Chaos as taxi users protest card system

2015-11-26 11:15

Rocks and bricks were flung through the air on Langalibalele Street outside the taxi rank yesterday in a protest against the “no cash in taxis” campaign.

Taxi bosses arrested for suspected unlicensed guns after tipoff

2015-11-11 10:06

Three Stanger taxi bosses and their personal security guards were arrested in Pietermaritzburg for the possession of unlicensed guns and ammunition.

UberPOP service to be suspended in Brussels

2015-10-14 10:45

Uber Technologies said it would suspend its unlicensed UberPOP service in Brussels after a court ordered it shut down.

New York cabs get smart in battle with Uber

2015-09-04 09:11

As New York taxi drivers face surging competition from smartphone cab services, the traditional taxi force in the city that never sleeps is preparing to push back.

Owner defends taxi crash driver

2015-07-21 11:16

MAQAYI Phungula, the owner of the taxi involved in a horror accident in Bulwer last week, has defended his driver.

Western Cape MEC speaks on Uber controversy

2015-07-13 08:00

The Western Cape’s MEC for transport, Donald Grant, has told News24 Live that his administration is being watched carefully regarding licensing of e-hailing service Uber.

Gauteng MEC: Uber must ‘register' to continue operating

2015-07-10 12:09

Different regulations will be enforced on internet ride-sharing service Uber in Gauteng, according to transport MEC Ismail Vadi.

Uber drivers get protection in Johannesburg

2015-07-06 19:00

Internet taxi firm Uber says it is providing security for its drivers after verbal threats from other taxi operators in the latest outbreak of friction to hit the fast-growing company.

War on Uber: 70 cars smashed in France

2015-06-26 10:11

Angry French taxi drivers smashed cars, set tyres ablaze and blocked roads in a nationwide strike against Uber.

Need a ride in busy Beijing? Dial-a-chopper

2015-05-18 11:49

A trial helicopter hailing service jointly launched by Chinese aviation operator Reignwood Star and China's taxi hailing platform promises to be a success.


Uber-like gains prompt metered taxi investment

2015-11-24 14:38

A lender to South African minibus taxi drivers will expand into the metered fleet market to take advantage of a boom in e-commerce services such as Uber.

1 000 New York cabs get GPS-based meters

2015-10-16 15:05

Some New York City taxicabs will switch to using GPS-based fare calculators from current metering systems under a pilot program approved on Thursday.

Uber wants Uber law

2015-09-06 15:11

Smartphone-driven taxi service wants the state to write legislation tailored to its business model

Do you skip traffic lights? More than 8000 say YES

2015-08-13 13:38

Following a clip of a taxi skipping two red traffic lights in two minutes, Wheels24 readers respond to the question: 'Why is this behaviour considered 'normal' in South Africa?'

27 hurt in just two taxi crashes

2015-07-16 09:15

No matter where you are in South Africa, taxi safety is a national concern. Two separate crashes at opposite ends of the country caused many people injury.

Metered taxi drivers in Cape Town have told News24 Live that internet ride-sharing service Uber is hurting their business.

Metered taxi drivers in Cape Town have told News24 Live that internet ride-sharing service Uber is hurting their business.

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SA startup helps taxis take on Uber

2015-07-09 12:56

Resurrected startup Zapacab plans to equip local metered taxis with technology to help them be more competitive against internet ride sharing service Uber.

‘Illegal’ protest against Uber in Joburg

2015-07-03 16:25

A group of taxi drivers have launched protest action against internet ride sharing service Uber in Johannesburg without the necessary permission from local police.

Ses'fikile now rolling off Durban lines

2015-06-23 12:48

Toyota SA has started production of the Ses'fikile multi-seat taxi on its Quantum production lines in Prospecton, Durban.

Now Uber service banned in Germany, too

2015-03-20 07:49

Netherlands, Spain, France... Germany becomes the latest European country to ban troubled ride-sharing service Uber.

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