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Toyota

Toyota sees vehicle production recovery in 2023, with some risks

The Japanese auto manufacturer made 9.7 million vehicles in 2019

Tesla sales fall short of estimates as stronger dollar bites

Tesla cited higher costs related to a slower-than-expected ramp up in output at the new factories, as well as difficulties shipping vehicles

Tesla

Tesla delivers record 343,830 cars; misses estimates

The carmaker doesn’t break out sales by geography, but the US and China are its largest markets

Honda battery plant

Honda, LG will build $4.4bn EV battery plant

The duo will set up a joint venture for the plant with construction starting early 2023

Mercedes

Mercedes to recall one million cars on fear of faulty brakes: AFP

More than 993,000 vehicles were being recalled worldwide, of which 70,000 were in Germany

dnata

Dubai’s dnata to replace vehicles, equipment with electric units

dnata aims to become carbon neutral and reduce general and maintenance costs

Self-driving platform ekar integrates with CarPro to enable 500,000 rental cars

The partnership aims to enable car rental companies in over 40 countries to digitally rent their fleet using ekar Mobility OS

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s toll gate system to go live on January 2, 2021

Motorists need to register and activate their toll accounts

Free parking in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah to mark 49th National Day

Motorists in the three emirates can park their vehicles for free during the three-day holiday period

Ajman Police reduces traffic fines by 50% to mark National Day

The relaxation will commence from December 2 and last for one month

Dubai’s RTA replaces paper parking tickets with digital ones

RTA said that parking machines were updated to include interactive touch screens to obtain an e-ticket

Will e-scooters form vital part of travel post Covid-19 restrictions in the region?

Micro-mobility is emerging as an effective tool for essential short distance trips