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Full-electric driving is the future – but not yet

New research has revealed that while full-electric motoring looks to be some way in the future for most people, 37 per cent of people will buy an electrified car next time around. The survey of 690 Irish car drivers intending

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

Constant talking revealed as most annoying driver trait

As thousands of motorists prepare to take to the roads this May bank holiday weekend, research by mobility solutions specialist easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, has shown that constant talking and not paying attention to the

A little-known history – 50 years of car assembly in Ireland

The manufacturing and heavy industry we know today was a distant dream for an emerging Republic in the 1920’s and early 1930’s. In contrast to today, The Republic of Ireland at this time was stagnating with an economy almost entirely

One in three plan to explore electric options

Almost a third of Irish motorists admit they are open to purchasing an electric vehicle when they next change their car, according to recent research from AA Ireland. In response to an AA Rescue survey of over 5,000, 30.81 per

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

Toyota Ireland and the Road Safety Authority launch National FaceItDown Awareness Week

In an effort to promote safer driving on Ireland’s roads, Toyota Ireland and the RSA have today launched the National FaceItDown Awareness Week (April 23– 27t), which aims to remind people to put their phones face down while driving.Research shows

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

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