Abu Dhabi DMT enters into partnership with DRIFTx

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Abu Dhabi DMT partners with DRIFTx
Officials during the signing ceremony.

The Department of Municipalities and Transport – Abu Dhabi (DMT) has partnered with DRIFTx, a global platform for smart, autonomous, and sustainable urban mobility across air, land, and sea.

The event, held from 25th to 26th April 2024 at Yas Marina, will gather industry experts to help shape the future of transportation and sustainable mobility.

The DMT aims to play a key role in inviting global mobility experts, including leaders from multinational organizations, governments, academia, regulatory bodies, and the global start-up community. The DMT and DRIFTx partnership aims to further promote Abu Dhabi’s emergence as a global hub in advanced urban mobility.

Organized in partnership with the Abu Dhabi Investment Office (ADIO), Abu Dhabi’s Smart and Autonomous Vehicles Industry (SAVI) cluster, and Bayanat, DRIFTx aims to emerge as a key platform for global thought leaders and innovators to explore, showcase, and demonstrate the latest in smart, autonomous, and sustainable mobility solutions from all over the world.

Abdulla Al Marzouqi, Director General of the Integrated Transport Centre (ITC), said that, “Abu Dhabi’s vision to pioneer smart and autonomous vehicle applications aligns perfectly with DRIFTx’s mission to unite key stakeholders from diverse sectors, including government, businesses, and civil society. This partnership signifies our shared goal to catalyze discussions and collaborations that will shape the future of mobility and set new benchmarks in the autonomous vehicle and mobility sector. Hosting the inaugural DRIFTx during Abu Dhabi Mobility Week represents our dedication to advancing sustainable and safe mobility solutions worldwide.”

Namir Hourani, Managing Director of GMOLx, stated that, “We are thrilled to partner with the DMT, who are consistently developing new strategies and initiatives that place Abu Dhabi at the forefront of the urban mobility revolution.”

“Hosting DRIFTx during Abu Dhabi Mobility Week is our way of supporting the continued efforts being made within the city to advance smart and autonomous mobility solutions across air, land, and sea, not just for Abu Dhabi, but for the rest of the world too,” Hourani further added.

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