Thursday 2 October 2014

New Jaguar XE luxurious while affordable

The Jaguar XE, which was unveiled at a high profile event in London this September, will be be available at showrooms in 2015. The rear-drive XE is the only vehicle in its class to use an aluminium-intensive monocoque. This robust yet light structure, together with double wishbon


‘Middle East Car of the Year Award’ launched

Custom Events has launched the inaugural Middle East Car of the Year Award (Mecoty), where more than 40 car models in the region will take part in Dubai. The event will be held from November 20 to 22 at the Meydan Beach Club at the Jumeirah Walk, JBR. It will be at


Bahrain-UK joint venture to be new bus operator

A joint venture between UK-based National Express and Bahrain’s Ahmed Mansour Al Aali (AMA) will be the new public bus operator in the kingdom. This follows the signing of a concession agreement between the operator and the Transportation Ministry, said a report in the Gulf


Fibre-optics boost for traffic lights in Bahrain

State-of-the-art fibre-optics are being installed at traffic lights as part of a plan to improve Bahrain's road network, which includes widening roads, adding flyovers and junctions to reduce traffic congestion. The Works Ministry's 2021 strategic plan was unveiled yester


Kia to unveil new models at Paris Motor Show

South Korean automaker Kia Motors plans to unveil a number of new vehicles as well as feature a virtual tour of the brand’s all-new Sorento and the full range of new models at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. Five years after launching the Kia Venga, Kia will reveal an enhanc


EMC launches new S-class Mercedes-Benz

Emirates Motor Company (EMC), Mercedes-Benz authorised distributors in Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, has unveiled the new 2015 S-Class Coupe from Mercedes-Benz. The launch event took place at an exclusive gala dinner at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, Abu


First Motors supplies 13 new Hyundai vehicles to Hertz

First Motors, the exclusive dealer of Hyundai vehicles in Bahrain, handed over 13 Hyundai vehicles to Hertz Rent a Car, one of Bahrain’s leading car rental companies following a fleet deal that was signed recently. The Hyundai vehicles supplied included models from


Land Rover reveals new Discovery Sport

Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Sport, which it claims as the world’s most versatile and compact SUV, featuring a 5+2 seating in a footprint no larger than existing five-seat premium SUVs. The car’s progressive new design approach defines the new Discovery family


Lincoln named Gitex’s automotive partner

Gitex Technology  Week 2014, the largest information and communications technology (ICT) event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), has announced luxury automotive brand Lincoln as the official automotive partner for the second consecutive year.


Maserati appoints Jordanian distributor

Italian luxury car manufacturer Maserati said it has appointed Gargour Automotive Trading as the company's authorized distributor for Jordan. The company, which operates under the Gargour Group, is set to start the sales and service operations from November. Th

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