Electric vehicle target ‘not realistic’, say car retailers
Ambitious goal may have been introduced to compensate for lack of climate action in other sectors
Closing the Electric Vehicle Summit in Croke Park last week, a panel of leading car retailers was asked about the government’s targets to put one million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2030.
“I’ve no idea where that figure comes from, because it certainly doesn’t come from us,” Stephen Gleeson, managing director of Hyundai Ireland, said.
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