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Lucid opens Saudi Arabia’s first car production facility

Lucid opens Saudi Arabia’s first car production facility

The new facility will assemble Lucid Airs, with an initial capacity to produce 5,000 units a year

The new Porsche Panamera is to debut in Nov in Dubai

New Panamera to debut at the Icons of Porsche festival in Dubai

Porsche is presenting the third generation of the four-door sports car at the festival in November in Dubai


BMW reveals next-generation EV to take on Tesla, China’s BYD

Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are expected to make up 90 per cent of the world’s biggest auto market around the end of this decade

Automobiles partners with Tabby

Arabian Automobiles, Tabby partner to advance after-sales experience

The partnerships will offer enhanced convenience and flexibility when it comes to vehicle maintenance and repair costs


China’s Xpeng soars after buying Didi unit to consolidate market

As part of the deal, Xpeng plans to launch a new EV brand in partnership with Didi in 2024

A new era in mobility: Adopting advanced technologies and customer centricity

Advanced technologies have led to a paradigm shift in the automotive sector


Tesla data breach blamed on ‘insider wrongdoing’ impacted 75,000

The people appear to be current or former employees of the Austin, Texas-based automaker

Electric Vehicle

Tips to maximise electric vehicle performance in summer

EV owners and operators must provide careful attention and maintenance to their vehicles to minimise and prevent various risks

Tesla Model Y

Tesla cuts price of Model Y versions

The Model Y forms part of the stable of vehicles, along with the Model 3, which are the best-sellers for the company


Lucid pledges to reach 10,000-EV target this year; shares rise

The company’s shares jumped more than 5 per cent in post-market trading

Tesla appoints Vaibhav Taneja as CFO

Tesla names Indian-origin executive Vaibhav Taneja as CFO

He succeeds Zachary Kirkhorn, who stepped down from the post after working for the electric vehicle maker for 13 years

Neweast to set up auto parts hub in Jafza Image Jafza/ DP World

Neweast to establish Dhs500m auto parts distribution hub in Jafza

Neweast’s strategic hub in Jafza will support order fulfillment and delivery in the region for more than 160 premium aftermarket brands

The new Land Rover Defender 130 surfs the dunes

The beast can go from zero to 100 km/h in 6.6 seconds, and that’s just one of the things we love about it

Porsche seeks partners for $3.3bn EV battery plant

The luxury-car maker is considering locations close to Germany, the US and Canada

Dubai Police's Bentley

Dubai Police adds Bentley Continental GT-V8 to patrol fleet

Dubai Police first inducted a Bentley into its fleet over a decade ago and has since inducted other supercars

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UAE outlines its National Electric Vehicles Policy

The policy will serve as a regulatory framework to align the standards for the infrastructure of electric vehicles in the country

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Oil is hard to quit, even in Norway where electric cars rule the road

The International Energy Agency says the rest of the world is going the way of the electric car, bringing peak oil demand before the end of the decade


WeRide receives UAE’s first self-driving licence

The licence will allow WeRide to conduct various road testing exercises and autonomous driving operations across the UAE


Minor fender bender? That will be $42,000, please

Vehicle owners should brace for their car insurance premiums and repair bills to remain high

718 Cayman GT4 RS Porsche

Is the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS worth the hype?

We get behind the wheel to find out

Aston Martin partners with EV maker Lucid

Aston Martin partners with EV maker Lucid, extends Mercedes pact

The British automaker will issue new shares to Lucid and make cash payments totalling $232m in exchange for battery-electric powertrain components


Abu Dhabi to take 7% stake in Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio

CYVN Holdings, an investment entity controlled by Abu Dhabi, agreed to buy about 85 million newly issued Class A shares for $738.5m in cash, or $8.72 apiece

Valeo and ADDED mobility deal

ADDED inks deal with Valeo to boost Abu Dhabi’s automotive sector

The deal is expected to enhance smart and sustainable mobility in Abu Dhabi, and contribute to the development of the city’s transport sector


Renault-led concept car offers cyberattack protection

The system will be available with the future Renault 5, which is expected to go on sale next year

electric vehicles

RTA, Al Futtaim Automotive to deploy 360 hybrid, electric vehicles

The agreement includes the deployment of 250 electric vehicles, and 100 hybrid vehicles, in line with the UAE’s net zero by 2050 objective

Al-Futtaim Automotive leads $15 million funding round in revolutionary EV startup – River IMage Credit River

Al-Futtaim Automotive leads $15m funding round in Indian EV startup, River

Within a short span of two years since inception, River launched its first product ‘Indie’ an urban electric scooter to rave reviews last February

Saudi-backed Lucid Air sedan

Saudi-backed electric car maker Lucid plans to raise $3bn

The automaker plans to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes including capital expenditures and working capital

EV Market

UAE’s EV market projected to grow by 27% annually over next six years

With more than 20 per cent of government car fleets running EVs since 2021, the UAE is leading the way towards the future of electric vehicles in the region

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Global electric vehicle transformation project launched for the UAE

The launch of the Global EV Market is in line with the country’s objective to transition to net zero and set itself up as a global electric vehicle hub

Hyundai Group EV investment

Hyundai Motor, LG plan $4.3bn EV battery plant in US

Construction of the EV battery facility will start in the second half of 2023 and production will begin as early as the end of 2025