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The All-New BMW M850i: Sexy & Fast

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Today we want to speak to you about BMW’s latest sexy, but extremely powerful vehicle: The BMW M850i.

`Style-wise, the M850i — the only variant BMW brought to the international launch of the 8 Series in Portugal — has the looks to match its price tag. It’s muscular, yet elegant, with great proportions and presence. BMW hasn’t completely forgotten how to design cars that are classic beauties.

The engine of the M850i is an updated version of BMW’s 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8. The changes up max power to 390kW. The transmission is an eight-speed auto, and BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system is standard. The car can hit 100km/h in 3.7 seconds.

Inside, the 8 Series cars run BMW’s iDrive 7.0 operating system, with a 10.25-inch infotainment screen, digital instrument cluster and touch control to deliver faster access to menu items. The more expensive Live Cockpit Professional finally brings in a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument cluster and a larger full-colour head-up display with improved graphics.

BMW also equips the 8 Series with all its latest generation driver assist and infotainment technology, making it a pleasantly hi-tech environment in which to spend time when the road is ahead is either dull or congested.

PRICE $300,000 plus (est)

SAFETY Not yet rated

ENGINE 4.4-litre V8 twin turbo; 390kW/750Nm

TRANSMISSION 8-speed auto; AWD

THIRST 9.8L/100km (European Combined Cycle)

 

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Citroen Advert by Amr Diab is Backlashed Over Sexual Harassment

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In an advertisement for the Citroën car, starring Amr Diab a highly established Egyptian Singer was scandalized for sexual harassment. The advertisement had featured a scene when he almost hit a woman with his car, crossing the road Infront of him. The star had had snapped a photo of the beautiful lady without her consent using the car’s knew future to take photos, and connecting to the phone. The two are seen together having a good time, after he snapped a photo of her. The creepy advert had implied, harassment, specially from a sixty-year-old singer who is admired by youth. The iconic singer, seen by individuals as a role model. Though intended to feature the cars camera, and its features in the short advert, the advertisement was backlashed and fired for sexual harassment online, by pressure the French company had filed an apology for the commercial. The video is not approved by the audience online, as a consequence the company had issued this statement “We deeply regret and understand the negative interpretation of this part of this film. With our business partner in Egypt, we took the decision to withdraw this commercial from all Citroën channels and we present our sincere apologies to all offended communities by this film,”, and no comment from Amr Diab on this video. As feminists online are outraged from the video and, oppose the idea of photographing girls on the street without their consent. In closure the advert had promoted a disgusting act of sexual harassment that should be disregarded from society.

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Egypt to Produce First Locally Assembled Electric Car Next Year

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Egypt is planning on producing the first locally assembled electric car in partnership with Chinese Dongfeng Motor Corporation and according to the country’s Minister of Public Business Sector, Hisham Tawfik, the car will be sold at EGP350,000. 

During a phone interview with Amr Adeeb’s program “Al-Hekaya”, Tawfik said that the new car is the Chinese version of Nissan’s electric Leaf, adding that 45% of the car will be made with parts that are locally produced. The percentage is expected to reach 55% in two years. 

El Nasr Automotive Manufacturing Co. will produce the cars, after being closed for 11 years! The company that has once produced 384,000 cars will re-operate once again. The line will revive El Nasr group after being suspended since 2009.

In 2008, the factory bought new machinery which is in a good shape and ready to manufacture the electric cars.

The vehicle is originally Japanese and can be driven for 400 kilometers per charge, with one charge saving LE3,000 per 10,000 kilometers.

It’s also worth mentioning that Egypt has the second largest automotive market in Africa, and the 42nd largest in the world.

The country has offered automotive companies several incentives to help establish assembly factories Egypt, including reducing or abolishing customs fees for imported parts and equipment.

Now as an environmentalist, would you substitute your car with an electric one?

 

 

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Egypt Set to Produce Electric Cars As of 2021

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If you’re an environmental looking to buy a sustainable car, stay put because as of next year, Egypt will start producing electric cars!

Minister of Public Enterprise Hisham Tawfik stated in a phone-in call on Sunday that Egypt is set to produce 25,000 electric cars starting next year, which will cost 300,000 per vehicle for consumers.

El Nasr Automotive Manufacturing Co. will produce the cars, after being closed for 11 years! The company that has once produced 384,000 cars will re-operate once again.

In 2008, the factory bought new machinery which is in a good shape and ready to manufacture the electric cars.

The vehicle is originally Japanese and can be driven for 400 kilometers per charge, with one charge saving LE3,000 per 10,000 kilometers.

Such vehicles will come in handy for those looking to save some cash. The minister expressed hope that taxi drivers will purchase half the production, in order to save money spent on maintenance.

Tawfik further explained that the brand was selected back in September and then after two months, the Chinese team visited Egypt for project’s preparations which came to a halt because of the pandemic.

But fortunately, three weeks ago the cooperation protocols were signed and in the next three months, feasibility and detailed studies will be completed as well.

So that by the end 2021, the car will hopefully be available for consumers.

Would you replace your car for an electric one?

 

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