Archive for the ‘Motoring’ Category

Waterford’s 33.9% Increase in Car Sales

Almost 450 more new cars were sold in Waterford between January and June of this year when compared to the same time frame in 2013.
A new report by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) in association with DoneDeal has shown that new car sales in Waterford have increased by 33.9 per cent for the first half of 2014.

The Stylish New Peugeot 308 SW

Peugeot has announced prices and specifications for the stylish new Peugeot 308 SW estate, which debuted in forecourts this month.


The most beautiful estate car in its class is ready to hit new places. The new SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE with permanent fourwheel drive and all-road equipment offers driving fun whichever route you choose. The newest member of the Leon line-up combines emotional design with state-of-the-art technology, as well as optimum usability with surprising versatility. [...]

An Encouraging Start for ‘142′

New SIMI President James Brooks (MD of Kia Ireland).
A total of 4,264 new cars were registered on July 1st, the first day of the new 142 registration plate – this compares to 1,924 on the first day last year.

The All-New Kia Soul

The all-new 2014 Kia Soul compact SUV has been on sale in Ireland since May. The smooth new-look exterior is inspired by the 2012 Kia Track’ster concept and introduces a thoroughly fresh, more grown-up appearance without losing its individualistic edge.

Chevrolet on the Silver Screen

The Chevrolet Camaro, which features in ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction.’
The Chevrolet Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee is once again turning heads in ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’, which opened in Irish cinemas on Friday last.

The FIAT Panda 4×4 is Now on Sale in Ireland, Priced Just €19,995

Thirty years since the original was launched, the third-generation Panda 4X4 remains the only all-wheel-drive vehicle in the city-car segment and thanks to its light weight construction, robust powertrain and compact footprint it balances a surprising degree of off-road ability with impressive on-road manners and refinement.


Hazardous Road Conditions Following Break in Dry Spell The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today, Wednesday 25 June, advising drivers and motorcycle riders to take extra care using the roads as the recent dry weather spell breaks and heavy rain is expected across the country over the coming days. During a prolonged dry spell a build-up [...]

Peugeot Presents New 508 Models

Peugeot has unveiled its new 508 range, a clear illustration of the brand’s move upmarket.

The New Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class.
The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class, a model range that accounts for one in every five Mercedes-Benz cars sold here, has been launched on the Irish market and can now be seen in dealer showrooms.