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Ford brings Transit Custom delivery van to F&B logistics summit Transit Customs optimised body offers class-leading load space up to 8.3 cubic-metres, a wide side-load door and 180 degree rear opening doors.

Ford brings Transit Custom delivery van to F&B logistics summit

Ford will showcase its Transit Custom chiller van at Gulfood, the largest food and beverage manufacturing and logistics exhibition in the Middle East.

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Aramex plans GCC-wide rollout of electric delivery fleet

Aramex plans GCC-wide rollout of electric delivery fleet

Aramex has added ten electric vehicles to its fleet in Amman, Jordan as part of a longer-term strategic move by Aramex to convert the entire fleet to electric vehicles.
 
Dubai start-up says in talks with RTA over driverless vehicle software

Dubai start-up says in talks with RTA over driverless vehicle software

Acacus said that it is in talks with Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority and Dubai Taxi Corporation on providing guidance on regulations while the first parking trial of the driverless platform was completed earlier in October.
 
EMC launches heavy duty vehicle testing facility in Abu Dhabi

EMC launches heavy duty vehicle testing facility in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Motor Company’s (EMC) engine endurance testing facility in Abu Dhabi has been officially inaugurated.
 
Video: Dubai Police test rideable hoverbike

Video: Dubai Police test rideable hoverbike

Dubai police are testing out futuristic hovering motorbikes which they hope will one day from part of its hi-tech patrol fleet.
 

 

UAE gets its first ever hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric vehicles

UAE gets its first ever hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric vehicles

Al-Futtaim Motors and Air Liquide have jointly inaugurated the UAE’s first hydrogen station in Dubai Festival City, to be used by Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs).
 
TITAN expands presence in UAE heavy-duty truck market

TITAN expands presence in UAE heavy-duty truck market

Emirates Motor Company (EMC) has signed an exclusive contract with TITAN Spezialfahrzeugbau to represent their heavy-duty commercial vehicle brand in the UAE market.
 
Restrata secures UAE-wide telematics contract with Aramex

Restrata secures UAE-wide telematics contract with Aramex

Situational Awareness and Telematics provider Restrata has won a contract with Aramex to supply 500 vehicles with customized, portable in-vehicle monitoring devices.
 
EMC and Liebherr target cement mixer logistics

EMC and Liebherr target cement mixer logistics

EMC and Liebherr team-up to penetrate UAE cement mixers commercial vehicle segment yields a total sale of 200 units within its first year in 2017.
 
More than 4,000 new parking spaces revealed for Abu Dhabi

More than 4,000 new parking spaces revealed for Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has announced the implementation of 4,846 parking bays in six sectors as part of its efforts to increase the level of road safety and maintain the general appearance of the Emirate.
 
Almost half of all UAE drivers rely on coffee to stay alert

Almost half of all UAE drivers rely on coffee to stay alert

Some 46% of UAE drivers rely on coffee to stay alert while 26% admit that not drinking coffee while driving makes them unfocused and drowsy.
 
Competition for commercial vehicles in Africa intensifies, says Frost & Sullivan

Competition for commercial vehicles in Africa intensifies, says Frost & Sullivan

Asian OEMs are making rapid inroads into the African market as infrastructure developments present new growth opportunities.
 
Daimler to deploy robot vans and drones to boost UAE last mile

Daimler to deploy robot vans and drones to boost UAE last mile

Daimler says drone and robot technologies could improve last mile logistics efficiency by up to 50%.
 
PICS: Bosch and Mercedes unveil self-parking cars

PICS: Bosch and Mercedes unveil self-parking cars

Bosch and Daimler demonstrate driverless parking in real-life conditions, saving time and using 20% more space in car parks.
 
Fuel saving truck convoying to be tested in UAE

Fuel saving truck convoying to be tested in UAE

Platooning, or convoying of commercial vehicles, primarily trucks, is to be tested in the UAE, according to Kivanç Arman, the automotive aftermarket regional director for the Middle East and Turkey at Robert Bosch Middle East.
 
Oasis Water Company drives hybrid vehicles sales

Oasis Water Company drives hybrid vehicles sales

Al-Futtaim Motors has handed over a Hino 300 Series hybrid truck to Oasis Water Company as the mineral water distributor seeks to make operations more sustainable.
 




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