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New rules: 10 mistakes that will now cost you your driving licence in the UAE

New federal laws implemented with higher fines and more black points dished out on your driving licence in the UAE aim to cut road death rates in half In the UAE one thing you’re not short of is long, wide, smooth roads to enjoy but if you’ve got a heavy…

Dubai Police force recruits Robocop

Driverless patrol vehicle is the latest to join the growing Dubai Police fleet Earlier this year His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, announced a new strategy aimimg for up to 25 percent of all car trips…

Are you a Dubai Metro commuter? Then you need to know this…

Dubai Metro prepares for closures affecting the world’s longest driverless single metro line… If you regularly use the Dubai Metro’s Red Line running from the Rashidiya Station to the UAE Exchange Station you will need to consider interruptions to the line over ten weeks starting from the end of this…

Limited edition Maserati arrives

Special edition Maserati Gran Turismo limited to 400 examples worldwide now available in the UAE When Pininfarina’s Jason Castriota designed the gorgeous Maserati Gran Turismo it represented a return to form for the Modenese carmaker and put Maserati firmly back on the radars of exotic car buyers, with a Ferrari…

UAE hybrid sales on the up

Increasing hybrid sales is key to sustainability in the nation, says Toyota How do you convince a nation of V8-enthusiasts used to being surrounded by giant hunks of metal and with petrol prices hovering around the AED1.78 range to drop their fuel-guzzling monster machines and buy something environmentally sound? Something…

Lincoln releases all-new Continental in the UAE

Priced from AED199,000, the all-new saloon from Ford’s luxury arm will rival Audis, Mercs, Genesis’ and Chryslers Ford’s luxury arm, Lincoln, is a nameplate that’s supposedly been on the comeback trail for decades, seemingly always one model away from the old glory days of squaring up with Rolls-Royces and Bentleys.…

Drifting a Toyota 86 for six hours!

South African driver sets Guinness World Record for longest continuous skid To initiate a drift in a car is simple. It’s what happens thereafter that’s the crucial bit. Coming out of the corner facing the right way, for instance, is desirable, but not easy to achieve. To drift a car…

New Honda Civic Unveiled in UK

Honda has unveiled the 10th generation of the Honda Civic at the company’s UK manufacturing base in Swindon, with production of the car underway and the first units on already making their way to the North American market. Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) has stepped up to become the…

Chevy’s Electric Volt Rated for 383 KM Range on a Single Charge

Chevrolet  has happily announced just how far it’s Bolt electric might go— the EPA has rated the Bolt for an estimated range of 383km on a single charge. For many commuters, that means the car will get them to and from work, with several errands in between before plugging the car…

Nissan Shows Off Sentra SR Turbo

Nissan just debuted the new 2017 Sentra SR Turbo at the Miami International Auto Show, and the leap in performance is striking. The new 188-horsepower 1.6-liter Direct Injection Gasoline turbo engine – a 50 percent increase in horsepower versus standard Sentra SR’s naturally aspirated 1.8-liter. Internationally, buyer’s will have a…