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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: August 26, 2015
UAE. Cyberattacks on industrial systems in the Internet of Things era could shut down oil and gas, utilities, and transportation systems.
Posted: August 26, 2015
UAE. Because modern cars are predominantly computer controlled, they are more difficult to hot-wire, leading organized criminals to resort to hacking; Carmudi examines these concerns.
Posted: August 20, 2015
UAE. The latest battery technology and top aerodynamics ensure a range of more than 500 kilometers; Sporty SUV with all-electric drive in series production from 2018.
Posted: August 20, 2015
UAE. Carmudi examines the future of Tesla Motors and the growth of demand for electric vehicles worldwide.
Posted: August 13, 2015
UAE. Carmudi finds the average age of vehicles in the Middle East is 5.1 years, 3.8 years in Saudi Arabia and 5.2 years in the UAE.
Posted: August 12, 2015
UAE. Transborder rail transport in the Arabian Peninsula dates back to the early 20th century and the Hejaz Railway which linked Damascus in Syria to Medina in Saudi Arabia; Over a century following its closure, the GCC is now embarking on one of the largest modern cross-border rail networks in the world.
Posted: August 6, 2015
UAE. With the recent deregulation of oil prices, electric vehicle charging stations opening up around Dubai and talk of privileges for eco-friendly car drivers, will hybrid and electric vehicles take over the roads?
Posted: August 6, 2015
ALGERIA. Alstom's share of the contract, awarded by EMA, Algeria's public transport operator, amounts to around 80 million euros. The completion is scheduled for 2018.
Posted: July 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Neil Campbell, Dimension Data's Group General Manager - Security, comments on the Fiat Chrysler's recall of 1.4 million vehicles in the U.S. to install software that would prevent hackers obtaining control of the engine remotely.
Posted: July 24, 2015
MOROCCO. Uber teams up with Adyen to enable local users in Morocco to pay with locally issued credit and debit cards; Adyen now powering payments for Uber in more than 50 countries.
Posted: July 23, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. 2.3 million euro (US$2.6 million) project, under A.C.P.-European Community Partnership, aims to promote inclusive political, economic and social development.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. New pricing policy linked to global prices; UAE fuel prices at the lowest in relation to per capita income in regional and global markets; Initiative to help curb consumption.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. More than 16,700 cars sold across 12 markets during first six months; Middle East remains third biggest global market for BMW 7 Series sales.
Posted: June 29, 2015
UAE. Carmudi analyses the fuel price and general affordability of petrol in eighteen emerging markets; Prices in the oil-wealthy Middle East are incredibly low.
Posted: June 4, 2015
UAE. Could proximity to a Dubai Metro station have a positive effect on house prices, rents and even hotel rates? ValuStrat believes that the short answer is a simple yes.

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date:Posted: August 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
date:Posted: August 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Turkish Football Federation in a demonstration of the inseparable ties between sports and politics, has effectively declared its support for renewed Turkish-Kurdish hostilities.
date:Posted: August 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "Now, that multi-trillion-dollar money-pumping bubble, which overinflated equity markets, is quickly deflating. And so, too, are the economies and commodities pumped up with it."
INTERNATIONAL. Leaving them to their own devices is no longer a viable option as the continuation of the conflict is hazardous and potentially explosive. The resumption of bilateral peace negotiations with US mediation alone will not succeed any more than the Obama administration's two previous efforts.
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
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