Ask Afrika revealed that only 9% of Gauteng motorists had an e-tag on the day before the launch of e-tolls and 57% said they won't pay an e-toll account.
11 Dec 2013 14:29
Renault and Orange are collaborating on a research project to test the automotive uses of very-high-speed, 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) connectivity. Tomorrow's vehicles will be hyper-connected, enabling motorists to safely access their professional and personal digital worlds, wherever driving circumstances permit.
11 Dec 2013 14:00
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
Passenger numbers on the Gautrain rose almost 10% in the first week of tolling on some of Gauteng's highways, as many commuters chose to leave their cars at home and use public transport instead. Tolling on Gauteng's highways began on Tuesday last week.
By Nicky Smith 10 Dec 2013 05:38
DHL Global Forwarding's Fresh Connection Challenge 2013 produced some fierce rivalries among South African companies earlier this year. The advanced web-based supply-chain business game has caught the attention of leaders in a number of industries. Apart from some pretty impressive rewards for the winners, the game itself is invaluable in building effective, dynamic supply-chain teams and increased organisational supply-chain knowledge.
9 Dec 2013 09:52
Positive about its growth prospects in 2014, South African trailer and truck body manufacturer, Serco, are moving into new premises in Johannesburg early in the new year while simultaneously starting an extension to its Durban factory estimated at R16 million.
9 Dec 2013 15:57
The automotive sector is already one of the world's biggest spenders on digital marketing and advertising, with motor manufacturers and dealers worldwide constantly increasing the portion of their budgets they allocate to digital channels.
By Michael Walker 6 Dec 2013 07:00
1st for Women Insurance is urging female motorists to take car maintenance more seriously for their own safety.
5 Dec 2013 11:54
Vehicle sales figures for November, as released by the Department of Trade and Industry, reflect a continued tail-off in demand for new vehicles as the year end approaches. Total vehicle sales reported for the month were 50,806 with 34,267 of those being passenger vehicles and 13,719 light commercial vehicles.
4 Dec 2013 14:55
Activity in the manufacturing sector continued to improve, as suggested by the 1.7-point increase in the seasonally adjusted Kagiso purchasing managers index (PMI) in November‚ to 52.4.
4 Dec 2013 06:12
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
Clerics in Gauteng said on Monday, 2 December, that they refuse to purchase e-tags or pay tolls for improvements to Gauteng freeways and they have called on their congregations and all Gauteng residents to do the same.
By Khulekani Magubane 3 Dec 2013 09:15
Fleet owners respond to Department of Transport announcement that the Gauteng E-tolls system would go live today, Tuesday 3 December 2013.
3 Dec 2013 07:42
Domestic new vehicle sales fell by 4.6% to 50‚806 units year-on-year in November‚ a decline of 2‚459 vehicles from the 53‚265 units sold in November last year‚ the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa) said in a statement on Monday (2 December).
3 Dec 2013 10:02
Only 10% of drivers in Gauteng "strongly agree" with the statement "I have bought an e-toll tag already or intend to buy one", while 42% have not or will not buy an e-toll tag and 44% disagree with the entire concept, according to an Ipsos poll.
Issued by Ipsos 2 Dec 2013 10:41
Ahead of the festive season, Attie Dadswell, product specialist at ECHLIN, Control Instruments-Automotive, warns drivers to check their vehicles fuel system before going on those long road trips.
By Attie Dadswell 2 Dec 2013 15:38
The digital media never sleep. Content on Bizcommunity.com's industry web and mobisites is archived and accessible by our community and your prospective audiences 24/7, 365.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Nov 2013 14:54
The Road Accident Fund will commission a study next year to determine the possible effects of the government's drive to shift freight from road to rail and to increase the use of rail as a means of mass transportation, chief executive Eugene Watson told a research colloquium organised by the fund.
29 Nov 2013 09:19
South African companies that import goods from other regions have come under increasing pressure over the last 10 years, as a result of continuous, steep increases in the petrol price.
29 Nov 2013 15:16
More than 70% of the 24 trucks tested in Pietermaritzburg on Friday, 22 November 2013 were deemed unroadworthy and were suspended. What does that say about the safety of heavy vehicles on South African roads?
28 Nov 2013 13:27
Receive free email newsletter
Tell a friend about us