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Castrol announce auto industry awards

Castrol announce auto industry awards

Dubai – Castrol has revealed the winners of its first ever ‘Liquid Engineering Awards’ with five entrants from the United Arab Emirates securing top places among the Industry’s best. The programme aims to recognize and reward the industry’s unsung heroes as well as raise service standards in the region. Participant…

Volvo xc90 wins auto trophy awards

Volvo xc90 wins auto trophy awards

Dubai – Volvo’s XC90 and C30 have bagged top honours in the ‘2006 Auto Trophy Awards’ in Germany. The Volvo XC90 captured its fifth trophy in the import ranking for SUV’s and off-road vehicles and the Volvo C30, participating in the competition for the first time, won the import ranking…

Sulayem visits Nissan

Sulayem visits Nissan

Dubai – Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the Automobile and Touring Club for the UAE (ATCUAE) was recently invited to Nissan HQ in Japan to test the next generation Nissan Patrol which is expected to be launched in 2008. During his week-long visit, Sulayem met with the design team to…

2007 Skoda Fabia S2000

2007 Skoda Fabia S2000

Mlada Boleslav – Skoda has a rich heritage in motorsport – rallying in particular. This legacy is going to continue with the development of a new competition car based on the next generation Fabia, due to be launched next year. Skoda’s technical development engineers will use 2007 to develop and…

2007 Mitsubishi Pajero

2007 Mitsubishi Pajero

Tokyo – Mitsubishi has revealed their all-new fourth generation Pajero off-roader. The new Pajero is a progressive evolution that combines authentic four-wheel-drive go-anywhere ability with bold and muscular new styling and the choice of either a three-door short or five-door long-wheelbase chassis. Despite minimal carry over of parts, a mere…

One million yaris built by toyota

One million yaris built by toyota

Valenciennes – On 11 December 2006 at 6:00 pm, the millionth Yaris rolled off the assembly line at Toyota Motor Manufacturing France (TMMF). Since the start of production in January 2001 production of the supermini has increased steadily, supporting the growing sales success of Yaris worlwide. Since the launch of…

Volkswagen bids for maiden diesel dakar rally win

Volkswagen bids for maiden diesel dakar rally win

Wolfsburg – The Volkswagen works rally team next month embarks on its most ambitious challenge yet – to become the first to win the legendary Dakar Rally with a diesel powered vehicle. Four of the squad’s Race Touareg 2 machines, each powered by a new 2.5-litre five-cylinder TDI engine, will…

Geneva debut for the new skoda fabia

Geneva debut for the new skoda fabia

Czech Republic – One of world’s oldest car companies, Skoda, will premiere its new Fabia at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2007. The compact Fabia will be available in two body styles: hatchback and stationwagon and will feature for the very first time a six-speed tiptronic transmission. The Fabia…

Nissan inaugurates new global design studio

Nissan inaugurates new global design studio

Tokyo – Nissan Motor Co., Ltd recently inaugurated a new design studio complex that will serve as the central hub for the company’s global design activities. The new design studio covers an area of 42000m2 and is located at the Nissan Technical Center in Atsugi, Kanagawa Prefecture. The completion of…

Mercedes benz energises potential clients with the new e class

Mercedes benz energises potential clients with the new e class

Dubai – Mercedes-Benz is putting Energy into its new generation E-Class by offering a whole new buying experience for its Dubai customers. Visitors to the Mercedes-Benz E-Suite in the amphitheatre at Dubai Internet City behind Buildings One and Two not only get the inside track on the latest E-Class but…