ARTICLES RELATING TO ELECTRIC CARS

WATCH: These electric vehicles are the safest you'll find

2019-07-10 11:04

These are the safest hybrid and electric cars on sale today, according to the testing organisation Euro NCAP.

Volkswagen will add 36 000 electric car charging points across Europe

2019-06-18 10:50

Volkswagen currently has more than 20 000 electric car charging points in Germany and will introduce another 36 000 charging points throughout Europe.

Musk touting Tesla with over 650km range in the near future

2019-06-12 12:30

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was quoted as telling investors of his electric car company that "it won’t be long before we have a 400-mile (650km) range car", US media reports.

WATCH: Toyota speeds up its electric vehicle plans

2019-06-08 13:00

Toyota is speeding up its plans for electric vehicles, saying half its sales will be electrified by 2025 - five years earlier than in previous targets.

WATCH: Looking for an electric car? Here's how long some customers have to wait for a new EV

2019-05-02 08:36

Electric cars are in demand, and that means longer lead times for prospective owners. Here are the waiting periods expected for electric cars on sale today.

WATCH: The spark behind the electric car

2019-04-23 08:52

Ever wanted to know how an electric cars works? Check out this cool video that explains the inner workings of an electric vehicle.

A new car brand says it could be selling 'affordable' (if weird-looking) electric cars, motorbikes, and 1-ton trucks in SA next year

2019-04-11 11:06

NeuWai, a brand just launched by Songuo Motors, says a distribution deal will bring its line of "affordable electric vehicles" to South Africa by early 2020.

Fastest electric car chargers waiting for batteries to catch up

2019-04-04 20:56

They’re among the most advanced car chargers available, promising to deliver a full tank of juice in minutes.

Next-gen electric cars: BMW iX3, i4 and iNEXT head to the Arctic for extreme testing

2019-03-25 14:33

Prototypes of the next all-electric cars from BMW i are undergoing comprehensive tests at the winter test centre in Arjeplog, Sweden.

The Eskom crisis and electric cars - how will blackouts affect first-time EV owners in SA?

2019-03-18 19:00

With winter approaching and Eskom in crisis mode, how will blackouts impact first-time electric vehicle owners?

 

WATCH: Opel's huge electric push - new battery-powered Corsa-e

2019-06-19 11:00

Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller has laid out the German automaker's new strategy - by 2024, all Opel model ranges will be available in an electric version.

Musk to Tesla shareholders: Consumer demand is not a problem

2019-06-14 10:35

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk dismissed concerns about demand for his company’s trademark electric vehicles, telling shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Tuesday that sales this quarter could hit record levels.

Audi recalls first electric SUV in US on battery fire risk

2019-06-11 21:30

Volkswagen’s luxury brand Audi is recalling its first all-electric vehicle sold in the US due to a potential risk of a battery fire.

Electric and self-driving cars: Future mobility on show at Sun City

2019-05-03 10:28

"I am excited by the gradual shift to electronic modes of transport," said Transport Minister Blade Nzimande.

WATCH: Here's why electric cars have plenty of power

2019-04-25 09:00

'Electric motors are used in everything from bakkies to mining trucks – because they pack plenty of oomph,' writes Jake Whitehead, The University of Queensland, as he explores why EVs have so much potential power.

WATCH: Electric cars - are they worth it?

2019-04-21 13:00

Electric cars have become an unexpected talking point ahead of the federal election, and look set to continue with a number of manufacturers unveiling plans for electric utes.

Eskom: Don't worry about load shedding, we're ready to power electric cars

2019-04-08 20:55

Eskom announced on Monday that it was working together with vehicle manufacturers to "unlock the potential of electric powered vehicles in South Africa".

WATCH: Volkswagen's 500kW electric ID R electric sports car to take on epic 'road to heaven' record in China

2019-03-29 08:22

The fully-electric Volkswagen ID. R electric sports car will take on a special challenge in September 2019- attempting to grab the hillclimb record along the Tianmen Shan Big Gate Road in China.

WATCH: Tesla launches the Model Y electric crossover

2019-03-18 21:44

Elon Musk has unveiled Tesla's Model Y electric sports utility vehicle in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition from European car makers rolling out their own electric rivals.

Tesla unveils electric Model Y, expands into popular SUV market

2019-03-15 08:17

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to unveil the Model Y, an SUV that the automaker hopes will win over consumers looking for an all-electric alternative.

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