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Euro NCAP: Honda HR-V and DS 4 go for four, while Dacia struggles again

Euro NCAP has published its second round of safety ratings of 2022. The DS 4 has achieved a four-star rating in standard form but five

Government policy aims to reduce daily use of petrol / diesel cars

The Department of Transport has launched its new ‘Sustainable Mobility Policy’, which sets out a national framework for active travel and public transport to 2030.

FPS to open first Irish regional distribution centre in Belfast

FPS is to open a new regional distribution centre in Belfast this month, the company’s first on the island of Ireland as part of its

Continental rolls out first tyres with polyester from recycled PET bottles

Continental has become the first tyre manufacturer to launch at volume tyres with polyester yarn obtained from recycled plastic PET bottles.

Irish pricing and specs announced for new Opel Grandland

Opel has announced pricing and equipment for the new Grandland range, ahead of its arrival on Irish forecourts this April. Available in petrol and diesel

Mercedes-Benz to the fore as RTE screens new DIY SOS series

For the second season of the programme, the wheels have started to turn on RTE One television’s popular ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland’ series

The evolution of the electric-hybrid market

Demand for electric and hybrid vehicles continues to be shaped by changing regulatory regimes worldwide. In this article, Autodata’s data analysts break down the trends

Drop-tops see drop-off in popularity from Irish buyers

Convertibles are no longer as popular as they once were. In fact, only 193 have been registered in Ireland between now and the beginning of

Shelbourne Motors becomes Maxus dealer for Northern Ireland

Shelbourne Motors has partnered with Maxus to bring the brand’s commercial vehicle range to its multi-franchise Newry complex.

New ‘Edition 55’ Mercedes G-Class fronts AMG anniversary

To mark the 55th anniversary of AMG, Mercedes-Benz has launched a new G-Class ‘Edition 55’ model which is available to order now through its Irish