South Africa’s motoring industry will likely produce its first electric car in 2026, the trade minister said on Monday.
Ford South Africa has used its South African centenary event to launch a range of new cars. TechCentral was there and filed this video report.
Oil giant Exxon Mobil plans to become one of the biggest suppliers of lithium for electric vehicles.
Ford has invested R5.2-billion to build a plug-in hybrid version of its popular Ranger bakkie in Pretoria.
The move by BMW is an early indication there will be limits for manufacturers to reap new revenue from software-based services.
Most successful new technologies follow an S-shaped adoption curve. Electric vehicles are no different.
Ford CEO Jim Farley sees revenue from in-car software services surging by 1 000% in the next few years.
The Democratic Alliance is lobbying US lawmakers in a bid to preserve the country’s duty-free access to the world’s biggest economy.
Not enough is being done to support the transition by South Africa’s motor manufacturing industry to electric vehicles.
It could take as long as five days to repair and install new power pylons that supply parts of South Africa’s capital.