Metered taxis in Durban want to take on Uber with their own app – and a bit of intimidation

2019-10-22 21:54

YoTaxi drivers are already calling on Uber and Bolt drivers to join them if they want to be safe.

SA’s biggest taxi association plans to standardise one type of tyre – here’s why

2019-10-07 17:01

SA Taxi, of which Santaco owns 25%, will earn rebates from Bridgestone for every tyre sold.

KZN premier sends condolences as 7 maidens die in taxi crash after reed dance

2019-08-11 14:58

Nine others were injured when the minibus taxi they were travelling in crashed and burnt.

New era for Toyota Quantum: SA's people mover receives a new design, spruced interior and engine

2019-05-16 13:19

Toyota has released its next-generation Quantum. Here's all you need to know about the van.

Man talks about forgiveness after accident with taxi leaves him paralysed

2019-03-27 15:07

For nearly a year after his motorcycle accident in November 2016, Lennie Aspeling harboured hatred towards all taxi drivers.

The Big Read: Why Uber has no plans to compete with minibus taxis

2018-12-09 09:59

Uber has reason to be nervous. The company in SA has come under attack from the established meter taxi industry and several Uber drivers were killed in the turf war last year.

Taxify expands to the Garden Route - and now covers double the number of SA places compared to Uber

2018-11-20 16:59

South Africa is one of the Estonian company's largest markets.

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WATCH: Pedestrian mowed down by taxi driving in the wrong lane

A taxi driving on the wrong side of the road has knocked over a pedestrian in traffic in Sharonlea, Johannesburg.

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Uber joins scooter wars with Lime investment

2018-07-10 07:32

Uber made a move into electric scooters Monday, as the ride-service giant agreed to a strategic partnership with Lime, one of the major players in the fast-growing segment.

 

This was the longest Uber trip in South Africa - ever

2019-10-08 15:04

Uber said it will also be launching in a new South African city in the weeks ahead.

Truck set alight as Cape Town taxi permit protests continue

2019-09-30 16:19

A truck has been set alight on the corner of Potsdam Road and Stable Way, near Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town, as protests over taxi permits flared up again on Monday, the City says.

George taxi owner shot dead in bakkie

2019-07-28 16:45

A taxi owner has been shot dead in his vehicle in Thembalethu, George, in the Southern Cape.

Pregnant woman, five others killed in Kranskop taxi crash

2019-04-27 17:55

Six people, one of them a pregnant woman, were killed in a taxi accident in the Kranskop area when the minibus veered off the road and crashed into an embankment on Saturday afternoon.

Eight people die in Mpumalanga taxi-truck crash

2019-01-26 09:56

Ten people were also seriously injured and were rushed to various hospitals in Mbombela for further medical care.

SA taxi industry to get a boost

2018-11-22 08:44

Transaction Capital, which funds the purchase of about 650 South African minibus taxis a month, plans to dig deeper into its customer base by facilitating transactions by drivers and owners.

I took a taxi for the first time ever in Joburg after days of practicing my "after robot" exclamation

2018-11-16 17:28

Before this moment, I had sworn I would NEVER take a taxi in this city. This is the second in a series called #MyComfortZoneExit.

Uber drivers earn far less per trip than Taxify drivers in SA - here’s how they compare

2018-10-05 11:09

Uber, which controls an estimated 71% of the South African market, says its total package of benefits for drivers reduces their expenses.

Western Cape taxi talks to continue, call for space to build on progress made

2018-08-11 08:48

ANC members of the Western Cape legislature and the SA National Taxi Council have appealed to commuters to give them space to continue discussions, after meetings failed to deliver conclusive results.

To help embattled cabbies, New York drops 'Taxi of the Future' plan

2018-06-13 21:08

New York City officials have decided to allow taxi drivers, reeling under heavy competition from Uber and Lyft, to continue driving traditional yellow cabs rather than forcing them to switch to a so-called "Taxi of the Future."

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