Comment: A bump in the road for driverless cars?
Patrick Mallejacq, secretary general, PIARC World Road Association looks ahead to the 26th World Road Congress in Abu Dhabi this October and examines one of the key topics up for discussion – whether transport authorities around the world are ready for the advent of driverless cars.
Emirates SkyCargo to transport cars for the Gumball 3000 rally
This will Emirates SkyCargo’s second year working with Gargash on the transportation of cars for the Gumball 3000 rally, an annual celebrity event that raises money for charity.
Bosch to cooperate in large-scale production of fuel cells for trucks and cars
One crucial component is the stack. As the core of the fuel cell, it converts hydrogen into electrical energy and Bosch has formed an alliance with Powercell Sweden AB to further improve and manufacture these stacks.
Udrive brings pay-per-minute Kia and Nissan rental to Sharjah
The car rental concept expands its services to Sharjah providing a new experience that makes driving cheap, convenient and effective in the emirate.
Tyre maker Continental plans to turn cars into mobile devices
New tech enables cars to be connected at all times, whether for phone calls, music streaming or keyless access.
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.
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.

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