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The Skoda Yeti has a NCT pass rate of 81.3 per cent. Photograph: National Motor Museum/Heritage Images/Getty

The Skoda Yeti family car had the highest pass rate of any vehicle submitted for a National Car Test (NCT) last year. An analysis of the results of N(...)

In a surprise result, Peugeot has topped the latest JD Power rating for the most reliable car brand

In something of a surprise, given the results of previous surveys, Peugeot has been named by JD Power as the most reliable car brand for 2019. JD Powe(...)

Track time in the new car showcased not only several improvements in its agility, but also a willingness to take on board the criticisms laid at its door in the past

The world is suffering from an epidemic of infallibility. From the US president to local politicians in Ireland no one seems willing to admit they wer(...)

Renault Bank says it has provided finance to 65,000 private and business customers since it opened in Ireland during the financial crisis, when motorists were struggling to secure loans for new and used Renault and Dacia vehicles

Renault’s finance arm has lent over €1 billion to motorists here since it opened an Irish operation in 2011. Renault Bank says it has provided finan(...)

There’s a new Dacia Duster on sale now, and congratulations if you noticed because, from the outside

There’s a new Duster on sale now, and congratulations if you noticed because, from the outside, Dacia is yet another car maker which clearly believes(...)

Having a Dacia in the driveway during the recession suggested you were sensible with your spending

Dacia’s success to date on the Irish market has been largely down to its no-frills pricing. Launching here in the maelstrom of the recession, the budg(...)

Skoda Rapid Spaceback: once well priced at €17,000, the cheapest Rapid now retails at  €19,595.

The concept of Skoda actually struggling to sell its cheaper cars is something of a mind-bending one for those of us old enough to remember such model(...)

The Renault Megane is the company’s most popular car so far this year.

Used car imports from the UK are posing a “serious threat” to the Irish market with conditions expected to remain challenging until the final Brexit a(...)

New Dacia Duster: keeps the same basic structure as the current car but  gets new styling and an updated interior, which is of higher quality than the old one, and at last puts the central infotainment screen up high where you can see it

Alongside its headline-grabbing Project One hypercar, Mercedes has shown off the EQA, a compact all-electric hatchback which is an obvious preview of (...)

Volkswagen’s T-Roc compact SUV on display during its world premiere event at Villa Erba Congress Center in Cernobbio, Italy recently. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Frankfurt has, for the past decade or so, been home to the dramatic flourish. Whether it’s BMW’s in-hall test track, or Audi’s stand, which usually ta(...)

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