Ford Motor Co, the No 2 US automaker, is developing the smallest engine that can save fuel as the gasoline prices and the federal standards on the fuel economy have become stricter. The new model is a 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine...

Audi unveils the open-topped supercar R8 GT Spyder, which boasts some exceptional features. The R8 GT Spyder weighs only 85kg with its side and rear panels, front/rear spoilers and rear bumper all made of carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP). The special...
The Gulf region has become a hot market for luxury cars, despite the political turmoil in parts of the Middle East. It is seen that wealthy Arabs are all set to buy a record number of vehicles from the...
After a successful 20 year partnership with Al Habtoor motors, Aston Martin is parting ways, as part of a strategic expansion plan in the Middle East and North Africa to emphasize the company as a maker of luxury products...
The opening of Ferrari World generated a lot of buzz in the UAE, not just because of the prestigious brand but because there have been no new theme parks in the country for years. Located on Yas Island, the...
The Dubai International Motor Show (DIMS) has certainly moved up many strides since its inception 11 years back. In UAE's calendar, it is the most awaited biggest event this year. November is expected to be the busiest month on wheels...

It has been a year-over-year sales gain for Chrysler Group, with a sales of 93, 313 since last July. It is a 20% increase that has topped the 16th month of a continuous gain in sales. Jeep was ahead in...
The UAE automotive trade experienced a growth spurt of a $ 1.9 billion from 2009 to 2010 (a 19.7 % rise). Additionally, for both the years, the imports of all car types increased by 31.3%. The figures were drawn by...
Nissan Motor Co said on Sunday it aimed to boost its sales in Japan in a move that would also help reduce exports by as much as a third and reduce the impact of the yen's crippling strength. As the...
Location: Dubai The Story 5 employees of Al Ahli Driving Institute were caught for taking bribes from students and have been sentenced to 6 months in prison. The amount of the bribes taken by each man totaled to Dh 34, 000. The...
Audi AG is leading an optimistic drive among major automakers to bolster production, with the luxury car maker on a dynamic hiring spree to expand its production capacity by as much as 57%. These moves come at a time...

Toyota plans to build the vital components of its third Prius hybrid car model from China, a move to boost sales. Toyota will have a joint venture with China FAW Group Corp, a leading Chinese carmaker and plans to...
With the Middle East predicted to witness unprecedented growth within the luxury car segment over the next five years, luxury car manufacturers like Audi, Mercedes, Rolls Royce, Aston Martin are set to showcase their most dazzling models at this...
Increasing cost of raw materials and currency fluctuations resulted in declining profits of TATA Motors as its second quarter net income shows a decline in comparison to last year. Bloomberg estimates a drop in profit by Rs20.9 billion ($411 million)....
Imagine, you have to drive from Dubai to Abu Dhabi along Shaikh Zayed Road. It would be an approximately 90 minutes drive but would it not be more productive, and perhaps, relaxing if you were 'driving' in a driverless...
From the last few years, flashy cars have made a big impact in the Indian car market and has registered a meteoric rise in sales. Executives and CEOs in India are finding themselves incomplete without owning a sleek Germany...
  Delhi Auto Expo 2012 has geared up to unveil around 50 new models of both national and international car and motorcycle manufacturers, many of them eco-friendly. There will also be fuel efficient and new SUV car models that will...
At a time when authorities around the world are trying to put curbs on various distractions while driving, including talking on mobile phone, automotive industry seems to be putting more advanced technologies and gadgets into our automobiles. Last week's International...
The Mobile World Congress is held every year in Barcelona, Spain, during the last week of February. The aim of this the largest consumer mobile phone trade show in the world is to introduce some fascinating mobile technologies and concepts...
Toyota has announced it aims to sell hydrogen powered cars in the “tens of thousands” by 2020, a significant commitment to fuel-cell technology by one of the industry’s top car making company. The Japanese automobile giant said it planned to...
A-MAP Successfully Launches Products at Commercial Vehicles Middle East Exhibition Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai continues to maintain its position as the Middle East's automotive hub, following the extremely successful Commercial Vehicles Middle East (CVME) exhibition this month. The lack of...
A US company has displayed a new prototype car at the New York International Auto show that is licensed not only to drive but also to fly. “This street legal aeroplane is the world’s first vehicle to have met both...
State-owned power supplier Abu Dhabi National Energy (TAQA) announced it has sold its 7% stake in US electric carmaker Tesla. TAQA, in which the Abu Dhabi government owns a 75% stake, said it made a profit of $113m on the...
Aabar Investments minimized its holdings in the German car maker Daimler after the value of its investment saw a jump. It is worthwhile mentioning that the Abu Dhabi based company injected €1.95 billion (Dh9.41bn) into Daimler at the height of...
Car sales in Saudi Arabia will hit SR94 billion ($25 billion) in 2013 amid plans of manufacturing automobile parts and assembling cars, organisers of an upcoming motor show in Riyadh said on Sunday. The Riyadh Motor Show 2012, the 29th international...