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WATCH: Moment car fatally rams into Malaysian party leader

Friday, 11 May 2018

A Malaysian leader belonging to the Sabah Heritage Party was killed on Tuesday after a car rammed into him while having a drink at one of the local restaurants. A video emerged on social media showing the moment leader Aris Malayu was killed on the spot. According to local media outlets, the car’s driver attempted to break, but lost control of the vehicle and accidentally pressed the acceleration pedal instead.

Carmakers change strategy as diesel vehicles drive to a dead end in India

Monday, 30 April 2018

With diesel vehicles destined to turn into fossilized dinosaurs following India’s swift switch to the electric era, carmakers are changing tack to wean potential buyers away from what tree-huggers call the “dirty fuel”, and are rolling out more petrol versions. The share of sales of diesel-powered sedans, hatchbacks and sports utility vehicles (SUVs) has nosedived to just 23 percent from 50 percent only five years ago even as the country’s auto industry is on the cusp of ...

Palestinian loses nine members of his family in tragic accident

Friday, 13 April 2018

A  Palestinian family from Delm Directorate in Riyadh, went through a harrowing tragedy saying farewell to nine of its members whose lives came suddlenly to an end in a heart-rending car accident on al Ain road. Mohamed Mosa Tabasi told Al Arabiya the story of the untimely accident that took the lives of women and children of his family. Tabasi is a cousin to the killed members, and he said that the children’s uncle Abdallah who is newly married, told them he is coming to Riyadh and ...

Uber self-driving crash resulting in death of pedestrian raises safety questions

Friday, 23 March 2018

Video of a fatal pedestrian crash involving a self-driving Uber vehicle that some experts say exposes flaws in autonomous vehicle technology is prompting calls to slow down testing on public roads and renewing concerns about regulatory readiness. The 22-second video shows a woman walking from a darkened area onto a street just before an Uber SUV in self-driving mode strikes her. It was released by police in Tempe, Arizona, following the crash earlier this week. Japanese automaker Toyota said ...

Self-driving Uber car kills woman crossing street in Arizona

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality caused by an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. The ride services company said it was suspending North American tests of its self-driving vehicles, which are currently going on in Arizona, Pittsburgh and Toronto. So-called robot cars, when fully developed by companies including Uber, Alphabet Inc and General ...

WATCH: Men risk their lives to push ablaze car to safety in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 18 March 2018

CCTV footage has shown the moment a group of men chose to risk their lives to move a car away from a raging fire.The footage, believed to have been filmed in a neighborhood in the central Saudi city of al-Kharj, shows the men decide to bring a larger vehicle to push the car to safety.  

Twin car bombs kill at least 35 in Libya’s Benghazi

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

The death toll following a double car bomb attack in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night has risen to at least 35, a hospital spokeswoman said. A further 60 people were injured and the number of fatalities could rise, Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswoman for the city’s al-Jala hospital, told AFP. An explosives-rigged vehicle blew up in front of a mosque in the central neighborhood of Al-Sleimani, a security source said. READ ALSO: Car bomb in central Benghazi wounds former ...

PHOTOS: Saudi women-only motor show opens in Jeddah

Friday, 12 January 2018

Women flocked to Le Mall in Jeddah on Thursday to check out the kingdom’s first car exhibition aimed at women, a few months after Saudi Arabia granted them the right to drive.Pink, orange and yellow balloons hung in the mall’s showroom as women posed for photos and selfies in front of the cars. One woman in the driver’s seat fixed her face cover. Another wrapped her turquoise-painted fingernails around the steering wheel, feeling it out.In a decree issued in September, King ...

WATCH: Fan storms football field in his car during match in UAE

Monday, 4 December 2017

A fan stormed a football field in his car while the Emirati Al-Ahli and Al-Jazira teams Under-18s were playing. A video of the incident was widely shared on social media and it clearly showed the reckless fan as he drove in the field, much to the players’ and referees’ shock.The unidentified man drove around the players who tried to keep out of his way out of fear he’d run them over and then left. People had mixed reactions to the video as some thought it was funny while others ...

WATCH: Man miraculously escapes death twice

Thursday, 23 November 2017

A young man miraculously escaped death twice when a speeding car hit an electric pole nearby. According to NZ Herald newspaper, the young Chinese man, 20, was waiting for his girlfriend in the street when he almost lost his life. The CCTV caught the accident where the young man can be seen talking on his mobile phone when the car nearly hit him and crashed into the electric pole which almost fell on his head. The incident took place last Thursday in the city of Huludao in the northern Chinese ...

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