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: May 17, 2018
UAE. Statistics showed that during Ramadan the percentage of traffic accidents are particularly high due to the challenges posed by fasting.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. The Awards Programme recognised 30 companies demonstrating Transformational Growth across industry sectors.
Posted: May 15, 2018
UAE. The Dubai Government Vehicle Lifecycle Management System is a blockchain based project which will be conducted under the Dubai 10x initiative by 2020.
Posted: May 10, 2018
UAE. Almost half of those surveyed (49%) expect an increase in capital expenditure in the next year; Private sector funding on the rise, according to 80% of respondents.
Posted: May 7, 2018
UAE. Proper spectrum authorization is essential to ensuring smooth operation of broadcast systems, safeguarding equipment investments and adhering to federal laws.
Posted: May 2, 2018
UAE. Finalists to be announced in October 2018, winners in October 2019; The Challenge targets mega companies, start-ups and universities.
Posted: May 1, 2018
UAE. Consumers in the UAE continue to rally behind their love of cars; The most intimate industry out of 15 in the region.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
date:Posted: May 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. New research shows trust in organizations is diminished as consumers believe businesses don't know how to protect their data.
date:Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. Over the last 6-12 months there has been a reversal of trends from off-plan to ready units as money flows switch from the former to the latter; There has been a slump in off-plan sales; Ready transactions remain stable.
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