Sunday 4 December 2016

Careem launched in 3 new Egyptian cities

Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, has launched today (December 1) in three new cities in Egypt, extending access to its services to a total of six destinations across the country. The app is now live in Mansoura, Tanta and Hurghada, adding to its e


Careem to launch in more than 15 new cities

Careem, the region’s leading app-based car booking service, recently launched operations in Istanbul, Turkey with plans to increase presence in 15 new cities in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Pakistan. Within the GCC itself, Careem is answering the high demand for its services by


UD Trucks names new Middle East president

Japanese trucks manufacturer UD Trucks has appointed Mourad Hedna as the group president for the Middle East, East and North Africa (Meena) region, assuming responsibility for the brand from Lars-Erik Forsbergh who moves to Singapore to head the Volvo Trucks operations in southeast Asia.


Al Haddad launches deals on Mercedes Benz E-Class

Al Haddad Motors, the authorised general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Bahrain, has announced special deals on the 2016 Mercedes Benz E-Class line-up. For a limited time, or until stocks last, the E-Class line-up will start from BD16,995 ($45,092), said a statement from the co


Rosberg seals title as Hamilton wins Abu Dhabi F1

Nico Rosberg clinched his maiden Formula 1 world championship by holding off Sebastian Vettel to finish second in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as rival Lewis Hamilton won the race at the Yas Marina Circuit yesterday (November 27). Rosberg entered the 21st and final grand prix of the


All-new Mercedes-AMG GT R unveiled at Yas Marina

Mercedes-Benz Cars Middle East unveiled Mercedes-AMG’s all-new Mercedes-AMG GT R at an exclusive event hosted with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One reigning champion Lewis Hamilton at the Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi. Also known as the Beast of the Green Hell, the pow


Hyundai appoints Skyline Automotive as Qatar distributor

Hyundai Motor Company today confirmed Skyline Automotive as its official distributor for Qatar, underlining a determination to increase its share of the local car market. Skyline Automotive has ambitious plans for growth, bringing together a leadership team with extensive experie


Aston Martin, Red Bull launch supercar in Mideast

Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have unveiled the groundbreaking hypercar AM-RB 001 for the first time in the Middle East. Making its debut on the eve of the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, AM-RB 001 was presented during a private reception hosted by Aston Ma


Bahrain auto dealer launches new insurance scheme

Ahmed Zayani & Sons, the Bahraini dealer and distributor of elite automotive brands including including Bentley, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, and Skoda, has launched a new insurance product GAP (Guaranteed Asset Protection) for its customers. The comprehensive GAP program is m


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