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DTSA ready for local electric truck future

In line with Daimler Truck’s global ambition to offer 100% CO2 neutral trucks and buses by 2050, Daimler Trucks South Africa (DTSA) introduced its first fully battery-electric truck range locally.

  • 27 May 2024
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Looking at energy during the month of May

The pollution and energy challenges across the world inspired the South African government to dedicate a month to energy education. This year, Energy Month is May.

  • 16 May 2024
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Enviro Automotive extends DFSK EV product range

Enviro Automotive, an importer and local distributor of DFSK's electric vehicles (EV), announced new additions to its C-Series panel van and bakkie line-up to enhance its current offerings. In July 2022, Enviro Automotive introduced the DFSK brand in South Africa with the launch of the EC35 panel van and EC31 one-tonne bakkie.

  • 15 May 2024

Zero Carbon Charge launches FS roll-out of EV stations

Zero Carbon Charge, in partnership with the Free State provincial government, launched the R4.3 billion provincial roll-out of a network of solar-powered, off-grid, ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the province by signing a collaborative memorandum of understanding (MoU).

  • 15 May 2024
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VW aims high with renewable energy

Transitioning to renewable energy is more than just a means to avoid the disruptive effects of power outages for Volkswagen Group Africa (VWGA), but rather a conscious step towards reducing the environmental impact of fossil fuels.

  • 15 May 2024

Chery proves efficiency of PHEV models

To alleviate any new energy vehicle (NEV) range fears that might still exist, Chery recently put two of its flagship models through its paces in a real-life, long distance endurance test.

  • 10 May 2024
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NEVs steal the Beijing Auto Show

China's largest auto show opened in Beijing on Thursday with the biggest names showing off their latest electric vehicles (EVs), underlining how the world's largest auto market is already in an all-electric mode, with no looking back.

  • 29 April 2024
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A second life for PHEV batteries

JLR has partnered with energy storage start-up, Allye Energy, to create a novel Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to provide zero emissions power on the go.

  • 22 April 2024
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Volvo XC40 Recharge SA’s top selling BEV

Volvo Car South Africa’s position at the forefront of the fast-growing new-energy vehicle space has been cemented, this time by the fact that the XC40 Recharge was the country’s most sold used electric vehicle in 2023, according to data from AutoTrader.

  • 19 April 2024
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Volvo plant in China achieves climate-neutral status

Volvo’s Taizhou manufacturing plant has switched to biogas, making it the company’s first plant in China to achieve climate-neutral status. The plant’s switch from natural gas will result in a reduction of more than 7 000 tons of CO2 a year.

  • 15 April 2024
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