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Mazda's MX-30 EV now comes as a plug in hybrid with rotary power.

Mazda rotary plug in

Mazda have unveiled an unusual plug-in hybrid version of their MX-30 EV, a car that has been on sale for a couple of years now. The e-Skyactiv R-EV uses a rotary engine to generate power, making it unique in the...

A Kia in a million

Meet the million kilometre Kia. Ben O’Connor is a Sales Manager for New Holland Tractors at Colemans of Millstreet in Cork and his Sportage Diesel GSE 4x4 has just crossed the million km mark, having been supplied as a...
The AA’s Paddy Comyn and Blake Boland at Malin Head in Donegal. The Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ they were driving completed the Mizen Head to Malin Head drive on one full battery, without stopping to charge.

Mizen to Malin in one charge

For the first time ever, an electric car has driven the length of Ireland, from Mizen to Malin Heads without stopping to charge. The trip was undertaken by Blake Boland and Paddy Comyn from AA Ireland and the car used...
Tesla electric cars, including the Model 3, have had their prices slashed.

Tesla slashes Irish prices

Tesla, the electric car maker, have slashed their prices around the world and that includes the Irish market. It’s part of a global move on their part to cut the cost of their cars, which include the popular Model...
Lovely Girls Mary O Keefe, Sinead Sweeney, Rachel Manning, Catherine Sheils and Jess Forde picture practicing their lovely laughs at the Lovely Girl Parade. TedFest is back on March 2nd-5th 2023 on Inis Mor in the Aran Islands which becomes the legendary Craggy Island every year. Copious cups of tea and sandwiches, a lot of red tank-tops, nuns on the run, priests on the pull, map-cap costumes and of course a bishop getting a kick up the arse - Fr Ted, Ireland’s best loved TV Show is celebrated in the most wild and wonderful way. see . Picture by Matt Sills

Careful Now Fr Ted!

TedFest is back from Thursday March 2nd to Sunday March 5th 2023 as Inis Mór becomes the legendary ‘Craggy Island’ once more for a weekend of high-jinx. Copious cups of tea and sandwiches, a lot of red tank-tops, nuns...
The Jeep Avenger EV is the European Car of the Year.

Jeep Avenger takes Euro title

The Jeep Avenger, the firm’s first EV, has been named the 2023 Car of the Year. Usually announced at the Geneva Motor Show in March, instead the ceremony took place at the Brussels International motor show as Geneva has...
The updated Jaguar I-PACE.

Jaguar I-PACE Updated

Jaguar’s I-PACE EV has been substantially updated with a claimed range of 470km from the 400PS electric motors, which also boasts 696Nm of torque, driving through all four wheels. Acceleration is impressive, with 100km/h coming up in under five seconds. The...
Pat Foudy receives his award from the Chief Executive of the RSA, Sam Woods.

Road Safety Award for Pat Foudy

Ennis tyre fitter, Pat Foudy’s efforts to help people during the pandemic were recognised at the Road Safety Authority’s Leading Lights Road Safety Awards, which took place at Croke Park on Tuesday. At the start of the first lockdown, Pat...
Volkswagen ID.Buzz.

5 Star NCAP for Volkswagen Buzz and Amarok

Both the Volkswagen ID. Buzz and their new Amarok have achieved the top mark of five starts in the latest Euro NCAP safety tests. In recent years, the NCAP tests have changed so that in order to achieve a high...
Winter driving.

Winter Driving Tips

With the recent cold snap, we can expect snow and ice over the coming days, particularly in the morning and at night, so it makes sense to be prepared and to anticipate the conditions by preparing yourself and your...
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