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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Instantly recognisable in traffic': What is the new Volkswagen ID.3 and how is it different?

Motoring expert Dave Humphreys explains why the new electric vehicle from Volkswagen is making headlines.

Monday 2 March, 2020

Want to go green? Here's what you need to know about owning an electric vehicle in 2020

From parking to range anxiety, motoring expert Dave Humphreys gives the lowdown on owning an EV – and what it will cost you.

Monday 17 February, 2020

Car-buying on a budget? 6 hidden costs to watch for - from pricey extras to new taxes

Motoring expert Dave Humphreys looks at the surprises in store for buyers who haven’t done their homework.

Friday 22 November, 2019

'Neat details and lots of space': Meet the Volkswagen ID.3 - here's exactly what it's like inside

Motoring journalist Dave Humphreys attended Volkswagen’s ID.3 preview event this week.


Wednesday 19 December, 2018

8 exciting new cars you’ll see on Irish roads in 2019

Motoring expert Dave Humphreys shares his picks for the year ahead.

Monday 8 October, 2018

Got a pay rise and looking for a new car? Here's what our expert would recommend...

If you’re looking to splash a little cash on an upgrade, we have some thoughts.

Monday 1 October, 2018

I'm looking to buy a Skoda. Should I go with the Octavia or upgrade to the Superb?

Which of Skoda’s saloons is the best buy in the used market?

Monday 24 September, 2018

How to buy a luxury SUV for less - and 4 models to see first

Get a luxury motor without the starter-home price tag.

Monday 17 September, 2018

Looking for a used car that won't cost the earth to maintain? 5 models you should see first

Repair bills can be unpredictable – but choosing the right car should help keep them low.


Monday 10 September, 2018

How to buy a used car that could actually increase in value

There are no guarantees, of course – but how can you maximise your chances?

Monday 3 September, 2018

Looking for a new family car? 3 underrated models you should probably check out

We look at the family models which don’t always get their dues.

Monday 27 August, 2018

4 iconic cars of the 1990s - and what you'll pay for them today

From the movie-star Land Cruiser to the rarely seen Nissan Pao.

Monday 20 August, 2018

Can you make the UK 'diesel dump' work for you? 4 of the most popular imported diesels

There are lots of diesels on the Irish market at the moment. How can you make the best of it?

Monday 13 August, 2018

How to buy a used car that won't let you down (and 2 surprising models to see first)

Don’t listen to your friend in the pub, for a start.

Friday 3 August, 2018

Looking for an SUV? Here are 4 underrated models on the second-hand market

Most buyers go for the same brands. Here are some others that are worth a look.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Looking for reliability? Here are the top 10 cars for passing the NCT first time

And they’re probably not the ones you’d expect.

Monday 23 July, 2018

Audi used showdown: Should I go for an A4, or save up for the A5 or A6?

There are plenty of Audis on the second-hand market. But how to choose the right one?

Monday 16 July, 2018

Review: The new Ford Focus is the cream of the crop of family hatchbacks

The new hatchback will arrive in Ireland in late August.

Tall teenagers? How to buy a car with loads of legroom in back - and 3 models to see first

You don’t have to spend €€€ on a luxury saloon to make your passengers comfortable.

9 cars that made the Porsche badge a motoring icon over 70 years

A history of the marque in 9 iconic models.

Monday 9 July, 2018

How to buy a future classic on a family-car budget - and 3 models to consider

Looking for a smart investment that’s fun to drive too? You might take a look at these.

Monday 2 July, 2018

Review: We've driven the hotly-tipped new Audi Q8 SUV. Here's how it matches up to its rivals

Are the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and Range Rover Sport better?

Learning to drive? 3 great first cars that will leave you change from €10k

How to buy a great learner motor.

Monday 25 June, 2018

Packing up the car for holidays? 4 of the best models for boot space (and you won't guess them all)

Do you like big boots? Then step right this way.

Monday 18 June, 2018

How to buy a practical car that still has serious engine power - plus 3 models to consider first

Get the horsepower of a sports car without the soft top roof.

Monday 11 June, 2018

How to find a car that can handle city driving - plus 3 you can get for under €10k

If your A to B involves city streets, you’ll want a compact car that can take the pressure.

Friday 1 June, 2018

Hello summer! How to buy a convertible for a song - and 4 of the best used models

Delightful drop-tops await.

Monday 28 May, 2018

I want a beautiful Mercedes-Benz. Do I go for a C-Class or upgrade to the E-Class?

There’s plenty of choice in the second-hand market. But is the bigger saloon worth the upgrade?

Monday 21 May, 2018

Looking for Scandinavian style? How to buy a Volvo for under €20k - and 3 models to see first

The Swedish car maker has a reputation for safety, comfort and strong design. Here’s what to look for.

Monday 14 May, 2018

How to buy a serious premium SUV on a €30k budget - and 5 models to see first

It’s a crowded market out there at the premium end. We look at the models to watch.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Want a car that will make your driveway stand out? 4 real head-turners for under €15k

Family cars don’t have to be boring, you know.

Monday 30 April, 2018

Review: We drove the intoxicatingly quick Porsche 911 GT3 RS (and went very, very fast)

We test the ballistic Porsche 911 GT3 RS at the Nurburgring.

How to buy a savage used BMW: Should you go for a fresher 3-Series or a larger 5-Series?

Here’s our advice – and the key models to look out for.

Monday 23 April, 2018

How to buy a purring Jaguar for less than €20k - and 3 models to check out first

Want a Big Cat on the bonnet? Look no further.

Monday 16 April, 2018

3 family cars under €20k that can take three child seats - and still have room for luggage

We comb through the second-hand market for the best buys.

Here's what it's like to test-drive the Ferrari 488 Pista supercar - months before its launch

Dave Humphreys was one of a handful of motor journalists to test the new Ferrari out on the roads of Maranello.

Monday 9 April, 2018

How to find a high-tech car on a low-cost budget - and 3 models to consider first

Get a used car packed with tech, plus change from €20k.

Thursday 29 March, 2018

Want an SUV for €15k? 4 lesser-known brands to consider

Skip the big-name models and you’ll get far more bang for your buck.

Monday 26 March, 2018

How to buy a second-hand car that'll slash your bills - and two models to see first

The ticket price is one thing – but what about keeping it on the road? We look at how to do it for less.

Friday 16 March, 2018

How to get luxury in a Lexus on a €13k budget - and 4 models to see first

Want a ‘Japanese Mercedes’? Here are some options.

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