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
Discounts, Cash Prizes, Free Packages & More to Explore Before the Year Ends!
Kuwait – 23 December 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co., the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait, recently announced grand deals that now come with special prices, and packages on selected 2018 and 2019 vehicles for fans to enjoy as the year comes to a close and the new year begins. Nissan Kuwait invites everyone to visit its showrooms in Al Rai and Ahmadi and explore this year’s season gifts that the Nissan MAXIMA, Nissan PATHFINDER, Nissan SUNNY, and Nissan SENTRA have to offer. All Vehicles comes with 5-year unlimited factory warranty, 3rd party insurance and free traffic registration.
Starting for only KD 7,699, the 4-Door Sports car, Nissan Maxima thrills fans with a 300 HP engine, 3.5L V6 ......read more
Celebrating 70 years of success
Kuwait –12 December 2018:- 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 that ends on Saturday, 15 December 2018 comes as part of the company’s 70 years celebration to ensure that Renault fans experience the best deals.
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 ......read more
Kuwait –26 November 2018:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait proudly displayed the all-new Duster – the unstoppable SUV – at the Avenues mall for three days. Visitors were dazzled by the new Duster’s high-quality, new features and affordability.
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 been given a ......read more
Leading automotive brand joins the race to promote healthier lifestyles among all segments of society
Kuwait, 25 November 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is proud to announce its ongoing partnership with National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) on the upcoming walkathon scheduled to take place on December 8. Starting from Green Island to Shuwaikh Beach Park, age groups ranging from 12 - 60 years and above will participate in the 24th annual walkathon titled “We’re Stronger … With Every Step.”
The first ten winners from each category will be rewarded with valuable cash prizes by NBK. As the lead automotive sponsor, Nissan Al Babtain will be granting two mega prizes to potential winners during a grand draw ......read more
Kuwait , 7 November 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 Megane and Renault Koleos. The new service offer includes a ten year warranty and 50,000 KM free maintenance on its newest popular models this season.
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.
The Renault Koleos 2019 exterior holds a taste for ......read more
Start The Camping Season with the Hero Of All Terrains
Kuwait, 7 November 2018: With the onset of the camping season, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz AlBabtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, encourages its Nissan fans to opt for the dynamic Nissan Patrol Safari to enjoy the ride to its maximum. To ensure a smooth and memorable journey for our customers, every Nissan Patrol Safari owner will also be entitled to a free special desert package that holds camping equipments.
With impressive styling and richly appointed interiors, Nissan Al Babtain’s Safari features the torque-rich 4.8L DOHC in-line 6-cylinder engine and available in either manual or automatic transmissions with five-speed. The customer will receive a special package ......read more
Embark on a new adventure with the Hero of All Terrain
Kuwait, 29 October 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is delighted to announce the latest edition to its family of Nissan models. The reformed SUV that is now available in its showrooms located in Al Rai and Ahmadi comes with a bold new appearance and an intense color scheme guaranteed to win over all Nissan fans.
The most powerful in its class, Nissan Patrol V8 is backed by a power of 400 hp, and torque of 560 Nm comes with the direct fuel injection system and the variable valve shift control technology, Patrol will give you maximum power with the lowest percentage of emissions while the new V6 has a 275 horsepower and 394 Nm of torque. The Patrol V6 offers 12% more ......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 Palmer’s revolutionary Second Century Plan, Balmer will be responsible for a network of 11 dealers across the region.
“After months of preparation, we are pleased to finally be here and to speak out loud and proud about our plans for the Middle ......read more
Kuwait – 15 October 2018:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait invites its fans to visit the showroom situated in Al Rai and experience the sporty Megane GT. A recent member of the Megane family, tuned by Renault Sport, boasts a 1.6L and TCE 205 HP engine mated to 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, achieving a swift 0-100km/h in just 7.1 seconds.
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 the Renault Sport and GT logo on the front wings and at the rear. Rear LED tail lamp with distinctive 3D light effect and 18” GT MAGNY-COURS alloy wheels ensure the model stands out from a crowd.
Combining dynamic style and ride comfort, ......read more
Designed with a Sportier Appeal and Powerful Performance
Kuwait – 14 October 2018:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait invites its fans to visit the showroom situated in Al Rai and experience the sporty Megane GT. A recent member of the Megane family, tuned by Renault Sport, boasts a 1.6L and TCE 205 HP engine mated to 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox, achieving a swift 0-100km/h in just 7.1 seconds.
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 the Renault Sport and GT logo on the front wings and at the rear. Rear LED tail lamp with distinctive 3D light effect and 18” GT MAGNY-COURS alloy wheels ensure the model stands out ......read more
The powerful and refined European SUV accompanies high end features
Kuwait –10 October 2018:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait welcomes its customers to purchase and discover the powerful and refined SUV model at its Renault Store Al Rai. Enabling more customers to gain access to the charismatic SUV, the new offer starts at an attractive monthly instalment of only KD 139.
In keeping with Renault’s design strategy, the 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. ......read more
Football lovers gather together to watch the big match between Manchester City and Liverpool during signing ceremony
Kuwait, 8 October 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is delighted to announce its third consecutive year’s sponsorship of one of the most prominent sports academies in Kuwait. The Ultimate Soccer academy that provides football coaching to kids between 5-18 years of age will continue to receive financial support and assistance as part of Nissan Al Babtain’s mission to encourage and advance the local sports arena.
The Ultimate Soccer Academy hosts various activities and events year around, including field trips in Kuwait and abroad, as well as world-class soccer training programs under the supervision ......read more
Renault Middle East Sponsors the World Cup Show “Asdaa Al Aalam”
Kuwait –28 September 2018:- Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently awarded Mr. Mohammad Abdul Mohsen AlAbod AlKheder with the Renault Duster 4x4 after winning the World Cup Asdaa Al Aalam competition. Renault Middle East had sponsored the show.
The sole winner hailing from Kuwait, Mr. Mohammad Abdul Mohsen AlAbod AlKheder was gifted the keys to his brand new car by Renault Al Babtain Brand Manager Carl Saliba at the Al Rai showroom. Fortunate viewers of the “Asdaa Al Aalam” from all over the Arab region were entitled to win valuable prizes such as the Renault Captur, Renault Duster, Renault Symbol or Renault Koleos by participating through a text message or a ......read more
Kuwait – 13September 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait is pleased to announce its latest offer on the Renault TALISMAN, known for its sporty edge and flare for luxurious rides. Designed to fulfil customers drive for the perfect blend between comfort and high performance on the road, the dynamic saloon car offers a 10 year warranty and comes with a starting price of KD 4,999.
Offering well-balanced, generous volumes, the TALISMAN serves as the right fit for customers seeking optimal practicality, enjoyment and premium led experiences through its electronic damper control for outstanding on-road dynamics, a class-leading energy TCe 190 turbocharged direct-injection petrol engine, with 190hp on tap, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of as low as 17 ......read more
KUWAIT: 19 September 2018: For the first time, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is offering its loyal customers the biggest leasing offer available across all models to enjoy the exquisite experience on Kuwait’s roads.
Nissan Al Babtain guarantees attractive leasing prices in addition to a benefit package of free comprehensive insurance, free maintenance, a replacement car and several benefits that comes along with the leasing offer guaranteeing peace of mind to all Nissan’s customers.
The offer includes a line-up of all of its vehicles, some of its popular models include the Nissan ALTIMA, backed by a 2.5L – 182Hp engine, and the Nissan X-Trail, referred to as the perfect car for family adventures in Kuwait and ......read more
The powerful and refined European SUV accompanies high end features
Kuwait –19 September 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait welcomes its customers to purchase and discover the powerful and refined SUV model at its Renault Store Al Rai. Backed by a ten year warranty and starting at only KD 5,999 now, the charismatic SUV is finely tuned with the Middle Eastern requirements backed by a local product range.
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 ......read more
Nissan to debut in electric street-racing championship in December
Kuwait, 17 Sep, 2018: Nissan has strengthened its partnership with e.dams by purchasing a stake in the championship-winning racing organization, ahead of Nissan’s debut in the ABB FIA Formula E electric street-racing championship.
Nissan is joining Formula E as the first Japanese carmaker to participate in the innovative series and as the global leader in electric cars, with more than 350,000 Nissan LEAF vehicles sold. Nissan’s Formula E program will show a new “performance side” of Nissan Intelligent Mobility – the company's vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society.
Based in Le Mans, France, and co-founded by team principal Jean-Paul Driot, the e.dams organization emerged from ......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.
H.E. Dr. ......read more
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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 26, 2012: (ME NewsWire) Automobiles Peugeot, in partnership with Swaidan Trading Co. LLC and Omeir Bin Youssef & Sons LLC introduced the all new Peugeot 208 at a stylish event on September 19, at Art Sawa gallery in Dubai. The vehicle was revealed for the first time in the Middle-East at an exclusive event for VIP guests and press in the presence ......read more