GAC Motor GA8

GAC Motor launches all-new GA8 sedan in Saudi Arabia

GAC has five showrooms in four cities spread out across Madinah, Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah

Joey Ghazal Mercedes-AMG Dubai

Video: Restaurateur Joey Ghazal drives the new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé in Dubai

The founder of The MAINE Group explains what luxury means in the context of his own business – and beyond

UAE’s Al Habtoor Group completes preparations for Cairo office

The office will act as a liaison unit, and will be tasked with finding opportunities in the local market

Honda Red Bull F1

Honda to exit F1 post 2021 season

It will use F1 technology to drive its goal of electrifying two-thirds of its fleet by 2030

Electric cars Dubai

Free parking in Dubai for electric cars registered in the emirate until 2022

There are around 1,803 electric cars registered in the emirate

Maserati Ghibli Hybrid

Italian carmaker Maserati to focus on hybrid and full electric vehicles

Maserati’s Ghibli Hybrid is the carmaker’s first-ever hybrid – and there are more to come

Ghosn’s former aide pleads not guilty as trial starts in Japan

Greg Kelly has been charged by Japanese prosecutors for allegedly helping understate Ghosn’s compensation by about 9 billion yen over eight years

Saudi-backed Tesla rival Lucid Motors unveils four electric vehicle models

The flagship Lucid Air EV will start at just under $80,000

BMW LVL Up Academy

BMW Middle East to organise esports training sessions throughout September

The series provides esports enthusiasts and casual gamers an opportunity to learn different aspects of gaming from professionals in a private one-on-one setting

Rolls-Royce New Ghost

Rolls-Royce showcases its second-generation Ghost saloon

It took eleven years for Rolls-Royce to unveil this second-generation of its Ghost model

Dubai RTA Classic Cars

RTA launches new design for licence plates of classic vehicles in Dubai

The plates will be available from November and can be ordered via the RTA’s website or through its Customer Happiness Centre in Deira

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé

The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé merges the concept of SUVs and sportscars

The new Coupé is a thoroughbred AMG machine where performance is everything

Jaguar Land Rover JLR New Regional HQ at DSO

Construction on Jaguar Land Rover’s new regional HQ at Dubai Silicon Oasis completed

The 14,000-square-metre facility comprises of a training academy, an engineering testing unit and a customer relations centre

Nissan Ariya

How Nissan is preparing to reboot its Middle East business

The Japanese carmaker has had a rocky year that has brought it to the brink. However, a four-year transformation strategy has plotted out an aggressive turnaround plan.
Here’s what to expect in the Middle East

Saudi-backed Lucid Motors claims it will have the fastest charging EV in the world

Lucid Air EV will be able to charge at rates of up to 32 kilometres per minute

Automechanika Dubai cancels 2020 event amid Covid-19

The automotive products exhibition will be held from June 7-9 2021 at DWTC

Jim Hackett and Jim Farley Ford

Ford appoints Jim Farley to replace Jim Hackett as new CEO

Jim Farley will join the board of directors from October 1

BMW records first quarterly loss since 2009 on virus impact

BMW shares have lost more than a fifth this year

Thierry Bolloré Jaguar Land Rover CEO

Jaguar Land Rover appoints ex-Renault chief, Thierry Bolloré, as new CEO

He will replace Sir Ralf Speth who will in turn assume the role of non-executive vice chairman of JLR

Renault reports record $8bn loss

Renault shares have fallen 47 per cent this year

Mercedes Benz Gordon Wagener Virgil Abloh

Mercedes-Benz teams up with designer Virgil Abloh to create one-off G-Class SUV

The unique artwork will be digitally revealed on September 8

Range Rover

Range Rover introduces 50th anniversary limited edition SUV

The new Range Rover Fifty celebrates half a century of iconic SUV design and engineering that hasn’t lost sight of its roots

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA merged company to be called Stellantis

The merger is expected to be completed in early 2021

Ford Bronco

Ford’s new 2021 Bronco will revive iconic model after 24-year hiatus

The car will enter into production at Ford’s Michigan plant early next year

89th Geneva International Motor Show Press Days

Geneva Motor Show 2021 cancelled, event to be sold

The foundation that runs the show said that it will sell the rights to the show to Palexpo SA, the exhibition center that hosts the event

Mercedes-Benz Nvidia

Mercedes-Benz And Nvidia to collaborate on automated driving technology

Mercedes vehicles featuring the new technology are expected to debut in 2024

JAPAN-AUTOMOBILE-NISSAN

Nissan Middle East reports 0.5% growth in domestic sales for FY 2019

It will introduce eight new models to the region over the next two years

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BMW And Mercedes end self-driving car partnership

The two carmakers had previously said that they intended to jointly develop a Level 4 self-driving car by 2024

Hyundai to donate medical equipment worth $2.4m to countries in MEA

Over 603,000 items including face masks, hand sanitisers, protective equipment and 43 ambulances will be donated to 37 countries

honda-hq

Cyber-attack forces Honda to halt production at a few of its factories

Investigators believe that the virus was a type of ransomware called Snake