Transport

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Africa's first-ever online truck loans marketplace launched

Autochek has announced the launch of its online truck loans marketplace in Nigeria and Ghana. The startup says the newly announced truck loans online marketplace is the first-of-its-kind in Africa

Imported used cars are fuelling pollution across Africa

Vehicles imported from wealthy countries are adding to Africa’s air pollution woes, a global overview of the small vehicle export market has found.

What South Africa’s minibus taxis subsidies must prioritize

If the main purpose of subsidizing and formalizing South Africa's taxi sector is to bolster operators’ finances so that they pay more taxes, it is doomed to fail. Providing more money to the taxi sector is going to change the national government’s problems with revenue generation.

The cost of innovation in South Africa's car manufacturing industry

Automation and the use of robots in manufacturing, combined with new working methods and systems, can have negative social impacts on workers. Increased automation threatens job security in South Africa’s auto industry.

Fixing South Africa’s taxi industry

South Africa's government has initiated a process to formalize and regulate the country’s large, yet informal minibus taxi industry, to make it viable and free of violence.

A digital solution for producing car registration certificates in Cameroon

The new digital car registration certificates will be produced in the model of PVC credit cards and will be embedded with visible and invisible cutting-edge security chips that will make real-time authentication possible.

Nigeria's Plentywaka has secured a $300,000 pre-seed investment

Nigerian transport startup, Plentywaka, has secured a pre-seed investment of $300,000 and will also launch into Abuja. The startup aims to transform transport in Nigeria to provide safe, convenient, and comfortable travel for all.