Saturday 2 July 2016

Toyota recalls 3.37m cars over air bags, emissions

Toyota Motor Corp has recalled 3.37 million cars worldwide over possible defects involving air bags and emissions control units. The automaker on Wednesday said it was recalling 2.87 million cars over a possible fault in emissions control units. That followed an announcement late


Nissan launches GT-R Drone

Auto giant Nissan has unveiled its GT-R Drone, one of the fastest accelerating first person view (FPV) racing drones in the world. Built to be able to keep up with the new 2017 Nissan GT-R while filming on the track, the drone features the very latest in performance-enhancing tec


VW agrees to buy back diesel vehicles

Volkswagen will pay as much as $15.3 billion after admitting it cheated on US diesel emissions tests for years, agreeing to buy back vehicles from consumers and provide funding that could benefit makers of cleaner technologies. The largest-ever automotive buyback offer in the US


Toyota recalling 1.43m hybrids for air bag issue

Toyota Motor Corp said late on Tuesday it is recalling 1.43 million hybrid Prius and Lexus CT200h cars worldwide because of a possible airbag inflator defect. The recall covers 2010-2012 vehicles with air bag inflators that could have a small crack in a weld, which could lead to


Euro Motors launches special Ramadan promotion

Euro Motors, the exclusive dealer and distributor for Jaguar Land Rover in Bahrain, is offering customers a chance to win the grand prize of $30,030 through its ‘1001 Reasons to Celebrate’ campaign during Ramadan. Customers who purchase either a brand new or an Approv


Asimco reinforces product portfolio

Asimco, one of the leading players in brake products in the global automotive aftermarket being distributed regionally by Al-Muqarram Auto Spare Parts Trading (A-MAP), has announced that its product portfolio has been reinforced. The company, which launched its range of brake flu


VW’s US emissions settlement to cost $15bn

Volkswagen’s settlement with nearly 500,000 US diesel owners and government regulators over polluting vehicles is valued at more than $15 billion cash, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday. The settlement, to be announced on Tuesday in Washington, includes $10.0


Behbehani starts work on Bahrain storage facility

Behbehani Brothers, a leader in the automotive business, said it has started construction of its new multi-storey car storage facility and logistics unit in Bahrain. The project, a part of its strategic expansion programme, will help facilitate the expansion of the group’s


Al Nabooda awards semester fees for test winners

Four winners from Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah have been presented with cheques totalling one school semester’s fees following their participation in Al Nabooda Automobiles’ Passat test drive raffle. The raffle was held in malls across the Dubai and the Northern Emirat


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