Industry highlights week 06 – 10 Jun 2022

Training Academy For EV Technicians Opens In Dublin

A training academy dedicated to the training of electric vehicle technicians has been opened in Dublin. The training academy is one of the first of its kind in Ireland. It is situated Dublin headquarters of Harris Group, a company that imports and distributes commercial vehicles, on the Naas Road.

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Polestar 3 SUV With 372-Mile Range Shown In First Undisguised Photo

Polestar has released the first undisguised image and a teaser video of its upcoming electric performance SUV, the Polestar 3, along with the preliminary range estimate. The brand’s first SUV will have its world premiere in October 2022, marking Polestar’s entrance into one of the highest margin and growth segments in the auto industry, particularly in the United States.

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Greenpower To Take Possession Of West Virginia Manufacturing Facility In August 2022

GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, announced the company’s timeline to begin manufacturing zero-emission, all-electric school buses in its newly-acquired facility in South Charleston, West Virginia.

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Toyota Unveils A Storage Battery System For Residential Use

Toyota Motor Corporation has unveiled the O-Uchi Kyuden System — a storage battery system for residential use based on their electrified vehicle battery technology. The system claims to be ‘safe, long service life, high-quality, good value for price, and high performance.’

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Are The Days Of The Company Car Numbered?

Almost two-thirds (63%) of company car owners in Ireland say they would give up their company car and replace it with a greener and more sustainable mobility budget. According to research from mobility app Free Now new commuting trends across Europe are emerging and there is increasing demand for greener and faster transport solutions in Ireland post-pandemic.

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