Aston Martin DBX

Review: My first Aston Martin drive – the DBX

The DBX gives you the power of a sports car with the comfort of a luxury SUV

McLaren gets $760m from investors including Saudi wealth fund PIF

McLaren, controlled by Bahrain’s Mumtalakat, has been hit by the pandemic

The All-new 2022 INFINITI QX60

Infiniti reveals all-new 2022 QX60 model in Dubai

It is the first complete redesign of the QX60 since 2013

Special Mercedes-AMG G 63 UAE Golden Jubilee Edition unveiled in Dubai

Numbered and limited to 50 units, it is the first G-Class ever offered in dual colours

Tesla delivered a record 201,250 cars in second quarter

Quarterly deliveries are one of the most closely watched indicators for Tesla

Panasonic sells its entire stake in Tesla to raise cash

Proceeds will be used for investing in future growth

Tesla dealt big blow as almost all cars in China need safety fix

In most cases, the fix should be able to be made remotely with an online update to the cars’ active cruise control feature

Bosch picks Hartung as new CEO to tackle industry transformation

Bosch’s long-time chief financial officer Stefan Asenkerschbaumer will become supervisory board chairman

Stephan Winkelmann Lamborghini

Interview: Lamborghini president and CEO Stephan Winkelmann on the carmaker’s electrification plans

Lamborghini has an ambitious roadmap for all its cars to be hybrid models by 2024, followed by an all-new full-electric Lambo before the end of the decade. And before you ask, the V12 combustion engine will continue to breathe

Ghosn ordered by Dutch court to repay $6m to Nissan

The amount covers net remuneration Ghosn received from April to November 2018

Saudi Arabia considers starting homegrown electric-car maker

The project is linked to existing plans to build up automotive infrastructure in the country

Tesla with ‘no one’ driving crashes in Texas, killing two

One victim was found in the front passenger seat of a 2019 Model S and the other was in the rear

Zoom Formula 1

Zoom becomes official partner of Formula 1

F1 and Zoom have already collaborated in the 2020 season for the Virtual Paddock Club experience

Ion Electric charging station Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi gets UAE’s first ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

The charging stations on Yas Island have a total capacity of up to 350KW, with charging times 25 times faster than traditional chargers

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

New Mercedes-Maybach S-Class in Dubai showrooms by August 2021

Production of the Mercedes-Maybach S 680 4MATIC for the Middle East will begin in June

Counterfeit Toyota parts worth Dhs10.5m confiscated in the UAE in 2020

A total of 21 raids were conducted for counterfeit parts during 2020

Desert X Prix electric motor race kicks off in April in Saudi’s AlUla

Five-race Extreme E series seeks to highlight the impact of climate change

The EQC – The Mercedes-Benz of electric cars

We got behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz EQC, the automaker’s first EV

Ferrari Richard Mille

Richard Mille partners with Ferrari; Girard-Perregaux with Aston Martin

RIchard Mille’s partnership with Ferrari will extend to Formula One as well as esports

Nissan CEO who oversaw Ghosn’s downfall testifies in court

Hiroto Saikawa is testifying this week at roughly the mid-point of the trial

Lucid Motors

Lucid Motors agrees to go public with $24bn valuation

Lucid will now start production of its debut EV, a luxury sedan called the Air, in the second half of this year

Martin Schulz Mercedes-Benz Middle East

Mercedes-Benz Middle East appoints Martin Schulz as new president and CEO

Schulz replaces Thomas Klein who held that position since July 2019 and led Mercedes-Benz across 13 markets within the Middle East and Levant region

Dubai Motorcycle Film Festival

Update: Inaugural Dubai Motorcycle Film Festival postponed

The festival, the first of its kind in the UAE, will screen movies exclusively designed to appeal to the motorcycling community

Jaguar Land Rover electric

Jaguar to become all-electric carmaker by 2025

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India’s Tata Motors, will invest about GBP2.5bn a year into electrification and related technologies

NEOM Saudi Arabia

How Saudi Arabia’s NEOM is using sports to define its future

Last year, NEOM signed a long-term sponsorship agreement to become the principal partner of the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E team

Mercedes-AMG Store Dubai City Walk

World’s first AMG Store to open in Dubai this year

Located in City Walk, the hybrid retail concept will include a showroom, boutique and café

Google and Ford sign partnership for connected vehicle technology

Ford has also named Google Cloud its preferred cloud provider

BMW EGA CelestiAL aluminium

BMW Group becomes first customer for UAE’s solar-powered CelestiAL aluminium

Using this aluminium from EGA will reduce BMW Group’s emissions by 222,000 tonnes of CO2 per year

Mercedes-Ben E-commerce UAE

Mercedes-Benz launches the Middle East’s first e-commerce platform in the UAE

Customers can order test-drive cars to be sent to their location and also complete the entire purchase process online

Stellantis CEO sees Fiat-PSA merger shielding brands, jobs

The two companies have several underutilised factories around the globe