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Dubai Pushing For Autonomous Transportation by 2030

City looks to save billions of dollars through self-driving transportation.

by on Apr.29, 2016

Just your typical parking lot in Dubai ... now. However, by 2030, a quarter of all transportation is expected to be autonomous.

Initiatives or promotions involving self-driving vehicles continue to proliferate around the globe. Volvo, for example, is embarking on a test of self-driving vehicles in London, while the Beijing Auto Show, which was virtually surrounded by the city’s infamous traffic congestion, also sparked talk of the China’s desire for autonomous vehicles to help mitigate the problem.

Also this week, the Middle Eastern principality of Dubai unveiled broad plans for using self-driving cars in its futuristic urban landscape.

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Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, announced the launch of a strategy to bring “smart, self-driving transport” into the city. (more…)