SA’s electric vehicle uptake slowly accelerates
South Africa leads Africa’s electric vehicle adoption rate, but falls behind other developing countries like India and Mexico, says the Global EV Outlook.
Tesla ramps up EV production as demand hits record high
The US firm delivered 185 000 electric vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, and is ramping up its vehicle production, as global demand increases.
South Africans want electric cars but they are still too expensive
Although there is demand for electric vehicles from South African customers, high prices are the biggest deterrent to consumer adoption, says AutoTrader.
BMW Group launches all-electric Mini Cooper in SA
BMW Group introduces to SA what it calls the first small vehicle in the premium segment to run purely on electrical power: the Mini Cooper SE.
Solar PV for office and EVs
AWPower engineers completed the conversion of its offices to sustainable living, including integrated facilities for charging battery powered electric vehicles.
Consumers now pay significantly less for electric cars
Electric vehicle prices decrease due to market expansion and the economic downturn; however, manufacturers are selling them at a loss.
Three must-have apps for electric cars in SA
One of the great benefits of electric cars is that users can control and monitor the vehicle by syncing it with their smartphone.
Govt policy, range anxiety hinder EV adoption in SA
Government’s policy framework and a host of other conditions do not favour electric vehicle adoption in SA, says the uYilo eMobility Programme.
An electrifying game-changer
With certain disruptive technologies in the market having little to do with IT, the next big game-changer will be electric vehicles, says Pierre Spies, CEO of Alviva Holdings.
Electric vehicle charging station map goes live
Electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle drivers can now view the current statuses of SA’s public charging stations online.
Audi to cut 9.5K jobs in electric car push
In its drive to make electric vehicles, the carmaker will lay off thousands of employees and also create 2 000 new roles.