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Driving in Dubai already makes one yearn for the open skies.Over 1.5 million Dubai-registered vehicles ply its roads, not counting those crowding in from the United Arab Emirates' six other sheikhdoms.The prototype used in Dubai has a maximum flying time of 30 minutes at 50 kph (31 mph), with a maximum airspeed of 100 kph (62 mph).That's a longer time frame than initially offered by Dubai.Still, Dubai remains at the front of the pack when it comes to embracing new technology.Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, says he wants 25 percent of all passenger trips in the city to be done by driverless vehicles by 2030 .
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