Irelands Electric Vehicle Sales Soar

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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

Electric Cars:

Audi E-Tron (Pre-order)

BMW i3 & i3s

Hyundai Kona Electric

Nissan Leaf

Nissan E-NV200 Evalia

Renault Twizy

Renault Zoé

Tesla Model S

Tesla Model X

Volkswagen E-Golf

Electric Vans:

Renault Kangoo Z.E.

Nissan E-NV200


Justin Kavanagh
Justin Kavanagh is a recognised leader in automotive intelligence and vehicle data supply to the entire motor industry. He has almost 20 years experience in building systems from the ground up. As the Managing Director of Vehicle Management System, he understands the need and importance of trustworthy and reliable vehicle history and advice to both the trade and the public.
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