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 […]

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 […]

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