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Dubai to introduce new number plate design

Vehicles registered in Dubai will soon have number plates with new designs as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is working on plans to replace the existing designs and colours, sources confirm. …

Cars Taxi – first private company with a hybrid fleet

Cars Taxi requests for 28 hybrid vehicles and becomes the first private company in the UAE to own a hybrid fleet. Upon receiving the vehicles, Abdullah Sultan, Executive Director, Cars Taxi said: “As an operator of over 4,000 taxis, we feel privileged to be the UAE’s first private company to own Hybrid cars. …

Dubai Police supercars | Slideshow

Past few days and hours have been abuzz with the news of supercars acquired by Dubai Police. Here’s a selection of images from the Internet. Tags: RTA…

AED 16.9m fetched at the 72nd Number Plates Auction

The 72nd Distinguished Number Plates Auction recently organized by the Licensing Agency, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) was a largely popular event fetching over AED16.9m in proceeds. It was held at the RTA Auditorium and was attended by various denominations of the community. Abdul Kareem Nimaat, the Director of Vehicle Licensing said that 115 number […]…

Superbus arrives in UAE for first appearance outside Europe

The Superbus concept, a 250km/h electric crossover between bus and limousine, will be showcased in UAE, marking its first appearance outside Europe.…

UAE streamlines traffic system across the emirates

UAE streamlines traffic system across the emirates

UAE motorists will soon be able to re-register vehicles and driving licences from anywhere in the country, without travelling to the emirate where they originated.…

Dubai to get dedicated bus and taxi lanes

Dubai to get dedicated bus and taxi lanes

The Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that dedicated lanes for public buses and taxis on select roads in Dubai will come into effect starting May 01, 2010.…

A Dubai Street

A Dubai Street

Vehicle registration figures for the first half of 2009 reveal the extent of slowdown of auto sales in the city. The figures, released by the Licensing Agency at the Dubai Roads & Transport Authority, show that while 147,033 vehicles were registered from January to June 2008, the figure dropped to just 85,066 in 2009. This count […]…

Dubai RTA Goes Green

Dubai RTA Goes Green

Chevrolet, a General Motors brand, has come forward with 5 Hybrid Malibu cars and 5 Hybrid Tahoe SUVs for the Green initiative of the Dubai Government. Still in its initial phase, the vehicles have been put out on trial for a 12 month period, and will be closely monitored on emission, fuel consumption, and maintenance […]…

And there was recession….

And there was recession….

The Roads and Transport Authority in Dubai has added a whopping Dhs7.31 million to its kitty by selling number plates, yet again - 63rd time. The number plate G 99999 topped the list by selling for 700,000 dirham. …