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FEATURE31 January 2019

Open road

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In Saudi Arabia, the ban on women getting behind the wheel was finally lifted in June 2018, with important ramifications not only socially, but for the country’s auto market. By Kerry McLaren

The lifting of the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia is a historical milestone. It is one of the greatest measures taken by the crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to enhance the role of women in Saudi society. Not ...