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: October 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The most connected car to date, built around an open API and inviting developers' creative ideas to enrich the automotive experience.
Posted: October 20, 2016
UAE. The 10th annual Aviation Business Middle East Awards celebrated winners across 15 categories in a ceremony held in Dubai.
Posted: October 20, 2016
UAE. Deloitte signs collaboration agreement with Loliwe Integrated Rail Solutions; The GCC is currently at various stages of developing its rail connectivity among member states while developing country specific networks.
Posted: October 11, 2016
UAE. Providing a more than 10,000 parking spaces across two parking facilities at the destination
Posted: October 10, 2016
UAE. Applies to commercial and non-commercial operations, other than for recreational uses; Operators are required to hold an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator Certificate (UOC).
Posted: October 8, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Automotive industry shake-up favours speed over size; Traditional manufacturers must increase pace of innovation or risk losing their position in connected services.
Posted: October 8, 2016
UAE. "We are creating a sea bridge dedicated to the automotive trade, servicing the Emirati ports as well as the ports of Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Iran."
Posted: October 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. New Arthur D. Little study looks at truck industry providers in the Middle East, which will become a major growth driver in the coming years.
Posted: October 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Uniti launched its global equity crowdfunding round on FundedByMe with a goal to raise 500.000 euros for 5.1% ownership in the company.
Posted: September 20, 2016
UAE. 37% of Regus survey respondents say the daily commute is a major productivity drain, while 27% positively hate their commute and brand it as a 'waste' of their precious time.
Posted: September 7, 2016
UAE. RoadSafetyUAE and QIC Insured present the findings of the 3rd cycle of the "UAE Road Safety Monitor", a unique perception study of UAE driving behaviour.
Posted: September 2, 2016
KUWAIT. The sales executive named ahead of his peers across the Middle East markets in the annual Audi Pole Position Program 2015.
Posted: August 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. With disruptive technologies changing the way people move around, new EY report recommends governments look to citizen behaviour as the starting point for developing sustainable transport policy.
Posted: August 22, 2016
UAE. Partnership provides Le Club AccorHotels' members with special car rental offers, including exclusive benefits, globally.
Posted: August 17, 2016
UAE. New A.T. Kearney study forecasts US$560 billion market volume by 2035; New revenue streams and competing market segments expected; "We are seeing some Middle East countries making moves to embrace smart cities, with autonomous cars a major part of that evolution."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 30, 2017
UAE. How important are Apps in everyday life? Global research from A10 Networks spotlights importance of Apps in daily life, potential behavioural risks to personal, corporate security.
date:Posted: May 30, 2017
UAE. Payment plans have progressively eased from 2013 (when more than 80% of launches had payment terms that were front ended) to 2016 when more than 55% of launches had back ended and post-handover payment plans.
date:Posted: May 27, 2017
UAE. As demand for the luxury segment signals a comeback, developers have responded by scaling up launches; general consensus that the segment has underperformed appears to be factual.
UAE. Payment plans have progressively eased from 2013 (when more than 80% of launches had payment terms that were front ended) to 2016 when more than 55% of launches had back ended and post-handover payment plans.
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