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BYD’s Yangwang wows Irish media at exclusive showing

BYD’s luxury arm, Yangwang, brought its U9 and U8 vehicles to Motor Distributors Limited (MDL) to give Irish media and dealers an exclusive first look – the first EU country afforded that opportunity. Describing both as “pioneering” in a way

Tested: New Opel Corsa

With there seemingly being no let-up in the number of new SUVs being introduced to the market, it’s refreshing to see that the art of the supermini is still in practice. It didn’t take long once behind the wheel of

Smart chooses Bank of Ireland as finance partner

Motor Distributors Limited (MDL) has chosen Bank of Ireland Finance (BIF) as its finance partner of the Smart all-electric motor franchise. There are two new Smart electric vehicles (EVs) now available on the Irish market. Both new cars, the Smart#1

Hybrid MG HS revealed

MG has revealed its new HS plug-in hybrid SUV, which is expected to land in Ireland before the end of this year. The PHEV powertrain is paired with a 105kW (142ps) 1.5-litre petrol engine with a 154kW electric motor, offering

Ford Capri returns as electric SUV

After almost four decades away, the Capri nameplate is making its return to the Ford lineup, but this time in the guise of an all-electric SUV. And while the original Capri is a cult classic, Ford claims that its new

Three new Renault cars launched in Ireland

Renault has today launched three new cars in Ireland – the Car of the Year 2024 Scenic E-Tech Electric, alongside the new flagship model Rafale E-Tech full hybrid and the new Captur. Scenic E-Tech electric Announced as Car of the

30 years of the Toyota RAV4

Toyota is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the iconic RAV4 SUV. With over 31,260 RAV4s sold in Ireland to date and 14 million sold globally at the end of 2023, the contemporary SUV has transformed the automotive landscape with its

Petrol-powered MG HS on the way

MG has said that it will soon launch a petrol-powered SUV, with the car’s global debut to take place at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on Thursday, 11th July. The new MG HS will replace the current model and will

Hyundai reveals small Inster EV with 355km range

Hyundai Motor Company has officially revealed the fully-electric Inster, a small compact EV for the A-segment that has a claimed WLTP range of up to 355km on a single charge. The Inster is based on the petrol-powered ‘Casper’ model that

Suzuki to discontinue several models ahead of electric future

Suzuki Motor Corporation has briefly outlined its future electric vehicle plans, which involves discontinuing a number of its combustion-powered cars as early as next year. The Japanese brand has said that it will introduce its first fully-electric car in the