Motor industry, technology and the environment

The technological impact on the environment In recent years, technology has opened up new possibilities and the motor industry is constantly adapting. The motor industry is considering the needs and priorities of its customers like never before. This is in contrast to environmental concerns being at the forefront of everyone’s mind, the automotive industry is…
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Cornwall Insight Ireland comments on the half-yearly Irish EV sales

Irish EV sales: Although the Irish passenger car market is down 7.36% on 2018 for the year-to-date (YTD), the sales for alternatively fuelled (BEV, PHEV and hybrid-electric) passenger cars have shown steady growth. 9,582 alternatively fuelled vehicles have been sold for the YTD, a 69% increase on 2018’s total. The below graph compares monthly alternative…
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Residential EV chargers funding doubled

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said an additional £2.5 million will help pay for the installation of more than 1,000 new charging points on streets around the country

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The rise of collaboration in the electric vehicle space

The rise of collaboration in the electric vehicle space   Electric vehicle (EV) collaborations between global automotive manufacturers have started to gather pace. In fact, the latest research from Cornwall Insight’s Charged Up: Future Fleet shows that these ventures have steadily grown since December 2018. With eight of the 13 major car manufacturers having either…
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Pixie Energy’s analysis of UKPN’s Optimise Prime

In March, Hitachi confirmed that 2019 would see London and the South East play host to Optimise Prime – a UK Power Networks (UKPN) project. The project aims to understand the charging patterns of commercial (fleet) electric vehicles (EVs) and their impact on networks. The Optimise Prime project seeks to answer how the network impact…
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