Thursday 25 August 2016
Still at the top of the charts
Those of you who, like me, were students in the nineties (ah, those far-off days…) may well recall a popular t-shirt. Made famous by the Fatboy Slim (remember him? I never forgave him for marrying Zoe Ball before I could get her attention…) video and album cover, it was an olive green affair with simple text reading ‘I’m Number One So Why Try Harder?’ It’s an interesting question. If you’ve reached the number one slot, do you need to do...read more...
The 100-year old man who bought an electric car
A 100 year old Clonmel man who started driving in 1930 behind the wheel of his father’s Ford Model T has become a pioneer for electric driving in Ireland after buying himself a new Nissan LEAF. The 100 per cent electric and zero emissions Nissan LEAF is the first new car that John Walsh has ever bought and with average fuel savings of €1,400 per annum his new EV would have netted him over €120,000 had the car existed during his motoring life. ...read more...
Volkswagen Bank lends €340million to Irish car buyers in 2016
Volkswagen Bank Ireland provided Irish consumers with car loans to the value of more than €340 million so far in 2016. This represents a strong growth of 39 per cent for the bank which lent about €245 million to Irish consumers during the same period in 2015. Personal Contract Plans (PCP) continue to increase in popularity with the bank now offering affordable and flexible plans across all Volkswagen Group brands. With Volkswagen Bank guaranteeing...read more...
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