Wednesday 22 October 2014

Toyota’s brand value rises by 20pc

Toyota's investment in future mobility, including zero-emission vehicles and its focus on sustainability and innovation, have contributed to a 20 per cent increase in its brand value over the past year, according to the Best Global Brands Report 2014. The report, compiled by


Al Futtaim launches new Lexus IS 250

Al-Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor of Lexus in the UAE, has launched the 2015 Lexus IS 250 with F Sport features for motorists looking for high performance and outstanding design. The new IS 250 F Sport comes in stylish exterior and interior colours and features special


EMC delivers 25 vehicles to Abu Dhabi Police

Emirates Motor Company (EMC), Mercedes-Benz authorised distributor in Abu Dhabi and the flagship company of Al Fahim Group, delivered 25 Mercedes-Benz 2014 E-Class customised saloons to the General Police Directorate of Abu Dhabi. Ali H Atwi, accounts manager of fleet sales in EM


European car sales surge 6.4pc in Sept

New car sales in Europe accelerated by 6.4 per cent in September, the 13th month running of increases as a recovery in the market spreads across the continent, according to official data. The European Automobile Manufacturers Association said 'substantial growth prevailed in


Rolls-Royce warns on profit as economy slows

British engineer Rolls-Royce warned on Friday that deteriorating economic conditions meant its profit would not rise next year as previously forecast, sending its shares plunging as much as 16 per cent. Rolls-Royce said the market for its main aircraft engine business would stren


Female influence in automotive industry ‘increasing’

Women are progressively dominating the car-buying process, with an increase in licences issued to them than to men on the road in the US, according to latest research. More than 50 per cent of women globally are dissatisfied with their vehicles, while 74 per cent of them feel the


Dubai’s RTA to host distinctive number plates auction

A total of 100 distinguished number plates will be up for auction by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the 84th Dubai Public Distinctive Number Plates Auction. The 84th edition of the auction will be held at the Grand Hyatt - (Conference Centre), Dubai, UAE, on October 1


Al Haddad extends pre-owned car offer

Al Haddad Motors, the authorised general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Bahrain, has decided to extend The Real Spectacular Eid Event due to overwhelming interest and inquiries. The promotion, launched during the recent Eid celebration, offers incredible deals on pre-driven vehicles,


Michelin launches Latitude Sport 3 tyre in UAE

Michelin, a leading tyre company, has launched the new Latitude Sport 3 tyre in the UAE, which will provide SUV drivers with both safety and drivability. Designed entirely for on-road use, the tyre delivers superior performance in the areas of safety, total mileage, comfort and n


Harley-Davidson launches new 2015 model line-up

Harley-Davidson, a leading American motorcycle manufacturing company, has announced that  Bahrain Open House will launch the all-new 2015 model line-up. Combining world-class aerodynamics, exhilarating audio performance and dialled-in ergonomic fit, Harley-Davidson expands i

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