The 5 best compact cars that will arrive until 2019

The 5 best compact cars that will arrive until 2019

The compact cars have historically formed the premier class of the market. The Volkswagen Golf, Renault Megane, Citroen C4 … have always been the models that have led all the sales lists. Today overshadowed by Best SUVs, which month by month are already the most sought by customers, all brands are struggling to renew their products and continue to grow.

These are the best compact sedan cars that will reach the U.A.E market until 2019.

#1 Volkswagen Golf VIII: mid-2018

Volkswagen Golf VIII will arrive Dubai UAE in 2018

The Volkswagen Golf is still the best-selling car model in Dubai today. Like its brother, the Audi A3, the new Golf (always one of the most anticipated cars of the year) which already had an evolution in two phases: first, in 2016, a slight renovation; And then, in 2018, a future generation, in this case, it will be the one that shows the greatest evolution.

Mechanically, its 1.4 TSI versions will give way to the new family of turbocharged petrol engines with 1.5 liters of capacity, whose efficiency will not depend solely on the system of disconnection of cylinders. The new bases will be based on efficiency, lightness and safety equipment.

There will not be a change of image too breakthrough, but a greater differentiation between 5-door bodies, which will no longer have such a small volume of luggage, and the rest of the range, such as the familiar Variant or the Sportsvan minivan.

There will also be a new modular family of 1.5 TDI three-cylinder engines with power levels between 75 and 120 hp. GTD, GTi and an already established GTE will continue to make history in the Golf, while in the electric range is already spoken of a 50 percent autonomy additional to the current.

 

#2 Volvo V40: late 2018Volvo V40 sports car black version design Dubai UAE

Volvo works at peak performance. With the newly upgraded range in sedan (S90) and its SUV Volvo XC90, now it’s time to go to the other end. The next step is the staging of a new generation of compact V40 and unpublished derivatives XC40 and C40. To do this, Volvo has developed a modular platform to accommodate all those various variants … and more.

They say in the brand that with the new CMA platform will reduce development times to 20 months, when the current V40 needed 42 in 2012. The new platform will share with the superior SPA of the S90 and XC90 much of its cutting-edge technology. This means that the future V40 will have its relevant Twin Engine version, which is what Volvo calls its new hybrids.

#3 BMW 1 Series: 2017-2018

2018 BMW 1 Series arriving Dubai UAE

The future BMW 1 Series will look structurally and by dimensions to its Mini cousin. It will change a lot. At BMW they want to leave room for future models – and now that Mini has entered the compact segment with the new Clubman – and will do just the opposite with its Series 1 of 3 and 5 doors.

It will be something smaller, not so much as an Audi A1 (less than 4 meters), but very close to the 4.25 meters in length of the new Mini. So, the Series 2 will have a long journey and many surprises under the sleeve … And under the skin. Because it will be the Series 1 model that yields to the practical rigors over the technicians.

Mini’s front-wheel drive platform will therefore be the base for the brand’s new baby, with a better size / habitability ratio than the current one. Goodbye to the propulsion, but without loss of good sensations. The shortest length will not involve less battle in the future Series 1, which will lead a more advanced command post.

Engines of 3 and 4 cylinders in petrol and Diesel, with the block of 1.5 liters in different levels of power for the initial versions, and the 2.0 liter like top of range, will conform the conventional offer. And there will be variant of high performance MPerformance. Total traction and 8-speed automatic transmission will continue.

#4 Mercedes A-Class: 2018

Mercedes Benz A Class 2018 arriving in UAE

The next generation of the Mercedes-Benz compact (W117 in internal code) will revolve around the premiere of a new modular platform, which will allow to exploit even more flexibility to the segment. And with it, much more technology and much less weight will come to the new Class A.

The revolution will be industrial and technological, because the designs will only qualify, in view of the current success. Among the numerous bodies that the brand of the star will offer in this category, there will be a daring Shooting Brake, as we know that Mercedes designers will bet on a new yet more exclusive variant of only two side doors. Among the variants derived from Class A, the CLA, for example, will evolve from the traditional three-volume saloon line that currently presents a more coupe-style silhouette with four doors.

On the other hand, the development team of the brand is taking into account all the technical requirements that will require an unprecedented Class A Convertible. The men of AMG will develop their own sport from the future Class A, which will be a direct rival of the Audi TT. All this without forgetting that the same genetics will be shared equally by the future Class B within the compact size MPVs and even by a new SUV GLB variant.

#5 Audi A3: 2018

2018 Audi A3 Sportback Rumors Dubai UAE

Recently renovated, the future Audi A3 will arrive soon in 2018. It will be more efficient, spacious, equipped and better connected. This fourth generation, completely new, will show how not the distinguishing features of future Audi, although the most interesting will go inside.

It will be removed again weight of up (up to 50 kilos), even more in its unpublished versions with engine of 3 cylinders of gasoline, which, before 2020, will have a secondary electrical network of 48 volts and a small electric motor with which To achieve a “gentle hybridization”. Nothing to do with the pure e-tron. All of the engines will be Ultra, which means urea additive in the Diesel, while the gasoline will retain the deactivation of cylinders and will arrive the new 2.0 cycle Miller premiered in the Audi A4.

The German group is also working on an upgrade of its double-clutch transmissions – always with inertial function – as well as new, more efficient and advanced all-wheel drive. Signal control or hyperconnection to the Internet will also come with exchange of information to the outside. The advances in semi-autonomous driving will reach the A3 with a driving assistant for jam with an increased speed up to 60 km / h.

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Mobile Apps: a Booming Market in Dubai

Mobile Apps: a Booming Market in Dubai

80% of mobile browsing is concentrated in five apps: Facebook, Youtube, Google Maps, Pandora and Gmail

Every day more companies use mobile apps to interact with their customers. Gone is when shop windows announced their special offers, now they arrive directly at the mobile phone through a notification in the application.

According to data from consultancy Forrester Research, in 2014, 5% of global e-commerce was done through mobile devices and it was expected that, by 2016, these transactions will reach 10% of total sales. For 2017 it will be 30% of the total.

The App Date confirmed that in U.A.E, in the last four years, the number of mobile applications downloaded grew by 250%. Up to date U.A.E’s residents consume 3 million apps on their mobile devices: phones and tablets. 

Undoubtedly, mobile phones have changed the way of thinking and relating society, both to family and friends, to products and brands.

What types of mobile applications do users demand?

  • Entertainmentsocial networking and instant messaging apps are the most used by users. We can also find in this area the applications of the cinemas that show schedules, location of the rooms, discounts, facilitate the purchase of tickets …
  • Banking: for the financial services technology presents a good opportunity to get closer to their customers. Checking the balance and the movements of the account, making transactions or finding the nearest cashier are some of the services that banks offer their customers through their mobile apps.
  • Retail: new applications are emerging every day that offer facilities for buying and selling, comparing prices or looking for stores. Also, developers take advantage of the geolocation factor so that the stores themselves send out discounted notifications to customers closest to the physical location of the store.
  • Restaurants and accommodation: hotel and restaurant applications offer on menus and rooms, the location of the premises or offer the possibility of making reservations.
  • Streaming: are music and / or video download and playback services.
  • Photography and video: they allow both the capture and recording of audiovisual content and its dissemination. They are very complete apps in which users interact with each other motivated by shared content.

Mobile applications begin to have more value in the communication and sales strategies of brands, and are positioned as a powerful tool for e-commerce.

 

Top 10 things to see in Dubai

Top 10 things to see in Dubai

What to see in Dubai. The numerous events of interest held each year and the majestic constructions that are taking place, have earned it a lot of worldwide fame to the city of Dubai. From the eternal tranquility of the desert where the clock seems to have stopped, to the joyful buzz of the Dubai souk, Dubai is in fact an impressive international business center and destination.

Among many other activities, you can visit the only seven-star hotel in the world, climb to the highest building in the world, enjoy a horse race with a cash prize of one million dollars, shopping in the second destination of the world Most popular or tour one of the three artificial islands in the shape of a palm tree, which can be seen from the International Space Station. Dubai, familiar with the tagline “the most in the world” currently has more than 100 Guinness Records.

See Dubai Tours team will be happy to tell you what to see in Dubai. We will help you to plan your trip in advance, to make the most of your stay, whether you are stopping in transit or coming to Dubai as your main destination. We detail below the Top 10 places and things to see in Dubai, which we consider to be seen in the U.A.E.

1. Dubai Fountain

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Dubai Fountain is a fountain system located along the artificial lake of the Burj Khalifa, next to the Dubai Mall, and is the largest source in the world that dance to the rhythm of music, presenting spectacular choreographies, with musical themes that go From the classical to the contemporary, from the Arabic to the world’s music, making it the most beautiful sound and light show in the world. The first performance is every day at six in the afternoon and is one of the landmarks to see in Dubai.

2. Burj Khalifa

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Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world with its 828 meters and has 163 floors. You can climb to the observatory of this skyscraper located on the 124th floor, a balcony with a 360 degree view, from where we can see much of the city and feel its majesty, during daytime and at night, being more gratifying to The fall of the sun. The total duration of the visit usually oscillates between about 60 or 90 minutes. The most impressive skyscraper to see in Dubai.

3. Burj Al Arab

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Known worldwide, Burj al Arab is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture and is considered the most luxurious hotel in the world and unique with 7 stars. It has a candle shape, is 321 meters high and all rooms are suites, the smallest of which is 170m2.

Anyone who sees it from anywhere in the world, thinks about Dubai, having become the icon of Dubai par excellence. It is necessary to make a reservation in one of its restaurants to be able to visit it.

4. Dubai Marina

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Dubai Marina is one of the main enclaves of the city. It combines residential areas with others dedicated to leisure along the canal. The best way to appreciate Dubai Marina is to stroll along the docks or enjoy a cruise on its canal surrounded by skyscrapers, resulting especially romantic and beautiful at night.

Among its skyscrapers stands out Canyan Tower which with its 306 meters, is the highest twisted tower in the world and one of the must see in Dubai.

5. Madinat Jumeirah

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Souk that reminds us of an ancient Arab city, both for its interior and exterior architecture, and that by its channels Madinat Jumeirah is also known as the Venice of the Middle East. It is highly recommended to take an open (canoe typical of the area) and walk them.

You can make fantastic and spectacular photographs of the Burj Al Arab. During the night it has much more atmosphere, with its numerous restaurants, bars and terraces. It certainly goes into the top 10 things to see in Dubai.

6. Dubai Aquarium

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Dubai Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world with a volume of 10 million liters, equivalent to four Olympic swimming pools, and is located on the ground floor of Dubai Mall. Inside live 33,000 aquatic animals, 140 species, including 300 sharks, including the largest collection of sand tiger sharks and whip streaks.

Visitors have the possibility to swim among sharks and go through a tunnel that allows us to have a panoramic view of 270º. A must see place in Dubai.

7. Palm Jumeirah

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Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island shaped like a palm tree, known along with two more like Palm Islands. It is the smallest of the three and its size is 31 square kilometers, equivalent to 3,000 football fields.

From one end, next to Zabeel Saray Hotel you can enjoy breathtaking views of the skyscrapers located in Dubai Marina and in the central area is Atlantis The Palm Hotel. The best way to appreciate it is by a hydroplane and / or helicopter ride.

8. Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek UAE Dubai

In the history of Dubai Creek, which is the cove of Dubai, is the evolution of Dubai, from commercial destination in the desert to the modern city that is today. A trip in Abra is a must experience in Dubai Creek.

On board these barges, which run up and down the cove, you can see both modern glass towers and wind collectors (towers that function as cooling elements of buildings) and the minarets of old Dubai. Enjoy a cruise on a dhow, Arabian wooden boat, is another way to travel, to enjoy its sights and sounds. Definitely in the top 10 things to see in Dubai.

9. Dubai Museum

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Dubai Museum, which is located in Al Fahidi Fort, is made up of a series of galleries that cover the life of Dubai throughout its 4,000 years of history: from its origins to its pearls, Oil boom and finally the current construction fever.

The fort on which the city was founded was built to protect from invasions the merchants who lived at the mouth of the cove. The penultimate of our top 10 things to see in Dubai.

10. Atlantis The Palm

Atlantis the palm in dubai uae

Atlantis The Palm Hotel is one of the most famous hotels for visitors traveling to Dubai, and one of the possibilities to reach it is a monorail that you can take at the station located at the beginning of the Palm Jumeirah trunk. Opened on November 20, 2008, it has the same design as the Atlantis Paradise Island hotel in the Bahamas.

One of the most impressive hotels to see in Dubai. It is necessary to make a reservation in one of its restaurants to be able to visit it. It deserves to be seen from the hydroplane and / or helicopter.