Toyota Ireland chief predicts rapid shift from diesel to hybrid

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Toyota Ireland’s chief executive, Steve Tormey has predicted a bright 2018 for hybrid sales, and a negative future for diesel.

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BMW i partners with An Garda Síochána in EV Pilot

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

BMW Group Ireland is providing a BMW i3 to an Garda Síochána to pilot the practical implications of electric vehicles.

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Ford renews car partnership with FAI

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Ford Ireland renewed its existing partnership with Irish football for 2018 and in doing so, handed over a fleet of new 181 Ford models to the Football Association of Ireland to assist in the delivery of grassroots football and ultimately the future of Irish football.

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Irish drivers would consider a hybrid or electric vehicle

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Irish drivers have proven themselves to be an environmentally conscientious bunch when contemplating purchasing their next vehicle, according to a survey by Carzone.

The survey of 2,030 Irish adults and more than 70 million searches carried out on Carzone from June to December in 2017 revealed that 70 per cent would consider purchasing an electric or hybrid car as their next vehicle.

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Volvo XC60 is safest car in Euro NCAP testing

Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Volvo Cars’ XC60 has been crowned the best performing large off-roader, and the car with the best overall performance of 2017 in the prestigious Euro NCAP 2017 Best in Class safety awards.

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Talking road safety with our youngest pupils

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Westmeath County Library Service in conjunction with the Westmeath County Council Road Safety Officer challenged national school pupils to design a poster based on Road Safety. Hundreds of entries poured in, making it a challenging decision for the judges.

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New Ford Mondeo Hybrid EV on the way

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Ford Ireland is adding the first Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) car to its lineup with the arrival of the new Mondeo HEV.

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Thousands of cars deemed too dangerous for road in 2017

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Thousands of people are driving vehicles that are not road worthy, putting their lives and those of others at serious risk, new figures reveal.

About 6,000 owners submitted cars unworthy for an NCT in 2017. In these cases, the NCT staff advised them that their car should be towed and not driven from the test centre.

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People queuing up to pre- order the new Nissan Leaf

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

As the global leader for electric vehicles, Nissan is well-placed to judge the customer reaction towards the forthcoming launch of its pioneering, all-new Leaf EV.

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Dacia Duster Commercial wins for third year in a row

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

The Dacia Duster Commercial 4x4 has retained its grip on the “Best 4x4 Van” category at the What Van? Awards 2018, winning the honour for the third consecutive year at a presentation ceremony held in London before Christmas.

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Jaguar F-Pace receives a five-star safety rating

Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The Jaguar F-Pace performance SUV has added a five-star Euro NCAP rating to its 2017 World Car of the Year title.

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Space and comfort with the Skoda Karoq SUV

Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The Skoda Karoq is the second model in the brand’s SUV offensive.

The Karoq made its debut in Ireland recently, starting at €27,715 for the very well-equipped ‘Ambition’ model. New technologies including a digital information display and a new 1.5 TSI petrol engine are featured for the first time in a Škoda

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