Live the Life: The New Mercedes-Benz SUV Range
December 2, 2013
With an off-road heritage of over 100 years, Mercedes-Benz now boasts an unrivalled SUV family offering the widest premium range in the Middle East market to meet every lifestyle need by delivering peerless performance, fascinating technology, space and refinement.
The flagship seven seater GL: Built around the"...Continue Reading >
'Smart taxi' app to be launched soon
December 2, 2013
A new "smart taxi" application will soon be available for download on smartphones to serve the citizens and residents of Jeddah.
The service will become accessible on subscription.
Muhammad Bejad Al-Wahtan, chairman of the Public Fares Committee at the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said subscription to smart taxi and GPS services is not obligatory.
“The application will inform users of the nearest available taxi to where they are situated. Detailed"...
BMW ’s new models raise the bar in performance
November 30, 2013
Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors, the official importer for BMW Group in Saudi Arabia, showcased the third generation BMW M6 Gran Coupé and all-new BMW 4 Series Coupé at the EXCS International Luxury Motor Show in Riyadh.
Under the bonnet of the BMW M6 Gran Coupé, BMW’s motor sport technology ensures that the models raise the bar in performance both on and off the racetrack. Its dynamic character is"...
Middle East Launch for All-New Peugeot 2008 at DIMS 2013
November 25, 2013
Peugeot unveiled its all-new 2008 dynamic urban Crossover at the Dubai International Motor Show 2013, buoyed by the model's sales soaring steadily throughout its initial launch markets. Coming on the heels of the 301's local runaway success, the 2008 appears all set to become the marque's second game-changer launch in the Middle East in less than six months.
Building"...Continue Reading >
Zahid to build assembly plant for Volvo, Renault trucks in KAEC
November 23, 2013
King Abdullah Economic City recently announced a new land plot signing with Zahid Tractor and Heavy Machinery Company for the purchase of 225,000 sq. meters in KAEC’s Industrial Valley-phase 2 for the construction and operation of Volvo and Renault trucks.
The plant will be developed on an area of 60,000 sqm and is expected to produce 4,000 trucks a year and provide 400 new jobs.
Fahd Al-Rasheed, Managing Director and CEO of KAEC, said “the new trucks assembly plant, which will be constructed by Zahid Group,...
UTSCH to Present the U-Press and RFID License Plates in Dubai
November 21, 2013
Gulf Traffic 2013
Traditionally, the Middle East has been an important marketing area for Utsch. For this reason Utsch, the German company known as the world's leading supplier of vehicle license plates and registration systems, will once again have a stand at the Gulf Traffic Exhibition (December 9 to 11, 2013, hall 3, stand 3A21). The presentation on the innovative U-Press and intelligent"...Continue Reading >
Road safety awareness during rainy weather for 1,200 Drivers
November 20, 2013
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police has started intensive traffic awareness programs focusing on precautionary procedures and necessary safety measures in inclement weather due to climate changes witnessed in the UAE.
Major Khalid Al Fil, Head of the Community-based Initiatives Team from the"...Continue Reading >
Photo of Oakley CEO Colin Baden and Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress
November 17, 2013
At the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, Texas (the location of the 2013 Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix), Oakley CEO Colin Baden and Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali celebrate the signing of a new partnership agreement between their two companies. Oakley and Ferrari will share design philosophies, technical advances, inspiration and innovation over a multi-year period.
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Peugeot 301 Wins Best-in-Class at Middle East Motor Awards 2013
November 5, 2013
After months of anticipation, the Middle East Motor Awards 2013 jury returned its verdict, consecrating the all-new Peugeot 301 winner of the Small Sedan Car category in a glittering ceremony held at the majestic Majaz venue in Sharjah.
This first Middle East accolade for the 301 comes barely months after its spectacular"...Continue Reading >
Bentley Announces Winners of 2013 Be Inspired Awards
November 3, 2013
The Year in Infrastructure 2013
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the winners of the 2013 Be Inspired Awards. The awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving the world’s infrastructure. They were presented last night at a ceremony during The Year"...Continue Reading >