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 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."
Posted: August 14, 2016
UAE. According to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group, almost half (47%) of consumers in the UAE are ready to pay a premium for a fully self-driving car.
Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Just 10% of insurers have strategic plans in place for the arrival of driverless vehicles; It will be up to 20 years before they become mainstream.

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date:Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Installed generation capacity in the MENA countries analysed will have to rise by almost 150GW, more than 50% on the current available capacity of 290GW, to reach a massive 440GW by 2020.
date:Posted: April 24, 2017
UAE. Number of active hospitality projects reached 1,153 as 62 projects with a combined value of US$2.5 billion were added to the list in the first quarter of 2017, according to BNC Network; GCC hospitality sector constitutes 7% of all active projects in the GCC.
date:Posted: April 23, 2017
LEBANON. latest Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index shows recovery in sentiment in the first three months of the year remains tentative at best.
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