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Uber and Taxify are going head-to-head to digitize Africa’s two-wheeled taxis

    Global ride-hailing rivals Taxify and Uber have launched motorcycle passenger service in East Africa. Customers of both companies in Uganda and Taxify riders in Kenya can now order up two-wheel transit by app. uberBoda, as its branded, is Uber’s first motorcycle service offering in Africa, and second globally after Asia. For Taxify, it’s

“Made in China” e-buses to be used in world’s 1st all-electric long-distance routes

Berlin (Xinhua) - German intercity bus company FlixBus is investing in e-buses produced by Chinese bus makers and planning to test them on their long-distance routes for the first time in the world. According to the Munich-based bus company, the first all-electric e-bus will begin test operations between Paris and Amiens, France in

Overloaded heavy duty vehicle owners to pay N10m fine – FG

Owners of overloaded heavy-duty vehicles that ply federal highways will start paying fines ranging from N1m to N10m, the Federal Government has announced. It stated this in an official gazette dated February 6, 2018, entitled: ‘Federal Highways (Control of Dimensions, Weights and Axle Load of Heavy Duty Goods Transport Vehicles) Regulations,

Self-driving Uber kills Arizona woman in first fatal crash involving pedestrian

A self-driving Volvo vehicle, purchased by Uber, moves through an intersection in Scottsdale, Arizona, on 1 December 2017. Photograph: Natalie Behring/Reuters An autonomous Uber car killed a woman in the street in Arizona, police said, in what appears to be the first reported fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian

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