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A lot of Porsche Carrera GTs are racing around circuits in the Middle East and Asia these days. While some of the most promising Middle Eastern drivers of the region are currently in Bahrain testing the Carrera GT for a possible GT3 Challenge, the atmosphere will also be heating up in Malaysia in a few days. The 2009 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia title will come down to the wire in a ......read more
25.11.2009 / Wolfsburg-Cairo / Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, and Hans Dieter P?¶tsch, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft responsible for “Finance and Controllingâ€?, will join the Board of Management of Porsche Automobil Holding SE effective November 25, 2009. They will ......read more
Automobili Lamborghini and Pirelli, once again in a unique partnership: the House of the Raging Bull’s super sportscars were among the luxury vehicles chosen by the tyre manufacturer for the new 2010 Pirelli calendar presentation, which took place last night in London. A Murci?©lago LP 670-4 SuperVeloce and two Gallardos - an LP 560-4 Spyder and the latest limited ......read more
23.11.2009 - Munich / Cairo / Dubai - While all car-fans and professional motoring-journalists around the world where watching the unveiling of the new BMW 5 series live from Munich, it seems that BMW Egypt and BMW Middle East were not paying attention at all to this highly anticipated event. And while Auto Arabia Media Group was the first and only media in Egypt and the Middle East ......read more
Stuttgart/Cairo - From the 2010 season, German driver Nico Rosberg (24) will drive for the new Mercedes team in the Formula 1 World Championship, Mercedes-Benz Motorsport announced today. Three years after his father Keke had won the Formula 1 World Championship, Nico Rosberg was born in Wiesbaden, Germany on 27 June 1985, inheriting his racing DNA from his father. At the age ......read more
World premiere of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. LIVE: CLICK HERE . Technical Problems? Click here (opens new browser ......read more
24.11.2007 / Goodwood - Cairo - Abu Dhabi / While Rolls Royce was unveiling the Ghost in Abu Dhabi we received an interesting rumor from Europe. Sources say that at the last Goodwood Festival the Rolls Royce spokesperson Richard Carter stated that an electric engine would be great in a limousine like the Phantom, since most of its owners use it to drive around the city or downtown, ......read more
London/Cairo, Several companies, including Nissan-Renault, wanted to win this prestigious contract of becoming the official automotive partner of the 2010 London Olympic Games. But then Lord Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) announced that BMW has become the Automotive Partner of London 2012. BMW Group ......read more
A few weeks ago Porsche launched the 911 GT3 Cup which will race in many domestic Carrera Cup Championships in Germany, Asia, France, Italy, Japan, Scandanavia, Great Britain and soon also the Middle East. Now, Porsche has prepared a further development of the 911 GT3 for racing in the 2010 motor sport season; the 911 GT3 R. Created for racing in series based on the international FIA ......read more
Luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Parmigiani announced the latest in the line of Bugatti concepts developed by Parmigiani that underscores the watchmakers’ technological virtuosity in a new dimension - or rather four. The challenge this time relates to how the timekeeper is worn and how it can always be kept close by, in all of life's situations. Evolving to the rhythm of ......read more
18 November 2009 / Woking-Cairo / A sensational double World Champion driver line-up was created today as Jenson Button joins Lewis Hamilton at Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, which announced a few hours ago the signing of the reigning World Champion Jenson Button to a multi-year deal. He will be partnered by 2008 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, who will be embarking on his fourth ......read more
16.11.2008 / Hannover-Cairo / Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge (Commercial Vehicles) is building some of the best, if not THE best, mini-vans worldwide. And although the Multivan and Caddy Life are not very popular and immensely under-estimated in the Middle East and North Africa region, both the Multivan and the Caddy Life in all their different versions proved to be the bench-mark in ......read more
Mercedes-Benz will enter the Formula 1 World Championship with its own team, beginning with the 2010 season, and Daimler AG and McLaren Group will change their form of cooperation with effect as of 13 November 2009. This was announced by Daimler AG. Daimler AG together with Abu Dhabi-based Aabar Investments PJSC will take over 75.1 per cent of the Brawn GP team, with Daimler taking ......read more
Shenyang/Beijing/Cairo - A few weeks ago the Bavarian Auto Group, the assembler of BMW and the BMW and MINI importer in Cairo, announced plans to open another factory in Sudan in an apparent step to compensate its stagnating sales numbers of BMW, Brilliance and Mahindra in Egypt. And while the Bavarian Auto Group tries to expand in Sudan, the BMW AG expands massively in the ......read more
Temperatures below freezing, wind, snow or rain. November to April are the worst months of the year for around 575,000 German golfers and also for the golfers in the UK and other parts in Europe. The vast majority of the 693 courses in these parts are unplayable and the greens are often closed. To fill the time, you could try a golfing holiday in southern Europe, in the United ......read more
Parisian luxury fashion house SAINT HONORE announced the signing of former French Formula One star and actor Paul Belmondo as a brand ambassador to endorse its range of products creating an association with the world of racing. Born on April 23, 1963, Paul is a successful former French racing driver who raced in Formula One for the March and Pacific Racing teams. He is the son of ......read more
In line with its philosophy of constant improvement to its high performance icon, Nissan has introduced a series of minor but key updates to the GT-R to maintain its position as the definitive accessible supercar. Under the skin, by changing the front spring and damper rates, the ride comfort is improved, while handling becomes even more dynamic thanks to improved responsiveness and ......read more
Automobili Lamborghini is strengthening its position on the Chinese market by opening a new dealership in Hangzhou and a new showroom location for its Beijing dealership, which has recently been expanded and is now the largest sales outlet for the Raging Bull brand in Asia. These newly opened facilities are part of the Sant’ Agata Bolognese-based company’s growth ......read more
While the reputation of the Ferrari Egypt dealership is creating a lot of displeasure among Ferrari owners and fans in Egypt, it is more than obvious that the reputation of Ferrari and its president Luca di Montezemolo in the other parts of the world is as brilliant as it could get. This week Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo received the "Golden Steering Wheel�, one of the ......read more
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, set to open in 2010, is the world’s first Ferrari theme park and largest attraction of its kind. It will be an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families. The Park pays tribute to the passion, excellence, performance, technical innovation that Ferrari has established over the years and represents today. Its iconic ......read more
In their meeting this week (6.11.2009) the Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, appointed Lutz Meschke (43) a Member of the Executive Board of the manufacturer of sporting premium cars. With immediate effect, Meschke, previously the Head of Central Controlling of Porsche AG, is taking over top management of the Finance and Operations Division as well as Purchasing ......read more
DETROIT – Carl-Peter Forster, GM group vice president and president, Opel Europe, will be leaving his role as head of European operations and will advise the company during the transition to find a new CEO, it was announced today. With the departure of Forster, GM will initiate an immediate external search for a new CEO for Opel Europe and will work with Opel leadership, ......read more
Porsche Carrera Cup Asia race in Shanghai goes Christian Menzel Team StarChase driver Christian Menzel took a lights-to-flag victory in Round 10 of the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia today, moving one step closer to winning his first Asian title. Starting from pole, the German won his fifth race of the year, beating Briton Tim Sugden and Team Jebsen driver Darryl O’Young at the ......read more
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