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Einride and Dubai RTA to bring autonomous, sustainable road freight to the UAE

Einride and Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the sustainable transformation of Dubai’s road freight transportation system.

Enride is an intelligent movement company based in Stockholm, Sweden, founded in 2016.The company specializes in Self-driving vehicles and is known for creating the T-pod and the T-log, vehicles designed from the ground up for fully autonomous and remote operation.

The Dubai Autonomous Transportation Strategy aims to transform 25% of the total transportation trips in Dubai to be smart and driverless by 2030. The partnership with Einride is an important step towards reaching that goal.

As part of the Dubai Future Accelerators program, Einride has successfully worked with the RTA to plan the sustainable transformation of the logistics sector in Dubai, identifying possible installations of Einride’s solution.

The agreement is one of the outcomes of Einrides’s participation in Dubai Future Accelerators, a Dubai-based program, which facilitates partnerships between entrepreneurs, private sector organizations and government entities, using the city of Dubai as a living testbed to co-create solutions to global and local challenges. Einride participation was aimed at proposing new and sustainable approaches to road freight transportation.

Einride is the first service provider to initiate a partnership with RTA regarding autonomous road freight transportation. The parties aim to positively impact the logistics sector in Dubai and will work together to introduce safe, cost-efficient and sustainable alternatives to conventional solutions.

Source: Press Release

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