TIA programme to assist in accelerating EV tech, infrastructure development

Engineering News 13 March 2013.

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) on Wednesday launched the multistakeholder Uyilo E-mobility programme, which would seek to accelerate the development of new technologies to create a commercially viable infrastructure for the use of electric vehicles (EVs) throughout South Africa.

The programme, which would be hosted by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and supported by several private vehicle manufacturers, as well as power utility Eskom and petrochemicals group Sasol, would involve research and development in the technology and infrastructure required to support electric and hybrid vehicles…

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