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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
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
شاحنات دايملر تـقـدّم شاحـنة Fuso eCanter وشاحنة مرسيدس-بنز Urban eTruck في معرض 2016 IAA يتمحور التركيز خلال دورة هذه السنة مع معرض IAA الدولي للمركبات التجارية في هانوفر (من 22 إلى 29 سبتمبر 2016) حول الاتجاهات الرئيسية الضخمة للمستقبل: الرقمنة والتنقل الإلكتروني. وتربط شاحنات مرسيدس-بنز بين الاتجاهين الرقمنة والتنقل الإلكتروني من ......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
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
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
Over the past few years, the reputation of the renowned German brands Volkswagen and Audi as well as the Spanish brand SEAT have been damaged a lot by the Egyptian Automotive & Trade Company (EATC), which is unfortunately the official importer of those three brands in Egypt. Aside from the scandals and corruption accusations between both EATC partners, the Beirut-based Lebanese ......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
The German Wolfsburg-based automaker Volkswagen AG assumes it will have to buy back about 115,000 cars in the United States of America as a consequence of the recent emissions scandal, according to newspaper reports on Thursday (07.01.2016). A German daily newspaper said Volkswagen expected it would have to either refund the purchase price of a fifth of the diesel vehicles affected ......read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA said several additional models from the German Volkswagen Group, including Audi and Porsche models, contained the infamous illegal software that masked higher emissions than allowed by U.S. regulations. Auto Arabia editor-in-chief Mohamed Sheta had already predicted in several TV interviews during the past few weeks on BBC Arabic TV and Al ......read more
Tata Motors and Total Lubrifiants, signed an after-market partnership agreement, in September 2015, to supply high performance Total branded lubricants, across the Tata Motors sales & service points in the International Markets. Total Lubrifiants with its global presence, operating in 150 countries, will support the Tata Motors service network and its customers to provide latest ......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
Total Egypt (TE) celebrated yesterday (24.03.2015) the signing of an exclusive five-year mutual partnership agreement with ALJ Auto Jameel, one of the leading automotive distributor in Egypt and the sole agent in Egypt for the renowned Daihatsu and Ford passenger automobile brands as well as Hino Motors, a leader in the heavy and medium-duty truck category. Nearly 50 guests attended ......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
Ford Motor Company today announced new research collaborations driving innovation in mobility and autonomous vehicles to help solve future global transportation challenges. This month, the Ford European Research & Innovation Centre, Aachen, Germany, and the Technology and Innovation Management Institute of RWTH Aachen University launch the Personal Mobility Experience ......read more
The importance of education and raising media & public awareness about safe car tuning, the direct link and influence of safe car tuning and safe car modifications on the road safety situation and motorsport development in the UAE and the GCC, those were the main points in the presentation of automotive & road safety expert Mohamed Sheta at the 2014 GCC Car Modifications Conference, held ......read more
"مستقبل التنقل" - بيل فورد - رئيس مجلس الإدارة التنفيذي - فورد موتور كومباني تحدّث بيل فورد في زيارة تاريخية له لمنطقة الشرق الأوسط عن مستقبل التنقل، في مكان مثالي لتسليط الضوء على هذا المفهوم يتمثل في دبي، المدينة التي أصبحت نموذجاً عالمياً للحداثة والنمو المتسارع. وأطلق بيل فورد خلال اجتماع تمّ تنظيمه بالتعاون مع ......read more
Even the best, most careful drivers can end up in an unexpected crash. Chevrolet’s 2015 lineup provides key features that help protect drivers and passengers before, during or after a crash, but the focus is on new technologies aimed at helping avoid the crash in the first place. According to a 2012 U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, more than one in ......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
Cadillac will begin offering advanced “intelligent and connected” vehicle technologies on certain 2017 model year vehicles, General Motors CEO Mary Barra said on September 7th, 2014, during her keynote address at the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) World Congress in Detroit. In about two years, an all-new 2017 Cadillac vehicle will offer customers an advanced driver ......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
If you are looking for a safe family car which at the same time is trendy, modern, stylish and most importantly (for those potential customers living in Egypt) runs safely with the much-cheaper 92 Octane fuel, then the MINI Countryman is YOUR car. Especially since the cars of the British brand MINI offer an excellent combination of driving fun, expressive design and premium quality - ......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 ...