Hamdan opens Middle East and North Africa Transport Exhibition
April 26, 2016
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, on Monday inaugurated the Middle East and North Africa Transport Congress and Exhibition, which was organised by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) under the slogan "Urban Mobility: Think Big."
u2028u2028The opening of the event, which will be held from Monday to Wednesday, at the Dubai Convention Centre, was in the presence of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman...
Toyota to launch plug-in, hybrid cars in China in 2018
April 24, 2016
Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) plans to sell heavily electrified, so-called plug-in hybrid cars in China starting in 2018, its head of China operations, Hiroji Onishi, said on Sunday.
The plan is aimed at taking advantage of generous purchase incentives made available to Chinese consumers buying such fuel efficient near-all-electric cars, along with all-electric battery cars in China.
Onishi told a media event ahead of the Beijing auto show that the Japanese"......
NanoSteel Delivers Advanced Automotive Steel to General Motors
April 23, 2016
Offers step-change improvement in steel lightweighting capability
Produced in collaboration with launch partner AK Steel Corporation
NanoSteel®, a leader in nanostructured steel materials, today announced the delivery of its first advanced high strength steel (AHSS) to General Motors for initial testing. Designed to provide automakers with a new standard in material performance, the sheet steel is poised to accelerate vehicle lightweighting"......
Emirates Driving Institute celebrates 25 years of Driving Excellence
April 20, 2016
Emirates Driving Institute (EDI), the largest and most successful driving institute in UAE and Middle East, celebrates 25 years of successfully leading learner driver training and driver road risk reduction in the UAE and the greater GCC region.
EDI has announced a series of special promotions for 25 days. All those who register for any driving course with EDI will get 4 to 8 free driving classes and a chance to win an IPad in daily lucky draws for"...
Dana Aftermarket finds success with Saudi Arabian market at Automechanika Jeddah 2016
April 14, 2016
Dana Holding Corporation recently enhanced its commitment to participating in leading aftermarket events by exhibiting at the inaugural Automechanika Jeddah 2016. With its extensive product portfolio on-site, Dana was able to educate attendees on the breadth of its premium aftermarket Spicer® and Victor Reinz® technologies, including driveline and sealing solutions for light, commercial, and off-highway vehicles.
Lower Saxony criticizes bonus payments to VW managers
April 10, 2016
The German state of Lower Saxony on Friday criticized Volkswagen’s plans to pay bonuses to top managers when the carmaker is dealing with the diesel emissions crisis and set to cut costs.
Bonuses for senior managers have become a flashpoint in an escalating dispute with the powerful labour leaders at Europe’s biggest carmaker as it prepares to finalize a new strategy.
“The state of Lower Saxony is keenly aware of the problematic nature of flexible bonuses,” a spokeswoman for Lower"...
AGCO’s Brands Win Red Dot Design Award 2016
April 7, 2016
AGCO's attention to design was recognized recently when Fendt and Valtra, two of its leading brands, won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2016. The Red Dot Design competition is one of the largest and most respected design competitions in the world. More than 5,200 products from 57 countries entered this year’s contest. The jury consisted of 41 independent design experts from around the globe.
Exclusive “Sharpe Soiree” in Abu Dhabi Exhibits the Aston Martin Supercar
April 5, 2016
ADGM – Abu Dhabi Global Market
Key players of the investment world gathered for a groundbreaking evening event at Abu Dhabi Global Market on March 30th. As part of the AIM Summit, the premier regional investment conference, Aston Martin showcased its $2.7 million Vulcan supercar.
Star violinist Quike Navarro came directly from Marbella’s Nikki Beach in Spain to perform a special show during the unveiling of the car.
Thinking Of Buying a Luxury Car?
April 4, 2016
We’ve all thought about it: owning our dream car. But there is more than just the cost of the car to consider when you buy a car worth AED 300,000+. One important consideration is insurance, which will be a recurring cost for as long as you own the vehicle.
MoveSouq.com sat down with Prasanna Venkatesh, Vice President for Motor Underwriting at QIC Insured, to provide"...
Oman Qatar Insurance Company’s Road Safety Monitor highlights widespread concern about the state of roads and driver behavior in Oman
April 3, 2016
OQIC Insured (Oman Qatar Insurance Company) today announced the results of the Road Safety Monitor, which is a bi-annual survey done by YouGov for OQIC Insured, to gauge driver perceptions about the roads and traffic in Oman. This is a regional initiative which originated from the partnership with RoadSafetyUAE. The survey revealed widespread concerns about the state of roads and driver behavior in Oman in spite of improvements in road infrastructure.