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.

We tried four taxi apps that calculate your fare change – and found one clear winner

2018-04-17 08:59

Technology can fix collecting and calculating change in a taxi, really.

How giving way to minibus taxis serves the economy

2017-11-17 09:17

Minibus taxis are an asset to the South African economy. It's about time we start giving them right of way, especially on roads where dedicated taxi lanes are conspicuously absent, writes Robert J. Traydon.

Typical taxi behaviour filmed in Gauteng: Top tips for changing lanes in SA

2017-11-14 10:29

Recklessly changing lanes is not only a source of much frustration on the road it can be a threat to the safety of all road users, as a taxi in Gauteng demonstrates. Here are top tips for changing lanes.

 

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."

Uber stays on London streets until at least April on appeal

2017-12-11 16:18

Uber Technologies Inc.’s London fate won’t be decided until mid-way through 2018 after a judge said that she will schedule an appeal hearing in either April or June, meaning the company can operate in its busiest European market until then.

Alfa Romeo's Stelvio, fuel price hike for SA... your mid-week motoring wrap

2017-11-15 20:49

From Alfa Romeo's first SUV in South Africa to typical taxi behavior filmed in Gauteng, here are five motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

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WATCH: Taxi drivers behaving badly

Watch this latest compilation of clips showing taxi drivers driving badly.

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