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Yesterday’s News


Monday 3 September, 2018

The Toyota Corolla Hybrid is coming to Ireland

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

Are you looking for a career in the automotive industry?

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

Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review.


Monday 27 August, 2018

5 brand new hybrids for low-emission driving

Here’s what’s on the market at every price range.

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

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

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

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

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

What are my rights if my car gets clamped?

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

Do you own one of these super-popular motors?

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

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

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)

Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review H1 2018.

5 convertibles for stylish summer cruising

Summer motoring, done right.

Ireland is getting its first standalone Dacia dealership

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

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

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

But you still have time to buy one.

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

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

An engaging drive with plenty of safety features too.

Monday 13 August, 2018

Skoda announces Sportline and Scout versions of its Karoq SUV

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

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

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

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)

We look at the data from the Motor Industry Review.

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

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

The 5 coolest new car features of 2018

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

Friday 3 August, 2018

5 deadly used convertibles on the market right now

Sun up, top down.

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

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'

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

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

Understanding the Irish graduated driving licence system.

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

It’s perfect for families and driving enthusiasts.

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

We test drive the Mitsubishi ASX on Irish roads.

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

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

Monday 30 July, 2018

5 convertibles for cool cruising in summertime

Less car, more fun.

Audi pulls the wraps off the new-generation Q3 SUV

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

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

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