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Greater London has nearly 1,000 speed cameras, Northern Ireland has 5

New research has revealed that Northern Ireland has the lowest number of speed cameras in the UK, with a total of five cameras and only 0.4 cameras per 1,000km2. London reported the highest number of speed cameras in the country,

£52m was top price-tag in 2021’s most expensive motors

With the disparity between the rich and the ultra-rich on the rise, millionaires and billionaires alike choose to showcase their wealth through the purchase of luxury hypercars. A British car leasing expert business (leaseelectriccar.co.uk) recently rounded-up the top most expensive

Make the best of very high fuel prices

Anyone who has filled up with petrol or diesel in recent days will know to their cost just how high pump prices have risen.

European Car of the Year shortlist announced

The European Car of the Year (ECOTY) jury, covering 23 countries, has selected a shortlist of seven cars from a list of 39 candidates. These are the: Cupra Born Ford Mustang Mach-E Hyundai Ioniq 5 Kia EV6 Peugeot 308 Renault

European Car of the Year 2021 shortlist announced

The seven finalists are in the running for European Car of the Year 2021. They finalists are: the Citroen C4, Cupra Formentor, Fiat 500, Land Rover Defender, Skoda Octavia, Toyota Yaris and the Volkswagen ID.3. After a second round of

Some key differences between driving vans and cars

Drivers interchanging between between driving cars and vans are warned to pay heed to the differences in being behind the wheel in both. Ensuring drivers are used to the width and turning circles of the vehicle will also help ensure

Update after deadly August bank holiday weekend

The deaths on Irish roads over the August Bank Holiday weekend were saddening, with four fatalities and ten serious injuries. Assistant Commissioner Paula Hilman, Roads Policing and Community Engagement, An Garda Síochána said: “An Garda Síochána views any road death

The UK’s best car dealers in 2020

Participants in the Auto Express 2020 Driver Power survey have reported on their experiences, good and bad, with franchised dealers in the UK from 25 manufacturers. It makes interesting reading for car buyers and sellers alike. Dealers principles, sales managers and

Many contenders for new electric car awards

The inaugural What Car? Electric Car Awards will on 5 August reveal the best electric and plug-in hybrid cars available. What interests me most is that these lists (see below) demonstrate clearly the growing choice available in new electric and hybrid cars.The

Caravan/ campervan owners urged to beware following thefts

As part of the Garda Park Smart appeal, Gardaí are appealing to caravan and campervan owners to take extra security measures following a cluster of recent thefts. This comes as a result of 13 caravans being stolen since March, 2020.