 F-150 Raptor features a cutting-edge transfer case that merges all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive capabilities for handling virtually any situation – including sport, weather, four-high desert and four-low locked off-road driving
Controlled automatically via all-new Terrain Management System™, or manually by the 4x4 switch, innovative transfer case offers an electronically controlled clutch-based, on-demand system that delivers outstanding performance – for confidence whether on-road or off
Specially designed transfer case employs an electronic ......read more
Exclusive offers including one year complimentary free insurance enhance the limited-time campaign
Dubai, UAE, 07 June 2017: KIA Motors Corp., through its sole UAE distributor Al Majid Motors Co., is offering its customers the opportunity to save up to AED 10,000 on popular 2017 KIA models including the Cerato, Optima, Cadenza and Sorento this Ramadan. The special prices are enhanced by a range of other exclusive offers – including one year complimentary free insurance – that will be available throughout the holy month, making it the ideal time for customers to drive away ......read more
06 June, 2017, Dubai, UAE: FMS Tech., a global telematics systems provider, along with its business partner in Dubai and Northern Emirates, Technologica, has been awarded a project with Dubai Taxi Corporation, subsidiary of RTA, for the supply and installation of FMS Tech.’s Telematics device on DTC fleet and FMS Tech. Device Management Platform.
The project will include over 100 telematics parameters obtained by the FMS TECH. device from limousine vehicles and sent across to the RTA RMS (Regulatory Monitoring System) Platform. This data is then analyzed to evaluate the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 5, 2017: As the mercury rises, PAL Auto Garage reminds motorists that high temperatures take their toll on cars as well as people. A lot of pressure is put on engines during the harsh summer months which can cause engines to overheat, leaving drivers stranded on the roadside. To help keep you safe (and cool) on the roads this month, PAL Auto Garage are offering UAE car owners a free AC check at either of their two branches located in Deira and Al Quoz. The complimentary service can be availed by prior booking at Deira branch on 04 2971222 / 055 2655857 or Al Quoz branch ......read more
Dubai, 05 June 2017: A Ford F-550 Super Duty delivery truck belonging to Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ford vehicles in the UAE, has driven more than a million kilometres in 2014 days, or just over five and a half years, living up to its ‘Built Tough’ tagline.
Used by the dealership to transport customer vehicles to showrooms and customer deliveries, the vehicle is estimated to have made over 14,000 deliveries since it was brought into service in October 2011. The distance covered by the vehicle would equate to around 25 trips around the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2017: Al Habtoor Motors Saudi Arabia is proud to announce its first anniversary in Saudi Arabia selling Daimler-Fuso trucks. To kick off its anniversary celebration, the company will launch a number of promotional campaigns for its customers & resellers. Furthermore, the company plans to host Kingdom wide promotional events to celebrate this milestone.
The early success of Habtoor Motors in Saudi Arabia indicates a growing demand for reduced truck operating costs through quick and efficient service and highest possible standards of repair.
“We ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 29 May 2017: Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Nissan, Infiniti and Renault in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has launched a major promotional campaign during the holy month of Ramadan.
Exceptional deals are on offer for a select range of cars that includes Nissan and Infiniti line-ups and select Renault models. They include support on down-payments, reduced monthly instalments and complimentary service packages as well as free add-on special services, such as insurance and a five year car paint protection warranty.
Flexible ......read more
~~During the holy month Customers will experience great value on 2017 Chevrolet Models, including savings up to AED 50,000
Dubai, UAE– The holy month of Ramadan is a time of giving and Al Ghandi Auto, the exclusive Chevrolet dealer in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is sharing its most generous offers of the year to customers in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah. Chevrolet’s powerful, stylish and technologically advanced 2017 vehicles will make this Ramadan one to remember. Throughout the holy month, customers can take advantage of some of the greatest deals of the year on Chevrolet ......read more
New Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is next Collector’s Edition sports car designed, engineered and assembled by SVO
Production strictly limited to 300 units worldwide
Project 8 will offer supercar performance and dynamics in a sedan
600PS 5.0-litre V8 will make Project 8 the most powerful road legal Jaguar in history
Project 8 prototype featuring unique camouflage by SVO Design now on test at the Nürburgring Nordschleife.
Dubai, May 28, 2017: Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) today announces the most powerful, agile and extreme ......read more
Emirates Motor Company Daimler Commercial Vehicles delivers 50 heavy duty vehicles to Transgulf Readymix.
All Actros 4440 8x4 vehicles are equipped with Leibherr 12cbm mixers
24/05/2017, Abu Dhabi: Emirates Motor Company (EMC) Daimler Commercial Vehicles has delivered 50 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks to Transgulf Readymix that will help the UAE concrete firm fulfil on its growing list of contracts.
EMC officially handed the fleet of trucks over to the Abu Dhabi-based firm today in what is believed to be one of the largest deals of its kind in the UAE.
Transgulf are ......read more
Winning campaign developed in partnership with Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 May 2017: Nissan’s Aqdar Drive Safely program has been officially recognised by the Middle East Road & Bridge Forum for its innovative and engaging approach to road safety in the UAE, just three months after its launch.
The program, developed by Nissan, Aqdar and RoadSafetyUAE, won the award for 'Best Road Safety Innovation Campaign Award by an Automobile Company' at the recent Middle East Road & Bridge Forum Awards hosted by the ......read more
First four-seater Ferrari with a V8 engine is now at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi
Dubai, 23 May 2017: Ferrari’s GTC4Lusso T, the first four-seater to sport a V8 engine, has arrived in UAE showrooms and can be viewed at Al Tayer Motors, Dubai and Premier Motors, Abu Dhabi.
Ushering in a whole new Ferrari GT concept, the car is aimed squarely at drivers looking for range as well as sporty driving and versatility.
“Ferraristi looking for a sporty and versatile vehicle that does not compromise on performance, while providing greater fuel ......read more
Tom Brady and Aston Martin enter new long-term partnership
Brady will collaborate with the British luxury brand on a new content series entitled Category of One, to premiere later this year
Tom Brady pictured with new Aston Martin DB11
22 May 2017, Dubai - UAE: Aston Martin today announces the start of a new long-term partnership with Tom Brady, record-breaking National Football League star and one of the most renowned and respected athletes of all time.
In collaboration with Aston Martin’s VP & Chief Creative Officer, Marek Reichman, the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 21 2017: Al Habtoor Motors, Mitsubishi's official dealer in the UAE, is ready to treat customers with absolute value along with greater savings on the entire fleet of Mitsubishi passenger cars during the holy month of giving. What makes it even more exciting is they also get a chance to win 5 Lancer EX cars in Dubai and 5 in Sharjah.
The Mitsubishi range is now available at special prices with the legendary Pajero starting from AED 1,390 per month, the smart crossover ASX from AED 926, the stylish Outlander from AED 1127 per month, the spacious Lancer ......read more
Marking the holy month with generous offers, a 100% down payment promise and a complimentary five year service package
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 20th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is offering its customers the chance to win up to AED 100,000 in instant rewards when they buy a new INFINITI vehicle this Ramadan. The offer is part of a range of outstanding promotions that have been launched to celebrate the holy month.
Purchasers of new ......read more
Major redesign includes bold new front end with signature boomerang-shaped headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights and available LED headlights
New 3.5-liter V6 engine adds direct injection system, horsepower increases to 271, with towing capacity of 1,500 KG
Enhanced user friendliness features range from Motion-Activated liftgate to a new touch screen monitor to be added for the first time in the Nissan line-up in the Middle East
New advanced driver assistance technology includes Intelligent Emergency Braking, Intelligent Cruise Control, Blind Spot Warning, ......read more
Dubai, UAE, May 17, 2017: Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced a close partnership with Google, one of the world’s largest technology companies, to develop the next generation of its award-winning in-car infotainment and connectivity solution based on Android, offering access to a wide array of apps and services. It will launch on new Volvo models within two years.
The partnership promises to revolutionize how Volvo customers engage and interact with their cars. The large catalogue of popular Android apps – developed by Google, Volvo, or third party app ......read more
• UD Trucks’ all-new medium duty truck range helps customers maximise productivity
• Available with a wide range of customisable configurations for superior uptime
(Middle East, 16th May 2017) Japanese manufacturer, UD Trucks has launched Croner, an all-new medium duty truck, in the Middle East, East and North Africa. Continuing its rich Japanese legacy of building the “truck that the world needs today”, UD Trucks has designed the Croner range specifically for growth markets across the Middle East, Asia, ......read more
• Alluring, expressively designed performance coupe defines a new era for the global luxury brand
• Flagship model introduces new Multi Stage Hybrid powertrain and the first-ever 10-speed automatic transmission for a luxury automobile
• All-new rear-wheel drive GA-L platform realizes a significantly agile, more refined driving experience
• New multimedia and safety technologies complement the car’s masterful craftsmanship to provide a comfortable, pleasurable drive
Dubai, United ......read more
Dubai, May 16, 2017: This Ramadan, customers will receive more from Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE. The Al-Futtaim company will be offering exciting starting prices and excellent value with free service and warranty across the car range.
In addition, customers purchasing a new Honda cars during the campaign period will also receive an Al-Futtaim Retail gift card which can be used at participating stores including F&F, Plug Ins, GUESS, Marks & Spencer, Al-Futtaim ACE, The Watch House and Toys ......read more
Director General of the Municipality in Ajman tests zero emission Toyota Mirai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, introduced His Excellency Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Nuaimi, Director General of the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman, to the zero emission hydrogen fuel cell Toyota Mirai at its headquarters, as part of its efforts in providing more sustainable motoring in-line with the UAE Vision 2021, moving a step ......read more
This unique recruitment program will offer one young engineer studying in the UAE a 12-month placement with INFINITI and the Renault Sport Formula One™ Team
Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2017: The deadline for applications draws close for the 2017 edition of the INFINITI Engineering Academy - INFINITI’s global search for the best and brightest engineering talent.
Now in its fourth successive year, the Academy will once again offer one engineering student currently enrolled in the UAE an unparalleled opportunity to join a 12-month placement working on both automotive ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 11, 2017) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced financial results for the 12 months to March 31, 2017.
Nissan generated an operating profit of 742.2 billion yen on net revenues of 11.72 trillion yen as strong sales in the US, China and Western Europe partly offset the impact of foreign exchange and weakness in emerging markets.
Fiscal Year 2016 Full-Year Financial Highlights
The following table summarizes Nissan’s financial results for the 12-month period to March 31, 2017, calculated under the equity accounting ......read more
Pads cover 90 percent of truck and trailer vehicles in operation to generate cost benefits
Dubai, May 9,2017: Federal-Mogul Motorparts, a division of Federal-Mogul LLC today announced the launch of Wagner QS® application-specific brake pads for commercial vehicles. The new range is targeted to meet the expectations of workshop and fleet operators who are looking for reduced parts cost with no compromise on quality or safety in the EMEA and GCC regions.
Designed, tested and certified to meet the most demanding expectations and supported by the Federal-Mogul Motorparts ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Super-modified tourers and trailers purpose-built to take on the rigours of the desert and its extreme conditions and an innovative protective spray-on exterior finish, were among the many special features attracting trade visitors at the ongoing Automechanika Dubai 2017, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Dominating the show floor with its powerful appearance, the LC79 Tourer from Patriot Campers, was quite the attraction. Built up on a brand-new Toyota Land Cruiser GXL chassis with dual cab, Patriot Campers have turned this into an off-road ......read more
The European Car of the year 2017 launched in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017: The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV was unveiled last Wednesday during a regional launch event at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. The high-profile event was attended by Jean-Philippe Imparato, Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot brand, Jean-Christophe Quemard, Executive Vice-President Africa-Middle East of PSA Group, Cedric Zayoun, Managing Director of the GCC region at PSA Group and UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, in addition to over 100 key figures from the industry and prominent media ......read more
Biggest names in global automotive aftermarket converge for three-days to boost business ties in Middle East and Africa
Dubai, UAE, May 7, 2017: The biggest names in the global automotive aftermarket are gathering in Dubai this week, as they take aim at a Middle East spare parts market and auto services industry that’s estimated to grow by 4.9 per cent over the next five years.
Automechanika Dubai 2017 opened today (7 May) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, where 1,954 exhibitors from 57 countries are looking to make inroads in a ......read more
Impresses UAE Media with Successful Test Drive
Available Exclusively with Union Motors
Price Starts at AED 55,000 for Its Basic Model
Dubai, UAE, 7th May 2017: Global auto major, Geely Auto, the sister brand of Volvo, launched its all new Emgrand X7 Sport SUV in the UAE with a test drive being undertaken by key UAE media. The launch and the positive response form the UAE media, underscores the immense potential that the UAE market holds for Geely.
Available across the UAE, exclusively with Union Motors, The Emgrand X7 Sport embodies a design language inspired by Peter ......read more
Sharjah Police tests Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology and receives 127 new Toyota Vehicles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has handed over 127 Toyota vehicles to Sharjah Police, cementing the long-term partnership between the two entities. Al-Futtaim Motors also supported Sharjah Police in their plans to drive the UAE Vision 2021’s sustainable environment initiatives, by test driving Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology in the form of the ......read more
Dubai Police tests zero-emissions Toyota Mirai and welcomes its first Lexus ES hybrid to the fleet
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 2, 2017: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling Equipment and leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE, have joined Dubai Police in reinforcing both organizations’ support for UAE Vision 2021’s sustainable environment initiatives, by test driving Toyota’s zero-emission Fuel Cell technology in the form of the hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Toyota Mirai.
Al-Futtaim Motors also handed ......read more
~ Explore without limits with the newly launched Isuzu D-Max AT35 ~
Dubai, UAE, May 2, 2017: The modified Isuzu D-Max AT35, that launched earlier this month at Abu Dhabi’s Custom Show, is an exciting addition for conversion enthusiasts in the region. Boasting higher ground clearance and better traction control, this model provides a softer ride and higher all round visibility. Very popular in Europe especially in countries like Norway and UK, the vehicle now aims to makes its mark in the UAE and the growing conversion market of the Middle East.
The ......read more
Ramadan promotion starts as early as May 1st
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2017 – Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched this year’s Ramadan offers with customers able to avail the best Toyota deals one month prior to the Holy Month, and enjoying these benefits until the end of Ramadan.
This year’s Ramadan offers include deferred payments for up to 12 months on select vehicles, with Al-Futtaim Motors covering up to 8 months of payments. The offer also features three unique ......read more
Fuel Cell LF-FC concept car takes centre stage at the restaurant’s Garage
Dubai, UAE – April 27, 2017: Intersect By Lexus, the award-winning dynamic eatery and cultural hub located at the heart of DIFC, will be hosting Lexus’ first ever Fuel Cell flagship concept, the Lexus LF-FC at its Garage, from April 21st until the end of August. Initially revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015, the LF-FC flagship concept, is a visionary vehicle that offers a peek into the design and technology direction of the brand’s future flagship sedans, evoking inspiring emotions with ......read more
UK-based global engineering equipment manufacturer Auger Torque to unveil grand opening of Middle East operations centre in the U.A.E following business partnership with United Motors Heavy Equipment
Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 26, 2017: World leading earthmoving attachment manufacturer and engineering solutions business Auger Torque Europe Ltd will announce the opening of its operational headquarters – Auger Torque Middle East in the UAE following a successful exclusive distribution agreement of its equipment by the region’s leading construction company, United ......read more
Deferred payment allows INFINITI customers to purchase now and start the payments after six months
Dubai, UAE, April 26th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced that customers purchasing the QX60 2016 now will only pay six months later, with INFINITI covering three months of instalments after the bank pays the initial three months.
The market-leading deferred payment plan reflects Arabian Automobiles Company’s customer-centric philosophy, ......read more
24 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: In a landmark deal, Al Ghandi Auto, a leading General Motors dealership selling Chevrolet and GMC vehicles in Dubai and the North Emirates, signed an agreement with the Dubai Camel Racing Club, for the sale of 112 Chevrolet vehicles – 109 Trailblazers and three Tahoes.
Commenting on the agreement, Ali Saeed Bin Saroud, Executive Manager, Dubai Camel Racing Club, said, “We have chosen Al Ghandi Auto from a line of other auto dealers in Dubai because of the great commitment and flexibility shown in their sales proposition. We were ......read more
• New K Xtrem offers the most robust chassis on the market
• New model is now available across the Middle East
• Designed for the most extreme conditions
(Middle East, 24th April, 2017) Renault Trucks has introduced the new K Xtrem to the Middle East market. The robust model, developed to take on the most challenging environments found in the Middle East, was launched during Renault Trucks XTREM DAYS event in Marrakech, Morocco, for industry leaders from Greater Middle East, Sub-Sahara Africa, Algeria, ......read more
• New high-performance technology delivers acceleration of 0-100KM/h in under 4 seconds
• Model stands alongside new Liverpool customised version of the MG ZS
(Middle East, 20th April 2017) : The new MG electric supercar concept - MG E-motion, made its global debut on the MG stand at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show. With 94 years of history, this legendary British brand is enjoying a significant revival thanks to recent scientific and technical innovation, delivering a stunning new concept model that combines high standards in ......read more
• LYNK & CO tested its in-car, app-based sharing feature live for the first time in Shanghai on April 16, 2017
• Digital keys are spawning new ownership and collaboration models
• With Ericsson cloud technology, LYNK & CO delivers on their core brand promise of enabling new services through connectivity
19 April 2017 - Dubai, UAE: LYNK & CO, which has been hailed as the world’s “most connected car” after its launch in October 2016, has partnered with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to help ......read more
Light duty Hino 300 Series Hybrid offers cleaner, more efficient transport
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 17, 2017 – In line with its efforts to make a significant difference in the environmental footprint and contribute to a cleaner air quality in the UAE, Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Hino in the UAE, has launched the country’s first hybrid truck at the 8th edition of the Cold Food Chain Conference, which was held on the 5th of April the Meydan Hotel in Dubai.
The Hino 300 Series Hybrid light-duty truck ......read more
Hosting the Renault Duster as the lead in the SUV B segment, the dealership secures growth in sales volume
Dubai, UAE, April 16th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has released Renault’s 2016 Growth Report confirming the brand’s remarkable performance.
The report reveals that Arabian Automobiles achieved positive volume growth of 17% for Renault, and that the company’s market share performance ranks number one among Renault ......read more
New V6 powertrain technology, offering 400 hp, delivers exhilarating drive
‘Powerful Elegance’ design philosophy inspires daring exterior
Empowering performance from world-first technologies
Dubai, April 13, 2017: The INFINITI Q60 is a premium sports coupe that combines a completely all-new design with exhilarating performance and dynamics. The taut, muscular lines of the exterior underline the Q60’s considerable performance potential – reinforced by an advanced all-new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine.
The high performance 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo ......read more
Limited edition Vanquish S takes inspiration from the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows
The third Q by Aston Martin - Commission by Aston Martin Cambridge
Tenth car will be gifted to the RAF Benevolent Fund
11 April 2017, Gaydon: Spectacular British aviation skills are the inspiration for Aston Martin's latest Q by Aston Martin creation; the Vanquish S Red Arrows edition.
Just ten examples of the Red Arrows inspired cars are being commissioned by Aston Martin Cambridge, each with special design features, hand-crafted interiors and graphic elements that draw on the visual ......read more
Ashwani Gupta Appointed Alliance Senior Vice President of the Renault-Nissan LCV Business Unit, effective April 1
Move expected to expand light commercial vehicle market leadership under a single business unit and boost sales by unleashing the full potential of Renault's van expertise and Nissan's truck know-how in key markets.
Alliance partners to create more synergies by having one business unit, while ensuring brand differentiation, maximizing cross-development and cross-manufacturing, technology sharing and cost reduction.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: April 11, 2017 ......read more
Until the end of April, customers can pay 0% interest for up to five years on select Renault models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah, and the Northern Emirates, has launched its special spring offers, which will run until stocks last. The offer allows customers to become owners of new cars that strike the perfect balance between product and pricing.
During the promotion period, Arabian Automobiles will be taking care of interest costs for its ......read more
Al Tayer Motors is world’s first dealer to launch new V12 Prancing Horse
Dubai, UAE, April 8, 2017: The Ferrari 812 Superfast made its first international dealer launch at a special preview in Dubai by Al Tayer Motors - the official Ferrari importer-dealer in the UAE. The car, which roared into this year’s Geneva International Motorshow, was revealed to VIP guests at an exclusive event held on the roof-top of the Viceroy Palm Jumeirah Dubai – the city’s newest hospitality venue.
The event, themed ‘Shift to the 12th Dimension’, referring to the ......read more