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2012 New Car Sales Break Records in the Middle East

In the past few weeks, my email box has been bombarded with press releases of how well the car brands have done in terms of new car sales in 2012 as compared to the previous year.…

Car Segments Demystified | learning

Here is an attempt to demystify the world of car segments – we are no Gods and if you disagree with anything in the chart below – good, talk to us and we will present our case.…

Interview: Ahmed Alamri, UAE national drift champion

AutoMiddleEast.com met up with UAE national drift champion Ahmed Alamri and spoke to him about the new Toyota Emirates Drifting team, the Toyota 86 and his future as the best drifter in the Middle East.…

Power Play | let the battle begin

The range of high performance cars from Mercedes AMG, BMW M, Audi RS Quattro is steadily increasing. Battle for more horsepower/liter has begun.…

2012 Toyota Camry | Long term road test | Part 4

Going over my past long term reviews of the 2012 Toyota Camry SE that we received two months ago, I realised that I have been praising the car left right and centre. …

2012 Toyota Camry | Longterm Report | Part 3

I have taken the time out from driving test cars to cover up my driving time with the Camry and honestly, I'm looking forward to it simply because of the air-conditioner. …

Used cars are not a dirty word | Bill Carter

The recent levels of advertising from the vast majority of the dealers signify that the industry is gearing up for the full range of summer activities.…

Toyota Sports Car Heritage | Toyota 86 Predecessors

The inspiration for the GT 86, however, is the Corolla GT (or Levin) AE86, a car with an enduring reputation for delivering sheer excitement and capturing the fundamental joy of driving. …

2012 Toyota Camry | Longterm Report | Part 2

What I want to stress on here is how the Toyota Camry, in spite of its size and my driving style, is returning a fuel efficiency figure I’m not used to seeing on comfortable full size sedans.…

Cracking the barcode | Pirelli F1 Tyres

Pirelli F1 tyres are manufactured at the company's motorsport facility in Izmit, just outside the Turkish capital of Istanbul. During the production process, each tyre is allocated a barcode provided by the FIA (the sport’s governing body). …