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

Earlier this week, I attended the Irish media presentation of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE, a very impressive big SUV with up to seven seats. The GLE was called the Mercedes M-Class and began life as quite a rugged vehicle, conceived to replace the Mercedes G-Class. This new fourth generation may look chunky and tough (and it has a seriously good 4Matic all-wheel-drive system), but step inside and you’ll realise that this is more luxury car...

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