Mayoman wins Renault car in Operation GIY Nation

Fri, Nov 28, 2014

What do you normally achieve after four months of growing delicious, fresh home-grown food? Probably feeling healthier and certainly saving money, but what about winning an electric car for your efforts?

The overall winner of the challenge was Mona Wise from Galway, but Renault decided to gift the other three pioneers a Fluence ZE to continue on their successful eco-challenge.

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Volvo unveils V60 Cross Country

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Volvo Cars has unveiled the long-awaited cross country version of its successful V60 sportswagon at the 2014 LA Motor Show.

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Galwayman in final three for €50,000 Young Driver Award

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Motorsport Ireland has announced the three finalists for the prestigious Billy Coleman Award for Ireland’s Young Rally Driver of the Year.

Dean Raftery from Craughwell, Co Galway, joins Josh Moffett (Co Monaghan), and Kevin Eves (Co Donegal) as contenders for award to be announced at the Motorsport Ireland Dunlop Champions of Irish Motorsport Awards on December 10.

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Get ready for Opel's new Corsa

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Opel promises the new Corsa will wow customers here with its fresh looks, efficient engines, clever safety and driving technologies, and its overall driving experience. It will start from €14,895 for the three-door S entry model.

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Seat kicks off pre-2015 car sales promotion

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

Seat Ireland is introducing the 2015 range as part of the Seat fast-forward sales event taking place in appointed main dealerships until December 19.

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New car sales at highest level since 2009

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Car sales were up 21 per cent for the month of October (2,042) compared with the same month last year (1,692), according to figures released from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

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Volkswagen drives expansion with new offers

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Volkswagen Ireland has announced news of model upgrades and new finance offers.

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Audi Galway hosts Future Now test drive event

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Audi Galway will host a Future Now test drive event for existing and potential customers at the Audi Galway showroom on Saturday and Sunday.

Audi tells us the event will provide motorists in the west with the opportunity to experience the stunning new 2015 Future Now Audi collection.

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Honda returns in style to Motorpark Galway with Alison Canavan

Thu, Nov 20, 2014

Honda and Motorpark Galway will open the festive season in Galway in real style later this month with an action-packed launch event at the new Honda showroom.

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Efficient Honda Civic Tourer wins MPG Marathon

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Pictured at the recent launch of the new Hyundai i20 are David Hogan of Hogan Motors, Ballybrit, with rugby pundit Brent Pope.  The new i20 will be on show in the dealship this weekend.

Honda’s fuel-sipping 1.6 i-DTEC engine from the next-generation Earth Dreams Technology series has once again underlined its impressive fuel efficiency with the new Civic Tourer powering Honda to victory in this year’s MPG Marathon.

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New Ford C-Max offers more

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Ford has unveiled the stylish new C-Max and Grand C-Max which boast a new sleek exterior design, beautifully crafted interior with improved stowage ideas, and major fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions improvements.

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Peugeot adds exciting new models to 308 range

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Following the debut of the performance-oriented 308 GT at the Paris Motor Show, Peugeot has announced full details of two new models that will further enhance the range’s appeal.

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Galway businesses honoured in auto awards

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Five Galway-based businesses have been honoured in the national auto awards.

They came out on top as winners in their respective sectors for Connacht-Ulster of the 2015 Irish Auto Trade Awards. The region includes all of Connacht plus counties Cavan, Donegal and Monaghan.

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Kenny Galway appointed main Peugeot dealer

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

Pictured from left to right: Des Cannon, managing director at Gowan Distributors Limited, Peugeot importers in Ireland; Brian Kenny, dealer principal at Kenny Galway; and Colin Sheridan, sales and marketing director at Gowan Distributors Limited.

Kenny Galway has been appointed a main Peugeot dealer for Galway.

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New Mercedes-Benz CLS coupe and shooting brake arrive

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Revised versions of the iconic four-door Mercedes-Benz CLS Coupé and its five-door estate car sibling, the CLS Shooting Brake, have been launched in Ireland.

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First Land Rover Discovery sport rolls off the line

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Two weeks after making its motor show debut, the first Land Rover Discovery Sport has rolled off their UK-based production line, marking another significant milestone in Jaguar Land Rover’s product offensive which will see the company deliver 50 significant product actions over the next five years.

The new Discovery Sport, the world's most versatile and capable premium compact SUV is the first member of the new Discovery family.

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RSA public consultation on vintage vehicle roadworthiness testing

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has launched a public consultation and is seeking feedback from interested parties on proposals relating to the roadworthiness testing of vintage vehicles.

RSA policy, to save lives and prevent injuries by reducing the number and severity of collisions on the road, is to require as many vehicle categories as possible to undergo periodic roadworthiness testing. This is a preventative measure which helps ensure that vehicles using our roads are in sound working order.

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All-new Ford Mondeo arrives here next month

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

The all-new Ford Mondeo delivers the global debut of a new pedestrian detection technology that could help reduce the severity of accidents or help drivers avoid them altogether.

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Thirty-nine contenders for 2015 Continental Irish Car of the Year

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

Tom Dennigan of Continental Tyres Ireland with Austin Shinnors, chairman of the IMWA, outside The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Square, where the Continental Irish Car of the Year awards event will be held on Friday November 28.

A field of 39 candidates for the prestigious Continental Irish Car of the Year 2015 awards was announced by the Irish Motoring Writers Association this week.

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New Ford Mondeo arrives here next month

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

The new Ford Mondeo delivers the global debut of a new pedestrian detection technology that could help reduce the severity of accidents or help drivers avoid them altogether.

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