Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

Good things still come in threes

Good things still come in threes

The all-new BMW 3 Series saloon is one of the most significant new cars to launch this year. Shane O’Donoghue has driven it

More to road safety than speeding

More to road safety than speeding

As we know only too well, nothing is certain in life except for death, taxes . . . and speeding fines

Winter is here: Time to get ready for the cold weather

Winter is here: Time to get ready for the cold weather

In case of freezing-cold emergency, here are the essentials you should put in your boot right now

Los Angeles gets closer and closer every year

Los Angeles gets closer and closer every year

The LA Auto Show will see exciting new arrivals from Audi, Bentley, Kia, Mercedes and many more

Audi tops and tails its offering for the new year

Audi tops and tails its offering for the new year

The German auto giant has big plans for 2019, starting with the brand-new A1 and topped by the R8 sports car. Shane O’Donoghue drove both

Panamera GTS leaves the Turbo in its wake

Panamera GTS leaves the Turbo in its wake

The new Porsche has usurped its pricier sibling - and it is one of the most engaging sports saloons around, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Now why didn’t I think of that?

Now why didn’t I think of that?

The new valet parking service at Dublin Airport is so handy, you wonder why it didn’t already exist

BMW blasts away the winter blues

BMW blasts away the winter blues

It’s not the season you would normally think of driving a soft top, but the new Z4 certainly blows away the cobwebs

Going nowhere when you just can’t get a plug

Going nowhere when you just can’t get a plug

Charge anxiety: the trials and tribulations of electric-only drivers

Corolla living up to its name

Corolla living up to its name

Toyota has big plans for its rejuvenated, rebranded Corolla, spearheaded by hybrid power

Get a grip on when to use your winter tyres

Get a grip on when to use your winter tyres

Should Irish motorists consider winter tyres? The short answer is ‘probably not’, but it’s still worth weighing up the pros and cons before you make up your own mind.

BMW raises the bar for the GT class

BMW raises the bar for the GT class

There’s a new BMW 8 Series in town, eclipsing the 6 Series it replaces and challenging some very serious cars indeed, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Reinvent your idea of the wheel

Reinvent your idea of the wheel

Think carefully about the wheels you want on your car - size matters when it comes to fuel economy, ride and road noise

Profiling the used car imports

Profiling the used car imports

New figures tell us a lot about the effect that the importation of used British cars is currently having on the Irish car market

Slow down to speed things up?

Slow down to speed things up?

Variable speed limits could significantly reduce traffic congestion - but only if they’re done right