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Irish drivers not confident on icy roads, research suggests

New research shows that seven in 10 motorists are least confident driving when there is ice on the road, with women less confident compared to

Record number of vehicles fail MOT due to emissions

Over 1.27 million vehicles failed the MOT across the UK last year because of faults relating to exhaust emissions, new research suggests.

Independent aftermarket urged to embrace digital opportunities

Digitalisation is the biggest opportunity in 2021, and the independent aftermarket should make the most of it.

VAT margin scheme for NI used car dealers to be reinstated

The UK government has confirmed that it is reinstating the VAT margin scheme for cars imported and resold by car retailers in Northern Ireland. This

Cattle grid mistaken for wall by ADAS

Some cars have come off the road trying to cross a cattle grid after sensors mistook it for a wall and slammed on the brakes.

Irish auto aftermarket can be open for business

Let us all play our part in making 2021 a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. On Wednesday last (December 30th.), the Taoiseach announced that

Catalytic converter thefts continue to rise

The theft of catalytic converters is one of the fastest rising crimes in England, with the number of devices being stolen rising six-fold in the

Europe’s EV ambitions far removed from today’s reality, says ACEA chief

New research by the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) shows that of the 243 million passenger cars on EU roads last year, less than 615,000

Drug-driving rates up as Gardaí begin Christmas road safety plans

An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have launched the annual Christmas and New Year Road Safety campaign, which will primarily focus on

Ten years to get 55,000 technicians trained on EVs

The UK government recently announced plans to accelerate the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans, bringing it forward by