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    Featured: 2014 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles: Part 2 [w/video]
    Hitching A Ride In Morocco's Grueling All-Female Off-Road Rally 1406055660

    There were six days left and the hardest of them were yet to come. In case you missed it, be sure to read Part 1, here. We stood in the north Saharan desert in Mech Irdane, Morocco under a high sun at 7:00 AM. The all-women's navigation challenge known as the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles ...

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    Featured: 2014 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles: Part 1 [w/video]
    Hitching A Ride In Morocco's Grueling All-Female Off-Road Rally 1405969080

    For if the truth be told there is little more than a single path to all the goals that the undisguised European may reach. – Morocco (1904), Samuel Levy Bensusan Counting competitors, staff, press, guests and strangers, we were about 350 people bunched up in a conference room in the ...

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    Report: Morocco offering 'cash for clunkers' program for Mercedes W123 taxis

    As the models continue to grow older, the Ford Crown Victoria is slowly but surely disappearing from US cities as the prevailing taxicab. The same thing is happening in Morocco with its huge fleet of Mercedes-Benz W123-chassis taxis thanks to a little help from the government. The authorities ...

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    Video: Another crazy custom Jeep Wrangler spotted in Morocco

    What in the world is the vehicle you see above? Well, um... yeah. We have no idea. According to the video description from YouTube, however, it's a modified Jeep Wrangler, and it comes from the same person who created the equally insane side-by-side merged Wrangler you saw here. We can clearly ...

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    Video: Jeep Wrangler gets the wide-track treatment

    When we read the tip about a Gulf-state diplomat in Rabat, Morocco who had supposedly "merged two Jeep Wranglers," we figured the two off-roaders were somehow linked front-to-back. Oh no. As you can see in the image above, taken from video of that vehicle actually traveling down the road and ...

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    Video: Cadillac kicks off ATS marketing with new global video series

    We don't want to say much about this, because you really should just watch the introductory videos for Cadillac ATS vs. The World, a seriously intense videographic effort for the new entry-level luxury challenger. Racer Derek Hill, son of Formula One World Champion Phil Hill, drives the ATS into ...

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    Official: Dacia rolls out Dokker vanlet in Casablanca

    Morocco may not be a place that often pops up on the radar of the international automotive industry, unless it's about al-Qaeda threats on the route of the Dakar rally. So you'd be forgiven for discounting the Casablanca Auto Show as largely irrelevant, but that's the location Renault chose to ...

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    Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles looking for a few good adventurous women

    Scenes from the 2010 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Preparations have begun for the next Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles, and that means adventurous women might want to think about getting to Morocco next March. Next year will be the 21st edition of ...

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    Video: Formula 2's Ricardo Teixeira goes airborne in Morocco

    Ricardo Teixei crashes at Formula Two Marrakech – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    As a rule of thumb, crashes aren't as big a deal when you're on track in a professional race as they would be on public roads. But once in a while, the world of motorsports suffers a crash so ...

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    Team Miller Fisher finishes the 20th Anniversary Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles

    Team Miller Fisher finishes the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Team Miller Fisher has crossed the finish line of the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles – in a Hummer H3 driven off a Parisian dealer's lot – and battled from 51st to 12th out of ...

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    Emily Miller and Wendy Fisher gear up for the Rally Aïcha des Gazelles (w/video)

    Team Miller Fisher prepares for the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles – Click above to watch the video after the break
    The Dakar Rally just ended, but there's always another one to get ready for. Off-road racer Emily Miller, of Rod Hall Racing, Baja 1000 and Ironman fame, will be doing the ...

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    Cruze Contol: New Chevy WTCC car takes first pole, double victories in Morocco

    Chevrolet Cruze at WTCC Marrakech – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    While a set of races in the World Touring Car Championship might not ordinarily be something we'd cover here at Autoblog – we doubt you'll mind the spoiler – this weekend's rounds in Marrakech, Morocco, ...

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    Motor racing returns to Morocco after 50 years

    Imagine all the exotic locals where international motor racing has taken place over the course of modern history and Morocco might not show up on your radar. But back in the era of Casablanca, the North African country, just across the Straight of Gibraltar from Europe, hosted the Moroccan Grand ...

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    Ghosn on Middle East tour: Electric cars in Israel, factory in Morocco

    Renault-Nissan president Carlos Ghosn is arguably one of the most effective automotive industry executives, and having just embarked upon a tour of the Middle East, may prove to be more effective than the endless stream of government and military envoys parading in and out of sand-swept ...


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