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Insurance and fuel costs key issues for car owners

The bi-annual report which examines trends in the Irish motoring market finds that 61 per cent of motorists say their running costs have increased in the last 12 months, with 29 per cent stating they spend upwards of €250 per month on keeping their vehicle on the road.

New car sales drop in January

New car sales in January this year have decreased on last year by 4.82 per cent, according to official figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

Thousands of cars deemed too dangerous for road in 2017

Thousands of people are driving vehicles that are not road worthy, putting their lives and those of others at serious risk, new figures reveal.

Irish drivers not maintaining own cars for work

Research has found that many business travellers across Ireland who drive their own cars for work, the so-called ‘grey fleet’, do not always carry out basic safety checks on their vehicles. This, and a range of other findings from the survey, should be of key concern to employers as there are legal responsibilities on employers whose employees use their own cars for work-related travel.

Driverless cars – the road to nowhere?

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Drivers fail to see that automated and driverless vehicles will deliver promised benefits, according to a new study.

Driverless cars – the road to nowhere?

Drivers fail to see that automated and driverless vehicles will deliver promised benefits, according to a new study.

Public meeting on rising car insurance costs

A public meeting on the rising cost of car insurance, organised by People Before Profit Galway, will be held at 8pm this evening in the Western Hotel on Prospect Hill.

Suzuki Ignis shortlisted for World Car ‘Urban Car’ award

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Suzuki is understandably pleased its Ignis has made it to the final three cars in the new ‘Urban Car’ category of the 2017 World Car of The Year. And they deserve to be. As the former Irish juror for a six year WCOTY term, I know how difficult it was and is for smaller cars from outside the larger manufacturers to be recognised.

New car sales for 2016 highest annual figure in eight years

The latest figures for new car sales to year end 2016, released by car history experts Motorcheck.ie, show the market is up 17.4 per cent year on year.

Motorists with bad tyres risking lives of all road users

An analysis of tyres replaced at a number of branches of nationwide tyre retailer and car maintenance provider, Advance Pitstop, has shown that a high number of vehicles on our roads are driving on seriously dangerous or defective tyres.

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