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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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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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Car Finance Terms Explained
Feb05

Car Finance Terms Explained

Thinking of buying a car but don’t speak the language of loans? Check out our handy car finance glossary writes Geraldine Herbert   APR  – Short for Annual Percentage Rate. This is the amount of interest charged on the loan, including any fees. All lenders must calculate the APR in the same way so it is not only the best way to compare loan providers but it shows how much you’re actually going to pay over the period of the...

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How to appeal
Jan24

How to appeal

Outraged by a parking ticket or a clamping decision, or simply dismayed at failing your driving test? Here’s how you can appeal and what you need to do, writes Geraldine Herbert The Driving Test On average, 46% of those sitting their driving test fail it. If you are one of the unlucky ones it is possible to appeal but there are a number of steps you need to follow. As appeals against driving test results are heard by a judge in...

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The Care Trust get on the Road with the All-New Renault Clio
Jan23

The Care Trust get on the Road with the All-New Renault Clio

Renault Ireland will partner with Irish charity The Care Trust (TCT) to supply 36 All-New Renault Clios for its series of fundraising lottery draws in 2020. Renault Ireland Brand Ambassador and Today FM Breakfast Show presenter Ian Dempsey was on hand today (23/01/20) to launch the new partnership. The Care Trust is a non-profit organisation and a registered charity, raising much-needed funds for the CRC, Rehab, and the Mater...

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Why the plan for one million evs by 2030 is more spin than substance
Jan22

Why the plan for one million evs by 2030 is more spin than substance

The Government’s ambition for one million evs might be more spin than substance, but the next decade will bring change, writes Geraldine Herbert The sale of new petrol and diesel cars is to be banned in 2030. This is just one of the measures included in the proposed Climate Action Bill that aims to drastically reduce emissions. The new legislation will not only enshrine the end date for the sale of new petrol and diesel cars,...

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