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How to change a flat tyre
Feb19

How to change a flat tyre

Not sure how to change a tyre? Our friends in SandyFord Motor Centre have some useful advice in this step by step guide Knowing how to change a flat tyre is essential knowledge for any driver. You never know what can happen and what situation you may end up in, so if you’re responsible enough to be driving, you should be responsible enough to learn this imperative life skill. Experiencing a tyre blowout can be a scary thing,...

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Five Estate Cars for a growing family
Feb17

Five Estate Cars for a growing family

The humble estate car might have been falling out of fashion since the SUV’s arrival, but it still represents the most pragmatic approach to family motoring writes Geraldine Herbert SKODA OCTAVIA COMBI It is a testament to just how good the current Octavia is, that it remains among the best selling cars despite a new model on the way. Essentially the Combi is a Golf with a bigger boot and there is class-leading amount of space...

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6 Romantic Cars for Valentine’s day
Feb13

6 Romantic Cars for Valentine’s day

Start Valentine’s day on a positive note with our top 6 cars that will help bring out your romantic side writes Geraldine Herbert It is that time of the year again and love is in the air. We reckon at wheelsforwomen nothing says “be mine” more than a romantic car so whether you are off for a weekend escape or a first date, here are our 6 cars of choice to sweep your valentine off their feet.   #1 Mazda MX-5 Jump in and drop the...

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Car Chat with Laura Woods
Feb10

Car Chat with Laura Woods

We talk electric cars, driving test tales, and dream drives with Ireland AM presenter Laura Woods Your current car? I currently drive a BMW 3 Series. I have always been a fan of the BMW range, but they were a big extravagance and out of my budget for years. Then in the last while I had a big birthday which coincided with the end of nearly eight years of Creche fees & I figured life is too short – eat the cake, buy the car.....

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Driving in Extreme Weather Conditions #StormCiara
Feb07

Driving in Extreme Weather Conditions #StormCiara

Met Éireann has warned of  strong winds and heavy rain as Storm Ciara heads our way so we have some tips for driving in extreme weather Windy weather Plan your journey – is there a route with less exposure to the weather and less risk of fallen trees?  Choose a sheltered route if you have the option. Be aware of the danger posed by debris that may have blown into the roadway. Wind rarely blows steadily, and a sudden gust can...

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13 Electric cars to get excited about in 2020
Feb06

13 Electric cars to get excited about in 2020

Will 2020 finally be the year to convert the electric car sceptic asks Geraldine Herbert BMW IX 3 – Due to start production this summer at its plant in China, it will be later in the year before BMW Ireland will launch this all-electric version of the X3. With spy shots already appearing online, it is expected it will have a battery capacity of 74 kWh and a range of 400-plus kilometres. Premium rivals include the Audi e-tron,...

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