Vaya Africa launches an electric vehicle service as they expand in Africa

ZIMBABWE – Vaya Africa, a Mauritius-registered Transportation as a Service (TaaS) company, has launched an electric vehicle service in Zimbabwe as part of the company’s rollout strategy across Africa.  “We are excited to launch the ‘VAYA Electric’ vehicle today as we start our journey of deploying innovative ways of harnessing clean, renewable energy to provide safe and convenient transportation services to the public on the African continent,” said Mrs Dorothy Zimuto, the CEO of Vaya Mobilty in Harare today.  She said VAYA Africa planned to roll out the VAYA Electric…

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Gridserve introduces electric forecourts to bolster uptake of electric vehicles in the UK

UNITED KINGDOM – Gridserve, UK’s leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, has said that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts®is now under construction. According to a Gridserve statement, the first electric forecourts would be ready before August and will offer customers ultra-fast, low-cost charging, with an outstanding customer experience. “We’ve designed our Electric Forecourts® entirely around the needs of electric vehicle drivers, updating the petrol station model for a net-zero carbon future,” said Toddington Harper, CEO and founder of GRIDSERVE. The energy company added that…

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BASF unveils new car battery production plant in German to serve rising demand from European vehicle manufacturers

GERMANY – BASF, a global leader in Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions has unveiled a new battery materials production site in Schwarzheide, Germany. The German chemical company which is the second largest chemical producer in the world said that the new plant was part of its multi-step investment plan to support the European electric vehicle (EV) value chain. “This state-of-the art plant will produce cathode active materials (CAM) with an initial capacity enabling the supply of around 400,000 full electric vehicles per year…

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