• KAICO launches new ‘Lease it to own it!’ scheme on selected Peugeot models
• Monthly lease payments starting from as low as KD 200 and zero down payment
• Full insurance, free service and unlimited mileage included
17 February 2020, Kuwait - Kuwait Automotive Imports Co., Peugeot’s authorized distributer in Kuwait, has announced new leasing offers throughout the month of February on a select range of models to celebrate the beginning of a new decade.
Making ownership of a Peugeot vehicle easier than ever, KAICO is offering leasing with instalments starting from KD 200 and zero down payment (1). Additionally, customers can enjoy complimentary full insurance, free service and an unlimited mileage cap.
The offer ......read more
Kuwait, 11 February 2020: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is offering an exclusive peace of mind package deal on the popular Nissan models as part of the grand celebrations.
Nissan Al Babtain customers can enjoy the Nissan Sentra, Altima, Maxima, X-Trail and Kicks, with benefits ranging from free service of up to 4 years, up to 1,000-litre free petrol, free roadside assistance, 5-year unlimited warranty and free traffic registration and 3rd party insurance, guaranteeing peace of mind to all Nissan’s customers.
Nissan Altima features expressive styling, an uplifting interior, two new powertrains, and advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility features while the Nissan KICKS comes with class-leading fuel efficiency thanks to its ......read more
With premium design and new advanced technologies, Nissan’s SUV flagship comes with added benefits this season
Kuwait, 29 January 2020: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is offering an exclusive peace of mind package deal on the popular 2020 Nissan Patrol as part of the festive seasons celebrations. The much sought-after model in Kuwait is renowned for its high level of sophistication, comfort, safety and connectivity.
Nissan Al Babtain customers can enjoy the 6th generation Nissan Patrol further with added benefits ranging from free service of up to 4 years, 1,000 litre free petrol, window tinting, free roadside assistance, 5 year unlimited warranty and free traffic registration and 3rd party insurance, ......read more
Continued recognition for its efforts to develop some of the safest cars on the road
Kuwait, 25 January 2020: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, prides itself in ensuring the highest level of safety across its models.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) ranked the INFINITI Q50 and INFINITI Q70 as top choices in its 2018 list of recommended vehicles for teens. With this distinction, INFINITI maintained to receive high marks for safety as well as used car choices. INFINITI's sports sedan offers a luxurious drive with a grounded feel and a Predictive Forward Collision Warning and Forward Emergency Braking, as well as a variety of available driver assist technologies while the Q70 features LED ......read more
Equipped to give you the drive of your life!
Kuwait, 13 January 2020: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, invites its customers to explore a new adventure through the popular features of the Infiniti Q50.
Available at a starting price of only KD 8,999, the Q50 is driver centric, powerfully elegant coupled with a striking performance and is available with 2.0-liter 208HP turbo-charged engine at 5,500 rpm with 350 Nm peak torque from 1,250 rpm. The INFINITI Q50’s fuel efficient engine is designed to offer enhanced performance while maintaining high levels of efficiency.
The steering wheel is sleeker and more performance based than ever, ensuring flawless drivability that triggers the senses. The Q50 delivers a ......read more
• New survey conducted by INFINITI Middle East as part of major new road safety awareness campaign
• More than half (56%) of parents in Kuwait do not feel that children should be wearing seat belts at all ages
• According to Kuwait law, everybody in the vehicle has to wear a seat belt at all times, and children up to four years of age must be provided with a child safety seat
Kuwait, 06 January 2020: More than half (56%) of parents don’t know the legal requirements for child seat belt use in Kuwait, according to a new survey.
More astonishingly, only 78% of parents said they require children to wear a seatbelt in the car, meaning 22% of parents surveyed do not enforce child safety measures whilst on the roads. The highest reason cited by parents (54%) ......read more
Winners excited to receive latest models of Renault Duster and Renault Megane RS
Kuwait – 9 December 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently awarded Victoriano G. R. Moraldi and Lulu Alfarsi with a Renault Duster and Renault Megane RS respectively upon their participation at the annual NBK walkathon.
The annual event which took place on 7th December 2019 on Gulf Road, falls in line with Renault’s CSR mission to promote the increased benefits of fitness while inspiring positive community engagement. The two lucky winners who had completed the NBK Walkathon this year, held under the theme titled “One Step Can Change Your Life”, were granted the chance to enter a draw and win the popular ......read more
Kuwait – 7 December 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently attended the first Renault Middle East regional skills contest 2019. Winners of the Renault national sales and aftersales contest held in Kuwait advanced to participate in the regional contest that was held in Park Hyatt hotel, Dubai.
The competition provided the contestants an opportunity to showcase their abilities by participating in a number of role-play activities, a written test and a team exercise for both sales and service. Based around the C@RE 2.0 and R School training programs, all the activities were designed to test each candidate’s skills and competencies as frontline staff for the Renault brand.
Previously awarded ‘Best Sales Executive’ ......read more
‘Gulf Express’ tire centers to transform into ‘Speedmate’ tire and automotive centers
Kuwait, 18 November, 2019: SpeedMate, operated by Al Babtain’s automotive retail channel, recently opened its first service center in Kuwait.. SpeedMate currently operates 700 automotive service centers in Korea and supplies OE equivalent auto spare parts for Asian vehicles in the global market.The products which are 100% Korean and mostly supplied by OE manufacturers is the first result of an 18th month initiative by Al Babtain to rebrand their existing ‘Gulf Express’ tire centers into ‘Speedmate’ tire and automotive centers.
By launching ‘SpeedMate’ in Kuwait, Al Babtain has cemented their vision of bringing local customers top notch-quality ......read more
Winners to compete in the regional skills contest in Dubai, November 2019
Kuwait – 22 October 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co., the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently held for the first time, the Renault sales and aftersales contests in the Al Rai showroom. The event serves as the ideal platform for the brand sales executives, technicians and service advisors to best demonstrate their skills and competencies and also entitles the winners to showcase their talents at the regional skills competitions taking place in Dubai on November 12th and 13th.
Azeem Ahmed received the Best Technicians award; the award for Best Service advisor was bagged by Ganesh Prasad and the Best Sales Executive award went to Mohammed Zaher.
The event was attended by senior management of ......read more
With premium design and new advanced technologies, Nissan SUV flagship delivers even higher levels of comfort, safety and connectivity
Kuwait, 7 October 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, recently unveiled the new 2020 Nissan Patrol at its Al Rai showroom. The much-anticipated model comes with its enhancements that offer customers even higher levels of sophistication, comfort, safety and connectivity.
The Nissan Patrol 2020 Launch was attended by Al Babtain Group CEO Mr. Saleh Al Babtain and The Chairman Mr. Khaled Al Babtain, the ICONIC SUV was unveiled in the midst of its media partners and senior delegates from Al Babtain Group and Nissan Middle East. Revealing the transition of the iconic model ......read more
KUWAIT, 17 September 2019: The INFINITI QX80 has received the 2019 Ideal Vehicle Award in the Luxury SUV segment from AutoPacific, the automotive research and consulting firm. The Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA) recognize vehicles that exceed owners' expectations, based on responses from more than 50,000 owners of new vehicles across all major manufacturers.
The 2019 IVAs are based on scores developed using results from AutoPacific's National New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey, where respondents rate 14 vehicle attributes concerning their desire for change. The INFINITI QX80 scored 1093 out of a possible 1400, beating out competitors’ premium SUVs.
The flagship SUV model has been created to meet the needs of today’s luxury car buyers, and introduces a more modern interpretation of upscale luxury to the ......read more
Leasing Offers continue on Nissan Models
Kuwait, 16 September 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, announces the continuation of the leasing offers on Nissan Patrol and ALTIMA so the customers can enjoy their driving experience on Kuwait’s roads.
Nissan Al Babtain guarantees attractive leasing prices without down payment in addition to a benefit package of free comprehensive insurance, free maintenance, a replacement car, roadside assistance and several benefits that comes along with the leasing offer guaranteeing peace of mind to all Nissan’s customers.
The leasing offer includes the new Nissan Altima, the sixth generation of Nissan’s best-selling sedan, Nissan Altima features expressive styling, an uplifting ......read more
“Lease it from Nissan Al Babtain and Enjoy Peace of Mind”
Kuwait, 26 August 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, announces the continuation of the biggest summer leasing offers 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, roadside assistance 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 Nissan Patrol, KICKS, X-Trail, ALTIMA, Maxima and Pathfinder.
Nissan KICKS has ......read more
‘Best Premium SUV’ at ‘Wheels Car of the Year’
Kuwait – 25 Augusts 2019: The INFINITI QX80 brought by Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, exemplifies INFINITI’s presence in the luxury SUV segment. The INFINITI QX80 takes INFINITI’s ‘Powerful Elegance’ design language in a bold new direction, creating a powerful, contemporary and commanding aesthetic.
The flagship SUV model has been created to meet the needs of today’s luxury car buyers, and introduces a more modern interpretation of upscale luxury to the full-size SUV segment. It will appeal to a buyer that demands space and utility, hand-crafted quality and modern design, and effortless on-road ......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, 20 August 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait exemplifies the all-new Nissan Altima. The sixth generation of Nissan’s best-selling sedan comes with a new benchmark in design, driving enjoyment and technology built within the new Altima.
The car features expressive styling, an uplifting interior, two new powertrains, and advanced Nissan Intelligent Mobility features.
It is longer and wider than the previous generation with a highly balanced, aggressive stance and the option of 19-inch wheels and tires. Inside, the all-new premium interior features a wide ......read more
KUWAIT, 20 August 2019: The 2019 INFINITI QX60 luxury crossover was recently awarded Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety* (IIHS), as well as a 5-star overall vehicle safety rating as part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) and New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).
Driven by the safety of its customers and their passengers as a top priority, the award-winning QX60 offers a combination of family-oriented features as well as a welcoming, carefully crafted design inside and out.
Standard on all QX60 models is a breakthrough technology designed especially for active families – Rear Door Alert. The new Rear Door Alert system, first introduced on the 2018 QX60, can help remind customers of things that may be forgotten in the rear seat, such as pets, ......read more
Opt for the first-ever Infiniti Twin-turbo, high potential models at affordable prices
KUWAIT, 17 August 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, urges its customers to explore the popular features of the INFINITI Q60 3.0-Litre V6 this special season. Known to deliver a confidence-inspiring and personalized experience behind the wheel, distinctive features that set it apart from its peers is the INFINITI Q60’s powerful elegance and striking performance.
The Q60 features an aerodynamic front and rear “Zero Lift” design. It keeps the vehicle from lifting at high speeds, giving stability – even in cross-winds – and full control of one’s steering.
For those who demand a ......read more
Kuwait 27 July 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co., the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait is proud to announce its Parts Executive Ranju Krishnan received the Silver medal under the Nissan Parts Executive Excellence Competency Award (NIPEC) category while Service Advisor Maha Ali won the Bronze medal in the Nissan Service Advisor Excellence Competency Award (NISAC) category. Additionally, Ranju Krishnan won ‘Best Performance’ award in the Telephone Handling category during the annual Nissan Regional Skills Contests this year.
Demonstrating exemplary expertise and professional excellence in their respective functions, Nissan Al Babtain’s winners - Maha Ali and Ranju Krishnan were chosen to represent the home grown brand AABC, after winning first place in the NISAC and ......read more
The milestone pays tribute to KAICO – the French automaker’s sole distributer in the country for 50 years
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 21 July 2019: French auto maker, Peugeot, is marking its 50th anniversary in Kuwait, cementing the brand’s rich legacy in the Middle East. The legendary French auto brand has been present in the gulf state - in partnership with Kuwait Automotive Imports Co. W.L.L (KAICO) – since 1969.
Over the past 50 years KAICO has sold some of the brand’s most iconic cars including the legendary 504 model; which was the most popular Peugeot model in the Middle East, and made history across the world as the 1969 European Car of The Year. Marketed for 15 years over a single generation since the brand’s launch in Kuwait in 1969, the 504 was renowned for ......read more
KUWAIT, 21 July 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, invites its customers to indulge in the best deals and enjoy popular features of Infiniti models ranging from Q50, QX50 to QX60 during the summer season.
Starting at only KD 9,999, the Q50 is driver centric, powerfully elegant coupled with a striking performance and is available with 2.0-liter 208HP turbo-charged engine at 5,500 rpm with 350 Nm peak torque from 1,250 rpm. The Infiniti Q50 is also available at 3.0 Litre Turbo generating 300 HP. The INFINITI Q50’s fuel efficient engine is designed to offer enhanced performance while maintaining high levels of efficiency.
The steering wheel is sleeker and more performance based than ever, ensuring flawless drivability that triggers the ......read more
Kuwait, 16 July 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in the State of Kuwait, is delighted to continue its valuable offer one of the most powerful in its class, the Nissan Patrol V8 can be purchased for only KD 15,999.
The 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. Poised to create a strong presence anywhere it goes, a fresh and modern design approach inspired the creation of the impressive exterior. The bold window graphic of the blackened A-pillar, 20” alloy-wheels, as well as the dynamic chrome grille all contribute to Patrol’s undeniable on road ......read more
• Aston Martin Valkyrie showcased dynamically ahead of 2019 British GP
• High performance test driver Chris Goodwin completes lap of Silverstone
• Verification Prototype 1 now set to begin extensive physical testing regime
14 July 2019: Silverstone, UK: Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its dynamic public debut in front of an enthusiastic crowd ahead of the 2019 British Grand Prix.
Piloted by Aston Martin High Performance Test Driver Chris Goodwin, the 1,160bhp machine, took to Silverstone’s world-famous Grand Prix circuit for its first public demonstration run. With the focus not on outright lap time, today’s showcase offers a glimpse of what is to come from this extraordinary hypercar.
Following months of digital modelling ......read more
• Festival of Speed Central Feature dedicated to Aston Martin’s racing history
• Central feature represents a continuous race track adorned with the Le Mans winning DBR1
• Aero kit released for Aston Martin’s true sportscar, Vantage
• ‘Q by Aston Martin’ unveils six ‘Vantage Heritage Racing Editions’ spanning 91 years of racing history
06 July 2019: Founded on a love for motorsport, Aston Martin’s racing history is as old as the company itself. In 2019, the marque celebrates two significant anniversaries – 60 years since its iconic 1-2 win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and 70 years since the company first raced at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. It is fitting then that the Central Feature at Festival of Speed this year ......read more
Kuwait – 27 May 2019: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al-Babtain Co (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Nissan in the State of Kuwait, is pleased to announce its latest aftersales service campaign that is applicable on all Nissan models prior to May 2016. Bringing its customers, the best of this season’s deals with added benefits, the new offer stands valid up to 3rd of June 2019.
Owners of Nissan models prior to May 2016 will now be entitled to a 30% discount on genuine car parts, 15% off on service labor with 13 points free checkup. Equipped with up-to-date tools and devices and managed by proficient, and trained service advisors, Nissan Al Babtain invites its customers to gear up for the summer season.
To ensure convenient access to all Nissan customer owners, Nissan Al Babtain presently owns 8 quick service centres, 3 ......read more
• Premier Motors Abu Dhabi is the second largest dealer globally by volume
• Sheikh Zayed Road showroom is the world’s top-selling showroom for both brands
• Land Rover Sales up 29 per cent and Jaguar Sales up two per cent over 2013-14
• UAE dealership wins Fourth Straight ‘MENAP Importer of ......read more
•Among other things, the "MEYLE Mechanics" show why the cooling system should be flushed:
Garage staff who have to replace water pumps can now find helpful support for this repair job on "MEYLE TV" on YouTube. In their latest video, the "MEYLE Mechanics" explain why it is necessary to flush the cooling system. The video also takes a look at the special ......read more
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: Automechanika, the leading international automotive trade show brand, has announced its expansion into Saudi Arabia, as it looks to boost direct access to one of the world’s most lucrative countries for the automotive aftermarket.
Automechanika Jeddah will take place from 26-28 January 2016 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events, with its inaugural edition set ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Manufacturers and distributors of the GCC’s automotive aftermarket gathered in Dubai today to discuss new opportunities in the region’s commercial vehicle (CV) market, as Saudi Arabia spearheads a regional surge in demand for CV spare parts and services.
According to global analysts Frost & Sullivan, there are currently 750,000 trucks and buses on Saudi ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 24 February, 2015: Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino and Toyota Material Handling in the UAE, was presented with the Automobile Customer Care Excellence Award by the Middle East Excellence Awards Institute, for the company’s contribution towards the development of smart customer services in the UAE.
The ‘Automobile ......read more
February 20, 2015 – Vancouver, Canada –ECOBREX Parts Canada, a subsidiary of Hardex Brakes Corp., the world leader in automotive brakes manufacturing and supply with a distribution network in over 50 countries worldwide, announced today the opening of a new warehouse distribution facility in Dubai, UAE. The new facility is expected to gain full functionality in April 2015. With two ......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
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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.
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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