The first-ever Cadillac XT5 will arrive to Cadillac dealerships in the Middle East at the end of June, continuing the brand’s product-driven growth. XT5 was unveiled in Dubai last November, and enters the strongest category in the luxury automotive space, the midsize luxury crossover segment, where Cadillac has consistently been a consumer favorite. “The arrival of this ......read more
Only a few months after TOTAL Egypt took over all the gas and service stations from SHELL Egypt, we started noticing the huge difference between TOTAL and SHELL, especially here in Egypt. The recent opening of the most-inviting and most customer-friendly service station I have experienced in Cairo so far was a huge, although probably not intended, embarrassment for SHELL Egypt. ......read more
For the third year in a row, Infiniti, one of the fastest growing premium automotive brands in the region will be the sole automotive partner for the Arab Luxury World conference in 2016. The two-day annual conference brings together high-profile individuals from across the luxury industry, including manufacturers, retailers, distributors, financial sector players and fashion ......read more
Volvo Cars is set to launch a new V90 marketing campaign featuring global footballing star Zlatan Ibrahimović. The new campaign, which airs for the first time on May 30th, comes following speculation of further collaboration between the former Paris Saint-Germain F.C. striker and the Swedish premium car maker. “The campaign is a celebration of the independent mind, of the power ......read more
'Is this bike a Harley?' Whether it is a Honda Shadow or a Harley Davidson Electra Glide, this is by far the most asked question any biker would get when people ask about his/her cruising bike. What exactly is driving this to happen? It has no cultural background. A gentleman in Egypt will ask that same question as a gentleman in Italy. It seems that the brand HD has made a ......read more
Michelin announced today the launch of MICHELIN Pilot Sport4 tyres for the Middle East and African markets. The new MICHELIN Pilot Sport4, developed in partnership with some of the world's most demanding car manufacturers, is the latest in the line of high-performance MICHELIN tyres, to be made available in the region through Michelin authorised distribution partners. Pierre ......read more
For the first time in the Middle East and North African market, customers can now purchase any Renault model through a limited-time offer, which includes a five-year or 1 million kilometer warranty along with a five-year or 100,000 km service, trade-in assurance and more. This might even be the first-time in automotive history that such a 1-million-km warranty offer has been offered ......read more
In its 8th round, the internationally admired MercedesTrophy golf tournament kicked off its final qualifying round at the Palm hills golfing club on the 9th of April 2016, following a series of qualifying events that were held across Cairo, Giza and Alexandria taking place at Egypt’s leading golfing clubs including the Alexandria Sporting club, and the Mirage City golf club, where ......read more
"ميلي ميليا" ليس مجرّد سباق للسيارات، بل هو لقاء تقليدي يجمع بين هواة السيارات من مختلف أنحاء العالم. فعلى دروب إيطاليا الخلابة التي تعبر بين مناظر طبيعية تخطف الأنفاس، يحتفل هؤلاء بشغفهم المشترك تجاه هذه السيارات الكلاسيكية التي تزاوج بين الدقة الفنية والأداء الميكانيكي العالي، فضلاً عن الأناقة المترفة التي ......read more
- ثلاثة مشروعات مصرية فائزة في مسابقة “STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR 2016 BY TOTAL” لريادة الأعمال التي أطلقتها شركة توتال في مصر - الجوائز تبدأ من 70 ألف وتصل إلى 160 ألف بجانب التدريب الفني من شركة توتال إيجيبت - المشروعات الفائزة تركز على تطوير تقنيات الري لأصحاب الأراضي الصغيرة، وتيسير حصول المرضى على الرعاية الصحية، وتحسين جودة حياة ......read more
Over the past few years, the reputation of the renowned German brands Volkswagen and Audi as well as the Spanish brand SEAT have been damaged a lot by the Egyptian Automotive & Trade Company (EATC), which is unfortunately the official importer of those three brands in Egypt. Aside from the scandals and corruption accusations between both EATC partners, the Beirut-based Lebanese ......read more
The Deep Orange 6, “a next-generation Toyota concept vehicle” developed and engineered by students from Clemson University, has been unveiled this week at the SAE International 2016 World Congress and Exhibition in Detroit, MI. By using TeXtreme® carbon fabrics in its door panels, rear hatch, dashboard, and bumpers and cladding, significant weight savings, improved ......read more
The Road to World Car journey ended today with the declaration of the MAZDA MX-5 as the 2016 World Car of the Year. The winner was announced during a press conference hosted by the New York International Auto Show, Bridgestone Corporation and Autoneum. 2016 marks the 10th anniversary of the partnership between World Car and the New York show, and the third consecutive year that the ......read more
397 kW (540 hp), from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds, top speed 318 km/h (197.6 mph) – the new Audi R8 Spyder* with V10 naturally aspirated engine merges impressive performance with the allure of open-top driving. Its striking design and high-end technologies demonstrate the concentrated expertise of the premium brand. Audi is unveiling its new open high-performance sports car ......read more
في أجواء مليئة بالإثارة والتشويق والصور التذكارية.. مرسيدس-بنز تسلّط الضوء على مُحبي السهر في أبرز الوجهات الأنيقة بدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة سيحظى محبو السهر في دبي هذا الشهر بلحظات مميزة من الأناقة والتألق، وذلك من خلال التوقف في عدة وجهات عصرية في دبي وأبوظبي لكي يتم التقاط صورهم الفوتوغرافية كنجوم للسهر ......read more
Just over six years after the company was formed, McLaren Automotive has announced details of its Track22 Business Plan, taking it through the next six years through to 2022. Maintaining a spotlight on the development of the world best drivers’ cars, McLaren Automotive will continue to focus purely on the development of two-seater sports and supercars. At the heart of the Business ......read more
Although many Maserati fans are eagerly awaiting the launch of Maserati's first SUV, it seems that the Maserati fans in Egypt will have to wait much longer than the fans in the rest of the Middle East as Maserati will probably launch the SUV with a importer rather than with the unprofessional MTI importer. But at least the Maserati fans in Egypt will be able to enjoy the world ......read more
Usually we do not publish reader’s letters and complaints in our articles and news section, but this complaint from our reader Mohamed Ragab Hadary about the AUDI-Volkswagen-SEAT dealership discriminating his veiled fiancée at the recent AUDI A4 launch event had to published here as well as in the reader’s letter section. As soon as we receive an official reply and statement from ......read more
باقي أقل من أسبوع واحد على المشاركة في مسابقة STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR BY TOTAL انتهاء التقديم في 31 يناير 2016 مسابقة Startupper of the Year by Total تدعم المبادرة الرئاسية لدفع عجلة الاقتصاد عن طريق تشجيع الابتكار وريادة الأعمال توتال مصر تدعو أصحاب المشاريع المتميزة في مصر للمشاركة أو استكمال إجراءات التقديم في مسابقة Startupper of the Year by Total قبل يوم ......read more
The German Wolfsburg-based automaker Volkswagen AG assumes it will have to buy back about 115,000 cars in the United States of America as a consequence of the recent emissions scandal, according to newspaper reports on Thursday (07.01.2016). A German daily newspaper said Volkswagen expected it would have to either refund the purchase price of a fifth of the diesel vehicles affected ......read more
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Is Egyptian car market corrupt or collapsing?
Is the Egyptian car market collapsing or is it just a corrupt and unprofessional car market? This is surely one of the most asked questions these days. Everybody is asking ...