Charge of electric cars has a long way to go
The EV market is growing, but remains confusing for buyers. Whether to go pure electric, hybrid or plug-in hybrid is not easily answered. And while some manufacturers are embracing change, others are hedging their bets
James McCarthy knows a thing or two about selling electric cars. As chief executive of Nissan Ireland, he has overseen the Leaf’s reign as the country‘s best selling electric vehicle (EV) for several years in a row.
With just over 1000 Leafs (or Leaves preferably) sold in 2019, the volumes aren’t exactly breathtaking, but the growth has been rapid and Nissan has consistently led the electric charge in an industry struggling...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
*New subscribers only
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team
A change is gonna come: the slow but sure arrival of the green energy age
The extreme snowstorms ravaging Texas and failure of the state’s electricity supply are a reminder that the fossil fuel era is on borrowed time
John Gibbons: Investors’ slow shuffle away from fossil fuel giants gathering speed
Real climate action is finally happening – and the key driver is, improbably, the global investment community
All businesses may have to report carbon emissions
New government body will consider EU’s proposal to extend to all companies the requirement of reporting carbon emissions
Susan O’Keeffe: A self-appointed saviour is not the answer to climate change
With his energy, ideas and financial clout, Bill Gates has lots to offer but this complex problem will need a vast array of responses led by democratic routes