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# EVs

Last month
November 2023
New dedicated national centre for electric vehicle skills to be developed in Mullingar
It’s been described as a ‘a critical component of the State’s response to the green transition’.
This year
'Weight-based' tax for cars considered to offset the annual €1.5b cost of switching to EVs
Recent reports suggest the introduction of an increase to registration tax, congestion charges and weight-based charges.
Used cars 79% more expensive than pre-pandemic levels
That’s despite the annual rate of inflation slowing to 10.7% in Quarter 2 of this year, down from an annual rate of 26.6% in Q2 of last year.
Last year
Number of new electric cars licensed in Ireland jumps by 82% when compared to last year
Between January and October of this year, 14,707 new electric private cars were licensed.
All time
The perks, the costs and the end of free charging?: Here's what you need to know about switching to an electric car
By 2030, it wants one million electric cars on Irish roads. It’s a big ask.
Jaguar's new electric SUV does 0-100kph in four seconds
Jaguar creates an electric concept with supercar styling, sports car performance and SUV space.
DoneDeal of the Week: This 2014 electric Nissan Leaf which comes with a home charger
Matched up against the funky Renault Zoe.