Tricks and Treats to help parents survive family road trips this mid-term break

Research by Carzone reveals that over a third of parents find family road trips stressful As the mid-term break comes upon us, many families across the country will be planning a road trip ahead of the Halloween break. A recent survey by Carzone, Ireland’s Trusted Motoring Marketplace, found that over a third (35%) of parents […]

€4.2m research programme into driverless vehicles launched

–       €2 million contribution by Government through Science Foundation Ireland –       Ireland can be major global centre for autonomous vehicle research –       Lero-led programme combines Irish academia, global automotive and Irish firms Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, today launched a Science Foundation Ireland backed €4.2m research collaboration on driverless vehicles led […]

AA Urges Homeowners and Motorists To Take Precautions Ahead of Storm Lorenzo

AA Ireland is advising homeowners across Ireland, particularly those living in counties along the west coast, to prepare their homes accordingly ahead of Storm Lorenzo which is currently expected to hit Ireland on Thursday. Ahead of the high winds and heavy rainfall, AA Home Insurance has advised home-owners to carry out some basic storm-proofing tips […]

Ireland’s Best-Selling Car, Toyota Corolla, To Go Exclusively Hybrid From 2020

Unprecedented demand for self-charging hybrid version of world’s best-selling car eliminates need for petrol option Toyota Ireland to remove 1.6 petrol saloon and 1.2 petrol hatchback from the lineup of Ireland’s No.1 bestselling car – the Toyota Corolla Decision also sees C-HR switch to hybrid only as 1.2 petrol dropped Just 16 months after disrupting […]

Motorists Can’t Afford Further Tax Hikes As Pump Prices Climb, AA Warns

Ahead of Budget 2020, AA Ireland has cautioned against further increases in taxation on petrol and diesel, as the latest increase in pump prices places further strain on motorists across the country. The AA’s latest fuel prices survey has found that the cost of a litre of petrol has increased by almost 3.5c in the past month, […]

AA warns to expect significant increase in incidents and crashes on roads in September

The return of schools means a big increase in traffic volumes. It also means more traffic incidents, crashes and delays. AA Ireland is warning road users of the increased risk of collisions and incidents as commuter patterns return to peak levels after the Summer. An analysis of road traffic incidents reported to AA Roadwatch in […]

Another month of declining new car sales: Motor Industry calls on Government for no tax increases on new cars

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of August are down 13.3% (5,131) when compared with August 2018 (5,921). New car registrations year to date are down 7.9% (110,572) on the same period last year (120,003). New Light Commercial […]

AA Warns Of Importance of Car Safety Ahead of Back to School Season

Ahead of the back to school season, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution in the weeks and months ahead as commuter activity begins to return to peak levels. Beginning from late August, the start of a new school year and the end of the peak holiday window traditionally means a significant […]

Car Sharing Offers A Means To Resolving Our Urban Congestion, AA Highlights

A wider rollout of car sharing platforms across Ireland could play a major role in easing urban congestion and reducing individual reliance on private cars, AA Ireland has highlighted. As part of a recent AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 people, 1 in 5 of those who regularly drive in urban areas stated a […]

30 New Jobs with ŠKODA Ireland Recruitment Drive

ŠKODA seeking 30 new trainee appointments by October Apprentice Technician, Parts Advisors and Service Advisor positions available To prepare for an electric future ŠKODA are seeking talented customer focused trainees Technicians will receive the very best training on the most advanced vehicle technologies from the Volkswagen Group Successful candidates can expect a rewarding career with […]

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