Sunday 01 May 2016
Porsche’s evergreen classic gets new lease of life with new turbo engines
I know what you’re going to say. What’s the point of buying a Porsche in Ireland? Too expensive, too fast, nowhere you can really drive it etc. etc. and so on. What’s the point? Well, perhaps there isn’t one. After all, if you really, rationally think about motoring, there’s no need to spend any more than Dacia asks for a Duster to get a car that’s entirely practical, comfy, roomy and which has sufficient performance for everyday needs. You...read more...
Volvo to spearhead self-driving car development
Volvo plans to launch China’s most advanced autonomous driving experiment in which local drivers will test autonomous driving cars on public roads in everyday driving conditions. Volvo expects the experiment to involve up to 100 cars and will in the coming months begin negotiations with interested cities in China to see which is able to provide the necessary permissions, regulations and infrastructure to allow the experiment to go ahead. Volvo...read more...
Opel Insignia drives Switzerland to North Sea and back on tank of fuel
The Opel Insignia has proven itself to be an exceptionally frugal option in its segment, having achieved over 1,300 miles on a single tank of fuel. The 1.6 CDTi ‘Whisper Diesel’ 136PS ecoFLEX manual model with Start/Stop was driven from the Alps in Switzerland to the North Sea and back again, clocking up 2,100km in total. While the model’s official combined fuel economy is listed as 74.3mpg or 72.4mpg (for hatchback, figures are dependent on...read more...
- Opel offers ‘best of both worlds’ automated manual gearbox
- Western Motors Galway to unveil new Volkswagen Tiguan at preview event
- Land Rover to re-create the original Series 1
- Royal icing
- Mazda’s MX-5 scoops world car of the year
- Genesis chases 3 Series with compact hybrid sports saloon
- Volvo kicks off new S90 saloon prices at €48k
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