Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 17°C Sunday 13 June 2021

#Cars

# cars - Sunday 10 January, 2016

This car has just learnt how to park itself
# Parallel Universe
# Parallel Universe

This car has just learnt how to park itself

Jan 10th 2016, 4:45 PM 13,798 Views 9 Comments

The Tesla models can now self-park without a driver inside thanks to a computer update.

# cars - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed
# Faraday Future
# Faraday Future

First prototype from mystery electric car startup revealed

Jan 5th 2016, 11:56 AM 10,953 Views 19 Comments

The company expects to bring its first car to market in around two years time.

# cars - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?
# Energy
# Energy

Is Ireland changing its attitude to electric cars?

Dec 30th 2015, 6:00 AM 13,938 Views 72 Comments

In 2015, over 500 new electric cars were supported through the government grant scheme.

# cars - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Iranian police seize 40k cars over women not covering hair with headscarf
# Hijab
# Hijab

Iranian police seize 40k cars over women not covering hair with headscarf

Dec 16th 2015, 6:02 AM 18,303 Views 36 Comments

The measure is part of a wider traffic police crackdown that could also see male drivers targeted.

# cars - Friday 11 December, 2015

This vintage Ferrari sold for €25 million last night
# Vroom
# Vroom

This vintage Ferrari sold for €25 million last night

Dec 11th 2015, 10:00 PM 17,749 Views 21 Comments

Do you think they took a trade-in?

# cars - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Owners of self-driving cars may need illegal distractions to stop them nodding off
# Snoozing
# Snoozing

Owners of self-driving cars may need illegal distractions to stop them nodding off

Dec 6th 2015, 11:15 AM 186 Views 18 Comments

A study in the US found people were less likely to fall asleep behind the wheel if they were watching a screen with moving images.

# cars - Monday 16 November, 2015

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated

Nov 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,806 Views 83 Comments

All women in Iran, including foreigners, are required to cover their hair and neck.

# cars - Thursday 12 November, 2015

7 ways your family could be getting better value
# Sponsored By Toyota
# Sponsored By Toyota

7 ways your family could be getting better value

Nov 12th 2015, 3:45 PM 30,804 Views 18 Comments

And the euros will look after themselves…

# cars - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it
# Really Pawful
# Really Pawful

NCT inspector apparently refused to test car because there were dog hairs in it

Nov 11th 2015, 1:55 PM 26,287 Views 87 Comments

A TD made the claim in the Dáil today.

# cars - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed
# Vvrrooom
# Vvrrooom

This technology could be installed in your car to restrict your speed

Nov 10th 2015, 11:47 AM 16,297 Views 54 Comments

Irish MEP Deirdre Clune said the drivers should be rewarded for using the car system that can automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

# cars - Friday 6 November, 2015

6 unexpected facts about Irish drivers
# Sponsored By Donedeal
# Sponsored By Donedeal

6 unexpected facts about Irish drivers

Nov 6th 2015, 3:46 PM 43,714 Views 39 Comments

From being possessive over our radios to fearing our own mothers, we’re all a right turn up for the books.

# cars - Thursday 15 October, 2015

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

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.

# cars - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Police seize hard-drives and files in raid at Volkswagen HQ in Germany
# Exhaustive Inquiry
# Exhaustive Inquiry

Police seize hard-drives and files in raid at Volkswagen HQ in Germany

Oct 8th 2015, 3:55 PM 13,885 Views 42 Comments

The company is recalling 80,000 cars in Ireland in the wake of the scandal.

# cars - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death

Sep 29th 2015, 8:07 AM 25,272 Views 57 Comments

The seat belt “snapped Walker’s torso back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis.”

# cars - Monday 28 September, 2015

Train and Dart services affected by fire
# Delays
# Delays

Train and Dart services affected by fire

Sep 28th 2015, 11:28 AM 32,182 Views 10 Comments

The Drogheda, Belfast and Maynooth train lines were affected.

# cars - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Gardaí are getting hundreds of new cars, did your station get any?
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí are getting hundreds of new cars, did your station get any?

Sep 26th 2015, 5:40 PM 27,539 Views 79 Comments

Nearly €29 million has been invested in new Garda vehicles since 2012.

# cars - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Volkswagen is going to pay out billions over dirty diesel vehicles
# Das Pollution
# Das Pollution

Volkswagen is going to pay out billions over dirty diesel vehicles

Sep 22nd 2015, 1:38 PM 20,648 Views 42 Comments

Around €6.5 billion, to be precise.

# cars - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This fake gun was discovered at a routine checkpoint
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

This fake gun was discovered at a routine checkpoint

Sep 16th 2015, 8:52 AM 11,549 Views 22 Comments

No arrests were made during the seizure.

# cars - Friday 28 August, 2015

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone
# Operation Slowdown
# Operation Slowdown

Gardaí clock driver doing 123km per hour in 80km zone

Aug 28th 2015, 1:59 PM 31,796 Views 89 Comments

They’ve checked more than 18,000 cars for speed today.

# cars - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Gangs in Dublin asking for 'protection money' for residents' cars
# Nasty Racket
# Nasty Racket

Gangs in Dublin asking for 'protection money' for residents' cars

Aug 27th 2015, 3:59 PM 47,315 Views 80 Comments

The crimes are happening in the Crumlin-Kimmage area.

# cars - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Minister defends plan to take the cars out of the centre of Dublin
# Big Changes
# Big Changes

Minister defends plan to take the cars out of the centre of Dublin

Aug 16th 2015, 3:50 PM 22,976 Views 119 Comments

It has been proposed that much of the centre of Dublin could be closed off to cars.

# cars - Monday 10 August, 2015

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres
# HEY BIG SPENDERS
# HEY BIG SPENDERS

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

Aug 10th 2015, 8:55 AM 13,458 Views 37 Comments

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

# cars - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

This is Ireland's most popular car
# Spot Of Golf
# Spot Of Golf

This is Ireland's most popular car

Aug 4th 2015, 9:54 PM 42,085 Views 43 Comments

Are the good times back?

# cars - Monday 3 August, 2015

European cities are banning cars for a day ... but Ireland's not getting involved
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

European cities are banning cars for a day ... but Ireland's not getting involved

Aug 3rd 2015, 12:03 PM 17,388 Views 51 Comments

Limerick did so in 2014.

Man killed in three car crash in Louth
# Castlebellingham
# Castlebellingham

Man killed in three car crash in Louth

Aug 3rd 2015, 8:43 AM 18,473 Views 3 Comments

A woman in her 40s in one of the other cars was also seriously injured.

# cars - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Man pretends to be his brother to avoid €7k in tolls, gets busted with cocaine
# New Jersey
# New Jersey

Man pretends to be his brother to avoid €7k in tolls, gets busted with cocaine

Aug 1st 2015, 9:30 AM 17,234 Views 15 Comments

His plan didn’t work out.

# cars - Saturday 25 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 25th 2015, 7:26 AM 16,708 Views 26 Comments

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
# Old Bangers
# Old Bangers

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

Jul 23rd 2015, 4:33 PM 58,360 Views 138 Comments

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'
# Bankrupt
# Bankrupt

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 10:20 AM 27,706 Views 27 Comments

He denied owning many luxury items.

Almost 100,000 cars in Ireland don't get driven at all
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 6:03 AM 21,794 Views 44 Comments

Officially, anyway.

# cars - Friday 17 July, 2015

PHOTOS: Welcome to Old Car City, USA - the world's largest junkyard museum
# The Past Is Another Country
# The Past Is Another Country

PHOTOS: Welcome to Old Car City, USA - the world's largest junkyard museum

Jul 17th 2015, 8:49 PM 15,859 Views 8 Comments

Waste not, want not.

# cars - Monday 29 June, 2015

Appeal after man shot as he ran from masked men in University of Limerick car park
# Critical
# Critical

Appeal after man shot as he ran from masked men in University of Limerick car park

Jun 29th 2015, 8:23 PM 16,804 Views 12 Comments

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

Jun 21st 2015, 8:15 AM 41,602 Views 88 Comments

About 2.5 million vehicles are registered for tax annually.

# cars - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?
# Speed Cameras
# Speed Cameras

Where in Ireland gets the most penalty points?

Jun 13th 2015, 6:00 PM 46,038 Views 53 Comments

We’ll give you three guesses…

Who was The Stig's favourite star in a reasonably-priced car?
# Swearing Galore
# Swearing Galore

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

Jun 13th 2015, 9:15 AM 26,845 Views 6 Comments

Ben Collins reveals some of his best Top Gear moments.

# cars - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

So, what does The Stig drive?
# Top Gear
# Top Gear

So, what does The Stig drive?

Jun 9th 2015, 6:20 AM 25,170 Views 15 Comments

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
# No Fracas To See Here

'He didn't punch me': The Stig talks meeting Jeremy Clarkson for the first time in years

Jun 8th 2015, 10:40 PM 38,658 Views 15 Comments

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
# Mindless
# Mindless

"What a waste of your time" - Yes campaigner to person who doused his family's cars with acid

Jun 7th 2015, 7:00 PM 56,373 Views 131 Comments

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
# Accelerate On Red
# Accelerate On Red

Worrying red light photos show impatient driver in near-miss with tram

Jun 4th 2015, 10:50 PM 63,078 Views 110 Comments

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.

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 3:58 PM 18,344 Views 23 Comments

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.