When it comes to electric vehicles, it may be a surprise to learn that it’s been around since the 1800s when the first car was made.

Professor Christoph Lütge heads one of the world’s first research institutes for the ethics of artificial intelligence. At TU Munich, interdisciplinary teams will examine the consequences of software decisions. A central topic will be autonomous driving.

Nearly half of all parents in the UAE admit to breaking road safety rules if they feel that they are not being monitored on the road, a new survey by INFINITI Middle East has revealed.

The future is here, however, expensive.

“Substituting to a Kona EV would be a change of lifestyle, not just a transport one”

“Hyundai Kona Electric is decently one of the best electric vehicles in the market today”

“You can take over any fast car since the driver can’t hear your engine’s sound, and then have enough torque to pass them in the fast lane!” said Issam

Compact hatchback with long range!

“Practical, fun-to-drive, and great handling.”

“Not hearing any sound made it feel like I was riding in a golf cart.”

“Bolt EV is great in traffic, and great if you have a place to charge it at home and at work.”

“I regenerated 220 km on my brakes driving downwards from the Cedars to Beirut,” said Issam.

All awe and wonder

“With a mild motor whine, the doors open up with the biggest ever access area you may have experienced on any car.”

“Model X design can be best described as space-age with a good blend of reality.”

“It felt more like tinkering with my phone rather than exploring a car!”

The BMW Group remains firmly committed to following its forward-looking strategy, despite the current challenging conditions. In line with its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT, the BMW Group continues to invest extensively in tomorrow's technologies and is maintaining its steady course, despite highly volatile geopolitical and trade policy developments.

Tesla has opened its latest temporary showroom in the lifestyle and luxury destination, the Mall of the Emirates, bolstering its presence in Dubai and complimenting its retail store and service center located on Sheikh Zayed Road.

Ford Motor Company announces as part of its 19th annual Sustainability Report it has met its goal to reduce manufacturing emissions – eight years ahead of schedule.

The BMW Group continues to drive the expansion of electro-mobility as part of its Strategy NUMBER ONE > NEXT. To achieve this, the company is adapting its production structures to growing demand for fully and partially electrified vehicles. Just seven months after opening its battery factory in China, the BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture today laid the foundation for a comprehensive expansion of the plant. At the “High-Voltage Battery Centre Phase II”, BBA will produce the new, more powerful batteries of the fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology for the fully-electric BMW iX3. Starting in 2020, the BMW iX3 will be built at the neighbouring BBA plant Dadong.