New Ford Mustang will be more dynamic in every way

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

The new Ford Mustang will arrive here before the year’s end in time for the next big January sales month.

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Taking to the road in Ireland for the Easter weekend

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

With the long Easter weekend ahead and many motorists taking to the road for a getaway, a survey by mobility solutions specialist easytrip, Ireland’s only electronic parking and tolling tag provider, has revealed the top five most popular scenic drive route in Ireland.

According to the survey, they are the Ring of Kerry, followed by Glendalough (Wicklow), the Burren Circuit (Clare), the Causeway Coastal Route (Belfast and Derry) and the wonderful Wild Atlantic Way (Donegal to Cork/Cork to Donegal), which has many sections within it that could easily be in the top five.

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Dacia tops list of most affordable cars to run in 2018

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Confirming its status as Britain’s most affordable car brand, Dacia has taken the top three spots in ‘cap hpi solution’s Pence Per Mile’ (PPM) ratings, which reveal the cheapest cars to buy and run in 20181. While I cannot confirm it for certain, I suspect it would be a very similar result for Ireland.

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Clever children’s green way to keep windscreen clean

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

It is an idea that could one day help save billions of litres of water. Instead of simply wiping raindrops off our car windscreens, why not collect and reuse the water via the washer jets?

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Powerful entry-level petrol engine to Renault Megane

Thu, Mar 29, 2018

Renault Group Ireland has announced the expansion of the Megane hatch and sport tourer ranges with the introduction of petrol TCe 130 engines on higher trim levels.

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New electric Audi SUV on sale here early next year

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Audi has announced initial details of its first fully electric model. Described as the sporty SUV, Audi says it combines the space and comfort of a typical large, luxury model with a driving range suitable for everyday use and for longer journeys.

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Renault has unveiled ride-hailing concept

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Renault has unveiled a robo-vehicle and ride-hailing concept, with an iconic design meant to integrate into the environment, and maximize new ways of moving around congested cities at the Geneva Motor Show.

A first of its kind, Renault EZ-GO, an electric, autonomous, shared 'robo-vehicle' concept is both a vehicle and a service that allows people to hail a ride either from a fixed or mobile location.

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Suzuki Swift on urban car shortlist for World Car awards

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Suzuki tells us its Swift has made it to the top three in the world in the urban category of the 2018 World Car of The Year. It joins the Ford Fiesta and Volkswagen Polo.

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SsangYong unveils its e-SIV concept car

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

SsangYong has unveiled its e-SIV concept car at the Geneva Motor Show, a strategic model showcasing the brand’s future approach to electric vehicles, connectivity, and autonomous driving.

As a specialist manufacturer of SUVs, SsangYong has developed a wide range of cars for use on-road, off-road and in both urban and leisure environments. e-SIV is a C-segment sized electric vehicle (EV) and is the company’s fifth electric car concept to be exhibited.

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New Mercedes-Benz CLS coupé here mid-year

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has introduced the latest version of its luxurious CLS coupé – a model first launched in 2003. A mid-year arrival is planned for the new CLS coupé here.

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Ford completes attractive new sporty ST-Line range

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Ford has completed its new ST-Line model range in Ireland, featuring vehicles with sporty styling inspired by ‘Ford Performance’, and offering a range of powerful and efficient EcoBoost petrol and TDCi diesel powertrain options.

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Jaguar charges ahead with new electric I-Pace

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

“Where other companies talk about the future, we build it. We have torn up the rule book to create the newest member of the Pace family, the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace,” boasts Dr Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover.

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New Volvo XC40 is 2018 European Car of the Year

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

The new Volvo XC40 compact SUV has been named the 2018 European Car of the Year.

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New Mini convertible is open for business

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Mini says it has taken its modern classic convertible and given it lots of little tweaks and refinements that add up to something extra special.

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Toyota to phase out diesel passenger cars in 2018

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Toyota will phase out diesel engines from all its passenger cars except the Land Cruiser (+ HiLux and Proace) in 2018, and will focus on what it describes as more environmentally sustainable vehicles, led by self-charging hybrid electric cars.

This announcement does not include commercial vehicles which Toyota will continue to offer with diesel technology to meet business needs.

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Ford debuts new Mustang Bullitt for Europe

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

Ford has delivered European public debuts for the new Ford Mustang Bullitt which is set to go into production for customers in Europe from June.

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New BMW X2 sports activity coupe on the way

Thu, Mar 15, 2018

The new BMW X2 goes on sale next week with an entry level price tag of €50,320 for the xDrive20d SE, 190bhp version.

With its unmistakable design and sporty urban feel, BMW boasts that its new X2 breaks new ground as a unique and exciting addition to the BMW X model range.

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Mercedes adds six-cylinder engine and permanent AWD option for X-Class

Thu, Mar 08, 2018

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class, with a powerful six-cylinder engine and 4Matic permanent all-wheel drive, celebrated its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show this week.

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February new car sales hold steady

Thu, Mar 08, 2018

New car registrations remain steady, but the market is still down by 3.47 per cent for the year-to-date, acording to the Society of the Irish Motor Industry.

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Volkswagen gives go ahead for its first SUV cabriolet

Thu, Mar 08, 2018

Volkswagen has given the green light for a new cabriolet based on the T-Roc SUV.

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