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Toyota Yaris named European Car of the Year 2021

The Toyota Yaris has been named European Car of the Year 2021. The virtual award ceremony, which took place today in Geneva, featured seven cars all vying for the top award, which has been around since 1964. Toyota’s Yaris claimed

Potent new Land Rover Defender V8 joins the range

Land Rover has launched the powerful Defender V8 as part of a range of enhancements to what it describes as its unstoppable and award-winning 4×4 family. Land Rover says that the new 525PS 5.0-litre Defender V8 and flagship Defender V8

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class due here in September

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the latest version of the C-Class, which is due here in Ireland in September. According to the German brand, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has sold just under 11 million units since its launch three decades ago – as

Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid on sale here in March

Cupra has started production of the new Formentor e-Hybrid, which will be on the market here in Ireland in March. Orders have opened for the Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid in its 245PS version, while the 204PS version will be available in

Nissan unveils new electrified Qashqai

Nissan has unveiled the all-new, third-generation Qashqai, which is available to order in Ireland now, with prices to be announced in summer. While the new Nissan Qashqai will offer hybrid-only powertrains, it also represents the European debut of e-Power, Nissan’s

Ford moving to be all-electric in next 9 years

Ford says that it is moving to be all-electric in Europe by 2030. The brand says by mid-2026, 100 per cent of its passenger vehicle and commercial ranges in Europe

New Seat Leon e-Hybrid now on sale in Ireland

The new Seat Leon e-Hybrid has gone on sale in Ireland and is available now from €35,740. The first PHEV (plug-in hybrid vehicle) to be offered by Seat, the Leon e-Hybrid is capable of an all-electric range of up to

Jaguar to become all-electric brand by 2025

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has outlined that by the middle of the decade, Jaguar will have undergone a renaissance to emerge as a entirely electric luxury brand. In the next five years, Land Rover will will also make great strides,

New Ford S-Max Hybrid to arrive in Ireland in May

The new Ford S-Max Hybrid is set to go on sale in Ireland in May. Ford describes it as the only sports activity vehicle to offer seven seats and the refinement, efficiency and convenience of a full hybrid powertrain. Prices

Opel’s new Crossland arrives in Ireland

Opel’s new Crossland has arrived in dealerships nationwide, with prices starting from €22,395. The new Crossland is a replacement to the predecessor Crossland X, and is the first in the range to adopt the Opel brand’s new ‘Vizor’ front face