16% of Motorists will change car this year – AA Survey

AA Ireland recently surveyed a panel of over 7,000* motorists on their plans to purchase new, second hand and electric vehicles in 2010 and beyond. Overall, 16% hope to change their car this year. Results found the majority (54%) intend to purchase a second hand car. 6% plan to buy a new car and a… Continue reading 16% of Motorists will change car this year – AA Survey

Fuel Prices up 10% in 2010

The price of petrol rose again this month and is up by 2.6c to 134.4c per litre according to the latest fuel price survey from the AA. Diesel prices rose even more sharply, by 3.5c a litre in the last month to an average of 125.5c. Petrol prices are now 9.8% higher (12c per litre) than they were in January. Diesel is up 10.5c since January, an increase of 9%. Almost two thirds of new car sales this year are diesel models, a very significant change in buying patterns as diesel has become the fuel of choice.