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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.