Uber has confirmed the official close of the previously announced acquisition of Careem for $3.1 billion. Careem Networks FZ-LLC has now become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber, preserving its brand.
Dubai RTA eyes Big Data to enhance public transport
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority has recently held a series of brainstorming sessions focused on the use of Big Data to improve the public transport network.
Ericsson and Microsoft to deliver next-gen connected cars
Ericsson and Microsoft are bringing their connected vehicle expertise together. Ericsson is building its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of …
Amazon prohibits third-party vendors from using FedEx ground delivery
Amazon is barring third-party vendors from using FedEx Ground delivery for Prime shipments, reports the Wall Street Journal. The move …
UAE’s Azizi Developments pre-orders Tesla Cybertrucks for site visits
The developer plans to use these to enhance its customers’ pre-sales experience by taking them on site visits in the innovative vehicles to its developments across Dubai’s prime locations.
Dubai motorist can avoid traffic jams with this app
Dubai Police has encouraged the public to benefit from the ‘Drive Mode’ feature in its smart app, which enables them to avoid traffic jams and nearby accidents.
Maqta Gateway streamlines customs clearance with new online platform
Maqta Gateway, the developer and operator of the first port community system in the UAE and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, hosted its 5th Digital Trade Community Forum.
Driverless cars to hit UAE roads in two years: ESMA
Driverless vehicles may hit the UAE roads in 2021 as the nation prepares to become the first country in the world to have regulations on autonomous vehicles, a top official told WAM.
Uber stripped of licence to operate in London
Uber has lost its licence to operate private hire vehicles in London after the UK capital’s transport agency said it was “not fit and proper” to hold such a permit.
SAP, Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team accelerate technology partnership
SAP SE has announced that the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team is using the SAP HANA platform and the SAP Sports One solution for season six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship.
Dubai turns to AI to enhance training for public transport drivers
The project called, Digital Coach project, is in line with the UAE Strategy for artificial intelligence (AI) and technology is the first-of-its-kind in training drivers worldwide.
Dubai Airports joins customer advisory board for FedEx Express’ SameDay Bot
FedEx Express has announced that Dubai Airports will join its UAE Customer Advisory Board for Roxo the FedEx SameDay Bot, focusing on the collaboration to develop a device to meet business needs in the United Arab Emirates.
DTP teams up with Dassault Systèmes to optimise resource planning at DXB
DTP has announced the successful deployment of DTP tNexus Message Hub system and Dassault Systèmes DELMIA Quintiq fixed resource planning application, at Dubai International (DXB).
Get a glimpse of the future of travel at Dubai Motor Show
US-based Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) is currently taking part at the Dubai Motor Show, which is taking place from 12th to 16th November 2019 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.