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#Electric Cars

# electric-cars - Friday 5 April, 2019

Government invests €20m to supply 50 new electric car charging points - is it enough?

The investment also included an upgrade of charging hubs at 50 locations, so that they charge electric cars faster.

# electric-cars - Monday 1 April, 2019

More electric vehicles sold in Ireland so far this year than in whole of 2018

A total of 1,437 electric vehicles were registered so far this year.

# electric-cars - Friday 18 January, 2019

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

# electric-cars - Monday 24 September, 2018

Take a look at the new Audi e-tron Quattro SUV

This is the first ever electric production model from Audi.

# electric-cars - Monday 9 July, 2018

Audi has unveiled the futuristic interior of its new e-tron Quattro electric SUV

The all-electric SUV is set to go on sale by the end of this year.

# electric-cars - Monday 18 June, 2018

5 brand new electric vehicles that can be yours for under €35k

Owning an EV will help you cut motoring costs as well as tailpipe emissions.

# electric-cars - Friday 1 June, 2018

# electric-cars - Monday 14 May, 2018

Kia has revealed the first images of the all-electric Niro

Battery and driving range details have also been released.

Our pick: 9 of the best electric and hybrid cars for modern families

EV, PHEV, or hybrid? We’ve got your covered.

# electric-cars - Monday 23 April, 2018

5 of the slickest electric cars for a range of budgets

Cut costs and reduce emissions with an electric vehicle.

# electric-cars - Monday 19 February, 2018

5 Tesla Model S variants on the market right now

Here’s your chance to own the most talked about car of the last decade.

# electric-cars - Monday 22 January, 2018

The gardaí will soon be driving electric BMWs (well, some of them anyway)

Don’t get charged by the Garda in their new electric car.

The new Nissan Leaf powers electric motoring into the mainstream (by doing away with the brake pedal)

The new Leaf my just tempt more people to go electric.

# electric-cars - Monday 1 January, 2018

From today, you can now get a bit of cash to install an electric car charger in your home

This is the latest initiative from the government to boost electric car sales in Ireland.

# electric-cars - Monday 30 October, 2017

The Environment Minister took for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next Driving Mr Naughten This post contains videos

The Environment Minister took for a spin in his new e-car - and Michael Healy Rae might be next

The minister talks electric cars and why Michael Healy Rae is wrong to say they’re total rubbish.

# electric-cars - Sunday 15 October, 2017

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under

Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.

# electric-cars - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'Modest' plan to increase number of electric cars and 'measly' cycling investment

Eamon Ryan is not impressed by the €3 million allocated to improve cycling infrastructure.

# electric-cars - Monday 11 September, 2017

The all-new Nissan Leaf goes 378km on a single charge

The new Nissan Leaf will be on sale in Europe from January 2018.

# electric-cars - Monday 14 August, 2017

Review: The new Renault ZOE is long on range and easy on the pocket

Melanie May takes Renault’s updated EV for a test drive.

# electric-cars - Monday 31 July, 2017

BMW announce: We'll make electric or hybrid versions of all cars from 2019

BMW Group is going to make electric or hybrid versions of every model and range that it builds.

# electric-cars - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

# electric-cars - Friday 28 July, 2017

Eamon Ryan: 'Electric cars are about to go mainstream in a dramatic way'

We don’t make cars or batteries or charging stations but we can write the software and smart grid codes, writes Eamon Ryan.

# electric-cars - Monday 26 June, 2017

The electric BMW i3 REx has a battery that just won't quit - but it'll cost you

We test BMW’s new electric car under real world Irish driving conditions.

# electric-cars - Monday 8 May, 2017

The Tesla Model S is no ordinary car. We drove it to find out how it's different

We put the Tesla Model S through its paces on Irish roads.

# electric-cars - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Autopilot and Ludicrous mode: These high-tech Tesla electric cars have arrived in Ireland

The American motor and energy company opened its first showroom in Ireland this week.

# electric-cars - Thursday 13 April, 2017

How far can you go in an all-electric Nissan Leaf? We put it to the test

Just how practical and cheap to run is the Nissan Leaf? We gave it a try.

# electric-cars - Monday 21 November, 2016

Jaguar's new electric SUV does 0-100kph in four seconds

Jaguar creates an electric concept with supercar styling, sports car performance and SUV space.

The Ioniq is Hyundai's new electric car

One body, three powertrains.

# electric-cars - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Tesla's electric cars are now available in Ireland ... prices start from €81,000

Tesla says autopilot capabilities can be enabled in the vehicles to make motorway driving safer.

# electric-cars - Monday 25 July, 2016

Dream car of the week: Tesla Model S P90d

Every week we bring you a dream car, you know, the one you’d buy if you won the lottery.

# electric-cars - Friday 3 June, 2016

Dream car of the week: BMW i8

Every week we bring you a dream car, you know, the one you’d buy if you won the lottery.

# electric-cars - Monday 9 November, 2015

A mysterious startup, the Chinese Steve Jobs and a $1 billion electric-car factory

Faraday Future’s plans mirror those of electric-car maker Tesla.

# electric-cars - Friday 20 February, 2015

Forget iPhones, Apple wants to start selling electric cars in five years

The tech giant has been poaching staff from electric car company Tesla.

# electric-cars - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

# electric-cars - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Here's how many e-cars are on Irish roads

The vehicles got more popular in 2014.

# electric-cars - Friday 24 October, 2014

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

# electric-cars - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Ever wished your car would park itself and return to you later? You could be in luck

The V-Charge consortium, funded by the EU, has developed a system that would allow driverless cars to park and recharge automatically while the driver is away.

# electric-cars - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

# electric-cars - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Toyota to sell fuel cell cars for €50k in US, Europe

Japanese carmaker says its new fuel cell vehicle can travel about 700km before refuelling.

# electric-cars - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Are you tyred of petrol or diesel? ESB is offering up electric cars for trial

The company is looking for 24 ecar ambassadors to trial the vehicles over a 4-month period.

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