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: December 5, 2016
UAE. New aircraft builds on success of Airbus corporate jets
Posted: November 30, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The science has demonstrated that autonomous vehicles are better drivers than you or me. The statistics are in and show that they will cause substantially fewer road fatalities. However, despite all the facts, our psychological grip on the steering wheel is as firm as ever.
Posted: November 27, 2016
KUWAIT. Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer of Audi in Kuwait, is offering clients of Ahli United Bank a preferred deal on their favourite Audi models.
Posted: November 23, 2016
UAE. The world's most advanced light jet will be showcased at MEBAA 2016; The appearance at the Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport will mark the first time a HondaJet will be on public display in the Middle East.
Posted: November 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. If your car could talk, what would it say? Thanks to a collaboration between ZTE and Mojio, unlocking your car's hidden data is now possible with T-Mobile's SyncUP DRIVE.
Posted: October 25, 2016
UAE. The humanitarian organisation was having difficulty on oversite and control of their vehicles.
Posted: October 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The most connected car to date, built around an open API and inviting developers' creative ideas to enrich the automotive experience.
Posted: October 20, 2016
UAE. The 10th annual Aviation Business Middle East Awards celebrated winners across 15 categories in a ceremony held in Dubai.
Posted: October 20, 2016
UAE. Deloitte signs collaboration agreement with Loliwe Integrated Rail Solutions; The GCC is currently at various stages of developing its rail connectivity among member states while developing country specific networks.
Posted: October 11, 2016
UAE. Providing a more than 10,000 parking spaces across two parking facilities at the destination
Posted: October 10, 2016
UAE. Applies to commercial and non-commercial operations, other than for recreational uses; Operators are required to hold an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator Certificate (UOC).
Posted: October 8, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Automotive industry shake-up favours speed over size; Traditional manufacturers must increase pace of innovation or risk losing their position in connected services.
Posted: October 8, 2016
UAE. "We are creating a sea bridge dedicated to the automotive trade, servicing the Emirati ports as well as the ports of Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Iran."
Posted: October 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. New Arthur D. Little study looks at truck industry providers in the Middle East, which will become a major growth driver in the coming years.
Posted: October 6, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Uniti launched its global equity crowdfunding round on FundedByMe with a goal to raise 500.000 euros for 5.1% ownership in the company.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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