Thursday 26 November 2015

Euro Motors set to inaugurate $30m showroom

Euro Motors, the exclusive dealer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain, has earmarked December 9 as the official inauguration date of its new state-of-the-art showroom. Construction work on the $30 million edifice began in April 2015, an


E K Kanoo launches limited offer on Lexus RC F

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Bahrain, has announced a limited offer on the Lexus RC F, a high performance sedan. Ayman Shehadeh, senior marketing manager Toyota and Lexus at Ebrahim K Kanoo said: “We are pleased to announce this outstanding l


Bridgestone MEA launches tubeless tyre for trucks

Bridgestone Middle East & Africa has introduced the 325/95R24 G582 Extra tubeless tyre, targeting mainly the long distance tipper-trailers and general cargo trucks operating on the on & mild-off terrains. “Launched as an all-position tyre, the G582 Extra offers incr


F1 race cars arrive at Abu Dhabi airport

Formula 1 cars have started to arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in the UAE capital ahead of this weekend’s race. Several flights have already landed from Brazil, where the penultimate race of the season was held. In total eight flights have bee


Motorcity unveils all-new Volvo XC90 in Bahrain

Motorcity has unveiled the all-new Volvo XC90  at a recently held event at the Capital Club in Bahrain.   Dr Bijan Majidi, senior general manager of Motorcity Holding, highlighted the state-of-the-art in automobile connectivity and the industry’s revo


Geely opens exclusive showroom in Bahrain

An exclusive Geely showroom has opened in Tubli, Bahrain. It was launched yesterday (November 22) by International Motor Trading Agency, distributor of the Chinese vehicles in Bahrain, in the presence of Chinese Ambassador Qi Zhenhong, company managing director Adel Salman Kanoo, president Su


Porsche set for 6 Hours of Bahrain show

Leading sports car manufacturer Porsche is showcasing its on-track legacy in a variety of global and regional competitions at Bahrain International Circuit today during the 6 Hours of Bahrain show. Organised across the 6 Hours of Bahrain, the climatic conclusion of the FIA World


VW cuts $1.1bn from capex plan over scandal

Volkswagen said it has cut  €1 billion ($1.1 billion) from its 2016 investment plan, as the German carmaker braces for a multi-billion-euro hit from its emissions cheating scandal. The supervisory board of Europe’s biggest car manufacturer said it would cap spendi


VW cuts capex to $12bn next year as crisis takes toll

Volkswagen said it would reduce its capital spending to no more than €12 billion ($12.8 billion) next year as it grapples with the multi-billion-euro costs of its emissions crisis.   It will increase spending on alternative drive technology such as electric


Road accidents in Bahrain costs hit $199m

The economic cost of road accidents tops BD76 million ($199.9 million) on average every year in Bahrain. Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry assistant under-secretary Huda Fakhro released the alarming figure as she addressed the first Bahrain Excellence Forum, said a rep

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