HyperloopTT and Aldar Properties sign world’s first commercial Hyperloop system agreement
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has signed an agreement with Aldar Properties, the real estate developer in Abu Dhabi, which will allow HyperloopTT to start construction of the world’s first commercial Hyperloop system across 10km of critical development area between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. A HyperloopTT XO Square Innovation Centre... Read more
Tecno Mobile launches frameless Camon CM smartphone
Tecno Mobile has launched the Camon CM, the first device in its Camon smartphone series to feature a frameless full-screen display. The new smartphone’s stylish full-screen display without a bezel produces an immersive and an unparalleled experience when capturing and displaying videos and images or while browsing the internet.... Read more
‘Toyota SUV Adventures’ at Dubai Festival City Mall this weekend
Dubai Festival City Mall is the place to be for off-road thrill seekers and car enthusiasts this weekend as it brings the ‘Toyota SUV Adventures’ to the general public for the first time. From Thursday-Saturday, April 12-14, Festival Bay (Overflow Parking area) will be home to Toyota’s new SUV... Read more
XTouch unveils wireless phone and e-commerce platform
XTouch, the Dubai headquartered consumer electronics brand, has launched its wireless smartphone XTouch X and e-commerce solution. The new flagship smartphone is available in full gift (see pack shot below) and standard package options. The standard package option includes Xtouch X smartphone, wireless sports earphones and a wireless power... Read more
Victory in sight for Prokop, Quintanilla in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2018
The prospect of two new champions being installed in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge powered by Nissan moved a step closer after Czech driver Martin Prokop and Chilean rider Pablo Quintanilla emerged unscathed from a difficult test today (March 28, 2018). After winning the rally’s demanding penultimate leg, Prokop... Read more
DTC’s 50 Tesla electric vehicles make 64,186 trips
Dubai Taxi Corporation’s fleet of Tesla electric vehicles have made a total of 64,186 trips since their launch in September 2017, travelling 2.1 million kilometres in the process. Adel Ahmed Sharif, Director of Fleet Operations at Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), said: “Making more than 64,000 trips by Tesla vehicles... Read more
YouTube launches MENA region’s first YouTube Space at Dubai Studio City
The Middle East and North Africa’s first YouTube Space has opened at Dubai Studio City. The facility will support the growing creator community in the MENA region by giving them access to a state of the art production space. The Space in Dubai is dedicated to YouTube content creators... Read more
RTA unveils the world’s first sustainability report for public transport and roads
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has released the world’s first sustainability report for public transport and roads that adheres to the new Global Reporting Initiative. The move is part of the RTA’s efforts to broaden the scope of sustainability in Dubai. Nasir Bu Shehab, CEO of Corporate Strategy... Read more
Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge to begin at Yas Marina Circuit
The 2018 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is set for a spectacular launch at Yas Marina Circuit when the Middle East’s longest running world championship motor sport event returns to the UAE capital from March 24-29. The international line-up of cars, buggies, bikes and quads assembling in Abu Dhabi from... Read more
UAE show-jumping riders enjoy success in Abu Dhabi outing
The second day of the FBMA International Show Jumping Cup 2018 concluded at Al Forsan complex in Abu Dhabi last week with success for the UAE with a total of seven wins from its talented equestrian competitors. Winners and placed riders were from around the world, including the UAE,... Read more