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Higher fuel prices announced in UAE for August

UAE announces new fuel prices effective from the month of August seeing an increase across the board for petrol and diesel… After three consecutive months of dropping fuel prices the good times are finally coming to an end this summer as the UAE announces new petrol prices initiated from this…

All-new 2018 Kia Rio launched in the UAE

The all-new 2018 Kia Rio is now officially on sale, with new features and new engine options — How does Korea’s latest compact compete on price against its rivals in the UAE? Kia Middle East has just launched the all new Rio compact available in the UAE from AED49,900 at…

Dubai Police Video: Watch how to (nearly) lose your licence in 60 seconds…

Dubai Police issues a new video demonstrating how easy it is to rack up over four grand in fines and get within four points of losing your driving licence… Out of the hundreds of different traffic violations possible in the UAE some of the most common offenses include texting while…

Borgward teases new Frankfurt-bound halo sports car

Next month’s motor show in Frankfurt is shaping up to be the year’s largest for global premieres, and you can add SUV-maker Borgward’s latest sports car to that list. And it may come to the UAE As the biennial Frankfurt motor show gets closer to opening its doors to the…

Mystery BMW concept teased

Munich is preparing a BMW concept drop-top at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and it sure looks like an 8 Series Convertible from where we’re standing… UPDATE: BMW has confirmed that this roadster concept is indeed a preview of a production model green-lit for sale in 2018. German carmaker BMW…

New 2018 Opel Grandland X SUV revealed

The 2018 Opel Grandland X compact SUV is the first new Opel arriving built on top of Peugeot-Citroën architecture Now that General Motors has offloaded its European brand Opel to the French with the Peugeot-Citroën group (PSA) spending some $2.5 billion in the transaction, we can have a glimpse as…

Electric Mini due in 2019

BMW has just announced a fully-electric Mini to go on sale in 2019, with development work carried out in Germany and assembly in the UK By the year 2025 BMW expects up to a quarter of annual sales to be accounted for by electrified vehicles. At the very least the…

Three cars in one: The new Opel/Buick/Vauxhall

Opel launches new looker in the form of the Insignia GSI, also to go on sale as a Buick Regal GS, and a Vauxhall… In quite a mad twist of fate, two performance nameplates form either side of the Atlantic are making a comeback from a French-owned German marque… Bear…

Is this the best time to buy a car in the UAE?

Their loss, your gain — as carmakers in the GCC region struggle with a depressing sales slump, the consumer might be at an advantage with overstocked dealers offering discounts to shift cars… A new report by Autodata Middle East, a provider of vehicle data and market information, clips that car…

Abarth launching in the UAE

Performance brand Abarth, part of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group, is officially coming to the UAE market in time for the Dubai motor show this November Auto Middle East have just learned from our Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Middle East sources that the brand’s performance-orientated Abarth line-up will be officially introduced…