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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.

August 10, 2011

The Audi urban
09:30 GMT

Audi is once again opening up new horizons: the Audi urban concept is a 1+1-seat, ultra-light car for congested urban spaces.

Over the same period sales of passenger cars increased by 21 percent and sales of SUVs were up 31 percent, while pickups experienced 34 percent sales growth
07:57 GMT
(press release)

General Motors’ dealers in the Middle East reported total sales of 12,863 vehicles in July, a 25 percent increase versus a year ago, driven by sales of crossover vehicles.

Etihad Airways
07:44 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Airways today announced the start of flights to Nairobi, its first destination in East Africa.

August 9, 2011

Toyota
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Toyota Motor Corporation recently developed an onboard navigation system compatible with the vehicle-infrastructure cooperative Driving Safety Support System.

Mercedes-Benz E63
08:59 GMT
(press release)

The Mercedes-Benz E 63 AMG has always been the businessman’s dirty secret.

New EMC Airport Showroom
08:24 GMT

Emirates Motor Company announces an 8% increase in overall sales in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period last year.

August 8, 2011

Jazeera Airways
13:42 GMT
(press release)

Jazeera Airways had registered KD 4.4 million in net profit for the third quarter of 2010, KD 2 million in net profit for the fourth quarter of 2010, KD 1.1 million in net profit for the first quarter of 2011.

Etihad Airways
13:29 GMT

Etihad Airways continues to build its presence in Russia with the expansion of the commercial agreement with S7 Airlines.

Queen Alia International Airport
13:23 GMT
(press release)

The number of passengers transiting through Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport jumped 23.5% percent in the first half of 2011.

Emirates Airline
11:55 GMT

The Emirates Group announced the release of its first comprehensive environmental report.

Fiesta 1976 - 2011
08:01 GMT
(press release)

The Ford Fiesta is celebrating two milestones in the summer of 2011, reaching its 35th birthday with a total of 15 million cars produced worldwide.

August 7, 2011

Cadillac ATS Sketch
12:03 GMT
(press release)

Cadillac will expand its model lineup in 2012 with a new entry in the compact luxury segment codenamed ATS.

Air Arabia
10:18 GMT
(press release)

Air Arabia has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE’s largest network exchange house that provides worldwide remittance and foreign exchange services.

Panamera S Hybrid
09:11 GMT
(press release)

Porsche Centre Jordan, represented by Nuqul Automotive, announces the arrival of the new Porsche Panamera S Hybrid.

Richard Bowker CBE, CEO of Etihad Rail, and Saeed Ghumran Al Romaithi, Acting CEO at Emirates Steel during the signing
08:33 GMT
(press release)

Etihad Rail, and Emirates Steel, announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to use rail as the primary method for steel transportation across the UAE.