Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Launched

The eagerly awaited Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup – an all-new model that marks the first venture by the German vehicle manufacturer into this popular light commercial vehicles segment – has been launched on the Irish market and is being sold through a seven-strong main dealer network. Dealers are Sligo based Connolly Motor Group; Cork Truck Services; […]

“Face It Down” App Sees Drivers Rewarded By FBD

Use of mobile phones while driving is a big problem on Irish roads. Too many people still drive while on their phone to take a call, text, snap a selfie, update their social media channels or check an email. So, as part of Toyota Ireland’s brand promise of being ‘Built for a Better World’, it […]

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA Ireland has found. According to the motoring organisation’s latest fuel prices survey a litre of petrol currently costs 136.9c on average, up 2c since October. Meanwhile, a litre of diesel currently costs 126.1c, up 2.7c per litre on October’s prices. Both fuels are […]

Volkswagen Reveal New Polo Pricing

 The sixth-generation of the Volkswagen Polo arrives in Ireland in December in time for 2018 sales, and left-hand drive models can be seen in the majority of Volkswagen dealers nationwide. Now pricing has been revealed for the new model, with pricing starting at €16,795 for the 1.0-litre 65hp Trendline. The new Polo is dramatically larger […]

Audi Q5 Picks Up “Golden Steering Wheel” Award

 The Audi Q5 was crowned the best “Large SUV” at the annual “Golden Steering Wheel” awards ceremony this week in Berlin. One of the most coveted awards in Europe, the ceremony celebrates the best new cars to be launched in the past year. The winner was chosen by an international panel of experts from nominations […]

Ireland’s Motoring Journalists Crown The Peugeot 3008 As Irish Car Of The Year 2018

The Irish Car of the Year Awards in association with Continental Tyres took place at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Motoring journalists from print, online and broadcasting hosted a gala black tie event attended by Ireland’s leading car brands, importers, distributors and other motoring dignitaries. Peugeot took the top award with its 3008 model which was […]

Audi RS 4 Avant Arrives In Ireland

 Audi Ireland has announced the pricing of the new Audi RS 4 Avant, which combines breath-taking driving performance with accessibility for everyday use. The fourth generation Audi model, which made its world debut at this year’s International Motorshow (IAA) in Frankfurt, will retail at an OTRP of €102,350 and will be available to order in […]

Michelin Urges Motorists To Get A Grip This Winter

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   In winter, as temperatures head into single figures, the advice is that motorists would fit tyres designed specifically for winter conditions with compounds that remain flexible to improve grip and braking.   In this respect, […]

E.ON Launch New ‘Freedom Is Electric’ Campaign

The world’s only fully electric monster truck, a 200mph EV superbike and an all-electric 240mph zero emissions supercar prototype have all been brought together in a new film by energy provider E.ON. The ‘Freedom is Electric’ campaign (www.eon.com/freedomiselectric) highlights the diversity of the world of electric vehicles, charged using E.ON’s fast-charging technology, which will be […]

World RX Drivers Pledge Support To Men’s Health Movember Campaign

The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and RX2 International Series presented by Cooper Tires will support the global Movember health campaign, which kicks off today (1 November). Movember’s South Africa campaign will activate at the upcoming Gumtree World RX of South Africa, which takes place at the Killarney International Raceway in just […]

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