The UAE crossed a major milestone with the opening of a new manufacturing facility for electric cars in Dubai to meet a rising demand for green mobility and global carbon emissions reduction.
The 45,000-sq-ft Al Damani Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Factory by M Glory M Glory Holding Group at Dubai Industrial City (Tecom Group member) houses a temporary assembly line, which has a maximum production capacity of 10,000 cars per year.
Commenting on the new facility, Saud Abu Al-Shawareb, Executive Vice-President of Industrial Leasing at Tecom Group, says: "This historic milestone will provide another low-emission energy source and contribute to creating a more sustainable future for the UAE and the region.
"The opening of M Glory in our community illustrates our dedication to boosting the manufacturing sector and our belief in providing a comprehensive ecosystem that enables regional manufacturers like M Glory to establish businesses and further the ‘Make it in the Emirates’ initiative."
The UAE aims to deliver cutting-edge, technologically supported solutions in line with Operation 300bn and along with the manufacturing sector will play a crucial role in supporting the national net-zero strategy.
Dr Majida Al-Azazi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of M Glory Holding Group, says: "The Damani Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Factory is the first and only facility of its kind in the UAE to meet international specifications where we will manufacture environment-friendly electric cars, contributing to global efforts to reduce carbon emissions and support sustainable development."
The temporary plant for the production of electric vehicles is located on the a 1 million sq ft oasis and will be used until the sustainable and comprehensive facility in Dubai Industrial City is completed.
It will be operational in the next two years and have am annual production capacity of 55,000 electric cars yearly.
Dr Majida says the cars will be compatible with the environment and atmosphere of the GCC, in addition to being competitive and durable.