Archive for the ‘Motoring’ Category


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.

Europcar drives Waterford’s leading newspaper

Kieran Walsh (MD, The Munster Express), Liam O’Donohoe (Europcar Franchise Development Manager), Donal Daly (Europcar Waterford) and Kieran Foley (The Munster Express).
LEADING car rental company Europcar is to drive Waterford’s leading newspaper.

Peugeot’s Summer Sensation Days

The Peugeot 208 comes with 5-year warranty, Peugeot Passport PCP finance @ €159 per month and €500 free fuel.
With the new 142-registration plate on the way this July, Peugeot has announced details of its Summer Sensation Days offers, in a bid to give customers the best possible motoring value this summer.

Honda Civic is Fleet Car Awards Finalist

The Honda Civic has been named as a finalist in the Fleet Car Awards 2014. Now in their third year, the Awards are Ireland’s only extensive car awards programme for the corporate sector, and will see the finalists battle it out for one of eight category award wins to be announced at the Awards ceremony [...]

Introducing the Opel ‘Adam S’

Last week, ahead of the Geneva Motors Show, Opel unveiled the seductively sporty Adam. The ‘Adam S’ is a close to production performance hatch with a 1.4-litre Turbo Ecotec  engine, sports-tuned suspension, OPC braking system, distinctive ‘Red ’n’ Roll’ styling and impeccably blends power with zestful, sharp-edged responses. The Adam S made its public debut on [...]

Peugeot reveals its line-up for 84th Geneva Motor Show

Amongst its 28 vehicle line-up, Peugeot will unveil two new models and a new range of petrol and diesel engines on its 2,650m2 stand at the 84th Geneva Motor Show. The new Peugeot 108 and the new Peugeot 308 SW will premiere at the motor show, while the new PureTech 1.2 litre 3-cylinder petrol engine and [...]

Bloodhound Supersonic set for RIAC Show bow

The Bloodhound Supersonic, which will feature at the RIAC Classic Car Show in March.
Bloodhound Supersonic Car is a unique rocket and jet powered vehicle designed to achieve 1,000mph. To put that in perspective, this ultimate racing car will be capable of travelling 1.6 km (1 mile) in just 3.6 seconds (or four-and-a half Gaelic football pitches in 1 second). That is significantly faster than a bullet from [...]