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All-new Dacia Duster arrives offering added value

The first-generation Dacia Duster arrived here six years ago when we were in the midst of one of the worst financial crises ever. If ever there was a new car in recent years born of the time, it was the

Mercedes-Benz moves into electric-powered vehicle sector

Mercedes-Benz has flicked the switch on EQ, the initials chosen to represent its move into the electric-powered vehicle sector.    Said to stand for ‘electric intelligence’, the Mercedes-Benz EQ name is derived from its brand values of ‘emotion’ and ‘intelligence’ – characteristics

New Audi A6 launches in Ireland

Audi’s new A6 model launches in Ireland, integrating many of the refinements and innovations that have been so widely acclaimed in the latest A8 luxury flagship. Enveloped by a beautifully proportioned new body, bearing the hallmarks of the contemporary Audi

17,363 vehicles in Ireland have at least 10 owners, according to Cartell

Vehicle history and data expert has reported that 17,363 private vehicles in Ireland (excluding imports) have 10 owners or more over the lifetime of the vehicle –excluding garage sales. The highest number of owners recorded for a single vehicle

SIMI releases car registration figures for year to date

Official statistics released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the month of August were up 3.5 per cent (5,932) when compared to August 2017 (5,729). Registrations year to date

Papal partnership provides positive business for Skoda Ireland

Just over a week after the departure of Pope Francis, Skoda Ireland – who was official car partner to the World Meeting of Families 2018 – has reported strong growth in business activity across several of its retailers, as well

Opel passenger cars WLTP certified

New automobiles registered as of September 1, 2018 must be certified according to the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP). The new test procedure provides customers with more realistic fuel consumption data. Opel has been preparing its portfolio for

Renault Group Ireland’s offers on used cars

Renault Group Ireland has exclusive offers on used cars for August and September, available across its network of 21 approved Renault Selection dealers. Customers can avail of two per cent APR, two years’ warranty and two years’ roadside assistance on

Jaguar Land Rover to premiere I-Pace at Ploughing Championships

Jaguar Land Rover returns to this year’s National Ploughing Championships, September 18-20 in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly, and will showcase I-Pace, its first all-electric SUV. This year, visitors will be able to explore latest vehicles from the Jaguar Land Rover

Gulf joins with Ford to produce new Ford GT ’68 Heritage edition

Gulf has joined with Ford to produce the new Ford GT ’68 Heritage edition for the 2019 and 2020 model years. The Heritage Blue with Heritage Orange paint scheme honours the Gulf Oil-sponsored Ford GT40 – chassis #1075 – that