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#Cars

# cars - All time

New cars sales have been doing a roaring trade since the start of the year
# Upgrade
# Upgrade

New cars sales have been doing a roaring trade since the start of the year

Mar 8th 2016, 3:30 PM 16,898 Views 48 Comments

They’re up by over a third.

Every Irish motorist will identify with this gas sketch
# Me Nerves
From The Daily Edge
# Me Nerves

Every Irish motorist will identify with this gas sketch

Mar 6th 2016, 10:54 AM 5,339 Views 1 Comment

Oh Jesus.

7 things you probably didn't know about Jurgen Klopp
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From The42
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7 things you probably didn't know about Jurgen Klopp

Mar 4th 2016, 2:55 PM 22,482 Views 27 Comments

Some little-known facts to impress your mates.

QUIZ: How Adventurous Are You?
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# Sponsored By Renault Kadjar

QUIZ: How Adventurous Are You?

Feb 26th 2016, 3:33 PM 30,873 Views 11 Comments

There are many levels you know…

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double
# Slow Down
# Slow Down

Crackdown: Gardaí clocked these cars breaking speed limits by almost double

Feb 22nd 2016, 10:15 PM 32,088 Views 50 Comments

Officers are urging drivers to slow down.

Toyota is recalling millions of cars because their seatbelts could come apart in a crash
# Rav4
# Rav4

Toyota is recalling millions of cars because their seatbelts could come apart in a crash

Feb 18th 2016, 10:29 AM 22,685 Views 31 Comments

The recall involves Toyota’s RAV4.

The new Top Gear will have an Irish host
# Eddie Jordan
# Eddie Jordan

The new Top Gear will have an Irish host

Feb 11th 2016, 1:04 PM 46,294 Views 103 Comments

The ex-Formula 1 boss will join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc.

Overturned vehicle blocking traffic on the M50
# Lanes Blocked
# Lanes Blocked

Overturned vehicle blocking traffic on the M50

Feb 6th 2016, 1:38 PM 45,813 Views 11 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade is responding to the incident.

Almost 40,000 new cars were sold in January
# Fresh Car Smell
# Fresh Car Smell

Almost 40,000 new cars were sold in January

Feb 1st 2016, 1:25 PM 19,376 Views 66 Comments

That’s an increase of 10,000 on the same month last year.

Petrol prices look set to keep getting cheaper
# Tanks For That
# Tanks For That

Petrol prices look set to keep getting cheaper

Jan 19th 2016, 10:52 AM 19,363 Views 47 Comments

But it should be under €1.

This car has just learnt how to park itself
# Parallel Universe
# Parallel Universe

This car has just learnt how to park itself

Jan 10th 2016, 4:45 PM 13,817 Views 9 Comments

The Tesla models can now self-park without a driver inside thanks to a computer update.

First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed
# Faraday Future
# Faraday Future

First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed

Jan 5th 2016, 11:56 AM 10,966 Views 19 Comments

The company expects to bring its first car to market in around two years time.

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?
# Energy
# Energy

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?

Dec 30th 2015, 6:00 AM 13,962 Views 72 Comments

In 2015, over 500 new electric cars were supported through the government grant scheme.

Iranian police seize 40k cars over women not covering hair with headscarf
# Hijab
# Hijab

Iranian police seize 40k cars over women not covering hair with headscarf

Dec 16th 2015, 6:02 AM 18,348 Views 36 Comments

The measure is part of a wider traffic police crackdown that could also see male drivers targeted.

This vintage Ferrari sold for €25 million last night
# Vroom
# Vroom

This vintage Ferrari sold for €25 million last night

Dec 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 17,802 Views 21 Comments

Do you think they took a trade-in?

Owners of self-driving cars may need illegal distractions to stop them nodding off
# Snoozing
# Snoozing

Owners of self-driving cars may need illegal distractions to stop them nodding off

Dec 6th 2015, 11:15 AM 12,611 Views 18 Comments

A study in the US found people were less likely to fall asleep behind the wheel if they were watching a screen with moving images.

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated

Nov 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,834 Views 83 Comments

All women in Iran, including foreigners, are required to cover their hair and neck.

7 ways your family could be getting better value
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# Sponsored By Toyota

7 ways your family could be getting better value

Nov 12th 2015, 3:45 PM 30,814 Views 18 Comments

And the euros will look after themselves…

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it
# Really Pawful
# Really Pawful

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it

Nov 11th 2015, 1:55 PM 26,468 Views 87 Comments

A TD made the claim in the Dáil today.

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed
# Vvrrooom
# Vvrrooom

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Nov 10th 2015, 11:47 AM 16,339 Views 54 Comments

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

6 unexpected facts about Irish drivers
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# Sponsored By Donedeal

6 unexpected facts about Irish drivers

Nov 6th 2015, 3:46 PM 43,764 Views 39 Comments

From being possessive over our radios to fearing our own mothers, we’re all a right turn up for the books.

Tesla's autopilot mode for cars 'hopefully' won't hit pedestrians, says CEO
# Autonomous
# Autonomous

Tesla's autopilot mode for cars 'hopefully' won't hit pedestrians, says CEO

Oct 15th 2015, 10:50 AM 7,565 Views 31 Comments

Elon Musk unveiled the new feature for the Model M and Model X, which aims to gradually remove the need for drivers to complete certain actions.

Police seize hard-drives and files in raid at Volkswagen HQ in Germany
# Exhaustive Inquiry
# Exhaustive Inquiry

Police seize hard-drives and files in raid at Volkswagen HQ in Germany

Oct 8th 2015, 3:55 PM 13,910 Views 42 Comments

The company is recalling 80,000 cars in Ireland in the wake of the scandal.

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death

Sep 29th 2015, 8:07 AM 25,295 Views 54 Comments

The seat belt “snapped Walker’s torso back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis.”

Train and Dart services affected by fire
# Delays
# Delays

Train and Dart services affected by fire

Sep 28th 2015, 11:28 AM 32,194 Views 10 Comments

The Drogheda, Belfast and Maynooth train lines were affected.

Gardaí are getting hundreds of new cars, did your station get any?
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí are getting hundreds of new cars, did your station get any?

Sep 26th 2015, 5:40 PM 27,571 Views 79 Comments

Nearly €29 million has been invested in new Garda vehicles since 2012.

Volkswagen is going to pay out billions over dirty diesel vehicles
# Das Pollution
# Das Pollution

Volkswagen is going to pay out billions over dirty diesel vehicles

Sep 22nd 2015, 1:38 PM 20,678 Views 42 Comments

Around €6.5 billion, to be precise.

This fake gun was discovered at a routine checkpoint
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

This fake gun was discovered at a routine checkpoint

Sep 16th 2015, 8:52 AM 11,559 Views 22 Comments

No arrests were made during the seizure.

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone
# Operation Slowdown
# Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone

Aug 28th 2015, 1:59 PM 31,830 Views 89 Comments

They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.

Gangs in Dublin asking for 'protection money' for residents' cars
# Nasty Racket
# Nasty Racket

Gangs in Dublin asking for 'protection money' for residents' cars

Aug 27th 2015, 3:59 PM 47,416 Views 80 Comments

The crimes are happening in the Crumlin-Kimmage area.

Minister defends plan to take the cars out of the centre of Dublin
# Big Changes
# Big Changes

Minister defends plan to take the cars out of the centre of Dublin

Aug 16th 2015, 3:50 PM 23,019 Views 119 Comments

It has been proposed that much of the centre of Dublin could be closed off to cars.

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres
# HEY BIG SPENDERS
# HEY BIG SPENDERS

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

Aug 10th 2015, 8:55 AM 13,494 Views 37 Comments

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

This is Ireland's most popular car
# Spot Of Golf
# Spot Of Golf

This is Ireland's most popular car

Aug 4th 2015, 9:54 PM 42,116 Views 43 Comments

Are the good times back?

European cities are banning cars for a day ... but Ireland's not getting involved
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

European cities are banning cars for a day ... but Ireland's not getting involved

Aug 3rd 2015, 12:03 PM 17,405 Views 51 Comments

Limerick did so in 2014.

Man killed in three car crash in Louth
# Castlebellingham
# Castlebellingham

Man killed in three car crash in Louth

Aug 3rd 2015, 8:43 AM 18,498 Views 3 Comments

A woman in her 40s in one of the other cars was also seriously injured.

Man pretends to be his brother to avoid €7k in tolls, gets busted with cocaine
# New Jersey
# New Jersey

Man pretends to be his brother to avoid €7k in tolls, gets busted with cocaine

Aug 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 17,260 Views 15 Comments

His plan didn’t work out.

Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars after hackers take control of a jeep over the internet
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars after hackers take control of a jeep over the internet

Jul 25th 2015, 7:26 AM 16,781 Views 26 Comments

Hackers were able to change the vehicle’s speed and control the brakes.

Drive an old car? It's about to become harder to get insured
# Old Bangers
# Old Bangers

Drive an old car? It's about to become harder to get insured

Jul 23rd 2015, 4:33 PM 58,538 Views 138 Comments

Allianz Insurance and Aviva Insurance will no longer be insuring cars that are 15 and 14 years old respectively.

50 Cent 'returns cars and jewellery when he's finished with them'
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

50 Cent 'returns cars and jewellery when he's finished with them'

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:20 AM 27,735 Views 27 Comments

He denied owning many luxury items.

Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don't get driven at all
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don't get driven at all

Jul 22nd 2015, 6:03 AM 21,902 Views 44 Comments

Officially, anyway.