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Dubai to convert half its taxis to hybrid by 2021

Dubai plans to convert half of the city’s taxi fleet to hybrid by 2021 according to a recent announcement by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). As many as 4,750

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Ethiopia Aims to Emerge as a Car-Making Hub in East Africa

Growing demand for cars and the need for modern transportation and an increasing focus on manufacturing to sustain economic growth, the government of Ethiopia aims to emerge as a prime

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Tanzania Plans to Revive General Tyre East Africa

The 43-year-old tyre manufacturing firm, General Tyre East Africa (GTEA) will soon be revived following the Tanzania government decision to place it under the state-owned National Development Corporation, which will

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Thailand Tyre Market: Over 12% Growth till 2019

According to recently released TechSci Research report “Thailand Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019”, the tyre market in Thailand is forecast to grow at a CAGR of more than 12%

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Easy Balance Balancing Compound for Truck & Commercial Tyres

TyreGo.ie, an Irish owned website supplying the tyre and automotive industry with garage equipment and tyre bay supplies, has introduced Easy Balance Balancing Compound to their website. Easy Balance is a balancing

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Car numbers on GCC roads to surge to 19.1 million by 2020

Passenger vehicle numbers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are estimated to increase at an average of 7.4 per cent annually over the next four years, growing from 14.35 million

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Apollo Tyres’ net profit up 27% in Apr – Dec of FY2016

Apollo Tyres’s released its unaudited results for the third quarter of the financial year 2015-16, as the consolidated revenue for nine months (April to December) of FY16 closed at Rs 8,742

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Abu Dhabi’s AED3.1 billion vehicle maintenance service market to grow to AED4.4 billion by 2020

Auto industry professionals gathered in Abu Dhabi yesterday (15 February), to discuss increasing opportunities in the Emirate’s automotive aftermarket, as the steady growth in registered vehicles in the UAE capital

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