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# 191
Brexit blamed for drop in new car sales
More than 32,000 new cars were registered in January, a 12.6% reduction on the same period last year.
# Honda Civic Sedan
Honda's new family-friendly saloon will land in Ireland in time for 182
The Civic Sedan has a boot that’s 100 litres larger than the Civic Hatchback.
# Volkswagen Polo
The sixth-generation VW Polo is an entirely new car from the wheels up
The revamped Polo arrives to Ireland in December.
# Skoda Karoq
Skoda Ireland releases prices for its all-new compact SUV
Karoq models will arrive in Irish Skoda dealerships early next month.
# New Technology
All new cars sold in Ireland from next April will 'call' emergency service if you crash
Once the car senses a severe impact the eCall device automatically initiates an emergency call.
# Hyundai Kona
Hyundai's adventurous new Kona launches in Ireland
Hyundai Kona to take on the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur.
# Volkswagen Arteon
The all-new Volkswagen Arteon has finally arrived in Ireland
Pricing for the Arteon starts at €43,295 and is available to order now.
# 172 guide
5 high-tech new cars hitting Irish roads just in time for 172 plates
Self-driving systems, gesture control and more precise steering than ever.
# Kia Stonic
The new Kia Stonic small crossover will rival the Nissan Juke and Renault Captur
Frankfurt Motor Show debut for Kia’s smallest crossover.
# Skoda Karoq
Skoda's new Karoq SUV will take on the Qashqai and Tiguan
The new Skoda Karoq SUV goes on sale towards the end of this year.
# Review
Review: The Volvo XC60 is out to step on Audi's toes
We road-tested the Volvo XC60 at its international launch in Barcelona.
# Alfa Romeo Guilia Veloce
Alfa Romeo has added serious power to its Giulia Veloce
More powerful 280hp Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce goes on sale in Ireland.
# Opel Insignia Country Tourer
The Opel Insignia Country Tourer is a rugged estate aiming to take on the Audi A6
The Opel Insignia Country Tourer will premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
# SEAT Ateca FR
The SEAT Ateca SUV goes faster* with a new sporty FR version
# Skoda Vision E
Here is Skoda's first fully-electric car (well, concept car anyway)
The Vision E will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show.
# Ford Fiesa ST
New Ford Fiesta ST revealed with 200hp three-cylinder engine
It’s the first ever Ford Performance model powered by a three-cylinder engine.
# Ford ST-Line
Ford launches ST-Line for drivers who want a sporty look without the full performance
You can now have an ST-Line Fiesta, Focus, Mondeo and Kuga.
# seat leon cupra
SEAT's Leon Cupra 300 hot hatch is now available in Ireland
SEAT has revealed the updated version of its hot-hatch Leon Cupra.
# fresh car smell
The cost of buying a car has gone down, but fewer new ones were sold last month
The cost of fuel and insurance have increased, however.
# ford mustang
The new Ford Mustang GT is lower, faster and meaner
New styling, new tech and new transmission for MY2018 Mustang.
# Nissan Micra
Nissan's all-new Micra looks VERY different from its predecessors
Pricing and specification have now been announced.
5 of the biggest and best cars from the Detroit Motor Show 2017
Big cars, big ideas and big engines – it’s the North American International Auto Show.
# trading up
2016 was the biggest year for new cars since the recession, but which maker sold the most?
Last year saw more new cars sold than any year since 2008.
# BMW 5 Series
BMW is rolling out its first-ever 5 Series hybrid this year
The BMW 530e iPerformance will be capable of covering up to 46km using only battery power.
# Skoda Octavia RS
First look: Skoda's high-performance Octavia RS gets a makeover
The first glimpse of the new Octavia RS, due this year.
# Future Drives
5 big, bad and beautiful cars we're looking forward to driving in 2017
Motoring correspondent Melanie May reveals her most-anticipated motors from the 2017 release schedule.
# car review
Review: Peugeot's 508 RXH has style, spec and space for six-footers in the back
Need a rugged estate for your active family? The Peugeot 508 RXH might be the car for you.
# car review
The Kia Niro hybrid has record-setting fuel economy - so is it any fun to drive?
We put the very efficient Niro to the test.
# My year in cars
18 of the best new cars we drove this year... and the worst motoring correspondent Melanie May looks back at her 2016 in test drives.
# citroen c3
Citroen's all-new C3 supermini has been launched in Ireland
The competitively priced C3 stands out from the crowd.
# 171 preview guide
10 of the best new cars to look out for in 2017: bigger, sporty and electric
The second part of our guide to the new models hitting our shores in time for the 171 registration period.
# car review
The new Renault Mégane has flair to spare - but does it drive as well as it looks?
We put the fourth-generation Mégane to the test.
# Peugeot 3008
Here's how much the new Peugeot 3008 SUV will cost in Ireland
The company’s i-Cockpit and an all-digital dashboard display is now standard across the lineup.
# opel insignia grand sport
The Opel Insignia is getting longer, lower and smarter (in several ways)
The flagship saloon loses weight and gains extra connectivity.
# SEAT Leon Cupra 300
SEAT’s Leon Cupra hot hatch is getting a performance boost for 2017
The Spanish hatch is now as powerful as the current Volkswagen Golf R.
# 171 preview guide
10 of the best new cars to watch out for in 2017
Our top picks from the new models hitting our shores in time for the 171 registration period.
# car review
Review: Skoda's Kodiaq SUV has everything... even umbrellas hidden in the doors
We drove the hotly-anticipated SUV across Europe. As you do.
# ford fiesta
You wait ages for a new Ford Fiesta... then four come along at once
More tech. more refinement and more models for the new Fiesta line-up.
# A year in review
The top 5 bestselling cars in Ireland this year (and the worst)
How many Tesla Model S and Mustangs do you think were registered this year?