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This 10-step guide on how to change a flat tyre covers instructions and tools needed to replace a punctured tyre. Learn to use a jack with a spare tyre in no time.
Find out the most efficient methods to defrost a car windscreen quickly without damaging your car, and what to avoid.
If you are looking to buy a used car, make sure you haven't overlooked the following checks. Read more. 
From car maintenance to how to keep your car engine healthy… we have provided some handy routine car upkeep tips to get your car in good working order and running smoothly. 
Driving on the motorway can seem daunting, especially if you are a newly qualified driver. A fear of motorway driving can make a driver nervous, but Zurich's motorway driving guide has all the rules and tips needed to help new and experienced drivers stay in control.
The Wild Atlantic Way road trip is an absolute must when planning a road trip in Ireland. Zurich brings you the complete guide with routes along this 1,600-mile stretch of coastline.
For a small island Ireland packs a punch when it comes to scenery. Here are 10 scenic drives that show the best of the country.

You may be worried about travelling during a pandemic and you’re right. Borders have opened up, hotels and AirBnB are receiving guests again, but you can never be too careful. 

We have complied a list of tips to help you drive safely in winter weather and ensure your car is well maintained for various winter driving conditions. 
A common question people that are looking to buy an electric vehicle ask themselves is how far can an electric vehicle (EV) go in one charge. In this article we are going to look at electric car battery range and help you work out how much range you will need to confidently make your journeys.  
In this article we are going to explain what the average lifespan of an electric car battery is, compare a few Electric Vehicle (EV) models as well as explore the costs of replacing a battery. By the end of this article, you'll have all the information you need to make an informed decision on whether buying an electric car is worth it for you. 

In this article, we’ll explain why at Zurich Ireland we believe that 2023 is the right time to buy an electric car. With the following list of reasons and benefits of buying an electric vehicle (EV), we aim to help you make an informed decision before making a purchase.

Looking to get an EV (Electric Vehicle) home charger for your electric car? Everything you need to know for safe installation of an electric home charger.
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