New Car Registrations In Ireland In June 2020

Toyota cars are selling well in 2020, it’s the number 1 brand in Ireland The Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) has released their official new vehicle statistics for June 2020. After a difficult few months in light of recent Coronavirus restrictions and dealership closures, new car registrations for the month of June declined …

New Technology And Styling For Peugeot 308

A revised Peugeot 308 will arrive in Ireland in the autumn, ahead of the 181 registration period. There will be changes to the styling and the addition of advanced driver assistance systems and a new 8-speed automatic gearbox. The bonnet has been redesigned and all Peugeot 308s will now have a vertical grille with badge in …

Jaguar Land Rover Opening Software Engineering R&D Centre In Ireland

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed plans to open a software engineering centre and create 150 jobs in Shannon, Ireland, in 2018. Working alongside Jaguar Land Rover’s engineering team in the UK, the Shannon facility has an important role to play in realising the company’s vision for electric and automated driving vehicles. It will develop new …

Two Thirds Of New Drivers Are Not Ready For The Road

Research carried out by Liberty shows that 61 per cent of new drivers who have passed their practical driving test don’t feel that they’re adequately prepared for life on the road. 38 per cent, or two out of every five, feel that they are fully prepared. Half of all drivers under the age of 30 feel …

2019 Renault ZOE Z.E. 40 Range From €24,990

The Renault ZOE is available from €24,990 Renault was Europe’s number one electric vehicle (EV) brand in 2018 with almost 50,000 units sold. The Renault ZOE is the brand’s best-selling electric model, and Renault Ireland has announced some changes to the ZOE range for 2019. The Z.E. 40 long-range battery is now standard across the range. …

Mazda MX-30 Electric SUV Expected In 2021

The new Mazda MX-30 electric SUV Mazda has debuted the Japanese brand’s first production electric car at the Tokyo Motor Show. The new Mazda MX-30 is an all-electric SUV and is expected in Ireland in early 2021. Mazda is following its ‘right sized engine’ strategy into the realm of EVs, claiming that the MX-30’s 35.5 …

Continental Tyres Partners With National Adventure Race Series

Paul Mahon, Outfront Events, second from left, and Tom Dennigan, General Sales Manager, Continental Tyres Ireland, with adventure athletes, from left, Padraig O’Connor, Kelly Farrell, Laura O’Driscoll, National Champion, and Bernard Smyth Continental Tyres, the leading German premium tyre manufacturer, is the new title partner of the Irish National Adventure Race Series in conjunction with …