DMT and DRIFTx Collaborate to Lead Urban Mobility Innovation in Abu Dhabi

DMT and DRIFTx Collaborate to Lead Urban Mobility Innovation in Abu Dhabi 

The Department of Municipalities and Transport – Abu Dhabi (DMT) announced its exclusive partnership with DRIFTx, a global platform and event focusing on smart, autonomous, and sustainable urban mobility across air, land, and sea. Together, they aim to advance safe and sustainable mobility in the Emirate and beyond. DMT and DRIFTx will convene global leaders and innovators in Abu Dhabi from 25th to 26th April at Yas Marina.

DMT will play a crucial role in inviting global mobility visionaries and disruptors, including leaders from multinational organisations, governments, academia, regulatory bodies, and the global start-up community. This partnership reinforces Abu Dhabi's position as a global hub for advanced urban mobility.

At the signing ceremony, H.E. Abdulla Al Marzouqi, Director General of the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC), emphasised Abu Dhabi’s commitment to pioneering smart and autonomous vehicle applications. He highlighted the partnership's goal to catalyse discussions and collaborations shaping the future of mobility.

Organised in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), Abu Dhabi’s Smart and Autonomous Vehicles Industry (SAVI) cluster, and Bayanat, DRIFTx serves as a premier platform for global thought leaders and innovators to explore the latest in smart, autonomous, and sustainable mobility solutions.

Namir Hourani, Managing Director of GMOLx, expressed excitement about partnering with DMT, recognising Abu Dhabi's efforts to lead the urban mobility revolution. Hosting DRIFTx during Abu Dhabi Mobility Week showcases the city's commitment to advancing smart mobility solutions globally.

DRIFTx offers a platform to showcase the future of mobility unfolding in Abu Dhabi, presenting insights, collaborations, and the latest innovations in smart and autonomous vehicles across air, land, and sea. The event includes discussions, exhibitions, live demonstrations, and networking sessions to transform the global urban mobility sector.

Held during Abu Dhabi Mobility Week, DRIFTx will be followed by the Abu Dhabi Autonomous Racing League (A2RL) on 27th April, featuring top teams competing for a grand prize of $2.25 million. Additionally, DMT will unveil a comprehensive mobility strategy for the Emirate on 24th April.

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