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French tyre manufacturer Michelin, one of the world’s tyre technology leader, along with Dubai Municipality, Road Transport Authority (RTA) and Central Trading Company, part of the Al Rostamani Group and importer of MICHELIN tyres for Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has renewed its commitment to making road transportation safer by organizing the Truck Tyre Safety Checks Campaign for ......read more
Michelin announced today the launch of MICHELIN Pilot Sport4 tyres for the Middle East and African markets. The new MICHELIN Pilot Sport4, developed in partnership with some of the world's most demanding car manufacturers, is the latest in the line of high-performance MICHELIN tyres, to be made available in the region through Michelin authorised distribution partners. Pierre ......read more
توتال إيجيبت توقع اتفاقية حصرية لمدة خمس سنوات لتوريد منتجاتها العالمية لشركة القاهرة للتنمية وصناعة السيارات - مستورد بيجو الوحيد في مصر احتفلت شركة توتال إيجيبت اليوم بتوقيع اتفاقية شراكة لمدة خمس سنوات مع شركة القاهرة للتنمية وصناعة السيارات - مستورد بيجو الوحيد في مصر منذ 1967. وتنص الاتفاقية على أن تنفرد شركة ......read more
As partner in excellence at Mercedes-Benz World, Continental Tyres has successfully offered over three hundred motorists the chance to experience the difference in performance between summer and winter tyres, with free tests running between October and December at Mercedes-Benz World, Weybridge. UK drivers are six times more likely to have an accident during the winter months, with ......read more
The journey on The Road to the World Car continues with today’s announcement of the finalists in all five award categories. This release kicks off the countdown for the 2015 World Car Awards (the WCAs) prize-giving ceremony to be hosted by the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Bridgestone Corporation and Autoneum on Thursday, April 2, 2015. Winners of the 2015 World Car of ......read more
It is no secret that the Egyptian automotive media sector is one of the worst motoring media sectors worldwide. This ‘specialized’ media sector is full of unprofessional and incompetent writers and presenters and 95% of those working in this sector are nothing more than disguised advertising sales representatives or crime-scene reporters working at their newspaper, radio station or ......read more
Continental offers a range of tires for SUVs and 4x4 vehicles that leaves virtually nothing to be desired. Various summer tire models are available for four-wheel-drive vehicles to ensure that the right tires are available for each individual vehicle and its driving style. Leading 4x4 manufacturers, including Audi, BMW, Land Rover, Mercedes, Porsche, and Volkswagen, have already ......read more
The premium tire manufacturer and International automotive supplier, Continental, has been honoured with the GreenTec Award 2014 for a co-development project for rubber that can be industrialised from dandelion plants for tire production, “RUBIN- Industry Emergence of Natural Rubber from Dandelion.” The project, in partnership with the Fraunhofer institute for Molecular Biology ......read more
Continental has taken the Conti.eContact that was originally launched in 2011 with electric vehicles in mind and refined it to meet the needs of hybrid models. Thanks to the introduction of numerous new technologies and processes, this new and extensively hand-crafted summer tire is the first from Continental to obtain the top A rating on the EU Tire Label for both wet grip and ......read more
Mercedes-Benz Egypt and NATCO have displayed that they are among the leading luxury car brands in the Egyptian automotive premium segment by opening a new and impressive sales, service and spare parts facility, also known as 3S, in the Red Sea area As an act of confidence in the Egyptian economy and as part of a better service for the existing 300 Mercedes owners in the Red Sea and ......read more
With its new tire range, Conti EcoPlus, the premium German tire manufacturer, Continental, is setting new benchmarks in commercial goods transportation. Maximum optimization of rolling resistance with no compromise on mileage is the highlight of this latest tire range for use in long distance and regional distribution on highways and other expressways. Following the launch of the new ......read more
Cooper Tire Europe has signed a three-year agreement with the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy which will see the tyre manufacturer supply its tyres to drivers on all 12 rounds of the all-action Championship. World RX, which is promoted by IMG Motorsport, has made a number of significant announcements over the past few months including the signing of ......read more
Dunlop, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high and ultra high performance tires, is focusing on its sporty and dynamic brand positioning at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. In addition to the Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG fitted with Dunlop Sport Maxx RT on its booth at Geneva, Dunlop has also recently been approved on a number of leading AMG cars. Successful race tire development ......read more
Dunlop, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high and ultra high performance tires, announces today that its Sport Maxx RT tire, built on racing technology, has been chosen by Mercedes-AMG as the fitment to its new CLA 45 AMG model. The new CLA 45 AMG will be fitted as original equipment on Dunlop’s Sport Maxx RT in a size 235/35ZR19 91Y XL MO, which was specially ......read more
Goodyear Dunlop's showcased their latest in tire innovations & technology for SUVs and other urban cross-over tire ranges including its high performance Dunlop tires at the Geneva Motor Show last week. With a focus on the “beyond tomorrow”, Goodyear has revealed a future SUV tire concept which takes the discussion on rolling resistance and wet grip to new levels. The concept is one ......read more
Tyre engineers in Japan have for the first time, employed a super computer normally used for climate simulation, together with the SPring-8 Materials Research Centre and its synchrotron radiation facility, to create a new energy-efficient tyre. These powerful simulation tools, offering the ability to analyse at sub nano level, the effects of compound and construction, form part ......read more
Richard Hill and Pat Cooper took their newly-built MKII Ford Escort to an historic win in last weekend’s Red Kite Historic Stages event – the opening round of the West Wales Rally Spares R.A.C. Rally Championship. The 60-strong field enjoyed stages in the Calo and Crychan complexes and, though conditions were surprisingly good considering the ongoing wet weather, the return of ......read more
All models of the Porsche Panamera will be equipped with Michelin tyres when it is launched in July 2013 – in all regions and for all driving conditions. These will include summer, winter and all-season tyres in 12 sizes. Summer Tyre: Michelin Pilot Super Sport The Michelin Pilot Super Sport was created through the unique combination of three components: the aramid fibre belt, ......read more
Pirelli Tyre Middle East starts its Summer P ZERO™ campaign and will give away this year an Ipad Mini (16 GB) free of charge for every purchase of 4 P ZERO™ tyres till stocks last. The promotion will last only 10 days from June 7th to 16th and will be run simultaneously all across GCC countries. The campaign will be advertised on the major radio channels and will take place in ......read more
Dear readers and internet users, Auto Arabia Media Group and Renault Egypt EIM is happy to invite you to the ‘Auto Arabia Gathering & Renault Test-Drive Day’ on Saturday 01.06.2013 from 10.00am to 5pm at the Renault Show-Room and Service Center complex at Abo Rawash (6th of October City – Cairo). Invited and registered guests will be able to enjoy a relaxed and family-friendly ......read more
The truck tire industry plays a very important role when it comes to cost-efficient transportation and road safety, especially in the Middle East and North Africa region. This is why all the major tire manufacturers like Michelin, Pirelli and Continental keep on developing new tires and road safety-related systems. So, only a few weeks after Pirelli introduced its ......read more
Just last week (28.03.2013) The Skoda Superb completed the 100 000 km long-term endurance test performed by the German automotive magazine "Auto Bild" (issue No. 13), finishing it with the German ‘Note Eins (1)’, which is equivalent to the grade "A" and therefore considered the best mark possible to achieve. The German car magazine had 24 months time to take the qualities of ......read more
French tire manufacturer Michelin today announced that the all of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Black Series cars will be fitted with the new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres. Delivering superior performance is engrained in the genetic code of the AMG brand. It’s also the mission assigned to the new Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres, which will equip all new Mercedes-Benz SLS ......read more
Honda is introducing four years free servicing and roadside assistance on a range of models to help drive down the cost of new car ownership. This offer is available on CR-Z, Insight and British-built Jazz (excluding Jazz Hybrid), Civic and CR-V orders until the end of September. â– Four years complimentary servicing and roadside assistance on wide range of models ......read more
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