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Are you tyred of petrol or diesel ESB is offering up electric

first_imgTHE ESB IS looking for 24 drivers to act as “ecar ambassadors” in their latest Great Electric Drive.As part of the second year of this programme, participants will be able to trial an electric vehicle for a four-month period. The vehicles on offer include the BMW i3, Citroen C Zero, Mitsubishi iMiEV, Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid SUV, Nissan Euro LEAF, Renault ZOE, and a Renault Kangoo Z.E. commercial electric van.The ESB is looking for participants across several different lifestyles and associated commuting patterns to trial the vehicles, and to post updates onlinetheir experience.The ESB said that the vehicles can be charged at home or a dedicated ecar charging points. The company describes its network of over 1000 public charging points as “world-leading”.The number of ambassadors is up 3 from last year. Each drove an average of 300km per week and saved over €13,500, ESB said.If you’re interested in taking part, more information is available at esb.ie/GreatElectricDrive. Deadline for applications is 4 March 2014.Read: Car sales race ahead by 33 per cent >More: This chart shows how the 132 registration plate boosted the Irish car market >last_img read more