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Sharjah public transport gets ten new ‘smart buses’ The UAEs first smart public transport buses join the SRTAs intercity fleet and will be deployed on various routes to the six other Emirates.

Sharjah public transport gets ten new ‘smart buses’

Bus frequency between Sharjah and other emirates is likely to improve following the launch of 10 new smart buses by the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority’s (SRTA).

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UAE road-freight tech venture TRUXAPP projects $1bn in revenues by 2022

UAE road-freight tech venture TRUXAPP projects $1bn in revenues by 2022

Truxapp, a technology-enabled trucking and logistics provider, established in 2015, is rapidly becoming a market leader in the road freight and trucking sector with a projected US $1-billion in revenue by 2022.
 
FAMCO rewards UAE truck drivers for fuel efficient driving

FAMCO rewards UAE truck drivers for fuel efficient driving

Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (FAMCO) recently held the region’s first Fuelwatch Challenge aimed at testing and rewarding some of the country’s best drivers in fuel-efficient driving.
 
Cars Taxi upgrades surveilance of its 2,180-car fleet across Dubai

Cars Taxi upgrades surveilance of its 2,180-car fleet across Dubai

Etisalat Digital has announced its partnership with Cars Taxi to implement smart surveillance solutions and analytics across its fleet of 2,180 taxis in Dubai.
 
Oman public transport orders 33 emergency-braking MAN Lion coaches

Oman public transport orders 33 emergency-braking MAN Lion coaches

Mwasalat, a government-owned public transport firm in Oman has ordered 33 state-of-the-art MAN Lion’s Coaches from Arabian Engineering Services.
 

 

AUS students develop ‘smart system’ to lower rate of car accidents

AUS students develop ‘smart system’ to lower rate of car accidents

Four Emirati students from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at American University of Sharjah (AUS) have designed and developed a system that aims to lower the rate of car accidents in the UAE.
 
Shift becomes first rental company in Dubai to deploy electric cars

Shift becomes first rental company in Dubai to deploy electric cars

Arabian Automobiles has delivered five new Renault ZOE 40 Long Range cars to Shift, making it the UAE’s first car rental company to use electric vehicles (EVs) in its line-up.
 
Dubai Police clamps down on safety with MAN Trucks

Dubai Police clamps down on safety with MAN Trucks

Aimed at emphasizing the role of heavy vehicles in ensuring safety on UAE roads, Dubai Police, in partnership with MAN Truck & Bus Middle East and RoadSafetyUAE, hosted an event for fleet owners.
 
Dubai Taxi takes delivery of 554 Toyota Camry Electric Hybrid cars

Dubai Taxi takes delivery of 554 Toyota Camry Electric Hybrid cars

Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), part of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has taken delivery of the first batch of a new fleet of 554 Toyota Camry Electric Hybrids from Al-Futtaim Motors.
 
Ford brings Transit Custom delivery van to F&B logistics summit

Ford brings Transit Custom delivery van to F&B logistics summit

Ford will showcase its Transit Custom chiller van at Gulfood, the largest food and beverage manufacturing and logistics exhibition in the Middle East.
 
Aramex plans GCC-wide rollout of electric delivery fleet

Aramex plans GCC-wide rollout of electric delivery fleet

Aramex has added ten electric vehicles to its fleet in Amman, Jordan as part of a longer-term strategic move by Aramex to convert the entire fleet to electric vehicles.
 
Dubai start-up says in talks with RTA over driverless vehicle software

Dubai start-up says in talks with RTA over driverless vehicle software

Acacus said that it is in talks with Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority and Dubai Taxi Corporation on providing guidance on regulations while the first parking trial of the driverless platform was completed earlier in October.
 
EMC launches heavy duty vehicle testing facility in Abu Dhabi

EMC launches heavy duty vehicle testing facility in Abu Dhabi

Emirates Motor Company’s (EMC) engine endurance testing facility in Abu Dhabi has been officially inaugurated.
 
Video: Dubai Police test rideable hoverbike

Video: Dubai Police test rideable hoverbike

Dubai police are testing out futuristic hovering motorbikes which they hope will one day from part of its hi-tech patrol fleet.
 
UAE gets its first ever hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric vehicles

UAE gets its first ever hydrogen station for Fuel Cell Electric vehicles

Al-Futtaim Motors and Air Liquide have jointly inaugurated the UAE’s first hydrogen station in Dubai Festival City, to be used by Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs).
 
TITAN expands presence in UAE heavy-duty truck market

TITAN expands presence in UAE heavy-duty truck market

Emirates Motor Company (EMC) has signed an exclusive contract with TITAN Spezialfahrzeugbau to represent their heavy-duty commercial vehicle brand in the UAE market.
 




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