ARTICLES RELATING TO TAXIS

Taxi strikes choke economic drive - chamber

2014-11-18 07:00

Recurring taxi strikes and threats of more protest action are hampering economic growth, says the Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Driving SA's economy

2014-03-11 10:21

The country's rattletrap taxis move 15 million each day and power the workforce.

Sanral threatening taxi operators - NTA

2014-02-03 16:59

The National Taxi Alliance is demanding that taxi operators be issued with permits within three months to exempt them from paying for e-tolls.

Taxi strike leaves commuters stranded

2013-10-10 18:15

Hundreds of commuters between Mpumalanga and Gauteng have been left stranded following a stoppage by taxi operators.

Taxis to top agenda at transport summit

2013-03-27 16:50

The long-term sustainability of the taxi industry in Gauteng will be the focal point of an upcoming summit, transport MEC Ismail Vadi says.

SA makes solid progress in assembling

2013-03-17 14:59

The government has made strides in its efforts to have more goods assembled locally, the economic development department says.

Zuma's nephew in bus tender dispute

2012-12-09 10:29

President Zuma's nephew has rejected claims that he used his political influence to win a R300m bus contract, the Weekend Argus reports.

Gauteng taxis go green

2011-04-08 16:20

In a pilot project taxis are using a combination of liquefied petroleum gas and petrol in a bid to reduce carbon emissions.

Safety deadline for taxis

2010-03-05 16:04

The government has given taxi owners and financial institutions six months to fix the illegally converted minibus taxis currently on the roads.

New image and a new business model for the taxi industry

2014-04-01 09:44

The new president of the South African National Taxi Council sends out a clear message on how to take on a new image and business approach for the industry.

 

Taxi wars: Black taxis vs high-tech rival

2014-06-08 09:33

They have been the kings of London's roads for over a century but now the drivers of the iconic black taxi cabs are battling a modern-technology competitor.

Nissan wants stake in SA's taxi business

2014-03-10 20:26

Around 1 200 new taxis are sold every month and about 80% of them are Toyota's, but Nissan is planning to make inroads into the industry after an 18-year hiatus.

Durban taxi rivals sign peace deal

2013-11-10 14:22

The KZN transport department says two rival taxi associations in Durban have signed a peace deal to end a feud.

New mall to benefit taxis

2013-09-23 20:43

The minibus taxi industry stands to benefit from the opening of a mall in the North West, the local taxi association says.

Satawu: Govt must subsidise taxi industry

2013-03-18 17:42

The taxi industry should be subsidised by the government in the same way as the bus sector, the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union says.

Limpopo starts taxi wage hearings

2013-03-12 19:28

Public hearings into pay and working conditions in the taxi industry were under way in Phalaborwa, the labour department says.

Toyota’s Ses’fikile comes home

2012-07-08 11:51

Toyota South Africa Motors is again producing minibus taxis – specifically the Ses’fikile – following a R70m investment in its Prospecton plant.

Moratorium placed on taxi impounding

2011-04-07 18:46

A two-month moratorium has been placed on the impounding of taxis in Gauteng, says the roads and transport department.

20 years in jail for killing kids

2012-02-28 14:48

Killer taxi driver is sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison

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