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The all-new SEAT Leon has been awarded a five-star safety rating from testing organisation Euro NCAP. The result is testament to the work completed during the Leon’s development to create a car that is one of the...
The new Kia Sorento SUV has been awarded the highest-possible safety rating by Euro NCAP. The entire Sorento line-up, including the upcoming Plug-in Hybrid, achieved the maximum five-star rating from Europe’s leading independent safety testing organisation.
A few years back at a Mercedes ‘refresher day’ the company’s Irish Sales manager Ciaran Allen said that buyers of new cars now spend approximately 11 hours researching information on a car before buying.
Volvo Cars will assemble electric motors at its powertrain plant in Skövde, Sweden, and plans to establish complete in-house e-motor production by mid-decade. It will invest 700 million SEK to this end in coming years. 
Toyota announced this week that it will preview a brand-new model for its Battery Electric line-up - a mid-sized battery-electric SUV based on the forthcoming e-TNGA platform. The news comes as Toyota continues to lead the way...
Renault is the best-selling electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer in Ireland and to celebrate, the Renault ‘Unplugged’ Sales Event will take place at its network of dealerships around Ireland from Thursday 10th – Saturday 12th December, with expert advice and...
ŠKODA completes the introduction of the fourth-generation Octavia range with the price announcement of the OCTAVIA RS. The new range-topping OCTAVIA boasts even higher levels of safety, new assistance systems, more comfort and modern connectivity features.
Circle K, Ireland’s largest forecourt and convenience retailer, has announced details of the latest installation of high-power EV chargers at Circle K Kill South on the N7. The announcement continues Circle K’s strategic partnership with IONITY, Europe’s...
When the electric Renault Zoe was launched three years ago Paddy Magee, Country Operations Director, Renault Group Ireland, had a good idea to try and encourage motorists to at least think about an electric car.
Toyota’s vision for a future sustainable hydrogen society recognises the value of hydrogen as a viable and plentiful resource for carrying and storing energy. It has the potential to deliver zero carbon mobility, not just in road vehicles...

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