Audi Leading The Charge With Its New BEV

Audi sign J V with other manufactures to build and operate high power charging stations across Ireland Audi announces details first fully electric model Online Pre-registration now available for end of 2018 orders JV named IONITY includes Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford Motor Company & VW Group and will partner with Topaz to roll-out fast charging network across […]

Fuel Costs Rising For Average Motorists, AA Finds

The majority of motorists find themselves spending up to €125 on petrol or diesel per month, recent research has found. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 motorists, 58.26% of respondents stated that their typical monthly fuel spend was up to €125. Of this 58%, 18.12% typically spent between €50 and €75 per […]

AA Rescue Sees Increase in Electric Car Callouts

Demise of the spare wheel key issue for electric car owners Many conventional vehicles no longer coming with a spare wheel as standard In a sign of what the future may hold for Irish motoring AA Rescue has seen an increase in the number of breakdowns reported that relate to an electric vehicle, with almost […]

Majority Of Motorists Support Increased Electric Car Investment

Over 70% of motorists at least partially support increased government investment in electronic vehicle charging points across the country. 41% strongly agree that investment in charging points across Ireland should be a key government priority; 33.33% somewhat agree. The majority of motorists support increased investment in electric car technology according to recent research from AA […]

30% Of Motorists Likely To Go Electric When Next Changing Car

1 in 10 motorists state they are “very likely” to purchase a hybrid or fully electric vehicle when they next change their car; further 19.84% state they are somewhat likely Lack of charging facilities and doubts over effective mileage range main concerns among those unlikely to switch to a hybrid/electric vehicle. AA Rescue continues investment […]

Volvo Cars Unveils Global Electrification Strategy

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has announced one of the automotive industry’s most comprehensive electrification strategies in which plug-in hybrids will be introduced across its entire range. It will develop an entirely new range of electrified smaller cars and build a fully electric car for sale by 2019. As part of this new strategy, […]

All-Electric Volkswagen e-Golf Goes On Sale

Based on the standard Golf: World Car of the Year and European Car of The Year 2013 Range of 190km, standard full charge in 13 hours; fast charge to 80 per cent in 35 mins Top speed of 140km/h; 0-100 km/h in 10.4 seconds AC electric motor produces 85 kW / 115 PS and 270 Nm of […]