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Renault Fluence debuts, may come to GCC

Renault Fluence debuts, may come to GCC


Renault’s Turkish factory, production home of the goofy Symbol and Clio sedans, has added a new model to its line-up. Dubbed the Renault Fluence, it is intended to replace the French-built Megane in “low-end” markets such as Turkey, Russia, Romania and most likely the GCC countries eventually.

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Dubai Autodrome UAE 2009/2010 racing calender

As the start of the 2009/2010 fast approaches there is one man who is looking forward to what is in store for local UAE motorsport. Dubai Autodrome Chairman Saeed Khalfan is enthusiastic about the prospects, attempting to develop and promote UAE national-level motorsport at Dubai Autodrome. This forthcoming season, events range from karting through to the newly introduced UAE GT Championship. Along with the UAE Sportbike Championship, the UAE Touring Car Championship and the GulfSport Radical Cup, local competitions move up a level. At karting level, there is the Sodi World Series (SWS) sprint races in conjunction with the Dubai Autodrome Motorsport Club (DAMC) Championship and the Nivea for Men Endurance Challenge.

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Ferrari's Kimi wins 2009 Belgian F1 GP

Ferrari’s Kimi wins 2009 Belgian F1 GP


In what has to be the most random podium finishes of the season, Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen became the sixth different victor in six races, and his first for 2009, with a closely-raced success in Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, in which his KERS system played a crucial role in the opening stages. Interestingly, perennial loser Force India came in second, after the team’s Giancarlo Fisichella took pole in qualifying.

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RTA launches eco-friendly buses in Dubai

The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has recently launched a modern fleet of environment-friendly buses. Building on this initiative, RTA is launching an awareness campaign that highlights the benefits of using public transportation, and its impact on mitigating pollution.

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BMW Vision EfficientDynamics diesel hybrid concept

BMW Vision EfficientDynamics diesel hybrid concept


The BMW Vision concept car is the latest in a string of “EfficientDynamics” ideas by the German automaker. Conceived as a 2+2-seater with plug-in full-hybrid technology, this concept car combines the performance of a BMW M vehicle with a standard of fuel efficiency and emission management that exceeds even the current levels achieved by the latest small cars. This result is made possible by the combination of BMW ActiveHybrid components with an economical combustion engine and good aerodynamic qualities.

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RTA bus system to use NOL card in Dubai

The new bus system launched by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) boasts enhanced schedules and routes that span the city, in a move aimed to meet the needs of all commuters. To achieve this, RTA has increased the number and frequency of its buses, thus enabling passengers to plan their daily errands around bus schedules.

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RTA bus system stress-free commuting

Commuting across Dubai might become more fun than driving your own car! The new public transportation system launched by the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) offers many benefits that will save your time, energy and money.

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RTA buses go high-tech in Dubai

As part of its awareness campaign aimed at highlighting the benefits of using public transport buses, the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) is paying special attention to safety and security measures on board its buses, by equipping them with the latest safety systems to ensure meeting international safety standards.

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