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November 23, 2017

Al Tayer Motors, the Ford and Lincoln importer-dealer in the UAE, has taken its customer service to another level by creating a luxury service centre on wheels to help keep its clients on the move in Dubai.

Based on a Ford Transit Custom van, the mobile service centre’s interior has been divided into two sections; one area as a luxury waiting room where clients can sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort while Ford’s mobile technician works on their car, and the other section to store tools, spare batteries and other tradesman essentials required"...

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November 22, 2017

Bentley Motors has introduced a special new version of its luxury SUV, the Bentayga, designed especially for the Middle East following feedback from customers in the region.

The ‘Bentayga Black Specification’ features an array of special interior and exterior design touches created by its Mulliner stylists to give the world’s fastest SUV a dramatic and powerful appearance, Bentley said.

Finished"...

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November 22, 2017

If you want to beat the traffic and arrive to the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix in impeccable style, nothing — with the possible exception of a Harrier Jump Jet — beats a helicopter.

How does Dubai to Yas Island in less than half an hour sound? Good, right? That will be Uber’s chopper service, then, which is being offered, in conjunction with Alpha Tours, to users of the ride-hailing app on Sunday, November 26

UberChopper, as it is known, will be available for pre-booking from midday on Wednesday, November 22, with rides costing Dh2,000 per person"...

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November 21, 2017

Dubai-based Al-Futtaim on Tuesday announced an agreement with car giant Groupe Renault for the exclusive assembly and distribution of Renault vehicles in Pakistan.

The agreements will see Groupe Renault bring its latest products, while Al-Futtaim, through its new subsidiary Al-Futtaim Automotive Pakistan (Private) Limited, will establish a new manufacturing and assembly plant, and exclusively distribute Renault cars through its extensive knowledge of the market.

The parties expect that construction of the plant will start in the first quarter of 2018 in Karachi with"...

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November 21, 2017

Galadari Automobiles, one of the leading national automobile distributors in the UAE, has announced the launch of the automatic transmission variant of the New Age XUV500 in the UAE. It will be available in two variants - the W8 FWD and W10 AWD.

The New Age XUV500 is the flagship product from Mahindra & Mahindra, one of India's leading automobile manufacturers, with a group revenue of over $19 billion.

The New Age XUV500 is the only SUV in its class to offer a second generation, six-speed automatic transmission with AWD as an option. The new automatic transmission has been sourced for the first time from the global supplier, Aisin, Japan.

Dinesh Choudhari, general manager"...

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November 20, 2017

Innovation in the automotive industry is not limited to sharp exteriors or what engine is running under the hood - true innovation permeates every aspect of a car's design, from its sunroof to its tyres, experts at Dubai International Motor Show 2017 noted.

'Innovation is the law for us,' says Carlos Milani, managing director at Pirelli for the Middle East and India. 'It is the basis of everything that we do.'

'Being partners with such big brands obliges us to innovate. Our engineers work with them continuously, and often years in advance on"...

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November 20, 2017

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 a vehicle is by far the most important safety system that it has. Being able to slow down or stop at a moment’s notice will help to avoid a major accident and save lives, says Osama Ali.

Brakes should be regularly inspected, we recommend"...

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November 19, 2017

An Emirati businessman, Ahmed Al Marzuoqi, 23; has won the bid to own the exclusive Abu Dhabi number 2 plate for a whopping Dh10 million.

'I am very excited and proud to get number 2,' he told reporters after the auction of distinguished number plates on Saturday evening at Emirates Palace.

He said he bought the number plate because of it's significance to the nation.

'Number 2 is a historical and very important number. It's the number that signifies the UAE union which"...

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November 18, 2017

Aston Martin marked the 2017 edition of the Dubai International Motor Show with a show-stopping display of cars, including some of the rarest models ever built amongst several regional debuts.

The Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar is being shown for the first time in the region to the public. The product of a unique innovation partnership between the British luxury brand and eminent F1 team Red Bull Racing, this ambitious, extraordinary collaboration combines the vision and skills of two world-leading brands to create a road car the like of which has never been seen"...

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November 18, 2017

Elon Musk pulled off a Steve Jobs-ian 'one more thing' surprise at the unveiling of Tesla Inc.'s Semi model, rolling a new Roadster sports car out of the back of a big rig on stage.

The Semi truck going into production in 2019 will boast 500 miles of range, a battery and motors that will last 1 million miles and cheaper total operating costs than diesel models, Tesla's chief executive officer said. The Roadster, available a year later, will be the fastest production car ever made, he said.

'The point of doing this is to just give a hardcore smack-down"...

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