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Audi CEO Stadler speaks at UN congress in Geneva about artificial intelligence
Cars & Autos | Thursday 22 June, 2017 4:42 am
Audi CEO Prof. Rupert Stadler has spoken at a congress of the United Nations about the use of artificial intelligence for the benefit of humankind. In his keynote speech at the start of the “AI for Good Global Summit,” he stated that automated driving presents an opportunity to improve...
Hyundai IONIQ Electric crowned best value among electric cars, new study reveals
Cars & Autos | Saturday 17 June, 2017 4:41 am
The Hyundai IONIQ Electric has been crowned as ‘best value’ for electric cars, according to a new survey, and supporting the Middle East’s take-up of electric and hybrid vehicles. Being crowned “Wertmeister 2017” – or ‘value champion’ -- the...
Kia to transport players and officials at FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
Cars & Autos | Thursday 15 June, 2017 4:13 pm
Kia Motors has supplied 83 vehicles to ensure smooth running of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. The vehicle handover ceremony took place on June 8 at the Spartak Moscow stadium in the Russian capital.   The FIFA Confederations Cup will start on the 17th of June, with eight teams vying...
Cars, computing: Saudi adult courses seek self-reliance
Cars & Autos | Thursday 15 June, 2017 3:30 pm
 The smell of automotive grease fills a college hallway and clanging noises emerge from the workshop where Saudi Arabian men gather around an engine. These are not high school graduates, but older students in a pioneering program for extending skills throughout society. The kingdom for the...
Your Ford Could Become Virtual Personal Assistant, and Even Know When You've Had a Bad Day at the Office
Cars & Autos | Thursday 15 June, 2017 4:11 am
We are now used to cars that understand what we say. Experts predict that in future they may also know how we feel – sometimes without us having to say a word.   Nearly 90 per cent* of all new cars are expected to offer voice recognition capability by 2022. The next step for the cars ...
Arabian Automobiles Company Announces Availability of All-New Nissan KICKS MY17
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 14 June, 2017 1:38 pm
Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, recently revealed the highly anticipated, all-new Nissan KICKS MY17 to fleet customers – the vehicle that is set to take on the...
Toyota Prius Awarded Top Ranking by European and Japanese Safety Watchdogs
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 14 June, 2017 3:08 am
With 90% of Toyota Prius cars sold over the last 10 years still plying the world’s roads, the hybrid’s toughness and durability are undisputed. Now, having received five-star safety ratings, the highest possible, from the Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) and the JNCAP (Japan New...
Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Enhance CRM Capabilities Through Adopting Salesforce Systems
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 13 June, 2017 2:43 pm
  Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co, the Ford and Lincoln sole-dealer in Saudi Arabia, announced that Salesforce advanced technology solutions would be adopted in customer relationship management (CRM) for automotive sector. Salesforce is deemed one of the world's leading CRM platforms,...
Racing to the Future: How Ford Created the GT Supercar to Test Technologies for Tomorrow’s Vehicles
Cars & Autos | Sunday 11 June, 2017 7:14 pm
In creating the all-new high performance Ford GT, the pioneers behind the supercar designed it not only to win races but also to serve as a test bed for new technologies and ideas for future vehicles across Ford’s vehicle lineup. “When we began work on the all-new Ford GT in 2013,...
Raptor's All-New Terrain Management System Enabled by Cutting-Edge AWD/4WD Transfer Case
Cars & Autos | Saturday 10 June, 2017 5:32 am
When the all-new F-150 Raptor first hit showrooms, few could foresee the extent of the innovations beyond its high-output engine and new skin. Along with all the power and agility gains comes the most advanced drive mode system in its class* – a cutting-edge Terrain Management System™....