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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA merged company to be called Stellantis

The merger is expected to be completed in early 2021

Private Aviation

How the private aviation sector in the Middle East is responding to the Covid-19 crisis

Pre-pandemic estimates suggested that there are approximately 800 private jets registered in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

Brooks Brothers

Menswear major and America’s oldest retailer, Brooks Brothers, goes bankrupt

The company listed assets and liabilities of at least $500m each in court papers

Mercedes-Benz Nvidia

Mercedes-Benz And Nvidia to collaborate on automated driving technology

Mercedes vehicles featuring the new technology are expected to debut in 2024

bmw-mercedes-auto

BMW And Mercedes end self-driving car partnership

The two carmakers had previously said that they intended to jointly develop a Level 4 self-driving car by 2024

Casio Middle East Dubai

Casio watch inspired by Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed to aid Emirates Red Crescent

Of the money earned through its sale, 30 per cent was donated to the UAE-based humanitarian organisation

Apple to reopen a few stores, strict safety precautions in place

All visitors will need to undergo a temperature check before entering, and will need to wear a face mask

Watch fairs

Rethinking luxury watch fairs

What will the traditional luxury watch fair, as we know it, look like come 2021?

Land Rover Defender UAE

Al Tayer Motors delivers world’s first Defender retail units to customers in the UAE

It added that the next shipment of the vehicle is expected ‘latest by Q3 2020’

COYA Dubai Iftar

Culinary corner: Home-delivered iftars in Dubai

While restaurants are restricted from accepting many guests onto their premises, a few have decided to take their gourmet food to your home

Volkswagen Middle East

Volkswagen Middle East launches new e-commerce platform in UAE, Saudi Arabia

A Live Chat facility will also allow customers to access an online personal chat with a dealership’s sales representative

Bremont Alt1c -Griffon

British watchmaker Bremont’s new timepiece is inspired by vintage military aircraft

The Bremont ALT1-C Griffon also pays tribute to a family member of the brand’s co-founders

Montblanc MB01 headphones

Montblanc debuts its first-ever headphones

To enter the fiercely competitive audio market, it teamed up with one of the industry’s best audio engineers: Alex Rosson

Cadillac Escalade Dubai Police Al Ghandi Auto

Al Ghandi Auto donates 10 Cadillac Escalades to Dubai Police

The 2020 Escalade has a dealer advertised price of Dhs376,000 inclusive of VAT

Abu Dhabi F1 race scheduled to take place in December

The exact dates of the final race of the season has not yet been revealed

Audi Volkswagen Middle East Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services

Audi and Volkswagen supply SUVs to Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services

The vehicles are being used to transport critical equipment, medical supplies and meals to team workers and their families living in the UAE

Coronavirus

The luxury industry’s fight against the pandemic

The luxury sector across the world has suffered a blow due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, they’re devising ingenious coping strategies

NORQAIN

Independent Swiss watch brand NORQAIN has big plans for the Middle East

In conversation with Bienne-based watch brand NORQAIN’s founder and CEO Ben Küffer

Lucid Motors

Electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors enters UAE and Saudi Arabia

The Saudi PIF-backed company is expected to begin deliveries of its Lucid Air model next year to customers in the Middle East

Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet offers deep discounts and order-from-home on its cars in the UAE

Customers can complete the entire purchasing process online without visiting the showroom

Technogym Bike Personal

Italian wellness company Technogym presents Bike Personal

The bike features Technogym Coach, which can remotely assist with spinning classes via the digital console fitted onto the bike

Watches & Wonders

Watches & Wonders 2020 to take place online from April 25

On the first day of the online fair, watch exhibitors will stream 10-minute videos on the platform introducing its novelties for the year

Rivoli

Rivoli to offer free optical lenses to all doctors, nurses and healthcare staff in the UAE

They need to visit any Rivoli EyeZone store across the country and present their work ID to avail of the offer

Why this new Masters’ degree in Dubai will boost your career prospects

University of Wollongong in Dubai is now offering a dual-degree programme in luxury management

REVEALED: The UAE’s Top 10 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

How much do the riotously rich shell out for a night of unlimited indulgence?