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"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
Automobili Lamborghini continues development of its production site, announcing construction of a paint plant. The new building will be completed by the end of 2018 and will be used to paint the body of the Urus SUV, which is scheduled to arrive on the market next year. The paint plant will extend over more than 10,000 square meters, further expanding the production site, which will ......read more
Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of INFINITI in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has unveiled the all-new INFINITI Q60 – a premium sports coupe that combines a completely new design with adrenaline-charged performance and dynamics. The latest INFINITI model will continue to deliver the brand’s premium experience to a new segment of customer and, along with Al ......read more
The largest Bugatti showroom in the world is opening its doors today on Sheikh Zayed Road in the centre of Dubai. The French super sports car manufacturer’s facility in Dubai is the 15th location in the brand’s global dealership network with the new award-winning brand design. Bugatti’s long-standing sales and service partner in the UAE is Al Habtoor Motors. With 30 orders ......read more
Only in very rare occasions do we publish reader's complaint on our front-page in addition to the regular reader's letter section. Today is one of those rare occasions as we received this complaints from another annoyed and disappointed BMW owner, this time a BMW 7 series owner. We are not surprised that BMW Egypt /Bavarian Auto Group BAG became extremely arrogant and careless in ......read more
Preparations are in full swing for the highly anticipated third consecutive edition of Custom Show Emirates (CSE) 2017, which is set to return from 30 March – 01 April 2017 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, after two thrilling editions that have positioned it as the most exciting automotive event of the region. The show has registered a major increase in new exhibitors from Italy, ......read more
Only a few days ahead of the 2017 Geneva Motor show (March 9-19), the Renault-owned Alpine division revealed today the first images of the new two-seater sports car, which it will premiere at the Geneva Motor show. Its name is A110, reflecting the timeless principles of compact size, light weight and agility that made the success of the “Berlinette”. The A110 features a ......read more
The Kia Stinger is being plunged into the depths of Arctic winter for the latest stage in its development, ahead of its market introduction in the second half of 2017. Moving from the company’s European test base at the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, engineers are now subjecting Kia’s new fastback sport sedan to extreme sub-zero temperatures and icy conditions of ......read more
 
Volvo Cars, the premium car maker from Sweden, has announced that the all-new XC60 SUV – which will be revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in March – will feature three new advanced driver assistance features aimed at keeping the driver out of trouble. Taking the high fatalities rates and poor road safety records in most of the Middle Eastern and North African countries, those ......read more
Renault e.dams has won the third ePrix of season three of the FIA Formula E Championship with a mature and confident drive from Sébastien Buemi on the Puerto Madero circuit. The win is Séb’s third in a row and the team’s sixth consecutive victory, taking the Renault e.dams tally to twelve from twenty-four ePrix since the series inauguration, a 50% success rate. Nico Prost ......read more
Volvo surprised us with some extremely good-looking and innovative models lately, such as the S90, the V90, the V90 Cross Country and the XC90, which obviously eflected on their local and global sales. The Swedish premium car maker has reported a robust 66% increase in operating profit in 2016 to SEK11.0bn (USD 1.24bn) compared to SEK6.62bn (USD 7.45m) in 2015, as global sales hit a ......read more
In Germany one would say 'the launch of the new Mercedes E-Class in Egypt stands under no good star'. 'Standing under no good star' is the translation of 'Steht unter keinem guten Stern', which is a well-known German saying and which means that the start or launch of something is quite unlucky or has lots of negative things related to it. Same could be said about the recent launch of ......read more
The best-selling models Duster, Sanero and Logan are sold in some international markets under the brand Renault (such as in Egypt for example) and in other markets under the brand Dacia. In the UK, Dacia recorded its best-ever year of sales in 2016 since it experienced the most successful launch of any new car brand in the UK at the beginning of 2013. Sales of Dacia’s ......read more
Last week was a busy week in Egypt for the Senior Vice President for TOTAL Africa, Stanislas Mittelman. One day after announcing and signing a five-year contract with the Egyptian El Marakby group at a professional and well-organized press conference at the Four Seasons First Mall Hotel in Giza, Mr. Mittelman had a meeting with the Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, to which he ......read more
In line with the UAE Vision 2021, Dubai Police has signed a “Collaboration Agreement” with Nissan Middle East, outlining a partnership that will see the introduction and implementation of a new road safety technology service called “Smart Response”, which is the first of its kind in the Middle East. At a special signing ceremony that took place at the Dubai Police stand ......read more
BMW Egypt has been very busy lately with solving their countless customer complaints and with promoting their outdated locally-assembled models, and therefore have no time (and no interest) in announcing the important news and model launches of the BMW AG mother-company in Munich. And since BMW Egypt and their PR 'partners' have no time for communicating the important BMW news and ......read more
Renault e.dams opened season three of the FIA Formula E Championship in emphatic fashion with Sébastien Buemi taking his seventh career Formula E win and Nico Prost working his way back through the field to finish fourth in the HKT Hong Kong ePrix. The team leaves Hong Kong with 37 points in the Team Championship, ahead of ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport and Andretti Formula E who both have ......read more
In 2010, the DeZir concept car embodied the renewal of Renault’s brand identity by inaugurating a new styling signature founded on simple, warm and sensuous lines. As the worthy successor to the DeZir, TREZOR marks the beginning of a brand new design cycle. Groupe Renault Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn and Laurens van den Acker, SVP Corporate Design, Renault, will unveil TREZOR, ......read more
Sales of Ford’s performance cars in Europe have almost doubled this year, with close to 31,000 sold in the region August year-to-date – a massive 98 per cent up on 2015. This year Ford will sell more than 200,000 performance cars globally, including Mustang, Focus RS, Focus ST and Fiesta ST – nearly double the volume of three years ago. Almost 14,000 of this year’s new ......read more
Aston Martin has commenced production of the highly anticipated DB11 for UK customers, the first core car launched under the luxury carmaker’s six year ‘Second Century Plan’. With the first DB11 coming off the Gaydon production line today, first deliveries to customers will take place during October. Aston Martin President and CEO, Dr Andy Palmer, who will personally assure ......read more
At the same time while they skipped the Paris Motor Show, the premium car maker Volvo Cars has unveiled the eagerly awaited V90 Cross Country, completing its 90 Series line-up. Since the introduction of the first Cross Country almost 20 years ago, Volvo Cars has become synonymous with the rugged all-road, all-weather product category, with a growing stable of Cross Country ......read more
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