Industry highlights week 26 – 30 Sep 2022

SSE Launches First Of Its 300 EV Charging Hubs In Glasgow

SSE’s Energy Solutions business has opened its first ultra-rapid EV charging hub as part of a major new initiative to deliver 300 hubs across the UK and Ireland in the next five years.

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Irish Car+Travel Magazine: New DS 4 On Sale In Ireland

Available in five grades, and with petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid powertrains, the C-segment premium car is targeting a buyer who ‘wants something different’, according to the MD of DS Automobiles Ireland Des Cannon.

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Electric Vehicles Could Transport Prisoners In Portlaoise In Future

The Irish Prison Service could soon be using electric vehicles to transport prisoners from Portlaoise and other Irish prisons. Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has said the Irish Prison Service is continuing to research the possible use of electric vehicle use for “cellular transport” to court and between prisons.

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BYD Is Heading To Europe With An Electric Car Trio

Waiting times for electric cars in Europe are sometimes very long. Chinese manufacturers see this as an opportunity for expansion – especially BYD. The carmaker from Shenzhen has now announced details of its upcoming market launch with electric cars in Europe. The launch models will be the Atto 3, Tang and Han.

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Green Updates: EV Manufacturing Up But Soaring Energy Prices May Sap Demand

Almost a third (32.2%) of all vehicles manufactured in the UK are now hybrid or fully electric, according to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

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