These electric cars made in Africa would be the next big thing in the world

July 15, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Tech & Innovation

Etsey Atisu

Etsey Atisu | Staff Writer

July 15, 2019 at 05:00 pm | Tech & Innovation

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The continent of Africa is urbanizing faster than any other. With this growing urban population straining existing infrastructure, fuel is also becoming more and more expensive and even limited, adding up to pollution.

Already, technological advancements in Africa have placed the continent in line for what is the future in technology on the global stage.

However, there is the need to reduce fuel dependency to help people commute easier. Electric thereby becomes a perfect solution for this.

Electric vehicles could have a huge impact on African cities and economies. So far, a few African countries have taken giant steps at manufacturing their own electric vehicles.

While none of these cars have yet gone onto the global stage, one thing that is more interesting about the manufacturing of these vehicles is the fact that quite a number of them were built by university students. It tells of what future the continent holds for technology and innovation.

Read about the electric vehicles manufactured in Africa that are going to be the next big thing soon.

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