Pros and Cons of Electric Cars

There are positives and negatives to owning a battery-electric, hybrid, or plug-in hybrid vehicle. If the forecasts by regulators and automakers are correct, the future of the automobile is going to be heavily reliant on battery-electric propulsion. But we don’t live in the future, we live in the present. It’s a time of great transition […]

Uber says will be ‘zero emissions’ by 2040

Uber said Tuesday it intends to become a “zero emission platform” by 2040 and will seek to have all its rides by electric vehicles by 2030 in the United States, Canada and Europe. The global ride-hailing giant said it was taking the initiative to help fight global climate change by reducing automobile emissions. “The world […]

All Electric Taxi-Hailing Service Nopia Looks To Scale Up In Kenya

Nopia Ride, a taxi-hailing service that only uses electric cars is scaling up operations in Kenya. Nopia ran a pilot phase from August 2018 to March 2019. Three used Nissan Leafs imported from Japan and the United Kingdom were used in the pilot program. The pilot phase allowed the company to test its business case […]

KENYA: EkoRent embarks on electric taxi in Nairobi, like Uber

Finnish company EkoRent is investing in an electric taxi service accessible via an application available in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. Objective: reduce car pollution as it already does in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, has a population of more than 4 million. The high population growth reflects the monster traffic jams […]

Taxi hailing firm with electric powered cars enters Kenyan market

– Nopia Ride like Uber and Taxify is a taxi hailing firm but uses electric cars only – Juha Suojanen, the company CEO said they set shop in Kenya in August 2018 and their services would be affordable – The company is capitalising on its electric powered mobility to cut on fuel prices, increase profit […]