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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

New Ford Puma hybrid crossover due here early January

Ford’s all-new hybrid crossover Puma will be available in Ireland from early January, which starts from €24,465 for the ‘Titanium’ 1.0‑litre EcoBoost petrol engine. Along with the Titanium spec, the new Puma will be offered in ‘ST-Line’ and ‘ST-Line X’

First plug-in hybrid Skoda available in Ireland in 2020

Skoda’s first plug-in hybrid, the Superb iV, will arrive in Ireland next year and will be priced from €41,850. Only 250 units of the Superb iV will be made available in Ireland in 2020. The car has a power output

Volkswagen T-Roc R to land in Ireland early 2020

Volkswagen’s new T-Roc R is set to arrive in Ireland in early 2020 and is priced from €53,750. The new compact SUV has 300hp and 400Nm of torque from the 2.0-litre TSI engine. 0-100km/h is 4.8 seconds. The T-Roc R

Subaru Forester e-Boxer launches in Ireland

Subaru Ireland yesterday launched the all-new Subaru Forester e-Boxer at a driving event in Co. Monaghan.

Kia e-Soul is Continental Irish Car of the Year 2020

At an awards ceremony last night at the Westin Hotel in Dublin, the Kia e-Soul was named as the Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year for 2020.

New Skoda Kamiq lands in Ireland

The latest addition to the Skoda SUV range is now on sale in Ireland. The all-new Skoda Kamiq sees the Czech brand enter the small SUV segment for the first time and is available from €21,300. The Kamiq is available

22 new Mercedes-Benz models set for Ireland throughout 2020

Mercedes-Benz is set to introduce 22 new models into the Irish market throughout 2020. Of these, six will be conventionally powered while the other 16 will be made-up of new PHEV plug-in electric hybrid models. The six conventionally powered models

First electric Mercedes-Benz introduced

Mercedes-Benz has launched the EQC, the first of a family of 10 electric-powered vehicles set to be introduced by the German carmaker to the Irish market over the next two years.

Cartell.ie extends Rally of the Lakes sponsorship agreement

Cartell.ie, Ireland’s number one car check website, has committed to sponsoring the Rally of the Lakes for another three years.