Is The Real ICE Killer Finally Here?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 17:05:26 +0000

As I wrote in my last article on my journey from ICE to EV, I used to read a lot of CleanTechnica and EVSalesblog when I was at university. I used to wait eagerly for the last few days of the month. That’s because that’s when one of my favorite monthly articles would be released. [&hellip

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My Journey From ICE To EV

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 17:30:42 +0000

It looked to me back then that battery electric vehicles were the only ones that actually made sense from a technology point of view to address the long term problems. So I decided I should just only look into BEVs

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Kenya’s Electricity Generation Company KenGen To Set Up Public EV Charging Stations

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:15:18 +0000

The EV charging business is certainly going to be gamechanger for KenGen and Kenya Power on the revenue side. First of all, they will already have anchor clients with their own fleets! Utility companies own thousands of vehicles, and electrifying those will also cut down their massive petrol and diesel bills

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It’s Happening! Car Dealers In Africa Are Starting To Stock More Used EVs

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:35:02 +0000

We are starting to see more and more used car dealers in Africa stocking used EVs and not just bringing in EVs per order

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South Africa Gets The Porsche Taycan Before It Gets A Tesla

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 19:05:09 +0000

Taycan 4S electric carPorsche is rewarding its loyal South African fans by bringing the all-electric Taycan. It will be available in three variants, namely the Taycan 4s, the Taycan Turbo, and the Taycan Turbo

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1st Ethiopian-Assembled All-Electric Hyundai Ioniq Rolls Out Of Haile Gebrselassie’s Marathon Motor Engineering Plant

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 19:15:18 +0000

Marathon Motor Engineering, a joint venture between Hyundai Motor Company and Olympic Champion Haile Gebrselassie, has started assembling the all-electric Hyundai Ioniq in Ethiopia

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Electronia Brings Energica Electric Super Bikes To South Africa, Targets More Countries Across The Continent 

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2020 06:00:46 +0000

Vanderbijlpark-based Electronia is selling Energica electric superbikes in South Africa. The Modena- (Italy) based Energica is also the sole manufacturer in the Moto E Championship. Electronia is bringing the 21.5 kWh Energica EGO+, EVA RIBELLE, and the EVA ESSEESSE9+ models to South Africa initially, but plans to open up sales in other African countries soon

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Pretoria-Based BLUEPLUG Charges Up South Africa’s EV Market (Interview)

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 18:00:16 +0000

We were excited to have an opportunity to have a discussion with BLUEPLUG Electrical, one of South Africa’s largest EV charging infrastructure installation companies. We caught up with Peter Ras, owner of BLUEPLUG, to answer some questions

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Jaguar I-PACE Is South Africa’s Car Of The Year

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 21:55:23 +0000

BMW South Africa has been at the forefront of promoting electric mobility in South Africa. The BMW i3 has been the only electric model that has been consistently available in South Africa since 2015, hence it is tops of the all-time sales charts with 405 units sold since

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Electric Vehicles In South Africa: Where Are We Now?

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 18:05:26 +0000

South Africa BEV and PHEV SalesSouth Africa’s uYilo Electric Mobility Program, a multi-stakeholder, collaborative program focused on enabling, facilitating, and mobilizing electric mobility in South Africa, has just released its State of Electric Vehicles in South Africa Report. According to the report, 1,119 plugin electric vehicles had been sold in South Africa by the end of 2019. It’s interesting to see that the sales were practically evenly split between battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plugin hybrids (PHEVs). 545 (49%) of these were BEVs and 574 (51%) were PHEVs. These numbers give an interesting look in to the state of electric vehicles in South Africa even though they are low compared to other markets with mature EV industries such as Europe, North America, and China

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