Lulu, Indian Overseas Forum boost cancer awareness in EP

Organizers of the medical camp addressed a media conference recently, where they stressed the need to boost cancer awareness.
Updated 03 August 2019

Lulu, Indian Overseas Forum boost cancer awareness in EP

As a part of its social responsibility toward the community, Lulu Group is conducting a medical camp in association with the Indian Overseas Forum to raise awareness about cancer and its timely diagnosis.

The awareness section will be supervised by Dr. Abdul Majeed, maxilla facial consultant and president of the doctors’ association at King Fahd Military Hospital.

The 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. camp will be conducted on the following dates and outlets.

Aug. 1 at Alkhobar

Aug. 2 at Jubail

Aug. 8 at Dammam

Aug. 9 at Al-Ahsa

Following this camp in the Eastern Province, it will be extended to the Lulu Group in the Riyadh region, said its representatives.

It is supported by the Malayali Doctors’ Association.

A prominent role has been played in the medical camp by Sasidharan, IOF national general-secretary; Mansoor, IOF president; Gopal Shetty, IOF executive member; Salam Suliman, Lulu regional manager, Eastern Province; Hashim, Lulu commercial manager, Eastern Province. 

They all were present at the media conference where they stressed the need to boost cancer awareness and use the opportunity for a free checkup.

LuLu is the fastest growing retail chain across 10 countries, which include the GCC, India, Egypt, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Founded in the early 1990s, it has successfully expanded to different parts of the world. It is one of the favorite shopping destinations of both locals and expatriates in the Kingdom.

Bentley marks 100 years at Monterey Car Week

Updated 21 August 2019

Bentley marks 100 years at Monterey Car Week

As part of its centenary celebrations, Bentley hosted a number of events during the Monterey Car Week, from Aug. 15 to 18.

To mark the occasion, two models debuted — the new Flying Spur luxury four-door grand tourer, and the EXP 100 GT: A vision of luxury mobility in 2035.

The third-generation Flying Spur sets new standards of driving enjoyment and luxury, showcasing Bentley’s application of modern technology, while integrating the latest British craftsmanship and innovation features.

The new Flying Spur will be the most advanced luxury grand touring four-door available. 

Alongside its totally new and advanced aluminum and composite chassis, it features optional electronic all-wheel steering — a first for a Bentley, coupled with active all-wheel drive and the Bentley Dynamic Ride active anti-roll system powered by a 48V architecture.

The Flying Spur was put on display on Aug. 16 at the Quail — a motorsports gathering and at the Home of Bentley for the remainder of the weekend.

It was joined by the EXP 100 GT concept car, which made its US debut. With the EXP 100 GT, Bentley has reimagined the idea of grand touring for the future.

The EXP 100 GT is pure Bentley, inspired by the company’s deep understanding of the desires of its forward-thinking customers. It embraces artificial intelligence (AI) as a means to reassert the car as a place for creating, experiencing and capturing extraordinary human experiences and emotions.

It displays the future of luxury craftsmanship with a seamless fusion of materials and the intelligent curation of technology. The vehicle’s battery system will power four motors that deliver superior performance. Projected performance figures include a 0-60 mph time of less than 2.5 seconds, a top speed of 186 mph, and maximum torque of 1,500 Nm.

Ahead of the EXP 100 GT’s Americas debut, Bentley launched a new and dedicated app for Apple devices.

Released on Aug. 12, the “Bentley 100 AR” app uses a printable QR code to provide an augmented reality experience of the EXP 100 GT, allowing users to explore the exterior and interior of the concept car. Users can even interact with a virtual version of the car in full scale, by using the app at selected Bentley retailers.

Bentley was a featured marque at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, where numerous classic models competed in Bentley Centennial classes, including Vintage 4 Cylinder, Vintage 6 Cylinder, Derby and Postwar.