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  • Gartner Says Connected Car Production to Grow Rapidly Over Next Five Years

    Connected car production is growing rapidly in both mature and emerging automobile markets, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. The production of new automobiles equipped with data connectivity, either through a built-in communications module or by a tether to a mobile device, is forecast to reach 12.4 million in 2016 and increase to 61 million in 2020 (see Table 1).

  • Launch of SelfDrive.ae reinforces Dubai’s smart city strategy

    AW Rostamani Shift Car Rental, in partnership with India’s SelfDrive.In announces the launch of SelfDrive.ae, the most comprehensive self-drive car rental portal exclusive to the UAE. The partnership sees SelfDrive.in become the first Indian self-drive car rental company to kick start operations outside of India with a planned roll out of 2000 cars in the UAE and a launch in the neighbouring countries covering the major GCC region.

  • McLaren 720S revealed: full information and unpublished images of the dawn of a new era for McLaren’s Super Series

    The new McLaren 720S made its global debut yesterday (March 7) at the 87thGeneva International Motor Show, introducing the second-generation of McLaren’s Super Series and simultaneously raising previously accepted limits of performance in the supercar sector.

  • McLaren Automotive appoints Dr. Jens Ludmann as Chief Operating Officer

    McLaren Automotive, the creator of luxury sports and super cars from Surrey, England, has appointed Dr. Jens Ludmann as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective from May 2, 2017.  He will report to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mike Flewitt.

  • SelfDrive.ae Goes Live With 2000 Cars in UAE; Becomes First Indian Car Rental Company to Make Overseas Foray

    India's SelfDrive.in, a subsidiary of Pinewoods Service Corporation, announced the launch of SelfDrive.ae, across seven Emirates in UAE. With this expansion, SelfDrive.in becomes the first Indian Self-drive car rental company to kick-start operations outside of India with a fleet of 2000 cars across UAE and expanding to the neighbouring countries covering the major GCC region.

  • ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ Campaign by Arabian Automobiles Company to Return for the Second Time this Year

    Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, is bringing back its hugely popular ‘Exchange to Infiniti’ campaign for the second time as it proved to be wildly successful earlier in the year. New car buyers will benefit from a smooth and convenient transition to their new car, providing cost savings from unbeatable rates for their previously owned vehicles and ensuring that the exchange from old to new is as convenient and seamless as possible.

  • ‘Fast Rent A Car’ announces opening at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.

    Fast Rent A Car recently announced the opening of its 4th new location of 2015 at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new facility was inaugurated by Group CEO Ahmed Abood Al Boasy.

  • ‘letstango.com’ ties up with Al Rostamani Trading Co. to sell Suzuki cars online for the first time in the Middle East during Ramadan

    ‘letstango.com,’ a leading UAE-based online store, has revealed its latest tie-up with the Al Rostamani Trading Co., one of the largest and oldest business conglomerates in the country today. Under the new tie-up, ‘letstango.com’ will now be able to offer the latest Suzuki cars on its online web site for the first time in the Middle East during the Holy Month of Ramadan. To mark the start of this new agreement, ‘letstango.com’ is initially offering 12 new units—four Suzuki Swift 1.4 GLX Automatic Transmission (AED 49,900 each); four Suzuki Kizashi Sport (AED 69,900 each) and four Suzuki Vitara JLX (AED 69,900 each).

  • ‘The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV makes Middle East debut’

    The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV was unveiled last Wednesday during a regional launch event at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. The high-profile event was attended by Jean-Philippe Imparato, Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot brand, Jean-Christophe Quemard, Executive Vice-President Africa-Middle East of PSA Group, Cedric Zayoun, Managing Director of the GCC region at PSA Group and UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, in addition to over 100 key figures from the industry and prominent media outlets from the UAE and the region.

  • “HELLO, MY NAME IS SAYER. I AM THE STEERING WHEEL OF THE FUTURE”

    Jaguar Land Rover is revealing the intelligent and connected steering wheel of the future during the inaugural Tech Fest at Central St Martins art, design and technology college in London, UK.

  • 100 EDITIONS OF THE TARGA FLORIO WITH EBERHARD & CO. AND A SPECIAL EDITION CHAMPION V

    This year, from 5 - 8 May, another memorable event has been added to Eberhard & Co.’s rich programme of sponsorships in the world of vintage cars: the renowned Targa Florio,which has celebrated its 100th edition and at which the watchmaker has been the Official Timekeeper and presented a chronograph especially created for the competitors in this race.

  • 2015 NISSAN ALTIMA NAMED “MOST POPULAR” AND “MOST DEPENDABLE” IN 2015

    Some say there’s more to life than popularity, but with Edmunds.com “Most Popular” awards, it seems to be rather important. Edmunds.com recently named the 2015 Nissan Altima “Most Popular Midsize Car,” the 2015 Nissan Frontier “Most Popular Compact Truck,” and the 2015 Nissan Pathfinder “Most Popular Midsize Traditional SUV.” These three vehicles stood among the top-three most-researched vehicles in their respective categories on the car research site Edmunds.com.

  • 2015 NISSAN SENTRA EARNS TOP SAFETY AWARD FROM INSURANCE INSTITUTE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY (IIHS)

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the 2015 Nissan Sentra a “Top Safety Pick” vehicle safety rating. The Institute’s “Top Safety Pick” award recognizes passenger vehicles that excel in protecting passengers in moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests and also achieve a “Good” or “Acceptable” rating in the small overlap frontal test. The 2015 Sentra scored “Good” in all five of the “Top Safety Pick” categories.

  • 2016 Nissan Maxima "4-Door Sports Car" makes global debut at New York International Auto Show

    Nissan unveiled the all-new Nissan Maxima during a press conference at the New York International Auto Show. Making the presentation was Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn, who addressed a range of topics including Nissan's $10.1 billion investment in the U.S. in the past three decades.

  • 2017 INFINITI Q50 SPORTS SEDAN

    INFINITI Middle East today unveiled the new 2017 INFINITI Q50 sports sedan with a number of performance and dynamic upgrades that deliver a more empowering and rewarding drive experience. The comprehensive updates include next-generation ride and handling technologies while two new powertrains are introduced to the range, featuring two advanced turbocharged V6 engines.

  • 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle makes appearance at the 2017 Dubai International Motor Show

    Going strong on its CO2 reduction agenda, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, UAE’s leader in sustainable mobilitysince 2008, reiterated its support to UAE’s vision 2021 by launching the 2018 Camry Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) at the 14thedition of the Dubai International Motor Show

  • 2018 Nissan Pathfinder Ups Adventure-Ready Credentials with Refined Styling & Design, Enhanced Performance and Advanced Driving Experience

    Nissan has launched today the new 2018 Nissan Pathfinder in the Middle East during an event set against the dramatic backdrop of the majestic Al Hajar Mountains in Fujairah. The Nissan Pathfinder is reborn for the 2018 model year with more adventure capability, a freshened exterior look and enhanced safety and technology – pure Pathfinder taken to a higher level of performance and style.

  • 50 Years of Mercedes-AMG Brand Values

    Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-AMG complement one another perfectly: AMG benefits from the classic Mercedes values such as safety and comfort, and Mercedes gains more sportiness from AMG. With the widely extended product portfolio, Mercedes-AMG is happy to face the competition from the performance brands of major automotive manufacturers and from the classic sports car brands alike.

  • A Car for Everyone: The New Generation Hyundai i30 Revealed

    Hyundai has revealed details of its New Generation i30, emphasizing the new model as the DNA car that represents the core of the Hyundai brand. The New Generation i30 is Hyundai Motor’s answer to changing contemporary values and customer preferences toward technology driven solutions, individuality in style and flexibility.

  • A-MAP finalizes agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite batteries

    Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading [A-MAP], one of the leading distributors of automotive products across the region, has signed an agreement with Sharjah Municipality to supply Solite automotive batteries for their fleet for 2016 and 2017.