Monday 4 March 2024

Bahwan partners India’s JBM to launch electric buses in Oman

Bahwan Automobiles and Trading LLC (BAT), one of the Oman’s leading family-owned companies, has announced a landmark partnership with India's JBM Electric Vehicles (P) Ltd to introduce a new portfolio of electric buses in Oman.    The venture is d


Verstappen storms to victory in action-packed Bahrain F1

Red Bull's Max Verstappen converted pole position into the race win with a controlled drive in Saturday night’s Bahrain Grand Prix, leading home Red Bull team mate Sergio Perez and Ferrari rival Carlos Sainz to start his latest title defence in perfect fashion.  


Gordon Murray Automotive makes Saudi Arabian debut

A trio of supercars from premium British vehicle manufacturer Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA) are making their Saudi Arabian debut from March 1 to 7 at the SEVEN Concours 2024 in Riyadh. For the first time in the region, GMA is showing its halo T.50, track-only T.50s Niki Lauda, and its latest


EVIS 2024 to showcase the future of electric mobility

With over 150 exhibitors from key markets such as Germany, France, China, Slovenia, Morocco, and Spain, the Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS 2024) is set to be a melting pot of innovation and progress in the EV industry.    The third edition will ta


SFME launches roundtable on rapid growth of Mena EV market

The Sustainability Forum Middle East (SFME) has announced the launch of a high-level roundtable discussion titled “Green Mobility and the Growth of Mena’s ’s EV Market”.    The event will take place in Bahrain on March 4, 2024 and ma


Bahrain’s Al Dana Amphitheatre gears up for race weekend

As part of the highly-anticipated Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, Al Dana Amphitheatre (ADA), the kingdom’s premier entertainment venue, is gearing up to organise a series of events and activities. On February 29, comedy enthusiasts can look forward to the performance from global sen


Formula 1 in 10-year deal to broadcast race across MENA and Turkey

Formula 1 has announced a new 10-year agreement with beIN Sports to exclusively broadcast F1 across the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Turkey. The multi-year deal, which runs until 2033, covers 25 territories across MENA and Turkey and grants beIN rights to broadcast every F1 rac


VinFast signs dealer sales agreement with BAT

VinFast Auto has signed a dealer sales agreement with Bahwan Automobiles Trading LLC (BAT) for the distribution of electric vehicles in the Oman market.    This marks not only the Vietnamese company’s first operation in the Middle East region but also


Allison launches fuel-efficient 9-speed transmission in Mideast

Allison Transmission, a global leader in the production of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions, has introduced its innovative, all-new 9-Speed transmission for commercial vehicles in the Middle East.   The new 9-Speed fully automatic transmissio


INEOS unveils 4x4 model Fusilier

INEOS Automotive has unveiled its brand new 4X4 vehicle, the INEOS Fusilier, following the confirmation of a zero-emission model line in May 2022.    The new vehicle will deliver world-class off-road capability, with zero compromise to on-road performance,

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