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: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
Posted: December 13, 2017
GUANGZHOU. GAC Motor's vehicles showcase China's achievements in innovative auto-making at gathering of world's leaders in business and finance.
Posted: December 5, 2017
UAE. Aimed at raising awareness about the dangers posed on our roads by defunct lighting in cars, UAE motorists can get a free check-up on their vehicle lighting at selected service stations.
Posted: November 27, 2017
UAE. Becomes first online self drive rent a car portal in the UAE to host Electric Vehicles on the company's "Smart Mass Mobility Technology" (SMMT) platform.
Posted: November 25, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device in three minutes.
Posted: November 23, 2017
UAE. "The fact the company chose to pay hackers and hide the massive breach is shocking."
Posted: November 23, 2017
UAE. The attack shows that even the most tech savvy businesses are open to the menace of data breaches and cyberattacks.
Posted: November 21, 2017
EGYPT. An integrated signalling and communication solution will improve railway security and safety and allow trains to increase their speed from 120 km/h to 160 km/h.
Posted: November 21, 2017
UAE. "As an Inspection center we feel socially responsibility for maintaining safety on the roads."
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.

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date:Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. The recent increase in mortgage activity can be attributed towards the rise of end users and investors taking advantage of capital structure through leverage. Structurally speaking, the higher levels of mortgage indicate that there will be lower levels of "flipping".
date:Posted: December 17, 2017
UAE. Announced MENA IPO deal value reached US$236.7 million in Q3 2017; Musharaka REIT Fund in Saudi Arabia raised US$ 95.1 million, largest IPO by capital raised; Global IPO activity for 2017 on course to be the busiest year since 2007.
UAE. The region will see the launch of new, futuristic technologies & solutions at the Future Cities Show, held in April 2018, that will change the way we live and work in the urban environment.
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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