We are entering an era where the automotive landscape is shifting towards a sustainable future, leaving behind exhaustive resources such as fossil fuels for renewable resources such as electricity and hydrogen fuels. Major automakers around the world have traced a trajectory towards complete dependence on electricity while phasing out models with internal combustion engines. In […]
To ensure the best quality driving schools in Dubai, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai mandated the schools to be assessed and approved by them. In all, there are a total of five driving schools with several branches across Dubai where one can learn as well as apply for RTA licence. We discuss […]
Earlier this month, Audi unveiled the new A6 in the Middle East. The potent moniker from the German automaker’s line-up arrived with a plethora of innovations to its segment. Ahead of this, the brand’s German brand’s rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz graced the UAE with the 5-Series and E-Class respectively. While all the three are closely […]
GMC has brought the 2019 Acadia crossover to the UAE, complete with a fresh design and new electronics package. Let’s take a look at your options in the GMC Acadia’s segment.
Introduction The Nissan Altima has been the cornerstone of Nissan’s offerings in the midsize saloon segment. From humble beginnings in 1992 to its present avatar, the Altima has come a long way. Every generation since 1992 has had something new to offer hitherto never seen in the segment. For its sixth generation, Nissan has given […]
Honda recently unveiled three cars at its ‘Power of 3’ event. The Honda HR-V and CR-V are all-new for 2019, while the Honda Pilot receives a mid-life facelift. While the Honda CR-V is a popular crossover in UAE, the HR-V is making a comeback in a sharper avatar than before.
GMC announced the arrival of the 2019 Acadia in the Middle East. The new mid-size SUV enters the segment with a bag full of features, lighter chassis and improved fuel efficiency. With the SUV segment gaining momentum in recent times, each car is expected to pack enough firepower to put up a worthy fight against […]
Introduction Audi debuted the first-ever A6 in 1994 as an alternative to the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Since then, the company has been steadily updating and modernizing the badge to bring it to its present cutting-edge avatar. Although Audi cars have become quite identical nowadays owing to their design language, the 2019 Audi A6 […]
The Arabic word Salik roughly translates to ‘clear and moving’ in English, which is exactly what the Dubai RTA aims at providing the commuters with. The electronic toll road system or Salik has been designed using special RFID technology that automatically deducts a fee from the tag when a toll gate is passed under. At […]
In this edition of the five-point comparo, we take a closer look at Toyota’s bestselling sedan and Honda’s contender to the champion in the midsize sedan segment. Does the Honda Civic pose a serious challenge to the Toyota Corolla in UAE? Let’s find out.
Track days are something every petrolhead has grown up dreaming about. The sheer freedom of using up all the road to push your car’s limits, the sporting spirit at the race, the feel of your car screaming away to glory: racing is an addiction. However, most of us mere mortals are denied access to the […]
Introduction The BMW 3-Series was introduced in 1975. Now in its seventh generation, the popular midsize sedan is miles ahead of its predecessor in every sense. The German rear-wheel-drive saloon has a huge fan following in the UAE owing to its excellent driving dynamics. The seventh-gen BMW 3-Series has an evolved design compared to the […]
Kia is surely late to the high-hauling party, but it has brought its finest wine. So far, American old-timers such as Cadillac and GMC have been known to dominate the SUV segment, amid which the Korean manufacturer needed a moniker that would put up an interesting fight against the established products. And Telluride is surely […]
In the previous two features, we talked about sedans that tick with the customers of the UAE. Some were from Asia, while others were European. In this article, we will move far west and see which American sedans make the cut here in the UAE. Here are five of them, in no particular order.
UAE has always taken a liking to powerful SUVs with a commanding road presence. The 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 and 2019 Range Rover Sport fit the bill perfectly in both regards. Here’s a quick look at how these two SUVs stack up against each other in this five-point comparo.
You either fixate on high-hauling vehicles bashing through the dunes of the desserts or executive sedans cruising on the highway while picturing the motoring scene in Dubai. In our previous comparo, we took up one of the most dilemmatic comparisons between the Toyota Land Cruiser and the Nissan Patrol. Likewise, it’s the turn of sedans […]
Both these cars are their firms’ respective bestsellers in the midsize crossover segment. Both of them are suitably loaded with features and packed with performance. And finally, both of them are versatile with a no-nonsense approach towards design. But which car, between the 2019 GMC Terrain and 2019 Toyota RAV4, suits your preferences? Have a […]