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Ethiopia Shows Us Just How Fast The Transition To Electric Mobility Can Happen In Africa

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Like a lot of countries on the African continent, Ethiopia has an exceptionally low motorisation rate. Ethiopia has a population of 126 million people, but the total number of vehicles registered in Ethiopia is around 1.2 Most of these vehicles are over 20 years old. According to reports and.

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Ethiopia Banning Non-Electric Car Imports

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Historically, less economically rich countries have been the “dumping ground” of older, “out of date” vehicles from Europe, the US, [continued] The post Ethiopia Banning Non-Electric Car Imports appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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It begins: Ethiopia set to become first country to ban internal combustion cars

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Ethiopia spent nearly $6 billion to import fossil fuels last year — with more than half of that spending going to fuel vehicles. In response, Ethiopia’s Transport and Logistics Ministries have announced that automobiles cannot enter Ethiopia, unless they are electric. (!)

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It begins: Ethiopia set to become first country to ban internal combustion cars

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Ethiopia spent nearly $6 billion to import fossil fuels last year — with more than half of that spending going to fuel vehicles. In response, Ethiopia’s Transport and Logistics Ministries have announced that automobiles cannot enter Ethiopia, unless they are electric. (!) Ethiopia, however, isn’t waiting for 2035.

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India-based VayuGrid signs MOU for biofuel cluster in Ethiopia using Pongamia oilseed trees

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VayuGrid, a biofuel supply chain company based in Bangalore, India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create a biofuel cluster around its VayuSap, an elite, high-yield Pongamia (a leguminous, oilseed-bearing tree), in Ethiopia Africa. Ethiopia was chosen strategically based on the economics and agriculture.

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EV Floodgates Open In Ethiopia After Gov’t Exempts All EVs From VAT, Surtax, & Excise Tax

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Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance exempted all electric vehicles from VAT, surtax, and excise tax! A year ago, the Ethiopian government introduced some incentives to catalyze the adoption of electric vehicles. They went further to exempt completely knocked-down kits from customs duty tax.

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Study: air pollution caused 1.1M deaths across Africa in 2019, toll from outdoor pollution rising

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Deaths attributable to household air pollution and ambient particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) air pollution in Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, and overall in Africa, 1990–2019. The team devoted special attention to three rapidly developing Sub-Saharan countries: Ethiopia, Ghana and Rwanda. Air pollution was responsible for 1.1 Fisher et al.

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