Sunday 21 December 2014

Bosch develops new safety system for motorcycles

With an eye on speed causing 90 per cent of traffic accidents on Dubai roads, German technology firm Robert Bosch has developed the world’s first all-in-one safety system for motorcycles which will help to save lives. According to Col Saif Al Mazroui, director of Dubai Traf


Nissan Tiida secures top prize at Mecoty

The Nissan Tiida, from the Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer’s fleet, has won the ‘Best Hatchback of the year’ at the ‘Middle East Car of the Year’ awards (Mecoty), which recently took place in Dubai, UAE. The ceremony was attended by to


Bahrain's Mumtalakat set to sell McLaren stake

Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat has agreed to sell some of its stake in McLaren to the Formula One team's overall head Ron Dennis, who is set to become the majority shareholder. 'No transaction has taken place, but the shareholders have had discussions on h


‘Bahrain can veto Qatar F1 race’: Ecclestone

No amount of money can secure Qatar a place on the Formula One calendar because nearby Bahrain effectively has the power to veto any plans to hold a race there, Bernie Ecclestone said. The sport's commercial supremo told reporters the Middle East could easily support three ra


Toyota’s Corolla wins top Mideast car honour

The 2014 Corolla which is the 11th generation of the world famous model from Toyota, was officially crowned as the Middle East Car of the Year in the midsize category. A jury comprising 14 motoring journalists from around the region selected the Corolla as the choice for the acco

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