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Electric vehicles (EV)

Navigating Supply Chain Disruption in SA’s EV Revolution

2024-03-19T15:00:28+02:00

Electric vehicles (EVs) rapidly transform the global automotive landscape, offering a greener and more sustainable future. I had the honour of hosting a panel discussion with some of the leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) in South Africa at the Smarter Mobility Africa Summit event. In this insightful conversation, we delved into the critical aspect of [...]

Navigating Supply Chain Disruption in SA’s EV Revolution2024-03-19T15:00:28+02:00

The Future of Electric Cars: Insights from Leading OEMs in South Africa

2024-02-29T09:26:31+02:00

Electric vehicles (EVs) are no longer a futuristic dream but a tangible reality, reshaping the automotive industry. Recently, at the Smarter Mobility Africa event, we had the privilege of hosting a panel discussion with top executives from leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). These industry giants shared their insights into the immediate future of electric cars [...]

The Future of Electric Cars: Insights from Leading OEMs in South Africa2024-02-29T09:26:31+02:00

Navigating the EV Landscape | Smarter Mobility Africa News

2024-02-12T12:20:42+02:00

I had the pleasure of having an insightful chat with Ben Pullen, Group Director of Mobility at Vuka Group. Today, I will summarise some key points we discussed about the exciting world of electric vehicles (EVs). The thrill of the EV evolution Our conversation started with a reflection on the evolution of the electric vehicle [...]

Navigating the EV Landscape | Smarter Mobility Africa News2024-02-12T12:20:42+02:00

An Exclusive Conversation with Colin Kgari from Kaya FM on the Future of EVs

2024-02-12T12:21:12+02:00

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Colin Kgari from Kaya FM to discuss the intriguing insights uncovered in the AutoTrader and Smarter Mobility 2023 EV Buyers survey. The South African automotive industry is on the brink of a transformative shift, with electric vehicles (EVs) taking centre stage.  In a recent survey conducted [...]

An Exclusive Conversation with Colin Kgari from Kaya FM on the Future of EVs2024-02-12T12:21:12+02:00

Insights from the 2023 EV Buyer’s Survey | Smarter Mobility Africa Summit

2024-02-12T12:21:38+02:00

In the rapidly evolving landscape of electric vehicles (EVs), staying ahead of the curve is crucial. For the fourth consecutive year, in partnership with Smarter Mobility Africa, AutoTrader has undertaken an extensive EV Buyer's Survey to unearth valuable insights into consumer perceptions and expectations regarding electric vehicles in South Africa. Ben Pullen, Group Director of [...]

Insights from the 2023 EV Buyer’s Survey | Smarter Mobility Africa Summit2024-02-12T12:21:38+02:00

Reflections on the 2023 BRICS Summit Discussion

2023-08-31T11:50:34+02:00

It was a fantastic opportunity to attend the 2023 BRICS Summit and participate in a panel discussion discussing a topic close to our hearts—sustainability in the automotive industry. Let me share our insights and vision for a greener future. At AutoTrader, trust is the bedrock of our brand. We understand that this trust isn't just [...]

Reflections on the 2023 BRICS Summit Discussion2023-08-31T11:50:34+02:00

The Future of Electric Vehicles at Ford | The AutoBiography

2023-06-22T09:42:43+02:00

Electric vehicles are a hot topic in the automotive industry, with many companies investing heavily in research and development to stay competitive. One such company is Ford, which has highlighted its plans to vertically integrate its electric vehicle production process. In an interview, Neale Hill, President of Ford Motor Company Africa discussed the company's plans [...]

The Future of Electric Vehicles at Ford | The AutoBiography2023-06-22T09:42:43+02:00

Volkswagen South Africa’s future plan for EVs | The AutoBiography

2023-05-25T10:52:29+02:00

As the world is rapidly shifting towards electric vehicles (EVs), Volkswagen (VW) is leading the charge to bring this revolution to South Africa. In a recent conversation with Martina Biene CEO of Volkswagen South Africa, we discussed the company's plans to introduce EVs in the country. Retooling existing plants for EVs One of the main [...]

Volkswagen South Africa’s future plan for EVs | The AutoBiography2023-05-25T10:52:29+02:00

The Future of Buying Electric Vehicles | Will Dealerships Remain Relevant?

2023-05-23T08:19:05+02:00

As electric vehicles continue to gain popularity, the question of how consumers will buy them is becoming increasingly relevant.  Dealerships are here to stay I believe that the traditional dealership model is not going anywhere soon. Despite the potential for disruption from new technologies and business models. One reason for this is that buying a [...]

The Future of Buying Electric Vehicles | Will Dealerships Remain Relevant?2023-05-23T08:19:05+02:00

The Future of Cars | How Technology is Changing the Automotive Industry

2023-04-27T08:42:53+02:00

I was recently given the opportunity to be part of the first Thought Leadership Roundtable discussion held by naamsa. This was on how we stimulate demand for New Energy Vehicles (NEVs) in SA as the automotive industry.  Personally, I have witnessed how technology has changed the automotive industry. From internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, [...]

The Future of Cars | How Technology is Changing the Automotive Industry2023-04-27T08:42:53+02:00
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