December 5, 2013
BMW Group Middle East is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to supporting the UAE authorities in the battle against the complacent and potentially fatal attitude of young UAE drivers towards wearing seatbelts. A nationwide study undertaken by more than 3,000 male and female 18-23 year old university students to understand their attitudes towards road safety has revealed alarming findings that show young drivers are in desperate need of further education.
The survey reflects a worrying practice in the UAE where many drivers or passengers"...Continue Reading >
December 2, 2013
With an off-road heritage of over 100 years, Mercedes-Benz now boasts an unrivalled SUV family offering the widest premium range in the Middle East market to meet every lifestyle need by delivering peerless performance, fascinating technology, space and refinement.
The flagship seven seater GL: Built around the modern Arab family
Comfort, safety, elegance, efficiency – the new GL from Mercedes-Benz demonstrates leadership qualities in all the decisive SUV disciplines. The award winning large"...Continue Reading >
November 30, 2013
The Public Transport Agency, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), will launch three new public bus routes in Dubai on December 1, in a bid to broaden bus routes network to cover various residential, commercial and entertainment areas in the emirate.
The new routes will also encourage the public to use them as part of efforts intended to boost ridership of mass transit systems.
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November 28, 2013
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has beefed up its taxi fleet by as much as 300 new taxicabs this year under a public transport plan to augment the number of taxis operating in the Dubai Emirate to meet the rising public demand. The DTC has recently succeeded in a bid to buy 300 new taxi plates offered by the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) to all taxi franchise companies, including the DTC.
“We are thrilled with the winning of this auction which will increase the fleet of the Dubai Taxi Corporation to as much as 3854 taxicabs operating around-the-clock"...Continue Reading >
November 27, 2013
Arabian Automobiles, flagship company of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan, Infiniti and Renault in Dubai and the Northern Emirates has achieved global recognition for strategy execution from the Palladium Group. As such, Arabian Automobiles joins a highly prestigious Hall of Fame list of major international commercial entities such as Siemens, Canon, Hilton, HSBC, Infosys and regional government bodies such as The Executive Council – Government of Dubai, Du, Dubai Police, Dubai Water & Electricity (DEWA) and DUBAL.
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November 25, 2013
Peugeot unveiled its all-new 2008 dynamic urban Crossover at the Dubai International Motor Show 2013, buoyed by the model's sales soaring steadily throughout its initial launch markets. Coming on the heels of the 301's local runaway success, the 2008 appears all set to become the marque's second game-changer launch in the Middle East in less than six months.
Building on the success of the 3008 Crossover, Peugeot has capitalized on its expertise to create an innovative vehicle for the B segment. The 2008 will be available in the Middle East's markets following its launch"...Continue Reading >
November 21, 2013
Gulf Traffic 2013
Traditionally, the Middle East has been an important marketing area for Utsch. For this reason Utsch, the German company known as the world's leading supplier of vehicle license plates and registration systems, will once again have a stand at the Gulf Traffic Exhibition (December 9 to 11, 2013, hall 3, stand 3A21). The presentation on the innovative U-Press and intelligent RFID license plates will be the focus of the appearance at the exhibition.
The network-compatible U-Press"...Continue Reading >
November 21, 2013
The Public Transport Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), has recently launched the world’s first Arabic language Journey Planner (branded as Wojhati); enabling public transport users to pre-plan their daily travels as an advanced step taken in support of the Dubai’s Smart Government drive.
Adel Mohammed Shakeri, Director of Transport Systems, Public Transport Agency, said, “The RTA is proceeding with its efforts to provide every assistance to public transport users in making prior plans for their daily travels on the metro, public buses,"...Continue Reading >
November 20, 2013
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police has started intensive traffic awareness programs focusing on precautionary procedures and necessary safety measures in inclement weather due to climate changes witnessed in the UAE.
Major Khalid Al Fil, Head of the Community-based Initiatives Team from the Department of Public Relations Section at Abu Dhabi Police Traffic and Patrols Directorate, indicated that the directorate started organizing daily lectures to drivers from the Emirates Transport. The activity included organizing 28 traffic awareness lectures,which"...Continue Reading >
November 17, 2013
At the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, Texas (the location of the 2013 Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix), Oakley CEO Colin Baden and Scuderia Ferrari Team Principal Stefano Domenicali celebrate the signing of a new partnership agreement between their two companies. Oakley and Ferrari will share design philosophies, technical advances, inspiration and innovation over a multi-year period.
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