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.
Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017
California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator
Uber's entry into the African continent, where it now operates in 15 major African cities, could be changing the transport narrative forever
Forrester, in collaboration with Christian Austin and Sal Schiano, has researched the downstream impact of widespread automation in transportation
Digital transformation, as we've come to realise, means something different in every industry. In manufacturing, the term can be broad-reaching
Dereshin Pillay 27 Jul 2017
The regional market for commercial vehicles (CVs) like rigid trucks and flatbed trailers is being strengthened by rising urbanisation and infrastructural developments in Africa
In light of the recent study, Game-changing Automotive Policy Developments in Africa, we chat to Ryan Bax, senior industry analyst for mobility and automotive at Frost & Sullivan, to find out more about the fast-growing, untapped African car market
Ilse van den Berg 11 May 2017
East African countries are closer to an agreement that could boost motorcycle assembly in the region. The EAC Secretariat has appointed a team of experts
James Anyanzwa 5 Jul 2016
Kia Motors will build training centres for mechanics in Ethiopia and Kenya in a bid to contribute to their economies by providing education for young people
Kiira Motors Corporation is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful
Lauren Hartzenberg 25 May 2016
Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services
Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016
With the correct policies, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia all have the potential to challenge SA's dominance of vehicle manufacturing in sub-Saharan Africa, a report by business consultancy Deloitte shows
David Furlonger 22 Apr 2016
KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.
David Furlonger 11 Apr 2014
Actis, the global emerging market investor, recently announced a 36% equity investment in the AutoXpress group, East Africa's leading tyre wholesaler and retailer.
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)