Tag: Electric vehicles

South Africa EV sector

South Africa Registers 100% Increase in New EV Registrations

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South Africa has been experiencing a monumental shift in the automotive landscape with the growing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs). The nation's EV market...
South Africa EV sector

Kenya Unveils Ambitious EVs Charging Network Plan

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Last month, the government of Kenya announced plans to install fast-charging electrical stations at 25-kilometre intervals. The electric vehicles (EVs) charging stations will be...
Watu Credit has announced a strategic partnership with Battery-as-a-Service provider ARC Ride aimed at manufacturing 1,000 electric vehicles

Watu Credit and ARC Ride in Battery Swap Stations Partnership

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Watu Credit Limited announced a partnership with Battery-as-a-Service provider ARC Ride. The partnership aims to set up over 300 battery swap stations in Nairobi...
MCC CEO Alice Albright, President of Kenya William S. Ruto, and Njuguna Ndung’u, Cabinet Secretary,

US, Kenya Govt Sign 8.7 Billion Deal for BRT and Electric Vehicles

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The Kenyan government has signed a Ksh.8.7 billion ($60 million) agreement with the United States Millennium Change Corporation (MCC). The MCC deal is labelled...
Roam Electric matatu

Roam Joins Matatu Industry with Launch of Electric Shuttle

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Roam has launched the made-in-Kenya, fully electric Roam Move shuttle bus. This a major step that signifies the company is offering electric vehicle options...
KPLC invests 10 billion to expand infrastructure

KPLC Targets E-mobility With Ksh 10 Billion Network Expansion

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Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) will spend KSh.10 billion during the financial year commencing July 2023. KPLC intends to construct new substations and...
BasiGo Fast Charging

BasiGo Launches Another High-Power DC Fast Charging Station

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Kenya’s E-Mobility start-up, BasiGo has launched a high-power DC Fast charging station for electric buses in Buru Buru. BasiGo promises to bring clean electric...

Kenya Receives KES 50B from the European Commission to Electrify BRT

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Over the last couple of years, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) has gained popularity in African cities as a cost-effective and efficient mode of public...

How to Catch an Electric Bus Ride in Nairobi

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We have since talked extensively about the Kenya e-mobility state. To sum it up, the competition is getting stiff following participation from multiple companies....

Kenya Set to Benefit from AfDB’s KES 130m Electric Vehicle Fund

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Kenya is set to receive part of the USD 1 million fund from the African Development Bank (AfDB) under its Green Mobility for Africa...
Roam Park

Roam Unveils East Africa’s Largest Electric Motorcycle Plant

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Electric vehicle company Roam has announced they will be relocating to a new production facility that spans over 10,000 square metres. The new facility...

Roam Taps Hitachi Europe’s Expertise to Expand Electric Motoring in Kenya

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Electric vehicle designer and developer, Roam, previously known as OpiBus, has announced it will collaborate closely with Hitachi Europe Ltd., a technology company focused...

Super Metro Gets A Taste of an Electric Bus

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Electric vehicles are a thing in the Kenyan market now, at least in Nairobi. There are multiple electric bus companies that are committed to making...

NCBA Intros Loan Facility for Electric Vehicle Purchases in Kenya

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NCBA Group launched a KES 2 billion financing for electric vehicles as some customers began to shift towards battery-powered cars due to advocacy for...

Kenya Power Reveals The Grid Network is Robust Enough for Electric Vehicles

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Power producer Kenya Power has assured investors in the electric mobility value chain that the grid network is robust enough to support the transition...

Kenya Power to Develop a Roadmap for Electric Vehicles

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The state of electric vehicles in Kenya is interesting. The country has hundreds of electric vehicles plying local roads (more than 1000), and adding...

Trademark Hotel Introduces Nissan Leaf Electric Cars for Guest Transfers

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Kenyan electric vehicle company, Humming Bird Transport, has announced that it will be providing the tourism industry with electric cars. Its initial partner is the...

Why Electric E-Cab Firm NopeaRide Has Closed Shop

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There aren’t many ride apps in Kenya. In fact, people tend to use the most popular one, including Uber, Bolt and Little. However, there...

KenGen Announces Four Electric Cars Alongside Plans to Shift from Gas-Powered Vehicles

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The race to transition from gas-powered vehicles to electric replacements has received a shot in the arm today following the launch of four electric...
BasiGo

BasiGo Receives an Investment of Over KES 800 Million to Put Electric Buses on Kenyan Roads

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The electric vehicle adoption and interest is growing in Kenya following BasiGo’s recent announcement that it will be supplying fifteen 25-seater electric buses to...
BasiGo

Electric Bus Company BasiGo to Bring 15 New Buses to Nairobi Matatu Service

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The state of electric vehicles in Kenya is very interesting, and for additional details regarding local developments, you can read more here. We say interesting...

State of Electric Vehicles in Kenya in 2022

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The electric vehicle craze hasn’t really caught up in the Kenyan market, but the state has been making strides in introducing the technology to...

Electric Bus Roam Rapid With 90-Passenger Capacity Launches in Kenya

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A month or so ago, electric vehicle firm Roam, formerly Opibus announced the availability of its electric motorbike the Roam Air. The bike is...

M-KOPA Now Lets Users Buy A Roam Electric Motorcycle On Loan

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Less than one month ago, electric vehicle firm Roam, formerly known as Opibus revealed the availability of its electric motorbike named Roam Air. The motorcycle...

Electric Motorbike Roam Air Arrives in Kenya for KES 180K

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Electric vehicle firm Roam, formerly Opibus has revealed the availability of its electric motorbike named Roam Air. The announcement of the Roam Air means...

Kenya Electric Vehicle Company OpiBus Rebrands To ROAM

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E-bus company Opibus has rebranded to ROAM. The development was revealed today, and according to the mass transit firm that also provides e-bikes, the rebrand...

eWAKA Joins The Electric Vehicles Craze With the Launch of EV Bodabodas

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For a couple of decades, climate change has been a topic of general public interest. As a result, innovations towards engines that do not...

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