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New Journey, New Life – Chery’s 1st International User Summit 

We were invited to Chery International User Summit with the theme “New Journey, New Life” that was launched at Chery International Headquarters at Wuhu, China. This marks Chery’s first-ever hosting of International User Summit, aiming to co-create a new ecology where “automobiles” harmonize with “life” alongside global users. The opening ceremony brought together over 500 international media and user friends from more than 40 countries and regions around the world, facilitating international intellectual exchanges and jointly plotting a new chapter in Chery’s ecological endeavors. The UAE delegates were headed by Mr Zaher Sabbagh, Director –

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KIA Launches EV9 & EV6 at GIMS Qatar 2023

The Geneva International Motor Show has historically served as a platform for groundbreaking automotive advancements and state-of-the-art technology. In a remarkable demonstration of progress, KIA recently introduced two extraordinary electric vehicles that have generated significant excitement within the automotive industry. Central to this exhibition were the Kia EV9 and the Kia EV6, both emblematic of Kia’s unwavering commitment to sustainable transportation and offering a promising glimpse into the future of electric vehicles.

These two all-electric additions to Kia’s product range exemplify the brand’s steadfast dedication to pushing the boundaries of design,

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All New 2024 Volkswagen SUV at GIMS Qatar 2023

Matthias Ziegler, Managing Director of Volkswagen Middle East unveiled the all-new Volkswagen Teramont, Volkswagen Touareg and the Volkswagen Tiguan. However, at the Geneva International Motor Show – Qatar other models from the brand including the Golf GTI, Amarok, ID. Buzz and T-Roc were also on display including the ID.4 GTX. Unfortunately, there is still no definitive launch date set on the ID range however we can expect to see the ID Buzz before the ID 4 in the Middle East.

The Teramont, Volkswagen Middle East’s best-selling vehicle,

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Geneva International Motor Show 2023 – Doha, Qatar

PORSCHE: Mission X & 911 S/T

Porsche celebrates 75 years of innovation at the Geneva International Motor Show in Qatar with a new hypercar concept the Mission X and the regional debut of the 911 S/T. Porsche has combined heritage and innovation to realise the sports car dreams of customers around the world which began on 8 June, 1948 when the first Porsche, the 356 ‘No. 1” Roadster received its general operating permit. It continues today with the Mission X Concept picking up the torch of more recent Porsche super sports cars like the 959,

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GIMS Tour d’Excellence arrives successfully in Doha, cementing the Geneva-Doha connection

Geneva International Motor Show Tour d’Excellence arrives successfully in Doha!

Tour d’Excellence of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS) reached its grand culmination in Doha, Qatar, after a 34 days and 8000 km drive. The two crews, led by Frank M Rinderknecht, CEO of Rinspeed AG and Rainer Zietlow, owner of, left Geneva on August 28. The arrival in Doha not only marks the completion of this incredible journey, but also celebrate the upcoming opening of GIMS Qatar automotive festival which will take over the city of Doha and beyond from 5 to 14 October.

This extraordinary expedition at the wheel of two 100% electric Volkswagen ID.

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Geneva International Motor Show Hosted In Doha, Qatar!

The Geneva Motor Show has hosted all major ICE car models in the history of automobiles from Geneva, Switzerland, since 1905. However, due to COVID-19, the 2020 Geneva Motor Show had to be cancelled for subsequent two years, which then led to an agreement with the Qatari government to hold the biennial exhibitions in Doha, Qatar, during the fourth quarter along with the main Geneva Motor Show exhibitions in Switzerland during the first quarter. Qatar Tourism, in collaboration with the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), is all set to launch the automotive season in Qatar with the inaugural edition of GIMS Qatar,

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Great Wall Motor’s reveals All-New Lineup at Auto Shanghai 2023

One of the biggest and most awaited motor shows in the world, the Shanghai Autoshow features vehicles with the most cutting-edge technology and design in the automotive space. The event, which takes place every two years in Shanghai, China, draws automotive enthusiasts, business personnel, car dealerships and automotive media from around the globe. A broad variety of automobiles, including electric and driverless vehicles as well as luxury and sports models, were showcased at the Shanghai Auto Show in 2023, and DriveArabia was there thanks to Great Wall Motors (GWM).

Over 80% of the vehicles were either hybrid or electric,

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Historic Dubai Grand Prix set to take place at Autodrome

Historic Dubai Grand Prix set to take place at Autodrome

Back in 1981, the Dubai Autodrome facility hosted the country’s first ever Grand Prix as part of the nation’s 10th Anniversary. Then Chief of Police, the 28-year-old Dhahi Khalfan Tamin and Major Saeed Khalfan, who was also the Chairman of Al Nasr Motor Sports Club, approached Marin Hone to run a one-off Dubai Grand Prix with global famous drivers including Nigel Mansell, Juan Manuel Fangio, and Stirling Moss, among others. This event stirred great interest in racing enthusiasts and has successfully put Dubai’s name on the region’s history of motorsport.

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