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 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. If your car could talk, what would it say? Thanks to a collaboration between ZTE and Mojio, unlocking your car's hidden data is now possible with T-Mobile's SyncUP DRIVE.
Posted: October 25, 2016
UAE. The humanitarian organisation was having difficulty on oversite and control of their vehicles.
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.

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date:Posted: July 21, 2017
UAE. Countries ranked on Enterprise, Government, People and Civil Society capabilities; UAE most prepared among other countries in MENA.
date:Posted: July 20, 2017
LEBANON: "The overall decline in the level of household sentiment in the second quarter of 2017 was due to consumers' widespread disappointment by the misplaced priorities of the government."
date:Posted: July 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. "Far from being a sign of intellectual inferiority, the capacity to err is crucial to human cognition." Ironically, if we want to 'get it right' we are going to have to get it wrong.
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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