Friday 28 August 2015

SsangYong launches compact crossover Tivoli in Bahrain

Motorcity, the sole distributor of the Korean brand SsangYong in Bahrain, has unveiled the Tivoli, a new crossover SUV, at an exclusive event in its showroom in Sanad today (August 26).   The Tivoli arrives with a fresh modern design, practical application and s


Ford MEA appoints new sales directors

Ford has appointed Rob Crouse as director for Sales for Middle East and Africa operations to continue the acceleration of sales growth in the Middle East, North Africa, South Africa and Sub-Saharan African markets.    Crouse will be based in the company&rsq


Dubai passes decree on impounding of vehicles

A royal decree has been passed on impounding of vehicles in Dubai, UAE, to safeguard lives and property, and to ensure traffic safety and reduce accidents, a report said. Vice President and Prime Minister, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the Ruler of


Euro Motors Jaguar Land Rover bags top accolades

Euro Motors, the exclusive dealer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain, has won three accolades at the 2014/15 Jaguar Land Rover Middle East and North Africa Marketing Awards.   Hannane Laidouni, Jaguar Land Rover marke


Redesigned Audi Q3 arrives in Mideast

The new, redesigned Audi Q3 model, the youngest member of the automaker's SUV series, has arrived in the Middle East market.   The model also boasts a number of technical innovations, besides the refreshed design, said a statement.  


BMW showcases Concept M4 GTS

BMW M Division has presented an initial preview of its high-performance model for use on the road and on the race track: the BMW Concept M4 GTS. The move sees BMW M Division once again return to its roots. When first founded in 1972 as BMW Motorsport GmbH, the BMW offshoot caused


Beetle R-Line set for September launch in ME

The sporty Beetle R-Line is set to join the Volkswagen R family in the region with its arrival in the Middle East in September. The new model joins the Volkswagen Middle East sporty Volkswagen R model line-up, which currently includes the iconic Golf R, the Scirocco R, and the To


New models drive Lexus growth in UAE

The recently launched all-new turbocharged Lexus NX and the two-door RC coupe are two new star performers within the Lexus line-up, contributing among other key models to around 8 per cent growth in Lexus sales at Al-Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor for Toyota, Lexus and Hino in the UA


Hyundai launches all-new Tucson in Mideast

Hyundai Motor Company has officially launched the all-new Tucson compact SUV in Africa and the Middle East. Prices for the all-new Tucson will start from Dh72,000 ($19,590) in the UAE market, with the model available in GL or GLS trim levels and with a variety of specifications.


Jaguar Land Rover plans factory in Slovakia

British automaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has signed a Letter of Intent with the government of the Slovak Republic for the development of a new manufacturing plant in western Slovakia. While the UK remains at the centre of Jaguar Land Rover’s design, engineering and manufac

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