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German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss with fraud
German prosecutors charge ex-VW boss with fraud
Former Volkswagen chief Martin Winterkorn on Monday became the target of German charges over the group's "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal,...
Emissions squeeze sparks electric surge for Volkswagen
Emissions squeeze sparks electric surge for Volkswagen
Mammoth German carmaker Volkswagen massively expanded Tuesday its plans for electric car sales in the coming decade, as its scramble to meet tougher...
More belt-tightening at VW to fund electric new start
More belt-tightening at VW to fund electric new start
German car giant Volkswagen said Thursday it is looking for €3-billion ($3.8-billion) in new savings to help fund its pivot towards electric...
Betting on Elon’s a risky business
Betting on Elon’s a risky business
If a messiah was needed to lead us in these climate-challenged times, Elon Musk could be seen to fit much of the bill. His projects include...
A roadmap to premium electric mobility
A roadmap to premium electric mobility
Competition in the premium automotive market is fierce, but there is an elephant in the room. The demand we create for alternative mobility...
World gears up for electric cars despite bumps in road
World gears up for electric cars despite bumps in road
Technological advances mean fossil fuel in cars could be phased out within decades but...
SA promises three million electric cars
SA promises three million electric cars
There are about 300 electric cars whooshing along South Africa’s roads. By 2050, there should be three million. The only thing standing in the...
​Three million electric cars by 2050 – if government doesn’t trip itself up
​Three million electric cars by 2050 – if government doesn’t trip itself up
There are about 300 electric cars whooshing along South Africa’s roads. By 2050, there should be three million. The only thing standing in the...
UJ’s electrical car races to be most efficient at the Shell Eco-Marathon in London
UJ’s electrical car races to be most efficient at the Shell Eco-Marathon in London
On 3 July, the University of Johannesburg’s Voltronics team stood proudly with their prototype battery-electrical vehicle after it finished in...
Tesla’s new Model 3 may finally convince Musk-crazy SA to drink the electric Kool-Aid
Tesla’s new Model 3 may finally convince Musk-crazy SA to drink the electric Kool-Aid
He struggled through childhood, was repulsed by the “jockish white Afrikaner culture” at Pretoria Boy’s High and made a run for North America...
So you’ve seized power and are struggling to keep it. What now?
So you’ve seized power and are struggling to keep it. What now?
The world’s biggest battery is a pumped storage scheme in Virginia. This uses excess electricity in the day to pump water to the top of a...
The best of 2014: Vehicle gadget of the year
The best of 2014: Vehicle gadget of the year
Silence. It’s a cliché that it’s golden, but it’s priceless when one is assailed by noise. And there are few daily experiences that are less...

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