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Skoda Superb’s 62km electric range means for anyone with a county-to-city commute,  you could conceivably get from Monday morning to Friday evening without a single millilitre of petrol being burned

The thing is that the Skoda Superb’s petrol engine is so quiet these days, that it actually becomes pretty difficult to tell when this iV plugin-hybri(...)

Just updated for 2020, the Passat soldiers on as the current king of the family saloon segment. One might think, given the craze for SUVs, that such a(...)

Volkswagen Golf 8: There’s no doubt that the Golf is still a hugely important car for Europe and for Ireland.

The launch of a new Volkswagen Golf is always an event of significance, but one gets the feeling that the reveal of this, the eighth generation of VW’(...)

From the sketch shown, it’s clear that the eighth Golf looks like… a Golf - hardly a surprise, and VW was never going to mess with a winning formula

Volkswagen has shown off initial design sketches for the new eighth generation of Golf. The new Golf has already had its launch delayed once – it(...)

Nothing matches  Le Mans. For roughly €80 a ticket and a few euros for a tent, you get to see some of the best drivers in the world test their mental and physical mettle

It’s 7pm on a sunny Saturday and people are lazing on the grass, sipping beer as, on stage, an ageing French rock band knocks out another Tom Petty co(...)

Volkswagen Passat has been given a mid-life facelift that adds new technology plus a few subtle styling changes, ding in this estate version

The eighth generation Volkswagen Passat has been given a mid-life facelift that adds new technology plus a few subtle styling changes. A long-time fav(...)

The converted Ferrari 308 “GTE” can do a sub 3 second 0-100km time if you can keep wheelspin in check. The simple fact is a performance EV can bring the horizon closer at a must faster rate of knots than a fossil fuel burning engine can

The sight of a well-fed middle-aged man trying to fit in an 1980s Italian supercar was never going to be pretty. Surprisingly the mid-engined Ferrari (...)

Striking: The BMW 8 Series is a seriously good-looking coupe

A hilarious meme – well, hilarious if you’re a motorsports nut – went around at the time of last year’s Le Mans 24hrs. It was a series of photos, suit(...)

Electric propulsion is the way of the future for cars and for motoring in general.

There is an undeniably smug feeling, whizzing around town on electric power. In slow-moving city and urban traffic, you’ll notice the lack of combusti(...)

Toyota has finally achieved its long-held ambition of winning the Le Mans 24hrs, following years of heartbreak and near-misses at the French endurance(...)

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