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: January 24, 2015
UAE. The third quarter 2014/15 showed a good level of orders, fuelled by small to mid-sized contracts; Company confirms full-year guidance of a high single digit organic sales growth and an operating margin (after corporate costs) over 5%.
Posted: January 21, 2015
UAE. Global sales up 9%; Sales up across all key regions, with Jaguar Land Rover MENA sales up 6%.
Posted: January 12, 2015
UAE. The Jaguar F-PACE - the production version of the breakthrough C-X17 concept car - is a highly efficient five-seat performance crossover.
Posted: January 5, 2015
UAE. Drivers urged to "read the small print" on their motor insurance contracts to ensure they have sufficient coverage levels for their needs, or risk serious financial consequences.
Posted: December 14, 2014
UAE. Major developments to keep Dubai's growth rate growing by at least five per cent in the coming years; Tourism sector's contribution to Dubai's economy expected to triple to US$82billion by 2020.
Posted: December 12, 2014
UAE. Spanning 7 km, Dubai Trolley is a new electric-powered transit service for Downtown Dubai residents and visitors; Will offer easy connectivity to Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Mall and the upcoming Opera District.
Posted: December 11, 2014
UAE. First Land Rover to feature all-new safety features, such as Pedestrian Airbag and Autonomous Emergency Braking System.
Posted: November 27, 2014
QATAR. Public and private infrastructure investment to soar as economy continue to grow.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Revolutionary design defines new Discovery family; Unique-in-segment 5+2 seating versatility in a more compact footprint than traditional seven-seat SUVs; Unrivalled all-terrain performance essential to Land Rover DNA.
Posted: November 12, 2014
UAE. The Dubai Tram was launched to foster multimodal transportation use and to reduce traffic congestion and pollution. This first Tramway in the entire Gulf region is expected to serve about 27,000 passengers per day.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. MYLAND (Ardhi in Arabic) celebrates the impact the Arab culture has had on today's modern society; The initiative kicks off with a new online hub which will host Land Rover stories, competitions, activities and initiatives along with regional user generated content.
Posted: November 6, 2014
UAE. C3 empowers successful social entrepreneur project in the UAE.
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Major road, bridge and railway projects are already underway, or in the planning phase, in Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain.
Posted: October 24, 2014
UAE. Parsons provided design and construction supervision services for the Sheikh Zayed Street and Tunnel project.
Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. Saudi Arabia had the largest rail project pipeline in the region with over US$100bn, including the Riyadh Dammam High-Speed Rail, which is currently under study, along with the Eastern Province Municipality - Dammam Metro.
date:Posted: January 25, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Gold priced in euros was the winner, both on the week but also in terms of its overall performance so far this month; Both Brent and WTI crude oil have settled into a US$5 range.
date:Posted: January 24, 2015
QATAR. Deflation is starting to spread into lower global consumer prices, depressed wages and, to a lesser extent, softer asset prices. Unless an appropriate fiscal response is found, this disinflationary dynamics is likely to continue in 2015 and possibly beyond.