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After an epic 16,000-kilometre drive, polar explorer Marek Kaminski has arrived in Japan, having started his landmark #NoTraceExpedition in Poland three months earlier in Europe’s best-selling electric vehicle, the new Nissan Leaf.
Research conducted by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) reveals that two in five adults living in Connacht would consider buying an electric vehicle (EV). The research, which surveyed 1,000 people, found that the lower running costs of driving an EV was the primary reason for considering to purchase (41%), second only to helping the environment (51%).
Almost a third of Irish motorists say they are open to purchasing an electric vehicle when they next change their car, according to AA Ireland.
Almost a third of Irish motorists admit they are open to purchasing an electric vehicle when they next change their car, according to AA Ireland.
A Government funded electric vehicle public awareness campaign has been launched by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has welcomed the recent announcement by Transport Minister Shane Ross of a grant scheme for Taxi/Limousine/Hackney (SPSV), aimed at increasing the uptake of new electric vehicles (EVs) in the Irish taxi fleet.
There has been a broad welcome for the recent announcement by Transport Minister Shane Ross of a grant scheme for taxi/limousine/hackney vehicles (SPSV), aimed at increasing the uptake of new electric vehicles in the Irish taxi fleet.
Irish drivers have proven themselves to be an environmentally conscientious bunch when contemplating purchasing their next vehicle, according to a survey by Carzone.
Insurance premiums remain the number one financial concern for Irish motorists according to the latest Motoring Report from car buying experts Carzone. Fuel was the second biggest concern, followed by motor tax.
In a sign of what the future may hold for Irish motoring, AA Rescue says that it has seen an increase in the number of breakdowns reported that relate to an electric vehicle, with almost 20 such breakdowns already this year.