Dubai Carsharing Service Opens With 200 Vehicles

Smart Car Rental's carsharing service will be available at over 45 locations within Dubai, including five locations at Dubai Metro stations. Photo via Wikimedia
Smart Car Rental's carsharing service will be available at over 45 locations within Dubai, including five locations at Dubai Metro stations. Photo via Wikimedia

Smart Car Rental is a new carsharing service available in Dubai. The service enables customers, especially public transport users, to rent cars up to six hours via apps.

The Roads and Transport Authority contracted with short-term rental companies U drive and ekar to operate 200 vehicles (100 each) at fares ranging from approximately USD $6.50 to $8.17 per hour, according to a press release by the Government of Dubai.

Al Tayer, director general and chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), said that the vehicles would be available at over 45 locations within Dubai, including five locations at Dubai Metro stations.

Click here for the full Government of Dubai report.

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