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Volvo V40 hits GCC markets with unmatched safety

Last Wednesday, if a Golf lover – the game and not the car mind you – enjoying a lovely game at the Emirates Golf Club would have taken an unusually long swing, he would have hit a nice looking Volvo V40 displayed in front of the Royal Majlis. Anyway, the …

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LED lights can save fuel and Audi gets certified

The European Commission is now certifying the LED headlights technology for their energy efficiency and Audi is the first to bag a certification. If you thought headlights merely lit up the way, here is a revelation. Conventional halogen units consume over 135 watts of power in their low-beam headlight mode …

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DriveME NewsTrack Early April: F1 tickets, new Arabian Automobiles showroom, Porsche GT3 champion

Arabian Autobiles open in Sharjah Arabian Automobiles opened the AED 150 million facility on the 7th of April in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. The facility is the largest in its network. Located on Mohammed …

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Mazda CX 5 Review: Right considerations

The CX-5 is the first of the new generation Mazda vehicles to incorporate their new KODO Soul of Motion design language and SKYACTIV technology. Apparently, the concept takes design cues from abstractions like ‘wings in flight’ and ‘the stare of a cheetah’. Pretty deep, so we’d rather stick to the …

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Toyota RAV 4 2013 Review: The weekender

Stepping behind the wheel of the new RAV-4, I hit 0 – 100 in 4 minutes. Woah! Did I make a mistake or what’s so great about that one? Well… When I slip into a test car for the first time, usually, I give the both of us time to …

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Nissan Sentra Review 2013: Stretch your legs and budget

Stretch in the rear seat of the Nissan Sentra and you will know why I call it the ‘limousine among compact sedans’. Roughly the same size as a Toyota Corolla or a Honda Civic, a bit longer in fact – the Nissan Sentra digs up space from nowhere, be it …

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Volkswagen CC 2012 Review: More premium. More value.

Memories of a long drive last year in the Passat CC, or simply the CC as the rear badge declared, still remain as sharp as its handling, when I find myself at the wheel of yet another of its kind. The CC has undergone some significant cosmetic changes in these …

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DriveME NewsTrack Mid March

Fedex Express Driving Skills Challenge for youth FedEx Express “Driving skills challenge” and awareness campaign on safe driving habits began today across Dubai-based universities with over 2,000 participants. The campaign is endorsed by Dubai Police and the Emirates Motor Sports Federation. The programme will end with a Driving Skills Challenge …

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Lexus ES 350 2013 Review: Shifting platform and paradigm

To truly appreciate the Lexus ES 350 drive, you need to detach yourself from the role of a driver, and imagine you are just a passenger like any of the other four – or five; for it is a very spacious and comfortable car. UPSIDE: Excellent ride comfort, Reduced cabin …

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29th Gulf Traffic Week announces safety measures

Speeding at 200 now face heavy penalty “What is that fancy figure in the speedometer for if not for occasionally entertaining a fancy?” If that is your line of thinking, stop right in your tracks or you shall be stopped and stripped of a thousand dirhams and your car. Major …

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