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  • 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...

  • Car dealers trial green flashed number plates for electric vehicles

    UK car dealers trial green number plates for electric vehicles The new plates being trialed by Nissan dealers in the UK have a distinctive green rectangle on the left-hand side of the plate to indicate that the vehicle is emission-free. The purpose of the trial plates is to give customers a preview of what they could look like...

  • UK brewery to install electric car chargers at 2,700 pubs

    Charge up at the pub! In keeping with their name, the UK brewery, Greene King is planning to install EV charging points across its 2,700 pubs. The company has said that in the first phase, they will install charging points at 900 pubs by the end of 2020. The pub charging points will be Pay as You...

  • Irish consumers unsure and confused about electric cars

    Irish drivers in total confusion over electric cars Irish consumers may be interested in the new electric car technologies but they are very confused about how to proceed with their choice of car. Some car buyers may want to go ‘green’ but the EV infrastructure that is available right now is just not up to muster. ...

  • McDonald’s to install electric car charge points

    McDonald’s plan to install electric car charge points at its UK and Irish sites The fast-food giant has said that you will soon be able to charge up your electric car at a McDonalds in the near future. McDonald’s drive-thrus will have hundreds of charging points installed at its UK sites and most likely this will be rolled out in...

  • Are hydrogen fuelled vehicles really the way forward?

    H2 fuel cell vehicles When it comes to driving and its fuel source there is no easy option, regardless of whether the source is petroleum, biofuels, electrons in a battery, or hydrogen fuel cell cars. If you wish to purchase the ‘best’ type of fuel-powered car, you will be faced with many different options nowadays. This decision will come down...