Donagh Kelly Wins Quality Hotels West Cork International Rally Four Years In A Row

Donegal driver Donagh Kelly, the former National and Tarmac champion, added to his long list of achievements by becoming the first driver ever to win the Quality Hotels West Cork International Rally four years in a row.   At the finish in Clonakilty yesterday, he and co-driver Conor Foley had almost two minutes to spare […]

10% Of Motorists Suffered Breakdown In Past 6 Months

Despite a relatively mild winter, over 10% of motorists have experienced a breakdown within the past 6 months according to recent research from AA Ireland. In a survey of over 7,000 motorists undertaking by AA Rescue Breakdown Services 3.84% of respondents stated they had suffered a motoring breakdown in the past month. Meanwhile, a further […]

Volkswagen Group And Tata Motors Ltd Explore Strategic Allliance For Joint Development Projects

Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG, Bernhard Maier, CEO of ŠKODA Auto and Günther Butschek, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Motors Ltd., have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which forms the basis for exploring long-term strategic cooperation in clearly-defined fields. The goal of the strategic alliance is to bundle the expertise of both […]

Tipperaryman Dominates Triton Showers National Rally Championship

  Monaghan’s former Young Rally Driver of the Year Sam Moffett dominated yesterday’s opening round of the Triton Showers National Rally Championship, with his Fiesta WRC leading the Birr MC’s Abbey Court Hotel event at Nenagh from start to finish in treacherous conditions. Moffett and his co-driver James Fulton headed the high class field on […]

Luca De Meo – SEAT Cars Will Be Equipped With Connectivity Of The Future

The brand announces that between 2018 and 2019 its vehicles will offer services such as real-time traffic forecasts and en-route recommendations A simulator shows the SEAT ID, the gateway to the brand’s digital ecosystem and a new form of interaction between the car, the user and their environment The President of SEAT confirms the launch […]

Cartell Signs New Three Year Rally Sponsorship Deal

Vehicle history and data expert CARTELL.IE announced today (2nd March) that it is to continue as title sponsor of the International Rally of the Lakes in Killarney for the next three years. The vehicle history expert has been the title sponsor of the event since 2010 and it will continue that agreement for 2017, 2018 […]

New Irish Electric Car On The Road At End Of 2018

The Alex Eroadster car is a new electric car under development that will be built by Fintos Electric Cars here in Ireland.  This project is now into its 3rd year of design and research.   Lead engineer on the project is Limerick man Mike Keane.  Mike was formerly head of engineering at Williams Engineering (Williams F1) […]

Indians On Their Way ‘Home’ To RDS Dublin

The Indians are coming ‘home’ to Dublin next month — with modern takes of some American classics to be unveiled by a company named for the Irishman who designed two of the most iconic motorbikes ever made. Franklin Motorcycles is the first company to be granted dealership rights in the Republic of Ireland for the […]

AA Ireland: 1 In 5 Likely To Change Car Before 2018

Almost 10% plan on changing car within 6 months; 12% planning a change in 6 to 12 months Over 50% will buy a used car from a dealer; 8% plan to import a car from the UK Men 4% more likely to change car pre-2018 than women. Almost one in 10 of motorists intend on […]

Used Car Market Breaks One Million In 2016

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports that used transactions for private cars were in excess of 1 million transactions in 2016 – the highest level since Cartell started recording results. Cartell.ie considered all transactions for private cars (including imports) in the market in 2016 including private to private sales, imported by private, trade to […]

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