Collaboration, by utilizing a network of expertise
to shape the future course of E-Mobility in South Africa.

Welcome to ELECTRIC VEHICLE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (EVIA)

EVIA is a national platform comprised of Government departments and agencies, electric vehicle OEMs, electricity infrastructure and suppliers, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) suppliers and ICT / smart grid service providers, as well as the users.

Our Objectives:
* To create a favorable environment to enable the use of clean mobility in South Africa.
* To support the development of policy and regulatory framework.
* To promote technologies for E-Mobility and sustainably integrate them into smart cities in South Africa.
* To support the introduction of sustainable mobility into the urban transportation mix.
* To create awareness of EVs in South Africa.
* To promote co-operation and trust amongst public private sector.
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Stakeholders

EVIA forms a multi-stakeholder public private sector consortium with main activities related to dissemination, networking, monitoring, participation in national and multilateral projects, lobbying, research and development.

Stakeholders

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Industry

In public policy advocacy, EVIA presents the concerns of the electric vehicle (EV) industry and R&D bodies to the relevant government departments, which plays a key role in helping the development of electric drive vehicles

Industry

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Collaboration

EVIA organizes EV symposiums, and also collaborates in regional events and in many specialized conferences and workshops

Collaboration

WORKING GROUPS

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Charging Infrastructure: (Renewable Energy, Interoperability of EVs, Data and Standards)

The Working Group would support the development of public, private and commercial (fleet operators, business, etc.) charging networks in South Africa through improvement of specifications and policy support, adoption of best practices, optimization of installation requirements.

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Battery and Recycling

The Working Group would work on the improvement of batteries, advocate for the introduction of standards of batteries, materials, and cell design, and research on the recycling of batteries to make them easier and more cost-effective.

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Policy & Incentives

The Working Group would identify which policies are important to a country’s market of EVs and assess the effectiveness of the policies in a country. Further research is necessary on introduction of policy and regulatory framework to enable the mechanisms of the industrial chain, which may influence the production of electrified vehicles

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Vehicle Systems

The Working Group would look into introduction of vehicle systems to the value chain. The group would also be responsible to identify key challenges and enablers (both legislative and technological) to newer technologies in niche markets.

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Communication and Awareness Creation

The Working Group would identify and use effective means of communication and awareness creation in the transport sector to tackle the barriers hindering the adoption of E-Mobility in South Africa.

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Mobility Concept and EcoMobility Services

The Working Group will focus on identifying collaboration opportunities to better develop the EV industry in South Africa.

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EV 101: Sustainable driving and living

This is an information sharing group, which will focus on keeping the general mass updated about electric vehicle technologies, their purchase and operating costs, the available government financial incentives, and much more.

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