News: British premium sports car manufacturer Aston Martin has opened a new showroom in Dubai. The carmaker aims to relaunch itself in Dubai with the opening of the state-of-the-art showroom. It will be the first in the world to offer the new Vanquish, along with other new models, such as the DB9, Vantage and Rapide, said Tim Trenker, general manager for Aston Martin in the UAE
BMI View: Spending on luxury goods, including autos, is making a solid comeback in the UAE and across the Middle East. Although BMI has identified the growing acceptance of volume brands as a trend in the Gulf Cooperation Council states, there is still consistent demand for premium products.