Motoring Technology

Transport sector dallying in implementing intelligent strategies

As digital innovation becomes a critical part of the transport sector, lack of adequate skills and organisational structure are among challenges facing these firms.

6 Apr

Tesla ramps up EV production as demand hits record high

The US firm delivered 185 000 electric vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, and is ramping up its vehicle production, as global demand increases.


Panasonic, McAfee team up to develop vehicle SOC

The two companies want to commercialise vehicle security monitoring services.


China’s DiDi Chuxing to take on Uber, Bolt in SA

The Chinese-based ride-hailing service is set to start operating in Cape Town, in competition with Uber and Bolt.


Joburg electric vehicle initiative readies for e-buses, e-taxis

The City of Joburg fine-tunes its electric vehicle programme, to prepare for the rollout of electric buses and e-taxis in SA’s transport system.

Mar 16, 2021

Netstar offers telematics units for scholar transport in Durban

The company uses its expertise in telematics and IOT to help improve driver behaviour and keep children safe as they travel to and from school.

Mar 16, 2021

Volkswagen ramps up electric car battery offensive

The Volkswagen Group will bolster its electric vehicle battery production and charging infrastructure, as part of its e-mobility roadmap for 2030.

Mar 15, 2021

Online marketplace for cars FlexClub secures R75m

The start-up raises $5 million in funding, significantly bolstering the $1.2 million it had already obtained in 2019.

Mar 12, 2021

Tintri drives intelligent infrastructure so you can ‘let go of the wheel’

Tintri says intelligent infrastructure needs to acquire knowledge and then apply that knowledge to optimise its own performance, settings or configurations.

Mar 4, 2021

Bolt gets R363m for Africa, Eastern Europe expansion

The International Finance Corporation investment will support entrepreneurship, empower women and increase access to affordable mobility in the regions.

Feb 25, 2021

Andile Ngcaba’s Convergence Partners buys Ctrack MEA ops

The specialist investment firm enters into an agreement with Nasdaq-listed Inseego to acquire 100% of Ctrack’s operations in Africa and the Middle East.

Feb 24, 2021

Ford intros connected services in new Ford Ranger FX4

The locally-assembled Ford Ranger FX4 spearheads the introduction of Ford’s connected services platform, FordPass Connect.