New Vehicle Registrations Up for May but Market Down Overall

Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that total new car registrations for the month of May are up 4.7% (6,341) when compared with May 2018 (6,055). New car registrations year to date are down 7.6% (79,343) on the same period last year (85,868).  New Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) registrations are […]

Motorsport Ireland launches RESPECT initiative

Motorsport Ireland has launched a new code of conduct called RESPECT to make the sport more inclusive and enjoyable for its drivers, official, and supporters.   The RESPECT concept was first mentioned by Motorsport Ireland CEO Leo Hassett at the Motorsport Ireland Lunch of Champions where he outlined his vision for 2019. This initiative is […]

Ireland’s Van Hero 2019 will be offered the free use of a new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter or Vito van for a full year

Mercedes-Benz is ‘holding out for a hero’… specifically, a van driver who would merit recognition as Ireland’s Van Hero 2019.   In a nationwide competition, organised in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz light commercial vehicles dealer network, the search is on to find that ‘one-in-a-million’ van driver acclaimed by those who nominate him or her for […]

Top Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice from Carzone

This week, temperatures are predicted to drop across the country with snow and ice forecast in the coming day. Motorists will be encouraged to drive with caution as these weather conditions can be unsettling, dangerous and at time hazardous. The car buying experts at Carzone have put together some helpful tips for motorists to stay […]

Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy Launched

Elite high-performance academy launched Former National and Tarmac Rally Champion John Coyne providing support for future rally stars Motorsport Ireland is delighted to announce the launch of the Motorsport Ireland Rally Academy. The academy is being established to provide promising young drivers with a pathway from the junior rallying ranks through to competing at World […]

November New Car Registrations See Another Month Of Decline

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of November were down 5.72% (643) when compared to November 2017 (682).Registrations year to date are down 4.4% (125,415) on the same period last year (131,173). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations (LCV) have slightly […]

AA Issues Road Safety Warning Ahead of Storm Diana

Following the issuing of several Status Orange weather warnings by Met Eireann, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to slow down and exercise additional caution to help keep roads safe. Homeowners in counties affected by the Orange Wind Warning are also being encourage to tidy up any loose items around their property which could be […]

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 […]

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