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Jaguar and Land Rover now offers optional 10-year warranty in UAE & GCC

Jaguar and Land Rover now offers optional 10-year warranty in UAE & GCC

As the former owner of a Jaguar and a Land Rover, we can tell you a thing or two about British-luxury-car ownership. The after-warranty costs for our XK Coupe and Range Rover went up so high (think the price of a new Yaris, each) that eventually we came to our senses and bought Japanese. Jaguar Land Rover MENA has just announced a new optional warranty extension as “part of Jaguar Land Rover’s efforts to minimise any concerns typically associated with owning an older vehicle.”

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NIO reveals new battery technology with range of 1000 km

NIO reveals new battery technology with range of 1000 km

The future of motoring is electric. It does not matter if we agree with it or not, the bright minds in the automotive arena are completely focused on perfecting EV mobility. A major milestone in this journey is now covered by NIO, a Chinese automaker which has now created a large solid-state battery that may give a range of up to 1000 km and quicker charging.

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L adds third row, attempts to go upscale

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L adds third row, attempts to go upscale

Since its inception in 1993, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has been a successful player in the mainstream mid-size SUV segment, even though their original pitch about chasing Range Rovers was absolute nonsense. It’s gone through four generations since then (we owned a second-gen model). For 2021, Jeep has taken the covers off an all-new 2021 Grand Cherokee L three-row model, that will be sold alongside the existing 5-seater Grand Cherokee that will get the replacement later in the year.

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Toyota C+Pod is a quirky little EV for the city

Toyota C+Pod is a quirky little EV for the city

EVs are now offered in almost all shapes and sizes. But still limited by their range and the underdeveloped charging network in most countries, EVs still make more sense for intra-city driving than cross-country highway trips. Toyota’s response to this preference is a miniscule EV for the city commuter. Dubbed the Toyota C+Pod, this Japan-only tiny EV hatch gets just 12.3 hp, two seats and a plastic body.

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Child seat guide: All you need to know about baby safety-seats for your car

Child seat guide: All you need to know about baby safety-seats for your car

The last time we wrote about child car-seats was a decade ago, when education on the importance of child seats was still in its infancy in the Middle East. Since then, many of us have become parents ourselves. While there has a been a lot of progress on the adoption of child seats, mostly thanks to new laws in the UAE and elsewhere, many folks still feel clueless on what is the best type of seat for their children. So here’s a fresh guide for young parents on what’s best for each age group.

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