New Car Review: Honda e Advance – AA Ireland

2020 Honda e

Starting Price: €29,995* Price as tested: €32,995 GOOD STUFF It looks great, it is very fun-to-drive, the interior is brilliant. BAD STUFF The range is just not that practical unless you are a city dweller – which is a real shame. WHAT IS IT? The Honda e was one of those concept cars that we… Continue reading New Car Review: Honda e Advance – AA Ireland

New Car Review: Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 – AA Ireland

Mercedes-Benz EQA Starting Price: €56,120 Price as tested: €57,546 GOOD STUFF High quality, good efficiency, effortless performance, comfortable. BAD STUFF Reduced rear legroom, bland looks, boot not very big, expensive to buy. WHAT IS IT? The EQA is the all-electric version of the Mercedes GLA, the company’s smallest crossover/SUV. The GLA competes with a wide… Continue reading New Car Review: Mercedes-Benz EQA 250 – AA Ireland

Considering an EV? Here’s what you need to know. AA Ireland

Making the move to EV can be daunting. Ireland has never registered as many new EVs as this year, but they’re still reasonably rare on the roads and many of us are still unfamiliar with them. The most common concerns are around range and battery life: how far will you be able to travel on… Continue reading Considering an EV? Here’s what you need to know. AA Ireland

Making the switch: how easy is it to swap to an electric car? AA Ireland

Electric vehicles (EVs) have never been more popular in Ireland. Up to the middle of August, 6,449 new fully electric cars have been registered in Ireland in 2021, more than double the number in the same period in 2020 and 2019. That’s along with 2,026 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and 15,247 hybrid vehicles . Newly… Continue reading Making the switch: how easy is it to swap to an electric car? AA Ireland

What To Consider When Buying An Electric Vehicle?

While hybrid vehicles – which have both a battery and a petrol or diesel engine – have been with us for a number of years, fully electric vehicles are still in their relative infancy. Despite their high initial cost price, more drivers are taking the plunge with every passing year, and we expect to see… Continue reading What To Consider When Buying An Electric Vehicle?

Dublin Airport Launches Electric Car Charging Points

 Drivers of electric cars will now be able to power up at Dublin Airport following the installation of five new charging points. Three electric car parking spaces with charging units are located in the T2 multi-storey car park . A further two spaces have been provided in the Executive Car Park, Level 1, T2 multistorey car park.

Conor’s had a month in an Electric Car – the Misubishi iMiev Reviewed

ESB installed a special meter at my home and an exterior socket on my garage wall which meant it was extremely easy to charge. I simply had to remember to plug the car in every evening and then I was good to go. In total I managed to cover over 900 kms in the iMiev… Continue reading Conor’s had a month in an Electric Car – the Misubishi iMiev Reviewed

AA’s Conor Faughnan Plugs into Green Driving

Participants of Ireland’s first electric car trial are plugging in and charging up at home as ESB domestic charge points are rolled out nationwide. Conor Faughnan, AA Ireland is taking part in the study and is currently testing the Mitsuibishi iMiEV electric car, as well as a domestic charge point which was installed in his… Continue reading AA’s Conor Faughnan Plugs into Green Driving