ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRIC CAR

The future is ELECTRIFYING

2017-05-14 07:00

Imagine never having to buy petrol again. That’s the future with the new Nissan Leaf electric car, writes Gayle Edmunds and Dumisane Lubisi.

Want to teach your pre-schooler to drive? You can with the electric D.Throne!

2017-04-28 09:14

Meet the world's smallest 'family car', says children-car supplier D.Throne. It's tiny electric vehicle could help you bond with your little petrolhead-in-the-making on a new level.

Road test: 200km driven in an electric BMW i3

2017-02-27 15:14

'In my books the BMW i3 is exemplary of the direction the motoring world is heading in," writes Wheels24's Charlen Raymond.

Tesla makes critical stop on way to Las Vegas and CES

2016-12-30 10:54

As far as Tesla’s concerned, what’s happening in Las Vegas can stay in Las Vegas.

SA to see more electric vehicles

2016-12-11 06:16

South Africa could see more electric cars on the roads soon if a new industry body succeeds in its lobby for government to allow zero duties on imports.

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Schools across South Africa took part in the 2016 GreenpowerSA electric car race.

Schools across South Africa took part in the 2016 GreenpowerSA electric car race.

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So a Google Street View car crashed...

2016-10-05 14:18

A Google Street View car has been involved in a crash whilst doing mandatory filming.

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Electric Beetle Challenge

2016-09-21 10:01
This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

This Beetle will run from Pretoria to Cape Town on solar power alone.

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Look out Tesla! This electric car hit 100km/h in just 1.5 seconds!

Swiss university students have developed what could be the fastest accelerating electric car yet. The electric racer, called the Grimsel, can reach 0-100km/h in just 1.513 seconds!

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The rise of the hydrogen-powered car

2016-03-28 08:00

Not that long ago the electric vehicle was introduced to motorists. Now the next big thing in emission-free driving is the hydrogen-powered car.

 

2017 Mongol Rally: Nissan's electric Leaf to take on 16 000km race

2017-04-28 13:21

Electric vehicle advocate, Plug-In Adventures has created a modified Nissan Leaf that will be the first all-electric car to enter the 2017 Mongol Rally - 16 000km race from the UK to Mongolia.

Shaping the future: Driving BMW's electric i3

2017-03-13 07:22

'The BMW i3 looks like something from the future and cost five times less to run when compared to a conventional family sedan,' says reader Jason Mayo.

Electric car startup unveils 'new species' of vehicle

2017-01-04 13:54

Faraday Future, the secretive electric car startup with ambitions to overtake Tesla, unveiled its first production vehicle on Tuesday, proclaiming it to be a "new species" for personal transportation.

Volkswagen will show electric concept in Detroit

2016-12-22 10:46

Volkswagen, reeling from an emissions-cheating scandal, will unveil a new electric concept model at the 2017 North American auto show in Detroit.

Schools race their self-built electric cars in Delmas

2016-10-25 14:36

School learners saw their self-built electric cars come to life as they raced in the GreenpowerZA Electric Car Challenge at Red Star Raceway.

Tesla is keen to work with Panasonic on solar energy

2016-10-17 08:41

US electric automaker Tesla says it plans to start working with Japanese electronics company Panasonic on solar energy.

SA solar challenge: Battery-powered Beetle to take on 6000km journey

2016-09-21 10:55

A small car with a big electric heart will play will challenge rivals at the 2016 SA Solar Challenge. This Beetle, called the ZingBug, will race 6000km from Pretoria to Cape Town using battery power.

VW plans electric car joint venture with China's Jianghuai

2016-09-07 12:15

Volkswagen says it’s assessing the feasibility of an electric car joint venture with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile.

Elon Musk: New Tesla Model 3 is headed for SA

2016-04-04 08:38

Electric car company Tesla opened orders for its latest car, the Model 3, in the US last week and there is good news for South Africans who are keen on ordering the new car.

Volvo wants standard plugs for electric cars

2016-03-10 11:31

In a bid to grow its market for zero-emission vehicles, Volvo has joined an initiative to standardise plugs for electric cars.

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