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Top three second hand cars to buy in 2019

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Halloween has passed and everyone is now gearing up for Christmas and the New Year. Of course Christmas is about buying presents for family and friends so it is likely that treats for yourself will have to be put off until 2019.

Volkswagen and Siemens making crossroads safer

Industrial giants, Volkswagen and Siemens want to further improve road safety, especially at crossroads. To achieve this, new functions have been developed for the local exchange of information between vehicles and digital transport infrastructure. The overall system uses the Car2X technology WLANp (ITS-G5) and is currently undergoing road tests in the city of Wolfsburg.

Industrial giants aim to further enhance their crossroads safety message to customers

Industrial giants, Volkswagen and Siemens want to further improve road safety, especially at crossroads. To achieve this, new functions have been developed for the local exchange of information between vehicles and digital transport infrastructure. The overall system uses the Car2X technology WLANp (ITS-G5) and is currently undergoing road tests in the city of Wolfsburg.

Standard AEB on all vans could prevent thousands of crashes

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I read recently that fitting autonomous emergency braking systems as standard on all commercial vehicles in Britain has the potential to stop almost 2,500 crashes per year.

New car registration figures increase in August

New car registrations for August were up 3.5 per cent (5,932) compared to last year (5,729), according to statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

The greatest movie cars

James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 is the greatest movie car of all time, according to research.

July 182 car sales down, but vans are up

Car sales figures for the month of July show 182 registrations are down 2.75 per cent (26,944) compared to July 2017 (27,707), according to statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

Powerful new VW Polo GTi now on market

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The new Polo GTI is now on sale here. This latest-generation model puts out 200 PS from its 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine and is fitted with a six speed DSG gearbox as standard and boasts a claimed top speed of 237 km/h, getting to 100km/h on the way there in just 6.7 seconds. This is very promising performance, which Volkswagen says matches the very grown-up dimensions of the latest generation Polo.

VW to offer zero-emission car sharing services in future

Volkswagen has announced that will be offering its customers car sharing services in future. It will start in Germany from next year., followed by an International rollout from 2020, initially in major cities in Europe, North America and Asia. The fleet will consist entirely of electric vehicles.

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.

 

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