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Vehicle News Archive

Auto Express Driver Power 2018 survey says Peugeot 2008 SUV is faultless

Whilst the Peugeot 3008 SUV scooped gold in both the Car of the Year and Mid-Size SUV categories, topping the poles as the “Best Car to Own”, in the latest Auto Express Driver Power survey, its little brother, the compact 2008 SUV, made headlines for itself. Not a single Peugeot 2008 owner reported a fault

New electric Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33 has arrived

Following the successful launch of the new Renault Zoe Z.E. 40 in summer 2017, the new Kangoo Z.E. 33, which has the longest range of any electric LCV currently on the market, has also gone on sale here. The new Kangoo Z.E 33 is available from €28,190 after the SEAI grant of €3,800 (battery included).

3 new Jaguar models show their pace in New York

Jaguar Land Rover showed three new vehicles at the New York Motor Show alongside the widest range in the history of the company. Developed and engineered by Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations, the F-Pace SVR is the fastest and most powerful version of this award-winning SUV. The F-PACE won the 2017 World Car of the

New VW Touareg SUV is their most advanced model ever

Volkswagen gave a world premiere in China to a near production prototype of the new Touareg SUV, their brand’s largest model. VW boasts that the new flagship takes a top position in the premium class SUV segment with its expressive design, its innovative operating, convenience and safety systems, as well as in the high quality

European car sales up by 4.2% in February and SUV’s growth continues

The European automotive industry continued its strong start to 2018, with volume up by 4.2 per cent in February as 1.16 million cars were registered, 50,000 more than in February 2017. The results mark the highest February volume since 2008, when 1.19 million cars were registered, as well as constituting the highest YTD volume since

Access to in-vehicle data recognised as essential by European Parliament

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly supported the adoption of the ‘Own Initiative Report’ on Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems. The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers Association (ETRMA) has added its voice of support to the 633 MEPs that requested the European Commission to publish a legislative initiative to guarantee fair, unrestricted and in real time access to

AL-KO Kober to showcase vehicle chassis conversions

AL-KO Kober Limited – the leading manufacturer of premium components for the automotive, commercial and leisure industries – will be using the CV Show to showcase its range of LCV Chassis solutions and complementary products, with its stand featuring commercial vehicle conversions from companies including Mark Harris and Advanced KFS Special Vehicles. Commenting for AL-KO

Wicklow company brings eye-appeal to quarry transport

Wicklow-based Hudson Brothers Limited has raised the standard of truck comfort and design in the concrete and aggregates sector to a new level of sophistication with the purchase of their first-ever Mercedes-Benz. Choosing a high power, high torque Actros 2553 Bigspace articulated truck and tipping trailer combination, the company has directed investment into additional driver

New Renault Master electric van – a game changer for urban deliveries

Renault Pro+ is broadening its range of electric LCVs/vans with the introduction of the Master Z.E. large electric van. Ideal for emissions-free access to city centres, Master Z.E. is well-suited to last-mile deliveries. Pricing and full Irish specifications should be announced before the summer, with possibly being open for orders in or just after the

Citroën to exhibit new look at Geneva

Citroën will showcase its products on a completely redesigned stand at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show. With six models launched in Europe in less than two years, Citroën has a new range with a previously unseen consistency in terms of positioning and design. New Berlingo – the third-generation of an automotive icon – offers