Motoring Technology
Sep 25, 2020

BMW Group launches all-electric Mini Cooper in SA

BMW Group introduces to SA what it calls the first small vehicle in the premium segment to run purely on electrical power: the Mini Cooper SE.

Sep 15, 2020

Solar PV for office and EVs

AWPower engineers completed the conversion of its offices to sustainable living, including integrated facilities for charging battery powered electric vehicles.

Sep 10, 2020

Nedbank boon for online car marketplace Rola

The new Rola digital finance offering has been integrated with the Nedbank vehicle asset finance application programming interface. 

Sep 7, 2020

Mustang Mach-E to come with Ford’s next-gen tech

Ford showcases its latest communication tech, Ford Sync version 4, to be integrated into its forthcoming electric vehicle, the Mustang Mach-E.

Aug 18, 2020

Audi intros online quotation tool for freeway plan extension

Audi’s online calculator generates a cost estimate for extending a vehicle’s freeway plan and can be conducted from the user’s home.

Jul 28, 2020

Thousands of Bolt drivers protest over low-cost service

Scores of Bolt commuters were left stranded yesterday, when thousands of drivers went offline and protested against its new affordable service, Bolt Go.

Jul 28, 2020

Ride-hailing app Taxi Live Africa begins expansion

After successfully operating in Durban and signing up 3 000 partner drivers, locally-developed Taxi Live Africa expands to Gauteng.


University of Pretoria, CSIR to accelerate smart cities initiatives

The partnership agreement will see the CSIR and University of Pretoria work on the development of SA’s smart transport and smart cities projects.


Ikhwezi Bus Service deploys AI-driven wireless network

The company has deployed an AI-driven wireless network from NEC XON based on Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks company.

Jul 21, 2020

Governing bodies threaten shutdown of 'Bolt's manipulative system'

The South African E-hailing Association and the E-hailing Operators Interim Committee are demanding the halt of Bolt’s new low-cost service, Bolt Go.

Jul 20, 2020

Vehicle manufacturers boost digital operations amid COVID-19

Toyota, BMW, Audi, Nissan and Volkswagen strengthen their digital initiatives as the coronavirus takes its toll on the struggling sector.

Jun 30, 2020

Afri Ride branches into fintech, food deliveries

The ride-sharing app readies to introduce Afri Wallet, a transaction platform for the unbanked.