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Tesla unveils electric semi truck

November 22, 2017

Tesla unveils electric semi truck

US-based automaker Tesla has unveiled its new “Beast” semi truck, targeting the diesel-intensive heavy duty road freight market.

This release creates much optimism for electric vehicle (EV) adoption, but displacing oil in long-haul trucking has the most daunting cost and technological challenges of all segments, said British multinational bank and financial services company Barclays"... Continue Reading

Al-Futtaim to sell Renault models in Pakistan

November 21, 2017

Al-Futaim group will assemble and distribute France’s Renault car brand in Pakistan, marking a major push outside of the Middle East for one of the UAE’s leading family-owned enterprises. The assembling plant — in Karachi — could become operational as early as the first quarter of next year and with car sales to start in 2019. Full-scale ramp up production will start in 2020.

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Luxury vehicle sales all set to scale a new peak this year

November 20, 2017

Sale of luxury vehicles, which took a hit due to the twin impact of demonetisation and diesel ban last year, is set to close at a record high this year. With most uncertainties out of the way, luxury vehicle sales are estimated to grow in double digits in the ongoing calendar year to cross the peak of 36,000 units last achieved in 2015. Industry insiders reckon that if the momentum of the past few months continues into the last quarter, the market could inch closer towards the 40,000-units mark, given the flurry of new launches and better consumer sentiment. Sales of luxury vehicles had increased by 13% in 2015 before declining for the first time in nearly two decades by 8% to 33,000 units in 2016 as ban on sale...... Continue Reading

Volkswagen to invest $27 bn in core brand

November 20, 2017

Volkswagen will invest 22.8 billion euros ($26.9 billion) in its main car brand over the next five years, it said on Saturday, a day after it announced a spending programme aimed at bolstering its position as a maker of electric cars.
Most of that sum, around 14 billion euros, will be spent in Germany, Volkswagen said, adding that one of the key measures included a 1 billion euro injection to transform"... Continue Reading

Quick Registration “Corporate Social Responsibility” Initiative:

November 20, 2017

Quick Registration “Corporate Social Responsibility” Initiative:

In a line with Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, Free Brakes Check-up for all residents in UAE available at Quick Registration vehicle testing and registration center.

“The brake system of"... Continue Reading

Mercedes-Benz to showcase 24 models at Dubai show

November 14, 2017

German automaker Mercedes-Benz will display a total of 24 ground-breaking models and concepts with a wide array of regional premieres at Dubai International Motor Show opening tomorrow (November 14) in Dubai, UAE.

The largest automotive exhibition in the Middle East will run until November 18 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

Leading the charge is the new Mercedes-AMG Project"... Continue Reading

The New Arteon is now available in Volkswagen Kuwait, Behbehani Motors Company

November 13, 2017

The Volkswagen brand model line-up expands with the new Arteon revealed at the official vehicle launch media event, which took place at the Volkswagen Al Rai showroom. The notably dynamic fastback model was launched last week and is now available in Volkswagen Kuwait’s showroom.

The new Arteon combines sporty charisma, great"... Continue Reading

Inteva Receives Prestigious Hall of Fame Award from SPE Automotive Division

November 10, 2017

(AETOS Wire)-- Inteva Products, a leading global Tier One automotive supplier of engineered components and systems, was named to the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Hall of Fame for the thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) skin first used on the 2000 Pontiac Bonneville. Inteva accepted the recognition along with its customer, General"... Continue Reading

Al Majid Motors introduces new Kia hybrid SUV

November 9, 2017

Al Majid Motors Company, the exclusive and sole distributor for Kia Motors in the UAE, is introducing Kia’s Niro HEV, a dedicated hybrid sports utility vehicle, at the 3rd International Conference on Future Mobility (ICFM) in Dubai, UAE.

The conference runs on November 7 and 8 at the Grand Hyatt, and represents the region’s largest and most influential annual gathering of leaders"... Continue Reading

Royal Enfield to premier twin-cylinder big bike at Milan Motorcycle Show at EICMA

November 6, 2017

Leicester, UK: Royal Enfield, the maker of Bullet motorcycle from Eicher Motors will be showcasing it's flagship 650 cc, twin cylinder bike at the upcoming Milan Motorcycle Show, EICMA this week. Developed at the company's UK Technical Centre on the outskirts of Leicester, the biggest bike in Royal Enfield portfolio yet will be the company's answer to get into the mainstream of global motorcycle market and challenge the likes of Harley Davidson, Triumph and Ducati and offer the model as an upgrade to over 2.5 million Royal Enfield owners in India. Much like its past offerings, the locally manufactured 650 cc bike will accessible and aggressively priced, which may create a new segment in the market....... Continue Reading

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