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Electric Cars

Electric Cars in Cork

As Volkswagen and SEAT work towards the future of electric cars, our aim here at Blackwater Motors is to keep you updated on all you need to know when it comes to electric cars.

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Benefits of going electric

Enjoying the quiet comfort of an electric vehicle isn't just great for your pocket, it's great for the environment too. Electric vehicles emit zero tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions thereby helping to improve air quality in our towns and cities, as well as reducing noise pollution.


Benefits of ecars for Customers


Additional Benefits of ecars for Businesses

  • Up to €7,000 grant available for the purchase of an electric vehicle for use as a Taxi, Hackney or Limousine.
  • Accelerated Capital Allowance Scheme permitting write off of capital investment within one year.
  • 0% BIK for fully electric company vehicles.
  • BIK exemption for employees charging at their workplace.
  • Reduction in company carbon footprint


Benefits for Society

  • Significantly reduced air pollution
  • Lower CO2 emissions

ESB e-cars Cost Calculator


Volkswagen Electric Vehicles Retailing at Forge Hill

Our Forge Hill branch & Fermoy branch are registered Volkswagen electric dealers in Cork City. We are committed to the promotion of electric vehicles and our dedicated, e-Car Sales Specialist, David Leonard (Blackwater Motors, Forge Hill) & Paul Slattery (Blackwater Motors, Fermoy) can answer any of your questions on the Volkswagen e-Golf and the upcoming I.D. range.

Latest electric vehicle news


Information is correct as of 06/02/2019. Government grants and incentives may be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. For details, contact David Leonard in our Cork city branch on 021 434 5900