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Monday 3 September, 2018

This life-size Bugatti Chiron is made out of Lego Technic
# LEGO Bugatti
# LEGO Bugatti

This life-size Bugatti Chiron is made out of Lego Technic

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:28 PM 1,069 Views 0 Comments

And it drives too!

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid is coming to Ireland
# Toyota Corolla Hybrid
# Toyota Corolla Hybrid

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid is coming to Ireland

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:28 PM 2,547 Views 1 Comment

The first cars are due to hit our shores in January 2019.

Skoda wants to hire more apprentice mechanics as it chases the big brands
# Skoda Apprenticeship
# Skoda Apprenticeship

Skoda wants to hire more apprentice mechanics as it chases the big brands

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:27 PM 1,238 Views 0 Comments

Are you looking for a career in the automotive industry?

These are 10 of Ireland's most popular imported cars of 2018 so far
# Industry Report
# Industry Report

These are 10 of Ireland's most popular imported cars of 2018 so far

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:26 PM 8,413 Views 1 Comment

Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review.

Review: The BMW X2 SUV puts the ‘sport’ back into Sport Utility Vehicle
# Review
# Review

Review: The BMW X2 SUV puts the ‘sport’ back into Sport Utility Vehicle

Sep 3rd 2018, 3:25 PM 1,498 Views 0 Comments

And mostly succeeds.

Monday 27 August, 2018

Fancy owning 007's Aston Martin? There's a gadget-packed remake on the market
# James Bond
# James Bond

Fancy owning 007's Aston Martin? There's a gadget-packed remake on the market

Aug 27th 2018, 5:06 PM 1,364 Views 0 Comments

It’ll cost you €3m though – and it’s not for road use.

Opel's new concept car is an all-electric (and very futuristic) SUV
# Opel Gt X
# Opel Gt X

Opel's new concept car is an all-electric (and very futuristic) SUV

Aug 27th 2018, 5:05 PM 960 Views 1 Comment

There’s even a colour-changing Opel badge on the front.

Irish dealership Windsor Motors has now sold two cars to online-only buyers
# Windsor Motors
# Windsor Motors

Irish dealership Windsor Motors has now sold two cars to online-only buyers

Aug 27th 2018, 5:04 PM 2,600 Views 1 Comment

Sean Tackaberry of Windsor reckons it’s the start of a new trend.

What are my rights if my car gets clamped?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What are my rights if my car gets clamped?

Aug 27th 2018, 5:04 PM 21,009 Views 15 Comments

Here’s how to pay up – and how to appeal if you think there’s been a mistake.

These are Ireland's 10 best-selling new cars from 2018 so far
# Industry Report
# Industry Report

These are Ireland's 10 best-selling new cars from 2018 so far

Aug 27th 2018, 5:04 PM 5,145 Views 1 Comment

Do you own one of these super-popular motors?

Review: The Ford Mondeo hybrid drives smoothly - but does it lack power?
# Review
# Review

Review: The Ford Mondeo hybrid drives smoothly - but does it lack power?

Aug 27th 2018, 5:03 PM 4,086 Views 1 Comment

It’s a quiet, comfortable drive, but those used to a diesel engine will miss that on-road oomph.

Going electric: Here's how much it actually costs to run an EV for a year
# She's Electric
# She's Electric

Going electric: Here's how much it actually costs to run an EV for a year

Aug 27th 2018, 4:53 PM 71,320 Views 67 Comments

We tot up what you’ll spend versus a standard diesel engine.

Monday 20 August, 2018

Here are Ireland's top 10 used car brands for 2018 so far (by cars sold)
# DoneDeal Motor Industry Report
# DoneDeal Motor Industry Report

Here are Ireland's top 10 used car brands for 2018 so far (by cars sold)

Aug 20th 2018, 2:12 PM 5,375 Views 0 Comments

Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review H1 2018.

Meet the new Popemobile - plus how they've changed through the years
# Pope My Ride
# Pope My Ride

Meet the new Popemobile - plus how they've changed through the years

Aug 20th 2018, 2:11 PM 20,315 Views 4 Comments

A Skoda Rapid, that is.

Ireland is getting its first standalone Dacia dealership
# Dacia
# Dacia

Ireland is getting its first standalone Dacia dealership

Aug 20th 2018, 1:19 PM 877 Views 0 Comments

Menapia Motors Dacia will open in November on the Rosslare Road in Wexford Town.

Honda has updated its HR-V crossover with noise cancelling technology
# Honda HR-V
# Honda HR-V

Honda has updated its HR-V crossover with noise cancelling technology

Aug 20th 2018, 1:18 PM 2,932 Views 1 Comment

Deliveries of the updated Honda HR-V begin in October.

The Volkswagen Beetle has finally gone out of production after more than 70 years
# Volkswagen Beetle
# Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle has finally gone out of production after more than 70 years

Aug 20th 2018, 1:18 PM 2,710 Views 0 Comments

But you still have time to buy one.

How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

How to reduce your car's emissions (and pass the NCT in the process)

Aug 20th 2018, 1:17 PM 49,678 Views 3 Comments

Here’s what you can do to make your motor as clean and efficient as possible.

Review: The new Honda Civic saloon makes a compelling case as a great family car
# Review
# Review

Review: The new Honda Civic saloon makes a compelling case as a great family car

Aug 20th 2018, 1:17 PM 2,710 Views 1 Comment

An engaging drive with plenty of safety features too.

Monday 13 August, 2018

Skoda announces Sportline and Scout versions of its Karoq SUV
# Skoda Karoq Sportline
# Skoda Karoq Sportline

Skoda announces Sportline and Scout versions of its Karoq SUV

Aug 13th 2018, 4:16 PM 3,158 Views 0 Comments

Both models will get their world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October.

Here are the Irish prices for the new Audi Q8
# Audi Q8
# Audi Q8

Here are the Irish prices for the new Audi Q8

Aug 13th 2018, 4:16 PM 8,767 Views 2 Comments

Audi’s new flagship SUV goes on sale later this month.

The new Volkswagen Grand California campervan has a shower and a rear sleeping area
# Volkswagen Grand California
# Volkswagen Grand California

The new Volkswagen Grand California campervan has a shower and a rear sleeping area

Aug 13th 2018, 4:15 PM 5,748 Views 0 Comments

The Grand California, will make its world debut at the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf later this month.

Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

Help! I'm looking for a small car suitable for just one person

Aug 13th 2018, 4:14 PM 5,760 Views 3 Comments

We look at the most compact cars on the market

Here are Ireland's top 10 car brands for 2018 so far (by new car registrations)
# Best Selling Cars
# Best Selling Cars

Here are Ireland's top 10 car brands for 2018 so far (by new car registrations)

Aug 13th 2018, 4:12 PM 19,892 Views 2 Comments

We look at the data from the DoneDeal.ie Motor Industry Review.

Review: The Volvo V60 is more than a match for the big German estates
# Review
# Review

Review: The Volvo V60 is more than a match for the big German estates

Aug 13th 2018, 4:12 PM 4,099 Views 0 Comments

Volvo’s V60 estate is stunning, spacious and safe.

The 5 coolest new car features of 2018
# Bells And Whistles
# Bells And Whistles

The 5 coolest new car features of 2018

Aug 13th 2018, 4:10 PM 22,735 Views 5 Comments

From superhero gesture control to one-pedal driving, here are some of the neatest new car features.

Friday 3 August, 2018

1 in 4 Irish drivers admit to using social media while driving
# Distracted Driving
# Distracted Driving

1 in 4 Irish drivers admit to using social media while driving

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:05 PM 446 Views 1 Comment

Allianz Ireland survey reveals what distracts Irish drivers behind the wheel.

Audi is all set to unveil its electric supercar concept - the 'PB18 e-tron'
# Audi PB18 E-Tron
# Audi PB18 E-Tron

Audi is all set to unveil its electric supercar concept - the 'PB18 e-tron'

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:04 PM 983 Views 0 Comments

The Audi PB18 e-Tron is a concept supercar with electric drive.

Want a Ferrari-powered SUV? The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio goes on sale in Ireland
# Maranello Magic
# Maranello Magic

Want a Ferrari-powered SUV? The Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio goes on sale in Ireland

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:02 PM 1,944 Views 0 Comments

It’s four-wheel-drive, too.

What's the difference between L plates and N plates?
# Driver Dilemma
# Driver Dilemma

What's the difference between L plates and N plates?

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:02 PM 42,260 Views 2 Comments

Understanding the Irish graduated driving licence system.

Motor Envy: The Jaguar XF Sportbrake is beautiful yet practical and powerful
# Motor Envy
# Motor Envy

Motor Envy: The Jaguar XF Sportbrake is beautiful yet practical and powerful

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:01 PM 1,832 Views 1 Comment

It’s perfect for families and driving enthusiasts.

Review: The Mitsubishi ASX is a keenly-priced crossover contender - but can it outshine its rivals?
# Review
# Review

Review: The Mitsubishi ASX is a keenly-priced crossover contender - but can it outshine its rivals?

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:01 PM 3,303 Views 0 Comments

We test drive the Mitsubishi ASX on Irish roads.

The 5 best family cars under €30k you can buy right now
# Best Family Cars
# Best Family Cars

The 5 best family cars under €30k you can buy right now

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:00 PM 42,804 Views 11 Comments

Whether you’re looking for an SUV, estate, saloon, hatchback or crossover, we’ve got you covered.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Audi pulls the wraps off the new-generation Q3 SUV
# Audi Q3
# Audi Q3

Audi pulls the wraps off the new-generation Q3 SUV

Jul 30th 2018, 3:20 PM 1,212 Views 0 Comments

The new Audi Q3 will be available to order from late 2018.

Volkswagen's pocket rocket Polo GTI goes on sale in Ireland
# Volkswagen Polo GTI
# Volkswagen Polo GTI

Volkswagen's pocket rocket Polo GTI goes on sale in Ireland

Jul 30th 2018, 3:20 PM 1,901 Views 0 Comments

The most powerful Volkswagen Polo is priced from €32,395.