Abu Dhabi driverless trial sees 2,700 riders in a month

A driverless taxi service trial in Abu Dhabi, called TXAI, has seen 2,700 passengers try it out, across more than 10,000 miles of rides. UAE newspaper Gulf News says since the service was launched in last November on Yas Island, a reclaimed area of land famous for hosting the emirate’s Grand Prix. It says the […]

Abu Dhabi launches driverless vehicle

The government of Abu Dhabi has released a video of a new driverless taxi service driving on the streets of the emirate. The video shows the vehicles driving hands free as their steering wheels turn on their own. Gulf News reports this is part of the Mubadala-backed Group 42’s trials for the Middle East’s first […]

Aimsun and Siemens win Abu Dhabi hybrid transport model contract

The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) Abu Dhabi has chosen Aimsun and Siemens to develop its ground-breaking Hybrid Simulation Model. Adding to its traditional 4-step modelling, the new framework also covers meso and micro models and near real-time simulation. The ITC is linking big datasets, including day-to-day anonymised mobile phone tracking, water/electricity consumption by household, live […]

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