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The ID Life is a fully electric small car to be launched in 2025 at a cost of about €20,000 in Germany in a bid to make battery-powered cars affordable for the masses and younger generations

A new post-Covid world emerged in Munich this week, one where Germany’s biggest motor show is no longer just about cars. At least that’s the message. (...)

Prices start at €28,990 for the 1.3-litre petrol and €30,490 for the hybrid version

Given Ireland’s love affair with the crossover, it’s hardly surprising Renault has added another one to its model mix. The Arkana crossover lines up n(...)

The new Dacia Sandero’s styling is more than a little reminiscent of the VW Polo.

If there’s a third inevitability after death and taxes, it’s most likely that prices will rise. The cold fingers of inflation seemingly always work th(...)

The wings fold up in a demonstration of the Terrafugia “Flying Car” during the first day of press previews at the New York International Automobile Showon April 4, 2012 in New York. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP via Getty Images

2020 is one of those years. No, not in that sense (well, obviously in that sense but that’s not what we’re talking about here…). No, 2020 is one of th(...)

Skoda is one of a number of major car brands using a portable device by Sanity Systems, which uses ozone gas to sanitise vehicles

As the motor trade prepares to reopen aftersales departments from next Monday, many dealers are increasingly frustrated that sales operations cannot r(...)

Total new car sales were 344 last month, with the delivery of 25 new SUVs to the Army – part of a larger contract signed earlier this year – making the Toyota Land Cruiser April’s best selling car

The Army was the biggest single buyer of new cars in April as sales collapsed by 96 per cent. Total new car sales were just 344 last month, with the d(...)

The Government’s target to have 950,000 electric vehicles on the roads in the Republic by 2030 is already being described as unrealistic within the motor trade. Photograph: Alexander Becher/EPA

A senior motor executive in Ireland has warned that the market for new cars in Ireland could plummet to as few as 55,000 sales next year if the Govern(...)