Motor Industry Registrations reflect improving economy
May03

Motor Industry Registrations reflect improving economy

Official statistics  released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that new car registrations for the month of April were up 10% (10,408) compared to (9,451) April 2015, while new cars registrations year to date are up 26% (93,240) on the same period last year (73,970). Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) show an 11% (2,311) increase on April 2015 (2,078) and year to date are up 29% (15,730). While Heavy Commercial...

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Bumbleance Truck Run 2016
May02

Bumbleance Truck Run 2016

The Barrack Obama Plaza in Moneygall was overrun with Trucks for the 2016 Bumbleance Truck Run which took place on Sunday May 1st with over 200 trucks joining together from three starting points to form a convoy of 2014 in total. Event organisers have released a figure raised for the charity at an incredible €31,000. The Bumbleance Truck run which is supported across Tipperary was fully supported by Tierney International, the...

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Get a Load of ŠKODA’s Top-of-the-Range Towing Systems
Apr29

Get a Load of ŠKODA’s Top-of-the-Range Towing Systems

Towing and trailers are not one of the most glamorous subjects when it comes to motoring and for this reason have not been topical over the last number of years. ŠKODA, however, consider themselves one of the most practical and functional car brands on the market and takes the subject very seriously. ŠKODA have highlighted that 22% (1,375) of their retail customers fitted genuine ŠKODA towing systems (tow bar & electrical harness...

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Ford Brings Intelligent All Wheel Drive to Ireland
Apr27

Ford Brings Intelligent All Wheel Drive to Ireland

  At an event this week at Mondello Park Racing Circuit in Co. Kildare, Ford Ireland demonstrated the company’s new Intelligent All Wheel Drive technology on a range of models including Mondeo, S-MAX and Galaxy.   The Irish launch of these Intelligent All Wheel Drive vehicles comes as the company expects to sell 139,000 all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles across Europe in 2016 – a 120 per cent increase compared to...

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Honda Jazz
Apr24

Honda Jazz

A few weeks back I said that dark blue didn’t really do much for the new Honda HR-V I was driving. Better news this week as the Honda Jazz press car came in a very impressive red.  It really stood out in the supermarket car park and as we didn’t have any rain the week I had the car, it looked sparking right throughout the week. There is an old saying that ‘the day you buy is the day you sell,’ and a motor fanatic told me last week...

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Peugeot Reveals 2nd Generation i-Cockpit® Interior
Apr20

Peugeot Reveals 2nd Generation i-Cockpit® Interior

Peugeot has revealed its vision of tomorrow’s driving environment with the unveiling of the latest generation Peugeot i-Cockpit®. Designed for an even more instinctive, safer driving experience, the new i-Cockpit is a preview of the interior of future Peugeot models. The second generation Peugeot i-Cockpit® invites both driver and passengers to step into an even more exciting and stimulating driving dimension. In terms of...

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ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR OPENS NEW CROKE PARK BRANCH IN DUBLIN
Apr19

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR OPENS NEW CROKE PARK BRANCH IN DUBLIN

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car has announced the opening of its new city centre branch, located on Russell Street, Dublin 1 beside Croke Park. To celebrate the relocation and opening of the new Russell Street branch, Enterprise Rent-A-Car will offer a weekend special rate of €19.16 to cover rental on the weekend of the 23rd April, in time for the 1916 centenary anniversary. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is part of Enterprise Holdings, the...

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Murray dominates SEAT Supercup season opener
Apr19

Murray dominates SEAT Supercup season opener

  Niall Murray demonstrated just why he is the reigning SEAT Supercup Ireland Champion by putting in a dominant performance at the championship’s 2016 season opener over the weekend. Making a one off return to the championship, the 21-year-old kicked off proceedings at Mondello Park by securing the Yokohama Pole Award in qualifying before going on to take a convincing Race 1 win over Niall Quinn and championship rookie Rob...

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