Motoring Technology

More electric vehicle charging stations for SA

Eight electric vehicle public charging stations will be installed in four locations around SA this week, as part of National Transport Month.


SA not ready for autonomous vehicles

As the race to commercially introduce self-driving vehicles heats up, SA will have to wait for more than a decade before autonomous vehicles become a reality on its roads.


Augmented humans to be pervasive by 2030

As the gap between humans and machines shrinks, the two will experience more immersive, connected partnerships, driven by the uptake of emerging technologies.


Ford employs ‘digital engineers’ on vehicle production line

Collaborative robots work together with Ford engineers to apply finishing touches to vehicles on the production line.

3 Oct

Electric vehicles race around the country

BMW, Nissan and Jaguar Land Rover embark on a seven-day electric vehicle road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.


Bargain-your-ride app expands to three local cities

The set-your-own-price inDriver taxi app spreads to Durban, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth, and adds1 000 drivers in each city.


Six million electric vehicles on global roads

As global electric vehicle manufacturers race to implement their electrification strategies, the market experiences a “remarkable growth” trajectory.


Mercedes-Benz shows off luxury new electric vehicle in SA

The car manufacturer’s first electric vehicle, the EQC 400 4MATIC, premiered at the Smarter Mobility Africa Summit today.


Jaguar Land Rover pumps R9bn into next-gen car innovation

A four million square metre UK development centre will focus on the design and development of the company’s connected electric and autonomous vehicles.


Edge computing critical to success of autonomous vehicles

Schneider Electric execs explained the role of edge computing as it relates to self-driving vehicles, at the “Life at the Edge” media conference in Singapore.

Sep 12, 2019

No retrenchments at Uber SA

The layoffs at the ride-hailing company’s US arm will not affect Uber’s South African operations, says its local spokesperson.