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Thursday, March 22, 2018

This Porsche always gets you there on time

You've always dreamed of owning a sleek Porsche, but you're afraid it may get scratched or even worse. So why bother with a Porsche car? For just four times the price, you can get a Porsche watch instead. Yes, a limited edition Porsche Design watch for just Dh990,000 (US$270,000).

Al-Futtaim Motors develop vehicle to join Dubai Taxi Corporation’s specialised fleet

Al-Futtaim Motors, the exclusive distributor for Toyota in the UAE has produced a modified Hiace vehicle to transport wheelchair bound passengers for the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), which is part of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Dubai to roll out ‘smart maps’ for taxi fleet

The RTA said that the technology had been introduced in response to Dubai’s expansion in recent years and would help drivers be more efficient in reaching passengers’ requested destination.

Fleet Management System Solves Dubai Taxi Commuters Woes

If you have been living in Dubai for quite some time now, you would definitely agree that getting a taxi is a nightmare. During busy hours, waiting for an empty cab to pass by would take you not less than 30 minutes. You might think that when a cab stops to pick you up, you thought that you were the only one waiting for it, think again.

Dubai Taxi launches smart-phone App

The move comes in the context of the DTC’s plan to keep pace with the smart transformation drive involving the use of cutting-edge and smart technologies in various services provided to customers.

Dubai Canal: Now Filled With Water

In a pretty big milestone so we are excited to announce that the Dubai Canal project is now been filled with water. While the water...

RTA workers took bribes to fake vehicle tests, court hears

Two data entry officers at the Roads and Transport Authority this morning denied taking bribes in exchange for forging official documents showing vehicles had passed testing. The two Iranians, a female defendant AB, 32, and SQ, 31, denied before the Dubai Criminal Court of First Instance taking nearly Dh13,500 to falsify the vehicles' test results.

Taxi ride today for free Dubai hotel stay

By Staff  www.emirates247.com There is good news for those of us who take frequent cab rides – and those who frequent stay in hotels. Hotel operator...

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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Dubai taxi at your doorstep in 14 minutes

By Shafaat Shahbandari, Staff Reporter  www.gulfnews.com Dubai: Taxis in Dubai take just 14 minutes to reach your doorstep once the booking has been registered, the Roads...

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How an international hero became a taxi driver in UAE Suresh...

When I flagged down a cab in the mad morning rush to keep a medical appointment, little did I know it would be a...

Digital Kiosk to boost smart services for Dubai Taxi cabbies

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the Digital Kiosk intended to facilitate the processing of transactions...

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 and Dubai’s RTA in talks for cheap mass transport services...

Uber is in talks with Dubai to set up a new low cost transport service, even as it faces the loss of its operating...