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
New iconic design features focused on aerodynamic performance
New four-wheel steering system
Significantly enhanced suspension and electronics and customisable driving modes
More powerful naturally aspirated V12 engine produces 740 hp
0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds, top speed of 350 km/h
VIP clients given sneak preview of new model ahead of launch
Drivers give seal of approval after comparison test with predecessor
Kuwait, May 22, 2017: Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Lamborghini in Kuwait, recently gave supercar owners in the state a sneak preview of the all-new Lamborghini Aventador S.
As the demand for luxury cars continues to increase across the country, Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company hand-picked VIP Lamborghini owners for the exclusive preview event and a first ......read more
The European Car of the year 2017 launched in Dubai
Dubai, UAE, May 8, 2017: The all-new PEUGEOT 3008 CUV was unveiled last Wednesday during a regional launch event at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. The high-profile event was attended by Jean-Philippe Imparato, Chief Executive Officer of Peugeot brand, Jean-Christophe Quemard, Executive Vice-President Africa-Middle East of PSA Group, Cedric Zayoun, Managing Director of the GCC region at PSA Group and UAE’s celebrated rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, in addition to over 100 key figures from the industry and prominent media outlets from the UAE and the region.
Under the theme “Stop imagining the future; Drive it”, the event featured futuristic multi-sensorial stations, where the attendees got the chance to discover the vehicle with a unique ......read more
Whether on an off-road adventure or for everyday driving in the city – the Audi Q2 is the all-rounder. Sporting a youthful styling and packed with state-of-the-art technology, it made its public debut at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show and is available at Audi Kuwait showroom represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company ... Starting price for the Audi Q2 is KWD 11,495.
At first glance the Q2 already shows its muscles. With broad shoulders and angular styling, it is brimming with energy and confidence. The low roofline and high window line give the sporty car a coupe-like look and a crouching stance on the road. Especially striking are the wedge-shaped headlights, the high position of the Singleframe grille and the generously sized air inlets. The rear body has a taut appearance with a long roof spoiler ......read more
Special event included healthy sporting competition and stacks of giveaways
Kuwait, March 29, 2017: Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company shone the spotlight on teamwork and togetherness during an employee family fun day.
The busy fun-packed event, which was held at a private camp and brought together the employees and their families for a chance to engage and interact with colleagues and their relatives in a relaxed environment while enjoying some friendly sports and physical competitions.
Employees, alongside senior management from Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive representative of Audi, Lamborghini and Škoda in Kuwait, embraced the occasion and took part in a range of activities.
The day witnessed some healthy sporting competition in football, volleyball, tug of war and lots more, ......read more
New design highlight for Audi Kuwait customers
Powerful six-cylinder engine for more driving pleasure and efficiency in the S5
High tech interior with Audi virtual cockpit
Kuwait, February 21, 2017: Audi revolutionized its mid-size class in 2007 with the A5. The German carmaker created a work of art that took fans around the world by storm. Nine years later Audi has marked the launch of the second generation with a new, honed look and high tech everywhere. The new generation of the A5 Coupé is athletic, sporty and elegant. Its design goes hand in hand with sophisticated aerodynamics. Under the skin the A5 impresses with an all-new chassis, powerful engines, and innovative infotainment features and driver assistance systems. The new Audi A5 and S5 Coupé are now available at Audi Kuwait showroom represented by Fouad ......read more
Kuwait, January 8, 2017: Concept car turn series production model, the Mercedes-Benz G 500 4x4² has arrived in Kuwait and is available at A.R. Albisher and Z. Alkazemi Company, the authorised general distributor of Mercedez-Benz in Kuwait today announced.
A new highlight in the rich history of the G-Class, the G 500 4x4² is a pure new creation in the G-Class family which understands the need for extreme off-road driving with no boundaries, while preserving the legendary Mercedes-Benz comfort and style.
Inspired by the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 superior all-wheel-drive powertrain, the new series is powered by an all-new Mercedes-Benz biturbo V8 engine with 422 hp and a choice of 22-inch wheels or 18-inch beadlock wheels, carbon-fibre fender flares and roof spoilers with LED lighting body parts, and seductive ......read more
The ŠKODA flagship: new claim in the automotive mid-class segment
Comfort: new Superb – first ŠKODA with adaptive suspension (DCC)
Success story: more than 700,000 ŠKODA Superbs sold since 2001
Kuwait, 20 December 2016: The name alone is a commitment: a ŠKODA Superb has to be something special. In accordance with this task, the ŠKODA designers and developers have taken the new ŠKODA Superb to a new level in terms of creativity and technology. The ŠKODA Superb is driving the brand forward with its new, modern and emotionally-rich design, its above-average spaciousness has once again been improved and it benefits technically from the Group’s innovative MQB technology. Generous dimensions, innovative assistance systems for safety, environment and comfort, engines and ......read more
Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, is offering clients of Ahli United Bank a preferred deal on their favorite Audi models, starting from KWD 11,999
Kuwait, 24 November 2016: Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, has partnered with Ahli United Bank to provide its clients with a unique offer when they purchase any Audi vehicle through the dealership.
The promotion, which is valid until the 30 November 2016, presents customers preferred service agreements and benefits upon the purchase of any Audi model. Audi Kuwait offers customers an extensive range of models available from KWD 11,999 with the addition of 1-year comprehensive insurance, a 5-year/75,000 km service package; 3-year warranty/unlimited mileage, 3-year road side ......read more
Region First Specialized Company for Motors Maintenance and Customization
Dubai, UAE, November 7, 2016: On Friday, Dr. Mahareiq Group opened the second branch of Strokerz Middle East in Dubai Investment Park, Dubai. The event was attended by VIPs, motorcycles fans, and riders from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon.
Strokerz Middle East-Dubai will be the first specialized company that provides maintenance and customization services according to best international standards. It is also the biggest GCC company as per the area of the workshop and number of bikes it can accommodate.
This new branch translates the commitment of Mahariq Group to realize the vision of Dr. Mohammad Hisham, Group Founder, to promote the comprehensive motorbikes services in the UAE to the highest levels by 2020, and to produce ......read more
Dubai, UAE, October 6, 2016: Gargash Enterprises, The authorized general distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah & Northern Emirates, reaffirms its social commitment yet again by introducing ‘Score for Charity’, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the region. In a unique collaboration with Al Ahli Football Club, Gargash Enterprises has announced a contribution of AED 1,000 for each goal scored by Al Ahli Football Club’s first team players during the Arabian Gulf League 2015-16 Season to the Rashid Centre for Disabled in Al Barsha.
The proceeds generated throughout the season will enrich the lives of the children with special needs associated with the center through education and therapy initiatives. Gargash Enterprises is overwhelmed to accelerate on the social front with its contribution for ......read more
The new Audi Complete package offered by Audi Kuwait is tailored to customer needs with an extended service period of up to 120,000 km, a maintenance package up to 120,000 km, and warranty offer for up to 5 years with unlimited mileage.
Kuwait, 22 September 2016: Audi is offering Kuwait Audi owners the opportunity to purchase new extended service and maintenance agreements for all new cars, which provide comprehensive care, peace of mind and ensures their vehicle’s best performance.
Audi Complete provides customers with service and maintenance packages which are available with optional upgrades at Fouad Alghanim and Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait. Maintenance and service agreements can be upgraded up to 120,000 km, covering Audi vehicles for a 5-year plan, depending on the ......read more
The sales executive named ahead of his peers across Middle East Markets in the annual Audi Pole Position Program 2015
Kuwait, September 3, 2016: Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive, Sales Executive Ahmad Fathallah has been recognized as Audi Customer Champion of the Year during an award ceremony for Audi dealerships across the region.
The highly respected Audi Pole Position Program, an internal award, honors Audi sales teams and individuals working across the GCC, Lebanon and Jordan. This year the prestigious title of Customer Champion of the Year the title is earned by an employee of Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, has won.
Tarek Al Shafie, General Manager & Dealer Principal - Audi Kuwait congratulated Fathallah, ......read more
The season kicks off with The Guide Oman’s off-roading adventure followed by monthly trips to the Dubai desert and once in a lifetime trip to the snow terrains of Iceland in 2017
Dubai, UAE, August 15, 2016: Arctic Trucks, the region’s specialist in 4WD vehicles modification has a brand new season planned for off- roading enthusiasts, a schedule which gets into gear this October and includes two trips to neighbouring Oman and also tackling snowy heights in Iceland.
After the tremendous success of their first expedition to Iceland earlier this year and previous collaborations with off-roading clubs in the UAE, Arctic Trucks has a new adventure calendar lined up for all those who seek to take on the terrains, whether it be sand or snow!
Hjalti Hjaltason, Arctic Trucks General Manager, highlights, “We ......read more
Existing and prospective customers were invited to an exclusive gathering and test drive event at Lamborghini Kuwait showroom in Shuwaikh
Kuwait, July 19, 2016: Lamborghini Kuwait hosted an exclusive event on Wednesday, June 22 at Shuwaikh showroom for Lamborghini owners and prospective customers during a ‘Bulls & Coffee’ evening.
The gathering, hosted by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer for Lamborghini in Kuwait, provided existing and prospective customers an opportunity to network over coffee while having their cars checked.
“It was an amazing sight to see different iconic Lamborghinis from different eras gather together,” said Ihab A. Bou Hassan Marketing Manager at Fouad Alghanim and Sons Automotive Company. “From the iconic LM 002 to the ......read more
Kuwait, June 7, 2016:
Ali Alghanim and Sons announced last week the winners of the final three 2016 BMW vehicles at its weekly May raffle that celebrated the Company’s 30th anniversary as the exclusive importer of BMW cars in Kuwait.
The exclusive promotion, which ran for a full month, ended with a surprise where lucky , Intsaar Jadaan Al Anzi won two cars – a BMW 4 Series Coupe and a BMW X3 in the same draw under the supervision of Kuwait’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Sulafa Muhammad Ali also drove away in a BMW 5 Series.
Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive importer for BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce, Land Rover & McLaren vehicles in Kuwait, gave away 12 BMWs in four draws between 11th May and 1st June 2016. “At Ali Alghanim, we like to celebrate our ......read more
Kuwait, 23 May 2016: From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, from 0 to 200 km/h, 9.9 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h. The Audi R8 naturally-aspirated V10 mid-engine thrills with up to 610 hp of power and responds instantly to throttle inputs. The new Audi R8 is the aerodynamic concept of a race car: it is the dynamic vanguard of Audi – no other car with the four rings is so close to car racing. The all-new Audi R8 V10 engine and V10 plus model are now available at Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company Audi Kuwait showroom.
“The Audi R8 was and will always be the sports car icon of the four rings,” says Mr. Tarek AlShafie General Manager & Dealer Principal - Audi Kuwait “from the stability and the dynamics of the quattro drive to the engine and the dual-clutch S-tronic transmission without ......read more
Kuwait, May 10, 2016: Hosted by Audi Kuwait represented by Fouad Alghanim and Sons Automotive Company, the 8th Audi quattro Cup golf tournament recently concluded attracting Audi and Golf enthusiasts from Kuwait and across the world. The Audi quattro Cup, amateur golf calendar’s most celebrated tournament was held at Sahara Kuwait Golf Resort.
The tournament finished on an exciting note with Deepak Malhotra and Manoj Jolly finishing in first place, who now qualify for the world final to be held in Barcelona, Spain on October 6th. In second place were Cesar Gonzalez-Bueno and Vikram Issar while third spot went to Simon Davidson and Dave Ludkin. The ‘Longest Drive’ prize of the tournament went to Ahmed Deghedi for a splendid effort. In the ‘Closest to the Pin’ category Kim Young ......read more
Kuwait, 1st May 2016 - Lamborghini Kuwait provided fashion-conscious men with the perfect opportunity to experience pure Italian style in both cars and tailoring during April. Partnering with Ermenegildo Zegna, discerning men visiting the Zegna boutique at Salhia Complex could view both the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2 and meet Ermenegildo Zegna’s master tailor from Italy, during the open event that took place between the 16 and 23 April 2016.
The automotive display organised by Lamborghini Kuwait, operated by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, gave Zegna customers the privilege of being among the first to view the new Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2. This two-wheel drive version of the successful Huracán coupé, previously only available in four-wheel drive configuration, was also available for ......read more
Benchmarking synthesis of technology and esthetics
Best drag coefficient in its class
New equipment concept with sport and design selection
Kuwait, March 15, 2016 – The new-generation Audi A4 is a fascinating synthesis of technology and esthetics. All the technology in the brand’s bestselling family has been redeveloped so that it yet again defines the benchmark in the segment. During the development work, high priority was placed on the reduction of CO2 emissions. All technologies were focused on reducing drive resistance. The new Audi A4 has just arrived in Kuwait at Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company showroom, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait.
A good example is aerodynamics: The A4 Sedan has the best drag coefficient in its class at 0.23. The new models also have impressively low ......read more
Kuwait, January 25, 2016: The new BMW 7 Series set new benchmarks within the premium segment. Combining state-of-the-art comfort with dynamic agility and styling, the latest instalment of the sophisticated sedan is available in three luxury packages: Pure Excellence, M-Sport and Individual Design.
Amongst its enhanced refinement include elements such as the futuristic headlamp technology, BMW Laser Light, the glamorous welcome of the Light Carpet and star-gazer-inspired panorama glass “Sky Lounge” sun roof.
Inside the vehicle, superior technology offers both driver and passenger extraordinary levels of comfort and luxury. A host of new BMW ConnectedDrive driver assistance features include the intuitive Touch Command: a 7-inch Samsung tablet positioned in the rear of the vehicle that offers passengers a ......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