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

Etsey Atisu Jul 15, 2019 at 05:00pm

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 Lion Ozumba 551 (Nigeria)

Called “Lion Ozumba 551”, the car is made with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials and it can undertake a 30-kilometre distance when fully charged. It costs N800,000 ($2,200) to produce the car, reports Vanguard Nigeria.

It was unveiled by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, as the first-ever five-seater electric car produced in Nigeria by the Faculty of Engineering of the University.

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