Audi SA transforms older models into connected cars
Volvo outlines electrification, autonomous strategy
The firm accelerates its e-mobility strategy to put one million electrified vehicles on the road by 2025.
First electric minibus taxi coming to SA
A research partnership will investigate and advance the feasibility of an electric minibus taxi in South African conditions by testing production vehicles in SA in 2023.
Skills pivotal to transition towards electric mobility
The scarcity of various crucial ICT skills is identified as the key barrier to the growth of SA’s slow-to-accelerate electric vehicle market.
VWSA ramps up sustainability initiatives
The company builds a wastewater recycling facility and installs a solar panel facility to reduce its carbon emissions.
Uber SA partners with AURA to improve driver, user safety
The ride-hailing firm collaborates with the on-demand smart emergency response app to tighten its security protocols.
Electric minibus taxi trial in the works in SA
A multi-stakeholder partnership will investigate the feasibility of an electric minibus taxi in South African conditions.
Woolies rolls out electric fleet for online deliveries
Woolworths says it’s the first retailer in SA to use electric panel vans to deliver customers’ online purchases.
SA trails behind global market with 1.5K electric vehicles
The local electric vehicle market sees slow but steady growth − with sales marketed exclusively from premium brands − reaching 1 559 units at the beginning of 2022.
Businesses can soften the blow of rise in fuel price
One way of keeping fuel expenses down is by participating in a diesel savings programme, says Derick de Vries, executive head, Standard Bank Vehicle Asset Finance.
Improving fleet driving behaviour
Macrocomm's Fleet Fuel Saving Application focuses on improving the driver’s self-awareness of their driving behaviour and giving them tips on how to improve their driving behaviour and efficiency.
EXCLUSIVE: Chinese e-hailing firm DiDi pulls plug on SA operations
DiDi Chuxing confirms it will close shop in SA tomorrow, citing “strategy adjustment from managerial levels” amid intense competition in the market.