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South Africa Moving Towards Electric Car Commercialization

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Published: 10-Nov-2010

Pretoria - Initiatives are underway to commercialise a domestically developed electric car.

Transport Minister Sibusiso Ndebele made the announcement while addressing a G8 ministerial conference on global environment and energy in transport in Rome.

This is part of SA's plan to move towards a low carbon economy across all modes of transport.

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