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Kia Motors Europe has achieved a milestone for sales of cars bearing its industry-leading seven-year warranty, with three million cars now sold in Europe under the brand’s unrivalled quality promise. Kia first offered a seven-year powertrain warranty with the introduction of the first-generation Kia cee’d at the end of 2006, and launched a comprehensive ......read more
 
الظهور العالمي الأول لسيارة "فيجين مرسيدس-مايباخ ألتيميت لاكشري" - قيادة حصرية بأعلى المستويات كشفت الشركة المصنّعة للسيارات الفاخرة مرسيدس-بنز وللمرة الأولى عن سيارة "فيجين مرسيدس-مايباخ ألتيميت لاكشري" التي تعبّر عن أعلى مستوى من الحرفية والتميّز، وذلك خلال مشاركتها في معرض "أوتو تشاينا 2018" الذي أقيم في مدينة بكين ......read more
Last season DMC Sports TV was the only-free-to-air Arabic satellite channel in the Middle East region to broadcast the Formula E championship to the over 350 million people living in the Middle East and North Africa region. And since I was the commentator of this existing and innovative racing series, I was very happy when I read that the iconic Pininfarina brand and the well-known ......read more
Panasonic Jaguar Racing today unveiled the concept livery for the Jaguar I-TYPE 3, their Gen 2 race car for season five of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship. As the British team continue their mission ‘Race to Innovate’, this marks another historic moment in Jaguar Land Rover’s electrification strategy. The Gen 2 race car is a bold, futuristic and dynamic design and a big ......read more
It seems that the image of Mercedes Benz in Egypt is slowly but surely disintegrating and falling apart, with both the existing Mercedes owners as well as the potential new Mercedes buyers. But even more critical for the image and reputation of the Mercedes brand, is that the image of Mercedes Benz Egypt is falling apart with the non-automotive mass media and with the specialized ......read more
In Fiscal Year 2017 (31.12.2017), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. achieved new historic landmarks. The Italian super sports car brand from Sant’Agata Bolognese increased worldwide sales by ten percent from 3,457 to 3,815 units. Thus, sales grew for the seventh consecutive year and almost tripled since 2010 (1,302 units). Turnover exceeded one billion Euro for the first time in ......read more
 
Land Rover today announces a limited-edition high-performance version of the iconic Defender, with up to 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered to celebrate the Land Rover marque’s 70th anniversary in 2018. The Defender Works V8 pays homage to the early high-powered engines in both the Series III Stage 1 V8 from 1979 and subsequent Defenders including the 50th Anniversary Edition, ......read more
 
Land Rover will mark its 70th anniversary with a series of events and celebrations in 2018, beginning with the restoration of the vehicle that started it all – one of the three pre-production Land Rovers shown at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show launch. This gave the world its first glimpse of the shape that would become instantly recognisable as a Land Rover. For years the whereabouts ......read more
In Fiscal Year 2017 (1 Jan - 31 Dec), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. set another historic sales record. With 3,815 cars delivered to customers around the world, the Italian super sports car producer continues its global growth for the seventh consecutive year. The world premiere of the Super SUV Urus at the end of 2017, and its market introduction starting from summer 2018, marks a new ......read more
Peruvian team pilot Nicolas Fuchs and Argentinian Fernando Mussano powered the Borgward Rally Team to land 3rd place, revealing the sporting strength of Borgward’s German automotive intelligence and agility during the first stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally from Lima to Pisco in Peru. The annual motorsport rally is holding its 40th edition in Latin America – crossing three countries – ......read more
شل هيلكس الراعي الرسمي للمنتخب المصري في كأس العالم 2018 أعلنت شركة شل للزيوت-مصر، حصولها على رعاية المنتخب المصري في كأس العالم المقرر عقده في روسيا، في الفترة من 14 يونيو وحتى 15 يوليو 2018. تمثل رعاية المنتخب المصري إنجاز وإضافة جديدة لتاريخ نجاحات شركة شل للزيوت، انطلاقًا من حرص الشركة على مشاركة الشعب المصري في ......read more
Automobili Lamborghini launches its third model the Lamborghini Urus, the first Super Sport Utility Vehicle, and creates a new niche in the luxury segment with benchmarking power, performance and driving dynamics, unparalleled design, luxury and daily usability. “The Lamborghini Urus is a visionary approach based on the infusion of Lamborghini DNA into the most versatile vehicle, ......read more
Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim today announced that they have signed definitive agreements for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan. “Groupe Renault is delighted to extend its international footprint by entering Pakistan, a fast-growing market with a 10% annual growth rate. By partnering with Al-Futtaim, a very professional and renowned ......read more
 
The emotional designs and high-performance models issued by Lexus in the last few years prefaced a new chapter for the brand, one that begins now with the arrival of the all-new 2018 Lexus LC flagship performance coupe. Available now at Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility and exclusive distributor of Lexus in the United Arab Emirates, the LC combines stunning ......read more
Twenty-five years after the legendary LM002 ceased production, Automobili Lamborghini will launch the Urus on 4 December 2017 in Sant’Agata Bolognese, again creating a new class of Super SUVs. In advance of the Urus world premier Automobili Lamborghini looks back on its SUV legacy in order to recall an extraordinary automobile. The black LM002 (chassis #12231) from the ......read more
McLaren, the British creator of luxury sports and super cars, has confirmed that the next model to be introduced under its Track22 business plan will be an addition to the Ultimate Series. Its mission is to be the most extreme, track-concentrated road car McLaren has yet designed. To be publicly revealed in the first quarter of 2018, it will be delivered ahead of a second future ......read more
Renault has taken the wraps off SYMBIOZ, an integrated house and car that work together in harmony. SYMBIOZ extends the vision of autonomous, electric and connected cars to a time when vehicles fully interact with connected homes, cities, other vehicles and road infrastructure and become even more personal in the travel, energy and entertainment preferences of people who use them. ......read more
Stagnation means regression, and consequently the BRABUS engine developers were not content with the most powerful variant of a Mercedes G-Class to date with 625 kW / 850 HP (838 bhp) and a peak torque of 1,450 Nm (1,069 lb-ft). At the IAA 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, the BRABUS 900 WIDESTAR celebrates its world premiere. The platform is provided by the G 65, whose twin-turbo V12 engine ......read more
Fresh from the Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari Racing Team drivers Sebastian Vettel, Kimi Räikkönen and Antonio Giovinazzi have swapped their scarlet F1 race car for a spin in the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrofoglio, the marque’s most powerful production car ever made. A thrilling film shows the three Ferrari drivers behind the wheel of the Giulia Quadrifoglio – which can achieve a top ......read more
Bentley Motors is announcing the North American debuts of three extraordinary models: the Continental Supersports, Bentayga W12 editions and EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, at Monterey Auto Week, 17-20 August. The luxury British brand will showcase five extraordinary models – the Supersports coupe, Continental GT V8 S, Bentayga W12, Flying Spur W12 S, and Mulsanne Speed at The Quail: ......read more
"تويوتا إيچيبت" تطلق الجيل الجديد من سيارتها "فورتشنر 2018" في مصر بنسبة تصنيع محلى 40% من قطع الغيار بالتعاون مع الهيئة العربية للتصنيع • أحمد منصف: نحرص دائماً على دعم السوق المصري وتزويده بأحدث الطرازات • سيف الدين: نطور خطوط إنتاجنا بإستمرار لمواكبة أحدث أساليب التكنولوجيا الإنتاجية للسيارات • تويوتا فورتشنر ......read more
Volvo is aiming at setting a new benchmark with the Volvo XC60 in the premium medium-size SUV segment and changing the perception of the consumer and the new leadership in this highly competitive and lucrative segment, not only in Europe, the USA and China but also in the Middle East and Egypt. Therefore it was no surprise that the Volvo mother-company invited Auto Arabia as the ......read more
Following an incident at the recent Azerbaijan Grand Prix involving a collision between Car 5 (Sebastian Vettel) and Car 44 (Lewis Hamilton), Sebastian Vettel was today invited to attend a meeting at the FIA’s Paris headquarters. He was accompanied by his Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene. He reviewed the incident together with a panel comprised of FIA Deputy President for Sport ......read more
 
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker synonymous with advanced safety systems, has once again been recognised for its contribution to improving traffic safety and reducing fatalities and serious injuries on our roads by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the United States. Per Lenhoff, Senior Manager, and Magdalena Lindman, Technical Expert in Traffic Safety ......read more
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