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New traffic facility opens in Atlantis
New traffic facility opens in Atlantis

The City of Cape Town's Safety and Security Directorate has officially opened a new traffic facility in Atlantis. The new Atlantis Driving Licence Testing Centre is big enough to...

1 day ago

Autonomoose, other self-driving cars hit Canada streets
Autonomoose, other self-driving cars hit Canada streets

A Lincoln MKZ sedan dubbed Autonomoose and two other self-driving vehicles hit the road in Canada on Monday...

3 days ago

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Local supporters set to push the green transport agenda in Cape Town

Swisatec, architect and project managers behind Africa's first green village, Blue Rock Village in the Cape has collaborated with The Green Cab to push the green transport innovation agenda in Cape Town. Swisatec plans to integrate electric vehicle infrastructure as part of its green initiative...

3 days ago

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Better urban planning essential to address SA transport challenges

South Africans spend more time commuting than their counterparts in 22 similar countries. Already urbanisation has been recognised as the cornerstone on which the globe's cities will develop...

28 Nov 2016

Over 22M self-driving consumer vehicles expected on roads by 2025
Over 22M self-driving consumer vehicles expected on roads by 2025

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that the annual production of self-driving cars will reach 14.5 million in 2025...

25 Nov 2016

Road accidents costing SA's economy
Road accidents costing SA's economy

Road accidents are costing South Africa's economy R142.95 billion, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters. This was according to a 2016 study...

23 Nov 2016

R80 million roads project launched
R80 million roads project launched

Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport Ismail Vadi has launched a R80 million roads rehabilitation project between Bronkhorstspruit and Ekangala, in the City of Tshwane...

22 Nov 2016

R20m to address Gauteng's transport challenges
R20m to address Gauteng's transport challenges

About R20 million will be spent on three projects which will address some of Gauteng's public transport challenges...

22 Nov 2016

City of Cape Town identifies 'high emission culprits'
City of Cape Town identifies 'high emission culprits'

Almost 8,000 diesel vehicles have been tested for dark smoke emissions in the Western Cape. The 12-month long testing found 68 failures and R30,000 in fines...

By Jessica Woodruff 22 Nov 2016

Emirates SkyCargo transports Classic Ferraris for Gulf Concours
Emirates launches SkyWheels transport solution for high-value automobiles

Emirates SkyCargo has launched a specialised transport product for high-value automobiles - Emirates SkyWheels...

18 Nov 2016

Unqualified drivers flood SA roads
Unqualified drivers flood SA roads

The driver testing and licensing system had been irretrievably broken because emphasis was placed on getting drivers to pass their tests and not on perfecting driving skills...

17 Nov 2016

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Sanral sent packing for 'unprepared' parliamentary presentation

Parliament's watchdog overseeing the spending of taxpayers' money sent Sanral packing for failing to produce information it had requested about the irregular expenditure of more than R1bn...

17 Nov 2016

Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain
Transnet partners with GE Transportation to digitise SA supply chain

Transnet, the custodian of South Africa's rail, ports and pipeline networks, has partnered with GE Transportation...

17 Nov 2016

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Cities opting for pedal power

Cities are trying to discover new and innovative ways of encouraging citizens to find alternative methods of travelling into the city centre...

By Sasha Forbes 16 Nov 2016

Traffic fines system problematic - cities
Traffic fines system problematic - cities

The cities of Johannesburg and Tshwane no longer want to be test cases...

By Khulekani Magubane 15 Nov 2016

The impact of autonomous vehicles
The impact of autonomous vehicles

The age of the autonomous vehicle is here - no longer a figment of an engineer's imagination...

By Shaun Evertse, Issued by Eazybranch 14 Nov 2016

Court orders return of eNatis to government
Court orders return of eNatis to government

The Constitutional Court ordered that the management of SA's eNatis be handed back to the government from private operator Tasima by the end of the year...

By Karl Gernetzky 11 Nov 2016

Putting the brakes on unsafe trucks
Putting the brakes on unsafe trucks

The situation regarding unroadworthy trucks on SA's roads is scary. Unscrupulous operators break the rules and law enforcement agencies are often ill-equipped...

11 Nov 2016

ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa
ASEAN market seeks to increase bilateral trade with Africa

Member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will make a leap into the African continent with their first joint trade mission and business expo in South Africa next year...

11 Nov 2016

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How do you protect your business against the pitfalls of the open road?

South Africa's roads are some of the most dangerous in the world, which means trucks filled with precious cargo are exposed to significant risk the second they pull onto any road or highway...

By Morné Stoltz 10 Nov 2016

From left to right: Mark Rylance and Heath Dormer (Barloworld Transport) and James Berry - COO Meadow Feeds (Western Cape)
Barloworld Transport, Meadow Feeds partnership built on a winning formula

In the fast-moving transport sector, relationships that are built over time and develop into long-terms partnerships are unique and a notworthy expample of this is Barloworld Transport's contract with Meadow Feeds...

9 Nov 2016

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Cycle lanes for Sandton still going ahead

Transport for the City of Johannesburg confirmed that all existing cycle lanes for Sandton will go ahead...

9 Nov 2016

Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance
Innovation in transport calls for equally innovative change in vehicle insurance

We spoke to Rudolf Britz about how market changes, new technology, and innovative companies in the transport industry are disrupting the insurance industry...

By Cari Van Wyk 8 Nov 2016

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Transnet acts on Madonsela report queries

Transnet CE Siyabonga Gama said that the company had resolved to terminate its relationship with Trillian and Regiments Capital, both named in the public protector's State of Capture report...

By Karl Gernetzky 8 Nov 2016

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Swartkopfontein Bridge officially opened

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has officially opened Swartkopfontein Bridge, which will make the movement of citizens between South Africa and Botswana easier as well as strengthen economic ties between the two countries...

8 Nov 2016

Multimodal West Africa draws industry to Lagos in January
Multimodal West Africa draws industry to Lagos in January

Thousands of representatives from the transport and logistics industry will meet for the Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos from 24-26 January 2017...

7 Nov 2016

'State capture' judicial inquiry will focus on Denel, Transnet, SAA and SABC
'State capture' judicial inquiry will focus on Denel, Transnet, SAA and SABC

The judicial commission of inquiry that will be established to probe allegations of state capture will look into claims against state-owned enterprises, namely Denel, Transnet, SAA and the SABC...

By Linda Ensor 4 Nov 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Steady growth amid industry boom-and-bust cycles
#EntrepreneurMonth: Steady growth amid industry boom-and-bust cycles

It is quite an achievement to start from scratch and grow your own fleet by one truck a year and surviving the boom-and-bust cycles of the construction haulage industry for three decades...

3 Nov 2016

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