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Nissan goes to college

Nissan goes to college

Nissan Middle East recently organized a major program for this year’s Dubai Men’s College annual open day as part of its ongoing commitment to support local universities in the region. The program involved students in safety related activities which included test drives and an educational challenge with a grand prize…

Ferrari leggenda e passione

Ferrari leggenda e passione

Ferrari’s Fiorano circuit in Maranello was the venue for an extraordinarily successful auction organised by RM Auctions in association with Sotheby’s last week. Not only were almost all of the cars put up for auction sold but they also achieved record prices. The 330 TRI/LM Testa Rossa Spyder, the last…

Nissan qashqai awarded five stars by euro ncap

Nissan qashqai awarded five stars by euro ncap

Nissan Motor Co.’s new Qashqai model has been awarded the maximum five-star rating for adult occupant protection from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP), with the highest ever recorded score for any vehicle. Qashqai was awarded 36.83 points out of a maximum 37 points by the independent crash…

Aston Martin 2013 driving home road safety 2007

Aston Martin 2013 driving home road safety 2007

Two Britons are to drive a factory-prepared Aston Martin from Tokyo to London on an epic journey along the newly completed Asia-Pacific Highway bringing world attention to road safety awareness and raising money to help save children from deaths and injury on the roads. The journey is being undertaken in…

Arabian automobiles expands parts centres in uae

Arabian automobiles expands parts centres in uae

Arabian Automobiles Co., exclusive dealer of Nissan in Dubai and Northern Emirates, has expanded its Al Quasis and Khorffakan genuine-parts centres in UAE, for the entire range of Nissan car models.  Enlarged to nearly 10,000 square feet each, from the earlier 2000 sq. feet, these centres will house more than…

The people you rely on rely on toyota

The people you rely on rely on toyota

Al-Futtaim Motors, the Toyota importer in the UAE has recently supplied Sharjah Police with a fleet of Toyota Prado vehicles. This increases the Police fleet for more presence on the roads of the emirate. Mr. Karim Gaus (Area Sales Manager for Sharjah and the Northern Emirates) of Al-Futtaim Motors saw…

All new mazda2 commences production

All new mazda2 commences production

The all-new Mazda2 (known as the Demio in Japan) rolled out of the Ujina Plant No. 1 nears Mazda’s headquarters in Hiroshima. The first model is destined for the Japanese domestic market and the launch was attended by around 550 people including Mazda’s Executive Vice President, Robert J. Graziano, together…

Infiniti m beauty and soul

Infiniti m beauty and soul

Japanese luxury car maker Infiniti has been steadily expanding its product range in the Middle East and its latest addition is the new ‘M’ – which blends the vagaries of luxury with a soul of a genuine sports sedan. Given its newly acquired zest in building cars exhibiting dynamic design,…

Vw golf gti w12 650

Vw golf gti w12 650

Volkswagen has unveiled a unique design study which is set to feature at the largest GTI festival in Europe this week. The GTI W12-650 mates a Golf GTI three-door bodyshell to a bespoke mid-mounted bi-turbo W12 650 PS engine channelling drive to the rear wheels. Not only is it the…

Motorworks supports dubai centre for special needs

Motorworks supports dubai centre for special needs

While most, if not all, motorsport promoters are content to ensure that their events are proper money spinners, a UAE-based promoter of a single make series has proven that beneath the veneer of petrol, oil and sheet metal lays a heart of gold. Motorworks, the developers and organisers of the…


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