Tag: Ireland

May 25, 2021 - 02:47 pm

EVBox installs charging systems with Kingspan

EVBox Group will supply Kingspan with just over 60 AC and DC charging stations to help the building materials manufacturer convert its corporate fleet to electric vehicles. The installation project will begin in the UK and Ireland before expanding to other regions.

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May 20, 2021 - 03:48 pm

DPD Ireland plans to utilise another 100 electric vans

DPD has announced plans to invest a further two million euros in decarbonizing its Irish fleet, with the aim of procuring 100 additional electric vehicles by the end of next year. DPD Ireland has already put 30 new electric delivery vans into service this year.

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Apr 20, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Ireland halves PHEV subsidies

The Irish government will adjust its purchase incentives for electric vehicles as of 1 July 2021. While pure electric cars will continue to be subsidised with 5,000 euros, the subsidy for plug-in hybrids will be halved from the current 5,000 to 2,500 euros.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 11:07 am

Do as I say, not as I do

The Irish government has now admitted that only 25 of more than 6,000 state-owned vehicles are electrically-powered. This was revealed as the Irish government is rolling out their Climate Action Bill, leading to much criticism from environmental groups at home.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:46 pm

Saint-Gobain electrifies fleet in the UK & Ireland

The British subsidiary of the French industrial group Saint-Gobain wants to convert its 3,000-plus company cars completely to electric and hybrid vehicles by the end of 2023. Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland has already included the first 100 VW ID.3 into the fleet.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 10:56 am

Nine European nations call for EU combustion phase-out

In a letter, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Malta, Ireland, Lithuania and Luxembourg call on the EU Commission to set a phase-out date for the sale of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with combustion engines in the EU that is in line with the goal of climate neutrality by 2050.

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Dec 22, 2020 - 08:06 pm

Ireland launches huge tender for electric double-deckers

Ireland’s national transport authority NTA published a tender for up to 800 all-electric double-decker buses for use in the country’s large cities, as well as on some town bus services. Buying is to start in the second half of 2022 over a period of five years.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 01:38 pm

EasyGo partners with Eir for rapid charging in Ireland

In Ireland, EV charging network provider EasyGo launched a partnership with telecoms company Eir to replace 180 public telephone booths with EV rapid charging points. Around €10 million are to be invested in the plan, and results are expected in January.

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Dec 3, 2020 - 09:09 pm

InstaVolt strikes a deal with KFC UK & Ireland

The charging station operator InstaVolt announced a significant partnership with the fried chicken fast-food giant KFC, which will see rapid chargers installed at up to 450 KFC drive-thru restaurants at locations across the UK and Ireland.

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Nov 11, 2020 - 05:24 pm

MG brings EVs to Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

MG Motor is expanding into Ireland in the company’s process of expansion in Europe. In Ireland, the company will only be offering plug-in models. MG has also officially launched its first ZS EV in Australia and New Zealand.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 11:10 pm

VW supplies ID.3’s to European dealerships

VW is preparing for the start of delivery of the ID.3 to pre-orderers. The Volkswagen Group is currently delivering more and more copies of the electric car to dealers in Europe so that the vehicles can be handed over to the customers in September.

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Aug 31, 2020 - 07:54 pm

0% finance on the Nissan Leaf in Ireland

Nissan and Allied Irish Banks (AIB) have launched a 0% finance on the Nissan Leaf in Ireland. The ‘Power of Zero’ initiative offers consumers the opportunity to buy a Nissan LEAF with 0% finance as well as being given one year’s free servicing.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 04:31 pm

Cork adds 76 new electric vehicles to fleet

The Irish city of Cork has put 76 electric vehicles into operation to replace internal combustion engines. Renault Kangoo Z.E., Nissan Leaf and Hyundai Kona are used by the city’s road and housing maintenance, park management and waste disposal staff.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 07:13 pm

Daimler delivers EVs in Germany and Dublin

The transport company SWEG, headquartered in Lahr in the Black Forest in Germany, will bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX from series production to the road. Daimler announced that two new Fuso eCanter that have gone into mail-delivery operation in Dublin.

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Feb 2, 2020 - 04:06 pm

ADL wins tender to deliver up to 600 green buses to Ireland

The Scottish bus maker Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has signed a framework agreement with Ireland’s National Transport Authority (NTA) for the delivery of up to 600 double-decker hybrid buses. NTA expects the first 100 of the diesel-electric buses in Dublin in autumn 2020.

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Jan 23, 2020 - 02:16 pm

Quit smoking, buy a Tesla

If “stop smoking” was among your list of new year’s resolution, here’s just the push to see it through. An Irish couple saved so much when they quit cigarettes they were able to plan to buy a new Tesla.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 04:45 pm

Ireland reshapes EV and charging subsidies

Ireland is reshaping its EV measures. Subsidies and some funds have been discontinued, while others have been extended or created. More funds have been allocated for electric vehicle purchase and charging infrastructure, and requirements on charging provisions in new buildings have been added.

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Aug 26, 2019 - 04:00 pm

Ireland to subsidise 1,000 charging stations

The Irish government announced funding for the construction of an additional 1,000 charging points for electric cars over five years. In the process, charging points will also be integrated into street lamps.

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Jun 18, 2019 - 03:19 pm

Ireland opts for 2030 combustion ban

Ireland is also aiming to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2030. This is one of 180 measures in the Irish government’s published the Climate Action Plan, which covers all relevant sectors.

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May 31, 2019 - 04:08 pm

China: Tesla’s Model 3 factory ready for orders

Tesla has opened the order books in China for the Model 3, which the EV manufacturer will produce in its Shanghai plant, which is still under construction. The first deliveries of the Model 3 from local production are scheduled to start in six to ten months.

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May 28, 2019 - 04:51 pm

Ireland: Tender for electric trains incoming

Ireland is going for electric trains on a large scale. The Irish State Railway Iarnród Éireann just announced the launch of a tender for a total of up to 600 electrically driven wagons over the next ten years.

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May 13, 2019 - 06:36 pm

Charging networks in UK & Ireland opt for Fortum SaaS

Fortum of Finland is progressing beyond the Nordics as the company announces seven new partnerships with charge point operators in Great Britain and Ireland. The partners utilise Fortum’s cloud management solution as the company now offers software-as-a-service (SaaS).

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