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A car that cleans itself: new concept from Nissan

The next next-gen brainwave in automotive tech isn’t under the hood or within the cabin. In fact it is gleaming on the sheet metal itself – the self-cleaning nano-paint technology which gets its first test run on the Nissan Note. Technically speaking, it could save you half the cost of …

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First Drive of Infiniti Q50 2014: Indulging Techno Treat

In those days of my motorcycle diaries, I was mostly riding pillion to a brother whose name if it weren’t to be Alex, famously coming to mean ‘instinctive driving’ among friends and family, would certainly have been Harley! Once as I wavered a little before a parked bus, not knowing …

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Audi A3 is World Car of the Year 2014

This year’s New York Auto Show gives plenty of reasons to keep your eyes on Baywatch mode, not Least of those being the ‘World Car’ Awards that were announced on Thursday the 17th. Audi A3, the newly introduced compact sedan from the Audi family claimed the coveted title among what …

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2014 Peugeot 301 review: As good as basic gets

In the beginning – and in the end – there are three S factors that make up an essential family car – Safety, Space and Storage. In an ideal world, everything else would be just frills. However, times are such that value is often perceived in how much is packed …

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Maserati marks centenary with Alfieri concept

Every landmark is also an opportunity for a brand to look back, look forward and race towards the future. The pitstop is usually marked by the leftover rumbling of a car that probably will never be made. Yet the echoes of that rumble can still  be heard in many models …

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Land Rover LR2 Review: Earth, water and wind

“The mountain rose in front of me, and all around. The wind kept lashing out at the tent laid over a rough patch among bushes of cacti in which I was comfortably cuddled, lost in adventurous dreams – the challenges to conquer the following day; the paths to break.” If …

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Lincoln MKZ 2014 Review: Return of the original rival

If you haven’t driven a Lincoln before, the Lincoln MKZ is a good place to start. Without the baggage of ups and downs that the company has gone through, the executive sedan from the American luxury brand vouches for the remarkable effort that has gone into redefining the marque and …

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DriveME NewsTrack: Porsche douses fire, Brabus and Maserati ignite passion and VW looks for a spark

Porsche has announced its intention to replace engines of all 911 GT3 vehicles of model year 2014 after being plagued by two recent incidents of engine fires. Internal analyses have confirmed that it was a loosened screw joint on the connecting rod that caused the engine damage. The loose connecting …

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Audi Q5 2014 Review: As big As small

Flushed in the face of approval and appreciation from passersby, the Audi Q5 S line awaited me in the parking lot looking as hot as it was meant to be in Volcano red. A red lost in childhood crayon boxes where it stood closer to brown and not far from …

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New Volkswagen Service App helps with accident report and parking reminder

Volkswagen drivers will now get a taste of the people’s car manufacturer’s service-savvy approach that stays in tune with the times. Volkswagen Middle East has launched a new smartphone application, the Volkswagen Service App. The app is a smart assistant on the road, providing information on the location of service …

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