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: April 27, 2016
QATAR. The global leader in the elevator and escalator industry has won an order to supply elevators and escalators for the Qatar Rail project in Doha.
Posted: April 25, 2016
QATAR. Geotechnical investigation contracts comprised drilling more than 400 boreholes, reaching a maximum depth of 60 meters.
Posted: April 4, 2016
UAE. 67% claim to indicate "almost every time", but credit only 15% of other motorists for the same; 90% state indicating increases road safety.
Posted: March 18, 2016
UAE. The airline is one of the signatories to the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products signed at Buckingham Palace.
Posted: March 9, 2016
UAE. Hesan Alkhaleej is a tailored concept for a high-speed capacity intercity train in the Gulf; Digitalization will drive intelligent, efficient mobility networks for smart cities.
Posted: February 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. With talk heating up about acquisitions and mergers in this space and a fast-brewing war among electric car rivals, it's no wonder everyone's bullish on this golden commodity that promises to become the "new gasoline".
Posted: February 22, 2016
UAE. Initial users of emerging transport modes include governments offering green public transportation solutions and businesses using fleets of electric vehicles.
Posted: February 18, 2016
QATAR. According to the Qatar Tourism Authority 3 million visitors arrived in 2015, Doha targets 4 million by 2020; expanding tourism product to boost tourism GDP contribution in the next decade.
Posted: February 11, 2016
EGYPT. New Rift Valley Railways Group CEO Isaiah Okoth will continue to build on the successful operational turnaround.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Low oil prices will constrain the amount of funding available to Gulf sovereigns and banks to support the region's substantial infrastructure bill in coming years; S&P projects a gap as large as $270 billion through 2019 between capital spending for projects and project contracts awarded.
Posted: February 8, 2016
QATAR. Qatar is set to award more than $22bn worth of new contracts in 2016 as it maintains its spending spree in advance of the FIFA 2022 World Cup
Posted: February 6, 2016
UAE. Such a move could yield an estimated $16.3 billion in economic benefits to the region.
Posted: February 2, 2016
UAE. Firm's three UK manufacturing plants break the 500,000 production milestone in 2015; Company's UK production output more than trebles since 2009
Posted: February 2, 2016
UAE. "Governments are now diversifying their resources, putting more emphasis on projects that are not oil-related." Middle East Rail set to mark 10th anniversary of the show.
Posted: February 1, 2016
UAE. Legendary Series Land Rover and Defender has been built continuously in Solihull, UK, for 68 years; LR announces new Heritage Restoration programme to breathe new life into classic Series vehicles and Defenders; Company now looking ahead to designing and engineering New Defender.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The climate has rarely been so favourable to a resolution of the conflict. The chaos that is sweeping the Middle East has been a game-changer in relation to Israel and the Arab countries.
date:Posted: May 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in Saudi Arabia should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
date:Posted: May 3, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Emerging and startup digital banking platform technologies key to success of digital initiatives; incumbent application vendors have been slow to respond to new requirements.
SAUDI ARABIA. The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in Saudi Arabia should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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