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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.

Cherishing all the children equally?

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Back in the 1960s my late mother had a two-door Morris Mini-Minor. The mini, about the size of a dog-kennel on wheels, was our family car for years (dad drove a van used for deliveries). I think the mini won the Monte Carlo Rally at one time and it became famous. Towards the end of the decade it actually became cool to have a Mini-Minor after the film The Italian Job, starring Michael Caine. But my brother and I had long legs, and the car became a torture chamber on long journeys. We hated the car. There was little room for us and later for my sister, and all her stuff, the dog (who went ballistic if he saw another dog on the street), the weekly shopping, and all the detritus that family cars gather.

Skoda Yeti rated UK’s ‘Best Used Car Buy 2017’

Looking for the UK’s best used car, track down a Skoda Yeti. That is the verdict of Auto Express, which has just published the findings of its annual Driver Power Used Car survey in the UK.

Get your award winning Citroën C3 and Grand C4 Picasso at Hugo Loonam

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Citroën has pulled off a brace of wins in two UK car publication awards.

Huge increase in Toyota hybrid vehicle sales this year

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Toyota Ireland reports a significant growth in its hybrid car sales for 2016 compared to 2015, claiming there has been a recognisable shift in consumer interest towards choosing alternatives to diesel.

One in three motorists considering a new vehicle purchase

Research by motoring solutions specialist, Easytrip Ireland, has revealed that a third of Irish motorists are considering the purchase of a new vehicle in the second half of 2016, with 54 per cent of those looking to purchase a new 162 model and 46 per cent a used vehicle.

Toyota launches innovative ‘Hybrid Challenge’

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Toyota Ireland has launched its innovative ‘Hybrid Challenge’ promotion, a first in Europe. It provides a risk-free incentive to anyone interested in switching to a Toyota Hybrid.

Mairead Ronan is new Renault brand ambassador

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Mairead Ronan has certainly enjoyed the past year; wedding her husband Louis and in recent weeks, announcing her pregnancy with her second child, due later this year.

Euro NCAP reveals safest cars by class from 2015

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Euro NCAP has revealed the Best in Class cars of 2015 out of 40 vehicles released during a very busy year.

Euro NCAP reveals safest cars by class from 2015

Euro NCAP has revealed the Best in Class cars of 2015 out of more than 40 vehicles released during a very busy year.

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