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Films & Talks – Revenge of the Electric Car

On 18 April 2012, in Events, Films & Talks, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Films & Talks – Revenge of the Electric Car. From the makers of “Who Killed the Electric Car?”, it follows Tesla’s industry-catalyzing role in the resurgence and rise of electric vehicles. Tesla gave director Chris Paine insider access to capture unprecedented footage of Tesla’s history and growth leading up to the launch of Model S, the electric sedan poised to turn the tide against the internal combustion mainstream.

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Durban unveils low-carbon road map

On 26 August 2011, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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The Academy of Science of South Africa has produced a report highlighting climate change mitigation and adaptation opportunities for the City of Durban entitled ‘Towards a Low Carbon City: Focus on Durban’. The report was commissioned by the eThekwini municipality and provides 12 strategic recommendations, as well as sector-specific recommendations for Durban to transition to […]

Williams F1 trains Sainsbury drivers and puts them on the road to energy savings

On 25 May 2011, in News, Transport, by Andrew Bennett
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FORMULA ONE’s Williams team is used to fine-tuning the performance of drivers such as Rubens Barrichello. Now it has taken on a challenge by adapting its simulation technology to help Sainsbury’s van drivers minimise fuel consumption as they deliver the weekly shop. The F1 team is also drawing up plans to develop technology that uses the […]

City poised for “transport revolution”

On 6 January 2011, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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MyCiTi will be the lifeblood of a future Cape Town, connecting the city in a giant web of red ‘trunk’ routes and smaller feeder routes. The new bus-based transport system will allow Capetonians to travel across the metropole quickly, comfortably and safely. This is the vision behind the City of Cape Town’s new bus-based transport […]