Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

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

App offers clever fix for our urban parking woes

App offers clever fix for our urban parking woes

Like its competitor ParkPNP, Kerb will match commuters with owners of unused parking spots across the city

Some like it hot, and the Cayenne Coupé delivers

Some like it hot, and the Cayenne Coupé delivers

Purists might not approve, but SUV buyers have already shown that they like sporty high-riding cars, which justifies the existence of Porsche’s new ‘coupé-SUV’, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Electric intelligence: Mercedes thinks ahead

Electric intelligence: Mercedes thinks ahead

Joining the swelling ranks of premium electric SUVs is the impressive new EQC

Celebrating 60 glorious years of the Mini by reinventing it

Celebrating 60 glorious years of the Mini by reinventing it

The super-cute car of the Swinging Sixties, far from slowing down, is powering into the future

It’s time to think seriously about where motor tax is going

It’s time to think seriously about where motor tax is going

We need a gradual and realistic change in the taxation system, shared with us ahead of time to allow us to plan for it

A showcase of advanced engineering

A showcase of advanced engineering

Killarney’s Electronomous is growing into a fascinating looking-glass into the future of automotive technology

LDV leads the way as light commercial vehicles go electric

LDV leads the way as light commercial vehicles go electric

Chinese backing makes LDV the one to watch in the sector following impressive unveilings at Birmingham Show

BMW is happy to sacrifice practicality for glamour

BMW is happy to sacrifice practicality for glamour

It’s officially summer, you know, and one way to celebrate is at the wheel of the exhilarating new 8 Series Convertible, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Time’s up for ‘learner’ drivers gaming the system

Time’s up for ‘learner’ drivers gaming the system

Having 170,000 unqualified drivers on the road is a public safety issue, one that needs to be tackled urgently

We ‘grille’ the updated BMW 7 Series

We ‘grille’ the updated BMW 7 Series

Some won’t like the new look. But if you take the road less travelled it’s still one of the best luxury saloons on the market

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