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Latest SIMI figures show EV sales continue to rise

The latest figures from SIMI have shown that there were 2,219 new electric vehicles registered in February compared to 1,614 in the same month last year, which is a 37.5 per cent increase.

1 in 12 vehicles on Irish roads not insured – MIBI

The number of uninsured private vehicles on Irish roads grew for the third year in a row, according to new research carried out by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland (MIBI).

GWM Ora Funky Cat launched in Ireland

A brand new electric vehicle has just been launched into the Irish market, which aims to go up against the likes of the VW ID.3, Hyundai Kona, Fiat 500e, and the Cupra Born. The Ora Funky Cat from Great Wall

MDL appointed Irish distributor for major BYD brand

The world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturer, BYD has just announced the appointment of Motor Distributors Limited (MDL), a leading Irish motor vehicles distributor as its National Dealer+ Partner.

New Suzuki S-Cross is a sensible choice

Looking for a fully hybrid SUV that won’t break the bank? Well, Suzuki has you covered with its new S-Cross Full Hybrid, which is now on sale in Ireland from just €31,895. Whilst driving Suzuki’s new S-Cross model last week

Opel GSe electrified performance models on the way

With the revival of the Opel GSe badge, pricing and equipment details of two new, special-order GSe models have been released by the company for the Irish market.

Toyota tops January car sales for third year running

Toyota has come out on top of the competitive January passenger car sales period in Ireland for the third year in a row. According to the latest figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, Toyota sold 4,446 passenger

Skoda Enyaq Coupe lands on Irish shores

After a 12 month delay the Skoda Enyaq Coupe has now been launched in Ireland. It is said by Skoda to offer a possible driving range of up to 545km (WLTP) and is priced at €56,710 inclusive of a three-year

New hybrid Mercedes-Benz GLC arrives

The latest newcomer from Mercedes-Benz to arrive on the Irish market is the all-new GLC SUV. Said by Mercedes-Benz to be “the most dynamic model in their SUV family”, the new GLC will be available only as a hybrid: as

January proves record month for EV sales

New electric car registrations in Ireland reached their highest month on record with 3,682 registered in January 2023, according to the latest figures released today by Society of the Irish Motor Industry.