Sunday 19 November 2017

Virgin Hyperloop One set to develop GCC ultra-fast tube

US-based Virgin Hyperloop One, a startup developing super high-speed transportation systems, is working on an ambitious plan to connect the entire Gulf region through an ultra-fast tube transportation system, which will operate at a velocity of 1,100 km per hour.  


RTA to operate e-abras at Dubai Global Village

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with the management of the Global Village, has endorsed a plan for operating electricity-powered abras to serve visitors of that popular leisure destination.   The deployment of abras on the Water


Emirates Transport to launch the first electric-powered school bus

Emirates Transport (ET), a leading transport, logistics and auto services provider, has launched  the final phase of testing for the first electric-powered school bus in the region. The 45-seater bus was manufactured in close cooperation with the Shanghai Sunwi


Ferrari & Maserati showroom; new cars unveiled in Bahrain

Euro Motors, the official importer of Ferrari and Maserati luxury sport automobiles in Bahrain, opened the largest exotic cars showroom in the kingdom at a VIP event yesterday (Nov 15).    The spacious showroom accommodates six Ferrari vehicles on display,


Lexus ES ‘Chrome Edition’ arrives in Bahrain

Ebrahim K. Kanoo, the sole distributor of Lexus vehicles in Bahrain, launched the new 2018 Special Chrome Edition ES at the Lexus showroom in Sitra.    The ES, one of the best-selling models in Lexus' impressive range of luxury sedans, redefines the ess


Germany’s Borgward launches SUVs in Gulf

German-based automotive brand Borgward has introduced the Middle East version of its BX5 and BX7 SUV models to Gulf markets at the ongoing Dubai International Motor Show 2017. Tom Anliker, senior vice president Global Marketing, Sales and Services at Borgward Group AG, said: &quo


Hyundai showcases electric car range at Dubai show

Hyundai is showcasing three versions of its Ioniq eco-car on display together for the first time in the Middle East at Dubai International Motor Show 2017. The three cars, which use a different electrified drivetrain, are being shown alongside the brand’s full UAE line-up o


Dubai motor show in top gear; 100 new vehicles unveiled

The 2017 Dubai International Motor Show, the 14th edition of the Middle East’s premier automotive event, burst into top gear yesterday as the world’s leading automotive brands pulled the covers off more than 100 new-to-market vehicles.   The five-day


3 regional premieres for Mercedes-Benz at Dubai show

Premium car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has taken the Dubai International Motor Show 2017 by storm with a dynamic line-up of its latest newly launched models and a number of visionary concept cars demonstrating the power and performance of electric drive.    


Middle East versions of Borgward SUVs unveiled

German-based automotive brand Borgward has officially entered the GCC car market with the rollout of the Middle East versions of its premier BX5 and BX7 SUV models at the ongoing 14th Dubai International Motor Show.    Known for their advanced technology, h

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