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Member States agree proposals to strengthen car and van emissions testing

EU member states have agreed on the European Commission’s latest proposals to strengthen car and van emissions testing. It has already begun introducing the World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) which replaces the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). It

New Lexus RX 450hL arrives later this month

Lexus RX 450hL is the first seven seater self-charging hybrid Lexus to go on sale in Ireland, attracting a new audience for the luxury car brand. Lexus says that its new seven-seater, the RX 450hL will be available in Ireland

Ireland poised to capitalize on mobility revolution – Electronomous summit hears

The era of connected car technology and autonomous vehicles (AVs) represents a major business opportunity for Ireland, delegates at this year’s Electronomous car-tech summit heard on Thursday. Speaking on the second day of the two-day conference in Killarney, Co. Kerry,

RSA research reveals that Irish road users not quite ready for self-driving cars

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed the results of a national research survey it commissioned into the attitudes of Irish adults towards self-driving cars. The study, which was conducted by Behaviour and Attitudes, was presented at the RSA’s Annual

Motorists urged to give cyclists the space to ride safe

Drivers are being asked to slow down and keep a safe distance when overtaking cyclists on both urban and rural roads. This call comes following serious concerns over the number of cyclists killed on Irish roads this year. To date

Kia Motors Ireland Partners with Wallbox for EV Charge Points

Kia Motors Ireland has partnered with Wallbox, specialists in charging solutions for electric vehicles. Kia Ireland will roll out Wallbox 22kw fast chargers across its dealer network with installation being carried out by Car Chargers.ie. The partnership also offers Kia

Ford Ireland sponsors Cork Opera House production of The Wizard of Oz

Ford Ireland has partnered with the Cork Opera House to sponsor the eagerly anticipated summer production of the well-known classic, The Wizard of Oz. The musical theatre production will run from July 19 to August 26, with a total of

New Ford Mondeo Hybrid electric vehicle now on sale here

The first Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) car from Ford, the Mondeo HEV, has gone on sale in Ireland. The new Mondeo HEV is based on a 4-door body style with a 2.0 litre 187PS automatic transmission petrol powertrain in either

#DrivingElectric campaign launched

A Government funded electric vehicle public awareness campaign has been launched by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The campaign is part of a wider public engagement programme, which the SEAI will lead. The first phase of the campaign

Kia Motors Ireland launches Baile Átha Kia campaign

Kia Motors Ireland has booked all of Dublin Bus’s inventory of Capital T sites for a 10 week period to promote its ‘ Baile Átha Kia’ campaign designed to further enhance the brand’s profile in Dublin. The OOH campaign will