‘10,000 electric car charging stations to be built in Jordan’ March 17, 2018

The German-based company eCharge and local stakeholders have signed cooperation agreements to build more than 10,000 smart electric vehicle charging stations in the Kingdom, Amr Abdou, head of business development at the company, said on Wednesday.

Speaking to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, on the sidelines of the 10th Afaq economic conference being held at the Dead Sea area, Abdou said that the agreements were signed after evaluating studies prepared by a Jordanian company on the number of electric vehicles"...

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Stakeholders hail project to install 10,000 electric car charging stations March 17, 2018

Installing thousands of charging stations in Jordan will help the deteriorating car-dealing sector mitigate economic burdens on citizens and positively impact the environment, stakeholders said on Thursday.

The German-based company eCharge and local stakeholders on Wednesday signed cooperation agreements to build more than 10,000 smart electric vehicle charging stations in the Kingdom, Amr Abdou, head of business development at the company, told"...

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Agreement reached to install charging outlets for e-cars nationwide March 15, 2018

Head of the business development at the German-based eCharge company Amro Abdu said Tuesday cooperation agreement was sealed with Jordanian parties to install around 10,000 intelligent charging stations for electric vehicles in the country.

On the sidelines of the Afaq conference currently being held at the Dead Sea, he spoke to Petra that the protocol was reached following a study by a national plug-in electric automobile specialized company, launching the region's first-of-its-kind business.


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MPs want tax exemption on hybrid cars reinstated March 12, 2018

A group of MPs on Sunday called on the government to reinstate the tax exemption on hybrid cars, citing the 'tremendous damage' to the sector as a result of the recent tax hike on such vehicles.

In a memorandum they submitted to the Lower House's permanent office to be forwarded to the government, 33 lawmakers said that the government's decision to cancel tax exemption on hybrid vehicles has deprived the Treasury of millions of"...

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VALTRANS to Launch Brand New Valet APPMarch 12, 2018

Renowned for its network of support throughout the GCC as a reputable leader in transportation, Valtrans has set in motion it’s vision for a tech savvy and green efficient valet system within the UAE; the benefits of using the app entail quick vehicle retrieval requests at any time, complementary valet for specified bank cards, a rewards program and simplified payment methods done directly from your phone.


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JCD opens foreign cars department in Irbid March 7, 2018

Jordan Customs Department (JCD) Director General Maj. Gen. Waddah Hmoud on Tuesday opened the foreign cars department in Irbid’s Al Hassan Industrial Estate customs after completing the necessary measures, including supplying it with qualified and trained employees, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Hmoud said that opening this department will ease the burden on foreigners residing in the northern regions of Jordan, noting that they"...

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Korea Telecom Selects Gemalto to Deliver out-of-Box Connectivity for Connected CarsMarch 6, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Korea Telecom (KT) Corporation to provide its On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) solution and embedded SIM (eSIM) to deliver out-of-box connectivity to its Industrial IoT customers. This will enable the largest South Korean telecommunications provider to support all cars equipped with pre-embedded eSIM complete flexibility over subscription management, regardless of their country of origin. Gemalto hosts and maintains the IOT connectivity solution in its certified data center. It is compliant with the GSMA Remote SIM Provisioning specifications and it integrates with KT’s connected car platform called GiGA drive. By combining the Gemalto’s remote subscription management solution with its eSIM, KT will be able to allow automobile manufacturers to provide in-vehicle connected services through GiGA drive......

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GAM expands fixed-route taxis’ service in residential areas March 5, 2018

The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) on Saturday announced measures to improve the public transportation service in residential areas within its administrative boundaries, waiving the previous permits granted to fixed-route taxis to expand their service to several other areas in the city through new licenses.

The new service routes will target the areas of Khalda, Um Al Sumaq, Shafa Badran and Al Naser.


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Kymeta Arrives on the World Stage at Mobile World Congress to Showcase Seamless Connectivity Solutions for IoT, First Responders, Land Mobile, Mobile CarriersFebruary 26, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- Kymeta—the communications company making good on the promise of global, mobile connectivity—will demonstrate how satellites enable always-connected mobile communications through hybrid satellite and cellular network solutions, with high-throughput satellite capacity provided by partner, Intelsat. Kymeta eliminates the need for traditional satellite dishes, opening a new world of hybrid and highly integrated, always-on connections. Attendees to Mobile World Congress will witness multiple use cases demonstrated at booth OA3A.24 from February 26th – March 1st. Kymeta’s presence in Barcelona signals a shift in the global communications conversation, from cellular interoperability within cities to seamless connectivity between cities, and across multiple industries. Kymeta’s mTenna™ technology, KyWay™ terminals and KALO™ access services......

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IDEMIA and Octo Telematics Reinvent Car Sharing Experience by Adding Facial Recognition to EasyOpen Solution February 26, 2018

(AETOS Wire) -- IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity for an increasingly digital world, announces today that it has implemented facial recognition technology on EasyOpen, a solution previously developed with its partner Omoove, a wholly-owned Octo Telematics company, Europe’s leading Shared Mobility technology provider. The digital enrolment process combined with facial recognition technology will securely enroll and authenticate the driver before EasyOpen automatically"...

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