Formula 1 heads to Qatar in latest win for 2022 World Cup host

The tournament will help boost the tourism sector

Mercedes Benz EQS

How Mercedes-EQ will pave the way for a new era of mobility in the Middle East and beyond

Krishan Bodhani, VP and director of sales and marketing at Mercedes-Benz, explains how the Mercedes-EQ vision of electric mobility will shape the brand’s strategy for decades to come

Audi Dubai Police

Dubai Police acquires fleet of 100 Audi cars

It obtained the vehicles by way of a partnership with Al Nabooda Automobiles

Dubai Police Aston Martin

Dubai Police add Aston Martin Vantage to supercar fleet

The new vehicle bearing the number plate “77” will be showcased alongside the police force’s other luxury cars at the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai

Nissan pre-owned warranty

Nissan rolls out manufacturer-backed warranty for pre-owned programme in the Middle East

All Nissan Certified Pre-Owned vehicles will receive a two-year or 60,000km manufacturer warranty

Saudi wealth fund buys a stake in Italian supercar maker Pagani

The Pagani family will keep full control of the company

Dubai’s Invygo raises $1.9m in pre-series A funding round

Invygo will build new partnerships with dealers and car rental companies, while also expanding its engineering talent

Electric Vehicle charging

Abu Dhabi introduces unified tariff for electric vehicle charging across emirate

Once a charging unit is registered and a sub-meter installed, a unified tariff of 30 fils per kilowatt hour will be implemented

Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

Horology picks: Girard-Perregaux Tourbillon with Three Flying Bridges – Aston Martin Edition

A centuries-old Swiss watchmaker and a thoroughly British luxury carmaker recently joined forces, announcing the first timepiece as a result of that partnership

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