Motoring

McCarthy Insurance Group has welcomed the publication of a Government report aimed at addressing the rising cost of motor insurance in Ireland.The Cost of Insurance Working Group, established by Minister Eoghan Murphy, made 33 recommendations in their report to...
New car sales figures for 2016 have been the highest in 8 years. However, the continuing increase in used car imports may result in a levelling off or decrease in new car sales during 2017.This is according to the...
Iveco’s latest Stralis NP (Natural Power) was honoured at the recent Fleet Transport Awards in winning the Irish Green Commercial of the Year 2017 in the Natural Gas category.The presentation of the award, sponsored by ESB eCars was...
The European New Car Assessment Programme Euro NCAP has published the best models of the year for 2016. The coveted title goes to the Tiguan, which was awarded "Best in Class" in the "Small off-roader" segment. This successor to...
- Backed up by €12.5million dealer network investment - Škoda Ireland have announced a 20% volume growth in sales for 2016 versus 2015 in a record year which saw the brand deliver over 9,500 new vehicles. The growth has meant...
Audi plan to start the New Year sensationally: by unveiling the Audi Q8 concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. The near-production model represents a revolution in SUV design for Audi, a direct response...
The Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána have launched their Christmas and New Year campaign aimed at limiting the amount of road traffic accidents on Irish roads over the holiday period and highlighting the risk drink drivers take...
Electric and plug-in hybrid cars are becoming increasingly popular with more models to choose from than ever before. There are now over 1200 public access charge points available across Ireland, however the process of charging an electric car is quite different to...
Minister Shane Ross has been called upon to include the M20 in the Mid-term Capital plan review in 2017, by Ireland South MEP and EU Transport Committee membe, Deirdre Clune. Ms Clune described the motorway project between Cork and Limerick as 'a...
Sharon Crowe has long been a huge fan of the Ford Mustang and always hoped she could drive to the Church on her wedding day in one. So when she and her partner, Irish Army Sergeant Peter Buckley, agreed...
The SEAT Ateca has been acknowledged internationally as the “Best Buy Car of Europe in 2017” at the AUTOBEST 2017 awards, one of the most prestigious motoring awards in Europe. This award is testament to SEAT’s incredible innovation and comes...
The most enjoyable journey of the year is fast approaching according to a recent survey carried out by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The award-winning car rental company recently took to the streets to survey people on issues such as their journey...
With the Winter Solstice falling next week on December 21, it means that daylight time starts to get slightly longer each day, however, Continental Tyres Ireland is advising motorists not to wait until darkness to turn on their lights. Tom...
Driving in wintery conditions can be unsettling and dangerous at times, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. Different conditions mean you might end up in situations you’re not used to. Carzone has some simple tips that can save yourself a lot...
Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of November at 748 were down 192 cars (20%) compared to November 2015 (940) while total new car sales...
The outlook for the motor industry is positive according to the latest Motoring Report from car buying experts Carzone. The bi-annual index which examines trends in the Irish motoring market, finds that almost half of Irish people (45%) plan to...

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