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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...

3 days ago

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

Added braking power, a challenge to the vehicle manufacturing industry

Werner Botha from AnimMate feels the visual creative industry can inspire and plant the seeds for more inventive thought...

Issued by AnimMate 19 Jan 2021

Open call for African startups addressing access to energy, agriculture, mobility issues

The search is on for sub-Saharan African startups with tech solutions aimed at addressing access to energy, agriculture and mobility issues...

2 Dec 2020

How new gaming tech is being used by Volvo to create safer cars

Volvo Cars is using a new mixed-reality simulator that uses advanced gaming technology to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving...

20 Nov 2020

Jaguar Land Rover tests advanced lightweight metals for future vehicles

Samples of new metals and composites planned for use in future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles will be built into aerospace-grade sensors and put through their paces in some of the world's most extreme physical conditions...

27 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Is there a future for electric vehicles in South Africa?

Electric vehicles are poised to capture 32% of global market share of new car sales by 2030. However, according to forecasts, South Africa unfortunately lags behind this global trend...

13 Oct 2020

'Ford For South Africa' campaign focuses on its proud heritage, investment and commitment

Neale Hill, managing director of Ford Motor Company South Africa (FMCSA), talks about its latest campaign and reflects on the car manufacturer's proud heritage in South Africa...

By Naresh Maharaj 30 Sep 2020

The rise of robotics in the automotive industry

When it comes to industrial robotics, there's no doubt that its' greatest impact is in the automotive industry...

29 Sep 2020

Mercedes Benz S-Class and the digitisation of automobiles

Earlier this month, we saw the world premiere of the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2021...

By Mayank Tiwari 23 Sep 2020

Electric Life Rides launches Uber-type rental service in Cape Town

The Electric Life Group have launched an electric scooter and electric motorcycle renting hub available via an Uber-type app, from the new mobility hub and partner, The President Hotel in Bantry Bay, Cape Town. The launch introduces their initial fleet of electric kick scooters...

3 Sep 2020

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