Industry highlights week 17 – 21 Jul 2023

European Car Sales Continue Growth Streak As Demand Rises For EVs

The Tax Strategy Group, which includes advisors and officials across government departments, hinted that higher taxes could be implemented for heavier vehicles that use fossil fuels to make up for revenue lost as motorists switch to electric cars

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Tata Picks Britain For New EV Battery Plant

India’s Tata Group will build an electric vehicle battery plant in Britain to supply its Jaguar Land Rover factories.

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Governments Will Fail To Meet Electric Vehicle Targets If They ‘Put All Eggs In One Basket’, Says Ineos Automotive Boss

Governments risk failing to meet vehicle decarbonisation targets if they ‘put all their eggs in one basket’ with battery-electric vehicles, Ineos Automotive’s boss has said.

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Manfreight Goes Electric

In a significant move towards greener transportation, Manfreight has become the first haulier to operate a Volvo FM electric truck on the island of Ireland.

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Public 'Constantly Bombarded' With Ads For Polluting Cars Amid Climate Crisis, Dáil Told

The “bombardment” of car advertising in Ireland and beyond is “insidious” in the context of the current climate crisis, according to the chair of the Oireachtas climate committee.

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