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How realistic is one million electric cars by 2030?
Dec31

How realistic is one million electric cars by 2030?

  No-one would disagree that the target of 1 million evs on our roads by 2030 is wildly ambitious but there are factors to consider writes Geraldine Herbert 1 As a government target it will shape government policy and that will significantly impact on what people will buy. 2. The next 12 to 24 months we will see a doubling and tripling of new electric cars leading to more choice for new buyers, more used cars will come on-stream...

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Five standout Motoring Moments in the 2010s
Dec23

Five standout Motoring Moments in the 2010s

My memorable motoring moments of the decade writes Geraldine Herbert It has been a decade of disruption, dieselgate and unparalleled choice plus for me ten years of driving more than 1,000 cars. On reflection, many cars stand out for all sorts of reasons: some are not nearly as good as you had hoped, others are just disappointing, while many were forgettable. And some are remembered not as much for the car but for the location or a...

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Winter Solstice – The Longest Night of the Year
Dec21

Winter Solstice – The Longest Night of the Year

Sunday 22nd is Winter Solstice or the longest night of the year so we have some advice when driving in the dark writes Geraldine Herbert In Dublin, the sun will rise at 08:37 am on Sunday and set again at 16.07 pm so the chances are you will be driving to work or home in the dark. Driving in the dark can cause fatigue – plan your journey, scheduling at least one stop every two hours. Don’t ignore warning signs of fatigue....

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What to do when driving in fog
Dec19

What to do when driving in fog

We have some tips on how to stay safe when driving in fog writes Geraldine Herbert 1) Slow down – Driving at normal speeds in fog can be very dangerous particularly when you cannot see where you are going. 2) Clear your windows – Before you leave ensure you can see out of all windows and once on the road don’t let your windows and mirrors get fogged up. You need to have full visibility at all times so make sure your windows are...

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Nine Christmas Parking Tips
Dec16

Nine Christmas Parking Tips

Looking for a car space at Christmas is the stuff of nightmares but it doesn’t have to be, we have some parking survival tips writes Geraldine Herbert 1. The early bird The early bird not only gets the worm but also the best parking spots so in order to secure a decent parking spot leave the house as early as you can. 2. Consider using Park & Ride Avail of a stress-free trip into town by parking your car at one of the Park and...

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