Honda homes in on SUV dominance with all-new CR-V
Jul25

Honda homes in on SUV dominance with all-new CR-V

Anup Ravindranath, General Manager, Marketing and Business Development, Honda Africa and Middle East is a proud man. Last year saw the Japanese car manufacturer sell some five million vehicles in 2016, the most it has ever sold. The CR-V is now the best-selling SUV in the USA, and the best-selling SUV in the world, according to Ravindrananth. We headed up to Ras al Khaimah’s stunning Waldorf Astoria hotel and the surrounding...

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Honda’s all-new CR-V promises new SUV benchmark
May16

Honda’s all-new CR-V promises new SUV benchmark

Honda Motor Co. Africa and Middle East Office launched of the all-new fifth Generation CR-V at the Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah, today. The completely redesigned and re-engineered 2017 CR-V has bold new styling, a more premium interior and a host of new features and technologies aimed at enhancing the CR-V’s status as a benchmark in the popular compact SUV segment. The New CR-V targets the highest levels of quality and driving...

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Get charged at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai
Aug24

Get charged at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai

This forward-thinking hotel now offers an electric car charging station An electric car charger has been installed at Mövenpick Hotel Ibn Battuta Gate Dubai, for use by electric car owners. The hotel has committed to being a sustainable and socially responsible property. “The property aspires towards the conservation of energy and water resources, the implementation and utilization of new technology, of which is powered by...

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KAPOW! Batmobile on sale in Dubai
Oct27

KAPOW! Batmobile on sale in Dubai

The Batmobile is on classified marketplace website dubizzle.com; yours for a cool AED3.5 million The Middle East is renowned for flashy motors. Hit any major street in any major regional city in the evening, and you will see a number of unusual, rare and exotic supercars, from Aston Martins to the Pagani Zonda, but this latest car to hit the second-hand market outdoes them all – a replica Batmobile! While movie buffs are all...

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HEAD OF THE Q – Audi 2016 Q7 reviewed
Oct16

HEAD OF THE Q – Audi 2016 Q7 reviewed

Middle East Living’s motoring expert, Philip Moore, takes the mighty Audi Q7 on a Swiss serenade Has it really been that long, nine years, since the big Q7 SUV was rolled out by the folks at Ingolstadt? This vehicle set the auto industry back on its haunches with the new standards it set. We’ve waited a long while for the all-new second-generation vehicle but there will be few who are disappointed. MEL has driven the Q7 more...

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BEST OF BAVARIA: Audi excels on home territory
Sep16

BEST OF BAVARIA: Audi excels on home territory

Taking a bunch of Audis through Bavaria is about as good as it gets A road trip through Bavaria might not be the longest or most demanding automotive sojourn you ever take but it’s one of the best. In particular, a run from Munich to Nurnberg, getting off the Autobahn and navigating the country roads that traverse the most stunning parts of Germany’s southeast is an absolute treat. From the imposing to Alps to the fertile Danube...

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