(TRADE NEWSWIRE): Dubai has launched Autonomous Transportation Strategy aimed at ensuring that 25 per cent of all trips are driverless by 2030, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports.
The Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, posted the information on his Linkedin page to inform the public to that effect.
He said, “We are building a new reality for our people, a new future for our children, and a new model of development.
“Today we launched Dubai Autonomous Transportation Strategy, by 2030, 25% of all trips in Dubai will be driverless. The strategy will help increase traffic efficiency, productivity, reduce traffic congestions and pollution & save millions of driving hours.
“We’ve also launched the Autonomous Transportation Challenge, the world’s biggest RFP to global R&D centers to apply this technology in Dubai. Dubai offer’s a global unique model for the city of the future & turns itself to the world largest R&D lab for driverless transportation.”