Japan’s Nissan Motor Company has been the fastest growing car brand in the Gulf region for the last three years. Samir Cherfan, the carmaker’s regional boss, outlines how it aims to build on this momentum to overtake Japanese rival Toyota and why resurgence in Saudi Arabia has been key to this plan
Since taking a major stake in the iconic McLaren Group in 2006, Bahraini sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat has played a vital role in helping to fund the British firm’s plan to roll out its portfolio of production supercars across the world. McLaren board member Sheikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa explains how Bahrain benefits from its association with the global brand.
Fans were left bereft when Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini retired the popular Gallardo in 2013, the company’s 50th anniversary year. As it moves towards its next milestone, its president and CEO talks about the replacement models, Arab investors and whether F1 could be in its future plans