Archive for January, 2009

Toyota to recall Yaris cars

January 29th, 2009
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  Toyota Ireland is to recall some models of its Yaris car due to a problem with the centre pillar housing the front seat belts. The recall affects models manufactured between June 2005 and April 2007. Owners of the vehicles involved will be notified by post in early February of the details of the recall. […]

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New Car Sales In Ireland down 58%

January 12th, 2009
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Motorcheck.ie is now publishing the number of vehicles registered for 2009 against those registered in 2008 on its homepage. While the figure at the moment shows a 58% decline I think it’s being slightly generous. There was an extra day to register cars in 2008 that’s not being included so the real figure is probably […]

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Automatic speed cameras – another money making scheme

January 2nd, 2009
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 Over half of motorists do not believe that the introduction of new speed cameras will be used only for road safety purposes. Automated cameras are due to be installed on our roads by a private company by the middle of next year. Gardaí have said they would be used to make the roads safer and […]

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NI – Pay your motor tax or the car will be crushed

January 2nd, 2009
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 New figures have revealed that the rate of motor tax evasion in Northern Ireland is more than three times higher than in the rest of the UK. The authorities are planning a New Year clampdown in an effort to combat the problem. Last year, the rate of car tax evasion in Northern Ireland rose to […]

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