A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
In Pictures: Eric Clapton concert in Dubai
In pictures: Clapton delivered some of the biggest hits while schooling many on a classic genre that continues to endure.
January 16, 2014
The city may be bankrupt, but Detroit’s auto show is still the top place to show a car, David Booth writes.
June 27, 2013
Ford delivers another cracking hot hatch, finds reformed boy racer.
June 4, 2013
US car manufacturer says a leak in the fuel delivery module of more than 3,000 cars from certain 2013 models 'could be a fire hazard'.
May 24, 2013
In the post Second World War years, flying cars were mandatory sci-fi props. Several contemporary designs even made it into the air though none enjoyed commercial success.
May 24, 2013
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market.
March 25, 2013
One ad showed three women bound and gagged in the trunk of an Indian-made compact, with Berlusconi smiling from the driver's seat alongside the slogan "Leave your worries behind with the Figo's extra-large boot".
January 10, 2013
Rolls-Royce reported record car sales in 2012 as demand for its traditional luxury vehicles held up among wealthy Americans and Chinese.
December 18, 2012
Some of Europe's most venerable car brands are facing a struggle for survival as a collapse in demand is forcing plant closures and staff cuts.
November 30, 2012
A heated row over some rocks in the East China Sea has put Japanese car making in China in reverse.
October 25, 2012
A country that lays claim to some of the cheapest petrol on the planet may not appear to be the most obvious location to sell an electric car. But then again, the Fisker Karma is no ordinary green vehicle.
October 15, 2012
Ford car sales in the UAE are set to accelerate by 50 per cent this year, partly driven by new models packing high-tech safety features.
August 24, 2012
AC's Cobra defined macho in the 1960s. Kevin Hackett reflects on its half century at the top of any petrolhead's wish list.
July 13, 2012
Sergio Pininfarina, who died last week age 85, exemplified an ability to sympathetically evolve a design while keeping its heritage totally intact.
June 22, 2012
Once modeled on the Crown Victoria, there's a new Interceptor, based on the rather handsome Taurus saloon.