Electric cars: Cheaper, greener and nippy

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Johannesburg, 22 March 2015 - Take a spin in Eve: the prototype for South Africa's first successful electric vehicle.

JOHANNESBURG -South Africa is gearing up to launch its first fleet of electric vehicles.

Meet Eve, a prototype that could become South Africa&39;s first commercially available electric commuter car.

With a maximum speed of 90km/h, she is designed for zipping through the city traffic.

* eNCA reporter Nontobeko Sibisi has more on this story. Watch the video in the gallery above.