11 Apr 2021
106th open auction for licensing plates yields AED34 m
The 106th Open Auction for Distinctive Vehicle Number Plates held by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at the InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel on Saturday 10th April has raised AED34.053 million.
Plate (R 21) was the sale topper sold for AED3.02 million, followed by plate (AA 66) which was sold for AED2.92 million while plate (I 70) brought back AED2.5 million and Plate (O 99999) fetched AED1 million.
RTA offered 100 fancy plates comprising of two, three, four and five-digit plates of categories (AA-I-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z).
Through the offering of distinctive licensing plates at open or online auctions, RTA seeks to provide a neutral and transparent platform that avails fair opportunities to all bidders. Such plates are appealing to passionate clients as they symbolise important events in their lives.
These auctions are also of great importance to RTA as they serve the needs of a wide range of customers. RTA tends to hold auctions according to market needs with the objective of maximising customers’ satisfaction and improving the level of service. Such auctions are marked by wide participation and positive rivalry of passionate bidders.