First sight of the new Volvo S60 Concept

Thu, Dec 04, 2008

The first glimpse of the Volvo S60 Concept car which will be unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show in early January gives an indication of what the new Volvo S60 will look like when it is launched in 2010.

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Important car battery advice

Thu, Dec 04, 2008

Forecasts of arctic weather sweeping the country may cause a great many motorists to ponder on the ability of their car battery to last them through a trouble-free winter.

There are a number of measures drivers can take to check that the battery is up to the job of getting the car started in the sub-zero temperatures we can expect next week to avoid what has become known as winter battery strain.

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Lexus reveals the new advanced hybrid RX 450h

Thu, Dec 04, 2008

Lexus will take its advanced hybrid power technology to a higher level in 2009 with the launch of the new RX 450h.

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Third generation Nissan Cube will come to Europe

Thu, Dec 04, 2008

In 2002 a new second-generation Nissan Cube was introduced in the Japanese market.

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500 Abarth is Hot Hatch of the Year

Thu, Dec 04, 2008

It is not even on sale in Britain or Ireland yet, but the eagerly-awaited 500 Abarth is already picking up top industry awards.

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Citroen C5 takes Semperit Irish Car of the Year Crown

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

The Citroen C5 has been voted Semperit Irish Car of the Year 2009 by the Irish Motoring Writers Association, writes Padraic Deane.

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‘Highly-skilled ambassador’ takes award for Toyota Ireland

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

Nicola Mannion from Tom Hogan Motors in Galway has claimed third place in Toyota’s prestigious Skills Grand Prix, which awards the company’s top service advisors in Europe.

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Fiat Ducato van and Grande Punto reach major milestones

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

The Fiat Ducato has achieved a major milestone with production reaching two million units since the launch of the first version in 1981.

The Ducato has been a much-loved vehicle for more than 25 years. It is popular with self-employed workers such as tradespeople, shopkeepers, and farmers, while also being a favourite of big companies and special clients such as local authorities, the police, government departments. and health authorities.

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Fiat Ducato van and Grande Punto reach major milestones

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

The Fiat Ducato has achieved a major milestone with production reaching two million units since the launch of the first version in 1981.

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New Ka less expensive than outgoing model

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

The new Ford Ka has a higher specification, and an entry price of €11,535 ex-works for the Style 1.2 (69bhp) three-door.

Ford says the price is some €800 below that of the outgoing model. The saving comes despite a high level of specification, in tune with the Ka’s promise of fun, fashionable motoring. The entry level new Ka diesel engined Style 1.3 TDCi (75bhp), three-door sells at €13,320 ex-works.

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New Ka less expensive than outgoing model

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

The new Ford Ka has a higher specification, and an entry price of €11,535 ex-works for the Style 1.2 (69bhp) three-door.

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Berlingo and Partner share Irish Van of the Year title

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

The Citroen Berlingo/Peugeot Partner have been jointly voted Semperit Irish Van of the Year 2009 by the Irish Motoring Writers Association.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinters deliver

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

Mercedes-Benz has completed delivery of fifity Sprinter vans to international express and logistics specialists DHL.

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinters deliver

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

Mercedes-Benz has completed delivery of fifity Sprinter vans to international express and logistics specialists DHL.

Fitted out in accordance with DHL specifications in terms of interior shelving, partitioning, and driver walk-through access from cab to cargo area, the vans were manufactured and delivered to Ireland in DHL's distinctive yellow livery. Subsequently, DHL's unique red logo and branding was applied by Mercedes-Benz prior to the vehicles entering service.

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Jaguar tops in American sales satisfaction survey

Thu, Nov 27, 2008

Reaffirming its reputation as an automotive leader in sales satisfaction in the US, Jaguar North America has achieved the top ranking in the JD Power and Associates 2008 Sales Satisfaction Index Study.

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Kia Motors goes the extra mile for Special Olympics Ireland

Thu, Nov 20, 2008

In one of the most generous donations, Kia Motors Ireland has donated five new Carnival MPVs to Special Olympics Ireland.

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Citroen reduces impact on environment and your pocket

Thu, Nov 20, 2008

In the current economic climate, low cost, fuel efficient, environmentally friendly motoring are some of the items at the top of every motorist’s agenda.

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Opel Insignia wins 2009 European Car of the Year

Thu, Nov 20, 2008

Opel's new Insignia family car has been voted 2009 European Car of the Year by a one-point margin from Ford's Fiesta.

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What to do when your teenagers start to drive

Thu, Nov 20, 2008

New drivers, particularly the under 20s, are most at risk in the early weeks and months after they pass their driving tests.

The Institute of Advanced Motorists has produced top tips to help parents encourage responsible driving in the crucial first few months – and to encourage safer, more responsible drivers.

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Toyota iQ wins Japanese Car of the Year award

Thu, Nov 20, 2008

The Toyota iQ, the world’s smallest four-seater passenger car, has won the 2008 Japan Car of the Year award by a landslide over 41 rivals such as the Citroën C5, Audi A4, and Jaguar XF.

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