A unique car developed by Lamborghini Squadra Corse in conjunction with the customer
Aerodynamics derived from experience in Lamborghini Super Trofeo and GT3 racing
Track-oriented use and exclusive racing contents
Dubai, UAE, December 17, 2018: Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveils the SC18, the first one-off in the history of the Sant’ Agata Bolognese motorsport division. The unique example, designed in synergy with the customer and Centro Stile Lamborghini, is road-approved but designed primarily for use on the track. The SC18 paves the way to further personalised development projects for motorsport customers under the Squadra Corse brand.
The car features extreme aerodynamics, developed specifically for this model and derived from Squadra Corse’s experience in competition. The racing elements ......read more
High level of convenience: Passive Start and Entry system (PASE) and power door control support autonomous opening and closing
Greater safety: Intelligent obstacle detection prevents collisions
Optimal protection: Intelligent door brake system supports opening and closing operations, while stopping uncontrolled slamming
Dubai, UAE, December 16, 2018: Continental, the premium German tyre and technology company, has been recognised for its intelligent door system as a CES 2019 Innovation Award honouree in the Vehicle Intelligence and Self-Driving Technology category. The CES organiser CTA (Consumer Technology Association) announced the honourees during its annual CES Unveiled New York event, a tech event that offers a sneak peek of the products and trends expected at the upcoming CES 2019.
Boast to be ......read more
Dubai, UAE, December 12, 2018: V-KOOL™ Emirates, the global leader in the high-performance premium window film market for both automotive and architectural glass, announced the opening of its flagship store at AWR Business Center with a renewed Car Care concept; in the presence of an elite clientele, channel partners, Eastman Chemicals Ltd and senior management from KAPICO Group, the group holding company of AUTO1 – Car Care Division that is a master franchisee for V-KOOL™ for UAE, Oman & Kuwait.
The outlet was inaugurated jointly by Mr. Vipan K. Handa, Deputy Group CEO & Board Member-KAPICO Group, Mr. Andrew Vickers, Commercial Manager – EMEA for Advanced Materials – Performance Films of Eastman Chemicals Company and Mr. Ranveer Handa, CEO – KAPICO Group.
The ......read more
Team claims manufacturers’ title in second season since return to the WRC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 5, 2018: GAZOO Racing World Rally Team recently claimed the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) manufacturers' title in style, with a rally victory for Jari-Matti Latvala in the No. 7 Toyota Yaris WRC at Kennards Hire Rally Australia. Esapekka Lappi finished fourth in the No. 9 Toyota Yaris WRC to enable GAZOO Racing to clinch the manufacturers' crown in just the second season since its return to the WRC.
GAZOO Racing World Rally Team’s Toyota Yaris WRC machines demonstrated their strong performance during the final round of the season, with Ott Tänak and Latvala moving to the top of the leaderboard on the fourth and final day of the race. The victory sealed ......read more
Jaguar’s all-electric I-PACE earns five-star Euro NCAP safety rating
Five-seat performance SUV achieves high scores in all main safety categories
All three members of Jaguar’s PACE SUV family have the maximum five-star Euro NCAP rating
I-PACE is tenth consecutive vehicle produced by Jaguar Land Rover to receive five stars
Lightweight aluminium body and integrated battery pack deliver exceptional structural stiffness for maximum occupant protection
5 December 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE has achieved a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating, confirming it as one of the safest vehicles on the road.
Jaguar’s first electric performance SUV scored 91% for adult occupant protection, 81% for child occupant protection and 81% for safety assist. ......read more
Latest episode covers convoy driving tips, and how to maintain a safe distance between cars
Weekly video series hosted by Ford engineers, starring the Ford Ranger pickup
Dubai, UAE, December 05, 2018: The wide-open desert is the perfect playground for off-roaders but there are a few things to bear in mind when venturing into the dunes as part of a group for the first time.
Pacing and spacing is the subject of the fourth episode of Ford’s Desert Driving Tips series – and mastering both will make your desert drive a lot more relaxed and enjoyable.
“The spacing in front of you and behind you is important,” explains Mike Chavez, series co-host and Ford Middle East Product Development Lead Technologist. “You can fall back and catch up, but maintain a safe ......read more
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM Launches Cullinan Drive-the Most Anticipated Drive Event of the Year in KSA
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018: Arabia- the MYNM Cullinan Drive. VIP customers, invited guests, and the editors of KSA’s top motoring and lifestyle titles were invited to the exclusive event to experience Rolls-Royce’s most anticipated vehicle that combines the finest materials in the world with the ultimate ‘Magic Carpet Ride’ driving experience over every terrain.
The pinnacle of Effortless Everywhere, the MYNM Cullinan Drive, which took place from 6th November - 13th November.
Mr. Alan Gall Rolls-Royce Brand Manager of Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Rolls-Royce Motor Cars MYNM: “Cullinan is the culmination of Rolls-Royce’s proud legacy and traditions coupled with the demands of ......read more
300 participants from across the globe took part in qualifying rounds in nine countries
Nine finalists completed the ultimate challenge at UD Trucks Headquarters in Ageo, Japan
Truck driver representing the MEENA region, Dipendra Balami from Promar Marine Contracting, named for ‘Best Driving Skill’ in the Quester category
Dubai, UAE, November 29, 2018: UD Trucks hosted the final of its ‘Extra Mile Challenge 2018’ last month at the UD Experience Center in its corporate headquarters in Ageo, Japan. Out of 300 truck drivers from across the globe just nine participants made it through local qualifying rounds to the prestigious final.
Amongst the finalists, Dipendra Balami, representing the MEENA region from Qatar was named for ‘Best Driving Skills’ in the final ......read more
From the race track to the road: the new BMW M8 Coupe (fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km [26.2 – 26.4 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 246 – 243 g/km*) is rounding the final corner en route to series production. BMW M GmbH is putting an early prototype of its upcoming flagship through its paces at the Estoril grand-prix racing circuit in Portugal.
New BMW M8 (Fuel consumption combined: 10.8 – 10.7 l/100 km [26.2 – 26.4 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 246 – 243 g/km) in the final phase of the series production development process.
Customary BMW M dynamic prowess, agility and precision enter a new dimension.
Performance-oriented vehicle concept with minimised weight, low centre of gravity, even weight distribution, optimum wheelbase and wide tracks.
M-specific ......read more
Festival-goers will journey through Cadillac’s unique Structure with a host of activations
The First ever Cadillac XT4 will be revealed at SOLE DXB
This is the fourth year Cadillac has collaborated with the region’s biggest cultural festival
Dubai, UAE, November 28, 2018: With just over two weeks until the UAE’s biggest street-culture event, SOLE DXB, Cadillac has revealed the details of its bespoke activation at the festival that will form the backdrop of the regional unveiling of Cadillac’s first ever compact SUV, the XT4; Cadillac HOTEL.
As a daring concept specifically created for SOLE DXB 2018, Cadillac HOTEL will house a variety of activation rooms where guests can experience themes relating to safety, technology, and design. The Cadillac HOTEL will be built around ......read more
Dubai, November 27, 2018: As a part of the UAE National Day Celebrations, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched the Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer at the Big Shopper Event at Sharjah Expo.
Valid from November 28 to December 2, the National Day offers provides customers with the best opportunity to buy their dream Honda and save up to AED 11,000.
The Honda National Day Big Shopper Offer brings new discounted prices to customers allowing them to make massive savings while purchasing selected Honda models. The offer extends along four models from Honda’s lineup of sedans and SUVs.
Exclusive to the Big Shopper event, this offer will see huge discounts on Honda’s flagship SUV Honda Pilot EX 2WD, where customers ......read more
Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors present the 2019 MKC, with a signature grille and styling cues that exemplify the new face of Lincoln, first introduced on the flagship Navigator SUV and Continental sedan
The MKC welcomes owners with a dynamic signature lighting embrace that gracefully flows outward from beneath the HID headlights, exterior LED lamps that illuminate elegantly and luminous welcome mats that quietly appear on the ground
DUBAI, UAE, November 27, 2018 – The new 2019 Lincoln MKC is poised to attract even more luxury SUV buyers, thanks to its commanding new design, elevated levels of refinement, driver-focused technologies and enhanced safety features.
The 2019 Lincoln MKC arrived at the showrooms of UAE importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors and Premier Motors, official Abu Dhabi ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 26, 2018: Second BMW 8 Series model from Lower Bavaria +++ Open sportscar with classic textile soft top +++ Market launch in March 2019 with two model variants Dingolfing. Four months after production of the new BMW 8 Series Coupé ramped up in Dingolfing, the BMW 8 Series family is joined by another new addition from Lower Bavaria. Earlier this week, BMW Group Plant Dingolfing began series production of the new BMW 8 Series Convertible, which will be built alongside BMW 5 Series and 7 Series variants on a single assembly line. The BMW Group has invested a total amount in the low three-digit-million-euro range in the new model family at the site in Lower Bavaria, strengthening Dingolfing’s role as the lead plant for the upper luxury-class segment.
Newly developed textile soft top
The ......read more
The next-generation Range Rover Evoque premiered with a high-energy dynamic display in London’s creative hub
The New Range Rover Evoque sets new standards of refinement, capability and sustainability in the compact SUV segment, created from an all-new vehicle architecture
Featuring a modernist exterior design, with a luxurious technology-rich interior with new materials crafted from eucalyptus, wool and recycled plastics
Available with a range of efficient four-cylinder diesel and petrol engines and Land Rover’s first mild-hybrid electric technology (MHEV)
Range Rover fans, including Guy Ritchie, Richard Madden, Taron Egerton, Luke Evans, Stephen Graham, Edith Bowman and Mollie King attended the reveal and an exclusive Boiler Room X Evoque gig curated by activist and model Adwoa Aboah
Adwoa Aboah ......read more
Cadillac’s V-Series models are engineered proof of the brand’s promise of passion without compromise
Dubai, UAE, November 22, 2018: Cadillac has been at the forefront of automotive innovation throughout its 116-year history, leading the way with V-type engines. From V6 up to V16, the American premium car brand has evolved its V-type engine range since 1914, becoming the first automobile maker in the world to mass-produce V8 engines.
The first 1902 one-cylinder Cadillac car was a quality product, thanks to the insistence on precision by the brand’s General Manager, Henry Leland. A four-cylinder car was then invented in 1905, confirming Cadillac’s place in the luxury market.
In 1912, Cadillac wowed the automotive world with the groundbreaking electric self-starter that made ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 November 2018: Al-Futtaim Lexus, leader in green luxury mobility since 2010 and distributor of the largest line-up of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) in the UAE, walked away with the Best Premium Midsize SUV of the year Award at the fourth edition of the "ArabWheels Awards 2018”.
Lexus RX450, introduced to the UAE in 2012 and winner of the trophy, has always driven the growth in Lexus Hybrid Electric (HEV) sales, as it accounts for approximately 50% of the brand’s HEV sales in the UAE.
Commenting on the achievement, Mohammed Maktari, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Lexus said: “We are very proud to receive this award and we thank the ArabWheels team for their dedicated efforts reviewing all shortlisted vehicles across all categories. Winning the best Premium Midsize ......read more
The prestigious dealership becomes exclusive agent of the hypercar in GCC, which was unveiled at the Deals on Wheels Sheikh Zayed Road showroom
The hypercar will be on display at Formula 1 2018 Abu Dhabi.
The new-generation MILAN RED can speed up to 100kms per hour in just 2.5 seconds
November 22, 2018; Dubai, UAE: An exciting new addition to the UAE’s growing line of luxury vehicles, MILAN RED – one of the fastest hypercars in the world – was unveiled in UAE in a grand ceremony. The hypercar was launched by Deals on Wheels at their Sheikh Zayed Road showroom, giving the dealership exclusive rights to the sales of the car in the GCC, and placing them among the four distinguished agents worldwide to launch the hypercar. MILAN RED, which has already made an impression globally for its ......read more
New-generation Ford Expedition built to take owners anywhere they want to go, with advanced four-wheel-drive system and Terrain Management System calibrated in the Middle East
Seven driving modes developed for the region, including Sand-mode for deep sand adventure
Two-speed transfer case and electronic locking rear differential give the Expedition superior off-road ability
Dubai, UAE, November 20, 2018: For Middle East owners with an eye on the great outdoors, the all-new Expedition’s four-wheel-drive and Terrain Management System opens the region’s remote reaches to adventure for the entire family.
Ford Expedition has always put families first, with class-leading levels of comfort, safety and convenience and now – with its superior off-road ability plus a dedicated driving mode for sand ......read more
Dubai, November 15, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched “The Great Escape” promotion across all its showrooms in the UAE, offering customers the perfect opportunity to buy a Honda vehicle before the end of the year.
The Great Escape promotion from Al-Futtaim Honda allows customers to buy their dream Honda vehicle, with a five-year instalment plan with zero percent interest. The offer is available across the entire Honda Sedan, SUV and MPV range, making it the best time to buy a Honda.
The Al-Futtaim company is also offering 5 years unlimited mileage warranty, up to 100% finance and roadside assistance on all new cars and up to 5-year or 100,000 kms service contract on selected new car models. Trade-in ......read more
Luxury carmaker expands dealer network in the Middle East
Aston Martin Abu Dhabi opens in prestigious location close to Emirates Palace
15 November 2018, Abu Dhabi: Luxury British carmaker, Aston Martin Lagonda celebrated the opening of a new flagship dealership in Abu Dhabi last night in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. At an exclusive evening reception, guests mingled with senior personnel from Aston Martin, including Dan Balmer, President, Aston Martin Lagonda Middle East, North Africa & Turkey and David King, Vice President and Chief Special Operations Officer.
Aston Martin Abu Dhabi is situated in a prime location in the prestigious Etihad Towers, overlooking the beautiful Emirates Palace. The dealership boasts a state-of the-art 521m2 showroom ......read more
The third winner of the Audi Innovation Award is Elias El Soueidi from Lebanon with his project ‘Ruin to Reality’
His prize is $25,000 worth of consultancy together with a trophy and a trip to the Audi Headquarters in Ingolstadt to meet the team in Audi Design.
Second and third places were awarded to Dubai based designers Abdhul Hazeeb with ‘Connect to Thrive’ and Andrea Sensoli with ‘CyRCLE’.
Dubai, November 14, 2018 – At Dubai Design Week, Audi Middle East announced the third winner of the Audi Innovation Award. Elias El Soueidi from Lebanon, with his project ‘ R2R’, took home the winning trophy and prize of $25,000 worth of consultancy to develop his idea, together with a trip to the Audi factory in Ingolstadt and the opportunity to meet ......read more
Jaguar creates two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars to continue its celebration of 70 years of Jaguar sports cars
With design cues from F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, the 300PS 2.0-litre rally cars feature bespoke FIA-spec modifications
One-off rally cars pay homage to the Jaguar XK 120, introduced in 1948, which itself achieved competition success in the RAC, Tulip and Alpine rallies
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 12 November 2018: Jaguar has developed two F-TYPE Convertible rally cars, with design cues from the F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition, to continue its celebration of 70 years of sports car heritage since the XK 120 was revealed in 1948.
The one-off F-TYPE rally cars also pay homage to the legendary Jaguar XK 120 registered ‘NUB 120’ which, in the early ......read more
Third Winner of the Audi Innovation Award to be announced on 13th November at 3pm at Design Week in the Audi Innovation Hub
The Audi Innovation Hub is a space designed by Riyad Joucka, founder – MEAN* (Middle East Architecture Network) and will be the base for Audi Innovation Talks during Dubai Design Week
Konrad Troeger, Senior Lighting Designer from Audi AG attending Design Week and to give Innovation Talk
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2018: The Audi Innovation Award is now in its third year and has consistently grown in status and popularity since its inception in 2016. The first of its kind in the Middle East, the Audi Innovation Award seeks to empower local designers and inspire the region with innovative creations that can improve the way we live. It is an annual competition open to anyone residing in the ......read more
Dubai, UAE, November 08, 2018: BMW is forging ahead with its model offensive in the luxury segment with the presentation of an open-top sports car which explores the highest reaches of dynamic flair, emotionality and exclusivity. The new BMW 8 Series Convertible blends ultra-sporty driving properties with distinctive design elegance and offers an extremely exclusive passport to hallmark BMW driving pleasure and a full-blooded open-top driving experience.
Premiere for the second model in the new BMW 8 Series luxury-class line-up: New BMW 8 Series Convertible combines dynamic flair and serene long-distance ability with a sumptuous open-top driving experience.
Open-air driving pleasure for four people. Classical soft-top roof with fully electric, extremely quiet operation, minimised weight and outstanding acoustic ......read more
Arc has pioneered Vector, the most efficient, safest and most fulfilling electric motorcycle experience yet
Vector has been revealed in Milan on 6 November
Vector comes with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 07, 2018 – InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, announces its investment in Arc, which unveils ‘Vector’ – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle with Human Machine Interface (HMI). Arc Vector is the most advanced electric motorcycle ever brought to market, using exotic materials, thoroughbred componentry and cutting-edge architecture, wrapped in a futuristic body.
The investment from InMotion Ventures, along with Mercia Fund Managers, the Proof of Concept & ......read more
27th May 2018 (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) has named the best truck driver in the UAE in the 2018 Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge.
The global competition, hosted by Volvo Trucks, is bold new initiative which sees truck drivers put their skills to the test in a challenge of fuel efficiency, safety and productivity. The UAE part of the Driver Challenge saw 35 drivers from across the Emirates participate over four days, showcasing their driving capabilities.
At the end of the Driver Challenge event one winner was crowned Volvo’s ......read more
(Dubai - UAE, 24 May 2018) In celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, MG Motor together with its UAE retail partner, Al Yousuf Motors has launched special offers on their latest vehicles. The MG ZS, MG 360 and MG RX5 are now available at prices that start as low as AED575 per month.
Valid until the end of Ramadan, the offer allows customers to purchase the MG ZS SUV at a starting price of AED720 per month, in 60 monthly payments. Based on ‘Emotional Dynamism’, the MG ZS SUV embodies an expressive design language that emphasizes the premium experience and commitment to ......read more
May 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE – Cadillac Middle East and IMPEX – the exclusive dealer of Cadillac in Lebanon, are offering customers significant incentives, this Ramadan, to join the premium experience of Cadillac and own a brand-new 2018 model during the holy Month. Available on all the Cadillac model range, the IMPEX Ramadan offer will provide customers the opportunity to buy a Cadillac with enjoy a ‘daring’ VAT-free price tag on the brand’s sedan and SUV model lineup.
Christian Soemmer, Managing Director, Cadillac Middle East, said, “On behalf of ......read more
MINI will provide fleet of cars to meet growing need for flexible mobility solutions in urban areas
Dubai, UAE, May 20, 2018: MINI Middle East follows the BMW Group regarding its systematic development as a customer-centric mobility company with the announcement that it has signed a partnership with ekar, the first and largest carshare operator in the Middle East. The world’s leading provider of premium mobility will supply a selection of MINI 3 Door and 5 Door Hatch cars for the RTA program known as ‘Dubai Car’. The program allows ekar users to ......read more
Savings around AED 40,000 on new cars and AED 10,000 on pre-owned
Two special edition Land Cruisers
Car Care packages
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 16th, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota announces new deals on its previously launched Ramadan campaign, giving customers a wide array of choices between offers on new cars, pre-owned vehicles and aftersales services.
With savings over AED 40,000 on certain new models, the one-year free insurance, free registration and four years/80,000 Km Toyota care bundle is topped with instant valuable gifts for customers buying ......read more
An exclusive driving experience with professional drivers on board the Maserati range
Dubai - UAE, 16 May 2018 – The new Master Maserati programmes are tailored for the various levels of experience, under the constant watchful eye of the best Maserati drivers, enabling participants to learn all the secrets of sporty driving and put their skills at the wheel to the test, thanks to a completely renewed fleet of cars including all the models in the Maserati range.
The 2018 season comprises a selection of programmes: Master on track – subdivided into four courses, ......read more
Authentic small SUV designed for an active lifestyle
Roomy three-row seating in a compact body with ample loading and storage space
Top level fuel economy
Class top ground clearance
Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, welcomes Rush, a new versatile 7-seater SUV into the Toyota line-up , designed for those looking for the functionality and space of a large SUV as well upgraded lifestyle and affordability of a small SUV.
Carving itself a niche in the growing small SUV segment, Rush enjoys a unique ......read more
(Dubai - UAE, 13 May 2018) Renault Middle East has announced the arrival of the all-new Megane GT. The newest member of the Megane family, tuned by Renault Sport, boasts a sportier look and the TCE 205 engine mated to 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, achieving a swift 0-100km/h in just 7.1 seconds. The model is now available across the GCC, at a recommended starting price of around USD 29,400 in the GCC (prices may vary by market).
The Megane GT showcases an attractive sporty design, notably in the front grill and bumper, front C-shape DRL and full LED headlamps, and proudly wears ......read more
12 May 2018 - Dubai, UAE:
“The super-luxury lifestyle is evolving and Rolls-Royce is in the lead. Luxury is no longer an urban concept. More and more it is about embracing and experiencing the wider world. Our customers expect to go everywhere in luxury, effortlessly and without compromise, conquering the most challenging terrain to enjoy life’s most enriching experiences, wherever they may be. For this reason, they have asked us to create a Rolls-Royce that offers uncompromised luxury wherever they dare to ......read more
Dubai, UAE – May 07, 2018: Adding a new feather in its cap, the 2018 Toyota Corolla has been recently honored with the recognition for the best car in the ‘Small Sedan’ category at the 2018 Middle East Car of the Year (MECOTY) awards, the biggest and most prestigious awards program for the regional automotive sector.
The most successful production car model ever built was chosen by a judging panel comprised of 16 independent senior editors from leading automotive publications representing the Middle East and North Africa.
The 12th generation Toyota ......read more
Up to AED 35,000 cashback offers available across the GMC model range
Dubai, UAE, May 07, 2018: GMC Middle East, with its local partners across the UAE, are celebrating the joy of giving this Ramadan with the launch of exclusive offers on a diverse range of the brand’s premium vehicles. This year, customers seeking to own an all-new 2018 Terrain compact SUV, a refined 2018 Acadia crossover, a premium Yukon large SUV or an iconic Sierra truck can take advantage of GMC’s offers and enjoy savings of up to AED 35,000 with every purchase, including GMC’s ......read more
Dubai, May 06, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, the exclusive distributor of Honda cars, motorcycles, marine engines and power products in the UAE, is offering the best deals this Ramadan.
Customers will receive great savings across the Honda car and SUV line-up with monthly instalments starting for as low as AED 444* and service contracts on select models.
The exciting deals will see customers drive away in the Honda City for AED 44,900, Jazz for AED 59,900, Civic 1.6 LX Sport for AED 69,900, CR-V LX 2WD for AED 79,900 and Pilot EX 2WD for AED 119,900. All prices are VAT ......read more
May 06, 2018 - Dubai, U.A.E – On the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Liberty Automobiles Co., the dealer of Cadillac in the UAE, has announced, in coordination with Cadillac Middle East, a series of exclusive offers on 2018 models that will be available to all customers across the UAE starting this month.
Customers looking to purchase an Escalade, CT6, XT5, ATS or CTS will have the first year of instalments paid off, with payments on the vehicle only starting in Ramadan 2019, giving the consumer the ability to enjoy the vehicle immediately with added peace of mind of no ......read more
With this strategic partnership, Al Saeedi becomes the exclusive distributor in the UAE for NEXEN TIRES, the South Korean tyre major.
DUBAI – May 3, 2018: South Korea’s NEXEN TIRE Corporation, one of the fastest growing tyre manufacturers in the world, has announced an exclusive partnership in the UAE with Al Saeedi Group, the Dubai-headquartered specialists in tyre distribution and Tyre service solutions.
NEXEN TIRE manufacturers superior quality tyres that comply with international quality standards. NEXEN TIRE sells 40 million tires to more than 140 countries ......read more
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Arabian Automobiles is giving customers the ultimate offer on their new INFINITI vehicle
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 3rd May 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is giving customers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win back the value of their brand new INFINITI vehicle with the brand’s generous Ramadan campaign, which starts on 3rd May and runs until the end of the holy ......read more
The 25th Anniversary edition is exclusively available on the 2018 Yukon SLE and SLT models with chrome-trimmed premium, personalized appearance
Revealing an upgraded 2018 Yukon Denali with a new front grille and a 10-speed automatic transmission
Dubai, UAE, May 02, 2018: The GMC Yukon family of full-size SUVs has been expanded in the Middle East with the launch of a special-edition Yukon to commemorate the model’s 25th anniversary. Offered exclusively on the SLE and SLT model range marked with an exclusive 25th Anniversary badge, the limited-edition 2018 GMC Yukon ......read more
DAFZA is the Lead Free zone Sponsor of Automechanika Dubai 2018 focusing on automotive industry and after sale services
01 May 2018, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) has announced continued growth in the number of automotive, car part and accessories companies within the free zone. The announcement was made during Automechanika Dubai 2018, in which DAFZA is the lead free zone sponsor of the 16th edition and is also exhibiting with a stand, No. C12 located in Hall 2 of the exhibition. The event, which specializes in automotive, ......read more
Innovation Zone trains spotlight on Middle East’s auto aftermarket future at region’s largest industry trade and networking event
May 1, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: The 16th edition of the Middle East and Africa’s (MEA) largest automotive aftermarket trade and networking event opened today (1 May 2018) in Dubai, featuring 1,812 exhibitors from 61 countries.
Running for three days and spanning 63,350sqm at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Automechanika Dubai 2018 was flagged off by His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the Director General and Chairman ......read more
Customers can avail from a number of offers for GMC during the holy month of Ramadan
Yukon 25th anniversary limited-edition will also be included in this year’s exclusive Ramadan offers
Dubai, UAE, April 30, 2018: GMC Middle East, with its national partners in Saudi Arabia, has announced exclusive offers for its existing and potential customers during the holy month of Ramadan. A brand known for its heritage in the Middle East, GMC is providing customers top-of-the-line offers and savings on the full GMC vehicles this year throughout the Holy month of ......read more
DAZ becomes a leader in pre-owned vehicles market serving over 440 companies
Dubai, UAE, 30 April 2018: The UAE and the GCC form one of the world's largest and most dynamic markets for automobiles with Dubai traditionally a centre for used vehicles providing a range of integrated support services for businesses operating in multiple locations.
The Dubai Auto Zone (DAZ) launched in 2000 by DP World UAE region has rapidly become a trading hub for the pre-owned vehicle trade. It provides a range of services for the industry at one place, meeting all the business ......read more
Opening of facility coincides with release of 2018 Jeep Compass
New Western Motors 1,975 sqm headquarters at ALFAHIM’s Airport Road automotive complex will offer unrivalled customer service and set new standards in capital’s automotive sector
Abu Dhabi, 28 April 2018: Western Motors, the sole distributor of Jeep, Fiat, and Mopar in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and a member of ALFAHIM, has officially announced the grand opening of its headquarters alongside the launch of the new 2018 model Jeep Compass.
The opening of the Western Motors 1,975 sqm facility at ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 28, 2018: Maserati introduces its 2018 range with three significantly restyled models at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing and proudly showcases its GranLusso and GranSport trim strategy.
Two lucky customers are heading to the UEFA Champions League Finals in Kiev, Ukraine
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26 April 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has announced the lucky winners of Nissan’s ‘Test Drive Carnival’, who will be travelling on an all-expense paid trip to the UEFA Champions League Finals on 26th May in Kiev, Ukraine.
Vijay Albert Furtado and Anju Joy both won the premium packages, which include flight tickets, hotel stays ......read more
Not-to-be-missed bundle deals on 2018 models from April 21st
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 22, 2018: In line with its tradition of delighting customers, Al-Futtaim Toyota leader in sustainable mobility in the UAE since 2008, has launched this year’s Ramadan offers with customers able to avail the best Toyota deals as early as April 21st and enjoying these benefits until the end of the Holy Month.
This year’s Ramadan offer includes a bundle of one-year free insurance, free registration coupled with four years/80,000 Km Toyota care service package and more, allowing ......read more
Jaguar XE 300 SPORT showcases dynamic handling against Olympic champion speed skater Shaolin Sándor Liu, on 3km outdoor ice track
Sports saloon grips frozen surface in unique time trial against Hungarian short track speed skating gold medallist, with Team GB’s Elise Christie on board
New performance model with 300PS 2.0-litre Ingenium petrol engine laps the world’s longest ice track at Flevonice, the Netherlands, at average speed of 59km/h
300 SPORT model features Dark Satin Grey exterior details, interior Contrast Yellow Stitch and bespoke 300 SPORT ......read more
Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2018: With the new BMW M2 Competition (combined fuel consumption with six-speed manual gearbox: 10,0 – 9,9 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 228 – 225 g/km*; combined with optional M Double Clutch Transmission (M DCT): 9,2 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 210 – 209 g/km)*, BMW M GmbH is setting fresh benchmarks in the compact high-performance sports car segment and adding marked refinement to the character of the BMW M2 Coupé
New six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology, based on the power unit from the BMW M3/M4, ......read more
April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: A unique combination of driving fun, premium quality and individual style, characterise the models with which MINI continues to increase its popularity on the Chinese automotive market. The model update for the MINI 3 door, MINI 5 door and the MINI Convertible set fresh impulses for the success of the brand. The Asian premiere of the new models will take place at the Auto China 2018 in Beijing. Furthermore, MINI will be presenting its range of models in the premium compact segment.
More than 1600 exhibitors from all over the world will be presenting current ......read more
Demand for Middle East spare parts and auto services on upward trend with market tipped to surpass US$15 billion mark by 2021
April 18, 2018 - Dubai, UAE: Global automotive aftermarket manufacturers are gearing up for period of robust business growth in the Middle East, while new research indicates car sales and the corresponding demand for spare parts and auto services is on an upward trend.
IQR is a Spanish producer of lubricants under the brand name Matrix, and is launching its operations in the Gulf region to find new partners, while Autopumps from the UK is testing the ......read more
UL 3030 certification designed to ensure battery operated systems used to power remote-controlled drones meet rigorous safety criteria
Standard designed to make help ensure electrical system mitigates risk of fire, electric shock and other hazardous malfunctions that can result in damage to property and personal injury
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 17 April 2018: With drone technology expected to flow into the MENA region in the next decade, global safety science firm UL has now created a platform designed to help ensure the safety of ......read more
DP World top management meets industry leaders to mark success
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 April 2018: The automotive and spare parts companies operating in DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) recorded business worth AED 39.5 billion in 2017.
DP World, UAE Region recently held a forum for automotive companies to celebrate the close ties with the industry and to highlight the sector’s position as a cornerstone of business growth in Jafza.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DP World, said: “The ......read more
All-new compact model completes Genesis core sedan range
Graceful exterior styling matched by sophisticated interior
Performance and handling focus on driver experience
Advanced technology for convenience and safety
Dubai, UAE, April 16, 2018: Genesis has officially launched its compact G70 luxury sedan in Middle East markets, completing the ambitious brand’s core sedan line-up.
Engineered as a dynamic car with strong appeal to younger customers and more enthusiastic drivers, the G70 joins the flagship G90 large sedan and mid-sized G80 and ......read more
Jazz, CR-V and Accord win at Wheels COTY and MECOTY awards
Dubai, April 16, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has announced that the Honda Jazz, Accord and CR-V has won top honours at two leading automotive award functions.
The recently launched Jazz won Best Compact car award at the annual Wheels Car of the Year awards while the CR-V and Accord (has since undergone a full model change and was launched in the UAE last month) won best Midsize Sedan and Best Small SUV respectively at ......read more
Deliveries up 3.0%: 604,629 units sold worldwide
Sales growth achieved in all major sales regions
First-quarter electrified sales up 38.3%: 26,858 delivered worldwide
March 2018 best-ever single month for BMW Group
United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2018: The BMW Group has achieved its best ever first-quarter sales with a total of 604,629 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles delivered to customers, an increase of 3.0% on last year and the first time the company has sold over 600,000 vehicles this early in the year.
March 2018 was the company’s best-ever single ......read more
(Middle East, 11th April 2018) MG Motor, along with their new UAE distributor, Al Yousuf Motors has opened the doors to a new showroom. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, the showroom will showcase the MG ZS, and, the MG RX5 SUVs, as well as the MG 360 compact sedan.
As the recently appointed UAE distributor of MG Motor, Al Yousuf Motors will provide a range of services for new and existing customers of the rejuvenated MG brand, including new car sales, servicing, finance packages and leasing deals. In addition to the Sheikh Zayed Road showroom, MG Motors models will be available from ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 9, 2018 – Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, one of the world’s toughest and most reliable SUVs and leader of the midsize SUV segment in the UAE acquired the Best SUV Car of the Year title at the Wheels Car of the Year Awards 2018, the region’s most established independent automotive awards, thanks to its new dynamic, modern and robust styling formula.
Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE and leader in sustainable mobility said: “Since the Prado’s introduction in ......read more
Dubai, April , 2018 – Al Tayer Motors, the official Ford Trucks importer-dealer in the United Arab Emirates, launched the new 6x4 Tractor Head series (3543T) at an event held in Dubai.
The new Ford Trucks 6x4 Tractor Head series (3543T) offers advanced specifications such as 10mm 500 MPa strong steel chassis, twin clutch, 16-speed ZF manual transmission, and day & sleeper cab options.
“A truly competitive, viable and economical alternative, the Ford Trucks 6x4 Tractor Head series are powerful and capable vehicles tailored to meet the ......read more
LEAF owners will be able to trade in old batteries for refabricated ones
Dubai, UAE (April 5, 2018) : Nissan LEAF owners in Japan will be able to exchange their cars’ old batteries for refabricated ones under a new, fee-based program.
Starting in May, owners of the 100% electric Nissan LEAF can turn in their used batteries and, for a fee, receive refabricated ones. Nissan is using the battery-refabrication capabilities of 4R Energy Corp., a company established through a joint venture with Sumitomo Corp., to offer the program.
As demand for electric vehicles grows, the ......read more
Enjoy the amazing line-up of Lexus’ popular luxury vehicles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 4th, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, will be flexing its off-road muscles at the 4th Custom Show Emirates, the biggest custom cars and bikes show in the Middle East, which will take place concurrently with the 3rd International Motor Show Abu Dhabi.
Calling all adrenaline addicts and off-road enthusiasts, Toyota is offering the show visitors the chance to get up close and personal with the highly capable Xtreme line-up, in its ideal ......read more
The brand asserted its leading position in the automotive market by increasing its market share from 11.1% to 13%
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4th April 2018: Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has outperformed the market in 2017, reaching an impressive 13% of the UAE automotive market by the end of the year.
Michel Ayat, CEO of Arabian Automobiles, commented: “We are proud to have improved our market share position for Nissan in 2017, which reflects the ......read more
Flagship model wins prestigious award
Ninth victory for Audi in the World Car Awards
Audi Board Member for Development Peter Mertens: “The Audi A8 is an innovation driver for our entire industry.”
Dubai, UAE, April 3, 2018: The Audi A8 is the “World Luxury Car 2018.” The win underscores the status of the brand’s flagship as the embodiment of “Vorsprung durch Technik.” The award ceremony took place at the New York Auto Show.
In their decision, the 82 jury members from 24 countries assessed not only the emotional appeal, ......read more
All-new 2018 Nissan LEAF named “2018 World Green Car” by the World Car Awards
Nissan LEAF is the first all-electric vehicle to win award since category was created
Dubai, UAE (April 02, 2018) – The all-new 2018 Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling electric vehicle, was named the “2018 World Green Car” at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. LEAF is the icon of Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society.
The first all-electric vehicle ......read more
Middle East received two awards for Jordan and Qatar
Dubai, UAE, April 1, 2018: BMW honoured its best dealers from around the world at a celebratory awards evening in the BMW Group Classic. Pieter Nota, BMW AG management board member responsible for Sales and Brand BMW handed out the awards to the 41 top dealers, saying they were a thank-you from the company to its international dealer body, which had worked so hard to make 2017 yet another successful year.
This year, two importers from the Middle East took home the esteemed honours. Abu Khader Automotive from Jordan won ......read more
Range Rover Velar named World Car Design of the Year at 2018 World Car Awards
Victory announced at New York International Auto Show
Velar features unique combination of design excellence and engineering integrity
Takes over from Jaguar F-PACE, which won the award last year
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 29 March 2018: The Range Rover Velar has been judged the most beautifully designed vehicle on the planet, winning the World Car Design of the Year title at the 2018 World Car Awards.
Bringing glamour, modernity and elegance to the Range Rover family, Velar ......read more
Beginning March 31, connected vehicles with eCall will automatically call for help in an accident
Thanks to the automatic eCall, emergency responders can arrive at the scene of an accident up to twice as fast
eCall service from Bosch speaks 16 languages
The telematics eCall plug is the retrofit eCall solution for all vehicles
Bosch develops eCall for cars and motorcycles
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29, March 2018: On March 31, 2018, the automatic “emergency call” system – eCall, for short – ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 28, 2018: GMC redefines the off-road space by introducing the all-new 2019 Sierra AT4. For the first time ever, the Sierra AT4 delivers a unique formula of authentic off-road capability and innovative technology paired with premium refinement and a bold appearance expected from GMC.
“The 2019 Sierra AT4 is designed for the customer who wants an elevated presence on the road and the capability to venture off life’s beaten path,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global GMC. “It’s also the beginning for the AT4 brand, ......read more
Supercharged 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine developing 550PS and 680Nm of torque
0-100km/h in 4.3 seconds (0-60mph in 4.1 seconds) with a top speed of 283km/h (176mph)
SVR aerodynamic package features unique front and rear bumpers, lower body sides and rear flip spoiler to enhance cooling, reduce lift and drag and aid high-speed stability.
SVR-tuned chassis features uprated dampers with front and rear spring rates increased by 30/10 per cent respectively
Lightweight 21- and optional 22-inch forged wheels with differential width from front to rear to improve handling and ......read more
Limited Collection of 55 unique Rolls-Royce motor cars
First ever shooting star headliner World debut of illuminated wooden paneling Stainless steel hand-woven fabric incorporated into cabin
Global debut of Sunburst Grey paint.
Solid grey with rich copper tones Oxford English Dictionary definition Luminary: 1) A person who inspires or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere. 2) A natural light-giving body, especially the sun or moon.
Dubai, UAE, March 27, 2018: In a bold expression of dynamic luxury, Rolls-Royce ......read more
Move follows ESMA’s directives to import trucks that meet Euro 4 emission standards
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 27, 2018: Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (Famco), exclusive distributor of Volvo Trucks in the UAE, recently announced the launch of the Volvo Trucks that meets Euro 5 emission standards.
The introduction of the new Euro 5 engines supports the UAE Government’s Vision 2021 to provide a safer environment and to work towards providing a sustainable future.
As part of the Government's efforts, Emirates Authority For ......read more
Dubai, March 25, 2018: Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has introduced the 2018 Honda GL1800 Gold Wing.
Since its introduction as a naked 1000cc machine in 1975, the Honda Goldwing has always been the ultimate in two-wheeled travel. It is a motorcycle that has been very much on its own journey, growing in physical size and displacement over the decades, all the while creating an enduring and unrivalled reputation for luxury, quality and comfort. It has amassed a huge fan base here in the UAE and ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 25, 2018: Limited units of the Maserati Quattroporte GTS GranSport ‘Nerissimo’ Special Edition cars have arrived at official importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors showrooms in the UAE
Only 50 of the Limited Edition vehicles are being made specifically for the Middle East region and Japan. One of the cars is currently on display at the Al Tayer Motors showroom in Sharjah.
“The UAE market has a strong affection for cars, particularly special, distinctive models and this is an exclusive opportunity for very select customers to own a ......read more