20 April 2016
The Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE has signed a bilateral agreement with the Federal Customs Authority to implement an International Road Transport (TIR) system in the United Arab Emirates.
13 March 2016
On 9 March, FIA President Jean Todt met with ATC UAE President Mohammed Ben Sulayem in Geneva in order to review the development of motorsport and Club initiatives in the UAE.
17 February 2016
The Formula 4 Championship was launched in the United Arab Emirates and it will be organised by the Automobile and Touring Club for United Arab Emirates. It is the first of its kind in the Middle East and Africa.
15 December 2015
ATCUAE launched the first e-learning platform for motorsport volunteers. The service is available via computer, tablet or smart phone and will allow motorsport officials and volunteers from around the world to upgrade their skills on a range of courses.
23 November 2015
FIA Region I has revealed exactly what data new vehicles are able to track and transmit. In addition to the creation of driver profiles, vehicle location, trip length, personal information synced from mobile phones can be tracked and transmitted back to the manufacturer.
16 November 2015
On 8-9 November, the Automobile and Touring Club of UAE supported the Future Mobility Conference. Organised for the first time in the Middle East, the conference represented a unique platform for regulators, government authorities, key industry players and thought leaders to discuss future opportunities, advances and innovations in electric and hybrid vehicles.
10 November 2015
FIA Region I President Thierry Willemarck participated in the Future Mobility Conference. Organised for the first time in the Middle East, the conference represented a unique platform for regulators, industry players and thought leaders to discuss opportunities in electric and hybrid vehicles.
14 October 2015
On 14 October, experts met to discuss mobility as a service and how it can be effectively deployed for users across Europe.
11 September 2015
Consumers today are looking for new, on-demand ways to get around. Operators and service providers are developing a new model to accommodate this request, "Mobility as a Service" or MaaS.
03 March 2015
ACTAC Chairman and ATC UAE President Mohammed Ben Sulayem and General Manager Ronan Morgan took 2nd place while promoting the sport of rallying in the Emirates National Rally Championship.
04 February 2015
In a new FIA Region I commissioned survey, experts were unanimous: odometer tampering devices leave no trace on frauded vehicles and detection of the crime is nearly impossible.
19 November 2014
The AA UK has warned of a change in the way tolls are charged when crossing at Dartford-Thurrock.
13 November 2014
On 4 November 2014, ACTAC held a meeting in Vienna, Austria hosted by ÖAMTC. During the meeting, the Clubs discussed possible joint initiatives to improve mobility.
10 November 2014
ACTAC joins the battle against mileage fraud.
07 October 2014
A broad coalition of international and national actors have joined together to submit a joint petition the European Parliament on the prevention of mileage fraud.
25 September 2014
On 13 September 2014, World First Aid Day, Miha Baloh, a 30-year-old instructor at AMZSs Save Driving Centre, and Lara Safran, a 17-year-old activities organiser for AMZSs Family Hour road safety programme, tragically lost their lives on their way to an event to promote road safety.
02 July 2014
All FIA Region I resources on mileage fraud.
24 April 2014
The Autoklub Slovakia Assistance demonstrates to the public the importance of seat belts with a crash impact simulator.
24 April 2014
Touring Club Belgium highlights the need for more flexible and dynamic traffic lanes.
27 March 2014
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) highlighted the 'invisible crime', raising awareness of this common scam.
18 March 2014
On 18 March, the iMobility Challenge featured cutting edge developments for vehicle technologies in Brussels.
13 March 2014
AA launches national 'Think Bikes!' campaign supported by Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman and 20 times TT winner John McGuinness.
12 March 2014
On 12 March, FIA Region I set up a mileage fraud demonstration event on Place Luxembourg, just in front of the European Parliament in Brussels.
13 February 2014
The Touring & Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran (TACI) has appointed a new President, Mr. Abolghasem Iraji Kojoori.
13 February 2014
In November 2013, Euro NCAP released the test results for the Ford EcoSport, the vehicle sponsored by FIA Region I.
30 January 2014
TACI is participating in a winter roadside assistance scheme to improve road safety. The programme includes 26 thousand fixed and mobile roadside assistance teams.
05 December 2013
As part of the FIA's Annual General Assembly in Paris, the FIA Region I Clubs met to discuss the past year's activities and upcoming plans for 2014.
05 August 2013
Dr.Mohammed Ben Sulayem has been appointed by the FIA, motor sports world governing body, to chair a new task force charged with the responsibility to build a ten-year plan for the sports global development.
20 June 2013
Dr. Safikhani, the President of Touring & Automobile Club of the Islamic Republic of Iran (TACI) highlighted the Club's support for the FIA Action for Road Safety Campaign in the inaugural speech of Travel Expo, 8 June 8 July 2013, Tehran .
13 June 2013
The 7th IRU Euro-Asian Road Transport Conference, Ministerial Meeting and Co-ordination Meeting of International Organisations and Financial Institutions, opened in Amman, Jordan, where over 400 leading political and business representatives gathered to identify and discuss political and operational measures that effectively facilitate trade and international road transport in the Arab world.
28 May 2013
Touring Travel Algeria, a subsidiary of Touring Club Algeria (TCA), is working to make the preferred destination Algeria for Algerian and foreign tourists, said its CEO, Tahar Sahri. In an interview with the APS, Mr. Sahri says his company made great efforts to promote the Algerian tourism within and outside the country by providing quality services and meeting customer expectations to gain their trust and attract more tourists.
27 May 2013
The ATCUAE, the governing body of motorsport in the UAE, in its role as an FIA Institute appointed Regional Training Provider, today facilitated the first of a two day safety seminar in Larnaca, Cyprus.
01 May 2013
The first ever book examining the burgeoning growth of sport management in the Middle East has been launched by His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, in Abu Dhabi.
20 February 2013
The UAE National Transport Authority today signed a landmark agreement with the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE aimed at simplifying and speeding up customs procedures at border crossing for motorists and truck operators, while steering travellers away from trouble when driving overseas.
07 February 2013
On 5 February, the first ACTAC Management Workshop was hosted by the Qatar Motor and Motorcycle Federation. Representatives from 22 ACTAC Clubs were present, as well as FIA President Jean Todt, FIA Region I President Werner Kraus, and ACTAC Chairman Dr. Mohammed Ben Sulayem.
01 October 2012
The UAEs new role in preparing Russia for its debut in Formula One Racing will be the starting point for broader cooperation between the two countries on road safety and motoring consumer protection.
13 September 2012
Measures to simplify procedures for motoring tourists when driving across borders in the Middle East and worldwide were top of the agenda for the AIT/FIA Customs Council in Dubai today.
09 August 2012
A team from the ATCUAEs training and education division, the Motorsport Knowledge Institute (MKI), attended a three-day FIA workshop in Cancun, Mexico on 8 August to explain its role as an FIA Institute Approved Regional Training Provider.
28 May 2012
The largest ever gathering of New Car Assessment Programmes has been held in Melaka, Malaysia on May 23-24. The Global NCAP Annual Meeting brought together all NCAPs active worldwide to share experience in promoting consumer information about automobile crash avoidance and protection.
12 May 2012
Mohammed Ben Sulayem ATCUAE President, FIA Vice President and ACTAC Chairman, chaired this week a new meeting of the Executive Committee of the Arab Council for Touring & Automobile Clubs (ACTAC) in Serbia.
11 May 2012
The annual FIA Region I Spring Meeting was held on 8-11 May 2012 in Belgrade, and hosted by AMSS. The event brought together FIA Region I Club representatives from Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Presentations from the event are now available online.
01 May 2012
Earlier this month the ATCUAE welcomed a delegation from the N. Irish Government to Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. While on a trade visit to the Middle East, the First and Deputy First Ministers met with the ATCUAE to support their growing relationship with the University of Ulster, and learn how the two organisations are bringing a new academic approach to sport in the UAE.
18 March 2012
This week, the University of St. Joseph in Lebanon launched the worlds first Masters Degree in Road Safety Management. The pioneering programme has been developed in conjunction with the Federation International de lAutomobile (FIA), and will also receive support through one of the worlds largest car manufacturers, Renault, though the Renault Foundation.
08 March 2012
This years FIA Region I International Club Conference (ICC) will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, from Tuesday 8 May to Friday 11 May 2012.
01 March 2012
The Egyptian Minister of Tourism, His Highness, Mr Mounir Fahkry, participated at the opening of the Egyptian Training Centre of Excellence (ETCE) on 1 March 2012. The new centre is the largest and most modern Road Safety Training Centre in the world.
06 February 2012
The Automobile & Touring Club of UAE (ATCUAE) hosted a meeting with FIA Region I officials in Dubai, UAE, on Monday 6 February 2012.
14 December 2011
Mohammed ben Sulayem, the Emirati former rally champion, was elected as the new chairman of the Arab Council of Touring and Automobile Clubs (ACTAC) at the FIA's annual general assembly in New Delhi.
01 December 2011
Which countries have a disability parking card scheme? Where and when can it be used? What parking privileges are available? Will the parking card of a visitor from another country be recognised? The answers to these questions and others for around 130 countries worldwide can be found in the FIA Guide for the disabled traveller.
16 November 2011
This news brings a welcome peace of mind to Saudi motorists traveling not only within Saudi Arabia but also to nearby countries such as Jordan, Egypt, Syria, and Yemen.
24 October 2011
FIA Region I representatives met with Arab Automobile Clubs in Saudia Arabia and Jordan to discuss the latest activities and developments in their Clubs.
25 September 2011
Mohammed Ben Sulayem, President of the UAE Automobile & Touring Club and Vice-President of the FIA, has lent his support for a campaign to educate people in the UAE about the dangers of texting while driving, following the tragic loss of UAE and Baniyas footballer Theyab Awana last week.
20 September 2011
The FIA Institute hosted a Motor Sport Development Workshop in Beirut, Lebanon on 19 September.
15 June 2011
The existence of the State of Palestine may casue a certain amount of discussion in political circles, but there is no doubt that a new country is gradually becoming a reality under the guidance of the Palestinian Authority. Motorsport in Palestine began as long ago as 2005 when the first events were held in Ramallah and Jericho.
10 June 2011
The Automobile and Touring Club of the United Arab Emirates (ATCUAE) in conjunction with the FIA Institute held its inaugural Train the Trainer program at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi for the senior officials who are involved in the organisation and administration of motor sport in the UAE.