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Spirit Volvo event with Dermot Bannon & Suzie McAdam

On Thursday last, Spirit Volvo welcomed celebrity TV architect Dermot Bannon and renowned interior designer Suzie McAdam to their state of the art showroom in Sandyford Business Park for a showcase on home design. Dermot and Suzie talked about their

Mitsubishi L200 – 2020 Irish Commercial SUV of the Year

The new Mitsubishi L200 was named the category winner of the Irish Commercial SUV of the Year award for 2020, sponsored by Continental Tyres. On Friday, January 31, 2020, the Mitsubishi L200 was voted the category winner of the Continental

Opel’s new stylish and much improved Corsa is here

Opel has just launched their sixth generation of the Corsa, the brand’s best-selling model. Available now from €17,975 plus delivery related charges, the all-new Corsa boasts enhanced agility, a more sporty and athletic looking exterior and a roomier and more

VW e-Golf now a more affordable EV – from €27,895

The current Volkswagen’s e-Golf has a starting price of €27,895, which starts out with a recommended retail price (RRP) of €37,895, less the SEAI grant of €5,000 and VRT rebate of €5,000 bringing the price to a private customer down

Urgent need to tackle deaths of pedestrians and cyclists

Deaths of cyclists in the EU have fallen eight times more slowly than deaths of motor vehicle occupants since 2010, according to the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), authors of a new report. ETSC is calling for urgent action to

RAV4 plug-in hybrid becomes Toyota’s new flagship

Since its launch as the world’s original recreational / lifestyle SUV in 1994, the Toyota RAV4 has continued to evolve to meet the changing needs and preferences of customers, ensuring it is currently one of the world’s best-selling vehicles. Building

New VW Passat GTE goes on sale in Ireland

The new Volkswagen Passat GTE has gone on sale in Ireland, starting from €42,495. It has a 156hp 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine with an 85 kW / 115 hp electric motor, which offers a combined 218 hp and 440 Nm

New Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé unveiled ahead of 2020 market arrival in Ireland

Mercedes-Benz is set to introduce 22 new models on to the Irish market in 2020, and the German carmaker has unveiled one that will be amongst them – a new GLE Coupé whose introduction is accompanied by an ultra-sporty stablemate,

New Ford Puma hybrid crossover due here early January

Ford’s all-new hybrid crossover Puma will be available in Ireland from early January, which starts from €24,465 for the ‘Titanium’ 1.0‑litre EcoBoost petrol engine. Along with the Titanium spec, the new Puma will be offered in ‘ST-Line’ and ‘ST-Line X’

First plug-in hybrid Skoda available in Ireland in 2020

Skoda’s first plug-in hybrid, the Superb iV, will arrive in Ireland next year and will be priced from €41,850. Only 250 units of the Superb iV will be made available in Ireland in 2020. The car has a power output