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Dealer/Importer News Archive

Enterprise Rent-A-Car raises more than €14,000 for LauraLynn

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has raised €14,102 for its chosen charity partner this year, LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Ireland Managing Director, George O’Connor, was on hand to deliver the cheque on the day in person. Speaking on the importance of this year’s charity partnership, O’Connor said: “Enterprise Rent-A-Car is woven into the fabric of the

First standalone Renault Selection showroom opens

Renault Group Ireland recently launched its new used car programme Renault Selection at selected Renault and Dacia dealerships nationwide. The programme offers customers a new standard in used cars, with a minimum of two year warranty together with two years’ roadside assistance on used Renault or Dacia models up to six years old, as well as a

Subaru’s all-new XV Crossover and Impreza arrive

Subaru has launched the all-new Subaru XV Crossover and their all-new Impreza. The new Subaru XV Crossover & Impreza are the first new models to be built on their latest global platform. The Impreza has an entry-level price of €26,995 for the 1.6 RC CVT and standard specification includes a rear vision camera, touch screen

Toyota launches ‘181 Upgrade to Hybrid for Free’

Toyota has kicked off the 181 sales drive in the run up to Showtime, the national sales event which takes places from Wednesday 8th until Saturday 11th November by launching the ‘Upgrade to Hybrid for Free’ campaign which makes it even easier for Irish consumers to switch from diesel to hybrid. 2017 saw the first

New Citroen C3 Aircross compact SUV here next week

The new Citroen C3 Aircross Compact SUV will go on sale here from the 6 November 2017. Pricing starts from €20,695 and offers class-leading space, modular design, connectivity and innovative technology solutions. It will debut at the Ideal Home Show at the RDS Simmonscourt from the 27 – 30 October 2017. And Citroen believes that

Kia’s new Stonic – an eye-catching compact crossover

The Kia Stonic went on sale today. The SUV inspired Kia Stonic is an important model for Kia to engage new customers in a fast growing B-SUV segment. There will be four trim levels with a choice of three petrol engines and one diesel engine in Irish showrooms. Prices will range from €18,599 for Stonic

Drogheda resident wins Ford 100 luxury cruise

Lynda Hayden from Drogheda, Co. Louth has won a luxury cruise to New York as part of the Ford 100 New Century Sales Event promotion. Organised to commemorate 100 years of Ford in Ireland, Lynda won the nationwide competition by simply taking a test drive in a Ford at her local Ford dealership, Smith’s of

Trico scoops Auto Express award

Trico has won a ‘Commended’ award in the Auto Express Product Awards 2017, as well as a 4-star rating in the Auto Express wiper blades test in the August 2017 issue. Auto Express reported: “A very impressive debut for Trico’s Exact Fit. The blade performs exactly as the name suggests – it was the easiest on test

​​New Range Rover offers even greater silent luxury

More than ever, Range Rover claims to represents the pinnacle of luxury travel, making every journey a treasured experience whether driving or being driven. Conceived nearly 50 years ago for the country set to use on the estate and then drive to the townhouse, Range Rover has continuously evolved to lead the world around it,

Kia Sportage is the UK’s fastest selling used car

Data from the UK’s largest marketplace (Auto Trader) for used and new cars, revealed that the 2015 Kia Sportage (petrol manual) was the fastest selling used car in September, taking an average of just 15 days to turn. It marks the second consecutive month the Korean SUV has taken the national top spot, after taking