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New Insignia makes life a drag for rivals

Opel’s new Insignia is not only the lowest CO2 emitting car in its sector but now also the most streamlined vehicle in the world in its class. Thanks to clever changes to the body design of the new Insignia, Opel’s

New Opel Insignia arrives later this year

The new Opel Insignia range will be launched here later this year. It will be available as a five-door hatch, four-door saloon and sports tourer. And Opel claims that the new Insignia is not only the lowest CO2 emitting car

Next Skoda Yeti SUV to arrive in two variants

For the first time, the Czech compact-SUV will be available in two variants. one will be designed to be a stylish Yeti model for about town, and the other Skoda calls an adventurous off-road Yeti. Both design variations of the

Ford Kuga SUV on the road for Heritage Week

National Heritage Week which runs from last Saturday August 17th. to next Sunday, the 25th. and Ford tells us that we will see their new Kuga model pressed into service as it tours the country visiting a selection of the

All-new Citroen C4 Picasso wins green award

The New Citroen C4 Picasso, which will go on sale here next month, has won its first award having been named ‘Best MPV’ at the 2013 Next Green Car Awards. Sophisticated, practical and environmentally-considerate, the new model beat rivals Fiat

Great motoring tips from the best drivers

Road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) offers great motoring tips from Britain’s top advanced driver, Peter Rodger. Below he is advising on ways to improve your driving.

New MINI to make Tokyo debut

A new era of driving excitement, in-car-infotainment and premium quality in the small car segment is drawing ever closer. The new MINI will be unveiled on November 18, 107 years to the day since the birth of the man who

All roads lead to Oxegen

Music fans heading to Oxegen this weekend have been urged to take plublic transport if possible. The advice comes from An Garda Siochana, who is urging partons to plan their journey to the Naas, Co. Kildare venue and to arrive

Icona Vulcano to make UK debut in September

The Icona Vulcano will make its UK debut this September in Lonodon at Salon Privé. Icona was established in 2010 and launched with an electric concept car the Fuselage, which was a finalist at the 27th Festival Automobile International in

RSA warns on unofficial driving test websites

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is renewing its warning to anyone booking a driving test online to do so only on the RSA’s official driving test website www.rsa.ie . And anyone booking a driver theory test online to do so