Volkswagen Group Ireland Launches New Ecogrant Offer

Volkswagen Group Ireland brands, Audi, SEAT, Škoda, Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles are encouraging the uptake of latest generation, lower-emission new cars, hand-in-hand with the removal, of older, Euro 1-4* emissions standard vehicles from the Irish car parc, by today launching an attractive EcoGrant offer. Owners of any diesel vehicle that complies with […]

Irish Diesel Owners Could Get Trade-In Bonus

Vehicle history and data expert Cartell.ie reports today (16th August) on the numbers of Diesel Euro 4 (EU4) emission standard vehicles and below in the Irish fleet that could be entitled to a trade-in bonus. With reports in the media that some vehicle manufacturers are set to introduce diesel scrappage schemes to incentivise the roll-out of […]

30% Of Motorists Likely To Go Electric When Next Changing Car

1 in 10 motorists state they are “very likely” to purchase a hybrid or fully electric vehicle when they next change their car; further 19.84% state they are somewhat likely Lack of charging facilities and doubts over effective mileage range main concerns among those unlikely to switch to a hybrid/electric vehicle. AA Rescue continues investment […]

Fuel Prices At Highest Level In 18 Months – AA Ireland

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel has reached its highest level in 18 months according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey carried out by AA Ireland. According to the motoring organisation a litre of petrol now costs 137.7c up 1c on February prices, while diesel costs 127.1c per litre on average […]

Men More Likely To Be High Mileage Drivers – AA

An AA Motor Insurance survey of over 9,000 people has found that men drive higher annual mileages than women. 26.08% of men drive between 14 and 20 thousand kilometres on average, in comparison to 22.73% of women. Only 6.7% of respondents had driven over 30,000 kilometres – just under 10% of men had reached this […]

IFA Survey Shows 20% Fall In Diesel Cost

IFA’s Inputs Project Team Chairman James McCarthy has reported a 20% fall in the cost of agricultural diesel in the most recent fuel price survey carried out by the Association. The current national average price is 51.16 cent per litre.   However, farmers in Kerry, Leitrim, Mayo and Westmeath continue to pay above the average […]

Which are the Most Expensive Counties for Petrol and Diesel

Donegal is the most expensive county for filling-up a tank of petrol with an average of 128.1 cent per litre, 1.6c higher than the national average. The more expensive county for diesel is Wicklow with an average price of 116.3, 3.5c above the national average according to the AA. The AA has found a number […]

Pump prices lowest in over 5 years, says AA

The average price of a litre of petrol or diesel is cheaper now than at any time since March 2010 according to the AA’s Fuel Price Index. Petrol now costs an average of 129.5 cent – 12.9 cent cheaper than it was this time last year. Diesel prices also tumbled and are now at 118.2 […]

IFA Re-Iterates Opposition To Change In Excise For Agricultural Diesel

IFA Farm Business Chairman James Kane has re-iterated IFA’s opposition to any attempt to equalise the excise rates for agricultural diesel. He said, “Week-end reports suggesting that IFA favours a rebate system is factually incorrect and has no basis.  IFA has serious concerns about any attempt to raise the price of agricultural diesel for farmers […]