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'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection
'Hyperloop' rail study for Slovakia-Czech connection

A US startup pursuing Elon Musk's vision for near-supersonic rail transport announced an agreement on a feasibility study for a "hyperloop" system connecting two European cities...

16 hours ago

Traffic restrictions implemented on damaged N4 bridge
Traffic restrictions implemented on damaged N4 bridge

Due to December storms in the region, the bridge on the N4 that crosses the Groot Marico River has been damaged. For safety reasons, traffic restrictions on the bridge have been introduced until further notice...

1 day ago

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class
New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...

3 days ago

Top (from left to right): Herman van Laar (Managing Director of Contract Bus Services Division at Imperial Logistics), Siphiwe Madiba-Vara (Chief People Officer, Human Resources at Imperial Logistics), Willem Spangenberg (Attorney for Interstate Bus Lines), Sibongile Zikalala (Transformation Director at Imperial Logistics). Bottom (from left to right): Gregory Hocking (Financial Director at Imperial Logistics South Africa), Christo du Plessis (Chief Operation Officer at Interstate Bus Lines)
Imperial diversifies, buys into commuter bus service market

In line with Imperial Logistics' strategy to diversify into other, related industries, the company has acquired a majority stake in the largest commuter bus operation in the Free State, Interstate Bus Lines...

13 Jan 2017

Multi-million rand logistics and retail park to be developed at N2 Business Estate
Multi-million rand logistics and retail park to be developed at N2 Business Estate

The logistics and retail park will further establish the Cornubia multi-use development as...

11 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Smarter decision-making drives telematics development in 2017
#BizTrends2017: Smarter decision-making drives telematics development in 2017

While big data has been the buzzword for the past year within the telematics and fleet management space there is no doubt that, in the year to come, this will be ever more critical...

By Grant Fraser 11 Jan 2017

Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show
Hoverboards make comeback at Vegas electronics show

Hoverboards are aiming for a comeback after a series of debacles and recalls for the quirky wheeled personal transport devices...

10 Jan 2017

Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017
Serco to capitalise on new technology and innovation in 2017

Staying abreast of global trends and innovations is an important part of how Serco strives to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market...

10 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics
#BizTrends2017: The three hottest trends in transport and logistics

For businesses and consumers alike, here are the three hottest trends to watch in 2017...

By Harry van Huyssteen 10 Jan 2017

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Truck-driving jobs are getting popular around the world

According to the latest statistics, truck-driving jobs are now part of almost every list of top jobs today...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 Jan 2017

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Helping autonomous vehicles and humans share the road

A common fantasy for transportation enthusiasts and technology optimists is for self-driving cars and trucks to form the basis of a safe, streamlined, almost choreographed dance...

By Jeffrey Peters 29 Dec 2016

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SMMEs benefit from SANRAL funded projects in Southern Cape

Small, medium and micro-enterprises continue to benefit from SANRAL funded projects in the Southern Cape...

28 Dec 2016

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Nikola Motor Company unveils hydrogen-powered truck

For quite some time now scientists and engineers have been looking into hydrogen fuel cells as a strong alternative to gasoline and diesel...

By Wiehahn Diederichs 23 Dec 2016

This is how badly e-tolls have failed
This is how badly e-tolls have failed

Three years after Gauteng's e-toll scheme was launched, the operation has failed to live up to its originally planned expectations...

By Jessica Woodruff 23 Dec 2016

Macozoma plans 'balanced funding portfolio' for road upgrades
Macozoma plans 'balanced funding portfolio' for road upgrades

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) plans to achieve a "balanced funding portfolio with fuel tax-based revenue and toll income"...

By Linda Ensor 22 Dec 2016

Big hike in city centre parking fees on the way
Big hike in city centre parking fees on the way

Motorists will have to fork out R5 an hour to park in many parts of the central area of Port Elizabeth if a new mobile parking system is approved...

By Avuyile Mngxitama-Diko and Melitta Ngalonkulu 21 Dec 2016

AfDB commits $74.9m for Dar, Maputo road network
AfDB commits $74.9m for Dar, Maputo road network

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved $71.8 million grant and $3.1 million loan to the Mozambique government for the construction...

20 Dec 2016

New R226m road resurfacing project on R67
New R226m road resurfacing project on R67

The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to undertake a R226m road resurfacing project between Grahamstown and Fort Beaufort...

19 Dec 2016

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Crowdfunded train service takes on German rail giant

With a single 1970s train in orange livery and a little crowdfunding help, a plucky Berlin startup is challenging the might of Germany's state rail operator...

15 Dec 2016

Uber-Wesbank deal a boon to transport entrepreneurs
Uber-Wesbank deal a boon to transport entrepreneurs

It's been just over one year since Uber partnered with Wesbank in a R200m car rental deal, with the aim to fuel growth in the passenger transport industry...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Dec 2016

Second Sydney airport cleared for take off
Second Sydney airport cleared for take off

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Sydney is to get its second international airport after the Australian government approved plans on Monday, 12 December 2016, ending decades of indecision over a facility that will initially handle 10 million passengers a year.

13 Dec 2016

Digital distractions increasingly risky on the road
Digital distractions increasingly risky on the road

This festive season South African road users need to be more cautious to avoid fatalities. According to the transport department, a total of 1,755 people lost their lives...

13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz 2016: Logistics & Transport
#BestofBiz 2016: Logistics & Transport

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors...

12 Dec 2016

ICS to launch new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa 2017
ICS to launch new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa 2017

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers will launch its new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa which is expected to host thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry...

8 Dec 2016

Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe
Belgium region Wallonia open for SA businesses expanding to Europe

The Wallonia export investment agency, AWEX, is active encouraging South African businesses expanding into Europe to make the southern Belgian region of Wallonia their home base...

8 Dec 2016

New MiWay app feature assists during an accident
New MiWay app feature assists during an accident

With the holiday season and its associated road accident spike around the corner, short-term insurer MiWay has launched a new feature on its app...

7 Dec 2016

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Road death figures faulty, say critics

While the government says its road safety strategies are having an impact on road deaths, critics say the human and economic toll is far higher than reported...

By Karl Gernetzky 6 Dec 2016

Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence
Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence

Uber announced it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center...

6 Dec 2016

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