Delays in designing a new-energy vehicle (NEV) strategy for SA might not be a bad thing if it allows the country to avoid pitfalls being encountered elsewhere, says Toyota SA president Andrew Kirby.

The department of trade, industry & competition had hoped to publish a white paper late in 2021, outlining its strategy for encouraging the local sale and manufacture of electric vehicles (EV) and other alternative sources of automotive power, such as hydrogen...

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