Roger Feghali Breaks Al-Hussein Rumman Hill Record

Lebanese Rally Champion Roger Feghali has retained the fastest record for Al Hussein Rumman Hill Climb after winning the 2023 edition and breaking Jordan's Khatshik Shadian 2019 record. Feghali had held the record for 12 long years from 2007 till 2019 before Shadian broke it. At 49 years of age, Roger is definitely not slowing down and not yet ready to pass the torch to his young and talented son Alex Feghali. For those who…

Meet “Lira”: Lebanon’s ‘First’ Electric Car

While we're still waiting Electra to come up with their first electric car after their launch party in 2021, Lebanese engineer Hisham Hosami has officially launched Lira: a solar-powered Lebanese-made electric car. The launch ceremony took place on July 8th in front of the Ministry of Economy building in Lazariya in the presence of Economy Minister Amin Salam. The "Lira" can accommodate 5 people, has a GPS device, front & back camera and a touch-screen…
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Minister Ali Hamieh Doesn’t Believe Lebanon had a Public Transportation Crisis

2 years ago
If you haven’t met yet our new Public Works & Transport Minister, he was on TV the other day claiming that Lebanon never had a transportation crisis before 2019, and that the government never really ...
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Tripoline: #Tripoli Public Bus Project Officially Launched

2 years ago
A group of businessmen officially launched today the first public transportation in Tripoli. Dubbed “Tripoline“, the project is a non-profit one that is meant to connect the city to surrounding areas, with the first line ...
Automotive

Electric Trains in Lebanon in the 1990s?

2 years ago
I stumbled upon this old piece of paper from 1994, with a whole page dedicated to Lebanon entering the era of electric trains, accompanied by a small map with all the train stops. The map ...
Automotive

EV-ELECTRA Rise Launched But Still No First Drive

2 years ago
The first electric Lebanese car was launched in February in the cheesiest possible way, but we have yet to see a first drive. All they did in the launch was drive the car real slow ...
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Toni Breidinger is NASCAR’s first Arab-American Driver

3 years ago
Toni Breidinger, an American of Lebanese descent, is the first-ever Arab-American female driver to take part in a NASCAR national series, after racing in the 2021 ARCA season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida. ...
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Lebanese Photographer Akl Yazbeck Wins 2021 Dakar Rally Émilie-Poucan Award

3 years ago
Sports Photographer Akl Yazbeck has won the 11th edition of the Émilie-Poucan Award at the 2021 Dakar Rally that was held in Saudi Arabia. The jury this year exceptionally chose two photos for the award, ...
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EV-ELECTRA RISE: First 100% Lebanese Car To Launch in February

3 years ago
In the midst of all the issues and obstacles Lebanon has faced, EV-ELECTRA, a Lebanese manufacturing company has announced the launching of the first 100% Lebanese made electric vehicle. Company owner, Jihad Mohamad, announced its ...
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Why is Lebanon Spending 16 Billion LBP on Railways in 2020?

3 years ago
Lebanon’s German Embassy shared a post on its Facebook page highlight an excerpt of the 2020 budget law where 16 billion Lebanese Pounds are allocated to railways. As it appears, the ambassador is a huge ...
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