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# vroom-vroom - Thursday 23 November, 2017

From The42 North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key' Vroom Vroom

North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'

Former Northampton Saints team manager Lennie Newman on George North’s departure.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 29 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 things you'll understand if you learned to drive in Cork Vroom Vroom

9 things you'll understand if you learned to drive in Cork

“Oh you’re doing the test in WIltoWorst failure rate in the country you know.”

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year

That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 28 November, 2016

# vroom-vroom - Monday 28 December, 2015

This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists

And it’s (usually) avoidable.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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

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.

# vroom-vroom - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Check out these classic Ferraris that sold for millions at auction

Not the worst looking cars in the world.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon

The vehicles will collect data to help improve Apple Maps, and could result in it launching its own version of Google Street View.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 4 June, 2015

An 'unnamed American rich dude' is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Ireland must be doing well - we've been buying a shedload of new cars

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

This garda car has an interesting word on its roof...

Well that was unexpected.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 15 January, 2015

370 new cars and vans are on their way to the gardaí

Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor

“The tractor for me symbolises that if you want to do something, maybe you will not be so fast but if you keep going and keep your sense of humour you will get there”.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 21 November, 2014

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers

Black box technology gave feedback back to drivers on their driving habits.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 20 June, 2014

Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike

Several dozen riders will take a 30-city US tour to drive the bikes and provide feedback.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 9 May, 2014

What's Ireland's new favourite car?

All change at the top of the new car sales tables…

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Here's how many cars have been sold so far this year...

Toyota leads the field in new car registrations ahead of Volkswagen.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 7 March, 2014

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February

That’s according to the latest figures from the CSO, which compare car sales in February this year with last year.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 3 February, 2014

Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent

SIMI says that the upsurge in car sales has brought a sense of optimism to dealerships.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 2 February, 2014

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests

Gardaí set up checkpoints in Dublin last night to catch drink-drivers.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU

A new EU-wide survey found Irish people are second only to Cyprus when it comes to using their cars every day.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin

The Tesla Model S Performance is believed to be the first car to be purchased using the digital currency.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today

A new plastic credit card-style licence will replace the pink paper licence.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 26 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge What if Drive was reimagined as a cheesy 1980s detective show? Vroom Vroom

What if Drive was reimagined as a cheesy 1980s detective show?

This. This is what would happen.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form

The Road Safety Authority has started rolling out tablet computers for examiners, meaning candidates won’t get the usual form back.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

BMW recalls over 1,500 cars in Ireland over air bag fault

The move is part of a global recall of 220,000 vehicles over airbags manufactured 10 years ago.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Bad news, Scorpios: you’re the worst for making car insurance claims

Good news for Arians though (if you believe this kind of thing, that is…).

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide

The four giant Japanese carmakers cited the same malfunction in the passenger-side airbags, leading to the massive recall.

# vroom-vroom - Saturday 26 January, 2013

24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars

In addition, at least one of two company cars used by employees on work-related travel was bought after the State guarantee of the banks in 2008.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000

Figures compiled by the All-Ireland Research Observatory show just how much car sales in Ireland spiked (especially in 2000) – but how they fell sharply in the crash.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit

Toyota did not accept any blame for the mass recalls but agreed to compensate owners who said their cars lost value after dozens of deadly accidents.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 15 October, 2012

On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles

Around €3 million will be spend on the new vehicles, which will include patrol cars, unmarked cars and vans.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 4 June, 2012

How well is Ireland set up for electric cars?

Prices, charging points and government grants: looks into electric vehicle ownership in Ireland today.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Here's the Dublin circuit that Jenson Button will drive in an F1 car today

Now you know where to go if you want to see some high-speed antics in Dublin today – or, of course, where to avoid.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'

Drivers in Donegal and Kerry are most likely to stop and help a stranded motorist – but Kildare and Meath drivers are least likely to intervene.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 10 November, 2011

From The42 Gentlemen, start your engines… on O’Connell St: Jenson Button set for Dublin spin Vroom Vroom This post contains images

Gentlemen, start your engines… on O’Connell St: Jenson Button set for Dublin spin

Button will line out on the docklands grid, as part of the Bavaria City Racing Dublin event, which takes place next June.