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New 2022 Range Rover with hybrids and seven seat options

The elegant new 2022 model-year Range Rover has been launched and for the first time, it will be available as a plug-in hybrid and with seven seat capability.

All-new impressive electric Kia EV6 goes on sale

This week sees the arrival in Ireland of the eagerly awaited Kia EV6, its first dedicated electric vehicle. Kia tells us that there has been a healthy interest in the new car with over 200 units sold to Irish motorists,

Drink-driving numbers fall but 50 caught each week for drug-driving

It is a chilling thought that 2,640 people were arrested for drug-driving last year. That means that those offences almost doubled during the pandemic. That is by far the highest in a single year since roadside testing was introduced in

Land Rover provides first glimpse of the new Range Rover

Land Rover has provided a first glimpse of the new Range Rover ahead of its world premiere on October 26. Prof Gerry McGovern OBE, chief creative officer, Jaguar Land Rover, said: “The New Range Rover is a vehicle with a

Toyota to invest over €11.6bn in battery development by 2030

Toyota Motor Corporation has said it is investing more than €11.6 billion in research and development (R&D) of batteries, electric motors and power control units for electrified vehicles between now and 2030. This continues Toyota’s focus on electrification which started

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class arrives in Ireland

The all new Mercedes-Benz C-Class has arrived in Ireland and can now be seen in dealer showrooms. Traditionally the point of introduction to the Mercedes-Benz executive offering, its enhanced specifications now sees C-Class rub shoulders with S-Class and E-Class. Its

Geneva Motor Show postponed for third year running

The Geneva International Motor Show has been postponed for the third year running, after event organisers decided to postpone next year’s show until 2023. Europe’s biggest motor show was set to return in February 2022, having not been held since

Skoda Ireland delays Fabia launch due to chip shortage

Skoda Ireland has said it is delaying the Irish launch of the new Skoda Fabia until early 2022 due to the global shortage of microchips.

BMW and MINI EV charging launched in Ireland

BMW Group has launched BMW Charging and MINI Charging in Ireland, giving customers access to one of the world’s largest public charging networks, using just one RFID card or App. Using their single BMW Charging or MINI Charging card, or

Seat Leon receives “Best Buy Car of Europe 2021” award

The Seat Leon received the “Best Buy Car of Europe 2021,” award. The 20th Autobest awards ceremony took place in Barcelona where trophies were handed to the winners. It’s the second time in Seat’s 70 years of history that the