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#electric vehicles

# electric-vehicles - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

What will the newly-announced 'Just Transition Commissioner’ for Bord na Móna do?

Brexit and Climate Action were to the two overriding focuses in this year’s Budget.

# electric-vehicles - Thursday 29 August, 2019

'We are on the road to nowhere': Are electric cars and chargers enough to cut our transport emissions?

Transport is a huge contributor to Ireland’s global emissions and tackling them is a major challenge.

# electric-vehicles - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Increase in electric car take-up 'could pose a substantial risk to stability of the State’s finances'

A schedule of declining supports to buy electric cars should be considered, states department review.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 8 July, 2019

Hybrid and electric car sales increase by 68.5% so far this year CSO

Hybrid and electric car sales increase by 68.5% so far this year

Wicklow’s electric car sales jumped massively, while Longford’s hybrid car licencing jumped by almost 15%.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 17 June, 2019

More electric vehicles and no congestion charge for cities: Here's what you need to know about the new Climate Action Plan

A scrappage scheme to encourage the uptake of EVs is to be considered.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 10 September, 2018

Mercedes has unveiled its first all-electric SUV

The Mercedes EQC is expected to arrive September 2019.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 27 August, 2018

Going electric: Here's how much it actually costs to run an EV for a year

We tot up what you’ll spend versus a standard diesel engine.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 30 July, 2018

How far can electric cars really go? Here are the first independent range test results

AutoBest jury members from all around Europe tested 10 EVs with range of at least 200km.

# electric-vehicles - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Street lamps to be used as electric vehicle charging points in trial

The installation of the point is expected to be completed within two months.

# electric-vehicles - Friday 27 October, 2017

The future is fun: 5 cutting-edge concept cars designed for real drivers

Surprisingly, some of the most exciting concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show still have steering wheels.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 23 October, 2017

Volvo's Polestar performance brand unveils its first car: the Polestar 1

600hp and 1,00Nm of torque for the first car to carry the Polestar on the bonnet.

# electric-vehicles - 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-vehicles - Monday 15 May, 2017

The new extended range Renault Zoe has arrived in Ireland

The Renault Zoe Z.E. 40 has the longest claimed range of any mainstream electric vehicle.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 3 April, 2017

Here is Skoda's first fully-electric car (well, concept car anyway)

The Vision E will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 13 March, 2017

Meet SeDriC, VW's self-driving taxi that will pick your kids up for you

Sedric is the first fully autonomous vehicle from Volkswagen.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 6 February, 2017

How far can you get in an electric car? (The Irish landmarks version)

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# electric-vehicles - Friday 28 October, 2016

Can you get all the way from Dublin to Cork in an electric car?

Got a motoring question or looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 10 October, 2016

DoneDeal of the Week: This 2014 electric Nissan Leaf which comes with a home charger

Matched up against the funky Renault Zoe.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 3 October, 2016

Mercedes-Benz gives a look at its all-electric car of the future

The automaker shows how electric cars can soon move into the fast lane.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 19 September, 2016

DoneDeal of the week: Two electric vehicles with a lot to offer

This week we have two EVs that rival their petrol or diesel counterparts.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 15 August, 2016

Audi eROT system turns bumpy roads into electricity

The new suspension system converts kinetic energy into usable power.

# electric-vehicles - Thursday 21 July, 2016

This tech billionaire thinks your car will make you money when you're not using it

It all ties into Tesla Motors’ ultimate goal of developing its electric cars and creating a sustainable future.

# electric-vehicles - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars? Energy This post contains a poll

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?

In 2015, over 500 new electric cars were supported through the government grant scheme.