New Ford Kuga SUV steers ahead of the pack in test

Thu, Oct 29, 2020

Ford’s Co-Pilot 360 driver assistance technologies, which were designed to deliver an intuitive and stress-reducing driving experience, has earned the new Kuga SUV a leading position in Euro NCAP’s first assisted driving grading.

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Budget to benefit buyers of hybrid cars, says Toyota

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Ireland’s new motor tax system announced in the recent Budget will see new car buyers who opt for more sustainable vehicles, such as hybrid electrics and EVs, benefit with better value through lower VRT. Petrol and diesel cars with higher emissions will be more expensive.

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Kia to launch seven new electric vehicles by 2027

Thu, Oct 22, 2020

Kia has revealed plans to launch seven battery electric vehicles (BEVs) over the next seven years.

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Top ten tips for winter driving

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

Taking a number of simple precautions can ensure safety on Irish roads during winter. No one wants to get caught out if severe weather hits, so make the necessary checks on your vehicle now.

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Motor industry seeks reduction in Vehicle Registration Tax

Thu, Oct 15, 2020

January 2021 will see a new taxation system for new cars tested under WLTP (a new testing system), and The Society of the Irish Motor Industry says any increase in Vehicle Registration Tax would have dire consequences for the sector, which is already struggling in the context of both COVID-19 and Brexit.

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Public see Toyota as the best on climate change

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Nationwide research from iReach has named Toyota Ireland as the No 1 car brand for climate action.

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New Renault Arkana Coupe-SUV on sale next year

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Renault is continuing to expand its model range with the new Arkana SUV set to go on sale across Europe from 2021.

The mid-sized compact SUV promises a standout exterior design with a strong coupe silhouette, while the assertive front end gets refined details, including all-LED headlights with a C-shaped lighting signature. Renault says to expect increased refinement, along with the latest in advanced hybrid technology and connectivity.

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Jarrad Butler ‘drives happy’ in his new Citroën C5 Aircross

Thu, Oct 08, 2020

Connacht Rugby captain Jarrad Butler made a recent visit to Windsor Galway Citroën to collect his new Citroën C5 Aircross, sponsored by Casey's Londis, Galway.

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Legendary Land Cruiser packs more power and performance

Thu, Oct 01, 2020

The updated Land Cruiser, with more power and performance, is set to arrive in Tony Burke Motors.

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Tips for Your First Time Driving A Van

Fri, Sep 25, 2020

When you first pick up your new van, it can be very exciting – even if you’ve decided to opt for a second-hand one. But if you’ve never driven a van before, you will probably find that it is a bit different from driving a car. Some people struggle to drive vans, but others pick it up in no time at all. The good news is that it isn’t too tricky, as long as you prepare. Read on to find out some of our top tips for driving a van for the first time.

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Ford adds Puma ST-Line X Vignale and seven-speed automatic

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Ford has continued to expand the new Puma range with additional powertrain and equipment level options.

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New Yaris sets benchmark for small family car safety

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Euro NCAP has revealed the results of the first car to be rated according its revamped 2020 protocols, and first past the post was the Toyota Yaris, which has received five stars.

The brand’s fourth-generation Yaris emerges with flying colours from Euro NCAP’s 2020 test programme. It is the first to be subjected to a new frontal offset test, which replaces the one previously used since the programme started in 1997, and is the first to feature a counter-measure for injuries in far-side impacts.

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BMW iX3 pricing and specifications for Ireland

Thu, Sep 24, 2020

Following the announcement of the first fully electric-powered BMW X model earlier this summer, BMW has revealed the launch specifications for the two exclusive editions of the BMW iX3 in the Irish market.

Pricing starts from €70,205.00 on-the-road (incl. combined grants of €10,000) for the iX3 Premier Edition.

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Toyota renews its ‘face it down’ appeal as motorists continue to use mobile phones while driving

Thu, Sep 17, 2020

Some 59 per cent of Irish motorists have looked at their phones while driving within the last year, according to new nationwide research carried out by iReach on behalf of Toyota Ireland.

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Kia reveals new design for Stinger

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Kia has released the first images of the upgraded Kia Stinger, revealing a refreshed design for the high-performance fastback sports sedan.

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Galway firm adds Mercedes Actros to forty strong fleet

Thu, Sep 10, 2020

Galway-based waste management company, Walsh Waste, has enhanced its fleet of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles with the recent addition of a new Actros 2535L rear loader refuse truck.

Factory painted in the company’s distinctive red and black livery, and complete with a body supplied by Logic Fleet, Dublin, the new unit will soon be put through its paces collecting waste throughout Galway and the surrounding counties.

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Toyota Ireland partners with Chadwicks to give away new Proace City

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

Toyota Ireland has teamed up with Irish builders' merchants Chadwicks to give customers the chance to win a new 211 Toyota Proace City.

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Audi Galway wins best presentation in car dealership awards

Thu, Sep 03, 2020

Audi in Galway has received an award for Best Presented Cars in Connacht.

The dealership is among the winners of the 2020 Car Dealership Awards which are hosted by CarsIreland.ie and Ulster Bank’s Lombard to recognise and reward exceptional marketing in the car industry.

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New Kia Carnival promises unrivalled style, space and comfort

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

The new Kia Carnival heralds the brand’s fourth-generation flagship MPV.

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Irish traffic returning to pre-pandemic levels

Thu, Aug 27, 2020

The level of traffic throughout Ireland is returning to pre-pandemic levels, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has said.

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