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#Motoring

# motoring - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Revealed: The makes, models and test centres with the highest (and lowest) NCT pass rates
# National Car Test
# National Car Test

Revealed: The makes, models and test centres with the highest (and lowest) NCT pass rates

Aug 13th 2022, 6:45 AM 67,606 Views 55 Comments

Three of the top four cars are SUVs.

# motoring - Friday 29 March, 2019

Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018
# Motoring
# Motoring

Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018

Mar 29th 2019, 5:50 PM 26,866 Views 55 Comments

It has been suggested that drivers are buying from the UK on the back of a strong Euro.

# motoring - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018
# Drive On
# Drive On

Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018

Jan 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 40,309 Views 52 Comments

Statistics from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show that 100,755 used cars were imported last year.

# motoring - Friday 20 April, 2018

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again
# Oil Be Damned
# Oil Be Damned

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again

Apr 20th 2018, 1:09 PM 34,448 Views 76 Comments

And it’s more expensive in Dublin.

# motoring - Saturday 6 January, 2018

New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy
# Advice
# Advice

New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy

Jan 6th 2018, 11:00 AM 38,961 Views 45 Comments

Some timely advice from The AA’s Barry Aldworth for those considering a move to a ’181-’ reg plate.

# motoring - Monday 13 November, 2017

Going continental: 4 French and Italian motors that are surprisingly reliable
# Buying Advice
# Buying Advice

Going continental: 4 French and Italian motors that are surprisingly reliable

Nov 13th 2017, 5:32 PM 6,140 Views 12 Comments

The brands ditching the ‘style over substance’ stereotype.

# motoring - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

New 'age friendly' parking spots are popping up around Cork
# Age Friendly
# Age Friendly

New 'age friendly' parking spots are popping up around Cork

Oct 4th 2017, 4:52 PM 27,087 Views 52 Comments

The initiative wants motorists to leave the spaces free for older people.

# motoring - Monday 18 September, 2017

My Favourite Drive: Leah Cullen on the rewarding road to Dublin's Strawberry Beds
# Roads To Remember
# Roads To Remember

My Favourite Drive: Leah Cullen on the rewarding road to Dublin's Strawberry Beds

Sep 18th 2017, 4:01 PM 1,287 Views 1 Comment

‘As an instructor, it’s nice to show my students that driving doesn’t always have to be stressful.’

# motoring - Friday 4 August, 2017

My Favourite Drive: Geoff Walker on braving French rainstorms in a car with no roof
# Roads To Remember
# Roads To Remember

My Favourite Drive: Geoff Walker on braving French rainstorms in a car with no roof

Aug 4th 2017, 4:00 PM 1,004 Views 0 Comments

‘We soon figured out that the only way to stay dry was to avoid stopping.’

# motoring - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'
# Motoring
# Motoring

Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered'

Jul 18th 2017, 3:01 PM 24,878 Views 78 Comments

Engineers want a body to be established in order to support the new 10-year capital spending plan.

# motoring - Monday 17 July, 2017

My Favourite Drive: Race driver Sean Doyle on hitting top speeds in the Austrian Alps
# Roads To Remember
# Roads To Remember

My Favourite Drive: Race driver Sean Doyle on hitting top speeds in the Austrian Alps

Jul 17th 2017, 4:57 PM 568 Views 0 Comments

Last summer, race driver Sean was selected for the only Irish team at the European Le Mans Series.

# motoring - Monday 10 July, 2017

My Favourite Drive: Chris Pratt on racing past Cavan's lakes with his two boys
# Roads To Remember
# Roads To Remember

My Favourite Drive: Chris Pratt on racing past Cavan's lakes with his two boys

Jul 10th 2017, 2:22 PM 865 Views 0 Comments

‘You feel as if the world has just gone numb for a minute’

# motoring - Monday 3 July, 2017

My Favourite Drive: Colin Delaney on exploring Wicklow with a car full of kids
# Roads To Remember
# Roads To Remember

My Favourite Drive: Colin Delaney on exploring Wicklow with a car full of kids

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:54 PM 924 Views 0 Comments

There’s nothing like the promise of an ice-cream later to keep three kids happy in the back.

5 picnic spots around Ireland to seek out by car this summer
# Picnic Spots
# Picnic Spots

5 picnic spots around Ireland to seek out by car this summer

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:51 PM 23,346 Views 3 Comments

From a West Cork forest hideout to Ireland’s only fjord.

# motoring - Friday 16 June, 2017

All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa
# Motoring
From The42
# Motoring

All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa

Jun 16th 2017, 10:49 AM 10,462 Views 15 Comments

Steve Hansen’s men were in sensational attacking form at Eden Park.

# motoring - Friday 14 April, 2017

FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?
# All The Facts
# All The Facts

FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?

Apr 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,131 Views 47 Comments

We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.

# motoring - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving
# Driving Them Mad
# Driving Them Mad

Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving

Mar 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 12,475 Views 18 Comments

Nearly 5 million people aged 75 or older hold a licence in Japan.

# motoring - Friday 10 March, 2017

Open thread: What's the best bit of car advice you've ever been given?

Open thread: What's the best bit of car advice you've ever been given?

Mar 10th 2017, 2:52 PM 14,756 Views 76 Comments

Share your wisdom.

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?
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# Sponsored By Ford

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?

Mar 10th 2017, 2:39 PM 24,593 Views 24 Comments

Vroom vroom – let’s find out.

# motoring - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
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# Sponsored By Mini

WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive

Feb 21st 2017, 10:50 AM 11,546 Views 9 Comments

We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.

# motoring - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month
# Fresh Car Smell
# Fresh Car Smell

The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month

Feb 1st 2017, 2:59 PM 18,622 Views 56 Comments

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

# motoring - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin
# Lock Hard
# Lock Hard

A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin

Jan 31st 2017, 6:43 PM 16,257 Views 19 Comments

The app also maps your route to the parking space.

# motoring - Friday 6 January, 2017

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding

Jan 6th 2017, 10:32 PM 25,192 Views 45 Comments

The cameras calculate car speed based on how long it takes motorists to get through the tunnel.

# motoring - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?
# Trading Up
# Trading Up

2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?

Jan 3rd 2017, 3:08 PM 38,952 Views 52 Comments

Last year saw more new cars sold than any year since 2008.

# motoring - Friday 25 November, 2016

QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?
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# Sponsored By Donedeal

QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?

Nov 25th 2016, 2:14 PM 35,962 Views 28 Comments

Beep beep. Buckle up and let’s find out.

# motoring - Friday 18 November, 2016

'More power': Clarkson's new show is bigger, louder and loved by viewers
# The Grand Tour
# The Grand Tour

'More power': Clarkson's new show is bigger, louder and loved by viewers

Nov 18th 2016, 10:56 AM 31,614 Views 64 Comments

The first episode began with a reference to Clarkson’s controversial BBC departure, which sparked the beginning of this show.

# motoring - Friday 28 October, 2016

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?
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# Sponsored By Eflow

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Oct 28th 2016, 1:04 PM 38,713 Views 73 Comments

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

# motoring - Monday 5 September, 2016

Citroen channels its much-loved CX for new concept car
# Citroen Cxperience Concept
# Citroen Cxperience Concept

Citroen channels its much-loved CX for new concept car

Sep 5th 2016, 4:55 PM 510 Views 0 Comments

Citroën will showcase this innovative plug-in hybrid concept car at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

Mercedes-AMG previews its GLC 43 4Matic Coupé
# Mercedes-AMG
# Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes-AMG previews its GLC 43 4Matic Coupé

Sep 5th 2016, 4:52 PM 799 Views 0 Comments

AMG shows off its 367hp version of the GLC Coupe.

Skoda launches its first seven-seat SUV: the Kodiaq
# Skoda Kodiaq
# Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda launches its first seven-seat SUV: the Kodiaq

Sep 5th 2016, 4:47 PM 9,745 Views 3 Comments

The Kodiaq is “a pioneer for the brand”.

The Ultimate Driving Home From Work Playlist
# Ultimate Playlist
# Ultimate Playlist

The Ultimate Driving Home From Work Playlist

Sep 5th 2016, 4:42 PM 672 Views 0 Comments

Freedom at last!

# motoring - Monday 29 August, 2016

QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive?
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# Sponsored By Kbc

QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive?

Aug 29th 2016, 4:59 PM 37,948 Views 67 Comments

Beep beep. Let’s find out.

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place
# Rock N Road
# Rock N Road

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

Aug 29th 2016, 4:30 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

The school run is back on and we’re going to get you there in a cheerful fashion.

Selling your car? Here's how to get started
# Sell Your Car
# Sell Your Car

Selling your car? Here's how to get started

Aug 29th 2016, 1:43 PM 6,610 Views 0 Comments

Follow our tips to get your car ready for sale and increase its value.

# motoring - Monday 22 August, 2016

Tunes to Get You Pumped
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# Rock N Road

Tunes to Get You Pumped

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:44 PM 249 Views 0 Comments

Inspired by Analise Murphy and the O’Donovan Brothers to get moving? Here’s a soundtrack to kickstart the motivation.

# motoring - Monday 15 August, 2016

Your Pacific Highway Road Trip Playlist
# Rock N Road
# Rock N Road

Your Pacific Highway Road Trip Playlist

Aug 15th 2016, 4:48 PM 635 Views 0 Comments

If you can’t travel Highway 1 with the top down this summer, listen and live it.

# motoring - Friday 29 July, 2016

My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat
# Reader Routes
# Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat

Jul 29th 2016, 3:28 PM 1,073 Views 0 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees Liam and Victoria Casey tackle Cambodia in a tuk-tuk during monsoon season.

Motor oil decoded: How to choose the right oil for your vehicle
# Sp-oil Yourself
# Sp-oil Yourself

Motor oil decoded: How to choose the right oil for your vehicle

Jul 29th 2016, 3:27 PM 13,945 Views 4 Comments

Confused when it comes to buying engine oil? We’ve got oil (!) you need to know.

# motoring - Monday 25 July, 2016

The Ultimate GAA Season Soundtrack
# Rock N Road
# Rock N Road

The Ultimate GAA Season Soundtrack

Jul 25th 2016, 1:00 PM 1,535 Views 0 Comments

If you’re up for the match, you’re up for our GAA-inspired driving playlist.

My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death
# Reader Routes
# Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death

Jul 25th 2016, 12:59 PM 2,464 Views 3 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees Scout Mitchell travel from Duke City to Duck Nation with her fish Cecilia.

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