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New car registrations up 8pc in Q1

New car registrations for the first quarter of 2024 are up eight per cent (62,807) on the same period last year (58,151), according to figures released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI).

New Mercedes-Benz V-Class and EQV luxury people carriers

Showing no let-up in the pace of its new model introductions, Mercedes-Benz has announced the arrival here of its latest V-Class and all-electric EQV equivalent – two ‘luxuriously appointed’ people carriers arriving to replace models that have been a feature

Irish pricing confirmed for electric Ford Explorer

It’s been over a year since Ford unveiled its new fully-electric Explorer, and Irish pricing has now finally been confirmed. It will be priced from €42,120 in Ireland with government EV subsidies applied, and is due to arrive here in

Irish Rugby star Aoife Dalton new Opel brand ambassador

Irish Rugby star, Aoife Dalton, has been appointed an Opel brand ambassador at Tullamore Opel, and presented with a new Opel Corsa. A sponsor of Irish Rugby and the official car partner to the IRFU, Opel Ireland has welcomed Dalton

Doran Motors Carrickmacross new Citroen dealer for Monaghan

Citroen Ireland has appointed Doran Motors, Carrickmacross in Monaghan as its new authorised sales and aftersales outlet in the north-east. Doran Motors was established by Peter Doran in 1979 and was recently acquired by the Frank Keane Group. Citroen joins

New Suzuki Swift Hybrid from €21,495

The new fourth generation Suzuki Swift Hybrid will go on sale in Ireland from April and comes with enhanced but familiar exterior and interior designs, an even higher standard equipment specification than before, improved performance, lower CO2 emissions and better fuel

Fitzpatrick’s Garage Kildare named EV dealer of the year

Fitzpatrick’s Garage Kildare has won the 2024 ZEVI EV Dealership of the Year Award, which was presented this afternoon in the RDS by Zero Emissions Vehicles Ireland (ZEVI) and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). This is the second

Peugeot unveils new E-5008 with 660km range

Peugeot has today unveiled the new E-5008, the fully-electric replacement for its popular seven-seater SUV. Designed from the outset as an electric model, the new E-5008 has a range of zero-emission motors (WLTP cycles awaiting approval) offering from 500 to

New Volvo EX90 comes with big price tag

The Volvo EX90 is the Swedish brand’s new flagship seven-seater SUV and is set to arrive in Ireland from July ahead of first customer deliveries. And it comes with quite the price tag, with the high-spec ‘Ultra’ trim starting from

New BMW X2 and iX2 arrive

The second generation of BMW’s X2 Sports Activity Coupé, which for the first time, is partnered by a fully-electric version, has arrived in Ireland. The line-up for the X2 and iX2 range includes one mild-hybrid petrol engine, the M35i high-performance