Ireland’s 2019 pre-Brexit budget was that it was a bit of a ‘non-budget’ for the individual, however it has introduced a new set of incentives and grants that should further promote the growth in sales of EV’s across all sectors.
Amazon has announced plans to purchase a colossal 100,000 EV delivery vans from EV manufacturer Rivian. This comes as the company urges industry to sign up to ‘The Climate Pledge’, an initiative to reach zero net carbon by 2040, ten years ahead of The Paris Agreement.
2019 marks an impressive milestone for GARO Electric - the 80th anniversary of it's foundation. The company has been developing, manufacturing and supplying quality electrical distribution products and systems from its multiple bases across Europe since its establishment in Sweden in 1939.
This week, the Irish Minister for Climate Action and Environment announced new plans for Local Authorities to add 1000 new On-Street EV Chargers to the network. The step was made in support of the country’s overall target of 936,000 EVs on the road by 2030. Chargers will improve access to those who don’t have driveway access for charging and may be integrated into lampposts.
Following January’s record sales, we are continuing to see very strong growth in EV registrations. The UK has seen a sizeable increase of 14.3% in EVs registered YTD (end April) compared to the same time last year.