Irelands Electric Vehicle Sales Soar
EV Sales Increase
More electric cars have been registered in Ireland in the first three months of the year than in the entirety of 2018.
A total of 1,437 electric cars were registered so far this year but just 1,233 electric vehicles were registered in the whole of 2018.
Statistics released by motor industry sources show that a total of 1,437 electric vehicles were registered so far this year.
There was a slight drop in March 2019 for total new car registrations with figures down 5.6% (16,738) when compared with March 2018 (17,726).
Sals of Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) were down 2.2% (3,067) on March 2018 (3,137).
HGV (heavy commercial vehicles) also had a small decrease in sales of 1.5% (267) in comparison to the same month of March 2018 (271).
In contrast to this overall drop in new car registrations, imported used cars sales has increased by 9.98% (8,970) on March 2018 (8,156).
Electric Cars you may see in Ireland
Audi E-Tron (Pre-order)
BMW i3 & i3s
Hyundai Kona Electric
Nissan E-NV200 Evalia
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model X
Renault Kangoo Z.E.