Sunday 21 January 2018

Masdar inks cooperation deal with Abu Dhabi transport

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) said it has signed an agreement with the Department of Transport – Abu Dhabi (DoT) to boost co-operation in the study, testing and evaluation of sustainable, electrical and autonomous transport technologies.   The m


Chevrolet unveils Tahoe RST model for Middle East

Chevrolet has launched the Tahoe RST model, a street-performance rally sport truck edition of the Chevrolet Tahoe, in the Middle East market. The model was showcased today (January 18) at the Kuwait Motor Show Auto Moto 2018, following the overwhelming response at its regional pr


Hyundai unveils latest Veloster models at US auto show

Hyundai has unveiled its next-generation Veloster and Veloster Turbo models at the ongoing North American International Auto Show in Detroit, US, revealing the next evolution of the popular sporting model. The event which kicked off on January 14, will run until January 28.


Personalisation drives Saudi auto accessories market

Accessories sold through dealers at the time of a new vehicle purchase are likely to grow by 35 per cent within the next six years as a result of higher demand for personalised vehicles in Saudi Arabia, a report said. The docket provides a strategic overview of the KSA automotive


Audi reports record sales in 2017

Audi AG has increased its global sales for the eighth year in a row, despite a turbulent first half of the year, achieving a new record of 1,878,100 deliveries in 2017, which represents an increase of 0.6 per cent over the previous year. The company sold more than in the previous


SEC signs EV project with 3 Japanese firms

The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has signed a cooperation agreement with three Japanese firms to implement an electric car pilot project in the kingdom. The project aims to evaluate and develop such trend in line of the company strategy of reducing dependency on oil and boosti


Hybrid focus at Bahrain Auto Fair

Ebrahim K. Kanoo, the exclusive dealer of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Bahrain, will highlight the latest hybrid technology at the Bahrain Auto Fair 2018.   The event, part of this year’s Shop Bahrain festivities, is taking place from January 17 to 21 and


Volvo to showcase SUVs at Bahrain Auto Fair

Motorcity, the exclusive dealer of Volvo vehicles in Bahrain, will showcase its SUVs; the XC60 and XC90, at the Bahrain Auto Fair 2018. The event, part of this year’s Shop Bahrain festivities, will be held at Bahrain Bay, behind the Financial Harbour and brings together all


UD Trucks registers robust sales in 2017

UD Trucks, Japanese truck manufacturer and a part of Volvo Group, marked one of its best performing years in the Middle East and East Africa region in 2017, with a 50 per cent sales increase in the Saudi markets and two-fold growth in Bahrain. A total transport solution provider,


Kia to adopt connected car tech for all cars

Kia will commercialise Level 4 autonomous driving technology, adopt connected car technologies across every vehicle segment, and make every single model a connected car by 2030 as part of its ‘ACE’ strategy. Kia Motors Corp, through its sole UAE distributor Al Majid M

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