UCD director of enterprise and commercialisation Tom Flanagan  and Hugh Sheehy, CEO and co-founder of Go Eve. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

With the ever-growing demand for electric vehicle (EV) charging points, and the seeming sluggishness of the rollout of a truly nationwide network of s(...)

Terry Lee-Williams of Arup, director general of SIMI Brian Cooke, president of SIMI Gillian Fanning and economist Jim Power. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Meeting a Government target to have almost a million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2030 will be “a huge challenge” unless the Government ince(...)

Globally, car sales have dipped significantly, with the US market reporting its worst second half year since the recession of 2009. File photograph: Getty

Ireland’s new-car buyers will likely to have to remain patient when ordering new vehicles in the early part of 2022, as the global shortage of semicon(...)

There was a significant increase in registrations of new electric cars last year. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The number of electric cars registered for the first time more than doubled last year, according to new data from the Society of the Irish Motor Indus(...)

The Government aims to have almost a million EVs on Irish roads by 2030 as part of the Climate Action Plan. Photograph: iStock

Incentives for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) will need to be kept if the Government is to get close to its climate action targets, politicia(...)

EV, plug-in hybrids and hybrids continue to increase their market share. Combined they account for 31.22% of the market

The number of new cars registered in the Republic for the first nine months is up 19.1 per cent versus the same period a year earlier. However, car re(...)

The survey found 56% of motorists felt the charging infrastructure in Ireland to be insufficient. Photograph: iStock

Just half of Irish motorists envisage driving electric vehicles by 2030 despite it being the proposed cut-off point for the sale of fossil fuel engine(...)

At the premium end of the market, BMW has the narrowest of leads with 3,959 registrations, ahead of Audi with 3,951.

New car sales were up 25 per cent in August compared to the same month last year, with 6,013 new registrations. This was ahead 18.2 per cent on August(...)

Electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and hybrids continue to increase in prevalence.

New car registrations for the month of July recovered from a dip last year and rose above pre-pandemic levels of 2019, new figures from the Society of(...)

Motorists bought 390 new electric vehicles last month, bringing the total registered so far this year to 4,333. Photograph: iStock

Some 2,767 new cars were sold in the State in June, almost three times the number bought in the same month last year and twice the pre-Covid total, ne(...)

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