Technikari Ep 9: DPA is installing EV charging stations, will this help EV adoption in Zim?

   
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Technikari Episode 9: On this episode, we talk about DPA’s announcement that it is installing electric vehicle charging stations.

  • What will this do for electric vehicle adoption in Zim?
  • Since Zimbabwe’s car imports are predominantly 2nd hand, so where will we service the EVs?
  • Which fully or partially electric vehicle would we buy?

Technikari Episode 9 links:

You can watch it on YouTube below:

You should also check out: Econet subsidiary installs electric vehicle charging stations across Zimbabwe and Electric vehicles & how their adoption in Zimbabwe could be accelerated

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Comments 1

Uncle Richie
2 weeks ago

Rich Rebuilds is the channel you are thinking of. Sunday night’s won’t be the same! Subscribe to Uncle Rich now so he can afford 3 piece fried chicken again! But for real, his current project is really interesting.

Anyway, stumbling blocks that put imaginary rich-guy-me off:
-battery replacements would kill all the savings made
-subscription features, but thats getting into the auto industry in general
-lack of third party service options
-being at the mercy of over the air updates
-absurdly slow charging on standard domestic power
-being more or less city bound
-autonomy features that have never seen a kombi driver drive
-do we even get government rebates or tax incentives?

All in all it’s gonna be a long road to an FEV future in Zim.

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