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# Cars

Last month
May 2024
The Explainer: What is the council’s new transport plan for Dublin city?
This year
John O'Brien: We had a road safety policing model that worked, what went wrong?
John O'Brien
Majority of motorists voice strong support for proposal to reduce car traffic in Dublin city centre
Cabinet approves plan to give local authorities power to introduce traffic congestion charges
Michael Pidgeon: Dublin's new city centre transport plan is not a 'ban on cars'
Michael Pidgeon
Parking driving you crazy? It might be because cars are expanding by half a centimetre a year
Campaigners say legislation is urgently needed to halt the trend for ever wider cars.
The average width of Irish new cars exceeds the EU average.
Several SUVs on the market are now over 2 metres wide.
Last year
Poll: Should heavier cars pay more motor tax?
Transport Minister says overhaul of Dublin city centre roads is not about restricting access
Overhaul of Dublin city centre roads will address cross-town traffic
€14.58 daily charge introduced for some vehicles as London becomes largest pollution charging area
Review will 'radically change' mismatch of speed limits on Irish roads, says minister
RTÉ staff member returns car which was 'loaned' to them by broadcaster for past five years
Opinion: Deflating SUV tyres is not welcome, but make no mistake - these vehicles are the worst
Sadhbh O' Neill
Ex-Audi executive pleads guilty over Volkswagen 'dieselgate' scandal
Hundreds blocked on Croatia roads as snowstorm causes chaos
Used car prices jump by almost 70% - due to pandemic, Brexit and Ukraine - report says
All time
Alternative option to toll increases will have to be found before the new year, says Tánaiste
Tolls to increase on M50 and other motorways in line with inflation
Electric vehicle recharging infrastructure must be installed in new homes under new regulations
Ireland's 'car-dependent' transport system needs to change, says OECD
New car registrations down 17% in the past year
Cost of living crisis may stop rapid inflation of secondhand car prices
Govt won't be dropping motorway tolls as part of its plan to tackle the cost-of-living surge
Business owners divided over Capel Street pedestrianisation today
Toyota suspends production at domestic plants after reported cyber attack
Climate activists deflate tyres of ‘luxury’ cars in Glasgow protest
Volvo and Renault recall certain cars after issues identified
Poll: Should private cars be banned from city centres?
Avoiding flat batteries and flooded engines: Ways to keep cars in good condition while sitting idle
No need to worry if your NCT has just gone out of date - the Government's going to extend their expiration dates
Part of NCT test suspended with immediate effect over safety checks on vehicle lifts
117,000 new cars registered in Ireland in 2019 and just 3% were electric
Gardaí following definite line of inquiry after six cars destroyed by fire in Co Clare
'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears
Thousands of Irish Subaru cars recalled due to defect in passenger airbag
Hybrid and electric car sales increase by 68.5% so far this year
Man shot in the stomach in west Dublin not suffering from life-threatening injuries
More electric vehicles sold in Ireland so far this year than in whole of 2018
Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018
Explainer: All you need to know about the EU's new road safety technology proposals