Tuesday 23 October 2018

Saudi ‘to see 3m new female drivers by 2020’

Saudi Arabia’s automotive ecosystem is set for a rapid transformation in the coming years, with 20 per cent of the female population, or three million drivers, expected to be added to the Kingdom’s roads by 2020, a recent whitepaper said. An October 2018 report said t


Liberty Automobiles offers deal on oil change

Liberty Automobiles, a leading UAE automotive dealer and the authorised dealer for ACDelco, is offering a value offer on oil change for motorists at its ACDelco Service Centre in Rashidiya, Dubai. For a limited period, from only Dh85 ($23), motorists can have an engine oil change for t


Ducati opens new showroom in Dubai

Ducati, a leading motorcycles brand, yesterday (October 20) opened its new state-of-the-art showroom in Dubai, UAE. The showroom is located at Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 40, and the company also unveiled its latest Superbike brand, the ‘100 per cent Italian’ Panigale V4 S


E K Kanoo opens GCC's largest LLumar facility in Bahrain

Ebrahim K Kanoo, a diversified business conglomerate, has inaugurated the first dedicated LLumar showroom and facility in Bahrain offering the latest window film solutions for automotive and architectural applications. It’s also the largest Llumar facility in the GCC.  


Nissan pickup Navara sees 56pc growth in H1 in UAE

The pickup Nissan Navara, launched in 2016, made gains of 56 per cent compared to a pick-up segment decline of 16.2 per cent in sales during first half of 2018, said Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group, the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the No


Dubai unveils GenNext vehicle inspection tools

Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched a new generation of vehicle inspection using innovative technologies at the top information and communications technology ( ICT) trade fair Gitex Technology Week in Dubai. The state-of-the-art process renders the inspect


Adnoc unit to expand Flex service to Northern Emirates

Adnoc Distribution, the UAE's largest fuel and convenience retailer, will rollout its Flex service across the UAE starting from October 21. Customers in Sharjah, Ras al-Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm Al Qaiwain and Ajman will be able to choose to self serve free of charge or use the


Dubai Taxi to fit cabs with smart cameras

Dubai Roads and Transport Authority’s (RTA) Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has launched its “Al Yamama” initiative where DTC’s taxis will be fitted with smart cameras. These cameras will monitor the movement of the taxi driver and objects in the interior and


Mercedes-Benz among ‘top ten’ premium car brands

Mercedes-Benz, a leading automotive manufacturer, has announced that it was once again recognised among the world's most valuable premium car brands. In the current “Best Global Brands 2018” ranking by the renowned US brand consulting company Interbrand, Mercedes-


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