PlugShare currently lists three Electric Vehicle Charge Share points in Port Elizabeth The advent of the Internet and being able to connect to anyone or thing in the world from the palm of your hand has spawned a number of new methods to maximise your return on investment on assets that may stand idle for long periods of time. This has given rise to the term ‘sharing economy’. The Sharing Economy is an economic system in which assets or services are shared between private individuals, either free or for a fee, typically by means of the Internet. The sharing economy enable you to easily rent out your car, your apartment, your bike, even your wifi network when you don’t need it. Airbnb is the largest hotel chain, and they don’t own a single hotel. Uber is the largest taxi company, and they don’t own a single car. Studies have shown that one of the largest assets, with the fastest depreciation value, that we purchase stands unused for 90% of it’s life – your car. When it comes to electric … [Read more...]
About Alan Straton: Passionate about Port Elizabeth and definitely NOT packing for Perth. Alan's ethos is epitomised in the words of Nelson Mandela; "I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society. If need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."