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Kristiansund (Norway) - Cairo (Egypt) / It seems that Mercedes-AMG is on its way of revolutionizing the image and standing of electric cars, when it accepted the challenges of future motoring: the SLS AMG E-CELL is evidence of the state-of-the-art development of an exciting super sports car featuring a zero-emission high-tech drive. Boasting a power output of 392 kW and 880 Nm of ......read more
05-07-2010 / Munich - Cairo - Dubai / First the good news: BMW AG is launching a lot of interesting cars and bikes soon, such as the new BMW X3, the new BMW 3 series or its new 6-cylinder motorcycle. The bad news is, that those cars and bikes will probably never be sold or be successful in Egypt. Why? Well, first of all BMW Egypt / Bavarian Auto Group stopped selling bikes and ......read more
During the last three years, the Formula 1 has witnessed numerous fundamental changes in terms of racing car design, tire specification and regulations, in addition to the absence of the possibility of performing tests during the race season. After 10 seasons on grooved tires, Formula One racing returned to slick-tires in 2009, as part of moves to augment the focus on mechanical ......read more
Hot on the heels of her starring role at the World Cup kick-off concert and recent Glastonbury Festival appearance global pop sensation Shakira has announced details of the European leg of her 2010 world tour, sponsored by SEAT. A dizzying schedule of European dates throughout November and December this year will see the Colombian singer perform all over the Continent, with dates ......read more
القاهرة، 1 يوليو 2010 . عقدت شركة إكسون موبيل مصرهذا الشهر اجتماعها السنوي مع وكلاء الموزعين التابعين لها في فندق جراند حياة يومي27 و28 ابريل الماضي، كان هذا الاجتماع فرصة عظيمة تمكنت الشركة من خلالها من استعراض معدلات الأداء مع شركاء الأعمال ومناقشة القضايا ذات الصلة بهذه الصناعة ووضع الخطط التي سيجري تنفيذها خلال ......read more
Mercedes-Benz is ready for the sixteenth Goodwood Festival of Speed, and this year’s show will be bigger than ever with a range of brand new models, automotive legends and a look into the future. This year Mercedes-Benz will have cars in the F1 and Supercar Paddocks, the Moving Motorshow, the FOS-TECH Pavillion, on the Mercedes-Benz expo stand and of course on track. It will ......read more
McLaren Automotive will be presenting the new MP4-12C to a public audience for the first time at Goodwood Festival of Speed, which takes place from Thursday 1- Sunday 4 July 2010. Current Vodafone McLaren drivers and Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button and 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will drive the 12C up Goodwood Hill on Saturday and Sunday respectively in the ......read more
30.6.2010 / London - Goodwood / Visitors to this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (01.07.2010 - 04.07.2010) will have some amazing machinery on which to feast their eyes but none more unusual than the exhibit which greets them on the stand of Cummins, the world’s largest independent maker of diesel engines. The Cummins centrepiece emerged after a previous show when ......read more
Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel bounced himself back into the spectacular race for the world championship title of the 2010 F1 season after he won and scored full points at the rather dramatic and eventful European F1Grand Prix in Valencia, while his team-mate Mark Webber tried to prove in his car that Red Bull gives you wings, and scored zero points. More to that later. ......read more
Ford of Europe launched its stylish and technologically advanced new Mondeo at the 2010 Moscow International Automobile Salon on August 25. The new model features a restyled exterior and uprated interior, new high-efficiency Ford EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel powertrains, plus a host of new driver comfort and convenience features and safety technologies. The first official ......read more
23.06.2010 / Stuttgart/Affalterbach - Cairo After several years of a Bavarian white-blue dominance in the renowned International Engine of the Year Award, it is now the shining star from Stuttgart who is taking over the prestigious and most important categories at this award. The AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine took away two top accolades as part of the coveted "International Engine of ......read more
Drowsiness at the wheel are one of the main reason of road traffic accidents, especially in countries such as Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Egypt where a lot of families use their car to reach their holiday destinations. Summer sunshine and sandy beaches by the sea is the motto of many families in Germany, when in a few days' time the great annual holiday period gets under way in ......read more
16.06.2010 / The new 2011 VW Jetta has been unveiled at Times Square in New York, featuring a sharp new look, greater space and the most advanced range of petrol and diesel engines yet. The new 2011 Jetta is much larger and more upscale than the 2010 model, and is expected to cost around 15.900 $ in the loaded version when it arrives in October 2010. Drawing inspiration from the ......read more
Middle Eastern and Egyptian business men and traders from the automotive sector have the chance of attending some very interesting presentations and discussions this year at the Automechanika Aftermarket Forum. The Automechanika Aftermarket Forum will be once again a component part of the renowned complementary programme of Automechanika Frankfurt, which opens its doors from 14 to ......read more
Cairo-Paris-Dubai / Do you know what the French car maker Renault, the Korean car-maker KIA and (apparently very soon also) the Italian car-maker Alfa Romeo have in common? Well, first of all these three car-makers have the same importer in Egypt which is the Egyptian International Motors (EIM) owned by the well-known business man Mohamed Nosseir. Secondly, and this is the ......read more
General Motors Co. said it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles with heated washer-fluid systems following engine fires that occurred even after a 2008 fix on many of the same cars for similar problems. The recalls, to begin by 14th of June 2010, will affect 18 models of 2006-2009 Buicks, Cadillacs, Chevrolets, GMCs, Hummers and Saturns, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said ......read more
It is not clear yet if Nissan Egypt will display this awesome-looking car at the upcoming 2010 AutoMech Akhbar Elyoum or not. Shunning conventional design in favour of more creative thinking, the Juke will shake up the small car sector with a line-up that’s set to appeal to a broad spread of drivers. At the top of the range sits a thrilling 190PS turbocharged model available ......read more
Having finished the last three rounds of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge on the podium, Guy Wilks is hoping to continue his excellent run of success when he contests Round 5 of the series, Rally d'Italia-Sardegna (4-6 June), in his ? koda UK Motorsport Fabia S2000. Great performances in Brazil (2nd), Argentina (2nd) and Gran Canarias (3rd), and a 100% finishing record in his ......read more
Auburn Hills, Michigan / Although the old Jeep Grand Cherokee could not really compete with its German and Japanese competitors in the Middle East and North Africa, the new Grand Cherokee might be able to change that situation. Chrysler Group LLC released images today (May 19, 2010) of the all-new 2011 Jeep?® Grand Cherokee, an American icon and symbol of the new Chrysler. ......read more
As a result of customer feedback, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is preparing a recall of some Lexus LS 600h and LS 460 models equipped with the Variable Gear Ratio Steering (VGRS). The precise number of cars involved is still being finalised but initial figures show approximately 11,500 vehicles are affected globally. Around 40 units are to be affected in the UK market, while only 3 ......read more
For the second race in succession, Redbull driver Mark Webber won from pole, staying unruffled through four safety car periods caused by suspense-rich incidents to win ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel. Bernd Maylander, who drives the Formula 1 safety car since 2000, was the only person with his SLS AMG F1 Safety car ahead of the Australian driver during this weekend. ......read more
The Middle East is becoming more and more present in the most renowned international motor-sport series, including the top-class Formula One. A lot of companies from the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia are involved in the Formula 1 now, aside the presence of top-class racing circuits such as Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi as well as very popular racing circuits such as Al ......read more
13th May, 2010 / Monaco-Cairo / Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team-mates Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton will race at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix with individually crafted Steinmetz diamond crests on the steering wheels of their Formula 1 cars. The diamond crests will celebrate the world championship success of Jenson (in 2009) and Lewis (2008), as the two Vodafone ......read more
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