Nicole Drought Wins on Britcar Debut

Nicole Drought made a stunning Britcar Endurance Championship debut last weekend at the high speed Croft Circuit in Yorkshire. Despite minimal testing, Nicole and her CJJ team mate Sean Doyle were on the Class 4 pace all weekend, with Doyle setting a lap in qualifying fast enough to secure class pole position and an impressive […]

As Roads get Busier Motorists Must Prepare To Share Space, AA Warns

As the easing of COVID-19 restrictions continues, major routes across the country have seen traffic levels return to approximately 75% of normal volumes according to AA Ireland. With the potential that traffic volumes could increase further as the country enters Phase 3 of the Government’s plan, the AA is urging motorists to exercise additional caution […]

Fuel Prices Continue Downward Trend Despite Crude Oil Bounce Back

Fuel prices have continued to trend downwards over the past month, despite increases in nationwide traffic levels and a noticeable increase in crude oil prices. According to the AA’s latest fuel price study, the cost of a litre of petrol has now fallen to the lowest level recorded by the organisation since March 2016. On […]

AA Advice On Maintaining Your Car During The Lockdown

In recent days, the AA Rescue service has seen an increase in breakdown callouts, with many instances of a car fault being caused by lack of use during the current COVID-19 restrictions. To help people stay safe at home and keep their car in running order, our AA Rescue team have put together some top […]

Behaviour On Irish Roads Getting Worse According To Majority of Motorists

A majority of motorists believe that driver behaviour in Ireland has worsened in recent years, according to recent research from AA Ireland. In response to a survey of over 7,000 Irish motorists undertaken by AA Car Insurance, 30.80% of respondents strongly agreed that motorist behaviour had worsened in the last few years. Meanwhile, a further […]

N/M20 Cork to Limerick Road Improvement Scheme

The Cork to Limerick scheme will be developed within the broad N20 corridor via Charleville and Mallow. Elected Representatives from the region were informed of this decision and updated on progress on the Cork to Limerick scheme at a briefing held on February 19th in Charleville.   Improved accessibility between urban centres of population and […]

Nicole Drought to Test Jordan F1 Car in Florida

Later this week, Tipperary’s Nicole Drought will fly to the US to meet her new CJJ Motorsport Team. The team, set up by Irish expat John Campion, selects promising Irish drivers and assists them in their careers, CJJ recently announced that they will be backing the Roscrea lady as she competes in the high profile […]

Almost Half Now Facing Longer Commutes Than They Did 12 Months Ago

Almost half of Irish motorists are spending longer on commuting to work or their place of education than they were last year, a recent survey has found. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 6,500 Irish drivers, 30.29% of those surveyed indicated that they now spend more time on their commute to […]

Motoring – Self-charging Hybrid Vs. Mild Hybrid – what is the difference?

Over the last few months there has been a lot of noise in the motor industry about Mild Hybrid cars, which is adding to the overall confusion that new car buyers are facing. Toyota Ireland, which is the leader in self-charging hybrid (full hybrid), has set out to dispel the myths and provide clarity for […]

70% of motorists plan to buy an electric or hybrid car in the near future

70% of motorists plan to buy an electric or hybrid car in the near future Key findings Nearly half of motorists say insurance costs have increased in the last year A quarter of motorists don’t have a good understanding of car finance options 31% of motorists change their car every 2-3 years 70% of respondents […]

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