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

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:11 PM 8,222 Views 8 Comments

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

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?
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Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Oct 20th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,871 Views 81 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

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

Sep 29th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,429 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,227 Views 58 Comments

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

He's going to need a bigger garage! Bertram Allen won THREE cars over the weekend
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He's going to need a bigger garage! Bertram Allen won THREE cars over the weekend

Nov 28th 2016, 11:43 AM 13,586 Views 10 Comments

We’re not even one bit jealous.

This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists
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This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists

Dec 28th 2015, 10:37 PM 63,436 Views 93 Comments

And it’s (usually) avoidable.

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

Oct 15th 2015, 10:50 AM 7,539 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.

Check out these classic Ferraris that sold for millions at auction
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Check out these classic Ferraris that sold for millions at auction

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:00 AM 11,955 Views 23 Comments

Not the worst looking cars in the world.

Cars are going to be banned from large parts of Dublin city centre, says council
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Cars are going to be banned from large parts of Dublin city centre, says council

Jun 10th 2015, 11:58 AM 26,587 Views 145 Comments

It’s all change in Dublin city.

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

Jun 10th 2015, 10:52 AM 6,775 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 3:58 PM 18,350 Views 23 Comments

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

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

Apr 16th 2015, 11:20 AM 16,245 Views 63 Comments

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

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

Jan 20th 2015, 6:40 PM 28,908 Views 39 Comments

Well that was unexpected.

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

Jan 15th 2015, 5:02 PM 28,355 Views 86 Comments

Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.

Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor
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Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor

Dec 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,098 Views 31 Comments

“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”.

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?
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Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

Nov 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 13,573 Views 38 Comments

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers
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More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers

Oct 7th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,855 Views 42 Comments

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

Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike
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Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike

Jun 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,210 Views 20 Comments

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

What's Ireland's new favourite car?
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What's Ireland's new favourite car?

May 9th 2014, 12:29 PM 40,316 Views 83 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 27,117 Views 102 Comments

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

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February
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New car sales went up 23 per cent in February

Mar 7th 2014, 3:49 PM 5,648 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Feb 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 11,196 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:31 PM 26,125 Views 57 Comments

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

Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU
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Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU

Dec 17th 2013, 9:37 PM 20,559 Views 112 Comments

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

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin
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Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin

Dec 10th 2013, 11:00 AM 19,430 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Oct 29th 2013, 10:40 PM 97,653 Views 195 Comments

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

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

Aug 26th 2013, 9:44 PM 7,459 Views 18 Comments

This. This is what would happen.

Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form
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Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form

Jun 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,161 Views 25 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2013, 9:14 AM 8,915 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Apr 28th 2013, 2:20 PM 11,491 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Apr 11th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,226 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jan 26th 2013, 2:30 PM 14,976 Views 49 Comments

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.

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

Jan 16th 2013, 8:17 PM 32,562 Views 61 Comments

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.

Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit
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Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit

Dec 27th 2012, 8:01 AM 4,334 Views 10 Comments

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.

On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles
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On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles

Oct 15th 2012, 5:52 PM 15,745 Views 99 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,861 Views 36 Comments

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

How well is Ireland set up for electric cars?
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How well is Ireland set up for electric cars?

Jun 4th 2012, 8:45 AM 15,258 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Jun 3rd 2012, 10:21 AM 10,020 Views 21 Comments

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

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'
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Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'

Jan 22nd 2012, 10:42 AM 4,102 Views 31 Comments

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.

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

Nov 10th 2011, 11:20 AM 1,367 Views 6 Comments

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