SA has priciest electric vehicles in the world
South Africans pay more for electric vehicles than the rest of the world, due to non-existing incentives, says AutoTrader.
Rheinmetall opts for e-vehicles, e-scooters in SA
The German automotive and arms manufacturer plans to eliminate 350 internal combustion vehicles from its fleet.
BMW unveils i4, iX3 electric vehicles in SA
The two cars form part of BMW’s efforts to meet its goal of a 50% global share of electric vehicle sales by 2030.
Volvo outlines electrification, autonomous strategy
The firm accelerates its e-mobility strategy to put one million electrified vehicles on the road by 2025.
Skills pivotal to transition towards electric mobility
The scarcity of various crucial ICT skills is identified as the key barrier to the growth of SA’s slow-to-accelerate electric vehicle market.
Electric minibus taxi trial in the works in SA
A multi-stakeholder partnership will investigate the feasibility of an electric minibus taxi in South African conditions.
Woolies rolls out electric fleet for online deliveries
Woolworths says it’s the first retailer in SA to use electric panel vans to deliver customers’ online purchases.
SA trails behind global market with 1.5K electric vehicles
The local electric vehicle market sees slow but steady growth − with sales marketed exclusively from premium brands − reaching 1 559 units at the beginning of 2022.
Sony, Honda forge strategic e-mobility alliance
The Japanese electronics corporation and Honda will establish a new company focusing on e-mobility.
Continental shift needed to up electric vehicles in Sub-Saharan Africa
The region falls behind globally in electric vehicle shipments, with less than 7 000 units to be shipped this year.
uYilo to scale e-mobility projects after EU funding deal
The Technology Innovation Agency initiative looks to extend its electric mobility projects across Africa after securing multimillion-rand EU funding.