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# vroom-vroom - Thursday 23 November, 2017

North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'
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From The42
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North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'

Nov 23rd 2017, 5:11 PM 8,218 Views 8 Comments

Former Northampton Saints team manager Lennie Newman on George North’s departure.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 20 October, 2017

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever been caught speeding?

Oct 20th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,844 Views 81 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 29 September, 2017

9 things you'll understand if you learned to drive in Cork
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From The Daily Edge
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9 things you'll understand if you learned to drive in Cork

Sep 29th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,052 Views 5 Comments

“Oh you’re doing the test in WIltoWorst failure rate in the country you know.”

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year
# AA
# AA

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year

Aug 9th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,219 Views 58 Comments

That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 28 November, 2016

He's going to need a bigger garage! Bertram Allen won THREE cars over the weekend
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From The42
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He's going to need a bigger garage! Bertram Allen won THREE cars over the weekend

Nov 28th 2016, 11:43 AM 13,580 Views 10 Comments

We’re not even one bit jealous.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 28 December, 2015

This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists
# Beep Beep
# Beep Beep

This is the most common cause of breakdowns for Irish motorists

Dec 28th 2015, 10:37 PM 63,434 Views 93 Comments

And it’s (usually) avoidable.

# vroom-vroom - 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 7,538 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.

# vroom-vroom - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Check out these classic Ferraris that sold for millions at auction
# Vrooooooom
# Vrooooooom

Check out these classic Ferraris that sold for millions at auction

Aug 22nd 2015, 10:00 AM 11,940 Views 23 Comments

Not the worst looking cars in the world.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Cars are going to be banned from large parts of Dublin city centre, says council
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# Vroom Vroom

Cars are going to be banned from large parts of Dublin city centre, says council

Jun 10th 2015, 11:58 AM 26,558 Views 145 Comments

It’s all change in Dublin city.

Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon
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Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon

Jun 10th 2015, 10:52 AM 6,769 Views 18 Comments

The vehicles will collect data to help improve Apple Maps, and could result in it launching its own version of Google Street View.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 4 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 4th 2015, 3:58 PM 18,324 Views 23 Comments

Someone is saying goodbye to quite a collection.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Ireland must be doing well - we've been buying a shedload of new cars
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# Vroom Vroom

Ireland must be doing well - we've been buying a shedload of new cars

Apr 16th 2015, 11:20 AM 16,242 Views 63 Comments

And we sure do like our Volkswagens…

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

This garda car has an interesting word on its roof...
# YOLO
# YOLO

This garda car has an interesting word on its roof...

Jan 20th 2015, 6:40 PM 28,583 Views 38 Comments

Well that was unexpected.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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

Jan 15th 2015, 5:02 PM 28,330 Views 88 Comments

Hyundais, Fords and Fiats top the shopping list.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor
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# Vroom Vroom

Dutch woman reaches the South Pole on a Massey Ferguson tractor

Dec 9th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,075 Views 32 Comments

“The tractor for me symbolises that if you want to do something, maybe you will not be so fast but if you keep going and keep your sense of humour you will get there”.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 21 November, 2014

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?
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# Vroom Vroom

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

Nov 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 13,573 Views 38 Comments

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers
# Black Box
# Black Box

More women than men take on feedback to become better drivers

Oct 7th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,853 Views 42 Comments

Black box technology gave feedback back to drivers on their driving habits.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 20 June, 2014

Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike
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# Vroom Vroom

Harley Davidson to unveil its first electric motorbike

Jun 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,210 Views 20 Comments

Several dozen riders will take a 30-city US tour to drive the bikes and provide feedback.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 9 May, 2014

What's Ireland's new favourite car?
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# Vroom Vroom

What's Ireland's new favourite car?

May 9th 2014, 12:29 PM 40,312 Views 83 Comments

All change at the top of the new car sales tables…

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Here's how many cars have been sold so far this year...
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# Vroom Vroom

Here's how many cars have been sold so far this year...

Apr 8th 2014, 7:00 PM 27,106 Views 103 Comments

Toyota leads the field in new car registrations ahead of Volkswagen.

# vroom-vroom - Friday 7 March, 2014

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February
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# Vroom Vroom

New car sales went up 23 per cent in February

Mar 7th 2014, 3:49 PM 5,646 Views 33 Comments

That’s according to the latest figures from the CSO, which compare car sales in February this year with last year.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 3 February, 2014

Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent
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# Vroom Vroom

Good sign for 2014? Car sales zoom ahead by 33 per cent

Feb 3rd 2014, 5:30 PM 11,194 Views 54 Comments

SIMI says that the upsurge in car sales has brought a sense of optimism to dealerships.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 2 February, 2014

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

One night in Dublin: 1,545 cars, 560 breath tests, 5 arrests

Feb 2nd 2014, 3:31 PM 26,121 Views 57 Comments

Gardaí set up checkpoints in Dublin last night to catch drink-drivers.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU
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# Vroom Vroom

Irish among least likely to use public transport in EU

Dec 17th 2013, 9:37 PM 20,017 Views 112 Comments

A new EU-wide survey found Irish people are second only to Cyprus when it comes to using their cars every day.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin
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# Vroom Vroom

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin

Dec 10th 2013, 11:00 AM 19,361 Views 19 Comments

The Tesla Model S Performance is believed to be the first car to be purchased using the digital currency.

# vroom-vroom - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today
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# Vroom Vroom

Applying for a driving licence? New rules come into force today

Oct 29th 2013, 10:40 PM 97,505 Views 195 Comments

A new plastic credit card-style licence will replace the pink paper licence.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 26 August, 2013

What if Drive was reimagined as a cheesy 1980s detective show?
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From The Daily Edge
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What if Drive was reimagined as a cheesy 1980s detective show?

Aug 26th 2013, 9:44 PM 7,457 Views 18 Comments

This. This is what would happen.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form
# Driving In My Car
# Driving In My Car

Ireland is saying goodbye to the classic driving test feedback form

Jun 16th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,025 Views 25 Comments

The Road Safety Authority has started rolling out tablet computers for examiners, meaning candidates won’t get the usual form back.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

BMW recalls over 1,500 cars in Ireland over air bag fault
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# Vroom Vroom

BMW recalls over 1,500 cars in Ireland over air bag fault

May 8th 2013, 9:14 AM 8,912 Views 8 Comments

The move is part of a global recall of 220,000 vehicles over airbags manufactured 10 years ago.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Bad news, Scorpios: you’re the worst for making car insurance claims
# Written In The Stars
# Written In The Stars

Bad news, Scorpios: you’re the worst for making car insurance claims

Apr 28th 2013, 2:20 PM 11,480 Views 20 Comments

Good news for Arians though (if you believe this kind of thing, that is…).

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide
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Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda recall 3.4 million cars worldwide

Apr 11th 2013, 8:46 AM 9,222 Views 40 Comments

The four giant Japanese carmakers cited the same malfunction in the passenger-side airbags, leading to the massive recall.

# vroom-vroom - Saturday 26 January, 2013

24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars
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24 staff at State's debt management agency have company cars

Jan 26th 2013, 2:30 PM 14,961 Views 49 Comments

In addition, at least one of two company cars used by employees on work-related travel was bought after the State guarantee of the banks in 2008.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000
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# Vroom Vroom

Graphs: Here's how car-crazy Ireland was in 2000

Jan 16th 2013, 8:17 PM 32,439 Views 61 Comments

Figures compiled by the All-Ireland Research Observatory show just how much car sales in Ireland spiked (especially in 2000) – but how they fell sharply in the crash.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit
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Toyota to pay $1.1 billion to settle huge recalls lawsuit

Dec 27th 2012, 8:01 AM 4,333 Views 10 Comments

Toyota did not accept any blame for the mass recalls but agreed to compensate owners who said their cars lost value after dozens of deadly accidents.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 15 October, 2012

On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles
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# Vroom Vroom

On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles

Oct 15th 2012, 5:52 PM 15,721 Views 99 Comments

Around €3 million will be spend on the new vehicles, which will include patrol cars, unmarked cars and vans.

# vroom-vroom - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen
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# Vroom Vroom

The most popular type of car licensed in Ireland last month? Volkswagen

Aug 8th 2012, 1:04 PM 5,859 Views 36 Comments

The number of cars licensed in July dropped by more than 10 per cent compared to the same month last year.

# vroom-vroom - Monday 4 June, 2012

How well is Ireland set up for electric cars?
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# Vroom Vroom

How well is Ireland set up for electric cars?

Jun 4th 2012, 8:45 AM 15,239 Views 62 Comments

Prices, charging points and government grants: TheJournal.ie looks into electric vehicle ownership in Ireland today.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Here's the Dublin circuit that Jenson Button will drive in an F1 car today
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# Vroom Vroom

Here's the Dublin circuit that Jenson Button will drive in an F1 car today

Jun 3rd 2012, 10:21 AM 9,789 Views 21 Comments

Now you know where to go if you want to see some high-speed antics in Dublin today – or, of course, where to avoid.

# vroom-vroom - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'
# Drivers
# Drivers

Kildare drivers least likely to be 'good samaritans'

Jan 22nd 2012, 10:42 AM 4,099 Views 31 Comments

Drivers in Donegal and Kerry are most likely to stop and help a stranded motorist – but Kildare and Meath drivers are least likely to intervene.

# vroom-vroom - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Gentlemen, start your engines… on O’Connell St: Jenson Button set for Dublin spin
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From The42
# Vroom Vroom

Gentlemen, start your engines… on O’Connell St: Jenson Button set for Dublin spin

Nov 10th 2011, 11:20 AM 1,358 Views 6 Comments

Button will line out on the docklands grid, as part of the Bavaria City Racing Dublin event, which takes place next June.