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Museveni launches water transport for fuel on Lake Victoria

In the next two years, the fuel pump prices will substantially come down if the $94m (Shs338b) water transport project launched by president Museveni last week becomes a reality...

By Emmanuel Ainebyoona 20 Jun 2017

Bidvest Tanks seals storage facility deal

Bidvest Tank Terminals will invest R1bn in a new liquid petroleum gas (LPG) import and storage facility in Richards Bay for global LPG logistics company Petredec...

13 Jun 2017

Lubricant additive reduces hydrogen wear of metals

Nanol's patented lubrication additive, based on nanotechnology, was originally developed for fuel saving and wear protection in marine engines and industrial applications...

9 Jun 2017

EU launches 'Dieselgate' case against Italy

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU launched infringement proceedings against Italy for failing to adequately investigate emissions cheating allegations against automaker Fiat...

22 May 2017

A global EV taxi revolution

The first step in a global electric taxi revolution was in 2013 when a taxi company in Japan went all in and converted its entire fleet of conventional taxis to zero-emission Nissan LEAFs...

17 May 2017

Ridesharing easing traffic congestion in Cape Town

If you've ever found yourself behind a steering wheel during peak times, you'll probably agree that urban mobility requires drastic change across our country...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 May 2017

Can we design a better fuel economy label?

Transportation contributes approximately 26% to greenhouse gas emissions. As a result, governments around the world are looking for ways to increase consumers' use of fuel-efficient vehicles...

By Camilleri, Weber, Johnson, and Larrick 26 Apr 2017

Manufacturing growth down

Growth in the manufacturing sector fell again in February with signs that the sector will not make much of a contribution to GDP in the first quarter...

By Sunita Menon 13 Apr 2017

What junk status means for car owners

South Africa has been downgraded to junk status by Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings. The long-term effects of being downgraded will lead to higher interest rates...

13 Apr 2017

Watchdogs allege Shell knew about Nigeria oil kickbacks

LAGOS, Nigeria: Corruption watchdogs alleged on Monday that Shell executives knew that money earmarked for a controversial oil deal was being used to bribe senior Nigerian officials, a claim rebuffed by the petroleum giant...

12 Apr 2017

The petrol price - what you need to know

Taxes make up a big part of the price you pay at the pump. As of 5 April 2017 South African motorists received a 24 cents a litre decrease in the price of petrol...

6 Apr 2017

Fuel down, rand risk looms

Commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund, the AA has said that fuel prices for April will be lower than in March...

30 Mar 2017

Fuel tests lead to reverse in downsizing trend

While VW has long used three-cylinder motors in its small cars, it has now declared that it will no longer shrink its engines for theoretical fuel economy benefits...

24 Feb 2017

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International

Electric vehicles inefficient way to reduce CO2 emissions: study

Subsidising the purchase of electric cars in Canada is an inefficient way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that is not cost effective, according to a Montreal Economic Institute study released on Thursday, 22 June.

18 hours ago

2019 automotive styling shades trendbook launched

Clariant's biennial global Automotive Trendbook presents the colour areas that will play a role in the automotive industry in the future. The “Marine Magic” collection of automotive styling shades is based on the company's colour know-how and observations of social trends, topics, and industry developments.

31 May 2017

China's Geely takes stake in Proton, Lotus

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Chinese auto giant Geely on Wednesday announced it was taking a 49.9% stake in Malaysia's troubled Proton as well as a 51% share in British sports car brand Lotus.

25 May 2017

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