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Cars in UAE enjoy a very lucrative and dynamic marketplace, both on the demand and supply level, when compared with any other country in the world.

For example, used cars in UAE are generally much more expensive than used cars in Latin America, Asia, and Africa.

A report by auto marketplace Carmudi.com, revealed that used cars in UAE cost an average of AED 90,000 ($24,500), more than other cars in other markets.

The report also revealed that car owners in the UAE generally change their car three times more their peers living in other places of the world.
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We ended up buying the Renault Captur 2016 model.

In this Renault Captur UAE Review, I’ll tell you how it happened.

It all started when then wife persuaded me to buy her a new car which should be a crossover. I had to put my foot down and say yes dear. Then we began short-listing cars based on budget, features, looks, safety, etc.  We also researched online forums, manufacturers websites, pre-owned car reviews and such.

The criteria we gave highest ratings in our next car were:

1. Fuel; economy because I’m a casual tree hugger
2. Safety; because we want to live a little longer
3. Budget; because that holiday in Switzerland
4. Looks; because the status quo
5. Luxury; Features for passengers other than us
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Australian Made Cars you say?

Do they even make cars down-under?

Did they ever manufacture a decent automobile?

Of course they did, and not only that, the Australian car industry is trying very hard not to throw in the towel and to stay in the game, keeping the banner of Australian made cars held high.

Whether they will manage to do that or not remains to be answered in the coming years.

Our down-under (aka Australian) reporter, Aaron, writes about the top most recent Australian made cars carrying the infamous ‘Made in Australia’ tag, which you can buy today, should you ever trust an Australian car maker with your money, or drop by Australia for some Australian Holden buying frenzy, or you were an Australian looking out to buy a new car. Read more

The year 2013 is already coming to a close, and it was a decent one for the car industry. But 2014 is just around the corner, and the new models are already hitting the market. If you have been looking to get a new car, but don’t want to break the bank, you can find some great options for under fifteen grand. Cheap cars should not mean to lower your expectations so much. For %15,000 you can get a decent car never the less, as our list of cheap cars in 2013 here shows you.

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What makes a car “smart” nowadays? Smartphones, smart vehicles… we generally associate this with better-than-average technology, technology that predicts your next question and fetches the answer for it. Smart cars will change the way we drive, change the way we travel, and change the way we live.

Do you want to know how much would it cost to fill the tank at nearby petrol stations? Or check on a Facebook friend’s latest check-in? Smart cars should be able to deliver such answers and more.
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Fuel Economy

The ice in the Arctic Circle is melting faster than ever; so much so that new shipping lanes are now consistently open, even into the winter months when they should be frozen solid. The New York Times indicated that there is 40% less ice in the Arctic Circle in 2011 than normal. These indicators point to our excessive production of carbon dioxide.
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