Saturday 6 February 2016

Over 1m vehicles plying on Abu Dhabi roads

The Vehicles and Drivers Licensing Department of the Abu Dhabi Police announced that the number of vehicles in Abu Dhabi has risen to 1.016 million vehicles during the past year. The department has set these vehicles in seven different categories; notably light vehicles numbering


Abu Dhabi Traffic to activate 12 new radars in Al Ain

Abu Dhabi's Traffic and Patrols Directorate is set to activate 12 radars across four roads in Al Ain from February 7.   The new radars will be adjusted according to the legal speed limits set on those roads, said a statement.  


5m vehicles worldwide ‘may have faulty air bags’

Continental Automotive Systems has it supplied potentially defective air bag control units to five million vehicles used by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, and three other manufacturers built over a five-year period worldwide, widening an air bag safety crisis.  


UAE to begin application of control system for trailers

UAE's Ministry of Interior (MoI) is set to begin the application related to the UAE Control System for trailers, camper trailers and semi-trailers starting from April.   The Ministerial Resolution No. 12 of 2015 stipulates that none of the above vehicles may


Renault-Nissan Alliance sells 8.5m vehicles in 2015

The Renault-Nissan Alliance sold 8,528,887 vehicles in 2015, up almost 1 per cent from the previous year, attributed to record sales in the US, China and Europe. Combined sales for the world’s fourth largest car group, which includes Renault Group, Nissan Motor Co, and Russ


Zero down payment offer launched for Toyota in UAE

Al-Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has launched a one-of-a-kind zero down payment purchase plan on all 2015 and 2016 Toyota models.   The offer will relieve customers from the hassle of securing a big up-front payment, allowing th


Bahrain motor show to feature monster trucks, stunts

“Petrolheads” from Bahrain will gather at a major event later this year which will feature monster trucks, renowned drifting drivers and jaw-dropping motorcycle stunts. The Bahrain International Motor Show (BIMS) will be held from December 1 to 3 at the Bahrain International Circu


Nissan launches new training academy

Nissan, a leading automotive manufacturer, has highlighted its commitment to excellence in customer service by launching its new and extensive training academy. The training academy will operate from Nissan’s Dubai Training Centre, with courses held in the languages applica


Infiniti to debut 2 all-new models at Geneva show

Infiniti will present its Q60 sports coupe and QX30 premium active crossover at the Geneva International Motor Show on March 1. They will be joined by the refreshed Q50 sports sedan, which features significant performance and dynamic upgrades. The all-new Q60 sport


Point system on way for traffic violations in Bahrain

A new point system that will be based on the number of traffic violations committed in Bahrain by motorists will be introduced next Monday (February 8). Traffic Directorate director general Shaikh Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa yesterday said the point system would be enforced on all Bahra

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