Autos & Transport

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Posted: 11-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Internal combustion engines are improving their ability to cut CO2 emissions at a lower cost than expected, and, as a result, carmakers should be able to meet 2020 emissions targets mainly through improvements to conventional technologies, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group. The report, Powering Autos to 2020: The Era of the Electric Car?, was released recently. Internal-combustion-engine (ICE) technologies offer the potential to cut tailpipe emissions of carbon dioxide by approximately 40% at a cost to consumers of US$50 to US$60 per percentage point of
Posted: November 2, 2017
UAE. Autorent has more than 12,000 vehicles in its fleet; spread across 24 locations including seven in the UAE, besides Oman and Saudi Arabia.
Posted: November 1, 2017
UAE. Only 59% "never" tailgate; Slow vehicles in front and "running late" are the leading causes; Little empathy for those being tailgated; Poor knowledge levels must be addressed by education efforts.
Posted: October 26, 2017
GENEVA. Promoting a unified market for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal region (BBIN), new study highlights the benefits of a multi-lateral transit system on trade across the region.
Posted: October 25, 2017
UAE. The middle-market specialist PE firm announced the sale of 51% of the capital stock of Gama Group MENA FZC, the manager and operator of private jets.
Posted: October 7, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The new startups have received logistic and advisory support from Badir Program and the necessary guidance for their growth and business development in the local market.
Posted: October 1, 2017
UAE. BASF's Coatings division strengthens its promotion of young talent; BASF wants to improve the worldwide image of non-academic occupations.
Posted: October 1, 2017
UAE. Automotive components company achieves cost savings by reducing inventory.
Posted: September 29, 2017
UAE. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices launched in 1999 as the first global sustainability benchmarks.
Posted: September 29, 2017
UAE. During the 2.75 year holding period, this investment has delivered an attractive monthly income to clients equal to the promised 8.25% per annum, and with this successful exit the actual IRR is around 11% after all taxes and fees.
Posted: September 28, 2017
BAHRAIN. The portal is designed to provide transportation facilities to travelers all around the world and to bring three parties in one channel: Car rental companies, travel agents, and clients.
Posted: September 23, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. IEA; Banning Uber, and clamping down on the Gig Economy more generally, is a restriction upon freedom of choice.
Posted: September 8, 2017
UAE. Security device works out-of-the-box with limitless tracking; Orange to supply Sherlock with worldwide seamless connectivity.
Posted: September 7, 2017
UAE. Greater range and advanced technologies make new LEAF the ultimate EV package.
Posted: August 12, 2017
UAE. Global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon has appointed Mieszko Iwaskow as its Transport Planning Leader.
Posted: August 10, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The first vehicles to be produced at the plant will be new Symbol and new Duster.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2017
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. James Fenner, Founder and MD, of Silk Road works alongside housebuilders and developers in the quest to better design homes with the end-user, the customer, foremost in mind.
date:Posted: November 19, 2017
UAE. Millennials feel that education has the most to gain from being shaken up by 4IR, along with energy, healthcare and government.
UAE. A year-on-year comparison reveals that transactional activity is on the rise. In the first 10 months of 2017, total activity has already surpassed the full year of 2015 and 2016. On an annualized basis it is expected to have an increase of 32% compared to the year before.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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