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  • Malahide Classic and Vintage Motor Show

    Classic and Vintage Motor Show this weekend The Malahide Classic and Vintage Motor Show will take place this weekend on Sunday May 22. The organisers have announced there will be two “well-known personalities from the Irish motoring world, Bob Montgommery and David Golding who will be guest judges at the show. Bob Montgomery is a well known Irish motoring and...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report April 2022

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report has been released for the month of April. Have you been affected by one of these previously crashed or damaged cars? Franchise Dealerships In the month of April we had 251 vehicles which were damaged or written-off in franchise dealerships. This was a drop of 33 over the previous...

  • Phoenix Park Speed Limit Changes to 30km/h

    Speed limits and parking restrictions in the park Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Mr. Patrick O’Donovan T.D has introduced a new 30km/h speed limit in the Phoenix Park. The restrictions start today, Monday, the 28th of February 2022. The new bylaws are in line with the Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Report, published in January...

  • Sony partners with Honda to make Electric Cars

    Sony Honda Partnership The Japanese electronics giant Sony will join forces with Honda to develop electric cars by 2025. Sony announced last Friday that they were teaming up with Honda for the electric car project. This is the latest partnership of its type between a major car manufacturer and a tech giant. Demand for battery-powered electric vehicles is rapidly growing...

  • February Crashed & Damaged Vehicle Report

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report for the month of February 2022 has been released. It is hoped that you are not one of the motorists that may have been affected by the purchase of a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of February saw a slight increase with 319 vehicles written-off compared to...

  • Crashed and Damaged Car Report for January 2022

    Crashed & Damaged Vehicles The MyVehicle.ie crashed and damaged car report for the month of January 2022 has been released. It is hoped that you are not one of the motorists that may have been affected by the purchase of a previously damaged car. Franchise Dealerships The month of January saw a big increase with 312 vehicles written-off compared to...

  • New penalties for drivers to come into force from February 1, 2022

    Driving Penalties coming into force New driving penalties are coming into force today in Ireland. From now on, any drivers who park up on the footpath could be liable for a higher penalty. Drivers who park their vehicle on the footpath, bus lane or cycle track will see the fines double from February 1st. The new penalty increases were announced...

  • UK Highway Code changes you may need to know if driving in Britain

    UK Highway Code Many drivers may be unaware, but there has been a major overhaul of the UK’s Highway Code in which nine sections of the code have had 50 new rules added. The new Highway Code rules have been specifically brought into force in a bid to improve road safety for pedestrians and cyclists. The new rules include a...

  • Unpaid M50 toll charges lead to car seizures

    Unpaid M50 toll charges lead to car seizures It has been revealed by the Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) that 94 vehicles were seized by the sheriff in the first ten months of 2021 for non-payment of M50 toll fines. Among the vehicles seized were many luxury cars, such as a Lexus, a Land Rover Range Rover, a Mercedes Benz CLS...

  • Why is there a used car shortage in Ireland?

    Auto Parts Shortage According to the Director General of The Society of the Irish Motor Industry, Brian Cook supply chain issues are not the only reason for a drop in car sales here in Ireland. As we are all aware, the lockdowns and Covid-19 have had an unprecedented impact on the global economy and in particular the automotive industry. At...