The Electric Vehicle Road Trip Africa will make its way to South Africa for the very first time from 2 October to 10 October 2019.
Generation.e, alongside the Department of Transport and the Gauteng provincial government, will embark on a road trip across the country, starting in Johannesburg and ending off in Cape Town.
Generation.e CEO Ben Pullen says there is a range of activities across the road trip including a safari and visiting hydropower plants, as well as test driving the cars.
We will be doing some drag racing in Bloemfontein, electric versus petrol.— Ben Pullen, CEO - Generation.e
Lots of different activities, really, to allow people to experience the electric cars.— Ben Pullen, CEO - Generation.e
We are really trying to break down perceptions about electric vehicles.— Ben Pullen, CEO - Generation.e
We will be building more charging stations across the route for the event, but also to build the infrastructure needed for this inevitable transition.— Ben Pullen, CEO - Generation.e
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