Saturday 23 May 2015

Crackdown on illegal taxi drivers in Bahrain

Bahrain is cracking down hard on illegal taxi drivers. General Director of Traffic Shaikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa said that in March, April and May 64 Asians, Bahrainis and Gulf nationals who run illegal taxis were arrested, said a report in the Gulf Daily News (GDN


Kia launches upgraded Picanto model

Kia Motors, a leading automobile company, has launched a new version of its A-segment city hatchback, the Picanto. The vehicle now features a range of dynamic and visual improvements to maintain its competitiveness and its position as the best-looking car in its class, said a sta


Efficiency, safety within GCC fleets ‘need to be addressed’

Efficiency and safety are the two key elements that need to be addressed on the highly-developed Gulf roads, according to MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions. In the Middle East, MiX Telematics is headquartered at its offices i


Al Haddad launches new Mercedes-Benz model

Al Haddad Motors, the authorised general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Bahrain, recently launched the new Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4Matic at an event that took place at the Al Haddad Motors showroom in Tubli. The latest Mercedes-Benz is built with a progressive design, ideal for


Ebrahim K Kanoo donates a special customised car

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Bahrain, has donated a special customised car to Aisha Ali Zaman, who had an accident resulting in a disability, to facilitate her daily transportations. In recognition of their continuous support to the


Volkswagen launches ‘Value Packages’ repair solutions

Volkswagen Middle East has introduced more cost-effective repair solutions for Volkswagen cars four years or older following the launch of Value Packages – a component of Volkswagen Genuine Parts. Value Packages provide customers of Volkswagen vehicles beyond the four years


All-new 2015 Ford Mustang arrives in Mideast

Ford has announced the regional launch of its all-new 2015 Ford Mustang with innovative technologies and high levels of performance and style. “Ford Mustang inspires passion like no other car,” said Kalyana Sivagnanam, Marketing, Sales and Service director for Ford Me


Google's self-driving cars set to hit public roads

Google will begin testing self-driving cars of its own design on public roads this summer, but they will have steering wheels and brakes, which is not what the company described a year ago. Engineers will operate 25 prototype vehicles, which use the same software as Google's


Air bag-linked recall may hit Honda sales in Japan

Honda Motor Company could see an impact on sales in Japan from its plans to recall some five million cars to replace potentially fatal air bags made by Japan's Takata Corporation, said a top executive. Senior managing officer Sho Minekawa, who oversees Honda's domestic sa


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