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Budget’13 Delivers Motor Tax Hikes

Budget’13 Delivers Motor Tax Hikes

After weeks of speculation the predicted changes to the Motor Tax bands was finally confirmed by Michael Noonan in Wednesday’s budget. The number of CO2 bands in terms of motor tax for a vehicle has been increased from seven to twelve with a restructuring of the most common bands, A and B, for new vehicles. [...]

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 world's most powerful electric car

Mercedes-Benz Reveals Guilt Free Supercar

Mercedes-Benz unveiled their new electric supercar in Paris this week, the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive. The most powerful AMG high-performance vehicle of all time, it has four electric motors producing a total output of 740hp (552 kW) and a maximum torque of 1000 Nm. As a result, the gullwing model has become the world’s fastest [...]

Third generation version of the five-door A3 debuts with more style and more room thanks to longer wheelbase

Paris Starts Here ……….. An A – Z Guide of the Paris Motor Show

From concept to production, what you can expect to see at the Paris Motor Show 2012.  Aston Martin Vanquish super GT            Audi A3 Sportback RS 5 cabriolet The latest addition to the A5 line-up shares its 450hp 4.2 litre V8 engine with the two-year old coupe. S3 Sporty version of the new A3 is expected to go [...]

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