EV Champions

Thousands of individual motorists and organisations across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have already made the switch to electric vehicles. We have asked some of these to drivers to share their experiences.

Click on the links below to find out why they made the switch and what they think now about their decisions.

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Individual Driver

Colin, Hamilton
Monday 1st August 2022

Colin, Hamilton

Individual Driver

Stephen, Northern Ireland
Tuesday 15th March 2022

Stephen, Northern Ireland

Stephen is a business consultant and works in commercial property development. He is...

Individual Driver

Christopher, Northern Ireland
Thursday 24th February 2022

Christopher, Northern Ireland

Christopher lives in Northern Ireland. He is married and works in retail banking....

Individual Driver

Sean, Kildare
Monday 17th January 2022

Sean, Kildare

Sean is an Electrical Engineer and lives with his family in the rural...

Industry Fleet Operators

Dundee Taxi Rentals
Monday 17th January 2022

Dundee Taxi Rentals

Dundee Taxi Rentals is one of the private industry operators that has been...

Individual Driver

Euan, Edinburgh
Monday 17th January 2022

Euan, Edinburgh

Dr Euan McTurk is a Consultant Battery Electrochemist and has been driving electric...

Individual Driver

Paul, Wicklow
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Paul, Wicklow

Paul is a Chartered Engineer and lives in Wicklow. He is a long-time...

Individual Driver

Ciaran, Clare
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Ciaran, Clare

Ciaran lives in County Clare. He is a full-time student and works on...

Individual Driver

Brian, Dublin
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Brian, Dublin

Brian is a married civil servant with two children under the age of...

Individual Driver

Jonathan, Northern Ireland
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Jonathan, Northern Ireland

Jonathan is a long-time motorist living in Northern Ireland. He lives with his...

Individual Driver

Ian, Dublin
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Ian, Dublin

Ian lives in Dublin and is a long-time motorist. He has been using...

Individual Driver

Gerard, Belfast
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Gerard, Belfast

Gerard is a Pensions Consultant and lives in Belfast. He is a long-time...

Individual Driver

Gary, Drogheda
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Gary, Drogheda

Gary is an accountant and live in Drogheda with his family. He is...

Individual Driver

Geraldine, Letterkenny
Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Geraldine, Letterkenny

Geraldine is a long-time motorist and has been driving an electric vehicle for...

Individual Driver

Fintan, Galway
Monday 22nd November 2021

Fintan, Galway

Fintan is a long-time motorist from Galway. He is a Data Analyst and...

Individual Driver

Doris, Sligo
Monday 22nd November 2021

Doris, Sligo

Doris is a long-time motorist. Over the past year she has made the...

Individual Driver

Conor, Dublin
Monday 22nd November 2021

Conor, Dublin

Conor is a married father of three adult children and is a manager...

Individual Driver

Paula, Kilkenny
Monday 22nd November 2021

Paula, Kilkenny

Paula has been driving for a number of years. She is a mother...

Individual Driver

Niall, Meath
Monday 22nd November 2021

Niall, Meath

Niall is a Mechanical Engineer and long-time motorist. He has been driving an...

Individual Driver

Niall, Kildare
Monday 22nd November 2021

Niall, Kildare

Niall is a long-time motorist and has been an EV driver for the...

Individual Driver

Michael, Cork
Monday 22nd November 2021

Michael, Cork

Michael is a fisherman and lives in Cork. He has been driving an...

Individual Driver

Mary, Kilkenny
Monday 22nd November 2021

Mary, Kilkenny

Mary lives in Kilkenny and has a family of four. She works in...

Individual Driver

Mary, Cork
Monday 22nd November 2021

Mary, Cork

Mary lives in Cork. She is retired with a grown up family. She...

Individual Driver

Mark, Dublin
Monday 22nd November 2021

Mark, Dublin

Mark is a long-time motorist and has been an electric vehicle user for...

Individual Driver

Maciej, Portlaoise
Monday 22nd November 2021

Maciej, Portlaoise

Maciej is a restaurant worker from Portlaoise and lives with his wife and...

Individual Driver

Linda, Kildare
Monday 22nd November 2021

Linda, Kildare

Linda is a long-time motorist and has been driving an Electric Vehicle for...

Individual Driver

Vaidas, Kildare
Monday 22nd November 2021

Vaidas, Kildare

Vaidas is a quantity surveyor and lives in Kildare with his wife and...

Individual Driver

Stewart, Drogheda
Monday 22nd November 2021

Stewart, Drogheda

Stewart is a self-employed taxi driver and has been an EV user for...

Individual Driver

Siobhan, Wexford
Monday 22nd November 2021

Siobhan, Wexford

Siobhan a long time motorist is based in Wexford and works part-time. She...

Individual Driver

Simon, Meath
Monday 22nd November 2021

Simon, Meath

Simon is a self employed engineer and is married with 2 children. He...

Individual Driver

Ryan, Newry
Monday 22nd November 2021

Ryan, Newry

Ryan is a Technology Teacher from Newry. He has been driving for the...

Individual Driver

Richie, Dublin
Monday 22nd November 2021

Richie, Dublin

Richie lives in Dublin and is a long-time motorist. Richie has been using...

Individual Driver

Nigel, Carlow
Monday 22nd November 2021

Nigel, Carlow

Nigel is a long-time motorist who has recently made the switch to using...

Individual Driver

Patrick, Dublin
Monday 22nd November 2021

Patrick, Dublin

Patrick is a long time motorist and has switched to using an Electric...

Individual Driver

Reynout, Tipperary
Monday 22nd November 2021

Reynout, Tipperary

Reynout heads up a family of four and is a long-time motorist. He...

Industry Fleet Operators

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership
Monday 11th October 2021

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership

Stephen Whiston, Head of Strategic Planning and Performance talks to us about the...

Individual Driver

Tomas, Ireland
Monday 11th October 2021

Tomas, Ireland

Tomas has been driving an EV for a number of years and although...

Individual Driver

Ryan Sims, Scotland
Monday 11th October 2021

Ryan Sims, Scotland

The environmental and health benefits associated with electric vehicles alongside technological improvements were...

Individual Driver

Seamus, Galway
Monday 11th October 2021

Seamus, Galway

Describing his Nissan Leaf as a ‘joy to drive’ Seamus explains that support...

Individual Driver

Diarmuid, Cork City
Monday 11th October 2021

Diarmuid, Cork City

Low running costs and the environmental credentials encouraged Diarmuid to opt for an...

Individual Driver

Davin, Donegal
Monday 11th October 2021

Davin, Donegal

Davin has recently switched to using an electric vehicle and describes his ID4...

Individual Driver

Eric, Cork
Monday 11th October 2021

Eric, Cork

As a new motorist, Eric has chosen an electric vehicle due to the...

Individual Driver

Mark, Dublin 15
Monday 11th October 2021

Mark, Dublin 15

Mark is a longtime driver of Electric Vehicles. He is passionate about electric...

Individual Driver

Rachel, North Down
Monday 11th October 2021

Rachel, North Down

Rachel is a long time electric vehicle driver and purchased her first EV...

Individual Driver

Denise, Drogheda
Monday 11th October 2021

Denise, Drogheda

Denise a graphic designer from Drogheda in County Louth made the switch to...

Individual Driver

Elinor, Fife
Monday 11th October 2021

Elinor, Fife

Elinor is a clinical lecturer at the University of Dundee and lives with...

Individual Driver

Gerard, Fermanagh
Monday 11th October 2021

Gerard, Fermanagh

Gerard a Fermanagh based waiter is a long time EV driver and has...

Individual Driver

Davin, Derry
Monday 11th October 2021

Davin, Derry

Davin is an IT Engineer, a father of two children and lives in...

Individual Driver

Stewart, Antrim
Monday 11th October 2021

Stewart, Antrim

Stewart is a self employed taxi driver based in Antrim Town. He has...

Individual Driver

John, Larne
Monday 11th October 2021

John, Larne

John is based in Larne and works as an IT Support professional at...

Individual Driver

Christopher, London
Monday 11th October 2021

Christopher, London

Christopher is a London based lawyer but regularly travels to visit family in...

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