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In Egypt, producing and selling cars is a very lucrative business in terms of return on investment and hefty profit margins, which local dealers make by selling cars at grossly expensive price tags. That this price policy is business-harming in terms of the number of units imported and sold in Egypt, giving a distorted image about the Egyptian market, is becoming quite obvious for ......read more
02-11-2010 / Gaydon - Cairo - Dubai / Aston Martin and horological partner, Jaeger-LeCoultre announced yesterday the launch of the AMVOX2DB9 Transponder timepiece which affords the owner of a DB9 the luxury of opening their sports car by simply pressing on the sapphire crystal of their watch. The AMVOX2 DB9 Transponder heralds the third generation of the revolutionary creation ......read more
Building on its multi-award winning product line-up, ? koda has announced the introduction of a four-wheel drive 2.0 TDI CR 140bhp (103 kW) engine with automatic DSG transmission to hatchback and estate versions of the Superb, Octavia Estate and Octavia Scout. ? koda Auto keeps enhancing the value of its vehicles. Simply Clever solutions provide the best possible price/performance ......read more
To begin with, one has to state, that Motorsport victories and Motorsport heritage are a very efficient tool for marketing a brand and to improve its image and sales numbers. Furthermore, large automotive companies also implement technologies taken from the Motorsport to street cars, after extensively testing it and adjusting it for the use on the road. All the above-mentioned facts ......read more
28.10.2010 / Stuttgart-Cairo-Dubai It seems that Mercedes customers in Egypt are extremely lucky these days. Unlike the other car manufacturers and importers in the Egyptian automotive market, Mercedes Benz Egypt had the courage this week to announce over the past few days in several Egyptian newspaper, an official recall regarding the power-steering for all the 2010 Mercedes Benz ......read more
محكمة جنوب القاهرة تصدر حكمها برفض دعاوى الرواس ضد ميتسوبيشي القاهرة في 28/10/2010 صرح السيد جون معتوق المستشار القانوني لميتسوبيشي ومدير مكتب دى ال ايه معتوق بسيونى DLA Matouk Bassiouny قائلا: " أن محكمة جنوب القاهرة – الدائرة الثامنة تجارى اصدرت حكمها فى الدعاوى ارقام 43 و 50 و 173 لسنة 2010 تجارى والمرفوعة من الرواس وقضت بعدم قبول ......read more
28.10.2010 / Stuttgart â€“ Mercedes-Benz has taken three first places in Europe's largest public internet survey. The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG even scored top honours in two awards, winning both the super sports car and coup?© category as well as simultaneously being voted Europe's most popular car. The Mercedes-Benz R-Class also picked up an Internet Auto Award 2010 as Europe's ......read more
24.10.2010 - Seoul South Koreaâ€™s introduction to the world of Formula 1 was nothing short of spectacular, with just about every element of what has made this the pinnacle of the sport contained in 55 laps of non-stop drama. Despite the inclement weather, more than 80,000 spectators turned out for the 2010 FORMULA 1 KOREAN GRAND PRIX, proving motorsport has now truly arrived ......read more
As everyone expected, nobody could compete with the Red Bulls in Suzuka on Sunday afternoon as Sebastian Vettel led home his team mate Mark Webber by nine-tenths of a second in an entertaining and suspenseful race in which the five title contenders finished in the top five places. With the German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel coining his pole position into the third triumph of the ......read more
14.10.2010, Sharjah (UAE) - Cairo (Egypt) - It was a lucky day for the German car manufacturers in general and Porsche and Mercedes Benz in specific, today at Middle East Motor Award, which took place during the Sharjah International Motor-Show in the beautiful emirate of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates. The German car manufacturers Mercedes-Benz and Porsche were able ......read more
The normal Skoda Fabia 1.6 is surely one of the most under-rated cars in Egypt and the Middle East, let alone the Skoda Fabia RS. But in the UK the situation is totally different, where Fifth Gear presenter Jonny Smith made full use of the Fabia vRS' standard 7-speed, twin-clutch gearbox and its 0-62mph time of just 7.3 seconds to break seven national records for time taken to cover 5km, ......read more
مدرسة لتدريب الصغار على مهارات القيادة الأساسية ومبادئ السلامة على الطرق في عالم فيراري أبوظبي أبوظبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة: سيحظى زوار مدينة عالم فيراري أبوظبي من الصغار بفرصة الانطلاق في جولتهم الأولى خلف عجلة القيادة في إحدى سيارات فيراري المصغّرة الرائعة وتعلّم العديد من مهارات القيادة الأساسية، ليقوموا بعد ......read more
Damascus - Cairo / While the Italian JVD rally organizers and Egyptian automobile club officials in Cairo are busy with the start of the Pharaons Rally on the 4th of October, officials at the Syrian Automobile Club in Damascus have confirmed that four of the front-runners in the 2010 FIA Middle East Rally Championship have already entered the sixth round of the series, which takes ......read more
Paris-Cairo-Dubai / Following over 15 million sales in 37 years across 100 countries around the world Volkswagen has unveiled the seventh generation of the Passat at the Paris Motor Show. Establishing benchmarks in quality, design, economy and comfort the new Passat is not only the most advanced iteration yet but also the most efficient. A completely new look styled by Klaus ......read more
As always Mercedes Benz prepared some interesting surprises at Paris Motor Show. And unlike the other German competitors from Ingolstadt, Munich, Wolfsburg and Zuffenhausen all of those Mercedes surprises and new premieres will have an important impact on the markets in Egypt and the Middle East. Since style and technology are starting to play an important role at the purchase desicion ......read more
24.09.2010 / Maranello - Cairo - Dubai / Ferrari announced today the presentation of the SA APERTA at the Paris International Motor Show 2010. This is a special series model of which a strictly limited number of just 80 will be built. All have already been sold. Ferrari chose to build 80 SA Apertas in celebration of Pininfarina's 80th anniversary. The SA nomenclature also pays homage ......read more
24.10.2010 / Affalterbach â€“ Cairo / The very impressive Mercedes SLS AMG will be writing new headlines again this weekend. On Saturday, 25th September 2010 the new SLS AMG GT3 will join the starting lineup on the racetrack for the first time. Bernd Schneider and Thomas J?¤ger will be taking part in the four-hour race for the VLN N?¼rburgring endurance championship. Training ......read more
Before the Formula 1 race, which took place yesterday at the famous Monza circuit, a lot of critics had limited the contenders for the 2010 drivers crown to Australian Red Bull driver Mark Webber and British Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver, after Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull), Jenson Button (Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) and Fernando Alonso (Scuderia Ferrari) failed to score any points during ......read more
Stuttgart/Cairo. With a power output of 408 hp, outstanding vehicle dynamics and emphatically sporty equipment, the new 911 Carrera GTS ascends to the pinnacle of the Carrera model series. 23 hp more than the 911 Carrera S enable the new GTS â€“ available as Coup?© and Cabriolet â€“ with 3.8-litre engine to close the gap up to the 911 GT3 with 435 hp. This additional ......read more
New Mercedes, Audi, Volkswagen, Infiniti and Nissan models will be unveiled in public for first time in Middle East at Expo Centre Sharjah during UAEâ€™s largest auto show. Through their respective UAE dealerships, Mercedes, Volkswagen and Nissan have chosen The International Automobile Show (IAS) 2010 to publically unveil new models for the first time in the Middle East. ......read more
The â€œMondial de lâ€™Automobileâ€?, which will be held in Paris from the 2nd to the 17th of October 2010, will be the highlight of the 2010 automotive year where a lot of cars will be presented to the public for the first time world wide and celebrate in Paris world premiere. Especially German car manufacturers, such as Audi, BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen are ......read more
Ingolstadt/Cairo 04.09.2010 - Audi is targeting a new vehicle class with the A7 Sportback. This large, elegant five-door model unites the emotion-packed character of a coupe with the comfort and prestige of a sedan and with the functional utility of a station wagon. With its lightweight body containing numerous aluminum components, the powerful and highly efficient V6 engines, the ......read more
دبي، في إطار احتفالات شركة جاكوار بالذكرى الخامسة والسبعين لتأسيسها، قام فريق تصميم جاكوار بعرض مشروعهم التصميمي الرائد، سيارة "XJ75 بلاتينيوم كونسيبت"، في معرض "كونورز ديليغانس" للسيارات الذي تجري فعالياته خلال الأسبوع الجاري بمدينة بيبل بيتش الأمريكية. وتعد سيارة "XJ75 بلاتينيوم كونسيبت" أول تصميم تطلقه شركة جاكوار ......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 ...