Thinking about buying a new tractor?
Michael Moroney
Before buying a new tractor, it is worth establishing what your requirements are and the cost of ownership both on an annual and hourly basis. Michael Moroney looks at some key points to consider.
22 March 2023 Farm machinery
Contractor profile: farmers supplying diesel to contractors in Germany
Agrotec is a €1.5m turnover contracting business in Germany, which operates four John Deere foragers and 12 tractors with a staff of 27, only five of whom are full-time. Michael Moroney reports.
30 September 2020 Vintage
100 years of machinery at the 1916 Mechanisation Village
Learning about Ireland’s key role in farm machinery development is part of this week's Farming and Country Life 1916 commemorative event.
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.
1 April 2020 Motors
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