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# cars - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Fiat recalls 1.4 million cars after hackers take control of a jeep over the internet

Hackers were able to change the vehicle’s speed and control the brakes.

# cars - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Drive an old car? It’s about to become harder to get insured

Allianz Insurance and Aviva Insurance will no longer be insuring cars that are 15 and 14 years old respectively.

# cars - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

50 Cent ‘returns cars and jewellery when he’s finished with them’

He denied owning many luxury items.

Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don’t get driven at all

Officially, anyway.

# cars - Friday 17 July, 2015

# cars - Monday 29 June, 2015

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.

# cars - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Here’s how much money motor tax brings in each year

Here’s how much money motor tax brings in each year

About 2.5 million vehicles are registered for tax annually.

# cars - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

We’ll give you three guesses…

Who was The Stig’s favourite star in a reasonably-priced car? Swearing Galore This post contains videos

Who was The Stig’s favourite star in a reasonably-priced car?

Ben Collins reveals some of his best Top Gear moments.

# cars - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

So, what does The Stig drive? Top Gear This post contains videos

So, what does The Stig drive?

We weren’t expecting his answer…

# cars - Monday 8 June, 2015

‘He didn’t punch me’: The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years No Fracas To See Here This post contains videos

‘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.

# cars - Sunday 7 June, 2015

“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.

# cars - Thursday 4 June, 2015

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.

From Business ETC An ‘unnamed American rich dude’ is selling a fleet of cars for €58 million Vroom Vroom

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

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

# cars - Saturday 16 May, 2015

# cars - Monday 11 May, 2015

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.

# cars - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

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”.

# cars - Monday 27 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Audi’s new campaign challenges stereotypes of women drivers and people are loving it Stereotype This post contains a poll

# cars - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand Driving Wave

9 driving problems every Irish motorist will understand

Get. The sheep. Off. The road.

Ireland must be doing well – we’ve been buying a shedload of new cars

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# cars - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

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.

# cars - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge US police are searching for a man who randomly poos on parked cars Mystery Pooper

# cars - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Volvo’s new self-driving cars could be better drivers than humans

The Swedish car manufacturers announced their plans this week.

# cars - Monday 16 February, 2015

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.)

# cars - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Here’s how many unmarked Garda cars are on our roads

Frances Fitzgerald revealed the figures in the Dáil.

# cars - Saturday 14 February, 2015

One dead, dozens injured in 40-car UK motorway pile-up M40

One dead, dozens injured in 40-car UK motorway pile-up

The incident occurred at around 8am this morning.

# cars - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Why do so many cars have dashboard cameras now?

It’s not as big in Ireland (yet) but it’s huge in other countries.

# cars - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory

New research has developed a system of detecting costly road damage before it occurs.

From Business ETC Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B 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.

# cars - Saturday 24 January, 2015

These are the most exclusive vintage cars you can buy in England right now

They’re expensive. Very. Expensive.

# cars - Friday 16 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This video perfectly captures what all Irish people do in the privacy of their own cars Beep Beep

# cars - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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

Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.

# cars - Friday 9 January, 2015

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?

# cars - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Here’s how many e-cars are on Irish roads

The vehicles got more popular in 2014.

# cars - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Over 96,000 new cars were sold in Ireland last year

Could sales break through the 100,000 mark in 2015?

There is a car in Ireland that has had 34 different owners

And 22,000 have had ten.

# cars - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

One in 12 drivers are still using their mobile phone while driving Dangerous Driving This post contains a poll

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.

# cars - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

How does motor tax in Ireland compare with Europe?

Somewhere in the middle.

# cars - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From Business ETC Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date Out Of Date

Drivers warned airbags could have an expiry date

Gradual deterioration, rather than a manufacturing fault, is being blamed for motor recalls.

# cars - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

This has been a pretty massive year for car sales

Figures for new vehicles licenced have hit a five year high.

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