Sharjah Municipality launches bicycle patrols on beaches

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Sharjah: Sharjah Municipality has launched bicycle patrols for the beaches of the city of Sharjah and green spaces in order to educate its users and urge them to adhere to preventive measures. The movement aims to enhance its monitoring and awareness role on beaches and green spaces.

Thabit Al Turaifi, Director General of Sharjah City Municipality launched the first stage, which included five patrols and they were launched from the main building in Al Musalla area. A number of municipality staff attended the ceremony.

Al Turaifi said that the bicycle patrols enhance the monitoring role of the municipality on the beaches of Sharjah, which is characterised by the availability of special lanes for such bicycles, through which the municipality promotes awareness among the public of the importance of adhering to all the instructions and

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Geely launches electric vehicle manufacturing platform

BEIJING (Reuters) – Zhejiang Geely Holding Group launched its first electric vehicle-focused platform on Wednesday, aimed at rolling out a variety of models more efficiently for both the Chinese automaker and its partners.

As the global auto industry ramps up investment in electric and high-tech vehicles, manufacturers from Volkswagen AG to General Motors Co have introduced platforms for electric vehicles (EVs).

Geely’s Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) will be able to support small as well as large vehicles, including sedans, SUVs, vans and pickup trucks, Geely’s president An Conghui said at an event in Beijing.

An said Geely, which has a 9.7% stake in Daimler AG, spent 18 billion yuan ($2.6 billion) on research and development for SEA. SEA uses more aluminium to make vehicles lighter and a front steering system for steady driving.

An said the platform also enabled Geely to develop more intelligent vehicle technologies, including autonomous driving and

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PhaseZero Launches Integration with Karmak, Delivering Unified Digital Commerce Experience for Commercial Transportation Industry

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Sept. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PhaseZero, a leading B2B and B2C eCommerce software provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Karmak, a leading business solutions provider to the commercial transportation industry.  Karmak DMS customers can now launch and manage their online parts and service departments with PhaseZero’s CxCommerce solution.

“With this partnership, PhaseZero and Karmak enable a seamless digital customer experience,” said Ram ChandraSekar, founder and CEO of PhaseZero. “Karmak customers can launch online stores in weeks to accelerate sales, respond quickly to market changes, and improve customer experiences.”

PhaseZero CxCommerce solution is designed and built with Silicon Valley’s best practices to help heavy-duty and automotive industries. Distributors and dealerships can evolve their e-commerce businesses and provide a streamlined and engaging customer experience while driving down operations costs.

“The commercial transportation industry is changing quickly. Our solution gives distributors and dealerships

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One80 Launches Transportation Threat Protect Program for Commercial Auto Operations

One80 Intermediaries (One80), a national wholesale insurance broker and program manager headquartered in Boston, has launched the Transportation Threat Protect (TTP) program.

TTP was designed to protect commercial drivers and transport operations from the growing risk of hijack, kidnap, malicious detention and extortion on the border between the USA and Mexico. The insurance program offers risk mitigation, reimbursement of ransom costs, public relations support and access to a crisis management consultancy as required.

Transportation Threat Protect can help firms to mitigate risk with online training designed to help the operation and the employees avoid being a target. Access to a global security center and crisis consultants are also available if needed to help manage an incident to safe resolution.

Additionally, financial protection provided through this program includes ransom costs, employee salary expenses, travel, accommodation, medical costs and psychiatric care. Public relations support to manage and minimize any reputational damage to

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Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Launches Dedicated Channel On

Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Launches Dedicated Channel On

Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Launches Dedicated Channel On

Leading carmaker to offer Formula One and Formula E content to fans in collaboration with Motorsport Studios.

London, August 5, 2020: Mercedes has launched a dedicated channel on, Motorsport Network’s digital OTT platform devoted to racing and automotive content.

The Mercedes channel will bring fans behind the scenes of one of Formula One’s most successful teams, as well as offer content from the Mercedes EQ Formula E team, customer racing teams and other automotive projects.

The channel will be available to Motorsport Network’s 56 million-strong monthly audience of global racing and automotive fans, with the ambition being to bring this audience inside the heart of one of the most successful manufacturers in history. As part of the program, Motorsport Network will also collaborate with Mercedes using its new Motorsport Studios platform to co-create items of unique content exclusively for

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Tekion Launches Industry First Zero-Contact Digital Sales and Service, Consumer Focused Applications, as Part of Its Revolutionary Automotive Retail Cloud Platform

SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tekion, a technology company, announced today the launch of its latest innovative consumer facing products for dealers, Zero-Contact Digital Sales and Service. These proprietary applications are part of Tekion’s Automotive Retail Cloud, the first and fastest cloud-native retail operating platform that seamlessly connects all aspects of the automotive retail journey. “Tekion’s Zero-Contact products enable dealers and manufacturers to sell and service vehicles in the most simple, secure and contact-free way while providing great experiences to their customers, said Jay Vijayan, Founder and CEO of Tekion.

Zero-Contact Digital Sales facilitates vehicle sales from anywhere. Dealers interact with consumers securely online to collaborate and work payments in real-time. Consumers can choose how to shop and buy based on vehicle selection or budget. They can digitally sign and send documentation, place a deposit online and receive their new vehicle at their door. The entire process

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