UD Trucks Quester range now in the Middle East
Japanese heavy-trucks manufacturer, UD Trucks, has unveiled their Quester range of trucks with launch events taking place in Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Oman.
The all-new Quester is a multi-purpose truck for a wide variety of applications, including off and on-road use, construction, distribution and long-haul transportation. UD Trucks is keen to emphasise that they are the first Japanese truck brand to enter the region. Japan’s UD Trucks now operates under parent organisation Volvo Group from Sweden.
Electronic transition of three vehicle-related services from August
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will embark on Phase II of the Electronic Transition of Services Project, by offering three vehicle related service online with effect from August 15th 2016.
Abu Dhabi Golf Club goes electric with car charge points
Charging stations for electric cars are being installed at Abu Dhabi Golf Club following a tie-in with the capital’s Porsche dealer.
Porsche Centre Abu Dhabi, Ali & Sons Co is sponsoring the arrival of charging points in the clubhouse car park.
Marriott Al Forsan Hotel to open in Abu Dhabi
A new five-star hotel will open at Al Forsan Village in Abu Dhabi later this year.
The 400-room Marriott Al Forsan Hotel will be located adjacent to the Al Forsan International Sports Resort, which will provide guests with sporting activities during their stay.
Foreigners invest $15.5bn in Dubai real estate in H1
Foreign investors pumped some AED57 billion ($15.5bn) into Dubai’s real estate market in the first half of 2016, official data show.
Green mobility initiative to promote hybrid cars
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy is working in cooperation with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority to establish electric vehicle charging stations across the emirate.
Dubai Opera work to be completed in August
Construction work on Dubai Opera, the city’s first purpose built multi-format performing arts theatre, is set to be completed in August, developer Emaar properties said in a construction update.
ADGM and Paris Europlace announce partnership
Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has signed a partnership with Paris Europlace with the intent of collaborating on improving financial services within the two markets.
Manitowoc cranes help build Dubai luxury homes
The Manitowoc Company, a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions, said nine Potain MCT 205 topless tower cranes have been installed to work on the construction of luxury apartments and villas in Dubai, UAE.
UAE most promising economy in Mena
With an average annual growth forecast of three per cent, the UAE has the best long-term economic prospects in the Middle East and North Africa as the rest of the countries in the region face the toughest year in almost three decades in 2016, according to an economic research consultancy based in London.