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Dubai’s RTA to boost taxi fleet by 40% to 7000 by 2021

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has revealed a new five-year plan that will see the emirate’s taxi fleet grow 40 per cent by 2021,...

Dubai fleets to adopt electric cars

By Staff  www.gulfnews.com Dubai: Officials have confirmed that 10 per cent of Dubai government’s vehicle fleets will comprise electric and hybrid vehicles, as instructed by...

Dubai to Fujairah in 10 minutes: Hyperloop to connect two emirates

By Staff  www.emirates247.com As part of its Future Partnership Program, Dubai Future Foundation has announced that it will host the ‘Build Earth Live’ contest organised...
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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...

Dubai’s RTA plans Uber-style service for taxis

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is planning an app that will allow the city’s residents to access all forms of public transport in...

Cameras to catch motorists using dedicated bus lanes in Dubai

Dubai: All dedicated bus lanes in Dubai will soon be monitored by cameras to catch motorists misusing the reserved lane. Dubai has seven kilometres of...

People Happiness rating hits 90% in 2016 according to Dubai Smart Government Office report

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revealed the practical outcomes of implementing ‘People Happiness’ strategy in terms of the Happiness Indicator and the...

Online selling in authorized auto showrooms

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently launched the online selling service in RTA authorized auto showrooms. The step is part of RTA’s efforts...
Image Credit: Gulf News Archives An electric vehicle charging station. Dubai has already flipped the switch on 100 electric-car charging stations.

Dubai civic fleet to go 10% electric

Dubai: Thousands of cars to be ordered in the next few years by Dubai government bodies will be electric as part of a new...
The plug-in charger for a BMW i3 electric car is pictured during the Auto China 2016 in Beijing, China, April 25, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Lee - RTX2BHIU Reuters/Jason Lee - RTX2BHIU

Dubai civic fleet to go 10% electric

Dubai: Thousands of cars to be ordered in the next few years by Dubai government bodies will be electric as part of a new...

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Dubai RTA reaches milestone of over a billion taxi riders

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has indicated that the taxi fleet recorded an exponential growth from 81 to 5,201 vehicles, with the number...

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...

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