Industry highlights week 29 Aug – 02 Sep 2022

SIMI Calls For Extension Of Electric Vehicle Supports

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry has called on the Government to extend electric vehicle supports in this month’s Budget.

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New Car Registrations For August Were Up 36.7% In Comparison To The Same Period Last Year

The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), today released the official 222 new vehicle registration figures for August and are calling on the Government to extend EV supports in the forthcoming Budget.

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Volkswagen To Speed Up Electric Vehicle Transition, New CEO Says

Volkswagen will accelerate its transition towards electric vehicles, but needs to find the right “rhythm” as it makes the shift, new Chief Executive Oliver Blume said at an internal conference on Thursday, the first day of his tenure.

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Stagecoach To Deliver UK's First All-Electric City Bus Fleets

Stagecoach has announced that it will be introducing the UK’s first all-electric city bus networks in Inverness and Perth as part of its drive to deliver a net zero UK bus fleet by 2035.

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Low-Cost EV Financing For Uber Drivers Through Moove

Moove, an African-born fintech start-up, has struck a deal with Uber in London. Moove will provide Uber drivers with electric vehicles through its latest rent-to-buy model. Moove aims to be the largest EV partner on Uber’s platform in London, with plans to scale to 10,000 cars by the end of 2025.

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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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Weekly Highlights

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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