Kia reveals first sketch of new Ceed crossover

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Kia is set to welcome a new arrival to the Ceed model family, the Ceed Crossover, which it says will be named and revealed later in 2019.

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Advice on tyre maintenance from Kevin Burke Tyres

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Kevin Burke Tyres receives many queries from customers on tyre maintenance and the regulations that apply.

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Six decades of the Skoda Octavia

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

The Skoda Octavia, the brand’s most successful model here and a multi-million seller around the world, celebrates its 60th anniversary.

Originally designed to bring affordable and high-quality motoring to the widest possible audience, Skoda says the design and engineering philosophies behind the Octavia remain the same today.

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Audi’s new SQ5 TDI is now on sale

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Audi’s new SQ5 TDI has gone on sale with prices starting from €89,820 on-the-road.

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New Citroen C5 Aircross lands here

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

The new Citroen C5 Aircross is now on sale in Ireland, with prices starting from €26,495.

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Suzuki to get two new Toyota models for Europe

Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Toyota and Suzuki have agreed a new co-operation in Europe.

Toyota will supply Suzuki with its electrified platforms, a version of the Corolla wagon (estate) that will be built at Toyota's British factory, while Toyota's engine factory in Deeside, Wales, will produce the engines for this model. And there will also be a version of the RAV4 hybrid (SUV) imported directly from Japan.

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Dealing with low sun and glare

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Now that spring is here, the sun is rising earlier, but being dazzled by the sun can be a major distraction and is often a factor in summer collisions.

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EV registrations already surpass 2018 figures

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show new electric vehicle registrations continue to grow. Aa total of 1,437 EVs have been registered so far this year, surpassing the total number of EVs registered for the whole of 2018 (1,233).

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Ford going big on electrification

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Ford today unveiled an extensive range of new vehicles that are designed to help make cities and urban areas cleaner and quieter by increasingly using more environmentally friendly electric power.

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Renault energised the public at Dublin show

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Renault Ireland powered up and showcased its impressive ZE range at the recent SEAI Energy Show in Dublin.

The line-up included the Kangoo ZE 33 van, the Zoe ZE 40 car, and quirky electric Twizy quadricycle

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No-joke Skoda confirms its place in the top five

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Skoda is reporting its best start to a year with record vehicle sales and revenue performance. Against the backdrop of a declining market, Skoda has increased sales by 5.2 per cent to 5,329 vehicles.

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Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer makes global premiere

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) gave its Engelberg Tourer new-generation crossover SUV its global premiere at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show.

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Seat Tarraco achieves Euro NCAP’s top safety rating

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

The new Seat Tarraco, which was launched in Ireland in February, has achieved a five-star safety rating from testing organ isation Euro NCAP.

Euro NCAP’s testing procedures become more rigorous and demanding each year, as the safety body increases the number of tests annually. All aspects of the vehicle are examined, measuring the ability to protect both adult and child occupants, and vulnerable road users while also evaluating more advanced safety assist systems.

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New Range Rover Evoque SUV on the way

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

The Range Rover Evoque transformed the Land Rover range when it first launched in 2011, and now the dynamic SUV has undergone a major re-design to include a refreshed exterior and superior levels of capability.

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Renault Ireland to sponsor GAA World Games 2019

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Renault Ireland is the title sponsor of the 2019 GAA World Games, which will bring some 1,300 players from 10 regions around the globe home to play this summer.

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Continuing rise in petrol sales is ‘right and proper’

Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Although year-on-year new car sales are down for 2019, figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry show a consistent rise in the number of motorists opting for petrol over diesel cars.

In January 2019, 45 per cent of new cars sold in Ireland were petrol models. That figure for petrol models is an increase from 39 per cent in January 2018 and 32 per cent in January 2017.

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Lexus Galway Showroom hosts UX launch weekend

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

The new Lexus UX hybrid crossover will be launched this weekend at Lexus Galway in Ballybrit.

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Volvo Cars to impose 180kph speed limit on all cars

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

One of the worldwide leaders in safety, Volvo Cars, is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the top speed on all its cars to 180kph from 2020.

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New pricing and spec for Mitsubishi Outlander hybrid

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors Ireland's new Outlander plug-in hybrid EV is now available in three specifications, Intense, Instyle and S-Edition, from Rochford Motors, Ballyhaunis.

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Advice on tyre maintenance from Kevin Burke Tyres

Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Kevin Burke Tyres receives many queries from customers on tyre maintenance and the regulations that apply.

According to Kevin Burke Tyres, vehicle owners should be aware of regulations, and take advice for maintaining tyres.

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