Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

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?

Kia Proceeding to reinvent itself

Kia Proceeding to reinvent itself

The carmaker goes big on style with a sporty take on its new hatchback, writes Shane O’Donoghue

The king of sports cars extends its reign

The king of sports cars extends its reign

Porsche’s 911 Carrera S sticks to the car’s original design template from 1964, but the new car is a phenomenal creation, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Thinking of privately using a commercial vehicle? Don’t

Thinking of privately using a commercial vehicle? Don’t

There can be serious insurance implications for personal use of a work vehicle

Should your age determine whether you can drive a car?

Should your age determine whether you can drive a car?

Yes, Prince Philip is 97, but we should all get regular top-ups of our driving skills

Americans feel the chill as Detroit Show loses its lustre

Americans feel the chill as Detroit Show loses its lustre

US manufacturers are being eclipsed on home turf, while attention switches to Vegas tech exhibition

Be wary when you’re perusing the used car market

Be wary when you’re perusing the used car market

If you buy a car that has finance still outstanding, it could be taken off you

Deals aplenty as 191-reg buyers start their engines

Deals aplenty as 191-reg buyers start their engines

If you’re in the market for a new car, there are all manner of offers on the table to consider, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Don’t wait for the law to give us a safer road for all

Don’t wait for the law to give us a safer road for all

Shane Ross’s bid to impose a legal minimum passing distance for overtaking cyclists has been shot down, but we should still reinforce its message

Mercedes unveils the most desirable 4x4 in the world

Mercedes unveils the most desirable 4x4 in the world

Whether you need a vehicle for serious off-roading or one that makes a serious visual statement, the new G-Class does it all

Into the great wide open: What will 2019 have in store?

Into the great wide open: What will 2019 have in store?

The fortunes of the motoring sector are becoming harder to predict, and this year we’ll see no further than the headlights

Toyota is well placed to hit the front again

Toyota is well placed to hit the front again

Don’t bet against the Japanese powerhouse climbing back to the top of Ireland’s automobile hit parade

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