Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

Two new Peugeots arrive

Two new Peugeots arrive

Peugeot hopes to make a splash with its all-new 108 and revamped 508 ranges, writes Shane O’Donoghue.

BMW 1 Series’ new face to the world

BMW 1 Series’ new face to the world

BMW launches its facelifted 1 Series, but, Shane O’Donoghue asks, do Irish buyers really need all-wheel drive?

Kia’s new Sorento arrives in Ireland

Kia’s new Sorento arrives in Ireland

New car sales for the first two months of 2015 in Ireland are up 28.31 per cent on the same period last year. More eye-opening again is the increase in registrations of vehicles categorised as ‘SUV Prestige’ - sales have jumped 85.06 per cent accordi

New car sales continue to soar in Ireland

New car sales continue to soar in Ireland

Simi announces latest car sales and jobs numbers, writes Shane O’Donoghue

New Golf R is the pick of the fast VW Group

New Golf R is the pick of the fast VW Group

There are a bewildering number of ‘fast’ cars on sale, even just within the Volkswagen Group stable. Here, we sample the latest Golf R, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Mercedes gets very serious with AMG

Mercedes gets very serious with AMG

The recipe may be the same for the latest AMG-fettled Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but it’s a far more accomplished car than ever before.

Ford revamps its old favourite

Ford revamps its old favourite

A remodelled Focus has arrived in Ireland – and Ford has already sold 1,000 of them. Shane O’Donoghue reports.

Land Rover’s latest contender is here

Land Rover’s latest contender is here

The Discovery Sport replaces the Land Rover Freelander – and it is now on sale in Ireland, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Old reliable gets a revamp

Old reliable gets a revamp

Toyota’s Yaris has been updated, but not in a way that will alienate its loyal customer base, writes Shane O’Donoghue.

Baby BMW is all grown up

Baby BMW is all grown up

BMW’s smallest convertible has a new name and even more appeal, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Latest branch of BMW’s M tree is launched

Latest branch of BMW’s M tree is launched

The new BMW X6 M model sits atop the M division’s line-up, no matter how incongruous a 575hp SUV may seem to many, writes Shane O’Donoghue

New Seat ready for launch

New Seat ready for launch

The Leon X-Perience opens up an entirely new market for Seat Ireland, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Motoring: Editor’s note

Motoring: Editor’s note

It may have been a cold January across Ireland, but the cockles of many a heart were warmed last week when SIMI released new car sales figures for the first month of the year.

Luxury car sales in overdrive

Luxury car sales in overdrive

BMW is currently running at twice last year’s rate of forward orders in Ireland. Mercedes-Benz ...

Baby BMW doesn't fail to impress

Baby BMW doesn't fail to impress

Some cars take their time to charm the driver.