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Advanced technology sets the new Sprinter van apart

The highly advanced technology on the connected new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has impressed judges so much that it has been crowned Van of the Year at the Auto Express Awards 2018 in the UK. The Sprinter’s ground-breaking on-board technology, including MBUX

Double awards win for Volvo’s great new generation SUV’s

Volvo’s new generation of premium SUVs have accomplished a double success at the Auto Express New Car Awards, announced recently. The new XC40 took the title of Small Premium SUV of the Year, while the XC60 with the innovative T8

City of Paris and Groupe Renault share expertise on electric mobility

The City of Paris and Groupe Renault are set to share their expertise and skills to develop electric mobility for Parisians, Ile-de-France residents and visitors. This unprecedented approach between a metropolis and one Europe’s leading electric vehicle manufacturers is testament

Don’t let the sun’s glare keep you off the road

At the time of writing, it’s been two weeks and there’s still no sign of the sun leaving Ireland anytime soon (fingers crossed!). We’ve got our summer clothes out and are ready to take those weekend road trips to the

Time running out to buy VW Touareg N1 model

Volkswagen Ireland reminds us that the clock is ticking for anyone who wants to get a hold of the last of the Touareg N1 Commercial models, which are 5-seater commercial vehicles that offer significant savings for buyers compared to the

Impressive new Kia Ceed arrives in August

The new third generation Kia Ceed has been launched and will be on sale here in August. Prices will start at €22,695 and there are four trim levels with the price rising to €28,595 for the top specification. The new

Third lap record of ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ achieved

Following two successes in the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ at the Magny-Cours and Spa-Francorchamps circuits the high-performance hatchback has set a new 2 mins 31.32 secs lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Silverstone GP

What heatwave, awards raining on new Ford Fiesta

The all-new Ford Fiesta continues to be popular with both the buying public and the motoring media, as it celebrates another industry award. It has just won the Auto Express ‘Supermini of the Year’ award, capping off a highly-successful first

Ford and Volkswagen to explore a strategic alliance

Volkswagen and Ford have announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Both say that they are exploring a strategic alliance designed to strengthen each company’s competitiveness and better serve their customers globally. The companies are exploring potential projects

Dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars being highlighted

With the very hot weather we are experiencing, Skoda Ireland tells us that it has launched a campaign to highlight the dangers of leaving dogs in hot cars during the warm weather. The initiative is part of ongoing dog welfare