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Yesterday’s News


Monday 21 May, 2018

Review: The Mitsubishi Outlander is a rugged family motor with a peace-of-mind warranty

It also has impressive interior kit, writes Melanie May.

9 simple things you can do today to save money while driving

Budget busting car hacks.

Monday 14 May, 2018

Lexus announces Irish prices for first ever seven-seater: the RX 450hL

The RX 450hL is the first seven-seat Lexus on sale in Ireland.

5 slinky saloons for under €30k

Saloons make for stylish family motors.


BMW is unleashing the 625hp M5 Competition for 2019

More power and chassis tweaks for the new model.

Kia has revealed the first images of the all-electric Niro

Battery and driving range details have also been released.

Motor Envy: The Jaguar F-Type seamlessly combines luxury with performance

This is one seriously desirable modern sports car.

Review: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is effortlessly elegant - I was gutted to hand back the keys

We test the Mercedes-Benz E-Class on Irish roads.

Our pick: 9 of the best electric and hybrid cars for modern families

EV, PHEV, or hybrid? We’ve got your covered.

Friday 4 May, 2018

5 great German cars for a range of budgets

You can’t beat zee Germans.

New car sales were up slightly in April

The highlights from the SIMI/DoneDeal Motor Industry Report for April 2018.

Joe Duffy is building Ireland's largest BMW dealership

New premises will be in Charlestown and will create 20 new jobs.

The Opel Grandland X is getting a new, more economical diesel engine

Improved fuel economy with new 1.5-litre diesel powertrain.

Motor Envy: The Volvo XC90 is a luxurious seven-seater that stands out from the crowd

Feel safe and secure in this Swedish SUV.

Review: The Subaru XV is rugged and ready - but might fly under your radar

We test drive the Subaru XV crossover on Irish roads.

Monday 30 April, 2018

5 of the tastiest two-door cars to add style to your driveway

Because two doors are better than four.

Hyundai's popular i20 is getting a facelift

The i20 gets an updated design, safety, connectivity and powertrain line-up.

Volkswagen will offer electrified versions of all its cars

The next Golf will come onto the market with a new 48V mild hybrid system.

The new Citroen C4 Cactus is arriving in Ireland (and those 'airbumps' are gone)

The new Cactus hopes to rival the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf.

How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?

Rear facing child seats are deemed to be safer.

Motor Envy: The F355 GTS is a classically beautiful modern Ferrari

Ferrari’s F355 is a genuine future classic.

4 of the most beautiful countryside drives through the Sunny South East

Make the most of the bank holiday.

Monday 23 April, 2018

5 of the slickest electric cars for a range of budgets

Cut costs and reduce emissions with an electric vehicle.

BMW introduces new M2 Competition with 410hp under the bonnet

The BMW M2 Competition replaces its predecessor, the BMW M2 Coupé.

Lexus has unveiled the first image of all-new ES luxury saloon

Lexus ES saloon set to take on the Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series.

The new Ford Mondeo HEV has arrived in Ireland

Ford’s first mainstream hybrid petrol electric model is now available in dealerships.

Tired at the wheel? How to spot the driver fatigue danger signs - and what to do next

Avoid driver fatigue with these simple tricks.

Motor Envy: The Land Rover Discovery is the go-anywhere car for adventurers

The Discovery is big, bold and brilliant.

Review: The Kia Niro PHEV is the only car of its kind - so how does it measure up?

We test drive the plug-in hybrid version of the Kia Niro.

Monday 16 April, 2018

5 super-slick SUVs for a range of budgets

So hot right now.

Diesel is alive and doing very well, according to Skoda Ireland

More than half of all Skoda’s sold in q1 of 2018 were powered by diesel engines.

The all-new Ford Focus offers more room and even greater choice

The Focus, set to arrive later this year, is available in a wide range of specs.

Introducing the all-new Audi A6 Avant

The new Avant will be here later this year.

6 tips to reduce the nerves and increase confidence behind the wheel

Repeat after me: “I am a strong, confident, driver”.

Motor envy: The R8 V10 plus is Audi's fastest production car ever

Not to mention most expensive.