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Lada’s agent starts local assembly of new Granta in April

Al-Amal Automotive, the agent of Lada in Egypt, plans to start assembling the new form of Lada Granta locally and offering it to the Egyptian market in April. Avtovaz, the famous Russian company known as “Lada”, announced in a statement that it will start producing the new form of Granta in Egypt and Kazakhstan, as …

Daily News Egypt

Relative movement in car prices in early August

The car market has witnessed relative movements in prices of cars in early August, as the increases ranged between EGP 1,000 to EGP 45,000. GB Auto, the agent of Chery, Hyundai, and Geely, increased the prices of some of its models by EGP 1,000. BMW saw the greatest increase, by EGP 45,000 on its 340I …

Ahmed Amer

EOS adopts new specifications of private vehicles

The Egyptian Organisation for Standardisation and Quality (EOS) has adopted 49 new standard specifications for locally and imported vehicles. The new specifications were issued under standard No 8153 of 2018 and aim to improve safety and security conditions for vehicles. A government source said that the new specifications come in line with Egypt’s accession to …

Daily News Egypt

New Ferrari chairperson born in Alexandria

Italian-American automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles conducted some changes to its management structure after the death of the previous chairperson, Sergio Marchionne, who is credited with guiding the company’s rebirth over the last several years. The company revealed Marchionne’s health problems less than a month ago, and the 66-year old director only formally left his job …

Daily News Egypt

BMW introduces versatile sports X2

The Bavarian Auto Group, the exclusive dealership of BMW and MINI in Egypt, announced the arrival of the new BMW X2 to the local market, which is known as a versatile compact SUV sports car. The new model was based on Concept X2, which was displayed at the company’s pavilion, during the 2016 Paris Motor …

Daily News Egypt

Exxon Mobil Egypt, EIT sign five-year partnership

Exxon Mobil Egypt organised a ceremony to celebrate signing a new partnership with the Egyptian International Trading & Agencies (EIT), the exclusive dealership of Kia in Egypt, to provide Exxon Mobil lubricants for use across Kia’s maintenance service centres. The ceremony was attended by Samy El-Ansary, general manager of lubricants at Exxon Mobil Egypt, and …

Daily News Egypt

Car companies struggle to stabilise prices after fuel price changes

The car market has received the decision to increase fuel prices with a stabilisation of the delivery prices of the current month, ignoring the projections on social media of the upcoming period and a possible increase in prices. Some of the companies that have kept their prices fixed are Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Chevrolet, BMW, Toyota, Renault, …

Ahmed Amer

Bavarian Brilliance introduces V6 in September

The Bavarian Auto Company, the dealership for the Chinese Brilliance in Egypt, is set to officially introduce the V6 in September, during the Automech Formula 2018. The general manager of the company, Khaled Saad, said that the new car will be among the crossover SUV models, coming in a slightly larger size than the V5, …

Islam Atris

SGS announces first MSI 20000 certification in Egypt

After a long process of evaluation and verification, strictly evaluated on the basis of the specifications of the MSI 20000 regulation, the SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance) has announced that the Egyptian company Auto-Group conforms to MSI 20000 standards. Auto Group representatives The official MSI 20000 certification ceremony was held at the firm’s registered offices, …

Daily News Egypt

Toyota launches all-new Century after 21-year absence

Toyota announced the launch of its completely redesigned third generation Century in Japan and the start of sales at Toyota dealers nationwide, with a monthly sales target for Japan of only 50 units, and it will be assembled at Higashi-Fuji Plant in eastern Japan. The outline reflects the Japanese aesthetic of passive symmetry while employing …

Mohamed Al-Roubi

Swiss students design 400 km range e-bike

A group of 14 engineering students from the University of Zurich in Switzerland managed to produce a one-off motorcycle with an electric range of 400 km through a massive lithium-ion 15 kWh battery. According to RideApart, the motorcycle, named Ethec, comes with a futuristic, minimalist design and elaborate technology, sustaining more classical motorcycle elements, including …

Daily News Egypt

New industry minister revives hopes for automotive sector

The ambitions and hopes of the automotive sector were renewed after Amr Nassar became the new minister of trade and industry earlier this month. Nassar is the first industry minister to have a background and history in the automotive sector, as he previously served as an executive consultant for MCV Group. The demands and ambitions …

Mohamed Al-Roubi