United Arab Emirates Government


World's first driverless Tesla taxis to arrive in Dubai

Daily Mail

The city of Dubai will have 200 self-driving Tesla taxis, including Tesla's Model S pictured here, on its roads by 2020 Tesla announced an updated version of their autopilot hardware in December last year, named HW2. The latest update pushes Tesla's autopilot capabilities even further towards full automation, enabling Level 5 automation of vehicles. The purchase is part of the'Dubai Smart Autonomous Mobility Strategy aimed at transforming 25 per cent of total journeys in Dubai into autonomous journeys by 2030,' Mattar Al Tayer, director general and chairman of the board of executive directors of the RTA, told Gulf News. Tesla has sold 200 Model S and Model X (pictured) cars to the United Arab Emirates government, where Dubai could become home to the world's first self-driving car fleet The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.