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Seat Tarraco achieves Euro NCAP’s top safety rating

The all-new Seat Tarraco, which was launched in Ireland in February, has achieved a five-star safety rating from testing organisation Euro NCAP. Euro NCAP’s testing procedures become more rigorous and demanding each year, as the safety body increases the number

KIA will reveal upgraded Niro models in Geneva

Kia Motors has made a number of improvements to the Niro, its best-selling electrified crossover range of ultra-low emission vehicles. The upgraded Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models will make their global debut on next Tuesday (March 5) at the Geneva

Skoda Kamiq available in Ireland October 2019

Skoda is adding a third model to its European SUV portfolio, with the Kodiaq and Karoq being joined by the all-new Skoda Kamiq. The Skoda Kamiq will be available to order in Ireland from October 2019, with prices to be

New 208 due in Ireland early 2020

To mark 208 years in business, French car maker Peugeot has unveiled the first images of its new 208 range, which is due in Ireland in early 2020. However prices are yet to be announced. Unveiled ahead of the 2019

Volvo’s refreshed XC90 SUV on the way this summer

Volvo Cars has unveiled a refreshed version of its best-selling XC90 large SUV. The company’s top-of-the-line flagship has a newly-developed fuel-saving engine option that marks the next step in the company’s ambitious electrification strategy. The refreshed XC90 for the first

Peugeot shows style and substance in three new models

Peugeot has launched a trio of major new models here in Ireland. The radical new 508 fastback, rugged Rifter and the eagerly-awaited award winning new Partner van. The launches certainly add further strength to the their range which continues to

Special Ford Mustang ‘Bullitt’ pays homage to a legend 

It’s one of the most epic car chases in movie history. Almost 10 minutes long, the iconic sequence in the Warner Bros. film “Bullitt” follows Steve McQueen at the wheel of a 1968 Mustang GT fastback as he chases two hitmen through the streets

Ford’s new Ranger pick-up revealed

Ford has unveiled their heavily revised Ranger pick-up, which is set to go on sale in Ireland this spring. It says that the new European Ranger offers enhanced performance, fuel efficiency, plus advanced connectivity and new driver assistance technologies have

VW expands EV dealer network

Volkswagen’s Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) retailer network is expanding significantly and following the addition of eleven new BEV enabled retailers to the Volkswagen network at the end of 2018, 50 per cent of the Volkswagen network are now enabled to

Research finds half of Irish motorists to purchase car under two years old

According to the latest Carzone Motoring Report, 50 per cent of the 1,600 Irish motorists surveyed plan to purchase a car under two years old and based on data from previous years and monitoring traffic visiting the site and apps,