I read on the web that there is a Tesla fleet of 50 autonomous taxis in Dubai.
- Does anyone know how to order one?
- Where is the information about pricing?
- Is Tesla the only provider of autonomous taxis in Dubai?
It appears that you can order a Dubai Taxi Corporation electric taxi via UberONE, as of October 2017. There is also "a new system" for ordering at the airport, but it's unclear how that works or if you can specifically request a Tesla.
Currently, they will not be "autonomous taxis" in that there will be a driver. There has to be, under current Dubai law. It may run the Autopilot software which provides assistance to the driver and they apparently have all the hardware required to become autonomous given updates in the software and the law, but not quite yet.
Regarding the price, this news site says the price via UberONE will be the same as UberBLACK, specifically: Dh10 base fare, plus Dh0.80 per minute, Dh1.90 per km, and a minimum total fare of Dh20.