Mercedes-Benz gave car buyers a glimpse of the top-end of its electric model plans, showing off a sleek silver battery-powered concept version to complement the flagship S-Class sedan.
Cars made Germany into a global manufacturing powerhouse, but pollution concerns have sullied the reputation of a product that once embodied individual freedom.
Volkswagen South Africa is working on a comprehensive electric mobility strategy with the purpose of laying a strong foundation for the introduction of battery electric vehicles into its key brands.
Nissan, BMW and Volkswagen are among car makers in talks to bring the electric car revolution to South Africa, as the nation’s auto-factory floors risk being left behind in the global switch to greener vehicles.
BMW promoted production chief Oliver Zipse to CEO, resetting its leadership to catch up with rivals in the transition to an era of self-driving, electric cars.
BMW and Jaguar Land Rover will collaborate on their next generation of electric cars, following similar moves by other automakers that have teamed up to share the burden of developing the expensive new technology.
Despite being unable to guarantee a stable and consistent supply of electricity, Eskom says it remains committed to its role in unlocking the potential of the electric vehicle market in South Africa.