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The Electric Vehicle Innovation Summit (EVIS) is gearing up for its 3rd edition, scheduled to take place from May 20-22, 2024, at the prestigious Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Spanning over 9,500 square meters, EVIS 2024 is set to be a pivotal event in the global electric mobility landscape, featuring the participation of more than 200 exhibiting brands.
Sustainable Mobility in the MENA Region
In the context of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, countries, especially in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), grapple with being among the highest emitters of greenhouse gases per capita. There is a growing emphasis on transitioning towards sustainable mobility, and the UAE has been particularly proactive.
UAE’s Commitment to Electric Vehicles
The UAE’s updated National Electric Vehicles Policy reflects its commitment to achieving a 20% reduction in energy consumption within the transportation sector. The country has set ambitious goals, including deploying 914 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of 2023. In alignment with this national vision, Dubai has outlined plans to have 30% of its government vehicles as electric or hybrids by 2023.
Projections for the UAE’s EV Market
Projections suggest that the EV market in the UAE is poised to reach $249.90 million by 2023, constituting 1% of the current automotive sector.
EVIS 2024: A Dynamic Platform
EVIS 2024 serves as a dynamic platform representing the e-mobility transformation in the MENA region. With influential government, semi-government, and private entities leading sustainable transportation initiatives, the summit is expected to have a transformative impact.
Distinctive Features of EVIS 2024
Eng. Naser Ali Al Bahri, Managing Director of Nirvana MICE, highlights the distinctive features of EVIS 2024, including a Technology Park, Startups and University Awards, complimentary outdoor EV test drives, and more.
Shaping the Future of Transportation
The summit aims to shape the trajectory of tomorrow’s transportation, providing a space for connection, collaboration, and active contributions towards a greener and more sustainable future. By bringing together key stakeholders in the electric mobility sector, EVIS 2024 seeks to foster innovation and propel the MENA region towards a more sustainable and eco-friendly transportation landscape.
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