Shane O’Donoghue

Shane O’Donoghue

Motor Head: Forget grandiose statements, let’s take small steps

Motor Head: Forget grandiose statements, let’s take small steps

Hamburg’s new measure at first looks drastic and a shot across the bow of diesel power, but in fact it’s nothing of the sort

Porsche goes big on hybrid with Cayenne

Porsche goes big on hybrid with Cayenne

Cayenne SUV paves the way for electrification across its range

Motor Head: When the time came for me to buy a new car, Volkswagen’s doughty Touran people-carrier turned out to be just the job

Motor Head: When the time came for me to buy a new car, Volkswagen’s doughty Touran people-carrier turned out to be just the job

My family and I had no intention of buying a new car this year. Our 2009 Mazda5 MPV was well-suit...

BMW glams up the i8 hybrid at the expense of practicality

BMW glams up the i8 hybrid at the expense of practicality

There’s more show and more go for the updated BMW i8 hybrid range, writes Shane O’Donoghue

On the road, don’t be distracted from what’s important

On the road, don’t be distracted from what’s important

New laws and rules won’t prevent people from being killed on our roads - only genuine behavioural change will

Can business users lead the electric car charge?

Can business users lead the electric car charge?

Take-up of EVs appears to be on the rise in this country, but they are a long way off dominating the market, to put it mildly

Oncoming challenges faced by fleet buyers

Oncoming challenges faced by fleet buyers

Fleet managers and business vehicle buyers will contend with headaches in the years ahead, writes Shane O’ Donoghue

Ferrari plans for new model on track

Ferrari plans for new model on track

A brief drive of an engineering prototype hints that Ferrari’s newest model could be one of its most exciting yet, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Future of cars rolls into Kerry

Future of cars rolls into Kerry

The Electronomous summit in Killarney will shine a spotlight on the rapidly growing area of international car technology

Vantage Aston Martin

Vantage Aston Martin

Aston Martin reinvents its Vantage sports car, and it’s more special than ever

How to keep your motor insurance premium down

How to keep your motor insurance premium down

Cheaper rates are out there - you just have to be willing to go after them

Motor Head: This is a golden age of motor engineering

Motor Head: This is a golden age of motor engineering

While car buyers might not use any award ceremony results to help them decide, there’s no doubt that the car makers care about winning

Family motoring on an elegant scale

Family motoring on an elegant scale

Jaguar’s new XF Sportbrake estate is a reminder that SUVs aren’t the only option for family motoring, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Motor Head

Motor Head

We’re using our cars more and more, meaning that our national carbon footprint is growing instead of shrinking – and there will be consequences

Motor Head

Motor Head

Drivers of high-end models attract a lot of hate from other motorists, but the existence of snazzy cars ultimately benefits all of us