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  • The Drogheda Motor Show is back!

    Drogheda & District Chamber are delighted to announce the return of the highly successful, award winning Drogheda Motor Show.  This weekend event will showcase the 2013 new car range from eleven local franchise motor dealerships and launch the new ‘132’ number plate!  It was the 1st motor show of its type in Ireland and many [...]

  • Launch of first electric patrol car in Irish Shopping Centre

      Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Dublin 22 has become the first centre in Ireland to introduce an emission-free electric security patrol car by taking delivery of a Renault Kangoo Z.E. model as part of the scheme’s overall sustainability ethos. The aptly named ‘Sparky 1’ Renault Kangoo Z.E boasts 0 g of CO2/km, zero pollutant emissions, [...]

  • Suzuki Reveals New SX4 in Geneva

    Tracing its roots back to the Paris motor show Suzuki S-Cross concept, a production ready Suzuki SX4 Crossover was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. Bigger than the model it replaces, the current SX4  it will arrive here in September. At 4310mm long, 1840mm wide and 1600m high it is bigger than the SX4 and [...]

  • Geneva Motor Show Preview

    Opening its doors for the 83rd time this week; we reveal some of the exciting models and concepts manufacturers will have on show at the Geneva Motor Show ALFA ROMEO Alfa Romeo is to finally reveal the production version of its much anticipated 4C, first seen as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in [...]

  • Official Opening of New Enterprise Rent-A-Car Branch in Sligo

    Fifteen years ago, two young entrepreneurs, George O’Connor and Mike Hawkins set up a new business in a Dublin apartment renting replacement cars for insurance companies. Their company became Enterprise Rent-A-Car, part of the Global, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Group, and it now has 22 branches and 170 employees across Ireland. On Monday 25thFebruary, Enterprise Rent-A-Car in [...]

The Irish Motorcycle Action Group launches what is believed to be the World’s first smart phone app that will connect the motorcycle community online

MAG Ireland launches first biker dedicated smart phone app

At The Irish Motorcycle and Scooter Show, RDS, Dublin (March1st, 2013) – MAG (Motorcycle Action Group) Ireland, today announced the official launch of their new
Feb 28, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post
Win Tickets to the RIAC National Classic Car Show

Win Tickets to the RIAC National Classic Car Show

Taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of February, the first National car show the RIAC have organised since 1908
Feb 04, 2013 | 1 comment | View Post
Windsor Motors packs a double punch!- New Jobs , New Marque

Windsor Motors packs a double punch!- New Jobs , New Marque

Ireland’s largest car dealer, Windsor Motors, has announced the creation of 10 new positions having opened their new Kia garage in Liffey Valley, Dublin. The
Jan 20, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post
World debut for all-new Lexus

World debut for all-new Lexus

Lexus has revealed its all-new IS range, which will be launched in Ireland this summer. The line-up, unveiled at the North American International Motor Show in
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  • Road Tests

  • Ford Kuga 2.0 Titanium

    Ford Kuga 2.0 Titanium

    Ford’s urban warrior, the Kuga is one of the most stylish crossovers but with rivals emerging from every direction can it still cut it with the best Most car makers at this stage have made inroads to the lucrative crossover

    Aug 29, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Excelling with Power – BMW X6 XDrive 30d

    Excelling with Power – BMW X6 XDrive 30d

    A lavish SUV with sports-car-like handling but is this enough to get past those challenging looks?, we find out Attaching an X5 chassis to the body of a four door coupe was always going to defy logic but BMW accomplished

    Aug 08, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • News

  • The Drogheda Motor Show is back!

    The Drogheda Motor Show is back!

    Drogheda & District Chamber are delighted to announce the return of the highly successful, award winning Drogheda Motor Show.  This weekend event will showcase the 2013 new car range from eleven local franchise motor dealerships and launch the new ‘132’ number plate!  It was the 1st motor show of its type in Ireland and many [...]

    Apr 25, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte visited Liffey Valley Shopping Centre on Tuesday 9th March where Public Safety and Security Manager David Ward (right) showcased the centre's electric Patrol Vehicle, 'Sparky 1'

    Launch of first electric patrol car in Irish Shopping Centre

      Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Dublin 22 has become the first centre in Ireland to introduce an emission-free electric security patrol car by taking delivery of a Renault Kangoo Z.E. model as part of the scheme’s overall sustainability ethos. The aptly named ‘Sparky 1’ Renault Kangoo Z.E boasts 0 g of CO2/km, zero pollutant emissions, [...]

    Apr 25, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

  • New Models

  • At the front, the ‘signature wing’ is incorporated, a unifying element of the new Mazda family design, set into the deeply sculpted face

    All-New Mazda6 Saloon

      The all-new Mazda 6, which goes on sale here next year, debuted this week at the Moscow Motor Show. As the flagship model of a new generation of vehicles, the New 6 aims to build on the momentum created by the success of CX-5, and heralds a new era for the Mazda brand.  New [...]

    Aug 29, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Seat Adds Spanish Flavour to the New Leon

    Seat Adds Spanish Flavour to the New Leon

    Sporting new looks and attitude Seat’s New Leon is due to go on sale here in February 2013 with prices starting at under €20,000. The Leon has been completely redesigned from the ground up and is packed full of high-end technologies – in its driving assistance systems, in infotainment, in its chassis and drive. The [...]

    Jul 16, 2012 | 1 comment | View Post

  • Features

  • Win Tickets to the RIAC National Classic Car Show

    Win Tickets to the RIAC National Classic Car Show

    Taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of February, the first National car show the RIAC have organised since 1908 promises to be an eclectic gathering of vehicles spanning the last century of motoring in Ireland. As the event has developed the organisers have had to take extra space in [...]

    Feb 04, 2013 | 1 comment | View Post

  • The Future of Car Dealerships in Ireland

    The Future of Car Dealerships in Ireland

    Car dealerships, like most businesses in Ireland, have been badly affected by the devastated economy. For those fortunate to have remained in employment,increased taxes and reduced wages have taken a huge slice out of disposable income. Austerity has been imposed on house hold budgets such that replacing the car has become an unattainable goal on [...]

    Jul 19, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • First Drive

  • Charged Up! – The Opel Ampera

    Charged Up! – The Opel Ampera

    Opel’s eagerly awaited zero-emission Ampera is due in Ireland next month. We find out if this really is the world’s first usable electric car? Few people in Ireland have opted  for electric cars and only 46 EVs found Irish homes last year. Price and limited range has been seen as a major deterrent. In addition [...]

    Aug 05, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Proving Size Doesn’t Matter – The Ford Focus 1.0 litre EcoBoost

    Proving Size Doesn’t Matter – The Ford Focus 1.0 litre EcoBoost

     Powered by a tiny 1.0-litre three-cylinder EcoBoost engine, the Ford Focus 1.0-litre EcoBoost   manages   the same amount of power as from a 1.6 litre engine! Ford has taken downsizing to a whole new level and offers this 1.0 litre engine with two outputs; a 74kW/170Nm with a five-speed manual or 91kW/170Nm with a six-speed [...]

    Jul 14, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Other Recent Articles

  • Dacia Sandero

    Dacia Launches New Sandero

    Affordable to buy and run epitomises everything that Dacia stands for.  Following in the footsteps of the Duster which launched here in July 2012, Dacia’s new supermini the all-new Sandero has arrived and like its chunkier sibling, comes at a shockingly affordable price. With Dacia’s Duster already shaking up the Irish motor industry, the new [...]

    Jan 07, 2013 | 0 comments | View Post

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