Friday 9 October 2015

SAIC Motor to make Mideast debut at Dubai show

SAIC Motor Corporation, a leading automotive manufacturer in China, is set to make its Middle East debut at an upcoming Dubai show, with the showcase of its latest products and technology to the region courtesy of its MG and Maxus brands.   With its Middle East


Cadillac XT5 set for global launch in Dubai

Cadillac’s new XT5 crossover will have its global launch in Dubai, UAE, in November, on the eve of the Dubai International Motor Show. The next generation XT5 is built on new technologies and offers new safety systems, said Felix Weller, regional director, sales and marketi


Legal troubles, market realities threaten Uber's global push

Uber's aggressive global expansion is looking costlier and riskier than ever as the company struggles with regulatory and competitive obstacles in major markets. Just last week, the company faced a police raid on its European headquarters in the Netherlands, a criminal trial


Jaguar Land Rover unveils ‘Bond car’

Jaguar Land Rover recently unveiled the Jaguar CX-75, the car which James Bond drives through the moonlit streets of Rome in an iconic high-speed chase scene in one of the new Bond adventure, Spectre. The British carmaker also unveiled the Range Rover Sport SVR and the iconic Lan


VW will overcome crisis: new chief

Hans Dieter Poetsch, the incoming chairman of Volkswagen (VW, sees the scandal around the rigging of emissions tests as a threat to the firm's viability albeit a surmountable one, a newspaper quoted him as saying. At an internal company meeting this week at the VW headquarter


Hyundai’s Tucson, Sonata win safety awards

The 2016 Hyundai Tucson and 2016 Sonata from the Korean automaker have won the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) 2015 Top Safety Pick+ award in one of the industry’s most rigorous tests of vehicle safety. This is the first time all-new Tucson, which laun


Volkswagen unveils new management structure in ME

The Volkswagen Group has announced a new management structure for the company with the appointment of Enrico Atanasio as the head of Audi Middle East in Dubai, UAE.   Audi Volkswagen Middle East was established in Dubai in 2005 and is the official representative


VW ‘emission scandal investigations to take months’

Volkswagen said on Thursday it would take longer than expected to investigate its rigging of vehicle emissions tests, raising the prospect of months of uncertainty for customers, shareholders and staff.   After a seven-hour meeting late on Wednesday, the German

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