Toulouse, October 7th 2019 – EasyMile, a pioneer in autonomous vehicle technology and smart mobility solutions, announced today the opening of a new regional office in Dubai, as part of its ongoing global expansion.
Founded in 2014, EasyMile has a global presence with its headquarters in Toulouse (France) and regional offices in Denver (USA), Berlin (Germany), Adelaide (Australia) and Singapore. With the launch of the Dubai Autonomous Transportation Strategy, the Middle-East market has become an important place for EasyMile to deploy its autonomous technology as well as to bring its smart mobility solutions to meet the new mobility needs in the region.
The opening of the Dubai office demonstrates EasyMile’s commitment to the development of a sustainable and autonomous mobility in the Middle-East region. The Dubai office will support ongoing and upcoming Autonomous Vehicles (AV) projects in the region, as well as provide localised solutions tailored for the Middle-East region, in particular the climatic challenges posed to AVs.
Since 2017, the Roads and Transports Authority (RTA) of Dubai, has successfully deployed the EZ10 autonomous shuttle across various locations in Dubai without incidents.
Gilbert Gagnaire, EasyMile’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are very proud to open a new office in Dubai, as we can continue developing our good relationships with existing partners as well as build partnerships with new stakeholders in the region. Most importantly, we want to help realise Dubai’s goal into becoming one of the leading smart cities in the world, as by having an office here will give EasyMile and its partners the added advantage and flexibility to support the AV projects in this region.”
Since 2014, EasyMile has been providing autonomous mobility solutions around the world, with more than 230 projects deployed in 27 countries. EasyMile’s EZ10 autonomous shuttle is also currently the most deployed autonomous shuttle in the world today.
EasyMile is a pioneer in driverless technology and smart mobility solutions.
The fast-growing start-up develops software to automate transportation platforms without the need for dedicated infrastructure. EasyMile’s cutting-edge technology is revolutionizing passenger and goods transportation, offering completely new mobility options. It has already deployed more than 230 driverless projects in 27 countries and travelled more than 600,000 km. Clients include the world’s largest transport operators, city authorities, airports, corporations, business parks, and universities.
Founded in 2014, EasyMile has a global presence with headquarters in Toulouse (France) and regional offices in Denver (USA), Berlin (Germany), Adelaide (Australia) and Singapore. The Company employs over 180 highly-skilled and passionate employees specializing in robotics, computer vision and vehicle dynamics. Besides the two founders, CEO Gilbert Gagnaire & Board Member Philippe Ligier, EasyMile benefits from the backing of minority shareholders and strategic partners, Alstom, Continental and Bpifrance.
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