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NEWSTRACK JULY CATCH UP EDITION

Electric power for every Volvo Volvo Cars has announced that every car launched from 2019 will have an electric motor. Volvo hopes to mark the end of an era – of cars that feature only an internal combustion engine (ICE). The Swedish brand, now owned by Chinese group Geely and …

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NewsTrack: April Catch up edition

Mustang goes to the Gibraltar, and other places Americans flex their muscles with an eight cylinder vroom thanks to the Mustang. What has been the best selling sports car in the US for 50 years now claims the same spot in a global context. According to Ford analysis of IHS …

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SportTrack April catch up edition

AMG clocks 50 Catching up on performance motoring: the three familiar letters of AMG turns 50 years old this year – just in case aficionados want to gather around a cake that smells of caramelised rubber! You can of course switch it for some real burnt tires behind the numerous …

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PSA Group gathers steam with Dubai HQ

For PSA, March was the month to march ahead. Peugeot 3008 was named the 2017 Car of the Year in Geneva. Hardly a week later, the Group launched its first Middle East headquarters in Dubai Airport Free Zone. It almost seemed like PSA confidently rode into centre-stage on that piece …

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Dubai welcomes Pininfarina to its skyline

A postcard or e-card sent from Dubai could soon feature a rising structure with edges turning in like the corners of a race circuit. Or the talking point in a plush living room in Downtown Dubai could be a recliner sofa that gracefully curves inwards. For, Pininfarina has landed in …

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NewsTrack Feb: Continental wins award; Toyota dream car art contest; Nissan heralds Champions Trophy; Dubai Boat Show coming up

Continental named 2017 Tire Manufacturer German tyre manufacturer Continental has been honoured by the trade journal ‘Tire Technology International’ as the ‘Tyre Manufacturer of the Year’. The honour is for initiating key innovation and excellence projects including the opening of Continental’s High Performance Technology Center, the Taraxagum project for the …

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AED 180,000 to be won in Aqdar safety initiative

Under the patronage of Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the UAE, Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students (Aqdar) and Nissan in collaboration with RoadSafetyUAE are starting their UAE-wide roadshow in February to raise awareness and drive student participation …

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NEWSTRACK Early Feb: New SUV Engine Oil, A moving wall of inspiration and Saudi auto trade show

Gulf Oil launches engine oil to maintain SUV performance Gulf Oil Middle East has officially launched its new specially formulated engine oil for SUVs – Gulf Formula ULE 5W-40. It is an advanced performance, synthetic engine oil meeting mid/low SAPS (Sulphated Ash, Phosphorous & Sulphur) requirements. The aim is keep …

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DriveME NewsTrack: Automotive brands initiate expansion

Al Masaood Automobiles takes Infiniti inlands Al Masaood Automobiles (AMA), the exclusive distributor of Infiniti in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has announced massive expansion plans in the Sila region, about 400 km from Abu Dhabi. Al Masaood Automobiles has been exploring opportunities in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi …

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One thing you should know about F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

It’s much more than a car race. It’s one of the world’s greatest examples of fair play and team building. We are into one of the most exciting F1 weekends of the year – the very last of the season! If you have wondered what exactly is a Grand Prix, …

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