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From flying taxis to robocops – Dubai as tech pioneer

From flying taxis to Batman-style surveillance motorcycles, Dubai's GITEX expo this week showcased innovations that were symbols of the city-state's ambitions to be a...

Now hail a Tesla in UAE with your Uber app

Uber, in partnership with Dubai Taxi Corporation, was on Sunday announced as the exclusive ride-hailing partner for DTC's fleet of electric vehicles in the...

Uber, Dubai plan to test flying cars at Expo 2020

Uber Technologies Inc has reportedly teamed up with officials from Dubai and Dallas to test flying cars within three years. The company aims to hold...

Dubai to Tesla, Google, Uber: Test your driverless cars here

Dubai wants Tesla, Google and Uber to test their driverless cars on its roads, a senior Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has said. The emirate...

UAE’s first electric vehicle road trip unveils 9 new charging stations

The first Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip (EEVRT) concluded at The Sustainable City in Dubai last week, successfully opening nine new charging stations in...

RTA introduces multiple addresses feature for taxi booking and dispatch system

Customers can now register multiple addresses instead of one for the booking and dispatch system for taxis in Dubai, according to an announcement from...

Speed cameras monitoring these UAE roads on Monday

In a bid to alert motorists and prevent any untowardly incident, the Abu Dhabi police on its Twitter handle has released details of roads...

Masdar City’s PRT system celebrates double milestone with 2m passenger ahead of 6th anniversary

The Masdar City Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system celebrated its 6th anniversary on 28th November, just a week after carrying its 2 millionth passenger. The...

Google launches 360-degree view of Dubai landmarks for UAE National Day

DUBAI // To mark the UAE’s 45th National Day, Google has launched a 360-degree view of more than 40 iconic Dubai sites, allowing people...

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Future of cars is electric, says Mercedes Benz Middle East CEO

The Middle East will see a significant increase in the adoption of electric cars despite widespread misconceptions of the technology and a relative lack...

Dubai RTA, Tata Consultancy tie up to make roads safer

An Indian consultancy giant will help RTA monitor drivers in Dubai using a smart app. Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and India-based Tata Consultancy Services...

UAE police issue speed limit warning for motorists

The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police has called on all motorists to follow traffic rules, abide by the traffic signs...

Launching ‘Inspire us with a Shot’ contest to expose the charm...

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched the inaugural edition of ‘Inspire with a Shot’ contest, in collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin...

RTA Women Committee explores ambitions of female staff

The Women Committee at Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has been engaged in a series of meetings with female employees of various agencies...

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