Motoring Technology

Afri Ride app heads to Zimbabwe

Less than a year after launch, Afri Ride’s creators are taking the ride-sharing app to neighbouring country Zimbabwe.

23 Jun

Uber, Mastercard support frontline workers with free trips, meals

Uber introduces its largest region-wide initiative, in partnership with Mastercard, to provide120 000 free trips and meals to frontline workers.


How 5G is poised to change the world

5G opens up a whole new range of opportunities for businesses and should lead to something of a technological revolution, says Intdev.

Jun 11, 2020

Consumers now pay significantly less for electric cars

Electric vehicle prices decrease due to market expansion and the economic downturn; however, manufacturers are selling them at a loss.

Jun 11, 2020

Uber brings its Uber Cash e-wallet service to SA

The e-hailing company’s new payment service aims to promote contactless transactions during the coronavirus period and beyond.

Jun 10, 2020

Ford extends online self-service system to SA

The vehicle manufacturer expands its chatbot-like Web application to SA, to provide an online knowledge base tool for customers.

Jun 4, 2020

Bolt to add more COVID-19 specialist vehicles

The ride-hailing company plans to install protection measures in a further 4 000 vehicles registered on its platform.

May 29, 2020

Bidvest McCarthy, Dimension Data help motor retail industry return to work safely

The companies give the South African motor retail industry free access to a newly developed COVID-19 employee portal.

May 27, 2020

Volkswagen's WeConnect Go app now available in SA

The WeConnect Go app allows the user to receive vehicle data and control certain functions via their smartphone.

May 4, 2020

The ‘Uber for bakkies’ debuts Droppa Express

The e-hailing platform enhances its service offering to include express delivery of essential items within a 25km radius in 24 hours.

Apr 30, 2020

Uber supports domestic violence survivors during lockdown

With many shelters seeking assistance during the lockdown period, the ride-hailing company pledges 50 000 free rides and meals.

Apr 29, 2020

Disgruntled ride-hailing drivers lobby govt on COVID-19 relief fund

Ride-hailing operators and drivers fear their vehicles will be repossessed if government doesn’t provide financial support during the lockdown.