FlexClub unlocks vehicle leasing for on-demand SA workers

The local vehicle hiring marketplace signs global partnerships to provide an alternative to vehicle purchasing for customers and e-hailing partner drivers.

Sep 8, 2021

DiDi SA ramps up expansion plans after Gauteng launch

The Chinese multinational ride-hailing service prepares its nationwide expansion across SA, after launching in three provinces.

Aug 17, 2021

Ride-hailing firm DiDi expands services to Gauteng

The ride-hailing company readies to bring its service to SA’s economic hub, announcing launch plans for Johannesburg, Pretoria and Ekurhuleni on 23 August. 

Aug 10, 2021

Mobility fintech Moove raises R335m

The company plans to expand its operations and democratise vehicle ownership in SA, Nigeria and Ghana following its latest funding round.

Jun 21, 2021

DiDi invites Gauteng drivers to join partner network

The Chinese-based ride-hailing service begins recruitment of partner drivers in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

May 26, 2021

Gauteng transport brings mediator on board in e-hailing dispute

The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport appoints a mediator to help resolve the dispute between Uber, Bolt and their driver partners.

May 14, 2021

New ride-hailing player debuts in SA amid fierce competition

Home-grown ride-hailing company NextNow takes on rivals, promising the most competitive prices amid intense competition in the market.

May 7, 2021

E-hailing firm DiDi seeks drivers, readies low-cost service

The Chinese-based ride-hailing firm is on a recruitment drive as part of its expansion to Cape Town, and is preparing to introduce a low-cost service.

Apr 30, 2021

Drivers demand Uber put ‘exploitative’ low-cost service on hold

Uber driver partners want the e-hailing company to halt the newly-launched low-cost UberGo service, saying it will significantly slash their earnings.

Apr 19, 2021

Volvo, DiDi sign pact to boost robotaxi operations

Under the agreement, Volvo will provide DiDi with XC90 cars equipped with necessary backup systems for functions such as steering and braking.

Apr 13, 2021

Huawei sees uptick in local usage of app gallery

The Chinese telecoms manufacturer counts 2.8 million South Africans as monthly active users of its AppGallery mobile app store.

Apr 7, 2021

Mastercard, Uber drive digital payment acceptance

The companies extend their long-standing partnership to boost digital payments and advance financial inclusion across the Middle East and Africa.

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