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Motoring News from North Cork, South Tipperary, East Limerick and West Waterford.

Škoda has announced that their new compact SUV will be called the Karoq. The name and its spelling originate from the language of the Alutiiq, an indigenous tribe who live on an island off the southern coast of Alaska....
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...
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...
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...

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