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  • E-Scooter injuries on the rise in Ireland and the UK

    New e-scooter laws on the way According to new research on e-scooter injuries carried out in Connolly HospitalBlanchardstown, more than half of people injured in e-scooter accidents were not wearing helmets at the time of the accident. The research commissioned by the hospital is the first of its kind in Ireland. Doctors there found that the injuries sustained by e-scooters...


  • Irish startup facilitates electric car charging with cryptocurrency

    Crypto Charging The Irish fin-tech start-up firm, Hips has teamed up with Swedish SaaS (Software as a Service) platform Vourityto offer cryptocurrency payments at electric car charging stations. The partnership will facilitate crypto payments for over 50,000 EV charging stations throughout the European Union. Crypto payments can be made via the Vourity platform alinking straight to the blockchain through Hips...

  • The AA calls for assurances from the government about electric cars

    Assurances needed for electric vehicles The Automobile Association has said that Irish Government must give assurances with regard to electric vehicles. According to their estimation, Irish motorists are responding positively to EV technology and there is an increase in adoption of electric cars. Despite all the talk about EV Technology and electric car adoption by an increasing number of Irish...

  • Electric and Hybrid car incentive scheme to be drastically cut

    Electric car grant The government is set to drastically cut the incentive scheme grant for fully-electric and hybrid cars. This is a bazaar move, considering that their goal is to have 1 million electric cars on Irish roads by the end of the decade. Although Ireland's electric car infrastructure is slightly improving, and more EV’s and Hybrids are being sold,...

  • Irish web search for electric cars is the fifth highest in Europe

    Electric vehicle websearch is one of the highest in Europe New research is showing that interest in electric cars is very high at the moment here in Ireland with searches far outpacing most other European countries, ahead of Sweden and the UK. Even though there is a certain amount of curiosity about electric vehicles here, we are far behind most...

  • Dacia Spring - Europe's cheapest electric car

    Dacia has unveiled possibly the cheapest electric car in Europe. The Romanian car brand owned by Renault, the Dacia Spring EV is being marketed as Europe's most affordable battery-electric car. The new Dacia EV was revealed at the Geneva motor show in the virtual space. The manufacturer promises that the electric crossover vehicle will be Europe's most affordable EV. Already...

  • Ireland’s first ever Hydrogen Fuel Cell bus hits the streets of Dublin

    Hydrogen Mobility Ireland has launched an eight week trial of a zero-emission hydrogen buses in Dublin. Eamon Ryan TD, the Minister for Climate Action, Communication Networks and Transport has welcomed the trial which will see Ireland’s first Hydrogen bus operating across various routes in Dublin. The Hydrogen Mobility Ireland (HMI) initiative, includes members from both the transport industry...

  • SKODA’s new all-electric ENYAQ iV takes the next step in E-Mobility

    SKODA’s new all-electric ENYAQ iV takes the next step in E-Mobility SKODA has launched their brand new all-electric SUV, the ENYAQ iV, revealing what Volkswagen’s modular electric car platform has to offer. The modular electric drive matrix (MEB) is a modular electrification toolkit car platform manufactured by Volkswagen and its sub-brands. As MEB is modular it means that...

  • Ford Kuga Plug-in Hybrid

    The All-New Ford Kuga Plug-in Hybrid SUV Is the Ford Kuga PHEV one of the best plug-in hybrid SUVs you could drive? Some think so. The Ford Kuga is a very popular compact Sport Utility Vehicle, more commonly known as an SUV. It first went on sale back in 2008 when it was built at the Ford plant...