Self-driving cars could mean no more public parking in town

2019-09-05 09:03

Self-driving could be our near future, possible within the next decade or so.

How we arrived at a $1bn annual price tag to save Africa’s lions

2018-11-09 05:45

A billion dollars a year would secure Africa's lions, its landscapes and the livelihoods of millions of people nearby.

Why SA can’t make a massive shift to renewables - yet

2018-10-28 11:09

South Africa's sunshine and coastlines are ideal for renewable energy generation but the country is struggling to take advantage of this.

City streets: 'South Africa should design more pedestrian friendly spaces'

2018-03-26 11:52

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory wants to explore the idea of city streets as public spaces. Do you agree?

The best parts of self-driving cars are already here

2017-09-20 10:49

Technology used by self-driving cars such as adaptive cruise control, lane-departure warnings and collision-avoidance systems are already available to drivers.

Aston Martin's RapideE: an unlikely ambassador for electric cars

2017-07-24 07:29

Aston Martin has been synonymous with James Bond and the stuff petrolheads dream of. With its RapideE, the brand is taking a more eco-friendly approach to cars.


Data fails to capture complexity of SA’s unemployment crisis

2019-05-24 06:00

South Africa’s embrace of international conventions has buttressed the country’s reputation in statistical circles. But these global standards prove a poor fit for the country.

African cities can raise more money - Lessons from SA and Kenya

2018-10-29 06:00

South Africa and Kenya have some valuable lessons for other African countries on how to finance urban infrastructure development.

Why African farmers should balance pesticides with other control methods

2018-04-02 15:59

Farmers need a way to manage harmful insects without destroying the ecological balance, says Esther Ndumi Ngumbi.

Who’s to blame when driverless cars have an accident?

2018-03-22 10:06

Partial or full autonomy raises the question of who is to blame in the case of an accident involving a self-driving car?

New Taxation fueling the shift to electric cars?

2017-08-07 09:02

'One option to replace lost fuel duty might be a tax on electric vehicle charging,' writes John Bryson as he examines Britain and France's proposed ban on sales of new petrol and diesel-powered cars.

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