uYilo South Africa: Electric Vehicles Make Power Portable

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The Nissan RE-LEAF is a concept aimed at emergency response, providing power where there is none. Nissan's design shows the EV concept can simultaneously power an electric jackhammer (24 hours – 36 kWh), a pressure ventilation fan (24 hours – 21.6 kWh), a 10-liter soup kettle (24 hours – 9.6

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It’s Happening! Car Dealers In Africa Are Starting To Stock More Used EVs

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We are starting to see more and more used car dealers in Africa stocking used EVs and not just bringing in EVs per order.

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South Africa Gets The Porsche Taycan Before It Gets A Tesla

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VAYA Africa Launches VAYA Electric, Positions Itself For Growth Across Africa

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We recently looked at how evCrowdRoute and GridCars are rolling out EV charging networks in South Africa. Now VAYA Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service (TaaS) company, has launched an electric vehicle service in South Africa’s northern neighbor, Zimbabwe.

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Africa’s Low Motorization Levels Present An Opportunity For Another Leapfrog Event

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Even counting used vehicles, the majority of African countries still have very low levels of motorization compared to countries in the developed world. Only a handful of countries have motorization rates above 100 vehicles per 1,000 people.

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Japan’s Disappointing EV Sales Are Bad For Africa, & Here’s Why

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A potential bottleneck could come quite soon on the used EV supply side. Thanks to Japanese OEM’s love of mild hybrids and their quest to prolong the ICE age as long as possible, sales of EVs in Japan have been very disappointing.

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Rwanda’s GURARIDE Looks To Jumpstart Africa’s Bikeshare & Micromobility Industry

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GURARIDE is a Rwanda-based green e-mobility public bikeshare (PBS) transport system company committed to the sustainability of micromobility in Africa, with Rwanda being its first entry point.

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 3

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We continue with our push to show that driving electric in Africa can be a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. How cheap? In some cases, driving electric is as good as driving for free thanks some really cheap residential electricity tariffs in several countries.

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Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 2

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One of the best ways to reduce emissions going forward is not to restrict the importation of used vehicles but to simply shift to cleaner and safer used vehicles. Used vehicles tend to come in at price points that are more affordable for the target market in most of these African countries.

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Africa Needs Toyota-Branded BEVs, & Here’s Why

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The Brookings Institution says consumers in Africa are brand conscious and brand loyal. In the brand new vehicle market, the Toyota Hilux is king in South Africa and also tops other charts. When it comes to cars, that brand is Toyota!

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Electric Vehicles in South Africa: Where Are We Now?

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South Africa’s uYilo Electric Mobility Program, a multi-stakeholder, collaborative program focused on enabling, facilitating, and mobilizing electric mobility in South Africa, has just released its State of Electric Vehicles in South Africa Report. According to the report, 1,119 plugin electric vehicles had been sold in South Africa by the end of 2019.

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Europe’s New EV Incentives Could Actually Help Africa

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Electronia Brings Energica Electric Super Bikes To South Africa, Targets More Countries Across The Continent 

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Vanderbijlpark-based Electronia is selling Energica electric superbikes in South Africa. kWh Energica EGO+, EVA RIBELLE, and the EVA ESSEESSE9+ models to South Africa initially, but plans to open up sales in other African countries soon. The Modena- (Italy) based Energica is also the sole manufacturer in the Moto E Championship. Electronia is bringing the 21.5

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New Generation Of Small Chinese EVs Could Help Eskom’s Push For Mass EV Adoption In South Africa (Video) 

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South Africa’s electricity utility company Eskom has been working with other stakeholders to promote adoption of EVs in South Africa. One of the stumbling blocks to accelerating adoption has been the high sticker prices of EV models available in South Africa.

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The New BMW iX3 Is Coming To South Africa!

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BMW also produces the X3 in Rosslyn, Pretoria, South Africa. Batteries Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Storage EV Charging Green Economy Grid Investment Lithium-Ion Batteries Manufacturing PHEV BMW BMW iX3 BMW South Africa BMW South Africa (Pty) Ltd co2 emissions South Africa South Africa EV marketThe BMW iX3 shares the same platform as the plug-in hybrid, the mild hybrid, and the fossil fuel X3 models.

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Pretoria-Based BLUEPLUG Charges Up South Africa’s EV Market (Interview)

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We were excited to have an opportunity to have a discussion with BLUEPLUG Electrical, one of South Africa’s largest EV charging infrastructure installation companies. Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Grid Investment Lithium-Ion Batteries Market Research BLUEPLUG EV Market Pretoria Pretoria- Johannesburg (South Africa) South Africa South Africa electric vehicles South Africa EV charging

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Mobility For Africa Shows How Electric Vehicles Can Transform Lives Where it Matters Most – Part 2

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Mobility For Africa (MFA) has just completed the first of a two-part pilot phase which we covered here recently. Batteries Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Interviews Lithium-Ion Batteries Solar Energy Solar Panels Africa africa clean energy Africa electric vehicles Africa solar Mobility For Africa South Africa South Africa EV adoption

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Jaguar I-PACE Is South Africa’s Car Of The Year

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BMW South Africa has been at the forefront of promoting electric mobility in South Africa. The BMW i3 has been the only electric model that has been consistently available in South Africa since 2015, hence it is tops of the all-time sales charts with 405 units sold since 2015. BMW South Africa brought the first [&hellip.

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South Africa Could Miss Out On EVolution

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Elon Musk’s home town of Pretoria recently hosted the Smarter Mobility Africa 2019 Summit, where the future of South Africa’s automotive manufacturing industry was one of the major sessions. According its website, “Smarter Mobility Africa brings together mobility thought leaders from business and government to consider, collaborate, co-create and consolidate efforts for accelerating the transition to electric and smart mobility.”

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Solar MD’s South Africa Ramp-Up Shows Demand For Battery Storage Is Growing

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Boosting The Financing Of Local Distributed Renewable Energy Actors In Africa — Oil Change International Shows How It Can Be Done

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However, only about 1-2% of financing for electricity in Africa is currently flowing to distributed renewable energy. Clean Power Green Economy Investment Solar Energy Wind Energy africa renewable energy africa renewable energy financing Oil Change International (OCI

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Will South Africa Build Electric Vehicles?

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Like Germany is to Europe, South Africa is the manufacturing powerhouse of sub-Saharan Africa. In 2018, South Africa produced 610,854 vehicles. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Hybrid Electric Cars PHEV BMW BMW i3 Eskom Ford Germany Isuzu jaguar Jaguar I-Pace Kenya Mercedes-Benz Naamsa Nissan renault shell South Africa Toyota volkswagen

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You Can Now Lease An All-Electric Sedan In Ghana For Just $160 Per Month!

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Driving electric in many African countries is a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. Ghana, like many other African countries, has a very low motorization rate compared to most parts of the developed world.

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Africa’s Oil Curse, the Example of Nigeria

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A common concept in Africa that is not noticed in the United States or other parts of the world is what in Africa is called “Africa’s Oil Curse.”. Air Quality Fossil Fuels Grid Natural Gas Oil Policy & Politics Research Shipping Water Africa Africa oil Agip Chevron co2 emissions Elf ExxonMobil Kenya Mobil Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) Niger Delta Nigeria Nigerian law shell Waste Reduction

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The Waiting List For Rwanda’s Ampersand Electric Motorcycles Is Now At 7000!

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Rwanda-based Ampersand wants to help all these motorcycle riders switch to electric and help them save money and the environment at the same time. Ampersand’s CEO Josh Whale gives us an update on Ampersand's progress in Rwanda.

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Mobility For Africa Shows How Electric Vehicles Can Transform Lives Where It Matters Most

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MFA’s vision is to “bring solar powered electric transport solutions to women and their families that are affordable, efficient and adapted to peri urban and rural areas in Africa.”. Batteries Clean Transport Climate Change Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Lithium-Ion Batteries Africa Africa electric vehicles Car Sharing and Mobility Options e-mobility electric tricycle electric tricycles pay as you go electric cars

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GridCars Network Is Charging Up South Africa’s EV Revolution

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Established in 2009, GridCars has grown to become South Africa’s largest Electric Vehicle Charging Service Equipment (EVSE), Charging Station Infrastructure and Management Systems firm. Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Grid Investment Lithium-Ion Batteries Solar Energy Solar Panels BMW i3 EV Charging Networks ev revolution EV sales GridCars Jaquar I-Pace South Africa

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Are Car Dealerships Now Actively Advertising Electric Vehicles? — South Africa Example

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Study: Driving Tesla Model 3 Is Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving Petrol Vehicles In 23 African Countries

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Botswana-Based Accite Holdings Brings Plant-Based Meat Revolution To Africa With Beyond Meat

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Infinite Foods, a subsidiary of Botswana-based Accite Holdings, plans to tackle Africa’s nutrition problem in a more sustainable way by promoting plant-based food products across Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa’s expanding population and development will see many move into middle income status and with it increase their meat and dairy intake.

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New Generation Of German Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUVs Could Help Influence EV Adoption In Africa

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Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles EV Charging EV Charging Stations Hybrid Electric Cars PHEV Policy & Politics Africa Africa EV adoption BMW BMW i3 co2 emissions DC fast charging EV adoption EV fast-charging Harare Johannesburg Kenya Marondera Mercedes GLE 350 Nairobi Naivasha Pretoria South Africa Thika ZimbabweHybrid vehicles have come a long way since they went mainstream with the very successful Toyota Prius.

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Id Mjahdi Is Africa’s First Fully Solar-Powered Village

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A small village in Morocco, Id Mjahdi, has become the first village on the entire continent of Africa to become completely powered by the warm rays of the sun. Africa contributes to less than 1% of global solar power capacity, according to the International Energy Agency, but solar is very competitive there. Clean Power Community Solar Consumer Technology Grid Microgrids Solar Energy Africa cleanergy Id Mjahdi Mohamed Lasry Morocco

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Is The Real ICE Killer Finally Here?

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As I wrote in my last article on my journey from ICE to EV, I used to read a lot of CleanTechnica and EVSalesblog when I was at university. I used to wait eagerly for the last few days of the month. That’s because that’s when one of my favorite monthly articles would be released. [&hellip.

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Tesla Powerwall 2 Arrives Just In Time As Power Cuts Worsen In South Africa

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On the 9th of this month, for the first time ever, Eskom, South Africa’s national power utility company, implemented Stage 6 Load shedding in which Eskom had to shed a load of 6000 MW to stabilise the grid. South Africa’s current installed capacity is 49.4 GW, according to the Draft Integrated Recourse Plan (2018) from South Africa’s Department of Energy. Tesla South Africa the Powerwall Waste Reduction

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1st Ethiopian-Assembled All-Electric Hyundai Ioniq Rolls Out Of Haile Gebrselassie’s Marathon Motor Engineering Plant

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Marathon Motor Engineering, a joint venture between Hyundai Motor Company and Olympic Champion Haile Gebrselassie, has started assembling the all-electric Hyundai Ioniq in Ethiopia.

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