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Delivering an electric transport solution

Daimler brought its alternative drivetrain roadshow to SA which enabled us to experience its electric, hybrid and other solutions on home soil...

23 Nov 2017

Car-sharing firm zips across to petrol vans in bid to cut diesel use

We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use. But what if you could borrow a van?

23 Nov 2017

Coffee is revving up London buses

Most of us need our coffee to drive us through the day. And now it's also transporting Londoners to work...

22 Nov 2017

Fuel costs car buyers more than firms say

Every new-car buyer in countries following Europe's car industry legislation is paying far more for their fuel than they expected...

17 Nov 2017

Council commits to hydrogen future

Eighteen key industry leaders that form the Hydrogen Council coalition launched the first globally quantified vision of the role of hydrogen...

16 Nov 2017

Edcon adds Engen as Thank U rewards partner

A new partnership between Engen and Edcon will see motorists earning Thank U loyalty points when filling up...

2 Nov 2017

November sees another fuel price increase

South Africans will see another the fuel price increase on Wednesday, 1 November 2017...

30 Oct 2017

The price of fuel over the last decade

Fuel price increase! The announcement comes every couple of months, and South Africans dread it more and more. The average South African's annual fuel expenditure is among the highest in the world...

By Jason Snyman 12 Oct 2017

New heavy-duty trucks run on liquefied natural gas, biogas

Volvo Trucks has introduced Euro 6-compliant heavy-duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas.

11 Oct 2017

Shell driver behaviour, emotion study results released

A recent study by Shell South Africa and Goldsmiths, University of London, used wearable emotion tracking devices, GPS, as well as weather and traffic information to better understand motorists...

5 Oct 2017

Railway to distribute 1.8-million litres of petrol products nationwide

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has indicated readiness to deploy its 40 tank wagons for distribution of 1.8-million litres of petrol nationwide if contacted by marketers...

By Kingsley Jeremiah 27 Sep 2017

Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI, India: India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks...

18 Sep 2017

Uber-Puma Fuel Card launched

Through expanding its fuel card business, Puma Energy Tanzania has established a partnership with Uber to supply fuel to all registered Uber partner-drivers...

11 Sep 2017

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International

Norway puts brakes on plans for 'Tesla tax'

OSLO, Norway: Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed "Tesla tax", a controversial measure that would have cut a tax rebate granted to heavy electric cars.

24 Nov 2017

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.

21 Nov 2017

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans over faulty seats

TOKYO - Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

21 Nov 2017

New to ridesharing? Here is what you need to know

The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences. The convergence of these factors has created some of the most dynamic new businesses, provided tens of thousands with additional incomes as drivers and given passengers better options when they need a lift.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Nov 2017

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