US stock listing boosts shares

MiX Telematics, the home of Matrix vehicle tracking, will offer 110 million ordinary shares to the Bank of New York Mellon and will list 4.4 million American depositary shares on the New York Stock Exchange. It said yesterday the US shares each represented 25 ordinary shares in the company and would be placed with foreign… Read more »

MiX Telematics invests in Africa

To date, MiX Telematics has been represented in the African market for about eight years through its strategic business partner network. This network of certified business partners not only provides the necessary market-related feedback, but more importantly is the foundation of MiX Telematics’ formidable and all important Africa service, maintenance and support network. “Although we… Read more »

Matrix Recovery Service supports rhino protection efforts

The recent increase in the number of rhino poaching incidents has spurred the public and corporates to get involved in rhino conservation projects. Matrix Recovery Service, a brand of MiX Telematics, saw its opportunity when Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles announced it would be sponsoring six Volkswagen Amarok bakkies for the Rhino Protection Initiative.   Matrix Recovery… Read more »

Matrix offers consumers fantastic fuel saving tips!

Following the recent fuel workers strike and the inconvenience motorists faced when having to contend with long queues at petrol stations or worse yet be stranded without petrol, it is evident that conserving fuel has become a critical factor. From the commercial trucker trying to transport his load across the country, to the everyday motorist… Read more »

Matrix brings a Spring into the step of Herfsland Home

Matrix Vehicle Tracking has stepped up this Spring to assist the Herfsland Home for the Aged  by donating 185 polar fleece sweaters to assist those in need through the last of the winter chill. “Herfsland Home takes care of the veterans that have shaped and moulded our country into what it is today. To provide… Read more »

MiX Telematics steps up to assist with urgent appeal from Midrand SPCA

MiX Telematics (the holding company of Matrix Vehicle Tracking) received an appeal from the Midrand SPCA earlier this week for food donations for their 120 dogs and 70 cats. The MiX Telematics employees as well as a few of their Fitment Centres opened their hearts, cupboards and wallets and MiX Telemtics managed to raise R14… Read more »

Don’t become a statistic – stay safe on the roads this festive season

Between 1 December 2010 and 8 January 2011, 1 221 fatal crashes occurred on South Africa’s roads resulting in 1 551 fatalities, reported Sibusiso Ndebele, the Minister of Transport, at the beginning of this year.  He added that the major contributory factors to the 2010/11 festive season fatal crashes included speeding, overtaking when it was… Read more »

Automatically Generated Tax Logbooks are a Must!

Sorting out tax returns is a headache for many South Africans, especially since it became mandatory to track all kilometres travelled and keep an up-to-date logbook. However, having the option to use a fully-automated logbook continues to provide relief for many individual drivers and fleet managers. “Logbooks are no longer just a requirement for employees… Read more »

Matrix Wows Crowd at National Insurance Conference 2011

Matrix Vehicle Tracking succeeded in wowing the ‘who’s who’ of the insurance industry with their innovative interactive stand and photo-booth at the National Insurance Conference 2011. The conference which ran from 24 to 27 July, took place at Sun City and is primarily a vehicle for industry stakeholders and companies to exhibit their products and… Read more »