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Shopping for the best car deal this Ramadan

Car buyers traditionally look forward to the generosity of car dealers during the season of Ramadan. This year, the offers started flowing in early. The lowered prices and big offers were attributed to a drop in the Euro values (despite the fact that most of Dubai dealers write cheques in …

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Jeremy Clarkson fired for the wrong reason

A show is bigger than the sum total of its stars. Jeremy Clarkson wouldn’t agree. Until yesterday, at least. And he would be pardoned for believing otherwise, for the whole show itself was raised on this myth of infallible egos and irreverent attitudes, over the Clarksonian decades. The big man can’t …

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Task of the week: Come to terms with two names

Back in college, while being introduced to pretty girls who could do a thing or two to your heartbeat, some of us would tremblingly wait for her to spell her name. For, those were the times when Dousy or Lousy were ‘names’ in our part of the town, as a …

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Guess the X-men character in Kia Sorento to win movie

Imagine Wolverine on wheels; or Mystique for that matter. Think an X-men inspired automobile. Now, imagine superhuman serves and extra-terrestrial returns; think Rafael Nadal. It’s all starring in the new promotion that Kia Motors has designed in collaboration with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to promote X-Men: Days of Future …

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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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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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On our 3rd birthday, we get our 3 ‘RS’ right and that’s just a beginning

I’ve been to many birthday parties that have turned into nothing short of carnivals, with one item bold in the whole agenda – barhopping. But a couple of months ago, as drivemeonline.com celebrated its 3rd birthday, we (our photographer, fellow riders and me) were treated to something even more fun …

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Riding rather than reviewing: A great wet excuse

Once in a few months comes a time when your reviewer develops a fond liking towards foggy odometers that have clocked many thousand miles, rattling bumpers that hold onto the chassis on rusted bolts, and a residual smell of charred exhaust spillovers; rather than those luxury cabins filled with the …

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ROLL ON SAFETY: KEEP THE TYRES RIGHT

Correct tyre condition is crucial for vehicle safety. Here, Bridgestone Middle East and Africa FZE shares a few tips to alert you to the dangers of improperly maintained tyres in the height of summer, especially because this is the month of Ramadan. • The region’s severe climate, the dusty and …

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