Nissan of Arabian Automobiles announces winners of Nissan Patrol competition for World Photography Day


Dubai: In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Nissan Patrol, Arabian Automobiles (AAC), the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates announces the winners of its World Photography Day competition that took place online from 27th of July to the 14th of August.

Congratulations to the three winning photos – posted by @itshamood, @muhd.ashxxf and @zayed.77. In recognition of the love and support received from Patrol owners submitting entries, the nine winning photos will be showcased as a collage on AAC’s social media pages, while also being displayed on a billboard on Hesa road, bridging the online-led competition with an offline finale. 

The weekly winners are: Mohammed Mubarak @itshamoood, Muhammed Ashraf @muhd.ashxxf, Zayed AlDhaheri  @zayed.77, Vishnu Nair @DRACPATROL, Ravik Yadav @Ravisubh, Amrit Advani @AmritAdvani, Zakariya Muhammed @zakku9751, Zayed Ramez @vct.w and Muhammad Faris @xfarisphotography 

“With a recorded 83% growth in Patrol sales during the period of January to April 2021 vs 2019, the strength of the Nissan brand is evident in a competitive market, and the long heritage of the Patrol and its roots within the community are consolidated by the passion drivers have for the car. Reaching out to our loyal customer base and car enthusiasts is a fundamental pillar to our advancement, and with the Nissan Patrol’s 70th anniversary, we wanted to offer a platform for owners to express their love for the Patrol in commemoration of World Photography Day. The competition witnessed the contribution of 363 participants, who posted inspiring and eye-catching photos. Congratulations to the winners, and we look forward to continuously celebrating the Patrol with you,” said Salah Yamout, COO of Arabian Automobiles Company. Patrol owners (Safari, Super Safari, Y62 and the Nismo) were invited to post the most creative pictures of their cars on Instagram using #ForTheLoveOfPatrol and #Nissandxb. Nine photos were shortlisted via weekly online polls and awarded weekly prizes comprising cameras, Apple Watches and AirPods. The Patrol journey continues in the UAE throughout the 70th anniversary and beyond, inspiring passion for the model and further reflecting the heritage of the nation.

About Arabian Automobiles Company:

Arabian Automobiles Company (AAC) is the flagship company of AW Rostamani Group. With over 50+ years in the business, AAC is one of the leading automotive dealers in the GCC and exclusive distributor for Nissan, INFINITI and Renault vehicles in Dubai and the Northern Emirates. Arabian Automobiles is looking back on 50+ years of excellence and passion, and forging ahead with its vision to enrich customer lives and remain the trusted automotive brand of choice.

Arabian Automobiles became the first automotive company in the UAE to be awarded the prestigious ‘Dubai Quality Gold Award’ by Dubai Economy in May 2017. In the same year, INFINITI won ‘Best Performing Brand’ in the automotive category of the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme; an accolade previously won by Nissan in 2016 and Renault in 2015. In 2015, Arabian Automobiles received the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum business award for most outstanding performance and in 2013 it became the first private company in the UAE to be inducted into the prestigious Palladium Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for strategy execution. Arabian Automobiles Company is currently the holder of Nissan Motor Company’s ‘Global Nissan Aftersales Award and is the only Nissan distributor to have won the award for a total of 21 times with 10 consecutive wins between 2007 and 2016. 

Across its Dubai and Northern Emirates network, Arabian Automobiles operates:

  • New vehicle sales showrooms: 9 Nissan, 4 INFINITI and 2 Renault 
  • 6 pre-owned car showrooms
  • Central Logistics Centre at Dubai Industrial City
  • Service centres: 10 Nissan, 4 INFINITI, and 3 Renault
  • 60-minute Express Service 
  • 9 spare parts outlets
  • Arabian Automobiles is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 certified.