In the rural communities of South Africa, access to electricity was a luxury. But that changed after the department of science and technology initiated a programme in 2007 to address the power crisis.
The country's economy minister has warned that carmakers in Europe's powerhouse economy needed to invest billions in electric car technology to avoid losing out to Asian competitors.
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