Wednesday 28 June 2017

Aston Martin offers DB11 with V8 engine

British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is now offering its Grand Tourer DB11 with a 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine. Complementing the DB11’s existing 5.2-litre twin turbocharged V12 engine, this new powerplant has provided the opportunity to reveal more of the


Dubai set to enforce new driver licence rules

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai will start the implementation of the new Executive Regulation of the Federal Driving & Traffic Law on July 1. Detailing the news, Ahmed Bahrozyan, CEO of RTA Licensing Agency, said, “Article (84) of the Minister


Tristar offers safety training for truck drivers

UAE-based Tristar, a leading liquid logistics solutions provider, has designed a special training programme for truck drivers to manage fatigue, use safer routes, avoid road rage, and take extra care when driving in the scorching heat. The programme makes sure that workload is we


Bentley launches 3 limited edition models

Bentley has introduced three ‘SZR by Mulliner’ models based on Continental GTC V8 S to commemorate Bentley and Al Habtoor Motors’ Dubai showroom on Sheikh Zayed Road. Designed by Mulliner, Bentley’s bespoke coach building division, the models feature eye-c


Zarooq to begin production of first supercar

Dubai-based Zarooq Motors has announced that the first batch of the luxury supercar SandRacer 500GT is now ready for production after thorough testing and numerous mechanical and design improvements. The initial design of the SandRacer was revealed by the new supercar manufacture


Cadillac racing engines deliver top performance

Cadillac, a leading automotive company, said its race engines have secured 11 of the first 15 podium places — including all five victories - in its first year at the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The Cadillac 6.2L V-8 engine has been consistent in delivering


Russia truck maker to invest in Senegal plant

Russia’s truck manufacturer Kamaz plans to invest 50 million euro ($57 million) in the construction of an assembly plant in Senegal at its first stage, the company’s chief executive officer was quoted in a media report. "Currently Senegal’s government is at


Nissan names new COO for Saudi Arabia

Japanese automaker Nissan has appointed Bader El Houssami as the new chief operating officer for Saudi Arabia, effective July 1. Based in Jeddah, Bader will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day operational functions as it continues to consolidate its robust position


Careem signs network contract with Orange

Careem, a leading ride-hailing company in the Mena region, has signed a contract with global telecom operator Orange to provide network and contact center services. Careem, which is now valued at more than $1 billion, is rolling out its services across key markets of the Gulf Coo


Arabian Auto launches Infiniti promotion

Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Infiniti in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has launched a ‘Buy Now, Pay in 2018’ plan on the Q50 2.0T model. During the campaign, Infiniti will pay the firs

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