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LA Debut for Rav4

New Toyota Rav4 Unveiled At Los Angeles Auto Show

Three generations of RAV4 have amassed more than 4.5 million sales in more than 150 countries worldwide and European markets have accounted for more than 1.2 million of that total. With this in mind the new RAV4 builds on the core values of its predecessors, while introducing distinctive new styling, a premium quality interior, stronger [...]

New Renault Dealership opens in Dublin

New Renault Dealership opens in Dublin

  20 new jobs created as Michael Grant Renault opens in Dublin 4 Renault Ireland is delighted to announce the appointment of Michael Grant as new Renault dealers in Dublin. Located on Beach Road in Dublin 4, Michael Grant Renault is now open for business and will create 20 new jobs in the next six [...]

Crash tests for the Dacia Lodgy

EuroNCAP Release Details of Their Latest Tests

  Euro NCAP releases the results of 15 cars and rewards several new advanced driver assistance technologies under its Advanced assessment scheme. The cars rated are: Dacia Lodgy; FIAT 500L; Ford Fiesta; Ford Kuga; Hyundai Santa Fe; Mercedes-Benz A-Class; Mitsubishi Outlander; Opel Mokka; SEAT Leon; the Skoda Rapid and its twin, the SEAT Toledo; Subaru [...]

New SEAT Toledo Goes on Sale

New SEAT Toledo Goes on Sale

SEAT Ireland’s new Toledo has gone on sale in dealerships. The all-new model has a starting price of just €16,890 and is available with a choice of two 1.2-litre TSI petrol engines and two 1.6-litre TDI diesel engines. The 1.2-litre TSI engine is available with two power outputs, with 85- and 105bhp. Both of these [...]

Petrol and diesel prices fall sharply for second consecutive month

Petrol and diesel prices fall sharply for second consecutive month

The average price of a litre of petrol in Ireland is now 161.2 cent, down 6.7 cent in the last month. Diesel also fell but less sharply. A litre now costs 156.0 cent, down 2.8 cent on the figure for October.  It is a sharp fall for the second month running so it is certainly [...]

Honda Develops SPORT HYBRID Range of Powertrains

Honda Develops SPORT HYBRID Range of Powertrains

  Honda has announced a range of 3 Hybrid Systems as part of the Earth Dreams Technology series of new generation powertrain technology that combines excellent driving performance and high levels of fuel economy.   Each of the three systems will become available in future Honda vehicles and each has been designed to accommodate different [...]

Mercedes-Benz Announces A-Class Prices

Mercedes-Benz Announces A-Class Prices

Prices have just been announced for the stunning Mercedes Benz A-Class. With an aggressive stance and heavily sculpted bodywork this is one hatchback that will stand out. Due here in December prices sit in the €26,435 to €28,550 bracket and there’s a choice of three specifications and equipment lines – Style Pack, Urban Pack and [...]

The 21st Century Beetle Arrives

The 21st Century Beetle Arrives

One of the most successful cars ever sold, the Beetle is the symbol of the Volkswagen brand. Now an all new Beetle has just arrived that promises to shed its feminine appeal in favour of a more universal one. More muscular and sportier the new Beetle is longer, wider and lower than before. There are [...]

Michael Leonard, Dealer Principal and George Harbourne, Peugeot Managing Director. Back row from left to right are: Ken Leonard and Des Cannon, Peugeot Sales and Marketing Director.

Leonards Motors Appointed Main Peugeot Dealers

Peugeot  has announced the appointment of Leonards Motors, Limerick City to the Peugeot Dealer Network, headed by Managing Director, Michael Leonard. Leonards Motors, a family run business, was established by Michael Leonard in 1970 in John Street, Limerick. The Dealership moved to its present location on Mulgrave Street in 1987 to allow further growth. Based [...]

The New Mini Paceman

The New Mini Paceman

Due here in March 2013 the all new MINI Paceman has been unveiled. Styled as a coupé interpretation of the Countryman this new version is the seventh different bodystyle to come from one tiny car. Based on the five-door Countryman crossover the Mini Paceman has two fewer doors than the Countryman Packed with MINI character [...]

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