The Government has announced the new Zero Emission Vehicles Ireland office. This new Office will play an role in Ireland’s transition to zero emission vehicles. It will work across government, industry, and society to support this transition.
Its operations will include
– supports for the uptake of zero emission vehicles,
– infrastructure delivery through funding and policy guidance,
– strategy and policy lead, including taxation and regulation,
– research and innovation
– communications and public and stakeholder engagement.
There has been an increase in the purchase of EVs in Ireland in 2022, with 21% of new cars licensed being electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles compared with 14% at this time last year.