After the success of 172 Tesla vehicles in the limousine sector

A test run of the "Tesla 3" in the Dubai Taxi

  • "Tesla 3" is a new addition to taxis in Dubai.

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  • Mattar Al Tayer: “Using the Tesla electric vehicle in the taxi sector is a unique experience.”


Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority has announced the start of the trial run of the "Tesla 3" vehicle, within the fleet of Dubai Taxi Corporation vehicles, after the success it received in operating 172 Tesla vehicles since 2017, in the limousine service. Taxi sector in the emirate.

Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the RTA, said that the use of the Tesla electric vehicle in the taxi sector is a distinguished experience that contributes to supporting the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai: (Green Economy for Development). sustainable), as well as supporting the Dubai government’s energy and carbon reduction strategy, which aims to make Dubai an example to follow in energy efficiency and carbon emissions reduction.

He pointed out that the Authority started operating 172 Tesla vehicles within the limousine fleet in (Dubai Taxi), in 2017, and these vehicles recorded positive indicators in the operational efficiency in the limousine sector, especially in the absence of carbon emissions, and their achievement of high indicators of customer happiness.

Al Tayer stressed that the success of this experiment enhances the expansion of the use of electric vehicles within the Dubai Taxi Corporation fleet in the coming years, and contributes to supporting the initiative to convert 90% of limousines in Dubai into environmentally friendly vehicles (hybrid and electric), by 2026, which is the first of its kind. At the world level, the adoption of almost complete conversion of limousines, to be environmentally friendly, in addition to converting 90% of taxis in Dubai to hybrid vehicles (Hybrid) by 2026.

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