Skoda unveils new Octavia line-up prices

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

The Octavia has received a facelift and will go on sale here in Ireland this March.

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Younger drivers fuelling record SUV sales?

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Motivated by a strong social conscience and keen to rent, stream and share goods and services, the millennial generation’s revolutionary approach to spending is changing how companies, including carmakers, do business. And their fresh thinking is influencing the cars they want to drive in ways one might not expect.

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Uber signs agreement for Mercedes-Benz self-drive cars

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Daimler and Uber have signed a general agreement on the intended supply and operation of self-driving Mercedes-Benz vehicles on Uber's network.

Under the terms of the cooperation Daimler plans to introduce self-driving vehicles also on Uber’s global lift-sharing network in the coming years.

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Galway Player is Bradley Renault brand ambassador

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Men's fashion, grooming and dating expert Kieran O'Malley, also known as the Galway Player, has been announced as Bradley Renault's latest brand ambassador.

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Hundreds of cars for auction at Galway Racecourse

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Following the success of the 2016 Galway Racecourse auction, Wilsons Auctions is returning to Ballybrit for another car and van auction.

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Mercedes-Benz to shine at Geneva Motor Show

Thu, Feb 23, 2017

In celebration of its 50 years association, two new models from the Mercedes-AMG stable – an AMG GT C edition 50 Roadster and AMG C 63 Cabriolet Pacific Blue edition - will receive their world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show early in March.

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Selling a car online

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The new year is flying along as we come to the midpoint of February. Your new year, new me resolutions may have dropped off but there is no need to feel down; why not try new year, new car? First we have to get rid of your old model.

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VW Touran is Europe’s top selling MPV

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Volkswagen's Touran has been confirmed as the biggest selling MPV in Europe.

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Millions of Brits bamboozled by basic car maintenance

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Millions of Brits have admitted being completely mystified by even the simplest car maintenance.

A new survey has found that more than four in 10 motorists do not know how to change a flat tyre, with 37 per cent claiming they would not be able to find the spare wheel. And six in 10 could not replace a bulb in a headlight, while almost a quarter (24pc) were unable to refill an empty windscreen washer tank. Four in 10 did not know how to check when tyres were worn beyond the legal limit.

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Toyota sales takes top spot in Galway

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Tony Burke Motors receives a Toyota Ireland sales award for being the No 1 selling car brand in Galway city and county for 2016 and for the third consecutive tear. Pictured is Eoin Kennedy of Toyota Ireland presenting the sales award to Tony Burke of Tony Burke Motors Toyota Dealership.

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Five ways to keep calm on stressful road journeys

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Drivers are being encouraged to avoid getting involved in conflicts on journeys. The advice follows the two-year suspended prison sentence handed to a man following a ‘road rage’ attack in August last year. When the jailed man was former actor Harvey Spencer Stephens, who sprang to fame as devil child Damien in the 1976 movie The Omen, it caught greater public attention.

The UK road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist’s road safety officer, Neil Worth, says some drivers believe it is acceptable to behave on the road in a way they would never dream of behaving in other areas of their lives.

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More dynamic Skoda Kodiaq Sportline on the way

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Czech car manufacturer Skoda will present a more elegant, dynamic variant of its new large SUV with the new Kodiaq Sportline.

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New compact Citroen C-Aircross SUV revealed

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Citroen has revealed its C-Aircross Concept ahead of next month’s Geneva Motor Show, offering a new vision of the compact SUV.

With its original design and strong identity, this new concept embodies Citroen's capacity to be different, whatever the segment.

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DS Automobiles partners with Taste of Dublin 2016

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

DS Automobiles has teamed up with Taste of Dublin 2016 as a Platinum Sponsor and the exclusive car partner for the exciting event which will run this year from June 16-19 in the Iveagh Gardens.

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Driverless VW van concept breaks cover in US

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

The driverless van has taken a step closer to reality thanks to a new concept vehicle revealed by Volkswagen at the recent Detroit Motor Show in the USA.

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Over 200 Cars For Auction At Galway Racecourse

Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Following the success of the 2016 Galway Racecourse Auction, Wilsons Auctions is returning to Ballybrit for another car and van auction.

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New Mazda MX-5 RF arrives next month

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

The long-awaited Mazda MX-5 retractable fastback is set to officially launch in Ireland.

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Colm Quinn launches new BMW 5 Series

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

BMW has introduced its latest model addition, the BMW 5 Series, and to celebrate Colm Quinn will host an exclusive launch on Saturday ( February 11) at both its retail centres in Athlone and Galway at 10.30am.

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New Nissan Micra arrives in April

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Nissan Ireland has announced pricing and specification line-up for its game-changing new Nissan Micra, which will start from €16,650 when it goes on sale in Ireland in April 2017.

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Volvo S90/ V90 top pedestrian crash safety ratings

Thu, Feb 09, 2017

Volvo Cars has cemented its position among the leaders of automotive safety innovation with the new S90 saloon and V90 estate being the first to score a full six points in the autonomous emergency braking for pedestrians test procedure and an overall five-star rating for both cars.

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