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All-new 2019 Haval H6 a head-turner at SIMS 2018
December 18, 2018

JEDDAH — Automotive Distribution & Marketing Company Limited (DMC), a part of Ali Zaid Al Quraishi & Brothers Co. and the official distributor for Haval vehicles in Saudi Arabia, launched the all-new 2019 Haval H6 at the Saudi International Motor Show in Jeddah.

Manufactured by Great Wall Motors, the Haval is China’s best selling SUV, and the H6 is set to compete with leading brands in the SUV segment, with its high level of safety"...

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Hyundai Motor Park 2018 set to charm whole family
December 17, 2018

RIYADH — Women drivers will be able to experience the latest Hyundai models when the Hyundai Motor Park 2018 comes to Riyadh Park on December 20 - 22.

Open from 3pm to 11pm, the event encourages Saudi women to take their place behind the wheel, with a series of fun driving activities. Females with driving licenses will be able to test-drive one of five models on a custom-built track, complete with obstacles/props simulating real-life scenarios,"...

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Arthur D. Little Global Automotive Study Outlines Importance of Car in Changing World of Mobility
December 17, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Arthur D. Little (ADL) today released its worldwide automotive market report. Key findings are that desire for car ownership remains strong, especially amongst the young, and that drivers are considering a dramatic switch to electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs). This will impact manufacturer and supplier engine strategies and push for faster development of EV ecosystems, such as charging solutions.

Drivers"...

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Spirent Helps High-Speed Setup For Aston Martin Racing
December 12, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Spirent Communications plc (LSE:SPT), the world leader in test, measurement, assurance, and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, today announced that Aston Martin Racing (AMR) is using its Test as a Service (TaaS) platform, iTest, to assist the iconic automotive brand’s bid for FIA World Endurance Championship GTE category success. Aston Martin Racing deploys a high-speed local area network (LAN) trackside to connect team drivers and cars with the pit crew, engineers and managers on pit lane, to carry radio communications, telemetry and video data. The FIAWEC Super Season includes some of the world’s most grueling tests of driver and car – including the famous Le Mans 24 Hours – hence flawless network connectivity is essential to success. Any failure in radio communications could cost the team its position in a race, while any loss of data might impact the team’s ability to make vital real-time......

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His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent awards RoadSafetyUAE the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award
December 12, 2018

His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent awarded RoadSafetyUAE at the Annual Awards Ceremony, held at The Savoy, London on Tuesday 11th December 2018. The Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Award (PMIRSA) is arguably the most prestigious road safety award globally and is presented to companies and organizations in recognition of their outstanding contribution to improving road safety.

RoadSafetyUAE’s"...

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Yamaha Motor Outline of Long-term Vision & New Medium-term Management Plan
December 11, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7272) announced today that it has formulated its long-term vision until 2030, and a New Medium-term Management Plan for the three-year period starting in 2019.

For its long-term vision, Yamaha Motor has created the slogan “ART for Human Possibilities” and devised a growth strategy heading for 2030."...

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IDOOH enters Africa through partnership with Abercairn Digital to bring in-taxi entertainment to Nigeria
December 10, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- IDOOH International has expanded to Africa through a partnership with Nigeria’s Abercairn Digital to deploy 1,000 in-vehicle media screens with ride-hail drivers in Lagos to provide passengers with an entertaining and interactive passenger experience. Drivers will benefit from the additional income and brands can access a comprehensive digital out-of-home (DOOH) branding platform that can effectively"...

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Saudi Arabia gears up for Formula E-Prix action
December 9, 2018

Saudi Arabia ‘is ready for action’ - on and off the track - as it counts down to Ad Diriyah E-Prix, the biggest festival of racing, music, entertainment and culture ever staged in the kingdom, with just one week to go before the three days of Formula E fun gets underway.

On December 13, exciting"...

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BMW Group sales increase in October
December 5, 2018

THE BMW Group has sold more cars in October than ever before in the month, despite the current challenging economic and political situation. The company delivered 200,883 vehicles to customers around the world, an increase of 1.7% on the same month last year. That result brings the company’s year-to-date sales total to 2,035,695, up 1.3% compared with the first ten months of the previous year.

“In a highly volatile environment, we have achieved"...

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power ThorDrive’s Trailblazing Autonomous Driving Commercial Vehicle Services
November 29, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Utilizing Velodyne Lidar sensors, ThorDrive, a leading autonomous vehicle (AV) startup, is introducing commercial vehicle services in the first of many pilots. The kick-off event will be attended by local government and business leaders, including Mayor Liz Kniss of Palo Alto, Mike Jellen, President and CCO of Velodyne Lidar, and Seung-Woo Seo, founder of ThorDrive. The initial service, in partnership with Hassett ACE Hardware, will support select residents of Channing House (senior housing) and fire departments in Palo Alto with plans to expand to additional pilots soon. The ThorDrive platform is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to provide rich data content for its AV software. “We are excited to provide groundbreaking autonomous driving technology that is pioneering a new way to provide value-added services in logistics processes,” said Seung-Woo Seo. “Velodyne’s lidar technology provides a crucial data set for sensor......

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