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Dubai’s Careem says to launch driverless pod tests ‘within a year’

Careem, the region’s app based car booking service, has announced that it plans to launch tests on its driverless pods system which is being...

RTA to unveil smart rental at Gitex

Dubai: Smart Rental, the hourly car rental service that was announced last month, will be among a bunch of tech services that the 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...

Sheikh Hamdan lays cornerstone for Dubai Metro extension – in pictures

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, on Monday laid the cornerstone for the extension of Dubai Metro’s Red Line. The 15-kilometre section of...

Singapore gets first driverless taxis, Dubai to follow

The world's first self-driving taxis hit the streets of Singapore on Thursday, beating technology giant Uber in the race to be the first to...

Dubai RTA prepares to extend tram line

UAE: Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority has called tenders for a feasibility study on extending the city’s tram line. The 10·6 km first phase of the...

Dubai to Abu Dhabi in a flying taxi? Airbus looks to revolutionise the daily...

The daily commute is a grind for millions of people, whether it is into Manhattan, Tokyo or along the E11 from Dubai to Abu...

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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UAE visa amnesty extended by one month

The amnesty scheme in UAE which started in August has been extended by another one month on occasion of UAE National Day, sources have...

Smart cameras to be fitted to Dubai taxis in Al Yamama...

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) has launched the Al Yamama initiative where its taxis will be fitted with smart cameras. These cameras will monitor the movement...

UAE: Dubai’s Careem to remain independent despite Uber interest, says co-founder

Dubai-based ride-hailing app Careem will remain an independent, local company despite interest from Eastern and Western investors, such as US rival Uber and Chinese...

103m riders used Dubai Metro in first half of 2018

During the first half of 2018 year, the Dubai Metro Red and Green Lines have lifted 103.292 million riders, compared with 100.558 million riders...

RTA to manage large-scale taxi operations with smart tech

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will introduce a new smart technology system that will help manage the supply and demand of taxis at...

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