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SA not ready for electric cars

The smooth and silent experience that comes with driving an electric vehicle is quite contrary to the progress South Africa has made in effectively implementing appropriate infrastructure to support vehicle

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Electric cars could change everything in SA

South Africa’s energy planning revolves around two interrelated but separate processes, the Integrated Energy Plan and the Integrated Resource Plan. The IEP covers all energy, including liquid fuels/transport and the IRP

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Global petrol demand has peaked

After fuelling the 20th century car culture that reshaped cities and defined modern life, petrol has had its day. The International Energy Agency forecasts that global petrol consumption has all but peaked as more efficient cars and the

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Jo’burg to get all-electric Uber cars

Internet ride-hailing service Uber will launch UberGreen in Johannesburg next week, offering environmentally conscious users of the popular application the option to ride exclusively in all-electric vehicles. Uber is working with both BMW

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BMW, Nissan to roll out national EV grid

Vehicle makers Nissan and BMW have reached an agreement to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure across South Africa. The memorandum of understanding between the two companies

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BMW SA bets big on electric cars

Electric cars are the future of the automobile, Germany’s iconic luxury vehicle brand BMW believes. And it’s about to make a big investment in South Africa to back up this view. Worldwide, the race to electric vehicles is hotting up as leading vehicle manufacturers

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Bean counters to fuel demand for electric cars

If press coverage is any measure, it appears electric vehicles (EVs) have finally arrived. Tesla’s Model S was named Automobile Magazine’s Car of the Year, the Nissan Leaf is topping the EV sales ranks and the industry is abuzz with anticipated sales impact of BMW’s super-light i3. Yet for all the hype, EVs remain more common in glossy

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