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A recent survey of drivers of the UK’s most popular plug-in hybrid, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, reveals that around two-thirds (68 per cent) plug their car in every single day and 90 per cent charge their vehicles at least two to three times per week. This certainly runs counter to the myth that plug-in hybrids are only driven by people looking to lower their tax bills and are never actually plugged in.
Irish motorists are now more open to switching to electric and hybrid cars according to the most recent report.
Electric and plug-in hybrid cars are becoming increasingly popular with more models to choose from than ever before. There are now over 1,200 public access charge points available across Ireland; however the process of charging an electric car is quite different to putting fuel in a normal petrol or diesel-powered car.
The Irish car market is ripe for the introduction of a Swappage scheme as proposed by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) in its pre-Budget submission, according to vehicle data experts Cartell.ie.
A new proposed scheme by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) will help create 42 jobs in Westmeath if the Government agree to the idea which was part of SIMI’s pre-budget submission announced this week.
A new proposed scheme by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) will help create 59 jobs in Mayo if the Government agrees to the idea which was part of SIMI’s pre-budget submission.
New car sales are slightly up on last year according to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), however, Mayo bucked that trend with sales down 14 per cent for the year. SIMI has warned however, that the figures need to be put in the context of a market showing relatively low sales overall.
Almost a year after the Government scrapped Scrappage, Renault is back with a new scrappage deal for the month of June, writes Padraic Deane.
The Society of the Irish Motor Industry has released the January car sales figures which show a 1.5 per cent increase on last year.