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We launched cars without airbags to meet all customers’ needs, says GB Auto
Korean brand reveals first stage of future product plans, including seven new dedicated BEVs that will be launched by 2027 across several vehicle segments
The Kia Sportage comes with a drive system consisting of a four-cylinder 1.6 engine, a strength of 140 hp at 6300 rpm, and a top speed of 180 km/h for the first three categories. The fourth category boasts 170 hp and 201 km/h with an all-wheel drive system.
Regarding the near-term financial impacts, Naeem Research expects the new agreement will contribute an incremental EGP 200m in revenues to Egypt’s tyre segment, but with higher margins as it is a premium product.
The updated model features a sporty coupe design, a larger and more spacious interior than the car model’s first generation, and many noticeable technologies and features.
Negotiations take place with vehicle manufacturing companies to enforce vehicle warranties following conversion to gas
Parallel car market actually created by agents, through which more cars are imported, says Kayan Chairperson
Group’s factory has produced several notable models assembled in Egypt, at the forefront of which are the BMW X categories
Japanese car brand launches second generation of all-new Nissan Juke in Egyptian market
New BMW X6 model has become available on local market for EGP 2m
Application to participate in Egypt’s first rally closes on 10 September, while technical inspection for vehicles will be conducted on 18 September
Further BMW models will be offered in the coming weeks
Higer and GB Polo expected to drive localisation of electric, diesel, and CNG bus production
New platform offers 70 government services, including food rations and vehicle licensing
Egypt’s long-term auto strategy focuses on local manufacture of electric vehicles, says Karim Naggar
Government needs to increase natural gas stations, to keep pace with nationwide CNG conversion, says Amr Suleiman
Source debunked social media rumours on alleged changes to traffic violation fines
New models are exclusively equipped with advanced MINI navigation system
Gap between supply and demand caused increase in prices of some models: El Sabaa
Company introduces some modifications to new version of Urvan
Absence of EV charging tariff has caused investors to refrain from launching EV projects in Egypt, due to huge losses incurred when providing electricity for free
State can make good use of auto parts, vehicle frames of scrapped cars, auto expert
In a statement on its consolidated financial statements sent to the Egyptian Exchange (EGX), the company said that its sales in H1 of 2020. It added that this reflects a decrease of 14.1% to EGP 9.9bn compared to the EGP 11.5bn recorded last year.
Study compared greenhouse emissions from LNG, MGO, low-sulphur fuel oil, and heavy fuel oil when used in ship engines
Hope, however, is gradually returning to the automotive market, with the gradual waning of the pandemic in its strength and the decision to co-exist with the virus.
Construction sector suffers short-term blow, Egypt’s heavy truck sales decline 8.4% y-o-y
This comes despite auto market sales in Q2 of 2020 reportedly being declining 3.8% y-o-y, and 35.3% quarter-on-quarter, amounting to 37,400 units.
Government starts converting old cars to work on natural gas, and limits new licences for bi-fuel vehicles
Waymo will now work exclusively with FCA for development and testing of class 1-3 light commercial vehicles for commercial delivery customers
The move is also to reduce the consumption costs of these cars and to provide hard currency, as well as to eliminate subsidies on current fuel. As electric cars are not subject to frequent breakdowns, the move can also prevent long-term customers from being exposed to fluctuating fuel prices.