Tuesday 26 September 2017

Make way for mixed reality: Ford tests Microsoft HoloLens

Ford designers have been swapping some clay-sculpting steels and rakes for mixed reality headsets and visualisation software that can change vehicle design elements – side mirrors, grilles, vehicle interiors and more – in mere seconds. Designers have been piloting Microsoft


Third Genesis model launched in Korea

The new Genesis G70, a luxury performance sedan, was recently unveiled at a special festival in Seoul’s Olympic Park in Seoul, with the announcement that timing for its rollout in other markets will be announced soon. The G70 also incorporates numerous advanced driver assis


Lexus LX570 Sport is now in Bahrain

Ebrahim K. Kanoo, the sole distributor of Lexus vehicles in Bahrain, has announced the arrival of the Lexus LX570 Sport edition. The LX570 Sport features a host of exclusive aesthetic upgrades on the standard LX 570 model. The front end styling is embellished with a re-styled fro


Chevrolet's 9-speed auto debuts at 2018 Equinox Premier

Chevrolet’s first nine-speed automatic transmission in the Middle East makes its debut in the 2018 Equinox Premier, advancing a legacy of multispeed transmissions designed to optimise efficiency, performance and refinement. The new, General Motors-developed Hydra-Matic 9T50


Daimler honours 11 Actros Mileage Millionaires

Daimler Commercial Vehicles (DCV) Mena FZE has honoured 11 winners of its 'Actros Mileage Millionaire' campaign with the highest mileage of Actros Trucks in UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia with a combined 16 million km travelled. The campaign was launched last November


Dubai in bid to boost use of electric, hybrid vehicles

The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has announced incentives to encourage community members to use electric and hybrid vehicles, and promote the use of sustainable transport, which will have a lower average annual energy consumption rate.  The announcement was made at a pres


Hyundai has flexible approach to sustainable motoring

Hyundai is taking a leading role in the transition towards a more environmentally sustainable motor industry, by creating a practical path forward in moving from fossil fuels to electric vehicles that will suit a wide range of worldwide markets, the company said. While there is n


RTA launches seven new bus routes in Dubai

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced plans to launch seven new bus routes in Dubai, UAE, including two metro link bus routes besides improving 24 other routes starting from September 26. These include Route 25 serving Al Qusais Industrial and Airport Terminal 2 via D


ABB wins major order for rapid charging columns

ABB has received another major order from energy supplier EnBW for the expansion of the charging column network on German motorways. By the end of 2017, ABB will have delivered an additional 117 rapid-charging columns at the locations of service station operator Tank & Rast,


SAIC, Taajeer partner for MG re-launch in Saudi

International car manufacturer SAIC Motor and Saudi automotive services company Taajeer Group have partnered to re-launch the MG brand in the kingdom with a refreshed new line-up of models. Taajeer Group will introduce the new model line-up of sedans and SUVs that will go on sale

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