Electric vehicles

  • Motoring

    Electric Vehicles: The key terms explained

    Jaguar South Africa deconstructs the alphabet soup and offers some demystification with layman’s explanations of five must-know terms in the EV sphere. kWhForget about what these three letters stand for. Just know that a kWh is a unit of energy and in EVs it is used to measure the storage capacity of batteries. Think of it as the size of…

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  • Motoring

    EU to announce deadline for manufacturers to stop petroleum-based vehicles

    The European Union plans to introduce an absolute cut-off date after which all manufacturers will have to stop producing combustion-powered cars, the head of its executive Commission said. Ursula von der Leyen said in an interview with Germany’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung that even though a dozen European carmakers had already announced they would switch to zero-emissions cars between 2028 and 2035,…

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  • Science & Tech

    Volvo to sell only electric cars by 2030

    Volvo Cars is only going to sell electric vehicles by 2030, the Swedish firm has said. It will phase out all car models with internal combustion engines by then, including hybrids. The carmaker is also planning to invest heavily in online sales and simplifying its products. It is trying to capitalise on growing demand for electric cars, including in China,…

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