Dubai, United Arab Emirates - February 21, 2019: BMW M GmbH is expanding its high-performance model line-up to include models in the mid-size Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segments for the first time.
The BMW X3 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km*) and BMW X4 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km*) set the benchmark for dynamic excellence, agility and precision in their respective classes.
Also new is the launch alongside the BMW X3 M and BMW X4 M of their Competition siblings. The BMW X3 M Competition (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km*) and BMW X4 M Competition (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg ......read more
António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season, in second place, to take his second podium of the season after his win in Ad Diriyah (KSA)
February 17th, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
António Félix da Costa (POR) finished a turbulent Mexico City E-Prix (MEX), the fourth race of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship season, in second place, to take his second podium of the season after his win in Ad Diriyah (KSA). In the dramatic final stage of the race, the BMW works driver benefitted from strong energy management and moved up from fifth to a podium spot on the final lap. Through no fault of his own, Alexander Sims (GBR) was involved in an accident, which resulted in the race being interrupted, and finished the race in 14th ......read more
DHL is announced as Global Logistics Partner of the Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY race series ahead of the Mexico City race
The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY is the world’s first all-electric production-based series and supports the ABB FIA Formula E Championship
Nine races remaining until Jaguar crowns winner of inaugural series
DHL has been Jaguar Land Rover’s lead logistics partner for 23 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 February 2019– Jaguar Racing announced a partnership with the world’s leading logistics company, DHL, to act as Global Logistics Partner for the new Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY series.
In its inaugural season, the eTROPHY will visit nine cities around the globe. It is the world’s first all-electric championship for production-based ......read more
New Bentayga Speed is world’s fastest production SUV
Top speed of 190 mph (306 km/h); 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.9 secs
6.0-litre W12 develops 635 PS (626 bhp), 900 Nm (664 lb.ft) of torque
Bespoke revisions to Sport mode provide more dynamic drive
Purposeful styling matches performance credentials
Unique cabin features first use of Alcantara trim in Bentayga
Enhanced equipment available, including carbon ceramic brakes
Latest Bentayga builds on Speed tradition dating back to 2007
Global debut at Geneva Motor Show; on sale later this year
(Dubai UAE, 17 February 2019) Bentley Motors is today announcing full details of the world’s fastest production SUV. The Bentayga Speed features an enhanced 635 PS (626 bhp) version of the renowned 6.0-litre W12 engine that delivers a top speed of 190 mph ......read more
Lincoln sales were up six per cent across the GCC in 2018; Navigator sales triple, with 30 per cent of customers opting for top of the range Presidential Line
Impressive growth has been led by the luxury marque’s utilities, with new models in the pipeline for the Middle East
DUBAI, U.A.E., February 14, 2019 – Lincoln continued its ascent up the market share ladder in 2018, with regional sales of its luxury vehicles climbing across the GCC.
Buoyed by exceptional demand for the all-new Lincoln Navigator – which saw sales triple over the previous year – the number of Lincoln vehicles sold last year throughout the GCC grew six per cent, as discerning luxury customers rediscovered the quality and class of the full Lincoln line-up.
Also contributing to a stellar sales performance in the ......read more
New six-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine to debut on Range Rover Sport
Mild hybrid electric engine system reduces emissions
New engine technology optimises performance and fuel economy
Designed in-house using the company’s flexible engine architecture
Manufactured at Jaguar Land Rover’s UK Engine Manufacturing Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; February 14th: Jaguar Land Rover is expanding its Ingenium engine family with a new six-cylinder petrol engine designed and engineered in-house, and manufactured at its £1 billion Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in Wolverhampton, UK.
The 3.0-litre straight six cylinder petrol engine, which will debut on the Range Rover Sport, is available in 360PS and 400PS versions with a torque capable of up to 495 and 550Nm, is more ......read more
$160 million investment supports economic growth and job creation as Nissan expands in Africa to meet rising demand
Dubai, UAE (Feb. 14, 2019) – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., and Groupe Hasnaoui will invest a total of $160 million in a new Nissan vehicle plant in Algeria to meet growing customer demand in the country and across Africa.
The two companies will set up a joint venture in coming weeks, having received approval by the Algerian government on Dec. 6, 2018. The plant will have the capacity to build 63,500 passenger cars and light commercial vehicles annually, and will produce several models. Details of the lineup will be announced at a later date.
Nissan aims to double its presence in the Africa, Middle East and India region over the course of the company’s Nissan M.O.V.E. to 2022 midterm plan. Expanding industrial ......read more
Dubai UAE, 12 February 2019 – Today, at its offices in Via Ciro Menotti, Modena, Harald J. Wester, CEO of Maserati S.p.A., met with Palma Costi, Emilia-Romagna Regional Government Councillor for Productive Activities, and the Mayor of Modena, Gian Carlo Muzzarelli. Meetings were also held with union representatives during the afternoon.
The meetings re-affirmed the strategic mission of the plant, as already highlighted in FCA’s Industrial Plan presented in 2018 and currently under revision. It will be dedicated to the manufacturing of special high performance, high technology sports cars, in line with the tradition and values of the Brand, which has been present in Modena since 1939.
This will exploit the know-how and experience of the team involved in the production of Maserati cars, which requires special ......read more
February 12th, 2019 - Dubai, UAE
BMW presents a special edition model of the new luxury sports car limited worldwide to 400 units – exclusive exterior and interior trim with specific design features by BMW Individual.
The new BMW 8 Series Coupe is able in a unique way to inspire with its dynamic driving characteristics, whilst at the same time fascinating with luxurious equipment features and a sporty, elegant design. Moreover, maximum exclusiveness is also guaranteed with regard to the individual configuration of the new luxury sports car.
The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition (combined fuel consumption: 9.8 – 9.7 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 224 – 221 g/km) being launched in the spring of 2019, will provide proof of this. Now, for the first time, the drive and suspension ......read more
The Premiere took place at the headlining event of the winter sports calendar, where pirelli and audi are main sponsors
February 7, 2019 United Arab Emirates: The new Pirelli Ice Zero 2 studded tyres made their debut in an exclusive preview on the roads of the World Skiing Championships at Are in Sweden, where Pirelli is the main sponsor. Pirelli in fact equips the Audi e-tron cars used by the event organisers and for the ice-driving experiences with Ice Zero FR and Ice Zero 2 rubber. The Ice Zero 2 tyres, designed to meet the mobility needs of top of the range cars on Nordic and Russian roads, will be officially launched on the icy roads of Pirelli’s proving ground at Flurheden in Swedish Lapland.
MAXIMUM CONTROL IN THE MOST DIFFICULT CONDITIONS
For the activities linked with the World Skiing Championships in Are, ......read more
Aston Martin Lagonda stand hosts global debut for new Lagonda All-Terrain Concept
First glimpse of the luxury brand’s first production model driven by zero emission powertrain technologies
Core sportscar range represented by Vantage, DB11 AMR and DBS Superleggera
Vantage and DBS Superleggera showcase bespoke personalization skills of Q by Aston Martin
Visit Aston Martin Lagonda’s stand - Hall 2, stand #2229
7 February 2019, Dubai, UAE: Aston Martin is poised to take the 89th Geneva International Motor Show by storm with the global debut of the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept. Following the successful relaunch of Lagonda as the world’s first luxury zero emission brand and the surprise debut of the Lagonda Vision Concept at last year’s Geneva Show, 2019 sees the reveal of Lagonda’s All-Terrain ......read more
The Cadillac XT4 is the brand’s first compact SUV to debut in the fastest-growing luxury segment
All XT4 models feature an all-new Cadillac 2.0L Turbo engine
Enhanced technology features with next-generation Cadillac user experience
The Cadillac XT4 marks the brand’s SUV model range expansion and new product offensive
February 06, 2019 - Dubai, UAE– Cadillac has announced the Middle East arrival of the all-new XT4, the brand’s first-ever compact SUV. Featuring Cadillac’s new 2.0L Turbo engine and advanced technology, the XT4 delivers expressive design, confident performance and spacious accommodations.
Developed on an exclusive compact SUV architecture, the XT4 marks Cadillac’s entry to the industry’s fastest-growing luxury segment. As one of ......read more
All 2018 targets met or exceeded
Total shipments of 9,251 units, up +10.2%
Net revenues of Euro 3,420 million, up +0.1% or +3.2% at constant currency
Dubai UAE, February 06, 2019 – Ferrari N.V. (NYSE/MTA: RACE) (“Ferrari” or the “Company”) announced its consolidated preliminary results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2018.
Shipments totalled 9,251 units in 2018, up 853 units or +10.2% vs. prior year. This achievement was driven by a 19.6% increase in sales of our 12 cylinder models (V12), while the 8 cylinder models (V8) grew by 7.3%. The V12 performance was mainly led by the 812 Superfast, partially offset by lower sales of LaFerrari Aperta that finished its limited series run. V8 performance was led by the ramp up of the ......read more
Velar: The world’s most beautiful mid-size SUV is taken to the next level with the exclusive SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition
Refined for every occasion: Building on Velar’s elegant simplicity with heightened levels of luxury and comfort that provide a rewarding experience on every journey
Exceptional Performance: Supercharged 5.0-litre V8 petrol engine seamlessly delivers 550PS with signature Range Rover composure
Exterior Details: Purposeful appearance to signify the performance halo of the Velar range, with optimised aerodynamics and cooling performance
Sporting Luxury: Quilted, perforated and twin-stitched leather upholstery, sports steering wheel, knurled aluminium infotainment controllers and rotary shifter
Stopping Power: Uprated high performance SV brakes, enveloped by ......read more
Until Feb. 15, gain from the unprecedented value offer on Kia Mohave, Sorento, Sportage, Soul and Cadenza cars
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 February 2019: Al Majid Motors Company, the automotive division of the Juma Al Majid Holding Group and an exclusive distributor for Kia Motors in the UAE, is offering an unprecedented bonanza for Kia customers, with a straight-off AED10,000 discount on the price of 2019 model Kia vehicles for only a limited period.
Until Feb. 15, Kia customers can get the never-before-deal of an AED10,000 discount on 2019 models of Mohave, Sorento, Sportage, Soul and Cadenza, in addition to value deals on other types of cars at the Al Majid showrooms.
With the limited period offer, a Kia Soul will cost only AED49,900 as against the regular price of AED59,900.
Similarly, a ......read more
Al-Futtaim Toyota offers free insurance and cashback worth up to AED 10,000 on a wide range of 2019 Toyota models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 05, 2019: For the month of February, Al-Futtaim Toyota is offering customers purchasing a new Toyota free insurance and cashback worth up to AED 10,000 with the Toyota Rewards Card, the regions 1st automotive rewards card launched in January 2019.
The Toyota Rewards Card gives customers the flexibility of shopping for services or goods across Toyota Service Centres, a diverse portfolio of Al-Futtaim brands and other retail outlets in the UAE. In addition, customers will also receive 25% off all parts, 20% off all labour, 10% off on select accessories and 10% off on rear seat entertainment for select Toyota models.
Saud Abbasi, Managing Director at Al-Futtaim Toyota ......read more
VIP event marks start of year of activity to celebrate Bentley’s Centenary
Historic EXP 2 accompanied by all-new Continental GT Convertible at Retromobile in Porte de Versailles
Global programme of classic and heritage events to run across 2019
Dubai, UAE, February 05, 2019: As Bentley enters its Centenary year, the oldest remaining and first racing model – EXP 2 – will be displayed at Retromobile, Paris.
The first of many unique events in 2019 that will see Bentley celebrate this landmark year, Retromobile kick-starts the world car show season between 6-10 February at Salon des Expositions, Porte de Versailles.
Showcasing Bentley’s motoring evolution over the past 100 years, the British brand’s stand in Paris offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore the ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 4 February 2019: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Renault in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, rewarded Pruthvi C.R. Devarinti, with an instant cash prize of AED50,000, when he purchased a new Renault Duster, as part of the Renault Dubai Shopping Festival promotion.
Arabian Automobiles is offering instant cash rewards to all Renault customers as part of the campaign with the grand prize being AED50,000, presented every week to one customer. Others stand to win cash prizes starting from AED2,000. With just a scratch and win card, every new Renault customer at Arabian Automobiles goes driving with the additional bonus of instant cash prizes.
Pruthvi C.R. Devarinti, an Indian national, who works as a civil engineer ......read more
Smooth ride comfort and unshakable stability with enhanced sportiness for business and leisure
Generous, elegant interior, touch operating concept and high-tech navigation
Dynamic quattro drive for agile handling and best traction
Dubai, February 03, 2018 – Following the new Audi A8 and the new Audi A7, Audi Dubai now introduces the next generation of the Audi A6 to its showrooms across Dubai and the Northern Emirates.
With the new A6, Audi presents the eighth generation of its successful luxury sedan. The high-tech yet elegant model introduces numerous innovations into the segment and is more versatile than ever before.
Together with the A8 and A7 Sportback models, the A6 is a distinguished ambassador for the new Audi design language. Featuring taut surfaces, clear ......read more
New exterior and interior color options now available on the brand’s 2019 crossover
February 03, 2019 - Dubai, UAE: Cadillac Middle East has announced the regional arrival of the 2019 Cadillac XT5, the brand’s global best-selling mid-size luxury SUV.
Tailored for comfort and designed for all occasions, the 2019 Cadillac XT5 offers versatility with Cadillac style and refinement. Featuring a suite of class-leading available safety features and all-weather, road-handling confidence, the XT5 offers outstanding technology and innovation for an exceptional driving experience.
Combining spacious luxury and a high-tech Cadillac User Experience the XT5 features a rear camera mirror, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibilities, auto-heated steering wheel and front- and rear-seat ......read more
Dubai, February 02, 2019: Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, has launched its early bird deals across showrooms in the UAE giving customers the perfect opportunity to own their dream Honda cars.
Customers can drive away in the sleek and charismatic Honda Civic starting from AED 69,900 or Honda’s best-selling midsize sedan – the Honda Accord starting from just AED 89,900.
In addition, Al-Futtaim Honda is also offering zero percent interest up to 5 years on select models, 5 years unlimited mileage warranty and roadside assistance on all new cars and customers can also trade-in their old vehicles – any make or model for a brand new Honda.
Eric Benavente, Managing Director for Trading Enterprises, said, “In addition to offering customers ......read more
The System to enable smoother EV charging experience with autonomous feature
Dubai, UAE, January 28, 2019: Kia Motors Corporation unveiled a video featuring the concept of electric vehicle wireless charging system with the Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS).
The system will offer a convenience to drivers who are faced with an overcrowding of both parking and charging locations as electric vehicle numbers grow steadily. It relocates fully charged vehicles from charging stations and allow other awaiting electric vehicles to charge.
Upon commanding the vehicle to charge using a smartphone, the vehicle will automatically cruise to a vacant wireless charging station. When the vehicle is fully charged, it will relocate to another vacant parking space using the Automated Valet ......read more
Collaboration between Nissan and Italdesign reimagines Nissan’s GT-R as a custom-bodied, ultra-limited edition supercar
UAE is the latest destination in the GT-R50’s global tour
Dubai, United Arab Emirates 28, January 2019: The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign –the ultimate expression of the GT-R - made its Middle East debut today at Dubai Autodrome, as part of a global tour.
The showcase of the GT-R50 prototype in the region followed its world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The sports car is on a global tour that has encompassed Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, Monterey Motorsports Reunion in the U.S and Nissan Crossing in Japan. Following the success of this tour, a unique and exclusive limited edition, inspired by the prototype, is being produced for enthusiast customers. The ......read more
Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm invests in mobility and roadside assistance provider Urgent.ly
New model for roadside assistance with ability to connect to autonomous, electric and connected vehicles
InMotion Ventures co-invests in the Series B round with a number of other premium global automotive brands
Dubai- United Arab Emirates, 27 January, 2019 – InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, today announces its investment in Urgent.ly, the connected roadside assistance service supported by a cutting edge technology platform.
Founded in 2013, Urgent.ly is a full-service roadside assistance provider, taking advantage of connectivity to offer a fully integrated recovery service from first notification to repair. The geo-location of ......read more
Intelligent system projects images onto the road ahead to inform pedestrians of direction of travel
Projections show when the vehicle is preparing to stop, pull away or turn
The technology helps understand how self-driving vehicles can gain pedestrian trust by communicating their intentions
Dubai, UAE, January 24, 2019: Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of self-driving vehicles, to tell other road users what it is going to do next.
The intelligent technology beams a series of projections onto the road to show the future intentions of the vehicle - for example stopping and turning left or right - as part of research into how people can develop their trust in autonomous technology. In the future the projections could even be used to share ......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
Dubai, UAE, March 22, 2018: Industrial refrigeration specialist company Al Furat has announced the setting up of a unit to build a wide range of vehicle bodies.
The new unit, being developed as part of the business diversification of the thirty-year-old company, will help build trailers, semi-trailers, curtain side semi-trailers, low bed trailers, municipal utility equipment and tipping bodies.
The new unit is being built with an initial investment of AED 20 million.
The Umm al-Quwain headquartered Al Furat Refrigeration and Thermal Insulation Industry was ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 20, 2018: PitStopArabia has fast become the one-stop shop for the people of UAE by bringing quality tyres at excellent value. UAE is home to a diverse population of drivers who had no choice but to visit multiple stores to find the right tyres for their vehicle and pay significantly higher prices. This pain point has been addressed by PitStopArabia with their mission of “making the tyre buying process easy and positive” for their customers.
Finding suitable car tyres is always an annoyance as most drivers have little understanding of ......read more
Dubai, March 19, 2018: To celebrate the launch of the all-new 2018 Honda Accord, Al-Futtaim Honda, exclusive distributor of Honda cars, bikes, marine engines and power products in the UAE, hosted at its Dubai Festival City showroom members of the Honda UAE Club.
During the event, product experts from Al-Futtaim Honda highlight some of the key features of the new Accord including its outstanding quality, fuel efficiency, packaging and sophisticated driving dynamics in addition to its spacious and upscale interior, and the latest generation of advanced Honda safety ......read more
Manufacturer extends one of Middle East motor sport’s longest running partnerships
Dubai, UAE, 15 March, 2018: One of the longest running partnerships in Middle East motor sport has entered its 15th year with the approach of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Powered by Nissan, which turns the focus of the cross country rallying world on the UAE capital again later this month.
Title sponsors Nissan Middle East have joined forces again with the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE (ATCUAE), the rally organisers, to present one of the most spectacular events on the World ......read more
Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) – Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 emissions.
The Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ), an organization backed by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, awarded e-POWER its Chairman’s Prize as part of the ......read more
The ‘largest parade of GMC cars’ title was achieved during GCC Traffic Week
Leading the parade, a GMC Sierra flew the flag of Year of Zayed as it cruised Yas Marina Circuit
Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 15, 2018: As part of the GCC Traffic Week (11-15 March), GMC Middle East set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title, for the ‘largest parade of GMC cars’, in partnership with Abu Dhabi Police. Held at Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi, 191 GMC vehicles gathered to form over a four-kilometer long parade on the famous Formula One race track. The parade was led ......read more