The Budget 2020 tax on emissions of nitrogen oxide has the potential to be a game-changer for the Irish car trade, and for where and how we buy our cars.  Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images

The Budget 2020 tax on emissions of nitrogen oxide has the potential to be a game-changer for the Irish car trade, and for where and how we buy our ca(...)

The first 60mg/km of NOx emissions from new cars is to be charged at a rate of €5 per mg. Photograph: Andreas Rentz/Getty

A new tax based on a vehicle’s nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions will be applied to new car purchases and used imports from January 1st, replacing the cu(...)

The Vehicle Certification Agency’s website is, rather obviously, the official one and it’s the one whose numbers are likely to be accepted here by those rubber stamping such things

The two websites you’re likely to need the most in the coming weeks, as you work out which new car to buy (or which old car to import) will be that of(...)

The intelligent speed assistance feature is already installed in many newer cars. It alerts the driver the fact that the the speed limit for the road has been exceeded. File photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

EU plans for mandatory devices in cars to alert drivers when they break the speed limit will not forcibly limit the speed of the vehicle, it has emerg(...)

From left, Michael O’Donovan, Bridie O’Mahony Daly and Ronan Twomey  of RGSK

Rota Rail is a new road safety device designed to prevent road users from sliding underneath a truck or articulated vehicle in the event of an acciden(...)