100 years of machinery at the 1916 Mechanisation Village
Michael Moroney
Learning about Ireland’s key role in farm machinery development is part of this week's Farming and Country Life 1916 commemorative event.
1 April 2020 Motors
Discovery Sport offers new compact SUV features
Land Rover’s latest Discovery Sport has some engine and styling upgrades with a new level of driving smoothness and comfort as Michael Moroney reports from his time behind the wheel.
1 April 2020 Motors
Mini goes electric for new future
Mini, owned by the German BMW company has revealed its first electric Mini model for the Irish market.
Passat GTE puts Volkswagen in hybrid gap
Volkswagen has entered the new Passat into the hybrid market with a version that’s getting close to diesel car economy as Michael Moroney found out during his recent test drive.
18 March 2020 Motors
Peugeot electrifies its 2020 range
Peugeot has launched the new Peugeot e-208, 3008 Hybrid4 and 508 Hybrid, as the French brand embraces a rapid electrification roll-out in 2020.
18 March 2020 Motors
Car sales decline continues into February
The latest registration figures issued by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) for February show that new car registrations were down 7.7%.
11 March 2020 Motors
Prius stands the test of time for Toyota
The debate about engine choice continues to feed indecision in the minds of car buyers. Michael Moroney tests the Toyota Prius, the original hybrid model.
11 March 2020 Motors
Opel’s new Corsa upstages small car market
A revitalised Opel has introduced a new Corsa to the market. Michael Moroney gave the latest model a test drive.
26 February 2020 Motors
SEAT has a new Leon on the way
SEAT has launched a new version of the Leon, with claims that the company, which is a division of the German Volkswagen Group, has invested €1.1bn in the new model.
26 February 2020 Motors
Land Rover Defender begins Irish dealer tour
The new Land Rover Defender Ireland tour kicks off this week and will visit Jaguar Land Rover retailers across the country.
5 February 2020 Motors
Dacia update value in Duster SUV
Dacia is one of the newer car brands on the Irish market, underpinned by the Renault engineering experience. Michael Moroney gave the new second-generation Dacia Duster a spin.
5 February 2020 Motors
County tractors drive down memory lane
The County Tractor brand was the focus of a well-attended event at the National Show Centre at the weekend, where almost 400 County tractor enthusiasts came together.
29 January 2020 Vintage