Motor Industry Calls for Budget to avoid further destabilising Car Market

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of September were down 17.9% (3,201) when compared to September 2017 (3,897). Registrations year to date are down 4.2% (123,099) on the same period last year (128,548). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations (LCV) were […]

Just 4 in 10 Very Likely to Offer Assistance to a Broken Down Motorist

Less than 40% of motorists would stop and offer assistance to a driver who has experienced a car breakdown according to a recent survey. In response to a survey of over 5,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, the breakdown assistance wing of AA Ireland, 38.79% of respondents indicated that in the event of encountering a […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

There was heartbreak for Ireland’s Callum Devine shortly before the finish of Vodafone Rally Portugal  yesterday just as the Derry driver looked all set to take runner up position in the Junior section of this World Rally Championship round. The 23 year old current holder of the Young Rally Driver of the Year title, and […]

April Sees A Slight Increase In New Car Registrations

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of April were up 3.33% (8,102) when compared to April 2017 (7,841), while new cars registrations year to date remain down 4.68% (79,897) on the same period last year (83,823). New Light Commercial Vehicle […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

Double champion Derek Tohill got his bid for a hat trick off to a good start by dominating yesterday’s opening round of the Parts for Cars National Rallycross Championship at Mondello Park, once again beating regular rival Noel Greene into second place. Tohill led his fellow Dubliner in the heats to start the Supercar Final […]

Skoda: Diesel Is Alive And Doing Very Well

Speedmachine Festival Billed As A Game-Changer For Motorsport

Speedmachine festival, the centrepiece of the 2018 World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy season, will change the way motorsport engages with fans when it revs into action as part of the first World RX of Great Britain to be held at Silverstone, according to the series’ Managing Director Paul Bellamy. The iconic ‘Home of […]

Nissan Leaf – 2018 World Green Car

The Road to World Car journey concluded today at the New York International Auto Show with the declaration of the NISSAN LEAF as the 2018 World Green Car. The Nissan LEAF won the overall World Car of the Year title in 2011 while the Nissan GT-R won the 2009 World Performance Car award. “We’re very proud that since Nissan […]

Nissan Leaf – 2018 World Green Car

The Road to World Car journey concluded today at the New York International Auto Show with the declaration of the NISSAN LEAF as the 2018 World Green Car. The Nissan LEAF won the overall World Car of the Year title in 2011 while the Nissan GT-R won the 2009 World Performance Car award. “We’re very proud that since Nissan […]

BMW M5 – 2018 World Performance Car

The Road to World Car journey concluded today at the New York International Auto Show with the declaration of the BMW M5 as the 2018 World Performance Car. This is the seventh time that a BMW has won a World Car award in our 14 year history. Previously, the company won the inaugural World Urban Car award in 2017 (BMW i3); […]

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