Dubai never ceases to amaze us with their technology savvy approach and implementing revolutionary ideas. This week RTA kick-started innovation week activities by announcing that driver-less cars will be expected at Expo 2020.
Mattar Al Tayer, Director General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) explained, “The RTA is currently mulling the use of smart autonomous vehicles or also known as an driver-less car, self-driving car in Dubai as part of its efforts to utilize sophisticated technologies in achieving smart mobility with the aim of applying the concept during Expo 2020.”
The Autonomous vehicles will be expected to sense the surrounding environment and move without human control, using radar-like devices to ensure maintaining a safe distance from neighboring cars and staying in the correct lane.
Are you surprised? Well, we sure aren’t, because c’mon, it’s Dubai after all and they never disappoint.
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