Monday 21 August 2017

Dubai’s RTA links 20-year-old trucks with smart centre

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started linking trucks that had been in service for 20 years or more with the Smart Monitoring Centre of RTA’s Licensing Agency. The system involves fitting monitoring devices in trucks to enable the personnel concerned


Uber upgrades services for UAE businesses

Uber, a leading ride-hailing app, has introduced a new version of Uber for Business aimed at making it easier for organisations in the UAE to manage everything they need to do with Uber. Highlights of the new Uber for Business include: •    Set-


Fiat Chrysler in team to develop autonomous driving

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has signed an agreement with BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment. The development partners intend to leverage each ot


Infiniti retro prototype to debut at US event

Infiniti will unveil a heritage inspired prototype vehicle that captures the ingenuity and adventure of early motor sports at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance in the US county of Monterey from August 15 to 20. The prototype is built with the brand’s contempo


Euro Motors launches Jaguar Land Rover campaign

Euro Motors, the exclusive dealer and distributor for luxury automotive manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain, recently launched a summer campaign for a wide range of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Under the features of the campaign, running from August 8 to 31, Euro Motors


EK Kanoo launches 2nd Toyota tech education programme

Ebrahim K Kanoo, sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bahrain, has opened the second Toyota Technical Education Programme (TTEP) at a ceremony held at Al-Jabriya Secondary Technical Boys School in the kingdom. The event also saw training materials and equipment donated to the s


Toyota launches C-HR model in Jordan

Markazia, the sole distributor of Toyota, Lexus and Hino trucks in Jordan, has launched the new 2017 Toyota C-HR – or coupé high-rider. The unveiling took place at Blue Fig in Abdoun, Amman, introducing the innovative C-HR that blends sleek and sculptured design with


Hyundai to launch refreshed Sonata

Hyundai will launch its refreshed Sonata mid-sized sedan in Africa and the Middle East next month, with preview images of the car showing dramatic changes to the car’s bodywork. New sheet-metal and trim details will bring the current-generation Sonata into line with the Hyundai&r


Alfardan wins big at JLR marketing awards

Alfardan Premier Motors, the exclusive importer of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) in Qatar, has scooped three awards at the British luxury carmaker’s annual Retailer Marketing Conference for its retailers in the Mena region. Held this year at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai, UAE, the co


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