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Irish roads among the safest in Europe

Irish roads have been ranked as the fifth safest in Europe, based on deaths per million. Figures from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) have

Thatcham backs German court’s Tesla Autopilot ruling

A court in Munich has ruled that Tesla has exaggerated promises about its so-called ‘self-driving’ technology, with the carmaker’s use of the term ‘Autopilot’ coming

Flat batteries top call-out request during lockdown

Roadside assistance provider Allianz Partners has revealed that the top call-out request during lockdown (April, May and June) this year was for flat batteries.

Renault Master Z.E. getting increased payload and new chassis cab version

Renault tells us that their Master Z.E. offers the widest range of variants for an electric commercial vehicle including panel van, platform cab and now

Face masks now compulsory on public transport

The wearing of face masks on all forms of public transport in Ireland is now compulsory. Regulations to enforce this come into effect from today,

Renault helping businesses get back on the road

With more business resuming over the past weeks, Renault Group tells us that it and its bank have continued to work with private and business

Seat Ireland offering roof box rental service

Seat Ireland is offering a roof box rental service, available to Seat customers across its 23-retailer network. The purpose of the rental service is to

Speed remains factor in motorcyclist deaths in Ireland

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging motorcyclists to “ease off the throttle” and to be extra cautious as the roads

First look at all-new Torus Terrastorm 4×4

Torsus, the Czech manufacturer of some of the world’s toughest, heavy-duty off-road buses, said it’s ready to cause a stir in the commercial vehicle sector

MOT decision poses serious safety risk

The British government is taking a ‘serious safety risk’ by allowing millions of motorists to keep their cars on the road until January 2021, without