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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
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
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
As Bentley Motors welcomes the world’s fastest, most powerful, most luxurious SUV to the Middle East, the gentlemen at Crewe thought it would be a good idea to update the Middle East media and their regional audience and allow them to take a closer look at the elements that represent the pinnacle of Bentley’s design, craft and engineering skills, which led to the conception ......read more
Although Ramadan is a very low sales month in some countries such as Egypt, we find Ramadan in other countries such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait is one of the highest-sales months of the year. That is why Al Masaood Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Infiniti in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has unveiled a range of major Ramadan offers, uniquely tailored to meet individual ......read more
Youm7.com website, which has approx. 56 million visitors and 208 million page views and which according to Alexa.com is the number one media & news website in Egypt and is globally ranked number 230, has published an article about the recent financial and business scandal of the Volkswagen Egypt & AUDI Egypt dealership (EATC) and its infamous co-owner Karim Najjar. This feature ......read more
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
The first-ever Cadillac XT5 will arrive to Cadillac dealerships in the Middle East at the end of June, continuing the brand’s product-driven growth. XT5 was unveiled in Dubai last November, and enters the strongest category in the luxury automotive space, the midsize luxury crossover segment, where Cadillac has consistently been a consumer favorite. “The arrival of this ......read more
For the third year in a row, Infiniti, one of the fastest growing premium automotive brands in the region will be the sole automotive partner for the Arab Luxury World conference in 2016. The two-day annual conference brings together high-profile individuals from across the luxury industry, including manufacturers, retailers, distributors, financial sector players and fashion ......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
For the first time in the Middle East and North African market, customers can now purchase any Renault model through a limited-time offer, which includes a five-year or 1 million kilometer warranty along with a five-year or 100,000 km service, trade-in assurance and more. This might even be the first-time in automotive history that such a 1-million-km warranty offer has been offered ......read more
In its 8th round, the internationally admired MercedesTrophy golf tournament kicked off its final qualifying round at the Palm hills golfing club on the 9th of April 2016, following a series of qualifying events that were held across Cairo, Giza and Alexandria taking place at Egypt’s leading golfing clubs including the Alexandria Sporting club, and the Mirage City golf club, where ......read more
- ثلاثة مشروعات مصرية فائزة في مسابقة “STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR 2016 BY TOTAL” لريادة الأعمال التي أطلقتها شركة توتال في مصر - الجوائز تبدأ من 70 ألف وتصل إلى 160 ألف بجانب التدريب الفني من شركة توتال إيجيبت - المشروعات الفائزة تركز على تطوير تقنيات الري لأصحاب الأراضي الصغيرة، وتيسير حصول المرضى على الرعاية الصحية، وتحسين جودة حياة ......read more
في أجواء مليئة بالإثارة والتشويق والصور التذكارية.. مرسيدس-بنز تسلّط الضوء على مُحبي السهر في أبرز الوجهات الأنيقة بدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة سيحظى محبو السهر في دبي هذا الشهر بلحظات مميزة من الأناقة والتألق، وذلك من خلال التوقف في عدة وجهات عصرية في دبي وأبوظبي لكي يتم التقاط صورهم الفوتوغرافية كنجوم للسهر ......read more
Usually we do not publish reader’s letters and complaints in our articles and news section, but this complaint from our reader Mohamed Ragab Hadary about the AUDI-Volkswagen-SEAT dealership discriminating his veiled fiancée at the recent AUDI A4 launch event had to published here as well as in the reader’s letter section. As soon as we receive an official reply and statement from ......read more
باقي أقل من أسبوع واحد على المشاركة في مسابقة STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR BY TOTAL انتهاء التقديم في 31 يناير 2016 مسابقة Startupper of the Year by Total تدعم المبادرة الرئاسية لدفع عجلة الاقتصاد عن طريق تشجيع الابتكار وريادة الأعمال توتال مصر تدعو أصحاب المشاريع المتميزة في مصر للمشاركة أو استكمال إجراءات التقديم في مسابقة Startupper of the Year by Total قبل يوم ......read more
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Is Egyptian car market corrupt or collapsing?
Is the Egyptian car market collapsing or is it just a corrupt and unprofessional car market? This is surely one of the most asked questions these days. Everybody is asking ...