Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority (RTA), in cooperation with Next Future Transportation, launched the first tests of the “world’s first” autonomous pods today, on the sidelines of the World Government Summit.
EHang has also announced ambitious mass production plans to reach markets in Saudi Arabia, Singapore and several European cities.
Integrating these vehicles, which are fitted with several components of self-driving techniques, is a manifestation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to transform Dubai into the smartest city in the world.
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In addition, the RTA has also announced an agreement with the German VOLOCOPTER Company; a specialist in the manufacturing of autonomous aerial vehicles, to launch the first vehicle capable of carrying two passengers.