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New Nissan Micra is Irish Small Car of the Year 2018

The Nissan Micra has been voted Continental Irish Small Car of the Year 2018 by a panel of Ireland’s leading motoring journalists. The panel of judges awards points on the basis of criteria ranging from innovation and safety to space,

Many Irish motorists don’t have breakdown cover

Research carried out by motoring services specialist, Easytrip, has revealed that one in 10 motorists don’t have breakdown cover for their vehicle – which potentially equates to 203,826 vehicles on Irish roads. That is based on a CSO figure of

Honda scoops two Irish Car of the Year awards

Last week, the all–new Honda Civic was awarded two honours at the Irish Car of the Year awards 2018 awards presentation dinner in association with Continental Tyres. The sporty hatchback took away the ‘Irish Compact Family Car of the Year

Toyota Ireland announces partnership with FBD Insurance

Use of mobile phones while driving is a big problem on Irish roads. Too many people still drive while on their phone to take a call, text, snap a selfie, update their social media channels or check an email. So,

First standalone Renault Selection showroom opens

Renault Group Ireland recently launched its new used car programme Renault Selection at selected Renault and Dacia dealerships nationwide. The programme offers customers a new standard in used cars, with a minimum of two year warranty together with two years’

Fiat unveils five year warranty

Fiat Professional Ireland has unveiled a new five-year warranty and 0% Business Hire Purchase offer for its wide range of commercial vehicles. A five-year/200,000-mile manufacturer’s warranty is being offered for the Fiorino, Doblo, Ducato, Talento and Fullback. In addition, Business

Renault unveils 181 offers

Renault Group has unveiled its offers for 181 which give real value to customers, designed at reducing the cost of ownership over three years. Available now across the Group’s network of 28 dealerships, the 181 Renault PC offer includes 3

New ship doubles Irish Ferries sailings to France next summer

Irish Ferries tells us of the new sailings schedule it will introduce following the arrival in mid-2018 of its new 55,000 tonnes cruise ferry W. B. Yeats currently being built in Germany. This will double their summer departures to France.

Motorists warned of Hallowe’en driving dangers

In advance of the October Bank Holiday weekend and Hallowe’en, AA Ireland is warning motorists to exercise additional caution while driving as conditions worsen over the coming weeks. While there is little risk of significant weather events currently, the changing

Drogheda resident wins Ford 100 luxury cruise

Lynda Hayden from Drogheda, Co. Louth has won a luxury cruise to New York as part of the Ford 100 New Century Sales Event promotion. Organised to commemorate 100 years of Ford in Ireland, Lynda won the nationwide competition by