UAE

More hybrid taxis for Dubai

Dubai is adding 554 hybrid vehicles to its taxi fleet with the goal of making 50 percent of the emirate’s taxis electrified vehicles by the year 2021  It seems 2017 really is the year of the electric vehicle (EV) in the UAE. Besides US automaker Tesla launching its first regional…

2018 Lincoln Navigator coming to the UAE

Lincoln’s latest full-size Navigator SUV is coming to November’s Dubai motor show before going on sale region-wide battling it out with the Cadillac Escalade with a price tag of about AED300,000 Last year when Ford’s luxury brand Lincoln revealed the Navigator concept more than just a few eyebrows were raised…

New 2018 Ford Expedition eight-seater coming to Dubai

Auto Middle East’s source says the full-size, eight-seater, 2018 Ford Expedition SUV is making its regional debut at the Dubai motor show this November   Auto Middle East has confirmed with our source at Ford Middle East the arrival of the 2018 Expedition to November’s Dubai motor show before the full-sizer…

2018 Volkswagen Terramont seven-seater coming to Dubai

Volkswagen Middle East confirms the 2018 Terramont seven-seater SUV is coming to the UAE for 2017 Dubai motor show in November. And with a starting price tag of about AED110,000 in the GCC Auto Middle East has confirmed that Volkswagen is bringing the new seven-seater, US-built Terramont SUV to the…

A premium used car for 12 percent of the original price?

And we’re not talking bangers and lemons. These premium used cars from Audi, Bentley, Aston, BMW and Mercedes depreciated hard! Now, a few years down, they are cheaper than most garden variety family vehicles. Work your way down the list; it gets more and more astonishing Over the past two…

292 diamonds for UAE-bound Dartz Black Alligator

Mad Latvian carrosserie Dartz reveals seven-figure Black Alligator heading to 2017 Dubai motor show — Care to guess how many alligators died for its cause? Everyone’s favorite nutters from Latvia are back grabbing headlines for the most ostentatious displays of wealth on wheels. Famous for military-inspired SUVs, the Dartz company…

Video: 2018 Porsche Cayenne dune bashing in Dubai

All-new third-gen 2018 Porsche Cayenne gets closer to its world debut after testing from Alaska to the UAE — look out for it at November’s Dubai motor show. Scroll down to watch the SUV in action It’s hard to believe that 20 years ago Porsche made 10 times less cars…

Lower speed limits on select UAE roads from September

In Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, and Umm al Quwain, authorities around the UAE have designated lower speed limits for three key stretches of tarmac The new federal traffic laws in the UAE were amended as of June 1 this year and one of the biggest effects on the general motorists in…

New 2018 BMW M5: fastest M car ever coming to Dubai

BMW has finally stopped teasing us and revealed the 2018 M5 in all its 600 horsepower glory — and what’s more, the fastest M car ever is coming to the UAE at November’s Dubai motor show Now that Munich is finally done teasing us after what feels like years, the…

Driverless laws coming to the UAE

The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) starts preparations for regulating self-driving cars in the UAE Currently car companies are already several steps ahead of the world’s governments when it comes to driverless cars. Numerous production models include features that allow them to operate autonomously, or at least semi-autonomously…