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Glories and Glooms of Middle East Car Wash Industry

Glories and Glooms of Middle East Car Wash Industry

The Middle East automotive market is expected to grow twice as fast as North American and Western European markets by 2022. The rising number of vehicles in the Middle East makes the area a growing market for the car care industry.  Growth means an increased need for car wash and […]

 
 

Iran Nuke Deal brings cheer for Auto industry

Iran Nuke Deal brings cheer for Auto industry

Iran at the crux of opening up for business again, huge potential for Auto One of the best things that the recent nuclear deal is spelling out for Iran is the phasing out of economic sanctions. Once the sanctions are lifted, and the economy is thrown open for business again, […]

 
 

Top things to do before buying a car

By Christopher Milbourne, a writer at dubicars.com Are you looking to be a used car, it can be a daunting task but not to worry here are some things you’ll need to note in order to not get ripped off. For example I stumbled across a 2002 Jaguar XJ8 for only […]

 
 

Classic Cars That Still Look Attractive To This Day

Classic Cars That Still Look Attractive To This Day

In this Blog post, Fathy Abdelmonam compares classic vs modern cars and find it really amazing how the past can be incorporated into the present, and how old designs can still be relative to this day, or how an old design and can be an inspiration to an even better new […]

 
 

Bentley Grand Convertible redefines the luxury of open-air driving [Photos]

Bentley Grand Convertible redefines the luxury of open-air driving [Photos]

Bentley Grand Convertible redefines the luxury of open-air driving The most sophisticated and elegant convertible Developed to signify Bentley’s intentions for the future The ultimate expression of the British luxury automobile On display at the Los Angeles Auto Show from 19th November alongside the new Mulsanne Speed ‎sedan. ‎ The […]

 
 

The World of Connected Cars and its Burgeoning Apps Economy

The World of Connected Cars and its Burgeoning Apps Economy

By 2020, 191 million vehicles worldwide will be enabled for Google Projected Mode or Apple’s CarPlay; the car is the new frontier for Apple’s and Google’s mobile competition. Smartphone apps integration software from Apple and Google are forecast to be sold in more than 55 million cars by 2020 in […]

 
 

Cars that scream “I’m super RICH”

Cars that scream “I’m super RICH”

Geneva Auto Show 2014 unleashes the most ridiculously expensive cars When money talks, we all listen. Especially when it produces the sound of a throttling engine. The hottest wheels in the Geneva Auto Show this year promise to make your platinum card bleed. The vehicle marketplace that enables customers to […]

 
 

Dubai Grand Parade – A Stunning Visual Treat [Photos]

Dubai Grand Parade – A Stunning Visual Treat [Photos]

Arabian Gazette brings you the Top Tweets, Photos and Videos from Dubai Grand Parade 2013

 
 

Dubai Motor Show at its finest best [Photos/Video]

Dubai Motor Show at its finest best [Photos/Video]

Top updates on day 1 at the Dubai International Motor Show 2013 – News, Photos and Videos

 
 

Dubai International Motor Show 2013 – Latest News and Photos

Dubai International Motor Show 2013 – Latest News and Photos

We take a peek at what you can expect at the Middle East’s biggest auto show.

 
 

Formula 1 drivers ride through Dubai in TWIZY Electric Car

Formula 1 drivers ride through Dubai in TWIZY Electric Car

Formula 1 drivers Mark Webber and Charles Pic, who drive for the Renault-powered Infiniti Red Bull Racing and Caterham F1 Teams respectively, electrified the city of Dubai by riding through Dubai in iconic electric-powered Renault TWIZYs. The drivers powered down the roads of Jumeirah, Downtown Dubai, and SafaPark in TWIZY […]

 
 

The World’s Auto Industry Turns Attention to Dubai International Motor Show 2013

The World’s Auto Industry Turns Attention to Dubai International Motor Show 2013

Dubai International Motor Show 2013 – Middle East’s biggest auto show opens tomorrow in Dubai All eyes will be on Dubai this week as it hosts the region’s largest and most influential automotive event, the Dubai International Motor Show 2013. The world’s top automotive manufacturers are gearing up ahead of the […]

 
 

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Top Highlights [Photos/Videos]

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Top Highlights [Photos/Videos]

All the action from Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Top Tweets, Photos and Videos

 
 

World’s Top Supercars to take Dubai Motor Show by Storm [Photos]

World’s Top Supercars to take Dubai Motor Show by Storm [Photos]

Dubai Motor Show 2013 – Leading Brands to Showcase Fastest and Most Exotic Cars at Region’s Most Important Automotive Show High octane, adrenaline-fuelled and horsepower driven, the world’s greatest one-of-a-kind supercars are set to draw record crowds as they touch down at this year’s Dubai International Motor Show. In celebration of […]

 
 

F1 Fans out in Full Force at Yas Marina Circuit

F1 Fans out in Full Force at Yas Marina Circuit

Over 6000 fans enjoy Yas Marina Circuit’s popular Pit Lane Walk  She said YAS! Yas Marina Circuit sees first Pit Lane marriage proposal F1 Autograph sessions attract fans from far and wide F1 and Support Race action kicks off tomorrow F1 fans were out in full force at the Yas Marina […]

 
 

Adrenaline rush at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Photos/Video]

Adrenaline rush at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Photos/Video]

Curated Tweets/Photos/Videos from Day 1 of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2013

 
 

Dubai International Motor Show 2013 set for stellar success

Dubai International Motor Show 2013 set for stellar success

Dubai International Motor Show 2013 set for stellar success as region delivers key growth for global automotive industry Region’s most influential automotive event makes history with largest show, 108 global and regional launches including 15 concept cars, more than 600 cars on display, inaugural Dubai Grand Parade With Middle East markets […]

 
 

Abu Dhabi – the world’s top Rolls-Royce market

Abu Dhabi – the world’s top Rolls-Royce market

Abu Dhabi announced as biggest market for Rolls-Royce sales in first half of 2013. Abu Dhabi is the world’s biggest market for Bespoke Rolls-Royce vehicles. Rolls-Royce Wraith recently launched to further expand market share. Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital has been announced as the biggest market in the world for […]

 
 

UAE’s Auto-parts Industry Set for Strong Economic Ties with South Korea

UAE’s Auto-parts Industry Set for Strong Economic Ties with South Korea

Increasing opportunities driven by South Korea’s continuing growth Country’s automotive industry is the fifth-largest in the world by automobile production and sixth-largest by export volume South Korea’s booming trade relationship with the UAE is providing lucrative opportunities for the country’s automotive industry, according to the managing director of a leading […]

 
 

McLaren and Forza Motorsport 5 collaboration will give competition winner the ride of a lifetime

McLaren and Forza Motorsport 5 collaboration will give competition winner the ride of a lifetime

Money can’t buy opportunity to ride in the groundbreaking McLaren P1 as it speeds up the world-famous Goodwood Hill during its global dynamic debut at the Festival of Speed Enter the competition at www.ForzaMcLarenRide.com McLaren Automotive has teamed up with Xbox to offer one of the best seats of the summer at […]

 
 

Launch Of 2013 Opel line up in the UAE

Launch Of 2013 Opel line up in the UAE

Liberty Automobiles, officially launched the 2013 Opel line-up in its showrooms on Saturday 23rd February. An authorized dealer for Opel since 2002, Liberty Automobiles unveiled the latest Opel 2013 models to a large crowd of enthusiastic car lovers, including VIPS and members of the press in its Dubai Showroom. Sheikh Khalid Abdul […]

 
 

The Next Big Auto Revolution – Autonomous Driverless Cars

The Next Big Auto Revolution – Autonomous Driverless Cars

Read this: Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day. An additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled. More than half of all road traffic deaths occur among young adults ages 15-44. Road traffic crashes rank as the 9th leading cause of […]

 
 

The New MPG is MPD – Miles per Dollar

The New MPG is MPD – Miles per Dollar

For decades, we have measured fuel economy and miles traveled by car or truck in the familiar miles traveled per gallon of gasoline, or MPG. Some nations don’t use miles as they use the metric system and distance is measured in kilometers (American spelling) or kilometres (European and Canadian spelling) which […]

 
 

Renault consolidates Middle East operations

Renault consolidates Middle East operations

Encouraged by steady sales growth, French auto giant Renault will be setting up a Middle East operational division. Starting February 1, the company has announced its plans to combine management operations across 12 Middle East countries with a regional office based in Dubai. The 12 countries under Renault Middle East […]

 
 

Rolls-Royce to Unveil its Most Powerful Car Ever

Rolls-Royce to Unveil its Most Powerful Car Ever

“The wraith of Love’s sweet Rose is here, It haunts me everywhere! ” ~ Frances Sargent Locke Osgood~ Perhaps this poetic  line  is what Rolls Royce had in mind, when it published the first official image of its new model Wraith, the most powerful Rolls-Royce model in history. True to its meaning, the […]

 
 

World Luxury Expo, Dubai Closes On A One Hundred Year High

World Luxury Expo, Dubai Closes On A One Hundred Year High

World Luxury Expo, a main event of the Dubai Shopping Festival 2013, finished on a one hundred year high with Aston Martin, the quintessential British sports car brand, airlifting the latest Vanquish in spectacular style onto the helipad of the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab. Speaking from the […]

 
 

Introducing Arab World’s First High Performance Luxury Sports Car

Introducing Arab World’s First High Performance Luxury Sports Car

The Arab world’s first high performance luxury sports car, the LykanHypersport 2013 will be showcased at the Qatar Motor Show on the 29th of January. Only seven units will be produced of the ultra-luxury hypercar with the price set at 3,400,000 US dollars (12,410,000 Qatari riyals), positioning it as the […]

 
 

Rolls-Royce honors Arab inventor

Rolls-Royce honors Arab inventor

The British ultra-luxury car maker has unveiled the new Bespoke Rolls-Royce Ghost vehicles, which honor the legendary Arab inventor Abbas Ibn Firnas. Firnas is regarded as the first man in history to make scientific attempts at flying. A 9th century Arab inventor and poet during the Ummayad Dynasty, Firnas made […]

 
 

Saudi Motor Show a roaring success

Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended Wheelbase 2013 at EXCS 2012 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

The five-day Saudi International Motor Show 2012 concluded with an overwhelming response from all participants. The show was able to attract over 100,000 trade visitors, auto enthusiasts and car lovers. According to Zahoor Siddique, Vice President of Al-Harithy Company for Exhibitions, “we are delighted with the public’s enthusiasm for this […]

 
 

GM eyes aggressive expansion in Saudi market

GM eyes aggressive expansion in Saudi market

General Motors Middle East and its dealer partners have reaffirmed their commitment to the Saudi market by outlining investment plans of up to USD 750 million by 2015. General Motors Middle East and dealers Aljomaih Automotive Company (AAC) and Universal Motors Agencies (UMA) will increase their network from 96 to 120 facilities in […]

 
 

Iran says Peugeot to be replaced by ‘self-suffient local suppliers’

Iran says Peugeot to be replaced by ‘self-suffient local suppliers’

Iran Khodro, Iran’s main automobile company, announced on Wednesday it has the full capacity to cope with French car maker Peugeot’s decision to halt exports of vehicle kits for assembly, reports coming from Tehran said. Ahmad Nematbakhsh, secretary of Iranian Automakers Association, said such a move cannot have a great impact on […]

 
 

Saudi car sales to hit $25bn by next year

Saudi car sales to hit $25bn by next year

Car sales in Saudi Arabia will hit SR94 billion ($25 billion) in 2013 amid plans of manufacturing automobile parts and assembling cars, organisers of an upcoming motor show in Riyadh said on Sunday. The Riyadh Motor Show 2012, the 29th international exhibition for motor vehicles, will run from 17 November to […]

 
 

Aabar Minimize Investment In Daimler Shares

Aabar Minimize Investment In Daimler Shares

Aabar Investments minimized its holdings in the German car maker Daimler after the value of its investment saw a jump. It is worthwhile mentioning that the Abu Dhabi based company injected €1.95 billion (Dh9.41bn) into Daimler at the height of the global financial crisis three years back, taking a 9 […]

 
 

Abu Dhabi sells Tesla stake for $133m profit

Abu Dhabi sells Tesla stake for $133m profit

State-owned power supplier Abu Dhabi National Energy (TAQA) announced it has sold its 7% stake in US electric carmaker Tesla. TAQA, in which the Abu Dhabi government owns a 75% stake, said it made a profit of $113m on the sale. Tesla was founded in 2003 and released its best […]

 
 

World’s first Flying Car unveiled at NY Auto Show

World’s first Flying Car unveiled at NY Auto Show

A US company has displayed a new prototype car at the New York International Auto show that is licensed not only to drive but also to fly. “This street legal aeroplane is the world’s first vehicle to have met both the standards of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National […]

 
 

Dubai Maintains Position as Middle East’s Automotive Hub

A-MAP Successfully Launches Products at Commercial Vehicles Middle East Exhibition Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai continues to maintain its position as the Middle East’s automotive hub, following the extremely successful Commercial Vehicles Middle East (CVME) exhibition this month. The lack of automotive manufacturing industry within the Gulf region has created […]

 
 

Toyota plans mass hydrogen-powered cars by 2015

Toyota plans mass hydrogen-powered cars by 2015

Toyota has announced it aims to sell hydrogen powered cars in the “tens of thousands” by 2020, a significant commitment to fuel-cell technology by one of the industry’s top car making company. The Japanese automobile giant said it planned to begin testing hydrogen-powered cars in Japan, which will be later […]

 
 

Who could be driving our ‘Connected’ vehicles?

Who could be driving our ‘Connected’ vehicles?

The Mobile World Congress is held every year in Barcelona, Spain, during the last week of February. The aim of this the largest consumer mobile phone trade show in the world is to introduce some fascinating mobile technologies and concepts to the world and show a glimpse of future possibilities. Amidst […]

 
 

Digital revolution in automobiles

Digital revolution in automobiles

At a time when authorities around the world are trying to put curbs on various distractions while driving, including talking on mobile phone, automotive industry seems to be putting more advanced technologies and gadgets into our automobiles. Last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s biggest technology trade show, […]

 
 

Downturn for the downtrodden only as luxury carmakers report record profits

Downturn for the downtrodden only as luxury carmakers report record profits

Prestigious carmaker Rolls-Royce reported record annual sales ever in its entire historythanks to the penchant of the newly rich from the emerging markets for luxury cars. The BMW owned outfit reported it delivered 3,538 cars to customers in 2011, compared to 2,711 it sold the previous year. Previous record was […]