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Toyota to invest over €11.6bn in battery development by 2030

Toyota Motor Corporation has said it is investing more than €11.6 billion in research and development (R&D) of batteries, electric motors and power control units for electrified vehicles between now and 2030. This continues Toyota’s focus on electrification which started

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class arrives in Ireland

The all new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has arrived in Ireland and can now be seen in dealer showrooms. Traditionally the point of introduction to the Mercedes-Benz executive offering, its enhanced specifications now sees C-Class rub shoulders with S-Class and E-Class. Its

Geneva Motor Show postponed for third year running

The Geneva International Motor Show has been postponed for the third year running, after event organisers decided to postpone next year’s show until 2023. Europe’s biggest motor show was set to return in February 2022, having not been held since

Skoda Ireland delays Fabia launch due to chip shortage

Skoda Ireland has said it is delaying the Irish launch of the new Skoda Fabia until early 2022 due to the global shortage of microchips.

BMW and MINI EV charging launched in Ireland

BMW Group has launched BMW Charging and MINI Charging in Ireland, giving customers access to one of the world’s largest public charging networks, using just one RFID card or App. Using their single BMW Charging or MINI Charging card, or

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

Clock ticks down to Mercedes-Benz C-Class launch

The clock is ticking down to the arrival here in Ireland of the all-new C-Class, one of the most iconic models in the Mercedes-Benz portfolio. At present, final touches are being put to plans for its launch, expected in early

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

New Mercedes-Benz EQC unveiled

A ‘star’ exhibit at this year’s IAA Show in Munich was the EQE, an all-electric version of the E-Class built on a dedicated electric platform, and latest addition to the Mercedes-Benz EQ family of electric-powered vehicles. Promising a driving range