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    Series Production of BMW iX* gets Underway at Plant Dingolfing

    Highest standards of flexibility: All drive train variants on one line  Successful transformation of BMW Group plants towards emobility and digitalisation  Half of Dingolfing's production volume will be electrified by mid-decade Nedeljković: “setting ourselves ambitious goals for the most sustainable production”    July 29, 2021:  Dingolfing.Standard production of the fully-electric BMW iX* began today in Dingolfing. The plant in Lower Bavaria now produces vehicles with all drive train variants, i.e. combustion-engine vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fully-electric models, on a single line. Milan Nedeljković, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, responsible for Production: “The launch of the BMW iX* marks another milestone in our expansion of electrification and ......read more

    Defender Goes Rallying: Bowler Transforms Reborn Icon for 2022 Challenge Series

    • New Bowler Defender: Competition-prepared Land Rover Defender 90 showcases the very best of Bowler’s motorsport expertise  • Bowler conversion: Rally revisions include performance upgrades to suspension, modified underbody, fitment of roll cage and unique Bowler wheels • Perfect starting point: Builds on Land Rover Defender’s unstoppable capability, robust durability and natural balance • Bowler Defender Challenge: New rally competition series announced for 2022, exclusively featuring the all-new Bowler Defender • 2022 Challenge: Seven UK-based rounds will feature in the single-series competition with the full support of Bowler      Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 29, July 2021:   Bowler Motors, the off-road performance specialist, has ......read more

    10 Things You Need to Know About Ford Ranger

    Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 28 July 2021:   Designed and engineered by a global team headquartered in Australia, the Ranger is now sold in more than 180 markets around the world, and continues to build a reputation for quality, reliability and durability. The Ford Ranger is truly a global product and has just notched up a decade on-sale around the world.   During development, Ford’s engineers subjected the Ranger to a punishing test schedule around the world, including the harsh and unforgiving Australian Outback.   The original brief combined the toughness and capability of a pick-up truck with smart technology, outstanding safety, excellent fuel economy and high standards of quality and comfort.   Its real-world tests took place in some of the world’s toughest climates and over ......read more

    McLaren Racing Launches Multi-Year Partnership with Stanley Black & Decker

    Dubai - July 28, 2021:  McLaren Racing and Stanley Black & Decker today announced a multi-year partnership that will make the world’s largest tools and storage company the Official Tools and Storage Partner of the McLaren Formula 1 team. The McLaren and Stanley Black & Decker relationship combines two leading brands who share a dedication to innovation and technological advancement in their purpose.  Stanley Black & Decker will support the McLaren Formula 1 team at and away from the track by outfitting the team with a range of iconic Stanley Black & Decker tools. The partnership will include engagement events and experiences to bring the partnership to life for Stanley Black & Decker’s customers and celebrate the work they do to “Make the World.”  As the ......read more

    British-Born MG Motor Gains in Popularity during the first half of 2021 in the Middle East

    • Year-to-date sales in the Middle East exceed around 20,000 units until end of June 2021, growth of 97% compared to the same period last year • MG Motor enjoyed an outstanding performance during the month of Ramadan with growth of 274% vs last year and a strong market share of 4.1% • Saudi Arabia ranks first in sales volume followed by record-breaking market share from Oman   (27 July 2021, Middle East) New car buyers across the GCC continue to snap up MG cars in record numbers, with the British-born brand recording best-ever six month sales of over 20,000 vehicles in the GCC and the Middle East. Despite the challenges faced in 2020, consumers showed their appreciation of the MG line-up throughout the year, as the brand broke into the top 10 of car manufacturers for the first time ever.   The ......read more

    Updates for BMW R 18 and R 18 Classic

    Model revision measures for the model year 2022.    UAE -  July 27, 2021:   Model year 2022 will see a number of model revision measures included in the BMW Motorrad program. The models can be ordered from all BMW Motorrad partners in the new configurations from August 2021.   Overview about all measures for BMW R 18 and R 18 Classic.   • New colours Mars red metallic, Manhattan metallic matt and Option 719 Galaxy Dust metallic/Titanium silver2 metallic. • For Option 719 Galaxy Dust metallic/Titansilber 2 metallic black drive train is coupled with reverse assistance. • Geometric change of lower luggage holder. No disassembly required when riding without case (R 18 Classic only). • New Option 719 Design Package AERO includes cylinder head covers and ......read more

    Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman Mong-Koo Chung Inducted Into Automotive Hall of Fame at Official Ceremony

    • Honorary Chairman Chung becomes the first Korean to receive the accolade, industry’s top honor • Chung recognized for being driving force behind the Group’s success, and a steadfast champion of the auto industry and the Korean economy • Dedication to vehicle quality, global expansion of R&D and manufacturing network have been key to Chung’s approach • Hyundai Motor Group continues to pursue progress for humanity   July 26, 2021:  Hyundai Motor Group Honorary Chairman, Mong-Koo Chung, has been officially inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame at the 2020/2021 Induction and Awards Ceremony. The industry’s top honor was presented to the class of 2020 at a celebration held at the ICON Convention Center in Detroit on July 22.   The induction ceremony was ......read more

    Live from BMW Welt: The Esports Industry Assembles Virtually at BMW Esports Boost – Premiere for “The Rival Rig” from RIVALWORKS.

    Best practices, digital trends and an innovative format: Top international speakers provide new stimulus and exclusive insights into such fields as Esports and gaming culture, advertising opportunities, and future trends.  BMW presents the first product from the RIVALWORKS virtual technology factory – the visionary “The Rival Rig”.  Holger Hampf, President of Designworks: “It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity for a designer to work on a project like this as we were able to play to extremes in terms of technology”.    July 25, 2021:  BMW Welt was the epicentre of the Esports industry on Monday, as it hosted the first BMW Esports Boost. In a series of talks and panel discussions, the many participants from around the world were given exclusive insights into the world ......read more

    Jaguar Racing ‘Clones' Takeover Iconic London Underground Ahead of Heineken London E-prix

    • Jaguar Racing Formula E team takeover the iconic London Underground for the final countdown to the first race on ‘home soil’ in 17 years at ExCeL London • The ‘clones’ took to Westminster station greeting morning commuters in full race suits and helmets • Roehampton-born British Jaguar Racing driver, Sam Bird, currently leads the drivers’ standings and is pushing to increase his points lead in front of a home crowd • A historic weekend for the team who sit third in the teams’ championship – only five points from top spot • The lights go green on Jaguar Racing’s home double-header E-Prix with the second race on Sunday 25 July at 13:00 GMT   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday 25 July 2021:   The Jaguar Racing Formula E team ......read more

    2021 Formula 1 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

    Newest race on F1 Calendar announces launch of ticket sales with Promoter releasing first 40% batch for the inaugural race weekend in Jeddah on December 3rd – 5th   •       Debut race weekend to take place in Jeddah under the lights on December 3rd - 5th, 2021 •       Promoter initially releasing 40% of tickets with a view to maximising capacity by race weekend •       Tickets on sale to fans at home and abroad •       Newest circuit in F1 set to become F1’s longest & fastest street circuit   Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - July 25, 2021:  The Saudi Automobile & Motorcycle Federation (SAMF) - Promoter of the 2021 FORMULA 1 SAUDI ARABIAN GRAND PRIX - is delighted to launch the opening of ticket sales for the ......read more

    Unstoppable Capability: Land Rover Defender Supports Red Bull X-Alps Champion Maurer

     Winning partnership: The Land Rover Defender played a vital role as a support vehicle for athletes and crew at the Red Bull X-Alps 2021 – won for a seventh time by Christian Maurer  Put to the test: Fleet of 12 vehicles covered more than 50,000km of demanding Alpine landscape across five countries during the event  Versatile companion: Teams took full advantage of its 900kg payload, 168kg dynamic roof load and 300kg static roof load as Defender transported athletes, vital crew supplies and equipment  Staying safe: Fitted with Autohome Roof Tents, the rugged 4x4s doubled up as base camps for athletes at the end of each day – providing a safe space to relax and recover in comfort     Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 18, July 2021:  A fleet of new Land Rover Defenders ......read more

    With Class-Leading Levels of Power, Capability and Technology, The 2021 F-150 Offers Owners Exceptional Performance and Value

    Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 15, July 2021:  The Ford F-150 has established itself as a firm favourite with truck enthusiasts in the region with capability, technology and safety technologies that continue to raise the bar in the light-duty truck segment. But the engineering and design team behind the all-new F-150 wasn’t satisfied with settling on past achievements and set about making the 2021 truck the toughest, most productive and smartest F-150 Ford has ever built. While all-new F-150 still features a durable, proven foundation – a fully boxed high-strength steel frame with a high-strength, military-grade, aluminium alloy body – every panel of the distinctive, rugged exterior was redesigned for 2021. The bold and tough signature look includes an updated headlamp design, new power dome hood and ......read more

    Eid Al-Adha Campaign Launched at Renault of Arabian Automobiles

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 July 2021: In celebration of Eid al-Adha, Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, announces a limited-time sale across the entire line-up.  With Arabian Automobiles, you are guaranteed to drive home the finest deal in a brand-new vehicle, ranging from the adventurous and family-friendly SUV, Koleos 2022, to the more compact sedan. Indulge in this limited-time offer and kick-start your journey with a renewed passion for life. To know more, visit the Renault R-Stores on Sheikh Zayed Road or Mohammed Bin Zayed Road. Customers are also encouraged to reach out to sales representatives through Renault’s video call service and book a home test drive, for their convenience. 

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    Al Masaood Bags Prize At Sports Industry Awards 2021

    Abu Dhabi, July 14, 2021— Al Masaood Group was recently awarded at the prestigious Sports Industry Awards (SPIA) 2021 for its contributions to the Middle East’s sports community. The Group received the Best Sponsorship Activation – Silver recognition for serving as the official partner and exclusive automotive sponsor of the Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi. It was the first time that the world’s biggest humanitarian sporting event was held in the Middle East.   Marwa Kaabour, Head of Marketing and Corporate Communication, Al Masaood Group, said: “Becoming a sponsor of the Special Olympics was one of the landmark moments in the history of Al Masaood. We would always take great pride in that. The SPIA honour is an added value to our efforts to advance the sporting industry in the ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Automotive Industrial Equipment Division Launched to Tap Into Massive Potential for Used Segment

    Incorporating FAMCO and Al-Futtaim Commercial Vehicles, new division underlines Al-Futtaim’s commitment towards providing total business solution for customers in the UAE Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 14, 2021: Al-Futtaim has announced the launch of Al-Futtaim Automotive Industrial Equipment (AFA-I.E), marking its entry into the used equipment market.  The new division incorporates the pre-owned products of both Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) and Al-Futtaim’s Commercial Vehicles division.  The full range of products will cater to a diverse range of industries across the transportation, construction, oil and gas, manufacturing, warehousing and marine sectors from Used Commercial Vehicles, Material Handling Equipment, Construction Equipment, Power and Industrial Products and ......read more

    New Chief Commercial Officer Appointed to Drive Innovation at Jaguar Land Rover

    • Lennard Hoornik appointed as new Chief Commercial Officer with immediate effect • Lennard will help drive innovation and realise potential of Reimagine strategy • Chief Commercial Officer is responsible for all global sales and marketing activity for both the Jaguar and Land Rover brands • The appointment will help Jaguar Land Rover create the world’s most desirable luxury vehicles and services for the most discerning of customers, and achieve positive cash net-of-debt by 2025   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 13 July 2021:  Jaguar Land Rover has today announced the appointment of a new Chief Commercial Officer.  Lennard Hoornik will begin his new role with immediate effect, helping to drive innovation within Jaguar Land Rover, and realise the potential of the business’s ......read more

    Saudi Star Juffali Highlights Learning Experience Following Latest F3 Performance

    July 13,  2021:  Saudi driver Reema Juffali says the experience she gained from her latest outing at the BRDC British F3 Championship was hugely valuable, and the 29-year-old also paid tribute to those fans supporting her back home. Juffali, part of the Douglas Motorsport team, was in action at Donington Park in the third stage of the competition, having recorded a fourth-place finish last time out at Silverstone. On this occasion, Juffali was competitive throughout and although she was unable to finish the two races on Sunday, there were undoubtedly positives to take. “The weekend was a tough one,” said Juffali, as she reflected on the event. “I knew it was going to be challenging going into it having had experience on the track. I think there were definitely positives, from testing to qualifying ......read more

    Racing for the Future of Mobility At the New York City E-PRIX

    • NEOM, Principal Partner of the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team, turns the spotlight on how Formula E plays a vital role in accelerating the adaptation of green mobility.    NEOM, Saudi Arabia. July 12, 2021:  With rounds 10 & 11 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship taking place in New York City over the weekend, NEOM focuses on how Formula E has helped accelerate the city’s adaptation of green mobility.    Formula E is one of the world’s fastest growing sports and a hub of innovation. The technology developed through the series is helping to accelerate the development of electric mobility solutions and create a more sustainable future.   As a Principal Partner of the Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team, NEOM used the race weekend to highlight how New York is adopting ......read more

    Above and Beyond: Land Rover Supports Virgin Galactic's First Fully Crewed Space Flight

    • Mission accomplished: Land Rover vehicles support Virgin Galactic’s first commercial space flight with a full crew • Range Rover Astronaut Edition and Land Rover Defender 110 help put Sir Richard Branson into space for the first time • Partners since 2014, Land Rovers tow Virgin Galactic space vehicles, transport astronauts and support day-to-day operations   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 12, July 2021:  Land Rover was part of the mission as Virgin Galactic completed its first ever fully crewed space flight, with founder Sir Richard Branson on board as one of four Mission Specialists.   The SpaceShipTwo Unity craft travelled with four Mission Specialists and two pilots on board. The six-strong crew started and completed their mission at Spaceport America in New Mexico. Sir Richard ......read more

    Bird Bags Points in Brooklyn for Jaguar Racing

    • Jaguar Racing driver, Sam Bird, took points and the fastest lap in Brooklyn after a challenging day for the British team • Mitch Evans climbed seven places through the field before an electrical issue caused his Jaguar I-TYPE 5 to retire in the tenth round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship • Mitch Evans sits joint fifth in the Drivers’ Standings, twelve points behind championship leader, Eduardo Mortara, while teammate Sam Bird is thirteenth • Round eleven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship takes place on the same 2.32km, 14 turn circuit today, Sunday 11 July 2021 at 17:30 GMT   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 11, July 2021:  Jaguar Racing driver, Sam Bird, took points in Brooklyn after a challenging day for the British team. The Brit climbed an impressive eleven ......read more

    Driving the Future of Innovation: 2021 Nissan Altima with ProPILOT Assist Now Available at Arabian Automobiles

    Dubai, UAE - 11, July 2021: Arabian Automobiles (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive distributor for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, announces the availability of the 2021 Nissan Altima with ProPILOT assist in the market, that offers a stress-free driver assistance system making every drive a comfortable and enjoyable one, while complementing the car’s sleek design.  Entering into its third year of production, the 2021 Nissan Altima introduces its segment-first ProPILOT technology in its high-end SL grade, adding to the comprehensive list of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features. ProPILOT is a revolutionary technology designed for different driving conditions, with dynamic driver assistance systems that reduce the amount of acceleration, steering and braking input, ......read more

    Hyundai Motor Group and Rhode Island School of Design Announce Collaboration to Research Future of Cities

    • The joint study examines new relationships between advanced technologies, public environments and personal experiences • Four distinct study areas — surfaces, societies, futures and textile research around “adaptive ecologies” — were explored by RISD students and faculty and Hyundai researchers • Study builds upon partnership established between Hyundai and RISD in 2020    Dubai, July 11, 2021:  Hyundai Motor Group (Hyundai) and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) today announced a research collaboration exploring new relationships between advanced technologies, public environments and personal experiences.    These interactions are defined as “adaptive ecologies”: the technological interfaces that exist between beings (such as living ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Automotive Opens State-of-the-art Sustainable Auto Park in Al Ain

    Facility will feature vehicles from its leading automotive brands including Toyota, Lexus, Honda, Chrysler, Dodge and RAM Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 11 2021: In line with its customer-centric approach and commitment to enriching the lives of its customers every day, Al-Futtaim Automotive announced today its expanded footprint in the UAE with the opening of a state-of-the-art Auto Park in Al Ain. Measuring at 120,749 sq ft, the facility will bring together new and pre-owned cars from its leading automotive brands. The facility perfectly reflects Al-Futtaim’s new standards of corporate identity which is being implemented across all its brands to further strengthen their equity globally. After eight years of extensive research to fully understand the growth of Al Ain City, which included robust customer research, Al-Futtaim Automotive ......read more

    Maserati meets Massimo Bottura

    Levante Trofeo Fuoriserie Edition for Massimo Bottura: an explosion of creativity UAE - 1, July 2021:  Tradition is an ingredient that drives us into the future. This idea brings together Maserati with Massimo Bottura, born and raised in Modena, Trident Brand Ambassador and protagonist of Italian cuisine, with a genius for taking the best of the past and bringing it into the future. Levante Trofeo Fuoriserie Edition for Massimo Bottura, presented on 1st July, is the outcome of a partnership between the company and a chef, both originating from Italy’s Emilia region and, both capable of reaching beyond all expectations. The car is the sum of this collaboration, an explosion of creativity, a rare display of freedom of expression and the visual impact of a life lived in vivid colours. Levante, the first Maserati SUV, is a ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Musco Lighting Announce Partnership Extension

    MUSCO LIGHTING LLC CONTINUES TO SHINE LIGHT AT YAS MARINA CIRCUIT UNTIL 2023 Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 8, 2021: Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management and Musco Lighting LLC have announced an extension to their long-term partnership. Musco has been the service provider for track lighting at Yas Marina Circuit since 2009, and the extension will see the partnership run until December 2023, with Musco set to light up the new-look track following the reconfiguration programme it will undergo over the summer. Musco is responsible for the installation of track lighting across Yas Marina Circuit’s Main Track, Drag Strip, and Yas Kartzone, which was recently enhanced with a Musco Total Light Control – TLC for LED™ System.  The US-based company has played a pivotal role in the overall functionality ......read more

    Rashed Promoted After Sacchi's Post-Race Elimination in Lithuania

    Abu Dhabi, UAE, 7 July, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi has been promoted to a fifth place finish in the Grand Prix of Lithuania following the overnight elimination of Giacomo Sacchi.    The Monaco driver lost third place when his boat failed a UIM technical inspection after Tuesday’s opening round of this year’s F2 world powerboat championship in Kupiškis.   Next up for Al Qemzi, the 2017 and 2019 F2 world champion, and team-mate Mansoor Al Mansoori, is the second round in Portugal in September.   Mansoori lost his chance of a podium finish in Lithuania when his boat was rammed from behind by Sweden’s Daniel Segenmark after Al Qemzi suffered a similar fate in qualifying.   UIM F2 World Championship positions   1. Edgaras Riabko (LTU) ......read more

    Jaguar Racing Back in Brooklyn in Bid for Top Spot in Formula E Teams' World Championship

    • Jaguar Racing drivers Mitch Evans and Sam Bird determined to put the Jaguar I-TYPE 5 in a points-scoring position in New York City • With only four points separating the top three teams in the ABB FIA Formula E Teams’ World Championship, the British racing team aim to return to top of the championship around the streets of Brooklyn • The formidable driver line-up have seen success in New York previously with a podium last time out for Evans and two back-to-back victories for Bird in 2017 • The circuit – based around the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook, New York – will host rounds ten and eleven on Saturday 10 July (22:00 GMT) and Sunday 11 July (19:30 GMT)   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 06 July 2021 – Jaguar Racing cross the Atlantic Ocean to race on the streets of ......read more

    ABB to Charge Qatar's Largest Electric Bus Infrastructure Project

    Dubai, UAE -  July 05, 2021:  ABB has won a contract to design, supply, test and commission a new high-power charging infrastructure for one of the world’s largest fleet of electric buses.   The project will see ABB provide high power charging infrastructure for the fleet, which is expected to have 1,000 electric buses operating across the country and with a capacity to transport 50,000 passengers a day.   Qatar aims to have 25 percent of its public bus network operating on electric by 2022, rising to 100 percent by 2030. As part of this plan, the state will create one of the largest e-bus networks in the world, in a single installation.    Partnering with Mannai Trading Company, Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ and fleet operator, Mowasalat, ABB will design and ......read more

    Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, Gargash, and Idealz Join Forces, Giving Shoppers A Chance To Win Grand Prizes All Summer Long

    Dubai Summer Surprises offers shoppers the chance to win with the Mercedes Mega Raffle, in parallel to the UAE National Day Grand Prize, which is a Limited-Edition Mercedes G63   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 July 2021 — Yesterday, 30 June 2021, Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), Gargash Mercedes-Benz and Idealz held a signing ceremony to celebrate a significant partnership amongst the three establishments, running grand prize campaigns for two of the UAE’s most anticipated events of the year: Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), and the 50th UAE National Day. The ceremony, which was held at Gargash Mercedes-Benz Deira and attended by Ahmed Al Khaja, CEO of DFRE, Shehab Gargash, Managing Director and Group CEO of Gargash Group and Jad Toubayly, CEO of Idealz, established the joint partnership and ......read more

    Al Masaood Automobiles innovates to respond to strong demand for last mile services, launches Renault Duster Cargo model

    First-of-its-kind SUV model now available across Renault showrooms in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain Move comes amidst car dealerships’ changing proposition to address new market needs & improve product mix post-pandemic  Abu Dhabi, June 29, 2021 – As more shoppers continue to shift to e-commerce for all their needs, the growing demand for the fast delivery of their parcels is now changing the game in the world of business. Companies, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), are increasingly relying on last mile services to enhance the overall experience of their customers. Globally, the last mile market is expected to experience an uptick to reach USD 53.4 billion by 2027[1], according to reportlinker.com, against the backdrop of strong e-commerce activities. The same upward trajectory is seen in the ......read more

    First Win for Tassi puts Civic Type R TCR on Top of the World

    29, June 2021:  Attila Tassi scored his maiden victory in the WTCR - World Touring Car Cup with a composed drive in the second race at Estoril on Sunday to put ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport in the lead of the Teams’ Championship. In a race where two of his fellow Honda Racing drivers might have taken top honours in different circumstances, the 22-year-old made sure he was in the right place to give the team its second win in as many race weekends at the start of the 2021 season. Attila started the race fourth, burst into second off the line and held the position into Turn 1 despite a hit from behind, then passed his team-mate Tiago Monteiro when the Portuguese driver’s bonnet came loose before holding off a train of cars in the closing stages. Having earlier finished seventh in Race One - in which he was ......read more

    Hydrogen as a Key Future Technology

    • BMW Group Plant Leipzig hosts Central German Hydrogen Summit  • Fourth hydrogen fuel station opens at Plant Leipzig  • Envisioning a green plant with fully decarbonised production    June 28, 2021:  The BMW Group has clear goals for effective climate protection and sustainable mobility up to the year 2030 – and products and production are affected.    “Our solution to the challenges of environmental policy is technological innovation. Technology is where the key to the future lies – and it’s our constructive response for climate protection,” said Hans- Peter Kemser, Director of BMW Group Plant Leipzig. As a green plant, Leipzig aims not only to be carbon-neutral but also to operate carbon-free production. “Our vision is to fully ......read more

    Pirelli Revs Up UAE's Motorsport Scene With 16 Action-Packed Track Days in 2020/21 Season

    Italian brand celebrates the UAE motorsport scene, utilising its expertise to innovate and transform technologies from “track to road” through its Pirelli P ZERO™ range Dubai, UAE – 27 June 2021:   More than 740 cars, with over 447,000 combined horsepower have taken part in leading tyre manufacturer Pirelli’s track day events across the UAE held between September 2020 and May 2021. Car enthusiasts, including guests from some of the nation’s biggest car clubs, got behind the wheel at 16 adrenaline-filled track days in celebration of the ever-exciting scene, held at UAE’s top racetracks – Dubai Autodrome and Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit. The events were designed with adventure and thrill-seekers in mind with Pirelli setting up a service van to conduct extensive tyre ......read more

    296 GTB: Defining Fun to Drive

    • Unveiled today the 296 GTB, Ferrari’s new mid-rear-engined berlinetta sports car • New Ferrari V6 hybrid architecture capable of delivering up to 830 cv  • The 296 GTB’s plug-in hybrid system maximises usability and driving pleasure  • The 296 GTB is also available with the extreme high-performance Assetto Fiorano package      27, June 2021 – The 296 GTB, the latest evolution of Maranello’s mid-rear-engined two-seater berlinetta, was premiered today during an online event broadcast on Ferrari’s social media and web channels. The 296 GTB redefines the whole concept of fun behind the wheel, guaranteeing pure emotions not just when pushing the car to its limits, but also in day-to-day driving situations.    The 296 GTB ushers ......read more

    Al-Futtaim Toyota Introduces Limited Edition Land Cruiser 70 Series Overlander

    Dubai, UAE – 27, June 2021:  Al-Futtaim Toyota continues to bring the most exciting models to the UAE market to delight its diverse customer-base, this time announcing the arrival of two new limited-edition variants of the Land Cruiser 70 Series – The Land Cruiser 76 and Land Cruiser 79 Overlander edition. Are Built on the legendary Land Cruiser platform known for its legendary ability to handle the world’s most demanding driving conditions.   Based on the Land Cruiser 70 hard top and double cab grades, the new five-seater models come with a 4.0L gasoline V6 engine mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. Equipped with front and rear TJM XGS Series 4000 SX Shocks and TJM XGS Coil Springs on the front providing improved vehicle control, exceptional ride comfort at increased ride height. Its ......read more

    Hosted Live during the Three-Day Event, 19 Awards Across 3 Categories will Celebrate Region's Automotive Aftermarket Service Providers and Products

    Dubai, UAE - June 27, 2021:  Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East and Africa’s largest international automotive aftermarket trade show, has announced it will host the inaugural Automechanika Dubai Awards to recognise and award the top talent and highest performing organisations in the sector. Nineteen awards across three distinct categories – Service Providers, People and Products and Training – will be announced on the first day of the three-day show, which will return to the Dubai World Trade Centre on 14th-16th December 2021. Dr. Eng. Mustafa K. Aldah, Head of Light Vehicles Maintenance Section, Dubai Government Workshop and member of the judging panel, said: “We look forward to the awards because it is an initiative that both encourages excellence in the automotive repair sector and raises the ......read more

    Saudi Racing Star Reema Juffali Sets Sights on Silverstone Success

    26 June, 2021: Saudi driver Reema Juffali will be competing on one of motorsport’s most iconic tracks over the coming days – and the 29-year-old driver will pay tribute to her Saudi heritage by wearing a personalized helmet. As part of the Douglas Motorsport team, Juffali is taking part in the second stage of the British F3 Championship, where she will be aiming to build on her performance in the opening rounds which took place last month. With the event taking place at Silverstone, one of the world’s most renowned motorsport venues, Juffali is relishing the prospect of competing on the track for the very first time. “It’s the home of British motorsport and an iconic track, so to be racing here, and hopefully putting on a good show, is very exciting for me,” she ......read more

    Rolls-Royce Landspeed Collection: Recalling a Forgotten Hero

    • New Rolls-Royce Collection of Wraith and Dawn Black Badge • Landspeed Collection celebrates the records set by British engineer Captain George Eyston in Thunderbolt, powered by two Rolls-Royce R V12 aero engines • Interior details recall the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, where Eyston pursued his record-breaking endeavours in 1937-38 • Salt Flats’ fissured texture is perfectly reproduced in the engraved fascia; steering-wheel detail mimics the dark track-line marked on the surface during record runs • Starlight Headliner precisely depicts the night sky on 16 September 1938, when Eyston set his third and final land-speed record of 357.497 mph • Silhouettes of the long-lost Thunderbolt, and its three record-breaking speeds, are laser-engraved on the front tunnel • Subtle detail ......read more

    Q by Aston Martin Vantage Roadster Celebrates 100 Years of ‘A3' – The Oldest Surviving Aston Martin Sports Car

    · Unique Q by Aston Martin: Commision Vantage Roadster pays homage to only the third sports car created by the then fledgling British maker  · 2021 sees centenary celebrations for ‘A3’ – the oldest Aston Martin in existence with huge festival of Aston Martin sports cars • Tribute edition created in cooperation with long-established dealer Aston Martin HWM   24 June 2021 - UAE:  Aston Martin is celebrating the centenary of its oldest surviving car – ‘A3’ – by building a modern day tribute based on one of its most dynamic and exhilarating series production sports cars, the new Vantage Roadster.     It is 100 years since chassis No.3, now commonly known as ‘A3’, rolled gracefully out of the marque’s then production ......read more

    The new BMW X3 M Competition and the new BMW X4 M Competition

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