UAE petrol prices will be deregulated from August 1

petrol-station The UAE’s Ministry of Energy has announced that petrol and diesel prices will be deregulated from August 1, 2015. A new pricing system linked to global oil prices will be adopted. Read More >>

DEWA buys 8 Renault Zoe electric cars, plans 100 charging stations in Dubai

Renault-ZOE_2013 Arabian Automobiles, the exclusive distributor of Renault in Dubai and Northern Emirates, and Renault Middle East in partnership with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) discussed electric vehicles and sustainable transport at the Electric Vehicle Conference held in Dubai. Read More >>

DEWA unveils electric-car charging stations in Dubai

dubai-dewa-electric-car-charging-station 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, can now charge their car around the city at these stations for a small fee. Read More >>

2015 Mitsubishi Pajero previewed in electric concept

2015 Mitsubishi Pajero Concept 2
A redesign of the popular Mitsubishi Pajero is long overdue. Selling in big numbers as a cheap alternative to the Toyota Prado, the Pajero has carved a niche for itself in the UAE and elsewhere. Read More >>

Saab restarting production with 9-3, including EV

Saab 9-3 EPower
If you thought Swedish car brand Saab was dead and gone, think again. The Saab 9-3 is back, with a little help from the Chinese. Read More >>

Jaguar C-X75 electric-hybrid supercar cancelled

Jaguar had proudly announced some time ago that they were going to put their Jaguar C-X75 supercar concept into limited production. It turns out they’ve changed their mind. Read More >>

The Chevy Volt of Bangladesh

While we here in Dubai just witnessed the launch of the first road-legal electric car, the Fisker Karma for Dhs 500,000, and General Motors is still testing their Chevrolet Volt here for ages, poor countries like Bangladesh took the green initiative years ago. Read More >>

First drive: Fisker Karma electric car in the Middle East

In a move that no one expected, the Fisker Karma just became the first plug-in electric car to officially go on sale in the Middle East. Read More >>

Nissan Leaf suffering battery capacity issues due to heat

The electric Nissan Leaf was the darling of the EV industry, slapping the Chevy Volt in the face with its lower price as it took the top spot in U.S. Read More >>

Audi R8 e-tron claims fastest electric car on Nurburgring record

The Audi R8 e-tron, piloted by Markus Winkelhock, clocked a time of 8 minutes 9 seconds around the 20.8 km Nurburgring circuit setting a record as the “fastest production electric car” around the ‘Ring. Read More >>

BMW i3 decked up for BMW i Store opening

German auto-manufacturer BMW have showcased a new luxury edition of the i3 Concept as part of the inaugural jubilations for the manufacturer’s first i Store in London. Read More >>

Nissan’s snazzy e-NV200 electric van to go into production

Nissan has announced that a 100% electric compact van, the e-NV200, will go into production at its Barcelona plant in 2013. Read More >>

Electric Toyota RAV4 EV revealed in United States

Toyota USA has revealed the all-new Toyota RAV4 EV at the 26th annual Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles. This 22-month project was a joint venture between Toyota and Tesla. Read More >>

Al Futtaim is Fisker dealer for UAE, KSA, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain

In a surprise move, the Dubai-based Al Futtaim Group has announced that they will be the exclusive dealers for the Fisker line of electric cars in various GCC and Middle East countries. Read More >>

Fisker Atlantic prototype electric car debuts

Fisker unveiled the prototype version of the all new four-door sports electric sedan, the Fisker Atlantic, at the 2012 New York Auto Show this month. Read More >>