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Water waste! How to save the planet and keep the car clean

Water waste! How to save the planet and keep the car clean

The United Arab Emirates is one of the top ten most water-scarce countries in the world. With over nine million residents, the country also has one of the highest per capita water usage rate in the world. The average person is thought …

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Want to know what the price of petrol will be in April?

Want to know what the price of petrol will be in April?

For the first time this year… Fuel prices are coming down Since the turn of the year, drivers have seen the cost of filling up their tank increase month on month but April is bucking the trend. The Ministry of …

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Big bad machines are coming to the capital with this awesome motor show

Big bad machines are coming to the capital with this awesome motor show

As the city revs up for the biggest annual motoring show, we talk to an award-winning motorcycle customiser about his two-wheel wonders “The mind is like a parachute, it only works if it’s open,” begins Zeid Salman, quoting retired Brazilian …

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Breakthrough law promises to curb road deaths

Breakthrough law promises to curb road deaths

Road accidents are one of the leading causes of deaths in the UAE, so a new law could help curb figures once and for all. The new regulations that will soon be implemented state that all adults and children travelling …

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Innovative safety competition encourages youth action

Innovative safety competition encourages youth action

Encouraging youth to take road safety into their own hands, the SAAED Traffic Systems company has launched a contest just for them. Targeting those aged 15 to 35 living in the UAE and across the GCC, the #InventWithUs contest hopes …

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Find out how to get your UAE driving licence

Find out how to get your UAE driving licence

Want to get behind the wheel? Here’s how… Whether you’ve never taken the wheel before, or you’re a confident driver looking to get the local licence, here’s our guide to help you make getting on the road as hassle-free as …

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Which organisation is helping cut emissions in the capital?

Which organisation is helping cut emissions in the capital?

In the spirit of the Year Of Giving, Al-Futtaim Motors has donated a Toyota Prius to the Emirates Wildlife Society (EWS-WWF). The hybrid low emission vehicle, that can save the release of up to one ton of CO2 per year, …

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Could you be doing more to improve road safety in the capital?

Could you be doing more to improve road safety in the capital?

If we all just cared more for our fellow motorists when behind the wheel it would save lives. That is the message of Thomas Edelmann, the founder and managing director of RoadSafetyUAE, an online platform dedicated to the importance of …

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Popular car service promotes equal opportunities for women

Popular car service promotes equal opportunities for women

A new initiative is promoting equal opportunities for women in the workplace. The Careem Women Empowerment and Engagement Network (CWEEN), launched by the app car booking service Careem, will strengthen gender diversity in its offices within the region. The company …

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Find out what roads will be closed this weekend

Find out what roads will be closed this weekend

We’re delighted to see the Abu Dhabi Tour return tomorrow but if you’re out and about this weekend you should plan ahead as some roads will be closed to make way for the riders. Tomorrow, as stage one begins, around …

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