MellowVans’ Cool Electric Delivery Vehicles Look To Power The Global Last Mile Delivery Market.

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 01:00:15 +0000

Stellenbosch-based MellowVans seeks to help firms across the globe in this space in their quest to unlock operational efficiencies and cost savings by providing them with low cost and emission-free transport. MellowVans develops, manufactures, and leases electric three-wheeler cargo vans that appear to hit the sweet spot of the delivery vehicle market

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New Generation Of German Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUVs Could Help Influence EV Adoption In Africa

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 03:00:43 +0000

Hybrid vehicles have come a long way since they went mainstream with the very successful Toyota Prius. Now in its fourth generation, featuring an 8.8 kWh battery, the Prius Prime/Plug-In Hybrid is good for an all-electric range of about 40 km

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Fika Mobility Wants To Jumpstart The Kenyan Electric Motorcycle Market With Battery Swap Model

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:10:21 +0000

Rishi Kohli, Co- founder and CEO of Fika Mobility showcasing the Fika Mobility electric motorcycleAccording to the Motorcycle Assemblers Association of Kenya, there are currently about 600,000 commercial motorcycles in Kenya. Motorcycle taxis, known as Boda Bodas, are extremely popular, as commuters use them to whiz through Nairobi’s infamous traffic. Boba Bobas are also widely used in Kenya’s coastal resort towns, like Malindi, Watamu, Kilifi, Diani, the city of Mombasa, Rift Valley towns like Nakuru, and the inland port city Kisumu in Western Kenya

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How Can Africa Join The EV Revolution? (Video)

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 21:00:30 +0000

Rutendo Kuhudzai via remeredzai kuhudzaiA lot of the OEMs have not expressed any interest in bringing EVs to the rest of Africa anytime soon. With the majority of them struggling to meet demand in their home and traditional markets, it doesn’t look like Africa will be a priority anytime soon

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Electric Deliveries Are Spreading Across Africa, Botswana Startup MyFoodness Adopts Electric Scooters On Its Routes

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 01:47:05 +0000

Remeredzai Joseph KuhudzaiSlowly but surely, we are getting there. We recently shared Kenyan startup GreenSpoon’s move to embrace electric delivery vans and ABInBev’s South African Breweries’ addition of the Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter to its fleet. Well, now, on our travels to Botswana, we came across MyFoodness, which has been using electric scooters on its delivery routes since

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Kenya Meets Renewable Energy Generation Target, Should Now Shift Focus To Accelerating EV Adoption To Soak Up Excess Electricity

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 18:01:01 +0000

Image Caption: One of Nopia’s Nissan Leafs charging at the Hub Mall, Karen, Nairobi: Picture by Remeredzai KuhudzaiKenya’s installed generation capacity is sitting at over 2,700 MW, which now exceeds the current peak demand of around 1,900 MW. At night during the off-peak periods, this demand goes down even further, to about 1000 MW. So where can all this excess and very clean nighttime electricity go

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Kenya’s Online Artisan Food Store GreenSpoon Adds Nissan e-NV200, 50% Of Deliveries Now Fulfilled By Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2019 02:18:19 +0000

GreenSpoon, Kenya’s first artisan online food store, has added the Nissan e-NV 200 to its fleet of delivery vehicles. It has partnered with Drivelectric, Kenya’s e-mobility solution provider, to electrify its fleet of delivery vehicles

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