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Continental Tyres Irish Car of the Year returns for 2022

The pandemic has affected every aspect of life in Ireland over the past two years and it particularly hit the motor industry in a very hard way.

Avoid unwanted surprises – check your tyres this Christmas

TyreSafe, the UK’s charity dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of correct tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres, is urging drivers to perform vital checks on their tyres before the Christmas break to avoid disruption to their festive

New Opel Mokka-e wins Golden Steering Wheel award

The all-new Opel Mokka-e has won a German “Golden Steering Wheel 2021” award. It defeated strong competition and claiming one of the most prestigious prizes in the automotive industry as “Best Car under €25,000”. The all-electric, zero emissions vehicle from

New Volkswagen ID.5 electric SUV coupé

Volkswagen says that it is moving the electrification of its new cars forward and into a new market segment. The automaker describe its new ID.5 as an elegant E-SUV coupé. It adds that it is also equipped with the new

Toyota premieres its first all-electric car

Toyota has unveiled its first all-electric car, the new bZ4X. The SUV is the first model in the brand’s new series of bZ (beyond Zero) battery electric vehicles (BEVs). The European premiere will take place in early December, and Irish

New 2022 Range Rover with hybrids and seven seat options

The elegant new 2022 model-year Range Rover has been launched and for the first time, it will be available as a plug-in hybrid and with seven seat capability.

All-new impressive electric Kia EV6 goes on sale

This week sees the arrival in Ireland of the eagerly awaited Kia EV6, its first dedicated electric vehicle. Kia tells us that there has been a healthy interest in the new car with over 200 units sold to Irish motorists,

Seat Leon receives “Best Buy Car of Europe 2021” award

The Seat Leon received the “Best Buy Car of Europe 2021,” award. The 20th Autobest awards ceremony took place in Barcelona where trophies were handed to the winners. It’s the second time in Seat’s 70 years of history that the

Toyota confirms all-new Aygo X crossover as Aygo hatchback replacement

Toyota Europe confirmed today (Tuesday) that the all-new Aygo X crossover will replace the current Aygo hatchback. The company’s new A-segment contender will be revealed in early November with indicative Irish pricing. The new model is expected to go on

Renault launches all-new Arkana here

Renault says that since arriving in Irish dealerships in mid-August, customer reaction to all-new Arkana has been very positive and it adds that orders are strong. Prices start from €28,990 on the road, with five years warranty and five years