South Africa’s only high-speed rail network is drawing up a multibillion-rand plan to expand outside Johannesburg and Pretoria, joining a potential bonanza of infrastructure projects.
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At Tesla’s Battery Day event in September, CEO Elon Musk set himself an ambitious target: to produce a $25 000 electric car in three years. Hitting that price is seen as critical to deliver a true, mass-market product.
California just started the clock on a future that just a few years ago would’ve been unthinkable: dealerships full of nothing but zero-emissions cars.
The world’s first flight by a “commercially available aircraft” powered by hydrogen fuel cells has been heralded as a milestone in the development of sustainable aviation.
Investors slashed $50-billion from Tesla’s market value on Tuesday despite CEO Elon Musk’s promise to cut electric vehicle costs so radically that a $25 000 car that drives itself will be possible within three years.
Motorists and taxpayers appear set to become the cash cow to allow the government to reduce its percentage of the funding of the multibillion-rand expansion of the Gautrain.
In pictures | Plane maker Airbus unveiled three designs it’s studying to build hydrogen-powered aircraft as it races to bring a zero-emission passenger plane into service by 2035.
Government has told administrators of South African Airways that there is a “clear cabinet commitment” to provide the state airline with R10.5-billion of funds.
Kusa Kokutsha, whose bid for the cancelled Sanral tender for the continued management of e-tolls was R4.5-billion cheaper than the second bidder, has lodged a high court application to review the cancellation of the tender.
Elon Musk and his team are preparing to outline new steps in Tesla’s drive to become a more self-sufficient company less reliant on suppliers at its “Battery Day” event on 22 September. It’s part of a well-established pattern.