A factory that produces trailers, semi-trailers and Sinotrucks and fuel tankers was inaugurated recently in Ethiopia
Leading technology and electric car companies have been accused of failing to ensure minerals used in their products are not mined using child labour
French carmaker PSA signed a deal with three Algerian firms to set up a manufacturing base in the North African country with production to begin next year
Us humans have a heuristic bias to sell our winners and hold onto our losers. That's not the way to build wealth. Better to hang onto your winners and cut your losers loose
Alan Knott-Craig 18 Oct 2017
California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator
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.
Emma Okonji 13 Oct 2017
Isuzu dealers in 14 left-hand motoring countries across sub-Saharan Africa can now offer the KB 4x4 crew cab X-Rider model to their customers
With Gartner predicting that 64 million connected cars will be shipped globally in 2020, the question remains as to what the potentials of autonomous vehicles are
Sven Hammar 9 Oct 2017
Kenyan motorists will later this month switch to digital driving licences, but will be spared instant fines that come with the smart card due to a pending court case
James Kariuki 6 Oct 2017
With construction well on its way in zone one of the Coega SEZ BAIC site, the vehicle plant is being positioned as a new automotive hub on the continent
A new partnership between Ford and Lyft will aim to bring self-driving vehicles to the masses and help both companies progress toward more affordable, dependable, and accessible transportation future
Join us in celebrating the courageous innovators, in small businesses and large, in South Africa and the rest of Africa, who take the risks that create new revenues, models and livelihoods, as we designate October and November as Entrepreneur Month across 18 industries on Biz
Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2017
The digital revolution is not just apparent in the design and build of cars themselves, but digital tools are reshaping the automotive industry's customer buying and after-sales environments as well
Dereshin Pillay 28 Sep 2017
Earlier this year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company would reveal its Tesla Semi truck this month. Musk has since announced that the reveal date has tentatively moved to 26 October 2017
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has indicated readiness to deploy its 40 tank wagons for distribution of 1.8-million litres of petrol nationwide if contacted by marketers
Kingsley Jeremiah 27 Sep 2017
Through expanding its fuel card business, Puma Energy Tanzania has established a partnership with Uber to supply fuel to all registered Uber partner-drivers
As the “fourth industrial revolution”, championed by the World Economic Forum's Klaus Schwab, gains momentum, it's thrilling to anticipate what this means for the automotive industry - and as a result, cities of the future
Trevor Hill 11 Sep 2017
Fitting for #InnovationMonth, I chatted to Charbel Aouad, executive producer and cofounder at Dubai's Stoked, the production company behind an integrated campaign Loeries Gold and this year's integrated Grand Prix for turning horsepower into camelpower
Leigh Andrews 8 Sep 2017
Uber's entry into the African continent, where it now operates in 15 major African cities, could be changing the transport narrative forever
OSLO, Norway: Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, has abandoned plans for a proposed "Tesla tax", a controversial measure that would have cut a tax rebate granted to heavy electric cars.
We have all heard of car-sharing schemes. Perhaps you have even used one while visiting other parts of the world, or the Locomute service in SA. Until now they have been about cars and the ability to jump into a vehicle in various cities around the world, drive to your destination and then park it for someone else to use.
Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.
TOKYO - Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.
The explosion of ridesharing services has occurred partially because of the prevalence of powerful smart phones being so prevalent, new technologies including next generation smart phone applications being developed, and a desire for those who utilise taxi-type services to have better, easier, and safer experiences. The convergence of these factors has created some of the most dynamic new businesses, provided tens of thousands with additional incomes as drivers and given passengers better options when they need a lift.