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: January 12, 2018
LUXEMBOURG. GovSat-1 will offer highly secure capabilities for governments and institutions; It will serve Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including substantial maritime coverage over the Mediterranean and Baltic seas, and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
Posted: January 10, 2018
LAS VEGAS. Virgin Hyperloop One partners with HERE Technologies to power new multimodal navigation app.
Posted: January 9, 2018
SAUDI ARABIA. New opportunities will emerge as vehicle parc set to exceed 10 million by 2022, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team.
Posted: January 8, 2018
GUANGZHOU. GAC is to release its first compact new-energy concept SUV designed for the North American market, called the Enverge.
Posted: January 6, 2018
GUANGZHOU. China' s fastest-growing automaker completes entrance into high-end market.
Posted: January 2, 2018
UAE. Combined value of 1,424 active transport projects in the GCC region crossed US$392.2 billion by the end of 2017; As many as 60 transport projects with a combined estimated value of US$6.64 billion were completed in Q3; Fifteen new transport projects, worth US$2.08 billion were announced in Q3.
Posted: December 21, 2017
GUANGZHOU. During the Forum, 40 CEOs from Fortune 500 companies visited GAC Motor's factory in Panyu, Guangzhou to get a glimpse of China's advanced smart manufacturing capability.
Posted: December 19, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Caspian Venture Capital and DP World invest US$50 million ahead of Series C round; Company achieves a new test speed record in its third phase of tests.
Posted: December 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The majority of women in Saudi Arabia (70%) say that they are most likely to drive after the ban is lifted. However, men will remain the decision-makers when it comes to car purchases.
Posted: December 13, 2017
GUANGZHOU. GAC Motor's vehicles showcase China's achievements in innovative auto-making at gathering of world's leaders in business and finance.
Posted: December 5, 2017
UAE. Aimed at raising awareness about the dangers posed on our roads by defunct lighting in cars, UAE motorists can get a free check-up on their vehicle lighting at selected service stations.
Posted: November 27, 2017
UAE. Becomes first online self drive rent a car portal in the UAE to host Electric Vehicles on the company's "Smart Mass Mobility Technology" (SMMT) platform.
Posted: November 25, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device in three minutes.
Posted: November 23, 2017
UAE. "The fact the company chose to pay hackers and hide the massive breach is shocking."
Posted: November 23, 2017
UAE. The attack shows that even the most tech savvy businesses are open to the menace of data breaches and cyberattacks.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 17, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Could an ill, dysfunctional city be "treated" through the creation of a "digital twin" as a test bed to prototype urban ideas in a low-risk environment?
date:Posted: February 17, 2018
UAE. The labour market across the GCC and globally is changing dramatically and the nature of new jobs being created does not always match the skills-set of the existing labour pool.
date:Posted: February 16, 2018
UAE. BCG and World Government Summit propose an indicative direction for governments in evaluating the requirements for talent to survive in the 21st century labor market.
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