Transport

    RTA signs agreement to trial eco-friendly electric bus
    05 Jul 2022

    DUBAI, 4th July, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed an agreement with the Australian bus manufacturer BusTech Group to test the operation of an eco-friendly, zero-emission electric bus to verify its operational feasibility in Dubai’s climatic environment. The trial run will also test innovative technologies to enhance the customer service […]

    Tesla Model 3 to join Dubai Taxi fleet on trial basis
    04 Jul 2022

    DUBAI, 3rd July, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that Tesla Model 3 had been added to Dubai Taxi Corporation’s taxi fleet on a trial basis, following the huge success of operating 172 Tesla vehicles in the limousine service since 2017. The trial operation aims to verify the efficiency of the […]

    In France, auto manufacturers are obliged to “remind” people about more environmentally friendly ways of driving

    In March, a law will come into force in France, according to which domestic carmakers must remind people in their car advertising that there are more environmentally friendly ways to travel, The Washington Post  reports. French carmakers (including Peugeot and Renault) will have to choose between three messages, one of which must be added to […]

    Details from Airbus aircraft will be transported across the ocean by kites
    03 Jan 2022

    While you probably associate kites with your childhood, you might not associate them with the shipping industry. Details from Airbus aircraft will be transported across the ocean by ships equipped with giant kites. The thrust of a sail with an area of ​​1000 square meters will reduce fuel consumption and pollution. In early 2022, the […]

    Paris electric scooters speed will be limited to 10 km/h – but only for rental vehicles
    20 Dec 2021

    The municipality of the French capital has ordered electric scooter rental operators to limit their maximum speed to 10 km/h. The decision was made after the number of injuries to pedestrians increased, TechCrunch reports. Paris is quite an attractive city for electric scooters, primarily due to a well-developed network of bike paths. 16 different companies […]

    DEWA launches EV Green Charger User Dashboard
    11 Dec 2021

    The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced on its site that it has launched the EV Green Charger User Dashboard to help customers better manage their EV Green Charger services. The dashboard enables customers to easily track their charging and consumption data through DEWA’s website or smart app. The dashboard provides customers with […]

    Norwegians have almost stopped buying petrol cars
    07 Dec 2021

    In November, Norwegians bought almost 95% of fully electric and hybrid cars. In Norway last month, 95% of car sales fell on electric, 5% – cars with internal combustion engines, Еlectrek reports. In November, in Norway, 73.8% of car sales fell on fully electric cars, hybrids – 21.1%. The leaders in the ranking are Tesla […]

    Electric cars are more environmentally friendly than gasoline cars, even when charging with electricity from coal
    01 Dec 2021

    Experts have denied the view that electric cars are not much greener than cars with internal combustion engines. It turned out that the electric car emits less greenhouse gases throughout the life cycle than in cars with internal combustion engines, The Verge states. The International Clean Transport Council study says that it does not matter […]

    UAE at 50: Aviation industry flies towards sustainable and tech-driven growth
    30 Nov 2021

    The UAE’s aviation industry has soared to great heights since the country welcomed its first travellers in the 1960s, developing over the decades into a global powerhouse for air connectivity and standing in the post-COVID era at the cusp of a changing landscape with plans for sustainable and technology-driven future growth. The local aviation industry’s […]

    UAE students tasked to design Future of Transportation
    29 Nov 2021

    Teams of undergraduates in the UAE have been thrown the challenge to come up with new ideas to develop the country’s transportation infrastructure of the future.  University teams from across the UAE will conceptualize hyperloop portals, plan optimum routes and design associated infrastructure to connect the ports of Jebel Ali, Dubai and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, […]