The Road to Automation

The Road to Automation

ITF’s Landmark Report Highlights The Risk of the Digital Age on Fleets

The Managing the transition to driverless road freight transport report produced by the International Truck Forum explores how a transition to driverless trucks could happen. Reduced reliance on humans to move road freight offers many benefits. It also threat... Read more...

Jason Saundalker Talks About Smart Urban Mobility’s Role in Helping Cities Achieve Smart Ambitions

Jason Saundalker Talks About Smart Urban Mobility’s Role in Helping Cities Achieve Smart Ambitions

RATP Dev is a subsidiary of the RATP Group. The firm’s mission is to develop, operate and maintain new transportation systems around the world.

Established in 2002, RATP Dev is a subsidiary of the RATP Group. The firm’s mission is to develop, operate and maintain new transportation systems around the world, by drawing on the experience and know-how of the RATP Group. RATP Dev now operates acro... Read more...

The UAE Takes The First Steps to Creating a Digital Road Network

The UAE Takes The First Steps to Creating a Digital Road Network

The Road Department at the Ministry of Infrastructure Development in the UAE is investing heavily in the development of intelligent transport systems

The Road Department at the Ministry of Infrastructure Development in the UAE is investing heavily in the development of intelligent transport systems, in line with the country’s vision of having smart cities and smart transport solutions. All this is pa... Read more...

Female Drivers will Reshape the Saudi Arabian Auto Market, Aftermarket

Female Drivers will Reshape the Saudi Arabian Auto Market, Aftermarket

A huge influx of female drivers in Saudi Arabia from June 2018 will have a dramatic effect on the kingdom’s auto market and aftermarket.

The Saudi Arabian automotive market – and soon to follow the country’s aftermarket – has been turbocharged this summer when Saudi Arabian women started applying for driving licenses from June 2018. The influx of an estimated 90,000 to 150,0... Read more...

It is Time to Teach Category Managers to Think Critically

It is Time to Teach Category Managers to Think Critically

Critical thinking skills allow aftermarket category managers to solve product inventory problems.

When you are preparing inventory levels for the coming months, it always is best to look at year over year data. This information is one of the best ways to see what product you need more of, which you should move to other locations for better shipping or whe... Read more...

R-744 Could Be The Mobile A/C Refrigerant of The Future

R-744 Could Be The Mobile A/C Refrigerant of The Future

As vehicle manufacturers and others look for R-134a replacements, R-744 rises to a highly likely refrigerant for the future, including electric vehicles.

Vehicle A/C service is a necessity, but the refrigerant used is changing. As vehicle manufacturers and others continue to look at what refrigerant works best to replace R-134a, a few alternatives and replacements come into focus. First, and most commonly in... Read more...

Two Pieces of Personal Protective Equipment You Must Carry

Two Pieces of Personal Protective Equipment You Must Carry

Electric vehicles provide new opportunities for parts and equipment sales, especially high-voltage personal protective equipment (PPE).

If automotive repair workshops in your service area are taking advantage of the growing number of electric vehicles on the roads around the UAE, then as a quality automotive parts distributor, there are two pieces of equipment you must stock to properly suppl... Read more...


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