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25.03.2011 / Stuttgart – Ulan Bator – Abu Dhabi / The first time I saw the Mercedes Benz Zetros was at the outstanding Mercedes Benz stand during the last 2010 IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles. I thought it would not take too long until Mercedes Benz 6x6 customized luxurious mobile home superstructures would arrive to Saudi Arabia, the United ......read more
24.03.2011 / Reem (Saudi Arabia) - Cairo (Egypt) / Raed Abu Zinadh, Prince Mohammed F. A. Al-Saud and Abdulaziz Bin Laden won their respective Saudi Radical, Saudi Formula and Reem Club Bike races at the fourth Saudi Racing Festival, held at the Reem International Circuit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on Thursday. Abu Zinadh sealed his second successive victory in the ......read more
24.03.2011 / Affalterbach (Germany) - Le Castellet (France) – Abu Dhabi (UAE) / Following the successful conclusion of the development and test programme, deliveries of the SLS AMG GT3 to customer teams are commencing as planned. A total of 31 orders have been received for the 2011 racing season, and all the vehicles will be in the hands of the customers by early July. ......read more
24.03.2011 / London - Seoul - Dubai / As part of Hyundai’s Euro 2012 qualifier sponsorship, Hyundai created a series of �Boot Shoot’ idents where famous retired footballers were set football challenges around a number of Hyundai cars. The idents are currently live and will be seen on Saturday’s Sky coverage of the Wales vs England game. The idents proved ......read more
23.03.2011 / Abu Dhabi - Cairo - Tokyo / With the opening races of the 2011 FIA GT1 World Championship at the iconic Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi just four days away, both of Nissan’s competing racing teams go into the weekend fully confident of building upon a promising inaugural GT1 season in 2010, and challenging for title honours this time round. 2010 saw Nissan ......read more
23.03.2011 / Stuttgart - Abu Dhabi - Cairo / In the shape of the new C 63 AMG coup?©, Mercedes-AMG is presenting an autonomous, high-performance car that appeals to all the senses. Distinctive design is combined with a powerful drive package and dynamic handling. The new coup?© joins the successful C-Class AMG family, which includes the classic saloon as well as the practical ......read more
22.03.2011 / Reem (Saudi Arabia) – Cairo – Dubai / Saudi Arabia’s Reem International Circuit plays host to the fourth Saudi Racing Festival on Thursday 24th of March 2011, and several drivers and riders will be aiming to seal championship success at the Kingdom’s premier motor sport venue. The Saudi Racing Festival will feature a Saudi Radical ......read more
22.03.2011 / Dubai – Cairo – London / Existing Jaguar-owners in Egypt will probably not consider buying a new Jaguar soon, especially not while the current Jaguar dealer MTI is still in charge. This is not the case in the Middle East region, where Jaguar enjoys a much better reputation. That is probably also the reason why Jaguar Middle East has responded to the ......read more
21.03.2011 / Stuttgart - Dubai - Cairo / Today is the day that Porsche confirms further details regarding the 918 Spyder super sports car with its innovative plug-in hybrid drive. Production development is proceeding apace in the wake of the outstanding customer response to the concept car unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2010. Thanks to its unique hybrid technology, the 918 Spyder ......read more
21.03.2011 / Bologna - Dubai - Cairo / To celebrate the start of the 2011 MotoGP season, Ducati has released the new Ducati Corse App via the Apple App Store and iTunes (here). It’s free and full of info direct from the Ducati MotoGP Team pit garage and factory in Bologna. Discover everything you need to know about the Ducati MotoGP Team with Valentino Rossi and Nicky Hayden ......read more
20.03.2011 / Dubai - Cairo / A fleet of 40 Range Rovers are being put through their paces ahead of the Dubai World Cup, which will be held at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, 26 March. The premium luxury automotive brand will be used to chauffer VIP's, jockeys, and trainers around the Emirate. They are being donated to the Dubai World Cup as part of Range Rover’s sponsorship ......read more
18.03.2011 / Stuttgart-Tokyo-Kawasaki – One day after Hyundai announced a 1.3 million US Dollar donation to assist the recovery efforts in Japan, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation last week, Daimler AG announced that it will be providing two million euros as immediate aid for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The ......read more
17.03.2011 / Stockholm - Dubai - Cairo / With effect from September 1st 2011, the Board of Directors of AB Volvo has decided to appoint Olof Persson (46) - currently President of Volvo Construction Equipment - as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the Volvo Group when Leif Johansson, as announced previously, retires. As of May 1st, Olof Persson will become Executive ......read more
17.03.2011 / Cirencester (UK) - Dubai - Cairo / Although we reported a few days that the iconic Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution model will soon be taken off the production line, today Mitsubishi Motors UK confirmed the opposite. Built in Japan, the Lancer Evolution X is a refreshing alternative for customers looking for timeless elegance and presence, sharp dynamics, reliability ......read more
17.03.2011 / London - Tokyo - Cairo / MUGEN Euro is developing a highly-tuned version of Honda’s CR-Z, which will deliver “Type R-like� performance from the hybrid’s petrol-electric powertrain – and may offer even better fuel economy. This faster, more powerful car will make its world debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July. The CR-Z ......read more
17.03.2011 / Seoul - Dubai - Cairo / Hyundai Motor Group will donate 100 million yen (approximately US$1.3 million) to assist the recovery efforts in Japan, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation last week. The monetary donation will be made to the Korean Red Cross and delivered to the Japanese Red Cross to purchase immediate needs like blankets, ......read more
A lot of international and trendy companies in Egypt, such as Vodafone Egypt or EFG Hermes, are having gyms or 'chill-out areas' for its employees since 'refreshing' and 'recharging the batteries' is extremely important for being a productive and effective employee. One thing that should not be missing in such gyms or chill-out areas, or even in the offices itself, is a bean-bag. I ......read more
16.03.2011 / Birmingham - Seoul - Cairo / Hyundai will be showing two versions of the iLoad in Panel and Crew van format. Also making an appearance will be the first working Police converted version of the iLoad, kindly provided by Cambridgeshire Constabulary. This is in recognition of Hyundai Motor UK becoming a preferred supplier to the UK Police Authorities, whilst also ......read more
15.03.2011 / Munich - Cairo - Dubai / Ever since BMW introduced the first 6 series (known as E24) back in 1975, this elegant coupe has always been a head-turner. In 2003 BMW introduced the 'new' BMW 6 series (E63) which was also an amazingly good-looking and head-turning coupe. Especially the BMW M6 found lots of fans in Egypt and in the gulf region, mainly in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, ......read more
12.03.2011 / Silverstone - Cairo - Dubai The first McLaren MP4-12C GT3 to be built by McLaren GT - a new company that brings together the expertise of the McLaren Group and CRS Racing - has successfully undertaken its debut tests at the MIRA proving ground facility and Silverstone Circuit in England. McLaren GT has also appointed a new test driver to its team, 26-year-old ......read more
10.03.2011 / Brentwood, Essex, / To celebrate the centenary of Ford of Britain in 2011 the company is exploring its photo archive to reveal rarely seen images. Ford's British roots will be illustrated each week by a specially selected picture. With memories of Geneva Motor Show still fresh you could be forgiven for thinking green motoring is an invention of the 21st century. But, ......read more
08.03.2011 / Milwaukee – Dubai / Japanese bikes are known for their precision, British bikes are known for their heritage, German bikes are known for their technology as well as reliability and American bikes are known that they are different. I am not talking about the V8-propelled Boss Hoss or Victory bikes. I am talking here about the Harley Davidson bikes, which are not ......read more
07.03.2011 / Stockholm - Dubai - Cairo / Volvo has been in the Middle East and Egypt for quite some time now. A few month ago the Volvo headquarter decided to exchange its old dealership with a new dealership, that is why the first professional appearance of Volvo Egypt took place just a few weeks ago at the Ahram Formula Motor Show, with the promising models Volvo S60 1.6, V60 1.6 ......read more
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