Seat Ibiza Wins Excellent Product Design Transportation Award

The new Ibiza most certainly has the best design SEAT has ever produced in the A0 segment. Solid proof of this is how successful the SEAT Ibiza has been in numerous international design contests. The most recent, and it’s fair to say it won’t be the last, is the “Winner, Excellent Product Design Transportation” prize […]

Amarok Wins International Pick-Up Award 2018

 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Amarok has won the ‘International Pick-up Award 2018’ (IPUA 2018). Like its predecessor in 2010, the new Amarok, now with high-torque V6 engines, has also succeeded in winning over the jury of transport journalists. The jury rated the Amarok as the epitome of ‘work hard, play hard’, a core element of the […]

Mercedes-Benz X-Class Pickup Launched

The eagerly awaited Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup – an all-new model that marks the first venture by the German vehicle manufacturer into this popular light commercial vehicles segment – has been launched on the Irish market and is being sold through a seven-strong main dealer network. Dealers are Sligo based Connolly Motor Group; Cork Truck Services; […]

“Face It Down” App Sees Drivers Rewarded By FBD

Use of mobile phones while driving is a big problem on Irish roads. Too many people still drive while on their phone to take a call, text, snap a selfie, update their social media channels or check an email. So, as part of Toyota Ireland’s brand promise of being ‘Built for a Better World’, it […]

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA Ireland has found. According to the motoring organisation’s latest fuel prices survey a litre of petrol currently costs 136.9c on average, up 2c since October. Meanwhile, a litre of diesel currently costs 126.1c, up 2.7c per litre on October’s prices. Both fuels are […]

Volkswagen Reveal New Polo Pricing

 The sixth-generation of the Volkswagen Polo arrives in Ireland in December in time for 2018 sales, and left-hand drive models can be seen in the majority of Volkswagen dealers nationwide. Now pricing has been revealed for the new model, with pricing starting at €16,795 for the 1.0-litre 65hp Trendline. The new Polo is dramatically larger […]

Audi Q5 Picks Up “Golden Steering Wheel” Award

 The Audi Q5 was crowned the best “Large SUV” at the annual “Golden Steering Wheel” awards ceremony this week in Berlin. One of the most coveted awards in Europe, the ceremony celebrates the best new cars to be launched in the past year. The winner was chosen by an international panel of experts from nominations […]

Ireland’s Motoring Journalists Crown The Peugeot 3008 As Irish Car Of The Year 2018

The Irish Car of the Year Awards in association with Continental Tyres took place at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin. Motoring journalists from print, online and broadcasting hosted a gala black tie event attended by Ireland’s leading car brands, importers, distributors and other motoring dignitaries. Peugeot took the top award with its 3008 model which was […]

Audi RS 4 Avant Arrives In Ireland

 Audi Ireland has announced the pricing of the new Audi RS 4 Avant, which combines breath-taking driving performance with accessibility for everyday use. The fourth generation Audi model, which made its world debut at this year’s International Motorshow (IAA) in Frankfurt, will retail at an OTRP of €102,350 and will be available to order in […]

Michelin Urges Motorists To Get A Grip This Winter

Now is the time to prepare your car for the Winter conditions that lie ahead, tyre manufacturer Michelin advises.   In winter, as temperatures head into single figures, the advice is that motorists would fit tyres designed specifically for winter conditions with compounds that remain flexible to improve grip and braking.   In this respect, […]

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