Friday October 30, 2020

We are reaching a tipping point

Electric vehicles are now a viable mode of transport for individuals, yet the real challenge is convincing them to make the leap.

27th October, 2019
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Niall Hogan, head of ESB ecars; Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, and Sarah Murphy, managing director, Business Post Events

The progress of electric vehicles (EVs) means they are a viable mode of transport for the public, yet the real work is more than just a straight swap from combustion to electric.

At the Electric Vehicle Summit in Croke Park, attendees heard about the many different areas that need to be addressed like charging spaces, infrastructure and policies.

There were also mixed feelings among car manufacturers about whether the figure of 950,000 EVs on Irish...

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