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Saudi women-only car show opens, now that they can drive

"Now I'm very interested in buying a car"

"Now I'm very interested in buying a car"

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Devel Sixty 6x6 SUV looks ready to survive the apocalypse

Hummer, shmummer.

Under the hood, there's a 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel V8 making 720 hp and 737 lb-ft of torque. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; }

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The Devel Sixteen hypercar, and its 5,000-hp engine, are real

The company revealed its final concept version in Dubai, and its American-made engine is tested on a dyno.

The company revealed its final concept version in Dubai, and its American-made engine hits 5,000 hp on a dyno.

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McLaren unfurls bespoke black-and-gold inscribed 720S for Dubai

Complete with a stenciled inspirational quote on the rear wing in Arabic, stylized to resemble Dubai's skyline.

Complete with a stenciled inspirational quote on the rear wing in Arabic, stylized to resemble Dubai's skyline.

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Dubai police reveal new Scorpion hoverbike at GITEX

The Dubai police take to the air with a new Scorpion hoverbike.

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'I will burn her': Saudi man arrested after threatening women drivers

The law may be changing, but attitudes may be slower to adjust.

The law may be changing, but attitudes may be slower to adjust.

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Saudi woman who fought for right to drive prepares for her next battle

"You can not empower women to become anything in your country if she still needs a man's permission"

"You can not empower women to become anything in your country if she still needs a man's permission"

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Saudi Arabia finally allows women to drive

It will still take some time to implement this reversal of the driving ban for women.

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Busy freeway closed to save tiny kitten

The Civil Defense team was called in.

A stray cat on the loose in Abu Dhabi? Someone check on Nermal.

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Syrian car collector returns to Aleppo to care for the remains of his fleet

He's one of the most dedicated car enthusiasts in the world.

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Dubai hopes to launch self-flying drone taxi service this summer

Why have self-driving cars, when you can have self-flying cars?

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Quitting Mexico factory helps bring down Ford earnings $200 million in 2016

It's still the automaker's second most successful year ever.

It's still the automaker's second most successful year ever.

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Saudi prince says it's 'time for women to drive'

Women's rights continue to grow in Saudi Arabia.

Motorsports
A weird end to a weird F1 season | 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix recap

Mercedes-AMG Petronas mints another one-two at the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as well as a new World Champion.

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Hyperloop One getting serious about Dubai-Abu Dhabi route

A trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi may take just 12 minutes.

This high-speed tube system can push transportation pods as fast as 750 miles per hour, twice as fast as a high-speed train.

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Kurdish Peshmerga preparing to battle ISIS in homemade tanks

Mad Max goes to war in Iraq.

There's armor for protection, guns and rocket launchers for attack, and flat black paint for psychological warfare.

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OPEC not even a little worried about electric vehicle threat

We're just gonna keep burning gas, apparently.

Optimism or head-in-sand?

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Iranian attack boats harass US Navy destroyer

The Navy called Iran's actions "unsafe and unprofessional."

Iran defended its actions, saying they'll warn and then confront any nation that enters its territorial waters.

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