Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

The Skoda Superb: it’s all in the name

The Skoda Superb: it’s all in the name

Skoda’s new Superb should have premium car brands worried

Briefing: VW Scandal highlights dangers of diesel fumes

Briefing: VW Scandal highlights dangers of diesel fumes

US regulators were testing and retesting cars for over a year before VW engineers finally admitted to installing software to cheat tests, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Frankfurt Motor Show leads the way

Frankfurt Motor Show leads the way

As the biennial event is underway, Shane O’Donoghue checks out the most significant cars on display

Ford portfolio expands

Ford portfolio expands

Ford of Ireland has launched three new vehicles to the Irish market, two seven-seat people carrie...

BMW’s Gran Coupé a real winner

BMW’s Gran Coupé a real winner

An extravagant car like the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé should be bought with the heart, not the head, but it pleases both, writes Shane O’Donoghue

New car sales still on the up

New car sales still on the up

Figures released by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) last week reveal that new car ...

All-new Audi Q7 arrives in Ireland

All-new Audi Q7 arrives in Ireland

An all-new Audi Q7 has gone on sale in Ireland, replacing a car that has been on the market since 2006. The new SUV weighs in at 325kg less than its predecessor. To put that number into perspective, the weight reduction is about the same as the entir

Report suggests British car imports have found exchange rate ceiling

Report suggests British car imports have found exchange rate ceiling

Exchange rates not usually a major concern for car importers

New Skoda Superb comes to Ireland

New Skoda Superb comes to Ireland

One of the most spacious cars on the market, the Skoda Superb, has been replaced by an all-new ve...

Shiny new SUV star for Mercedes

Shiny new SUV star for Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz will finally have a compact SUV to sell when the impressive new GLC arrives in Ireland later this year

Audi joins the  supercar set

Audi joins the supercar set

The German car maker has launched the second generation R8 coupé – and its V10 engine gives it plenty of rev.

Jaguar XE launches in Ireland

Jaguar XE launches in Ireland

Jaguar Ireland has launched its answer to the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series, with an eyebrow-raising starting price

Women@SIMI event grows

[email protected] event grows

Last week, the second annual [email protected] event was hosted in Dublin by the Society of the Irish Mo...

Honda CR-V: a premium revamp

Honda CR-V: a premium revamp

A smaller engine for the range-topping Honda CR-V is just one of the important changes that transform the SUV into a real challenger for class honours.

SsangYong targets mainstream with budget SUV crossover

SsangYong targets mainstream with budget SUV crossover

The SsangYong Tivoli compact crossover is the Korean company’s best chance yet to make an impact in Ireland