Motoring

New Dacia Duster offers more specs but still a bargain price

Posted on: 5th November, 2018 in Motoring

When Dacia introduced their Duster to Ireland in 2012 they described the ‘no frills’ car as ‘shockingly affordable.’ The Romanian-built car arrived as we were nearing the end of a recession and it proved to be a popular buy for...

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Hyundai Santa Fe a big motor that’s easy to handle

Posted on: 5th November, 2018 in Motoring

Every motoring event I attend the talk is of the increase in sales of SUVs, both five and seven-seaters. I like the five-seaters, but sometimes wonder how many people really use the third row of seats in a seven-seater? That...

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Classy Skoda Karoq replaces ‘funkier’ Yeti

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Motoring

There seemed to be universal approval for the Yeti that Skoda launched in 2009, but now the Czech-based company has dispensed with the funky-looking Yeti and replaced it with the Karoq. The Yeti arrived in the midst of a recession...

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Few changes found on new Ford Focus

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Motoring

The weather is getting cooler and soon you might need to wear an overcoat when going out. And I think you will need your motoring anorak if you want to spot the improvements to the new Ford Focus. Yes, there...

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Driving in the winter

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Motoring

A car is something that you travel in every day and is subject to wear and tear so it is important that it is maintained in order to ensure that it is performing at its best. Teresa Noone of SIMI...

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Seek family adventure with Nissan X-Trail

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Motoring

Car companies provide us with a wide range of photographs when new models are being launched. Some cars are photographed in urban areas, while others are pictured in exotic or scenic areas. Well the picture of the Nissan X-Trail on...

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Mondeo hybrid combats ‘range anxiety’

Posted on: 10th September, 2018 in Motoring

It’s probably unusual to start a car review with a story from An Post. But as the late Con Houlihan used to say, read on…At the beginning of July An Post made Irish postal history when they delivered a small...

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‘World Green Car of the Year’ Nissan Leaf is charging ahead

Posted on: 7th June, 2018 in Motoring

Nissan is certainly playing its part in trying to push the idea of Electric Vehicles (EV) in Ireland. The first generation of their Leaf was introduced in 2010 and was reasonably successful; now the company has great hopes for the...

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