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Dubai Government Workshop organises session to discuss innovative ideas on fleet management, maintenance


Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) organised a session with an aim to support the country’s preparations for next 50 years and in connection with this year’s ‘UAE Innovation Month.’


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March 3, 2020
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Dubai Government Workshop organises session to discuss innovative ideas on fleet management, maintenance

The session, held in the presence of the leadership team headed by H.E Fahad Ahmed Al-Raeesi, CEO of DGW, encouraged the Workshop’s employees to come up with creative ideas in the fields of innovation, technology and sustainability, thereby enhancing the organisation’s preparedness for the future; and to explore innovative solutions that can help DGW deliver world-class customer services.

The initiative reflects DGW’s commitment to implement the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to celebrate innovation and encourage innovators under the theme ‘UAE Innovates – Towards the Next 50.’The session featured in-depth discussions on how to integrate innovation in the upgradation of fleet management and maintenance services according to the highest international standards and engineering best practices, and in line with the Dubai government’s vision.   

H.E Fahad Ahmed Al-Raeesi, CEO of DGW, said: “As the preparations for the next 50 years gain momentum, the UAE Innovation Month is a significant national occasion to promote innovation and inspire innovators to develop proactive solutions and come up with futuristic ideas that can drive development and growth. At DGW, we are firmly committed to supporting the country’s efforts to adopt innovation as a well-established approach in our operations, while also focusing on creating a work environment that encourages innovation, leadership and productivity. We strive to upgrade the quality of our services in order to enhance customer happiness and community welfare. Against this backdrop, the session was successful in generating some ground-breaking ideas reflecting the distinguished abilities of our highly qualified employees, who remain keen to harness advanced technologies to provide safe vehicles and leading services.”

During the session, DGW introduced several innovations including the ‘clutch overhaul/puller tool,’ an invention that saves time and money by superseding the previous methods where the entire part had to be replaced. Another invention that enables rebuilding of the car’s front suspension part using soft-drink cans and repairing the defected part instead of replacing it, was also presented.     

Other innovations presented during the session enables the extraction of injectors from car engines without causing any damage; and the replacement of the vehicle’s bearing using innovative tools without dismantling the entire axis, thereby saving the time spent to repair the vehicle. Yet another solution tackled the replacement of particular gears within the transmission equipment instead of replacing the latter as a whole, saving both time and money.

The session also introduced an advanced equipment that enables the injection of transmission fluids using compressed air, rather than sending the car to a dealer; and another one that alters the automatic transmission connector in American-made cars to extend the part’s life and avoids sudden breakdowns in the middle of the road. Also introduced was another mechanism to replace the damaged rubber part of the steel part, instead of replacing the latter as a whole, saving costs.