The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the transfer of its taxi booking and dispatch services to car-hailing app Careem’s Hala platform.
Volvo turns to blockchain to ensure EV batteries are responsibly sourced
Volvo Cars has now reached an agreement with its two global battery suppliers, CATL of China and LG Chem of South Korea, and other global blockchain technology firms to implement traceability of cobalt.
Virgin Hyperloop One to spur Saudi Arabia’s tech and transport sectors
Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Saudi Arabia’s renowned King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
LG, Qualcomm team up to advance automotive experiences
LG Electronics (LG) and Qualcomm Technologies have announced plans to work together to further develop webOS Auto, LG’s connected in-vehicle infotainment system.
Saudi Arabia’s Virgin Hyperloop One project to create over 120,000 jobs
Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO) has announced the results of a strategic study commissioned to build the world’s first extended test and certification hyperloop track in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Cisco envisions seamless travel with connected roadways concept
Cisco has unveiled its range of concepts designed to create a seamless experience for tourists and commuters as they navigate urban cities at the recently held GITEX Technology Week.
Emirates SkyCargo unveils new e-commerce delivery platform
Emirates SkyCargo has launched Emirates Delivers, a new e-commerce delivery platform that allows customers shopping from US-based online retailers to consolidate their purchases and have the goods delivered to the UAE.
Future of self-driving transport on spotlight at Dubai council meeting
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has recently held a meeting discuss the different trends and measures ought to be embraced by cities as part of their efforts for addressing future transportation needs.
Dubai RTA and Careem’s Hala e-hailing service logs over 1 million trips
Hala, the joint venture between Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) and Careem, has achieved its landmark one millionth trip booked through the e-hailing service.
RTA rolls out Free WiFi in Dubai taxis
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has started the implementation of ‘Tech Taxi’ initiative to drive the digitisation of taxi …
Careem, Uber halt select ride options in Dubai
Ride-hailing giant Uber and its UAE-based partner Careem have reportedly stopped their cheapest ride options in Dubai, following a decision by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
Nutanix helps Saudi-based Gulf Stevedoring future-proof operations
Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), a port operator in the Saudi Arabia, has announced that it is leveraging Nutanix software to increase IT capacity to support growing operations across Saudi port facilities.
Dubai RTA, Careem team up to expand e-hailing services
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has officially announced its latest partnership with the homegrown ride-hailing service firm Careem.
MENA’s first robotic fulfillment centre opens in Dubai
Based in Dubai, the centre provides full back-end solutions using the latest in robotics, AI and software platforms to support the supply chain and logistics industry.