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Carasti Launch Car Subscription Service in Saudi Arabia

Carasti Launch Car Subscription Service in Saudi Arabia

Carasti, the UAE-based car subscription service, has launched operations in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 23rd March 2022, allowing customers to subscribe to new and used cars for between 1 and 24 months for an all-inclusive subscription fee. The announcement comes following a successful bridge round where the company raised US$2m to help them drive growth and expand operations into Saudi Arabia. The round, which comes ahead of Carasti’s Series A funding round, saw participation from Net Ventures and Rua Growth Fund.

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Allison Transmission Delivers 2 Millionth 1000/2000 Series Transmission

Allison Transmission Delivers 2 Millionth 1000/2000 Series Transmission

Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions, is pleased to announce the delivery of its 2 millionth 1000/2000 Series transmission, a milestone in the company’s history of providing reliable, durable transmissions for light and medium duty commercial vehicles. The transmission was delivered to Penske Truck Leasing, a leading global transportation services provider.

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UAE car-services app MySyara will now supply car parts to garages

UAE car-services app MySyara will now supply car parts to garages

MySyara, a UAE based automotive start-up, has acquired a major auto parts distributor in the UAE for US$ 2.6 million. With the integration of supply chain within its business operations, the start-up has launched ‘MySyara Supply’ which aims to deliver a seamless way to supply parts to garages, thereby cutting down the waiting times for garage customers. 

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Carasti now offers new-car leases, ordered via app

Carasti now offers new-car leases, ordered via app

Carasti, a UAE-based car subscription platform, is now offering a “mini lease” option, where a user can order a brand new car for 12-to-24-month lease, with no paper contracts and home-delivered, using just the Carasti app. The company has raised a US$ 3 million Pre-Series A funding round to fuel their expansion with further such offerings.

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How to buy a car online in Dubai

How to buy a car online in Dubai

We were invited to check out Carzaty, the Middle East’s hottest digital-focused car dealership that operates in Oman and the UAE. Carzaty sells pre-owned cars with a warranty and puts a priority on the customer experience. Their “showroom” is called the Car Hub and we went to the one in Dubai. You can find all their cars and book a test-drive at www.carzaty.com

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Product review: Cafu steam mobile car wash in Dubai UAE

Product review: Cafu steam mobile car wash in Dubai UAE

We have a confession to make. Due to lack of time and the fear of fines, we get our cars cleaned by “the guy” under our place. It’s a perfectly fine solution if you don’t care about swirl marks that are only visible from a foot away. The problem is the interior never gets cleaned. We’ve kept the cabin generally clean by not driving with the windows down and disallowing eating in the car, but it had still collected dark stains on the leather touchpoints and the kids kicking the seat-backs. So when Cafu offered to demo their steam mobile car-wash service,

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MySyara car-services app expanding to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

MySyara car-services app expanding to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah

The UAE’s leading online automotive service provider, MySyara today announced plans to expand its operations as well as launch a new service package to provide car owners with a more convenient and affordable way to manage their vehicle’s servicing and maintenance. The announcement follows the conclusion of a successful US$ 650,000 pre-series A fund-raising round, with the company confirming 600 percent year-on-year revenue growth.

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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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