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Zambia seeks to switch to electric cars, ban smoking vehicles

GOVERNMENT has engaged South African manufacturers of vehicles in its quest to ban engines that smoke with the aim of switching to electric cars.

Finance and National Planning Minister Situmbeko Musokotwane has announced that some of the companies which have been engaged include Volkswagen, BMW and Toyota to begin manufacturing electric cars for Zambia.

Dr Musokotwane said this yesterday when on the panel discussion on “Harnessing natural capital to finance climate and green growth in Africa,” at the ongoing African Development Bank annual meetings in Egypt.

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