Monday 24 November 2014

Kia KX3 concept unveiled at Guangzhou event

Kia Motors Corporation's joint venture in China, Dongfeng Yueda Kia (DYK), recently unveiled the KX3 concept in Guangzhou, previewing the C-segment SUV that Kia envisions to offer exclusively for the Chinese market. Having made its global premiere at the 2014 Guangzhou Motor


New Qorus SUV unveiled at international event

Qoros, an international automobile manufacturer, revealed its third series production car, the new Qoros 3 City SUV 1.6T, at the 2014 Guangzhou International Auto Show in China, recently. The new compact City SUV is designed and engineered to appeal to consumers who are looking f


Rosberg beats Hamilton to Abu Dhabi F1 pole

Nico Rosberg beat title favourite Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the decisive Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday as the dominant Mercedes team mates locked out the front row in qualifying. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa failed to split the leadin


SUVs rule the road at Los Angeles car show

With US petrol prices at historic lows and ever-more economical engines, sport utility vehicles (SUV) increasingly rule the road '“ and not only in the US. At least that's the message from the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public yesterday.


92pc UAE car buyers ‘look to the web to decide’

More than 92 per cent of car buyers in the UAE did not know what brand they want to buy at the beginning of the search process and looked to the web to make a decision, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Google, revealed that 70 per cent of those who did not know


Ebrahim K Kanoo launches Lexus RC and RC F in Bahrain

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Bahrain, has launched the all-new Lexus RC and RC F coupes in Bahrain, the cars that will redefine coupes and high performance vehicles. The event gathered top notch officials and executives, Lexus brand loyalists, and


Middle East Hyundai dealerships set for makeover

Hyundai, a leading multinational automotive manufacturer, has revealed plans to introduce its new Global Dealership Space Identity (GDSI) throughout its Africa and Middle East showroom network. The change being part of a push to provide an enhanced all-round brand experience to c


Audi signals new era with launch of prologue

Audi, a leading automobile manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new design era, with Marc Lichte, head of design, presenting the Audi prologue concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Lichte is giving the Audi brand a new styling direction in the large coupe.


Mena auto sales 'to soar 40pc to hit 5.5m units'

Vehicle sales in the Middle East and Africa are expected to soar 40 per cent to 5.5 million vehicles by 2020, according to Bill ford, executive chairman of US-based automaker Ford Motors. The company’s drive to make its sport utility vehicles (SUV) and other models lighter


New Toyota SUV range arrives at Al-Futtaim Motors

Al-Futtaim Motors, exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced the arrival of 2015 SUV models across its showroom in the UAE, including the legendary Land Cruiser, Land Cruiser Prado, FJ Cruiser, Fortuner, Sequoia and RAV4. Jon Williams, managing director, Al-Futtai

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