Electric Vehicles

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Electric vehicles could add to more carbon emissions and load shedding in South Africa

South Africa's well positioned to adopt electric vehicles but this isn't a solution in itself because the vehicles would still depend on electricity generated from carbon-emitting coal power stations.

Demand for raw materials for rechargeable electric car batteries is set to rise

According to a new research report, the demand for raw mineral resources used to manufacture rechargeable batteries especially for electric vehicles will grow rapidly as the importance of oil as a source of energy recedes.

China's largest cobalt producer will stop buying cobalt from individuals

Chinese company, Huayou Cobalt, has said that it will stop buying cobalt from individuals in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The decision is in response to child labor concerns which have been mounting from its customers and human rights groups.

Alexandria concludes a 3-month pilot of using an electric bus for public transport

Electric bus pilot concluded in Egypt.

Electric cars could help cut air pollution in most Afrikan cities

Afrika need to boost the use of electric cars to help the continent address transportation-induced air pollution.

Tesla stock up in smoke

Tesla stock drops by 11% in one week as senior executives resign and Elon Musk smokes weed during an interview.

Thanks to cobalt, electric cars and smartphones are sparking a new form of goldย rush

Whatโ€™s in your stuff? Most of us give no thought to the materials that make modern life possible. Yet technologies such as smart phones, electric vehicles, large screen TVs and green energy generation depend on a range of chemical elements that most people have never heard of. Until the