Industry highlights week 28 Nov – 02 Dec 2022

Ireland Launches Commercial EV Fleet Trial Nationwide

The Department of Transport and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) have launched the Commercial Fleet Trial as planned. Businesses will be trialling fully electric vehicles to see how they can work for their business to save money and emissions.

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New Car Registrations Down 12% Despite Strong Growth In Electric Vehicles

New car registrations in Ireland have declined by 12.3% in the past year, figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) have shown.

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200 Irish Businesses Get To Try Out Electric Vehicles For Free

Call it the “Luck of the Irish” for some 200 Irish businesses that will be able to participate in a free EV loaner program set up by the Irish government. As part of a goal to have roughly 1 million EVs on Irish roads by 2030, the Irish government is aiming to boost the electrification of commercial fleets.

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Canoo Sends Its EV Pickup Truck To The Us Army For Testing

Canoo, the beleaguered EV startup-turned-SPAC, has delivered its first “Light Tactical Vehicle” to the U.S. Army for a demonstration project aimed at showing how its modular electric platform can support mission-specific configurations for less money.

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Evergrande's EV Unit Suspends Mass Production Due To Lack Of Orders

China Evergrande Group’s electric vehicle unit has suspended mass production of its only model due to a lack of new orders, two people with knowledge of the matter said, in the latest set of troubles facing the indebted property developer.

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