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Online dialogue explores transport industry transformation, inclusivity
Online dialogue explores transport industry transformation, inclusivityArticle

Bringing more female commercial drivers into the transport industry makes business, economic and social sense...

31 Mar 2021

Pandemic anxiety can impact driver behaviour
Pandemic anxiety can impact driver behaviourArticle

It is no secret that South African roads are not safe...

20 Jul 2020

Deseré Orrill
Will 2020 kickstart the decade of the driven human?Article

Ole!Connect's, Desere' Orrill, takes a look underneath the hood of autonomous transportation, what it means to our future mobility, and whether we are ready to relinquish the wheel, or not...

Deseré Orrill, Issued by Ole!Connect 31 Jan 2020

Be in the driving seat of your fleet security
Be in the driving seat of your fleet securityArticle

The transport sector plays a key role in GDP contribution in the local and global environments and is one of the key contributors to South Africa's economy...

24 Oct 2018

Volvo Group invests in driver learnership programme
Volvo Group invests in driver learnership programmeArticle

Volvo Group Southern Africa invested R1.9m in the advanced development and training of 20 unemployed commercial vehicle drivers...

22 Oct 2018

GemCap acquires Linebooker from Oceana Group
GemCap acquires Linebooker from Oceana GroupArticle

African Rainbow Capital Investments subsidiary, GemCap has announced that it has acquired online transport management business, Linebooker from Oceana Group Limited...

6 Sep 2018

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

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

The Brabham BT62 weighs in at a mere 972 kilograms and has a huge 5.4-litre V8 that outputs 522 kW and 667Nm of torque (Credit: Brabham)
Legendary Brabham name returns with BT62 racerArticle

After some fits and starts, the Brabham name is back in business as a race car manufacturer with the debut of the awesome little BT62. The track-focused BT62 features a phenomenal power to weight ratio...

Aaron Turpen 9 May 2018

Firm rolls out new crop of tyres to boost productivity in farming sector
Firm rolls out new crop of tyres to boost productivity in farming sectorArticle

The growing world population is presenting enormous challenges for the agricultural industry...

18 Jan 2018

Training and testing commercial drivers is crucial
Training and testing commercial drivers is crucialArticle

Transport and logistics companies often find themselves coming under fire when their drivers are involved in reckless driving incidents - particularly when substance abuse is involved...

Rhys Evans 21 Jun 2017

Judge curbs Uber engineer in trade secrets case
Judge curbs Uber engineer in trade secrets caseArticle

A judge has ordered an Uber engineer at the center of a self-driving car trade secrets suit sidelined and files taken from Alphabet-owned Waymo returned...

16 May 2017

Alphabet accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car technologyArticle

The race to develop self-driving vehicles took a new turn on Thursday when Google's parent company Alphabet filed a lawsuit against Uber, accusing it of stealing technology...

24 Feb 2017

Coega plan under way for cargo airport
Coega plan under way for cargo airportArticle

Coega could soon become a multi-platform international transportation hub with plans for a cargo airport under way...

11 Mar 2015

Ravi Bhaya
[Trends 2015] The African digital revolutionArticle

As the world gets more inter-connected, the Internet of Things will become more of a reality in the emerging markets of Africa...

Ravi Bhaya 22 Dec 2014

Avis buys Zipcar for US$500m
Avis buys Zipcar for US$500mArticle

NEW YORK, USA: Car rental giant Avis will buy the popular car-sharing service Zipcar in a deal valued at $500m.

3 Jan 2013

Gauteng e-tolls not commencing this year
Gauteng e-tolls not commencing this yearArticle

PRETORIA: The e-tolling system on Gauteng's roads will now only commence next year. The Transport Laws and Related Matters Amendment Bill regulating government's ability to charge motorists for using the tolls was withdrawn from Parliament on Thursday, 22 November 2012, and will now be debated next year, it was reported.

23 Nov 2012

Oil prices, weak rand to curb commercial transportArticle

Despite recent growth, volatile oil prices and a weak rand threaten the commercial transport industry in 2012, vehicle-management experts from Absa said on Wednesday (16 November 2011).

21 Nov 2011

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