Cavotec to Supply PCAir and Other Ground Support Systems to Bahrain International Airport in 30M Deal

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The Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain, as represented by the Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), has selected Cavotec to supply and integrate a range of environmentally friendly ground service equipment for remote aircraft aprons at Bahrain International Airport, in a deal worth approximately €30 million (US$45 million). This order is an element of the Bahrain Airport’s US$4.7

Students give green cars a head start

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This year’s Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix took on a green theme as engineering students from the University of Bahrain displayed their eco-friendly cars at the event. Tags: Green cars Latest news Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix solar cars solar powered cars Team Solar Falcon World Solar Challenge

China-based GAC to debut new SUV, hybrid crossover and EV at Detroit show; planning NA market entry in 2018

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The company has sold 370,000 vehicles in 2016, a 97% year-on-year increase that makes the company the fastest growing auto brand in China while establishing sales and services networks in 14 countries as the company expands further in the international market, including the recent mega launch events of GS4 in Bahrain and Nigeria and tripling the number of cars sold in Bahrain a year after entering the market as the best-selling Chinese auto brand in the country.

Toyota Hybrid wins Six Hours of Sao Paulo

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Toyota Racing’s next action comes at the Bahrain International Circuit for the Six Hours of Bahrain. Toyota Racing led from start to finish for the team’s first victory in its third race with a dominant performance in the Six Hours of Sao Paulo at Interlagos, the fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship. Drivers Alex Wurz and Nicolas Lapierre started from pole position in the TS030 HYBRID as the #7 maintained its record of having led every race in which it has competed.

Borgward expanding to the Middle East; westwards from China

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Borgward will systematically continue to globalize its activities by entering the markets of Middle Eastern countries such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Iran. In accordance with this roadmap, the company will expand westwards from China before entering the European market. As announced, we will boost growth further and open up new markets.

Ford India sales up 71% in first 5 months of 2011

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Based on continued high demand, the company began exporting the Figo to Bahrain and Kenya this month. The Figo ( earlier post ) helped Ford India increase sales for the first five months of 2011 by 71%, compared to the same period last year, with 51,420 wholesale units sold, including exports, from January to May 2011. In May, Ford India sold more than 9,000 wholesale units—7,046 domestically, and more than 2,000 exported.

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Porsche entering third 919 Hybrid in 2015 Le Mans

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To date we have achieved five podium places, three pole positions and two record laps, in Shanghai and Bahrain. Porsche AG is entering a third Porsche 919 Hybrid for the 24-hour race in Le Mans (France) on 13-14 June in 2015. As a dress rehearsal for the event, the car will be entered in the six-hour race in Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) on 2 May. There is no final decision yet about the driver line-up for this third car.

Aston Martin Racing partnering with Hanergy Global Solar to explore solar cells to power AC in FIA WEC GT racers

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High temperatures in the race car can have extremely negative affects on drivers and, with the WEC travelling to hot destinations such Austin and Bahrain, it is a concern for all of the teams. Aston Martin Racing is partnering with Beijing-based Hanergy Global Solar to explore the use of thin film solar panels to improve GT race car performance at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), starting with the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend.

New Toyota TS040 HYBRIDs take 1st and 2nd at Six Hours of Silverstone in UK; new Porsche 919 Hybrid takes 3rd

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That confirmed TOYOTA Racing’s sixth win from 15 WEC races, its second consecutive victory following its triumph in the 2013 season finale in Bahrain.

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Fisker reports more than $100M in revenue Jan-Apr 2012; more than $1B in funding since 2007

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Al-Futtaim and its network of experienced retailers will allow Fisker to reach customers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Egypt. The EVer (Electric Vehicle extended range) powertrain of the Fisker Karma. Click to enlarge. Fisker Automotive published its first business update, announcing that revenues had exceeded $100 million in the first four months of 2012.

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