When Did The First Car Enter Lebanon?

Old Beirut shared a picture yesterday of the first car to enter in Lebanon, as per their claim. The car, which was brought to Lebanon in 1906 was owned by AUB President Dr. Howard Bliss at the time. Another source claims that the first car to enter Lebanon was owned by by Mr. Michel Sursock and then Dr. Graham back in 1905. However, AIA website disputes this claim by stating that Philippe Skaff was the…

Formulawand: Lebanese Homemade F1-Like Car

Khalil Lawand and his son Ibrahim Lawand built from scratch what should be an F1-lookalike car using the same dimensions as an F1 car, a BMW 528i engine, and even including a DRS system, "a form of driver-adjustable bodywork aimed at reducing aerodynamic drag in order to increase top speed and promote overtaking". To be honest, it looks more like an old F3 car or an F1 car from the 1990s, but still you have…
Automotive

Beirut’s Traffic Lights Stopped Working, Accidents Up by 120% in June (vs. April)

4 months ago
Traffic lights have stopped working in Beirut as there’s no money to renew for the company in charge of up-keeping them. As a result, we’re witnessing a spike in car accidents, as “figures shared by ...
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Meet The Ghiath Beast Patrol By W Motors

11 months ago
The most recent addition to Dubai’s police force is a mega-4×4 beast called the Ghiath, courtesy of the Dubai-based Lebanese supercar maker W Motors. Dubbed as one of the most advanced police vehicles in the ...
Automotive

Mar Mikhael’s Old Railway Bridge Was Damaged Since 2016

1 year ago
The Mar Mikhail railway bridge collapsed after a fully loaded trailer crashed into it. This was not the first accident of its kind despite a sign on the bridge clearing stating the allowed height for ...
Automotive

Greater Beirut Public Transport Project

1 year ago
Over the past few years, congestion in and out of Beirut has been a major issue. Over 600,000 vehicles access Beirut from the North, South and East regions. Some solutions have included public transport but ...
Automotive

Interior Minister Raya El Hassan to Make “Special” Car Plates Public for sale

1 year ago
In a tweet unleashed today on her official account, Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya El Hassan, who has been making positive headlines ever since she took the position, by removing blocs from the front ...
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WeGo set to Modernize Public Transportation in #Lebanon, starting in Byblos

1 year ago
A breath of fresh air is reaching Byblos and Lebanon. WeGo, an enterprise founded by Connex, has started working on a regional – and later on hopefully a national – public transport service that is ...
Automotive

Everything That’s Wrong About Driving in Lebanon in One Video

1 year ago
Going the wrong way, even on a highway, crossing a red light, cutting off other cars, speeding, tailgating, dangerous driving, speeding maneuvers, highway drop off and every possible traffic violation you could think of in ...
Automotive

Michael Schumacher Documentary Set To Be Released By End of 2019

1 year ago
Those who follow the blog probably know how big of an F1 fan I am. I haven’t missed a Grand Prix for the past 10 years or more and was fortunate enough to watch Michael ...
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