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
Kuwait – 17 September 2018: In keeping up with the Back to school season, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently launched a special campaign entitling users convenient instalments on its popular range - Renault Captur, Renault Duster, and Renault Megane.
Backed by a 10 year warranty and in collaboration with Kuwait Finance and Investment Company, customers are able to enjoy their instalments starting from only KD 33.
The Renault Megane 2018 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 level in the compact saloon category. It comes with a 1.6-litre ......read more
The powerful and refined SUV accompanies high end features
Kuwait, 4, August 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait welcomes its customers to experience the powerful and refined SUV model at Renault Store Al Rai.
The charismatic SUV is finely tuned with the Middle Eastern requirements backed by a local product range. The vehicle was specifically designed after having undergone extensive road testing in real-world conditions over several million kilometers during its course of development. 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 ......read more
Kuwait – 2 August 2018: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, announced the opening of Al Rai showroom, which is open on Fridays from 4 pm to 8 pm. Nissan Al Babtain aims to extend working hours to satisfy all customers and serve them over the weekends to provide the best services and offers through the whole week.
Nissan Al Babtain invites customers to visit its showrooms located in Al Rai to benefit from the exclusiveoffers on Nissan vehicles and discover the latest models of family cars, sports and modern sedans.
Additionally enjoy KD 1,000 cash back upon purchasing along with a 10 year warranty
Kuwait, July 31, 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 KD 1,000 cash back upon purchase in addition to a 10 year warranty in addition to free registration and third party insurance.
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 ......read more
Customers will now have the opportunity to repair their vehicles using Axalta’s leading waterborne refinish technology
Dubai, UAE – June 12, 2018: Axalta Middle East, part of Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has ramped up its environmentally responsible strategy for the region’s leading automotive distributors..
As part of its commitment to technology and product innovations that assist partners in fostering sustainability, Axalta is working with Mohamed Naser Al Sayer Toyota Service Body Shop Operations in Kuwait on its “go-green” initiatives. Axalta’s line of Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC water-based refinish technology will now be used across Mohamed Naser Al Sayer Toyota Service Body Shop Operations.
“We are excited to ......read more
Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 09, 2018: Cadillac Alghanim has announced a series of exclusive offers, this Ramadan, on selected 2018 models that will be available to all customers across the country throughout the holy month.
Cadillac is offering customers in Kuwait exclusive offers on luxury car models, including the CT6, ATS, CTS, XT5 and the flagship Escalade.
Mohamed Eltalkhawi, General Manager Cadillac Alghanim said, “On behalf of Cadillac Alghanim, we would like to wish all of our customers a blessed Ramadan. As we are in the month of giving, we will be providing the best deals on 2018 Cadillac models.”
“Cadillac Middle East would like to wish everyone a happy Ramadan with friends and family. We have worked closely with Cadillac Alghanim to ensure we offer our new and ......read more
Energy Conservation Center Japan recognizes innovative drive system for helping reduce CO2 emissions
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (15 March 2018) – Nissan’s e-POWER electric powertrain technology, which helped make the Nissan Note Japan’s best-selling compact car last year, has won a prestigious Japanese environmental award for its contributions to reducing CO2 emissions.
The Energy Conservation Center Japan (ECCJ), an organization backed by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, awarded e-POWER its Chairman’s Prize as part of the Energy Conservation Grand Prize Awards for fiscal 2017.
Nissan first introduced e-POWER on the Nissan Note in Japan in November 2016. The company is working to launch more electric and e-POWER models globally as part of its Nissan Intelligent Mobility ......read more
USD2.9 million ICONA Vulcano Titanium to make regional debut; McLaren promises exciting show reveals; traditional heavyweights line-up on ‘Boulevard of Dreams’ at Middle East’s premiere automotive industry event
Kuwait, 24 October, 2017: The GCC has an enduring obsession with supercars and some of the world’s fastest and most expensive models will turn regional admirers’ heads on the Boulevard of Dreams - a dedicated supercars zone - at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show, which runs from 14-18 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
With tens of thousands of car enthusiasts set to descend on the five-day mega event, which is firmly established as the Middle East’s premiere automotive industry event, the Boulevard of Dreams – one of five specialised sectors at the ......read more
DUBAI, UAE, October 23, 2017: Home to more than 51 million people, the GCC is a rapidly developing region that faces growing demands on its infrastructure. Estimates suggest that the population could rise to 65 million by 2030, placing extra pressure not only on natural resources, but also on national infrastructure and governments to lay significant foundation plans for the future.
Along with other stakeholders, Ford recognises that massive changes are coming to the way people and goods move around cities and is working with local governments, companies and citizens on finding solutions to solve these challenges.
This week in Riyadh, The Future Investment Initiative summit will gather together the world’s most powerful investors, business leaders, thought leaders and public officials to discuss innovations that ......read more
UAE dealership unveils LaFerrari Aperta and two Special Edition Cars to mark occasion
25th September 2017 Dubai: Al Tayer Motors, the official importer-dealer for Ferrari in the UAE, announced plans to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the legendary Italian brand.
On September 29th, a number of Ferrari owners will gather at the recently opened Ferrari service centre within Al Tayer Motor’s largest multi-purpose facility, near the Dubai Police General Department of Traffic - Al Barsha branch. From the facility, they will travel in a motorcade to the high profile Jumeirah Beach Residence area and onwards to the Yas Viceroy Hotel in Abu Dhabi for a day of fun and leisure activities.
The next day, 70 red Prancing Horse cars will form a giant number 70, with a height of 26 metres and total width of 96 metres at ......read more
Audi Kuwait customers are invited to drive away a new Audi during the Holy Month with up to KWD6000 cash benefit
Kuwait, June 12, 2017: Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, are geared up for Ramadan and are giving back to car buyers during the Holy Month.
Customers who purchase a new Audi throughout Ramadan from Audi Kuwait will receive up to KWD6000 in return depending on their car of choice. In line with the spirit of giving, one of the key pillars of Ramadan, Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company will offer car buyers the option of taking the reward in cash, keeping the money as credit to be used in the company’s service center, or using it as a saving on the price of their new car.
“Audi enjoys a strong following in Kuwait and we are honoured to represent a ......read more
Offer on new Octavia includes free insurance, registration and free maintenance for a year
Price for popular sedan starts from KWD5,555 from Foud Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company
Kuwait, 8 June 2017: Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of ŠKODA in Kuwait, has put together amazing ownership packages for ŠKODA during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Sharing in the spirit of the holy month with the customers, buyers who purchase a ŠKODA Octavia during Ramadan, will drive away with a new car and a range of benefits, including free vehicle and license registration, free maintenance for a year or up to 15,000km. The offer also comes with 3 years’ free third party insurance and a free warranty for 3 years or up to 100,000km, whichever comes first. In ......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