17:02 uur 27-11-2019

450 experts en professionals bespreken Smart Future Transport in de VAE

 Al Maeeni: Testen van het eerste zelfrijdende zware voertuig in het Midden-Oosten en Afrika tijdens een trip naar Abu Dhabi-Dubai

DUBAI, Verenigde Arabische Emiraten– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Met meer dan 450 grote fabrikanten uit 22 landen, experts in de automobielindustrie en moderne technologie en overheidsinstellingen organiseerde de VAE de 5e internationale conferentie over toekomstige mobiliteit. De tweedaagse conferentie en tentoonstelling georganiseerd door de Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) in Dubai, heeft tot doel de toekomst van de wereldwijde transportsector te verkennen.

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De conferentie omvatte een eerste experiment in het Midden-Oosten en Noord-Afrika, met het eerste zelf rijdende zware voertuig dat de reis maakte tussen Abu Dhabi en Dubai met een afstand van ongeveer 140 kilometer. Dit maakt het de langste rit voor dit type voertuig in de VAE en mogelijk in de buurlanden.

450 Experts and Professionals Discuss Smart Future Transport in the UAE

Al Maeeni: Testing of first self-driving heavy vehicle in Middle East and Africa in Abu Dhabi-Dubai trip

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)– With over than 450 major manufacturers from 22 countries, automotive and modern technology experts and government agencies, the UAE hosted the 5th International Conference on Future Mobility. The two-day conference and exhibition organized by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA) in Dubai, aims to explore the future of the global transport sector.

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A significant international presence of government leaders, institutions, experts, vehicle manufacturers and technology developers at the conference hosted by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA). (Photo: AETOSWire)

A significant international presence of government leaders, institutions, experts, vehicle manufacturers and technology developers at the conference hosted by the Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology (ESMA). (Photo: AETOSWire)

The conference featured a first-ever experiment in the Middle East and North Africa region, with the first self-driving heavy vehicle making the trip between Abu Dhabi and Dubai for approximately 140 kilometers, marking the longest trip for this type of vehicle in the UAE and possibly in neighboring countries.

HE Abdulla Al Maeeni, Director General of ESMA said that experts discussed the latest technological advancements and new mobility solutions in the transport sector, such as big data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and new alternatives set to radically change the transport sector.

“We tackled Cyber Security Threats in Connected Mobility, the unique technical requirements for self-driving vehicles, as well as the UAE Government’s Initiatives on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles.”

Al Maeeni added: “The UAE has been at the forefront of developing alternate modes of mobility with sustainable technologies, prioritizing the transformation of current mass transport modes into more efficient and intelligent systems. It also seeks to recognize research undertaken by universities across the region in sustainable mobility, development of supporting infrastructure and digital innovation in mobility.”

ESMA introduced the UAE’s first preparation of a technical regulation, including requirements for self-driving vehicles and safety requirements. Participants were briefed about the use of intelligent mobility systems to improve transport efficiency and electric vehicle charging stations, marking a forward-thinking shift in the transport sector.

The UK and Netherlands Governments presented two case studies on the UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure and Amsterdam’s experience in connected and autonomous vehicles.

New types and models of luxury vehicles were showcased at the accompanying exhibition (Porsche, BMW, Mercedes, Audi…), as well as the first 100% electric bus, the first self-driving truck, the first electric motorcycle.

*Source: AETOSWire

Contacts

ESMA – Media Contact
Mohamed Othman, +971502682444

Mohamed.o@esma.gov.ae