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: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Just 10% of insurers have strategic plans in place for the arrival of driverless vehicles; It will be up to 20 years before they become mainstream.
Posted: July 19, 2016
KUWAIT. Existing and prospective customers were invited to an exclusive gathering and test drive event at Lamborghini Kuwait showroom in Shuwaikh.
Posted: July 15, 2016
KUWAIT. Agreement for A321neo confirms market trend for larger models.
Posted: July 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Mobility workshop on how to address upcoming challenges will take place at GIL 2016: Africa; Algeria's automotive market is growing strongly and will lead North Africa.
Posted: June 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Inspecting the chimney stack with Cyberhawk's UAVs allowed for a quick and safe audit of the chimney.
Posted: June 16, 2016
UAE. Cyberhawk's drone inspection solution captures images of the entire blade surface of every turbine, allowing the company's highly experienced wind engineers to accurately locate, size and categorise any defects.
Posted: June 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Tesla to showcase the OEM model of the future -- test drives for attendees during Intelligent Mobility and GIL 2016: Europe events.
Posted: June 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The new relationship means that Etihad Guest members will now earn miles every time they book a car with Rentalcars.com.
Posted: May 12, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The drone revolution is disrupting industries ranging from agriculture to filmmaking.
Posted: May 11, 2016
UAE. 65% of respondents expect to spend less on projects than last year; increasing number of disputes owing to shrinking budgets and payment delays; 62% of respondents had been involved in a dispute recently or expect to be involved in one in the next year.
Posted: May 5, 2016
UAE. Over the four hours duration of this unique initiative, 64kg of electronic waste was appropriately disposed of and further recycled.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Just 10% of insurers have strategic plans in place for the arrival of driverless vehicles; It will be up to 20 years before they become mainstream.
date:Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The botched coup was nothing but, as he put it, "a gift from God" to purge what is left of Turkey's democracy and cleanse the army and judiciary in order to ensure the total subordination of all institutions to his whims.
date:Posted: July 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 90% of non-tech companies face increased competition from digital adopters; 67% plan acquisitions to upgrade their digital capabilities.
INTERNATIONAL. The botched coup was nothing but, as he put it, "a gift from God" to purge what is left of Turkey's democracy and cleanse the army and judiciary in order to ensure the total subordination of all institutions to his whims.
INTERNATIONAL. As smart devices are becoming autonomous, chief information security officers are being required to adopt new mechanisms and approaches to trust.
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