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Apple hires former BMW exec to work on its electric car project

Apple has reportedly hired Ulrich Kran, a former BMW vice-president and co-founder of electric startup Canoo, to work on its project to develop an electric car...

11 Jun 2021

AutoTrader launches 360° virtual car viewing feature

In line with their continued pursuit of providing SA with its most trusted motoring marketplace, AutoTrader South Africa has launched AutoTrader 360Spin, a new feature for in-market car shoppers that allows a real world 360° view of a vehicle, from the comfort and safety of their own homes...

Issued by AutoTrader 3 Jun 2021

Regulations around self-driving cars to be introduced in South Africa

The Department of Transport is planning on introducing regulations around self-driving cars as it expects autonomous vehicles...

13 May 2021

Huawei enters vehicle market with Seres SF5 luxury crossover

Huawei unveiled at the recent Auto Shanghai 2021 exhibition a battery-powered crossover called the SF5. The vehicle will be produced by Huawei's Chinese car-making partner Seres..

26 Apr 2021

Tesla with 'no one' driving crashes, killing two passengers

A 2019 Tesla Model S vehicle that 'no one' appeared to be driving crashed late Saturday in the United States...

19 Apr 2021

Domino's trials self-driving pizza delivery robot

Customers who opt-in will have their pre-ordered pizzas arrive in a fully autonomous vehicle made by self-driving delivery company Nuro...

19 Apr 2021

Big Uber and Bolt competitor launching in Cape Town soon

DiDi has started its registration process for drivers in Cape Town and will begin offering ride-hailing services in the province over the next few weeks...

30 Mar 2021

New Sandero gets smartphone infotainment system

Renault's Romanian Dacia brand has developed a smart and convenient smartphone-based infotainment solution that features in the new Sandero...

By Gero Lilleike 25 Mar 2021

Chemical Seta to fund major research projects with over R1.6m

The Chemical Industry Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) will be funding two South African universities with R1,647,500 this year, supporting research...

9 Mar 2021

How will 5G impact automotive IoT and its security?

The internet of things (IoT) has taken the world by storm, from smart toasters to pet feeders, it seems that each of our everyday appliances is getting upgraded...

By Nicolò Boatto 2 Mar 2021

UberGo, a low-cost ride service, is now available in South Africa

Uber South Africa recently announced that UberNam has been renamed to UberGo and that the service is now available across the country...

22 Feb 2021

Tech startup Cridde to launch new app-based car rental platform

A division of Cityride car rental based in Johannesburg, the app allows users to have the convenience of once-off document upload, verification and renting a car instantly...

19 Feb 2021

Growth ahead for e-hailing services

Regulation could help e-hailing services grow and reduce their operating risks...

By Jason Mellow 25 Jan 2021

Kaspersky makes threat intelligence reports available for auto industry

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky recently announced that it has launched its tailored threat intelligence (TI) reporting tool for organisations working in the automotive industry...

20 Jan 2021

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