Can business users lead the electric car charge?

Take-up of EVs appears to be on the rise in this country, but they are a long way off dominating the market, to put it mildly

6th May, 2018
The new VW Polo: well-appointed, but not exactly bursting with power

As we approach the second half of the year, there are minute signs that take-up of electric vehicles (EVs) in Ireland is on the increase, but there’s a long way to go yet. To the end of last month, some 424 purely electric cars were registered in 2018, which is still only 0.53 per cent of the market.

That’s despite the fact that all buyers of EVs benefit from VRT tax relief of up to €5,000...

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