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Nissan qashqai queued up for production

Nissan qashqai queued up for production

Sunderland – Nissan’s latest model, the Qashqai, will began rolling off the production recently at its plant in Sunderland, United Kingdom. The Qashqai is a compact crossover, combining the best attributes of a traditional family hatchback with the option of advanced 4×4 capabilities. With a total investment of €322.8 million,…

Sheikh suhail in top spot for the 1000 dunes rally

Sheikh suhail in top spot for the 1000 dunes rally

Dubai – The final round of the UAE Rally Championship, the 1000 Dunes Rally, got underway today with official scrutineering taking place at the Dubai Autodrome. The prologue stage will be held in Dubai from 3pm onwards tomorrow, while on Friday cars will be driven onto the parc-ferme on Al…

Gronholm wins rally Great Britain takes his 25th career win

Gronholm wins rally Great Britain takes his 25th career win

Wales – Marcus Gronholm was not the fastest driver on the final day of Rally of Great Britain, the 2006 World Rally Championship finale, but then he did not need to be, either. The Finn had built up a lead of almost 79 seconds over the first two legs of…

Emirates motor company launches mercedes benz s600 guard

Emirates motor company launches mercedes benz s600 guard

Abu Dhabi – Emirates Motor Company (EMC), dealers for Mercedes-Benz brand of cars in the capital, has launched the Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard model featuring factory-integrated special protection. “We take our customers’ requirements seriously and have been developing our special-protection vehicles on an almost permanent basis since way back in 1928”,…

Porsche gives the new cayenne more performance less consumption

Porsche gives the new cayenne more performance less consumption

Dubai – Porsche AG of Stuttgart has unveiled the second generation model of its successful Cayenne SUV. Entering a new era, the Cayenne, Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo SUV’s will feature new direct injection petrol engines that combine more power delivery as well as better fuel consumption. The basic version…

Double wins for al azhari papantonis at national raceday round 2

Double wins for al azhari papantonis at national raceday round 2

Dubai – Karim Al Azhari, Costas Papantonis, Abdul Aziz, and Johnnie Pienaar emerged victorious in a thrilling round two of the National Raceday, the UAE’s premier motor racing series. In the Motorworks GTI Cup, Costas Papantonis captured pole position in emphatic fashion during qualifying for the 2nd round of the…

Karting world champions to compete at the dubai autodrome

Karting world champions to compete at the dubai autodrome

Dubai – The final round of the ‘2006 Biland Karting GP’ world karting championship will be held at Dubai Autodrome’s Kartdrome with champions from around the world taking part in the event. Previous Biland Kart GP has taken place in 2004 in Braga, Portugal and in 2005 in Sosnova, Czechoslovakia.…

Honda launches the all new 2007 aerosport cr v

Honda launches the all new 2007 aerosport cr v

Dubai – Honda Motor Company has launched their all-new CR-V in the United Arab Emirates. Tagged as the Aerosport SUV by Honda, the new CR-V in its 2007 outing retains its highly versatile city use SUV image with enhanced flexibility, new stylish body design, aerodynamic shape, improved performance and a…

Western Motors appointed Abu Dhabi dealer for Jeep

Western Motors appointed Abu Dhabi dealer for Jeep

Abu Dhabi – Al Jallaf Trading, the sole agent in Abu Dhabi for DaimlerChrysler’s Jeep brand, has announced that it will continue its Jeep retail operations through Western Motors; it’s affiliated company. Al Jallaf Trading and Western Motors are both subsidiaries of the Al-Fahim Group. This step has been taken…

Khalid triumphs in dubai rally secures his second successive victory

Khalid triumphs in dubai rally secures his second successive victory

Dubai – The UAE’s Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi completed his second successive victory in the Dubai International Rally last weekend (December 1, 2006) to bring down the curtain on the 2006 FIA Middle East Championship. Partnered by Khalid Al Kindi in a Subaru Impreza, Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, the 2004…


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