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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
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
BMW Middle East has further expanded its support of art and culture in the Middle East with a long-term partnership with Art Dubai. The three-year partnership, in collaboration with AGMC, the official BMW Group importer for Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, is the latest initiative in BMW’s long-term arts and cultural engagement. For the past five decades, BMW has been ......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
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
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
ثلاثة أضعاف القوّة والدقّة والأداء لدى فورد لعام 2018 من خلال الجيل الجديد لسيارة إكسبيديشن وموستانج الجديدة وشاحنة F-150 الجديدة التي يتمّ كشف النقاب عنها في الشرق الأوسط كشفت فورد الشرق الأوسط اليوم عن ثلاثة من طرازاتها الأسطوريّة قبيل معرض دبي الدولي للسيارات، حيث قدّمت الشركة كل من الجيل الجديد لسيارة فورد إكسبيديشن ......read more
The new all-electric Renault ZOE Long Range model has arrived in the Middle East. The latest version of Renault’s most popular 100% electric vehicle now boasts a record driving range of 300 Kilometres (real driving conditions) on a single charge – double the distance of the previous generation ZOE model. Renault was the first car maker to introduce a 100% electric car to the ......read more
INFINITI has today taken the covers of two new vehicles that will premiere at the Dubai International Motor Show. With the INFINITI Q50 and the all-new INFINITI QX30, the premium brand continues its product expansion story here in the region with the introduction of the new version of the executive sedan and the all-new premium active crossover. “At INFINITI we seek to empower ......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
 
The Jaguar F-PACE, winner of the 2017 World Car of the Year and the 2017 World Car Design of the Year, has broadened its range with the introduction of the new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine. The new 250PS 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo Ingenium petrol engine is available with an eight speed automatic ZF transmission and standard AWD drivetrain. It has ......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
Renault is upgrading its core B Sedan model in the Middle-East, by launching the New Renault Symbol facelift. While the exterior design has been refreshed, the interior quality has been enhanced, and new features such as C-shaped LED DRL, 16" Black Diamond Alloy Wheels and Rearview camera have been introduced. Speaking about New Renault Symbol, Marwan HAIDAMOUS, Managing Director ......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
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
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
شركة Maserati الأيطالية تستدعي 28 ألف سيارة من موديلات Quattroporte و Ghibli أشارصانع السيارات الرياضية الإيطالي مازاراتي، و الذي كان يتبع شركة فيراري الشهيرة، أنه سيقوم بإستدعاء 28235 سيارة من طرازي السيدان كواتروبورتي و جيبلي من موديلات 2014 حتي 2016 و التي خرجت من مصنعها في الفترة بين 1 فبراير 2013 ، و 30 نوفمبر 2015. تعود المشكلة الي خلل خاص ......read more
A few weeks ago Volkswagen chairman Matthias Mueller announced that Volkswagen will focus in the future more on the mobility issues as well as on electric cars, instead of the diesel technology. Which sounds like good news especially ahead of the 2016 Paris Motor Show, where the Volkswagen group is expected to launch several interesting and promising models. But unfortunately in ......read more
فورد فيوجن: تجهيزات أمان، محرك EcoBoost ، مصابيح أمامية ذكيه، فورد SYNC، خاصية الركن الذاتى تحاول شركة أوتو جميل وكيل علامة فورد في مصر تزويد عملائها بأفضل الخدمات والطرازات التي توفرها فورد عالميا, وهو النهج الذى تحاول الشركة أن تسيرعلى خطاه منذ بداية نشاطها في السوق المصرية. وفى إطار هذا التوجه في خدمة العملاء, طرحت شركة ......read more
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