I also did once unfortunately in that battered old boeing they painted up for the American Olympics in Atlanta.. NEVER AGAIN.. NOT EVER.. And only reason was to redeem voyager miles.. Now they've also lost their reputation too.
Paris (and other major cities) have public transport and not much pollution.. As in electric trains / trams etc so not much need for electric cars although I am sure they will buy them if the price is right.
Africa in Contrast will have polluting coal fired power stations creating electricity...
Vehicle manufacturers only motive is profit.. Period..
They may market / mumble on about energy efficiency and thermal whatever and climate change as required.. However.. Let me say it again, Profit is the only reason for existence.
That's all very well except that every extra middleman adds a profit..
In my humble opinion they don't need to unbundle escom, just decriminalize it and the municipalities too for that matter.. Escom is already unbundled in that they supply the municipalities that supply consumers.
Hmm.. There shouldn't be a retail 'fullstop'.. Escom should be selling electricity to the consumer at cost without municipal middlemen just like it was in the beginning.
Electricity should be a utility service by the government for the benefit of the people. Just like it was in the beginning...
This is all just pie in the sky out here in wildest / darkest (they can't even keep the lights on) and Africa..
Mr audi has to toe the line, he's trying his damnedest to sell cars that are cheaper to make and more expensive to buy.
They said that even with a 32amp industrial socket?? (who has...