Industry highlights week 27 November – 01 December 2023

Some 85% Of EV Drivers Say Running Costs Are Cheaper, But Upfront Outlay Still A Deterrent For Many

Some 85 per cent of electric vehicle (EV) drivers say their running costs are cheaper than their previous petrol or diesel cars, but a new survey has found that the upfront cost of buying an EV is still a deterrent for about a third of car buyers.

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A Wave Of Layoffs Hits EV Battery Companies

It’s been a tough few weeks for workers at next-gen and traditional EV battery companies, with hundreds of employees in the US and Europe losing their jobs.

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Most EV Drivers Say Costs Down After Switching, But ‘Range Anxiety’ A Concern, According To Survey

Around 85pc of electric car drivers in Ireland say their running costs are cheaper since switching from traditional petrol and diesel cars.

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Northern Ireland's Vulnerable At Risk: The Pressing Need For EV Charging Infrastructure

Renewables experts Everun are calling for the Northern Ireland government to prioritise an upgrade in the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure across the country as soon as they return to business.

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Geely And Nio Enter Partnership For Battery-Swapping Technology

Chinese car manufacturers Geely and Nio have signed a strategic partnership to share electric vehicle battery-swapping technology.

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Weekly Highlights

Industry highlights week 11 – 15 December 2023

Alfa Romeo has confirmed that its next new model – a compact crossover which will be available as a fully-electric car – will be called the Milano. That reverses months of speculation that the car would be called the Brennero.

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Industry highlights week 04 – 08 December 2023

Henderson Group and bp pulse have signed a partnership agreement to install ultra-rapid changing for up to 200 electric vehicles (EVs) at around 100 Henderson Retail sites across Northern Ireland within the next two years.

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