Zimbabwe and regional technology news and updates

GWM P Series pick up. They put an AC socket in it!

GWM is a pick up brand that has been there for a little while now. It’s only now that the boys and girls from China have decided to level up and make something that the rest of the world notices. To distract us a bit from the GD6s and the Duramax. So they made the […]

Remember the Mercedes G Wagon that went too fast in reverse because they ‘forgot’ to code in speed limiters?

Would a SaaS model have helped? Car enthusiasts do not like modern cars and are terrified of what the future likely holds. I’m not in that boat, if it’s fast, looks good and is comfortable, I’m satisfied. Where I agree with car enthusiasts is that there’s too much electronics in modern cars. The leader in […]

Zim mobility & logistics startups! Check out this funding opportunity!

Mobility 54 is a corporate venture capital of Toyota Tsucho & CFAO group – the largest distribution network in Africa. They are investing in high-potential startups in Africa and for Africa, as well as also providing industrial support to our partners. The initiative is organizing a startup pitch contest – “2022 Digital Transformation Challenge” calling […]

4×4 Jamboree. Toyota Hilux GD6 vs every 4×4 offroad pickup

The 70th Annual 4×4 Jamboree happened this weekend and there were plenty of premium dealers showcasing some brand new Zimbabwean road capable vehicles. Some of the brands worth mentioning are Mitsubishi Triton, Haval, and GWM P Series from Zimoco, Toyota Hilux, Prado and Land Cruiser from Toyota Zimbabwe, Isuzu D-Max pickups and M-UX SUVs from […]

BYD E6 Review: Enough battery range to get from Harare to BYO?

As we continue with the EV revolution we have another 100% EV from EVCA in the skin of the BYD E6 wagon. This one is a less commercial-looking vehicle compared to the BYD T3 minivan which also means it is nicer inside and out. You can enjoy all the beauty shots in the video below […]

Local rideshare startup Tuverl selected for Smart Cities Innovation Programme

The Zimbabwean startup ecosystem has been doing really well on the international stage. We have seen a number of our own being selected for accelerators and incubators the world over. Among the high achievers, is Tuverl a Bulawayo-based mobility startup. Earlier this year it won US$25,000 from the Havard Innovation Challenge and Tuverl has followed […]