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# electric-vehicles - Monday 21 December, 2020

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period
# Cleaner Transport
# Cleaner Transport

NTA looking to buy up to 800 double-decker electric buses over five-year period

Dec 21st 2020, 3:35 PM 12,044 Views 19 Comments

The first of these buses won’t arrive until the second half of 2022.

# electric-vehicles - Monday 30 December, 2019

Motorists 'should reassess electric' when buying new cars as laws banning petrol, diesel cars being drafted
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

Motorists 'should reassess electric' when buying new cars as laws banning petrol, diesel cars being drafted

Dec 30th 2019, 1:13 PM 70,462 Views 420 Comments

The minister said grants and subsidies will be removed ‘in due course’ for motorists buying electric vehicles.

# electric-vehicles - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

What will the newly-announced 'Just Transition Commissioner’ for Bord na Móna do?
# Budget 2020
# Budget 2020

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

Oct 9th 2019, 9:40 AM 9,653 Views 15 Comments

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?
# Ireland's Climate Crisis
# Ireland's Climate Crisis

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

Aug 29th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,930 Views 92 Comments

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'
# Fuel Tax
# Fuel Tax

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

Aug 15th 2019, 4:53 PM 35,401 Views 118 Comments

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
# CSO

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

Jul 8th 2019, 10:46 PM 22,251 Views 74 Comments

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
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

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

Updated Jun 17th 2019, 4:59 PM 46,225 Views 237 Comments

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
# Mercedes EQC
# Mercedes EQC

Mercedes has unveiled its first all-electric SUV

Sep 10th 2018, 3:25 PM 1,088 Views 0 Comments

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
# She's Electric
# She's Electric

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

Aug 27th 2018, 4:53 PM 69,568 Views 66 Comments

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 EV Test
# AutoBEST EV Test

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

Jul 30th 2018, 3:19 PM 9,746 Views 2 Comments

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
# Electric Feels
# Electric Feels

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

Jun 5th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,109 Views 59 Comments

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
# Tokyo Motor Show
# Tokyo Motor Show

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

Oct 27th 2017, 3:47 PM 1,266 Views 0 Comments

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
# Polestar 1
# Polestar 1

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

Oct 23rd 2017, 3:55 PM 1,307 Views 1 Comment

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?
# Electric Avenue
# Electric Avenue

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

Jul 29th 2017, 9:45 AM 20,545 Views 113 Comments

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
# Renault Zoe 40
# Renault Zoe 40

The new extended range Renault Zoe has arrived in Ireland

May 15th 2017, 4:24 PM 916 Views 0 Comments

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)
# Skoda Vision E
# Skoda Vision E

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

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:42 PM 664 Views 0 Comments

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
# Volkswagen Sedric
# Volkswagen Sedric

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

Mar 13th 2017, 3:01 PM 809 Views 0 Comments

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)
# Electric Vehicles
# Electric Vehicles

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

Feb 6th 2017, 2:34 PM 5,542 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Dear Driver
# Dear Driver

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

Oct 28th 2016, 4:22 PM 2,794 Views 2 Comments

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
# Done Deal Of The Week
# Done Deal Of The Week

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

Oct 10th 2016, 3:13 PM 592 Views 0 Comments

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
# Paris Motor Show
# Paris Motor Show

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 1:36 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

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
# Donedeal Of The Week
# Donedeal Of The Week

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

Sep 19th 2016, 2:32 PM 561 Views 0 Comments

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
# Kinetic Energy
# Kinetic Energy

Audi eROT system turns bumpy roads into electricity

Aug 15th 2016, 3:50 PM 668 Views 0 Comments

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
# Elon Musk
# Elon Musk

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

Jul 21st 2016, 10:15 AM 23,017 Views 31 Comments

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
# Energy

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?

Dec 30th 2015, 6:00 AM 13,938 Views 72 Comments

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