South Africa’s First Ever Electric Vehicle Road Trip Ends Off With A Bang

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First electric vehicle road trip (EVRT Africa) powered by ACDC Dynamics and driven by the Department of Transport, Gauteng Provincial Government and African Alliance for Energy Productivity has successfully reached its final destination.

The journey saw the latest BMW i3, Nissan LEAF and Jaguar I-PACE electric vehicles kick-off the electric vehicle road trip in Pretoria on the 3rd of October 2019  reaching its final destination, Cape Town, after 9 days of traveling across the country without a single drop of petrol.  This initiative was aimed at inspiring transformation to smarter mobility for the creation of better connected and sustainable societies.

The EVRT Africa powered by ACDC Dynamics ended in style with a grand finale on Thursday, 10 October 2019 at the Silo District, V&A – Cape Town. The road-trippers celebrated with the public and shared speeches highlighting the electric vehicle road trip experience and what needs to be done to spark the adoption of smarter mobility in South Africa.