Tag: electric vehicles

    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 […]

    Dubai launches cutting-edge electric bus trial to boost eco drive

    Transport chiefs in Dubai are leading the charge for the UAE’s sustainability drive by rolling out a trial of two cutting-edge electric buses, The National News reports. The Volvo 7900 vehicles will operate on designated paths in both directions between La Mer South, King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Street and Al Sufouh Tram Station. Transport […]

    Stockholm will halve the number of electric scooters. Why is it difficult for cities to adapt to them?

    For decades, attempts have been made to improve the infrastructure for bicycles in this city. Almost immediately, an explosion in the popularity of electric scooters happened, which required other rules. From January 1, 2022, Stockholm authorities, Sweden, will reduce the number of rental electric scooters by almost half – from 23 thousand to 12 thousand. […]

    UAE leads MENA in the adoption of electric vehicles
    30 Oct 2021

    The UAE leads the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in the adoption of electric vehicles with its charging station to vehicle ratio among the world’s highest, according to a newly released whitepaper, GD Online reports. The UAE now boasts 240 grid-linked slow charging public stations – 80% of which are in Dubai, says the […]

    First glimpse of Sharjah’s high-speed electric sky pod
    23 Aug 2021

    This summer, passengers have stepped on board the UAE’s first high-speed electric sky pod for the first time. The four-seater UCar takes less than a minute to travel the 400-meter test track at the Sharjah Research, Technology, and Innovation Park. It does so smoothly and efficiently at speeds approaching 50 kilometers per hour during tests, […]

    Electric vehicle sales are expected to grow by 50 % in 2021

    Electric vehicle sales are expected to grow by 50 % in 2021, accounting for 5 % of total vehicle sales globally, Anna-Marie Baisden, head of autos analysis at Fitch Solutions told “Al Arabiya. English.” Electrification of passenger transport has been a target for government policies globally aimed at combatting climate change, with manufacturers moving to […]