Eclipse Public Relations – one of the country’s fastest growing PR agencies – has been appointed by Generation.e to amplify awareness around the first-ever Electric Vehicle Road Trip Africa (EVRT Africa) event, aimed at accelerating the transition to smarter and electric mobility.

From 2 October to 10 October 2019, petrol heads and electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts will be taking 12 of the latest EVs on an epic adventure across the country to showcase the cars’ power and capabilities and, at the same time, prove that South Africa is ready to embrace electric travel.

The EVRT Africa kicks off on the last day of Smarter Mobility Africa, taking place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit & International Convention Centre on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 October. The event will bring together the public and private sectors to navigate a smart, electric, better-connected and low-carbon mobility future.

Eclipse PR is both a strong supporter of and well versed in sustainability, having worked with several clients in this space. These include the likes of Polyco, GreenCape, Pack-a-ching, the Department of Energy and the Global GreenTag-certified Evalution Flooring.

The agency’s Founding Partner, Jacki McEwen, says: “We are thrilled that Generation.e has entrusted us with their first African events and are so looking forward to working with them to inspire the transformation to smarter mobility for the creation of better connected and sustainable societies.”

Generation.e Co-founder and CEO, Ben Pullen, shares: “After months of meeting with PR agencies from across South Africa, we felt confident that Eclipse PR was best suited to support us on our mission to inspire transformation to smarter mobility in Africa. Their client base, coupled with references from their previous and current clients, matched the great service we received throughout the selection process.”

Keep an eye on the press and social media to see Eclipse PR’s efforts in action.