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Cairo's notorious traffic costs Egypt LE47 billion ($6.5 billion) every year, or 2.5 percent of its current GDP, according to a recently released World Bank study.
June 10, 2014 - 12:28 GMT
Cairo is also under-supplied with public transport, compared to similar large cities around the world.

November 14, 2011

07:44 GMT
(press release)

BMW Group Middle East has reported an 11% growth in sales for January to October 2011 compared to the same period last year.

Oman Air
06:35 GMT
(press release)

Boeing and Oman Air, Sultanate of Oman’s flagship carrier, today announced an order for six Boeing 787-8s at the Dubai Airshow.

Emirates Airline
05:54 GMT

Emirates placed the single largest aircraft order in dollar value in Boeing’s history for an additional 50 777-300 ER aircraft, worth approximately US$ 18 billion (AED 66 billion) in list price.

November 13, 2011

During the inauguration
12:57 GMT

Emirates touched down in Baghdad today, marking its first flight to the capital city of Iraq.

12:22 GMT
(press release)

Volkswagen Jordan, represented by Nuqul Automotive, announces the arrival of the new Tiguan SUV which offers top equipment lines that deliver superior dynamic performance, and more stylistic precision.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:35 GMT
(press release)

Al Bateen Executive Airport announced today that 62% of the space allocated for Abu Dhabi Air Expo due to take place at the airport’s premises between the 6th- 8th March 2012 is already booked, five months ahead of the show.

Honda SUV
07:04 GMT
(press release)

Honda is all set to showcase a range of 2012 vehicles and bikes at the forthcoming Jeddah International Motor Show.

Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa visit Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
06:25 GMT
(press release)

Scuderia Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa made their mark at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi last night, creating personalised hand moulds to go on permanent display.

06:20 GMT
(press release)

The third Boeing [NYSE: BA] 787 Dreamliner, ZA003, touched down Saturday at the Dubai International Airport on the eve of the biennial Dubai Air Show, marking the Middle East debut for the all-new jet.

Stefano Domenicali, Hossam Hosni, Enrico Galliera and Pietro Innocenti unveil the Ferrari 458 Spider at the Dubai motorshow
05:55 GMT

Al Tayer Motors, one of the UAE’s premier automobile dealerships and exclusive Ferrari importer-dealer, is showcasing the Ferrari 458 Spider at the Dubai International Motor Show.

Ali Mostafa with the Range Rover Evoque
05:43 GMT

Al Tayer Motors, launched the eagerly awaited Range Rover Evoque last night at a glittering event at Meydan Hotel.

November 10, 2011

Joerg Breuer, Managing Director of BMW Group Middle East
11:50 GMT
(press release)

BMW Group Middle East has unveiled a number of new models on the first day of the 11th Dubai International Motor Show, including the pioneering BMW Vision Connected Drive concept car.

Mercedes-Benz stand at the Dubai International Motor Show
11:10 GMT
(press release)

The luxury German automotive manufacturer revealed a trio of magnificent new machines for the Middle East from its stand.

Chevrolet TrailBlazer
10:16 GMT

Chevrolet’s toughest, most refined midsize sport utility vehicle, the TrailBlazer, made its global debut today at the opening of the Dubai International Motor Show in the Middle East.

Robin Colgan, MD, Jaguar Land Rover MENAP and John Edwards, Global Brand Director, Land Rover
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Today at the Dubai International Motor Show, Land Rover revealed a prototype of the Land Rover DC100 Defender concept specially developed to suit the conditions of the Middle East.