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Abu Dhabi to invest $128m to improve public transport
Integrated Transport Centre says 40 new buses to be launched in October, plans to buy total of 327 buses
Credit card payment introduced in Abu Dhabi airport taxis
The new service allows the users to have a variety of payment methods as they can also use Apple and Samsung Pay
The new Careem? The race to be Dubai's next big car start-up
Gheed El Makkaoui, UAE general manager at Careem, reminisces about the early days working at the ride-hailing firm before its recent headline-grabbing $3bn Uber deal. She offers advice to some of the region's newly launched transport and vehicle-based start-ups
UPS invests in autonomous driving company TuSimple for Arizona tests
The investment will enable the companies to further test self-driving tractor trailers in Arizona.
Dubai motorists to be rewarded with discounts on fines
Those who go a year without violations will get their accumulated fines waived
Department of Transport to showcase Abu Dhabi’s world-class infrastructure
Now open for registration, the free technical visits will offer delegates valuable insights on how Abu Dhabi deals with the day-to-day operations of its integrated transport network and it’s planning for future projects
Amazon’s delivery robot rolled out to more locations
Using scanners on the front, the Scout can navigate city streets, dodging everything from rubbish bins, to bikes, and skateboards
Uber backs up driver who refused to pick up Dubai passenger
Drivers have the same right of refusal as passengers says Uber UAE
PTV Group working on self-driving cars, air taxis with Dubai's RTA
German company says plans to be shared in coming months for smart urban mobility in Dubai, described as industry 'benchmark'
Uber launches Check Your Ride reminder in the UAE and across the region
These features built upon and strengthened some of Uber’s core safety offerings such as 24/7 support, GPS tracking of all trips, and the fact that all drivers are background checked.
Dubai's RTA launches $5m self-driving transport challenge
Competitors will have to negotiate a route designed within Dubai Silicon Oasis
Extreme E electric SUV premieres with Continental tyres
The new tyres, with summer and winter tyre technology and designed for the world’s toughest driving conditions, were presented to the public at the Goodwood Festival of Speed along with the unique electric sports utility vehicle.

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