Vehicles More Fuel Efficient Yet Ireland Faces Carbon Penalty

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports today (March 14th) that fuel efficiency for vehicles in Ireland has increased significantly yet Ireland still faces stiff EU penalties for increased carbon emissions. Cartell.ie examined fuel efficiency figures for all new vehicles sold in Ireland between 1998 and 2017. Over that time efficiency has increased by 35 […]

Brabham BT62 Name and Engine Note Revealed In New Clip From Brabham Automotive

Evoking the spirit of the iconic Brabham marque and the legendary cars that have carried its name, Brabham Automotive has today announced Brabham BT62 as the name of its first project, along with an audio tease of the car at idle during dynamic testing. Since 1961, when Jack Brabham and Ron Tauranac began designing and […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Round-up

Former double National Rally champion Declan Boyle took a comfortable victory in the opening round of this year’s Triton Showers series by bringing his Ford Fiesta home 37 seconds clear of the nearest opposition in the Achill Island Hotel-Connacht Print and Signs Mayo Stages Rally yesterday. The Donegal driver and his new Monaghan partner James […]

Mercedes-Benz At The Geneva Motor Show

Six new Mercedes-Benz models make their world premiere at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show – models that Ciaran Allen, sales manager for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in Ireland, said: ‘maintain a new product offensive that has opened Mercedes-Benz ownership to a significantly broader body of motorists and underpinned growth, both in Irish and international markets’.   […]

Ireland’s Craig Breen Scores Best His Best Result in World Championship Rally

Ireland’s Craig Breen showed his class all weekend by scoring his best result in a World Championship Rally, bringing his Citroen Total Abu Dhabi WRT Citroen C3 to a superb second place overall in Rally Sweden. This was also the best performance ever by a driver from the Republic in the WRC, with the Waterford […]

Win Tickets to Ireland’s Upcoming Rugby Six Nations Home Games

  The Prize We are giving 3 lucky people the chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the following Ireland NatWest Six Nations Championships home games at the Aviva Stadium: Ireland v Italy on 10th February 2018 kick off  at 2.15pm Ireland v Wales on 24th February 2018 kick off at 2.15pm Ireland […]

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Fuel Prices Remain Stable Despite Soaring Oil Costs

In welcome news for Irish motorists, petrol and diesel costs have remained largely unchanged month-on-month despite significant increases in crude oil costs. According to the latest monthly AA Fuel Prices survey a litre of petrol costs on average 138.2c across Ireland, a drop of 0.1c from December 2017 prices. Meanwhile, diesel owners can no expect to […]

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Kildare student’s app aims to keep us safe

Many of us get breaking stories from Twitter and news apps, but what if you want a specialised service that lets you know about alerts from the emergency services and Met Éireann as soon as they are announced? Kildare student Jack Jordan thinks he has the answer. A Transition Year student at Scoil Dara in […]

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1 in 12 Involved in an Incident/Near Miss due to Alcohol

Almost 1 in 12 Irish motorists have been involved in a collision or experienced a near miss as a result of a road user operating their vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. A recent AA Car Insurance survey of over 6,000 motorists found that 7.39% of those surveyed had been involved in a near […]

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Audi Extending Its Ecogrant Scrappage Offer

Audi finish 2017 as Ireland’s number one premium car brand for 9th consecutive year Audi Scrappage EcoGrant offer extended until 31st March Offer available to owners of any pre-Euro 5 diesel vehicle 18th January 2018: Audi started the New Year as the number one premium car brand for the 9th consecutive year in Ireland, thanks to their 2017 performance. On […]

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