Hyundai UAE Unveils First AI Smart Taxi Concept at Abu Dhabi

A New Era in Safety, Convenience, and Artificial intelligence

Dubai, November 2023: Juma Al Majid Est., the exclusive distributor of Hyundai cars in the UAE, is delighted to share its successful partnership as the Exclusive Car Partner of the Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit, which took place on 31 October and 1 November at the Conrad Hotel. Hyundai UAE had the pleasure of showcasing the Hyundai Sonata Smart Taxi during the event.

Hyundai Sonata Smart Taxi’s launch in Abu Dhabi aligns with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, to establish a world-leading Smart & Autonomous Vehicle Industries (SAVI) cluster in Abu Dhabi. The Hyundai Sonata Smart Taxi is equipped with advanced AI technology and streaming services to enhance safety, operations, and customer experience. The AI-equipped cameras inside the car monitor various elements, including the driver’s alertness, reaction time, and other safety indicators to protect the occupants. Furthermore, this AI system records the journey of every passenger. If a customer leaves any belongings behind after a ride, the integrated AI cameras promptly detect them and notify the relevant parties. This ensures safety and provides passengers with a more pleasant journey, offering added peace of mind.

Suliman Al Zaben, Director of Hyundai Al Zaben, said: “Hyundai is proud to be the Exclusive Car Partner of the Abu Dhabi Smart City Summit, showcasing the Sonata Smart Taxi, a true testament to our commitment to pioneering innovative mobility solutions. With advanced AI technology, safety enhancements, and a strong focus on customer experience, we are dedicated to elevating transportation for the people of the UAE. This partnership exemplifies how public and private sectors can unite to shape a sustainable and forward-thinking future for all.”

The smart system charts drivers’ behaviour, aiming to analyse the causes and conditions that lead to errors and take proactive measures to reduce the percentage of accidents and dangerous practices. The technical equipment inside the vehicle enables the collection of live data for remote monitoring to take appropriate measures as quickly as possible.

The Control and Monitoring Panel helps control and follow up on drivers’ work, tracks operating efficiency indicators, and avoids any vehicle misuse. It contains clear, legible, and diverse visuals that work together on single and multiple specialised screens. It provides a comprehensive interactive presentation of data, with key insights for quick decision-making, and is characterised by an easy design and simple graphs that assist the responsible employee in performing duties to the fullest.

Furthermore, the Hyundai Sonata Smart Taxi incorporates a lost and found feature, which can identify items that passengers may have forgotten in the vehicle, send pictures and data to the control centre, and warn the driver before the passenger disembarks.

Juma Al Majid Est. partnership with the Abu Dhabi smart City Summit is another milestone in its efforts to provide advanced mobility solutions that support the UAE’s vision for the future.

About Juma Al Majid Establishment

Established in 1964 by HE Juma Al Majid a visionary Emirati businessman, Juma Al Majid Establishment has evolved to be one of the most reputable and acknowledged organisations in the UAE.

Juma Al Majid Establishment’s expansions in opening new showrooms at prime locations reflects Hyundai’s global strategy to provide convenience and quality service to its customers. Hyundai offers a wide range of passenger cars, covering the spectrum of Sedans, SUVs, 4X4, and its luxury brand, Genesis. Its commercial division also features light and heavy vehicles available through dedicated showrooms and supported by professional sales and marketing teams across the UAE.

The organisation is the exclusive distributor of Hyundai brand in the UAE, as well as a number of high-profile international brands in the office equipment, home appliances and watches sectors. Juma Al Majid establishment boasts a wide range of showrooms, workshops and service centers across the UAE. It’s partnership and journey with Hyundai Motor Company is nothing short of remarkable.

For more than three decades Juma Al Majid establishment has been promoting, selling and distributing Hyundai vehicles in the UAE through its nationwide network of showrooms and service centers. With Juma Al Majid Establishment’s unrivalled reputation for integrity, customer satisfaction and reliability and with it’s efforts over the years in promoting, positioning the Hyundai brand in the UAE, as well as nationwide network of showrooms and service centers, Hyundai vehicles have now become one of the top brands favoured by customers in the UAE, earning Juma Al Majid Establishment the title of 2011 Regional Best Distributor and 2014 Best Customer Satisfaction award from Hyundai Motor Company.