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Red letter day for Hyundai’s N

Red letter day for Hyundai’s N

The magnificent i30 Fastback N suggests the Japanese manufacturer’s fledgling performance brand could soon challenge BMW’s fabled M division, writes Matt Robinson

Americans feel the chill as Detroit Show loses its lustre

Americans feel the chill as Detroit Show loses its lustre

US manufacturers are being eclipsed on home turf, while attention switches to Vegas tech exhibition

Taking hybrids to the next level

Taking hybrids to the next level

Be wary when you’re perusing the used car market

Be wary when you’re perusing the used car market

If you buy a car that has finance still outstanding, it could be taken off you

A lot of promise, but a few reservations

A lot of promise, but a few reservations

Despite its great range and design, the Tesla Model 3 will face cheaper competition when it finally hits our roads, writes Dave Humphreys

Deals aplenty as 191-reg buyers start their engines

Deals aplenty as 191-reg buyers start their engines

If you’re in the market for a new car, there are all manner of offers on the table to consider, writes Shane O’Donoghue

Not quite at the cutting Edge

Not quite at the cutting Edge

Ford’s facelifted Edge is impressively spacious but it doesn’t do anything brilliantly enough to challenge the premium SUV market leaders, writes Matt Robinson

Don’t wait for the law to give us a safer road for all

Don’t wait for the law to give us a safer road for all

Shane Ross’s bid to impose a legal minimum passing distance for overtaking cyclists has been shot down, but we should still reinforce its message

Long-range electric driving at a decent price

Long-range electric driving at a decent price

Kia’s big claims for its all-electric Niro stand up to scrutiny, with a useable range of 420km, writes Liam Shard

Mercedes unveils the most desirable 4x4 in the world

Mercedes unveils the most desirable 4x4 in the world

Whether you need a vehicle for serious off-roading or one that makes a serious visual statement, the new G-Class does it all

Into the great wide open: What will 2019 have in store?

Into the great wide open: What will 2019 have in store?

The fortunes of the motoring sector are becoming harder to predict, and this year we’ll see no further than the headlights

Evolution but no revolution for Renault’s solid Kadjar

Evolution but no revolution for Renault’s solid Kadjar

Renault has made only the tiniest of tweaks to the latest incarnation of its hugely successful SUV

Pure diesel power makes BMW’s 8 Series a real delight

Pure diesel power makes BMW’s 8 Series a real delight

The new BMW 8 Series is a convincing luxury grand tourer, especially in 840d xDrive guise, writes Melanie May

Toyota is well placed to hit the front again

Toyota is well placed to hit the front again

Don’t bet against the Japanese powerhouse climbing back to the top of Ireland’s automobile hit parade

Audi plugs in for maiden voyage

Audi plugs in for maiden voyage

The German carmaker begins its electric charge with the 2019 E-Tron SUV, writes Dave Humphreys