Strong performance by Alyx Coby at IAME France Ladies Cup
Sep10

Strong performance by Alyx Coby at IAME France Ladies Cup

16-year-old Alyx Coby, from Newbridge, Co. Kildare travelled to Circuit Jean Brun in Varennes-sur-Allier, France last weekend to compete in the IAME France Ladies Cup. The event, organised as a one-off race during the second round of the French National Karting Championship, featured an all-female grid of twenty-one drivers between the ages of 14 and 18. Now in its second year, the event draws the top female drivers from across...

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0% finance offer aims to put more Electric Vehicle drivers onto Irish roads
Aug26

0% finance offer aims to put more Electric Vehicle drivers onto Irish roads

Nissan and AIB have come together with a new initiative to put more Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers onto Irish roads and help support the transition to a low-carbon economy. The ‘Power of Zero’ initiative offers consumers the opportunity to buy a new Nissan LEAF with 0% finance and to avail of one year’s free servicing. Customers who do so can save in excess of €13,000 in finance and running costs and 11 tonnes of C02 emissions over...

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Apple CarPlay Gets a Few Tweaks but Still No Formal Update
Jun24

Apple CarPlay Gets a Few Tweaks but Still No Formal Update

Were you looking forward to an update to Apple CarPlay, particularly one that might include a new UI or on-phone usage, in the style of Google’s Android Auto? If so, you may have been disappointed that an announcement of no such update was given at the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. It wasn’t all bad news, however, as a few tweaks were unveiled to at least make for an improved product. One feature that the minor update...

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10 top reasons people fail the Irish driving test
Jun12

10 top reasons people fail the Irish driving test

48% of people fail their Driving test each year in Ireland, so what are people doing wrong? We get some expert advice from Ladybird Driving School After spending 30 years in the Driver Education Industry, Ladybird Driving School knows a thing or 2 about the reasons why people failing their driving tests. So what are the reasons people are failing their driving test and what the common mistakes are made at every test centre across the...

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SIMI  appoints first female President in the Society’s 98 year history
May26

SIMI appoints first female President in the Society’s 98 year history

Motor Industry Appoints new Simi President Gillian Fanning Gillian Fanning, Marketing Director of automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Dublin was elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation’s AGM held virtually today. She is the first female President of SIMI in the Society’s 98 year history. Speaking at the virtual event, Gillian commented that she was “looking forward to her term as...

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