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Are the Irish open to switching to electric/hybrid cars?

Irish motorists are now more open to switching to electric and hybrid cars according to the most recent Carzone Motoring Report.

Alfa Romeo 191 offers set

Alfa Romeo Ireland’s 191 retail offers include savings ranging from €1,000 up to €6,000, which are available for customers placing new orders from November 15, up to and including December 31, and are registered by January 31, 2019.

Frank Keane BMW expands its business

Frank Keane BMW plans to significantly expand its BMW and MINI operations in its Naas Road location with investment in facilities and 30 additional staff to meet growing customers’ aspirations for electric, hybrid and e-mobility services.

AXA Ireland Partners with Nextbase Dash Cams

AXA, one of Ireland’s leading car insurers says it is partnering exclusively with Nextbase, a leading European Dash Cam manufacturer, to help its Irish customers save money on insurance premiums and help protect and assist in any fraudulent claims.

Audi to take orders for e-tron from January 2019

Audi’s new e-tron will be available to order in Ireland from January 2019, with first deliveries scheduled to take place in the spring.

Volvo XC40 crowned Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year 2019

The Volvo XC40 has been crowned as Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year 2019

High cost of motoring reason to use car sharing – says GoCar

According to new research commissioned by car sharing provider, GoCar, one of the Europcar Mobility Group Brands, just under half (48 per cent) of Irish motorists view the high cost of running a car as the most compelling reason to

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