Updated: 09/05/18 : 10:27:45
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Full-electric driving unlikely before 2033

New research has revealed that while full-electric motoring looks to be some way in the future for most people, 37% of people will buy an electrified car next time around. The survey of 690 Irish car drivers intending to purchase a new or used passenger vehicle within the next 24 months found that 26% of respondents are likely to opt for self-charging [...]  Read More...

Updated: 10/05/18 : 07:46:13
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BMW recalling 312,000 faulty cars in UK and Ireland

BMW has said it will widen a recall of vehicles at risk of an electrical fault to 312,000.The manufacturer will contact owners of the affected models - BMW 1 Series, 3 Series, Z4 and X1 petrol and diesel models made between March 2007 and August 2011 - in the next three weeks, a spokesman said.BMW have confirmed that a number of cars sold in Ireland will be included in the recall.The Driver and Vehicle Standards [...]  Read More...

Updated: 02/05/18 : 13:46:00
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April sees slight increase in new car registrations

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of April were up 3.33% (8,102) when compared to April 2017 (7,841), while new cars registrations year to date remain down 4.68% (79,897) on the same period last year (83,823).New Light Commercial Vehicle registrations (LCV) were up 6.51% (1,800) on April 2017 (1,690) and year to date are up 5.39% [...]  Read More...

Updated: 08/05/18 : 12:20:56
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Disposal of Scrap Cars (End of Life Vehicles)

Sligo County Council are reminding vehicle owners that when they wish to dispose of their unwanted or worn out vehicles, that this should only be done at an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF).There are two such facilities in Co. Sligo: Clearway on Deep Water Quay, Sligo (071 915 3360) and North West Car Dismantlers in Cashelgarron, Carney, Co. Sligo (071 916 3243)If you have a vehicle that is not road worthy, meaning you [...]  Read More...