British luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover warned a global semiconductor shortage is worsening and deliveries in the second quarter will be 50% worse than initially thought.
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As Apple plots a foray into the car market, it could adopt a similar strategy to the iPhone – working with a lesser known contract manufacturer – after talks with some brand name car makers stalled.
Jaguar Land Rover’s car range will be fully electric by 2030 as the car maker joins a global race to develop zero-emission models to get ahead of looming bans on sales of new fossil-fuel vehicles.
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.
Electric vehicles are set to increase their presence on South African roads as more car manufacturers announce their intention to enter the industry in response to global trends.
An estimated $6-trillion is theoretically needed to build the infrastructure that electric cars need such as charging stations and power networks. That’s about 7.5% of the world’s GDP.
Jaguar said on Thursday it will roll out a network of 82 new public charging stations for electric vehicles in South Africa at a cost of R30-million. They will be able to charge most electric vehicles sold in the country.