Ten ways Lisbon cut emissions
Jun30

Ten ways Lisbon cut emissions

Lisbon has cut CO2 emissions by 50% in the past few years, so how has such a dramatic reduction been achieved ask Geraldine Herbert Lisbon is the European Green Capital 2020, an award that recognised the city’s commitment to achieving a better urban environment and the transformation that has taken place in the past decade. The city illustrates how green initiatives can support economic recovery and enrich the lives of citizens....

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Lives could be saved if there was greater enforcement of road safety laws
Jun13

Lives could be saved if there was greater enforcement of road safety laws

We have an abundance of road safety laws, so why are we not enforcing them asks Geraldine Herbert Road deaths are on the rise again. So far this year, despite a reduction in traffic volumes during the lockdown of up to 70% there have been 64 fatalities as a result of 60 fatal crashes on Irish roads, compared to 64 fatalities following 55 fatal crashes up to the same period in 2019. In response, The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An...

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Ten things to know about Car Sales this year
Jun08

Ten things to know about Car Sales this year

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has today published Vehicle Licensing figures for May 2020. The number of new cars licensed for the first time in May 2020 was 1,490 compared to 9,126 in May 2019, a drop of 83.7%.  In the first five months of 2020, almost 1 in 5 new cars licensed was a hybrid or electric. From January to May 2020 there was a drop of 34.6% in the number of cars registered to 51,904 compared with 79,350 for the same...

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Drive Now Pay Later – VW Commercials are open for business
May27

Drive Now Pay Later – VW Commercials are open for business

Volkswagen Commercial Dealerships in Ireland have reopened with several new offers for their customers in the new COVID-19 reality writes Suzanne Keane Many businesses have suffered losses due to unexpected closure in the lockdown period, so VW have launched a range of supports to help them get back on the road. Drive Now Pay Later All new VW Commercial Vehicles will now come with a drive now pay later 3-month break when you avail of...

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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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Fancy a new Renault ….. you can buy now and pay later
Apr28

Fancy a new Renault ….. you can buy now and pay later

In response to the COVID-19 crisis and the impact on the Motorist, there has never been a better time to buy a new Renault In a bid to tempt buyers back into showrooms new buyers can avail of Renault’s 202 Buy Now, Pay Later 3+2+1 Offer. Buy Now, Pay Later 3+2+1 Offer By delaying repayments on your new car through July, August, September the offer is designed to give people a chance to get back on their feet. Valid on all...

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