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#Cars

# 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

# 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?

# 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.

# cars - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Over 300 new Garda cars were bought this year, so who got them?

# cars - Sunday 7 December, 2014

# cars - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Dublin City Council trying to cut off phone numbers on ‘cash for cars’ ads

The council is liaising with gardaí on the issue of the illegal ads.

# cars - Monday 3 November, 2014

From Business ETC We’re buying a lot of new cars… the most since 2009 Beep Beep

We’re buying a lot of new cars… the most since 2009

It’s the first time in 5 years new car sales have reached over 95,000.

# cars - Friday 24 October, 2014

From Business ETC Volkswagen recalls 1,256 cars in Ireland Total Recall

Volkswagen recalls 1,256 cars in Ireland

If you have a Volkswagen Polo 1,2 TDI, you should definitely read this.

Here’s how many people gardaí caught speeding this morning

There’ll be an increased Garda presence on the roads until 7am tomorrow.

# cars - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC WATCH: This Audi has become the world’s fastest self-driving car Vorsprung Durch Technik

# cars - Monday 20 October, 2014

Nine complaints a day made against Dublin clampers

Three clamping staff were also attacked during that time in the city.

# cars - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what happens when you attach a bunch of party whistles to a car exhaust Exhausted

Speed limits in housing estates to be reviewed after tragic death of Jake Brennan

Jake’s Legacy Campaign was set up to promote increased safety on roads for cyclists and pedestrians.

# cars - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour? Slow Down This post contains a poll

Reducing speed limits to 30 km/h in built-up areas – would you be in favour?

The Institute of Public Health said lowering the speed limit will benefit public health.

# cars - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Wetherspoon’s, Facebook, and the Luas: The week in numbers

Plus: How many cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year?

# cars - Thursday 9 October, 2014

How much will people be fined for smoking in a car with children?

There’s speculation that the original fine could be €80 but this could go up to €1,000 if the fine isn’t paid and the case is brought to court.

# cars - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Ever been clamped? The process is set to be overhauled

A new Bill seeks to regulate release fees and introduce a complaints process.

Have you checked your tyres lately?

The minimum legal tyre tread depth is 1.6mm for cars and 1mm for motorcycles.

A LOT of new cars have been bought in Ireland this year

Over 20,000 more new cars have been bought in Ireland so far this year, compared with 2013.

# cars - Friday 3 October, 2014

Collision blocks right lanes on M50 southbound

Emergency services are removing the vehicle.

From The Daily Edge Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson’s number plate Falklands

Top Gear team forced to leave Argentina after anger over Clarkson’s number plate

Locals claimed the registration plate referred to the Falklands war.

# cars - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From Business ETC This 1980s General Motors touchscreen was decades ahead of its time Oooooooo
From Business ETC If you’ve bought an Opel recently you’re being told not to drive it Safety

If you’ve bought an Opel recently you’re being told not to drive it

New Corsas, Adams or Corsavans were manufactured with a steering fault.

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