Public buses to Dubai’s Global Village to restart service ahead October...

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Dubai: The public bus service to Global Village will resume on October 25, this time with deluxe coaches, when the new season starts, Dubai’s...

Dubai RTA reaches milestone of over a billion taxi riders

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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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

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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...

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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

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

Uber set to acquire Careem this week in $3.1bn deal

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Uber Technologies Inc. is set to announce a $3.1 billion cash-and-share deal to acquire its Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ as early as this...

Dubai is ready for autonomous taxis, developers announce

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The future of Dubai is on the roads, with smart taxis soon set to be motoring along them with ease (and without an actual driver). Dubai’s first autonomous taxi...

UAE visa amnesty extended by one month

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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...

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...