Autos & Transport

FEATURED REPORT...
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: April 15, 2018
UAE. Swisslog highlights the benefits of agile automation systems in solving logistical challenges in the Middle East region.
Posted: April 11, 2018
UAE. Surprisingly high "yes" values, but strong contrasts among ethnical groups; Big difference between own behaviour and the observed behaviour of other motorists.
Posted: April 10, 2018
UAE. Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), DP World - UAE Region, Gargash Enterprises - Mercedes-Benz and Michelin, have launched this initiative which is aimed at raising general awareness of truck safety aspects and security procedures on the roads.
Posted: April 6, 2018
UAE. Serco Middle East received an Acknowledgment Award for their dedicated road safety initiatives providing industry solutions that can be widely adopted to reduce road accidents and fatalities across the Middle East.
Posted: April 5, 2018
UAE. VIMANA Global has incorporated the crypto-facts and Blockchain, to ensure decentralized and continuous management of autonomous drone taxi routes in smart cities.
Posted: March 24, 2018
UAE. Truck accidents often caused by trailer issues; Education & Technology vital to improve the situation; Multi-stakeholder conference to discuss critical issues of truck trailer safety.
Posted: March 18, 2018
UAE. Relevant government agencies and key stakeholders remain committed toward eliminating the vast illicit trade.
Posted: March 14, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Doors made with the glass fiber polypropylene-reinforced composites outperformed metal car doors in two key environmental categories: global warming potential and cumulative energy demand.
Posted: March 13, 2018
UAE. All dimensions of dangerous driving decline; Commute times and traffic accidents decrease; The absolute levels of perceived misbehaviour are still high.
Posted: March 13, 2018
UAE. The next step to revolutionizing Dubai's valet services.
Posted: March 11, 2018
UAE. Chairwoman of the Executive Board, RATP Dev, to give keynote address at the Middle East Rail conference on 12 March.
Posted: March 11, 2018
UAE. Serco Saudi Services will work across government initiatives, in the Education, Transport and Healthcare sectors to provide Integrated Facilities Management to new infrastructure projects including Public Private Partnerships.
Posted: March 10, 2018
UAE. Empowering women within a responsible and sustainable approach to corporate diversity is the right thing to do and makes sound business sense.
Posted: March 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. Car sales are expected to grow by 9% per annum until 2025 boosted by the new women customer segment; Large number of new jobs will be created across segments of the automotive sector to serve the growing demand.
Posted: March 9, 2018
UAE. Governments and carmakers require sound strategies to overcome the recycling and natural resource constraints of producing batteries for electric cars and managing their full CO2 lifecycle footprints, according to a report produced by A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 19, 2018
UAE. Software technology sector saw most number of professionals changing jobs in 2017; Lack of opportunities for career advancement touted as the biggest reason.
date:Posted: April 19, 2018
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
date:Posted: April 18, 2018
UAE. Speaking at the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), Dr. Martin Berlin, Partner and Global Deals Real Estate Leader said the issues and challenges facing Middle East Hospitality and Tourism can be grouped into five categories, collectively known by their acronym ADAPT.
LEBANON. Drop due to the suspension of interest-rate subsidies on housing loans at the beginning of the year; The index is at its lowest level since Q2 2015 and the third lowest level in 43 quarterly readings; Reviving demand in Lebanon requires immediate measures and incentives from the government.
dhgate