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For safer roads in Ramadan and beyond

In the first 15 days of Ramadan, the Command & Control Centre of Police recorded 7273 traffic accidents, of which 26 were of serious nature. With the peak of summer coinciding with the month of Ramadan, responsible automotive and tyre companies have been leading the campaign for safety with free …

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Bugatti Chiron 1 cameo in Goodwood and Le Mans

Just a week from each other, the Bugatti Chiron graced two of the most fascinating venues of speed in the racing world – Le Mans in France and Goodwood in the UK. The French super sports car manufacturer returned to the scene where it once celebrated two of its greatest …

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2017 Nissan GT-R gets the NISMO boost

The warrior makes a debut on home ground. The new Nissan GT-R NISMO raced down the Nürburgring for the first time today. One of the most challenging of tracks in the world, this is where Nissan GT-R’s potent performance was crafted and fine-tuned. At one glance, the GT-R NISMO shares …

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DriveME NewsTrack Early June 2016

Pirelli to keep the Yas experience rolling Yas Marina Circuit is the home of the 2016 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX. Pirelli is the official Formula 1® tyre partner till 2019. As they decide to come together in a multi-year sponsorship agreement, all Yas Racing School and …

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DriveME NewsTrack Early May 2016

Fuel prices to rise in May Prepare to hand over a little more for your next refuel. The Ministry for Energy announced a 10% hike in fuel prices from today. The new prices are AED 1.78 for Super, AED 1.67 for Special and AED 1.60 for E-Plus. Diesel prices will …

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Recall Alert: Maserati and Mazda

Safety recall for Maserati Al Tayer Motors in Dubai and Premier Motors in Abu Dhabi have announced an important safety recall for certain 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehices. The problem involves the front floor mats and accelerator pedal cover, which could leave the accelerator trapped. However, in case this happens, …

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Ferrari releases filming of the Deserto Rosso

The first California T Owner’s gathering was shot over a two-day luxury drive weekend deep in the Liwa Desert. ‘Deserto Rosso’ was attended by a handpicked selection of Ferrari owners and connoisseurs. ‘Deserto Rosso Behind the Scenes’, shows the making of that film which also unveils why the California T …

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DriveME NewsTrack End March 2016

The Audi R8 Coupé was named “2016 World Performance Car” in the World Car Awards at the New York Auto Show. With its fourth win, the R8 becomes the most awarded car in the event’s history. Street surprise for cricket fans from Nissan Cricket is quite popular in the UAE …

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NewsTrack Early March 2016

Audi Challenges Arabia: “Light up a football pitch” Zakaria Daoud dreams of becoming a professional football player. He lives in a remote village somewhere in the mountains of Al-Rustaq governorate in Oman, where modern roads don’t reach, and proper football grounds don’t exist. When he submitted the request to light …

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Land Rover Defender. The end.

Lucky me. Last July, I paid GBP 225 for a Land Rover experience drive at Solihull and 45 sterling pounds for a tour of the Defender factory. Lucky, not because I spent a hefty 270 pounds to do that. It bloody well should have been signed off with a “waived” …

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