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#Cars

# cars - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year

The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.

# cars - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Four out of five child car seats aren't properly fitted

“You could have the best car in the world and best seat in the world but they could not work together.”

# cars - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'Fast cars are my heroin': Man jailed after 'reckless' high speed chase

A judge said Jamie Marshall’s driving was “a very serious threat to the public”.

# cars - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Greens say traffic plans are 'too generous to cars' and anti-public transport

There is concern car traffic in Dublin city could slow down the new Luas line.

# cars - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life Gridlock This post contains a poll

Get stressed out sitting in traffic jams? One TD says it's impacting on people’s quality of life

Next week, Dublin City Council will discuss new plans to restrict car numbers in the city.

# cars - Monday 17 April, 2017

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

# cars - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Cannabis worth €500,000 seized outside shopping centre in Kildare

Two men were arrested at the scene.

# cars - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam

By doctoring the mileage twice, unscrupulous sellers can dupe buyers and fool NCT checks, says the AA.

# cars - Friday 10 March, 2017

Volkswagen pleads guilty in emissions cheating scandal, set to pay extra €4bn in fines

The guilty plea entered today is in addition to over €16 billion in settlements the company has already agreed to pay.

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

QUIZ: How Much of a Car Expert Are You?

Vroom vroom – let’s find out.

# cars - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

CAB wants to sell €500k-worth of assets 'linked to Kinahan cartel'

The assets include jewellery, motorbikes and cars seized by the bureau following raids in March 2016.

# cars - Friday 24 February, 2017

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should elderly motorists be made to take their driving test again?

Transport Minister Shane Ross has said that retesting “is a really good idea”.

# cars - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

'Only matter of time until someone is killed' - Council to vote on towing cars that block cycle lanes

A mass cycle protest is due to take place outside Leinster House today.

# cars - Friday 10 February, 2017

6 unmissable outdoor day trips to enjoy around Ireland

There’s so much to explore.

# cars - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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.

# cars - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Mindless violence': Cars and house damaged by early morning fire in Dublin

A local councillor said the cars “appear to have been set alight in an act of mindless violence, just feet away from terraced houses while people slept”.

# cars - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Car insurance gone up? Insurers will soon have to tell you why

New laws will be in place by the end of the year to ensure that insurance companies tell customers why they are paying more.

# cars - Friday 6 January, 2017

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.

1,666 Setanta Insurance claimants still waiting on payouts

It is nearly three years since the insurer collapsed.

# cars - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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.

# cars - Monday 2 January, 2017

Gardaí recover three cars stolen from Kildare in December

The vehicles were recovered this morning.

# cars - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Driverless cars - another step towards Big Brother?

“Data is the new oil,” Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich said last month.

# cars - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Poll: Is owning a car worth the cost? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is owning a car worth the cost?

Motor insurance, fuel, tax, etc. It all adds up.

# cars - Friday 9 December, 2016

Man caught running international counterfeit Ford ring from his garage

Michael White imported fake Ford mud flaps and car mats from China and sold them online.

# cars - Friday 25 November, 2016

QUIZ: What Car Type Best Suits Your Personality?

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

# cars - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Ireland's traffic congestion: "Not quite back to Celtic Tiger times, but it's up there"

The numbers of vehicles on Irish roads has increased by almost 15% in the past year – because of new cars, housing and the weather.

# cars - Friday 18 November, 2016

'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.

# cars - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Parents fear son will miss hospital appointments as they can't afford to replace van

Margaret Butler and Michael Power have called for more financial support to be given to carers.

# cars - Friday 14 October, 2016

17 cars broken into in overnight "rampage" in Co Meath

One youth is suspected with gardaí following “a definite line of inquiry”.

# cars - Monday 3 October, 2016

Alcohol a factor in almost one third of fatal motorcycle crashes

Speed also played a role in half of crashes where someone died.

# cars - Friday 16 September, 2016

From The42 A dedicated Mayo fan kitted out his Ferrari in the county colours Mayo For Sam

A dedicated Mayo fan kitted out his Ferrari in the county colours

The fast and the furious.

From The Daily Edge A dedicated Mayo fan kitted out his Ferrari in the county colours Mayo For Sam

# cars - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Gardaí recover stolen cars, a boat and three ride-on lawnmowers

And a regular lawnmower.

# cars - Monday 29 August, 2016

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

Beep beep. Let’s find out.

Do you own Ireland's oldest Ford Fiesta?

Ford Ireland is looking to find Ireland’s oldest Ford Fiesta as part of the car’s 40 anniversary celebrations.

Selling your car? Here's how to get started

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

# cars - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Audi's latest cars will tell drivers when that red traffic light will turn green

The US-only feature will communicate with a city’s traffic management system so drivers know how long they have to wait.

# cars - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 times Irish people didn't need no damn trailer Stuffed In Cars

13 times Irish people didn't need no damn trailer

Some sights to be seen.

# cars - Monday 25 July, 2016

Delays begin to ease at Dover as port chief says he is 'ashamed' about tailbacks

Holidaymakers were stuck for over 15 hours in their cars at the port of Dover yesterday due to heightened entry checks by French border police.

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