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NCT centre Dublin. File photograph: Dave Sleator

The company that operates the National Car Test (NCT) has been given a six-month extension to its contract by the Road Safety Authority. Applus Car (...)

Luminosity chief executive Sharon Kavanagh-Banks says the standard of automotive recognition (Soar) system was initially developed as a form of quick and easy stocktaking for vehicle importers who have to deal with huge marshalling yards of cars awaiting delivery to dealers.

With the sudden death of the traditional paper tax disc in the UK, the foot-long strip of paper in our windscreens is coming under increasing scrutin(...)

The NCT centre at Font Hill Road, Dublin. The average pass rate per centre is 48 per cent. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More cars than ever are failing the National Car Test (NCT) new figures show. A total of 52 per cent of cars – or more than 650,000 – did not p(...)

The company that operates the National Car Test for the State, has settled a legal challenge to a finding that it had unfairly sacked a car tester following allegations by a whistleblower. File photograph: David Sleator

The company that operates the National Car Test for the State, has settled a legal challenge to a finding that it had unfairly sacked a car tester fo(...)

File photograph of a car being tested. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Over half of the cars taking the compulsory National Car Test (NCT) in the first half of 2014 failed it, new figures have shown.The figures published (...)