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Traffic congestion reconsidered

Despite efforts to encourage a shift to sustainable transportation, traffic congestion is often the focus of debates over mobility. Motorists endlessly demand more roads, but is this really a solution?

3 Jun 2019

AUSTRALIA

Get set for take-off in electric aircraft, the next transport disruption

Move aside electric cars, another disruption set to occur in the next decade is being ignored in current transport infrastructure debates: electric aviation...

By Jake Whitehead and Michael Kane 24 Apr 2019

GLOBAL

Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooning

Platooning involves a number of trucks closely following one another, connected using vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Typically the lead truck does most of the driving "work"...

By Michael Milford 21 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Uber to go public, launches Movement tool

NEWSWATCH: Things have no doubt been abuzz at Uber with new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wanting to take the company public in the next 18 to 36 months. In addition, the company has officially launched its Movement tool...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Sep 2017

AUSTRALIA

Uber slammed for cashing in on hostage tragedy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Uber in damage control after being slammed on social media and elsewhere for Sydney siege price hike...

18 Dec 2014

AUSTRALIA

VW gearbox fault prompts car recall

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: German car manufacturer, Volkswagen (VW) on Wednesday (12 June) recalled nearly 26,000 vehicles in Australia due to a gearbox problem that could cause cars to lose power on the road.

13 Jun 2013