Mercedes-Benz has called on the government to speed up legislation that will stimulate demand for electric vehicles (EVs) and commit to building charging infrastructure as the luxury vehicle maker aims to produce the vehicles exclusively by 2030.

With the EU edging towards its targets to reduce the sale of new passenger cars and vans using internal combustion engines (ICE) from 2035, and then ban them, the SA government is under pressure to complete a White Paper which, if endorsed, will become a formal policy document and law...

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