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From TheJournal.ie Irish car buyers shopping abroad as figures show drop in number of new vehicles taxed during 2018 Motoring

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Car hunters driven abroad as Ireland sees record number of used vehicle imports during 2018 Drive On

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again Oil Be Damned

The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again

And it’s more expensive in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy Advice

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Going continental: 4 French and Italian motors that are surprisingly reliable Buying Advice

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

The brands ditching the ‘style over substance’ stereotype.

From TheJournal.ie New 'age friendly' parking spots are popping up around Cork Age Friendly

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

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

From TheJournal.ie My Favourite Drive: Leah Cullen on the rewarding road to Dublin's Strawberry Beds Roads To Remember

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

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

From TheJournal.ie My Favourite Drive: Geoff Walker on braving French rainstorms in a car with no roof Roads To Remember

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Metro North, expanded Dart and a Cork-Limerick motorway 'need to be delivered' Motoring

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

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

From TheJournal.ie My Favourite Drive: Race driver Sean Doyle on hitting top speeds in the Austrian Alps Roads To Remember

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie My Favourite Drive: Colin Delaney on exploring Wicklow with a car full of kids Roads To Remember

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 5 picnic spots around Ireland to seek out by car this summer Picnic Spots

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Elderly Japanese people to be given cheaper funerals if they give up driving Driving Them Mad

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What's the best bit of car advice you've ever been given?
From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You? Sponsored By Ford

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?

Vroom vroom – let’s find out.

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

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

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

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

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

The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.

From TheJournal.ie A new app wants to help you find car parking space in Dublin Lock Hard

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

The app also maps your route to the parking space.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's Port Tunnel is getting a new system to catch people speeding Going Underground

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most? Trading Up

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

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

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality? Sponsored By Donedeal

QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?

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

From TheJournal.ie 'More power': Clarkson's new show is bigger, louder and loved by viewers The Grand Tour

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

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

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really? Sponsored By Eflow

QUIZ: How Good A Driver Are You, Really?

Strap in. We’re going to tell you.

From TheJournal.ie Citroen channels its much-loved CX for new concept car Citroen Cxperience Concept

Citroen channels its much-loved CX for new concept car

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

From TheJournal.ie Mercedes-AMG previews its GLC 43 4Matic Coupé Mercedes-AMG

Mercedes-AMG previews its GLC 43 4Matic Coupé

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

From TheJournal.ie Skoda launches its first seven-seat SUV: the Kodiaq Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda launches its first seven-seat SUV: the Kodiaq

The Kodiaq is “a pioneer for the brand”.

From TheJournal.ie The Ultimate Driving Home From Work Playlist Ultimate Playlist

The Ultimate Driving Home From Work Playlist

Freedom at last!

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: Can We Guess What Kind of Car You Drive? Sponsored By Kbc

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

Beep beep. Let’s find out.

From TheJournal.ie Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place Rock N Road

Tunes to Take You to a Happy Place

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

From TheJournal.ie Selling your car? Here's how to get started Sell Your Car

Selling your car? Here's how to get started

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

From TheJournal.ie Tunes to Get You Pumped Rock N Road

Tunes to Get You Pumped

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

From TheJournal.ie Your Pacific Highway Road Trip Playlist Rock N Road

Your Pacific Highway Road Trip Playlist

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

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: A wet and wild adventure to Angkor Wat Reader Routes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Motor oil decoded: How to choose the right oil for your vehicle Sp-oil Yourself

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Ultimate GAA Season Soundtrack Rock N Road

The Ultimate GAA Season Soundtrack

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

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: An American adventure of life and death Reader Routes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii Reader Routes

My Best Road Trip: The challenging highways of Maui, Hawaii

This week’s best road trip sees David M Byrne tackle Maui’s volcanoes and death-defying, record-breaking drives.

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