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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.

New engine and chassis revisions for refreshed Toyota Hilux

Toyota has revealed its updated Hilux pickup, which features a new look, revised chassis and a more powerful engine. Due to go on sale in November, the Hilux Invincible X features a new front end incorporating a three-dimensional grille, while in the cabin

Audi’s ‘Moving Forward’ 202 dales event on now

Audi Ireland tells us that their ‘Moving Forward’ 202 sales event got underway today Monday (June 15). It says that their dealers are offering exceptional finance offers starting from monthly payments of €299, €399 & €499 on PCP for the

Ford’s 202 Sales Event has offers across the range

Ahead of the arrival of the 202 registration plate in July, Ford has a wide range of offers aimed at tempting customers back into the showrooms following the long months of Covid19 lockdown. Ford says that deals on offer include

All-new generation Seat Leon goes on sale

The all-new Seat Leon has arrived in time for 202 registration sales. Pricing starts from €23,910 for the entry-level 1.0 TSI 110 hp SE petrol and diesel prices start from €26,040 for the 2.0 TDI 115hp SE. The Leon remains

VW’s ‘Assurance Plan’ includes some great offers

Volkswagen Ireland says that it wants Irish consumers to rediscover the joy of driving with their ‘Assurance Plan’, which it describes as a suite of flexible, supportive and great-value offers and initiatives for the road ahead. It says that it