Nigerian Engineers in recent times have been lagging in terms of invention and innovative ideas when compared to their counterparts in developed countries. Technological developments keep waxing stronger daily in all fields of life, ranging from communication and information technology, medicine, transportation e.t.c. At a time when climate change has become a very critical issue, World leaders keep meeting time after time to discuss on ways to minimize, if not completely eradicate the burning of fossil fuels which is considered to be the primary cause of climate change or global warming. Engineers in developed countries through researches finally arrived at the construction of Electric Vehicles which is environmentally friendly to replace cars with an internal combustion engine. This paper proposes and examines the urgent need for Nigeria Engineers to key into construction and maintenance of Electric Vehicles and charge stations.
Keywords: Electric Vehicles (EVs), Charge stations, Climate change, Fossil fuel.
Author: Iheme Chima Otuodi