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Yesterday’s News


Monday 30 July, 2018

How far can electric cars really go? Here are the first independent range test results

AutoBest jury members from all around Europe tested 10 EVs with range of at least 200km.

Motoring milestones: How to keep on top of basic car servicing

Car maintenance by the mile.

The Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid combines sensational sports car and sensible saloon

This is the first plug-in hybrid car from the German carmaker.

Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?

We take the hot hatch for a test drive.


4 of the most spectacular driving routes through the wild North West

Scenic drives through counties Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon.

Monday 23 July, 2018

5 bellissimo Italian cars with plenty of style

Going continental.

Two decades of the iconic TT: Audi unveils the TT 20 Years

Just 999 examples will be made.

Here's a look at the new Toyota Supra prototype making its world debut

The development model was seen in action on the hill course.

Revealed: The used cars that retain their value the best

Highlights from DoneDeal’s motor industry review for the first half of 2018.

Two tips to park like a pro - and save fuel while you're at it

These tips will help you save pennies at the pump.

Motor Envy: The Tesla Model S is a supercar for the whole family

Supercar power, super green credentials.

Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca

The Karoq is Skoda’s contender in the competitive compact SUV market.

4 spectacular routes that'll turn your UK break into an epic road trip

England, Scotland, Wales, and the Isle of Man all have fantastic roads waiting for you.

Monday 16 July, 2018

5 hybrids for leaner, greener motoring

Save on fuel and tax.

Land Rover celebrates 70 years with its largest ever parade of vehicles at Goodwood

A convoy of 70 rare and important Land Rovers stole the show at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The V8 Maserati Levante SUV had its world premiere at the weekend

Like all Maserati petrol engines, this V8 is assembled by Ferrari in Maranello.

Check out this bonkers V8-powered city car from Aston Martin

The Aston Martin V8 Cygnet debuted at last week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Is it more efficient to open your window, or switch on the air-con?

We answer those burning motoring questions.

Motor Envy: The Mercedes-Benz CLS is a low-slung, high-tech luxury coupé

The Mercedes-Benz CLS is the original four-door coupé.

Monday 9 July, 2018

5 beautiful classic cars for your driving pleasure

Add some old-fashioned glamour to your driveway.

New car sales drop 4.5 per cent for 181, says SIMI/DoneDeal report

Cheap imports are still being blamed for the decline in new car registrations.

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo smashes 35-year old lap record for the Nurburgring Nordschleife

German racer Timo Bernhard was behind the wheel.

Audi has unveiled the futuristic interior of its new e-tron Quattro electric SUV

The all-electric SUV is set to go on sale by the end of this year.

Estate or SUV: Which one is right for you?

Or is there an alternative option?

Motor Envy: This Ferrari F355 GTS is the perfect car for the Irish heatwave

The F355 GTS is the best-looking modern-era Ferrari.

Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class

We test the luxury pickup truck both on and off-road.

5 of the most insanely powerful production cars money can buy

Some of the most powerful cars you can buy today.

Monday 2 July, 2018

5 new cars you can drive away for €20k or less

Tight budget? No problem!

Mazda is boosting the power of its beloved MX-5

It’s update time for the fourth-gen Mazda MX-5 range.

The new Kia Ceed loses an apostrophe - but gains new tech and engines

The all-new Ceed goes on sale in Ireland next month.

Want your photo featured in a Volkswagen calendar? Here are the competition details

Oh, and you could win a trip to Barcelona too.

5 tips to keep your cool behind the wheel in this hot weather

It’s wheely wheely warm.

Motor Envy: The BMW 7 Series hybrid is perfect for plush and hushed driving

The BMW 740e is the PHEV version of BMW’s flagship range.

Destinations for a dip: 7 stunning swimming spots for a spur-of-the-moment road trip

Hop in the car and head to these spots to cool down.

Monday 25 June, 2018

5 hybrids for smooth and economical driving

And low running costs too.

New Audi A1 Sportback gets dynamic new styling and an all-petrol lineup

It’s all-change on the styling front for the smallest car from Ingolstadt.

The Toyota Camry is coming back to Ireland after 14 years

The big four-door saloon goes on sale next year.

Motor Envy: The Range Rover is one of the best luxury cars in the world. Fact.

Capable and comfortable in equal measure.