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Engineered for tough conditions in the commuter bus sector

Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles has bolstered its commuter bus offering with the launch of its OF 1723 bus chassis.

By Mark Smyth 10 hours ago

SAA to have less domestic flights as Mango's increase

State-owned South African Airways (SAA) Group has set in motion its September announcement that it would rationalise the route networks of national carrier SAA and its low-cost subsidiary Mango

By Neels Blom 10 hours ago

Hauling steadily into an electric era

Tesla boss Elon Musk had always promised to create an electric truck. The rest of the industry has been working on greener solutions for years with options ranging from Euro 6 diesel engines to hybrids, gas and even electric

12 hours ago

Aviation industry has 'sky high' potential to create new jobs

Aviation is a key part of the economic lifeblood of Africa. It supports 6.9 million jobs and $80bn in GDP. It carries people and goods across and outside the continent and brings in economic investment, tourism, trade, and aid.

By Alexandre de Juniac 1 day ago

Taxify ride-hailing app launches in Tanzania

Ride-hailing app, Taxify, has launched its services in Dar es Salaam to give commuters more options in private urban transport

1 day ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space

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57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of approximately 57 million customers and drivers

By Simon Campbell-Young 2 days ago

Apapa port not conceived to receive trucks, fuel tankers

The Apapa port was originally designed to receive imported goods and petroleum products and move them out by railway and pipelines, and not to receive articulated trucks and heavy-duty vehicles

By Ejiofor Alike 2 days ago

Airbus CEO will not seek third term

Tom Enders will not seek a third term as CEO of Airbus, the Le Figaro newspaper reported Tuesday, although the embattled aircraft manufacturer denied a decision had been made

2 days ago

Why African ports need to harness technology

African ports needed African solutions that respond to the rapid technology changes in the maritime industry

3 days ago

DHL Supply Chain South Africa introduces central control tower

DHL Supply Chain South Africa has introduced a central control tower which takes all the systems that provide information around orders, planning and execution, health and safety, driver behaviour, fleet management, electronic PODs, and pulls it into one system to manage it from a central location

11 Dec 2017

Cromet Molepo new acting group CEO of Prasa

Cromet Molepo has been appointed as the new acting group CEO of the Passenger Rail Agency (Prasa) with immediate effect

11 Dec 2017

Qatar Airways first airline in Africa, Middle East to achieve NDC Level 3 Certification

Qatar Airways recently achieved the IATA NDC Level 3 Certification, demonstrating its use of the latest technological standards in providing information about airfares and other services

11 Dec 2017

London's iconic black cabs go electric

London's first electric-powered black cabs hit the streets on Tuesday, the British capital's iconic taxis getting a facelift for the modern age that should help cut pollution in the city

7 Dec 2017

The business of SIM management for vehicle tracking

Installing or self-managing a vehicle tracking solution sounds like such a simple thing to do, but like most things, there is much more to it, with many aspects to consider

By Hein Koen 6 Dec 2017

IATA: Global passenger traffic bounces back

IATA's global passenger traffic results show October's performance was a strong bounce-back after the hurricane-related disruptions in September

6 Dec 2017

Air transport net profits to soar in 2018

Led by US airlines, net profits in the aviation industry are set to rise by some 11% in 2018, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday as it presented economic forecasts for the industry.

6 Dec 2017

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens partner to launch E-Fan X

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have announced a new partnership, bringing together some of the world's foremost experts in electrical and propulsion technologies

5 Dec 2017

O.R. Tambo airport climbs global quality rankings

Johannesburg's O.R. Tambo International Airport rose five places in the global quality rankings for airports in the third quarter of this year, following an intensified service drive-by management

5 Dec 2017

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This Indian airport handled close to 1000 flights in a single day

We're not sure what you were up to Friday night, but an airport in India had no time for partying. In fact, Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport this weekend broke the record for the most number of flights handled in a single day by a single airport.

By Andy Walker 28 Nov 2017

Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Perhaps you have even used one while visiting other parts of the world, or the Locomute service in SA. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle in various cities around the world, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use.

23 Nov 2017

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.

21 Nov 2017

Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooning

Should Australian truckies feel a little nervous about the rise of platooning?

By Michael Milford 21 Nov 2017

Rolls-Royce taking steps into the future of civil aerospace

Rolls-Royce announced two new innovative developments at the Dubai Airshow and in tandem at AFRAA's 49th AGA.

15 Nov 2017

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