Give Time, Give Space
Sep06

Give Time, Give Space

Motorists are being asked to slow down and give cyclists room on the roads  On September 6th 2016 Donna Fox was killed in a collision in Dublin city. Donna was cycling to work when she was knocked down by a delivery lorry and died at the scene. For her fifth anniversary, she is being remembered today by the “Give Time, Give Space” campaign for road safety. As traffic increases and restrictions have eased this appeal is aimed at all...

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Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?
Aug13

Are you afraid to drive on Friday the 13th?

  Centuries of superstition have made us dread the day, but is Friday the 13th actually as unlucky as legend would have it? Probably not but for the 1% who won’t dare drive on this day we have some tips writes Geraldine Herbert According to the AA 1% of drivers in Ireland will not venture on the road on Friday the 13th so here are our tips on how to calm your driving nerves Always carry your mobile phone and tell someone what...

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The Grant System for Electric cars is changing
Jun03

The Grant System for Electric cars is changing

It’s the end of the road for some Electric Car grants writes Geraldine Herbert From July 1st 2021, the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI)  grant for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) will be reduced from €5,000 to €2,500. and the grant for both EVs and PHEVs will only apply to cars under €60,000. The following EV supports and grants will remain in place: • Home Charger Grant Scheme provides support towards the...

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A – Z of what’s coming soon … Skoda to Vovlo
May27

A – Z of what’s coming soon … Skoda to Vovlo

SKODA Skoda’s popular Octavia is now available in plug-in hybrid and RS variants. The Enyaq iV is Skoda’s first electric car for Ireland and boasts up to 510km with prices starting from €46,570 on the road, which includes a three-year service and tyre plan. The end of the year sees the arrival of an all-new Fabia. The fourth generation of the popular small car will be available with petrol engines only and is likely to be...

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A – Z of what’s coming soon … Mercedes to SEAT
May27

A – Z of what’s coming soon … Mercedes to SEAT

  MERCEDES-BENZ The surge of new models will continue from Mercedes-Benz through the rest of 2021. Just arrived is a new SUV based on the A-Class and GLA, the EQA is priced from €51,125. Arriving in July is a revised four-door CLS Coupé and the new S580 Maybach, while August sees the arrival of the refreshed AMG GT four-door coupé and a S580e, a petrol-powered hybrid S-Class. A new C-Class in saloon and estate model variants is...

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A – Z of what’s coming soon … Ford to Mazda
May27

A – Z of what’s coming soon … Ford to Mazda

FORD Ford will be blazing a trail this year with two performance models – the Puma ST and the Mustang Mach-E. With eye-catching styling, the Ford Puma was one of the big surprises of last year. Based on the excellent Fiesta, it raises the bar in the fun-to-drive stakes. Now an ST model – with 200hp and a 0-100kmh acceleration time of 6.7 seconds – has just gone on sale. Prices start from €41,813. The second big...

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