Saturday 1 October 2016

Car industry cooperates to rival technology firms

Alarmed by the threat posed by Silicon Valley firms developing autonomous driving systems, carmakers at this week's Paris Motor Show showed signs they are ready to hit back by cooperating in areas where they might have been expected to compete. "This is how the automotiv


VW's Skoda to ponder US production amid market push

Volkswagen's Czech division Skoda said it will assess the possibility of building cars in the US as it considers selling in the world's second largest auto market where its parent continues to grapple with an emissions scandal. Skoda, Volkswagen's (VW) mass-market bra


Toyota drops diesel from new model

Toyota has decided to drop diesel engines from its new C-HR compact in the wake of Volkswagen's emissions scandal and will probably do the same for future model renewals, the carmaker's second-ranking global executive said on Thursday. The Japanese automaker decided "


Land Rover reveals all-new Discovery

Land Rover has revealed the all-new Discovery, a full-sized, three-row, seven-seat SUV with “unbeatable” capability and versatility. “The SUV embodies Land Rover’s drive to go Above and Beyond, combining British desirability with an unstoppable spirit of a


Nissan unveils new product line-up at Paris show

Nissan unveiled its latest product line-up, including the rebirth of the iconic Nissan Micra at the Paris Motor Show. The company also highlighted its Intelligent Mobility vision, announced at the Geneva Motor Show, with the 100 per cent electric LEAF not only on display but used


First Aston Martin DB11 comes off production line

Aston Martin has commenced production of its highly anticipated DB11 for UK customers, the first core car launched under the luxury carmaker’s six-year ‘Second Century Plan’.   With the first DB11 coming off the Gaydon production line on September 28, first deliv


New Nissan Patrol and Navara launched in Bahrain

The new Nissan Patrol 2017 and pick-up Navara were launched by Y K Almoayyed and Sons during a ceremony held at Royal Golf Club Bahrain, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Mercedes-Benz unveils the new SLC

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new SLC (previously SLK) taking the roadster’s driving pleasure to a new level thanks to an unrivalled combination of sportiness and comfort. Comprehensively refined, and with a model line-up ranging from the entry level SLC 200 to the top-of-


EK Kanoo delivers new fleet to Arabian Taxi

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Toyota vehicles in Bahrain, delivered five seven-seater Toyota Previa units to Arabian Taxi as part of a growing business relationship between the two companies. The cars join the operator’s large and growing fleet of Toyota vehicles, with


Thrilling new season at Dubai Autodrome and Kartdrome

The Dubai Autodrome 2016-17 season promises to be bigger than ever with an action-packed calendar full of activities, including brand new events added to the list of fan favourites. Several calendar entries make their debut this year, including the highly anticipated FIA Formula

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