But that could be changing. Sponsors are flooding in to help with the expense of this fledgling industry. He restored - with help - a 15th century farm house. First challenge is to install a network of charging points. But rarely do they go for motorbikes. And whilst many of the issues stem from deeper problems; calls for leadership reforms, free elections and press freedom - tensions have boiled over because of rising costs, soaring unemployment and poverty.
So is that enough to wean drivers off their love of the gas guzzler. Can the league survive and flourish in such an environment?
Abu Dhabi may have the financial clout to invest in alternative forms of energy but will its plans pay off in the long run? Middle East Business Report is a weekly half-hour programme covering business issues from the region Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc.
She is an award-winning financial journalist and television presenter who has been covering financial news for the past seven years. To help change that perception, small groups of amateurs and semi-professionals are working hard with custom built "super bikes" to get motorbike racing off the ground.
He started his career in television in at the BBC as a reporter and a producer with the newly formed Business and Economic Unit. His hobbies are gardening, walking, sailing, carpentry and DIY. Fuel prices in the UAE have risen three times in the last six months - and are set to rise even further as subsidies are cut.
Thanks to cheap fuel and higher disposable incomes, 4x4s are the car of choice. And is it really that simple? She previously worked at Bloomberg, where she created and presented their evening programme, Bloomberg Money.
So how important is the business community in coming up with alternative sources of energy? Educated at City University, London, Sally has continued to live in the capital and her interests include music, travel and several sports.
Contact the programme on middleeastbiz bbc. During that time Sally covered many momentous events, including G7 conferences, historic EU Summits and more recently the aftermath of September 11 and its effects on the financial markets and private investors.
Most recently she was early morning presenter on World Business Report.
Jamie is married with four children and lives in Suffolk. And what role do they have in mobilising governments to make those changes? She joined the BBC having been a business presenter on a number of international channels.
So - if governments can solve the economic problems, can they solve the social ones too? And prior to that was the New York presenter for the programme. And this is a dangerous sport.
Algerians are rioting the Egyptians are calling for change and Yemen is as unstable as ever.BBC Business Live, BBC World News, World Business Report: Victoria Fritz: BBC Business Live, BBC Business, BBC World News, World News BBC News employs a number of business and sports presenters to anchor sections of news programmes.
Sport. Presenter Regular shifts ; Rob Bonnet Middle East Business Report: Tom. Talking Business with Aaron Heslehurst, BBC World News, BBC News Channel, Victoria Derbyshire Rico Hizon Asia Business Report, World Business Report.
28 rows · List of BBC newsreaders and reporters Jump to navigation Jump to search. BBC BBC Breakfast, BBC World News, BBC Business, BBC News Channel, Victoria Derbyshire: Relief presenter Weather forecasters Middle East Business Report: Tom Brook: Talking Movies, Talking Television Jane Hill: The Film Review.
Global with Jon Sopel (January - July ) which originally was an edition of World News Today and served as a news 'nerve centre' for South Asia and the Middle East, providing both GMT (– BST in summer time), Monday to Friday on BBC World News, usually followed by an edition of World Business Report.
Presenters. As presenter of World News Today Business Edition, Tanya is one of the key presenters on the BBC Business team. Most recently she was early morning presenter on World Business Report. And prior to that was the New York presenter.
List of BBC newsreaders and reporters's wiki: BBC News employs many presenters and correspondents who appear across television, radio and contribute to BBC Online. BBC Business, World Business Report: Victoria Fritz: BBC Business Live, BBC Business, World Business Report, World News Today, BBC Breakfast Middle East Business Report.Download