Friday 27 March 2015

Ford to triple exports from India with $1bn plant

Ford Motor Company plans to triple exports from India with a $1 billion plant that will be one of its most heavily automated in Asia, offsetting slower sales inside the country with a push to sell more local production abroad. The factory, opened yesterday in the western state of


Harley-Davidson launches new Street 750

Monther Al-Mutlaq Trading Est, the authorised dealer for Harley-Davidson in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, launched the new Harley-Davidson Street 750, the first all-new platform by the company after 14 years, today at an event held in Al Areen Wildlife Park in Bahrain. The Street 750


McLaren to launch sports coupe at New York show

McLaren will unveil the first model to be launched in its Sports Series family, called the 570S Coupé in less than a week when it debuts at the 115th New York International Auto Show. With the launch of the first Sports Series derivative, the 570S Coupe, a V8 powered, carb


Porsche renews partnership with Dubai, Sharjah Police

Porsche Centre Dubai has renewed its partnership with Dubai Police and Sharjah Police for a road safety campaign that recognises and rewards safe driving on the emirates’ roads. This week 50 motorists will be recognised by police in both the emirates for outstanding display


Infiniti organises special event for Saudi customers

Infiniti Middle East along with Al Ghassan Motors, its authorised dealer in Saudi Arabia, recently organised an exclusive Infiniti themed event for its customer in Riyadh, which included a ground-breaking performance of light painting done with cars – ‘Inspired Light by Infiniti&rsq


Kia broadcasts new models' Saudi launch on Youtube

Kia Middle East and Africa has collaborated with Google to broadcast the ‘4D’ show launch of the new Kia Sorento and Kia Carnival in Saudi Arabia via ‘YouTube Live Stream’ in partnership with Aljabr Automotive the sole distributor for Kia in the kingdom. T


Jaguar unveils new ‘lightweight’ XF model

British car-maker Jaguar has launched its new Jaguar XF compact sports saloon during a dramatic ‘high-wire’ water crossing in the heart of London’s business district over the Royal Dock in London’s Canary Wharf, UK. Expert British stunt-man Jim Dowdall, ve


Marshals gear up for F1 race in Bahrain

Almost 1,000 race marshals will be working around the clock to ensure the success of the Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix next month. It is taking place from April 17 to 19 at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), in Sakhir, and safety procedures are already being tested ahead of t


Land Rover to debut new Range Rover HST

Land Rover will present the new Range Rover Sport HST at the New York International Auto Show 2015. The HST enhances the high performance Range Rover Sport driving experience thanks to its uprated 380PS 3.0-litre supercharged V6 petrol engine, unique chassis settings and bespoke


Nissan Patrol named ‘SUV of the Year’

The Nissan Patrol has won ‘SUV of the Year’ in both Automan and Evo Magazine awards, adding more accolades for the Japanese automaker’s iconic model. Samir Cherfan, managing director, Nissan Middle East, said: “This is a competitive and elite segment but t

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