Einride DP World to launch largest deployment of electric, autonomous mobility on region Image DP World/ Dubai Media Office

DP World, Einride launch region’s biggest autonomous freight deployment

Once at full operational capacity, the initiative will save up to 14,600 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent annually and 158 tonnes of nitrogen oxides annually

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IHC’s EasyLease acquires 60% stake in United Trans, expands interest in mobility sector

By combining their expertise, EasyLease and United Trans aim to deliver a wider range of enhanced mobility solutions to customers across the GCC and MENA regions

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UAE: Aramex electrifies last-mile delivery with new e-bike fleet

The move comes after Aramex successfully launched electric vans in the UAE last year and Jordan in 2017

RTA inks MOUs to dvelop new rail system Image WAM Urban.Mass RTA

Dubai eyes solar-powered rail buses in future transport mix

Two MoUs were signed with two companies that specialise in developing and manufacturing transportation systems, as well as designing mass transportation solutions for zero emissions

RTA sets up detailed plan to help movement of visitors and delegates travel to Expo City during COP28 Image WAM RTA

Getting to COP28: RTA unveils detailed transit plan

RTA has introduced exclusive special edition nol cards for COP28 delegates

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Interview: Agility’s Tarek Sultan on the company’s expansion strategy and sustainability goals

The vice chairman of Agility shines the spotlight on the company’s growth and sustainability strategies, and how the company is supporting SMEs and fair trade

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Dubai’s GDP grows 2.8% in Q1 2023 to reach Dhs111.3bn

The city’s growth in the first quarter of 2023 significantly outpaced the growth rates of some of the most developed nations worldwide

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Dubai Taxi Corporation launches digital transformation strategic plan 2022-2025

The strategy seeks to accomplish a host of strategic goals highlighted by digital mobility, excellent operation, financial sustainability, people’s happiness and shaping the future

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Dubai Police has added this new luxury EV to its fleet

The luxury EV features a 516hp dual-engine capable of accelerating from 0-100kmph in just 4.3 seconds

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Abu Dhabi International Airport passenger traffic rises 67% in H1 2023

The airport welcomed 10,258,653 passengers during the first half of the year

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Dubai’s RTA updates nol Pay app with 4 new features

The official payment platform seeks to improve the transportation experience in Dubai for residents, visitors and tourists

Dubai Police Launches Awareness Campaign on Amended Traffic Law Image Dubai Media Office

Dubai Police launches awareness campaign for recently amended traffic law

The newly launched campaign will run over seven weeks

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Saudi’s Transport General Authority introduces self-driving electric buses for Hajj pilgrims

Without requiring human intervention, the buses navigate along a predetermined route, utilising the data collected and analysed during their movement to make informed decisions


Go electric: Dubai’s RTA unveils new initiative for e-scooter stations

The stations are designed to provide a range of flexible transportation options, including bikes, mountain bikes and e-scooters

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UAE-based fleet management firm Massar Solutions launches operations in Saudi Arabia

The decision to expand into Riyadh aligns with the company’s vision of providing vehicle leasing, rental, logistics and automotive technologies to government and consumer markets


Saudi Arabia wants to have buses running on hydrogen next year

By mid-2024, Neom will be making hydrogen for vehicles such as buses and trucks, Dave Edmondson, CEO of Neom Green Hydrogen, said in Dubai

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Etihad Rail, DHL Global Forwarding ink 20-year partnership

The agreement will see the establishment of a joint venture company that will enable DHL to use Etihad Rail’s network to conduct its main operations within the UAE

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Driverless taxis: Testing begins in Jumeirah 1, shares RTA

In February last year, RTA and Cruise joined forces to run the maiden autonomous taxi service in the city

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Elite Rentals: Offering a luxurious way to travel in Dubai

The luxury transportation company doesn’t just offer luxury car rentals, it also provides exclusive yacht charters, with access to 27 superyachts

Sheikh Mohammed at the inauguration of the UAE National Railway Network Photo courtesy WAM

Sheikh Mohammed witnesses launch of UAE National Railway Network operations

The ambitious development project is one of the largest infrastructure projects in the region and aims to link the seven emirates with a main railway network

Good times are ahead for lithium miners as prices continue to surge

The popularity of electric vehicles has driven prices for battery metals sharply higher

Here’s how Israel is changing the way we travel

Nicknamed as ‘the startup nation’, Israel stands out as one of the world’s most innovative countries. But how did it become a technological behemoth and a hub for IT corporations?

Sheikh Hamdan launches Dubai programme to enable drone transportation

The primary objective of the programme is to explore the use of drones in several sectors, including health, security, shipping and food

Abu Dhabi unveils fleet of electric buses

The electric buses will be powered by the fast-charging LTO battery

Emirates sees 2022 return of jumbo A380s as travel recovers

The Dubai-based airline is the largest customer of the A380

UAE startup Quiqup closes over $5.5m in funding to pursue expansion

Quiqup is currently working with more than 800 brands in the UAE

In pictures: First passengers make maiden voyage in hyperloop pod to mark testing milestone

Josh Giegel, co-founder and chief technology officer, and Sara Luchian, director of passenger experience, were the first people to ride

Saudi Arabia bans travel, flights to EU, India, Philippines, among other countries

It has given a 72-hour period for its citizens and residents from the countries on the list to return to the kingdom