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A New Way of Thinking About the Automotive Industry

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Over the last couple of decades, Silicon Valley has been responsible for inventing and reinventing all kinds of gadgets and technologies: the music player, the phone, the watch, the TV and the computer itself. Recent trends suggest that the automotive industry might be next on Silicon Valley’s disruption list. Besides a surge of auto tech […]

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The speed limits in these parts of Dublin will be reduced from this week onwards

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New speed limits will come into effect in a number of areas across the city from midnight on Tuesday onwards. A 30 km/h speed limit will be enforced in certain urban areas and residential estates throughout Dublin from midnight on Tuesday, May 30, as part of the expansion of 30 km/h speed limits throughout the […]

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Check out the rare sports cars of the Marconi Automotive Museum

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As you enter you’re greeted by two rows of motorcycles, racing and sports bikes from different eras. Enter the main space and the drool really begins. Red and yellow Ferraris are right by the entrance. There are no ropes, you can walk right up to each car. As amazing as it is getting up close […]

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Michigan ponders its automotive future in the connected age

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Few people take cars more seriously than Michiganders. I’ve been to the home of BMW in Germany. I’ve been to Kia’s HQ in Korea. I’ve seen Honda’s goods in Japan. No one, from the factory worker to the executive in her pinstriped suit, is more obsessed with cars than Michigan Inc. That’s why it was […]

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Is that convertible a Spider or a Spyder?

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Quick — off the top of your head, what makes an open-top two-door a Spider? And why is it sometimes spelled “Spyder?” And while we’re on the subject, how did the term come to be attached to cars in the first place? We’ve got the answer to that last question, and we’ll get to that […]

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Berlin’s Frontier Car Group lands $22M to disrupt emerging markets car sales

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European founders, adept at launching startups which cross many international borders are fast ganging a reputation for launching in emerging markets. In countries where markets are often still very chaotic, there remains a host of opportunities. That’s evidenced by the news today that the Frontier Car Group, which builds and runs marketplaces for used cars […]

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Automotive Infotainment Systems Aren’t Going Anywhere

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Acccording to London-based IHS Markit, an information and analysis firm, there’s big growth in the near future for automotive display systems. The firm is predicting a 17 percent jump in such systems in 2017 alone. In the aptly titled report “Automotive Display Systems Forecast”, IHS Markit is guessing that revenue for center stacks, instrument clusters, […]

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Diesel’s demise poses dilemma for Irish drivers

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Since the introduction of the CO2-based motor taxation system in 2008, Irish drivers have been effectively incentivised into buying diesel-engined cars. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto The tsunami of criticism that has pounded at the shores of diesel-powered motoring is looking ever more likely to wet the feet of the Irish motorist. As daily revelations regarding air […]

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Sorting out World Car vote, electric chat, Octavia surge, opening windows, Haiti rally

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Bentley Bentayga I’m in the middle of voting for the World Car of the Year awards and I’m struggling a bit with the overall winner. The finalists for that overall title are the Audi A5, Q2 and Q5 – yes three from the German maker, Fiat 124 Spyder, Honda Civic, Jaguar F-PACE, Mazda CX-9, Skoda […]

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate: Paragon of style, class and practicality

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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate: Paragon of style, class and practicality I went racing in Leopardstown recently with a few friends and when they quizzed me about what mode of transport I would be ferrying them in, I was hardly surprised to hear a chorus of approval that they would travel in a Mercedes E-Class estate. Just […]

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