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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Cars

All time
# Bankrupt
50 Cent 'returns cars and jewellery when he's finished with them'
He denied owning many luxury items.
# Off the Road
Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don't get driven at all
Officially, anyway.
# the past is another country
PHOTOS: Welcome to Old Car City, USA - the world's largest junkyard museum
Waste not, want not.
# Critical
Appeal after man shot as he ran from masked men in University of Limerick car park
Firearms have been found in two cars which have been recovered.
Here's how much money motor tax brings in each year
About 2.5 million vehicles are registered for tax annually.
# Speed Cameras
Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?
We’ll give you three guesses…
# swearing galore
Who was The Stig's favourite star in a reasonably-priced car?
Ben Collins reveals some of his best Top Gear moments.
# Top Gear
So, what does The Stig drive?
We weren’t expecting his answer…
# no fracas to see here
'He didn't punch me': The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years
Ben Collins also tells us what he thinks of Chris Evans taking over as Top Gear host.
# mindless
"What a waste of your time" - Yes campaigner to person who doused his family's cars with acid
Riyadh Khalaf was a prominent campaigner for the Yes side in the lead up to the recent referendum.
# accelerate on red
Worrying red light photos show impatient driver in near-miss with tram
The new red light camera – at one of the worst spots in Dublin for Luas-car collisions – has been capturing footage for the last few weeks.
# Vroom vroom
An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million
Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.
# hey little porsche
Porsche's €100 million US headquarters is an amusement park for adults
It has a racetrack.
# Wheelless
Car parts end up 50 metres from car after bad driving on the M1
Drivers are being warned to take care even in bright and dry conditions.
# pay back now
Gardaí: Some officers are worse off than people on the dole
Vice President Ciaran O’Neill said people are going into work “barely able to feed their families, juggling what bills to pay”.
# stereotype
Audi's new campaign challenges stereotypes of women drivers and people are loving it
Well played.
# driving wave
9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand
Get. The sheep. Off. The road.
# Vroom vroom
Ireland must be doing well - we've been buying a shedload of new cars
And we sure do like our Volkswagens…
# frankfurt's way
People are so mad about the ECB's new headquarters they're burning cars in Germany
Two police officers have also been injured ahead of a massive rally to coincide with the opening of the €1.3 billion skyscraper.
# mystery pooper
US police are searching for a man who randomly poos on parked cars
Oh dear.
# Rise of the Machines
Volvo's new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans
The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.
# traffic blues
Using a toll road to get home today? There's a lot more of you than there used to be
Keep tolling, tolling, tolling, tolling. (Sorry.)
# traffic corps
Here's how many unmarked Garda cars are on our roads
Frances Fitzgerald revealed the figures in the Dáil.
# M40
One dead, dozens injured in 40-car UK motorway pile-up
The incident occurred at around 8am this morning.
# dashboard confessional
Why do so many cars have dashboard cameras now?
It’s not as big in Ireland (yet) but it’s huge in other countries.
# holey wars
Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory
New research has developed a system of detecting costly road damage before it occurs.
# Road Trip
Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B
You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.
# Vroom
These are the most exclusive vintage cars you can buy in England right now
They’re expensive. Very. Expensive.
# Beep beep
This video perfectly captures what all Irish people do in the privacy of their own cars
So much singing, so much road rage.
# Vroom vroom
370 new cars and vans are on their way to the gardaí
Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.
# take me home
The new driverless Mercedes is mouth-watering, but is it the end of sports cars?
Will the thrill of driving be a thing of the past?
# electric avenue
Here's how many e-cars are on Irish roads
The vehicles got more popular in 2014.
# Shotgun
Over 96,000 new cars were sold in Ireland last year
Could sales break through the 100,000 mark in 2015?
# One careful owner
There is a car in Ireland that has had 34 different owners
And 22,000 have had ten.
# Dangerous Driving
One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving
Despite Garda initiatives to crack down on it, the figures have risen since last year.
# Now you're motoring
How does motor tax in Ireland compare with Europe?
Somewhere in the middle.
# out of date
Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date
Gradual deterioration, rather than a manufacturing fault, is being blamed for motor recalls.
# Sucking diesel
This has been a pretty massive year for car sales
Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.
Over 300 new Garda cars were bought this year, so who got them?
The vehicles cost €7 million.
# My wings
This flying car has gone on loads of successful test drives
It gives you wings.