Autos & Transport

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 23, 2015
UAE. At smartcon 2015, Booz Allen Hamilton calls for creation, and standardization of a framework to evaluate Smart City infrastructure; "The higher a city's services move on the smartness barometer, the smarter the city becomes. Smarter schools, utilities, commerce, healthcare, transport, and security are just the beginning of what's possible."
Posted: November 21, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Current figure of around 530 registered aircrafts set to double, according to Arabasco, a leading FBO and MRO in Saudi Arabia.
Posted: November 19, 2015
UAE. Comfortable stations that absorb sound and provide light key for growing ridership, say experts in build-up to The Big 5.
Posted: November 17, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. The first three Metropolis trainsets will be delivered to in 2017; The train is driverless and is 100% motorized.
Posted: November 12, 2015
UAE. Pioneering KSA platform expands into UAE to leverage GCC region's second largest vehicles sales market.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. Dubai Airshow 2015 conference programme opens with incisive discussion on the need to bring passengers on board; Peter Kirk, Deputy Director and Head of Aviation Security, UK Civil Aviation Authority, led a thought-provoking session on the evolution of aviation security regulation.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. Introduction of the all-new Jaguar line up; 45 years celebrations of Range Rover's luxury, design and innovation; Exclusive unveiling of Jaguar Land Rover Bond Cars.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. Careem is the leading app-based car service in the region covering 20 cities from Morocco to Pakistan; New investment will drive growth into new markets and cement a leading position in region's major cities.
Posted: November 6, 2015
UAE. Jaguar XE win the title of "Best Compact Executive Sedan" of the year, winning against a very competitive set of established vehicles in the segment.
Posted: November 5, 2015
UAE. Carmudi has delved into Bond's past to tally up his cars and find out which brands have made it to the top. Predictably, at the top of the list is the brand that has managed to make its name synonymous to James Bond. The secret agent has had 4 different Aston Martins in his lifetime.
Posted: November 5, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. For the first time in close to a century, mankind may be about to give serious attention to a technology that has the potential to be a true game-changer in transportation.
Posted: November 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Many hard-won supply-chain gains are being neutralized by external challenges. A New GMA/Boston Consulting Group report reveals six top supply-chain trends and how some CPG companies are surmounting the obstacles.
Posted: November 3, 2015
BAHRAIN. Parsons' traffic consultancy services contract will include feasibility studies, detailed design, and tender evaluation.
Posted: October 29, 2015
UAE. 157 new launches, 600 cars on show alongside the first ever Motoring Nostalgia Museum for exotic classics from the 1950s to the '80s adding a new dimension for showgoers.
Posted: October 28, 2015
OMAN. Oman Projects Forum to focus on sharing critical updates into US$140.6bn projects pipeline; Invaluable insights to help interested stakeholders to effectively penetrate and increase market share in Oman.


date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
date:Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. EMAAR, Shell, and Emirates lead The LinkedIn InDemand list of the most sought-after employers in the region based on millions of interactions from members; Rather than relying on questionnaires, InDemand measures the actual behaviour of professionals as they explore their career journey.
date:Posted: November 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Commodities still under pressure; Oversupply in the oil market continues to be a concern; Gold consolidating as December rate hike now priced in.
UAE. "Middle Eastern interest in African investment opportunities has been noteworthy historically given that Sub-Saharan Africa is just next-door. Over the last decade, Dubai logistics and air travel have become Africa's hub and link point for China and the rest of Asia."
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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