A screen displays number plate S70 during the auction at InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel.
The 103rd open number plates auction Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) organised at InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel on Saturday has raised Dhs19.751 million.
Plate (S 70) was the sales topper and was exchanged for Dhs1.9 million followed by (AA 99) which was sold for Dhs1.82 million ahead of (H 333), which brought back AED970 thousand.
RTA offered about 90 fancy plates for bidding in this auction comprising of two, three, four and five-digit plates of categories (AA-H-I-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V).
Through offering distinctive licensing plates at open or online auctions, RTA is seeking 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.
The number plate (12 W) was the highest, selling at Dhs4 million followed by the number plate (20 Z), auctioned at Dhs2,760,000 and while number (222 Z) made Dhs1,750,000.
The 105th Open Number Plates Auction held by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel on Saturday raised Dhs31.55 million
The 104th Open Auction for Distinctive Number Plates organised by Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) on Aug.22 generated Dhs36.224 million.
The 107th 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 Aug.28 has raised Dhs36.276 million. Plate (E 55) was the sales topper at Dhs3.64 million, followed by plate (W 29) which was sold for Dhs2.5 million, Plate (X 35) for Dhs2.48 million, Plate (V 88888) fetched Dhs0.99 million, and Plate (V 9999), which was sold for Dhs0.86 million.
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