November New Car Registrations See Another Month Of Decline

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of November were down 5.72% (643) when compared to November 2017 (682).Registrations year to date are down 4.4% (125,415) on the same period last year (131,173). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations (LCV) have slightly […]

AA Issues Road Safety Warning Ahead of Storm Diana

Following the issuing of several Status Orange weather warnings by Met Eireann, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to slow down and exercise additional caution to help keep roads safe. Homeowners in counties affected by the Orange Wind Warning are also being encourage to tidy up any loose items around their property which could be […]

Tipperary Man Named Young Racing Driver Of The Month

Rob Parks Junior from Ballina, Co Tipperary, has been selected as the Young Racing Driver of the Month for September. The 16 year-old took a win and a second place in the Ginetta Junior races at the Leinster Trophy meeting at Mondello Park to score his fourth victory of the year. Combined with his other […]

Roscrea’s Nicole Drought Wins and Takes The Championship on Home Event

Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, yesterday won her class at the Birr and District Motorclub’s Endurance Trial and in doing so, won the class championship too. As Nicole is a Generation Next Ambassador for Nissan Ireland, she had initially decided to enter the first Endurance Trial of the year in a Nissan. She bought […]

Motor Industry Calls for Budget to avoid further destabilising Car Market

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of September were down 17.9% (3,201) when compared to September 2017 (3,897). Registrations year to date are down 4.2% (123,099) on the same period last year (128,548). New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations […]

Just 4 in 10 Very Likely to Offer Assistance to a Broken Down Motorist

Less than 40% of motorists would stop and offer assistance to a driver who has experienced a car breakdown according to a recent survey. In response to a survey of over 5,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, the breakdown assistance wing of AA Ireland, 38.79% of respondents indicated that in the event of encountering a […]

Ireland’s top female racing driver, Roscrea’s Nicole Drought, has teamed up with Naas Tyres and Auto Service

The 24 year old, from Roscrea, competes in the Irish Stryker Championship, and the deal was announced at the prestigious Leinster Trophy race meeting at Mondello Park at the weekend, where Nicole took home two top six finishes. The new association will see Nicole attend a number of customer information evenings at the Naas business, […]

Highway to Hi-Tech: Smart Roads and Smart Vehicles

  Every day, it seems that we as a society are becoming further connected to the devices and the technologies that are available to us. It began with our phones that turned from handy little tools for communication on-the-go to fully fledged computers capable of astounding tricks that would have been unthinkable twenty years ago. […]

Motorsport Ireland Weekend Roundup

There was heartbreak for Ireland’s Callum Devine shortly before the finish of Vodafone Rally Portugal yesterday just as the Derry driver looked all set to take runner up position in the Junior section of this World Rally Championship round. The 23 year old current holder of the Young Rally Driver of the Year title, and […]

April Sees A Slight Increase In New Car Registrations

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of April were up 3.33% (8,102) when compared to April 2017 (7,841), while new cars registrations year to date remain down 4.68% (79,897) on the same period last year (83,823). New Light Commercial Vehicle […]

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