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Not using indicators revealed as most annoying driving habit on Irish motorways

Research carried out by mobility solutions specialist, easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, has revealed that 62 per cent of Irish drivers get most annoyed when other motorists ‘don’t use their indicators’ on the motorway. Respondents to

Finance levels way up as PCPs expire and hit the market

The proportion of vehicles offered for sale (across all years) with finance outstanding is 12.5 per cent – up from 11.5 per cent in January and 9.5 per cent in June 2016, according to vehicle data experts Cartell.ie. Cartell.ie also

Weak pound spurs import spree among Irish Car buyers – Fexco

Irish car buyers more than doubled their spending on importing vehicles from the UK during the first half of 2017 compared with the same time in 2016, according to data released by the foreign exchange specialist FEXCO Corporate Payments. The analysis,

Rosanna Davison launches Volkswagen Snapshot Instagram competition

Volkswagen is inviting Instagram fans to express their creativity with a new, innovative competition in collaboration with The Snapys. Volkswagen Snapshot is an Instagram-based competition which invites users to submit photographs across four available categories; ‘Abstract’, ‘Roadtrip’, ‘Technology’ and ‘Volkswagen’

Donegal-based road safety programme wins Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Award

A Donegal-based road safety programme aimed at rehabilitating dangerous drivers has won the National Supreme Award at this year’s Road Safety Authority (RSA) ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Awards. Run by Gary Doggett and supported by Judge Paul Kelly and

Mitsubishi concept for Paris Motor Show

Following the unveiling of the Concept XR PHEV II and eX Concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show respectively, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) says that it continues the development of its ‘Dynamic Shield’ design

Lego Ford GT race car displayed at Le Mans

Taking three weeks, 40,000 bricks, and a whole lot of patience – it’s the LEGO version of the Ford GT race car that was raced at the Le Mans 24 Hours last weekend.

Škoda’s rich sporting and performance history reaches a historic milestone

Škoda’s rich sporting and performance history reaches a historic milestone in 2016 with the 15th anniversary of the vRS brand. Since the first Octavia vRS arrived in showrooms back in 2001, Škoda has continually developed the vRS range; adding more

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles gear up for partnership with The Riptide Movement

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is set to partner with Irish band, The Riptide Movement which will involve the band driving a Volkswagen Crafter. Band members J.P.R Dalton, Ger McGarry, Mal Tuohy and Gar Byrne of were on hand to collect their

Alfa Romeo unveils Giulia range at Geneva

The wider Alfa Romeo Giulia range has been unveiled for the first time at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. At launch, the powertrain range comprises four new engines: 200hp 2.0-litre  turbo petrol; 150hp 2.2-litre turbo diesel; 180hp 2.2-litre turbo diesel

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