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  • Tiers takes over from Audi’s Hill
    Benoit Tiers has been appointed managing director of Audi Volkswagen Middle East (AVME) in Dubai. With over 15 years of global experience with Audi, he joins the subsidiary following five years in th
  • Panamera hybrids joins Police force
    Three new Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrids have joined the fleet of luxury cars at Dubai Police, taking sports car e-mobility performance to a new level. In an official handover at Dubai Police Headquart
  • Khairallah Rolls into new position
    AGMC has announced the appointment of Mamdouh Khairallah as its new general manager for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. In his new role as General Manager of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Khairallah (pictured)

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  • Geneva motor show

    SWISS BLISS Flashing lights, gorgeous babes, pounding music, staggeringly stunning metal ... w....
  • Qatar Motor Show

    Small matter of Qatar Spearheaded by the German marques, with a sprinkle of Brits for good measur....
  • BAICING ALL OVER

    ROSS GUINANE and PHILIP MOORE  report from the Beijing motor show The UAE features long a....

Road Test

  • Tested: Volkswagen Tiguan R

    Turbocharged Tiguan With the soul of a GTI, Volkswagen’s compact SUV boasts a sporty feel ....
  • Mini manliness

    Like Manny Pacquiao, the Mini Cooper S may be small, but it packs a mighty punch, says Ross Gui....
  • Fiat for families

    Retaining elements of the much smaller model, the Fiat 500L Trekking makes big sense for a spec....
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  • Tailgaters to be told to ‘Back off’
    Dubai’s RTA have announced an innovative step to help reduce road traffic accidents due to tailgating and protect the lives of taxi drivers and other road users. The RTA in partnership with Arabian Radio Network (ARN) have created a device c....
  • PATRICK’S DAY
    Hollywood star as comfortable behind the wheel as in front of camera Exclusive by PHILIP MOORE Hollywood A-lister Patrick Dempsey has made a brief pit-stop in Dubai and acting was the furthest thing on his mind. The actor is an ambassado....
  • Hyundai sends a message to space
    Hyundai Motor has used the brand’s ‘New Thinking’ approach to connect the most distant of families, setting a novel world record in the process. When the daughter of an astronaut on the International Space Station had a special hand-writ....
  • GEELY FLAGSHIP SEDAN A GAME CHANGER
    UAE vital market as Chinese car maker enters new era Chinese automaker Geely has telegraphed a serious message to the UAE: We mean business - big time. Geely is now all about cool cars driven by a new design language and to underscore the po....
  • IN FOCUS
    Ford’s RS a game-changer PHILIP MOORE reports on an extra-special launch It takes a pretty compact sedan to be a show-stopper at the Geneva Motor Show, a wonderful auto gala where planet’s most expensive machinery comes to the Lake Ge....
  • King of street crowned at thrilling finale
    The season finale of Yas Super Street Challenge attracted large crowds of excited motorsports enthusiasts and drivers last month at Yas Marina Circuit as more than 50 drivers battled it out on the circuit’s purpose-built drag strip. In wh....
  • Emirati Al Bastaki dreams big
    The TRD 86 Cup organised by the Yas Motor Racing Club has proved to be an invaluable experience for Emirati talent Farhan Al Bastaki, whose dream is to be a semi-professional with his ultimate goal to compete in the world famous Le Mans 24 hou....
  • Daham drifts to UAE title in RAK
    Jordanian drifter Ahmad Daham (pictured) produced a master class performance in front of Ras Al Khaimah’s Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi to claim the Red Bull Car Park Drift UAE title at the Ice Land Water Park and secure his place....
  • ANR already building towards more success
    Al Nabooda Racing (ANR) will quickly look to build on three years of success in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East after finishing the 2014-15 season with the overall drivers’ title and a strong share of team honours from the 12-round....
  • Schmid on track for double title success
    Al Nabooda Racing believe they have taken a decisive step towards clinching another double title success in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East which is heading for a big climax at Bahrain International Circuit this month. After an in....
  • Safety First
    Volvo’s giant leap for carkind Swedish auto manufacturer moves closer to zero accident plans with never seen before safety systems and technology in the all-new XC90 – and it’s green too, writes Will Rankin Volvo has long been reno....
  • High-tech facility mirrors heart and soul of Porsche 918 Spyder
    The Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar has been called the “genetic blueprint for the Porsche sports car of the future,” but the technical innovations aren’t restricted to the car’s two electric power systems and V8 engine punching 887....
  • Rods of iron hold pride of place in auto history
    The hot rod is as American as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, crack houses, and Charlie Sheen. But tyranny of time and distance has never stopped us in the UAE drooling over these gorgeous vehicles during a snack of hummus and fatoush and a puff o....
  • Tokai Challengers Middle East Debut
    Solar Flare Tokai Challengers Middle East Debut Tokai Challenger, winner of the 2009 and 2011 World Solar Challenge, the worlds premier race for solar cars, is set to make its Middle East debut at the World Future Energy Summit from January 1....
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  • AMG doesn’t Affalter
    Finely-tuned Mercedes-Benz derivatives light up Yas Marina Circuit – Ross Guinane Any evening spent on track is an evening well spent. The sights, the sounds, the chicanes… it’s one of the perks of the job that we can accept envy over. Un....
  • TAMING THE TIGER
    When it comes to soft-roaders, Ross Guinane finds that Volkswagens Tiguan is as honest and helpful as the best of them There are few marques that always manage to please me. Volkswagen just happens to be one of them. Apart from the trek to th....
  • Zalim
    zalim....
  • AMG doesn’t Affalter
    Finely-tuned Mercedes-Benz derivatives light up Yas Marina Circuit – Ross Guinane Any evening spent on track is an evening well spent. The sights, the sounds, the chicanes… it’s one of the perks of the job that we can accept envy over. Un....
  • TAMING THE TIGER
    When it comes to soft-roaders, Ross Guinane finds that Volkswagens Tiguan is as honest and helpful as the best of them There are few marques that always manage to please me. Volkswagen just happens to be one of them. Apart from the trek to th....