Toyota is anticipating that the government will provide a support package to reduce the price of new-energy vehicles to make them more accessible.
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Government and automotive original equipment manufacturers are working towards accelerating the development of manufacturing capabilities for new energy vehicles in South Africa.
Sasol and project partner Toyota will install hydrogen refuelling infrastructure along the N3 highway connecting Johannesburg and Durban, CEO Fleetwood Grobler said in a statement on Wednesday.
Toyota is set to produce its first “hybrid synergy drive” (petrol-electric) car on the African continent at its plant in Durban, as part of a R2.5-billion investment in a new production line.
The global shift towards electric mobility is creating significant challenges for South Africa’s automotive industry.