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Toyota set to phase out diesel

Toyota will phase out diesel engines from all its passenger cars* in 2018, and will focus on more environmentally sustainable vehicles, led by self-charging hybrid electric cars. Toyota is the first mainstream car brand to take immediate action away from

Mercedes adds 6-cylinder engine and permanent AWD option for X-Class

At the Geneva Motor Show this week, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class with a powerful six-cylinder engine and 4Matic permanent all-wheel drive celebrated its world premiere. The X 350 d 4Matic has provisional fuel consumption figures of a combined: 31.3 mpg, and

New Renault Master electric van – a game changer for urban deliveries

Renault Pro+ is broadening its range of electric LCVs/vans with the introduction of the Master Z.E. large electric van. Ideal for emissions-free access to city centres, Master Z.E. is well-suited to last-mile deliveries. Pricing and full Irish specifications should be

Lexus UX urban compact crossover breaks cover

The eagerly anticipated Lexus UX urban compact crossover has broken cover with the release of a first official image and video clip, ahead of its world debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show on March 6. These first visuals reveal

New Volvo XC40 is named 2018 European Car of the Year

The new Volvo XC40 compact SUV has been named the 2018 European Car of the Year ahead of the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. It is the first win of this award for Volvo Cars. “Winning this award with our

New 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to break cover

Mitsubishi Motor Company (MMC) will celebrate two debuts at the Geneva International Motor Show on March 6. In addition to the European premiere of the Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept, it will have the global premiere of the new 2019 model year

New BMW X2 sports activity coupe on the way

The new BMW X2 goes on sale next week with an entry level price-tag of €50,320 for the xDrive20d SE, 190bhp version. With its unmistakable design and sporty, urban feel, BMW boasts that their new X2 breaks new ground for

Jaguar charges ahead with all-new electric I-Pace

“Where other companies talk about the future, we build it. We have torn up the rule book to create the newest member of the Pace family, the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace”, boasts Dr Ralf Speth, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover. And

Citroën to exhibit new look at Geneva

Citroën will showcase its products on a completely redesigned stand at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. With six models launched in Europe in less than two years, Citroën has a new range with a previously unseen consistency in terms

Ford claims title for world’s largest billboard

Ford is now the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title-holder for the Largest billboard in the world after unveiling a 5,265 m2 advertisement – equivalent to 20 tennis courts – for the new Ford EcoSport sports utility vehicle (SUV) on the