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Skoda Kamiq available in Ireland October 2019

Skoda is adding a third model to its European SUV portfolio, with the Kodiaq and Karoq being joined by the all-new Skoda Kamiq. The Skoda Kamiq will be available to order in Ireland from October 2019, with prices to be

New 208 due in Ireland early 2020

To mark 208 years in business, French car maker Peugeot has unveiled the first images of its new 208 range, which is due in Ireland in early 2020. However prices are yet to be announced. Unveiled ahead of the 2019

Peugeot shows style and substance in three new models

Peugeot has launched a trio of major new models here in Ireland. The radical new 508 fastback, rugged Rifter and the eagerly-awaited award winning new Partner van. The launches certainly add further strength to the their range which continues to

Special Ford Mustang ‘Bullitt’ pays homage to a legend 

It’s one of the most epic car chases in movie history. Almost 10 minutes long, the iconic sequence in the Warner Bros. film “Bullitt” follows Steve McQueen at the wheel of a 1968 Mustang GT fastback as he chases two hitmen through the streets

VW expands EV dealer network

Volkswagen’s Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) retailer network is expanding significantly and following the addition of eleven new BEV enabled retailers to the Volkswagen network at the end of 2018, 50 per cent of the Volkswagen network are now enabled to

Research finds half of Irish motorists to purchase car under two years old

According to the latest Carzone Motoring Report, 50 per cent of the 1,600 Irish motorists surveyed plan to purchase a car under two years old and based on data from previous years and monitoring traffic visiting the site and apps,

VW renews EcoGrant offer with scraping of older vehicles

Volkswagen Ireland tells us that it is encouraging the uptake of the latest generation, lower-emission new cars, hand-in-hand with the removal, of older, Euro 1-4 emissions standard vehicles from the Irish car parc, by relaunching their attractive EcoGrant offer.

Imported used cars pass the historic 100,000 mark

Imported used cars for the first time in history have reached 100,755 for 2018 an increase of 7.81 per cent on 2017 (93,454). Meanwhile used commercial vehicle imports decreased during 2018; (-2.9%) and similarly with HGV’s, which were down -0.5

Opel new sponsor of The Last Word with Matt Cooper on Today FM

From January 2019, Opel will be partnering with ‘The Last Word’ with Matt Cooper on Today FM to celebrate 120 years of German engineering.

New Mercedes-Benz B-Class transformed

One of the early New Year arrivals on the market here will be the new Mercedes-Benz B-Class – fresh from having received a top-to-bottom makeover that lifts it into an altogether higher league in terms of its design, specifications and