The number of private cars that were licensed in 2015 hit 4.43 million nationwide compared to 7.8 million in 2014, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said on Sunday.
The figure represents 51.4 percent of the total vehicles that were licensed in Egypt in 2015.
Some 1.2 million trucks and trailers and 137,000 buses were licensed in…Read more
Nissan has announced the launch of its new 2017 Patrol V6 which makes its global debut in the Middle East in September 2016 in complement to the current Patrol V8 lineup while offering the same levels of prestige to a broader customer base in the market.
“The new Patrol V6 complements the legendary Patrol V8 which is considered one of…Read more
A limited public trial on the streets of Singapore has started recently to operate autonomous taxis.
Customers of this experiment download an app and ride for free in its “robo-taxi” in a western Singapore hi-tech business district.
The operators are hoping to get feedback ahead of a planned full launch of the service in 2018.
“This is really a moment…Read more
German auto giant Volkswagen and China's Anhui Jianghuai Automobile are in talks to build electric cars together, the firms announced Wednesday, the latest possible tie-up in a burgeoning Chinese market for clean-energy vehicles.
Volkswagen said the two carmakers had signed a memorandum of understanding at its Wolfsburg headquarters to explore the possibility of a joint venture focussed on the research…Read more
Tesla is offering customers of its Model S and Model X electric vehicles new higher capacity batteries that would increase the range of the cars to over 300 miles.
The new batteries, of 100-kilowatt-hour capacity add 45 miles’ range to Model S, taking it to 315 miles — and 39 miles’ range to Model X.
“Range anxiety has long been…Read more
The new DB11 is the first of a new breed of cars which Aston Martin is counting on to survive in the next decade.
Next will be the new Vantage in 2018 to replace Vanquish and the DBX in 2019 as the first sport utility from the company.
The DBX will be built in a new factory in Wales alongside…Read more
The Escala Concept debuted in California recently, introducing the next evolution of Cadillac design and previewing the craftsmanship and technology being developed for many future models.
The Escala Concept previews the design and technical ideas driving the next phase of Cadillac’s ongoing expansion.
“Escala is a concept with two clear objectives,” said Johan de Nysschen, president of Global Cadillac.
Following excitement of its official launch in the US, Honda has announced further launch details for the all-new Honda NSX with prices starting from approximately $170,000 in Europe.
Honda has confirmed that Europe will be the leading export region for sales of NSX, and will be sold through a limited network of authorized dealers in key European locations.
Deliveries of…Read more
German new car registrations, a key indicator of consumer demand, saw a steep rise in August, industry data showed on Friday.
With 245,076 new cars on the road in August 2016, the figure was 8.3 percent higher than the same month in 2015, the KBA transport authority said.
The result was boosted by two additional working days in August compared…Read more
Japanese automaker Mazda said Thursday it was recalling more than two million vehicles globally over a defect in their tailgates.
The recall covers about 400,000 vehicles sold in Japan and 1.8 million units exported overseas, according to a Mazda spokeswoman.
It affects six models including the popular CX-3 and CX-5 sport-utility vehicles.
No accidents or injuries have been reported over…Read more