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#motoring news

# motoring-news - Monday 2 July, 2018

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.

# motoring-news - Monday 25 June, 2018

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.

# motoring-news - Monday 18 June, 2018

Hat-trick: Ferrari takes the crown for Engine Of The Year... again

Ferrari has won the top prize three years in a row.

# motoring-news - Monday 11 June, 2018

The third-generation Mercedes CLS is here after a seven year wait

There’s now room for five in the slinky four-door coupe.

# motoring-news - Friday 1 June, 2018

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class has arrived in Ireland

Just in time for the new registration period.

Here's how the new Subaru Outback will shape up in Ireland

New Subaru Outback will be available for 182-registration period.

Kia unveils new Sportage with diesel mild-hybrid powertrain

Unfortunately, it won’t be coming here.

# motoring-news - Monday 28 May, 2018

Opel has released details of the new Corsa GSi 'warm hatch'

New Opel Corsa GSi follows the Insignia GSi onto the Irish market this summer.

Volvo to eliminate diesel entirely from its new S60 saloon

The luxury saloon will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine.

Here's what Citroen's new flagship SUV the C5 Aircross will look like in Europe

New mid-size SUV will take on the Skoda Karoq and Hyundai Tucson.

# motoring-news - Monday 21 May, 2018

Kia Motors will introduce its first 48V diesel mild-hybrid later this year

The technology will make diesel engines cleaner.

Ford is hiring new technicians and apprentices

Ford dealers across Ireland are looking to recruit up to 50 new technicians and apprentices.

# motoring-news - 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.

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.

# motoring-news - Friday 4 May, 2018

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.

# motoring-news - Monday 30 April, 2018

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.

# motoring-news - Monday 23 April, 2018

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.

# motoring-news - Monday 16 April, 2018

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.

# motoring-news - Monday 26 March, 2018

How two kids developed a smart rain-collecting feature for car windscreens

Ford says its experts were left thinking “Why didn’t we think of that?”

Mercedes-Benz is giving the C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet a facelift

New looks, technology, engines and safety features for Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet.

Volkswagen launches the all-new Touareg with impressive new safety systems

New high-tech Volkswagen Touareg arrives in summer.

# motoring-news - Friday 16 March, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has launched the new CLS Coupé - and it's got five seats

The new model will be here in June.

Audi is already taking orders for its new electric SUV

The company’s first fully-electric model isn’t out until 2019.

Jaguar Land Rover is hunting for Irish engineers to build future in-car systems

Jaguar Land Rover is hunting for Irish engineers to build future in-car systems

The company has launched a recruitment drive in this country.

# motoring-news - Monday 12 March, 2018

Skoda has a new compact SUV up its sleeve - and here's the concept

The Skoda Vision X concept was the talk of the Geneva Motor Show.

Toyota will phase out diesel engines in its cars starting this year

However, the company will continue to offer diesel options in commercial vehicles.