Sunday 25 February 2018

Where to find a car's running costs

CAR website CarsIreland.ie claims it is the only classified site on the Irish market where you can view each car's running costs.

The special feature means you can see running cost details on each used car listed on the site, including mpg and annual road tax.

The facility is in response to fuel prices and changes to the motor tax system now based on emissions for many cars.

TRANSIT GLORY CONNECTS FOR FORD

FORD'S new Transit Connect (pictured) has won the 'International Van of the Year 2014' – the first time a manufacturer has won the award twice in a row.

A jury of 24 journalists awarded it 130 points from a possible 163. In second place was the Mercedes Sprinter, followed by the Renault Kangoo.

Former Ford winners were the Transit (2001), Transit Connect (2003), Transit (2007), and Transit Custom (2013).

NEW NAME REBRANDS FOR DONNELLAN GARAGE

AKAT Pitstop has been re-branded as Donnellan Auto Services.

Established in 1999, the garage is in Oranmore Business Park in Galway and claims to be one of the west's largest independent service outlets.

Irish Independent

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