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Coffee is revving up London buses

Most of us need our coffee to drive us through the day. And now it's also transporting Londoners to work

1 day ago

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Volvo Cars said 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

2 days ago

Cars and speakers: Baidu speeds up AI progress

Chinese web giant Baidu unveiled a smart speaker model and plans for a self-driving mini-bus, its latest foray into the hyper-competitive field of artificial intelligence

17 Nov 2017

'Tinder of mobility' uGoMyWay wins inaugural AfricaCom 20/20 Innovation Award

Ride-sharing platform uGoMyWay has received the inaugural AfricaCom 20/20 Innovation Award 2017 at the 20th AfricaCom conference and exhibition

14 Nov 2017

Adoption of mobility solutions drives growth in auto ecosystem

Increased congestion and pollution in urban areas has been a key driver for transformational mobility solutions such as carsharing, e-hailing, ridesharing, and bike sharing

14 Nov 2017

Harnessing tech to create sustainable cities for the future

More than ever before, technology drives our world. It powers businesses, cities and governments, and shapes individual lives in a hugely impactful way

By Colin Thornton 7 Nov 2017

Sandton Public Transport Loop up and running

Sandton Central's new public transport lane, the Sandton Public Transport Loop, is now up and running with services offered by Metrobus, Putco, minibus taxis, and Gautrain buses

31 Oct 2017

November sees another fuel price increase

South Africans will see another the fuel price increase on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

30 Oct 2017

Taxi operators need financial management skills to compete

The University of the Western Cape's School of Business and Finance has produced research assessing the financial management skills of taxi operators in Cape Town

30 Oct 2017

South Africa needs to revamp its new public transport system

Over the past eight years, the South African government has spent more than R130bn on public transport projects in the country's main cities

By Christo Venter and Gary Hayes 23 Oct 2017

African tourism trends in the age of developing smart cities

Using data to understand travellers' spending behaviours, their habits as well as their preferences, has the power to increase the number of customers and the spend

By Elias Aad 19 Oct 2017

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

WhereIsMyTransport informally run public transport data now available

WhereIsMyTransport has completed its mammoth data collection project which means access to reliable data from SA's most-used public transport mode is now possible for every major metropolitan region, as well as Gaborone

12 Oct 2017

City of Cape Town aims to take over management of commuter rail

Earlier this week, Councillor Brett Herron addressed the media about the City of Cape Town's intention to take over management of commuter rail in Cape Town

12 Oct 2017

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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.

11 hours ago

Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooning

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

By Michael Milford 2 days ago

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

Traffic growth in Middle East has Boeing forecast $730bn market for new airplanes

Boeing, in presenting its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO) for the Middle East during the Dubai Airshow, estimated that the region will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730bn.

14 Nov 2017

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