Is a green light always a signal to go?

Thu, Sep 18, 2008

When you are next approaching a junction with traffic lights, ask yourself what a green light means. If your answer is go, you are only half right.

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Citroen adds more green awards to the trophy haul

Thu, Sep 18, 2008

With low-CO2 green motoring high on all agendas since the introduction of the Government’s new CO2-based motor taxation system in July, Citroën has announced the addition of two more accolades to its already long list of environmental awards.

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Land Rover's big Curragh race sponsorship

Thu, Sep 18, 2008

Land Rover Ireland sponsored the Land Rover Premier Handicap as part of the Autumn Racing Festival at the Curragh Racecourse last weekend.

The inaugural Land Rover Premier Handicap took place on Saturday, the first day of the festival as part of a seven race programme featuring the Irish Field St Leger. The race, which had a prize fund of €55,000, is run over 10 furlongs.

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Jaguar XF wins another title

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

The Jaguar XF has yet again won a 'car of the year' award.

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World premiere for Toyota’s new Avensis

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

A new British-built Toyota Avensis will make its world debut next month at the Paris International Motor Show.

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Volkswagen continues search for classic Irish VW Transporter

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

As part of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the Volkswagen Transporter, the search continues to find Ireland’s classic Transporter van, pick-up, combi, or passenger bus.

The company is seeking the best example of a classic VW Transporter currently in existence here.

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World premiere of new Nissan Pixo next month

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

Nissan will give a world premiere of the new Pixo at the 2008 Paris Motor Show next month. It is a new five-door, four seater mini or city car.

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Mazda’s Kiyora concept to make global debut in Paris

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

According to Maza, the Kiyora is a lightweight, next generation, urban compact concept car, and it will be revealed at the 2008 Paris International Motor Show in early October.

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New Honda Jazz is a model for downsizing

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

Honda tells me the new Jazz is ideal for anyone considering downsizing from the sector above.

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New Koleos is the tenth Renault 5 Star safety rating

Thu, Sep 11, 2008

Renault Koleos is the 10th Renault model to obtain the maximum score of five stars in the Euro NCAP crash tests - a result that confirms the outstanding efficiency of the vehicle’s passive and active safety equipment.

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Volvo Cars sets zero accidents target

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

The Volvo Car Corporation’s vision is to design cars that should not crash, and its aim is that by 2020 no one should be killed or injured in aVolvo.

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New Ford Ka breaks cover

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

The exciting new Ka is more conventional by the design standards of today when compared with the original model a dozen years ago, but it is fresh looking and stylish small car.

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New Fiesta Econetic claims 'green' credentials

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Ford's new ultra-frugal Fiesta Econetic was unveiled at the British International Motor Show last week.

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Western Motors announces dealership changes

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Well-known Galway main dealership, Western Motors, has announced some changes in its operations that will take effect from next January.

Western Motors will cease to operate as an authorised Mercedes-Benz sales dealer from January 2009, but will continue with Volkswagen passenger car, Volkswagen commercial, and Audi franchises in both the sales and service areas. Western Motors will also continue as a fully authorised Mercedes-Benz service dealer.

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Mitsubishi Motors goes the distance

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Mitsubishi Motors Ireland has confirmed its sponsorship of the 2008 Lifestyle Sport–Adidas Dublin Marathon as official vehicle of the event.

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Monaghans secures VW service contract

Thu, Aug 07, 2008

Monaghan & Sons Ltd has secured an aftersales contract from Volkswagen for passenger and commercial vehicles.

Monaghans will boast a fully stocked parts department with all the online facilities necessary to ensure clients can obtain Volkswagen parts overnight. In addition they are offering a fast track facility in its service department for routine servicing or manufacturer’s warranty for Volkswagen cars and commercial vehicles.

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Sensational Furai concept headlines for Mazda

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

The sensational Mazda Furai concept car, which made its world premiere at the Detroit Show in January, is heading a line-up of 18 Mazda cars currently on display at the British International Motor Show.

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Land Rover maps out its green route

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Land Rover is investing £700 million over the next five years to make its cars greener.

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Save money at the pumps

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

As soaring fuel prices continue to hit the headlines, motorists cannot fail to be interested in ways to get the most miles out of every tank of petrol.

Regardless of your choice of vehicle, there are techniques you can use to save fuel and at the same time minimise your impact on the environment. These techniques form part of IAM Fleet’s advanced driving courses, which have delivered eco-benefits through fuel efficiency methods since the IAM was established in 1956.

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Nissan moves into the heart of the family car with the Qashqai+2

Thu, Jul 31, 2008

Building on the many strengths of a car that has taken the market by storm, Nissan’s new seven-seat Qashqai+2 will be firmly in the spotlight as it made its glamorous world debut at the British International Motor Show last week.

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