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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...

Dubai buses, taxis to be
fitted with fuel savers

Public buses and taxis in Dubai will soon be reducing fuel consumption, gas emissions and would be needing less servicing after May when they will all be fitted with supertech fuel saver which, the world’s transport industry calls, the ‘genius of the tank’.

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...

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...

Dubai Taxi Corporation launches “In-Safe-Hands Taxi Service”

"This new service targets children, ladies, students of schools & universities, families, special need persons, and all segments of the community. The service is personalized and characterized by swift and quality delivery through selecting a number of excellent cabbies to run this service, said Abdul Mohsen.

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...

Dubai introduces 40 VIP luxury cabs

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has added 40 new VIP luxury taxicabs to its fleet to meet the growing demand of customers and raise the proportion of their satisfaction to 82 percent this year.

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...

Uber launches first driverless car service

In a move that could revolutionise transportation, Uber on Wednesday announced the launching of its first self-driving car service. "Today, we're excited to announce that...

Dubai introduces ‘luxury’ taxi fleet

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has introduced a new fleet of luxury taxis in a move that the firm says will deliver higher standards of transport to customers. The fleet, which launched in June 2012, includes 20 Nissan Infiniti and Toyota Lexus vehicles. The flag-down rate for the vehicles, which come with a sleek black paint-job, remains fixed at AED50 (US$13.60).

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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...

RTA introduces smart system to detect vacant parking spaces at Deira...

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has rolled out a smart parking system initiative at Al Rigga and Dubai World Centre parking slots along the...

Tesla says robotaxis coming in 2020, touts self-driving microchip

Chief Executive Elon Musk said Tesla Inc robotaxis with no human drivers would be available in some US markets next year, continuing a habit...

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