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: 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.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. The forecast for projects planned and underway in the GCC in 2015 is US$172 billion; US$32 billion Al Maktoum International Airport expansion anticipated to be the biggest airport in the world.
Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Investments in key areas must press ahead to alleviate the fall in oil prices, MEED's Construction Leadership Summit told; Dubai bucking the slowdown.
Posted: May 13, 2015
UAE. With 3D printing in the auto industry expected to be worth US$1.25 billion by 2019, Carmudi sheds light on the different ways in which 3D printing is disrupting the auto industry.
Posted: May 7, 2015
UAE. Architects, government entities and developers meet at "Leaders in Architecture MENA 2015" summit, to explore the potential that the MENA region has to offer.
Posted: May 3, 2015
UAE. Gulf region's integrated and sustainable transport projects to be showcased in Abu Dhabi integrated transport event at ADNEC in October.
Posted: April 23, 2015
BAHRAIN. Overall Bahrain's project market is valued at more than US$65 billion; Key sectors to receive the biggest investments include transportation, healthcare and construction
Posted: April 14, 2015
UAE. The existing Dubai Metro's Red line is to be extended from Nakheel Harbour station towards the Expo 2020 site and Dubai World Central.
Posted: April 7, 2015
UAE. Carmudi predicts self-driving cars will arrive in the UAE by 2027.
Posted: March 30, 2015
BAHRAIN. The international rail freight operator was sold to Genesee & Wyoming Inc., a US-based international owner and operator of short line and regional freight railroads.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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