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(...)

‘Home charging for many will be key, but for those living in apartments or with no off-street parking it is essential that the number of on-street fast chargers available is increased rapidly.’

The switch to electric vehicles can’t just be driven by carmakers. The infrastructure to support mass changeover has to be put in place too. While m(...)

The coming of age of the Gen Z group is coinciding with widespread availability of car sharing, services which have a predominantly young customer profile.

It’s a rite of passage – your very first car. Most of us of a certain vintage have fond memories of learning to drive in the family car, before “upgra(...)

There were 541 new electric vehicles registered in May, and almost 4,000 new electric cars registered so far this year. Photograph: iStock

The number of new cars registered in May rose to 5,955, more than triple the same month in 2020, when 1,741 new cars were registered. However, registr(...)

Online car sales may be way forward but there is pent-up demand from customers waiting to make appointments to physically visit the showrooms. File photograph: Getty

Click, deliver, drive. That seems to be, surely, the future for car sales, doesn’t it? Not so long ago, it seemed that Irish car buyers were firmly in(...)

The pandemic changed the traditional car sales process. Photograph: iStock

The most obvious effect of Covid-19 on the car market has been a quite dramatic fall in sales of new vehicles. “The new car market for last year and t(...)

An ever-increasing number of cars, including many mainstream models, now come with a built-in SIM card that allows ‘always-on’ internet access.

You think you’re just playing music as you drive, or maybe listening to a favourite podcast, but as soon as you tether your smartphone to your car, wh(...)

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