Africa Needs Tesla Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 17:22:05 +0000

To help push the transition to electromobility in Africa, I thought brand loyal consumers would perhaps really appreciate an all-electric Toyota, but it is very hard to get one outside China. 

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1.4 Million Riders, 22 Million Rides Per Day: Kenya’s Fascinating Motorcycle Taxi Industry Ripe For Electrification

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 20:30:51 +0000

Several startups have set out to providw a new avenue for motorcycle taxi riders to lower their operating costs, increase their earnings, and ultimately build some savings by switching to electric motorcycles

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Iyadi Does The 200 KM Nairobi-To-Nanyuki Road Trip Nonstop Comfortably In VW e-Golf

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:05:26 +0000

Iyadi Iyadi is on a mission to help promote the adoption of electric vehicles in Kenya. He recently bought a 35 kWh VW e-Golf from the UK, and just drove the 200 kilometer Nairobi to Nanyuki trip to show how comfortable a 200 km trip is in an EV with a decent sized battery pack even in the absence of a public charging network on Kenyan highways

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It’s All In The Numbers! A Deep Dive Into ICE Motorcycle Fleet Data Convinces Kimosop & Co-Founder Steve To Start Ecobodaa Kenya

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 16:26:42 +0000

Motorcycle taxis are the most preferred mode of last-mile connectivity in East Africa. Unfortunately, motorcycle taxis in Africa’s urban cities are one of the main sources of pollution and chaos on the roads. By building a product that reduces the rider’s expenses in terms of maintenance, fueling, and asset acquisition of the motorcycle taxis, Ecobodaa hopes to build a more resilient and sustainable urban mobility solution

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The Waiting List For Rwanda’s Ampersand Electric Motorcycles Is Now At 7000!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2020 20:05:36 +0000

Ampersand electric motorcycleRwanda-based Ampersand wants to help all these motorcycle riders switch to electric and help them save money and the environment at the same time. Ampersand’s CEO Josh Whale gives us an update on Ampersand’s progress in Rwanda

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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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You Can Now Lease An All-Electric Sedan In Ghana For Just $160 Per Month!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 17:15:07 +0000

Driving electric in many African countries is a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. Ghana, like many other African countries, has a very low motorization rate compared to most parts of the developed world. This presents a huge opportunity for another leapfrog moment where consumers can jump straight into the world of EVs, bypassing the ICE Age. 

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Africa Needs Toyota-Branded BEVs, & Here’s Why

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 23:05:27 +0000

The Brookings Institution says consumers in Africa are brand conscious and brand loyal. When it comes to cars, that brand is Toyota! In the brand new vehicle market, the Toyota Hilux is king in South Africa and also tops other charts. Other popular models in the new vehicle market are the Corolla, the Fortuner, and the Yaris

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Uganda-Based Bodawerk’s Electric Tractors, Motorcycle Conversion Kits, Threshing & Milling Machines Look Set To Transform Lives

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 18:00:16 +0000

The company’s mobility products are built from recycled and upcycled materials. Up to 90% of the materials used are sourced locally, with only the electric motors imported from China. They assemble their battery packs using the standard 18650 cells recovered from old laptops, which allows them to lower the costs of their products significantly to levels that are more affordable for their target market

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Nairobi VW eGolf Experience

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 18:15:30 +0000

Iyadi Iyadi had enough problems with his ICE car and maintaining it became very expensive. He then decided to ditch the ICE and get an EV. After some extensive research, he decided to buy the 35.8 kWh 2019 VW eGolf

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