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
Al-Futtaim Automotive showcases a diversified fleet of passenger and commercial green vehicles echoing the UAE’s commitment to a sustainable future
Toyota to sell 5 million electrified vehicles including more than 1 million zero-emission vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs) by 2030
Toyota will invest 14 billion dollars to support the new plans
United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Nov 7th 2018: Displaying a variety of green technologies through a sample fleet of over nine electrified vehicles including models from Toyota, Lexus, Hino trucks and Toyota Material Handling, Al-Futtaim Automotive is front and centre at this year's International Conference on Future Mobility, being the Headline Sponsor for what has grown to become one of the region’s biggest sustainability forums.
Featuring a hydrogen ......read more
New model features bold new dynamic look with premium exterior styling upgrade
Smart interior includes dual-tone leather trim and latest cutting-edge technology
Fastback family sedan’s 1.5 L turbo engine offers 169hp and 0-100 kph in seven seconds
MG6 is the most spacious C Segment car on the market
Dubai, UAE, November 07, 2018: The all-new MG6 sedan has officially arrived in the Middle East. Now in its third generation, the new 2019 MG6 model has been upgraded with an array of premium and sporty features whilst delivering performance, efficiency and class-leading comfort.
With quality design features normally found on luxury brands, the MG6 has been given a new ‘Star Rider’ grill, carbon fibre detailing and LED headlamps - inspired by the London Eye - with progressive indicators. ......read more
Land Rover works with the Red Cross to help people in remote areas susceptible to disaster
World Disaster Report states 134 million people will need humanitarian assistance in 2018
Mexican Red Cross project alone aims to support 55,000 people in vulnerable communities
Together Land Rover and the Red Cross have helped over one million people globally since 2013
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 November 2018 – Natural disasters can strike at any time, so Land Rover and the Red Cross are helping people in remote areas to prepare for the ......read more
Festival-goers will be the first in the region to set sight on Cadillac’s first-ever compact SUV model
This is the fourth year the brand has collaborated with the region’s biggest cultural festival
Dubai, UAE, November 06, 2018: Cadillac has announced that the region’s biggest cultural festival, SOLE DXB, will set the stage for the unveiling of the brand’s very first compact SUV, the all-new XT4. Kicking off Cadillac’s product offensive through to 2020, the new model is aimed at the type of young, upwardly mobile consumers that the ......read more
For a limited time only, customers can celebrate the New Year early with remarkable value on select Toyota SUV models
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 06, 2018: Al-Futtaim Toyota is ringing in the New Year festivities early with the launch of its “Celebrate 2019 Now” campaign, inviting customers to celebrate the New Year by treating themselves to special deals on a select range of SUV models, coupled with complementary four-year or 80,000 km service contracts.
Customers looking for the ultimate in off-road ability and urban presence can choose ......read more
Al- Futtaim Toyota introduces the new GX grade
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 04, 2018: Following the launch of the 2019 seven-seater Rush EX SUV earlier this year, Al-Futtaim Toyota, introduces the GX grade offering customers even greater value for money with a longer list of standard equipment.
Powered by an economical 1.5L four-cylinder engine making 103 horsepower, 13.8 Kg-M of torque and comfortable seating for seven, the Toyota Rush is the perfect family vehicle.
On the exterior the Rush GX includes a new smoke finish radiator grille, front fog ......read more
Selfridges Edition Land Rover Defender takes centre stage as London store unveils its new menswear space
Unique Defender 110 Works V8 Soft Top, complete with branded hood in trademark Selfridges yellow, will be on permanent display in the store
Shoppers will be able to sit in the one-off model and get a real feel for the iconic British vehicle
Finished 4x4 took five Land Rover Classic workers just over four days to rebuild on the shop floor after entering the building as a rolling chassis
New Designer Street Room at the Oxford Street store is now open and home to the Selfridges ......read more
Scania has launched its new truck generation in the UAE in full range – long-haulage, urban, and construction (XT) applications
Scania’s new truck generation focuses on customer profitability, by providing customised transportation solutions for an even better total operating economy
Dubai, UAE, November 01, 2018: Scania, the world’s leading provider of transport solutions, has announced the launch of its¬¬ new and complete truck range in the UAE. Scania’s new truck generation is extending its offering, and can now, with its unique modular ......read more
F-TYPE Chequered Flag Limited Edition Coupé and Convertible revealed, celebrating 70 years of Jaguar sports cars since the XK 120’s introduction
Features include Chequered Flag badging, and unique branding on the headrests, tread plates and dark brushed aluminium centre console finisher
Windsor Leather interior with embossed Performance Seats, Ebony Suedecloth headlining and steering wheel with red top centre marker
Touch Pro infotainment system now with Apple CarPlay
Available in Caldera Red, Fuji White or Carpathian Grey matched with Black Contrast Roof* and ......read more
Strong and efficient turbo engine features an industry-first tri-power system
The engine will debut in the Middle East later this year on the all-new Cadillac XT4
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018: Cadillac has developed a new 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbo engine as part of an all-new global architecture of versatile, high-efficiency engines representing the next generation of advanced powertrain engineering. Debuted earlier this year on the brand’s new compact SUV – the XT4, the lightweight engine, engineered with industry-leading valvetrain technology, delivers ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 24, 2018: Maserati announces an extended customer care service for its customers in the Middle East and Africa offering a seven-year maintenance and warranty package ensuring owners have peace of mind that their vehicle is kept in perfect working condition.
The 7-year Service Package is Maserati’s exclusive service that ensures that its cars are maintained at the highest level of efficiency and performance for years to come. The 7-year Service Package is linked to each individual vehicle and can be extended to any eventual subsequent owner ......read more
By Sherif Marakby, CEO, Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC
Ford is expanding its autonomous vehicle testing to Washington, D.C.
Ford and Washington, D.C. officials are committed to exploring how self-driving vehicles can be deployed in an equitable way across the various neighborhoods that make up Washington, D.C., and in a way that promotes job creation
Ford is also collaborating with the D.C. Infrastructure Academy in Ward 8, a workforce training centre, to prepare residents for jobs as vehicle operators and auto technicians
DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2018 – Just like guiding a ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; October 23, 2018: Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s flagship sustainable urban development, has embarked on the next phase of its sustainable mobility network with today’s formal unveiling of its first NAVYA autonomous vehicle.
Capable of transporting up to 12 people, the ‘Autonom® Shuttle’ was inaugurated in the presence of dignitaries representing the Department of Transport, Abu Dhabi Police, and the French Embassy.
Also attending were Khaled Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer for Aerospace, Renewables & ICT at ......read more
France wins gold in the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge, with hosts Australia claiming silver and United Kingdom bronze
First medals of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 awarded by TRH Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Cockatoo Island, Sydney, ahead of tonight’s Invictus Games opening ceremony
Jaguar Land Rover is the Presenting Partner of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, the international sporting event for wounded, injured and ill veteran and active service personnel
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22 October 2018 – The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 presented by ......read more
Nissan Patrol Falcon, Gazelle and Gazelle X added to iconic Safari line-up
Dubai, UAE: 21 October 2018 – Nissan has expanded the iconic Patrol Safari range with the introduction of three exciting new editions. Exclusively developed for and available to customers in the Middle East, these cars are inspired by and named after two of the most iconic animals to inhabit the desert sands and skies of the region, the majestic soaring Falcon and fleet-footed Gazelle.
The Patrol Safari range has a long-standing heritage in the Middle East. With its rugged exterior good-looks, ......read more
October 21, 2018: Aston Martin Lagonda’s sixth region – Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (MENAT) – has been fully integrated into international operations with its UAE-based representative office now up and running. Previously President of Aston Martin UK & South Africa, Dan Balmer has taken the role of President, MENAT, and will head the team from the luxury British marque’s new regional office in Abu Dhabi.
Tasked with aligning the region with Aston Martin’s global strategy and driving forward President & Group CEO Dr Andy ......read more
The BMW X7 is the first car to fuse the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury model with the agile and versatile driving properties expected of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV).
A new dimension in luxury: The first BMW X7 combines the presence, exclusivity and spaciousness of a luxury car with the versatile, agile driving properties of a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). Production will take place at BMW Plant Spartanburg (USA). Market launch will be March 2019.
The largest BMW X model is 5,151 millimetres in length, 2,000 millimetres wide and 1,805 millimetres ......read more
Graphene is a material used in coating, cell phones and even some sporting goods – and soon, will be used under the hood in Ford vehicles, a first in automotive
Ford, along with Eagle Industries and XG Sciences, has found a way to use a very small amount of graphene while achieving major property improvements – more lightweight, better heat conductivity and noise reduction – a breakthrough application
In vehicles, graphene – which is lightweight and incredibly strong – will act like a pair of super-powered, noise cancelling headphones, reducing sound ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 15, 2018: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that it is recruiting for 200 new positions, all based at the company’s Head Office and Manufacturing Plant in Goodwood, West Sussex. The new roles will bring the total workforce to over 2000 for the first time, a six-fold increase on the original total when the company first opened, at Goodwood, in 2003.
The new roles are available across all skilled production areas, including Wood, Leather, Assembly, Test & Finish, Paint and Logistics. The successful applicants will undergo extensive training before ......read more
Dubai, UAE; Monday 15th October 2018 – W Motors has launched the all-new ‘BEAST PATROL’ in partnership with Safe City Group, following the advanced technology company’s initiative to develop the most advanced police vehicle in the world. The distinctive and highly advanced BEAST PATROL was showcased for the first time at GITEX Technology Week from 14th-18th October 2018, Dubai.
The BEAST PATROL integrates distinctive and highly advanced technologies, functionality and reliability, setting a new standard for security vehicles on an international ......read more
With striking new design details and a comprehensive list of equipment upgrades, the new Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition brings the king’s indomitable spirit to the city streets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2018: Having firmly positioned itself as the King of the Desert with bullet-proof reliability and exceptional off-road abilities, the Toyota Land Cruiser also dominates the concrete jungle, as the 2019line-up sees the introduction of the ultimate urban-spec SUV, the Grand Touring edition (GT) that comes with a host of features, designed to make ......read more
Brand partnership with Shell begins at preseason test
Dubai, UAE, October 14, 2018: Nissan will make its official on-track debut and begin a new brand partnership with Royal Dutch Shell PLC when the ABB FIA Formula E championship stages its preseason test this week.
The Nissan e.dams team will conduct three days of testing at Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain, alongside the other 10 teams competing in the upcoming season of the all-electric racing championship.
As the first Japanese company to enter Formula E, Nissan will draw on its track record of selling ......read more
The F-150 Raptor re-defines what it means to be the only purpose-built, high-performance off-road truck
Second generation 3.5-litre twin turbo EcoBoost, producing 421 horsepower and up to 691 Nm of terrain-busting torque
Raptor’s versatility as a motorway cruiser and off-roader put to the test in Omani adventure over summer
DUBAI, UAE, October 10, 2018 – Great vehicles inspire great adventure – and the Ford F-150 Raptor is the perfect tool for thrill-seekers and wanderlusters looking to explore corners of the region that lie beyond the reach of ......read more
First self-driving journey on challenging Coventry Ring Road completed by a Range Rover Sport
Vehicle can handle junctions, slip roads and lane changes – all autonomously at 40mph speed limit
Trials are part of £20 million government-funded UK Autodrive project that ends this month
Jaguar Land Rover plans to make self-driving vehicles a reality for customers within 10 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 10 October 2018 – A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts. A ......read more
The new UAE Tour’s event identity and winner’s prize are presented in style
The Middle East’s only WorldTour race is scheduled from 24 February to 2 March 2019
Audi Al Nabooda is confirmed as the official car of the race
Dubai, UAE, October 09, 2018: In the Audi Dubai Showroom, home of Al Nabooda Automobiles, the Supreme Organising Committee of the UAE Tour have unveiled the event’s new logo and the new winner’s trophy. Both heptagonal – seven sided – shapes to reference the seven United Arab Emirates involved: Abu Dhabi, ......read more
Al-Futtaim Lexus invites UAE-based creators to design a better tomorrow
Dubai, UAE –October 8th, 2018: Al-Futtaim Lexus invites all UAE-based artists and creators to participate in the 7th edition of the Lexus Design Award 2019. Since its launch in 2013, the worldwide design competition has served as a platform for emerging designers and creators whose works can lead to a better future for all. The annual event attracts thousands of upcoming creative talents from around the world, who aspire to win the coveted award for innovative design excellence.
Making ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 07, 2018: Whether you are in the market for the mighty Land Cruiser, the practical and reliable Camry or the nippy Yaris city car, there are exceptional deals to be had on a range of 2018 Toyota vehicles this October.
Available for a limited period of time ‘Bye. Bye. Buy’ is Al-Futtaim Toyota’s latest campaign, and it offers customers unprecedented value when choosing a brand new 2018 Toyota vehicle including Land Cruiser, Prado, FJ Cruiser, RAV4, Camry, Corolla and Yaris, making car ownership easier than ever ......read more