DTC Signs MoU with Canadian BluWave-ai
Dubai Corporation Taxi: 26/04/2023
The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC), a subsidiary of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BluWave-ai, a Canadian company specialising in artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of renewable energy. The collaboration aims to explore optimal methods and practices for transforming taxis into eco-friendly vehicles while increasing the adoption of electric vehicles at minimal cost.
Mansoor Rahma Al Falasi, CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation, signed on behalf of DTC, and Devashish Paul, CEO and Founder of BluWave-ai, signed on behalf of BluWave-ai.
“The signing of this MoU is in line with RTA's plan to transform taxis in Dubai into 100% eco-friendly (hybrid, electric, and hydrogen-powered) vehicles by 2027. It also reflects DTC's efforts to realise its strategy to deliver innovative and sustainable transportation services at world-class standards,” said Mansoor Rahma Al Falasi.
“As per the MoU, DTC will supply BluWave-ai with essential information to explore the most effective model for operating electric vehicles. Furthermore, a joint committee will be formed to monitor progress towards achieving common goals and evaluate performance deliverables. DTC and BluWave-ai aim to foster efforts for the success of shared initiatives and projects, ultimately realising their vision of smart and sustainable mobility,” he added.
“The MoU conforms to the Dubai Government’s strategy aimed at achieving comprehensive environmental sustainability in terms the targeted reduction of carbon emissions from taxis and migrating to a green economy. "The results concluded from the study conducted with BluWave-ai will be crucial and will be integrated with DTC's ongoing projects and research aimed at expediting the adoption of eco-friendly vehicles and stimulating demand for their use.,” explained Al Falasi.
“DTC is dedicated to offering sustainable transportation solutions by employing cutting-edge technologies, strengthening business partnerships, and fostering the exchange of expertise to uplift the calibre of services that contribute to realising DTC's vision of being a leader in providing digital and safe transportation services,” he added.
Devashish Paul, CEO and Founder of BlueWave-ai was excited about the signing of the MoU with DTC. “BluWave-ai is keen to implement the government's strategic objectives of offering green vehicles for a more sustainable environment,” he noted. Paul also commended DTC for delivering advanced and reliable transportation services to customers and adhering to the highest international standards of security and safety.
“BluWave-ai is devoted to accomplishing the entire deliverables of the MoU through the collaborative efforts of both parties in a teamwork spirit to reach the objectives outlined in the MoU. This collaborative study with DTC enables the utilisation of AI to minimise carbon emissions,” concluded Devashish Paul
It is worth noting that DTC offers a range of distinguished services to customers and is committed to upholding the highest standards of transportation quality. It seeks to meet customer needs through continuous development and the provision of new and modern services that enhance its standing in the smart mobility industry.