Eco News

Electric cars on SA roads soon

Pretoria – As the world battles to find ways to avoid the threat of climate change, South Africa says it will also show how vehicles powered by renewable energy could contribute to cutting carbon emissions. In what officials have described as a ground breaking pioneering initiative for the South African … [Read more...]

Electric Vehicle Trial Supports Future Viability

Zenith, a leading UK independent leasing and fleet management company, has reported very positive feedback from a trial of electric vehicles. The trial does indicate that electric vehicles have a future in business transport. Employees have been using two Zenith-branded Nissan Leaf models for the last three months, … [Read more...]

France’s Low-Carbon Vehicles

With 15,000 units, France's fleet of electric passenger and lightweight-utility vehicles is the largest in Europe. With pure electric cars set to account for 20% of new vehicles from 2020, France is one of the front-runners in the global low-carbon vehicle sector. … [Read more...]

Zero-emission electric cars hit Durban streets

Durban - At least a dozen zero-emission electric cars have been doing the rounds in Durban since the start of COP17. While South Africans will have to wait a while to purchase an electric vehicle (EV), for now they can get a taste and feel for it. COP17 delegates are being given a chance to t GlobalBuzz-SA - Your … [Read more...]