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

8th March, 2020
Charge of electric cars has a long way to go
It is becoming increasingly clear to everyone that the game is up for cars with internal combustion engines

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...

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