Motoring

Despite the Irish economic prospects looking better than at the beginning of the year, car sales are down 8%, commercial vehicle sales are down 11% and heavy goods vehicles are down 3% in the first quarter of this year.In...
Over 13% of parents have identified themselves as the main driver of a car predominantly driven by one or more of their children, a process known as ‘fronting,’ in an effort to reduce insurance costs, according to an AA...
A newly installed ramp at Clonmel Road, Mitchelstown has been raising the hackles with motorists complaining, mainly of its severity but also questioning the need for it at this location.One very irate caller to The Avondhu said it was...
William Clay Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman of the Ford Motor Company, and a great-grandson of Henry Ford, today unveiled a commemorative plaque and bench in the village of Ballinascarthy, Co. Cork, to mark 100 years since Henry Ford established...
Volkswagen will be launching a new range of avant-garde electric vehicles in the near future. This month, Volkswagen is providing a first look at a new important frontrunner of electric mobility in the world premiere of a crossover concept...
The Citroën Dispatch, alongside Peugeot Expert and Toyota Proace Van, a joint collaboration of the three companies, has been voted Irish Van of the Year 2017 in association with Continental Tyres. The award is voted upon by a jury of Ireland's most...
Monday, April 17, this year marks exactly 100 years since Henry Ford established Henry Ford & Son Limited on the Marina in Cork, his ancestral home city.It also will kick off a week-long series of activity that will see...
Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging drivers, riders, cyclists and pedestrians to take extra care on rural roads. This is because nearly six out of every 10 fatalities in the UK occur on this type of road.In 2015...
In official figures issued by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI), Ford has emerged as the top automotive brand in first three months of 2017 with a combined van and car sales tally of 10,292 vehicles. The quarter...
Hosted by The Original TOP GEAR Presenter Quentin Willson Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie this week announced the launch of an exciting new and innovative event called “Electronomous”.Aiming to become the Leading Car Technology Event in Europe over the...
Mobile phone use behind the wheel continues to be a significant problem on Ireland’s roads but a new survey of Irish motorists reveals that nearly half of drivers (46%) would support the introduction of technology to disable certain phone...
Natalie Price from Clonakilty, Cork, has been announced as the winner of the Ford ‘Find A Ford, Find a Fortune’ promotion. Natalie has won a once in a lifetime chance to drive a Mustang for an entire year and...
Two Noel Deasy ŠKODA employees, one  of whom lives in Castlelyons, have been selected to represent Ireland at the international finals of the ŠKODA Challenge in Budapest this May, having battled it out at the Irish National final earlier this...
Just 24 hours after the new McLaren 720S was revealed in all its glory at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, McLaren Automotive is highlighting the level to which buyers of its new Super Series will be able to...
Car rental company to invest €120,000 in Crosscare over the next six years As part of a US$60 million programme launched by the Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation to combat hunger in Europe and North America, social support agency Crosscare has received...
April 2017 marks 100 years of Ford in Ireland and to celebrate this momentous milestone Ford will have a significant presence in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City on this Friday, March 17.The theme of...

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