Monday 29 August 2016

Alfardan Premier Motors recognised at Jaguar event

Alfardan Premier Motors Company, the exclusive retailer of Jaguar Land Rover in Qatar, was recently recognised for its notable sales activities at the Jaguar Land Rover Middle East and North Africa Marketing conference held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The ‘Best Sales Activity 2015/2


Genesis to arrive in ME showrooms next month

Genesis, the luxury automotive brand, will enter the Middle East, with the launch of its flagship model G90 in the first week of September. With its strong focus on design, the Genesis brand strives to make a positive difference to customers’ lives, becoming an important el


Nissan's new Patrol V6 to make global debut in Mideast

Nissan today announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes its global debut in the Middle East in September 2016, The vehicle complements the current Patrol V8 line-up while offering the same levels of prestige to a broader customer base in the market, the company sa


Uber, Careem suspend services in Abu Dhabi

Ride-hailing services Uber and Careem have suspended services in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi since Saturday and did not know when they could resume operations, they said on Sunday. "This is a temporary suspension and we will let you know of any further updates," an Uber s


Mazda recalling 190,000 CX-7 vehicles in US

Mazda Motor Corp will recall 190,000 of its CX-7 sport utility vehicles from model years 2007 to 2012 in the US because of an issue that may cause a loss of steering control, US safety regulators said on Friday. "In the affected vehicles, water may enter the front suspension


Tesla wins US antitrust approval to buy SolarCity

Tesla Motors Inc has won US antitrust approval to buy solar panel installer SolarCity Corp, moving closer to its goal of creating a carbon-free energy and transportation company. The Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday that the deal was approved. It was on a list of propose


VW to spend at least $1.2bn to compensate US dealers

Volkswagen has agreed to spend more than $1.2 billion to compensate its 650 US dealers for their losses from the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, two sources briefed on the matter said on Thursday. The company and a lawyer for VW dealers announced a tentative sett


GM cleared in second verdict over crash blamed on ignition switch

A Texas jury on Thursday said a General Motors Co ignition switch was not to blame for a fatal 2011 crash, according to a statement from the company. The verdict in Harris County, Texas, is the second in favour of GM this year in a lawsuit over a recalled ignition switch that has


Volkswagen reaches deal to compensate US dealers

Volkswagen AG announced on Thursday that it has reached a deal in principle to compensate its 650 US dealers in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal. The automaker and a lawyer for VW brand dealers announced a tentative settlement at a court hearing


First driverless taxi hits Singapore streets

The first driverless taxi began work on Thursday in a limited public trial on the streets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its "robo-taxi" in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hopin

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