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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.