New Generation Of Small Chinese EVs Could Help Eskom’s Push For Mass EV Adoption In South Africa (Video) 

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 01:42:45 +0000

South Africa’s electricity utility company Eskom has been working with other stakeholders to promote adoption of EVs in South Africa. One of the stumbling blocks to accelerating adoption has been the high sticker prices of EV models available in South Africa

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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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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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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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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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