Nissan Leaf Rebuilding Project In Zimbabwe

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 21:28:41 +0000

As the number of EVs on the road grows, there is now an urgent need to train automotive technicians to be ready to work on all these EVs. Taurayi Raymond Sewera wants to help address this gap starting in Zimbabwe. He is setting up the International Institute of Automotive Technology Training (IIATT) with a major focus on PHEV and BEVs

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Tesla Model 3 & Wuling Mini EV Shine In Growing Chinese EV Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:11:14 +0000

The overall Chinese auto market remained in positive numbers last month, +6% year over year (YoY), with plugins faring even better, growing 30% YoY last month to 100,000 units, a new year best

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A Star Is Born — China EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 05:02:47 +0000

A star is born in China. And it is not the flashy Xpeng P7 (1,725 units) or BYD Han EV (1,205), but something far more humble. More on that below

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Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 08 Aug 2020 23:35:28 +0000

A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing. Sales have been so poor that the market share of EVs in Japan was recently just under 1%

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Africa’s Low Motorization Levels Present An Opportunity For Another Leapfrog Event

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:25:18 +0000

Even counting used vehicles, the majority of African countries still have very low levels of motorization compared to countries in the developed world. Only a handful of countries have motorization rates above 100 vehicles per 1,000 people

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Tesla & The Minions — China EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2020 05:24:56 +0000

The overall Chinese market returned to negative numbers in June, down 6% year over year (YoY), but on paper, plugins fared much worse, down 53% last month

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 2

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 18:05:03 +0000

Africa’s highest mileage BMW i3. Shaun Maidment’s i3 has done 252 000 km (Courtesy of evCrowdRoute)One of the best ways to reduce emissions going forward is not to restrict the importation of used vehicles but to simply shift to cleaner and safer used vehicles. Used vehicles tend to come in at price points that are more affordable for the target market in most of these African countries

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Tesla Model 3 Is Undisputed EV Leader In China — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 02:48:45 +0000

While the overall Chinese auto market returned to positive numbers in May (+7% year over year), plugins are still in the red and were down 32% last month, with close to 73,000 registrations

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7 ICE Killers We Would Really Like To See In Africa To Help End The ICE Age!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 03:40:20 +0000

Accelerating EV adoption is one of the best ways to reduce carbon emissions, since the transport sector is one of the major contributors of carbon emissions. We recently looked at how increasing the penetration of EVs in Kenya can also help improve air quality and reduce CO2 emissions

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Tesla Model 3 Undisputed Leader In China — EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 20 Jun 2020 02:48:45 +0000

While the overall Chinese auto market returned to positive numbers in May (+7% year over year), plugins are still in the red and were down 32% last month, with close to 73,000 registrations

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