First drive: 2015 Ram 1500 Laramie in the UAE

We wanted a vehicle to take a trip from Dubai down to Abu Dhabi for some event, so we hit up Chrysler. They offered…

RTA introducing new Dubai 0-digit number plates and motorcycle plates

The Dubai Road & Transport Authority (RTA) has introduced yet another “special” number plate for cars, just a few months after introducing an optional…

DEWA unveils electric-car charging stations in Dubai

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has just unveiled the city’s first electric-vehicle charging stations. EV owners, what few of them there are,…

First drive: 2015 Renault Zoe and Twizy electric cars in the UAE

The only electric cars you’ll ever see in the GCC are at golf clubs, with little wheels and no doors. Sure, there are the…

Video of the week: Dubai Police showcase their supercar fleet

Dubai Police recently released a video showing some of their supercar and luxury car fleet. Some of the cars shown in the clip include…

Long-term update: Can the Toyota FJ Cruiser be a family car?

One reason why some people skip the Toyota FJ Cruiser in favour of a 4×4 with four proper doors is that they see the…

First drive: 2015 Lexus NX 200t in the UAE

In a surprise move, the 2015 Lexus NX 200t has made its GCC debut, rather quickly after just going on sale in Europe and…

Long-term update: Jaguar XK gets preventive maintenance, and some fancy gadgetry

Our Jaguar got a bit of work done last December, and also got a fancy new set of aftermarket door gadgetry last month.…

First drive: 2015 Audi RS4 Avant and RS6 Avant in the UAE

Audi is generally known as a carmaker that doesn’t take risks. Their design language, their cabin layouts and even their base engines have simply…

Mitsubishi special offers this DSF 2015

This Dubai Shopping Festival, Al Habtoor Motors is offering Mitsubishi customers a chance to win a second car for free. Mitsubishi buyers will be…

More than 100 cars involved in fog crashes on Abu Dhabi-Dubai road

It’s fog season again here in the UAE, and for some reason, drivers here never learn. About 20 people were injured, one critically, in…

Long-term update: Toyota FJ Cruiser — Smart repair and new Dubai plates

Some loser managed to scrape the front bumper on our Toyota FJ Cruiser while it sat in the parking lot, running away without even…

First drive: 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II in the UAE

It was in 2009 that the Rolls-Royce Ghost joined the British uber-luxury carmaker’s line-up to finally give some company to the larger Phantom. If…

Nissan 370Z for Dubai Ambulance service

There is a Nissan 370Z doing the rounds at events, dressed up in Dubai Ambulance livery. This is the first time we’ve had a…

Nissan sets new Guinness world record in Dubai for longest twin-car drifting (video)

Nissan Middle East set a new Guinness World Records title for the longest twin-vehicle drifting. Two Nissan Z cars drifted around a track at…