Technology & Sustainability changing the shape of UAE Commercial Vehicles Market

Technology is quickly changing the UAE’s commercial vehicles market. Industry analysts predict the next five years of growth will be driven by demand for high performance trucks for the logistics, construction, waste management, and specialised long haul transportation sectors. The upswing is reported in a new whitepaper produced for Automechanika Dubai by Glasgow Research and […]


Automechanika Dubai 2022 kicks-off, almost double the size of last year

Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East’s largest international trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket industry, opened today at the Dubai World Trade Centre with a vast showcase of present and future products, services, technologies and insights from industry experts. Exhibiting the latest technology and innovation from both across the region and beyond, the 19th edition, organised […]

Parts & Components

LAMINA happy to meet export customers after two-year gap

Lamina was one of the many top Indian brands to participate at the event. The Mangaluru-based company is one of the leading manufacturers of leaf springs, parabolic springs and air links for air suspensions for trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles. It has extensive global presence with customers across USA, Brazil, Ecuador, France, Belgium, Germany, […]


International aftermarket experts identify key trends set to shape future of industry

International participants at Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East and Africa’s largest international automotive aftermarket trade show, have identified several significant trends set to shape the future of the industry as organiser Messe Frankfurt Middle East sets the show’s grand opening.  Ahead of the event, industry experts have revealed that digitalisation and sustainability remained the top […]


UAE & Saudi automotive industries accelerate shift from imports to local manufacturing

Changing industry landscape opens range of new opportunities This year marks 100 years since the first recorded passenger car arrived in the GCC – historians note that it arrived in Saudi Arabia in 1921, brought by King Abdul Aziz 11 years before the country’s unification, when the King was known as the Sultan of Nejd. […]


Middle East tire and battery suppliers urged to adopt new tech for post Covid growth

Strategic business overhauls on the cards in promising path to recovery Back in September 2018, management consultants Tech Sci Research, forecast the Middle East tire market would reach US$ 24.83 billion in value by 2023 with an average compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.63 percent. At the time, the research-based company attributed its optimism […]


Automechanika Dubai opens today, all set to welcome global automotive services fraternity

Three-day exhibition from 14-16 December 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre Automechanika Dubai, the Middle East and Africa’s largest automotive service industry trade fair, will run in December 2021, with a host of new and returning features designed to keep thousands of professionals up-to-date on the latest market trends. The 18th edition of the three-day event, […]