Archives for March 2013

How EV’s Work

Electric vehicle (EV) is a term used to describe a transport vehicle that is solely or jointly propelled by an electric motor, in particular Battery Electric Vehicles(BEV) do not have a combustion engine as found in a typical car on the road. This is replaced by an electric motor or in some cases like a […]

Are Petrol and Diesel Engines a Thing of the Past ?

Are┬áPetrol and Diesel Engines a Thing of the Past? While it is widely considered that Electric transport, be it Hybrid, Battery or Hydrogen Electric is a serious step towards a more sustainable form of transport, Conventional Engines are still no.1 when it comes to car sales and are likely to be so for the foreseeable […]

EV’s Available in Ireland – Introduction

EVs in Ireland – Introduction Electric Vehicles and Hybrids in particular, have been around for a number of years now. With fuel price increases and recent technical innovations in both battery and electric motor design, this has resulted in an increase in consumer awareness for this alternative to Fuel driven Vehicles. Until recently, a non-existent […]

Electric Car Charging

A rechargeable battery is useless unless you have a place to recharge it. If you’re running out of juice in your electric car, you can’t just make a quick stop at the local petrol station — unless your local garage has a place where you can plug it in. Unfortunately, recharging the large array of […]

Electric car charging options

EV Charging Options in Ireland Electric Vehicles in Ireland will be charged through three types of connection points explained below. A purchaser of an EV who has registered for the EV Grant Scheme with SEAI will meet the plug socket requirements for the national infrastructure planned by ESB.   The following shows the main characteristics […]