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IMPERIAL Logistics entered the South African logistics and transport market in 1975 with a small fleet of light commercial vehicles, which were principally rented to clients and utilised to distribute food and fresh produce to restaurants.

The digital transformation of Africa's rail system
The digital transformation of Africa's rail system

The poor condition of rail infrastructure in many African countries is undermining the potential of rail systems to contribute to economic development...

By Gilbert Saggia 14 Aug 2018

MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha remains suspended
MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha remains suspended

The City of Cape Town announced that the MyCiTi bus service in Khayelitsha remains suspended...

6 Aug 2018

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Fastjet offers more value for everyone

Fastjet will include the first item of checked luggage as well as a snack and/or refreshment in all tickets sold...

6 Aug 2018

New laws to clean up towing industry
New laws to clean up towing industry

The Gauteng Provincial Road Traffic Act (No.10 of 1997) will be amended in an effort to better govern the towing industry and promote professional business practices...

3 Aug 2018

City of Cape Town to recruit 100 rail enforcement officers
City of Cape Town to recruit 100 rail enforcement officers

The City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee has approved the appointment of 100 law enforcement officers who will serve in the dedicated Rail Enforcement Unit...

2 Aug 2018

SA Taxi aims to empower females in the taxi industry
SA Taxi aims to empower females in the taxi industry

SA Taxi continues to empower female entrepreneurs in the minibus taxi industry...

2 Aug 2018

Most improved commercial vehicle brand revealed
Most improved commercial vehicle brand revealed

The annual National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey reveals FAW as the most improved commercial vehicle brand for 2018...

1 Aug 2018

Car-sharing apps are actually quite vulnerable to cyberattacks
Car-sharing apps are actually quite vulnerable to cyberattacks

Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of 13 car-sharing applications, developed by major manufacturers from different markets which have been downloaded over one million times...

25 Jul 2018

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A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The summer of your smile

Malta International Airport (MIA) has published its traffic results for June 2018. Passenger movements were up by 14.6% over the previous June. It proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that summer here is a thing.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 20 Jul 2018

Currently considered the world's largest aircraft, the Airlander 10 is powered by four 325-hp (242-kW) turbocharged diesel engines (Credit: Hybrid Air Vehicles)
HAV shares first images of planned luxury airship cabin

Farnborough, UK - Last October, British aerospace firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) announced that it was developing a luxury-tourism-oriented version of its otherwise-industrial Airlander 10 airship...

By Ben Coxworth 20 Jul 2018

Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks
Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks

The 50,000 ships sailing the sea at any one time have joined an ever-expanding list of objects that can be hacked. Cybersecurity experts recently displayed how easy it was to break into a ship's navigational equipment...

By Keith Martin and Rory Hopcraft 16 Jul 2018

#StartupStory: Aura security app to aid beleaguered Uber drivers
#StartupStory: Aura security app to aid beleaguered Uber drivers

A revolutionary new app that provides speedy security assistance and cuts emergency response times has become a welcome safety measure, especially for beleaguered Uber drivers...

By Ilse van den Berg 13 Jul 2018

Prospects of pallet trucks market remain positive
Prospects of pallet trucks market remain positive

According to a recent Fact.MR study, prospects of the pallet trucks market remain positive. The study estimates the global sales of pallet trucks to bring in approximately $1,4m by end-2028...

11 Jul 2018

Nairobi is planning car-free days. They could bring many benefits
Nairobi is planning car-free days. They could bring many benefits

Kenya's capital, Nairobi, is the second most congested city in the world. To reduce congestion, Nairobi County has proposed car-free Wednesdays and Saturdays in two of the busiest parts of the city...

By Haneen Khreis and Mark Nieuwenhuijsen 10 Jul 2018

6 ways to save on fuel
6 ways to save on fuel

With the fuel price expected to increase yet again this month, small and medium-sized transport companies are finding themselves in particularly challenging times. The pressure is on to find ways to save fuel and reduce costs...

By Arnoux Maré 9 Jul 2018

What if autonomous vehicles actually make us more dependent on cars?
What if autonomous vehicles actually make us more dependent on cars?

Cities across Europe are taking steps to become increasingly car-free. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is aiming for 80% of all trips to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041...

By Mark Kleinman and Charlene Rohr 3 Jul 2018

The Tesla Pickup Truck is pitched as a smaller version of the Semi, but still large enough to haul a standard pickup in its bed (Credit: Tesla)
Elon Musk asks for development ideas for Tesla pickup truck

At the Semi and Roadster reveal last November, Elon Musk quickly showed a mockup drawing of an all-electric pickup truck large enough to carry a pickup truck in its bed...

By Paul Ridden 28 Jun 2018

Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa
Why smart transportation is a game changer for Africa

Many of the approaches and technologies which combine to form a smart city are being applied from Cape Town through to Cairo...

By Sherry Zameer 22 Jun 2018

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Izusa Carriers truck driver strike comes to an end

About 100 truck drivers from Izusa Carriers have ceased striking after they signed a resolution agreement with the Motor Transport Workers Union (MTWU)...

20 Jun 2018

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Uber yet to make car ownership obsolete

Millennials think Uber has removed the need for car ownership and that owning a car in the near future will be irrational. However, new research indicates that the complete takeover is yet to happen...

18 Jun 2018

How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking
How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking

Traffic signals give priority to motor vehicles over pedestrians. This inequality undermines many of the stated goals of transport, health and environment policy...

By David Levinson 14 Jun 2018

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Traffic is complex, but modelling using deceptively simple rules can help unravel what's going on

It seems there's an equation for everything in life. But in today's fast-shifting society, many problems are too complex to model with a single equation. So how do we deal with complex phenomena such as traffic?

By Yohan Kim, Jay Falletta and Scott Kelly 13 Jun 2018

Leveraging the power of urbanisation to seize opportunities
Leveraging the power of urbanisation to seize opportunities

Rapid population growth and urbanisation of African cities will see nearly 350 million new city-dwellers by 2030, and a billion more by 2063[1]...

11 Jun 2018

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Regional Connectivity Conference: Making inter-state transport work in Africa

A two-day conference themed "Regional Connectivity: Making inter-state transport work in Africa" will take place from 11-12 July 2018 at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit...

11 Jun 2018

Nature's traffic engineers have come up with many simple but effective solutions
Nature's traffic engineers have come up with many simple but effective solutions

As more and more people move to cities, the experience of being stuck in impenetrable gridlock becomes an increasingly common part of the human experience...

By Tanya Latty 11 Jun 2018

Fed up with always being in the slow queue? That's why queues are being 'designed out'
Fed up with always being in the slow queue? That's why queues are being 'designed out'

Whether it is lining up to pay for your groceries or making a bank transaction, time costs money. As businesses become aware of the costs of waiting, they are looking at innovative ways to reduce these expenses by "designing out" queues...

By Gary Mortimer and Louise Grimmer 8 Jun 2018

Growing cities face challenges of keeping the masses moving up, down and across
Growing cities face challenges of keeping the masses moving up, down and across

Cities worldwide face the problems and possibilities of "volume": the stacking and moving of people and things within booming central business districts. We see this especially around mass public transport hubs...

By Andrea Connor and Donald McNeill 8 Jun 2018

Get to the pump! Official petrol price for June
Get to the pump! Official petrol price for June

NEWSWATCH: South Africans face yet another tight month as fuel prices soar to a record high this June. The department of energy has announced a heavy increase in petrol and diesel prices as of tomorrow, Wednesday, 6 June 2018...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Jun 2018

How the fuel hike will put more pressure on SA agriculture
How the fuel hike will put more pressure on SA agriculture

It is estimated that a R1/litre increase in fuel costs equates to a R1bn increase in input costs per year to the agriculture sector. These costs manifest differently across the various industries from planting, harvesting, distribution and packaging...

By Paul Makube 5 Jun 2018

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