Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

Driving our way to a heavier carbon footprint

Driving our way to a heavier carbon footprint

Carbon emissions alone present a massive challenge for the car market in Ireland – especially as everyone wants to go bigger

Giving the classics an electric new lease of life

Giving the classics an electric new lease of life

Classic cars can be enjoyed even if petrol power is outlawed, as I discovered when I took a rather special Ferrari for a spin

Car market careers down the hill with the government at the wheel

Car market careers down the hill with the government at the wheel

Ireland is the only EU state that is letting car buyers carry the can for the altered emissions testing regime

Focus on tech to boost road safety is positive step

Focus on tech to boost road safety is positive step

Speed limiters were a red herring, but no solution should remove responsibility from the driver

BMW’s eastern promise

BMW’s eastern promise

China is BMW’s largest market in the world. Notably, the Chinese market accounts for over 40 pe...

All roads lead to Kerry for Electronomous

All roads lead to Kerry for Electronomous

The Killarney-based conference is set to be bigger and better than ever this May

Electric dreams

Electric dreams

Electric car sales in Ireland are up by over 500 per cent. Is now the time to make the switch?

The new power generation

The new power generation

Shane O’Donoghue runs the rule over the electric vehicles already on sale in Ireland

Motor Head

Motor Head

Bugatti’s €11m Voiture Noire proves the days of the supercar are far from numbered

Give in to your Spider sense and raise the roof

Give in to your Spider sense and raise the roof

The open-topped McLaren 600LT Spider is breathtakingly quick round the track and huge fun to drive – but it may not be suited to Irish weather, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Along came a spectacular new McLaren Spider

Along came a spectacular new McLaren Spider

Open-topped cars don’t come much faster or more beguiling than the new McLaren 720S, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Hire car hell can hamstring a holiday

Hire car hell can hamstring a holiday

Renting a vehicle abroad is a process fraught with pitfalls and frustrations – even if you know your onions

All aboard the Honda powertrain

All aboard the Honda powertrain

The Japanese carmaker’s CR-V Hybrid comes with a typically Honda-esque engineering twist

Brexit casting a shadow over new car sales

Brexit casting a shadow over new car sales

There are some winners among January’s gloomy Irish figures, but it’ll be a challenging year ahead.

First DS store opens in Ireland

First DS store opens in Ireland

The Citroën-linked brand is being relaunched on the Irish market. Will it succeed?