Automotive body urges govt to create favourable EV environment

The National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of SA calls for a policy framework on electric vehicles and the reduction of the 25% import tariff.

Oct 30, 2018

Jaguar bets on electric car appetite in SA with R1.7m I-PACE

The luxury motoring company's all-electric I-PACE SUV will come to SA early next year and cost close to R2 million.

Apr 26, 2018

Nissan wants SA govt intervention on electric cars

SA will be left behind in the electric vehicle market if government does not have clear policy on how to roll out the tech, says Nissan.

Feb 23, 2018

Nissan gets ready to take on Uber

The firm hopes to become an operator of autonomous transportation services and break into a segment set to be dominated by Uber.

Jan 16, 2018

Global carmakers to invest $90bn in electric vehicles

Ford's plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and electric cars by global automakers.

Dec 27, 2017

China extends tax rebate for electric cars, hybrids

China's tax exemption on purchases of new-energy vehicles will run until 31 December 2020.


Jaguar Land Rovers to have electric option from 2020

All new Jaguar Land Rover cars will be available in an electric or hybrid version from 2020.

Sep 6, 2017

Nissan takes electric car battle to Tesla

A longer-range version of the Leaf electric vehicle, with 60kWh battery, will be launched internationally next year, says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa.

Aug 31, 2017

Nissan hopes to quell electric car range anxiety

The auto manufacturer maps out the stations where electric car drivers can charge their vehicles so that fears of `running out' are squashed.

Feb 16, 2017

Toyota chairman foresees popularity of new plug-in hybrids

Takeshi Uchiyamada anticipates the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles will catch on far more rapidly than the original Prius.

Feb 9, 2017

UK revisits insurance rules for self-driving cars

Britain introduces new insurance rules to ensure victims of accidents involving self-driving cars are compensated quickly.

Feb 2, 2017

Nissan's hybrid offers cheaper route to electric cars

The Japanese automaker hopes the gasoline hybrids will act as a gateway for drivers who will later shift to all-electric cars.

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