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New penalties for careless driving in Northern Ireland

Changes giving the police powers to issue fixed penalty notices for careless or inconsiderate driving have come into effect today (August 16 2013) in Northern Ireland and Great Britain. From today careless drivers who put other road users at risk

Great Wall Steed backs Ulster Grand Prix

Northern Ireland’s recently appointed dealer for the Great Wall pick-up, Crumlin-based John Barr Cars Ltd, is backing one of the country’s most iconic sporting events, the Ulster Grand Prix (12 to 17 August; www.ulstergrandprix.net).  Dubbed the world’s fastest road race,

Leaving Cert students urged to drive safely

Leaving Cert students from Co. Mayo receiving their results will get something extra – a message urging them to drive safely. A road safety message will be included with their results, informing them of the dangers they face on Irish

Dramatic new concept from Kia

Playful but gutsy, sturdy yet impish – Kia’s dramatic new European concept to be unveiled at the IAA in Frankfurt on September10 hints at a possible future B-segment contender ready to take on the urban environment with style and tenacity.

Jaguar set to unveil C-X75 prototype hybrid supercar

Jaguar will have an exciting presence at the 2013 AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nürburgring August 9-11), demonstrating not only its glorious motor racing past, but also showcasing innovation through technology and design with one of five C-X75 prototype

SEAT to sponsor Munster Rugby

SEAT is partnering with Munster Rugby. The three year deal will see SEAT become the official car partner to Munster Rugby and title sponsor of the Munster Schools Senior and Junior Cups. The partnership also includes SEAT supporting Munster Rugby’s

AA warns on Bank Holiday Weekend traffic

Wellies at the ready this August Bank Holiday Weekend as Oxegen returns to Punchestown Racecourse after a break last year. Although the festival has been somewhat downsized, the quality has by no means been compromised. Headline acts include Calvin Harris

Salon Privé adds new additions

Salon Privé, the boutique in London, September 4-6 has a new addition this year – a stunning and unrivalled-in-the-UK collection of hyper cars. The first manufacturers to sign up to this new collection with their hyper cars include agani, Koenigsegg,

BMW returns to Salon Privé

BMW is returning to Salon Privé in London, September 4-6 with the M6 Gran Coupé and the M5 Saloon. Revealed for the first time at the Detroit Motor Show 2013, the M6 Gran Coupé, based on the 6 Series Gran

Car owners get motor tax warning

Car owners that take their cars off the road for prolonged periods, could be forced to tax the vehicle, its has been claimed. New motor tax rules for cars taken off the road could wreak havoc with Classic Car owners,