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ZESA to acquire electric cars next year as they look to reduce abuse of vehicles and fuel

ZESA Chairman, Dr Sidney Gata recently announced that in 2021 ZESA will begin transitioning to electric cars to reduce abuse associated with fuel-powered vehicles and avoid cars being used for anything other than the intended purpose. No one will say his car has no fuel, the cars are rechargeable, they will recharge overnight whilst in […]

The Electric Cars That Were Promised By Vaya Are Here Now

[Image Source: Vaya Africa] A few months ago, Econet Global CEO Strive Masiyiwa announced that Vaya would start using Electric Vehicles (EVs) and it seems those electric vehicles are finally here. Vaya tweeted out an announcement earlier yesterday: We are excited to introduce #VAYA E-Vehicles as part of our agenda for the adoption of #ecofriendly […]

Fortune Chasi: We Have To Encourage Use Of Electric Vehicles

Energy Minister Fortune Chasi has said the country has to seriously consider electric vehicles (EVs) and how government can incentivise their use. The first thing that comes to many people’s minds is the fact that we are currently faced by an electricity crisis but the Minister said this shouldn’t be a deterrent. When I spoke […]