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Joburg roadworthy test: Minibus taxi without brakes, headlights...

2017-09-14 08:31

'"No brakes, no headlights, hand brake not functioning' - a Gauteng road safety community tweeted images of a minibus taxi at a mobile roadworthy test centre in Benoni.

Taxi, please! This London cab can travel 120km with zero emissions

2017-09-12 09:27

London EV Company (LEVC) premieres its all-new electric TX six-seater taxi at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Eastern Cape MEC condemns weekend taxi killings

2017-09-05 18:30

Eastern Cape Transport, Safety and Liaison MEC Weziwe Tikana has condemned taxi industry violence that has left two people dead.

Hjiackings, #TaxiStrike... 10 SA motoring stories you shouldn't miss

2017-08-18 13:57

It has been an eventful few days in the automotive world, as we bring to you the top 10 motoring stories.

Uber rented out defective cars to drivers - report

2017-08-04 08:00

Uber announced it had taken action to repair faulty cars in Singapore after a report said the ride-hailing giant rented them out to drivers despite being aware of a recall and after one caught fire.

Taxis in SA: 'Crossing the street has become life threatening' - reader

2017-06-27 10:34

I filmed a taxi going through the red lights', 'Crossing the street has become a life threatening activity,' Wheels24 readers share their thoughts on mini-bus taxis.

WATCH: 32 passengers crammed into a Cape Town mini-bus taxi

2017-06-19 14:06

A minibus taxi has been impounded after a run-in with the City of Cape Town’s Traffic Service. The driver's offence? Cramming 32 passengers into his vehicle.

#TaxiStrike: 'Avoid Jozi roads and stay calm' – AA

2017-06-15 09:15

'Motorists affected by the taxi strike and accompanying blockades, should avoid these areas at all costs,' says the Automobile Association. Here are 10 tips for dealing with protests on SA's roads.

New law on bakkie-taxis, 'a step in the right direction' - AA

2017-05-09 14:48

New laws that prohibit transporting children in the goods compartment of a vehicle, should be 'cautiously welcomed', says the Automobile Association.

Uber provisionally banned in Italy

2017-04-08 08:47

An Italian court banned the use of smartphone apps for the ride-hailing group Uber, saying they contribute to traditional taxis facing unfair competition, local media reported.

 

'Scary reality for commuters' - Street mechanic fixes Cape Town taxi on the road

2017-09-13 09:42

A video has surfaced of a man fixing a Cape Town taxi's engine in the middle of a street, for a quick repair on the engine before it heads off for more trips.

Uber drivers' cars torched in: Transport Minister responds

2017-09-08 10:07

Three cars were torched in a Johannesburg business district on Thursday in the latest clash between drivers with ride-hailing service Uber and traditional cabbies.

'Pretoria minibus taxi protest action is misguided' - Justice Project South Africa

2017-08-21 13:43

'The mass action by minibus taxi drivers in Tshwane which played itself out earlier in August is both unfortunate and misguided,' says the Justice Project South Africa.

#TaxiStrike: Scrapping mini-bus drivers' traffic fines 'sets a bad precedent'

2017-08-17 07:13

'It is extraordinary that it is being stated that a 60% discount has been offered,' says Justice Project South Africa chairman, Howard Dembovsky, following the mini-bus taxi driver strike in Gauteng.

Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hall

2017-07-24 09:10

The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws

WATCH: Car set on fire, sent reversing down Pretoria road

2017-06-27 08:48

A vehicle was set alight and two drivers were attacked on the streets of Sunnyside in Pretoria. Footage of the torched car has emerged.

#TaxiStrike: Transport Minister condemns Gauteng strike

2017-06-15 11:25

The Minister of Transport condemns the blocking of major roads in and around Johannesburg, Midrand and Pretoria by the members of SANTACO, reports the Transport Department.

This week's top 10 motoring stories

2017-05-19 13:10

It has largely been an informative week in the world of motoring, as Wheels24 reported on many exciting, and some shocking stories over the last seven days.

What a Quantum! Here's one SA mini-bus taxi you'll want to drive in

2017-04-10 09:07

How can a mini-bus taxi possibly be special? Well, this possibly is the only Quantum in South Africa with an R80 000 air-suspension and a 55" LED drop-screen. You have to see this taxi!

Worst traffic in SA, taxi drivers behaving badly... Top 10 SA motoring stories

2017-02-24 14:59

From the six worst congested cities in SA to clips of taxi drivers behaving badly... we list the top 10 SA motoring stories.

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