Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

Audi joins forces with Cartell.ie to tackle imports

Audi joins forces with Cartell.ie to tackle imports

Retailers and manufacturers have been calling on the government to reduce the number of used car imports from Britain. Audi’s new website tie-in takes a more subtle approach to the problem

Ireland is becoming Britain’s dumping ground for old cars

Ireland is becoming Britain’s dumping ground for old cars

Used imports are on the rise, which is bad for the environment and for motor retailers. Tax changes to encourage the sale of new cars could be the solution

Don’t get driven to distraction on a foreign holiday

Don’t get driven to distraction on a foreign holiday

Here are a few simple tips to avoid motoring misadventures abroad

The government’s pre-budget paper is proposing a clampdown on NOx pollutants

The government’s pre-budget paper is proposing a clampdown on NOx pollutants

About 20 pages of the Budget 2020 Tax Strategy Group paper, entitled Climate Action and Tax, are ...

Porsche now firing on all cylinders

Porsche now firing on all cylinders

Porsche, it would seem, is listening. It’s listening to the critics and – perhaps more import...

Giants join forces to smooth the path to an electric future

Giants join forces to smooth the path to an electric future

The Ford-Volkswagen partnership will have far-reaching consequences for the future of the car

BMW takes things forward with its premium hatchback

BMW takes things forward with its premium hatchback

The new front-wheel drive 1 Series is a compromise on the ‘ultimate driving machine’, but one we can live with

Government must get tough on diesel fumes

Government must get tough on diesel fumes

Toyota is lobbying for a new taxation system as research highlights the harmfulness of nitrous oxide emissions

Meeting the great British public’s insatiable need for speed

Meeting the great British public’s insatiable need for speed

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in England is a roaring success – and today is the last day of this year’s event

Aston’s new supercar-flavoured convertible

Aston’s new supercar-flavoured convertible

Buyers of this car won’t be weighing up the pros and cons of others at the same price and performance level, but in truth, there aren’t many on the market in any case

Why it’s time to open your mind to open-topped driving

Why it’s time to open your mind to open-topped driving

Convertibles are actually better suited to Irish weather than hotter climates – and there’s nothing like a spin in warm sunshine with the roof down

Elevated ability from BMW X M twins

Elevated ability from BMW X M twins

The new driver-focused X3 M and X4 M high-performance SUVs offer astounding power and handling, and fantastic detail

Government targets for electric cars are pure fantasy

Government targets for electric cars are pure fantasy

Are Irish consumers really going to buy 80,000 new EVs per year for the next decade?

BMW X5 PHEV comes of age

BMW X5 PHEV comes of age

The modern SUV can trace its roots back to serious off-road working vehicles, mostly called 4x4s,...

24 hours to stir the blood and thrill the senses

24 hours to stir the blood and thrill the senses

Le Mans is a feat of endurance for spectators to make through, but the experience is well worth missing some sleep for