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Designed to perform - Live it Up on the Roads of Kuwait with the INFINITI Q50Designed to perform - Live it Up on the Roads of Kuwait with the INFINITI Q50

September 24, 2018

Designed to perform - Live it Up on the Roads of Kuwait with the INFINITI Q50Designed to perform - Live it Up on the Roads of Kuwait with the INFINITI Q50

Renowned as an inspiring brand in the automotive industry, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co. (AABC), the sole authorized dealer of Infiniti vehicles in the State of Kuwait, invites its customers discover the styling and holistic performance technological features of the INFINITI Q50 in Kuwait. The Q50 is driver centric, powerfully elegant coupled with a striking performance and is available with 2.0-liter"... Continue Reading

Volkswagen, Ford get competition from ZF's $14 billion autonomous push

September 20, 2018

Volkswagen, Ford get competition from ZF's $14 billion autonomous push

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co. are set for more competition in the race to roll out self-driving vehicles as parts supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG develops its own offering in the latest sign of how technology shifts are upending traditional roles in the auto industry.
ZF plans to invest 12 billion euros ($14 billion) over the"... Continue Reading

Volkswagen group plans to build 10 million electric cars

September 18, 2018

Volkswagen group plans to build 10 million electric cars

Volkswagen plans to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB platform, the German car maker said on Monday, as it targets the launch of worldwide mass production towards the end of 2022. VW will build 27 models for four group brands based on the MEB - or modular electrification kit - starting with the Volkswagen ID model that will begin rolling off the production line at its plant in Zwickau, Germany, late next year. After the diesel emissions scandal broke three years ago, VW unveiled an ambitious plan to become a world leader in green transport. It plans to invest 6 billion euros ($7 billion) in e-car production, of which 1.3 billion will be invested in its German plants at Braunschweig, Salzgitter...... Continue Reading

BMW X2 M35i: M DNA for powerful compact Sports Activity Coupe

September 17, 2018

BMW X2 M35i: M DNA for powerful compact Sports Activity Coupe

Sportiness coupled with a polarising appearance - based on this formula, the new BMW X2 has inspired above all a young and modern target group following its premiere in March. With its extroverted design, the BMW X2 interprets the character of a premium SAC (Sports Activity Coupes) in an entirely new way within the compact segment.

BMW"... Continue Reading

Kuwait-backed Aston Martin to make first all-electric car by end of 2019

September 16, 2018

Kuwait-backed Aston Martin to make first all-electric car by end of 2019

Aston Martin announced on Wednesday that it will begin development of its first all-electric production car, the Rapide E.

Limited in production to 155 units, the car will have an 800-volt battery with 65kWh capacity, using lithium ion cells mounted to where the original 12-cylinder Rapide engine and gearbox were located.

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Booming electric car sales drive lithium rush in Portugal

September 15, 2018

Booming electric car sales drive lithium rush in Portugal

Mining firms are racing to open new lithium mines in Portugal, already Europe’s biggest producer of the commodity, thanks to the surge in popularity of electric vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries. “The more we drill, the more we find,” says David Archer as he stands at the foot of a drilling crane perforating the granite rock of mountains near Boticas in northern Portugal to measure"... Continue Reading

Volvo pumps brakes on IPO amid trade dispute and lower industry stocks

September 12, 2018

Volvo pumps brakes on IPO amid trade dispute and lower industry stocks

Volvo and its Chinese owner Geely have postponed plans to float shares in the Swedish car maker, blaming trade tensions and a downturn in sector stocks.

But while Volvo's plans for a Stockholm listing were delayed indefinitely, Britain's Aston Martin affirmed to push ahead with its own initial public offering.

'We've"... Continue Reading

Alsayer celebrates milestone achievement for outstanding customer service

September 11, 2018

Alsayer celebrates milestone achievement for outstanding customer service

In recognition of the Group’s Service and Spare Parts team commitment towards customer care, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has bestowed Mohamed Naser Al Sayer and Sons (MNSS) a subsidiary of ALSAYER Holding with Outstanding Customer Service Award as part of their Customer Service Excellence Program (CSEA).

Winning the Outstanding"... Continue Reading

Tesla makes staff promotions to limit turmoil after share collapse

September 9, 2018

Tesla makes staff promotions to limit turmoil after share collapse

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk made a series of executive promotions to fill the gap left by senior management resignations on Friday, as shares in the electric car maker tanked and criticism of its founder’s controversial behaviour continued.

Tesla shares crashed 6 per cent by close of day on Friday – its lowest level"... Continue Reading

Electric dreams: is the Mercedes-Benz ECQ the beginning of a battery-powered boom?

September 9, 2018

Electric dreams: is the Mercedes-Benz ECQ the beginning of a battery-powered boom?

Before this week, when you googled “EQC”, the first results were for the Earthquake Commission. Aside from upping the search ranking for its first all-electric SUV, Mercedes-Benz will be hoping that the launch of its own EQC will produce a similarly seismic impact.

Merc is the latest company to enter the electric SUV"... Continue Reading

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