Adds Self Driving Electric Cars To Rental Fleet, a First In The UAE

  • 26 November 2017
  • Jermaine Wright

In a unique initiative to promote Electric Cars has announced the launch of a new segment of all-electric self driving electric cars (E-Cars) to its online fleet of Self Drive car rental in Dubai.

With the move is the first online self-drive rent a car portal in the UAE to host self driving electric cars (E-Cars). The company is offering Renault Zoe All-Electric Car to local residents, International travelers, expats, and corporates at an introductory price of 5 AED with a range of 250 km per day an hour.

The vehicles can be rented on demand or can be reserved for a day, week or for a monthly lease via Selfdrive’s website. There are over 90+ Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) locations that offer free charging for renters.

The UAE produces about 2.9 million barrels of oil per day but has a high potential for on-demand Electric car rentals. believes they have taken the first steps towards making electric cars more accessible and affordable to the masses.

With the growing infrastructure of charging stations, and now the efforts and support of the local Authority to incentivize charging, electric cars could become the future mainstream mode of transportation in the region. and its future-ready proprietary Smart Mass Mobility Technology (SMMT) platform could be at the forefront of that evolution.

The platform allows users to reserve Self Drive car on demand through Web/App/Phone/PWA, and choose from 75 different car models across 25 car brands across 300+ sub-locations with doorstep delivery service.

Customers can select from Hourly / Daily / Weekly / Monthly / Yearly and Flexi lease Options rentals duration for the customer to select from.

The platform has gained resonance with the Dubai Smart City vision of incorporating electric cars for clean energy, smart cities and self-driving cars for safer passenger transportation.

Director Pinewoods Technology Services Dubai,’s parent company is India's pioneer in the self-drive car rental space.

The company is India's leading Corporate Car Leasing and Car Rental Company and is also the first Indian car rental company to have international operations with 2000 cars across seven Emirates in the UAE.

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