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DriveME NewsTrack November: Hybrids, Awards and a Recall

Toyota crosses 7 million mark in Hybrid vehicles While the discussion is rife amidst car enthusiasts and buyers in the Middle East about the relevance of hybrids in thie region, Toyota has made commendably long strides in the issue and the future generations here will be thankful for it. Shifting …

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Porsche GT3 Cup schedule 2014-15

This winter, Yas Marina tracks will sizzle with the heat of the TRD86 cup and the Audi R8 LMS Cup doing one of the rounds here but the sixth installment of Porsche GT3 Cup racing series is the one to watch out for its scores to settle from last year. …

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Nissan X-Trail 2015 review: Carriage of convenience

When Qashqai vanishes from the market map of this region next year, it could be some time before that gets noticed. The all-new Nissan X-Trail is designed to cover up for the Qashqai as well. It even masquerades as several other Nissans too in bits, including the Murano and the …

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7 out of 10 car buyers turn to online media!

Online proves to be the favourite resort for car enthusiasts and buyers while Yahoo! outshines other portals and drivemeonline.com jumps a rung to be among world’s top 5 automotive blogs. A few weeks ago, seated at a seminar organized by Yahoo! and glued to the statistics on the automotive market …

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So you are thinking of a brand new car. So am I!

Are you right now looking for a new car, regardless of when you bought your current car? You are not alone. You are part of a whopping 78% of car owners in the region’s automotive hubs. One-of-its-kind market The survey included 1115 adults living in the UAE and KSA who …

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Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Review: A manual purist’s automatic nirvana

Aston Martin is a very different car. The V12 Vantage S is a very different Aston Martin. This car loves drama, and pausing for effect. The drama comes largely from the fact that Aston Martin’s smallest car is equipped with its most powerful V12 engine. The drama growls in your …

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Dubai and Sharjah Police offer cash rewards for safety with Porsche Centre

Dubai Police and Sharjah Police will reward safer drivers in a unique road safety campaign with the support of Porsche Centre Dubai. According to the Traffic Coordination Department at the Ministry of Interior, traffic accidents registered in the UAE have decreased by 10.7 percent over the first eight months of …

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December weekend to witness two new races at Yas

TRD 86 Cup turbo boosts measly budgets If you have a sharp mind and no wobbly hands, and if you have ever sipped on the heady cocktail of racing dreams, this could be your chance to ease into the pit lane. This year will see the inaugural season of the …

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Automatic refueling is a big hit with fleet owners

Honest drivers of commercial vehicles should be rejoicing that they don’t have to wait around for bills, and never again shall an accusative finger rise about underhand dealings happening between them and petrol station attendants. Fleet owners should be happy that they are back in the driver’s seat when it …

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MOTORSPORT CALENDAR UAE BLASTS OFF

2014-2015 promises to be even more action-packed than ever. With ‘Let’s Go Racing’ as the central theme, the busiest racing calendar seen at Yas Marina Circuit will be flagged off with the TRD 86 Cup, Yas Marina Circuit’s very own ‘single make’ championship. OCTOBER 2014 This is the first race …

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