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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS POWER SMART RAILWAYS INTO THE FUTURE

THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA SMART RAILWAYS MARKET IS EXPECTED TO GROW TO AT LEAST $5 BILLION BY 2018. THE MARKET IS PRIMARILY DRIVEN BY RAPID URBANIZATION AND ROADWAY INFRASTRUCTURE SATURATION.

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DUBAI PUBLIC TRANSPORT FACILITIES CONTINUE TO SEE GROWTH IN 2015

December recorded the highest ridership rate of mass transit means with more than 48 million riders using public transport means. The breakdown of this number shows that 17.1 million riders used the Dubai Metro…

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ETIHAD RAIL BEGINS OPERATIONS

HE Dr. Abdulla Bilhaif Al-Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Transport Authority –Land & Maritime (FTA), has granted Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national rail network the official safety authorizations to commence commercial operations on Stage One of the network (Habshan – Shah – Mirfa – Ruwais).

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INNOVATION FOR AEROSPACE TRANSFORMATION

Globalisation, manufacturing, automation, connectivity and technological advancements to frame Global Aerospace Summit next year in Abu Dhabi.As the UAE celebrated innovation week, global aviation and aerospace industry leaders identified key innovation areas they believe will transform the aviation, aerospace, defence and space industries in the near future.


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ONWARD AND UPWARD: Dubai Airshow 2015 achieves new heights

The Dubai Airshow continued to attract new exhibitor interest with many first-time participants from a wide range of industry sectors taking part in the 2015 edition. With expertise in a wide range of industry sub-sectors, including ground breaking space-age technology and supersonic travel, this year’s cadre are adding their voice to the more than 1103 […]

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36,000 kms of new railway planned in the Middle East

H.E. Dr. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works UAE, told the MEED MENA Rail & Metro Summit in Dubai that investment in mass transport is delivering economic and environmental benefits to the UAE. “The adoption of integrated mass transport including rail, metro, bus and water vehicles has allowed us not only to address traffic […]

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IAG SETS UP NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY AT RAS AL KHAIMAH

In a strategic move to expand in the Middle East region and cater to the increasing market demands, International Armored Group (IAG), an internationally recognized manufacturer of customized and premium armored vehicles, armored components and ballistic glass, has launched its new manufacturing facility in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Amidst much fanfare and celebration, H.H. Sheikh […]

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Volvo Bus Corp launches public transport of the future

Volvo Buses is helping to launch the public transport of the future as it introduces a concept electric bus as part of the public transport system in Gothenburg, Sweden. A leading manufacturer of buses and coaches, the Swedish company has revealed that the pioneering concept vehicle may have a future in the Middle East as […]


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Future Cars: Safer, Smarter and Sensitive to your needs

Cars of the future will be radically different from the automobiles of today, and so will the whole driving experience. Intelligent Vehicles Fuel efficient, zero emission vehicles will use high tech electronics to assist drivers in a wide variety of ways. Vehicles will communicate with each other, with the road and with traffic signals. Autos […]

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Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants Celebrates 15 Years; Expands to North Africa

The Ford Motor Company Conservation and Environmental Grants is celebrating 15 years of helping communities withtheir environmental projects by expanding its scope to North Africa with a total funding of US$100,000 available.

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Electric roads can provide energy for vehicles on the move

Electric cars have been around for some time now but they have not yet gained widespread acceptance due to their limited travel range and speeds. Also, you can pull into a gas station and fill up your tank in a few minutes

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Dubai Metro cruises on to Expo 2020 site with a colourful, artistic touch

In the near future by 2018 the Dubai Metro will be extended another 14.5 kilometres, branching out from Nakheel Harbour and Tower station to the Expo 2020 site near Al Maktoum International Airport


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