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An all-new concept car is set to catch the â€?i’ of visitors to the Geneva Motor Show next month. Hyundai has chosen the event to reveal the i-flow, a stylish saloon that previews the look of its new D-segment contender. Styled at the company’s European design headquarters in R?¼sselsheim, Germany, i-flow is expected to attract much attention, thanks to its ......read more
The E-Class has always taken its place in the ranks of the world's most popular automobiles. An impressive collection of major national and international awards underlines its exceptional status. Just recently, this public favourite and trendsetter was the recipient of the GOOD DESIGN?® Award in the Business category - the oldest award for outstanding product design. Since ......read more
ميونيخ، 14 فبراير 2010، قامت شركة فولكس واجن، أكبر مصنّع للسيارات في أوروبا بعرض سيارتها الأكثر ابتكاراً من الناحية التقنية على الإطلاق، وهي سيارة طوارق الجديدة ـ بإطلاقها من خلال برنامج "Touareg Late Night Show" الذي أُذيع مباشرةً في أنحاء العالم مساء العاشر من فبراير. وستتوفر سيارة طوارق الجديدة للعملاء المحليين في منتصف شهر ......read more
BMW has always been building sheer-driving-pleasure cars. One of them is the BMW X5. And this spring, BMW will write the latest chapter in the story of the world’s first Sports Activity Vehicle?®, the BMW X5. Originally launched for the 2000 model year in late 1999, the BMW X5 permanently changed the automotive landscape. It proved that the driving dynamics, responsiveness, and ......read more
2010 seems to be a promising year for Mercedes Benz. Not only will the company start the 2010 Formula One season with 7-time F1 World Champion Michael Schumacher racing in the Mercedes Petronas F1 race car, but the German car manufacturer is also among the most successful brands in the readers vote for the Off-roader of the Year 2010 held by a German motoring magazine specialized in ......read more
One-make cups in the Middle East and Gulf region havent really proved to be successful. This now might change with the new Porsche Cup Middle East. The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East, an exciting new one-make motor racing series attracting some of the region’s most promising young drivers, makes its UAE debut at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit this weekend with ......read more
BMW will be introducing a new brand within its company group, which already includes the brands BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce. A working group inside the company is already busy with the subject Mobility in the future. The new brand and its models are aimed to be mobility solutions for the mega-cities. The first Mega-City Vehicle is expected to be launched in mid 2010. In this context, ......read more
Honda Motor Co. recalled 646,000 of its Fit/Jazz and City automobiles worldwide because of faulty window switch after a child died when fire broke out in a car in 2009. The Honda recall includes 141,084 vehicles in the United States and covers the models sold in North America, South America, Europe, South Africa and Asia, but not Japan, a spokeswoman said. Neither Honda Egypt nor ......read more
For the first time, Euro NCAP can now release its top five safest cars of 2009, based on their maximum five star award and their overall score. Top of this list is the Volkswagen Golf VI that was first tested in 2008 under the former rating scheme and was re-released in 2009. The Honda Insight Hybrid and Toyota Prius, two fuel-efficient vehicles tested in 2009, were second and ......read more
Motorcycles are becoming more and more popular in Egypt and the Middle East region. Surely that is one good reason why you should check out the London Motorcycle Show 2010. The London Motorcycle Show will host among others the UK launch of the 2010 Ducati model range as the bright lights of the capital city illuminates an eagerly awaited line-up that includes the hugely anticipated ......read more
Toyota Motor Europe announced today the recall of 8 Toyota models in Europe, to solve a potential accelerator pedal issue. The involved models and production periods are as follows: •AYGO (Feb 2005 – Aug 2009) •iQ (Nov 2008 – Nov 2009) •Yaris (Nov 2005 – Sep 2009) •Auris (Oct 2006 – 5 Jan 2010) •Corolla (Oct 2006 – ......read more
Cars have always been the favorite toy of rock-stars and singers. The Scorpions are no exception, as the German hard rock band will do an acoustic live performance on stage exclusively for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina) on Saturday, Feburary 6th. The new Volkswagen Amarok will be presented to journalists in the South American countryside ......read more
Toyota owners in Egypt and the Middle East should take this recall very seriously. After recently issuing a huge recall for 4.2 million vehicles due to floor mats reportedly jamming the accelerator pedal in a fully open state, the company confirmed that it would implement brake override systems in order to stop cars which aren’t responding to the normal brakes. Now, Toyota is ......read more
Several U.S. investments funds, including Elliott Associates, Glenhill Capital and Perry Partners, have filed a lawsuit against the German car manufacturer Porsche, as reported by The Wall Street Journal yesterday (27.01.2010). The funds are seeking to recover more than $1 billion in losses related to Porsche’s takeover bid for the Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen company. The ......read more
Today we received a very unique press release from Honda, informing us, among others, what we could do with the ?£3000 we would save when buying a Honda Insight instead of the Toyota Prius. Honda says that the Honda's Insight has reaffirmed its status as the most affordable hybrid car on the UK market with a brand new PCP offer. Customers can now get behind the wheel of the Insight SE ......read more
Positioned as the flagship of the 308 CC petrol range the new 308 CC THP 156 automatic sees the introduction of a new “AT6� 6-speed automatic gearbox, further strengthening the vehicle’s image as a distinctive and dynamic vehicle. The new “AT6� automatic gearbox has been developed by “Aisin AW� to specifications defined by the PSA Peugeot ......read more
Leverkusen, Cairo, Dubai / A highlight at this year’s Geneva Motor Show in March will be the world premiere of the all-new Mazda5, which is especially good at meeting the needs of European families with active lifestyles. “Our main goal with the all-new Mazda5,� says Hideki Matsuoka, Mazda5 Programme Manager, “was to develop a new C-MAV that combines ......read more
Modena, Cairo, Dubai / The Maserati customer service in Egypt has a very bad reputation, due to the many complaints from Maserati owners, Ferrari owners, Jaguar owners and last but not least Land Rover and Range Rover owners, who are all serviced by one importer, MTI Egypt and MM Group. Fortunately in Europe it is very different. One hundred Alfa Romeo MiTos produced ......read more
The new BRABUS GL 63 Biturbo, which celebrates its world debut at the DUBAI INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW, combines three attributes to almost perfection: Strong as a bull, sporty yet elegant and with exclusive appointments. With this luxury SUV BRABUS further expands its impressive portfolio of exclusive high-performance automobiles. The 4x4 SUV is powered by a BRABUS B63 Biturbo 6.3-liter ......read more
On his first asphalt rally in a Fabia S2000, ? koda UK Motorsport driver Guy Wilks achieved the team’s goal by finishing in a strong points-scoring 6th position on the Rallye Monte Carlo. Having celebrated his 29th birthday during the event, the Darlington-driver scored three points to make an encouraging start to his 2010 Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Co-driven by Phil ......read more
Hyundai is much more successful in Europe than it is in the Middle East and North Africa, especially because of its involvement in the previous and upcoming FIFA Soccer World Cups as well as because of its approach to green and environment-friendly technologies in its model range. Therefore Hyundai is set to build on its industry-leading scrappage success in the UK with ......read more
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced today (25.01.2010) the appointment of Quill Motorcars Sdn Bhd as its authorised dealer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The opening of the new show-room in Kuala Lumpur comes only a few weeks after Rolls Royce canceled its dealer-ship agreement with the Bavarian Auto Group (BAG) in Cairo, which in-spite of that is still advertising and announcing that they ......read more
Over the past few weeks it was Michael Schumacher's return to the Formula Championship which made most of the motor-sport and also some of the non-motorsport headlines. Today Schumy made some more headlines, as the new Silver Arrows Formula One works team MERCEDES GP PETRONAS was presented at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. Nico Rosberg and seven-time Formula One World ......read more
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