Tag: Africa

Jan 30, 2023 - 03:34 pm

Kempower & TSG bundle offers in Europe and Africa

Finnish charging hardware manufacturer Kempower has signed a non-exclusive distribution and service framework agreement with TSG, a provider of technical solutions for sustainable mobility. They aim to deliver fast charging solutions to 32 countries in Europe and Africa.

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Jan 6, 2023 - 02:25 pm

Zimbabwe bans raw lithium exports

Zimbabwe has banned the export of raw lithium with immediate effect. The land-locked country has the largest lithium reservoir in Africa but finds that foreign companies and smugglers have extracted the valuable ore without paying their dues.

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Nov 17, 2022 - 02:53 pm

BasiGo gets over $6M for electric bus roll out in Kenya

BasiGo, a company working to introduce electric buses into Kenya, has announced $6.6 mn in new funding, enabling the company to start delivering locally assembled electric buses and charging infrastructure through its Pay-As-You-Drive financing model.

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May 13, 2022 - 04:18 pm

NAMX & Pininfarina show “HUV” with removable capsule tanks

The Afro-European startup NAMX has presented a fuel cell SUV designed by Pininfarina due for market launch in 2025. The highlight of the car, called HUV, lies in its hydrogen storage. NAMX’s patented technology combines a fixed hydrogen tank and six removable capsules as secondary tanks.

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Apr 4, 2022 - 02:50 pm

All-electric bus services to start in Senegal

Infrastructure investor Meridiam is implementing a large bus project in Africa with its partners Keolis and Fonsis. The concession contract now signed provides a total investment of more than 135 million euros for operating and maintaining an exclusively electric bus public transport network in Senegal’s capital Dakar.

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Mar 9, 2022 - 06:16 pm

Electric cargo bike pilot starts in Ghana

Impact Hub Accra and Siemens Stiftung has just launched the project Electric Cargo Bikes ‘Made in Ghana.’ The first two workshops in Accra and Tamale will start operations in March and will use a business model focussed on small entrepreneurs in the delivery sector.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 11:47 am

Siemens is supporting African e-mobility startups

The Siemens Stiftung has awarded prize money of between 10,000 and 50,000 euros to five African social enterprises in its first competition in the field of electromobility. The money is intended to help the winners establish their products and services on the market.

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Jun 27, 2021 - 12:50 pm

VW to phase out combustion vehicles by 2035

The VW brand is planning to phase out internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035 at the latest, thus taking a more moderate course than its sister company Audi, which recently announced its intention to stop selling cars with internal combustion engines by 2033 at the latest.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 05:20 pm

E-mobility made in Africa for Africa

Siemens Stiftung launches its first E-Mobility Innovation Call seeking solutions for “Electric Mobility Made in Africa for Africa”. African entrepreneurs, start-ups, and social ventures may win pre-seed funding of up to 50,000 euros.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 03:27 pm

Uber pledges 100% electric vehicles globally by 2040

Uber promises that by 2040 all trips booked via its ride-hailing platform worldwide will be made with electric vehicles or micro-mobility offers such as e-scooters or rental bicycles. In the USA, Canada and Europe, this goal is to be reached by 2030.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 03:12 pm

Kenyan startup rents electric motors to fishermen

In the Kenyan fishing village of Mbita, the start-up Asobo lends Torqeedo electric motors to local fishermen for a monthly fee. Included are financial advice, training, maintenance and a battery charging service with solar energy.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 07:31 pm

Delta launches 200-kW charging station for EMEA region

Delta Electronics has just presented its new HPC station for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As the name UFC 200 suggests, the station enables a maximum charging power of 200 kW that can be split into two 100 kW to charge two electric cars at the same time.

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Oct 30, 2019 - 02:27 pm

Volkswagen sets sights on e-mobility in Rwanda

Rwanda is the first African country in which Volkswagen intends to try its hand at an electric mobility project. Together with Siemens, VW has launched a pilot project to test the feasibility of e-mobility approaches in the East African country.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 02:53 pm

Cobalt for Development kicks off in Congo

BMW Group, BASF, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch “Cobalt for Development”, a cross-industry initiative to promote responsible cobalt mining in micro-mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 10:59 am

Rwanda: electric two-wheelers and battery swapping

The government of Rwanda has announced that they will be issuing national policy guidelines to eliminate fossil-fuelled two-wheelers from its roads.  This is part of a broader electrification strategy aimed at comprehensively decarbonizing the East African country’s transport sector.

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Apr 3, 2019 - 11:18 pm

ALYI to fill order of ReVolt e-motorcycles in Kenya

Alternet Systems (ALYI), U.S battery, e-motorcycle and military applications manufacturer, has just announced a prospective order for two thousand of its ReVolt Electric Motorcycles which would total $20 million in sales. The Denver-based company is looking to open an assembly plant in Kenya, to complete manufacturing in Africa for ReVolt Electric Motorcycles to be sold […]

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Jan 19, 2019 - 01:38 pm

Tesla cranks up charging prices globally

After the announcement of the end of the Tesla referral programme, which entailed free use of the Superchargers for electric car drivers among other things, Tesla has upped the ante by increasing the prices for the use of their charging network around the world.

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Nov 26, 2018 - 01:50 pm

Electric SUVs now grace the African Serengeti

In Tanzania, the Mount Kilimanjaro Safari Club (MKSC) announced its plans to electrify its fleet of safari vehicles following a successful trial. The idea is to reduce emissions across the whole operation with the electric cars charging on solar power.

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Jan 12, 2018 - 10:20 am

Prices for cobalt from the DRC could rise

The Democratic Republic of Congo thinks about more than doubling the tax on cobalt supply, reports Bloomberg referring to a draft law that the country’s parliamentarians are currently discussing.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/30/kempower-tsg-bundle-offers-in-europe-and-africa/
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