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# cars - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

People reminded to lock their cars after 35 robberies in Cork at weekend

Many of the vehicles targeted were unlocked.

# cars - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Nissan confirms new car model will not be built in Sunderland factory

The car giant announced in 2016 that it planned to build the model at its plant in Sunderland.

# cars - Friday 1 February, 2019

Brexit blamed for drop in new car sales 191

Brexit blamed for drop in new car sales

More than 32,000 new cars were registered in January, a 12.6% reduction on the same period last year.

It's another freezing morning - here's what you can do to keep your pipes clear and your car running

Temperatures today are only set to reach as high as 5 degrees with a sharp frost present on many roads.

# cars - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Electric car sales double but this SUV was the most popular new car in Ireland in 2018

Overall, new car sales fell last year by 4.4%.

# cars - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Four men arrested over vintage car sales where elderly people were targeted

Four men arrested over vintage car sales where elderly people were targeted

Gardaí said the operation “relates to offences of deception involving the purchase and sale of vintage and classic cars”.

# cars - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Almost 200 supercars are driving around Ireland in an attempt to break a world record

Cannonball 2018 kicked off from Malahide Castle yesterday morning.

# cars - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think drivers who park on cycle lanes should get penalty points?

Is it time to get tough on motorists who block cycle lanes?

Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.

# cars - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one

Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.

# cars - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year

Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.

# cars - Friday 15 June, 2018

Motorists urged to slow down and be more aware of tractors this summer

There have been a number of fatal road accidents in recent days.

# cars - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

# cars - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Meet the 'secretive' Limerick man who's quietly putting eyes on spacecraft and cars

Arralis CEO Barry Lunn is working towards the motoring industry’s ‘iPhone moment’.

# cars - Friday 11 May, 2018

Volkswagen to recall 410,000 cars over faulty seat belt issue

VW will begin writing to affected buyers “within the next few weeks”, it said.

# cars - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Cars sold in Ireland included in recall of 312,000 BMW vehicles

The affected models are BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, Z4 and X1 petrol and diesel models made between March 2007 and August 2011.

# cars - Saturday 31 March, 2018

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

# cars - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

One third of all cars broken into in residential areas left unlocked - Gardaí

Gardaí say that the vast majority of cars that were broken into or stolen from were done so using the key.

# cars - Monday 12 March, 2018

'There's a cycling agenda here' - debate hots up ahead of planning meeting on Dublin's proposed civic plaza

The proposed College Green plaza has raised some businesses’ hackles.

# cars - Friday 2 March, 2018

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

# cars - Friday 16 February, 2018

You won't be able to buy a petrol or diesel car in Ireland after 2030

NCT certs will not be issued for non-zero emissions cars.

# cars - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Over 228 people appeal car clamping decisions in the first two months of new law

Last year legislation came into effect to regulate clamping in Ireland, allowing for an appeals process from people who have felt hard-done by from clamping companies.

# cars - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Dun Laoghaire burglary gangs 'have joined forces' to target upmarket areas of south Dublin

The gangs have been robbing homes and cars for over a decade.

# cars - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Take note - road closures are in place across Dublin ahead of tomorrow's city marathon

The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon will be running across the capital from 8.55am tomorrow.

# cars - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# cars - Thursday 21 September, 2017

'You could grow rice in the field': Scramble to clean up Ploughing site after yesterday's flooding

New carparks have been set up for the final day of the Ploughing.

# cars - Monday 18 September, 2017

Diesel emissions may be responsible for 5,000 deaths in Europe every year

Researchers say almost half of those deaths could be preventable.

# cars - Monday 14 August, 2017

Extra bus lanes for Dublin city as cars will be reduced to one lane on quays

Cars will also be banned from turning right onto O’Connell Bridge from Bachelors Walk.

# cars - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Gardaí out in force after high number of road deaths this week

Dublin Fire Brigade were called to a number of crashes last night.

# cars - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Electric cars: Is Ireland, and the world, ready for them?

Britain has vowed to “end the sale of all conventional petrol and diesel cars” by 2040.

# cars - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Poll: Will your next car be an electric car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will your next car be an electric car?

The UK plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars by 2040, while Volvo will stop producing petrol cars in 2019.

# cars - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Driver to face court after gardaí clock car travelling at over 190 km/h

Traffic officers also dealt with a souped-up motorbike in Wicklow this afternoon.

# cars - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

# cars - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'If you introduce speed limits in a clumsy manner, nobody will pay attention'

From midnight tonight, speed limits in 10 Dublin areas will be lowered to 30km/h.

# 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.

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