Electric Cars

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

Only 1.4% of cars made are electric

In the face of the climate emergency, it is critical for investors to show companies the path to follow

What’s driving our electric future?

High tariffs and the lack of infrastructure are hampering the adoption of EVs in South Africa

Selfish green commuters annoy Parisians

Paris is pushing back against the dominance of the car

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Greener cars have truly electrifying potential

But South Africa will have to adopt proactive policies to increase demand and manufacturing

A dud, but politically in vogue

Electric cars have failed so spectacularly in the past is because they are rubbish.

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