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SIMI expresses disappointment at poorly considered Budget decision

The Society of the Irish Motorist Industry (SIMI) has said the decision in Budget 2019 to increase VRT on the registration of diesel cars has been “poorly considered”. Commenting on the matter, SIMI Director General Alan Nolan said: “This was

Road safety week on the horizon

Monday, October 1 marks the start of Road Safety Week and Wednesday, October 3 is marked as Tyre Safety Day. 

Road Safety Authority urges parents to ensure children are properly restrained in vehicles

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to parents, guardians and teachers to ensure road safety, in particular seatbelt safety, is on the back to school lesson plan for all school children. RSA research shows that

Is there a Leading Light in your community?

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is calling for nominations in the annual ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ awards. Now in its eleventh year, these awards recognise and honour the contribution made by people and organizations nationwide in reducing deaths and

Skoda will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland

A carefully modified Skoda Rapid will transport Pope Francis during his visit to Ireland. Skoda Ireland confirmed that when Pope Francis touches down in Dublin on the morning of Saturday August 25, he will be transported to Áras an Uachtaráin

Toyota’s new Hybrid collection set for Ireland for 191

2019 will see the launch of four new Toyota self-charging hybrid models including new generation versions of the RAV4, the Auris, and the return of one of the world’s best-selling saloon cars, the Camry Hybrid, after a 14-year absence. The

Audi announced Irish launch of new flagship Q8

The new Audi Q8 crossover goes on sale here from late this month (August), with an on the road entry-level price of €103,050 for the 3.0TDI (286HP). Audi claims it combines the best of both worlds – a four-door luxury

Land Rover enlists help of garden designer Diarmuid Gavin

The Land Rover Puissance returns to the Dublin Horse Show on August 11 for what will be the 15th year of Land Rover’s sponsorship of this sensational competition. To celebrate, Land Rover haa enlisted well known garden designer and Land

Toyota Ireland partners with World Para Swimming Allianz European Championship

Toyota has handed over a seven-car fleet to Team Ireland, ahead of the 2018 World Para Swimming Championships, and has been named as an Official Supplier to the event. Toyota is an Official Partner to Paralympics Ireland and to the

New Citroën dealership in Dublin

Citroën Ireland has appointed a new dealership Citroën South Dublin operated by Dealer Principals Paul and Cyril Molloy, and based on the Whitechurch Road, Rathfarnham. Citroën South Dublin is part of the family owned Fort Motors Group, which was founded

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