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: March 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. All the technology needed for a self-driving car exists already. Current features like adaptive cruise control and self-parking preview what a fully autonomous car can do.
Posted: March 24, 2015
UAE. New Range Rover Sport HST makes global debut at 2015 New York Auto Show; Uprated 380PS 3.0-litre V6 supercharged engine delivers extra 40PS to enhance Range Rover Sport performance line-up.
Posted: March 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Classic cars (+16%) were again the top annual performer in the index, which tracks the price growth of 10 luxury investment sectors
Posted: February 22, 2015
QATAR. The Louis Berger Egis Rail Joint Venture has been commissioned by Qatar Railways Company to provide project management consultancy services for all elevated and at-grade sections of the Doha Metro project.
Posted: February 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. In an open letter, the chairman of the company confirms work on "a car that offers the luxury of a Rolls-Royce in a vehicle that can cross any terrain." "This new Rolls-Royce will be Effortless ... Everywhere."
Posted: January 28, 2015
UAE. Saatchi & Saatchi is set to implement the luxury auto brand's revamped marketing strategy and new vision for future growth.
Posted: January 24, 2015
UAE. The third quarter 2014/15 showed a good level of orders, fuelled by small to mid-sized contracts; Company confirms full-year guidance of a high single digit organic sales growth and an operating margin (after corporate costs) over 5%.
Posted: January 21, 2015
UAE. Global sales up 9%; Sales up across all key regions, with Jaguar Land Rover MENA sales up 6%.
Posted: January 12, 2015
UAE. The Jaguar F-PACE - the production version of the breakthrough C-X17 concept car - is a highly efficient five-seat performance crossover.
Posted: January 5, 2015
UAE. Drivers urged to "read the small print" on their motor insurance contracts to ensure they have sufficient coverage levels for their needs, or risk serious financial consequences.
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.
date:Posted: March 29, 2015
UAE. Deloitte launches 2015 Technology, Media & Telecommunications Predictions for the Middle East; Middle East millennials to spend around US$37 billion on media content; GCC countries to make significant open data advancements in 2015.
date:Posted: March 28, 2015
QATAR. Notwithstanding the weak start for the global economy, Asian economies are expected to continue to grow rapidly in 2015. We expect economic growth to average 5.7% in 2015, the same rate as in 2014.