Going electric for a green cause

New Electric Ireland is on a mission to show that converted older cars can decarbonise transport sufficiently to help Ireland tackle climate change

19th April, 2020
Going electric for a green cause
New Electric Ireland‘s main focus will be on training people to convert their vehicles to be more environmentally friendly

As we reverse into an electric car charging bay in the services just off the M11, I notice exasperated looks from a couple of drivers who are sitting in their electric vehicles and waiting for them to charge up.

Damien Maguire of New Electric Ireland chuckles, and confirms that he has been approached on a number of occasions by EV drivers intent on telling him that his 1996 BMW 8 Series coupé needs to move on.


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