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Kia to launch seven EVs by 2027

Kia has revealed plans to launch seven battery electric vehicles (BEVs) over the next seven years. The Korean car maker’s president and CEO Ho Sung Song announced in a press conference that under the brand’s ‘Plan S’ strategy, it will

Ford expands Puma line-up

Ford has further expanded the new Puma range with additional powertrain and equipment level options – offering its most comprehensive line-up yet for the SUV-inspired compact crossover. Customers can now choose from Puma models equipped with a new seven-speed dual-clutch automatic

Nissan and AIB aim to put more EVs on Irish roads

Nissan and AIB have come together as the new driving force behind an ambitious initiative to put more electric vehicle drivers onto Irish roads and help support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Volvo to axe diesel engine from XC40 lineup

Volvo is phasing out all of its diesel-powered XC40 models from sale as the brand moves away from the fuel in favour of plug-in hybrid and electric versions. The XC40 is now available in B3, B4 and B5 petrol, T5

Irish traffic returning to pre-pandemic levels

The level of traffic throughout Ireland is returning to pre-pandemic levels, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has said. The latest transport bulletin from the CSO shows that car traffic volume for the week ending August 8 was just 12.6 per

Kia reveals new design for Stinger

Kia has released the first images of the upgraded Kia Stinger, revealing a refreshed design for the high-performance fastback sports sedan. Changes to the appearance of the enhanced model amplify its gran turismo character, while improving cabin quality and giving

New Renault Zoe arrives in Ireland

The new 100 per cent electric Renault Zoe Z.E. 50 has arrived in Irish dealerships. Priced from €26,990 (including SEAI grant), the Zoe offers three generous trim levels, starting with entry-level ‘Play’, ‘Iconic’ and ‘GT Line’. The third generation Zoe has 395km of

New electric Skoda SUV derived from Irish name

Skoda has revealed the name of its first all-electric SUV, the Enyaq. Skoda says it chose the name Enyaq, which is derived from the Irish name ‘Enya’, due to it meaning ‘source of life’. The Enyaq is based on the

First look at new Skoda Octavia RS iV

Twenty years after the debut of the first Octavia RS, Skoda has released three official exterior design sketches of the all-new Octavia RS iV. The fourth generation Octavia RS is set to premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on March

New VW Passat GTE goes on sale in Ireland

The new Volkswagen Passat GTE has gone on sale in Ireland, starting from €42,495. It has a 156hp 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine with an 85 kW / 115 hp electric motor, which offers a combined 218 hp and 440 Nm