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New Honda CR-V skips the black pump

New Honda CR-V skips the black pump

The Japanese giant takes the no-diesel plunge with its new CR-V, but will SUV buyers be happy to go back to petrol power, asks Liam Shard

Car-buying habits changing at speed

Car-buying habits changing at speed

A study to find out how much money Irish people are spending on new cars has unearthed some fascinating results

Can Peugeot stage a saloon comeback?

Can Peugeot stage a saloon comeback?

Peugeot has brought out a heavy hitter to face off against the luxury German motors, but can it really hold back the tide of demand for SUVs, asks Matt Robinson

Honda shows off a back catalogue in mint condition

Honda shows off a back catalogue in mint condition

Matt Robinson had the chance to touch a relic of the true cross – the NSX driven by Ayrton Senna himself – among other delights at a Honda heritage day

Why the new driving rules should be welcomed

Why the new driving rules should be welcomed

The new Road Traffic Amendment Bill contains laws that could genuinely save lives

Mercedes X-Class brings its A game

Mercedes X-Class brings its A game

The V6-powered model convinces not only as a capable pickup, but also as a refined lifestyle vehicle, writes Melanie May

Second in line, but second to none

Second in line, but second to none

The C-Class may be Mercedes’s second best selling car, but it gets a better-than-second-rate update, wrties Liam Shard

Will car ownership become a thing of the past?

Will car ownership become a thing of the past?

Electric car fleets operating from hubs are the natural successor to PCP payment deals

A grand van plan from Peugeot

A grand van plan from Peugeot

Peugeot’s compact MPV gains SUV-inspired styling and an exotic-sounding name, writes Matt Robinson

Motor Head with Shane O’Donoghue

Motor Head with Shane O’Donoghue

In a heatwave, tempers flare and more accidents happen – so, for once, distraction is the key to safe motoring

Some van-tastic practicality from Citroën

Some van-tastic practicality from Citroën

An ugly duckling from BMW?

An ugly duckling from BMW?

The often maligned coupé-SUV has had difficulty finding wide acceptance, but the second generation might just change that, writes Matt Robinson

Audi Q8 stakes out new territory

Audi Q8 stakes out new territory

The latest addition to the range is more than just a pretty face, writes Dave Humphreys. It’s a technological tour de force

No matter how many social climbers clamber into SUVs, the saloon is a better car - and it could be making a comeback

No matter how many social climbers clamber into SUVs, the saloon is a better car - and it could be making a comeback

Cheap and cheerful for Dacia

Cheap and cheerful for Dacia

The Duster is back for a second generation, and the new model is still great value – but is it an acceptable purchase?