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Cars and speakers: Baidu speeds up AI progress

Chinese web giant Baidu unveiled a smart speaker model and plans for a self-driving mini-bus, its latest foray into the hyper-competitive field of artificial intelligence...

3 days ago

Adoption of mobility solutions drives growth in auto ecosystem

Increased congestion and pollution in urban areas has been a key driver for transformational mobility solutions such as carsharing, e-hailing, ridesharing, and bike sharing...

14 Nov 2017

Harnessing tech to create sustainable cities for the future

More than ever before, technology drives our world. It powers businesses, cities and governments, and shapes individual lives in a hugely impactful way...

By Colin Thornton 7 Nov 2017

Sandton Public Transport Loop up and running

Sandton Central's new public transport lane, the Sandton Public Transport Loop, is now up and running with services offered by Metrobus, Putco, minibus taxis, and Gautrain buses...

31 Oct 2017

November sees another fuel price increase

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

30 Oct 2017

Taxi operators need financial management skills to compete

The University of the Western Cape's School of Business and Finance has produced research assessing the financial management skills of taxi operators in Cape Town...

30 Oct 2017

South Africa needs to revamp its new public transport system

Over the past eight years, the South African government has spent more than R130bn on public transport projects in the country's main cities...

By Christo Venter and Gary Hayes 23 Oct 2017

African tourism trends in the age of developing smart cities

Using data to understand travellers' spending behaviours, their habits as well as their preferences, has the power to increase the number of customers and the spend...

By Elias Aad 19 Oct 2017

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017

WhereIsMyTransport informally run public transport data now available

WhereIsMyTransport has completed its mammoth data collection project which means access to reliable data from SA's most-used public transport mode is now possible for every major metropolitan region, as well as Gaborone...

12 Oct 2017

City of Cape Town aims to take over management of commuter rail

Earlier this week, Councillor Brett Herron addressed the media about the City of Cape Town's intention to take over management of commuter rail in Cape Town...

12 Oct 2017

Join the #TransportMonth conversation this October

This year, Transport Month will be hosted under the theme: “Together we move South Africa Forward.”

10 Oct 2017

Akagera-MCV partnership expected to boost public transport

Efforts by the City of Kigali to phase out low-capacity commuter taxis from operating on key routes have been boosted by the introduction of new big buses by Akagera Motors...

By Donata Kiiza 6 Oct 2017

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International

Rolls-Royce taking steps into the future of civil aerospace

Rolls-Royce announced two new innovative developments at the Dubai Airshow and in tandem at AFRAA's 49th AGA.

15 Nov 2017

Traffic growth in Middle East has Boeing forecast $730bn market for new airplanes

Boeing, in presenting its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO) for the Middle East during the Dubai Airshow, estimated that the region will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730bn.

14 Nov 2017

Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1bn

DUBAI, UAE - Emirates Airlines on Sunday agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $15.1bn at list price, its chief Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum said. Emirates is already the world's largest client for Boeing's 777, with 165 jets and another 164 on firm order.

13 Nov 2017

China signs $37bn deal to buy 300 Boeing planes

BEIJING, China: China signed an agreement Thursday to buy 300 aeroplanes from US aerospace giant Boeing valued over $37 billion, as part of a multi-billion dollar raft of deals announced during President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing.

10 Nov 2017

Online shopping spree buys Deutsche Post more profit

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany: Growth in online shopping continued to provide a bonanza for German logistics group Deutsche Post in the third quarter, the firm reported Thursday, confirming its forecast for the full year.

9 Nov 2017

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