Kuwait, May 19, 2019: Al-Babtain Group and TOTAL Marketing Middle East recently celebrated a decade of joint operations and successful performance together in Kuwait. The event was attended by senior executives and management from both Al Babtain Group and TOTAL on Tuesday 16th of April at the Movenpick Hotel & Resort Al Bida'a, Salmiya, Kuwait. Over 100 valued customers have also attended the event.
Al-Babtain Group and TOTAL acknowledged the significant contributions achieved throughout the ten-year partnership, “Al Babtain would like to sincerely thank TOTAL for achieving this important milestone. TOTAL & Al BABTAIN have significantly progressed in Kuwait and currently hold a dominant position, with a consistent growth over the past 10 years. We hope that this relationship with TOTAL will continue to ......read more
Experience the line-up of Nissan models and contribute to the Children’s Home
Kuwait, 19 May 2019: Honouring the blessed spirit of the Holy month of Ramadan, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait, recently launched a special campaign to bring joy to the less fortunate. Contributing to building positive memories this season,
Nissan Al Babtain collaborated with the Children’s Home, an orphanage managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor as part of their annual national cause.
The campaign encourages customers to test drive any of the Nissan vehicles during the period of Ramadan to enjoy new experiences. Nissan Al Babtain will in turn donate a generous amount for each test drive taken to the Children’s Home.
This ......read more
Up to 1200 KD Gift Vouchers or Cash Back Up to 1200 KD or 7 years’ service
Kuwait, 6 May 2019: In celebrations of the Holy month of Ramadan, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait, is pleased to announce its latest offers on its models. The much-awaited Ramadan campaign, presents a limited-time opportunity to enjoy incredible package deals on its vehicles this blessed season.
Experience the dynamic features of Nissan’s top models along with benefits that grant customers a standard window tinting and paint protection along with third party insurance and cost-free traffic registration in addition to the customers’ choice of package ranging from Cashback or Service Packages or Gift vouchers up to 1200 KD, depending on which type of vehicle they ......read more
Up to 1200 KD gift vouchers on top of trade in or 7 years’ service or up to 1200 KD gift vouchers on Nissan Patrol
Kuwait, April 30, 2019: In celebrations of the Holy month of Ramadan, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait, is pleased to announce its latest offers on Nissan Patrol. The much-awaited Ramadan campaign, presents a limited-time opportunity to enjoy incredible package deals on its vehicles this blessed season.
Nissan Patrol customers receive free registration and third party insurance followed by complementary window tinting and paint protection in addition to the customer’s choice of service package of up to 7 years or Trade-in Value up to 1200 KD or Gift vouchers up to 1200 KD.
Those opting for the Nissan Patrol will be ......read more
High-quality, new features, and affordability accompanies New Duster
Kuwait –21 April 2019:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait offers its loyal customers the new Duster – the unstoppable SUV for a starting price of only KD 3,999.
The all-new Renault Duster boasts brand-new exterior styling, delivering a distinctly assertive and robust look, as well as an upgrade in perceived quality with a totally redesigned interior for a comfortable and user-friendly driving experience.
The Duster’s roominess, affordability and off-road capabilities have long been recognized as the model’s strengths and the all-new models continue to carry these desirable attributes.
The SUV’s exterior has ......read more
Successful decades-long partnership delivers trusted solutions in Kuwait
KUWAIT: 9 April 2019:– Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Tadano LTD Co. in the State of Kuwait since 1979, provides high standard Genuine parts at very economical prices for its Tadano customers to ensure reliability and the best service. Al Babtain Group through its many years of strong partnership brings all types of Tadano’s hydraulic cranes to Kuwait, which continues to dominate the local market in terms of sales with a remarkable market share over the past years.
Al Babtain group ensures its clients’ needs in Kuwait are accommodated with the best-in-class products and after-sales services ensuring a smooth customer experience. The rapidly expanding partnership between the two ......read more
April 09, 2019: BMW takes to the stage at Auto Shanghai 2019 with the spotlight on two model premieres in particular. The new BMW 3 Series Sedan is making its Chinese debut at the international motor show, and the latest generation of the globally popular sports sedan will be built for the Chinese market by BMW Brilliance Automotive in Shenyang. Also rolling off the assembly line here will be the long-wheelbase version of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan developed exclusively for customers in China – and likewise presented for the first time at Auto Shanghai 2019. Visitors to the show, which is taking place on 18 – 25 April 2019, will also be greeted by the world premiere of the new BMW X3 M (fuel consumption combined: 10.5 l/100 km [26.9 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 239 g/km) and new BMW X4 M (fuel consumption combined: ......read more
Marking 70 Years of Success
First in the GCC to introduce an appreciation Aftersales awards ceremony
Kuwait - 2 April 2019:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co., the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait recently celebrated its solid and successful partnership of one of the most trusted brands in Kuwait with its key clientele during the “Nissan 10th Annual Aftersales Customer Awards Ceremony” held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, on March 27th, 2019.
This year, the annual event witnessed a grand celebration of a decade of excellence that honors its customers and clients responsible for Nissan’s sustained progress as well as 70 years of success by the homegrown conglomerate. Customers were rewarded and entitled to enter a raffle draw and win 10 valuable ......read more
KUWAIT, 18 March 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, announces that two INFINITI models received recognition in the 2019 Vincentric Best Value in America™ awards: the 2019 INFINITI Q50 sport sedan was named a winner in the Luxury Mid-Size Sedan segment, and the 2019 INFINITI QX60 was a winner in the Luxury Large SUV/Crossover segment for the third consecutive year.
Vincentric measures cost-of-ownership using eight different cost factors: depreciation, fees and taxes, financing, fuel, insurance, maintenance, opportunity cost and repairs. Using a statistical model, Vincentric identified the Best Value in America winners by measuring which vehicles had lower than expected ownership costs given their market segment and ......read more
Sixth generation of Altima sets new standards for Nissan sedan design and comes complete with Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies and new powertrains
Kuwait, 09 March 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait recently unveiled the latest edition of the all-new Altima at the Avenues mall. The sixth generation of Nissan’s best-selling sedan was on display for Nissan fans to witness first-hand a new benchmark in design, driving enjoyment and technology built within the new Nissan Altima.
The event included entertainment with global artists alongside special prizes and giveaways during the MC contest.
The car features expressive styling, an uplifting interior, two new powertrains, and advanced Nissan ......read more
Kuwait – 3 March 2019:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co., the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait, announces special discounts and offers on purchased vehicles prior to 2016 at Nissan Body shop centers. Nissan car owners can utilize the exclusive benefits until the end of March 2019. Nissan Al Babtain invites everyone to visit its Nissan Body shop centers in Al Rai and Ahmadi to explore the new advantages.
The exciting offer includes a 35% discount on genuine parts and 15% discount on labour when they drive into Nissan body shop centers. The package is applicable on cash repairs excluding insurance packages.
Nissan Genuine Parts provides you safety and demonstrate long term reliability, safety and quality configured for each model to provide complete reliability and assurance to its ......read more
Kuwait –28 February 2019:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait invites its customers to experience the best of European performance in the 2019 model of Renault Megane.
With a special starting price of only KD 3,799, the Renault Megane 2019 is equipped with generous space for its occupants i.e. dimensions of 4.63m long and 1.81m wide, and a record wheelbase in its class of 2.71m. Owing to its dynamic styling and advanced features, the new Megane represents the next level10 yw in the compact saloon category. It comes with a 1.6-litre engine, 115hp designed to enhance driving enjoyment and reduce fuel consumption.
Externally, its muscular bonnet, broad shoulders, tight curves, and sculpted slides emphasize its modern, sophisticated character. At the rear, the new ......read more
To Send Winners to The UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid
Lead automotive sponsor of the UEFA Champions League encourages youth empowerment through sports and with it, provides the ultimate chance to watch the 2019 Finale!
Kuwait, 19 February 2019: Driven by its goal to play a positive role in the community while offering access to enjoy the most valuable experiences, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz AlBabtain Company’s (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, recently partnered with KidZania Kuwait to highlight the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final.
Ending on 1st March 2019, children at KidZania Kuwait can participate in a series of contests ranging from video games, Foosball and Football scoring competitions, involving different rounds of games which will entitle the winners ......read more
KUWAIT- 18 February 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the authorized dealer for Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait recently demonstrated the unique features that accompany its premium vehicle, INFINITI QX50. Visitors engaged and experienced the vehicle’s high-quality performance blended with aesthetic world class interiors at Al Kout Mall.
The new INFINITI QX50 is the world’s first variable compression ratio engine in a production vehicle which was created to fully meet the needs of today’s premium car buyers and to deliver on their desire to own the latest masterpiece of technology. The VC-Turbo engine delivers the strong and convincing performance of a V6 and the fuel economy of a 4-cylinder engine – transforming on demand and based on the input of the drivers. Instantly adapting to ......read more
Kuwait –18 February 2019:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait invites customers to lease and enjoy models of the Renault Koleos, Renault Megane and Renault Megane GT. The offer comes as part of the company’s efforts to offer its valued customers the best deals during the most celebrated month of the year.
The Renault Megane is equipped with generous space for its occupants i.e. dimensions of 4.63m long and 1.81m wide, and a record wheelbase in its class of 2.71m. Owing to its dynamic styling and advanced features, the new Megane represents the next level10 yw in the compact saloon category. It comes with a 1.6-litre engine, 115hp designed to enhance driving enjoyment and reduce fuel consumption.
The Renault Koleos exterior holds a taste for adventure all ......read more
Kuwait – 29 January 2019:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait is delighted to announce that customers can avail of the exciting offer that comes with the Renault Koleos 2019. With an exceptional starting price of only KD 6,499, the outstanding model includes a ten year warranty and 50,000 KM free maintenance.
The Renault Koleos exterior holds a taste for adventure all that is expected of a D-segment SUV. It’s robust and muscular features amplifies the athletic exterior design with door protective moldings, large diameter two-tone alloy wheels, alloy roof rails, shark antenna, fender chrome lines and silver front skid. The four wheel drive technology, all-terrain ability, engine and transmission line-up has been tailored to meet the needs and expectations ......read more
Kuwait, 27 January 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait urges its customers to experience the best of European performance in the 2019 model of Renault Megane. The offer includes a ten year comprehensive warranty attached with a special starting price of only KD 3,799.
The Renault Megane 2019 is equipped with generous space for its occupants i.e. dimensions of 4.63m long and 1.81m wide, and a record wheelbase in its class of 2.71m. Owing to its dynamic styling and advanced features, the new Megane represents the next level10 yw in the compact saloon category. It comes with a 1.6-litre engine, 115hp designed to enhance driving enjoyment and reduce fuel consumption.
Externally, its muscular bonnet, broad shoulders, tight curves and sculpted slides ......read more
Nissan recharges CES visitors with macchiato brewed using LEAF power
January 20, 2019: Nissan gave CES trade show attendees a taste of Nissan Energy. Nissan Energy is part of Nissan Intelligent Integration, the company’s vision of a connected world where new developments in battery technology and power generation enable homes and vehicles to better harness and power each other.
At the CES Nissan display, visitors relaxed and sipped on a freshly-brewed macchiato topped with their self-portrait crafted from foam while watching Nissan Energy in action. The barista station ran purely off a Nissan LEAF, demonstrating Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society.
Nissan Energy will establish new standards for connecting vehicles to energy ......read more
Annual sales of 4,107 are the highest in the marque’s 115-year history
Year-on-year sales growth in all regions; the Americas remains largest market
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars continues to generate a meaningful financial contribution to its shareholder, the BMW Group
Buoyant demand for all model families, with Phantom a major growth driver
Record levels of Bespoke commissions establishes Rolls-Royce as a true Luxury House
Cullinan garners stellar headlines worldwide following a highly successful launch. First few Cullinans delivered to customers in time for Christmas
Cullinan advance orders running well into the second half of 2019
200 new jobs take total Rolls-Royce workforce past 2,000 for the first time
Highest-ever intake on Apprenticeship Programme
Exceptional growth in annual sales across the ......read more
Newly developed tyres are being tested under real life conditions to ensure premium quality
Automation allows for improved processes and more conclusive results
Driverless tyre tests based on prototypes of Continental’s automated Cruising Chauffeur
January 7, 2019 - Continental, the premium German tyre and technology company, has commissioned the first driverless tyre test vehicle, using pioneering technology based on the company’s automated Cruising Chauffeur. Launched at the Continental test site in Texas, USA, the innovative system will see newly developed tyres being tested under real life conditions across a wide range of road surface, making test results for Continental’s passenger and light truck tyres more conclusive to ensure premium quality.
Controlled ......read more
KUWAIT- 7 January 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the authorized dealer for Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait recently demonstrated the unique features that accompany its new premium INFINITI range, the QX50, QX80 and Q30. Visitors engaged and experienced the models high quality performance blended with aesthetic world class interiors at one of Kuwait’s famous lifestyle destinations, Al Murouj.
The new INFINITI QX50 is the world’s first variable compression ratio engine in a production vehicle which was created to fully meet the needs of today’s premium car buyers and to deliver on their desire to own the latest masterpiece of technology. The VC-Turbo engine delivers the strong and convincing performance of a V6 and the fuel economy of a 4-cylinder engine – ......read more
KUWAIT- 5 January 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the authorized dealer for Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait is proud to announce the achievement by its Infiniti Service team members. They were honored with two coveted awards during recent Annual Infiniti Aftersales conference held in Dubai. Demonstrating highest standards of Customer Excellence to guarantee exceptional service rendered throughout the year to our valued customers. The award was aimed at Highest Quality of service activities which improved in the Customer satisfaction and Increased Retention rate of customers during FY18.
Infiniti Al Babtain Service team received ‘Best Customer Quality Award FY18’ and the ‘Best Customer Retention Award FY18’ for their commitment and hard work towards delivering ......read more
‘NISSAN Service Technician Education program’ ensures highly skilled and motivated professionals drive customer satisfaction
Kuwait, 27 December 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, recently conducted an internal training program designed for technicians to upgrade their skills and familiarize themselves with the latest service techniques. ‘NISSAN Service Technician Education Program’, or N-STEP, is driven to manage customer’s current demands and support overall satisfaction and retention.
With the onset of innovation, advanced mechanisms and electronic systems, technicians are increasingly required to raise the level of excellence with modernized repair work and tasks. Hence, armed with the ......read more
Hurry to reward yourself with an exclusive package during purchase
KUWAIT, 26 December 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, announces the launch of a brand new package deal that customers are entitled to when purchasing the new Infiniti QX50 at the Al Rai showroom.
When buying the new Infiniti QX50, customers can be guaranteed a benefit package of a two year full insurance, free maintenance or 60,000 KM, 5 year warranty open mileage, 24/7 road side assistance, a replacement car and free registration and 3rd party insurance.
The new INFINITI QX50 is the world’s first variable compression ratio engine in a production vehicle which was created to fully meet the needs of today’s premium car buyers and to deliver on ......read more
Kuwait – 23 December 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait is delighted to announce that customers can avail of the exciting offer that comes with the Renault Koleos 2019. The outstanding offer includes a ten year warranty and 50,000 KM free maintenance this festive season.
The Renault Koleos exterior holds a taste for adventure all that is expected of a D-segment SUV. It’s robust and muscular features amplifies the athletic exterior design with door protective moldings, large diameter two-tone alloy wheels, alloy roof rails, shark antenna, fender chrome lines and silver front skid. The four wheel drive technology, all-terrain ability, engine and transmission line-up has been tailored to meet the needs and expectations of the Kuwaiti market. The ......read more
Abu Dhabi set to emerge as the regional hub for auto tuning and customisation.
Show will feature SEMA Pavilion from USA with almost 50 leading American companies exhibiting the latest in automotive aftermarket technologies.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 14, 2015 - Preparations are in full swing for the highly anticipated Custom Show Emirates (CSE) 2015, which is set to ......read more
Future plans include 180 new branches across GCC by 2018
Fujairah, UAE (January 20, 2015): In a bid to further strengthen its presence in the region, MICHELIN, a global leader and manufacturer of tyres and travel related services, opened its 100th TYREPLUS branch in the GCC today. The new branch, which is the 20th outlet in the UAE, is located in the Madhab area in Fujairah, and was ......read more
Issued by the Media Centre of Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
• Last chance for residents and visitors to enjoy a free ride in a million-dirham car
• Customers can hop on the Supercar Taxi this weekend from Mina A'Salam, City Centre Deira, Mercato Mall and Dubai International Airport Terminal 3
Dubai, December 6, 2014 ......read more
Al Ittihad Road Showroom to showcase Heavy Commercial Vehicles
Dubai, 17 November 2014 - Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships, has launched Ford Trucks in the UAE at PMV Live, co-located with the Big 5 international building and construction show, being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre until November 20.
The dealership is showcasing a range of heavy ......read more
The Saudi automotive aftermarket was in sharp focus today, as industry professionals gathered in Dubai to discuss the increased business opportunities in the Gulf region’s largest market for vehicle sales, auto components and vehicles in use.
More than 85 senior industry figures turned out for the 4th bi-annual Automechanika Dubai Network event, eager to discuss the key to capitalise on ......read more
Final Deadline to submit applications is on 14 September, 2014
Accepting applications from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Yemen for the first time
USD100,000 available to deserving projects
DUBAI, UAE, September 9, 2014 –Individuals, community groups and NGO's with on-going environmental projects who need extra funding to expand ......read more
Sport scientist delivers vital lessons in Abu Dhabi qualifier for FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy
Dubai, UAE, 27 August 2014: Young hopefuls following their motor sport dreams to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit next month will be told that fitness is as important as skill behind the wheel in the race to reach the top.
Up to 23 candidates from the Middle East, North ......read more
Data Media Systems Global which specializes in the energy sector in the region will organize the free manufacturing event in KSA.
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 July 2014 – Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, has appointed Data Media Systems Global (DMS Global) to organize the Automation University Classic from 9th to 10th ......read more
FIRST AUTO TRADE LOYALTY PROGRAMME LAUNCHED IN THE REGION
Dubai. Bosch, one of the world’s biggest suppliers of spare parts to the automotive industry, has unveiled a new trade loyalty programme in the Middle East.
The new ‘extra’ loyalty programme allows auto spare parts traders to collect points throughout the year on every purchase they make from a wide range of ......read more
Carmudi set to conquer the Middle East region after its success in Asia
Berlin, 4th June 2014 – Carmudi, the world’s fastest growing car classifieds is set to make inroads into Qatar. Backed by giants such as Rocket Internet and Middle East Internet Holding (MEIH), Carmudi is bound to become the leading vehicle marketplace in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. This ......read more
Automotive Spare Parts Trade Market Contributed Nearly USD 10 Billion of Dubai’s Total Foreign Trade;
A-MAP Cements Global Opportunities at Region’s Largest Automotive Aftermarket Exhibition
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: The region’s largest automotive aftermarket exhibition Automechanika Dubai opened today, welcoming Dubai-based auto parts resellers A-MAP’s ......read more
Dubai, UAE: The Gulf market for auto components is gearing up for double digit growth over the next three years, as global automotive majors set sights on the Middle East’s largest trade event for the automotive aftermarket in Dubai next month.
According to global consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, the GCC market for auto parts, batteries, and tyres will grow at a compound annual ......read more
Rocket Internet’s Global car classified Platform moves into Saudi Arabia
Berlin 14th May 2014 - Carmudi, the world's fastest growing car classifieds, has launched its platform in Saudi Arabia. Owing to its rapid success in the UAE, the automotive platform is continuing to execute its plan for expansion and global success further into a thriving and promising market of Middle ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 11 May 2014
Renault enters 2014 confidently, pursuing its growth strategy with 8% sales increase year-on-year across the GCC.
Over the first three months in 2014, Renault Middle East posted a substantial rise of 18% in a Dubai & Northern Emirates market up by 14% year-on-year.
Renault’s strong performance across the Emirates was enhanced by the popularity of its ......read more
Automechanika Dubai’s footprint as the leading trade and networking event for the automotive aftermarket in the region now extends to countries in the wider Middle East, Central and South Asia as well as African markets.
Organiser Epoc Messe Frankfurt, reported widespread interest in Automechanika Dubai 2014 from countries as varied as Pakistan and Bahrain, at the conclusion of a series ......read more
• Hundreds of Mustangs troop to show their proud heritage on the largest parade ever for the legendary icon in Dubai
• Celebrations held at Meydan mark 50 years of continued production of the legendary muscle car
DUBAI, UAE, 20 April, 2014 – From the race track to the silver screen, the legendary Ford Mustang has captured the hearts of ......read more
Partnership increases region’s access to technologies which improve building management and security while reducing energy and operational costs
Dubai, February 17, 2014: Al-Futtaim Engineering and Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the buildings, automotive and energy storage industries, have signed a distribution agreement to ......read more
Reigning champions Al Nabooda Racing aim to take a decisive step towards another double title triumph in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East on home territory at Dubai Autodrome this weekend.
Dubai. Reigning champions Al Nabooda Racing aim to take a decisive step towards another double title triumph in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East on home territory at Dubai Autodrome this ......read more
Dubai, January 15, 2014 – Audi Middle East sold 10,647 cars in the past year, exceeding the company's annual sales forecasts, and thus recorded its best ever year in terms of sales. 16.3 percent more cars were delivered to customers across the GCC and Levant than during the previous year. In December Audi Middle East handed 1,092 cars over to their buyers, for the first time in the ......read more
DELIVERS SIGNIFICANT 34% SALES GROWTH ACROSS UAE
Dubai-UAE: 11 November, 2013 - Renault Middle East announced today a record growth of 34 per cent in sales versus 18 per cent market growth in the United Arab Emirates over the first nine months of 2013. Compared to the same period in 2012, Renault's sales jumped by 38 per cent in Abu Dhabi and 33 per cent in Dubai, which is a highly ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 6th 2013: In honour of the anniversary of the accession of Sheikh Khalifa as President of the UAE, Al-Futtaim Automotive joined the UAE population in expressing its patriotism in support of the Flag Day Campaign announced earlier this week.
Toyota stand, the largest at the Dubai International Motor Show was transformed into a red, green, white and black ......read more
• First Red Bull Car Park Drift Regional Finals to be held in Dubai as a main event of the Dubai Motor Festival
Dubai– 6 November 2013: For the first time since its inception, the exciting Red Bull Car Park Drift Finals will take place in Dubai. As a main event of the inaugural Dubai Motor Festival, the action packed event is being organized by Red Bull in collaboration ......read more
Winners to be announced on 29th October 2013
Sharjah, 20th October 2013: The biggest and the most prestigious annual automotive awards, The Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA), organized by Expo Centre Sharjah, will announce the winning cars for each of the 18 award categories after a seven-month-long voting and assessment process on 29th October 2013.
The winners of the awards, including, ......read more
Marking the start of the outdoor events season with the aim of providing a fun-filled family weekend to families in the region, Gulf Bike Week is all set to showcase varied action-packed and adventurous activities at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre from 24 - 26 October 2013.
This year's festival brings visitors a number of activities: a Custom Bike Building Competition, Thunder Parade, ......read more
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, October 1st 2013: Toyota Australia this month exported its one millionth vehicle to the Middle East. The company has been supplying Camry and Aurion vehicles to the region since 1996.
Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributors of Toyota in the UAE and one of the largest global partners of Toyota Motor Corporation Australia confirmed that the continued success of ......read more
Consumers Stand to Win Renault's Prized Duster
Commemorating the Holy Month of Ramadan, Renault Middle East* has launched a series of exciting offers for GCC consumers, giving away opportunities to win the brand's global bestseller, the 4x4 Duster on the purchase of a Renault car.
Running from 9 July – 8 August, the initiative also extends complimentary automobile-related ......read more
Dubai, July 15, 2013 – Steady wins the race. German premium brand Audi reports a sales increase of 20.0 percent across the GCC and Levant to 5,130 vehicles delivered to customers in the first six months of 2013 (2012: 4,274), an all-time Middle East record. Audi's 2013 focus, however, is on capacity and quality in its sales and after sales network infrastructure. “If the product ......read more
Over the first five months in 2013, Renault Middle East records +15% sales growth across the GCC, Iraq and Levant countries thanks to the growing success of its pillar models: 4x4 Duster, Fluence and Koleos.
Renault ranked the 1st European Brand in Saudi Arabia and Oman.
Renault's 4x4 best seller Duster multiplies its worldwide popularity also in the GCC. Duster gains 1 position, ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 1, 2013: (ME NewsWire) Juffali Automtoive Company (JACO), the sole dealer of Mercedes-Benz cars in Saudi Arabia, launches the all-new Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which comes with new, efficient engines, new assistance systems and a new design idiom, Mercedes-Benz has comprehensively modernized the E-Class to extend its leading position in the luxury segment even ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 1, 2013: (ME NewsWire )With the new A 250 Sport, Mercedes-Benz has entered an entirely new segment in the Middle East by setting a fresh benchmark in the luxury compact segment with a powerful, sporty and luxuriously designed and appointed hot hatch that will excite and enthrall the region's aspirational go-getting next-big-things
Markedly emotive AMG body ......read more
How is Automechanika Dubai looking on the run up to the 2013 edition?
Automechanika Dubai 2013 is certainly shaping up well. With a little over a month left for the show, we are expecting it to be at least 15% larger than last year. The countries of the Middle East continue to be an extremely attractive market for the automobile sector. A recent report by Automechanika Dubai's Knowledge ......read more
Renault Middle East records 22,747 sales units across GCC, Iraq, Levant and Iran, with 3.3% market share for the period ending 31 March, 2013
Renault Middle East, excluding Iran, performs more than the market with +18% increase compared to Q1 2012 (Market increase is +15%)
In UAE, sales grow dramatically by +67%, with +56% increase in Dubai and +186% increase in Abu Dhabi compared to the ......read more
JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – 22 April 2013 (ME NewsWire)High net worth individuals (HNWI's) living in the GCC who can't do without a supercar or two when they descend on the French Riviera, will now have seamless access to the familiar and customized support services of Al Ghassan Motors, the leading premium car dealer in the Gulf, for the first time in Europe.
In addition, local ......read more
• Various activations leading up to the event include a unique challenge on the BurjKhalifa steps, offering exclusive VIP seats with unique view to the X-Fighters action
• Unique drifting display by Saudi star Abdul Hadi Qahtani from JFR Team with the Mustang RTR-D
• Dynamic lineup features the F-150 SVT Raptor, Focus ST, Mustang GT, Edge Sport and Explorer Sport
DUBAI, UAE, ......read more
Three-day MEMTS opens at Expo Centre Sharjah
Sharjah, 14 March 2013: A premier tuning show in Sharjah is set to cash in on the growing rage for car customization in the region, as the doors were thrown open to the Middle East Motor Tuning Show (MEMTS) at Expo Centre Sharjah on March 14.
The regional car tuning and customization market is mostly driven by the bling factor, and ......read more
US aftermarket majors testing regional waters:MEMTS announces line-up of Motorsport Events
Sharjah, 11 March 2013-In a clear indication of the growing global attention on the regional car customization industry, a premier tuning show in Sharjah for the first time since its inception four years ago will play host to a US pavilion, apart from attracting trade delegations from nine ......read more
• Over 100 Ferraris compete on the Yas Marina circuit
• Marc Gené puts on exciting track display with the F60
Abu Dhabi-UAE: March 10, 2013 – The Yas Marina circuit witnessed 10 hours of track action on the third and final day of the inaugural Ferrari Racing Days in the Middle East.
The exciting moment came with Marc Gené's enthralling display behind the wheel ......read more
Renault aims to strengthen its organization in the Middle East and has assigned Peyman KARGAR to boost its performance.
As the Managing Director at Renault Middle East, Peyman Kargar will manage the industrial and commercial activities for Renault Group across the 13 countries under Renault Middle East (Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi ......read more
Region's leading marine event showcases 430 boats valued at over AED1 billion
30 world exclusive premiers and regional launches to be announced
The 21st edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, the region's leading leisure marine event, today announced that 430 boats, including 19 luxurious superyachts, valued at more than AED1 billion, will be on show next week.
This ......read more
Today it was the turn for the Arab Council for Touring and Automobile Clubs (ACTAC) Workshop. As yesterday's assembly of MENA and ASN, Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation hosted this meeting organized at the Radisson Blu hotel in Doha.
The Arab Council of Touring and Automobile Clubs (ACTAC) is a sub-region of theFédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Region I and its goal ......read more
Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation hosted for the first time in Doha the MENA and ASN's assembly at the Radisson Blu hotel with the attendance of the 22 countries to discuss the future of motorsport in these regions.
The countries that participate in this meeting are Algeria, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, ......read more
Jeddah - December 24, 2012 /- The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in Saudi Arabia, as well as the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, are both working to reinforce KSA's status by funding research and development, design, vehicle assembly and infrastructure initiatives to boost automobile exports. With plans underway to turn the Kingdom into a regional automotive powerhouse, the ......read more
Winners of Middle East Motor Awards 2012 announced
Bentley GT V8, BMW M5 and Mercedes ML63 AMG declared best in their class
Sharjah, 28 November, 2012-In the keenly contested and prestigious Car of the Year awards of the Middle East, Mclaren MP4 -12c drove away with the Best Supercar and the much coveted ‘Car of the Year' honors at the Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) ceremony held ......read more
Bentley GT V8, BMW M5 and Mercedes ML63 AMG declared best in their class
Sharjah: In the keenly contested and prestigious Car of the Year awards of the Middle East, Mclaren MP4 -12c drove away with the Best Supercar and the much coveted ‘Car of the Year' honors at the Middle East Motor Awards (MEMA) ceremony held at Expo Centre Sharjah on Wednesday, November 28, 2012.
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Riyadh - November 26, 2012: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains one of the most dominant automotive markets in the Middle East as manifested in the recently concluded Riyadh Motor Show 2012, the 29th International Exhibition for Motor Vehicles, which attracted over 84,200 trade visitors during its six-day run at the Riyadh Exhibition Center. In addition to its record-setting visitor footfall, ......read more
• Nine environmental projects from the GCC, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq receive a total of US$100,000
DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2012 – Ford Middle East today announced the nine recipients of the 2012 Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants receiving a total of US$100,000, including the first-ever winner from Iraq.
Dubai-based Rima Jabado, is the sole winner ......read more
Fastest Growing Car Brand in the Region for 2011, Renault GCC Continues its Momentum with 36% Increase in Sales from January to August 2012 Compared to Same Period in 2011
Dubai-UAE: 16 October, 2012 – Renault GCC has at the end of August 2012 reported a growth of 36% as compared to the same period in 2011. The increase is significantly higher than the 21% growth of the Total Industrial ......read more
Jeddah - October 13, 2012/- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's automotive industry has been projected to reach around SAR 26 billion in the coming years according to industry experts. With an estimated 75 per cent of all Saudi males of driving age owning at least one vehicle, KSA's high automobile penetration rate has been driving the rapid growth of the country's auto parts and ......read more
• Regions leading race championship gears up for success
• Abdulaziz Turki AlFaisal aiming for unprecedented third championship
Dubai 6th October 2012: The fourth season of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, the leading one-make championship series involving some of the region's most promising drivers, has been announced with a sensational line-up of race weekends ......read more