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: 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.
Posted: October 15, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Kurdish and Iraqi forces fought to hold back advancing jihadists on the Syria-Turkey border and near Baghdad as Washington pushed to rally its allies against the Islamic State group.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. New ventures report shows spending will double this year across the region, with a focus on five areas: rail, roads, airports, ports and free trade zones.
Posted: October 14, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Company awarded subcontract to handle geotechnical and geophysical works on Riyadh Metro Lines 1 and 2.
Posted: October 12, 2014
UAE. Specialist transport consultants see demand for high-speed rail increasing throughout the region.
date:Posted: December 19, 2014
UAE. As a gateway of opportunity for Asia, Dubai has a key role in driving growth momentum; Between 2010 and 2013, GCC-China trade grew faster than with any other significant trade partner.
date:Posted: December 18, 2014
UAE. International tourism and a stronger middle class are shaping luxury trends, including luxury experiences and alternative luxury channels, with a focus on the consumer rather than geography.