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Mercedes-Benz handed over 149,753 vehicles to customers in July (+15.2%). New sales records were set both in the month of July and in the first seven months of the year (1,048,178 units, +14.7%). This was due in particular to strong sales of the C-Class and the compact cars of the brand with the three-pointed star. “We passed the one-million mark already in July. Never before have ......read more
The McLaren 650S GT3 was subjected to the most demanding test to date this weekend with two examples of the latest model from McLaren GT racing in the Total 24 Hours of Spa. Lining up against arguably the most competitive GT3 grid in the world with McLaren GT customer team Von Ryan Racing, drivers Alvaro Parente, Bruno Senna and Adrian Quaife-Hobbs brought the #59 650S GT3 home tenth in ......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
Only a couple of weeks ago Renault made lots of headlines with the launch of the all-new Kadjar compact-SUV in Spain, where we from Auto Arabia were the only Egyptian automotive media to test-drive the car first-hand. Now Renault is making new headlines with the the evocatively named Talisman, which ticks all the boxes that D-segment customers obviously have come to appreciate, ......read more
محرك ماكلارين إم 838 تي يحرز لقب أفضل محرك للعام الثالث على التوالي حاز محرك إم 838 تي الذي أطلقته ماكلارين أوتوموتيف على لقب أفضل محرك لعام 2015 ضمن فئة "3 ليتر–4 ليتر". ويعد هذا الإنجاز الثالث على التوالي بالنسبة للمحرك التوربيني المزدوج عالي الأداء، والذي يستخدم بشكل رئيسي ضمن السوبر، وطرازي 650 إس كوبيه و650 إس ......read more
إبن الربيع السابع أصغر سائق سيارات إماراتي يفوز على مضمار دولي - "ألونسو الصغير" يحقّق فوزاً ساحقاً على حلبة سباق "بارولين" في إيطاليا 22 يونيو 2015 - أثبت السائق الموهوب راشد الظاهري علو كعبه في السباقات الدولية حيث نجح في إكتساح الجميع والفوز بلقب بطولة "بارولين" التي أقيمت يومي 20 و21 يونيو الجاري في مدينة سيينا ......read more
Kyle Smith set the fourth fastest overall time in today’s two free practice sessions for Sunday’s eighth-round World Supersport race at Misano in Italy as fellow Honda CBR600RR rider PJ Jacobsen took provisional pole position. Jacobsen’s time of 1m38.569s was identical to that of French rider Jules Cluzel with 23-year-old Pata Honda rider Smith, who crashed midway through ......read more
When Porsche AG introduced the new Porsche S E-Hybrid a while ago as part of the new second-generation Panamera models, the Stuttgart-based luxury cars manufacturer became the first car company to offer a Plug-In Hybrid in this luxury car segment, even before its sister-company Audi from Ingolstadt. It took them almost two years to develop this hybrid model. Nevertheless I was ......read more
إطلاق مرسيدس بنز GLE Coupéفي فيلم "جوراسيك وورلد" من إنتاج يونيفرسال العالمية - الفيلم يُعرض في مصر قبل يومين من عرضه على مستوى العالم تجتمع عدد من سيارات مرسيدس-بنز مرة أخرى في عالم الديناصورات الرائع بعد 22 عاماً من إنتاج الجزء الأول "جوراسيك بارك" الذي أخرجه ستيفن سبيلبرج، والذي يقوم هذه المرة بتنفيذ إنتاجه الضخم في ......read more
Round seven of the 2015 World Superbike championship takes place at Portimao in Portugal this weekend (5-7 June) with Pata Honda riders Sylvain Guintoli and Michael van der Mark aiming to produce strong performances. Guintoli is positive about the potential for further development of his Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP machine after a revised chassis configuration tested last time out ......read more
Total Egypt (TE) celebrated the renewal of its 5-year contract with Auto Egypt (Member of El Kasrawy Group), to remain the leading Nissan authorized dealer’s sole supplier of lubricants, having signed the first agreement in 2011. The event was attended by senior management teams from Total Egypt, Auto Egypt and Nissan Motor Egypt. According to the agreement extension Total Egypt ......read more
The RC213V is a machine exclusively for racing that has won consecutive championships in the MotoGP class of the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix (hereinafter called “MotoGP”) in 2013 and 2014. Honda has made changes to some of the specifications of the RC213V, and will now introduce this as the RC213V-S. It is possible to ride the RC213V-S on public roads, and Honda ......read more
The officials of the Audi Sport TT Cup will be looking back on twelve months of preparation when the new Audi one-make cup debuts at the Hockenheimring on May 2 and 3, 2015. A cup race will be held on both Saturday and Sunday as part of the 2015 DTM Festival. In addition to the 18 permanent entrants, six guest drivers will be on the grid. In contrast to the setup work for the race ......read more
A couple of days ago the FIA president Jean Todt paid a visit to Egypt to see how the road safety and motorsport situation developed in Egypt over the past two years, since his last visit to Cairo. Needless to say, he was not ‘amused’ by the unprofessional motorsport activities and the horrific road safety situation in Egypt, and according to media reports he responded in a ......read more
the STARTECH Pickup based on the latest Range Rover celebrates its world premiere at the 2015 Auto Shanghai show. The exclusive multi-purpose super car is powered by a five-liter eight-cylinder supercharged engine rated at 387 kW / 526 hp. It pushes the STARTECH Pickup from rest to 100 km/h in just 5.3 seconds. Top speed is limited electronically to 250 km/h. The refined ......read more
An award ceremony for the winners of 2014 was held on April 10 at the Renault Technocentre in the Paris region. Jérôme Stoll, Chief Performance Officer and Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, acknowledged the commitment and professionalism of these elite Renault dealers throughout the ceremony. He underlined the importance of the dealer network in transmitting the values of ......read more
Volvo Cars will unveil the most luxurious vehicle ever built by the Swedish company in its 88 year history at the Shanghai International Automobile Show – an elegant and refined four-seat version of its recently launched XC90. The XC90 Excellence has been crafted by Volvo’s designers and engineers to offer customers a distinct and individual automotive experience that incorporates ......read more
Dacia today announces plans to enter the UK light commercial vehicle market later this year with a commercial version of the Duster SUV – Duster Commercial. The announcement was made at the start of the CV Show 2015, which runs at the NEC in Birmingham from April 14 to 16. In keeping with Dacia’s strapline of ‘You do the maths’ – a nod to its no nonsense approach to value ......read more
Shell, in collaboration with the legendary race and road car designer Professor Gordon Murray and engine specialist Osamu Goto, will co-engineer an ultra-compact, efficient car for city use based around the internal combustion engine. The Shell car is scheduled to be unveiled in November 2015 and people will be able to follow the development of the car through the ......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
Classic car events are becoming more and more popular in the Middle East region. Three classic car events where taking place at the same time in the Middle East region, namely in Egypt, the UAE and Israel. In the same week where two classic car events where taking place in Cairo and Dubai, the BMW Group Classic is expanding its international involvement in show events and rallies ......read more
Many countries in the Middle East are supporting and subsidizing the use of hybrid and electric vehicles. Egypt for example is granting 25% discount on the customs of hybrid cars, which makes the new BMW X5 xDrive40e the ideal car for Egyptian customers, especially when considering the horrific traffic jams in Cairo and other parts of Egypt. And while BMW Egypt & Bavarian Auto Group ......read more
The 2015 Automech Formula Motor Show is not necessarily a leading or important motor show on a regional level, as most of the local car dealers and importers use it as a platform to display their current or outdated model range and sell directly to potential customers visiting the show. This makes the Automech Formula a 'sales event' rather than a 'motor-show'. Nevertheless there are a ......read more


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